Tour of Croatia EU917

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

2022 Departures: May 14, May 28, Jun 11, Jun 25, Jul 09, Aug 06, Aug 27, Sep 17, Oct 01, Oct 15

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, SaturdayTour 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, Sunday

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, Monday

Travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore more on your own. Later, gather for a dinner served at our hotel and  overnight. (B, D)

Day 4, Trogir and Split, Tuesday

After breakfast, head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Continue traveling along the spectacular Adriatic coast, passing by old fishing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split. A city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Finally, see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. The reminder of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 5, Split, WednesdayTour of Croatia

Today is at your leisure or you can join optional tour to Hvar Island: We board the ferry in Split and set sail for Hvar. The town of Hvar has a unique cultural and historical heritage, plus a centuries-old tradition in tourism. A walking tour includes views of the 17th century theatre, the 13th century Arsenal, and the central town square with the Cathedral. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery, famous for its collection of old art masters, including “Ingoli´s Last Supper˝. Afterward, we travel to Stari Grad for some wine tasting. A ferry returns us to Split. (B)

Day 6, Split – Dubrovnik, Thursday

After breakfast we finally travel to Dubrovnik, with its picturesque setting on the stunning Adriatic coast. After arrival a walking tour of Old Dubrovnik. Visit the Rector’s Palace, and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column and Sponza Palace. Next, see the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, shop, stroll along the water’s edge, or simply relax and delight in your superbly scenic surroundings. Your evening is free to enjoy your way. (B, L)

Day 7, Dubrovnik, Friday 

At leisure or you can join optional tour to Montenegro Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Enjoy 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. Later, gather for a Farewell Dinner. (B, D)

Day 8, Dubrovnik, Saturday

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

 

Tour Includes: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: Hotel Sheraton
  • Plitvice: Hotel Jezero
  • Split: Hotel Briig
  • Dubrovnik: Hotel Valamar Lacroma / Valamar Argosy
  • If hotels are full, similar accommodation will be used

Price Per Person in USD:

  • Staying Double Room $2,350
  • Single Supplement $950

See our Other Balkan Tours

See the Tourism Authority Website: Croatia 

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