Guided Tours

Family Multisport tour

Tour Start
Split

Type
Guided/Supported

Duration
7 days

Level
Level 2: Recreational

TOUR INFO

Tailor made tour for families or group of friends who want active and fun holidays. While you travel from Split to Dubrovnik, along the islands Hvar and Korcula you will have chance to cycle, hike, swim, SUP and snorkel in the secluded and most beautiful bays these islands have to offer.

Our professional, fun and local guides will show you unique historical and cultural sites dating back to ancient Greek and Roman times, hidden beaches, back roads for cycling and local restaurants which serve great Mediterranean food. While this multisport trip has pre-booked hotels on visited islands, daily activities can be changed in accordance with your guide. Discover traditional and authentic lifestyle of the Dalmatian Islands with Meridien Ten! 

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HIGHLIGHTS:

 

  • Carefully designed trips for small groups 
  • Local, professional and experienced tour guides
  • UNESCO sites: Diocletian’s Palace, Stari Grad ager, Dubrovnik – the pearl of Adriatic 
  • Accommodation in Split, Hvar,Korcula and Dubrovnik 
  • Lavender roads of Hvar, Wine area of Hvar and Korcula, picturesque villages and towns 
  • Mediterranean cuisine
  • Van support
  • Unique Croatian travel experience and immersion in local culture

GENERAL TOUR INFO: 
 

  • Number of nights: 6
  • Tour commences: Split, Croatia. Start between 9 and 11 AM 
  • Tour ends: Dubrovnik, Croatia.  After breakfast  
  • Average daily cycling distance: 35 km 
  • Road Surface: paved 
  • Tour rating: Recreational 
  • Suitable for families: yes 


ITINERARY

  • 1
    Day 1

    Split and Diocletian’s Palace

    We will meet you at Split airport or at your hotel in the early afternoon, have orientation talk and let you know what to expect during this weeklong holiday. In the afternoon our local guide will show you Split, 1700 years old town Split administrative and cultural centre of Dalmatia. With the passing centuries, the original architecture of the Split has been inevitably altered, but the people of Split, reused the structure of the palace, damaging it as little as possible, under Byzantine, Venetian and Austro-Hungarian rule. Take a walk into the old town, wonder around its narrow streets and squares, see the Jupiter's temple and the original Egyptian sphinx, meet the locals, see the one of the biggest open fish markets in Croatia and enjoy the wine cellars of the Palace before dinner together this evening.

    Meals: dinner
    Activity: 
    Distance biked: 
    17 km 
    Overnight: Hotel Slavija, 3*, Split
    Highlights: Bike ride in Split, guided tour of Split and Diocletian’s palace, Marjan hill


  • 2
    Day 2

    Island hvar - island of lavender, vineyards and rosemary

    Today we pack our suitcases and depart for Island Hvar.  Enjoy riding among lavender fields, olive groves and vineyards. The island is noted for its lush vegetation of palm trees, agaves, myrtle, rosemary, pine woods and extensive lavender fields, spoiling our nostrils with healing aromatherapy in the air of this island. Cycle through scenic and mostly flat road on the north side of the island, passing coastal villages of Jelsa and Vrboska. Enjoy quiet, back roads passing through charming villages.
    Spend the afternoon in Hvar and visit its main attractions; 7th century AD walls, Venetian loggia, and the oldest municipal Theatre in Europe or just have a coffee or bevanda in one of the most beautiful squares of Mediterranean. Hvar is listed among world's top 10 destinations; you must see for yourself why is it so!

    Meals: breakfast
    Activity: cycling, snorkeling, swimming
    Overnight: Hotel Vila Nora, 4*, the town of Hvar
    Highlights: Island Hvar bike ride, lavender fields, coastal rides, inland rural villages, town Hvar


  • 3
    Day 3

    Walking tour on island Hvar

    Start your hike along rocky path at the top of the Island, discovering abandoned villages once famous for lavender oil production. Second part of the hike takes you along numerous hidden bays of Hvar’s southern coast where you might want to have a swim in the turquoise waters before returning back to Hvar town.

    Meals: breakfast 
    Activity: hiking, snorkeling, swimming, paddle boarding
    Overnight: Hotel Vila Nora, 4*, the town of Hvar 
    Highlights: Island Hvar hiking/walking, inland rural villages, town Hvar


  • 4
    Day 4

    Korcula – Venetian fortified town

    Today we take a boat to an ancient Greek colony dating back to the 4th century BC – Korcula. Famous for its white wines - Posip, Rukatac, Grk, beautiful old towns, villages and dark pine forests that covers the island and which was used for shipbuilding. You will have an option today to do a loop ride on the island or just relax and wander in Korcula - Venetian fortified town and narrow streets irresistible to today's visitor, just as they impressed medieval travel writers like Marco Polo, who began his life journey in this town. The bike ride includes coastal riding and beach explorations, rocky, sandy, pebble – what is your choice? 

