Croatia’s coastline runs to a wonderful rhythm with tastings at organic farms, cobbled towns for indulgent evenings, adventures on the water and a sense of summer all year around. From Split to Dubrovnik, you can go in search of these pleasures with this luxury tour including everything from river rafting to medieval fortifications and an underwater winery. Handcrafted for the curious and the adventurous, this is Croatia at its jewel-dazzling best.
Split – The Terracotta Charms of Dalmatia
Split will win you over from first glance as terracotta tiles slope towards the shimmering Adriatic. White stone facades shine in the sun to juxtapose with super yachts and a tree-lined promenade. The streets are narrow and confusing, yet they have a charm that keeps you exploring. Everything emanates from Diocletian’s Palace, a grand centerpiece that was once the center of the world in the early 4th century. Roman Emperor Diocletian built the palace as his place of leisure, utilizing the natural protection provided by mountains surrounding the bay. Centuries later, and the palace still stands surrounded by a city of old-world beauty. After a private airport transfer, the day is free for you to explore the city and orientate yourself with the Croatian experience. Consider reading our travelers' reviews for Croatia to learn more about the perfect Adriatic getaway.
Split – A Morning in Trogir and Afternoon Exploring Diocletian’s Palace
Split – Exploring Krka National Park and Medieval Sibenik
Split – River Rafting and Zip Lining in a Remarkable Landscape
Hvar – History and Vineyards of an Island Gem
Hvar – Discovering a Dalmatian Archipelago
Korcula – Walking the Medieval Streets and Organic Island Dining
Dubrovnik – An Underwater Winery and the Great Adriatic City
Dubrovnik – Walking the Walls and Uncovering the City
Dubrovnik – Remote Croatia Biking Adventure
Dubrovnik – Sunset Sea Kayaking After a Quiet Day in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik – Departure
- Live out the history and heritage in Croatia’s seductive Adriatic cities, with several days in Split and several in Dubrovnik
- Intimately explore the Croatian landscapes with a variety of adventures including river rafting, zip lining, and biking between Konavle’s villages
- Escape to the islands and soak up all the beauty of Hvar and Korcula
- Savor the local produce through unique dining experiences such as organic farm lunches and dinner at a traditional konoba restaurant
- Feel the coastal adventure with two unique sea kayaking excursions around Diocletian’s Palace and Dubrovnik’s city walls, both of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Visit the world’s first underwater winery for an incredible experience
- Discover the old stories with expert local guides who will reveal the magic and mystery of old-world Croatia
- Spend a day in the glorious Krka National Park and another day cruising through the Vis and Pakleni islands, including a stop at the famous Blue Cave
Croatia feels like a summer vacation even in the height of winter. Exquisite landscapes set the scene with the cliff-lined coastline complemented by lush national parks and archipelagos. Passionate people create the mood and are always eager to share their local loves as they ply you with fresh olives and boutique wines. The weather plays its role as well, sunny for most of the year and often balmy after dark. But most of all, it is the inimitability that makes Croatia feel so special. Savor the sultry atmosphere as you explore the great variety of destinations on an adventure that is all about the different angles, and it will not take long before you are wholly seduced.
Primarily focused on the Adriatic coastline, this unique vacation begins in Split and ends in Dubrovnik. Your several nights in between are spent on Hvar and Korcula, an island hopping interlude to two several night city stays. There will be something different each day as you discover the sultry cities and their breathtaking surroundings. Perhaps most memorable is the diversity of experience. For example, in Split, you will spend a morning in the medieval town of Trogir, and then an afternoon spent sea kayaking around Diocletian’s Palace. In Dubrovnik, there will be a day spent cycling in the hills and a morning walking along the walls with a visit to the world’s first underwater winery.
The Adriatic coastline has something for everyone, and this 12-day tour will provide everything you could wish for. The first few days in Split also include Krka National Park, a day spent river rafting and zip lining, and a visit to the cobbled town of Sibenik. Days spent on Hvar Island will include wine tasting and a day trip through the Vis and Pakleni Islands to swim in hidden lagoons and dine where the fishermen eat. Korcula Island is dominated by green valleys and marble streets laden with history. By the end of the week, you will have arrived in Dubrovnik, Croatia’s most iconic coastal gem to ensure that you can experience all its charm at a laid-back pace.
$3,511 per person (excluding international flights)
- 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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