Overview

9 Days from Dubrovnik to Zagreb

Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Cave, Bled, Ljubljana and Zagreb

 

8 Nights 9 Days 25 Aug, 01 Sep, 08 Sep, and more
Inclusions/Exclusions
What we'll give. What we won't

What is included in the tour

Included Features:

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Breakfast daily and 5 dinners
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
Highlights
What makes this tour special

Sightseeing Tours Included:

  • Dubrovnik
  • Split
  • Plitvice Lakes
  • Postojna Cave
  • Bled
  • Ljubljana
  • Zagreb

Hotels:

  • Dubrovnik: Lacroma (F)
  • Split: Atrium (F)
  • Plitvice: Jezero (F)
  • Bled: Park (F) / Golf (F)
  • Zagreb: Westin (DLX)
Itinerary

Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather with your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2, in Dubrovnik, Sunday

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. (B)

Day 3, to Split, Monday

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split. Enjoy a sightseeing tour featuring the 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. (B, D)

Day 4, to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Tuesday

After breakfast, head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then, 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. (B, D)

Day 5, to Opatija, Postojna and Bled, Wednesday

Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to its popular resort, Opatija. After some free time, journey 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 6, in Bled, Thursday

An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas, and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. The balance of the day is at leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake, browse through the shops and boutiques, or simply relax and enjoy the enchanting scenery. (B)

Day 7, to Ljubljana and Zagreb, Friday

Leave the mountains and head to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. See the most significant sights of the old city center on a walking tour. Highlights include the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba’s Fountain. Then, continue to Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. (B, D)

Day 8, in Zagreb, Saturday

This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring 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 streets of the old town or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)

Day 9, depart Zagreb, Sunday

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