Day 1: Zagreb
Private transfer from Airport to Zagreb Hotel
Check in the hotel and continue your day with guided tour of Zagreb.
Visit the main square Trg bana Josipa Jelacica that lies at the city’s heart and divides the old town from the new. Take the funicular railway built in 1889 to connect the Upper and Lower towns. The Upper Town of Zagreb is a unique place for many reasons: the colorful rooftop of St. Marks Church, Lotršcak Tower, Stone Gate and gas street lamps that have to be lit by hand. Visit Kaptol, the ecclesiastical district that is largely dominated by the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. End your walking tour having a deserved treat in the oldest pastry shop of Zagreb – Vincek, or having coffee on the one of terraces in bustling Tkalciceva Street.
Rest of the day at leiusre.
Day 2: Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Split
Private transfer from Zagreb to Split.
En route sightseeing of Plitvice Lakes, the oldest and the biggest national park in Croatia, under the UNESCO protection since the 1979.
You will stroll along the sixteen beautiful and crystal clear lakes with numerous cascades and waterfalls.
We recommend – optionally: LARGEST ZIPLINE IN EUROPE – above Plitvice Lakes: Have you ever dreamed of Flying? Some says that when they dream of flying they feel they are on top of things in their life and have a special sense of power and control…We can make you feel as if you were flying. Imagine being 80 meters above the ground and flying 120 km/h for 2 km with magnificent scenery of Lika below you.
Continue to Split. Check-in the hotel and at leisure.
Tip of the day – great dining options:
Day 3: Split, Trogir, Split
Private transfer to Trogir.
Guided Tour of medieval Trogir: Sightseeing in Trogir is a pure joy. It’s a small town and Trogir’s sights are conveniently clustered together, making it an easy walk and easy to understand why it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Start your walking tour from the Renaissance city, above the gate is a statue of the town’s protector, the Blessed Ivan Orsini. Nearby is the town museum which gives a good overview of Trogir’s history. Continue to the town center with magnificent cathedral of St. Lovro, built from the 13th to the 15th centuries and considered one of the Adriatic’s most architecturally and artistically important monuments. Continue sightseeing to numerous other monuments, like The elegant bell tower, Chapel of Blessed John Orsini, a Renaissance masterpiece, numerous churches and Kamerlengo fortress. Plenty to explore and enjoy this historical Dalmatian town.
Private transfer back to Split.
Guided tour of Split (up to 3hrs): During the guided tour visit the Diocletian Palace in the heart of Split, built as a residential palace seventeen hundred years ago by the Roman Emperor Diocletian and also a priceless monument included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage.
After the city tour you will have the time to spend at leisure. Enjoy the heart of Split – the famous Split waterfront or Riva where you will feel the friendly and cozy atmosphere of this vibrant city.
Other options for Split area:
Day 4: Split – Hvar
In the morning catamaran to Hvar island. Check-in the hotel.
Explore the old town of Hvar on your own: Hvar is best known for its medieval buildings which are the legacy of four centuries of Venetian rule. The town is the site of the oldest municipal theatre in Europe which opened in 1612. Perched high on a hill overlooking the town, the gleaming white limestone walls of the medieval Spanjol Fortress afford breath-taking views for those that climb to their summit. (optional) You will also visit the Cathedral and the Arsenal followed by time at leisure to lunch and enjoy Hvar Town’s stone-paved harbour front, the Venetian piazza and yacht harbour with views across the sparkling Adriatic Sea.
Tip of the day – options on Hvar island:
Day 5: Hvar, Vis Island, Hvar
Exploring the Green, Blue Caves, Pakleni islands: This unique day on the sea starts with the majestic Green and Blue caves and includes Vis and the Pakleni islands! We’ll begin by cruising between Hvar and the islets of Ravnik and Biševo.
First we will visit the Green Cave where we will get a chance to swim inside and enjoy the emerald light show! Then we’ll discover a picturesque hidden inlet called Stiniva, where you can enjoy a delicious swim or just relax and sun bathe.
After Stiniva, it’s off to experience the world-renowned Blue Cave, whose ethereal silvery-blue color is created by the sun as it bathes the inside of the cave through an opening in the roof and is reflected back by the sandy surface below. Widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful natural phenomena, this cave is a must see.
Our trip continues to the legendary island of Vis. We will have an hour of free time to explore this charming seaside hamlet before we take off to enjoy the Paklinski Islands. We’ll stop at one of the archipelago’s most popular bays, Vinogradišce at Palmižana, where you can have a seaside lunch at some of the best restaurants in the Adriatic (lunch payable on the spot)!
This is a group tour with must see attractions and stops. You will share the speedboat with the other people and guests. Our speedboats are comfortable and can take max 16-20 people depending on the type of the vessel.
Duration: 10:20am – 6:15pm
Other options available on this day:
Day 6: Hvar – Dubrovnik
Catamaran/ ferry from Hvar to Dubrovnik. Check-in the hotel.
This day is reserved for exploring and enjoying Pearl of Adriatic – the old town Dubrovnik. Experience beauty and rich history of this old town under the UNESCO protection. Its glorious walls, with their fortresses and bastions, offer a unique walk with view of the magical Elafiti islands. From the Onofrio fountain to the City bell tower, along its main street, Stradun and in many other small and quiet cobblestone streets, every step in this town will be an experience par excellence.
For the evening we recommend you to just take a relaxing walk toward the old city before dinner. You may wish to relax by finding a café called Buza that is a cracking little bar perched on rocks beneath the city walls.
After Dubrovnik sightseeing, walk along city walls of the Old Town of Dubrovnik: Dubrovnik is known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. A walk along Dubrovnik’s famous city walls that surrounds the Old Town is a unique and wonderful experience and a must-do when visiting Dubrovnik. The walls are 1,940-meters long and you can walk all the way around them (it usually takes about 2 hours). However, you can get down half way.
Rest of the day free time for your own exploring.
Optionally: if we make slight route change, you can do en-route Oyster farm with oyster tasting & wine tasting: Transfer to Pelješac peninsula, known for the fortification complex dating from the 14th century and quite unique in its length of 3,5 miles. The Ston area is also known for great seafood especially oysters – Enjoy a private boat tour to the oyster banks of Mali Ston followed by oyster tasting – a deliciously special experience. Continue for wine tasting in one of most renowned Croatian wine regions. Transfer to Dubrovnik.
Tip od the day – more options in Dubrovnik:
Day 7: Dubrovnik
Day at leisure with multiple suggestions as day trips from Dubrovnik.
Tip of the day – Trips from Dubrovnik
Day 8: Dubrovnik
Private transfer from Dubrovnik hotel to Dubrovnik Airport