Biokovo Nature Park
Explore the Biokovo Nature Park
Discover spectacular scenery and gorgeous views
Beach front hotel
4* beach front hotel
Included sightseeing trip to Trogir & Split
It is no wonder why Croatia is a fantastic country to discover on foot. Join us on a week of beautiful walking and discover stunning coasts, breath-taking scenery, old medieval towns and rugged mountains: all this and more make up some of the best walks and trails Croatia has to offer
Grade: Easy to Medium
On arrival at Split Airport we are met and transferred to the delightful town of Trogir, a designated UNESCO World Heritage site. Here we have our guided tour around this historical and fascinating town and enjoy an early 3 course lunch at the Restaurant Tragos ( or similar). After lunch we take our coach to Split, Croatia’s second largest city, where we have our guided sightseeing tour and discover its varied history dating back to the Roman times.
Setting off from the village of Bast, we cross over the Smokvina River admiring the steep cliffs of Mount Biokovo and through the picturesque villages of Mletin Bor, Baskovic, Veliko Brdo and Makar. The whole route affords wonderful views of the entire western part of the Makarska Riviera, the coastal towns of Split and the central islands. A picnic lunch will be taken along the trail.
Free day for leisure and individual activities
Our walk today follows good paths, and the odd bit of forest gravel road, from Upper Brela to the Church of St. Nicholas, dating back to the 13th-century. It is then over to Nevestina Stina for picturesque views of the sandy beaches and villages below with lunch as a picnic en route to Topic, a charming village on the mountain slopes with beautifully preserved Dalmatian architecture.
After breakfast we take our coach to Kostanje village to start todays walk. Our route follows a path through the village and out into vineyards and olive groves before steadily climbing along the narrow track into this picturesque canyon. Here we will be surrounded by nature, walking through this impressive deep canyon to the small town of Omis.
Take time out and perhaps spend time enjoying the hotels facilities or the nearby beach
For our last days walk we take our coach to Biokovo peak. Today our route follows a well-beaten hiking trail on rocky ground and partly through beech forest, the path begins at St. Jure, Biokovo’s highest peak. With amazing views over the whole of Zabiokovlje Sinj to the Vrgorac Central mountains and around to Sarajevo (capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina) we continue on foot to Vosac peak where more stunning views across the whole of Dalmatia await. Lunch is taken in a mountain hut.
After breakfast at the hotel and check out, we will transfer to the airport for our flight home
The Meteor is a perfectly positioned hotel located right on Makarska’s pebble beach and the seafront promenade making it a fantastic base for our week of walking. With Mount Biokovo as its backdrop and stunning views out to nearby islands this well-appointed hotel will only add to the enjoyment of our Croatian walking adventure
Facilities include restaurant, bar, outdoor and indoor pool, air conditioned gym, Spa (including sauna, whirlpool, massage and beauty treatments charges apply), evening entertainment and Wi-Fi
The comfortable rooms include en-suite bathroom, flat screen television, Wi-Fi, safety deposit box, kettle, hairdryer, mini bar (charges apply) and balcony with side sea view
Split Airport to Trogir – 6km (15 mins approx.)
Trogir to Split – 30km (45 mins approx.)
Split to Makarska – 90km (1.5 hours approx.)
Hotel to Split Airport 1hr 20 mins (depending on traffic and road conditions)
Four guided walks are included in the programme. Your walking guide will advise you in resort of the daily programme. The walking programme is graded as Easy to Medium and you can expect to walk between 4km to 17km per day, with some ascents/descents and sometimes rough underfoot terrain and medium altitudes involved.
Below are the distances for each walk, however, please bear in mind these are approximate and subject to change due to local conditions.
