Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour
Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour

Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour

7 days

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Hike fabulous trails around Hvar and Brac islands at your own pace

Croatia is known for gorgeous coastlines, historic cities and towns, and crystal-blue waters—and you’ll get to explore all that and more on this 7-day self-guided hiking tour of Hvar and Brac islands! Over a week, you will visit the charming towns of Split, Hvar, Jelsa, and Supetar, all of which showcase Croatia’s classic red-tiled roof buildings on narrow stone streets. Get a view from above on hikes like Marjan Hill, which leads you above Split, or Vidova Gora, the highest peak on Brac island. Not only will the hikes take your breath away, but you get to recuperate with delectable Mediterranean cuisine, some of Croatia’s best wine in Jelsa, and the Adriatic Sea never too far away from your hotel.

The tour starts and ends in Split, and you’ll be provided with all the information that you need to embark on your solo journey across two of Croatia’s top islands. Not every hiker comes with the same experience, so your roadbook offers options for hiking routes to suit your level of fitness. On this tour, you have the freedom to explore as you please while enjoying superb 3-star accommodations set each night for you. Pack your bag and your hiking boots and head out to discover the beautiful Hvar and Brac islands in Croatia!

Highlights of the Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour

Hike on your choice of easy, moderate, or challenging trails, including the highest peak on Brac, Vidova Gora, to reach epic vistas and gorgeous rocky coastlines
Stroll down to the rocky coast and dip in the crystal-blue Adriatic Sea to cool off after a hike.
Wander among the narrow and medieval streets of Split, Hvar town, Jelsa, and Supetar.
Discover Croatia’s culture through its nature, cuisine, and locals that you meet along the way.

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From $925USD
7 days
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Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Arrive in Split and Hike Marjan Hill

Ready to explore Croatia? A tour company member will meet you at your hotel to set you up with everything you need for your week of hiking. You’ll receive a roadbook and necessary tickets for your journey.

On your first day in Split, you’ll view the city from above with a hike up to Marjan Hill among may Aleppo pines. It’s an easy hike to get your body warmed up for the week.

Spend the night in a hotel in Split, perhaps choosing a restaurant patio to enjoy the evening on.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Split
Distance: 5 km, 200m of ascent, 200m of descent
Meals: None

Day 2 Hike Around Hvar

After breakfast, you’ll head to Hvar on a 1-hour passenger ferry from Split. Once you arrive in Hvar, you can check your guidebook and head out on one of the three provided routes for you. Choose between an easy, moderate, or challenging hike, depending on how you feel today. No matter which one you go with, expansive views over the deep blue sea await.

Perhaps enjoy a swim after your hike, and then spend the night at a hotel in Hvar.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Hvar
Distance: 1-5 hours
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Leisure Day in Hvar

Today, you have a free day to explore Hvar. Maybe you want to go for another hike, or you can relax on the beach next to the stunning blue sea. It’s up to you!

Carve out some time to stroll the narrow alleys and stop into Hvar’s chic shops, cafes, and galleries. After an exciting day, get some rest in your hotel in Hvar.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Hvar
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4 Explore Jelsa

Wake up feeling refreshed after your relaxing day exploring Hvar. You’ll meet a driver and head to the middle of Hvar island to the quaint town of Jelsa. Take note of the lush vegetation surrounding the city as you drive down to the port.

Jelsa locals produce some incredible wine—so why not enjoy a glass of the local elixir as you settle into your hotel for the night?
Overnight Location: Hotel in Jelsa
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5 Hike Vidova Gora Trail

You’ll head to a new island today, starting with a 30-minute passenger ferry from Hvar to Brac. Starting in Bol, follow an uphill hiking route that leads you to the island’s highest peak, Vidova Gora. The views up here are unforgettable- bring a camera! While you hike, a shuttle will take your luggage to your hotel.

When you’ve completed the trail, the driver will meet you and bring you to a lovely hotel in Supetar. Enjoy the evening sampling some of the fresh seafood.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Supetar
Distance: 10.5 km, 700m of ascent, 700m of descent
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6 Explore Supetar

For your last full day, you can choose one of three hikes to explore around Supetar. Perhaps you need a rest and just want a leisurely stroll. Or, if you feel up for the challenge, choose the most demanding hike and reward yourself when you return with some gourmet food and excellent drinks! Whichever route you take, you’re sure to love the town and the scenery.
Overnight Location: Hotel in Supetar
Distance: 1-5 hours
Meals: Breakfast

Day 7 Return to Split for Departure

Enjoy your final breakfast in the gorgeous Supetar, then meet the driver to be driven to the ferry port. Hop on for a 50-minute journey across the Adriatic Sea and return to Split, where your journey ends.

