Tour of Croatia EU917

The Tour of Croatia is a 9 day guided vacation from Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Hvar, Dubrovnik and Kotor. You will be shown all the highlights by experienced local guides.

2020 Departures: Apr 22, May 6, 20, Jun 3, 17, Aug 19, Sep 9

9 Day Tour Highlights:

  • Zagreb: Upper Town, St Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace
  • Plitvice: Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Split: Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and Cathedral of St. Duje
  • Hvar: Fortress, Franciscan Monastery
  • Dubrovnik: Old Dubrovnik, the Rector’s Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column and Sponza Palace, Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy
  • Kotor: Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church

Day 1, arrive Zagreb, WednesdayTour of Croatia

Welcome to Zagreb! You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until a Welcome Dinner tonight. (D)

Day 2, in Zagreb, Thursday

On a morning sightseeing tour, see the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding city streets, browse through the shops, or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)

Day 3, Zagreb to Plitvice Lakes and Split, Friday

Head to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes, enjoying the breathtaking scenery of terraced lakes, thickly wooded  mountains, and lush vegetation. After your visit, continue to the port city of Split. Your evening is free to begin exploring on your own. (B, D)

Day 4, Split to Hvar, Saturday

Today begins with a walking tour of the historic inner city, built around Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then on to see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and Cathedral of St. Duje. There’s some time free before you board the ferry and set sail to Hvar Island. Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Hvar town. (B, D)

Day 5, Hvar, SundayTour of Croatia

The town of Hvar has a unique cultural and historical heritage, plus a centuries-old tradition in tourism. A morning walking tour features views of the Fortress, Franciscan Monastery and more. The afternoon is free. Kick back, relax, and enjoy this charming island, listed as one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world by Conde Nast Travel Magazine. (B)

Day 6, Hvar to Dubrovnik, Monday 

Leave the island life behind as you return to mainland and continue to the “Pearl of Adriatic,” Dubrovnik. A drive along the picturesque Croatian coast reveals the world-famous natural beauty of the area. After dinner your time is free to discover the city by night. (B, D)

Day 7, Dubrovnik, Tuesday

This morning, a walking tour shows you Old Dubrovnik. See the Rector’s Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, Dominican Monastery, and Franciscan Monastery with  its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the city your way, browse through the shops, stroll along the coast, or simply relax. (B)

Day 8, in Dubrovnik – Montenegro, Wednesday

Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Visit city of Kotor and proceed with a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Visit city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Your  evening is free to enjoy your way. (B)

Day 9, Dubrovnik, Thursday

You will be transferred to Dubrovnik’s airport for your departure flight. (B)

 

Tour Includes:

Tour of Croatia

  • Centrally located 4 and 5 star hotels
  • Buffet breakfast daily
  • 4 dinners (coffee or tea included)
  • Airport transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor-coach
  • Professional English Speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Licensed Local Guides
  • Entrance fees included where indicated in bold letters
  • Luggage handling at hotels
  • Complimentary whispers with sightseeing tours
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

Hotels:

  • Zagreb: Westin / Sheraton
  • Split: President / Atrium
  • Hvar: Amfora
  • Dubrovnik: Lacroma  / Argosy / Lapad
  • If hotels are full, similar accommodation will be used

Price Per Person in USD:

  • Staying Double Room $1949
  • Single Supplement $7799

See our Other Balkan Tours

See the Tourism Authority Website: Croatia 

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