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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Enjoy view from the higest island peak in the Adriatic
  • Discover forgotten crafts of the glorioust Dubrovnik Republic
  • Stroll around second largest stone walls in the world
  • Taste unique wine originating from the Greek era
  • Visit the birth place of Marco Polo
  • Check the oldest municipial theater in Europe
  • Kayak in cristal waters of „European Polynesia“
  • Visit Split & Dubrovnik, two Mediterranean pearls on Unesco Wourld Heritage List
  • Dive in Dalmatian gastronomy and lifestyle

 

 

DAY 1             SPLIT – POSTIRA

After breakfast and a welcome toast at 8 am, the group will meet their guide and get all the information about the journey that lies ahead. At 10 am we will go sea kayaking from Bene, a beach in the western part of Split. The trip finishes at 2:30 pm. A light lunch is organized at Bene.
NOTE: after breakfast please leave your luggage  at the reception of your hotel as we will make sure that it is transferred to the ferry that leaves for Brač at 5:30 pm.
Please bring with your  change of clothing as you will need it for/after your kayaking trip at Bene.
Our sugesstion: stroll around the city center and have coffee in one of the numerous cafes.
Arrival to the town of Supetar (Brač island) is expected at around 6:25 pm.  At  6:30 organized transfer will take us from the port of Supetar to the small village of Postira. Dinner in Dol, a historic village. Overnight stay in hotel.

Accommodation: Hotel in Postira
Meals: breakfast, light lunch, dinner
Activity: sea kayaking

 

DAY 2           POSTIRA – VIDOVA GORA – BOL – HVAR

After an earlier breakfast, you will take a hiking route along one of the most interesting trails. The hike starts from Postira at 10 am and ends at Vidova Gora (the highest island’s peak in Croatia) at 4 pm. Before the climb to Vidova Gora, we will stop in Gazul (a tiny shepherds’ village) for a light lunch. There are so many points of interest on the trail itself, from archeological monuments and dry stone constructions to lookouts and protected natural particularities. From Vidova Gora we will go to Bol town by organized transfer. Bol is famous for its beautiful beach, with the reputation as one of the most beautiful in the world – Zlatni rat („Golden Cape“).
At 4 pm we will leave leave Bol by catamaran and head on to the island of Hvar. The catamaran arrives to Jelsa. Organized transfer to the town of Hvar and your hotel. Dinner in the center of Hvar. Overnight in hotel.
NOTE: after breakfast, please leave your luggage at the reception of your hotel as we will make sure that it is transferred to the ferry leaving for Hvar.
Please bring with you all the necessary equipment and clothing for the hike.

Accommodation: Hotel in Hvar
Meals: breakfast, light lunch, dinner
Activity: hiking routes

 

DAY 3            HVAR – KORČULA

Another great day awaits you today – explore Pakleni Islands from sea kayak. The islands are located just in front of Hvar town. Visit numerous secluded coves, bays and beaches – true jewels of nature; enjoy the unspoiled scenery and beautiful turquoise of crystal clear waters and see for yourselves why Croatia has become one of the most popular sea kayaking destinations. Kayaking starts at 10 am and finishes at 2:30 pm. with a light lunch included. After the trip you can spend some free time in Hvar until the 5:15 catamaran for Korčula. Visit Hvar’s main attractions, such as 7th century AD walls, Venetian loggia, the oldest municipal theater in Europe, or just have coffee or bevanda (a local name for wine, mostly red, mixed with water) in one of the most beautiful squares of the Mediterranean. It is not by accident that Hvar has been listed among world’s top 10 destinations: you will see why for yourselves! Dinner will be served at 8:30 pm. After settling down in your hotel there will be free time to explore the town center. Overnight in hotel.
NOTE: after breakfast please leave your luggage at the reception of your hotel as we will make sure that it is transferred to the ferry leaving for Korčula at 5:15 pm.
Please bring a change of clothing and all the necessary equipment with you to the kayak trip.

