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Croatia Family Multi-Adventure Tour - Teens & Kids

101 Ways to Play in Croatia's Dalmatian Islands

Family — Teens & Kids

6 days 5 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

Casual Hotels

From: $4,499 - $4,849 pp dbl occ

($850 - $900 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.

Bike
Walk/Hike
Kayak
Raft
Croatia Dalmatian Coast Family Multi-adventure Tour
Croatia Dalmatian Coast Family Multi-adventure Tour

Croatia

Start Split / End Dubrovnik

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

Highlights

  • 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 
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Itinerary

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

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. 

Accommodations
Hotel Plaza Duce
Hotel Plaža Duće
Duće
| Casual Hotel

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

Days 2-3
Description

Hang out and swim at untouched Adriatic beaches | On Brač Island, hike past olive trees and drystone walls from coastal Postira to the inland shepherds' village of Gazul | 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. 

Accommodations
Hotel Amfora
Hotel Amfora
Hvar Town
| Casual Hotel

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

Day 4
Description

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 | Grown-ups are treated to a local dinner while kids enjoy their own meal at a pizzeria. 

Accommodations
Hotel Liburna
Hotel Liburna
Korčula
| Casual Hotel

Set on the Adriatic with beautiful views of Korčula, this contemporary hotel boasts its own sandy beach. (pool)

Days 5-6
Description

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. 

Accommodations
Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik
| *Premiere Hotel

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

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
Biking
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 | 5 miles* | 1000 ft. gain
Level 3 | 9 miles* | 1300 ft. gain
Other
Boat to Brač Island (45 minutes)
Boat to Hvar Island (2 hours)
Day 3
Biking
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
Kayaking
on the Adriatic Sea (2 hours) | min. age: 9+
Other
Boat to Korčula Island (2 - 3 hours)
Day 5
Biking
Level 2 | 18 miles | 1200 ft. gain
Level 3 | 30 miles | 1800 ft. gain
Other
Boat and Bus to Dubrovnik (2.5 hours)
Day 6
Other
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! Read on for your available bike options for this trip. (click the arrow to see all available options)

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, our most popular 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
NEW! Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

Our newly redesigned titanium e-bike is a lightweight yet powerful machine unique in the world of e-bikes. It provides plenty of power to flatten the hills and more than enough battery range to cover the distance.

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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