Croatia in 6 days
Come and discover breathtaking beauties of Croatia and Croatian people with us on this unique and customized tour. Learn about unspoiled nature, crystal clear sea, warm hospitality of Croatians, superb cuisine, interesting traditions and fascinating history and culture with our experienced and professional local guides.
* Note: All our tours can be customized according to your wishes and preferences (number of days, sites, accommodation, etc.)
Day 1, ZAGREB - Arrival. Overnight in Zagreb.
Welcome to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia and one of the oldest central European cities. Your guide will meet you at Zagreb Airport and transfer you to your hotel. After you check in, we suggest that you relax yourself in an evening walk through the center of Zagreb and enjoy your first evening in one of Zagreb’s many cafes and restaurants.
Day 2, EXPLORING ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES. Overnight on Plitvice.
This morning we will take you to experience Zagreb and its surroundings. We'll reveal you the secrets of the oldest medieval parts of Upper town (St. Mark's church, Stone gate, Lotrščak tower) and show you beautiful parks and squares of Lower town (Lenuci's horseshoe, theathre building, etc). In the afternoon journey takes us to the most famous natural wonder of Croatia and this part of Europe – Plitvice Lakes national park. On the way we'll stop in Rastoke miller village, unique example of traditional 17th century village architecture which once had more than 50 water mills built on a breathtaking waterfalls. Just 25 min further south we we'll start a comfortable hike along the sixteen beautiful and crystal-clear lakes with numerous cascades and waterfalls. In Plitvice lakes national park consists of 16 breathtaking lakes cascading in dozens of waterfalls. Our tour would take around 4 hours making it possible to see both Upper and Lower lakes. In the evening we enjoy local dinner in Lika type of restaurant with local cuisine.
Day 3, PLITVICE LAKES – ZADAR - SPLIT. Overnight in Split.
After breakfast we make our way to Zadar a city built from Roman Iadera and a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Once we arrive in Zadar we will take a walk along its ancient streets and Roman Forum to its most famous modern monuments: Sea Organ and Greetings to the Sun. Leaving Zadar we head south to Šibenik, the oldest autochthonous Croatian town where we’ll visit the unique monument of European sacral architecture – St. Jacobs Cathedral, which has been listed as UNESCO's World Cultural Monument. After leaving Šibenik on our way to Split we can stop in Trogir, an old Croatian town first inhabited by Greeks and Romans and famous for its Romanesque and gothic old core with St. Lawrence Cathedral. We reach Split in late afternoon/evening for dinner time.
Day 4, SPLIT – PELJEŠAC – DUBROVNIK. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Today your your guide will take you for a walk through the „most beautiful city in the world“, how Split if often called by its citizens. You’ll visit the Diocletian Palace and it's famous cellars in the heart of Split, built as a residential palace in 3rd century AD by the Roman Emperor Diocletian and a priceless monument included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage. Diocletian was also know as the last Roman emperor persecutor of Christians. In the afternoon we head south along the dramatic Dalmatian coast driving through Neretva valley often called garden od Dalmatia where we stop to taste some of the fruite products from local farms. We will arrive to Dubrovnik and check into our accommodation early evening.
Day 5, EXPLORING DUBROVNIK and surroundings. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Today is reserved for exploring and enjoying in our Pearl of Adriatic – the old town Dubrovnik. The great George Bernard Shaw wrote: „Those who seek paradise on Earth must come to Dubrovnik" and he was as many others overjoyed by the beauty and rich history of this old town under the UNESCO protection. Its glorious walls, with their fortresses and bastions, offer a unique walk with view of the magical Elafiti islands. From the Onofrio fountain to the City bell tower, along its main street, Stradun and in many other small cobblestone streets, every step in this town will be an experience par excellence. In the afternoon we'll visit town Ston at the beginning of the Pelješac peninsula, known for the 3,5 miles long fortification complex dating from the 14th century. Mali Ston and Ston area are known for great and fresh seafood especially oysters which are grown in the Mali Ston bay. We will also visit one of the local wineries and try the wines later in the afternoon. Pelješac region is known after great red wines like Pstup, Dingač, Plavac mali and many more.
Day 6 DUBROVNIK – Airport transfer. The end of the tour.
Today is the last day of our tour. After taking you to mountain Srđ for the most beautiful view on the Mediterranean we will go to ancient town of Cavtat, dating from Roman times, known after its pebbly beaches and artsy galleries. In the afternoon your guide will drive you to Dubrovnik Airport where you are expecting your flight back home. We wish you a safe journey and we hope that you will always gladly remember Croatia and have great memories of these days spent with us. Goodbye!
Highlights: Zagreb, Plitvice lakes NP, Rastoke, Zadar, Šibenik, Trogir, Split, Dubrovnik
Price: from 1300EUR for 5-6 people, 1750EUR for 3-4 people, 2300EUR for 2 people
6 days with 5 overnight stays in 4**** hotels with breakfast included
Comfortable van transportation with all costs included (fuel, toll, parking, VAT)
Services of the professional and experienced English speaking driver/guide for the whole tour
Wine and cheese tasting on Pelješac peninsula
Sightseeing in every destination listed in the itinerary
Entrance tickets for all major sights and sightseeing according to the itinerary: Plitvice lakes national park, Šibenik cathedral, Diocletian palace in Split, Ston walls, Dubrovnik city walls
Meals included: Lunch on Plitvice lakes (Day 2), Lunch in Ston (Day 5)