Dubrovnik to Venice
11 days Escorted Tour from Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Ljubljana & Venice

Features and Inclusions

  • 10 nights in First Class hotels, rooms with private facilities

  • Service charges and hotel taxes

  • Breakfast (mainly buffet) daily and 6 dinners

  • Airport arrival and departure transfers

  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Sightseeing Tours per itinerary

  • Professional English Speaking Tour Director throughout

  • Whisper Technology enhanced touring

  • Service charges & hotel taxes

  • Luggage handling

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Preferred Hotels

Dubrovnik: 

Lapad (F) or similar

Split:

Atrium (F) or similar

Plitvice:

Jezero (F) or similar

Bled:

Park/Golf (F) or similar

Venice: 

Bauer Paladio (DLX) or similar

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Departures and Prices 2017

Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

April 18

April 28

May 9

May 19

May 16

May 26

May 23

June 2

May 30

June 9

June 13

June 23

June 20

June 30

June 27

July 7

July 18

July 28

August 8

August 18

August 22

September 1

August 29

September 8

September 5

September 15

September 12

September 22

September 19

September 29

September 26

October 6

October 3

October 13

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2440.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 974.00

 

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Dubrovnik, Tuesday
We will meet you at the airport and transfer you to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. Welcome dinner and overnight. (D,O)

Day 2: Dubrovnik, Wednesday
There is a walking tour of "Old Dubrovnik" this morning; the Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column and the Sponza Palace. You will also see the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B,O)

Day 3: Dubrovnik, excursion to Montenegro, Thursday
Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head towards the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lade of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Visit city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Your evening is free to enjoy your way. (B,O)

Day 4: Dubrovnik to Split, Friday
Depart Dubrovnik and travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. Enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletianís Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Splitís Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiterís Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. (B,D,O)

Day 5: Split to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Saturday
After breakfast, head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather to study and paint here. Then, turn inland and journey to Plitvice Lakes National Park. (B,D,O)

Day 6: in Plitvice Lakes, Sunday
A full day to enjoy Plitvice National Park, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready and take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B,D,O) 

Day 7: Plitvice Lakes, Opatia, Postojna to Bled, Monday
Return to the coast to the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort, Opatia. An orientation tour of Opatia will present the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. After your visit here, drive across the border into Slovenia to Postojna Caves, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour the fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterwards, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. (B,D,O)

Day 8: Bled, Tuesday
An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was "discovered" by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits to imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Afternoon excursion to Ljubljana; the city tour takes in views of the open-air Central Markey, Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain, the Three Bridges, and the Parliament. Return to Bled for an overnight. (B,O)

Day 9: Bled, Trieste to Venice, Wednesday
Leaving Bled, driving south to Trieste, Italy for orientation tour and visit to Miramare Castle and its park. Castle was built by Hapsburg Monarchy on the cliff overlooking Adriatic Sea. Then, continue on to the marvelous city of Venice. (B,O)

Day 10: Venice, Thursday
Today begins with a walking tour of Venice featuring the major highlights? St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. The tour ends with a visit to a glass blowing factory where you may see the demonstration of a traditional Venetian glass blowing. Rest of the day is at leisure. Farewell dinner at local restaurant. (B,D,O)

Day 11: depart Venice, Friday
After breakfast we drive to Zagreb airport for your flight home. (B)



B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                  kits808G

 

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