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Discover Croatia Escorted Tour

Discover Croatia Escorted Tour

croatia tour | 5 Cities | 9 DAYS

Discover Croatia Escorted Tour

Availability
May 8th – Sept. 18th

Availability
May 8th – Sept. 18th

Roundtrip
from Zagreb

Roundtrip
from Zagreb

Pricing
from 1055,00€

Pricing
from 1055,00€

 

Departing from the country’s capital of Zagreb, this Croatia escorted tour takes you around the whole country, ticking off along the way all your bucket-list spots like Plitvice Lakes, Split, Trogir and Dubrovnik.  From flatlands over mountains to the stunning Adriatic Sea and the most indented coast of the Mediterranean, you might find it hard to believe it is only a matter of hours. 

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HIGHLIGHTS

Croatia is a small country, but its splendid diversity has been known to impress travellers of all generations and from all corners of the world. Discover Croatia Escorted Tour will show you all the highlights.

5 cities in 9 days

Unravel the secrets of Croatia

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4* Accommodation

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LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT?

LOOKING FOR SOMETHING DIFFERENT?

ITINERARY

ZAGREB – PLITVICE – DUBROVNIK – SPLIT – TROGIR – ZADAR - ZAGREB

ZAGREB

PLITVICE

DUBROVNIK

SPLIT

TROGIR

ZADAR

DAY 1 | Zagreb arrival

Arrive at Zagreb Airport and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb

DAY 2 | Zagreb | Plitvice

Despite a million people living here, Zagreb somehow manages to retain the cozy feel about it and you will best experience this wandering around the historic, fortified Upper Town. The place of legends, rebellions and witches burnt at stake, the Upper town is home of the Cathedral, St. Mark’s church with the colorful roof and several present-day government buildings. Spread out at its feet, the Lower town oozes a more modern, but still very continental air about it, with many highlights such as the Croatian National Theatre and the University. In the afternoon, swap the city for nature and drive out to Plitvice Lakes area. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice region.

DAY 3 | Plitvice

Exploring Plitvice Lakes is a stroll through fantasy, with deep green forests poised gracefully along the sides of sixteen crystal clear lakes which overflow in a series of cascading waterfalls, some sky-high and others glistening over tufa-lined rocks. The air of freshness as you take it all in, the thundering of waterfalls as your strut about, the splashing of water below the planked trails, they all come together into an experience far away from the ordinary. A natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty, Plitvice immediately justify any superlatives your may have heard of them, carving a special spot in your travel memory as one of the finest natural sites around.
Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in Plitvice region.

DAY 4 | Plitvice | Dubrovnik

In the morning, depart down to the far south of Croatia. Little can prepare you for the first encounter with the Adriatic coast, so just expect to be awe-struck when the mountains melt into a downward descent to the magical blue of the Mediterranean’s cleanest and most indented coast. This drive is a wonderful showcase of Croatia’s natural diversity and will keep you mesmerized every minute of it. As the islands line up across the sea from the ribbon of road wavering along the shore, know that you are close to your destination, the beautiful Dubrovnik. Spend the rest of the day relaxing as is only suitable when you are on this Mediterranean coast!
Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

DAY 5 | Dubrovnik

Sunday is a special day in local culture, and locals will spend it to relax with their families and loved ones. And when in Rome… You’ll have this whole day to yourself so explore the magnificent Dubrovnik, whether you head to its Old Town, a.k.a. the King’s Landing, venture out to the leafy island of Lokrum, or discover some other treasure, today is about leisure. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

DAY 6 | Dubrovnik | Split

Dubrovnik has been enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage for decades now and exploring it in a guided tour makes for a grand opening of your Croatian journey. Walking its wall-embraced Old Town is like taking a step back in time to when this lovely town was an independent Republic. Stop to explore a still-operating pharmacy from 1317, the seat of the former Republic government at the Rector’s Palace and the revered Cathedral before travelling to Split in the afternoon hours along the scenic Adriatic coast and the picturesque Neretva River delta. Dinner and overnight in Split.

