HIGHLIGHTS OF CROATIA
5 Nights / 6 Days
Day 01 : ZagrebArrival at Zagreb airport and transfer to the hotel.
Lunch and then enjoy a walking tour of the city.
Zagreb grew up on two neighboring hills: Kaptol – the centre of spiritual and religious life of north-western Croatia and Gradec – the commercial centre of skillful tradesmen and craftsmen. Take an easy walk with your guide, visiting the Upper Town with its Gothic Cathedral, the beautiful and ornate St. Catherine’s church or the massive St. Mark’s church with its famous color-tiled roof. Continue to the medieval Stone Gate and “Dolac”, the open-air market which is a must for all visitors.
Overnight at the hotel in Zagreb.
Day 02 : Zagreb - SplitBreakfast at the hotel. Private transfer from Zagreb to Split, visiting Plitvice National Park en route.
Plitvice National Park is one of the most beautiful and best preserved national parks in the country. This is why all the lakes and the entire surrounding areas were declared a national park in 1949 and are listed on the UNESCO`s list of World Heritage Sites because of its exceptional beauty. It is a valley situated between high forested mountains in which lie, one below another, a string of sixteen beautiful lakes of crystal blue and green waters. Fed by small streams and brooks, they spill into each other in 92 foaming cascades and thundering waterfalls. The lakes themselves cover about 2 square kilometers and the entire national park covers 200 square kilometers. The Plitvice lakes` scenery will simply delight you regardless of whether you are walking the paths and wooden bridges, taking a boat ride or just taking photographs. Transfer continues to Split (Duration approx. 2.5 hrs).
Overnight at the hotel in Split.
Day 03 : SplitBreakfast at the hotel.
Split sightseeing tour with local guide (duration approx. 2 hrs) The Split private tour will take you along the Old City to visit main sights. The old town of Split is built on and around the spectacular Roman Palace erected by the Roman Emperor Diocletian (born in Salona – today’s Solin) in the 4th century. The walking tour starts with a visit to the cellars of the Palace that are still very well preserved. The cellars offer a good view at how life in the Palace was organized. The Cathedral St. Duje is a complex of a church, formed from an Imperial Roman mausoleum, with a bell tower; the church is strictly dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and the bell tower to Saint Duje. Together they form the Cathedral of St. Duje.
Overnight at the hotel in Split.
Day 04 : DubrovnikBreakfast at the hotel.
Private transfer from Split to Dubrovnik, visiting Ston en route, with oysters/mussels degustation. Ston is a small town on a narrow isthmus connecting the peninsula of Peljesac with the mainland, known for their traditional salt production, construction of a huge, fortified complex encompassing the settlements of Mali and Veliki Ston and high quality oysters and mussels. The best oysters in Croatia and the world come from Mali Ston Bay, which has been famous for seashell cultivation since the Roman Empire days.
Transfer continues to Dubrovnik. Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik.
Day 05 : DubrovnikBreakfast at the hotel.
Dubrovnik sightseeing & cable car tour with local guide (duration approx. 2.5 hrs). This walking tour will open the doors to one of the largest and most luxurious open-air museum. You depart on foot from Pile square to the newly renovated Cable Car station, which will take you to the best panoramic view from the Srd hill. The bird’s eye view on the greatness of the old Dubrovnik bathed in the sun will be a sight you will never forget. A clear day will grant you views of up to 60 kilometers and ample photo opportunities
After this the guide will lead you, by foot, through the narrow streets of the Old Town for the walking tour, introducing you to the history and culture of this magnificent city. The spirit of Renaissance preserved in this famous city awaits you.
Overnight at the hotel in Dubrovnik.
Day 06 : DubrovnikBreakfast at the hotel.
Transfer to Dubrovnik Airport for your onward flight.
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