Early Bird Deal Croatia Times Travel | Discover Croatia & Slovenia - Zagreb to Dubrovnik

Discover Croatia & Slovenia - Zagreb to Dubrovnik
7 Days / 6 Nights


Magic of Croatia and Slovenia is being rediscovered by travellers. This tour, also known as Discover the Western Balkans offers plenty of ‘wow’ moments while showcasing the perfectly preserved medieval cities, seaports lined with ancient Palaces and natural marvels on display at the crossroads of Western civilisations.


Zagreb - Bled - Ljubljana - Plitvice Lakes - Zadar - Split - Dubrovnik

 

Includes

• Airport transfers Day 1 & 7

• 6 Nights in 3* - 5* hotels

• 6 Breakfasts, 6 Dinners (B, D)

• A/C motor coach

• Tour Director


Sightseeing & Entrance

• Zagreb

• Ljubljana

• Plitvice Lakes - National Park

• Zadar

• Split - Diocletian Palace

• Dubrovnik


Tour Itinerary

 

Day 1, Wednesday: Zagreb

Transfer on the day of the tour from Zagreb Airport, or Zagreb hotel to the tour hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb or Zagreb area. (D)

 

Day 2, Thursday: Zagreb - Bled

Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city gives you the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city's historical centre, St Mark's Church with its multicoloured roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Through the carved facades of buildings and Baroque churches, we see many green spaces and terraces of cafes where the locals like to gather. Early afternoon departure to Bled, a small town in the Julian Alps which could be a setting for a classic fairy tale. Immense natural beauty with mountains and forest surrounding an emerald glacial lake, an island in the middle of the lake with a church steeple and its wishing bell, a cliff top castle with picturesque views and a well-known sweet treat, Bled Cream Cake. Bled, together with its surroundings, ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts and is renowned also for its mild, healing climate and thermal lake water. Dinner and overnight in Bled or Bled area. (B, D)

 

Day 3, Friday: Bled - Ljubljana - Plitvice

Morning departure to Ljubljana, Slovenian capital where you will have a guided tour of the most significant sights of its old centre, the picturesque open air market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall and Robba's Fountain. After Ljubljana, we continue our journey to Plitvice Lakes, well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, where you can experience natural beauty of the 16 crystal-blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Walk on the wooden promenades with magnificent views on the waters where every turn leads to a breathtaking scenery and yet another waterfall. Surrounded by dense forest, Plitvice Lakes are a natural phenomenon of rare and unique beauty. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice area. (B, D)

 

Day 4, Saturday: Plitvice - Zadar - Split

Morning departure towards Zadar, where upon arrival we'll be taking you on a guided walking tour through the Roman Forum, dating back to the 2nd century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St Donatus as well as St Anastasia Cathedral. Departure to Split. This afternoon our guide will uncover for you the secrets of a UNESCO protected Diocletian Palace and its cellars. This Roman Emperor spared no expense for the construction of a sumptuous residence, importing best quality marble, sphinx and columns. The original palace was modified by its new inhabitants during the Middle Ages, making it even more beautiful and what it is today, the city's living heart. Its narrow streets hide passageways and courtyards, some deserted and eerie, others lively and animated by the music from bars and cafes, or by the everyday life of its residents. Dinner and overnight in Split or Split area. (B, D)

 

Day 5, Sunday: Split - Dubrovnik

After breakfast, departure to Dubrovnik. Regardless of whether you are visiting Dubrovnik for the first time or the hundredth, there's a sense of awe when you set eyes on the beauty of its Old Town. Immerse yourself in the symphony of the city's marble streets, Baroque buildings and the endless shimmer of the Adriatic. Upon arrival, a city tour of the UNESCO protected Pearl of the Adriatic and its Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik or Dubrovnik area. (B, D)

 

Day 6, Monday: Dubrovnik

Day at leisure. You are free to join an optional excursion to the Island of Korčula. Korčula holds a privileged position among the Croatian islands. Here, you will find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else. Being famous stonemasons, shipbuilders and seafarers the people of Korčula left their marks all over the world, but they saved their best work for their own town. Experience the narrow streets, beautiful churches and magnificent palaces in one of the best preserved Medieval towns in the Mediterranean. After sightseeing, free time for lunch or even a swim. On the return, a stop will be made in one of the well-known wine cellars of the Pelješac Peninsula to sample some of the excellent local wine. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik or Dubrovnik area. (B, D)

 

Day 7, Tuesday: Dubrovnik

Transfer on the day of the tour to Dubrovnik Airport or Dubrovnik hotel. (B)

 

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