With roots dating back to the 7th century, the ancient city of Dubrovnik reflects the region’s unique architecture and captivating history. A UNESCO World Heritage site, it is rightfully one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean. Explore its enchanting Old Town, filled with sophisticated stores and restaurants and get lost strolling through its stunning harbour. Take in its high-stone walls, an impressive landmark before heading up to Mount Srd via cable car for breathtaking views of the city and coastline.
The island of Korčula, is thought to have once upon a time been occupied by the great Marco Polo. Covered in lush and dense forests, this island features a rich cultural past. Famous for the traditional Knight’s dance which celebrates the Turkish assaults, the charming, fairytale town, perched on a peninsula, is home to endless windy streets, surrounded by ancient stone walls that date back to the 13th century.
Located in one of Croatia’s many spectacular national parks, the lush scenery of Mljet is a stark contrast to the rugged and rocky coastline of the region. One of the most exquisite and green islands in the Adriatic, this pearl of the Mediterranean is not to be missed. The ideal place to hike, explore its many trails by foot. Alternatively, anchor at Polace on the island’s northern coast, and hire a bike to visit the Benedictine Monastery before sampling the local red wine and goat cheese.
The second-largest city in Croatia, Split is the perfect place to experience Croatian history and culture. Centred around the palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian, which dates to the 4th century, this UNESCO World Heritage site is a must-see. With several ruins dating as far back as Roman times located throughout the city, explore this mystical city before taking a swim in the azure waters by its stunning beaches.
Hvar is home to one of the best-preserved and arguably beautiful capitals, Hvar Town. A treasure of the Adriatic, there are numerous remote bays and beaches to explore. Soak up some famous Mediterranean sunshine and enjoy some watersports before heading into Stari Grad and Jelsa, the cultural and historical hubs of Hvar. For those looking for a night on the town, Hvar is also home to many bars and nightclubs, as it is a real party centre.