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Description

Our Croatia vacation will send you on a 8 day driving adventure. Driving Through Croatia takes the road less traveled through the major cities and bucolic countryside that speckle Croatia's glittery Adriatic coast. Pick up your car in Dubrovnik. Then take a guided walking tour of Dubrovnik's "Old Town" to admire the Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column, Sponza Palace, Dominican Monastery, and the Franciscan Monastery, home to one of the oldest pharmacies in the world. Head out for a 148 mile drive along the gorgeous coast to Split. A guided tour of the historic inner city reveals examples of Roman, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture like Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. 90 miles away is iconic Zadar (but don't overlook the quaint island town of Trogir on the way!). Zadar brims with more than 3,000 years of history and culture. About 100 miles to the northeast is Opatija, best known for its beautiful Kvarner Bay. Your final stop is Zagreb, where you'll take a guided walking tour through the historical center to see its famous cathedral, Saint Marco Church, Saint Catherine Church, the Parliament, and the Government Palace. This Croatia travel package will be one to remember!!!


Itinerary

Day 1 - DUBROVNIK

Pick up your rental car and drive to your hotel in Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”.

Day 2 - DUBROVNIK

This morning enjoy a guided walking tour of Dubrovnik’s “Old Town”. 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. Spend the rest of the afternoon exploring Dubrovnik on your own. (B)

Day 3 - DUBROVNIK I SPLIT

Drive to Split (approx. 148 miles). Upon arrival, enjoy a guided walking tour of Split to discover the historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the remains of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. Overnight in Split. (B)

Day 4 - SPLIT I TROGIR I ZADAR

Croatia vacationDrive to Trogir (approx. 20 miles). Visit, on your own, this picturesque town built on a small island and connected to the continent with a stone bridge. Drive to Zadar (approx. 96 miles). Enjoy a guided walking tour of Zadar, a city brimming with more than 3,000 years of history and culture, before settling into your hotel for the night. (B)

Day 5 - ZADAR I PLITVICE I OPATIJA

After breakfast, drive to the National Park of Plitvice (approx. 92 miles). Upon arrival, walk on your own around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. In the afternoon, continue to Opatija (approx. 110 miles) known for its beautiful Kvarner Bay. (B)

Day 6 - OPATIJA I ZAGREB

 Croatia vacations Drive from Opatija to Zagreb (approx. 106 miles). Overnight in Zagreb. (B)

Day 7 - ZAGREB

Start your day with a guided walking tour through the historical center of “Gornji Grad”. See its famous Cathedral, Saint Marco Church, Saint Catherine Church, the Parliament and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 8 - ZAGREB TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

 Croatia travel package Drop off your car before boarding your departure flight back home. (B)

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Includes

  • Hotel accommodation for 7 nights 
  • Daily buffet breakfast 
  • Private guided walking tour of Dubrovnik 
  • Private guided walking tour of Split 
  • Private guided walking tour of Zadar 
  • Private guided walking tour of Zagreb 
  • 8-day car rental -Category C. Car Rental includes unlimited mileage, CDW (Collision Damage Waiver), TP (Theft Protection), Third Party Liability (including passengers), airport surcharge, 24 hour-a-day road assistance and VAT (Value Added Tax) 
  • Document holder and luggage tags 
  • Hotel taxes and service charges

Excludes

      • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
      • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
      • Tips and Personal items 
      • Travel Insurance 
      • Optional Tours

Notes

    From price is per person, double occupancy, and based on following hotels:
    Dubrovnik: Lero, Valamar Lacroma, Argentina
    Split: Art, President, Atrium
    Zadar: Kolovare, Bastion, Iadera
    Opatija: Adriatic, Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta, Milenij
    Zagreb: Laguna, Palace, The Westin Zagreb

    A selection of different hotels, room category, additional nights, transfers and optional tours are available. Program’s validity and/or some included features may vary.

Departures & Rates

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