Croatia is a country that checks every box on even the pickiest person’s must-have list. Not only is Croatia aesthetically beautiful and rich with historical sites and fascinating culture, which will surely please the adults of the entourage, but this gem of a country also offers a wealth of family-friendly destinations and excursions that will keep your whole family thoroughly entertained on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Taking your family from Dubrovnik and Split to Plitvice National Park and...
Dubrovnik – Introductory Expedition to the Old City
The moment that you and your family arrive at Dubrovnik airport, your private driver will be waiting to transfer you and your family directly to your luxurious accommodation. After indulging in a bit of downtime to settle in and unpack, you will set out for the Old City, where you will spend an afternoon of exploring with your family on a child-friendly private tour. Your kids will love being unleashed in this pedestrian-only zone, which will satisfy their curiosities amid the labyrinth-like cobblestone streets and quirky alleyways. Adults who are fans of the wildly popular Game of Thrones will especially be thrilled to walk among actual scenes from their favorite episodes, like the Red Keep, the House of the Undying’s dungeon, and the Battle of Blackwater.
Once you and your family have completed your Old City tour, an exciting cable car ride awaits. As you are whisked away to the summit of Mount Srd on a short cable car ride, you will enjoy epic views of the Adriatic Sea and stunning cityscapes. Getting the chance to see Dubrovnik from this dazzling vantage point will be the highlight of the day, while the floor to ceiling windows give every member of the family, no matter what their heights or ages, a perfect view of everything before their eyes. After enjoying a lovely dinner at a local restaurant, you will return to your hotel via private transfer.
Dubrovnik – Jump on the Ferry and Island Hop to Lokrum Island
Split – Hop on a Half-Day Cruise and Explore the Old Town
Split – Spend the Day Discovering Mother Nature’s Playground and Marjan Park
Plitvice National Park – Make Your Way Through the Waterfall-Laced and Forested Paths of Plitvice National Park
Zagreb – Check out the Working Watermills of Swoon-Worthy Rastoke Village
Zagreb – Search for Secret Treasure on a Family-Friendly Hike up Mount Medvednica
Zagreb – Become Kings, Queens, Princes, and Princesses for the Day, Exploring Croatia’s Fairytale Castles
Zagreb – Witness Science Magic at a Technical Museum and Jump into Jarun Lake
Zagreb – Enjoy Brunch Before Saying Goodbye
- Encourage your kids to climb the walls while discovering Dubrovnik’s Old City
- Venture on a ferry ride on your way to explore the outdoor paradise of Lokrum Island
- Discover Diocletian’s Palace on an exciting discovery tour
- Wander through a real-life fairytale world at Plitvice National Park
- Witness working watermills as you roam around charming Rastoke Village
- Hunt for treasure on a causal trek up Zagreb’s Mount Medvednica
- Jaunt around Jarun Lake after splashing around in its cool waters
- Witness firsthand what makes things tick as you take a tour around Zagreb’s Technical Museum
- Become kings, queens, princes, and princesses for the day, while exploring Croatia’s Fairytale Castles
Keeping your kids happy while on vacation may seem like an impossible feat to some, but luckily, Croatia has the corner on the market when it comes to family-friendly finds, outdoor adventures, and exciting excursions for the whole family to enjoy. Absolutely safe, aesthetically stunning, and full of fun activities, Croatia is the ideal destination for spending quality time with the ones you love.
Your ten days of family fun begins in Dubrovnik’s Old City, where it is actually okay to unleash your kids and literally let them climb the walls. The pedestrian-only zone offers a safe and fun environment for all ages to explore. After wandering around the walled fortress and charming, cobblestone side streets, you will transfer to Lokrum Island, which offers you an idyllic island escape from the busy mainland while being able to let your kids run loose.
Your next stop will be Split, which is where you and your family will hop on a half-day cruise to explore the Islands of Brac and Solta. Then, after exploring the Old Town, including the awe-inspiring Diocletian’s Palace, you can soak up a day in the sun at nearby Marjan Park. You will then then venture to Plitvice National Park, where you and your family will step into a world that is fit for fairies and other mythical creatures, as this is a land of magical waterfalls, enchanted forest paths, and idyllic lakes, one that invites you to marvel over the fact that such an ethereal place actually exists. The theme of fairytale worlds will continue as you stop to spend a morning at the equally wondrous Rastoke Village, where working watermills and a charming main street will steal your hearts.
The final leg of your family adventure will take you to Croatia’s capital city to explore the enchanting Upper Town on your first exciting day. As the next few days unfold, you will hike up nearby Mount Medvednica, witness a world of wonder at the Technical Museum, and even have a private cooking class that will have you tasting and crafting delicious, local cuisine.
Each night you will stay in luxury accommodations, be absolutely cared for with private transfers to and from specified destinations and airports, and will have every detail of this deluxe tour catered with you and your family in mind. Read more here about the other exceptional experiences our travelers have appreciated in their travel reviews of Croatia.
$2,595 per person (excluding international flights)
Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.
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