Continue onto the next part of your trip, feeling accomplished after a week of self-guided hiking in Croatia!
Overnight Location: None
Distance: None
Meals: Breakfast

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Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour Price and Dates

This self-guided tour in Croatia is always run as a custom tour for your group only and the price always depends on the number of people in your group, as well as travelling dates.

The best time to travel to Croatia for hiking is from June to September.

Private Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour

Have your own private tour with just your group! The prices below are per person. Departure dates can be customized.
Departures in April:

  • Price per solo traveler in a single room: $1,525 USD
  • Price per person staying in a single room (min 2 travellers): $1,175 USD
  • Price per person staying in a double room: $925 USD

Departures in May:

  • Price per solo traveler in a single room: $1,725 USD
  • Price per person staying in a single room (min 2 travellers): $1,350 USD
  • Price per person staying in a double room: $1,025 USD

Departures in June:

  • Price per solo traveler in a single room: $2,150 USD
  • Price per person staying in a single room (min 2 travellers): $1,795 USD
  • Price per person staying in a double room: $1,325 USD

Departures in July:

  • Price per solo traveler in a single room: $2,375 USD
  • Price per person staying in a single room (min 2 travellers): $2,025 USD
  • Price per person staying in a double room: $1,450 USD

Departures in August:

  • Price per solo traveler in a single room: $2,375 USD
  • Price per person staying in a single room (min 2 travellers): $2,025 USD
  • Price per person staying in a double room: $1,450 USD

Departures in September:

  • Price per solo traveler in a single room: $2,150 USD
  • Price per person staying in a single room (min 2 travellers): $1,795 USD
  • Price per person staying in a double room: $1,325 USD

Departures in October:

  • Price per solo traveler in a single room: $1,625 USD
  • Price per person staying in a single room (min 2 travellers): $1,275 USD
  • Price per person staying in a double room: $975 USD
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Accommodation on the Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour

This tour is based in 3-star hotels. Each accommodation offers pleasant rooms and great amenities.

In some cases, the accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $250 USD - $495 USD (depending on the dates) to have a private room while travelling with your group.

Hotels on Standard Tour

Hotel Peristil in Split ★★★

This historic hotel offers clean rooms, great views, and friendly, welcoming staff. It’s in an excellent location to explore Old Town Split on foot.

Hotel Pharos in Hvar ★★★

This hotel in Hvar is chic, modern, and equipped with a pool bar. Enjoy views from the private balcony in your room.

Hotel Hvar in Jelsa ★★★

Relax in your elegant hotel room or by the outdoor pool. You’re a 10-minute walk away from excellent restaurants and the rocky shores of the Adriatic Sea.

Hotel Velaris in Supetar ★★★

Take a load off and settle into this hotel among natural surroundings. Relax by the pool, walk to the beach, or find tranquillity in your room.

What’s Included in the Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour?

Meals

6 breakfasts are included.

Accommodations

Accommodation for 6 nights is included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transportation for you and your luggage is included in the tour. Private transfers mentioned in the itinerary are included and ferry tickets are provided.

Also Included

  • Meals not previously mentioned
  • Airport transfers
  • Guide services
  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Not included

  • Meals not mentioned in itinerary
  • Transfer from Hvar at the end of tour
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Anything not mentioned as included

Optional Extras

  • Extra nights in Split before or after the tour
  • Single occupancy upgrades

Frequently Asked Questions about Hvar and Brac Islands Hiking Tour

AndAdventure is a boutique Croatian tour operator specializing in adventure tourism, such as hiking, cycling, sailing, kayaking and more. AndAdventure was founded by experienced Croatian guides who want to share their passion for playing outside. Combing tourism with adventure, they aim to deliver high-quality, safe, and exciting journeys throughout Croatia.

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Is this tour for me?

We rate this tour as a 3/5. You should be comfortable hiking up to 11 km in one day. You will sbe able to choose between easier and more difficult hikes most days and have a lot of leisure time, but some hikes can be strenuous.

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