CULTURAL

Discover Croatia - Small Group Tour

Zagreb - Kumrovec - Plitvice Lakes - Ethnoland Dalmati - Hvar - Split - Medjugorje - Mostar - Dubrovnik 9 days

Itinerary

Day 1 : Welcome to Croatia
Transfer from Zagreb Airport to the hotel and after check-in free time to begin exploring on your own. In the evening meet with your fellow travellers and tour director for a welcome dinner.
meals: dinner included

Day 2 : Sightseeing in Zagreb & Kumrovec
During a morning tour of Zagreb a local expert will fill you in on it's rich culture and history. Walk through the medieval center of the Upper Town to see the Stone Gate, Lotrscak Tower, Cathedral, Parliament and Government Palace. In the afternoon enjoy a scenic drive to Kumrovec and its main attraction, the Ethnological Museum Staro Selo with very well preserved village houses. A winding road takes you through the Zagorje Hills for an early dinner of local specialties & wine, with a magnificent view of the 15th century castle. Return to Zagreb.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

Day 3 : Stunning Plitvice Lakes
Depart to the Plitvice Lakes National Park and enjoy a walking tour around several of the lower lakes, taking in the natural scenery of terraced lakes, thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. The rest of the day is then free at leisure to relax in this beautiful oasis.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

Day 4 : Stories of Dalmatia
Today journey into the heart of Dalmatian culture during your visit of Ethnoland Dalmati. Begin with a welcome ceremony; listen to Dalmatians tell stories of their ancestors; learn about their customs and tradition and feast on local delicacies during lunch. Afternoon board a ferry & sail to Hvar Island for overnight stay.
meals: breakfast & lunch included

Day 5 : Delight in Hvar
A morning walking tour reveals Hvar’s unique heritage, offering views of the Fortress, Franciscan Monastery and more. Then enjoy a “lavender experience“; a drive inland with views of vineyard-covered hills, olive groves and undulating fields of rosemary and lavender. Tonight is at leisure to relax & enjoy the island's charms - maybe take the opportunity to dine in a traditional ‘konoba’.
meals: breakfast included

Day 6 : Heritage in Split
Return to the mainland and on to Split where you enjoy a walking tour of the historic inner city, built around Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, and see remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple and the Peristyle. Rest of the day & evening then at leisure.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

Day 7 : Lovely Mostar & Stari Most
Cross into Bosnia & Herzegovina and make a stop at the small town of Medjugorje. Then to lovely Mostar and walk across the famous Stari Most, reconstructed after being almost completely destroyed during the war. An afternoon drive along the picturesque Croatian coast reveals the natural beauty of the area & a chance to taste delicious oysters in Ston. Then head on to Dubrovnik.
meals: breakfast & dinner included

Day 8 :  Discover Dubrovnik
A morning walk through Old Dubrovnik, see Onofrio’s Fountain and the Rector’s Palace, as well as the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, Dominican Monastery, and the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The remainder of the day then at leisure for you to further explore around on your own or simply relax.
meals: breakfast included

Day 9 : Departure from Dubrovnik
Breakfast, check-out and transfer to Dubrovnik Airport for your flight departure
meals: breakfast included

What's included?

  • Group size limited to maximum 24 passengers
  • Selected hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Arrival and departure airport transfers
  • Breakfast daily, 1 lunch and 5 dinners
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Sightseeing included: Zagreb / Ethnological Museum Staro Selo & Kumrovec / Plitvice Lakes National Park / Ethnoland Dalmati / Island Hvar with lavender experience / Split with Diocletian’s Palace / Mostar / Dubrovnik
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Luggage handling
  • Hotels used: Westin Hotel or Esplanade Hotel in Zagreb / Jezero Hotel in Plitvice / Amfora or Adriana Hotel in Hvar / Park Hotel in Split / Lacroma Hotel in Dubrovnik

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Thu, Apr 21, 2016 2115 USD
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