8-Day Active Island Hopping By Sailboat


There is surely no better way to see and experience croatian islands than by boat. This 8-day adventure lets you enjoy some of the world’s most beautiful islands and beaches, with active and exciting land activities like hiking, kayaking, snorkeling guided tours on Croatia’s best island destinations. Sailing through these islands gives you an opportunity to see the hidden beaches, secret coves and bays, and have a great active adriatic holiday.

8 days

Croatia Active Island Hopping By Sailboat

from 799 EUR



Day 1

Trogir – Šolta – Brač

We start the program with boarding the boat in Trogir harbour. Our first stop is nearby Šolta island, where you can swim, snorkle and relax. Next we sail to Brač island, one of the most beautiful islands in the Adriatic, well known for it’s stone masonry, olive oil production and wine. We arrive to Milna, a pictoresque small harbour on the western coast of the island where we overnight.

Day 2

Brač – Hvar

This day you will spend actively on Brač island with a cycling tour around the island. We will start our mountain biking excursion by van transfer to the highest peak of all Adriatic islands – Vidova gora ( 778 m ).

Arrival to the belvedere where you will enjoy a breathless view of mid Dalmatian islands. We will take some short time to take photos of this unforgettable view before we start our biking.

We will first take easy downhill by white road to Nerežišće and further to other typical inland villages – Donji Humac, Dračevica, Ložišće. We will take a break when we see fit and spend some time in one of these authentic island villages.

While cycling you will be surrounded by well groomed hundred year old olive groves and thick pine woods. We will reach the sea in Sutivan where you will have time to relax before your transfer back.

In the afternoon we leave Brač and sail to Hvar island, arguably the most famous of the region’s islands. We arrive to Stari Grad, where we overnight.

Day 3

Hvar – Pakleni islands

This day we take opportunity to enjoy Hvar island in it’s nature and attractions. We sail to Pakleni islands, which comprises a cluster of offshore islets that are among the best the Adriatic has to offer. Taking its name from ‘Paklina’, a resin once used to coat ships, the Pakleni Islands offer small, secluded beaches, deserted coves and sun-drenched hills. Relax at pristine beaches, and enjoy the fantastic cuisine in one of archipelago’s well known restaurants. Across the islands is the town of Hvar, famous for it’s nightlife and cocktail bars. We overnight on Pakleni islands.

Day 4

Hvar – Vis

Today we spend active on Hvar. You will take a light hike through the island, seeing all the olive groves and paths from postcards. The tour starts in Hvar town port where group meets with the guide. A 20 minutes transfer from the bus station to our starting point takes us to the village of V.Grablje, which is approx. 14km from Hvar town. The road to the starting point will offer the group amazing views on the surrounding islands.We will hike through villages where you would see the beauties of traditional architecture and way of living, learn about medical herbs and much more. There is a possibility to try the homemade vine, prosek or grappa, prepared in a traditional way…

We start our walk from Velo Grablje towards Malo Grablje following the old trail which in medieval time used to be the main road connecting Hvar with Stari Grad on the north side of the island. The entire trail is downhill, starting with approx. 20 long steps and continuing as a small trail for approx. 1.5km. After that part we continue our walk to Malo Grablje on a wide, gravelly trail…

It usually takes us around 1h from Velo Grablje to Malo Grablje, including short stops for some explanations and pictures taking.

After arrival to this picturesque, hidden village of Malo Grablje we continue walking for about 45minutes on a wide, gravelly road to Milna. A walk from Milna back to Hvar follows a small, rocky trail and it lasts approximately 1.30h (depending on the speed).

After this land experience on Hvar island, we sail to Vis island, an island paradise in it’s own right. Overnight on Vis.

Day 5


Today you will see the beauty of Vis with a bycycle ride on the island. Riding though gorgeus olive groves to Komiža, you will experience numerous opportnities for photographing the beautiful landscape, or just enjoying the views. In charming village of Komiža, you can stop for lunch or a coffee before getting back on the bike and riding to one of the authenthic villages on the island for an exclusive wine tasting.

After the bike tour, you can spend the whole day on island’s fantastic hidden beaches and coves, swimming and relaxing. We overnight on Vis island.

Day 6

Vis – Pakleni islands

Take the time on this day to further explore the beauties of Vis, including famous green cave and enjoy the sun on board of your boat. Relax in the sun, and swim in clear blue sea, or opt for some snorkeling. In the afternoon we sail back in the direction of Hvar island for overnight on Pakleni islands.

Day 7

Hvar – Šolta

After so much activities, a day of relaxation and fun can provide you with new energy. Have lunch in one of fantastic Hvar restaurants, spend time on one of the beaches and even grab a cocktail in famous bars in Hvar. Also there is an optional cycling trip up to the Hvar fortress for some great views of the town and Pakleni islands. We then must continue our sail towards Trogir base. You will overnight halfway, in Nečujam on Šolta island.

Day 8

Šolta – Trogir

After arriving to Trogir harbour, the tour ends.


Tour type:

Sailing & Cruises

There is surely no better way to see and experience croatian coast and islands than by boat. Our Croatia sailing itineraries let you enjoy some of the world's most beautiful islands and beaches, with numerous opportunities for swimming, relaxing and having fun, as well as active and exciting land activities like hiking, kayaking, snorkeling and guided tours on Croatia's best island destinations.Croatia Island hopping on famous islands like Hvar, Brač and Vis is one the best and most fun ways to see this part of Croatia. Sail through these islands and have an opportunity to see the hidden beaches, secret coves and bays, taste authentic cuisine, see breathtaking scenery and have a great active adriatic holiday.

Here are some of our sample itineraries:

Service level:


3* hotels or apartments. Private transfers.

Tour complexity:


Some hiking or cycling on higher altitudes or more strenuous activities like rafting, but suitable for all healthy travellers.

Group size:

Small group

Minimum 4 persons, maximum 16 persons. Average 10 persons. Bigger groups on request. If there is less than 4 persons, also on request.

Minimum age:


All persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult.



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