Magic of Croatia
Amazing Croatia and Zagreb
Days : 9 | Nights : 8Ljubljana , Croatia
Discover Croatian beauties in 09 Days Croatia Package from Opatija Riviera, Split, Mostar, Dubrovnik, Ljubljana, Lake Bled, through a journey where you will be astonished by the diversity of landscapes, natural beauties, culture, historical sites that otherwise one would have to seek in larger areas of Europe and indeed the world. This tour will touch many different countries, four Unesco Heritage Sites including the enchanting Plitvice Lakes National Park, the picturesque Lake Bled and much more.
The trip will begin with the Split city tour with a local guide. You will admire the Diocletian Palace, the Split Cathedral and the Jupiter Temple. The city tour of Mostar with a local guide. You will visit a typical Turkish house, and of course, we will see the symbol of Mostar. Dubrovnik Old Town where you will also meet the local guide and visit the most significant monuments of this city famous as The Pearl of the Adriatic. Ljubljana tour, where we will visit the notorious cave in the World as well as World's largest Karst monuments the Postojna Cave. Part of the tour is a Cave Train ride and part of it is taken by foot. You will be definitely surprised and fallen in love with this land!
Day 01: Arrival Ljubljana
Arrival at Ljubljana Airport, reception, and transfer to hotel. The rest of the day at leisure. We recommend you to visits Ljubljana Castle to enjoy the beautiful view of the town. Overnight at hotel.
Day 02: Ljubljana - Lake Bled - Ljubljana
After breakfast, we will visit Ljubljana. The Slovenian capital is an architectural gem. The mixtures of baroque style with the modernist Art Nouveau and the work of the architect Jože Plečnik are among its special treasures. The city boasts several cultural events and an impressive social and nightlife. In the afternoon, departure to the Julian Alps and to the beautiful Lake Bled. We will take a short boat trip to its emblematic island, dominated by its seventeenth century Baroque church. After ringing the wishing bell, we will ascend to the castle to enjoy the fabulous view of the lake and its surroundings. Overnight at hotel.
Day 03: Ljubljana - Postojna Caves - Opatija Riviera
Breakfast. Departure to visit the famous Postojna Caves, recognized as one of the largest and most beautiful in the world. A train ride combined with a walk will allow us to observe the karst (lime stone) phenomena such as stalactites and stalagmites. Afterward, stop at the fairytale castle Predjama, where we will emerge in the legend of the knight Erasmus. In the afternoon, we will continue to the Croatian seaside resort Opatija, also called "Nice of Austria" for being from the mid-nineteenth century beloved by the aristocrats, artists and celebrities of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Overnight at hotel.
Day 04: Opatija Riviera - Rovinj - Pula - Opatija Riviera
After breakfast departure to the Istrian Peninsula. First stop will be in Rovinj, a city that invites you to stroll among numerous galleries and artisan shops. The image of the Istrian town is completed with a church dedicated to St. Eufemia, located at the top of Rovinj. We will continue to Pula, in ancient times an important port of the Roman Empire. Visit of the Arena, one of the six remaining Roman amphitheatres in the world, and the old town which is an interesting mix of Roman, Venetian and Modernist architecture styles. Return to the Opatija Riviera. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05: Opatija Riviera - Zadar - Split
Morning departure to Dalmatia, the southern part of the Croatian coast. First stop will be in Zadar, a coastal town, filled with Roman ruins and medieval churches. We will walk around the main square with the Cathedral of St. Anastasia and the Church of San Donato a circular building, surrounded by the ancient remains. Before leaving Zadar, we will attend a special concert of the sea organ. Continuing to Split. Overnight at hotel.
Day 06: Split - Medjugorje - Mostar
After breakfast, walking tour of the old part of the second largest city in Croatia. It is here where in the 3rd century the Roman emperor Diocletian built a magnificent palace, which to this day remained inhabited. Here is the cathedral of Split, which was used as Diocletian's mausoleum, the temple of Jupiter and numerous Gothic patios. Then we will go to Bosnia and Herzegovina. First stop will be in Medjugorje. 2-hour tour with local guide: Explaining the apparition of the Virgin, visit around the church of Santiago and Apparition Hill. Drive to Mostar. Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Mostar - Dubrovnik
Breakfast. In the morning, we will visit the town of Mostar, whose location on the banks of the Neretva River and the Ottoman bridge resemble a village of "1001 nights". Walk through the old town, the Ottoman neighborhood with several mosques, craft shops and cafes. Depart to Croatia and drive along a wonderful Dalmatian coast to Dubrovnik. Afternoon visit of the old town. The Pearl of the Adriatic was also a setting of the famous series Game of Thrones. Walk to the main street Stradun, where the most important palaces of Dubrovnik are located: Onofrio's Fountain, Orlando's Column and Franciscan Monastery with one of the oldest pharmacies world. Overnight at hotel.
Day 08: Dubrovnik - Perast - Kotor - Budva - Dubrovnik
Breakfast. Today we will discover Montenegro, whose mountains reach the sea, creating a dramatic landscape and unique string of fjords of the Mediterranean. Our first stop will be the town Perast, where we will embark to visit Our Lady of the Rock, an artificial island with an ancient shrine of the Virgin. We will continue to Kotor, a beautiful walled city on the Bay of Boka Kotorska. Strolling around, we will see the most outstanding monuments of Kotor and its history which began as early as the second century with the arrival of the Romans. Continue the tour to Budva. Free time to explore the coastal town of Budva on your own. Return to Dubrovnik. Overnight at hotel.
Day 09: Departure
After breakfast, time at leisure until transfer to Dubrovnik airport. End of our services.
Days : 9 | Nights : 8