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Prepare for 19 glorious days of sightseeing, wildlife, culture, cuisine, wine, lush countryside, charming cities and sunny islands. Croatia's got it all folks and your in-depth exploration of one of the fastest developing tourist destinations kicks off in Zagreb. Get your bearings and explore your surroundings before heading west to Istra peninsula, known for stunning hilltop towns, great coffee a...

Prepare for 19 glorious days of sightseeing, wildlifeculture, cuisine, wine, lush countryside, charming cities and sunny islands. Croatia's got it all folks and your in-depth exploration of one of the fastest developing tourist destinations kicks off in Zagreb. Get your bearings and explore your surroundings before heading west to Istra peninsula, known for stunning hilltop towns, great coffee and flowers. Venture further afield and explore uninhabited islands of the Adriatic Sea. Head South along the coast to picturesque Split and hop in a boat to the island of Hvar, known for lavender fields, secluded beaches and thriving nightlife. Your journey wraps up in Dubrovnik, a fairytale 7th century maze of cobble stone streets.

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Trip highlights
  • Bird watching
    Bird watching
  • Seaside
    Seaside
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing

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Day 1: Welcome to Croatia

• On arrival in Zagreb, you will be met and transfer to your accommodation

• Spend the rest of the day at leisure

Visited:
Zagreb

Days 2 to 4: Zagreb discovery

​• Begin your adventure with a guided tour of Zagreb & surrounding areas

• Spend the next several days explore the Zagorje region dotted with picturesque hills and small towns

Visit Kumrovec, an off the beaten path open air museum village

• Head to Lonjsko Polje, a protected wetland with abundant wildlife

Visited:
Zagreb

Days 5 to 7: Istra

​• Journey to Opatija, a beautiful old town, known for Magnolia flowers, good coffee and pastries

Stroll along a long promenade which connects 5 small towns along the coastline

​• Take time to explore the Istra peninsula

• See the Roman amphitheater and the Venetian town of Rovinj

• Head to the town of Poreč, known for its stunning basilica

Visit the hilltop towns of Istra, famous for producing the best olive oil in the world

Stop in Hum, the smallest town in the world

Visited:

Days 8 to 9: Island hopping

​• First, visit the Island of Cres, a protected area with views over the Adriatic all the way to Venice

• Arrive on the Island of Pag. It's lunar landscapes and gastronomical treats won't disappoint

Visited:
Cres, KrkaPag

Days 10 to 11: Zadar region

​• Visit the town of Zadar, one of the oldest towns in Croatia

• Experience the unspoiled beauty of Krka National Park and the Zrmanja River canyon

Visited:
Zadar

Days 12 to 15: Split & Hvar

​• Journey to Split, the second largest city in Croatia, known for its beautiful waterfront and Old town

• From Split, board a boat to the Island of Hvar

​• Known as lavender island, Hvar is one the sunniest islands on the coast of Adriatic sea

​• Recently, Hvar is booming as a tourist destination with great dining, thriving nightlife and a mecca of water related activities

• Make the most of your stay here, as it's sure to be a highlight of your journey across Croatia!

Visited:
HvarSplit

Days 16 to 18: Around Dubrovnik

​• Depart from Hvar to amazing Dubrovnik

• Take a day to wander around the streets of the city and explore the highlights

• Board a small boat to the island of Lokrum. The uninhabited island is rich in exotic flora and fauna

​• Drive across beautiful Peljesac peninsula to see Ston wallSton town and Oyster bay

• Between the famous wine regions of the peninsula and Marco Polo, you won't be bored


Day 19: Departure day

• At the appropriate time, transfer to Dubrovnik airport

We wish you a safe and pleasant onward journey!

Visited:
Dubrovnik

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Price details

This tour idea is fully customizable

The price reflects this specific itinerary and is designed to give you an idea of the budget required for this destination. Throughout the trip-planning process, our local agency will tailor your itinerary around your budget.

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  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
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  • Full time driver

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  • Arrival and departure flights
  • Meals and beverages not indicated
  • Personal expenses
  • Service gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
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