Captivating Croatia & Montenegro
Dubrovnik, Tivat, Kotor, Split, Petrčane, Zadar, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Zagreb
This enchanting journey takes you from iconic landmarks in bustling Adriatic cities to hidden gems known only to the locals. Discover rich heritage on a guided walk through majestic Dubrovnik, see how oysters are harvested on the floating oyster beds of the Adriatic and marvel at the stunning cascades of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Along the way, you'll stay in stately hotels, taste local wines and cuisine, and marvel at the rugged beauty of the coastline.
Our prices start from5,695 LAND ONLY
12 Days • GUIDED • 17 MealsOperated Tour
- 11 nights accommodation
- Services of a Traveling Concierge
- All on-tour transportation and related fees
- Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
- Round-trip airport to hotel transfers (Restrictions apply)
- Airport transfers (Restrictions apply)
- 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 4 dinners
Day 1 - Welcome to Dubrovnik
Your complimentary, private transfer takes you to your local departure airport. Arrive at Dubrovnik airport and be transferred to your centrally located hotel. Spend the rest of the day at your leisure, relaxing or perhaps taking a stroll along the old harbor. Join your traveling concierge and fellow travelers for a welcome dinner hosted at an atmospheric local restaurant in the heart of Dubrovnik.
Day 2 - Highlights Of Dubrovnik
Join your local expert to explore the city's many treasures, from the Old Town to some of the film locations of the award winning series, "Game of Thrones." Explore Dubrovnik your way. Choose between many of the city's famous sites such as the Dubrovnik City Walls with your included pass. As the sun sets, embark on a dazzling cruise around the fabled bay.
Day 3 - Relaxed Start - Glamorous Tivat And A Local Winery
Enjoy a relaxed start and leisurely breakfast, before traveling along the coast to the diverse and tiny nation of Montenegro. Flanked by mountains and a stunning coastline, Montenegro is a melting pot of exotic cultures, warm people and spectacular scenery. Join your traveling concierge for a visit to a nearby winery, where you'll have the chance to meet the vintner and taste some of the region's famed red wines. Seal your visit with a late lunch of delicious farm-to-table fare. Your journey continues to Tivat, a glamorous seaside village characterized by bopping super-yachts, traditional homes and a sunny disposition.
Day 4 - Day Trip To Romantic Kotor
Embark on a day trip to the enchanting bayside town of Kotor, nestled alongside dramatic mountains and known for its centuries-old buildings. Join your local expert for a walk through its romantic Old Town, exploring ancient alleyways and passing chic boutiques. See the 12th century Cathedral of Saint Tryphon and continue on to the legendary Our Lady of the Rocks, a petite island that is home to a church and museum. Gather this evening for a delicious dinner in a local restaurant by the sea.
Day 5 - Relaxed Start - Day At Leisure In Tivat
Considered the one of the best hotels in Montenegro, the Regent Porto Montenegro is the ideal base for your day at leisure. Perhaps treat yourself to a massage at the hotel's award-winning spa, appreciate the views of the glitzy marina from the pool, or walk along Boka Bay, the largest natural harbor in the eastern Mediterranean and a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Day 6 - Fresh Oysters In Ston, Mediterranean Wine Tasting And On To Split
Travel along the beautiful Adriatic coastline towards Split, stopping en route for an unforgettable culinary experience in the picturesque fishing village of Ston with its indigo-coloured coves and waterways. On arrival, join your captain for a boat ride to the floating oyster beds of the Adriatic. Watch as an oyster farmer brings in the ropes and shucks oysters in front of you. Return to the shore to The Frankovic; family dates back to the era of the Dubrovnik Republic, and today the Frankovic family continues to cultivate their olive groves the way their ancestors did. The Frankovic family still produces their olive oil in the traditional way in an oil mill dating from 1878. Learn about how olive oil is produced in this region and an opportunity to taste their home-made products before having a relaxing lunch with wine. Arrive in Split and enjoy the evening at your leisure.
Day 7 - Seaside Split
Nestled between mountains and sea, Split beautifully blends antiquity with modernity. Join your local expert for a visit to the vast UNESCO World Heritage site of Diocletian's Palace, built more than 1,700 years ago for the Roman Emperor. Stroll the labyrinthine streets and arcade squares to see St. Duje's, originally Diocletian's Mausoleum; The Temple of Jupiter which, today, is a baptistery; the Golden Gate and dozens of perfectly preserved Roman era buildings.
Day 8 - On To Petrčane
Relax and take in the views as you travel north along the Dalmatian coast to reach the small fishing village of Petrcane. With the rest of the day at your leisure, stroll along the beautiful beaches and admire the crystal clear waters. In the evening enjoy a tasty meal accompanied with wine as you gaze out over the bay.
Day 9 - Relaxed Start - Petrčane And Zadar
Enjoy a leisurely breakfast and the chance to make the most of the hotel's facilities this morning. Venture to the beautiful city of Zadar with your local expert and learn the fascinating history and rich cultural heritage. Take a moment to experience the sounds of the surrounding ocean when you visit the unique Sea Organ, where no song is ever the same, as the water is always changing.
Day 10 - Plitvice Lakes And Onto Zagreb
Visit one of Europe's great natural wonders and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Plitvice Lakes National Park. Travel by boat and foot as you follow your local expert through the blue-green beauty to reach Korana Canyon. See the 70-meter-high falls and enjoy panoramic vistas of the park. Your journey continues to Zagreb where you're free to spend the evening at your leisure.
Day 11 - Zagreb
Croatia's alluring capital city, Zagreb, blends theater, art, medieval history and trendy cafés with an abundance of outdoor splendors, including Mount Medvednica. With a local expert, explore the historical Mirogoj Cemetery, one of Zagreb's most scenic landmarks. Appreciate the grandeur, green spaces and historic squares of lower town, before embarking on a funicular ride to the historic upper town with its network of alleyways and see the colorful tiled roof of Saint Mark's, Lotrscak Tower and the stone gate.
Day 12 - Depart Zagreb
After breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travelers and transfer to Zagreb airport for your onward journey. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home.
2021 Tour Dates
Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land and cruise only, based on May 23, 2021 travel date. International airfare is additional.
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