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The island of Cres is the gem of the Adriatic sea, still a bit wild, not explored enough, and to a large extent unknown...

Day 1. OPATIJA – CRES
  • Meeting the guide, transfer to the ferry harbour and boat ride to island of CRES.
  • Check in upon arrival. After a brief rest, we follow with the city tour of CRES, during where you can discover many Mediterranean tastes that are awaiting you in next few days. After the tour, we visit the local olive oil mill where you'll see a presentation of olive oil making. The tasting of oil and the famous regional wine, the Zlahtina of Vrbnik, is included in the tour
  • Return to hotel, diner and overnight stay (meals: D)
Day 2. CRES – TRAMUNTANA - BELI - LUBENICE - CRES
  • Afer breakfast we start discovering the secrets of this unique island. The paths of the mystic TRAMUNTANA forest will tell you tales about nature. Abandoned villages will give you an insight into the past and the labyrinths will gently open the doors to new levels of the mind. Afer the 3-4 hours walk, we are taking you to visit BELI, an eco-centre for the protection of the griffin vultures. Griffin vultures are an endangered species of the birds of pray
  • Afer lunch in BELI we drive to LUBENICE, an astonishing stone town which has been residing for 4000 years on the top of a cliff at 378 metres above the sea level. There is a magnificent view of the vastness of the sea ad the beautiful cove at the foot of the cliff. The mediaeval fortress is a gem of Croatian rural architecture. From the town, there is a wonderful view of the bay, the beach of Lubenice, and turquoise coloured sea. It is among 50 most beautiful beaches of the world
  • Return to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay (meals: B, L, D)
Day 3. CRES
  • Afer breakfast, free day for activities to your own preference
  • We recommend a boat trip (optional with additional surcharge). Those who embark on this trip will experience a real adventure of discovering turquoise coloured sea and wild caves of the island. We also stop at one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Lubenice. Also, we will visit the Blue Cave, a natural phenomenon, still undiscovered to many. Lunch on the boat
  • Return to the hotel in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay (meals: B, D)
Day 4. CRES - USTRINE - VALUN - TRAMUNTANA - OPATIJA
  • Breakfast and checkout
  • You can travel back to OPATIJA or stay on the island with a day free for activities to your own preference. We recommend one of the following activities (optional with additional surcharge): a trip to a romantic fishing village VALUN, known for its beautiful cove, and/or a trip to USTRINE, a small village where you can encounter experience traditional way of life. If you wish a more active day, we recommend kayaking or rock climbing in Lubenice. For those who wish to return to TRAMUNTANA forest, we recommend an interactive game “The search for golden fleece”
  • In the end you may return home or continue your holiday to one of the locations we offer with many activities to choose from (meals: B)



Price per person in a double room: from 378 €
Notice: prices are vary depending on season, minimum number of people: 30


Price includes:

  • all transfers as per itinerary by van or bus (depending on the size of the group)
  • qualified and licensed guides during the trip
  • ticket for eco-centre Beli
  • lunch in Beli on the second day
  • ticket for oil mill - degustation of olive oil and a glass of wine
  • 3 nights in a *** hotel (breakfast and dinner)
  • organizational expenses and deposit

The price does not include:

  • the expenses of personal orders and other expenses not listed above

RECOMMENDED ACTIVITIES (additional payment per person):

Half-day trip to USTRINE

USTRINE is a small village where old ways of life are still alive. You can experience herding sheep which can bring you closer to the true, autochthonous way of life on Cres – the coexistence of man and nature. Also, you’ll learn what a drywall is and what it was used for. This experience will show you the real co-existence of man and nature and activate your primordial needs of becoming one with nature. 12 €

Half-day trip to VALUN

Small fishing village amous for its beautiful cove. 9 €

Day boat trip “Beaches and caves of CRES”

Among all of the beauties and natural wonders of CRES, blue caves are a unique phenomenon which will leave you breathless. Both big and small hall of the cave are turquoise – the light comes through an underwater passage which also leads to one of the most beautiful beaches on the island. We ride the boat along the Cres coast and pass thousand year old drywalls – “grimace”, olive groves, fresh water oases. Lunch included. 40 €

Game – “The search for the golden fleece”

Interactive game: the players are divided into two groups. One belongs to the King Eerta and his son Apsyrtus, and the other belongs to the King’s daughter Medea and Jason. The aim of the game is to find the golden flee. Both groups have the same starting point, but are given diffeent information and indications on where the fleece could be found. In every group there is a spy from the other group. His/her task is to help his/her team and distract the team where he/she was placed. The team where s/he finds himself/herself has o discover who the person is and how they can eliminate him/her. The winning team is the one who finds the golden fleece and returns it where it belongs. Duration of the game: 60 minutes. Price: upon request, depending on the size of the group.

Biking – CRES bike tour

Biking on the island is a wonderful experience. Every tour brings a combination of demanding training and relaxing pedalling in a Mediterranean surrounding. We recommend the following routes:

Tramuntana Forest- medium difficultyor experienced cyclists.
It covers the following stops: BELI - TRAMUNTANA FORREST - BELI - 30 km. Duration: 6 hours 17 € Tour - The jewels of the island of CRES
Demanding route through various villages which tell their own stories about CRES.
It covers various points: BELI - CRES - LUBENICE - VALUN - CRES - 70 km. Duration: 6 - 7 hours. 17 €

Climbing – free climbing in LUBENICE

The beauty of this sport is that it involves the feeling of total freedom. The freedom which you can experience in LUBENICE with the view of one of the most beautiful beaches. Lubenice is situated on the top of a steep cliff, at 360 metres above the sea level, from which there is an amazing view of the open sea and the neighbouring islands. There is an opportunity for free climbing on the beautiful cliffs with specially adaped climbing trails. 35 €



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