Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro
Introducing Dolce Tempo From Backroads
Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro
Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro
Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro
Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro
Backroads Croatia to Montenegro Multisport Tour
Backroads Croatia to Montenegro Multisport Tour
Backroads Croatia to Montenegro Multisport Tour
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Easygoing Multi-Adventure Tour Croatia to Montenegro

Dolce Tempo Journey from Historic Split to Dubrovnik & the Bay of Kotor

The pull of the Adriatic is strong. Pirates and merchants once sailed these waters. Dalmatian sea-trading towns once rivaled the great Italian city-states. From quaint fishing villages to luxe hidden harbors, it’s still a seafaring culture today. Explore by e-biking, walking, kayaking and sailing from Croatia to Montenegro. The sea has shaped society here. Imagine what it can do for your vacation.

THIS ITINERARY: 6 days, 5 nights

ACCOMMODATIONS: Premiere Hotels

FROM: $4,999 pp dbl occ
($1,500 for sgl occ)

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Walk/Hike
Kayak
Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro Multi-Adventure
Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro Multi-Adventure

Croatia & Montenegro

Start Split / End Tivat

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

Dolce Tempo Highlights

Refreshingly Active Adventures
Miles and miles of untouched coastline, begging to be explored by bike and on two feet. Walk to hidden swimming coves and e-bike past vineyards and through quaint villages—all with the Adriatic as your sparkling backdrop.

Immersive Travel
Learn about the fascinating history of this seafaring stretch of coastline, from medieval villages to walled fortress-towns and from Marco Polo to Game of Thrones.

Unique Hotels & Delectable Dining
Imbibe crisp local wine, sample delicious farm-to-table-cuisine and savor the seafood of this seafaring culture. And enjoy our luxurious lodgings that range from chic, modern design to baroque 17th-century style.

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Itinerary
Accommodations may vary based on departure date.
6 Days Premiere Hotels
Accommodations may vary based on departure.
Day 1

Experience the glorious Dalmatian Coast on our boat ride to Korčula Island from Split | E-bike along the island coast before a post-ride swim | Take a tour of the quaint cobblestoned village at the heart of one of the most lush islands in the Adriatic | Learn about the history of this island as a trading post for seafaring merchants | Discover the Croatian culture of farm-to-table cuisine and enjoy some incredible seafood.

Lesci Dimitri Palace
Lesic Dimitri Palace
Korčula Town
| Premiere Hotel

This hotel in the heart of old town elegantly celebrates the marriage between old and new, with rooms uniquely organized around shared spaces. A Relais & Châteaux member. (spa) 

Days 2-3

Hike along the ridge below Sveti Ilija, the tallest mountain on the Pelješac Peninsula, Croatia’s wine country | Discover sections of the footpaths carved by occupying French troops in the 19th century | Sail across the sparkling water to car-free Lopud Island | Explore ancient ruins that embody the island’s Greco-Roman and Slavic heritage | Take a relaxing afternoon to enjoy a hidden beach | Learn about the fascinating history of Dubrovnik as a city-state and into modern times.

Hotel Royal Blue
Royal Blue Hotel
Dubrovnik
| Premiere Hotel

This sleek hotel boasts a peaceful setting outside the city center and a rooftop pool with unparalleled Adriatic views.

Days 4-6

Drink in the beautiful landscapes and delicious local wines of Konavle, Croatia’s southernmost region | Experience the fascinating history of the Konavle Valley | Cruise across the border to Montenegro | Walk past fortresses and cliffside towns above the Bay of Kotor | Discover the maritime history of the area and its ties to Venetian merchants | Wander the crooked streets and cobblestone squares of Kotor | Take a kayak out to enjoy the water, or relax at the pool or spa of our luxurious hotel.

Regent Porto Montenegro
Regent Porto Montenegro
Tivat
| Premiere Hotel

With design inspired by the Venetian Renaissance, this luxurious hotel boasts superb views of the marina. (pool, spa) 

Dates & Prices

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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Dolce Tempo: What to Expect

Our easygoing Multi-Adventure tours make adventuring a breeze! Perfect for beginners or occasional bikers/hikers, or anyone who is interested in exploring the world actively. With dedicated Trip Leaders, support vans and GPS supported routes, the day is yours to decide. An unbeatable blend of walking and biking routes (2-4 hours of activity, 10-30 miles of biking, 2-7 miles of walking) with other fun-filled activities such as kayaking, rafting, snorkeling, camel riding and more. On trips with biking, custom electronic-assist bikes allow you to pedal effortlessly! 

 

Route notes

The quality of the roads we ride on this trip is very good. Most riding is on quiet side roads, albeit without a shoulder. There are no bike paths and generally light local traffic. The hiking terrain is mild with gradual hills. The trails tend to be wide though often rocky. The heat and sun exposure can make the walking feel more challenging. The kayaking on this trip is easygoing and accessible for most everyone.

*Prefer to pedal without power? Regular road bikes are available by request, ask your Trip Consultant.

What's Included

Available Bike Options

On this Dolce Tempo trip, most travelers choose to ride one of our custom titanium e-bikes. If you prefer to enjoy the daily rides without electric assistance, you can select another bike. See all options below.

Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
NEW! Electric-Assist Bike

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.

Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike
Touring Bike

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 Performance Road Bike
Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

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. 

Also Included

  • All breakfasts, 6 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

Straight talk

We want to make sure you're on the right trip and that you have the best experience possible. Every Backroads trip is unique and this one is no exception.

Shuttles

To bring you to our favorite parts of the Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro, we make liberal use of shuttles and boats on this trip. So although you'll ride in a shuttle or boat on most days, consider it an opportunity to view some spectacular scenery while resting your legs in preparation for your next activity.

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Have a question and need expert advice? Our team of Trip Consultants is here to help! You can also visit our FAQ's.

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