Pearls of Croatia

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  • 8 8 days
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Itinerary

8 days in a fairy-tale land. History, nature and the sea. On this tailor-made trip you will see the best of Croatia from its capital Zagreb to the pearl of the Adriatic – Dubrovnik. Below you will see the program in detail but do not forget that we can always modify it to suit you. Contact us to receive the offer, availability and price. Visit Croatia, you will love it!


DAY 1: ARRIVAL – ZAGREB

Looking forward to visit Croatia? After landing at the Zagreb we will transfer you to the hotel in the centre. Free time to enjoy the capital of Croatia on your own. Accommodation in Zagreb.

DAY 2: ZAGREB

Breakfast. Tour of Zagreb with a local guide. Among other sights you will visit the historic centre of “Gornji grad” with the two-towered cathedral and picturesque St. Mark’s church. Your tour will also include Zagreb’s main square named after national hero Ban Jelačič and vivid Dolac Market. In the afternoon free time to experience the variety of the continental and Mediterranean spirit that characterise this city. Additional tours to the outskirts of Zagreb are also available. Accommodation in Zagreb.

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DAY 3: ZAGREB – NATIONAL PARK PLITVICE – ZADAR

After breakfast transfer to Plitvice ational Park, which was declared World Heritage by UNESCO. You will be amazed by the beauty of the numerous lakes connected by waterfalls and streams that disappear and come back to the surface. It truly is one of the wonders of the world. After the visit transfer to Zadar – a town that, in the words of Alfred Hitchcock, offers the most beautiful sunset in the world. In addition, the city is known for The Sea Organ and the modern installation called Monument to the Sun located on its magnificent promenade. Night in Zadar.

Day 4: ZADAR – ŠIBENIK – SPLIT

After breakfast you will get to know the rich heritage of the historic center of Zadar: the Roman Forum, the Church of San Donato, the Cathedral of Santa Anastasia, Kalelarga street and the city walls. Later your travel to Croatia continues to another coastal town – Šibenik with its famous St. James Cathedral (also part of UNESCO), built in the 15th century. Optionally, if there is time and you want to visit more natural parks in Croatia, you can organize the visit of Krka National Park, home to more than a thousand animal and plant species, including amphibians, reptiles and endemic fish.  Krka is the only national park in Croatia where bathing is allowed, so don’t forget to bring you swimsuits. Accommodation in Split.

 

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Day 5: SPLIT – TROGIR – SPLIT

Breakfast. In the morning visit of Split, the second largest city in Croatia. Your personal guide will show you around the old town, which used to be a retirement palace built in the 4th century by the Roman emperor Diocletian. Today the whole area is protected by UNESCO. Optionally you can also peek into its cellars or the adjacent buildings of the Cathedral of Saint Domnius and the Temple of Jupiter. In the afternoon transfer to the nearby Trogir – a harmonious medieval stone village located on an island (also part of the UNESCO World Heritage List). It is famous as a museum-city for its well-preserved Renaissance and Baroque buildings. Accommodation in Split.

Day 6: SPLIT – DUBROVNIK

After breakfast, transfer to Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic. The scenic route along the dalmatian coastline is full of breathtaking views and is a strong contender for one of the world’s most beautiful road-trips. In the afternoon your local guide will take you around the magnificent historical town of Dubrovnik, another UNESCO-recognised sight in Croatia. Your tour starts at the Pile Gate and continues along the main promenade called Stradun. On the way you will pass elegant venetian-style palaces and a large Franciscan Monastery Complex which is know for housing one of the oldest still working pharmacies in the world. At the end of the promenade you can admire the elegant Gothic-Renaissance Rector’s Palace which today houses an interesting museum. Also available is a special Game of Thrones tour. Afterwards, you can climb the walls of the old town to enjoy the spectacular views over the Adriatic Sea. Accommodation in Dubrovnik.

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Day 7: DUBROVNIK

Free day to enjoy the city of Dubrovnik. Among other things you can climb Mt. Srđ and enjoy the magnificent views of Dubrovnik’s old town and the blue Adriatic Sea in the background. We also recommend taking a boat trip to the nearby Lokrum Island or Elafiti islands further out. Accommodation in Dubrovnik.

Day 8: DUBROVNIK – AIRPORT

Breakfast and free time until the transfer to the airport for your return flight. We hope you have enjoyed your trip and will visit Croatia once again in the future. Maybe this time on a small ship cruise.

 

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Need to know

NEED TO KNOW

This is a private tailor-made trip. The itinerary is only an example made according to our professional experiences and can be adapted according to you preferences, time and budget.

You can to this tour in either direction: from Zagreb to Dubrovnik or vise versa. Furthermore, you can expand your travel to Croatia to also include parts of Slovenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Montenegro. Get in touch for your tailor-made trip.

If you prefer to do the tour of Croatia in a group with other visitors, check out the dates and rates of our regular group tour that also includes Istria.

If you have more time this itinerary can be combined with dalmatian islands cruise into a 2-week holidays. If your prefer to visit even more Balkan countries we recommend our Grand Balkan Tour which will take you to five countries in two weeks.

You can do this itinerary with your personal private driver/guide or as a fly & drive program if you are on a budget – when booking let us know which is your preferred option.


THE TOUR WOULD INCLUDE*:

  • Guide-driver service in English or other prefered language if available
  • Accommodation in 3 * or 4 * hotels with breakfast
  • Tourist taxes
  • Entrance to Plitvice National Park
  • Transfers according to the itinerary
  • Arrival and departure transfers (Zagreb/Dubrovnik Airport)

THE TOUR WOULD NOT INCLUDE:

  • Personal expenses
  • Lunches and dinners
  • Travel insurance
  • Cancellation insurance
  • Air ticket

*As stated in the beginning – this is only an example and we can completely modify it for you if so requested.

 


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