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Top pro cycling team starts training camp on island of Hvar

Hvar is hosting some of the world’s top cyclists (Photo: Bahrain Merida)

HVAR, 12 December 2018 – Climate, facilities, affordability, beauty…these are some of the factors which have helped Croatia attract professional sports teams as they prepare for competition.

This week the some of the world’s top cyclists arrived on the island of Hvar for a two-week training camp. 

The Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team will be spending the next two weeks on Hvar to prepare for the new season in 2019. 

The team and guests, which total 160 people, are based at Hotel Amfora in Hvar. 

“The hotel is located right by the sea and offers top conditions for relaxation of athletes and staff after hard work and also all facilities needed for perfect execution of the full schedule of the activities planned for the training camp,” Bahrain Merida said. 

This is the second year in a row that Bahrain Merida Pro Cycling Team have used Hvar as a base for their pre-season training camp. 

(Photo: Bahrain Merida)

“The organisation of the training camp was like last year much easier due to a great support from Split-Dalmatia County Tourist Boardand Tourist Board of City of Hvar that helped the team to prepare all the activities through which our team members and guests can fully experience and appreciate this destination.”

The team says that the island of Hvar has just the right amplitudes to offer great training conditions also to professionals with Team Bahrain Merida’s results this season confirming that. 

“On this training camp our guests, riders and staff will have the chance to experience the island through visiting traditional villages, riding through magnificent landscapes, pass picturesque vineyards and lavender fields, and through enjoying unique gastronomy that will all contribute to an exclusive experience for all senses.”

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