Day 2: Split
Split is the second-largest city in Dalmatia and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the rich cultural and monumental heritage of this 1,700-year old city on your own: view remnants of the city's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, and its contemporary attractions. At its centre is Diocletian's Palace, erected by the Roman emperor in the 4th century. Once home to thousands, its sprawling remains include more than 200 buildings. Within its white stone walls and under its courtyards are a cathedral, numerous shops, bars, cafes, hotels and houses.
Day 3: Split - Hvar
Today you will be transferred to Split pier to embark the catamaran to Hvar. On arrival, you will be transferred to your selected hotel in Hvar. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 4: Hvar
After breakfast the day is at leisure for you to discover sunny Hvar, as the slogan reads. This island is characterised by gentle winters, warm summers and many hours of sunshine. You'll see how the lavender fields and the vineyards stripe the bare Mediterranean landscape, descending gradually from black pine woods to white stoned bays. Highlights include Hvar's 13th-century walls, a hilltop fortress and a main square anchored by the Renaissance-era Hvar Cathedral. Overnight stay in Hvar.
Day 5: Hvar - Korcula
Today you will be transferred to the pier in Hvar to embark the catamaran to Korcula, 'the greenest island in the Adriatic'. On arrival, you will be transferred to your selected hotel in Korcula. The rest of the day is at leisure. This island is rich in vineyards, olive groves and small villages, with a glorious old town for you to explore at your own pace.
Day 6: Korcula
Korcula has a legendary past, deemed by many as Marco Polo's birthplace and before that as home to one of the Homeric heroes. This quaint island offers secluded little bays where you can hide away, unspoilt natural beaches and small towns with red-roofed houses. Overnight stay at your hotel.
Day 7: Korcula - Dubrovnik
Today you will be transferred to the pier in Korcula to embark on the ferry to Dubrovnik. On arrival in Dubrovnik, you will be transferred to your selected hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure for you to explore 'the Pearl of the Adriatic'. Dubrovnik's distinctive Old Town is encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century.
Day 8: Dubrovnik
Enjoy a day at leisure in Dubrovnik. Discover the charming city or book in advance your private tour (not included). Surrounded by ramparts and fortresses, this ancient town is a treasure trove of architectural and cultural masterpieces, carefully preserved over the centuries. Take a pleasant walk to the Rector's Palace, the Franciscan Monastery with its 14th century Pharmacy, as well as to other places of interest.
Day 9: Depart Dubrovnik
After breakfast, you'll be ransferred to Dubrovnik airport, port or bus station.
Island Hopping Package Includes:
- 8 nights in double or twin – bedded or single standard rooms in select hotels or similar
- Hotel taxes
- Breakfast daily
- Arrival and departure transfers
- Catamaran transportation Split – Hvar and Hvar - Korcula
- Ferry transportation Korcula – Dubrovnik deck tickets
- Transfers between hotels and ferry ports
Hotels (or similar):
Standard category hotels:
- SPLIT – Hotel Best Western Art 4* or similar
- HVAR – Hotel Palace 3* (standard room) or similar
- KORCULA – Marko Polo 4* (standard room) or similar
- DUBROVNIK – Hotel Lero 3* (standard room) or similar
Superior category hotels:
- SPLIT – Hotel Atrium 5* or similar
- HVAR – Hotel Amfora 4* (superior room with balcony) or similar
- KORCULA– Hotel Liburna 4* (standard room) or similar
- DUBROVNIK – Hotel Argentina 5* (standard room) or similar
Island Hopping Prices are per person twin share in Australian Dollars. Conditions apply and escorted tours are subject to change and availability. Prices are subject to currency fluctuations. (km)