Croatia Highlights & UNESCO Heritage

Croatia Highlights & UNESCO Heritage

This is a spectacular 10-day tour offering the best Croatia has to give. There are 10 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Croatia and this tours gives you the opportunity to see 6 of them. Discover the highlights of Croatia: Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, beautiful National Park Plitvice lakes, home to the World`s only sea organ – Zadar, secret streets and interesting history of the city of Šibenik, Diocletian's Palace in Split, island of Hvar, and paradise on Earth  - Dubrovnik.  

Price from: $2.250,00
Travel type: Croatia tours
Fly in city: Zagreb
Fly out city: Dubrovnik
Recommended time to travel: April - October

 

Highlights

  • Get the chance to visit 6 UNESCO sites in Croatia
  • Enjoy the luxury of private tours and transfers
  • Taste one of the best wines in Croatia in Hvar
  • Enjoy small ancient towns of Trogir, Zadar and Šibenik

This itinerary can be further customised to fit your client's travel preferences. 


Day

1

Arrival to Zagreb, more than a 1000-year-old City, a capital of Croatia that will impress you with its historic charm. Zagreb is global and cosmopolitan city with a rich history dating from Roman times to the present days. For centuries it has been a focal point of culture and science and now of commerce and industry as well. It is located in the northwest of the country, on the southern slopes of Medvednica mountain along the Sava river and also on the intersection of important routes between Adriatic coast and Central Europe. Transfer to your hotel and free time to relax. Hotel amenities will help you to relax and rejuvenate. Overnight in Zagreb.

Day

2

Your day will start with magnificent cup of coffee in the oldest coffee shop in Zagreb situated on the main square overlooking the statue of Ban Jelacic. Croatians are very sensitive about the coffee and coffee drinking in local coffee shops and it is part of the culture. Morning sightseeing with a local guide to explore the city. Visit Museum of broken relationships, a physical and virtual public space created with the sole purpose of treasuring and sharing peoples heartbreak stories and symbolic possessions. It is a museum about you, about us, about the ways we love and lose. In the afternoon, departure to nearby area Croatian Zagorje and visit local farm to taste fresh farm to table food. After dinner, departure back to Zagreb. Overnight in Zagreb.

Day

3

After breakfast departure to National Park Plitvice Lakes. The beauty of the National Park lies in its sixteen lakes, inter-connected by a series of waterfalls, and set in deep woodland populated by deer, bears, wolves, boars and rare bird species. Take a walk with a local guide through this heaven on earth. Enjoy scenery of beautiful waterfalls and untouched nature. After visiting NP Plitvice, we will have a dinner in local restaurant – Licka kuca (optional). Continue to Zadar, city voted to be the best European destination for 2015, - a city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times, Renaissance and many contemporary architectural achievements such as the first sea organs in the world. Hotel check-in. Overnight in Zadar.

Day

4

After breakfast meeting with the local guide and Zadar sightseeing. While walking with your guide through the city of Zadar, the ancient Forum, symbol of the city-church of St. Donat, St. Anastasia, monuments and palaces, you will learn all about the rich history of this beautiful old town. Tour of the Land Gate and city walls, Square of Five Wells, People's Square and of course the Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun. Walk along the waterfront with sounds of the sea organ, that are unique in the world, will make your experience complete. In the afternoon embark on a boat and sailing around NP KORNATI. This archipelago consists of 140 islands covering an area of 114 square miles (300 square km), with most of it declared a National Park – and with its natural beauty, numerous coves and crystal clear blue waters, it’s easy to see why. Enjoy in the beautiful sunset on your way back to Zadar. According to Albert Hitchcock Zadar is the city with the most beautiful sunset in the world and you will have a chance to be a part of it. In the early afternoon embark on a private boat for boat excursion to National Park Kornati. Discover the sailor’s paradise – National Park Kornati. This archipelago consists of 140 islands covering an area of 114 square miles (300 square km), with most of it declared a National Park – and with its natural beauty, numerous coves and crystal clear blue waters, it’s easy to see why. Swim in most hidden bays and the clearest water you have ever seen. We will have later lunch in one of the local restaurants on the islands. These small hidden restaurant serve only fresh farm to the table food and are fully operated by locals and accessible by boat. Upon return experience one of the most beautiful sunsets in the world. Return to Zadar later in the afternoon. Overnight in Zadar.

