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. How do you like it?
1 From bustling Split, home to Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, sail by private boat to Brač Island | Old olive groves, crumbling walls and white woolly sheep line a coastal bike ride to Pučića, a quiet fishing village | Savor a delicious Croatian-style barbecue.
2-3 Hang out and swim at untouched Adriatic beaches | Settle into a chair on the sundeck for a boat ride to Hvar before a coastal hike 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 | Spin past ancient stone terraces en route to Stari Grad.
4 Explore ancient island towns where sentries once kept watch for pirates | Kayak the coves of the Pakleni Islets, stopping to snorkel or kick back on a tranquil beach | It's a relaxing boat trip to Korčula Island—a great time for reading, socializing or a cannonball off the upper deck! | Grown-ups are treated to a local dinner while kids enjoy their own meal at a pizzeria.
5-6 Pedal along Korčula's hills past quaint villages, vineyards and groves | Discover the medieval town of Korčula, a treasure trove of stone palaces and arched bridges | Take a moment to sample sweet white wine | Get to know dazzling Dubrovnik during a guided walk and marvel at its imposing stone fortress walls.