The Tourism Ireland's „Global Greening“ initiative is taking place at Croatian cities of Zagreb, Rijeka and Pula with the support of Embassy of Ireland in Croatia. On Friday, 17 March 2017 Zagreb and Rijeka for the first time, and Pula second consecutive year are celebrating Ireland's national day, St. Patrick's day.

In Zagreb, the City's new fountain on Croatia Fraternal Union Street will light in green. Rijeka choose to green famous Trsat Castle above the City. And at the end City of Pula will once again green the „Lightning Giants“ in the Uljanik shipyard.

The City of Rijeka will join the Irish City of Galway in 2020 as a European Capital of Culture.

With the participation of three cities, Croatia is in select company of a few countries which will take part in Tourism Ireland's 8th annual celebration of St. Patrick's Day (Empire State Buiding in New York, USA; the London Eye, UK; the Colosseum in Rome, Italy; Matuse Castle, Japan and Great Wall of China).

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Thursday, 09 March 2017 16:34

Zagreb Walking Tour

DESCRIPTION

DURATION: 1,5 hour

Discover why Zagreb is becoming recognized as one of the most vibrant and popular tourist destinations in Central-Eastern Europe. Depart from Ban Jelačić Square just below the Cathedral. Sightseeing tour of the city, including the Upper town, with all of it's highlights. After sightseeing, return to the starting point.

ITINERARY

* Meeting at Ban Jelacic Square  at 10:00

10:00 Walking tour of Zagreb

* Departure info:

Meeting point is at Zagreb Central square of Ban Jelacic under large statue of ban Josip Jelacic on a horse a guide will be holding a sign Zagreb Walking Tour.

INCLUSIONS

Included: local guide

 

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DESCRIPTION

DURATION: 2 hours

Discover why Zagreb is becoming recognized as one of the most vibrant and popular tourist destinations in Central-Eastern Europe. Depart from Ban Jelačić Square just below the Cathedral. Sightseeing tour of the city, including the Upper town, with all of it's highlights. After sightseeing, return to the starting point. In addition visit the Museum of Broken Relationships in the beautiful baroque Kulmer palace in the Upper Town. An unavoidable sight in your exploration of Zagreb and a unique emotional journey around the world through hundreds of love break-ups.

ITINERARY

* Meeting at Ban Jelacic Square  at 10:00

10:00 – 11:30 Walking tour
11:30 – 12:00 visit of the museum of broken relationships

* Departure info:

Meeting point is at Zagreb Central square of Ban Jelacic under large statue of ban Josip Jelacic on a horse a guide will be holding a sign Zagreb Walking Tour.

INCLUSIONS

Included: local guide, entrance to the Museum of Broken Relationship

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Thursday, 09 March 2017 16:28

Plitvice from Zagreb

DESCRIPTION

DURATION: approximately 9 hours

Tour of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Depart from your hotel and drive to Plitvice Lakes. A guided tour of the National park. The oldest (since 1949) and largest (294,82 km2) National park in Croatia. The only National park in Croatia on the UNESCO’s list of protected natural and cultural heritage (for almost 30 years). The riches of sixteen wonderful interlinked azure-green coloured crystalline lakes. The constant formation of the barrier modeled the appearance of the lakes today, and is the main feature of the National park. Walking along the forest trails, across the wooden bridges; ride on the electric boat and the panoramic tour bus. Free time for lunch at a nearby restaurant. Departure from Plitvice Lakes back to the hotel in Zagreb.

ITINERARY

departure from the hotel according to the timetable

08:00 scenic drive from Zagreb towards Plitvice lakes

11:00 visit of national park

14:00 free time at the park

15:30 – 18:30 return drive

INCLUSIONS

Included: transportation, tour guide, entrance fees

80,00 €

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Thursday, 09 March 2017 16:25

Varazdin i Trakoscan from Zagreb

DESCRIPTION

DURATION: approximately 6 hours

Enjoy the unique historical heritage of Varaždin and see one of the most attractive castles in Croatia. Depart from your hotel and visit Varaždin, economic and cultural centre of the area of Međimurje and Hrvatsko Zagorje. Tour of the city with a guide. After the tour depart to Trakošćan Castle - one of the most attractive castles in Croatia, built on the visible foundations of simple romanic citadels from the XII and XIII centuries. Free time to have lunch in one of the local restaurants. Return to the hotel in the afternoon.

