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Highlights of Dubrovnik and Island Walking / Self-Guided

8 days | From £729 | Self-Guided departures for 2 or more people

Explore the famous medieval city of Dubrovnik and stunning islands at your own relaxed pace. With beautiful, diverse scenery and interesting history this trip is a great way to start your exploration of Croatia.


8 days | From £729 | Self-Guided departures for 2 or more people

Medieval Dubrovnik - the 'pearl of the Adriatic' is an iconic walled coastal city of Dalmatia. With a rich culture and fascinating history, explore the narrow streets of the old town before a spot of island hopping. Cultured and relaxed, the waterfront community of Cavtat provides the perfect base to explore the delights of the Konavle countryside with the option of time on the beach too. Enjoy pleasing, sunshine walking by the beautiful Adriatic. You will have dedicated days to discover the islands of Kolocep, Sipan, Lopud and Mljet, each with its own unique scenery and lifestyle.
Day 1. Arrive Dubrovnik
Upon arrival into Dubrovnik you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Evening at your leisure.
Day 2. Hiking on Mount Srd and Cavtat
After breakfast you will hike to the 412m peak of Mount Srd which offers stunning views of the walled town of Dubrovnik. In the afternoon you will walk to Cavtat, a small town in the Konavle region of Croatia. Walking on the untouched beaches of the Sustjepan Peninsula, you will pass the famous Cavtat Promenade and have the chance to visit Racic Mausoleum that lies among the trees at the Highest point above the town.
Day 3. Kolocep Island
This morning you will take the ferry to Kolocep Island, with its dramatic scenery of rocky beaches, high cliffs and colourful reefs. Enjoy the old architecture while walking through traditional mediterranean vilages like Gornje Celo and Donje Celo. You will pass by romantic old chapels, the ruins of the basilica and Napoleon's Fort among other things.
Day 4. Dubrovnik Old Town City Tour
Today you have the chance to join a Dubrovnik Old Town City tour. Make your may by foot or public transport (payable locally) to Pile Gate for 10:15am, here you will meet your guide and the rest of the group. You will be led through the narrow streets of the Old Town and introduced to the history and culture of this incredible city. You will also get the chance to view Dubrovnik from a spectacular veiwpoint. The remainder of your day is left free at your own leisure.
Day 5. Lopud Island
With no more than a couple hundreds permanent residents and compeltely free of traffic, Lopud Island is a quiet and calm place to spend some time. Today you will explore the island and enjoy the sandy beaches, palm trees and abundance of flowers. Sunj Bay is Lopud's most popular beach but the hidden gems of the island are its tiny churches and its fort. During your walk you will also see stunning views of the Elafiti archipelago and Mljet Island.
Day 6. Sipan Island
Today is dedicated to the largest of the Elafiti Islands - Sipan. This island is rich in cultural heritage and has a turbulent history. You will walk through the colourful villages of Sudjuradj and Luka Sipanska and between. Getting to witness a real country lifestyle and passing by chapels, monasteries, palaces and summer houses of ancient Dubrovnik aristocracy. You will also have plently of time to relax on one of the islands beaches or people watch from a nearby cafe.
Day 7. Mljet Island and National Park
This morning you will take a boat to Mljet Island National Park, the only national park in the region. The northern part of the island is covered by dense green forest and the national park has 2 beautiful salt water lakes and a 14th century monastery. Explore the island on foot, swim in the warm waters of the lakes and take a short boat trip to St Mary's Islanmd monastery.
Day 8. Depart Dubrovnik
You will be transferred to the airport in time for your flight.
  • Tour Grade: A/B - Easy/Moderate
  • Duration: 8 days
  • Trip Code: TCDI
  • Max altitude: 390m
  • Accommodation: 3* Hotel
  • Meals: 7 breakfasts
  • Joining Point: Dubrovnik Airport
  • Ending Point: Dubrovnik Airport

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