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Tomi Coric

Born and raised in Dubrovnik, after the University of Tourism and travel industry in Dubrovnik I have spent a few years working in the travel industry and hospitality services. Then 2007 I opened my travel company, Epic Croatia, where I put together my working experience, passion for the outdoors and local acknowledgment.

What places and activities do you specialize in?

"We are specialized in biking, hiking, foodie tours, places that we are specialized in the area: Split, Dubrovnik, islands: Korcula, Hvar, Mljet, Peljesac peninsula, Konavle. In Montenegro mostly southern part: Bay of Kotor, Kotor town, Budva, Lovcen national park, Herceg Novi. Bosnia & Herzegovina: southern part including Mostar and part of Herzegovina."

How did you get involved in travel?

"My first working experience, summer jobs when I was younger were in Dubrovnik hotels, then I went to University where I specialized travel and tourism industry. I think I started very early be involved in the travel industry."

Please share a unique travel experience you will never forget.

"As a person who works in the travel industry, I like to travel too, and my profession allows me to travel to far and interesting places and destinations worldwide: my unique travel experiences are a remote area of Salta, Caci, and Cafayate in Argentina, Alaska with Denali national park, Taalcitna river, and Fairbanks, Namibia camping and safari."

Cycling in Croatia
Cycle the Western Balkans - 8 Days

Enjoy a cycling tour of the Western Balkans, traversing parts of Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro. You'll start in the medieval city of Dubrovnik and cycle through the Bay of Kotor, stopping in historic villages dotting the shore. Explore the towns of Kotor, Herceg Novi, and Cavtat, as well as the caves and wineries of Zavala and Ravno in Herzegovina. End the tour walking along walls and eating oysters in Ston on the Pelješac Peninsula, then bike through wineries, olive groves, and along beaches to return to Dubrovnik. 

Pick up a rugged, but beautiful, coastal trail through Mljet National Park
Croatia Walking Tour: Dalmatian Coast & Adriatic Islands - 8 Days

In eight days, explore Croatia's captivating Dalmatian coast and nearby Adriatic islands on foot, using Dubrovnik as a springboard into the surrounding area. Local-curated walking routes will take you past stone villages, family-run vineyards, dramatic coastal paths, and through thick forests of pine, oak, and Mediterranean scrub. Along the way, you'll spend three nights in the fortressed city of Dubrovnik, the perfect baroque and Renaissance contrast to all that untouched countryside.

Discover the Dalmatian coast and Adriatic islands on an exciting bike tour
Dalmatian Coast Bike Tour: Split, Hvar, Korčula, & Dubrovnik - 7 Days

Discover the Dalmatian coast from Split to Dubrovnik on this week-long self-guided cycling adventure. You'll warm the legs with a ride up Marjan Hill to look over the historic city of Split, ride alongside fields of lavender and ancient Greek ruins in Hvar's interior, and cross the length of Korčula to drink native wines and swim in the sea. Then it's back to the mainland with a ride over the ruggedly beautiful Pelješac peninsula to the historic saltpans of Ston before ending the trip with two nights in the "Adriatic Pearl," and a day to venture into the rural countryside beyond the city's gleaming streets.

A cyclist looks to the Venetian-influenced city of Korčula Town
Dalmatian Coast Bike Tour: Dubrovnik, Korčula, Mljet, & Šipan - 8 Days

This self-guided 8-day cycling tour starts in Croatia's Konavle, the rural countryside beyond Dubrovnik, before leading you through the rugged terrain of the Pelješac peninsula to your first Adriatic island, Korčula. You'll pedal amid olive groves, vineyard-covered hills, and along stunning coastal paths until it's time to venture to Mljet National Park to cover equally, if not more beautiful ground. You'll end your active holiday with two nights in the "Adriatic Pearl," enough time to explore the city as well as visit the nearby island of Šipan for one last day of riding.

Cover stunning landscapes as you cycle in Europe's southeastern corner
Southeastern Europe Multisport: Croatia, Montenegro, & Bosnia and Herzegovina - 8 Days

Discover Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia as you hike and bike your way through this exciting multisport itinerary. You'll trek in the mountains of the Konavle countryside, bike over the historic Ciro route amid the wild and unspoiled nature of the Popovo polje, and canoe and swim your way down the green Trebižat River. With time left over to explore three historical cities, atmospheric Kotor, enchanting Mostar, and bewitching Dubrovnik, you'll get to know southeastern Europe intimately.

Cycling the Ciro route from Croatia to Bosnia and Herzegovina
Self-Guided Ciro Trail Bike Tour - 7 Days

A unique itinerary for cycling enthusiasts who want to explore Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. You'll start in Dubrovnik and follow the Ciro trail—a former railway line built in 1901 that reopened in 2017 as a bike trail—through the Konavle valley and across the Croatia-Bosnia and Herzegovina border to Mostar. Discover valleys, rivers, and lakes, and ancient stone bridges and abandoned towns as you cycle through forgotten landscapes.

Recent trip reviews for Tomi

Croatia Biking and Fun
Croatia | Sep 15 - Sep 21, 2019

Joseph D.
Oregon, WI | Sep 30, 2019

Tomi planned an amazing trip. Everyone we met from the Bed and breakfast hosts to the water taxi driver seemed invested in us having a good time and things going smoothly. They showed us fun things to do in the area and answered all our questions. Communication with tomi and Ivana was prompt throughout and it was overall a wonderful experience. The views on hvar, korcula, and the bike to ston were simply incredible. I would work with tomi again!

Local specialist: Tomi Coric