    Meals: breakfast 
    Activity: cycling, snorkeling, swimming
    Overnight: Hotel Korčula de Ville, 4*, the town of Korčula
    Highlights: ancient towns and villages, quiet roads, the town of Korčula and its sights


  • 5
    Day 5

    Marco Polo’s home

    Our hike today takes us through the nature park with some amazing rock formations and wild life. The walk itself is very peaceful and relaxing, in an unusual, but very pleasant landscape for Dalmatian karst region. The area contains dolomite rock formations and is very densely wooded. The hike through the nature park will lead us to the ancient Napoleon path and walking along olive groves, small vineyards and beautiful fields of sage, oregano and other healthy herbs. The hike ends in the village of Pupnat, where a unique lunch prepared by our hosts will be waiting. Most of their ingredients come from the fields where we have been walking through.
    We will spend the afternoon in medieval town of Korcula, where we will explore its cobblestone streets; whitewashed buildings and other architectural masterpieces made in Gothic and Renaissance style or depart for a beach to enjoy water activities..


    Meals: breakfast, lunch
    Activity: hiking, swimming, paddle boarding
    Overnight: Hotel Korčula de Ville, 4*, the town of Korčula
    Highlights: Korcula town, Pupnatska Luka bay, Agrotourismo restaurant.


  • 6
    Day 6

    Zinfandel's home and longest walls in Europe

    Today we shuttle along peninsula Peljesac, home of Croatian best known red wines Dingac and Postup, made from the Plavac Mali vines, close cousin to Zinfandel of California. We will enjoy beautiful cycle cruise along the Plavac Mali vineyards and end the bike ride in amazing bay where we will have swim/snorkel/lunch break. On our way to Dubrovnik, we will visit Mali Ston, well known for the longest fortified city walls in Europe and famous for its oysters and mussels. Overnight in Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic, one of the worlds’ most beautifully preserved medieval cities. Meals: breakfast Activity: cycling or walking, swimming, snorkeling Overnight: Hotel Lapad 4*, Dubrovnik Highlights: Peljesac peninsula and wine area, Mali Ston, coastal ride to Dubrovnik and town of Dubrovnik


  • 7
    Day 7

    End of tour in Dubrovnik

    After breakfast we will take a guided tour of Dubrovnik. With its strategic coastal position, the city has been an important power since the 13th century, and its long and storied history is told in its beautiful Gothic, Renaissance, and baroque churches, monasteries, palaces, and fountains.  The multisport tour ends after the guided walk of the Dubrovnik’s old town. You might want to extend your stay in Dubrovnik, visit neighboring countries of Montenegro or Bosnia and Herzegovina, or just relax in Stradun (Dubrovnik's main square) and/or the near beach!

    Meals: breakfast
    Activity: guided walking tour Dubrovnik 
    Overnight: 
    Highlights: Dubrovnik  


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Accommodation

Level 2: Recreational

The main focus of these tours is discovering and exploring the history, nature and gastronomy of the respected area you are visiting, with a leisurely paced workout included each day. Recommended for those who exercise occasionally (one or twice a week or keep an active lifestyle: commuting to work or enjoying longer walks every few days).

Average daily activity time: 2-5 hours
Cycling distance: 20-45 km per day over rolling terrain. Minimum elevation gain per day 300 meters
Hiking/walking distance: 5-10 km per day over rolling terrain. Occasional climbs over small hills can be included in these itineraries. Minimum elevation gain per day 200 meters

Prices and Dates

  2020
PERIOD 01.04.-28.04. 29.04.-28.05. 29.05.-28.06. 29.06.-31.08. 01.09.-30.09. 01.10.-31.10.
Price per person  2.640,00 € 2.800,00 € 3.000,00 € 3.160,00 € 3.050,00 € 2.750,00 €
Single supplement 455,00 € 635,00 € 825,00 € 925,00 € 760,00 € 575,00 €

The price includes: 

 

  • Unique Croatian travel experience and immersion in local culture 
  • Lodging in the most beautiful towns of the Dalmatian coast – Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik 
  • Local, professional and experienced tour guides
  • Exclusive guided visit of 1,700 years old Diocletian’s Palace in Split and Old town in Dubrovnik 
  • Daily options for bike rides, hikes or beach exploration with stand up paddle and snorkel equipment 
  • Mobile offline navigation application - (please note we do not provide mobile phone or phone adapter for the bike) 
  • Bike water bottles 
  • All entrance fees, organized special events, visits to unique sites and boat transfers as per itinerary 
  • Breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner 
  • Daily refreshments, various soft drinks and snacks 
  • Van support and luggage transfers
  • Travel planning assistance, pre-tour information, pre-post tour hotel/travel reservations or suggestions
  • Carefree holidays experienced with the best adventure company in Croatia

 

The price does not include:

  • Departure transfers from Dubrovnik
  • Tips or gratuities for tour leaders 
  • Travel insurance 
  • Optional excursions such as kayaking, diving or sailing 

Optional services:

 

  • E-bike hire (supplement EUR 140)
  • Airport transfers in Dubrovnik 

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