Accommodation: Hotel in Korcula
Meals: breakfast, light lunch, dinner
Activity: sea kayaking, walking routes

 

DAY 4            KORČULA – LUMBARDA – MLJET

After breakfast at 10 am our day starts with a hike from Korčula town to the small town of Lumbarda. Lumbarda is a small fishermen’s village, situated about 5 km from Korčula old town. It is built around a small bay and on the hills mildly rising behind it. From the 3rd century B. C. until our days, Lumbarda has firmly grown its precious wines from sandy soil  in the heart of the village, surrounded by the sea from the north and south and enjoying more than 2700 hours of sunlight throughout the year (avg 7.4 hrs/day). GRK (white wine) and Plavac Mali (red wine), both embraced this unique region and its particular conditions.
We will visit one of the best winemakers, Mr. Bire, taste his Grk and enjoy it together with some of Korčula’s typical organic food.
Speed boat transfer is organized for late afternoon, and the plan is to get to Polače on Mljet island. Dinner will be served at the famous „ Ancora“ at 8:30pm. Overnight in the Hotel Odisej („Odysseus“).
NOTE: after breakfast please check out from your hotel. Please leave your luggage at the reception and we will make sure to transfer them to the speed boat that leaves for Mljet.
Please take with you everything you need for the hike. 

Accommodation: Hotel Odisej
Meals: breakfast, wine tasting, dinner
Activity: hiking

 

DAY 5              MLJET – STON – DUBROVNIK

Today starts with exploring the gorgeous national park of Mljet. It is the most important protected area of the Dalmatian south and the oldest national park in the Croatia. The park covers the western part of the island, regarded by many as the most alluring in the Adriatic, full of lush and diverse Mediterranean vegetation. The hiking route goes to the highest peak Montokuc and ends at salt lakes (Veliko i Malo jezero, or Big and Small Lake). After this interesting route we will have a light lunch. Organized transfer will wait to take us to Sobra where we will board the catamaran for Pelješac peninsula (Prapatno). The boat ride takes 50 min. Once there, organized transfer takes us to Mali Ston. It is a small town with the longest stone wall in Europe (5.5 km, or about 3.42 miles), narrow quiet streets, noble ancient houses and traces of ancient cultures.
Its former value as the „salt city“ gets confirmed even today in the plants of the oldest active saltworks in the world.
We will wander around the town of Ston and visit the saltmaking refinery. After sightseeing, before organized transfer take us to Dubrovnik we will take a small break for coffe or glass of local wine. Dinner will be served in famous restaurant “Pantarul”.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
NOTE: after breakfast please check out from your hotel. Please leave your luggage at the reception and we will make sure to transfer them to Sobra and the catamaran to Pelješac.
Please take with you everything you need for walking and hiking.

Accommodation: Hotel in Dubrovnik
Meals: breakfast, light lunch, dinner
Activity: hiking, walking route, visit the saltmaking rafinery

 

DAY 6           DUBROVNIK – KONAVLE

After breakfast you will meet the guide who will walk you around the historic center of the old city of Dubrovnik. You will see some breathtaking sights of this world famous UNESCO City, such as Onofrio’s Fountain; church of St. Blaise – Dubrovnik’s patron saint; the Cathedral; the Rector’s Palace; Sponza Palace;  Orlando’s Column and others. Afterwards, let a hiking route in Konavle mesmerize you. This hike will show you the natural beauty of charming villages, olive groves, vineyards, all the way down to its exceptional cliffs, stretching along the sea coast. You will visit a family farm, by the name of Kausalic, where you will taste some specialties made according to old recipes. Silk was in the past a very important material in this area and that’s why we will also take you to visit a family who will show you the traditional manufacturing process: how butterflies from cocoons create intricately delicate details of traditional costumes from Dubrovnik. Organized transfer to your hotel.
At 08:30 pm you will have a gala dinner at a well-known restaurant, East West Banje Beach Club: dinner on the rocks with a beautiful view to Lokrum island. You will be entertained by klapa Kaše and their 15-minute private concert. The merry guys will introduce you to this form of traditional singing, famous in Dalmatia. This harmonious a capella singing is on the UNESCO Representative List of the non-material Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Accommodation: Hotel in Dubrovnik
Meals: breakfast,  lunch, gala dinner
Activity: walking route, visit the traditional manufacturing process

 

DAY 7         DUBROVNIK – DEPARTURE

After breakfast you will check out from the hotel. This is the last day of your adventure.
NOTE: Should you need organized transfer to the airport or store your luggage until your flight, please let us know in advance.

Accommodation: N/A (non applicable)
Meals: breakfast
Activity: none

 

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