Self Guided hike and multisport tours

The Dalmatian coast walk and hike tour

Tour Start
Split

Type
Self-Guided

Duration
7 D

Level
Level 2 - Recreational

TOUR INFO

Explore the Dalmatian coast in Croatia on our 7 day self guided hiking & walking tour.

Hike along the amazing island trails and enjoy the scenery of colourful harbours, rural villages, Mediterranean vegetation, spectacular coastline with its crystal-clear Adriatic Sea. Spend the evening in coastal historical towns of Split, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik where you might want to enjoy Croatian gastronomical offer - fresh seafood, local olive oil and regional wines.

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HIGHLIGHTS: 
 

  • Discover Mediterranean islands Brač, Hvar and Korčula. Enjoy its natural beauty and tranquillity
  • Historical sites: Split with its Diocletian’s Palace, UNESCO site of Stari Grad, medieval towns of Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
  • Walk along vineyards, olive groves, secluded beaches and picturesque villages
  • Swimming options
  • Local expertise

GENERAL TOUR INFO: 
 

  • Number of nights: 6
  • Tour commences: Split, Croatia. Start between 9 and 11 AM (time can be adjusted)
  • Tour ends: Dubrovnik, Croatia. After breakfast
  • Average daily hiking distance: 30 km
  • Trail Surface: mix of pavement (on back roads or promenades), gravel roads, single-tracks, rocky coastal paths, cobblestone streets (in towns)
  • Suitable for families: yes


ITINERARY

  • 1
    Day 1

    Diocletian’s palace and Split town

    Welcome to Split, a 1700-year-old Roman town!
    Meet our representative in the morning for briefing regarding your walking tour along the Dalmatian coast and islands.
    Start your walk along the coast, passing by a couple of beautiful bays and beaches, following the trail which will lead you to Marjan Park-forest, a popular recreation place for citizens of Split. Discover many charming churches and paths with amazing views on Split, sea and nearby islands. Later in the evening we suggest you to continue your walk and discover the old walls and basements of the Diocletian’s Palace, numerous cafés and restaurants serving fresh Mediterranean food!

    Meals: -
    Hiking distance: 14 km  -  Short Option: 7 km  -   walk along the old town
    Elevation gain: 180m
    Overnight: Split
    Highlights: Split, Marjan Park-forest, local beaches, green and fish market, Diocletian’s Palace


  • 2
    Day 2

    Coastal and inland walk on Brač Island

    You start the day with the boat ride from Split to Brač Island. Once you arrive to the island, you will have an option for west side loop which will take you along olive groves, laid back village of Sutivan and then back along the coast to the city of Supetar  or you can enjoy the easy coastal trail from Lovrečina bay. Whatever path you choose today, you will enjoy great views on the mainland and quiet coastal paths, discovering the ancient Greek and Roman ruins and sleepy fisherman villages.
    One of the trademarks of the island of Brač is limestone and stone quarries - the White House in Washington D.C. and Diocletian’s Palace in Split are just some of the sites that were built with that stone! All the ancient villages and towns on Brač Island are like an exhibition of the fine stone work! What to do in the late afternoon is up to you - you can either spend your time at one of many beaches surrounding Supetar or discover historical sites and local culture before returning to Split.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Hiking distance: 16 km (west side loop) or 14 km (from Lovrečina)
    Elevation gain: 190 or 140 m
    Overnight: Split
    Highlights: Brač Island, olive groves, fisherman villages, coastal paths


