Excursions & Active Holidays in Konavle
"Konavle - Hidden treasure"
To all of you who wish to learn more about the cultural and historical values and cheritage of Konavle and simultaneously experience a little adventure during holidays, we are free to propose a three-day itinerary "Konavle - Hidden treasure" that will allow you to get to know Konavle in accordance with your choice and your rhythm.
Folklore events in Čilipi occur every Sunday from Easter till the end of October. At the local square in front of the St. Nicholas' Church, after the Sunday Mass which starts at 11.15, the local folklore ensemble will introduce you with the customs and traditions of Konavle. A visit to Čilipi is also an opportunity to see the County House which treasures valuable ethnological items, as well as to buy an original souvenir ornamented with the famed Konavle embroidery.
The Sea Path – recreational horse riding
In a village called Popovići, there is a small, but highly professional riding centre Kojan Koral. The centre organizes half-day riding tours through some of the most beautiful sceneries of Konavle, above a chain of cliffs which offer a spectacular view on the Adriatic Sea.
A new feature in the offer of the Kojan Koral is the ATV safari, a modern-concept, slightly adventurous field trip during which you can explore Konavle driving small ATV vehicles (driver's licence not required).
Scenic train ride through Konavle Valley
Experience the traditional spirit and genuine village atmosphere on this distinctive excursion taking you for the tourist train ride through vineyards in Konavle.
If you prefer free movement in nature, there are several hiking paths, along which you can explore Konavle at your own pace and discover unique beaches, known only to locals.
You can explore Konavle riding on a bike, whether choosing a route by yourself or using one of the theme routes suggested.
Route length: 9.5 km. Cycling time: 1 hour. Total uphill slope: 230 m. Lowest point on the route: 2 m. Highest point on the route: 185 m. Information about the route: one-way route, combination of asphalt and gravel surface. The route is marked with bicycling signalisation. The route is favourable for trekking and mountain bikes. Route starting point: Cavtat (bus station).
Route length: 26 km. Cycling time: 2.5 hours. Total uphill slope: 438 m. Lowest point on the route: 2 m. Highest point on the route: 220 m. Information about the route: circular route, combination of asphalt and gravel surface. The route is marked with bicycling signalisation. The route is favourable for trekking and mountain bikes. Route starting point: Cavtat (bus station).
Route length: 25 km. Cycling time: 2 hours. Total uphill slope: 270 m. Lowest point on the route: 60 m. Highest point on the route: 188 m. Information about the route: circular route, combination of asphalt and gravel surface. The route is marked with bicycling signalisation. The route is favourable for trekking and mountain bikes. Route starting point: Čilipi (main square).
Konavle has much to offer to those who seek adventure during holidays. A cliff arranged for free climbing is located above villages Mihanići and Pridvorje. Professional instructors will help you experience an unforgettable climbing adventure in accordance with your climbing skills. There is also an artificial cliff on the Prevlaka peninsula.
Diving in Konavle
Underwater world of Cavtat is very attractive for diving activities. Nearby, next to Cavtat islands Mrkan, Bobara and Supetar, there are several ancient sites, the largest and most attractive in the Adriatic, including ones in the Mediterranean.
They are extremely valuable sites with over 1800 amphorae and pithoi, which originate from the first century BC and the first and 2 century AD. In addition Cavtat seabed abounds in beautiful underwater walls that reach up to 100 feet deep, underwater caves and sunken ships from the ancient times and recent past.
Cavtat sea kayaking
An original and exciting way to learn about the wider coast of Cavtat is definitely organized kayaking excursion where you can try fishing, but also to observe the birds on the islands in front of Cavtat.
Adrenalin Park St. Anna
Adrenalin Park St. Anna is located in the village of Poljice. Thesite and the environment itself incite to recreation and relaxation. The park is designed for everyone and conceived as a resort for various age groups, from children to pensioners, families, schools, businesses ... For participation in the park's offer is not necessary to have a specific physically fit.
Cadmos Village is Adrenalin Park situated in picturesque Konavle region near village of Komaji hidden in unique oak woods where you can find out about true love story of Gods Cadmos and Harmonia and hear the story about medieval stone cross located in the middle of Cadmos Village evoking old legends and memories while relaxing on the oak tree terrace.
Other Activities in Konavle
There is a wide selection of other activities to help you in making your stay as you imagined:
- team handball
- beach volleyball
- party boats
- skydiving and parachuting
- boat trips