Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast
9 Days / 8 Nights — Dubrovnik, Hvar, Split, Plitvice, Zagreb
Take the sunny Adriatic coast, throw in Medieval villages, gothic palazzos, sparkling lakes, and you have one of the world’s most exciting destinations. Options & Rates
Day 1 — DUBROVNIK
Arriving in Dubrovnik, you will be met our representative outside Customs Hall and transferred to the Hotel Kazbek, a sixteenth century villa on Dubrovnik harbor recently converted to a luxury boutique hotel.
Day 2 — DUBROVNIK
Morning private tour of Dubrovnik old town, across the bridge guarded by a statue of Saint Blaise, through Pile Gate and down the city's main artery, known as Stradun or Placa. Along the way we visit, among other places, the Sponza Palace, notable for its columned courtyard with elaborate stone carvings, the Dominican church and monastery with its rich treasury, the impressive Rector's Palace, the church of Saint Blaise and the fourteenth-century Franciscan Monastery whose cloister ranks among the most inspiring sites of the city.
Day 3 — DUBROVNIK
Full day excursion to newly independent Montenegro. Montenegro has become another Adriatic destination that is a wild land where mountains drop straight into the sea and where you'll find delightful towns such as Kotor, Budva and Montenegros jewel, Sveti Stefan. These towns cling to the coastline on the route south from the border with Croatia.
Day 4 — DUBROVNIK, HVAR
You will be picked up at your hotel and transfer to Drvenik where you board the ferry to Sucuraj (the east end of Hvar Island). On arrival, transfer to Hvar town. where you overnight for two evenings.
Day 5 — HVAR
Morning Hvar private tour, starting with St. Stephen's Square (Trg Sveti Stjepan). Dating to the 13th century, this square is Hvar Town's center of activity. It is book ended by St. Stephen's Cathedral at its east and by a small harbor on the west. The square's borders are lined with restaurants, cafes, and galleries. Remainder of the day at leisure for independent activities.
Day 6 — HVAR, SPLIT, PLITVICE
Early morning departure. Transfer to the ferry for Split. On arrival Split tour of the Old Town. With a local guide. Enjoy an in‑depth sightseeing tour of this gracious city by the sea. We will visit the Roman Palace of Diocletian a well preserved fortress which was once encircled by 750‑foot walls. Highlights include remains of the original palace, a colonnaded square and the Temple of Jupiter. After lunch proceed north to Plitvice National Park.
Day 7 — PLITVICE, ZAGREB
Morning short tour of Plitvice to take in the beauty of this fascinating place. Deservedly listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979, the lakes, waterfalls, forest, hiking trails and boat rides make Plitvice one of the worlds most beauitful national parks. After the morning tour, check-out and depart for Zagreb, Croatians capital. Enroute you will enjoy a touring to see some of the famous castles and pretty villages. Arrive Zagreb and your hotel.
Hotel Regent Esplanade
Day 8 — ZAGREB
Morning private walking tour of Zagreb Upper Town and other main sights. Your guide will give you tips on what you can do in the afternoon, i.e., good places for shopping and suggestions for lunch and dinner.
Hotel Regent Esplanade
Day 9 — DEPART ZAGREB
Check-out this morning. You will be transferred from your hotel to the airport.
Land Costs Per Person
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Prices are per person, based on 2 passengers sharing a double. For larger parties and additional pricing contact us at 1‐800‐426‐7502. Single Room Supplement: On Request