Aug 28 - Sep 12, 2017
Highlights of this unique tour include Venice, Dolomites, Mecca for bikers, the Adriatic Coast, enchanting Dubrovnik, mountainous Montenegro, the impressive monasteries of Meteora and of course the magical city of Istanbul. There will be a variety of riding, all on road, but of varying quality. From a cultural perspective, this tour will start in the developed European countries, continue through the former socialist - new EU member countries and end in Turkey, a Muslim yet secular country, trying to enter the European Union.
|Accomodation:||We will be staying in charming and very comfortable hotels that reflect the color and culture of the city/country. Single accommodation available.|
|Motorcycles:||BMW F700GS will be offered as standard bike. Upgrade to R1200GS available. This is a one-way tour so bikes will be shipped from Istanbul to Italy and ridden back to Turkey. Please contact us if you wish to ride own your bike.|
$10,379 USD on F700GS in double room
$6,959 USD passenger in double room
$1,300 USD single supplement
$940 USD upgrade to 1200GS
Beginning in Venice, riders will experience this romantic Italian canal city then ascend to the mountainous Dolomites, motorcycling nirvana on impeccable roads with ever present stunning scenery. The Orient Express then turns south into Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro, all former parts of Yugoslavia that have experienced a renaissance as newer members of the European Union. The ride appropriately continues through Albania and Greece, ending in magical Istanbul, a destination that blends ancient and modern and rapidly earning distinction as one of Europe’s most exotic and vibrant cities. Cities: Venice (IT) - Dolomites (IT) - Ljubljana (SLO), Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik (CRO), Kotor (MNE), Tirana (ALB), Skopje (MAC), Kalambaka, Athens, Zagora (GR), Kavala (GR), Istanbul (TR).