CROATIA - LAND OF ANTIQUITY AND THOUSAND ISLANDS
Did you know that Croatia is one of Europe's great hidden gems? This tour allows you to discover Croatia's rich history and culture, great food, and spectacular coastline (yes, with over a thousand islands!) Your journey will highlight the best of Croatia, from well-preserved castles to several UNESCO World Heritage sites such as the beautiful city of Dubrovnik on the Mediterranean, and Plitvice Lakes -- with 16 lakes lying at different altitudes and linked by cascading waterfalls!
Flexible and customizable for private departures.
Zagreb, Opatija, Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik, Pula, Rovinj, Venice, Trogir, Sibenik, Krka Falls, Cavtat, Korcula
Please inquire for a custom quote. The price is customized based on final hotel choices, travel dates, and other custom preferences.
Included in package price:
- Excellent tour guide throughout tour
- Accommodation in a 4* & 5* hotels
- Zagreb – hotel Regent Esplanade 5* - based on one HB and one BB service
- Opatija – hotel Astorija 4* - based on three HB service
- Zadar – hotel President 4* - based on one BB service
- Split – hotel Park 4* - based on two BB service
- Dubrovnik – hotel Argentina 5* - based on three BB service
- Private transfers Airport Zagreb – hotel Regent on arrival date and Hotel Argentina – airport Dubrovnik on departure date
- Local English speaking guides for Zagreb, Pula, Venice, Zadar, Trogir, Split, Dubrovnik and Korcula
- Excursions to Zagorje, Pula, Rovinj, Venice, Plitvice Lakes, Zadar, Trogir, Split, Sibenik, Krka falls, Dubrovnik, Cavtat and Korcula
- Tastings – Truffle and wine tasting in restaurant Zigante in Livade and oyster, wine and cheese tasting in restaurant Bota Sare in Ston
- Farewell dinners in restaurant Gresna gorica in Zagorje and restaurant Konvoski Komin in Konavle near Dubrovnik
- Entrance fees for Trakoscan castle, National park Plitvicka jezera, Pula's amphitheater, National park Krka falls, boat for Venice and Korcula
Not included in package price:
- Telephone charges
- All what is not mentioned included in price
Arrival in Zagreb. Transfer to hotel. Accommodation at Regent Esplanade hotel 5*. Welcome drink and meeting with you tour guide in the lobby. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Zagreb with local English speaking guide in the morning. Your sightseeing tour will take you along the historic Upper Town, to see the St. Mark's Church, the St. Catherine's Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament and the Government Palace, the Croatian National Theatre, University, Mirogoj cemetery… In the afternoon short excursion to Hrvatsko Zagorje. Visit of Trakoscan castle, which was built in 13th century, castle of Count Draskovic. After Trakoscan castle visit of castle Veliki Tabor. Veliki Tabor was built in 12th century and owned by Counts of Celje and latter family Ratkaj. Dinner in a typical Zagorje restaurant. Return to hotel. Overnight.
Meals: B, D
Breakfast. Departure to Opatija. Upon arrival accommodation at Astorija Design hotel 4*. In the 19th century in Opatija Austro-Hungarian noblemen built spacious villas and spent their winters due to very mild Mediterranean climate. Even today you can see the heritage of lifestyle of noblemen from Austro-Hungarian monarchy in the architectural stiles of villas. Now, those villas are turned into hotels. Most of them are situated next to a famous walking path «lungo mare» which is 11 km long and winds along the sea. Parks with beautiful indigenous plants cover a large part of Opatija Riviera. You can witness the past and present of Croatian Monte Carlo by taking a walk through its parks. Opatija and its Austro-Hungarian flair, that marks this town even after 120 years, is an ideal choice for all who seek luxury and splendour. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.
Meals: B, D
Opatija, Pula, Rovinj
Breakfast. Whole day excursion to picturesque Istria. Sightseeing tour of Pula with local English speaking guide, which includes Roman Amphitheatre, Roman Theatre, Golden Gate and Cathedral of the Assumption. After Pula departure to Rovinj. Sightseeing tour of Rovinj including St. Euphemia church, Renaissance and Baroque Palaces. After Rovinj you’ll have a truffle tasting in famous restaurant Zigante in small village Livade near Motovun. This village Livade became world famous in 1999, when in its vicinity, in the famous Motovun Woods, Mister Giancarlo Zigante, followed by his dog Diana, found the biggest white truffle or Tuber magnatum, weighing 1.31 kg, which has been recorded in the Guinness Book of World Records! Return to Opatija. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.
