Dubrovnik And Island Walking Holiday

Dubrovnik And Island Walking Holiday

Dubrovnik And Island Walking Holiday. A UNESCO world heretige site, Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, situated on the Dalmatian coast, became an important Mediterranean sea power from the 13th century onwards. Although severely damaged by an earthquake in 1667, Dubrovnik managed to preserve its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque churches, monasteries, palaces and fountains. It is now the focus of a major restoration programme co-ordinated by UNESCO.

On the Dubrovnik And Island Walking Holiday discover Dubrovnik and surrounding regions on this Croatian Adriatic Coast Walking Holiday. Explore Croatia’s beautiful coastal area, islands and countryside following numerous walking paths. Ramble through the natural beauty of the old villages in Konavle the Elaphite islands and Mljet island national park.

Exploring Croatian coast and islands on foot offers unique opportunity to experience the stunning landscapes, the ancient towns and cultural heritage that makes Dubrovnik and it’s surrounds one of the must-see destinations in the world.

On the Dubrovnik And Island Walking Holiday enjoy unspoiled nature, crystal blue sea, beautiful weather, friendly locals, and a real insight into the local way of life and it’s rich history.

Location
Croatia

Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights

Season

1st March to 30th November

Type
Self Guided walking holiday.

Activity Level
2/5. Up to 14km of walking in a day.

Getting There
Fly direct to Dubrovnik. Private airport transfer can be arranged

Accommodation
Good quality accommodation in Pensions on a bed and breakfast basis.

DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN KONAVLE
On arrival take a short transfer from airport to your accommodation in Konavle . Here you will have meeting with our local representative and have the option to enjoy in a local the local cuisine.
Accommodation: Guesthouse Zlatovisce or similar in Konavle
Meals: not included
Walking distance: no

DAY 2 KONAVLE.
For today walk we start from the village of Radovčići in Donja Banda in Konavle and continue towards the sea where you visit the beautiful Pasjača beach. The walking track continues from the sea side towards villages of Čilipi and Komaji. Then make your way back to Radovčići.
Night stay in Konavle
Accommodation: Guestouse Zlatovisce or similar in Konavle
Meals: breakfast
Walking distance: 18 km, 6 hours, +550m

DAY 3 DUBROVNIK
Today is spent in Dubrovnik, the Pearl of Adriatic. After breakfast you will be collected by a transfer from your and brought towards the center of Dubrovnik. Here you will be met a local guide an explore the history and culture of Dubrovnik. This is a 2 hour guided trip through the unique UNESCO World heritage old town of Dubrovnik. After the guided tour you will have free time to explore rest of town and the walk back to hotel on your own.
Accommodation: Hotel Perla 3* or Zagreb 3* or similar
Meals: breakfast
Walking distance: walking tour in Dubrovnik old town with local guide in duration 2 hours

DAY 4 ISLAND OF ŠIPAN
In the morning, collection by private transfer towards the port of Dubrovnik. From here you will take a boat to island of Šipan, the largest Elafiti island. Your boat arrives at town of Sudjuradj from where you will start walking towards another small town of Šipanska Luka. Two larger settlements on the island – Sipanska Luka and Sudjuradj are connected by a road that cuts across the
fertile Fields of Sipan.

During the XV century, Dubrovnik aristocratic families built summer villas on Sipan. Accordingly, the summer villa of the Sorkocevic family stands out in Sipanska Luka. In Šipanska Luka you will have time to try some local dishes and enjoy a swim in the beautiful sea.
Late afternoon return to the port of Sudjuradj where boat departs to Dubrovnik. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Accommodation: Hotel Perla 3* or Zagreb 3* or similar
Meals: breakfast
Walking distance: 14 km, 4 hours, +150m

DAY 5 THE ISLAND OF MLJET
Island of Mljet is one of the 8 Croatians National parks. The “green island” is known for it’s untouched nature, mysticism, olive groves, vineyards and rich forests .Explore the rich flora and fauna, and enjoy the pristine beauty of the natural surroundings. You will arrive at Mljet by boat from Dubrovnik and start walking from town of Polače towards Montokuc hill with magnificent views of the island. After Montokuc continue down towards village of Seline on one of the lakes. Then it’s back to Polače and a chance to swim in lakes. For today’s loop takes approx 4 hours of walking.

DAY 6 THE ISLAND OF MLJET
Mljet National Park makes up most of the island, and there are several villages, two salt water lakes – Veliko and Malo jezero, and a Benedictine monastery on the island of Sv. Marija [St. Mary]. Today you can walk around the islands and enjoy in leisurely day. For the lunch you visit the small restaurant on island of St. Mary.
Today walk is approx 4 hours.
Accommodation: Guesthouse Strazicic or hotel Odisej or similar
Meals: breakfast
Walking distance: 15 km, 4 hours, +300m

DAY 7 DUBROVNIK
After breakfast you will take catamaran towards Dubrovnik with the rest of the day at leisure to explore more of Dubrovnik.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Accommodation: Hotel Perla 3* or Zagreb 3* or similar
Meals: breakfast
Walking distance: free day in Dubrovnik

DAY 8 DEPARTURE
Transfer from hotel to Dubrovnik airport included
Accommodation: not included
Meals: breakfast
Walking distance: no

Dates Price per person Single supplement Supplement Solo Traveller
1 Apr 2019 – 28 May 2019 €750 €200 €260
29 May 2019 – 27 Jun 2019 €790 €200 €260
28 Jun 2019 – 28 Aug 2019 €850 €220 €300
29 Aug 2019 – 27 Sep 2019 €790 €200 €260
28 Sep 2019 – 31 Oct 2019 €750 €200 €300

Included

 7 x overnights in small family run hotels/guesthouses

 7 x breakfasts at the hotels

 Information package including detailed route description (map and route notes), vouchers, luggage tags

 luggage transport from hotel to hotel

 local transfers

 one transfer per booking from Dubrovnik airport to hotel on arrival day and from hotel to Dubrovnik airport on departure day

 ferry tickets

 guided walking tour in Dubrovnik

 24/7 emergency number

Your Accommodation

Good quality accommodation in Pensions on a bed and breakfast basis.

Where you rest your head after an active day is hugely important to us. We go to great lengths to find properties that are unique expressions of the region you are travelling through. Think of them as the charming and intimate garnish atop your trip. 

Whether nestled in the heart of a village or lost in the countryside and surrounded by nature, all accommodations are chosen using a strict criteria of comforthospitality, and authentic charm. We like to use locally run independent small hotels, guest houses and B&Bs instead of the larger “chain” hotels.  All of them are hand-picked, visited, and re-visited by our local partners. On most of our holidays you will be staying in different hotels and their  uniqueness and individual character only adds to the enjoyment of your holiday. You will also benifit with knowledge that your trip is contributing to local economies, and supporting local family run businesses.

You will be welcomed in a double or twin room (2 beds) – based on double occupancy.
All of our rooms have private bathrooms.
Individual rooms are possible upon request when you book; they are subject to availability and incur a supplemental fee.
For biking trips, all of our inns have a safe place to keep bicycles for the night

Fly direct to Dubrovnik. Private airport transfer can be arranged

Flights are not included in the price. Adventure Holidays do not book flights. We will  advise you on best times, dates and airfares to book.

From Price pp

€750

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