Croatian Escape


  • 8 days

  • Croatia and Slovenia

  • Steady pace

tour : KCZX

From

£759pp

Prices shown exclude flights and transfers

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Discover a world of beauty, history, and rich tradition on your escorted tour of Croatia without the higher prices and crowded sites of the busy travel season.

Your vacation begins with welcome dinner in Zagreb. Explore the sights of Croatia’s extraordinary capital with a local guide and see the important monuments of the upper and lower town. Take a scenic drive to Zadar for a first view of Croatia’s stunning coastline, where you’ll enjoy the magical sounds and lights of the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun installations. You’ll visit the dramatic setting of Dubrovnik, an ancient maritime republic poised above the Adriatic Sea. Explore the impressive ramparts of the walled city, see its Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, and visit the 15th-century Rector’s Palace. In Split—ancient Spalato—tour the Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, and see the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the incredible Temple of Jupiter. A meal of local specialties awaits you at a local restaurant for a taste of Croatia.

Your guided vacation in Croatia ends back in Zagreb with a farewell dinner to celebrate your Croatian Escape, you’ll enjoy it all! This Croatian Escape has it all- film worthy locations and mouthwatering local dishes, all easier to enjoy in the off season!

Highlights

ZAGREB
Welcome and farewell dinner; guided sightseeing
ZADARGuided walking tour through the Old Town to the main square
DUBROVNIKGuided walking tour; visit Rector’s Palace
SPLITDinner at a local restaurant; guided walking tour, visit Diocletian’s Palace

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2021 Tour itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Total meals included:

  • 7 breakfasts, 4 dinners

ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA

Day
1

Welcome to Zagreb! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

Meals included:

  • Dinner

ZAGREB

Day
2

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.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

ZAGREB–ZADAR

Day
3

A scenic drive will take you to Zadar. 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.
Today’s Distance: 199 mi / 320 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ZADAR–DUBROVNIK

Day
4

Arrive in Dubrovnik. Beautifully situated on a promontory jutting into the Adriatic Sea. 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.
Today’s Distance: 217 mi / 350 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

DUBROVNIK

Day
5

Full day at leisure. You may wish to join your Tour Director for an optional excursion to explore this fascinating region.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

DUBROVNIK–SPLIT

Day
6

In Split, the ancient Spalato, 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. This evening enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant.
Today’s Distance: 162 mi / 260 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SPLIT–ZAGREB

Day
7

A pleasant drive takes you back to Zagreb. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel to celebrate your Croatian tour.
Today’s Distance: 280 mi / 450 km

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

ZAGREB

Day
8

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Things to note

  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.

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