 

ITINERARY

08:00 scenic drive from Zagreb towards town of Varazdin

10:00 orientational walking tour of Varazdin

11:15 – 12:30 Free time

12:30 scenic drive from Varazdin to Trakoscan

13:30 visit of the castle

14:30 – 15:30 return drive to Zagreb

INCLUSIONS

Included: transportation, tour guide, entrance fees to the Trakoscan Castle

63,00 €

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Description

DAY 1 WEDNESDAY Zagreb; D
Transfer on the day of the tour from Zagreb airport, or another hotel in Zagreb to the tour hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb/Zagreb area/.
DAY 2 THURSDAY Zagreb – Bled B, D
Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, gives you the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Early afternoon departure to Bled, small town in the Julian Alps which could be a setting for a classic fairy tale: immense natural beauty with mountains and forest surrounding an emerald glacial lake, an island in the middle of the lake with a church steeple and its wishing bell, a cliff top castle with picturesque views. Dinner and overnight in Bled/Bled area/.
DAY 3 FRIDAY Bled – Ljubljana – Plitvice; B, D
Morning departure to Ljubljana, Slovenian capital where you will have a guided tour of the most significant sights of its old center: the picturesque Central open-air Market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. After Ljubljana we are continuing our journey to Plitvice lakes, well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, natural beauty of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls.Dinner and overnight in Plitvice area.
DAY 4 SATURDAY Plitvice – Zadar – Trogir - Split; B, D
Morning departure towards Zadar, where upon arrival we'll be taking you for a guided walking tour through the Roman Forum from the 2nd century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church. Departure to Trogir. Embarkation on Highlights of South Adriatic Cruise. Dinner and overnight Split.
DAY 5 SUNDAY Trogir – Skradin – Šibenik; B, L
After breakfast enjoy an optional guided walking tour of Trogir – protected UNESCO heritage site. Departure to Skradin. Free time to explore Krka National Park (entrance fee not included). Afternoon departure to Šibenik.
Dinner is taken on board for full board option. Overnight in Šibenik.
DAY 6 MONDAY Šibenik - Vis; B, L
After breakfast enjoy an optional guided walking tour of Šibenik - a town which successfully combines famous history and natural beauties. Departure to Vis. Afternoon arrival to Vis – island famous by its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. Dinner is taken on board for full board option. Overnight in Vis.
**Optional excursion Vis
DAY 7 TUESDAY Vis – Hvar - Split; B, L
Breakfast on board and early departure to Hvar - the sunniest Adriatic island. Upon arrival enjoy an optional guided tour with a local guide. Around 13:00 departure to Split, your port of call for the day. Arrival to Split and optional guided walking tour in the afternoon. Dinner is taken on board for clients on the full board service. Overnight in Split.
*Hvar Walking tour
*Split Walking tour
DAY 8 WEDNESDAY Split – Omiš – Brač - Korčula; B, L
Breakfast on board and early departure to Omiš - small town built below steep mountains at the mouth of river Cetina. Free time for explore on your own or to take an optional tour to Cetina river. Departure to Pučišća (Brač island) around noon. Pucisca is nested in a beautiful bay on the island of Brac, surrounded by stone quarries that yield some of the whitest and best quality limestone in the world. Departure to Korčula. Afternoon arrival to Korčula. Overnight in Korčula.
*Stonemasonry School in Pucisca – walking tour package
** Optional excursion: Cetina river
DAY 9 THURSDAY Korčula – Mljet – Slano; B, L
Breakfast on board and optional morning walking tour of Korčula. Departure to Pomena (Mljet island). Island of Mljet on its western side houses the National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest. Lunch and swimming break are followed by afternoon departure to Slano. Tonight enjoy the delicious Captain’s dinner with our crew and your fellow travelers. Overnight in Slano.
**Optional excursion: Mljet National Park, free time in the National park.
DAY 10 FRIDAY Slano – Dubrovnik; B, L
After breakfast you are free to take optional guided tour Taste of Dalmatia –you will visit Ston a small town famous of its 5 km long city walls (the longest one in Europe) and visit local vinery where you will have the opportunity to taste some finest Dalmatian wines. Later, we set sail to the Lopud island for a short swim and continue to Dubrovnik and cruise beneath Dubrovnik City Walls and then to port Gruž. Upon arrival to Dubrovnik, you will be transferred to the Old Town gate where you will be joining a guided tour of Dubrovnik. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
*Dubrovnik town tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik port (Gruz) to the Old town – walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia
DAY 11 SATURDAY Dubrovnik DEPARTURE; B
Disembarkation after breakfast by 12:00

