Croatia Full Itinerary

Day 1

Afternoon / Evening

  • Meet at Split International Airport (SPU) in Split, Croatia at 4:00 pm local time.
  • Take included transportation to your hotel in the center of Split.
  • After settling in, take an orientation walk around the neighborhood and get to know your new friends.
  • Enjoy your first dinner as a group! Tonight, you'll eat at a local restaurant as you begin to soak in the Croatian culture.

Day 2

Morning:

  • After breakfast, head out for an afternoon of sea kayaking. (~3 hour activity)
  • Swim at small, local beaches and cliff jump!

Afternoon:

  • After lunch, set out on a walking tour with a local guide to learn about Split's rich history.
  • Walk through Diocletian’s Palace and see how residents have built homes from these ancient walls.  
  • See the Temple of Jupiter, Diocletian Cellars, and the Statue of Grgur Ninski. During your free time, we recommend climbing up the Saint Domnius Cathedral.

Evening:

  • Take a drive out to Mosor Mountain observatory.
  • Meet with an astrologer and gaze at the stars in wonder. Local cheese, bread, and wine will be served!
  • Return to your accommodation and rest up after a long day of adventure.

Day 3

Morning:

  • After breakfast, take transportation to the port, and enjoy a ferry ride to the island of Hvar. (~1 hour)
  • Settle into your accommodation, and head out for an orientation walk with your Trip Leader to familiarize yourself with the neighborhood.

Afternoon:

  • Join the group for an included lunch.
  • Enjoy a relaxing day on Pokonji Dol Beach at the end of the island.
  • Need a break from the beach? Consider walking up to Fortica Fortress to take in the view of the sea and surrounding islands.

Evening:

  • Take advantage of this free evening to explore the town of Hvar. Perhaps visit the Museum of Lace or take a small boat ride to Carpe Diem, one of Croatia’s most popular nightclubs.

Day 4

Morning

  • Enjoy breakfast at your hotel.
  • In a private speedboat, gather with your friends for an adventure on the sea.
  • Discover small beaches, hidden caves, and snorkel as you navigate the coves and small bays around the Pakleni Islands.

Afternoon:

  • Have lunch at a local restaurant on the beach, and then return to the boat for more exploring.
  • Return to the main island of Hvar and freshen up at your hotel.

Evening:

  • Tonight's dinner is not included, but your Trip Leader will recommend some of the best restaurants for Croatian cuisine!
  • Choose your own adventure tonight or out after dinner and explore one of the many bars or clubs that make Hvar one of Croatia’s hottest spots for nightlife.

Day 5

Morning:

  • Take in the views and enjoy breakfast at the hotel's restaurant, then head to the port.
  • Sit back and relax on a ferry ride to the island of Korcula. (~2 hours)
  • Receive a brief introduction from your Trip Leader on an orientation walk through the old town.
  • Don’t forget to ask for recommendations on where to find the best lunch spots.

Afternoon:

  • In the early afternoon, continue discovering the highlights of this historic town, including exciting churches, museums, and Venetian-style houses on your own.
  • You can also choose to swim just below the old town. It’s one of Croatia’s most unique beaches.
  • Reunite with your group in the late afternoon and head out to the tiny village of Pupant for an opportunity to experience traditional Croatian life.

Evening:

  • Enjoy dinner at one of Korcula’s last remaining traditional family restaurants, where you will feast on a home-cooked meal. Don’t hesitate to ask your host if you can taste some homemade wine!

Day 6

Morning:

  • Wake up in your boutique-style hotel in Korcula and have breakfast with your friends.
  • Travel out to the coastal village of Lumbarda and tour a local vineyard. Learn about the unique grapes that make an exceptional wine, Grk that is only produced in this part of the world.
  • Spend time walking around the village to soak in the traditional Croatian lifestyles.

Afternoon:

  • Take a walk to Przine Bay and relax on one of the sandy beaches on this part of the island.
  • Return to the center of Korcula and enjoy some free time to explore or find souvenirs to take back home.

Evening:

  • Tonight is a free evening to discover the nightlife and choose your own meal.

Day 7

Morning:

  • Wake up and enjoy a peaceful breakfast at your hotel.
  • Take included transportation to the port and board a ferry. A quick 30-minute ferry ride will take you back to the mainland.
  • Cruise in a private van with your group as you drive along the Peljesac Peninsula toward Dubrovnik. (~2 hours)

Afternoon:

  • Visit the town of Stona and admire Europe’s second-longest stone wall. Enjoy a small break and grab a cup of coffee, or indulge in fresh oysters that are farmed right in the bays of this small coastal community.
  • Arrive in Dubrovnik, settle into your accommodation, walk along the ancient walls with your Trip Leader, and visit the Large Fountain of Onforio and The Rector's Palace.

Evening:

  • Meet with your new friends for a farewell dinner and then head out to explore the city under the lights!

Day 8

Morning:

  • Say goodbye to your new friends and depart any time of the day with instructions from your Trip Leader on taking taxis, buses, or local transportation to the airport.
  • Ask your Trip Leader for suggestions if you choose to spend more time in Dubrovnik.

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