From  £1775
per person
Tour Highlights
  • Discover the highlights of southern Dalmatia on this tailor-made fly-drive
  • Journey from Dubrovnik to Korcula via the Peljesac Peninsula, stopping off to try Ston's famous oysters
  • Relax on the beaches of Korcula
  • Drive the stunning coastal road south from Split to Cavtat
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South Croatia Fly-Drive Holiday

13 Day Tour, from £1775 per person

This Croatian fly-drive concentrates on the highlights of Southern Croatia with stays in Dubrovnik and Split, as well as on the Island of Korcula and the coastal resort of Cavtat, perfectly placed for a jaunt across the border into Montenegro or Bosnia-Herzegovina. 

Soak up culture a plenty in Dubrovnik discovering the nooks and crannies of the old town and gain a fantastic aerial view of the red roofs as you take the cable car up to Mt Srd. Drive across the Peljesac Peninsula stopping in Ston to sample their famous oysters and walk the city walls. Relax and unwind on the island of Korcula discovering hidden beaches and excellent hiking and biking trails. Take the ferry back to the mainland to visit the vibrant town of Split and the mighty Diocletian's Palace before soaking up the views on the drive back down the coast to Cavtat. 

This itinerary is based on 3-4* hotels, using a VW Polo sized car. For upgrades to larger cars and prices for 4-or 5* hotel options, please speak to one of our Croatia Travel Specialists.

Tour Itinerary

DAY 1
FLY TO DUBROVNIK
View over Dubrovnik

On arrival in Dubrovnik, collect your rental car at the airport and head to your hotel in Dubrovnik for a 3 night stay.

DAY 2
DUBROVNIK
Dubrovnik's red roofs

Allow plenty of time to explore Dubrovnik and its surrounding areas. Cross the wooden drawbridge to the Pile Gate and stroll the famous marble-paved main street where the Franciscan church and monastery can be found, before walking the ancient wall which encircles the city for stunning views over the southern Dalmatian coast and the red roofs of the UNESCO-listed Old City below. For an even better vantage point, take the cable car to the top of Mt Srd. (B)

DAY 3
DUBROVNIK
Pile Street, Dubrovnik

Free day in Dubrovnik to explore at leisure. (B)

DAY 4
DUBROVNIK TO KORCULA
Ston

Depart for the island of Korcula today (125km). Drive down through the Peljesac Peninsula to reach the ferry terminal in Orebic. The peninsula of Peljesac is unbelievably beautiful with its orange and lemon plantations and south-facing seaward vineyards. Allow time for a stop in Ston, a small fortified medieval town, which lies at the point where the Peljesac peninsula joins the mainland. The most impressive feature of Ston is its fortified walls, which stretch for just under 5 kilometres. A delicious lunch of oysters is recommended which are served in all the local restaurants, straight from Ston's famous oyster beds. The ferry from Orebic to Domince on Korcula departs regularly and takes 30 minutes (purchase tickets at the dock) from Domince it is only a short drive to Korcula town, where you will spend the next 3 nights. (B)

DAY 5
KORCULA
Korcula Town

Free days on Korcula to explore at leisure. Korcula is one of the largest and most attractive of Croatia's many islands with over 190 rocky coves, secluded beaches and extensive vineyards. The main town on the island has a fascinating Old Town. The architecture is mainly Venetian and the wonderful stone walls and tower that surround the Old Town are from the 14th-century. There is plenty to do on Korcula, apart from relaxing, as it is a wonderful place for walking with numerous routes around the island. (B)

DAY 6
KORCULA
Island of Mljet

Why not opt to take an excursion across to the neighbouring island of Mljet, where 1/3 of the island is classed as national park. Bike along pine forested trails, swim in the inland saltwater lakes or kayak across them to a marooned Benedictine monastery. Alternatively, spend more time relaxing on the beaches of Korcula. (B)

 

 

DAY 7
KORCULA TO SPLIT
Ferry crossing from Korcula to Split

Take the daily ferry from Vela Luka (on the western side of Korcula island) to Split. The ferry journey takes approx 3 hours so relax and watch the perfect Adriatic scenery, and the islands of Hvar and Brac, pass by . On arrival, make your way to the hotel in Split. (B)

DAY 8
SPLIT
Dusk in Split

Discover historic Split, a charming UNESCO Heritage City with its magnificent Diocletian’s Palace and central piazza, Peristil. This popular square is an acoustic-rich setting for a cappella singers at dusk. You can spend hours here wandering the many hidden passages of the old town, dotted with boutique shops, cafes and galleries. The Marjan Hill is also a lovely place to escape the crowds and gain great views of the town below. (B)

 

 

DAY 9
SPLIT
Krka National Park

Why not visit Krka National Park today to admire the famous waterfalls. Perhaps take a tip at the bottom of the falls before heading to Sibenik and Trogir, two lovely small towns where you might think you have landed on a film set as every corner is full of character and locals are ‘busy’ resting in the shade from the warmth of the sun. (B)

DAY 10
SPLIT TO CAVTAT
Makarska

Drive south along the stunning coastal road towards Cavtat (250 kilometres), perhaps stopping off for lunch on the Makarska Riveria. (B)

DAY 11
CAVTAT
Cavtat

Free day to explore Cavtat. You could choose to drive to Montenegro for the day where amazing mountain scenery and stunning deep-set fjords make the journey worthwhile or head north to Mostar in Bosnia-Herzegovina and enjoy a coffee overlooking the iconic bridge. Alternatively, just relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings of Cavtat. (B)

 

 

DAY 12
CAVTAT
Konavle region

Free day at leisure to explore Cavtat further or drive into the hinterland to discover the lushious landscape and rich culture of the Konavle region. (B)

DAY 13
FLY TO UK
Free morning before returning the car to the airport. Fly to the UK. (B)

Pricing Information

13 day tour, from £1775 per person
(Single person supplement + £720)

Price Includes

  • Return flights to Dubrovnik from the UK (various options available)
  • All airport taxes and surcharges
  • Accommodation in three/four-star hotels with breakfast
  • Car hire VW Polo, or similar including CDW, theft protection, third party liability, additional driver cover, unlimited mileage and all taxes
  • Ferry tickets from Vela Luka to Split
  • Road map of Croatia

Price Excludes

  • Tips & gratuities
  • Excursions
  • Super Damage Excess Waiver on car hire
  • Cross border fees on car hire

Price Includes

Price Excludes

Tour Route Map


  1. Croatia, Dubrovnik
  2. Croatia, Korcula
  3. Croatia, Split
  4. Croatia, Cavtat
  5. Croatia, Dubrovnik

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