Best of Croatia in 7 Days
Croatia will impress you with its historic charm and breath-taking nature view. Croatia is full of historical and cultural monuments. You will be amazed by many historical buildings, old castles under the UNESCO protection surrounded by beautiful nature. Croatia is a place for those who enjoy peace and quiet and stunning vies of nature. You will step in over 1000 years old history in Croatia and it will enchant you with its deep rooted history going back to medieval times. Dubrovnik, one of the cities in Croatia is one of the world’s most stunning destinations, both in terms of its cultural heritage and as a holiday destination.
- Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Zadar – Split – Dubrovnik
- 6 nights/7 days
Arrival to Zagreb, Croatia. Zagreb is global and cosmopolitan city with a rich history dating from Roman times to the present days. For centuries it has been a focal point of culture and science and now of commerceand industry as well. It is located in the northwest of the country, on the southern slopes of Medvednica mountain along the Sava river and also on the intersection of important routes between Adriatic coast and Central Europe. Transfer to your hotel and free time to relax. Enjoy your hotel amenities or explore Zagreb by your own.
Overnight in Zagreb.
After breakfast meeting with the local guide and Zagreb sightseeing. Walk up to Ban Jelacic Square dedicated to governor from middle of 19th century, who abolished serfdom and convened the first elections for the Croatian Parliament. Continue to Tkalciceva Street to see Cathedral, Stone Gate, St. Mark’s Church, Zrinjevac and many more. Don’t hesitate to be curious and ask about merging of two cities Kaptol and Gradec,ask about the legends of a hidden gold under the Zagreb which is kept by a sleeping dragon.
After Zagreb sightseeing departure to National Park Plitvice Lakes. The beauty of the National Park lies in its sixteen lakes, inter-connected by a series of waterfalls, and set in deep woodland populated by deer, bears, wolves, boars and rare bird species. Take a walk with a local guide through this heaven on earth. Enjoy scenery of beautiful waterfalls and untouched nature. And don’t forget to make a wish under the largest waterfall as it is supposedly making your wishes come true!
After NP Plitvice, we will have a dinner in local restaurant – Licka kuca (optional– not included in the price). Continue to Zadar, city voted to be the best European destination for 2015, – a city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times, Renaissance and many contemporary architectural achievements such as the first sea organs in the world. According to Albert Hitchcock Zadar is the city with the most beautiful sunset in the world and you will have a chance to be a part of it. Hotel check-in.
Overnight in Zadar.
After breakfast meeting with the local guide and Zadar sightseeing. While walking with through the city of Zadar, the ancient Forum, symbol of the city-church of St. Donat, St. Anastasia, monuments and palaces, learn all about the rich history of this beautiful old town. In the afternoon embark on the boat and explore the beauty of National Park Kornati islands.
The National Park is also known as a sailors paradise, an archipelago consists of 86 islands, reefs and islets and it is the park with the highest density on the entire Mediterrenian, exceptional because, with their raw beauty, they remained intact of the development of the modern time. You will have a chance to swim in the crystal clear sea and snorkel as you wish.
Overnight in Zadar.
After breakfast departure to Split. On your way to Split stop in Trogir, a harmonious stone town on a small island that is connected to the mainland and the island of Čiovo by bridges. The old town, under UNESCO protection, is a treasure trove for lovers of art, Renaissance and Baroque buildings, Romanesque churches…
Explore the city on your own.
After some free time in Trogir continue to Split. Meeting with the local guide and Split sightseeing.
Our journey through ancient history starts with the fact that the Roman emperor Diocletian was born in nearby
important Illyrian center and the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia – Salona. He ordered to build one
of today’s most preserved palaces of that time in the nearby town Split. With a professional city guide we are
continuing our journey and sightseeing the 1700 year old Diocletian`s palace in Split, UNESCO protected
site, imagining how the life of Diocletian was like, within the walls of the palace. During the tour we will stop
by to see the Cathedral of St Duje, one of the most beautiful cultural wonders on the Adriatic coast but also
the ancient cellars, Peristyle in center of the palace, Roman temples the famous Golden Gate and the big statue
of Grgur Ninski. On this walking tour you will get to know Split and its history in an interesting way.
Overnight in Split.
After breakfast departure to Dubrovnik, the pearl of Adriatic and one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
On your way to Dubrovnik stop in Makarska, a picturesque town of impressive beauty which lives off tourism and for tourism; a town of youth, culture, sports and entertainment.
After some free time in Makarska continue to Dubrovnik. In the afternoon meeting with the local guide and Dubrovnik sightseeing. Local guide will take you to the most wonderful and hidden streets of the city.
Explore Dubrovnik City Walls (UNESCO HERITAGE SITE) and enjoy a unique view of the Old Town of
Dubrovnik including its narrow streets and small squares.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast embark on a boat and sail to NP Mljet.
Welcome to the most beautiful and most wooded Adriatic island! One of the most attractive pearls of the
Mediterranean. Secluded and untouched, this mystic island of olives, vineyards and abundant forests are
ideal for exploration of flora and fauna as well as for peaceful enjoyment of its beauty and untouched nature.
Greek archives note this island’s existence in the IV century B.C., while numerous amphorae and sunken
ships near the Mljet coastline witness Greek sailors arrival. A pleasant boat ride from Trstenik brings us to Pomena which is today, because of the proximity of the Great and Little Lake, the strongest touristic settlement on the island. The Mljet National Park encompasses a large area of the island, several settlements and two salt lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero, Benedictine Monastery on the islet of St.Mary, while Polače is considered to be the natural anchorage haven in the Adriatic. Return back to Dubrovnik in the late afternoon.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Breakfast. Pick up from your hotel and fly out of Dubrovnik.
7 Days Package Starts at $2,118 per person.
All private transfers (including airport transfers upon arrival and departure) with professional English
Accommodation for 6 nights in double room occupancy
Entrance fee for NP Plitvice Lakes
Local guide in NP Plitvice Lakes
Private day cruise to NP Kornati
Private cruise to NP Mljet
Entrance fee for Dubrovnik City Walls
Sightseeing with the local guide in Zagreb (2h), Zadar (2h), Split (2 h), Dubrovnik (3 h)
All local taxes
Price Does Not Include
International flights (possible to provide)
Any suggested add-ons
Meals not indicated in the itinerary
Any other items not mentioned above
Zagreb: hotel Dubrovnik 4*
Zadar: Heritage hotel Bastion 4*
Split: Jupiter Luxury hotel Split 4*
Dubrovnik: Grand Villa Argentina 5*