  • 3
    Day 3

    Lavender roads, UNESCO sites and Hvar town

    Today you depart for your visit to your second island in Croatia - Island Hvar. It is rated as one of the "top ten most beautiful islands in the world" according to Traveller Magazine! Cultural and historical sites, lavender fields, crystal clear turquoise waters, charming villages and towns are just some of the highlights this island offers to its visitors.
    Go for a sightseeing walk along the narrow streets of the town of Stari Grad, literally translated as The Old Town. Founded in the 4th century B.C., it was one of the first Greek colonies in the Adriatic. You can enjoy numerous charming squares, restaurants and cafés of Stari Grad before setting off to the south coastline of Hvar Island, to the abandoned villages once famous for lavender and rosemary oil production. Along the way you will walk through lavender fields, olive groves and discover charming and hidden beaches with turquoise sea colour, before arriving to Hvar Town. In the afternoon treat yourself with well-deserved coffee or aperitif in one of numerous bars at a Venetian style piazza of Hvar town before dinner.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Hiking distance: 12 km
    Elevation loss: 310 m
    Overnight: Hvar town
    Highlights: Inland villages of Velo and Malo Grablje, lavender fields, south coast of the island, secluded beaches with turquoise sea, Hvar town


  • 4
    Day 4

    Hvar town and Korčula Island

    This morning, after the breakfast we suggest you to take a stroll to Fortica Španjola - the fortress located on the hill above Hvar town, where the latest renovations were done in the 16th century. A hike to the fortress will give you unforgettable panoramic views of the city, its surroundings and the Pakleni Islands. Located it the fortress, there is also a museum with collection of amphorae and other antique exhibits from the Middle Ages.
    If you are interested in some real beach time, you can take a taxi boat to the Pakleni Islands, small, but beautiful archipelago located right in front of Hvar town where you can enjoy swimming in secluded bays and have a nice lunch overlooking the Adriatic!
    Later in the afternoon, you will depart by boat to Korčula town, where you spend next two days.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Hiking distance: 2 - 3 km
    Elevation gain: 100 m
    Overnight: Korčula town
    Highlights: Hvar town, Fortica fortress, optional visit to the Pakleni Islands, Korčula town


  • 5
    Day 5

    Korčula - Marco Polo’s home & Kočje

    Today you are exploring Island Korčula!
    The island is considered to be the hometown of Marco Polo, the famous world traveller and the place where his silk road began. Korčula used to be a Greek colony, dating back to the 4th century and known as Korkyra Melaina (Black Korčula). Nowadays, the island is famous for the production of the best Croatian white wines - Pošip and Grk.
    The hike today will take you through the nature park with some amazing rock formations and wild life. The walk itself is very relaxing, in an unusual, but very pleasant landscape for Dalmatian karst region. The area contains dolomite rock formations and is very densely forested. The hike through the nature park will lead you to the ancient Napoleon path. You will be walking along olive groves, small vineyards and paths surronded with sage, oregano and other healthy herbs. The hike ends in the village of Pupnat, where you will have the option to enjoy a unique lunch prepared by Farac family. Most of the ingredients they use in meals grow or are grown in the fields you walked through. You can spend the afternoon in the town of Korcula and explore its cobblestone streets, whitewashed buildings and other architectural masterpieces made in Gothic and Renaissance style.

    Meals: Breakfast
    Hiking distance: 11 km  -  Long Option: 23 km
    Elevation gain: 360 m
    Overnight: Korčula town
    Highlights: Nature Park of Korčula, Korčula town, Pupnat village


  • 6
    Day 6

    Seaman story of Pelješac and the city of Dubrovnik

    The morning begins with the short boat ride to Pelješac Peninsula and the town of Orebić. The town itself was founded in the 15th century as a part of the Republic of Dubrovnik (Ragusa). As it was famous for seaman and its maritime tradition, there are many charming stone houses (villas) of the once famous sea captains you can see even today in Orebić. Your hike starts from Orebić, going along the southern slopes of Mt. Ilija, where you will be passing by secluded vineyards, old Franciscan monastery and enjoying great views on Korčula and Pelješac archipelago. Once you reach the coast, walk along the waterfront through Kučište village on your way to Viganj, famous windsurfing destination.
    Later this afternoon, you will make your way to the mainland. En route pass through Ston, where you will have to chance to discover the second longest city walls in Europe, ancient salt works and the important role this area had in the 14th century for the Republic of Dubrovnik. After a short break, you will set off to the “Pearl of the Adriatic” - the town of Dubrovnik where you will spend the last evening on your tour!