Inclusions

INCLUDED
ELITE TRAVEL air-conditioned vehicle with driver at group's disposal as per itinerary.
Experienced tour leader throughout the trip as per itinerary.
Hotel accommodation on half board basis (breakfast & dinner) as per itinerary
This might be a bilingual tour.
SIGHTSEEING TOURS
Zagreb, Zadar, Ljubljana, Plitvice lakes, Split
OTHER SERVICES
Entrances in Plitvice lakes, Split
NOT INCLUDED
Gratuities, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
INCLUDED
BOAT specifications
BOAT DESCRIPTION:
Newly built boat will be commissioned in 2017, luxury class. The boat is 48,5 m (155 ft) long, 8.5 m (28 ft) wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. Her capacity is 38 persons. She has 18 ensuite cabins on the main and lower deck, and all are fully air-conditioned.
CABIN TYPES:
- Double-queen-size bed (165 x 200 cm / 65 x 79 in)
- Twin-two single beds (90 x 200 cm / 35 x 79 in each)
- Triple-queen-size bed with an additional single bed.
CABIN SPECIFICATION:
Lower deck: 8 cabins
- 2 twin cabins
- 4 double cabins–queen size bed
- 2 triple cabins–queen size bed + additional single bed
Main deck: 8 cabins
- 4 twin cabins
- 4 double cabins–queen size bed
Upper deck: 2 cabins
- 2 double cabins–queen size bed
Cabin furnishings include a cupboard, a cabinet and a window or a porthole. All cabins are equipped with power plugs. Bathrooms are fully equipped with a shower, toilette, hairdryer and a vanity with a sink.
CABIN SIZES:
- Lower deck cabins: 15-19 m2 (49-62 sq ft) with bathroom
- Main deck cabins: 14-18 m2 (45-59 sq ft) with bathroom
OTHER PARTS OF BOAT:
On the main deck and the upper deck there is one bathroom with showers. Upper deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant that sits all guests at the same time with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. Top deck, also called the „sun deck“ offers 155 m2 (500 sq ft) of space and is equipped with sun tanning chairs, also WIFI is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat.

INCLUDED - 8 days / 7 nights cruise
- Accommodation in a chosen category cabin
- Welcome drink and snack
- Half board: breakfast buffet, light lunch buffet
- Complimentary 1 l water during meals (lunch and dinner)
- Complimentary coffee/tea all day long
- Complimentary fresh fruit all day long
- 9 crew members including a Cruise Manager
- Towels change every second day
- Bed linen change once a week
- Daily cabin cleaning service
- Free Wi/Fi on board
- Excursion Montenegro
*Walking tour package – 70,00 € per person
- Walking tour of Dubrovnik – including: guide, transfer
- Walking tour of Korčula – including: guide
- Walking tour of Split – including: guide
- Walking tour of Hvar – including: guide
- Pucisca Stonemasonry School – including: guide, entrance fee
**Optional excursions:
- Cetina river (25 euros) – including: guide, small boat transfer, snack
- Mljet Island National Park (25 euros) – including: guide, entrance fee
- Taste of Dalmatia (25 euros) – including: guide, transfer, wine tasting
Rates do not include:
- Beverages from the ship bar only
- Gratuities or any other expense of personal nature
- Taxes and fees, € 40,00 per person, to be paid on board in cash
- Laundry service at selected ports of call
- Beach towel hire € 3,00/week
- Entrance to National park Mljet approx. 14,00 € p.p.
Cruising route is subject to change depending upon weather conditions
Departures are guaranteed. Elite Travel reserves the right to change the vessel provider in case the contracted services are not supplied according to the previously agreed standards.
Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board.
In case of bad behavior Elite Travel/captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark
Tour is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility.
CANCELLATION FEES:
60 - 30 days prior to departure 10% of the tour rate
29-9 days prior to departure 25% of the tour rate
8 - 1 days prior to departure 50% of the tour rate
0 and no show 100% of the tour rate

