Day 1: Welcome to Porec
Welcome to the resplendently beautiful coastal resort of Porec. A walking tour of this ancient city, which dates back to Roman times, will help orientate you during your stay here. Learn more about the fascinating background of Porec as you explore the winding laneways and cobblestone streets of this sun-drenched resort town.
Enjoy a welcome dinner with your tour companions at one of the local restaurants, and toast your upcoming travels throughout this glorious region.
Overnight in Porec.
Day 2: Natural Wonders and Equine Excellence
An excursion to the fascinating underground world of the Postojna Caves will be certain to enthral. This subterranean paradise, brimming with natural wonders and beauty, offers visitors a beautiful glimpse into an untouched realm. Learn more about the formation of this breath-taking labyrinth, while discovering more about the unique and amazing creatures that live here.
This afternoon, visit the Lipica Stud Farm to learn more about the highly regarded breed of horse, the Lipizzan. This splendid farm allows visitors to fully explore the history and tradition of horse breeding of the region, and also offers a carriage museum on site.
Dinner and overnight in Porec.
Day 3: Dazzling Coastlines and Radiant Ruins
This morning, journey to Rovinj, a stunning fishing village located at the edge of the glittering sea. Traverse the winding, narrow streets of this glorious town, ascending to the church of St. Euphemia, perched at the highest point in town. Enjoy the radiant view from this historically significant site as you learn more about Rovinj.
Continuing onwards, the gorgeous coastal city of Pula will delight and inspire. This ancient port town, famous for its dazzling beach and Roman ruins, has been admired by tourists for centuries. The colossal Pula Arena, was completed in 68AD and is an absolute marvel of engineering and architecture.
Journey across the serene sea as you make your way to Krk Island, the biggest island in the Adriatic Sea. This magnificent island is home to charming towns, ancient architecture, fine beaches, and a diverse café and restaurant culture.
Dinner at one of the many local restaurants of Krk, followed by an overnight stay on the island.
Day 4: Peace and Tranquillity at Plitvice Lakes National Park
Today, a visit to the Plitvice Lakes allows you to thoroughly explore this naturally scenic area. A hiking tour will allow you to discover the hidden secrets of the lakes as you learn about the turbulent and rich history of this beautiful region.
Return to the magical island of Kirk this evening for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 5: The Magic of Krk
Learn more about the colourful history and culture of Krk as you embark on a scenic tour of the island. Admire the inspiring sites and buildings of this breath-taking Adriatic island as you explore the rich cultural heritage that it has offered visitors for centuries.
Revel in a candlelit dinner with your tour companions amongst the sublime scenery and architecture of Krk Island as you recall your amazing adventures in Croatia and Slovenia.
Day 6: Homeward Journey or Continue your trip
Bid farewell to your wonderful adventures and begin your journey home.
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