DAY 7 | Split | Trogir | Zadar

The lively historic core of Split was once a one man’s retirement palace. The man was the Roman Emperor Diocletian and his modest home is today inhabited by 3000 people. In the vibrant, happening center of Split the modern echoes against ancient stone walls. Your walking tour highlights the stunning landmarks like the theatrical open-air Peristyle, the Temple of Jupiter and the Cathedral of St. Dominus, the patron saint of Split. Next, continue to another UNESCO-listed jewel, the tiny but charming Trogir, where the Cathedral of St. Lawrence holds one of Croatia’s most remarkable portals, intricately carved by Master Radovan. Dinner and overnight in Zadar.

DAY 8 | Zadar | Zagreb

Struck heavily by not one, but two devastating 20th-century conflicts – the WWII and the Croatian Homeland War, Zadar is now reinventing itself and carving its spot on the Croatian tourism scene. A walk through Zadar is a stroll between landmarks of many eras, from the wonderfully preserved Roman Forum, Romanesque Church of St. Donatus, the walls which remind of the prolonged Venetian rule in the Renaissance times to the Instagram-famous modern-day installations, the Sea Organ and Salute to the Sun. As you drive out to Zagreb in the afternoon hours, you will understand why Zadar won the 2016 Best European Destination Award. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb.

DAY 9 | Zagreb departure

After breakfast, the tour ends with transfer to Zagreb Airport.
DAY 1 | ZAGREB ARRIVAL
MEET YOUR FELLOW TRAVELLERS
DAY TO CHILL OUT AND PREPARE FOR THE TOUR

Enjoy a tasty breakfast and a cup of coffee overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea and prepare yourself for a day of discovering magnificent UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik Old Town. After a short panoramic drive through Dubrovnik, a professional guide will take you on a walking tour, after which you will be given plenty of free time to discover The Pearl of Adriatic before your transfer back to the ship. We sail towards Šipan Island around 4 pm.

Arrive at Zagreb Airport and transfer to your hotel. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb

DAY 2 | ZAGREB | PLITVICE
GUIDED TOUR OF CROATIA'S CAPITAL
GET INSPIRED BY CURIOUS LOCAL HISTORY

Enjoy a tasty breakfast and a cup of coffee overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea and prepare yourself for a day of discovering magnificent UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik Old Town. After a short panoramic drive through Dubrovnik, a professional guide will take you on a walking tour, after which you will be given plenty of free time to discover The Pearl of Adriatic before your transfer back to the ship. We sail towards Šipan Island around 4 pm.

Despite a million people living here, Zagreb somehow manages to retain the cozy feel about it and you will best experience this wandering around the historic, fortified Upper Town. The place of legends, rebellions and witches burnt at stake, the Upper town is home of the Cathedral, St. Mark’s church with the colorful roof and several present-day government buildings. Spread out at its feet, the Lower town oozes a more modern, but still very continental air about it, with many highlights such as the Croatian National Theatre and the University.

In the afternoon, swap the city for nature and drive out to Plitvice Lakes area. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice region.

DAY 3 | PLITVICE
RELAXATION ON LAKES PLITIVCE
SPECTACULAR NATURAL WONDERS

Exploring Plitvice Lakes is a stroll through fantasy, with deep green forests poised gracefully along the sides of sixteen crystal clear lakes which overflow in a series of cascading waterfalls, some sky-high and others glistening over tufa-lined rocks. The air of freshness as you take it all in, the thundering of waterfalls as your strut about, the splashing of water below the planked trails, they all come together into an experience far away from the ordinary.

A natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty, Plitvice immediately justify any superlatives your may have heard of them, carving a special spot in your travel memory as one of the finest natural sites around. Dinner at a local restaurant and overnight in Plitvice region.


DAY 4 | PLITVICE | DUBROVNIK
TRAVELING DOWN THE DALMATIAN COAST ALL THE WAY TO DUBROVNIK
ENJOY THE VIEW

In the morning, depart down to the far south of Croatia. Little can prepare you for the first encounter with the Adriatic coast, so just expect to be awe-struck when the mountains melt into a downward descent to the magical blue of the Mediterranean’s cleanest and most indented coast. This drive is a wonderful showcase of Croatia’s natural diversity and will keep you mesmerised every minute of it.

