Hiking – Dubrovnik and Dalmatian Islands

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Duration 8 days
Availability : Jul - September
Dubrovnik
Split
Min Age : 15+
Max People : 20
Tour Details
  • Hiking to highest peaks of Dalmatian islands with stunning views
  • Old Town of Dubrovnik – UNESCO’s Adriatic gem
  • Korcula – the birthplace of Marco Polo

Dalmatia, a region of Croatia which even the old Greeks couldn’t resist! We take you on a hiking tour where you will walk through beautiful landscapes and climb highest peaks of our islands. You will taste some famous Croatian wines and visit the historical city of Dubrovnik, “the pearl of Adriatic”!

A relaxed week, taking in the best of this striking coastal region. On the island of Brac we climb the highest peak and visit the Valley of Blace, with its’ amazing monastery. On Hvar, again we climb the highest point and enjoy a view of the Adriatic islands. We continue to the island of Korcula, with its beautiful Old Town of Korcula, the reputed birthplace of Marco Polo. We complete our holiday in Croatia with a great day spent in Dubrovnik, arguably the most perfectly preserved Renaissance town in the world, with many narrow streets and red-tiled roofs tucked tightly within the city walls.

Location: Brac, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik

Departure & Return Location

Dubrovnik International Airport (Google Map)

Departure Time

3 Hours Before Flight Time

Price Includes

  • 7 nigths, bed & breakfast
  • All transports starting from arrival to the airport, until the departure
  • Tour leader throughout
  • Guided Tour of Dubrovnik Old Town
  • Entrance tickets to Blace monastery

Price Excludes

  • Flights to/from Croatia
  • Travel insurance
  • Any Private Expenses

Complementaries

  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen
  • T-Shirt
  • Entrance Fees
What to Expect

Number of days walking: 4
Level: moderate
Average daily distance: 12 km / 6,25 miles
Terrain: medium altitude differences; quiet mountaineering paths, mainly rugged rocky terrain

Weather & seasonality
Croatia boasts one of the sunniest climates in Europe, and some regions are notoriously free from rain. We generally travel off-season, so you should expect some variation in temperature and possibly some rainfall. Temperatures can be high, particularly on the July departures and can reach the mid to high 30s (degC).

Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Split, Croatia

Arrival to Split airport and transfer to the island of Brac

Day 2Blace monastery, Brac island

Transfer to the plateau at the middle of the island. Descent towards the hidden valley of Blace, dominated by medieval monastery built in solid rock. Later on, descent to the south coast of the island of Brac, where we enjoy a picnic at the beach and a swim at the clear blue Adriatic. Walk back to the town of Bol.

Day 3Vidova Gora – highest peak of Adriatic islands (780m)

In the morning, we start our walk directly from the hotel and climb the highest peak of Brač and all Adriatic islands – VIDOVA GORA (780m). At the peak, we are rewarded by a stunning view of the surrounding islands of Hvar, Vis, Korcula, etc. In the afternoon, boat transfer to the island of Hvar, town of Jelsa. Accommodation in hotel.

Day 4St. Nicolas peak (628m), Island Hvar

Climb to the highest peak of the island, St. Nicolas (628m). Afternoon free to rest on the beach in Jelsa or visit the nearby village of Vrboska.

Day 5Old town of Hvar

Morning transfer to the town of Hvar. Discovery of the Old Town as one of the most valuable cultural sights of Croatia. Afternoon boat transfer to Korcula island.

Day 6Korcula, birthplace of Marco Polo

Morning transfer to the middle plateau of the island. A walk by the old Napoleon trail, passing through the fields of olive trees and vineyards. Picnic at the interesting reservoir of nature Kocije. Descent to the Old Town of Korcula and a stroll through the stone cobbled streets of this town often called ˝Little Dubrovnik˝.

Day 7Old Town of Dubrovnik (UNESCO)

Transfer towards the town of Dubrovnik. On the way we pass the medieval town of Ston, surrounded by the Croatian ˝China wall˝ – one of the best preserved and longest fortifying walls in the world. Afternoon guided tour of the Pearl of Adriatic – Old Town of Dubrovnik (listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List). Dinner at the local restaurant, tasting the traditional Mediterranean cuisine.

Day 8Departure

Transfer to Dubrovnik airport. Departure.

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