Croatia & the Dalmatian Coast - Upper Deck

Tour Type: Luxury Gold
Brochure Type Luxury Gold Worldwide 2025 v1

See spectacular Croatia on this 2-Week guided tour including a week-long luxury cruise. Enjoy a mix of medieval and modern sightseeing with a Local Expert in Zagreb. See hundreds of waterfalls at Plitvice Lakes National Park, then journey to the Opatija Riviera for striking views of the Adriatic Sea. Hunt for truffles with a local farmer and his hound dogs in Istria. Explore the Museum of Apoxyomenos, allowing you unparalleled access to its 2,000-year-old Greek bronze statue. Savor oysters straight from the sea in the picturesque fishing village of Mali Ston, then tour the marble streets of Old Town Dubrovnik with a Local Expert. Later, choose to walk the city's expansive walls or visit its world-class museums. The Activity Level of this tour is Balanced, meaning there is 1 to 3 miles of walking per day which may include some uneven surfaces such as cobblestones and stairs.

Additional Included Highlights
  • Enjoy breakfast every morning, and an array of incredible dining options throughout your journey, infused with discovery and adventure.
  • Enjoy complimentary hotel Wi-Fi. And, on select coaches, onboard Wi-Fi may also be available.
  • Enjoy seamless personal assistance throughout your journey. From securing exclusive reservations, to organising transportation, your Travel Concierge ensures every aspect of your travel is tailored to your tastes and preferences.
  • Hotel taxes, porterage and tips, as well as tips for included dining experiences, are included.
  • In select destinations, our network of Local Expert Guides will illuminate your journey on a deeper level. ?
  • Included at all hotels.
  • On days where a Relaxed Start (RS) is indicated, you can select to indulge in breakfast in bed.?
  • Transfers are included on your journey start and end dates, and where additional accommodation has been booked in advance through Luxury Gold. Transfers to train stations or alternate hotels, in the same start or end city as the itinerary, may be reques
Choice Highlights
  • Choose between two carefully selected activities
  • Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik With your included Dubrovnik Pass hike around the impressive City Walls and take in the mesmerizing views of the myriad of red roofs and the dazzling Adriatic.
Curated Experiences
  • Mali Losinj Embark on an exclusive and immersive exploration of the Museum of Apoxymenos. Get to know the story of the 2000-year-old Greek bronze statue, perfectly preserved in the nearby seabed, and housed in the thoughtfully designed museum.
Dining Summary
  • 10 Lunch (L)
  • 13 Breakfast (B)
  • 5 Dinner (D)
Exceptional Dining
  • Dubrovnik At your Celebration Dinner, raise a glass and savor local dishes toasting to new places and memories.
  • Istria Learn about the aromatic 'black diamonds' and join a local farmer and his well-trained hounds to hunt for truffle, and sample a selection of salamis, spreads and cheeses prepared with this gourmet delicacy.
  • Skradin Specialists in boutique wine production, the Bibich vineyards are over 500 years old. With a deep devotion to the native grape and a strong respect for the land, the vintners of Bibich represent generations of family vintners. Taste some of the f
  • Ston The quiet town of Mali Ston, set beneath a hilltop fortress has become famous for the mussels and oysters that thrive in its salt-rich channel. Stroll out to the floating oyster beds and, with a cooling ocean breeze in the air, savor fresh, briny oy
Magnificent Stays
  • With a long history of excellent service, dating back to the mid 1920s, the Esplanade Zagreb Hotel harmoniously blends its art nouveau and art deco heritage with contemporary finishes. The hotel's central location makes it a convenient base for your two
  • Dubrovnik The historic Hilton Imperial, Dubrovnik blends the charm of the late 1800s with modern styling on the edge of Dubrovnik's Old Town. The Hilton Imperial is perfectly situated to take in views of the Adriatic Sea as well as exploration of Pile Ga
MAKE TRAVEL MATTER
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park Find yourself in paradise on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience in the breath-taking Plitvice Lakes National Park. On your unforgettable exploration, team up with a Local Expert to learn about the Park's invaluable research and
Passport Moments
  • Discover the natural wonders of Tela?cica Bay, one of the most beautiful locations on the Adriatic, with an expert guide. Learn about the formation of the Salt Lake following the last Ice Age. Located inland in a karst depression, the intriguing lake is
  • Dubrovnik Once the sun has lowered and the crowds have disappeared join your Local Expert for a memorable evening sightseeing walk through the marble streets of Dubrovnik's Old Town and see the Rector's Palace, St. Blaise's Cathedral and the Dominican Mo
  • Kornati National Park Sail through the maze of the 89 rocky islands in the Kornati National Park and take time to relax and recharge as you cruise past ruins of the ancient Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, and medieval settlements.
  • Krka National Park Admire the beauty and power of nature as you stroll shaded paths with cascades all around you. The spectacular waterfalls of Krka National Park are formed from the Krka and Cikola Rivers. Formed like a series of terraces, they spill ov
  • Pula Truly magnificent, the colossal Pula Arena was built in the 1st century AD during the reign of Emperor Vespasian, around the same time as the Colosseum of Rome. As you stroll its vast interior, picture the fierce gladiator battles that once took pla
  • ?ibenik With an Local Expert, explore this charming city of sun, sea and stone. Built on rocks and constructed with rocks, ?ibenik is filled with incredible historical sites, beautiful seaside hangouts, and quaint alleys and squares. Meander through the
  • Split Join a Local Expert for a guided tour of Split, a dynamic port city with a medieval Old Town. Grown around the 1.700-year-old Diocletian's Palace, Split bustles with modern life amid its ancient Roman setting. Cafes, restaurants, and galleries cram
  • Zadar Join your Local Expert to see the remains of the 1st century Roman Forum, admire the 9th century St Donatus Basilica, and walk through the 16th century Venetian city walls.
  • Zadar Visit the modern Sea Organ and take a moment to enjoy the symphony of sounds generated by the waves.
  • Zagreb Join your Local Expert on an orientation city tour showcasing the charming atmosphere of the lower town then travel to the medieval upper town by funicular to see the colorful Church of St. Mark and Lotr?cak Tower.
Personalise your day
  • Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik With your included Dubrovnik Pass hike around the impressive City Walls and take in the mesmerizing views of the myriad of red roofs and the dazzling Adriatic.

