The Croatian

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New for 2019

Price per person
from £1,966

Price based on
London Heathrow
21st Apr 2019 departure

Key inclusions

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers

We've opened our most popular Europe holidays for sale ahead of our full range in September. Book now to secure your place, and benefit from our early booking Price Pledge - we guarantee that if you find your 2019 holiday being sold directly by us at better value between 1 Nov 2018 and up to 12 weeks of your tour, we will refund the difference.

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  • 11 days

  • Croatia

  • Steady pace

  • Globus escorted tours

GLOBUS

Our first-class range of tours include more of everything you love, weaving in VIP access to the must-see sights and authentic experiences so you come away from your holiday having truly lived each place you visit.

Spectacular scenery, historic sites, and special experiences await you on this fantastic tour concentrating on Croatia. Along the way, you’ll overnight in Zagreb, Opatija, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik in Croatia, and in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.

If you’re interested in historical sights and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be thrilled. Visit Dubrovnik’s Rector's Palace, a gothic-renaissance palace dating to the 15th century; the 4th-century Diocletian's Palace in Split, a well-preserved fortress; the majestic cathedral in Zagreb, housed within a medieval fort; the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus in Pula; and the historical city of Trogir.

If you’re interested in beautiful scenery, this Croatia tour will delight. You'll enjoy guided walking tours in Plitvice National Park, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests, and in the pretty coastal city of Zadar. You'll experience the beauty of the Dalmatian Coast, with its dramatic limestone cliffs. You'll also visit the Postojna Caves, with its web of tunnels and stalactites, via mini-train.

These are just a few of the many highlights included on this magnificent guided tour of Croatia. It’s an once-in-a-lifetime holiday!

At a glance

Zagreb Explore the historic city with a Local Guide.

Postojna Discover Slovenia’s most beautiful cave system.

Opatija Relax in this pretty, historic resort

Plitvice National Park Join your Local Guide for a walking tour of the stunning national park

Split Wander the cobbled, labyrinthine streets and medieval ruins

What's included

  • VIP private home pick-up service
  • Flights
  • Transfers
  • Services of a tour director
  • Accommodation
  • Selected meals
  • All airport taxes
Price match guarantee

With accommodation, transfers, excursions, selected meals, private VIP home pick-up and the services of an expert Tour Director all included in the price, our escorted tour holidays are highly rated by our customers. But should you find a like-for-like tour cheaper elsewhere, we will match its price and give you a further £100 reduction.

Private home pick-up service

Our private home pick-up service is included up to 50 miles to your departure airport. Your driver will happily load and unload your luggage, and drive you to your departure terminal. At the close of your trip, you'll be welcomed by your driver in the arrivals hall and returned home again. A supplement is payable per mile over 50 miles.

Read more about our private home pick-up service.

Overview

Spectacular scenery, historic sites, and special experiences await you on this fantastic tour concentrating on Croatia. Along the way, you’ll overnight in Zagreb, Opatija, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik in Croatia, and in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.

If you’re interested in historical sights and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be thrilled. Visit Dubrovnik’s Rector's Palace, a gothic-renaissance palace dating to the 15th century; the 4th-century Diocletian's Palace in Split, a well-preserved fortress; the majestic cathedral in Zagreb, housed within a medieval fort; the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus in Pula; and the historical city of Trogir.

If you’re interested in beautiful scenery, this Croatia tour will delight. You'll enjoy guided walking tours in Plitvice National Park, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests, and in the pretty coastal city of Zadar. You'll experience the beauty of the Dalmatian Coast, with its dramatic limestone cliffs. You'll also visit the Postojna Caves, with its web of tunnels and stalactites, via mini-train.

These are just a few of the many highlights included on this magnificent guided tour of Croatia. It’s an once-in-a-lifetime holiday!

Total meals included:

  • 10 breakfasts, 6 dinners

UK - Zagreb, Croatia

Day
1

On arrival you will transfer to your hotel.

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

Meals included:

  • Dinner

Zagreb - Ljabljana, Slovenia

Day
2

Discover the Lower and medieval Upper Town of the capital of Slovenia with a Local Guide, and admire the Austro-Hungarian architecture such as the Parliament, Stone Gate, the Archbishop’s Palace, and more, plus a visit to the majestic CATHEDRAL. Enter Slovenia and arrive in its capital, Ljubljana.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Ljubljana

Day
3

Guided sightseeing features the main sites like the medieval castle, the impressive City Hall, and a visit to magnificent ST. NICHOLAS’ CATHEDRAL. Balance of the day at leisure to join the locals along the banks of the Ljubljanica River or to just relax.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Ljubljana - Postojna - Opatija, Croatia

Day
4

Visit the spectacular POSTOJNA CAVE by mini-train. The cave was discovered in the 17th century, opened to the public in 1819, and is considered the most beautiful one in Slovenia. Continue to Opatija, a famous seaside resort frequented by tourists from the mid-19th century onwards.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Opatija. Excursion to Pula

Day
5

A scenic drive through the Istrian Peninsula to Pula, where your Local Guide will show you the Triumphal Arch of the Sergi, dating back to the 1st century, then, visit the perfectly preserved AMPHITHEATRE and the TEMPLE OF AUGUSTUS. Return to Opatija and immerse yourself in the relaxed atmosphere of the resort. Walk along the lungomare seaside promenade and don’t forget to take pictures of the famous Maiden with the Seagull.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Opatija - Plitvice - Zadar

Day
6

Head inland to peaceful Plitvice and join your Local Guide for a walking tour of the NATIONAL PARK, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests. Back to the coastline, and arrive at your beautifully located hotel, surrounded by fragrant pine woods.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Zadar - Trogir - Split

Day
7

A guided walking tour to the main square gives you a good impression of this city with its turbulent history, fighting off the Venetians, crusaders, and Turks over the centuries. Don’t miss the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun. The next two cities are UNESCO World Heritage Sites: explore picturesque Trogir, founded by Greek colonists and a major port until Roman times, and then continue to Split, the ancient Spalato. This evening, enjoy a special dinner at a local restaurant.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Split

Day
8

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, with your Local Guide. Also see the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the Temple of Jupiter with its impressive basement halls—a filming location in The Game of Thrones.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Split - Bosnia - Herzegovina - Dubrovnik, Croatia

Day
9

Follow the Dalmatian coast, heading south to 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 a 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, with renaissance and baroque elements, harmoniously combined.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

Dubrovnik

Day
10

A full day at leisure to relax or to join exciting optional excursions. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel to celebrate the success of your Croatian tour.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Dubrovnik - UK

Day
11

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning.

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.

Meals included:

  • Breakfast

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