Highlights of Croatia and Slovenia
Travel to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and take a walking tour. See the sights of the old city center, including the picturesque open-air Central Market, Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba Fountain. Then continue the drive to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Moderate
Duration: 9 days
Location: Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, NP Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana, Zagreb
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
- NP Plitvice Lakes
- Postojna Cave
- High-class hotels, rooms with private facilities
- Daily breakfast and 5 dinners
- Airport arrival and departure transfers
- Touring by modern air-conditioned bus
- Professional tour director
- Luggage handling
- Service charges and hotel taxes
arrival to Dubrovnik
You will be met and accompanied by Travel Croatia representative to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather with your Travel Croatia tour director and fellow travellers for a welcome dinner.
On a morning walking tour of Old Dubrovnik visit the Rector’s palace, and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza palace, the Dominican monastery, and Franciscan monastery with its pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is free.
Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old ﬁshing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split. Enjoy a sightseeing tour featuring historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. After free time in Split head back to your hotel to meet Travel Croatia fellow travellers for dinner.
to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes
Head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Little labyrinth of an island, town of lucky moment and Greek God Kairos, is completely UNESCO protected, which you will understand as soon as you see the town. After sightseeing Trogir turn inland and travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. End of the day is dinner in your hotel.
to Opatija, Postojna and Bled
Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to its popular resort, Opatija. After some free time, travel north to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. Dinner at the end this day is in your hotel with your Travel Croatia fellow travellers.
A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, the lakeshore, and a visit to the imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliﬀ high above the lake, and join an excursion to the small island in the middle of the lake Bled. The end of the day is at leisure.
to Ljubljana and Zagreb
Travel to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and take a walking tour. See the sights of the old city center, including the picturesque open-air Central Market, Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba Fountain. Then continue the drive to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Meet up for dinner at your hotel to end this day.
This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town, relax in a café or take an optional excursion to see the countryside.
Travel Croatia homeward journey
After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure ﬂight.
- Dubrovnik: Hotel Valamar Lacroma
- Split: Hotel Katarina
- Plitvice: Hotel Jezero
- Bled: Hotel Kompas
- Zagreb: Hotel Dubrovnik Zagreb
*Hotels listed in this brochure will be used on almost all departures. After booking, you will receive detailed itinerary with exact hotel name. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those in the brochure.