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When you stroll through Croatia’s leafy towns, enjoy a walk in a national park, and marvel at its sparkling emerald lakes, it’s easy to see why other countries are green with envy. With its glorious coastal cities, ancient Roman ruins, magnificent medieval architecture, and stunning natural wonders, Croatia has it all. On this Undiscovered Tour of Croatia and...
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Overview

Trip type
Small Group Tour
Lodging level
Premium - 4 star
Physical level
Very Easy
Trip pace
Balanced schedule

Highlights

    • Zagreb: Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the cathedral
    • Ljubljana: Guided sightseeing, visit the Town Hall’s inner court
    • Postojna: Visit the caves
    • Pula: Guided visit including the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus
    • Plitvice: Guided walking tour in the national park
    • Zadar: Guided walking tour through the Old Town to the main square
    • Trogir: Visit the historic city
    • Split: Dinner at a local restaurant; guided walking tour, visit Diocletian’s Palace
    • Dubrovnik: Guided walking tour; visit Rector’s Palace; farewell dinner
    • Spectacular scenery, historical sights, and special experiences await you on this fantastic tour concentrating on Croatia

What's this trip about?

    When you stroll through Croatia’s leafy towns, enjoy a walk in a national park, and marvel at its sparkling emerald lakes, it’s easy to see why other countries are green with envy. With its glorious coastal cities, ancient Roman ruins, magnificent medieval architecture, and stunning natural wonders, Croatia has it all. On this Undiscovered Tour of Croatia and Slovenia, you will see what European vacationers have long tried to keep secret from the rest of the world—impressive caves and castles, spectacular waterfalls, and walled cities, picture-perfect shorelines, and famous film locations. Game of Thrones fans will recognize Old Town Dubrovnik as the medieval setting for the fictional city of King’s Landing, yet at the end of this dramatic vacation to Croatia, you’ll be perfectly happy with the start-to-finish storyline.

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Details

Itinerary focusClassic Highlights
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range6 years and up
Flights and transportN/A
Start City ZAGREB, CROATIA
End CityDUBROVNIK

Travel Themes

  • 50 plus
  • Cultural

Destinations

  • Europe
  • Austria
  • Croatia
  • Montenegro
  • Slovenia

Attractions

  • Croatia
  • Dubrovnik
  • Ljubljana
  • Montenegro
  • Sarajevo
  • Split
  • Vienna
  • Zagreb

Activities

  • Culture

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Travel Map

Day 1: ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA

Welcome to Zagreb! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel. (Dinner)

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Day 2: ZAGREB–LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

Landmarks & Legends ZAGREB Guided sightseeing includes sights of the Parliament and Stone Gate. Scenic drive into Slovenia en route to Ljubljana. (Breakfast,Dinner) 106 mi / 170 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT HISTORY & MYSTERY Explore the ancient city of Zagreb whe...

Day 3: LJUBLJANA

Castles & Dragons LJUBLJANA Guided sightseeing features the Town Hall’s inner court. Hear the history and heritage of the Hapsburg Dynasty here, and see St. Nicholas Cathedral. Free time this afternoon and evening. (Breakfast)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT CULTURAL GEMS ...

Day 4: LJUBLJANA–POSTOJNA–OPATIJA, CROATIA

Going Underground POSTOJNA [LF] Take a guided tour through the caves before continuing to Opatija. (Breakfast,Dinner) 81 mi / 130 km LOCAL FAVORITE NATURAL WONDER Explore the world's most captivating cave on an unforgettable ride on an underground train. Enter the...

Day 5: OPATIJA. EXCURSION TO PULA

Theatrical Sights Scenic drive through the Istrian Peninsula to Pula. PULA Guided sightseeing features the Amphitheatre and the Temple of Augustus. Free time to browse before returning to Opatija. OPATIJA Free time to walk along the seaside promenade and see the Maid...

Day 6: OPATIJA–PLITVICE–ZADAR

Into the Woods PLITVICE Join a guided walking tour of the national park. Take a scenic drive along the coastline en route to Zadar. (Breakfast,Dinner) 199 mi / 320 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT NATURAL WONDERS Croatia’s first national park, Plitvice Lakes is the oldest ...

Day 7: ZADAR–TROGIR–SPLIT

Traditions & Tastes ZADAR Take a guided walking tour through the Old Town to the main square with free time for lunch. TROGIR Visit the historic city. SPLIT [LF] Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (Breakfast,Dinner) 99 mi / 160 km

LOCAL FAVORITE LOCAL TA...

Day 8: SPLIT

The Emperor’s Escape SPLIT Walking tour with a Local Guide includes Diocletian’s Palace. Free time this afternoon and evening. (Breakfast)

TOUR HIGHLIGHT A LEGEND SLEPT HERE Discover one of the world’s best-preserved monuments to Roman architecture with a walki...

