Country Roads Of Croatia

Zagreb, Opatija, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik

Discover the pristine landscapes, idyllic islands and sun-dappled seas of Croatia, where fortified towns of cobblestone and terracotta echo a time when Venice ruled the waves.

Our prices start from

$ 5,250 LAND ONLY

14 Days • GUIDED • 19 Meals

Operated Tour

The Details

  • 13 nights accommodation
  • Services of a travel director
  • All on-tour transportation and related fees
  • Hotel-to-hotel baggage handling
  • Conditions apply.
  • Airport transfers at specified times on arrival and departure days
  • 13 breakfasts, 6 dinners

Itinerary

Engaging Experiences These special places and experiences are considered tour highlights. Look for them in the daily itineraries.

Day 1 - Welcome To Zagreb

Sheraton Zagreb Hotel

Dinner Included

Transfers to your hotel depart from Zagreb airport. Join your travel director for a welcome dinner, with the opportunity to get to know your fellow travelers over a pleasant evening with wine.

Day 2 - Relaxed Start - Zagreb's Twin Towns

Sheraton Zagreb Hotel

Breakfast Included

Join your local expert to explore the two-tiered capital of Croatia. Drive through the squares of the Lower Town, Donji Grad and ride the funicular the medieval Upper Town, Gornji Grad. The afternoon is at your leisure.

Day 3 - The Postojna Caves And Onto Belle-Epoque Opatija

Reminsens Premium Grand Hotel Palace/Remisens Premium Heritage Hotel Imperial, Opatija

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Return to Croatia, where your hotel is located in the Belle Époque seaside-resort town of Opatija. Take time to stroll by the luxurious villas along the tree-lined seafront promenade.

Day 4 - Discover The Jewels Of Istria

Reminsens Premium Grand Hotel Palace/Remisens Premium Heritage Hotel Imperial

Breakfast Included

Explore the Jewels of Istria with your local expert. Visit the well-preserved first-century arena at Pula. Continue to the charming old town of Rovinj, rising directly from the sea.

Day 5 - Pristine Plitvice National Park

Plitvice Lakes: Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at the water wonderland of Plitvice National Park as you walk along stunning cascades, guided by your local guide.

Hotel Lyra, Liko Petrovo Selo, Plitvice Lakes

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Enjoy the scenery of the Adriatic coast in the morning - journey past sparkling deep blue seas, studded with rocky islands, before heading inland to visit one of Europe's great natural wonders. Explore Plitvice. Choose between two Make Travel Matter Experiences: Join a guided tour of the National Park and walk along forest paths among 16 interconnecting lakes or alternatively, head to the National Park's viewpoint and learn about folklore at the Tara Community center.

Day 6 - The Dalmatian Coast To Split

Hotel President Solin

Breakfast Included

The green forests of Plitvice Lakes National Park give way to pebble-dashed shores lapped by turquoise waters. Walk through the Roman Ruins and market to see the sea organ of Zadar. Witness the dramatic change in landscape, as you travel through Mediterranean olive groves on your way to Trogir, a city founded by the Greeks in 3rd Century B.C. Admire the cathedral and Renaissance Palace before continuing to the historic port of Split.

Day 7 - Island Hopping to Hvar

Amfora, Hvar Grand Beach Resort/Adriana, Hvar Spa Hotel

Breakfast, Dinner Included

In the morning, enjoy a walking tour of Split. 1,700 years ago, the Roman Emperor Diocletian built his palace here and today it forms the nucleus of the Old Town. A local expert will lead you through the labyrinthine streets and arcade squares to see St. Duje's - originally Diocletian's Mausoleum - and the Temple of Jupiter, which today is a baptistery, as well as the Golden Gate. Continue your venture underground, to explore the cellars. Your island-hopping adventure begins here. Cross the azure waters of the Adriatic to spend two nights on Hvar, famed for being the sunniest island in the country and boasting an interior dotted with lofty mountain peaks and aromatic fields of lavender.

Day 8 - Relaxed Start - Exploring The Island Of Hvar

Amfora, Hvar Grand Beach Resort/Adriana, Hvar Spa Hotel

Breakfast Included

Enjoy a full day at leisure to explore the hidden coves, secluded beaches, old monasteries and villages of Hvar.

Day 9 - On The Trail Of Marco Polo To Korčula

Hotel Liburna

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Cruise back to the mainland and continue your journey to the island of Korčula. This evening, delight in Croatian fare at a local restaurant.

Day 10 - Relaxed Start - Captivating Korčula

Hotel Liburna

Breakfast Included

Join a knowledgeable local expert for a walking tour of the Old Town. Stroll towards the main square of Korčula where the Cathedral of St. Marc dominates the ancient skyline.

Day 11 - Dubrovnik, Pearl Of The Adriatic

Hotel Dubrovnik Palace

Breakfast Included

Dubrovnik, to meet your local expert. Explore the Old Town, passing Onofrio's Fountain, the Old Jewish Quarter, the cathedral and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries.

Day 12 - Relaxed Start - Optional Montenegro Experience

Hotel Dubrovnik Palace

Breakfast Included

Spend the day at your leisure or enjoy an optional visit to Montenegro, traveling to Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a photographer's dream.

Day 13 - Relaxed Start - Dubrovnik At Leisure

Hotel Dubrovnik Palace

Breakfast, Dinner Included

Make the most of a day at leisure in the Pearl of the Adriatic. Perhaps take the opportunity to visit Cavtat? This evening, should weather permit, embark on a dazzling cruise around the fabled bay. Gaze out at views of the glistening Adriatic and the mighty city walls rising straight from the cliffs. Start your celebration dinner with a glass of grappa, before savoring authentic flavors of local specialties washed down with locally produced wine.

Day 14 - Dubrovnik Airport

Breakfast Included

Your journey draws to a close after breakfast. You will depart from Dubrovnik airport.

2021 Tour Dates

July
31
|
$5,250
August
7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30
|
$5,250
September
2, 4, 6, 11, 13, 15, 16, 18, 20, 27
|
$5,250
October
2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23
|
$5,250

Pricing is per person, double occupancy, land and cruise only, based on April 17, 2021 travel date. International airfare is additional.

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