Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Split
Arrive into Split airport where you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy some free time during the day then in the evening meet your Tour Manager and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner.

Stay at the Hotel Corner (4 Star) or similar
Meals included: Dinner

Day 2 Split
Split has evolved from the ruins of the remarkable Diocletian’s Palace, the retirement home of Dalmatian born Emperor Diocletian, to the contemporary hub it is today. Enjoy a sightseeing tour this morning of the historic inner city where you can witness the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage seamlessly juxtaposed against modern development. Visit the Peristyle, Jupiter’s temple and the Cathedral before having the remainder of the afternoon free to stroll through the beautiful cobblestone streets of Old Town, visit the local beach, or join an Optional Excursion to Hvar Island.

Stay at the Hotel Corner (4 Star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 3 Split - Plitvice lakes
Following your breakfast you will head to Trogir, a melting pot for artistic activities. Onwards from there, carry on to the magnificent Plitvice lakes. Take a tour around the lower lakes, soaking in all the scenery and beauty in one of Croatia's most famous national parks, made up of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by mountains and forest.

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

Day 4 Plitvice lakes - Opatija - Postojna - Bled
Today you journey along the bay pf Kvarner to the coastal town of Opatija where you will have free time to explore. After this, you will carry on to the cave network of Postojna. Inside, you will tour this subterranean world by electric train, and marvel at one of Europe's largest caves with its unique nature. You will then continue to the Julian Alps and lake Bled, where you will spend the night.

Stay at The Hotel Kompas (4 Star) or The Bled Rose (4 Star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5 Bled
Surrounded by high peaks, Lake Bled is picture perfect. Since the middle of 19th century, a small town of beautiful hotels, villas and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively resort. Today's tour will feature the charming town and lakeshore and a visit to Bled Castle. After your tour, you will have the rest of the day at leisure. Perhaps, join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake or simply just relax and enjoy the scenery of this enchanting place.

Stay at The Hotel Kompas (4 Star) or The Bled Rose (4 Star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 6 Bled - Ljubljana - Zagreb
Leave the mountains behind you and head towards the capital of Slovenia, Ljubljana. See the most significant sights of the old city center on a walking tour. Highlights include the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba's Fountain. Continue on to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia

Stay at the Hotel Zonar (4 Star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

Day 7 Zagreb
This morning, your sightseeing tour will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is yours to explore the winding streets of the old town at your own pace or perhaps take an optional excursion into the countryside.
*Note: Zagreb Cathedral is closed for renovations in 2024.

Stay at Hotel Zonar (4 Star) or similar
Meals included: Breakfast

Day 8 Zagreb
After breakfast, say farewell to your fellow passengers and Tour Manager. A departure transfer will take you to the Airport for your onward journey.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • 3-4 star hotel accommodation
  • Shared arrival and departure transfers from airport to hotel and vice versa (on first and last day only)
  • Touring by modern air conditioned coach
  • Escorted by a professional English-speaking Tour Manager
  • Whisper technology headset on sightseeing tours
  • Luggage handling
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

Exclusions: Gratuities and optional excursions – to be paid locally

  • 7 breakfasts
  • 4 dinners
  • Guided tours of:
    Plitvice Lakes
    Postojna Cave
  • Entrance fees:
    The Diocletian’s Palace
    Plitvice Lakes National Park
    Postojna Caves
    Bled Castle
    Zagreb Cathedral*


27 May 2024
08 Jul 2024
19 Aug 2024
30 Sep 2024
From the Adriatic to the Alps
Prices per adult in Australian Dollars (AUD)