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Set off on a 16 day journey across Croatia & Slovenia. First, discover Croatian heritage, culture, history, cuisine, nature and everyday life. Visit numerous towns and sights including the capital Zagreb, 7 UNESCO sites and the island of Korcula. A quick detour into Slovenia, will allow you to observe life in the capital Ljubljana and experience Lake Bled, a gem of a town nestled in the Julian Alp...

Set off on a 16 day journey across Croatia & Slovenia. First, discover Croatian heritage, culture, history, cuisine, nature and everyday life. Visit numerous towns and sights including the capital Zagreb, 7 UNESCO sites and the island of Korcula. A quick detour into Slovenia, will allow you to observe life in the capital Ljubljana and experience Lake Bled, a gem of a town nestled in the Julian Alps. Our carefully selected mix of 4 & 5-star hotels will keep you comfortable along the way, while local resident guides will show you authentic experiencesCroatian diversity and Slovenian mountains, hidden from most guidebooks.

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Trip highlights
  • Lake
    Lake
  • Nature observation
    Nature observation
  • Local culture
    Local culture
  • Seaside
    Seaside
  • Sightseeing
    Sightseeing

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Day 1: Welcome to Croatia

• Upon arrival to Zagreb, you will be picked up from the airport and transfer to your hotel

• Take a short walk to enjoy old town of Zagreb. There's plenty to explore

• Later, enjoy dinner in one of many fantastic restaurants in the city

Visited:
Zagreb

Day 2: Zagreb at leisure

• Spend the day at leisure

Wander around the old town, try out some new local restaurants or par it at a cafe and watch the world go by

Visited:
Zagreb

Day 3: Zagreb city tour with a local

• Join your local guide for a morning stroll through the capital city

• learn about its rich history and the many traditions of Croatian people

• Afterwards, visit museumsgalleries and shops at your own pace

• Local gastronomy is superb. Don't miss a chance to indulge

Visited:
Zagreb

Day 4: Next up, Slovenia

​• This morning drive to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia

• First, explore the capital, followed by check-in at your hotel near the city center

• Ljubljana is small but vibrant and colorful city, with a wide pedestrian area suitable for easy exploration

Visited:
Ljubljana

Day 5: Bled & Bohinj

• Time to see the lakes, rivers and Julian Alps

Drive to Bled and spend a day surrounded by high mountains and green Slovenian countryside

Take a Gondola ride to the top of the nearby mountain and enjoy a stunning view of the lake

• Return to Ljubljana

Visited:
Bled, Bohinj

Day 6: Back in Croatia: Opatija

​• This morning drive to see the famous Postojna cave

• Spend 1-2 hours exploring the cave. Its captivating formations are sure to leave you speechless

Re-enter Croatia driving North to the town of Opatija, an old fashioned town from Austro-Hungarian time

• Explore the 19th century architecture and the beautiful promenade

Visited:
Postojna, Opatija

Day 7: Istra peninsula

​• Today, you'll discover Istra peninsula

• Drive to Pula to learn about ancient Roman heritage in Istra in the company of a local guide

​• Visit the Roman Amphitheater

• Experience the untouched nature of the Brijuni National Park

• Stop in Rovinj, a beautiful and well known town on the peninsula

Visited:
Opatija

Day 8: Plitvice National Park 

• Drive inland to visit Plitvice National Park, a true natural wonder and UNESCO World Heritage Center

• Marvel at 16 cascading lakes, waterfalls and rivers

• Various hiking paths are available throughout the park. One thing is certain, you'll want to see as much as you can!

• After the visit, dinner will be waiting for you in your accommodation close to the park entrance 

Visited:
Plitvice

Day 9: Zadar, Sibenik & Split

​• Continue to Zadar, an ancient Roman town and one of the oldest Croatian UNESCO World Heritage sites

• Drive along the scenic coastline, stopping off to visit quaint towns on the way

Visit charming Šibenik, gateway to the Kornati Islands

• Proceed to Split for a 2 night stay


Day 10: Split & Trogir

​• Enjoy some downtime before explore the UNESCO World Heritage City

Meet with your guide for a tour of the main sights, check out the waterfront and stop by the Roman Palace

• Your centrally located hotel is in the heart of local dining scene

Visited:
SplitTrogir

Day 11: Split, Korcula Island

​• This morning board a ferry from Split to Korčula island

• Once in Korčula, drive and explore the island

​• Spend the night in Korčula town

Visited:
SplitKorčula

Day 12: Peljesac peninsula

​• Hop on the ferry back to mainland and visit to Peljesac peninsula

• You destination today is one of the most famous wine regions in the country

• Stop for lunch in Ston

• Later in the day, continue to Dubrovnik

Visited:
Dubrovnik

Day 13: Dubrovnik

Meet with your local guide and explore the town

• Later, walk the wall of Dubrovnik

Visit the market place and do some souvenir shopping

Visited:
Dubrovnik

Day 14: Dubrovnik at leisure

​• Free day to explore on your own

Consider renting a kayak and paddle around the clear waters surrounding the city

Many dining options are available. The culinary scene in Dubrovnik is superb

Visited:
Dubrovnik

Day 15: Dubrovnik at leisure

• Free day to explore on your own

• It may come as a surprise, but there are some nice little beaches tucked away near the town

• Go for a walk, relax in a cafe, watch the world go by. You're in no rush

Visited:
Dubrovnik

Day 16: Departure day

​• At the appropriate time, transfer to Dubrovnik airport

We hope you've enjoyed your journey!

Visited:
Dubrovnik

ZagrebLjubljanaBledBohinjPostojnaOpatijaPlitviceZadarŠibenikSplitTrogirKorčulaDubrovnik

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.

Included in the price:

  • Accommodation
  • Breakfast
  • In-trip ground transportation
  • Activities according to your customized trip
  • Airport transfers
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  • Trip creation with an expert local agent
  • Car rental

Not included in the price:

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