As the islands line up across the sea from the ribbon of road wavering along the shore, know that you are close to your destination, the beautiful Dubrovnik. Spend the rest of the day relaxing as is only suitable when you are on this Mediterranean coast! Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

DAY 5 | DUBROVNIK
RELAX AND ENJOY DUBROVNIK'S CULTURE, SITES & STORIES
CROATIA’S MOST POPULAR UNESCO SITE

Sunday is a special day in the local culture, and locals will spend it to relax with their families and loved ones. And when in Rome… You’ll have this whole day to yourself so explore the magnificent Dubrovnik, whether you head to its Old Town, a.k.a. the King’s Landing, venture out to the leafy island of Lokrum, or discover some other treasure, today is about leisure. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.

DAY 6 | DUBROVNIK | SPLIT
wE'LL TAKE YOU BACK TO TIMES OF FAMOUS DUBROVNIK REPUBLIC
DUBROVNIK OLD TOWN SIGHTSEEING TOUR

Dubrovnik has been enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage for decades now and exploring it in a guided tour makes for a grand opening of your Croatian journey. Walking its wall-embraced Old Town is like taking a step back in time to when this lovely town was an independent Republic. Stop to explore a still-operating pharmacy from 1317, the seat of the former Republic government at the Rector’s Palace and the revered Cathedral before travelling to Split in the afternoon hours along the scenic Adriatic coast and the picturesque Neretva River delta. Dinner and overnight in Split.

DAY 7 | SPLIT | TROGIR | ZADAR
1.700 YEARS OLD CITY OF SPLIT & BEAUTIFUL SMALL TOWN OF TROGIR
SPLIT - GUIDED TOUR HISTORIC CORE, THE DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE

The lively historic core of Split was once a one man’s retirement palace. The man was the Roman Emperor Diocletian and his modest home is today inhabited by 3000 people. In the vibrant, happening center of Split the modern echoes against ancient stone walls. Your walking tour highlights the stunning landmarks like the theatrical open-air Peristyle, the Temple of Jupiter and the Cathedral of St. Dominus, the patron saint of Split.

TROGIR - TINY AND CHARMING UNESCO-LISTED JEWEL

Next, continue to another UNESCO-listed jewel, the tiny but charming Trogir, where the Cathedral of St. Lawrence holds one of Croatia’s most remarkable portals, intricately carved by Master Radovan. Dinner and overnight in Zadar.

DAY 8 | ZADAR | ZAGREB
WANDER QUIET STREETS OF MARBLE AND WATCH THE FABULOUS SUNSET WHILE LISTENING SEA ORGANS
ZADAR - STILL RELATIVELY UNDISCOVERED TOWN, RICH IN HISTORY AND NATURAL BEAUTY

Enjoy a tasty breakfast and a cup of coffee overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea and prepare yourself for a day of discovering magnificent UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik Old Town. After a short panoramic drive through Dubrovnik, a professional guide will take you on a walking tour, after which you will be given plenty of free time to discover The Pearl of Adriatic before your transfer back to the ship. We sail towards Šipan Island around 4 pm.

Struck heavily by not one, but two devastating 20th-century conflicts – the WWII and the Croatian Homeland War, Zadar is now reinventing itself and carving its spot on the Croatian tourism scene. A walk through Zadar is a stroll between landmarks of many eras, from the wonderfully preserved Roman Forum, Romanesque Church of St. Donatus, the walls which remind of the prolonged Venetian rule in the Renaissance times to the Instagram-famous modern-day installations, the Sea Organ and Salute to the Sun.

As you drive out to Zagreb in the afternoon hours, you will understand why Zadar won the 2016 Best European Destination Award. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb.

DAY 9 | ZAGREB DEPARTURE
IT IS TIME TO SAY FAREWELL

After breakfast, the tour ends with transfer to Zagreb Airport.

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INCLUSIONS

4 star hotels

  • Zagreb: Panorama 4*
  • Plitvice: Park 4*
  • Dubrovnik: Ivka 3*
  • Split: President 4*
  • Zadar: Pinija 4*

Great Hosts

  • Experienced tour manager will escort you through this land tour
  • Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split and Zadar

Entrance fees

  • Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park; Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik; Diocletian’s Palace and Cathedral in Split; St. Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir; St. Donatus Church in Zadar

transfers

  • Arrival transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and from hotel to Zagreb airport on the first and the last day of the tour

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Rates are per person for double occupancy for 8 nights. Single Supplement: 280 euro net (on request)

Previosly listed hotels will be used on almost all departures. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those on this page.

 

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