Explore Croatia following the Dalmatian coast from Dubrovnik to Split.
Visit Croatia. Travel from Dubrovnik to Split along the Dalmatian coast. Idyllic beaches, ancient ruins and some serious old-world charm are just some of the highlights of this island-hopping adventure along the Dalmatian coast. Visit a local farm for fresh produce, swim in turquoise waters and wander cobbled streets to uncover hidden treasures. Discover the true heart and soul of Croatia and meet friendly locals along the way.
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Dubrovnik's charms reach far beyond the famed beautiful city walls. Explore the undisputed jewel of the Dalmatian Coast, and maybe cruise to Lokrum Island where a botanical garden, Benedictine monastery, and excellent swimming spots await
Korcula Island is a quiet escape full of vineyards, olive groves and tranquil coves – indulge in local island food and drink specialties during a feast in a sleepy village
Hvar Island seems to have it all: Renaissance architecture, beautiful beaches, lush green landscapes and excellent Dalmatian cuisine
Split is a haven of relaxation and culture. Unwind with a walk along the waterfront promenade and explore the impressive ruins of Diocletian's Palace
Please be aware that the Croatian coast is very hilly and mountainous, which means lots & lots of steps are an inherent feature of the landscape. You will have to be able to easily lift your luggage and carry it up and down stairs and inclines. Also, stone streets become very slippery when wet. Some people may find Croatia's topography very demanding.
Summer temperatures can be extreme in many of the regions visited (over 40°C), which can be uncomfortable. It’s important to use sun protection, wear layers to combat the heat and drink plenty of water. Additionally, please be aware that July, August and the first half of September is high season along the Croatian coast, which means that the local infrastructure is under a lot of pressure with a lot of people in the towns we visit. Please carefully consider the time of the year you wish to travel and your suitability to that season.
As accommodation on this trip is twin share, single travellers will share a room with another traveller of the same sex. This trip is a great opportunity to get to know other like-minded people, so embrace it while you can. However, if you’d prefer not to share, a single room supplement is available at an additional charge. Please ask your travel consultant for more details. Also, hotels in Europe often don't have double beds, but rather two single beds that can be pushed together.
Please note that on the islands of Korcula and Hvar we are staying in private apartments that locals rent out during the summer months. These are located in various buildings spread across town, but all are within 15- minutes walk of the main square. They differ in layout and facilities, can vary in size and most don't have air-conditioning. This is the most effective way of staying in the centre of town.
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A Single Supplement is available on this trip, please ask your booking agent for more information. The price of the Single Supplement doesn't include the following nights where single rooms may not be available. If a single room becomes available at check-in for these nights, there may be the option to upgrade to a single room and pay the surcharge locally for that night:
- Days 7-8 - Split
Our Explore Croatia trips score an average of 4.62 out of 5 based on 42 reviews in the last year.
If possible travel in Croatia during shoulder seasons as Dubrovnik, especially, is extremely busy. A gorgeous city, but hordes of tourists can dampen enthusiasm to explore. When offered the opportunity to go boating, swimming and snorkelling when visiting various smaller islands, do it! The water was clear and warm with interesting fish life. A magical experience.
Review submitted 12 Oct 2017
This tour was an incredible way to see a beautiful country. Every place is picturesque and postcard perfect. You get to experience it by land, by sea, by tasting the delicious cuisine, by hiking and snorkeling, by catching beautiful sunsets. We stayed among the locals, within the walls of an ancient Roman palace, in the bustle of the city, and I appreciated the variety. Unlike my other intrepid tours, there were more free days, that allow you to do what strikes your fancy, to go at your own pace - whether that's lounging at a bar, hiking up a steep mountain to see a fortress above Dubrovnik, sunbathing on a boat or beach, or checking out the Roman ruins. Our team leader, Dinko, was outstanding. He took care of us and shared his passion for his country. It was truly an unforgettable trip.
Review submitted 11 Oct 2017