Zagreb to Venice
14 days Escorted Tour from Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes and Ljubljana to Venice

Features and Inclusions

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

  • Service charges and hotel taxes

  • Breakfast (mainly buffet) daily

  • 8 dinners

  • Airport Arrival and departure transfers

  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Sightseeing per itinerary

  • Professional Tour Director throughout

  • Whisper technology enhanced touring

  • Luggage handling

  • Service charges and hotel taxes

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Preferred Hotels

Zagreb: 

Westin or similar (DLX)

Sarajevo: 

Europa (F) or similar

Dubrovnik: 

Lapad or similar (F)

Split: 

Atrium or similar (F)

Plitvice:

Jezero or similar (F)

Ljubljana: 

Union (F) or similar

Venice: 

Bauer Palladio (DLX) or similar

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Departures and Prices 2016

Starting Dates

Terminating Dates

April 16

April 29

May 7

May 20

May 14

May 27

May 21

June 3

May 28

June 10

June 11

June 24

June 18

July 1

June 25

July 8

July 9

July 22

August 6

August 19

August 20

September 2

August 27

September 9

September 3

September 16

September 10

September 23

September 17

September 30

September 24

October 7

October 1

October 14

Rates

Per Person In Twin

$ 2798.00

Single Room Supplement

$ 1119.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive Zagreb, Saturday
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: Zagreb, Sunday
Morning sightseeing tour will take you along the historic Upper Town, to see the St. Mark’s Church, the St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament and the Government Palace. Afternoon is at leisure. (B,O)

Day 3: Zagreb to Sarajevo, Monday
Continue our trip towards Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, where we arrive around the dinner time. (B,D,O)

Day 4: Sarajevo to Dubrovnik, Tuesday
Sarajevo has been influenced by a number of cultures and civilizations. On your city tour visit the picturesque Turkish bazaar “Bas Carsija”, the Husref Bay’s Mosque, Olympic Stadium and Gavrilo Princip Museum. Continue our trip through mountains and along the marvelous gorge of the River Neretva to Mostar, where we will see the remains of the Turkish quarter and the reconstruction efforts of the 16th century single arch stone bridge. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik. (B,D,O)

Day 5: in 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 it’s Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B,O)

Day 6: in Dubrovnik, excursion to Montenegro, Thursday
Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head to 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, 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 7: Dubrovnik to Split, Friday
This morning we 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 Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. (B,D,O)

Day 8: Split to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Saturday
After breakfast, we head north along the coast to Trogir, the center of artistic activities, where scholars from around the world gather to study and paint. Our journey continues as we turn inland towards the beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park. (B,D,O)

Day 9: in Plitvice Lakes, Sunday
A full day to enjoy Plitvice National Park listed in UNESCO’s World Heritage list, the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B,D,O)

Day 10: Plitvice Lakes, Opatia, Postojna to Ljubljana, 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 Postojna Caves, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour the fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterwards, continue to Ljubljana for dinner and overnight. (B,D,O)

Day 11: Ljubljana, Tuesday
Morning tour of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Here, view the Central open-air Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain, the Three Bridges and the Parliament. Followed by the sightseeing tour of Lake Bled features the charming town with the lakeshore, and imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Return to Ljubljana in the evening. (B,O)

Day 12: Ljubljana, Trieste to Venice, Wednesday
Leave Ljubljana, 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 13: 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 14: depart Venice, Friday
After breakfast we drive to Zagreb airport for your flight home. (B)


B=Breakfast; D=Dinner; O=Overnight                                  kits808

 

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