Day 9: SPLIT–BOSNIA–HERZEGOVINA–DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

A King’s Landing DUBROVNIK Walking tour with a Local Guide includes views of Rector’s Palace. Free time this afternoon and evening. (Breakfast) 162 mi / 260 km

TOUR HIGHLIGHT ART & ARCHITECTURE It isn’t hard to see why the city of Dubrovnik is known as the...

Day 10: DUBROVNIK

Mediterranean Magic DUBROVNIK Enjoy a free day in Dubrovnik, followed by a farewell dinner at your hotel this evening. (Breakfast,Dinner)

FREE TIME TIPS EXPLORE MORE with lots of ways to spend your day. Stroll along the streets of the old town, browse the shops...

Day 11: DUBROVNIK

Safe travels until we meet again! Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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ZonarDesigned as an urban oasis in the heart of the vibrant city of Zagreb, Zonar Zagreb Hotel offers 285 well equipped rooms, two à la carte restaurants, a bar, a deli, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool on the rooftop featuring a panoramic view of Zagreb and a gym. The modern rooms are spread over 19 floors and feature air-conditioning, hairdryer and Free Wi-fi access. Located in the business district, the hotel is in a strategic position close to one of Zagreb's train stations. ZagrebCroatiaTrg Kresimira Cosica 9Austria TrendThe Hotel Austria Trend Ljubljana is known as the prime address for elegant lodging in Ljubljana! The hotel awaits with all the amenities expected from a modern high-end hotel: an inspiring atmosphere, exclusive comfort, state-of-the-art facilities, stunning design, elegant details, professional service, international flair and the most spacious hotel rooms in Ljubljana (measuring from 30 m² minimum to 160 m²)! And don't forget about the spacious wellness area and highly professional conference service.LjubljanaSloveniaDunajska Cesta, 154Heritage Hotel ImperialHoused in an historical building that overlooks the beautiful coastline, this hotel is just a few steps away from Opatija's main beach Slatina and features a wellness center that offers cosmetic treatments and massages. All stylish air-conditioned guestrooms feature a flat-screen cable TV, a minibar, and a safe. A private bathroom comes with either a shower or a bathtub and a hairdryer. The wide range of services and its extraordinary position, not far from the famous Lungomare coastal promenade, makes it the best place to enjoy this pearl of the Adriatic. OpatijaCroatiaUl. Marsala Tita 124/3AdmiralLocated just a short walk from the city center, this sleek modern hotel faces the Adriatic Sea and overlooks Opatija's beautiful Marina. Air-conditioned guest rooms feature satellite TV and minibar; the bathrooms come with shower or bathtub and hairdryer. Amenities include a SPA, an indoor swimming pool, sauna and a fitness center. The restaurant serves typical regional dishes and features a large terrace. OpatijaCroatiaMarsala TitaPinija at PetrcaneThe Hotel Pinija is situated in the small Mediterranean village of Petrcane, near Zadar. Its unique position on a natural peninsula makes it the perfect choice for rest and recreation. Hidden in a forest of pine trees and surrounded by a crystal clear sea, it invites you to escape everyday life. Enjoy a variety of gastronomic delicacies and relax with wellness program. The hotel offers 300 modern air-conditioned rooms fully equipped. Accommodation is arranged into three wings connected by the reception area, a spacious lobby, and an aperitif bar. PetrcaneCroatiaUlica V 1APresident HotelThis 72-room urban hotel offers old world charm with a great location in the center of Split and places you within a 10-minute stroll of the Riva seafront promenade and the third-century Diocletian's Palace. Each air-conditioned guest room has a minibar, in-room safe, and free Wi-Fi internet access. The plush restaurant offers a mix of Dalmatian meat and fish dishes which can be paired with a regional Croatian wines. Gourmet coffee, refreshing drinks, and light snacks can be enjoyed in the refined ambience of the hotel's lobby bar during the day and cocktails are on offer in the evening.SplitCroatiaStarceviceva 1President Solin"Conveniently located just a few minutes from away from the ancient city of Split and the famous Diocletian¿s Palace, this modern upscale hotel offers luxurious interiors and elegant guestrooms with sumptuous furnishings, including an intimate seating area with chairs and ottomans, Free Wi-Fi internet access, marble bathrooms and individually controlled air conditioning. The property has a beautiful indoor swimming pool as well as a seasonal outdoor pool and stylish restaurant and bar " SolinCroatiaUlica Kralja Petra Kreimira IVLapadThis former Grand Hotel is set in a historic building surrounded by a large outdoor pool and palm trees, overlooking the famous Dubrovnik's Gruz Harbour. Clear lines are combined with luxurious fabrics in the modern guestrooms, all of which are air-conditioned and feature flat-screen satellite TV, minibar, tea and coffee making facilities, and bathrooms with shower, hairdryer, and free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi internet connection is available throughout the entire hotel. DubrovnikCroatiaLapadska obala 37,
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