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Croatia Multi-Adventure Tour - For Families with Teens & Kids

101 Ways to Play in Croatia's Dalmatian Islands

Best for ages 9+ (Ages 4+ ok) | Min. age to ride own bike: 9+ | Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Family — Teens & Kids

6 days 5 nights

Activity Level: 2-4

Casual Hotels

From: $5,199 - $5,449 pp dbl occ

($1,050 - $1,100 for sgl occ)

Sapphire waters to your left. Renaissance façades on your right. Sun-drenched islands on the horizon. Ancient cobblestones beneath your feet. The fragrance of lavender wafting in the breeze. A scenic morning ride, a swim at midday and an impossibly fresh seafood dinner. Your family's new routine. You'll settle into it quickly on this epic family adventure.

Croatia Dalmatian Coast Family Multi-adventure Tour
Croatia Dalmatian Coast Family Multi-adventure Tour


Start Split / End Dubrovnik

Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.


  • Bike, hike and kayak along Croatia's Dalmatian Coast as you soak up the region's fascinating history and culture 
  • Island-hop along the sunny Adriatic with your family and splash around in the sparkling waters of hidden coves 
  • Walk through glamorous seaside Hvar Town, with its impressive collection of Venetian Renaissance art and architecture 
  • Discover the exquisite World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, whose towering stone walls are sure to make an impression 


Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Casual Hotels*
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1

Bike from seaside Split, home to Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, through the Dinara Mountains' magnificent karst landscape | Ahoy matey! Wind your way to Omiš, a coastal town with a colorful pirate history | Kids embark on an exciting rafting adventure on the Cetina River | Splash around in the Adriatic Sea | Savor Croatian cuisine in the coastal village of Duće. 

Exterior view of Hotel Plaza Duce
Hotel Plaža Duće
| Casual Hotel

Views of the Adriatic and Brač Island abound at this modern seaside hotel. (pool, spa) 

Days 2-3

Hang out and swim at untouched Adriatic beaches | Lace up your hiking boats to gain a new perspective on the intricate cliffs of the Dinaric Alps | Sail to Hvar for a scenic bike ride on the lavender-scented island | Check out Venetian Renaissance architecture in Hvar Town | Linger over a lunch of fresh-caught seafood and regional delicacies | Pause for a seaside gelato | Grown-ups are treated to a local dinner while kids enjoy their own meal at a pizzeria. 

Pool view of Hotel Amfora
Hotel Amfora
Hvar Town
| Casual Hotel

Set on an idyllic bay and surrounded by thick pines. (pool) 

Day 4

It’s a relaxing boat trip to Korčula Island—a great time for reading, socializing or a cannonball off the upper deck! | Come ashore in Vela Luka, a seaside village with over 2,500 hours of annual sunshine | Kayak the coast's picturesque inlets and deep blue waters. 

Aerial view of the pool at Hotel Liburna
Hotel Liburna
| Casual Hotel

Set on a point that juts out into the Adriatic, this hotel boasts spectacular views of Korčula Town across the harbor. (pool)

Days 5-6

Awesome island views keep your family pedaling along Korčula's hills past quaint villages and vineyards | Discover medieval Korčula Town, a treasure trove of stone palaces and a rumored birthplace of Marco Polo | Marvel at dazzling Dubrovnik's imposing stone fortress walls during a guided walk. 

Terrace view of Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
| *Premiere Hotel

Located just outside the old town gates with plentiful amenities and a history of entertaining dignitaries and celebrities. (pool) 

The earlier you book, the more choice you'll have and the lower your price. And you can always change your mind — you won't be charged to transfer to a different trip before your final payment is due. View cancellation policy.

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Activity Level: 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. Several routes and a range of levels are offered each day so you can choose how much or how little activity you want to do. Learn more about how we determine activity levels.

Route notes

On this Family Trip, our routes follow rolling terrain. Liberal van shuttling is incorporated into the itinerary and mileage is moderate to enable you to spend more time exploring on your own.    

Daily Route Options

* Includes shuttle.
Day 1
Level 1 | 15 miles* | 500 ft. gain
Level 3 | 31 miles* | 1800 ft. gain
Level 4 | 34 miles* | 2300 ft. gain
Just For Kids
Rafting on the Cetina River (2.5 hours) | min. age: 9+
Day 2
Walking & Hiking
Level 2 | 4 miles | 300 ft. gain
Level 3 | 4 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Boat to Hvar Island (4 hours)
Day 3
Level 1 | 14 miles* | 800 ft. gain
Level 2 | 22 miles* | 1100 ft. gain
Level 3 | 27 miles* | 2200 ft. gain
Level 4 | 41 miles | 4300 ft. gain
Day 4
on the Adriatic Sea (2 hours) | min. age: 9+
Boat to Korčula Island (2 - 3 hours)
Day 5
Level 2 | 18 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 30 miles | 1800 ft. gain
Boat and Bus to Dubrovnik (2.5 hours)
Day 6
Dubrovnik Guided Walk (2 hours)

What's Included

Available Bike Options

The key to a stellar day's ride is a bike that's perfectly in tune with your cycling style… Backroads has you covered with the best bike fleet in the world! Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

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Backroads Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

This custom-designed titanium bike is lightweight and responsive, featuring Shimano Ultegra Di2 electronic shifting, 11-speed compact gearing, a premium Mavic Ksyrium Pro wheelset and a full carbon fork. 

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

A proven classic, this custom-designed titanium bike is suited for a wide range of cyclists. It features a comfortable ergonomic seat and a long wheel base that add to the bike’s control and stability.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Keep pace or zip ahead, pedaling with an electric boost. This bike provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.
Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

Child's Bike
Child's Bike
Kids' Bikes

Included in your trip price

Backroads is the only travel company to manufacture its own line of kid's bikes. While the wheels might be small, the performance is big—it's the perfect choice for kids. On our Family Trips, you'll find 20" and 24" bikes.

Burley Kazoo Trailer Bike
Burley Kazoo Trailer Bike
Trailer Bike

Included in your trip price

The Burley Kazoo trailer bike, for children up to 85 pounds, attaches to an adult bike with your child providing some of the pedal power for a real team effort! It's ideal for kids who aren't yet ready for bike touring. 

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 4 lunches, 4 dinners
  • Expertise and services of our experienced Trip Leaders
  • Snacks and beverages between meals
  • Additional guides and experts from the region on many trips
  • Van shuttles to support a variety of route options
  • Comprehensive Travel Planner with detailed pre-trip information
  • Private guided tours at museums, historic sites, wineries and other select attractions as noted in the Travel Planner
  • All gratuities at hotels and restaurants
  • Special events, including wine tastings and other select attractions as mentioned in the Travel Planner
  • On biking and multi-adventure trips, use of fully equipped Backroads titanium bike plus helmet and accessories
  • Trailercycles, carriers, and kid-sized helmets for Family Trips
  • Equipment and experienced guides for kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, sailing and canoeing as described
  • Park and other entry fees
  • Fares for trains, ferries and other modes of travel as listed in the Travel Planner
  • Select coach transfers
  • Baggage transfers and porterage

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