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The Islands of Croatia

30 walks on 14 Adriatic islands

This guidebook describes 30 day walks on the islands of the Croatian Adriatic, ranging from short, easy coastal strolls to more challenging, full day outings over rocky ridges and summits, with spectacular views of the Dalmatian coast. Featuring routes on 14 Croatian islands, including the islands of Hvar and Mljet, as well as quieter islands.

Seasons

suitable for walking year-round, with spring, summer and autumn being the best; May, June and September are the optimum months for walking, while July and August are the hottest

Centres

Krk, Rab, Cres, Lošinj, Unije, Pag, Ugljan, Dugi otok, Brač, Hvar, Vis, Korčula, Lastovo, Mljet

Difficulty

from short, easy coastal strolls with minimal elevation gain to more challenging, full day outings, over rocky summits, though all are well within the reach of the walker and no special equipment is required

Must See

well-developed network of trails around Baška (Krk), the rugged east coast of Rab, Osoršćica on Lošinj, popular Hvar, rugged Vis and remote Lastovo, Telašćica and Lastovo nature parks, and Mljet national park
ISBN
9781852847036
Availability
Published
Published
9 Jun 2014
Edition
First
Pages
240
Size
17.20 x 11.60 x 1.50cm
Weight
290g
Overview

This guidebook describes 30 walks on 14 islands of the Croatian Adriatic including the islands of Hvar and Mljet, as well as quieter islands. The walks are arranged from north to south starting in the region of Kvarner, then covering the northern Dalmatian coast, Central Dalmatia and Southern Dalmatia.

The walks are between 2 and 23.5km and mostly of an easy nature on well-established trails. All the walks can all be completed within a day and there are also suggestions for additional routes.

  • 1:20,000 maps included for each walk
  • Notes on local history, wildlife and plants
  • Overview information for each island
  • Croatian glossary and language notes
  • Easy access from Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Rijeka 

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By Rudolf Abraham

Rudolf Abraham (www.rudolfabraham.co.uk) is an award-winning travel writer and photographer specialising in Central and Southeastern Europe. He is the author of 14 books, and his work is published widely in magazines.  

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