Islands & Coastal Walking of Southern Dalmatia

Self Guided Tour - 8 Days / 7 Nights

Experience the region of Southern Dalmatia and Dubrovnik on this week of walking between the mainland coast and islands. This sparsely populated part of Croatia has breathtaking natural features and cultural highlights lined up close together. The highlight of the trip is the Old Town of Dubrovnik which became a World Heritage site in 1979. The1,940 metre long city walls are among the most beautiful and best preserved middle-age fortifications in Europe. There are no cars in the Old Town and the cobbled streets are packed with charming restaurants and lined with beautiful examples of Romanesque, Gothic and Baroque architecture.

Your Journey

Day 1 Dubrovnik:

Arrive Dubrovnik Airport and transfer to the town of Gruda in the area of Konavle, the most southern part of the region of Dubrovnik. Briefing with local tour manager.

Day 2 Konavle (Walking distance 12 km):

Circuit walk through forest and vineyards to the River Ljuta.

Day 3 Dubrovnik (Walking distance 2 hours):

Morning guided walking tour of the Old Town of Dubrovnik. Afternoon free with optional excursion to the island of Lokrum (Botanical Gardens).

Day 4 Island of Sipan (Walking distance: 7km)

Boat transfer to Sipan, an island with a rich cultural heritage and characterised by a rich Mediterranean vegetation of vineyards, olive trees and pine forests - perfect for walking. There are also old churches, summer palaces and hidden bays. Return by boat to Dubrovnik for overnight.

Day 5 Island of Mljet (Walking distance 15km):

Boat transfer to Mljet this morning, an island 37 kilometres long, covered in beautiful Mediterranean vegetation, skirted by clear blue sea, numerous bays, beaches and cliffs. There are several villages and two lovely salt lakes, one which has a Benedictine Monastery on St Mary Island in its centre. Walk through the National Park and around the salt lakes. Swim and enjoy lunch in a local tavern. Overnight on the island.

Day 6 Island of Mljet (Walking distance 9km):

Circuit walk up highest hill, Montokuc for spectacular views of the island and mainland.

Day 7 Dubrovnik

Return by boat to Dubrovnik where you have a free day to wander the Old Town.

Day 8:

Tour ends after breakfast. Transfer to Dubrovnik Airport.

Terrain

Moderate - some hills over rocky paths but not long walking days and plenty of time to relax and enjoy the surroundings.

Meals

Breakfast daily.

Price

Please note that pricing is per person in Euros

2018:

  28 Apr - 28 May & 28 Sep - 31 Oct29 May - 27 Jun & 29 Aug - 27 Sep28 Jun - 28 Aug
Share twin/double per person €740 €780 €830 €910
Single room supplement €160 €160 €160 €160

Schedule

2018: Start any day 1 April to 31 October

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