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Croatia's Dalmatian Coast to Montenegro Family Multi-Adventure Tour – Older Teens & 20s

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Walk/Hike
Kayak

From Historic Split to Dubrovnik & the Bay of Kotor

From $4,899 pp dbl. occ. | 6 days / 5 nights

(+$1,510 for sgl. occ.)

Two distinct countries. Each with its own culture, tradition, landscape. What unites them? Miles and miles of untouched Adriatic coast. Bike along its shores with your family. See it glittering in the distance on mountain hikes. Learn its history. The common ground between Croatia and Montenegro is not ground at all, but water.

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Croatia & Montenegro

Start Split / End Tivat

Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro Map

Highlights

  • Ride into the tiled and turreted city of Dubrovnik, the ancient and fascinating Pearl of the Adriatic
  • Enjoy crisp local wines, delicious farm-to-table cuisine and incredibly fresh Croatian seafood
  • Hike above Kotor, a charming medieval village, for breathtaking panoramic views of Montenegro's coast and mountains
  • Kayak or paddleboard in the crystal-clear waters of the Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage site
Croatia & Montenegro

Start Split / End Tivat

Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro Map

Itinerary

Days 1-2 Witness the vast beauty of the Dalmatian Coast on a journey from Split to Korčula Island | Spin along the southern coast of Korčula past vineyards, olive groves and quaint villages | Enjoy a morning boat ride to the windy town of Viganj for a hike that skirts St. Elias, the highest point of the Pelješac Peninsula | Take part in a tour of historic Korčula Town, on one of the most verdant islands in the Adriatic.

Day 3 Pedal through the wine-growing region of the Pelješac Peninsula, from inland villages to the vast blue coast | Savor some of the best locally sourced seafood in Croatia | Explore the World Heritage site of Dubrovnik, with its turrets, spires and red-tiled roofs.

Days 4-6 The Konavle region, on the southernmost tip of Croatia, provides plentiful views of mountains and the sea | Bike across the border to Montenegro and the coastal town of Tivat, whose rocky mountains are dotted with cypress, fig, olive, cedar and pine trees | Hike past fortresses and hilltop towns along the wondrous and vast Bay of Kotor, a World Heritage site | Explore the winding cobbled streets, charming squares, medieval churches and aristocratic mansions of Kotor | Finish your adventure with a kayak excursion on the bay's sapphire waters.

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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Gather your favorite people to share a Backroads adventure on a ready-to-book Private Trip - featuring all the legendary Backroads hallmarks from expert leaders to unforgettable activities. You can pick from a large selection of dates for your group of 8 or more. Call us for date availability. If your party has fewer than 8 guests, or if your preferred date is not available, we'll create a departure just for you.

2019 Private Trip Pricing
  • 10 or more guests: from $4,899 pp dbl occ
  • 8 - 9 guests: from $5,599 pp dbl occ
  • 6 - 7 guests: from $7,199 pp dbl occ
  • 4 - 5 guests: from $8,599 pp dbl occ
  • 2 - 3 guests: from $11,299 pp dbl occ

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Prices

From $4,899 pp dbl. occ.
6 days / 5 nights

(+$1,510 for sgl. occ.)

Traveling with Kids

Premiere & Casual Hotels*

Korcula De La Ville Hotel
Korčula De La Ville Hotel

Korčula (1 night)

* Casual Hotel
Pucic Palace Hotel
Pucić Palace Hotel

Dubrovnik (2 nights)

Regent Porto Montenegro
Regent Porto Montenegro

Tivat (2 nights)

Activity Level

This trip is rated Levels 2-4

What's Included

Services and equipment are included.

Why Backroads

Why Travel with Backroads in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro

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Premiere & Casual Hotels*

Accommodations may vary based on departure date. Any difference from what is listed below can be found by clicking on your desired date on the View Scheduled Dates or Private Dates tabs.

Korcula De La Ville Hotel

Korčula De La Ville Hotel

Korčula (1 night)
* Casual Hotel

Built in 1912 in the medieval heart of town, this iconic seaside property was the island's first hotel.

Pucic Palace Hotel

Pucić Palace Hotel

Dubrovnik (2 nights)

Tucked away in historic Old Town, this elegant boutique hotel is housed in a 17th-century baroque building.

Regent Porto Montenegro

Regent Porto Montenegro

Tivat (2 nights)

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

This Trip Is Rated Levels 2-4

Every Backroads trip is designed to appeal to a wide variety of interests and fitness levels. We know your pace may vary from one day to the next—and your traveling companion's may differ somewhat from yours. So we present a range of mileage options, and each day you decide exactly what and how much you want to do.

