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Delights of Croatia and Dalmatian Coast

Overview

Travel by Air
4 Included Excursions
  • Enjoy the views along the Dalmatian Coast
  • Explore popular Dubrovnik and capital Zagreb
  • Discover Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Visit interesting Montenegro

Croatia’s beautiful landscape will be laid bare for us on this exceptional Grand Tourer holiday, which travels to Dubrovnik, then on to Split. We’ll continue our journey along the stunning Dalmatian Coast with a stay in Zadar and capital Zagreb, also seeing the beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park.

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Itinerary

Day One - UK to Dubrovnik
Fly from your chosen airport to Dubrovnik, where you will be met and transferred to our hotel for four nights. (D)

Day Two - Dubrovnik
Enjoy our guided city tour of Dubrovnik, followed by time to explore at your leisure. (B,D)

Day Three - Dubrovnik
Explore this interesting city at your own pace, relax and enjoy the hotel’s facilities, or join our optional boat trip. (B,D)

Day Four - Montenegro
Join our included excursion as we cross the border today to visit Montenegro. (B,D)

Day Five - Dubrovnik to Split
We journey along the Dalmatian coast to reach Split, where we stay tonight. (B,D)

Day Six - Split to Zadar
Today we continue along the coast, calling at Trogir, before reaching Zadar, where we stay tonight. (B,D)

Day Seven - Zadar to Zagreb
We drive through the Plitvice Lakes National Park on our way to Zagreb, where we stay for two nights. (B,D)

Day Eight - Zagreb
Discover Croatia’s colourful capital at your leisure. (B,D)

Day Nine - Zagreb to UK
Transfer to Zagreb for your return flight home. (B)

B,D : Breakfast, dinner

Hotel Valamar Argosy

Your hotel in Dubrovnik will be one of the beautiful 4 star rated properties belonging to the Valamar Hotel group and final details will be confirmed on your travel documents.

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The Local Area

Included Excursions

Dubrovnik Sightseeing Tour

Dubrovnik is a truly stunning city, with an exceptional coastline and views out over the Adriatic Sea, plus historic architecture and attractions. In addition to this, the city enjoys a lively culture that makes it a superb place to stay.

We’ll take a guided walking tour of the city to find out more about its impressive heritage, and so we’ll be able to see some of its best landmarks. These include the beautifully preserved city walls, which date from the 7th century, as well as the Old Town, Rector's Palace, St. Saviour Church and much more.

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En Route: Plitvice National Park

For stunning Croatian landscape, there’s no better place than Plitvice National Park. We’ll journey through this national park when travelling to Zagreb, and will get the benefit of an experienced guide. As we’re driving through the marvellous landscape, our guide will be able to impart knowledge of the local area to aid us in understanding this unique location.

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En Route: Trogir

While we’re travelling from Split to Zadar, we’ll journey through Trogir, which sits on the Dalmatian coast and has a UNESCO centre. The town dates from ancient times, having first been founded in 3rd century BC by the Greeks, and it still maintains much of its history. This includes Kamerlengo Castle, the city gate, and a number of palaces.

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Full Day: Montenegro Tour

We’ll tour two of Montenegro’s best locations during this excursion, which will see us travelling to the town of Kotor, then on to the town of Budva. Kotor is filled with history, thanks to its excellently persevered fortifications which were built during Venetian times. When we visit, we’ll be able to learn more about this past, while touring the town’s best sights. 

Our next calling point will be the lovely coastal town of Budva, which is famous for its excellent beaches and Mediterranean architecture. It’s one of the oldest towns on the Adriatic coast.

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Optional Excursions

Split Walking Tour

Split is filled with amazing sights, and we’ll get to admire many of them during an optional walking tour of the city. This city enjoys a fascinating heritage which we’ll get to learn more about during our visit, which will take us through Split’s most popular areas so we can see the sights and marvel at the attractive architecture.

One of the most famous landmarks is the historic Diocletian's Palace, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, which our guide will tell us more about.

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Three Islands Boat Trip

Why not join an excellent three islands boat trip during your stay in Dubrovnik, which will take in the lovely Elaphiti Islands off the coast of the city. These beautiful islands feature stunning landscapes and are wonderful to admire, ensuring we have an enticing excursion, soaking up the scenery of the Dalmatian coast.

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Zadar Walking Tour

Why not join our optional tour to learn more about this coastal town? Zadar, with its assortment of intriguing Roman ruins, medieval architecture and cosmopolitan culture is an amazing place to stay, and our local guide will show us some of the landmarks of the area  and tell us more about the interesting history.

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Zagreb City Tour

In Zagreb, we’ll find a perfect marrying of eastern and western Europe. The capital of Croatia, the city enjoys a bustling, pulsing atmosphere that makes it absolutely addictive, and there’s honestly something for everyone here. We’ll take a tour of the city to learn all about its history, and to find out about its most popular areas.

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