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Welcome to Ljubljana! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Guided sightseeing features the main sites like the medieval castle, magnificent St. Nicholas’ Cathedral, and a visit to the TOWN HALL’S INNER COURT. Balance of the day at leisure. An exciting optional excursion is available to the Postojna caves.
A scenic drive along the coast line will take you to Zadar, Croatia. A guided walking tour to the main square gives you a good impression of this city with its turbulent history of fighting off the Venetians, crusaders and Turks over the centuries. Don’t miss Nikola Basic’s amazing Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun installations.
Arrive in Dubrovnik. Beautifully situated on a promontory jutting into the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik was once an independent maritime republic rivaling Venice.
Enjoy a walking tour with your Local Guide to see the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, and the impressive ramparts, erected during the Crusades to protect the town against land attacks. Also visit the 15th-century RECTOR’S PALACE, built in gothic style, harmoniously combined with renaissance and baroque elements. Balance of the day is at leisure. You may wish to join your Tour Director for an optional excursion to further explore this fascinating region.
Enter Bosnia-Herzegovina and stop in Mostar, where your Guide will introduce you to the hidden beauties of this historic town, including the reconstructed 16th century bridge. Then, continue to Split, Croatia, the ancient Spalato. LF This evening, enjoy an included dinner at local restaurant.
This morning, follow your Local Guide for a walk through the labyrinth of medieval streets within the walls of Emperor DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE, a well-preserved fortress and a living part of the Old Town. Also see the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the Temple of Jupiter with its impressive basement halls—a filming location for “Game of Thrones.” In the afternoon why not take part in an optional excursion to one of the picturesque harbor towns along the coast?
A pleasant drive takes you to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Guided sightseeing features important landmarks of the Lower and medieval Upper Town, such as the Parliament, Stone Gate, the Archbishop's Palace, and the majestic cathedral. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel to celebrate your Croatian tour.
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
It may occasionally be necessary to use alternative hotels of a similar standard to those shown.
Located on the edge of the Ljubljana city center, close to Tivoli Park, Pre¿ern Square and Tromostovje. This modern tower hotel offers tastefully furnished rooms, a lobby bar, restaurant and Fitness facility. All air-conditioned rooms feature a safe, mini-bar, a private bathroom with bathtub, a hairdryer and free toiletries. Free Wi-Fi access is provided in all areas of the hotel.
An 258-room upscale resort in a bayfront location with a sandy beach featuring both outdoor and indoor heated swimming pools, a 8202 ft² award-winning wellness center with massage, sauna, hot tub and solarium facilities. Water sports facilities, tennis and beach volleyball courts can also be found on site. All air conditioned guest rooms have natural wood floors, a mini-bar, safe and Free Wi-Fi access is provided throughout.
Renowned for its fusion of nature and modern facilities, this 401-room upscale hotel is set back on a hill above Lapad Bay amidst lawns, palms, and olive trees with free Wi-Fi connection available throughout. The elegant à la carte restaurant serves a mix of Mediterranean and international dishes, while the buffet style restaurant features a show cooking station. Other leisure facilities include an all-day lobby bar serving drinks and light snacks, a gym and Spa which has a big heated indoor pool, steam bath, Finnish sauna, and relaxation room. Outside there is a seasonal freshwater swimming pool with sundeck and pool bar.
A small 44-room hotel housed in the city's former Registry Office close to the heart of Split's UNESCO protected historical center. Located within walking distance of The Palace of Diocletian and The Riva Promenade, a great choice of restaurants and shops can be found in the pedestrianized area of the Old Town. The large bright air conditioned guest rooms all offer in-room safes, minibar and Free Wi-Fi access, there is also an on-site restaurant.
Housed in an historical building in a central location close to transport links, this 98-room property offers a welcoming interior with old-world style. The on-site restaurant serves both local and international fare, the all-day bar offers a selection of coffee, pastries and evening cocktails. All guest rooms rooms are equipped with air conditioning, minibar, tea/coffee-making facilities and Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout.
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