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Bosnia, Croatia & Slovenia 11 days / 10 nights


Sarajevo – Mostar – Dubrovnik – Split – Trogir – Plitvice Lakes – Opatija – Postojna – Bled – Ljubljana – Zagreb


Includes

• Airport transfers at start & end of tour

• 10 nights in 4* & 5* hotels (except Plitvice 3*)

• Breakfast daily & 6 dinners (B, D)

• A/C motor coach

• Tour Director – English speaking

• Service charges & hotel taxes

• Luggage handling


Sightseeing

• Sarajevo

• Dubrovnik

• Split

• Plitvice Lakes

• Postojna Caves

• Bled

• Ljubljana

• Zagreb


Accommodation (or similar)

Sarajevo – Hotel Europe (5*)

Dubrovnik – Hotel Lacroma (4*)

Split – Hotel Atrium (5*)

Plitvice – Hotel Jezero (3*)

Bled – Hotel Park (4*)

Zagreb – Hotel Westin (5*)


TOUR ITINERARY


Day 1, Thursday:  Sarajevo

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. Tonight, join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

 

Day 2, Friday:  Sarajevo

Sarajevo, the capital of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, has been influenced by a number of cultures and civilizations over its long history. On your city tour, visit the Turkish Bazaar Bas Carsija, Husref Bay’s Mosque, the Olympic Stadium and Gavrilo Princip Museum. Your afternoon and evening are free. (B)

 
Day 3, Saturday:  Sarajevo – Mostar – Dubrovnik

Drive through the gorge of the Neretva River to Mostar. Here, see the remains of the Turkish quarter and the 16th-century stone bridge. Then travel on to Dubrovnik, with its picturesque setting on the Adriatic Sea. (B, D)

 

Day 4, Sunday:  Dubrovnik

Take a walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town this morning. See the Rector’s Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, and Sponza Palace. Then on to view the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

 

Day 5, Monday:  Dubrovnik – Split

Depart Dubrovnik and travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast to Split. Enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Plus, see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and Cathedral. (B, D)

 

Day 6, Tuesday:  Split – Trogir – Plitvice Lakes

Head to Trogir, the centre of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then turn inland and travel to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Then, have your camera ready and 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. (B, D)

 

Day 7, Wednesday:  Plitvice Lakes – Opatija – Postojna Caves – Bled

Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to the popular resort of Opatija. After some free time, head 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. (B, D)

 
Day 8, Thursday:  Bled

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. The balance of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, stroll along the lake, shop, sit back in a café and nibble on Bled cream cake, or perhaps join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake. (B)

 
Day 9, Friday:  Bled – Ljubljana – Zagreb

Travel to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, and take a walking tour. See the sights of the old city centre, including the picturesque open-air Central Market, Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba’s Fountain. Then, on to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. (B, D)

 

Day 10, Saturday:  Zagreb

This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St Mark’s Church, St Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, 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. (B)

 

Day 11, Sunday:  Zagreb

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)


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