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Description

This tour will start on the island of Korčula and end in the beautiful Dubrovnik countryside of Konavle and the town of Cavtat. In these 8 days you will explore the amazing coasts, medieval towns, old villages and lovely pebble beaches. Croatia is a country of more than 1,000 islands, with rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and mild climate.

The tour lasts 8 days (7 nights) and includes 3 destinations, a self-guided walking tour (3 days on Korčula, 2 days in Dubrovnik, 2 days in Cavtat) and offers daily departures for independent travellers. During one week of this moderate and easy walking tour, you will explore the beautiful island coasts, medieval towns, old villages and lovely pebble beaches of the Croatian coast.


Itinerary

1st day: arrival, meet & greet at the Dubrovnik Airport

Transport to the island of Korčula via the Pelješac peninsula, with a short stop in the medieval town of Ston (refreshments, short sightseeing tour). Then we will head to Orebić (the ferry port) from where we will take the ferry to Korčula.

The rest of the day will be spent on an easy walking and sightseeing tour of the village of Lumbarda.

 

2nd day: the village of Lumbarda, Korčula, walking distance: up to 15km

After breakfast you will start the walking tour from the village of Lumbarda. For your first day, we suggest you take the route that goes from the village to the town of Korčula. On this route you will get to experience the interesting scenery of sandy beaches, pine woods and olive groves. Upon your arrival in Korčula you will get a chance to explore the town at your own leisure (the narrow streets of the Old Town, the Korčula Cathedral and the museum, the birth place (house) of Marco Polo).

Accommodation: pension

Included meals: breakfast (B)

Overnight stay in Lumbarda.

 

3rd day: village of Lumbarda, Korčula, walking distance: up to 15km

After breakfast you can use a map and follow the directions to take a walk along the path which overlooks the village, visit numerous sandy beaches, sandy vineyards and enjoy spectacular views of the open sea, the island of Lastovo and Pelješac peninsula, without noisy traffic.

 

Accommodation: pension

Included meals: breakfast (B)

Overnight stay in Lumbarda.

 

4th day: Lumbarda – Dubrovnik, transport, Dubrovnik sightseeing tour

On the 4th day we will leave Korčula and travel to Dubrovnik (where we will stay for two nights). After leaving Dubrovnik we will spend our last two nights in the town of Cavtat (in the vicinity of the Dubrovnik Airport).

 

There is a ferry from Korčula to Dubrovnik, which sails every Tuesday and takes around 3 hours to reach Dubrovnik.

After breakfast we will take you to the ferry port of Dominče (departure from the town of Korčula at 1 p.m., arrival in Dubrovnik at 4:15 p.m.). Local transfer service from the Gruž port in Dubrovnik to your accommodation is included.

 

Accommodation in a private pension in the city of Dubrovnik (bedroom with own bathroom, breakfast included). In the late afternoon we will meet with the local guide and go on a sightseeing walking tour of Dubrovnik. You can spend the evening at your own leisure.

 

 

Accommodation: pension

Included meals: breakfast (B)

Overnight stay in Dubrovnik.

 

5th day: Dubrovnik, the island of Lopud walking tour, night stop in Dubrovnik

On your second day in Dubrovnik we will travel to the island of Lopud. There are numerous possibilities for walking and exploring the island on your own. Besides nice walking paths, there are many old churches, forts and villas. This island is also ideal if you want to go for a swim or spend a day on the beach.

 

 

Accommodation: pension

Included meals: breakfast (B)

Overnight stay in Dubrovnik.

 

6th day: hiking in the Konavle countryside

After breakfast we will travel from Dubrovnik to Cavtat and the Konavle countryside by minibus (minivan).

 

Before we start our hiking tour, we will leave our luggage in our accommodation in Cavtat (a private bedroom with a private bathroom, breakfast included) and we will go through the maps and directions of the trails once again.

 

The hiking trail starts in Cavtat and goes through the villages, forests, fields and vineyards all the way to the village of Čilipi. The trails and pathways are about 15km long and there are many possibilities to explore the area – the picturesque villages, the traditional way of life, the ethnological collection and ancient monuments, as well as the cliffs, bays and spectacular views of the open sea.

 

In the late afternoon we will return to your accommodation in Cavtat.

 

Accommodation: pension

Included meals: breakfast (B)

Overnight stay in Cavtat.

 

7th day: free time in Cavtat

This day is reserved for relaxing and an easy sightseeing tour of the Cavtat Old Town, its parks and pathways. If you are interested in culture and history, you can visit the Cavtat museums, its ethnological collection, galleries and churches or you can spend the day relaxing on the beach and have a nice meal in one of the great restaurants.

Accommodation: pension

Included meals: breakfast (B)

Overnight stay in Cavtat.

 

8th day: departure

After breakfast and in accordance with the flight times, we will organize the transport service to the Dubrovnik Airport, the port of Dubrovnik or the bus terminal.

 


Summary

Duration 8 days / 7 nights
Dates daily from April to October inclusive
Level moderate
Terrain moderate
Activities walking, hiking

Rates

April 560 € per person
May & October 590 € per person
June & September 615 € per person
July & August 680 € per person

Other info

Single supplement EUR 140 (per tour).

Extra nights EUR 40 - 45 per person (BB).

Type of the accommodation: private apartments and rooms with own bathrooms (pensions).

Extra transfers:

Dubrovnik city (loco transfers) 1 - 4 pax EUR 25 per car

Dubrovnik airport - Dubrovnik 1-4 pax EUR 35 per car

If the tour is divided into 2 different months and there are 2 different tour prices then we charge it on the costs of the month where they spend more days (if the tour start May 29th and end June 5th) then we charge it on rates from June.

Trip includes:

materials, maps and directions for self guided walking tours (route notes), local emergency support, time table of buses, boats and other useful information: shops, markets, restaurants...

Trip includes services for the orientation by our local agent for each destination and service of meeting and support during traveling between tour destinations.Transfers and boat tickets, national park entrance, included according to the itinerary.

Trip excludes:

  • Flights and airport taxes
  • Transfers outside days/times specified above
  • Meals and beverages specified above

In addition, other activities can include sea kayaking, cycling, snorkeling, and multisport itineraries.