Venice to Dubrovnik on Land & Sea

Venice to Dubrovnik Land & Sea

For those who want the intimacy of secluded Adriatic bays and romantic charm of Venice. Land in Italy, Venice, and enjoy always fun and most charming town in the world. Before leaving for NP Plitvice Lakes and Zadar, explore Istrian region, the peninsula famous for its truffles, olive oil, and wine. Get on the private boat in Zadar and cruise down to Dubrovnik.

*Note: With this itinerary, we can combine sailboats, catamarans, or motor yachts. It all depends on the budget. If we pick sailboat or catamaran the route might be different because of the mileage we can pass in a day.

Price from: $3.500,00
Travel type: Land & SeaTours
Fly in city: Venice
Fly out city: Dubrovnik
Recommended time to travel: May-October

 

Highlights

  • Visit Venice, one of the most fascinating cities in the world
  • Get the intimacy of Adriatic secluded spots while cruising on a private yacht
  • Visit local winemakers and taste Croatian local wine
  • Visit UNESCO locations in Trogir, and Dubrovnik

Day

1

Arrival in Venice. Meet with your driver and private transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Venice.

Day

2

Breakfast and local sightseeing of Venice with your private guide. In the afternoon embark on a catamaran and transfer over to Poreč, a town located in the heart of the western coast of Istria. A town of culture, tourism, sport and leisure, where the aromas and colors of past times form a mosaic of unforgettable experiences. Private transfer to your hotel/vila. Overnight in Poreč.

Day

3

After breakfast day at leisure. Use this day to relax and recover from travel. Your suggested accommodation has the infinity pool and the whole nice surrounding will help you relax and enjoy the Adriatic coast. Overnight in Poreč

Day

4

After breakfast start your kayaking adventure in Poreč. Spread across 37 km of stunning coastline, the Porec Riviera is ideal for a sea kayaking which will give you the chance to explore it from a different perspective. This round trip is ideal for those who want to explore Istria in an exciting and adventurous way, but also for people who want to enjoy in an active day and beautiful scenery. After kayaking free time for lunch. In the afternoon departure to Pula, the largest town on the Istrian peninsula in Croatia. Meeting with the local guide and Pula sightseeing. Explore one of the sixth largest Roman amphitheater in the world and all the historical and cultural monuments. The highlight of the day will be exclusive truffle dinner in Motovun, a city-monument, an ancient Istrian acropolis city situated on the top of a 277 meter-high hill whose current appearance originates from the Middle Ages, the 12th and 13th century and very famous region for truffle hunting. After dinner departure back to Poreč. Overnight in Poreč.

Day

5

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 a traditional local restaurant. 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 and overnight. Since the hotel is outside of the city, we can arrange a transfers for you to go to the old town, your host will be in Croatia to arrange it if you wish, it is only one hone call away. Overnight in Zadar

Day

6

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 citychurch 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 you will embark on your yacht. Our first day we will be 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. 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. Overnight on a yacht in NP Kornati.

Day

7

Sail from NP Kornati to Trogir, a harmonious stone town on a small island that is connected to the mainland and the island of Čiovo by bridges. The old town, under UNESCO protection, is a treasure trove for lovers of art, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, Romanesque churches. On the way to Trogir you can make many stops as you wish – please talk to your skipper if you wish to for a swim or if you wish to visit some of the local restaurants on the islands. Since your yacht will be already stacked with wanted food, you have a chance to pick if you wish to eat on a yacht or a local restaurant, just let your crew know. Once you arrive in Trogir our guide will wait for you and you will get the chance to explore the city with a local guide. Spend some time in the town before you return back to your yacht, it is truly an amazing charming old town. Overnight on a yacht in Trogir.

Day

8

Morning sailing from Trogir to Hvar, the longest and the sunniest Croatian island and one of the most beautiful islands in the world. On the way to Hvar cruise next to Brac island and stop for a swim in secluded bays as you wish. After cruising the whole day we plan on arriving to Island Hvar at around 6 or 7Pm. Disembark from the yacht and hotel check in. Enjoy the evening in Hvar and per your wish we can arrange a dinner in local restaurant or you can enjoy the old city on your own. Overnight in Hvar.

Day

9

After breakfast meeting with a local guide for island Hvar sightseeing. We will start our tour with a drive along the road that connects Hvar and Stari Grad. Along the road you will have a chance to see lavender fields and old villages such as Velo Grablje. After the drive we arrive in Stari Grad. Built in 384 B.C. this is the oldest town on the island. With its rich history and landmarks our walk through town will be great experience. We will visit Hektorovic’s castle „Tvrdalj“, the Dominican Monastery, the ruins of the ancient Pharos and the early Christian church St. John from the 5th century. After Stari Grad we are headed towards Vrboska trough the Ager (Hora) field which is UNESCO protected. This field is the best preserved Greek cadaster in the Mediterranean. Vrboska is a small town which is popular by the name of “Little Venice” due to its canal and small bridges. This picturesque town will leave you breathless. After Vrboska we drive to Jelsa a charming little town founded in 14th century. On our way back to Hvar we will drive through villages in the interior of the Island. The highlight of the day will be wine tasting in the winery Duboković. Overnight in Hvar.

Day

10

After breakfast embark a private boat and sail to Dubrovnik, the pearl of Adriatic and one of the most beautiful cities in the world. On your way to Dubrovnik sail around 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 day will be lunch on island Šipan in a traditional restaurant that you will absolutely love, this is one of the best fish restaurant in the area so be ready to try some amazing fresh sea food. Arrival in Dubrovnik in the late afternoon and private transfer to your hotel. Overnight in Dubrovni

Day

11

After breakfast meeting with a local guide and Dubrovnik sightseeing. Rich in cultural monuments, Dubrovnik is the one of the most beautiful and best preserved medieval towns of the Mediterranean. Get an insider's view of the Old Town on this 3-hour walking tour. Meet your guide at your hotel, then stroll around the narrow streets of Old Town Dubrovnik to experience the history and culture of this magnificent walled city. Your local guide will show you the city's finest sights and all the splendid buildings of Old Town will be viewed along the way. In front of the Pile Gate entrance, you'll see the circular Onofrio's Fountain, which is connected by aqueduct to a spring 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) outside the town. Then see the Franciscan Monastery, containing a restored sculpture of the Pieta and a gorgeous cloister dating back to the 14th century. Continue walking to Dubrovnik's Renaissance highlight, the Sponza Palace. Other highlights on this tour include Orlando's Column, the City Bell Tower, the Rector's Palace, and the Church of St Blaise and of course, famous Dubrovnik City Walls that are under UNESCO protection. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day

12

Private transfer to the airport and fly out of Dubrovnik.

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