CROATIAS TREASURES

Day1 - WED I ZAGREB
Welcome to Zagreb! Upon arrival, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Join us for a Welcome Dinner tonight. (D)
Day2 - THUI ZAGREB
On a morning sightseeing tour, see the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding city streets, browse through the shops, or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)
Day3 - FRI I ZAGREB I PLITVICE LAKES I SPLIT
Head to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes, enjoying the breathtaking scenery of terraced lakes, thickly wooded mountains, and lush vegetation. After your visit, continue to the port city of Split. Your evening is all yours to begin exploring on your own. (B,D)
Day 4 - SAT I SPLIT I HVAR
Today begins with a walking tour of the historic center of Split, built around Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then it's on to see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral of St. Duje. Enjoy some time free before you board the ferry and set sail to Hvar Island. (B,D)
Day5 - SUN I HVAR
The town of Hvar has a unique cultural and historical heritage, plus a centuries-old tradition in tourism. A morning walking tour features views of the Fortress, Franciscan Monastery, and more. The afternoon offers you free time to explore at your own pace. Kick back, relax, and enjoy this charming island, listed as one of the 10 most beautiful islands in the world by Conde Nast Traveler Magazine. (B)
Day 6 - MONI HVARI DUBROVNIK
Leave the island life behind as you return to the mainland and continue on to the “Pearl of Adriatic,” Dubrovnik. A drive along the picturesque Croatian coast reveals the world-famous natural beauty of the area. After dinner your time take time at leisure to discover the city by night. (B,D)
Day7 - TUE I DUBROVNIK
This morning, a walking tour reveals the treasures of Old Dubrovnik to you. See the Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column, Sponza Palace, Dominican Monastery, and the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the city your way, browse through the shops, stroll along the coast, or simply relax. (B)
Day 8 - WED I DUBROVNIK I MONTENEGRO I DUBROVNIK
Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Visit the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet, featuring a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, a charming coastal town. Visit the city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Your evening is free to enjoy at your own pace. (B)
Day9 - THU I DUBROVNIK TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be transferred to Dubrovnik’s airport for your departure flight home. (B)