Day 1: Welcome to Zagreb
Your adventure begins in glorious Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia. After transferring from the airport, discover the city by private tour. A visit to the striking Upper and Lower Old Town will be certain to surprise and enthral. As the Medieval heart of the city, both areas of the Old Town offer a myriad of opulent palaces, elegant churches, and stately museums for visitors to admire.
After hotel check-in, delight in a welcome dinner with your tour companions. Toast your upcoming journey as you sample the sumptuous regional cuisine.
Overnight in Zagreb.
Day 2: The Perfection of Plitvice Lakes National Park
Today, a visit to the Plitvice Lakes allows you to thoroughly explore this naturally scenic area. A hiking tour enables you to reveal the hidden secrets of the lakes while a boat cruise offers a serene vantage point from the water.
Dinner and overnight in the Šibenik region.
Day 3: Spectacular Šibenik and the Wonders of Krka National Park
This morning, enjoy a guided walking tour of the beautiful city of Šibenik. This dazzling coastal city not only offers visitors an exquisite view of the blue Adriatic Sea, but is also home to a beautiful array of stunning architecture and historical buildings. Admire the famous St. James Cathedral, a designated UNESCO World Heritage building. Not to be missed are the brilliant Šibenik Cathedral, the imposing St. Michael’s Fortress, and the glittering harbour.
Enjoy lunch in this beautiful seaside city with your tour group.
This afternoon, a visit to the spectacular Krka National park and its seven magnificent waterfalls will be certain to impress. Admire these gorgeous waterfalls as you relax in the natural splendour that the park has to offer.
Dinner and overnight in the Šibenik region.
Day 4: The Magnificent Old Towns of Croatia
This morning, discover the wonders of Trogir, home to a stunningly unique Old Town. Located on a small island, the Old Town can only be reached via bridge. Enjoy the sights and sounds of these cobblestone paved laneways while you learn more about this ancient city.
Continuing onward, visit the splendid city of Split. Explore this ancient and palatial city, along with its opulent and extravagant Diocletian’s Palace, which encompasses much of the Old Town. Admire the ancient architecture of this picturesque town as you visit the important monuments and sites.
Your adventure continues through the sublime city of Omis, with its dramatic cliffs and serene river, making your way to the breath-taking Cetina Gorge. Prepare to be amazed at the jaw-dropping natural rock formations and you journey onward to Radman Mills, a scenic restaurant well-known for its delicious fare on offer. The fantastic natural surroundings create a beautiful backdrop while you indulge in the famous Croatian cuisine.
Continue to Dubrovnik for hotel check-in, dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5: Dazzling Dubrovnik
Admire the elegant beauty of the Dubrovnik Old Town as you set off on a guided walking tour. Stroll down the mesmerizing Stradun, or main street, as you enjoy the wonderful architecture of this ancient city. With amazing buildings and sites like the Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan’s Cloister, you will leave enlightened and impressed.
Revel in leisure time in this gorgeous city, perhaps enjoying lunch at one of the many local cafes.
Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 6: Day excursion to Montenegro
A day excursion to wonderfully dramatic Montenegro will enthral and delight. Surrounded by the natural beauty of the region, you will have the opportunity to discover the rich history and culture of this spellbinding country. Admire the deeply azure water of the Bay of Kotor as you explore the Medieval heart of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Enjoy lunch with your tour group.
Continue onward to the capital city of Budva, where you will witness the charming blend of Mediterranean cultures and history. A tour of the remarkable Old Town, with its citadel sitting on the edge of the sea and various winding cobblestone laneways, will be certain to impress.
Return to Dubrovnik, where you will enjoy a farewell dinner with your tour companions. Share the memories you’ve made, while toasting your great adventure.
Day 7: Farewell
Begin your journey home or continue on your travels.
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