Additional info

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
Unesco heritage sites:
- Historic City of Trogir (1997)
- Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
- Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
- Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
- Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (1979)
Capital cities:
- Zagreb (Croatia)
- Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Natural sites:
- Lake Bled
National Parks:
- Mljet
Islands:
- Hvar
- Korčula
- Mljet
- Brač

 

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Description

DAY 1 WEDNESDAY Zagreb; D
Transfer on the day of the tour from Zagreb airport, or another hotel in Zagreb to the tour hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb /Zagreb area/.
DAY 2 THURSDAY Zagreb – Bled B, D
Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, gives you the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Early afternoon departure to Bled, small town in the Julian Alps which could be a setting for a classic fairy tale: immense natural beauty with mountains and forest surrounding an emerald glacial lake, an island in the middle of the lake with a church steeple and its wishing bell, a cliff top castle with picturesque views. Dinner and overnight in Bled/Bled area/.
DAY 3 FRIDAY Bled – Ljubljana – Plitvice; B, D
Morning departure to Ljubljana, Slovenian capital where you will have a guided tour of the most significant sights of its old center: the picturesque Central open-air Market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. After Ljubljana we are continuing our journey to Plitvice lakes, well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, natural beauty of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls.Dinner and overnight in Plitvice area.
DAY 4 SATURDAY Plitvice – Zadar – Split; B, D
Morning departure towards Zadar, where upon arrival we'll be taking you for a guided walking tour through the Roman Forum from the 2nd century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church. Departure to Split. This afternoon our guide will uncover for you the secrets of the UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace and its cellars. Embarkation on Adriatic Paradise Cruise. Dinner and overnight Split.
DAY 5 SUNDAY SPLIT – HVAR (Island HVAR) – VELA LUKA (Island KORCULA); B, L
After breakfast there is an optional Split walking tour with the local guide who will show you monumental Diocletian Palace which was built over 1700 years ago. Late morning we will set sails towards Hvar, known as the sunniest island in Croatia, famous for its endless fields of lavender and rosemary, its beautiful coast and lovely historical towns. Upon arrival, our expert local guide will take you for a walk around the ancient streets of Hvar. After the guided walking tour of Hvar we will set sail to Korcula Island. Arrival in Vela Lula (Korcula Island) in the late afternoon. Overnight in Vela Luka (Korcula Island).
*Split walking tour – walking tour package
*Hvar town – walking tour package
DAY 6 MONDAY VELA LUKA (Island KORCULA) – POMENA (Island MLJET) - SLANO; B, L
Monday morning after leaving the stunning beauty of Vela Luka your Captain will hand-pick a bay for you where he will drop the anchor. After the swim break you will continue sailing to Pomena on the island of Mljet. Island of Mljet on its western side houses National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest. In the late afternoon we will depart towards Slano. Overnight in Slano.
**Optional excursion: Mljet National Park, free time in the National park.
DAY 7 TUESDAY SLANO – DUBROVNIK; B, L
After breakfast you are free to take optional guided tour Taste of Dalmatia –you will visit Ston, a small town famous of its 5 km long city walls (the longest one in Europe) and visit local vinery where you will have opportunity to taste some finest Dalmatian wines. Later, we set sail to the Lopud island for a short swim and continue to Dubrovnik and cruise beneath Dubrovnik City Walls and then to port Gruž. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
*Dubrovnik town tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik port (Gruz) to the Old town – walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia
DAY 8 WEDNESDAY DUBROVNIK – EXCURSION TO MONTENEGRO; B, D
Excursion to Montenegro after breakfast. Located less than an hour's drive from Dubrovnik, Montenegro offers an unforgettable experience; exceptional natural beauty in combination with a rich history and culture. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
DAY 9 THURSDAY DUBROVNIK – ELAPHITE ISLANDS - KORČULA; B, L
Morning departure from Dubrovnik to Korčula. On the way to Korčula we will have a short stop for swimming and relaxing on one of the beautiful Elafiti Islands. Lunch will be served on board before the late afternoon arrival to Korcula, the alleged birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. After arrival guide will take you for a walk around the town of Korcula. Overnight Korcula.
*Korcula town walking tour – walking tour package
DAY 10 FRIDAY KORČULA – BRAČ - OMIŠ; B, L
Sail towards Brač. Captain will anchor on the way for a refreshing swim in a secluded bay, after which you will continue your journey towards Pucisca. After docking at Pucisca, you can join a short visit to a stonemasonry school nearby where you will learn of the Brac limestone before we continue our journey to Omiš. Upon arrival you are free to take an optional Cetina river trip. Dinner is taken at a restaurant of your choice, or on board if you have a full board option. Overnight in Omis.
*Stonemasonry School in Pucisca – walking tour package
** Optional excursion: Cetina river
DAY 11 SATURDAY OMIŠ – SPLIT; B
Early morning departure from Omis towards Split. Disembarkation after breakfast.

