Walking and Hiking on Mljet Island
There are numerous short and longer walking routes on the Island. However, Island of Mljet offers 43 km long recently established dedicated walking trail. The trail features great views over the Island and neighbouring sea channels as well as over Peljesac and Lastovo.
All routes are clearly marked with distinguished signs at 20 checking (control) points along the route.
The map of the whole trail is available from Mljet Tourist Information Centre.
Here are suggested 4 walking routes that complete the whole trail:
Walking Route 1 : Pomena to Govedjari
Walking Route 1 – starting point for this route is in Pomena . This is a semi circular route (see above map) that involves hike along Nothern part of National Park, passing and overlooking bays of Liskovje, Stupa, Bijela, Zaklopatica and Rogac, proceeding to village of Govedjari . It takes an estimated 5 hours of walking. The whole walk is within the National Park boundaries. (See some historical photos of walking around Mljet)
Walking Route 2 : Govedjari to Blato
Walking Route 2 : Starting point for this route is in Govedjari . This is a linear route (see map above) that connects Govedjari and Blato. It takes an estimated 7 hours of hilly walking. First part of the route is within the National Park boundaries, while the final bit of the route proceeds out of the Park.
Walking Route 3 : Blato – Rogovici – Babino Polje
Walking Route 3 : Starting point for this route is Blato ( a village in the centre of the Island). The route is linear, proceeding from Blato via Rogovici to Babino Polje (see above map). It takes about 6 hours to complete this, mainly flat route. The whole walk is out of National Park boundaries.
Walking Route 4 : Babino Polje – Veliki grad – Sobra
Walking Route 4 : Starting point for this route is Babino Polje . The route is also linear, proceeding from Babino Polje via Veliki Grad (steep hill that offer great views) to bay of Sobra (see above map). It takes approx 6 hours to complete this walk. The whole route is out of National Park boundaries.