Welcome to Adriatic Coast
Beautiful places often get slugged with the tedious tagline, ‘The pearl of…’, and the southern coastline of Montenegro is no exception: in this case, it’s ‘…the Adriatic’. But this 80km stretch is less milky dewdrop than eye-popping opal; the malachite greens of the looming mountains and the intense blues of the reflecting waters are dazzling enough to cause hallucinations.Budva – the so-called ‘Montenegrin Miami’ –... Read More
Top experiences in Adriatic Coast
Adriatic Coast activities
Ston and Korcula Island Day Trip with Wine Tasting
Journey to some of the most beautiful places in Croatia on a day trip from Dubrovnik. Enjoy pickup at your hotel, and then take in views of the city as you make your way out of it. Stop on the Dubrovnik bridge for a panoramic photo opportunity of Dubrovnik before continuing along Adriatic coast to the town of Ston.When you arrive in Ston, learn interesting facts about the 14th-century town while enjoying a sightseeing tour from your minivan, after which you’ll have free time to explore more on your own. Wander around Ston's medieval walls that circle the whole town, and have a refreshment or sample the local delicacy -- oysters -- at a local bar (own expense). Continue towards Orebić, taking in the beautiful panoramic scenery of the vineyards and old settlements of the Peljesac Peninsula as your guide tells you about the peninsula’s wineries and mussel-breeding. In Orebić, board a boat and admire the striking blue color of the Adriatic as you make your way to Korcula Island. Wander around the streets of Korcula with your guide and see how nature, history and local culture merge together. Next, visit Marco Polo's supposed birthplace, St Marco Cathedral and other historical landmarks. Have free time to explore more on your own and have lunch at a local restaurant (own expense); then meet your guide and return to Orebić by boat.Back on your comfortable minivan, admire the Croatian countryside on the drive to Potomje, where you will visit one of Croatia’s most famous wineries. After a guided tour of the winery, enjoy a wine tasting, as well as samples of brandy and liqueur , accompanied by a sommelier. Finally, relax on your vehicle and admire more views of the landscape and Adriatic Coast on the drive back to Dubrovnik.
Kayaking Tour from Split
Meet your guide in central Split and travel to Bene Beach at the foot of Marjan Hill. Put your life jacket on, listen to a comprehensive safety briefing and then paddle away from shore in your single kayak.Keeping close to the sun-kissed shoreline, paddle around the peninsula and see the scenery change from secluded bays framed by pine forests to sweeping pebble beaches. Enjoy a stop on one of Split’s many beaches to soak up the sun and either swim or snorkel in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic – equipment is provided! Besides taking in the gorgeous landscape, hear tips to improve your paddling technique and get the most out of your time on the water. After exploring the peninsula, stop at Bene Beach and finish your experience with a drop-off at the start point.If you have more time on your hands, upgrade to a 6- or 8-hour tour and sea kayak in the waters around nearby islands. Both options start and finish in central Split and include a safety briefing and life jacket.6-Hour Tour:Leave Bene Beach behind, and paddle south to Čiovo, a small island just adrift from the Adriatic coast. The route offers dramatic views of the city of Split, framed by the Mosor mountain range. If you can tear your eyes away from the views, look out over the water and you may even see wild dolphins swimming in the sea! Stop at one of Čiovo’s bays and enjoy free time to snorkel, swim or sunbathe before returning to Split.8-Hour Tour:Hop aboard your ferry or catamaran at Split Port and cruise across the waters to Stari Grad, the port at Hvar Island – roughly two hours away. Then, step inside your sea kayak and paddle around the enchanting Pakleni islands, a stunning archipelago that boasts more than 20 uninhabited islets. Stop to bask on the islands’ sandy surf-lapped beaches and swim or snorkel around the rocky coasts. Before returning to Hvar, enjoy a light meal in a beachside restaurant, and then cruise back to Split.
8-Day Croatia Tour: Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, Zadar, Zagreb and Plitvice
Start your amazing Croatia trip with a sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, where you’ll visit several sites including a Franciscan monastery and one of the oldest functioning pharmacies in Europe.The next day, see the ancient Roman Palace of Emperor Diocletian in Split, a beautiful city on the Adriatic coast. After that, visit the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Trogir, home to some impressive Gothic architecture and after, make your way to Zadar.On your fourth day, tour the old quarter of Zadar whose city walls, towers and gates tell the story of the city’s interesting past. After this morning tour you will visit Zagreb, the capital of Croatia in which you will admire the following morning, the Cathedral, the University and the fortified Upper Town amongst other essential landmarks. That afternoon you will be departing to the last stop of the tour, Plitvice.On your second to last day, soak up the serene natural beauty of UNESCO World Heritage-listed Plitvice Lakes National Park.The following morning you will be making your way back to Dubrovnik via Trilj and along Cetina River's valley.Enjoy free time back in Dubrovnik before concluding your tour on your eighth day.All transportation, accommodation and daily breakfasts and 5 dinners are included, and for lunch, your guide can give you recommendations on great places to eat around the city. See the Itinerary section below for a detailed schedule.
Montenegro Coast Experience from Dubrovnik
Enjoy UNESCO's town Kotor, fortified with city walls and its architecture. After Kotor we will continue our drive towards Budva, one of the oldest settlements on Adriatic coast where you can enjoy exploring Budva's old town and sandy beaches.8am - 11am Drive to Kotor with a panoramic stop11:30am - 1:00pm Free time in Kotor1pm - 1:20pm Drive from Kotor to Budva1:20pm - 3:30pm Free time in Budva3pm - 6pm Drive from Budva to Dubrovnik6pm Arrival in Dubrovnik
Traces of Orient in Mostar from Dubrovnik
Drive up the the Adriatic coast to the small Adriatic town Neum. After a short break in Neum we will turn towards the inland through the picturesque canyon of Neretva river up to Pocitelj. The fortress town Pocitelj is a well preserved example of oriental architecture located on a hill side above the river. Afterwards the tour continues to Mostar.Mostar was named after Mostari which means ''bridge keepers'' who guarded the Old Bridge over Neretva river. The Old Bridge is one of the town's most recognizable landmarks and one of the most important structures of the Ottoman era. From 2005 it is on the UNESCO's World Heritage List. Experience sights such as the Old Baazar filled with traditional handicrafts and many old mosques. Enjoy in the authentic food in one of the picturesque local restaurants.
Full-Day Mostar, Bosnia, and Herzegovina Tour from Dubrovnik
After departing from your hotel in Dubrovnik in the morning, you will take a short break on the Dubrovnik bridge to capture some scenic photographs of the town. Then, continue along the Adriatic coast while learning about the various sites that you encounter along your route. After approximately an hour the tour will reach the town of Neum, where you may take a break for some shopping and morning coffee. The tour then proceeds through a picturesque delta of the River Neretva to the small town of Pocitelj, a beautiful cultural and historical site featuring structures from the 15th century. In Pocitelj, you will have an opportunity to do some sightseeing and have some free time. The tour will then proceed to Mostar. Through the centuries Mostar became the meeting point of various cultures and religions. During your sightseeing you will witness the imprint left by this varied history. Besides the Old Bridge, the symbol of the town, you have the chance to visit the Mosque of Mostar, a Turkish house, and many other monuments in the town.In the afternoon, following sightseeing and free time, you will be returned to Dubrovnik.