*Walking tour package
- Walking tour of Dubrovnik – including: guide, transfer
- Walking tour of Korčula – including: guide
- Walking tour of Split – including: guide
- Walking tour of Hvar – including: guide
- Pucisca Stonemasonry School – including: guide, entrance fee
**Optional excursions (book on spot)
- Cetina river – including: guide, small boat transfer, snack
- Mljet Island National Park – including: guide, entrance fee
- Taste of Dalmatia – including: guide, transfer, wine tasting

Inclusions

INCLUDED
COACH TOUR
ELITE TRAVEL air-conditioned vehicle with driver at group's disposal as per itinerary.
Experienced tour leader throughout the trip as per itinerary.
Hotel accommodation on half board basis (breakfast & dinner) as per itinerary
This might be a bilingual tour.
SIGHTSEEING TOURS
Zagreb, Zadar, Ljubljana, Plitvice lakes, Split
OTHER SERVICES
Entrances to Plitvice lakes, Split
NOT INCLUDED
Gratuities, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
CRUISE
BOAT specifications
BOAT DESCRIPTION:
Newly built boat will be commissioned in 2017, luxury class. The boat is 48,5 m (155 ft) long, 8.5 m (28 ft) wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. Her capacity is 38 persons. She has 18 ensuite cabins on the main and lower deck, and all are fully air-conditioned.
CABIN TYPES:
- Double-queen-size bed (165 x 200 cm / 65 x 79 in)
- Twin-two single beds (90 x 200 cm / 35 x 79 in each)
- Triple-queen-size bed with an additional single bed.
CABIN SPECIFICATION:
Lower deck: 8 cabins
- 2 twin cabins
- 4 double cabins–queen size bed
- 2 triple cabins–queen size bed + additional single bed
Main deck: 8 cabins
- 4 twin cabins
- 4 double cabins–queen size bed
Upper deck: 2 cabins
- 2 double cabins–queen size bed
Cabin furnishings include a cupboard, a cabinet and a window or a porthole. All cabins are equipped with power plugs. Bathrooms are fully equipped with a shower, toilette, hairdryer and a vanity with a sink.

CABIN SIZES:
Lower deck cabins: 15-19 m2 (49-62 sq ft) with bathroom
Main deck cabins: 14-18 m2 (45-59 sq ft) with bathroom

OTHER PARTS OF BOAT:
On the main deck and the upper deck there is one bathroom with showers. Upper deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant that sits all guests at the same time with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. Top deck, also called the „sun deck“ offers 155 m2 (500 sq ft) of space and is equipped with sun tanning chairs, also WIFI is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat.

INCLUDED
- 8 days / 7 nights cruise
- Accommodation in a chosen category cabin
- Welcome drink and snack
- Half board: breakfast buffet, light lunch buffet, except on day 5 when dinner is included instead of lunch
- Complimentary 1 l water during meals (lunch and dinner)
- Complimentary coffee/tea all day long
- Complimentary fresh fruit all day long
- 9 crew members including a Cruise Manager
- Towels change every second day
- Bed linen change once a week
- Daily cabin cleaning service
- Free Wi/Fi on board
- Excursion Montenegro
* Walking tour package
- Walking tour of Dubrovnik – including: guide, transfer
- Walking tour of Korčula – including: guide
- Walking tour of Split – including: guide
- Walking tour of Hvar – including: guide
- Pucisca Stonemasonry School – including: guide, entrance fee
** Optional excursions (book on spot)
- Cetina river – including: guide, small boat transfer, snack
- Mljet Island National Park – including: guide, entrance fee
- Taste of Dalmatia – including: guide, transfer, wine tasting
NOT INCLUDED
- Beverages other than included (see above). Beverages can just be purchased in the ship’s bar only
- Gratuities or any other expense of personal nature