Day

5

After breakfast continue along the coast to the city of Šibenik, the oldest Croatian autochthonous town. Sightseeing with a local guide and walk through the city. Visit Cathedral of Sain James (UNESCO HERITAGE SITE). Continue to Trogir (UNESCO HERITAGE SITE), a very colorful and stunning with rich cultural meaning and past. Later afternoon hotel check-in. Overnight in Trogir.

Day

6

After breakfast free time to explore Trogir. In the afternoon departure further to Split for sightseeing. Meeting with the local guide for Split sightseeing. Our journey through ancient history starts with the fact that the Roman emperor Diocletian was born in nearby important Illyrian center and the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia - Salona. He ordered to build one of today’s most preserved palaces of that time in the nearby town Split. With a professional city guide we are continuing our journey and sightseeing the 1700 year old Diocletian`s palace in Split, UNESCO protected site, imagining how the life of Diocletian was like, within the walls of the palace. During the tour we will stop by to see the Cathedral of St Duje, one of the most beautiful cultural wonders on the Adriatic coast but also the ancient cellars, Peristyle in center of the palace, Roman temples the famous Golden Gate and the big statue of Grgur Ninski. On this walking tour you will get to know Split and its history in an interesting way. After sightseeing, departure back to Trogir for the overnight. Overnight in Trogir.

Day

7

After breakfast, meeting with your driver and transfer to the port. Embark on a private boat for private transfer to Hvar. Make the additional stop on Island Brač for lunch. Arrival to Hvar, hotel check in and free afternoon at leisure.

Day

8

the island. We will pass through old villages Brusje and Velo Grablje and through many lavender fields. Stop, breathe, enjoy. Go home to your vacation and decide to live a lavender life and put stress in distress. After this stress-free sightseeing we come towards di Agera (Hora) – protected field, one of Greek culture masterpieces which remained almost intact during a period of 2400 years. After this beautiful sightseeing we will drive further where specially chosen winery waiting for you. Tradition, wine, cheese, bread – let’s be honest – pure heaven or to say Hvar heaven. This is where our tour ends so after that we are taking you back to Hvar. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight in Hvar.

Day

9

After breakfast embark on a catamaran and sail to Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic. Check in the hotel. In the afternoon meeting with the local guide who will take you to the most wonderful and hidden streets of the city. Explore Dubrovnik City Walls (UNESCO HERITAGE SITE) and enjoy a unique view of the Old Town of Dubrovnik including its narrow streets and small squares. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day

10

Free morning at leisure. In the afternoon private boat ride to Elaphiti islands. Since the ancient times, the islands were a place of comfort, vacation, and delight. All this due to well preserved nature, clean and clear sea, sandy beaches, beautiful pine forest, olive gardens, numerous promenades and footpaths. Those are the scenes that remain forever in people's memory and landscapes that make the people come back again. The crew will show you hidden beaches, caves and secret places that you will absolutely love. The highlight of the boat trip will be late lunch/early dinner served in authentic restaurant on island Šipan. The restaurant is located in the secluded bay serving only fresh catch of the day. It has amazing wine produced by local wineries to pair with it. Enjoy. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day

11

Fly out of Croatia

Offer is valid: 01.11.2016 - 31.10.2017
Price details
 
* All prices are in USD per person in double bedrooms
 
** Single supplement is available upon request
 
*** Small group and group rates are available upon request
 
**** Lower and higher hotel categorizations are available for customization 
 
Tour includes: 
  • All transfers (including airport transfers upon arrival and departure)
  • Accommodation in 4* hotels for 9 nights 
  • 9  breakfasts (B)
  • 1 dinner in the restaurant
  • Sightseeing tours with local guides in Zagreb (2 hours), Zadar (2 hours), Šibenik (2 hours), Split (2 hours), Dubrovnik (3 hours)
  • Entrance fee and local guide for Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Admission to Diocletian`s Palace
  • Ticket for the boat ride Split-Hvar and Hvar-Dubrovnik
  • Visit and admission to Dubrovnik`s Ancient Walls
  • All local taxes

Tour does not include:

  • International flights
  • Travel insurance
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Any other items not mentioned above

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