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Tour Itinerary

DAY 1, Friday - Depart for Croatia
Depart for Croatia

DAY 2, Saturday - Arrive in Dubrovnik
Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, transfer to the hotel. You'll have the balance of the day at leisure, to rest or explore on your own. This evening at approximately 6 PM, enjoy a Welcome Dinner and orientation meeting with your Tour Manager on the fascinating journey that awaits you. We recommend that you select flights which arrive in your destination no later than 4 PM or earlier, if possible
Overnight: Dubrovnik
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Sunday - Dubrovnik City Tour
In the morning, tour Old Dubrovnik on foot. This magnificent Old Town, with its treasure of Gothic, Renaissance, and Baroque churches, monasteries, and palaces is designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. During the walking tour, visit the Rector's Palace, an outstanding blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture and view the monumental Sponza Palace, one of the most beautiful palaces in the city, preserved in its original form. Under the City Bell Tower view Orlando's Tower, dedicated to the legendary Knight that saved the city in the 9th century. Then on to view the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. Visit the Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world still in use today. The rest of the day is at leisure. Perhaps spend time strolling along the impressive ramparts overlooking the shimmering Adriatic Sea, or visit the Maritime Museum in St. John's Castle. Don't miss tonight's optional boat ride around the Old City walls to St. Jakov Beach followed by a traditional Croatian dinner with Dalmatian wine along with spectacular views of the night-lit city
Optional: Cruise & Dinner
Overnight: Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Monday - Split City Tour
Depart Dubrovnik and travel north along the dramatic Adriatic coast to the UNESCO protected the seaside town of Split, the second largest city in Croatia. Upon arrival, a walking tour along the cobbled streets of the Old Town features the historic inner city with its dominating Roman influence, built around the 4th century Palace of Diocletian. This spectacular palace, a precious example of Roman architecture, is one of the largest and best preserved in the world. See the remains of the Cathedral of St. Domnius built in the Middle Ages, and the Temple of Jupiter with its headless black sphinx guarding the entrance. Spend the remainder of the day discovering the town independently, or taking a leisurely stroll along the scenic waterfront promenade. In the evening, enjoy dinner together
Overnight: Split
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Tuesday - Scenic Drive to Plitvice Lakes
Travel north to historic Trogir, founded by the Greeks in 400 BC. Here, admire the three-naved 13th century Venetian Cathedral of St. Lovro, one of the finest architectural works in Croatia, and the stunning Cipiko Palace. A center of artistic activities, scholars came from around the world to Trogir to study and paint. Continue inland towards Plitvice Lakes National Park, a wonderland of 16 interconnecting lakes, flanked by thundering waterfalls and a huge primeval forest. This area, considered a geological and hydrological phenomenon, is one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Arrive in the town of Plitvice for dinner and overnight
Overnight: Plitvice Lakes
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Wednesday - Tour of Postojna Caves
Today, travel along the striking Bay of Kvarner to the picturesque seaside resort of Opatija, the gem of Croatia's Adriatic coast, with its rich history. An orientation tour of Opatija explores the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. Time to enjoy the pleasures of this area before journeying north to the Postojna Caves in Slovenia, a huge network of passages, galleries and chambers, the largest show cave in Europe. Travel aboard the specially designed cave train with electric lighting that allows you to observe the splendor of the underground world, where the geological past is recorded in a unique manner. You'll be dazzled by the stalactites and stalagmites in a variety of shapes and colors. Afterward, continue towards the Julian Alps to Bled. Tonight, dinner together
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 7, Thursday - Bled City Tour
Surrounded by high peaks, Bled has enticed travelers since the mid-19th century for its pure air, magnificent scenery and healing thermal springs. Today, Bled is a sparkling all-seasons resort with delightful hotels, villas, and restaurants nestled on the lakefront. Your tour begins with a visit to the imposing 11th century Bled Castle, the oldest in Slovenia, perched on a steep cliff high above the lake, creating a dramatic backdrop to the city. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore Bled independently. In the afternoon, perhaps join the optional tour to Lake Bled, a jewel among the Alpine resorts and to Bohinj, with its dense woods and spectacular mountains. Drive through typical Slovenian villages on the return to Bled. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for an optional dinner at a traditional Country Inn in the tiny medieval town of Radovljica that includes choices of Slovenian favorites along with wine
Optional: Lake Bled & Lake Bohinj
Optional: Tour of Radovljica with dinner
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 8, Friday - Walking Tour of Ljubljana
Travel to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, for a visit to the open-air market, City Hall, Robba Fountain, the Three Bridges and the Parliament. Continue to Zagreb, capital of Croatia, with its blend of 18th and 19th century Austo-Hungarian architecture and rough socialist structures. In the evening, savor dinner together
Overnight: Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Saturday - Zagreb City Tour
Begin the day in busy Kaptol Square in Upper Town, dominated by the monumental Zagreb Cathedral, with its soaring twin spires, its cobblestone streets, and red tile roofed buildings. Walk along Kravi Most, to St. Mark's Church with its brightly colored roof and the 17th century Jesuit Church of St. Catherine. After a stop at the Parliament building, free time to explore the winding streets of the Old Town and Ban Jelacic, the main square. Or take a leisurely stroll along Ilica Street, packed with restaurants, trendy cafes and a vibrant shopping scene. The optional evening tour to Kumrovec, the birthplace of the late Marshal Tito, begins with a scenic drive. Visit the Ethnological Museum's restored village houses from the turn of the 19th century. Later, follow a winding road through the Zagorje Hills to a charming farm restaurant for a dinner of local specialties and wine, plus stunning views of Veliki Tabor Castle
Optional: Kumrovec & Dinner
Overnight: Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 10, Sunday - Depart Croatia
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Countries Visited

Slovenia , Croatia

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Inclusions

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Escorted Package Includes

  • Flights New York-Dubrovnik, Zagreb-New York
    Other departure cities available.
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 8 nights First Class accommodations
  • 2 nights Dubrovnik
  • 1 night Split
  • 1 night Plitvice Lakes
  • 2 nights Bled
  • 2 nights Zagreb
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 13 meals: 8 breakfasts, 5 dinners
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Services of English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Services of local guides in all major cities
  • Entrance fees per itinerary
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring
  • Special Features

  • View the Rector's palace, an outstanding blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture in Dubrovnik
  • Marvel at the impressive Diocletian's Palace, a precious example of Roman architecture in Split
  • Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, a wonderland of 16 interconnecting lakes, flanked by waterfalls
  • Tour Postojna Caves, a huge network of passages, galleries and chambers
  • Visit Bled Castle, a beautiful medieval fortress, perched atop a steep cliff above the lake
  • View the Cathedral of Zagreb, with its soaring twin spires
  • †Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

    Not Included:
    Optional tours and gratuities.


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    Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers.

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    Accommodations

    Lacroma Hotel
    This first class hotel is located close to the beach.

    Hotel Atrium
    This deluxe hotel is situated nearby Split's central shopping district.

    Hotel Jezero
    This superior tourist class hotel is located in the center of the Plitvice Lakes National Park amidst great natural beauty.

    Park Hotel
    This first class hotel is located in the center of Bled, on the shore of Lake Bled, near the famous Bled promenade.

    Hotel Westin
    This deluxe hotel is located in the center of Zagreb near to the Opera House.

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