Our walking tours are designed for active adults and children and offer a well-paced mix of walks for all levels of fitness. Most walks are of moderate difficulty and are up to four hours in length. For the more adventurous, there are often optional longer walks advised by our local trip leaders. Our leaders enjoy spending as much time as possible on the trail with their groups. As interests and capabilities vary, our leaders will typically guide day walks according to group's needs and the difficulty of particular locations.
With two tour leaders on each of our walking trips, they will either guide separate walks or offer additional activities and support. However, it will not always be possible for everyone to be accompanied by a guide when groups divide up to explore different trails. Our tour leaders also handle all the driving and tour logistics en-route to ensure you maximise your time on holiday.
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Once booked and confirmed we will guarantee the price will not increase, whatever the circumstances. You will not be approached to pay fuel surcharges unlike the vast majority of other adventure tour operators. Prices listed are on a per person basis, sharing accommodation (unless otherwise stated). Flights are not included.What’s included in our tour prices?
Transport, meals and accomodation: all details are outlined in the individual tour itinerary. Tour Leader: the services of a Tour Leader are included on all tours. Tour Leader will accompany you for the full duration of the tour. Local crew: as well as drivers and local guides, interpreters, cooks, helpers and porters are provided on all trips (details will be outlined in the individual Trip Notes). Activites, equipment, sightseeing and visits: Please see itinerary for details.
The first three nights of the trip, our hotel will be a 4-star property Villa Avantgarde, family-run villa on the southern part of the Dubrovnik Riviera in Mlini . The other four nights will be spent on the nothern part of the Dubrovnik Riviera in a 4-star, family-run, seaside hotel called Villa Ratac. If you'd like to extend your time at any of these or, if you'd like to enhance your stay with an upgraded room, just let us know at the time of booking.
On this earth, we have never seen anywhere more beautiful than the southern coast of Croatia. Even the grandeur of Dubrovnik—for 500 years the peer of Venice—didn't prepare us for the simple, sweeping vistas along the Adriatic. We recommend going now, before the growing buzz attracts the crowds. Today, you can still spend an hour or two on a farm trail between the aquamarine sea and a patchwork of tiny fields with a scattering of goats—and never see another visitor. Again and again, you'll see a red-tiled roof or a gorgeous little bay and imagine for a moment that you're in Provence or on the Italian coast. But this is definitely Croatia; adventure will find you on leisurely walking tours where the tempo is slower, more peaceful.
And you'll find it incredibly easy to engage with the locals, whether our friends who run a family vineyard or the lacemaker who invites us into her workshop. This is our newest favorite destination and we are convinced that you will agree. While meandering through the pristine streets of Old Town, your guide will point out more notable attractions like the Church of St Blaise and Rector’s Palace. Continue walking to the main square to see the 18th-century Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin, and then stroll back to the start point where your tour ends.
Our walking tours are designed for active adults and children and offer a well-paced mix of walks for all levels of fitness.
Most walks are of moderate difficulty and are up to four hours in length. For the more adventurous, there are often optional longer walks advised by our local trip leaders. Our leaders enjoy spending as much time as possible on the trail with their groups.As interests and capabilities vary, our leaders will typically guide day walks according to group's needs and the difficulty of particular locations.
Arrival to Dubrovnik airport and transfer to Villa Avantgarde Mlini. On arrival to Mlini, a seaside town on the Dubrovnik Riviera , check in to your hotel and then relax at leisure, walking the Mlini and Cavtat promenades. Discover the town's pretty pebble beaches or watch sunset in the beautiful Old Port. In the evening we all gather for a welcome dinner and briefing.
Prepare for the first day of walking. After a 90 minute drive to Kotor we will start a guided sightseeing walking tour of the town, one of the best-preserved medieval towns on the Adriatic Coast, and discover the area’s important sailing tradition. Visit St Tryphon Cathedral with your guide, before enjoying a walk uo the hills above the Kotor town. The walk up the hills can be a little bit too much as it is a steep walk so feel free to stop and continue walking at your own pace.
Today we walk Dubrovnik, home to artists and scholars from around the world, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Our walking tour includes visits to the fortified town center, where we’ll see the 15th-century Rector’s Palace that now houses the Museum of Dubrovnik; and an early 14th-century Franciscan Monastery that is home to one of Europe’s oldest pharmacies. In the afternoon we will have an opportunity to join an elective walk atop the city’s ancient ramparts (a little over a mile in length), where you can enjoy breathtaking views of the rooftops of Old Town and out into the blue Adriatic.
Island-hop in the sun-drenched Adriatic to visit island Mljet National Park. We take the boat to Mljet island earlier in the morning where we will have our walking tour today. There, you'll find many miles of unspoiled countryside and walking paths around the lakes of Mljet national park waiting for us to discover them. Lunch is around 2 PM, exquisite sea food cought around the island provides new energy for the afternoon walk around the lakes of the national park. On the way back we will have a stop in Ston to walk the medieval walls built to protect the salt factories of the former Dubrovnik Republic.
Mostar - Here, our local tour guide introduces us to the great history of this city known as “the window to the Orient”. We'll visit the Old Bazaar, full of picturesque shops and craft workshops, and the Mosque. After this, we'll enjoy a walk along the famous Turkish bridge from the 16thC. We'll have lots of free time for exciting shopping and the opportunity to taste authentic Bosnian specialties like cevapi, pita or burek. Then it's off to experience the wild beauty of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the walled town of Pocitel, a UNESCO World Heritage site on our way to our final destination, one of the most-visited pilgrimage centers in all of Europe - Medjugorje.
Discover Korcula Town, one of Eastern Europe's best-preserved medieval centers and a reputed home of Marco Polo. After a drive to Orebić where we'll board a boat and admire the striking blue color of the Adriatic as we make our way to Korcula Island. Wander around the streets of Korcula with your guide and see how nature, history and local culture merge together. Next, visit Marco Polo's supposed birthplace, St Marco Cathedral and other historical landmarks. Walk to the secluded swimming oasis of Stracincica Bay.
Spend the last day on your own to revisit the most interesting places from the past week or join the group to another island visit. Optional tour for today is island Lokrum, which is situated off the coast of Dubrovnik's old town. Famed as a quasi 'botanical garden,' with a collection of exotic and Mediterranean plants which are awaiting our discovery. We also visit the ruins of an old Benedictine monastery and enjoy great views looking back across to Dubrovnik as well as Napoleon's fortress In the evening we all gather to have a farewell dinner at our beach-front hotel Villa Ratac.