DAY 1, ZAGREB – ARRIVAL
Arrival Zagreb airport and transfer to your hotel. Welcome dinner at hotel. Overnight.
DAY 2, ZAGREB
Full day city tour of Croatia capital.
Zagreb: The best theatre, art exhibitions, museums and galleries in Zagreb.
Explore the backstage life of the National Theatre - come and see what’s happening behind the scenes ( corridors and underground tunnels, the emperor’s salon and ceremonious boxes, dressing rooms, ballet studios, workshops, the stage ...) .
Visit Zagreb Lower Town and its colorful turn-of-the-century architecture , Cvjetni trg, Ban Jelacic square and the Cathedral.
A private tour of the spectacular Golden Hall at Croatian Institute of History - a neo-baroque hall with frescoes and sculptures by the most famous Croatian artists of the time, so call an eternal gallery of Croatian painting.
All splendid bulidings on Upper Town like Gothic Cathedral, beautifully ornated St. Catherine’s church and massive St. Mark’s church with colored, tiled roof, medieval Stone Gate and “Dolac” open-air market will fulfil all your expectations.
DAY 3, ZAGREB – SLUNJ – PLITVICE – SPLIT
Tour of Unesco National park Plitvice lakes with stop at family farm for a cheese tasting. Than heading to Split for accommodationa nd overnight.
NP Plitvice Lakes: One of the oldest national parks in South East Europe and largest national park in Croatia. It has found its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List, blessed as it is with the special natural beauty of a string of lakes and waterfalls. Plitvice Lakes National Park captivates visitors with its wild beauty, 16 shimmering lakes and 129 bird species, placing it firmly on the must see list for any nature enthusiast.
DAY 4, SPLIT
City tour of 1700 years old Split and Meštrovic gallery, an art museum, where you’ll see a comprehensive, well-arranged collection of works by Ivan Meštrović, famous Croatian sculptor and architect.
Split: Rich past of over 1700 years left its traces blended in the town everyday life. The mixture of all historic layers makes a part of its originality.
Today the big city lives by the silent beats of history, lively temperamental spirit of the young and its particular warm Mediterranean charm.
Diocletian's Palace is a sight like no other, ancient Roman ruin and the living soul of Split. Walk inside and you'll see many bars, shops and restaurants blooming amid the atmospheric old walls where life in Split has been going on for 1000s of years.
Temple of Jupiter, Saint Domnius Cathedral, Diocletian cells, Golden and Silver gate, Perystile, Marko Marulic square, Prokurative and other spending buildings are just part of this beautiful puzzle you will see, love and live.
DAY 5, SPLIT – STON – DUBROVNIK
Travel south toward Dubrovnik. Short stop in Ston for a boat ride and oysters tasting. An amazing experience about cultivation and history of oysters.
Ston: town surrounded by the longest wall in the Europe - the Great Wall with a circumference of 5 km.
In the times of the Dubrovnik Republic, Ston was the second most important town. It's wealth was derived from the salt works that are still in function today. Although being known for the spectacular city walls, that are considered to be the second longest in the world, today this region is predominantly known as the «oyster capital» of Croatia.
Oysters have been cultivated near Dubrovnik, in the saebed of Mali Ston Bay, since ancient times and consumed in honour of Aphrodite, the goddess of beauty, said to have been born from a shell.
DAY 6, DUBROVNIK
City tour of Dubrovnik with local guide.
DUBROVNIK - THE PEARL OF THE ADRIATIC
«.... those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik» (George Bernard Shaw)
This city of glorious past was the seat of a small but powerful state, the Dubrovnik Republic, which maintained its independence for 450 years.
Encircled by its powerful walls and fortresses, city looks like a precious jewel surrounded by the sea from all sides. The town is also a treasure trove of wonderful architecture and works of art, jealously kept and preserved over centuries.
Experience Stradun, an elegant main street with Onofrio`s Fountains, Franciscan Monastery with the ancient pharmacy, Dominican Monastery with its fine collection of medieval paintings, Orlando`s Column, Church of St Blaise-the city’s patron saint, Cathedral with its famous Treasury and other sights. Enjoy discovering the Old City; City included on UNESCO`s World Heritage List.
DAY 7, DUBROVNIK FREE DAY
Free day for individual activities or optional excursion by boat – Elaphiti Islands.
DAY 8, DUBROVNIK DEPARTURE
Transfer to Dubrovnik airport.
Start with the backstage tour of National Theatre and private tour of the spectacular Golden Hall at Croatian Institute of History in Zagreb, than move to Slunj and stop at family farm for a cheese tasting, enjoy natural beauty of Plitvice lakes. Continue to Split to visit an ancient Roman ruin - the living soul of Split, than travel south toward Dubrovnik. Stop in Ston for a boat ride and oysters tasting. Finish in Dubrovnik, the Pearl of Adriatic.
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