Spectacular national parks. Glorious, seemingly endless, sandy beaches. Cities filled with sky-high buildings - there are so many places in the USA to explore that it can be hard to choose where to head to first, can’t it?
Embarking on a journey through Croatia's highlights is a captivating experience that showcases the country's rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. Begin in Zagreb, the capital city, where you can explore its charming old town, visit museums, and indulge in delicious local cuisine. Next, head to Split, where the ancient Diocletian's Palace awaits, along with beautiful beaches and a lively atmosphere. Continue to the island of Hvar, known for its picturesque landscapes, lavender fields, and vibrant nightlife. Finally, reach the crown jewel of Croatian tourism, Dubrovnik, with its medieval walls, cobblestone streets, and breathtaking views of the Adriatic Sea. This journey promises an unforgettable exploration of Croatia's diverse and captivating destinations.
Day 1 & 2 - Arrive in Zagreb
Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, during which you will have the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical centre, St Mark’s church with its multi-coloured roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Afternoon transfer to Opatija.
Day 3 - Opatija
Join your driver and guide on a day of discovery of the magnificent Istrian peninsula: we will visit Pula and its Roman amphitheatre, the picturesque seaside town of Rovinj and the small town of Motovun, perched on a hilltop, overlooking the Motovun forest, famous for its truffles.
Day 4 - Split
Morning departure to Plitvice National Park, a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Walk on the wooden promenades with magnificent views of the waters where every turn leads to breathtaking scenery and yet another waterfall. Surrounded by dense woods, Plitvice lakes are a natural phenomenon of rare and unique beauty. Departure to Split with a short stop in yet another one of the UNESCO-protected sites, the small town of Trogir. St. Lawrence's Cathedral, located in the old city centre, and its main western portal – a masterpiece of Radovan, represent the most significant work of the Romanesque-Gothic style in Croatia.
Day 5 - Split to Hvar
Late morning walking tour of the town of Split. Enjoy the magnificent town of Split with its numerous archaeological, historical and cultural sites. Ferry or catamaran from Split to the island of Hvar.
Day 6 - Hvar
Morning walking tour of the town of Hvar.
Hvar is a town with a unique cultural and historical heritage and also an important tourist resort with a centuries-old tradition in tourism, a pleasant climate, a lot of sunshine, natural beauties, famous gastronomic offers, sports and recreational opportunities.
Day 7 - Hvar to Korcula
Afternoon departure by boat from Hvar harbour to Korcula Island.
Korcula, Croatia is a picturesque island located in the Adriatic Sea. Known for its rich history and stunning natural beauty, Korcula offers visitors a charming old town with narrow streets and medieval architecture. With its beautiful beaches, crystal-clear waters, and vineyards, Korcula is a perfect destination for relaxation, exploration, and indulging in delicious local cuisine.
Day 8 - Korcula to Dubrovnik
Free morning to explore the Korcula old town, the hometown of the famous explorer Marco Polo.
Experience the narrow streets, beautiful churches and magnificent palaces in one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the Mediterranean.
Early afternoon departure from Korcula to Dubrovnik.
Day 9 to 11 - Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik, Croatia is a breathtaking city known for its medieval walls, stunning architecture, and picturesque coastal views. With its UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, visitors can wander through narrow cobblestone streets, explore historic landmarks, and enjoy panoramic vistas of the Adriatic Sea. Dubrovnik offers a perfect blend of history, culture, and natural beauty, making it a truly unforgettable destination.
Day 10 & 11 - Dubrovnik
We recommend city sightseeing and walking along the city walls. A panoramic ride overlooking Dubrovnik to Srdj mountain with Dubrovnik’s new cable car should not be missed.
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