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Croatia Express 9 days / 8 nights

Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Split – Hvar – Dubrovnik – Perast – Kotor – Dubrovnik


• Airport transfers at start & end of tour

• 8 nights in 4* & 5* hotels

 • Breakfast daily & 4 dinners (B, D)

• A/C motor coach

• Tour Director – English speaking

• Service charges & hotel taxes

• Luggage handling


• Zagreb

• Plitvice Lakes

• Split  

• Hvar

• Dubrovnik

• Montenegro

Accommodation (or similar)

Zagreb – Hotel Westin (5*)

Split – Hotel President (4*)

Hvar – Hotel Amfora (4*)

Dubrovnik – Hotel Lapad (4*)


Day 1, Wednesday: Zagreb

Welcome to Zagreb! You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until a Welcome Dinner tonight. (D)

Day 2, Thursday:  Zagreb

On a morning sightseeing tour, see the historic Upper Town, St Mark’s Church, St Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding city streets, browse through the shops, or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)

Day 3, Friday:  Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Split

Head to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes, enjoying the breathtaking scenery of terraced lakes, thickly wooded mountains, and lush vegetation. After your visit, continue to the port city of Split. Your evening is free to begin exploring on your own. (B, D)

Day 4, Saturday:  Split – Hvar

Today begins with a walking tour of the historic inner city, built around Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then on to see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. There is some time free before you board the ferry and set sail to Hvar Island. (B, D)

Day 5, Sunday:  Hvar

The town of Hvar has a unique cultural and historical heritage, plus a centuries-old tradition in tourism. A morning walking tour features views of the Fortress, Franciscan Monastery and more. The afternoon is free. Kick back, relax, and enjoy this charming island, listed as one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world by Conde Nast Travel Magazine. (B)


Day 6, Monday:  Hvar – Dubrovnik

Leave the island life behind as you return to mainland and continue to the “Pearl of Adriatic,” Dubrovnik. A drive along the picturesque Croatian coast reveals the world-famous natural beauty of the area. After dinner your time is free to discover the city by night. (B, D)

Day 7, Tuesday:  Dubrovnik

This morning, a walking tour shows you Dubrovnik Old Town. See the Rector’s Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the city your way, browse through the shops, stroll along the coast, or simply relax. (B)

Day 8, Wednesday:  Dubrovnik – Perast – Kotor – Dubrovnik

 Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Proceed with a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Visit city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Your evening is free to enjoy your way. (B)

Day 9, Thursday:  Dubrovnik

You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport for your departure flight. (B)


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