Additional info

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
Unesco heritage sites:
- Historic City of Trogir (1997)
- Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
- Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
- Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
- Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor (1979)
Capital cities:
- Zagreb (Croatia)
- Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Natural sites:
- Lake Bled
National Parks:
- Mljet
Islands:
- Hvar
- Korčula
- Mljet
- Brač

 

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DESCRIPTION

DAY 1 ZAGREB
Arrival to Zagreb Apt. Transfer to hotel in Zagreb and overnight.
DAY 2 ZAGREB
Breakfast at hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, during which you will have the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Zagreb.
DAY 3 SPLIT
Morning departure to Plitvice National Park, a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Departure to Split with a short stop in yet another one of the UNESCO protected sites, the small town of Trogir. St. Lawrence's Cathedral, located in the old city center, and its main western portal – masterpiece of Radovan, represent the most significant work of the Romanesque-Gothic style in Croatia. Overnight in Split/Split area/.
DAY 4 SPLIT – HVAR
Breakfast at hotel. Late morning walking tour of town of Split. Enjoy the magnificent town of Split with it’s numerous archaeological, historical and cultural sites Ferry or catamaran from Split to the island of Hvar. Overnight in Hvar town hotel.
DAY 5 HVAR
Breakfast at a hotel. Morning walking tour of town of Hvar. Hvar is the town of a unique cultural and historical heritage and also an important tourist resort with a centuries-old tradition in tourism, pleasant climate, a lot of sunshine, natural beauties, famous gastronomic offer, sports and recreational opportunities. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 6 HVAR – KORČULA
Breakfast at hotel. Afternoon departure by boat from Hvar harbor to Korcula Island. Evening arrival to Korčula, overnight in Korčula.
DAY 7 KORČULA – DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. Free morning to explore the Korcula old town, the hometown of famous explorer Marco Polo.  Experience the narrow streets, beautiful churches and magnificent palaces in one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Mediterranean. Early afternoon departure from Korcula to Dubrovnik. Arrival at Dubrovnik, overnight in hotel.
DAY 8 DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. Late morning walking tour of Old Town Dubrovnik. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 9 DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. We recommend a day visit to nearby Elaphite Islands or Island of Lokrum. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 10 DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Dubrovnik Apt (or other hotel/accommodation unit in Dubrovnik). End of program.

INCLUSIONS

INCLUDED
Accommodation in hotels 4/5* in Zagreb, Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik on BB basis.
Arrival and departure airport transfers, boat tickets (ferries, catamaran etc.), and all transfers on Hvar, Korcula and in Dubrovnik, wherever needed.
City tours of Zagreb, Hvar, Split and Dubrovnik.
Assistance with boat tickets (delivery or similar) during the program.
Entrance to the Plitvice National Park.
NOT INCLUDED
Optional tours/activities or city sightseeing in resorts.

ADDITIONAL INFO

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Unesco heritage sites:
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
Natural sites:
Plitvice National Park
Towns and Islands:
Zagreb
Island of Hvar
Island of Korcula

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DESCRIPTION

DAY 1 ZAGREB
Arrival to Zagreb Apt. Transfer to hotel in Zagreb and overnight.
DAY 2 ZAGREB
Breakfast at hotel. Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, during which you will have the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Afternoon at leisure. Overnight in Zagreb.
DAY 3 SPLIT
Morning departure to Plitvice National Park, a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Departure to Split with a short stop in yet another one of the UNESCO protected sites, the small town of Trogir. St. Lawrence's Cathedral, located in the old city center, and its main western portal – masterpiece of Radovan, represent the most significant work of the Romanesque-Gothic style in Croatia. Overnight in Split/Split area/.
DAY 4 SPLIT – HVAR
Breakfast at hotel. Late morning walking tour of town of Split. Enjoy the magnificent town of Split with it’s numerous archaeological, historical and cultural sites Ferry or catamaran from Split to the island of Hvar. Overnight in Hvar town hotel.
DAY 5 HVAR
Breakfast at a hotel. Morning walking tour of town of Hvar. Hvar is the town of a unique cultural and historical heritage and also an important tourist resort with a centuries-old tradition in tourism, pleasant climate, a lot of sunshine, natural beauties, famous gastronomic offer, sports and recreational opportunities. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 6 HVAR – KORČULA
Breakfast at hotel. Afternoon departure by boat from Hvar harbor to Korcula Island. Evening arrival to Korčula, overnight in Korčula.
DAY 7 KORČULA – DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. Free morning to explore the Korcula old town, the hometown of famous explorer Marco Polo. Experience the narrow streets, beautiful churches and magnificent palaces in one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Mediterranean. Early afternoon departure from Korcula to Dubrovnik. Arrival at Dubrovnik, overnight in hotel.
DAY 8 DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. Late morning walking tour of Old Town Dubrovnik. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 9 DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. We recommend a day visit to nearby Elaphite Islands or Island of Lokrum. Overnight in hotel.
DAY 10 DUBROVNIK
Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Dubrovnik Apt (or other hotel/accommodation unit in Dubrovnik). End of program.

