Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Zagreb
Welcome to Zagreb! Your tour commences with an arrival transfer to your hotel. This evening, join your fellow tour members and guide at a welcome dinner.

Stay at: Hotel Astoria (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Dinner

DAY 2 Zagreb – Ljubljana
A morning city tour of Zagreb takes you to the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical centre, where you will see the multi-coloured roof of St. Mark’s Church, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre, and the University. Afterwards depart for Slovenia's capital, Ljubljana. Here embark on a guided tour where you will see the most significant sights of the old centre including the picturesque Central open-air Market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall, and Robba’s Fountain.

Stay at: Hotel Lev (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 3 Ljubljana – Bled - Plitvice
This morning travel to Bled, a small town in Slovenia’s Julian Alps that ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts. Explore Bled Castle, the oldest castle in Slovenia. It is like a setting for a classic fairy tale with the beautiful mountains and forests surrounding an emerald glacial lake. Before leaving, perhaps sample the famous local treat, a Bled Cream Cake. After, continue to Plitvice lakes for the night.

Stay at: Hotel Jezero (3 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 4 Plitvice – Split
This morning, head into the National Park to walk around the magnificent UNESCO World Heritage Site, which has 16 crystal-blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. In the afternoon, travel to Split, where your guide will showcase the secrets of the UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace and its hidden passageways and courtyards.

Stay at: Hotel Corner (4 star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 5 Split – Peljesac - Dubrovnik
After breakfast, travel south along the scenic highway to Dubrovnik. Stop along the way at a wine cellar on the Peljesac peninsula to try the signature red of the region, Plavac Mali and then in Ston, a little town well known for its well preserved walls, salt works and oysters (yes there is free time for lunch here!). Continue to the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik. On arrival, enjoy a city tour of the UNESCO protected Pearl of the Adriatic and its Cathedral. Marvel at the city’s marble streets, baroque buildings and intact medieval walls, and the endless shimmer of the Adriatic.

Stay at: Hotel Valamar Argosy (4 star), Hotel Valamar Lacroma (4 star), or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 6 Dubrovnik
Spend a full day at leisure in this magnificent spot in southern Dalmatia. Maybe walk along the city walls or take the cable car up Mt Srd, or take a ferry to Lokrum Island, both of which offer a unique view. There will also be an Optional Excursion on offer to Montenegro and its Bay of Kotor.

Stay at: Hotel Valamar Argosy (4 star), Hotel Valamar Lacroma (4 star), or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 7 Dubrovnik
Farewell to your new friends as your tour concludes after breakfast with a transfer to the Airport for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast




  • Escorted by a professional English-speaking Tour Manager
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • 3-4 star hotel accommodation
  • Arrival & departure transfers (first & last days only)

Exclusions: Gratuities and any optional excursions – to be paid locally

  • 6 breakfasts
  • 6 dinners
  • Guided tours of:
    Zagreb
    Ljubljana
    Plitvice Lakes
    Split
    Dubrovnik
  • Entrance fees:
    Plitvice Lakes National Park
    Bled Castle

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