9 days - from only £569pp

ABOUT THE TOUR

Discover Croatia’s Istria by Express Coach

Join us for a relaxing holiday in quaint Tar, set on the green peninsula of Istria on Croatia's western coast of Croatia, overlooking the Adriatic Sea. Relax and explore the surrounding sights with our range of included and optional excursions, including visits to Porec, Rovinj, Motovun, and more.

TOUR INCLUDES

  • 6 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 6 evening meals
  • Local joining points
  • Porterage at the hotel

9 Day Itinerary

  • Day 1:

    Local departure by coach or Home Connect service, then travel by Express Coach overnight to Croatia.

  • Day 2: Arrive in Tar

    We arrive in Tar. Enjoy the resort facilities, relax by the pool or take a stroll.

    Included meals: Dinner

  • Day 3: Porec

    Enjoy an included excursion to the nearby town of Porec, where you can enjoy a stroll along the two main bays, known as the Green and Blue Lagoons. See the old centre, streets and squares, as well as the UNESCO World Heritage Site Basilica.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Porec

    Porec

    Included Highlights

    • Porec
  • Day 4: Motovun

    Take in the wonderful views as we travel to the heart of ‘Green Istria’ to visit picture-postcard Motovun. This idyllic hilltop town is a delight to explore, and visitors are enchanted by the quaint cobbled streets and squares.

    Relax and admire the town’s beautiful buildings and monuments, such as the medieval town walls and the Gothic bell tower, or enjoy a drink and soak up the atmosphere of a bygone era.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Motovun

    Motovun

    Included Highlights

    • Motovun
  • Day 5: Opatija

    Our optional excursion takes us to lovely Opatija, nestled along the banks of the Adriatic Sea. Soak up the beautiful architecture, seafront promenade and pretty parks.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Opatija

    Opatija

    Optional Excursions

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

    2021
    • Opatija
    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 6: Umag and Portoroz

    Enjoy an optional excursion today, as we make our way to two different countries to explore Umag in Croatia and Portoroz in Slovenia.

    Umag is Croatia’s most westerly city, and we’ll discover stunning coastal scenery here. Explore the town’s 10th-century walls and admire the 16th-century Church of St Roche.

    Continuing to Slovenia, we’ll visit Portoroz, famous for its pristine beaches. Admire the beautiful coastal scenery, visit one of the beach-side bars or cafes, or enjoy one of the town’s three casinos! 

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Portoroz

    Umag and Portoroz

    Optional Excursions

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

    2021
    • Umag and Portoroz
    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: Rovinj and Lim Fjord

    Discover the west side of the Istrian Peninsula as we visit charming Rovinj, with its pretty pastel-coloured houses clustered along the winding streets. The old town itself is rich with a combination of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture.

    We will head on to see the Lim Fjord, where we enjoy a short boat ride.

    Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Rovinj

    Rovinj

    Included Highlights

    • Rovinj
    • Cruise on Lim Fjord
  • Day 8:

    As our holiday draws to a close, we say goodbye to Croatia and travel through the night towards the UK.

    Included meals: Breakfast

  • Day 9:

    Return home.

Single Room Supplement from £65.00 (9 days).

Hotels

You will stay for six nights at the Valamar Tamaris Resort in Tar. 

  • Valamar Tamaris

    The Valamar Tamaris Resort is located within the beautiful and green Lanterna peninsula, featuring a lovely park with trees and shrubs that line the pedestrian walkways, along with well-kept beaches.

    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • WiFi Available
    • Fully Health and Safety Compliant
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Smoke Detectors in Every Room

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.

Coronavirus peace of mind

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