Arrival to Zagreb, the city with million hearts, where you will meet your Tour Director and have a short briefing in your hotel. The meeting is followed by sightseeing with our experienced local guide who will show you all famous city attractions. We will start our tour on the main square, Ban Josip Jelačić Square, the old commercial heart of our capital and the famous meeting point for people of Zagreb. We will then explore the medieval nucleus of the city- Kaptol and Gradec; two medieval settlements located on neighbouring hills, visit the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Dolac (popularly called the „belly of Zagreb“), vibrant Tkalčićeva street and get lost in the narrow streets of the Upper town. We will discover the politic centre of our town, St. Mark’s square with the 13th century Saint Mark’s church, and then go back to the Downtown by our famous funicular, one of the world’s shortest funiculars that has been functioning since 1893. Afterwards, we are taking you for lunch at one of the most popular restaurants in Zagreb where you will have the opportunity to taste local cuisine. Lunch time is followed by free time, and we will be more than happy to show you the best places to enjoy the atmosphere of our capital. Dinner and night at 4* hotel in Zagreb.
After breakfast at hotel, we are taking you to the most famous Slovenian pearl, lake Bled. Situated in Julian Alps and only 55 km far from the capital of Slovenia, lake Bled is one of the most famous tourist destinations in the region. Take a walk around it, admire the turquoise colour of water, visit the castle of Bled and, if you want, rent a traditional Slovenian boat „pletna“ to transfer you to small island in the centre of lake, famous for its pilgrimage church dedicated to the Assumption of Mary. After lunch at restaurant, we are headed to Ljubljana, the capital and the largest city of Slovenia where the local guide is waiting for us. You will discover Prešeren Square, named after Slovenian literary genius Franc Prešeren and dominated by the Franciscan Church of the Annunciation and the Town Hall. We will see St. Nicholas Cathedral, the nearby Ljubljana Central Market, we will cross over the Three Bridges and climb the Castle Hill which dominates the city centre. You can enjoy the view from Ljubljana Castle, located on the summit of Castle Hill, a popular location for cultural events and weddings. Evening is reserved for dinner at restaurant and free time. Night in hotel in Ljubljana.
After breakfast we are taking you on a fantastic journey beneath the Earth’s – Postojna Cave, one of the top tourist sites in Sovenia, a 24 340 long karst cave system. This fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls were created by Pivka River and, together with the diversity of Karst features and easy access, it attracts millions of tourists from all over the world. Postojna is home to the endemic olm, the largest troglodytic amphibian in the world which is believed to be dragon’s offspring. After the below-earth tour, our journey is taking us to Opatija, the „Queen of Tourism“, Croatia’s third largest city and a popular summer and winter resort. The day is reserved for free time. Take a walk along Lungomare promenade that offers a beautiful view over the neighbouring islands and explore old, Habsburg-era villas, St. Jacob’ s church, Croatian Museum of Tourism etc. Dinner at restaurant and night in hotel 4*.
After rich breakfast at hotel we are taking you to the stunning Plitvice National Park, one of the oldest national parks in Southeast Europe and the biggest national park in Croatia that extends across two Croatian counties. You will have a 4 hour walk tour and the opportunity to admire this untouched natural wonder and its terraced lakes, waterfalls, limestone canyons and oak forests. Our experienced tour guide will tell you everything about 16 lakes which are all interconnected, separated by natural dams of travertine and home to many endemic species. Sightseeing is followed by lunch at restaurant with a beautiful view over the lakes. The journey takes us to Zadar, centre of the development of Croatian literature and the oldest continuously inhabited Croatian city. After refreshment at hotel, we are taking you to dinner at restaurant and the rest of the day is reserved for free time.
After breakfast at hotel, we will have a walk tour with our tour guide in this “entertainment centre of the Adriatic”. You will have the opportunity to explore the most important landmarks of the coolest Croatian town, such as: the largest Roman Forum on the eastern side of the Adriatic, the pre-Romanesque style Church of St. Donatus, St. Anastasia’s Cathedral or the largest cathedral in Dalmatia. You will see the Citadel that has remained the same to this day, the Great Arsenal, the famous „Sea Organ“, world’s first musical pipe played by sea waves and „Greeting to the Sun“ that transposes „Sea Organs“ sound into a light show. We continue our journey to Split, the seat of Splitsko-dalmatinska county. After lunch at restaurant, our experienced local guide will take you on a walking tour and you will find out all about the history of Split, whose beginnings are traditionally associated with the construction of Diocletian’s palace, a combination of luxury villa and Roman military camp. Discover all secrets of one of the best-preserved monuments of Roman architecture in the world. Our guide will take you to the Cathedral of Saint Domnius (once the ancient Mausoleum of Diocletian), four gates of the palace (Golden, Silver, Iron, Brass), Palace Substructures, the central square Perystile, Vestibule, the temple of Jupiter etc., and you will discover that, even today, people of Split live inside the palace. Later, we are taking you for dinner at restaurant that offers traditional Dalmatian cuisine. Night at hotel in Split.
After breakfast at hotel, we are headed towards Ston, an important military fort of the Ragusan Republic notable for its mariculture. This salt-producing town offers olive groves, stunning coastline and the best oysters in the world. We will make a stop in Ston and have an oyster tasting afternoon after which we continue our excursion to the „Pearl of Adriatic“, Dubrovnik. After lunch at restaurant in Dubrovnik, our local tour guide is taking you on a walk tour. You will discover all the historical stories and fun facts about the assuredly most popular tourist destination in Croatia and one of the most beautiful places in the world, Dubrovnik. Or, for the fans of „Game of thrones“ TV series, so called King’s Landing. You will see the Sponza Palace which is currently used for housing the National Archives, the Gothic- Renaissance Rector’s palace, Franciscan Church and Monastery that houses 30,000 volumes, St Blaise’s church, built in the honour of Dubrovnik’s patron saint, Dubrovnik’s Baroque Cathedral that houses an impressive Treasury with relics of Saint Blaise, Onofrio della Cava’s two public fountains etc. We assure you, you won’t miss a single thing. Dinner at restaurant and night in hotel 4*.
Breakfast at hotel. Leisure day. After lunch at restaurant you can go on an optional excursion to Kotor, a coastal town in Montenegro that has one of the best preserved medieval old towns in the Adriatic and is listed as UNESCO’S world heritage site. Dinner and night at 4* hotel in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast at hotel in Dubrovnik, we continue our journey to Mostar, developed in the 15th and 16th century as an Ottoman frontier town. Our professional tour guide will take you on a walk tour through cultural capital of the Herzegovina region. We will take you to the Old Bridge, at the heart of Mostar’s Old Town, built by the Ottomans in the 16th century and today listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site. You will discover the Crooked Bridge, Mosque, „Don’t forget“ Stone, that reminds visitors of the civil war, market Čaršija that gives a glimpse at a traditional Herzegovian way of life and Musilbegović house, one of the best examples of Ottoman architecture which is now a luxury hotel and museum. After lunch at restaurant we are headed to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia, where our local guide is waiting for us. He will lead us through Baščaršija or the Old Bazaar, where you will see Gazi Husrev-beg’s Mosque, Old Sarajevo Clock Tower and the icon of the city, Sebilj Brunnen Fountain and where you can admire Sarajevo Orthodox Church. You will cross over the Latin Bridge where Archduke Franz Feredinand of Austria was assassinated, which triggered World War One… After the tour we are taking you to dinner at traditional Bosnian restaurant. Night at 4* hotel.
Breakfast at hotel and transfer for Zagreb’s airport.
Price: from 990 €/person