Historical cities, outstanding hotels, pristine waters, radiant forests, and stunning beaches await during your exclusive 15-day Croatia tour. The villages and coastline of the country reflect a hidden gem on the Adriatic Sea containing a rich heritage from Romans to Venetians, Hungarians to the Soviet Union. Fresh oysters offer a sample of the tasty cuisine and celebrated vineyards represent attention to...
Zagreb – Arrive in Zagreb and Enjoy the Remainder of the Day at Leisure
The capital city of Croatia has a long history as a political and cultural center with thriving restaurants, elegant shopping, and sophisticated museums. Cafes remain an important part of the urban landscape serving fresh coffee, delicious pastries, and an eclectic assortment of music. The city hosts a mixture of sophisticated Austro-Hungarian architecture glistening against the rougher edges of structures erected during the reign of the socialism. Your flight lands at Franjo Tuđman Airport, where your private transfer greets you upon arrival.
The colorful Dolac Market glows with fresh produce on an elevated section of the square. The indoor stalls host butchers and dairy farmers, as well as vivacious flowers. The scent of honey emanates from the samples vendors offer to passers-by. You settle into the comforts of the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel, celebrated for its luxurious accommodations since 1925. The style and glamour of the architecture reflect a distinguished history accentuating the impeccable, personalized service inside a design blending modern comforts with the opulence of Art Nouveau. The hotel has offered fabulous service to notable personalities like Sophia Loren, Orson Welles, Francis Ford Coppola, and Queen Elizabeth II.
Zagreb – Discover the Splendors of Zagreb and the Historical Walls of Gradec
Zagreb – Find Charming Landscape and Design in the Zagreb Hinterland
Ljubljana – Transfer to Gorgeous Ljubljana, Capital City of Slovenia
Ljubljana – Relish a Fabulous Tour of Ljubljana and the Beauty of Lake Bled
Rovinj – Uncover the Impressive Karsts of Postojna Cave en route to Rovinj
Rovinj – Experience a Truffle Hunt, Tour Motovun, and Visit Roman Pula
Split – Explore the Marvels of Plitvice Lakes National Park en route to Split
Split – Stroll the Splendors of Split and Trogir before a Delicious Wine Tour
Split – Venture to Brač Island for an Active Exploration of the Landscape
Hvar – Travel to Hvar for a Fascinating Tour and Visit the Fortress
Hvar – Indulge in the Flavors of Hvar with a Half-Day Wine Tour
Dubrovnik – Visit an Oyster Farm and Find Game of Thrones in Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik – Spend the Day Traversing History and Culture in Montenegro
Dubrovnik – Cycle Scenic Villages before Departing for Home
- Enjoy the warm, luxurious hospitality of the featured accommodations, handpicked and recommended by Zicasso for this itinerary: Esplanade Zagreb Hotel (Zagreb), Hotel Cubo (Ljubljana), Hotel Lone (Rovinj), Hotel Judita Palace (Split), Park Hotel (Hvar), Villa Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik)
- Wander through the marvelous protected landscapes of Plitvice Lakes National Park to view the glistening lakes and emerald forest
- Indulge in the spectacular flavors of Croatia during a private wine tour of the vineyards outside of Hvar and truffle hunt in the woods of Rovinj
- Revel in the beauty of the Adriatic Sea and unique tradition of cultivating oysters and mussels while touring an oyster farm accompanied by a tasting
- Experience the moment when history and fantasy come to life during a guided Game of Thrones tour of Dubrovnik
- Discover the tranquil scenery of Konavle Valley on a cycling tour around orchards, vineyards, meadows, and along the banks of the Ljuta River
- Enjoy the small pleasures of captivating views and charming villages along the Bay of Kotor when visiting Montenegro
- Venture deep into one of the world’s best-known caves at Postojna in Slovenia to find impressive stalactites and stalagmites
- Marvel at the sensational natural beauty of Split, Slovenia during a quiet boat ride to the island at the heart of the reflective lake
- Treat yourself to the majestic coastlines of Croatia when visiting Split, Hvar, and the famous white-pebbled beach of Zlatni Rat
The splendors of white-pebbled beaches to rocky plateaus, medieval city walls, and waterfalls demand attention during your customizable Croatia tour. Whether searching for a romantic getaway, a family vacation, or a simple European escape, Croatia promises adventure, natural beauty, divine cuisine, and relaxing luxury. Stroll along cobblestone streets close to the Adriatic Sea, wander through dramatic caves in neighboring Slovenia, bask in the scenery during a drive along the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro, and enjoy an immersive exploration of the cities, villages, and islands for which Croatia is admired.
Your exclusive adventure begins with your arrival in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. The fascinating city welcomes you with an introduction to the historical architecture and remarkable culture blending the traditions of the past with the fast-pace of the present. Travel into the hinterlands outside of Zagreb to uncover the beauty of the pine forests, as well as the striking architecture of preserved villages and the 14th-century Trakošćan Castle. Once outside of Zagreb, you can stroll through the streets of Ljubljana, the capital city of Slovenia. Cafes, restaurants, and boutique shops decorate the cobblestone lanes hidden in the silhouette of the soaring historical castle.
Spend time at Lake Bled traversing the walkway circling the glistening body of water and enjoy a boat ride to the central island of Blejski otok. En route back to Croatia and the city of Rovinj, you travel deep into the heart of celebrated Postojna Cave, a dramatic system of underground karsts decorated with mesmerizing stalactites and stalagmites. Uncover the treasures of the countryside outside of Rovinj during a private truffle hunt and visit the local villages revealing the abundant pleasures of the coveted ingredient. Stroll along the wooden walkways traversing Plitvice Lakes National Park to view the draping waterfalls and miles of serene lakes before exploring the mixture of Roman history and superb coastal scenery at Split. Relish a sightseeing tour at the island village of Trogir and sample wines paired with delicious local dishes on a private winery.
Indulge in a full day exploring the Adriatic by stopping on Brač and relaxing on Zlatni Rat Beach. Traverse the fabled city of Hvar and the sensational preserved architecture, and relish in the flavors cultivated from the landscape during a half-day wine tour at the vineyards at the heart of the idyllic island. Sample the lavish flavor of fresh oysters en route to Dubrovnik. Once in the fabulous coastal city, you can celebrate the blend of historic architecture and imagination during a Game of Thrones tour where the images of the hit HBO television series burst to life amidst the city’s heritage. Relish a scenic drive around the Bay of Kotor to explore the fabulous villages and towns populating the gorgeous landscape of Montenegro. Hit the countryside trail traversing Konavle Valley on a cycling tour for an exceptional panorama of the vast meadows, rugged peaks, and rushing waters of the Ljuta River before saying goodbye to the captivating marvels of Croatia.
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$7,495 per person (excluding international flights)
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