Old Harbor in Hvar, Croatia

Exploring the Islands of Croatia Vacation for Seniors

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Dubrovnik, Korcula Island

Suggested Duration

7 Days

While some travelers like to stick to the mainland and discover the delightful offerings that can be found therein, the more adventurous travelers often desire to broaden their horizons and to explore further than the average traveler. Croatia is a perfect choice for this excursion because this European gem has an abundance of jaw-droppingly gorgeous islands that are nestled along its stunning shores. This customizable, 7-day adventure caters to those who desire to spend their vacation with days...

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Trip Highlights

  • Witness the wonders within Dubrovnik’s ancient Old City as you roam within the towering walls of this impeccably preserved UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Explore the ethereal Elaphiti Islands while splashing in the sparkling waters of the Adriatic and relaxing on a boat
  • Discover captivating Korcula Island while also cruising to discover the charming towns of Lumbarda, Vela Luka, and more, each with its own special flair
  • Connect with mother nature in Mljet as you indulge in an outdoor trek on some of the most spectacular trails in Croatia
  • Travel to heavenly Hvar and four other awe-inspiring islands on a full day’s tour, giving you a glimpse into the various charms that each island possesses
  • Embark on an exhilarating day of exploring the great outdoors at Lastovo Island, including being introduced to its wildlife residents of peacocks and wild bunnies
  • Marvel at the iconic Blue Cave Grotto and be amazed by its azure glow as you are provided with an up-close and personal glimpse of it

Detailed Description

When one thinks of Croatia, visions of Dubrovnik’s walled city or Zagreb’s bustling metropolis often come to mind, but many travelers never realize that the true gems of this Eastern European country are located just off its coast. The Croatian Islands, which are nestled amid the azure waters of the sparkling Adriatic, are actually some of the most stunning and beautiful landscapes in all of Croatia. In fact, it would not be a stretch to say that they even rival the loveliest locales in all of Europe.

As you deserve to see the most dazzling destinations in all of Croatia, this customizable, 7-day excursion has been chosen with you specifically in mind and features the most spectacular scenery and exciting experiences the islands have to offer.

Your epic island adventure will begin upon your arrival in the city of Dubrovnik, where you will spend your first night after exploring the walled fortress of the Old City. Afterward, you will indulge in an island-hopping excursion for a short evening stroll through Lokrum Island. Your first full day will find you being transferred to the alluring Elaphiti Islands, where you will be able to explore a trio of islands that each offer their own unique excitement and charm.

The next leg of your journey will lead you to captivating Korcula Island, where you will spend the day exploring the island’s best beaches, sights, and scenery. Korcula will also act as your base for the rest of your delightful, day-long excursions. Mljet and its pristine natural wonders will be waiting to inspire and excite you on day four, offering nearly endless nature trails and an abundance of other outdoor adventures for you to choose.

A comprehensive, five-island tour will fill your fifth day as you journey to Hvar, wander its charming Hvar town, and discover the world-famous Blue Cave Grotto, which is located off Vis Island. You will even be provided with a look at the famed Green Cave as well. For your final day among the captivating Croatian Islands, you will be lead to Lastovo Island and its pristine nature preserve, which will be a perfect end to your island adventure. After spending seven days amid these sun-dappled island havens, you will enjoying a delicious goodbye brunch, and before boarding your plane home, you will already be planning your return journey.

Upon your arrival, each night’s stay will have already been planned for you, and you will enjoy the best, most luxurious accommodations throughout your entire stay. Every aspect of this trip is customizable, so you will be able to alter any portion of this itinerary to suit your moods and desires while you are in Croatia. All of your necessary transportation needs have also been arranged and will be private, so all that you have to do is sit back, relax, and enjoy your adventure.

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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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