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Tour Operator
Luxury Gold by Insight
Offer
Offer valid through 9/30/2024
Duration
14 Days
Escorted
Escorted - Yes
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1ZagrebWelcome to Zagreb: Your tour begins with a private chauffeur to your luxurious hotel. Tonight, dine on a selection of traditional Croatian dishes.

Accommodations: Esplanade Zagreb Hotel.
Day 2OpatijaZagreb Sightseeing Relaxed Start: Encounter Zagreb's Ban Josip Jelacic Square. Ascend the Upper Town via funicular for panoramic views before continuing to the Opatija Riviera, once a favorite seaside retreat of the elite.

Accommodations: Hotel Ambassador Opatija
Day 3OpatijaPula and Istria: Discover one of the best-preserved Roman Amphitheaters in the city of Pula. Experience the thrill of truffle-hunting at the family owned and operated Prodan Tartufi.

Accommodations: Hotel Ambassador Opatija
Day 4SplitPlitvice Lakes National Park: At the UNESCO-listed Plitvice Lakes, be mesmerised by the waterfalls and turquoise waters as you snake your way around the boardwalks on a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER Experience. Continue to the charming seaport city of Split.

Accommodations: Hotel Park, Split.
Day 5TrogirBoard your Adriatic Cruise Relaxed Start: Soak up Split's Old Town including the remains of Diocletian's Palace and enjoy lunch before boarding your cruise ship for your week sailing the Adriatic. Relax in the lounge chairs or hot tub with a cocktail in hand. Voyage to Trogir, savoring a delicious dinner on board.

Accommodations: Markan, Katarina Line.
Day 6?ibenikKrka National Park Waterfalls Relaxed Start: At the acclaimed Bibich Winery indulge in Croatian wines and a light tapas lunch. See the cascading waterfalls of Krka National Park's and Sibenik's 15th-century cathedral.

Accommodations: Markan, Katarina Line.
Day 7SaliThe Islands of Kornati National Park and Tela?cica Bay Relaxed Start: Sail through Kornati National Park's maze of jewel-like islands past ruins and Roman villas. Swim in crystal clear waters before arriving in Tela?cica Bay. Stroll to the Salt Lake and stand in awe at the famous White Cliffs, rising 162 meters above the blue waters. After your visit, continue to Sali.

Accommodations: Markan, Katarina Line.
Day 8Mali LosinjMali Lo?inj Relaxed Start: Cruise to the island of Lo?inj touring Mali Lo?inj town's harbor and historic quarter. Enjoy a private tour of the Museum of Apoxyomenos, home of the preserved 2000-year-old bronze statue.

Accommodations: Markan, Katarina Line.
Day 9ZadarExplore Zadar Relaxed Start: Admire the Roman Forum, the city's meeting place for over 2000 years, sip coffee in one of the cafes by St Anastasia's Cathedral or view St. Donatus Basilica and the Venetian city walls. Experience a symphony of sound from the Sea Organ.

Accommodations: Markan, Katarina Line.
Day 10Primo?tenAdmire Vodice and Primo?ten: After a brief stop at Vodice we continue toward the picturesque Primo?ten. Admire one of the most beautiful towns of the Dalmatian coast famous for its medieval aspect. Let this peninsula that was once an island astound you with its beauty. Enjoy time to swim and then have a relaxing lunch onboard. Tonight let us wine and dine you with a Captain's Dinner.

Accommodations: Markan, Katarina Line.
Day 11SplitSplit: Enjoy a beautiful swim stop this morning before a relaxing lunch. Admire the views from the deck as you cruise on to Split. Upon arrival join your Local Expert for a guided tour.

Accommodations: Markan, Katarina Line.
Day 12DubrovnikOyster Tasting and Dubrovnik: Savor fresh oysters in the fishing village of Mali Ston. Arrive at your historic hotel just outside Dubrovnik's city walls and view the Rector's Palace, St. Blaise's Cathedral and the Dominican Monastery with a Local Expert.

Accommodations: Hilton Dubrovnik.
Day 13DubrovnikDubrovnik Your Way Relaxed Start: Discover the best of Dubrovnik today with personalized recommendations from your Travel Concierge. Choose to stroll along the impressive city walls, taking in the mesmerizing myriad of red roofs tucked within the city juxtaposed against the dazzling blue of the Adriatic just beyond the wall. Or, history lovers will want to visit one of the city's many captivating museums including the Franciscan Monastery Museum set inside a 14th-century cloister exhibiting rare books and a medieval pharmacy that's been in use since 1317, the Maritime Museum, or War Photo Limited. After a relaxing afternoon soaking up the sun on your hotel's private beach, tonight raise a glass to your amazing travels at your Celebration Dinner.

Accommodations: Hilton Dubrovnik.
Day 14DubrovnikFarewell Dubrovnik: Conclude your Zagreb to Dubrovnik tour with a private transfer to Dubrovnik Airport.

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