    Meals: Breakfast
    Hiking distance: 9 km  -  Optional: 4 km to walk the Ston walls
    Elevation gain: 226 m 
    Overnight: Dubrovnik
    Highlights: Pelješac Peninsula and Dubrovnik


  • 7
    Day 7

    From Dubrovnik to...

    Today after breakfast you can go for a walk in the old city town of Dubrovnik, the marble streets and Baroque buildings, and discover the rich history of once very important Republic of Dubrovnik. This walk will conclude your Dalmatian coast adventure and you will be ready to return to your homes enriched by the discovery of one small, but beautiful Mediterranean country! Pomalo!

    Meals: Breakfast
    Overnight:
    Highlights: Dubrovnik


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Accommodation

Prices and Dates

COMFORT (B&B accom.)  2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        1.075,00 €         1.180,00 €         1.300,00 €         1.490,00 €         1.345,00 €         1.140,00 € 
Single supplement           320,00 €            435,00 €            535,00 €            635,00 €            570,00 €            340,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 6-day accommodation and breakfast
  • Welcome meeting and orientation briefing
  • All breakfast
  • All the transfers mentioned in itinerary (except optional bus ticket on Day 2 and Day 5)
  • Road book - information package with detailed route notes and maps, historical description, dining suggestion and other important and useful information
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Any lunches or dinners
  • Tips
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Bus tickets (Day 2 and Day 5 – approximately 2,00 € per 1 bus ticket)
CLASSIC (3* and 4* accom.)  2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        1.315,00 €         1.490,00 €         1.630,00 €         1.760,00 €         1.675,00 €         1.425,00 € 
Single supplement           465,00 €            620,00 €            745,00 €            815,00 €            700,00 €            525,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 6-day accommodation and breakfast
  • Welcome meeting and orientation briefing
  • All breakfast
  • All the transfers mentioned in itinerary (except optional bus ticket on Day 2 and Day 5)
  • Road book - information package with detailed route notes and maps, historical description, dining suggestion and other important and useful information
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Any lunches or dinners
  • Tips
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Bus tickets (Day 2 and Day 5 – approximately 2,00 € per 1 bus ticket)
PREMIERE (4* accom.)  2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        1.595,00 €         1.780,00 €         1.980,00 €         2.140,00 €         2.075,00 €         1.755,00 € 
Single supplement           620,00 €            760,00 €            895,00 €         1.090,00 €         1.015,00 €            705,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 6-day accommodation and breakfast
  • Welcome meeting and orientation briefing
  • All breakfast
  • All the transfers mentioned in itinerary (except optional bus ticket on Day 2 and Day 5)
  • Road book - information package with detailed route notes and maps, historical description, dining suggestion and other important and useful information
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Any lunches or dinners
  • Tips
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Bus tickets (Day 2 and Day 5 – approximately 2,00 € per 1 bus ticket)
EXCLUSIVE (4* and 5* acom.) 2021
Period 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person        2.185,00 €         2.380,00 €         2.885,00 €         2.925,00 €         2.905,00 €         2.395,00 € 
Single supplement        1.200,00 €         1.385,00 €         1.720,00 €         1.755,00 €         1.715,00 €         1.392,00 € 

The price includes: 

  • 6-day accommodation and breakfast
  • Welcome meeting and orientation briefing
  • All breakfast
  • All the transfers mentioned in itinerary (except optional bus ticket on Day 2 and Day 5)
  • Road book - information package with detailed route notes and maps, historical description, dining suggestion and other important and useful information
  • GPS navigation for setup on mobile phones - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike)
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Travel insurance
  • Any lunches or dinners
  • Tips
  • Airport transfers
  • Entrance fees to museums
  • Bus tickets (Day 2 and Day 5 – approximately 2,00 € per 1 bus ticket)

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