INCLUSIONS

INCLUDED
Accommodation in hotels 3/4* in Zagreb, Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik on BB basis.
Arrival and departure airport transfers, boat tickets (ferries, catamaran etc.), and all transfers on Hvar, Korcula and in Dubrovnik, wherever needed.
City tours of Zagreb, Hvar, Split and Dubrovnik.
Assistance with boat tickets (delivery or similar) during the program.
Entrance to the Plitvice National Park.
NOT INCLUDED
Optional tours/activities or city sightseeing in resorts.

ADDITIONAL INFO

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS:
Unesco heritage sites:
Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
Natural sites:
Plitvice National Park
Towns and Islands:
Zagreb
Island of Hvar
Island of Korcula

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Sunday, 29 January 2017 17:24

Discover the Western Balkans from Zagreb

DESCRIPTION

DAY 1 WEDNESDAY Zagreb; D
Transfer on the day of the tour from Zagreb airport, or another hotel in Zagreb to the tour hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb/Zagreb area/.
DAY 2 THURSDAY Zagreb – Bled B, D
Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, gives you the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Early afternoon departure to Bled, small town in the Julian Alps which could be a setting for a classic fairy tale: immense natural beauty with mountains and forest surrounding an emerald glacial lake, an island in the middle of the lake with a church steeple and its wishing bell, a cliff top castle with picturesque views. Dinner and overnight in Bled/Bled area/.
DAY 3 FRIDAY Bled – Ljubljana – Plitvice; B, D
Morning departure to Ljubljana, Slovenian capital where you will have a guided tour of the most significant sights of its old center: the picturesque Central open-air Market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. After Ljubljana we are continuing our journey to Plitvice lakes, well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, natural beauty of the 16 crystal - blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls.Dinner and overnight in Plitvice area.
DAY 4 SATURDAY Plitvice – Zadar – Split; B, D
Morning departure towards Zadar, where upon arrival we'll be taking you for a guided walking tour through the Roman Forum from the 2nd century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church. Departure to Split. This afternoon our guide will uncover for you the secrets of the UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace and its cellars. Dinner and overnight in Split/Split area/.
DAY 5 SUNDAY Split – Dubrovnik; B, D
After breakfast, departure to Dubrovnik. Upon arrival, city tour of this UNESCO protected Pearl of the Adriatic and its Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik/ Dubrovnik area/.
DAY 6 MONDAY Dubrovnik; B, D
Day at leisure. Optional excursions to the island of Korčula. Dinner & overnight in Dubrovnik/ Dubrovnik area/.
DAY 7 TUESDAY departure; B
Transfer on the day of the tour to Dubrovnik airport or hotels in Dubrovnik.

INCLUSIONS

INCLUDED
ELITE TRAVEL air-conditioned vehicle with driver at group's disposal as per itinerary.
Experienced tour leader throughout the trip as per itinerary.
Hotel accommodation on half board basis (breakfast & dinner) as per itinerary
SIGHTSEEING TOURS
Zagreb, Zadar, Ljubljana, Plitvice lakes, Split, Dubrovnik
OPTIONAL EXCURSIONS
Korcula on Monday
OTHER SERVICES
Entrances to Plitvice lakes, Split
NOT INCLUDED
Gratuities, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
IMPORTANT INFO
This might be a bilingual tour.
Tour is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility.

ADDITIONAL INFO

TOUR HIGHLIGHTS
Unesco heritage sites:
- Historic City of Trogir (1997)
- Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
- Old City of Dubrovnik (1979)
- Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
Capital cities:
- Zagreb (Croatia)
- Ljubljana (Slovenia)
Natural sites:
- Lake Bled

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