Ban Jelacic Square - the central square of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia

Best of Croatia in 7 Days: Dubrovnik to Zagreb

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Dubrovnik, Elaphiti Islands, Plitvice National Park, Rastoke...

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Suggested Duration

7 Days

Bursting onto the tourism scene as of late, Croatia has always been a country that is chock full of charm, history, and wonder. Now, the world is beginning to discover just how dazzling and beguiling this beautiful country truly is. Be part of this wave of appreciation and wonder as we whisk you away on a carefully-curated, 7-day luxury tour of the best and most unforgettable destinations that Croatia has to offer. Travel from Dubrovnik to Plitvice National Park, and even visit the crown jewel...

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Trip Highlights

  • Travel back in time as you explore the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik
  • Recreate your favorite Game of Thrones scenes as you witness firsthand where the magic really happened, visiting the Red Keep, the House of the Undying, and more.
  • Escape the hustle and bustle of the mainland as you explore the enigmatic Elaphiti Islands.
  • Immerse yourself in a land of fairytales as you spend a full day visiting the charming, Baroque-style town of Varazdin and dreamlike castles that will take your breath away
  • Wander among a real-life wonderland as you visit world-famous Plitvice National Park, feasting your eyes on its endless waterfalls and forested paths
  • Bask in the romance of the tiny village of Rastoke, which is a quaint enclave that is perched atop working watermills
  • Indulge in the best of Zagreb on a whirlwind walking tour through the cotton-candy colored architecture of Gornji Grad and the tempting treats at Dolac Market

Detailed Description

Croatia is a welcoming and wonder-filled country that boasts cobblestone streets, fairytale castles, and even tropical islands. Croatia invites you to step away from the everyday and get lost in a pristine and picturesque world. Your curated, 7-day itinerary will take you to Croatia’s top destinations while dazzling you with beauty and fascinating you with a gamut of history and culture.

Begin your week in Dubrovnik where the stunning architecture of the old city’s completely walled fortress and its seaside locale will satisfy the old-fashioned romantic in you. For the modern appreciator in you, you can relive your favorite scenes from the world famous Game of Thrones series as you take a private, guided tour, walking in the footsteps of your favorite characters as you explore the inspirations of the Red Keep, the House of the Undying, the Battle of Blackwater Bay, and much more. A full day’s tour to the alluring Elaphiti Islands will provide the perfect antidote to your fast-paced daily life that you left behind. You will be whisking away to these enchanted isles that are located just off the coast of Dubrovnik where time will seem to stand still amid the sparkling, azure sea.

You will then journey to Plitvice National Park where you will feast your eyes upon breathtaking waterfalls and saunter along pristine forest paths amid idyllic pools that are fit for fairies and elfin kin. The fairytale theme continues as you venture Rastoke Village, which is known for its working old-world style watermills and picturesque bridge that leads to its quaint main street.

Croatia’s capital city, Zagreb, will serve as your week’s final destination. Here, you will get the once in a lifetime opportunity to take a private tour that takes you to such stunning locales as the famous Dolac Market, St. Mark’s Church, Zagreb Cathedral, and much more. A side trip to the idyllic Varazdin, its resident castle, and jaw-dropping Trakoscan Castle will then make your final full day in Croatia a dream come true. After living out your own Croatian fairytale, you will be whisked away to the airport to return to your real life, planning your return trip before you even board the plane home.

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 in mind. Interested in reading some of our travelers’ best Croatia tour reviews? Click here for more.

Starting Price

$1,815 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.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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