Essential Croatia

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  • 9 9 days
  • guided
  • from 1.190,00 €
  • 1/11/2019
Activities
  • Escorted Tours
  • Cultural tours
  • Gastronomic Tours

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Itinerary

DAY 1: AIRPORT – ZAGREB

Transfer of travellers from the Zagreb airport to the hotel. Free time to enjoy the capital of Croatia before group meeting with the guide and other group members. Welcome drink and accommodation in Zagreb.

DAY 2: ZAGREB – OPATIJA

After breakfast, guide will take you on a tour of Zagreb. You will visit the historic centre Gornji grad, the cathedral, the picturesque San Marco’s church and the king Tomislav square. In the afternoon we head towards Opatija, which has been a popular holiday destination of European nobility for many centuries. Before or after dinner we recommend taking a pleasant stroll along the famous promenade. Night in Opatija.

DAY 3: OPATIJA – PULA – ROVINJ – OPATIJA

After breakfast we will explore Istria, a region with a very rich history starting with first Illyrian tribes in 11 century BC, followed by Roman Empire and Venetian Republic, continuing with Napoleon and Austrian rule. We well peek into the famous Pula Arena, one of the largest remaining Roman amphitheatres, wander through the narrow lanes of Rovinj, probably the most picturesque Istrian town and taste truffles – a renowned local speciality. Return to Opatija for the night.

DAY 4: OPATIJA – PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK

Breakfast. Transfer to Plitvice National Park, which was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be amazed by the beauty of the numerous lakes, waterfalls and rivers that disappear under the surface and reappear moments later. There is plenty of walking options. Dinner and accommodation within the park.

DAY 5: PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK – ZADAR – SPLIT

After breakfast we will head back to the coast of the Adriatic Sea. Our first stop is the ancient town of Zadar. Among other historic sites we will take a look at  church of St. Donatus and the famous Sea Organ. On our way to Split, we will take a wine tasting stop in one of the regions most recognised wineries where you will also be offered delicious local snacks. Overnight in Split.

DAY 6: SPLIT – TROGIR – SPLIT

Breakfast. Guided tour of Split, the second largest city in Croatia. The old town with its rich history, which was listed World Heritage by UNESCO, will take your breath away. Among many sights worth seeing is Diocletian Palace, which was built by this Roman emperor in the fourth century, Cathedral of St. Dominus and the Temple of Jupiter. In the afternoon we will visit another UNESCO World Heritage site – the charming ancient town of Trogir. Known as a city-museum for its well-preserved renaissance and baroque buildings, Trogir is pedestrian friendly and easy to navigate. Return to Split for overnight.

DAY 7: SPLIT – STON – DUBROVNIK

Breakfast. Before getting to the final stop of the trip, we will take a detour to pretty Ston. In the nearby winery we will sample a well known Plavac Mali wine and learn all about it’s history and procedures of making it. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

DAY 8: DUBROVNIK

Breakfast. Dubrovnik, also known as the Jewel of the Adriatic, is featured in UNESCO heritage list. During the visit of the old city centre we will have a look at the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery, the oldest pharmacy in the world. Later we will climb the walls from where you can enjoy the spectacular views over the Adriatic sea. Accommodation in Dubrovnik.

Day 9: DUBROVNIK –  END OF THE TRIP

After breakfast separate transfers to the airport. Optional daily excursions around Dubrovnik, cruises or overnight stay.

 

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What's included

The price includes:

  • All transfers as per itinerary in modern motor coach/van with A/C as well as local airport transfers on Day 1 and Day 9
  • Qualified and licensed tour manager during the entire trip
    Welcome drink and info meeting on Day 1
  • 8 x BB in 4* Hotels, except 3* in Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • 4 x dinner in hotel restaurants
    4 x high quality gastronomical experiences in wineries and local restaurants as per itinerary (Truffle tasting / Bibich winery /restaurant Tragos / Pelješac winery)
  • Local guides in Zagreb, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Trogir, Split
  • Entrances: Pula Colosseum, Diocletian Palace Split, Franciscan Monastery in Dubrovnik, Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Porterage & city taxes

 


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Dates

1/11/2019
per person in a double room
1.190,00 €
per person in a in single room
1.450,00 €

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