Meals: B, L, D
Breakfast. Whole day excursion to Venice in Italy (a short boat ride away!) Venice, one of the world's most beautiful and most romantic towns - a city which has to be seen in order to be believed. Sightseeing tour of historical town of Venice by boat and walking tour with local English speaking guide which includes Piazza San Marco, Basilica San Marco, Rialto Bridge, Dukes Palace, Church of St. John and Paul. Leisure afternoon in Venice. Return to Opatija. Dinner in the hotel. Overnight.
Meals: B, D
Plitvice Lakes, Zadar
Breakfast. Departure to Plitvice Lakes. Sightseeing tour of the most famous Croatian National Park. Plitvice Lakes are registered on the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Hertage in 1979. Plitvice Lakes count among Europe's most beautiful national parks. They are situated in the mountainous region of Lika, Croatia. A total of 16 lakes lying at different altitudes are separated by travertine barriers and linked by foamy waterfalls and cascades. Their creation is a scientific phenomenon. As the geological processes continue today the lakes and waterfalls are continually changing. After sightseeing of Plitvice departure to Zadar. Accommodation at hotel President 4*. Staying overnight.
Breakfast. Short sightseeing tour of Zadar. Departure to Trogir. Upon arrival we will have a sightseeing tour with local English speaking guide of beautiful medieval town of Trogir, which includes famous Cathedral of St. Lovre, which is also under UNESCO protection. Departure to Split. Accommodation at hotel Park 4*. In the afternoon, sightseeing tour of Split with local English speaking guide. Sightseeing tour includes Peristyle, Cathedral, Diocletian’s Palace, which is on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage and Jupiter’s Temple in Split. Return to the hotel. Overnight.
Sibenik, Krka Falls
After breakfast all day excursion to Sibenik and National Park Krka Falls. Sightseeing tour of Sibenik with its famous Cathedral of St. James, fortress of St. Mihovil, which is protector of the city, City Hall, Duke’s Palace. Departure to National Park Krka Falls. Sightseeing tour of the park and river Krka. The Krka river, one of the longest Dalmatian rivers springs out at the western foot of Dinara Mountain and flows into the sea near Sibenik where the national park starts. In limestone it forms a narrow and deep canyon (up to 200 m), flowing over travertine barriers and creating waterfalls. In the upper course there are two 10-m high waterfalls. Park visitors may see the water mills in which cereals are ground with millstones and taste bread made of such ground cereals. There is also an ethnographical collection. Within the Park are several catering establishments. Return to Split. Overnight.
Breakfast. Departure to Dubrovnik. On the way to Dubrovnik short stop in Ston. Ston is historical small town, with its famous walls and numerous cultural and historical monuments, is one of the most beautiful examples of a fortified town and Dubrovnik architecture. The restaurants offer domestic specialties, especially oysters, as well as other seafood. In Ston you’ll have oyster, cheese and wine tasting in restaurant Bota Sare. Upon arrival to Dubrovnik accommodation at Grand Villa Argentina hotel 5*. Leisure afternoon. Overnight.
Meals: B, L
Breakfast. Sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik - the city of a unique political and cultural history (the Dubrovnik Republic, the Statute from 1272), of world-famous cultural heritage and beauty (listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Sites) - is one of the most attractive and famous cities of the Mediterranean for its outstanding natural beauty and well-preserved cultural and historical heritage. Sightseeing tour includes visit of Old Town of Dubrovnik, which is also called museum on the open air. The Franciscan and the Dominican Monastery, the Cathedral, the Rector’s Palace, Stradun Street, city walls and St. Bleaise’s church and Synagogue will be the most interesting sights to see. Leisure afternoon. Late afternoon short excursion to Cavtat. It is a small town only 20 minutes away from Dubrovnik. Afterwards dinner in the famous restaurant Konavoski Komin. Dinner includes Croatian specialties of Dubrovnik region. Return to Dubrovnik. Overnight.
Meals: B, D
Breakfast. All day excursion to island Korcula. Korcula is known as a birthplace of Marco Polo. Sightseeing tour of historical centre including St. Mark’s Cathedral from 13th century. Leisure afternoon at Korcula. Return to Dubrovnik. Overnight.
Breakfast. Transfer to Dubrovnik airport. Departure.