Although no previous experience is required, being physically capable and active is important. You must be able to walk longer distances, which may be over uneven ground and steps, climb in and out of zodiacs or small boats without assistance; walk on docks which may have steep ramps at low tide. This tour is not appropriate for people with mobility restrictions.
We wish we could control the weather, but on the day this tour begins you can expect temperatures (°C) within this range:
Overnight flights to Zagreb, Croatia.
After arriving at the airport in Zagreb, travel to the picturesque, coastal town of Opatija. Rejuvenate with a walking tour and a delicious lunch. After, check into the hotel and then spend the afternoon relaxing or exploring. (L)
From Opatija, enjoy the interesting sights along the Istrian peninsula. Discover the 2000-year-old Roman ruins in Pula and the breathtaking city of Rovinj. End the day with a visit to the village of Livade and sample its scrumptious truffles. (B, T)
Journey to the awe-inspiring natural wilderness of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Embark on an approximate three-hour tour that features hiking through spectacular scenery including glorious waterfalls connected by 16 lakes, a boat ride across the Emerald Green Lake and a train ride back to the entrance. Enjoy dinner at the hotel restaurant and an overnight stay in the Plitvice area. (B,D)
Today is all about history, fine food and wine! Start your day with a good breakfast followed by a journey to the city of Zadar known for its Roman and Venetian ruins and the famous Zadar Sea Organs. After Zadar, experience a unique pairing of wine tasting and Croatian Tapas at the famous Bibich Winery. Sample the amazing whites and reds and learn more about local varieties. Then you’re off to Split for an overnight stay. (B, T)
Split, the second-largest city of Croatia, is a mix of old and new architecture built throughout the centuries. View the Diocletian’s Palace built as Roman Emperor Diocletian’s retirement residence. Enjoy lunch at the Tragos restaurant in Trogir featuring traditional dishes. The town of Trogir features an orthogonal or right angles intersections, a castle and tower, palaces and churches, and the 15th century Fortress Kamerlengo. (B, L)
On your way to Dubrovnik, stop near the town of Ston and visit a local winery. There will be a wine-making presentation, snacks, and tasting of the famous “Plavac Mali” red, a cross between ancestral Zinfandel and Dobricic grapes. You will then travel to Dubrovnik and stay overnight. (B, T, D)
Dubrovnik is one of the world’s most magnificent walled cities with limestone streets and ornate buildings. Enter through one of two gates in this distinctive ancient town and you will cross a stone bridge onto a stone-paved avenue known as Stradun. For a panoramic view, we go for a ride on the Dubrovnik Cable Car. On a clear day you can see up to 60 km. Be sure to enjoy some free time to explore the city and its culture. Walk along the city walls or try some local cuisine. (B)
A day trip to Montenegro brings new adventures. On the way, you will be delighted by the stunning views of the Boka Bay (Boka kotorska). A short journey from the bay is Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage site built between the 12th and 14th centuries. A guided walking tour of historical significance is scheduled. (B, D)
Departure from Dubrovnik harbour Gruz, lunch is served as we cruise along the Dalmatian coast. Šipan is a peaceful fishermen's village where there is often a fabulous sunset. Overnight in the port. (B, L)
Let’s go island hopping for some breathtaking views! Lunch on board. Spend the day exploring the Island of Mljet which is home to Mljet National Park. Visit the famous salt water lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero. Take a boat ride to St. Mary’s Isle. There’s lots to see and do – rent a bicycle, kayak, scooter or convertible car to explore this beautiful island paradise. Overnight in the of port Pola?a or Pomena. (B, L, D)
After breakfast, we depart for the island of Korcula, one of the famous islands in the Dubrovnik region. It’s the birthplace of famous explorer MARCO POLO. Lunch on board in a bay near Korcula. Upon arriving at the old town of Korcula, you will be led on a guided walking tour of this medieval Mediterranean town. Visit a local pub for some fun or enjoy a gourmet experience at one of the many restaurants. No need to rush, as you will stay overnight in this unique town. (B, L)
Early in the morning we cruise towards the little island of Biševo and visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. This portion of the trip is weather dependent.
Journey to the Island of Vis where for many years it was a private, military headquarters until its closure in 1989. The island and the town of Vis have maintained their old Venetian charm. Sample some exquisite wines at one of the local wineries. Witness the ancient Roman ruins and visit the archaeological museum. Take in the breathtaking views at Villae Rusticae located along the waterfront. Be sure to check out the local cafes and bars. You will stay overnight in the port of Vis. (B, L)
Start your morning cruising to the tiny island of Šedro near the island of Hvar where we have time to relax and refresh in the clean, crystal blue sea. Have lunch on board and depart for Hvar.
In the afternoon on a guided tour, explore the town of Hvar - learn more about Hvar’s lavender products and then enjoy a walking tour. Did you know that lavender is harvested directly from local fields? See the oldest community theatre in Europe founded in 1612 and the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower. A short hike up to the town fort rewards you with the most amazing views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. Relax this evening at Hvar’s many restaurants, bars and cafes. Enjoy an overnight in the port. (B, L)
We leave Hvar behind and continue our cruise towards the island of Brac, heading to the town of Bol, best known for its famous Zlatni rat beach (Golden horn), a natural phenomenon that with its distinct shape and form dominates other beaches of Croatia. Directional winds and waves cause the shape of the beach to often change. After the swimming break at the horn we continue towards Makarska with it's Mediterranean feel. During a stroll you will discover numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sites. Overnight in port. (B, L)
Early morning departure as we continue towards Pucišca, a typical Mediterranean place, situated on the northern side of Bra? island at the bottom of a deep bay. This place is home to the world famous white stone of Brac. There is a possibility of visiting one of the few stone masonry workshops left in Europe. We continue to Omiš, a picturesque town surrounded with steep rocky mountain cliffs, where the river Cetina flows into the Adriatic sea, ideal for river rafting on the streams of the Cetina river. Omis has a famous heritage of piracy! Overnight in port where we will have Captain's dinner on board. (B, L, Captain's Dinner)
In the morning, you will disembark from the ship at Split and then travel to Zagreb for an afternoon walking tour. Explore Zagreb’s famous monuments and learn more about its rich history. Enjoy this evening’s farewell dinner with the new friends you’ve made during your Croatian vacation with WestWorld Tours. Join us tonight for our Farewell Dinner. (B,D)
Transfer to airport for morning departures home.
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*All prices are per person
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