9 days/8 nights
Sunny Croatian Islands vacation is your ultimate summer vacation! Explore the tiny fishing village of Bol and lounge on the famous “Golden Horn”, one of the best and most unique beaches in Croatia. The island of Brač is an ideal place for hiking, swimming, windsurfing, horseback riding, and great seafood. Then ferry over to the island of Hvar, the sunniest of them all!. Enjoy Hvar’s secluded beaches, perhaps try some of the best diving or snorkeling here, or bike through the island’s small villages and enjoy the scented fields of lavender, rosemary, olive groves and taste the excellent local wines. Reserve a full day for a sailing trip to the island of Vis or a boat excursion to the Blue Caves on the island of Komiža.
Continue to Split and spend your afternoon walking through this magnificent city. Whatever you choose to do during your visit to the sunny Croatian islands, we guarantee that you will have a time of your life!
This vacation package offers a lot of flexibility; you can select the hotels of your choice in order to fit your budget, our travel experts can further customize this itinerary to meet all of your personal preferences, or you can add more days and even more places to visit. So, don’t procrastinate any longer – make this the vacation of your dreams today!
Arrive in Split and transfer to the beautiful island of Brač. The island of Brač is the highest and third largest island in the Adriatic Sea. The island is well known for its quality stone used to build many palaces. This is the island with the only stone mason school in Croatia. The scent of medicinal sage and rosemary under the sunny slopes, and sounds of crickets are the sign of relaxing rhythm of the island. Overnight in Brač.
Explore the tiny fishing village of Bol to lounge on the famous “Golden Horn” one of the best and most unique beaches in Croatia. Made up of tiny pebbles, this beach juts out into the sea. Relax in the Mediterranean sun or warm seas. If you want a more private location seek out a secluded cove or stretch of beach all to yourself. You also have the option to take a private sailing trip around the island and spend the day on the sparkling blue waters and even try wind surfing! Don’t forget to slow down and relax with a glass of wine at a local restaurant where you can sample the local cuisine. Overnight in Brač. (B)
For the more adventurous type try hiking up to the highest peak in Croatia the Vidova Gora. From Bol the hike takes from 2-3 hours depending on your pace, but the view is spectacular. Or you can choose to make the trip up to the top by car and enjoy the view as well. Or choose to spend the day discovering more beaches on this beautiful island. For dinner try the authentic cuisine in a local restaurant and don’t forget to sample the wonderful seafood. Overnight in Brač. (B)
Day at leisure on the beach or visit stonemason school in Pučišća. Traditions of stone masonry are passed over from generation to generation. Many palaces throughout the world have been built with the local stone. The harmony of the Renaissance forms, fortification works, baroque buildings and rural setting give to this place some special charm and the coloring of a Mediterranean settlement. Overnight in Brač. (B)
This morning you will transfer to the most stunning island in Croatia, Hvar. The most buzzed about island in Europe is also one of the most beautiful. Covered in lavender and rosemary fields, olive and fig trees the island is the sunniest destination in the Adriatic so enjoy the warm Mediterranean sun and breeze as you lay on the island’s secluded beaches or one of the pebble beaches. The charming town is also a great place to stop in a café for a coffee or to people watch. Overnight in Hvar. (B)
Today is another day of leisure on Hvar for you to spend as you wish. Continue your search for the most beautiful beach or choose to spend the day on Hvar itself enjoying the rosemary and lavender fields on the island. Sample the flavorful local wines and olive oil in local vineyards and enjoy a private dinner or try a local restaurant for the mouthwatering cuisine. Pakleni Islands is a particularly interesting group of islands with gravelly and sandy beaches, and a rocky sea bottom perfect for underwater fishing. Overnight in Hvar. (B)
Day 7, Hvar/Vis/Hvar
Sail to the island of Vis to discover unspoiled beaches and natural Mediterranean beauty. The island of Vis is one of the most remote of all Adriatic islands, an island considered to be a jewel already by the ancient Greeks. On the remains of the old Greek settlements we today find the towns of Komiža and Vis. After a pleasant sail we will arrive to the islet of Biševo, part of the archipelago surrounding Vis. The attraction of Biševo is the Blue Cave, a natural phenomenon which can be entered only by small fishermen’s boats. Overnight in Hvar. (B)
Arrive in Split and spend your afternoon walking through this magnificent city. There is a sightseeing tour of the city where you will view the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Visit the majestic palace of the Emperor Diocletian and marvel in its antiquity. The palace is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site and is known for its architecture. Experience the Peristil, a public meeting place within the palace walls which becomes an open air stage in the summer when the Split Summer Festival takes place. Overnight in Split. (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight home.
Hotel Elaphusa ****, Brač
Hotel Amfora ****, Hvar
Hotel Radisson BLU ****, Split