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
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Number of days walking: 4
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).
Arrival to Split airport and transfer to the island of Brac
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.
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.
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.
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.
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˝.
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.
Transfer to Dubrovnik airport. Departure.