Villages of Mount Biokovo
Distance of walk – 10km
Walking Time – 5 Hours
Elevation – 100m
Walking Grade – Easy
The footsteps of the Brejan Labourers
Distance of Walk – 8km
Walking Time 4.5hrs
Walking Grade – Medium
Cetina River Canyon
Distance of Walk – 17km
Walking Time 6hrs
Walking Grade – Medium
Biokovo- The Atlantic Throne
Distance of Walk – 4km
Walking Time 2.5hrs
Walking Grade – Medium
It is your responsibility to ensure that you are fit and well enough to take part in your chosen activity holiday. If you are unsure as to whether the walks are within your capabilities, please contact the office to discuss this matter, thus making sure you appreciate the terrain that you will be walking.
You could be walking across uneven ground in some areas and extreme care must be taken, especially if wet. If used to using a pole/stick, it is advisable to bring it. Please appreciate the route and content of the holiday may change at the time and at the discretion of the guide/organiser, should conditions require. Solo’s Holidays Ltd cannot be held responsible for personal injury, accident, or damage to property whilst on these walks other than incidents arising out of the company’s negligence. The guide has the right to refuse to guide a walk with anyone not properly attired.
It is of paramount importance that you have the correct footwear. It is essential to wear walking boots that are comfortable and preferably lightweight, with some ankle support and a good grip. If you already have a pair of boots that you are happy walking in (including during hot/wet weather and on hard ground), then bring these along. However, if you are bringing new footwear, do make sure they are well broken in before you arrive. Experience has shown that wearing 2 pairs of woollen socks adds to comfort.
Whilst we would hope for good weather during your holiday, it is of course impossible to guarantee this. We would therefore recommend you travel with clothing suitable for all conditions, and suggest you use the following checklist as a guideline of what to take:
Walking boots with good ankle support
Waterproofs – jacket and trousers
Walking poles – recommended as they provide good support for the knees, particularly on downhill sections of walks and when conditions are wet/slippery
Lightweight trousers and shorts with pockets
Shirts or t-shirts for walking in
Walking socks – several pairs
Lightweight fleece or jumper
Hat & gloves
Daysack/rucksack for walking
Umbrella – it can be used also for protection from the sun as well as rain
Lightweight drinking bottle to carry water whilst walking
Small first aid kit – plasters, insect repellent, etc
Good, high factor sunscreen, sunhat and sunglasses
We suggest a Group Collection to cover transfer drivers, and hotel staff of €20 per person. Your Tour Leader will collect this on your behalf and distribute it accordingly, thus relieving you of the burden of who, when and how much to tip. The tipping of housekeeping will be left to your individual discretion (a small amount left in your room on departure should cover this and would be much appreciated). As is customary, ‘the hat’ will be passed around for the driver and guide on all optional excursions. For any meals that are not included in your itinerary, or taxi fares, your Tour Leader can advise of an appropriate % to add on.
There will be plenty for you to see and do during your own leisure time during your holiday, full details of which will be given out at your Information Meeting by your Tour Leader. Please note that prices shown are approximate and may vary according to numbers. Full details will be given at your Information Meeting. All tours must be paid for in euros only. Your Tour Leader will help arrange these for you and explain where you will need to go but may not necessarily accompany you.
A full 10-year passport is required, valid for 6 months beyond the intended length of stay.
A visa is not required by holders of passports endorsed “British Citizen” for stays of upto 90 days in any 180-day period.
It is your responsibility to ensure that you have the correct visa, a valid passport and any other travel documents for your holiday. All information provided relates to British citizens who hold or are entitled to apply for a British passport. For the most up-to-date visa information please visit; Croatia Department of Foreign Affairs
If you are not a British citizen and do not hold a British passport, you must make your own enquiries as to the applicable requirements. Alternatively, you can apply for your Visa with our preferred partner the Travel Visa company by selecting the following link; Travel Visa Company
Compulsory vaccinations: None.
All clients are responsible for acquainting themselves with up to date health information of the countries being visited and where necessary take the required precautions. We recommend that you check with your doctor prior to departure as this information can change. You can also visit the travel health website for more information; Travel Health Croatia
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|June||26 °C||16 °C|
|July - August||29 °C||19 °C|
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|November||16 °C||7 °C|
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