Day 1: ZAGREB
Welcome to Zagreb, the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. Our guide will pick you up at the Zagreb Airport and transfer you to your accommodation. Once you’ve settled down, we are taking you on a tour of the city center where you will see the most famous sights of Zagreb. You can choose between two possible routes for your visit of the city. The first is dedicated mostly to the city’s historical landmarks and the sightseeing starts at the Main Square, from where we move on to the Zagreb Cathedral and continue through Tkalčićeva street and the “Bloody Bridge” (Krvavi Most) to the Stone Gate and St Mark’s Church. We end our tour visiting the Lotrščak Tower and taking a pleasant ride on the Zagreb Funicular. The alternative route is a panoramic one, as we will take you for a ride on the Zagreb horseshoe: we will visit the Zrinjevac Square, the King Tomislav Square, the Botanical garden and the Croatian National Theater. Later on, we will make a short visit to Maksimir, Zagreb’s oldest public park and the Mirogoj cemetery. After the walk, it’s time for you to relax over a nice welcome dinner with specialties of the local cuisine. You will spend the night in a 4 star hotel.
Day 2: ZAGREB – TRAKOŠĆAN CASTLE – PLITVICE LAKES
After breakfast, we are heading to Varaždin, where we are going to visit Trakošćan — the most beautiful castle located in northern Croatia that dates back to the 13th century. It has been meticulously maintained and is currently one of the best preserved historic buildings in the country. Later in the afternoon we are heading to the Plitvice Lakes National Park where we are also going to have dinner and spend the night in a 4 star hotel.
Day 3: THE PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK – ZADAR
On the third day we will visit the most beautiful and famous national park in Croatia — Plitvice Lakes NP, containing a series of 16 lakes, caves and waterfalls. We’ll enjoy the breathtaking view of the waters flowing over the natural dams which in turn have created a series of beautiful lakes, caves and waterfalls. The forests in the park are home to some wild animals such as bears, wolves and many rare bird species. We will take a 4 hour walking tour of the park and continue towards Zadar in the afternoon. Boasting a historic old town of Roman ruins and medieval churches, cosmopolitan cafes and quality museums, Zadar is an extraordinary city. It is not too crowded, it isn’t overrun with tourists and its two unique attractions, the sound-and-light spectacle of the Sea Organ and Sun Salutation, need to be seen and heard to be believed. The mix of beautiful Roman architecture, Habsburg elegance, a wonderful seafront and some unsightly ordinary office blocks is what gives Zadar so much character. Overnight stay in a 4 star hotel.
Day 4: ZADAR – TROGIR – SPLIT
After breakfast we will take a very scenic drive on the Dalmatian coast where are first stop will be Trogir where your guide will take you on a walk through its narrow streets and rich history. We will visit St. Lawrence Cathedral, Radovan’s portal (the most significant medieval portal on this part of Europe), Palace of Cipico, Tower of Kamerlengo and many more. We are heading to Split, free time for dinner.
Day 5: SPLIT – DUBROVNIK
Croatia’s second biggest city is one of the oldest cities in the area. While it is traditionally considered just over 1,700 years old counting from the construction of Diocletian’s Palace in 305 CE, archaeological research relating to the original founding of the city as the in the 4th century BCE. Lovely architecture and great nightlife are sure to be its major attractions. The ETNOLAND experience begins with your journey to the Dalmatian hinterland, to Pakovo Selo. Here, you can expect a 1.5−3 hour day or evening experience taking place no matter the weather conditions and all year long. In the late afternoon we head to Dubrovnik and spend the night there in a 4 star hotel.
Day 6: DUBROVNIK
The last destination of our tour — Dubrovnik –during its history was renowned as one of the most prosperous and advanced maritime republics of all time. Throughout its rich and troubled history Dubrovnik remained to this day one of the most beautiful medieval cities on the Mediterranean and was included on UNESCO‘s World Cultural Heritage List in 1979. We’ll take you for a walk throughout its stone paved streets, visiting the heart of the old town and witness the impressive economic, social, and cultural achievements during over 1,400 years of Dubrovnik history. It is truly a place where every stone has a story to tell. Our Dubrovnik native tour guide will take you off the beaten path to get acquainted with all Dubrovnik secrets usually not told to most other guests, but all major sights will be visited as well (Onofrio’s fountain, Franciscan Monastery, St. Blaise Church, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, Rector’s Palace, Cathedral). Overnight stay in a 4 star hotel.
Day 7: DUBROVNIK – DEPARTURE
The end of the tour!
PRICES (per person):
|2 persons||2.630 €|
|3 – 4 persons||2.220 €|
|5 – 6 persons||1.850 €|
|7 – 8 persons||1.600 €|
The price includes:
- 6 overnights (breakfast included) Zagreb, Zadar, Split, Dubrovnik
- 4 star hotels
- A/C car or minivan transportation
- airport transfer
- licensed English speaking guide/driver
- entrance tickets: Plitvice lakes, Šibenik and Trogir Chatedral, The Walls of Dubrovnik
- sightseeing: Zagreb, Rastoke, Plitvice lakes, Zadar, Kornati National park, Split, Trogir, Dubrovnik
- traditional dinner in each city
- all taxes and VAT
*Note: all tours can be customized by changing the accommodation type and city of departure