Idyllic islands, ancient ruins and some serious old-world charm - the hidden treasures of Croatia are many. Based near the magical city of Dubrovnik, the town of Mlini is the perfect location for the family to explore this beautiful part of the world. Sea-kayak along the city walls to a nearby island, get lost in Dubrovnik's Old Town, hike to the top of Mt Srdj for breathtaking views, and mountain bike through picturesque orchards and vineyards - there's plenty of fun to be had here. Sign up for some optional trips ? take a jeep safari to Molunat for a leisurely lunch, join a rafting trip or a pay a visit to Mostar in Bosnia - the choices are endless. Discover the true heart and soul of Dubrovnik on this week long adventure.
Is this right for your family?
You?ll be based in a hotel right on the beach, 10 km south of Dubrovnik. The hotel has a large indoor swimming pool. All activities are closely supervised by qualified instructors and all safety equipment is provided.
Day 1 Arrive Dubrovnik
Welcome to the Pearl of the Adriatic. Wander the city walls for a bird's eye view of the historic Old Town. Then, why not soak up the lively atmosphere of this special place with a stroll along Placa, the pedestrian promenade.
Days 2-6 Dubrovnik
Staying in the idyllic village of Mlini, just south of the city, provides the perfect base to explore the hidden treasures of Dubrovnik and its surrounds. Follow the winding Serpentina path to the top of Mt Srdj for stunning views over the city, and out across the sparkling Adriatic Sea. Paddle a sea kayak past the magnificent city walls en route to the lush island of Lokrum. The next day saddle up for a bike ride through the scenic valleys and vineyards of the Konavle region. There's an opportunity for a spot of wine tasting for the adults, while the kids can feast on tasty dried figs. Choose your own adventure for the rest of the time. Why not cross the border on a day trip to see the Ottoman town of Mostar in Bosnia? Explore an old Turkish house, visit a mosque, or wander through the colourful bazaar. For the more adventurous, take the family rafting back in Croatia. Finally, choose to get off the beaten track and explore the countryside around Dubrovnik. Stop off at Molunat for a swim at the beach, before heading on to Ljuta for a village lunch.
Day 7 Depart Dubrovnik
Say goodbye to new friends and the charming city of Dubrovnik, as this journey comes to an end.