New for 2020

Croatia, Istria Guided Walking Holiday

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Duration: 7 nights
Type: European Centre Based
Walking Grade: 2 & 4
from £1,149pp with flights

Discover the beautiful, unspoilt green hills of Croatia’s Istrian peninsula. This stunning area offers a wonderful history and many similarities to neighbouring Italy, with pretty hilltop towns surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Our walks between them on ancient trails past waterfalls and crumbling ruins allow us to fully uncover Istria’s delights.

Holiday Highlights

  • Pretty hilltop towns and waterfalls
  • Vineyards, olive groves and unspoilt green countryside
  • Enjoy wonderful Istrian cuisine and wines
  • Discover historic Poreč and swim in the shimmering waters of the Adriatic

What’s included

  • A full programme of guided walks with 2 options every walking day
  • All transport to and from walks
  • The services of experienced HF Holidays' leaders
  • "With flight" holidays include return flights from the UK and hotel transfers
  • 7 nights' en-suite accommodation.
  • Half board – 7 buffet breakfasts and 7 evening meals

Trip Notes

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Welcome to Hotel Valamar Crystal. Unpack and settle in.


Follow the beautiful coast near Proeč for introductory walks to this exciting and historic region of Croatia. 

old Istrian town in Porec, Croatia.


Waterfalls and Hum: The river Mirna has carved out a canyon through the surrounding limestone and created a series of waterfalls, which are impressive after spring and autumn rain. We follow shaded trails past these waterfalls, criss crossing the river

Istria - Beram


Grožnjan and Oprtalj: Explore the area high above the northern bank of the Mirna stand a number of medieval hill towns, all different in character and linked by a 20th century narrow gauge railway

fields and meadows on the Adriatic coast, Croatia


Free day: Uncover the plethora of history in the ancient city of Poreč

City of Poreč


Vineyards and Motovun: Perhaps the best known of Istria’s hilltop medieval fortified towns, Motovun lies through a steep sided and wooded valley carved out by the River Mirna

Motovun - Croatia


Lake Butoniga: Surrounded by fertile hills and elevated communities, walk above Lake Butoniga and enjoy spectacular views

Scenic view on the Butoniga reservoir lake on a summer sunny day


We hope to see you again soon.


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Valamar Crystal Hotel, Croatia, Istria

This modern spacious hotel enjoys a seafront location nestled amongst the trees, yet is only a short coastal stroll from bustling, historic Porec, which provides a wonderful base to explore when we return from our walks. The hotel offers 223 spacious and bright en-suite rooms, a large terrace, bar and outdoor swimming pool.

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Non-member associate fee: £10 per person.

These departure dates can be booked with flights or as land only holiday options. All packages that include flights are ATOL protected. Advertised flight prices are based on UK flights departing from London. Regional departures and/or connections to London, if available, can be requested. Cabin upgrades may also be available on request.

Date (Start - End) Version Price Status Trip Notes Book
2020
12 May - 19 May 2020 Itinerary £1,149 Available Book Now
19 May - 26 May 2020 Itinerary £1,249 Available Book Now
26 May - 02 Jun 2020 Itinerary £1,249 Available Book Now
22 Sep - 29 Sep 2020 Itinerary £1,149 Available Book Now
29 Sep - 06 Oct 2020 Itinerary £1,149 Unavailable
06 Oct - 13 Oct 2020 Itinerary £1,149 Available Book Now
13 Oct - 20 Oct 2020 Itinerary £1,149 Available Book Now
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2020
12 May - 19 May 2020 Itinerary £849 Available Book Now
19 May - 26 May 2020 Itinerary £949 Available Book Now
26 May - 02 Jun 2020 Itinerary £949 Available Book Now
22 Sep - 29 Sep 2020 Itinerary £849 Available Book Now
29 Sep - 06 Oct 2020 Itinerary £849 Unavailable
06 Oct - 13 Oct 2020 Itinerary £849 Available Book Now
13 Oct - 20 Oct 2020 Itinerary £849 Available Book Now

Important Information

  • Double room for sole occupancy: £25
  • With flight holidays include flights from London Gatwick. Flight supplement from Manchester: £80
  • Independent travellers can join our transfer from Pula Airport: £48.50 single
Duration:
7 nights
Type:
European Centre Based
Walking Grade:
2

7 nights from £1,149pp with flights

New for 2020

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