Daily Route Options (drag to see full )

Daily Route Options
Day Activity EASYGOING ACTIVE AVID
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain miles feet gain
1 Biking 10* 300 15 1200 25 2000
2 Walking/Hiking 5 700 7 1100
Other Korcula Town Walking Tour (1 Hour)
3 Biking 15* 700 20* 1800 30 1800
Other Dubrovnik Walking Tour (1.5 Hours)
4 Biking 20* 1600 30* 1500 45 3700
5 Walking/Hiking 5 1200 6* 1400 9 1500
6 Kayaking on the Bay of Kotor (1.5 Hours)
 

Note:

* Includes shuttle.

Learn more about how we determine our activity level and fully support a range of abilities and interests.

Please note that our distance and elevation figures come from Ride with GPS. Other sources may give differing elevation figures due to different GPS and mapping technologies and other external factors.

Meals

All breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners

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.

Backroads Titanium Bikes (Included in your trip price)

Our custom-built titanium bikes are specially designed for you—and we offer different models for varied terrain so your bike is ideally suited to the region. Our custom-made bikes are included in your trip price.

Touring Bike (Included)

Also Included

  • 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

Get the Straight Talk about This Trip

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.

Why Travel with Backroads in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro

Get the Most Out of Each Day

Coordinating multiple activities throughout a single day can be tricky, but with Backroads you'll never know it. When you explore Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro with us, you switch activities seamlessly without missing a beat. We invented the multi-adventure concept, and we're constantly adding new dimensions and fine-tuning the experience to make it even more enjoyable.

The Right Local Pairings

Our Trip Leaders combine deep local expertise with a firm grasp of North American expectations around quality of service. By the same token, we pair experienced Backroads leaders with local guides who know how to cater to your needs while cracking open the culture or natural history in ways that are meaningful, memorable and often magical.

Everyone at Their Own Pace

We design and support our Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro trips to suit mixed abilities and varied interests—so you can set your own pace, then change things up as the day unfolds. And all guests are free to do the same, traveling together or apart, with no one cramping anyone else's style. Which sounds easy in theory, but it's hard to pull off. Here's more on how we do it.

A Variety of Routes Each Day

In Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro you head off each morning after choosing among several expertly designed routes—all with detailed directions, mileage and shuttle options. Unlike trips with one fixed daily route (or worse, one guide that everyone's obliged to follow), you're free to enjoy the best of the region at your pace, stopping wherever you want to explore further.

Experts with Secrets to Share

In choosing the ideal experts to enrich your travel experience, we look for people with a wealth of local knowledge, but also the ability to convey their insights in English. Too often travelers find themselves smiling politely, not quite understanding what they're being told. Our experts share intriguing facts, anecdotes and inside stories that stay with you forever.

We Live in the Neighborhood

Our Trip Leaders in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro live in the area and are deeply engaged in their communities, giving them unique inside knowledge they're happy to share in making your experience that much richer. They'll introduce you to people, customs and parts of town you'd likely never encounter on your own—and teach you a few local phrases to help break the ice.

Your Trip Will Run. Period.

Under our Book with Confidence policy, your Backroads trip will run even for one or two people (or a family of three or four), subject to a nominal extra fee. Or transfer to another trip, and we'll give you a credit. It's all part of our trademark commitment to treating guests with integrity, transparency and total accountability. Read all the details.

Only the Best Hotels

On this trip featuring Premiere Hotels, you can count on the best lodgings Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro has to offer. In fact, the hotels we've chosen in this region have higher retail room rates than those offered by any other active travel company—even when their trips cost more.

Quality You Can Measure

Since 1979, Backroads Founder and President Tom Hale has shown that staying #1 means constantly evaluating our performance using the best possible source of information: our guests. As we systematically analyze your feedback on our trip consultants, leaders, hotels, meals and on-trip activities, we never stop working to make a great company even better.

More Leaders to Support You

On our Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro trips we have an extra leader supporting you along the road and trail—for a total of three, compared to the industry standard two. So we can be in more places at once, giving personal attention to guests traveling at their own pace. Here's more on our Trip Leaders.

In Europe Since 1988

Backroads has been welcoming active travelers to Europe since before the Berlin Wall came down. Today it's virtually our second home. We know the perfect roads and trails, the most scenic valleys and hilltop towns, the hidden churches and gem-like museums, the up-and-coming vintners and celebrated chefs—and, of course, all the best places to stay.

Our Cultural Roots Run Deep

Thanks to our extensive connections in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro, Backroads takes you off the beaten track and deep into the region's culture in ways that traditional travel can never hope to do. We know the people and their customs, the legacy of art and architecture, the complex history and politic—and if we're not sure, our amazing local experts can fill in the blanks.

The Best Leaders in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro

Backroads has the best-qualified people to lead your trip in Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro, and our guests back that up, rating our Trip Leaders an average of 9.75 out of 10 for all-around quality of performance. Get the facts (and no fluff) on how we recruit and develop the very best people for your trip.

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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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