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Highlights of Croatia and Slovenia Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast

16 days - from only £1,449pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Highlights of Croatia and Slovenia Dubrovnik and the Dalmatian Coast

Croatia’s beautiful landscape will be laid bare for us on this exceptional holiday, which travels to Dubrovnik, then on to Split. This holiday will take us through the amazing scenery Croatia and Slovenia are known for, with their beautiful coastlines and bustling cities. We’re sure to experience many amazing sights throughout our holiday, journeying through some of Croatia’s best destinations.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 15 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 13 evening meals
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

16 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then to our overnight hotel in northern France.

  • Day 2:

    We’ll then continue on to reach our overnight hotel in the Parma area in time for dinner, before our overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3:

    We then continue our journey to Ancona, where we embark on our overnight ferry service to Split.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 4: Split to Dubrovnik

    Arriving after breakfast into Split, we disembark our ship and continue southwards calling at the enchanting town of Ston on the Peljesac peninsula, home to the longest fortifications in Europe. Continue to Dubrovnik, where we stay for four nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ston

    Ston

    Included Highlights

    • Ston
  • Day 5: Dubrovnik

    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 include 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.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea

    Included Highlights

    • Dubrovnik with Guided Tour
  • Day 6: Dubrovnik

    Famously described as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic', Dubrovnik has a beautiful old town, which is a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Take time to explore or you may choose to join our optional Three Islands boat trip, 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.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik
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    Included Highlights

    • Dubrovnik

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Three Islands Boat Trip
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 7: Montenegro

    Today we venture out on a guided trip to Montenegro, to see the unspoilt coast. Our ports of call will be the charming coastal town of Kotor. Located on the Adriatic coast, Kotor is filled with history, thanks to its excellently persevered fortifications which were built during Venetian times. We head back to Dubrovnik in time for dinner and our final night stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Kotor

    Montenegro

    Included Highlights

    • Montenegro
  • Day 8: Dubrovnik to Split

    We leave Dubrovnik this morning for a coastal drive to Split. 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. We stay overnight in Split.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Split

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Split Guided Walking Tour
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 9: Split to Zadar

    We head along the coast and visit Trogir, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site home to many interesting sights including the Cathedral of St Lawrence. 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. We continue to Zadar, which boasts an historic old town with Roman ruins and medieval churches, as well as cosmopolitan cafes. Why not join our optional walking city tour to discover more.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Zadar

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Zadar City Walking Tour
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 10: Zadar to Zagreb

    We continue our journey today, and enjoy a guided tour into stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park, situated in the mountainous Karst region of Croatia and a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. For stunning Croatian landscape, there’s no better place than Plitvice National Park. Enjoy the scenery as we drive and walk through these marvellous landscapes, accompanied by a knowledgeable local guide, to give us more insight into this unique location. Later we arrive into the colourful capital of Zagreb, where we stay for two nights.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Plitvice Lakes

    Plitvice Lakes National Park

    Included Highlights

    • Plitvice Lakes
  • Day 11: Zagreb

    Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of the Republic of Croatia. It is located in the northwest of the country, along the Sava river, at the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain. Zagreb is also called a city of museums as there are more of them per square foot than any other city in the world. Take advantage of our optional city tour to discover more.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Included Highlights

    • Zagreb

    Optional Excursions

    Our optional excursions are a great addition to enhance your holiday experience and are highly recommended.

    2022 2023
    • Zagreb City Tour
    TBC TBC

    The optional excursions will be available to book during your tour.

    Prices are per person and are subject to change. Payment will be in cash in Euros (for tours to Europe) or Sterling (for UK tours).

  • Day 12: Zagreb to Bled

    Journeying back up through Slovenia, we call at the vibrant capital of Ljubljana for an included city tour of this fabulous city, as we find out more about its fascinating heritage. With a backdrop of the Alps, as well as a beautiful mixture of architecture, this is certainly an enchanting city. We continue to beautiful Bled for a two night stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Ljubljana

    Ljubljana

    Included Highlights

    • Ljubljana
  • Day 13: Bled

    Sheltered by picturesque mountains, Bled reigns in the middle of an Alpine lake. Its charm has made it a symbol for centuries of a town to which guests from all over the world love to return. Why not join our optional excursion to Bled Castle, which is an iconic medieval fortress, seemingly plucked from a fairy tale. The castle is built on a rocky precipice which juts out over the lake below. It dates from the 11th century and has been restored to its former glory, now housing a museum dedicated to the town of Bled and the surrounding lake.  We also visit beautiful Lake Bohinj.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Lake Bled

    Bled

    Included Highlights

    • Bled
  • Day 14:

    We say goodbye to Bled today and journey onwards into southern Germany, travelling through the Austrian Tyrol region along the way.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 15:

    Travel to Belgium for our final overnight stay.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 16:

    Return home.

    Included meals: Breakfast

Single Room Supplement from £449.00 (16 days).

Hotels

You will stay at minimum 3-star hotels throughout your tour of Croatia and Slovenia.  

Overnight stay in Italy will be in minimum 3-star hotels. Overnight stays in northern France, Germany and Belgium will be in city-style hotels. 
  • Hotel Pinija

    • Swimming Pool
    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bureau de Change
    • Guest Lounge
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • WiFi Available
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

Joining points

Travel from most joining points is included within your coach holiday price; some carry a supplement of £20pp. To find your nearest joining point, search using your postcode below.

See our full list of our joining points.

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