Croatia & Slovenia – East West & North to South

  • 13 Days , 10 Cities
  • From $5,010
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This wonderful program dives deep into some of the most beautiful parts of Croatia, including both the well-known and those off-the-beaten-path locations that travelers will enjoy discovering. The journey starts with a blend of history and trendy sites around Croatia’s capital city, Zagreb, and a quaint walk around the nearby town Samobor.
Countries Visited Croatia
Places Visited Zagreb, Samobor, Poreč, Hum, Opatija, , Dubrovnik, Čilipi, Osijek
Suggested Duration 13 days
Travel Styles Cultural Tours
  • DAY 1

    Welcome to Zagreb, Croatia

    Welcome to Zagreb. Upon arrival, meet with your English-speaking driver and transfer to your accommodating hotel. Spend the day on a leisure day to relax and rest after your overseas flight.

    The capital of Croatia, Zagreb charms by blending the historic and trendy into a lively European metropolis. The city prides itself on many green parks and pedestrian areas, novelty museums, and a never-ending array of festivals and events throughout the year.

    What's included?

    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 2

    Zagreb - Visit the charming capital city of Zagreb and spent time in Samobor

    Explore historical sites and current hotspots around the charming capital city of Zagreb. The evening will be spent wandering the beautiful streets of Samobor, a quaint town only half-hour away from Zagreb, most famous for its custard vanilla cake.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
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  • DAY 3

    Porec - Breathtaking views of Postojna Cave

    Departing Zagreb, a drive to Postojna Cave in Slovenia offers breathtaking views of rolling hills, meadows, and mountains. Tour of Postojna Cave, one of the most beautiful caves in the World, before continuing the journey towards Porec on the Istrian peninsula in Croatia.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 4

    Porec - Visit the city Porec, Motovun and smallest town in the world, Hum

    Morning city tour of Porec will entail the most beautiful historical artifacts such as the UNESCO site Euphraisan Basilica. After traversing this beautiful coastal town tour departs for the town of Motovun. Perched on a hilltop, Motovun overlooks the famous truffle growing Motovun woods. Continue the drive to Hum, officially the smallest town in the World and epicenter of the Glagolitic letter. Return to Porec.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 5

    Opatija - Explore the small romantic towns of Istrian gems

    It is time to get to known Istrian gems, romantic towns Rovinj, Vodnjan and Pula before continuing the journey to beautiful Opatija, a city with the longest tourism tradition in Croatia.

    A small town full of flavor, Vodnjan is often overlooked for its more famous Istrian neighboring cities. However, award-winning olive oils are putting this town back on the map.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 6

    Plitvice - Visit the Plitvice Lakes National Park

    Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO site, for an entire day spent enthralled in the spectacular beauty of 16 cascading lakes and magnificent waterfalls.

    Croatia’s most visited tourist attraction, the Plitvice Lakes National Park, presents 16 crystal clear lakes and hundreds of waterfalls encircled with a network of walking paths.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 7

    Dubrovnik - City tour of Split and the UNESCO site

    Visit Jurlinovi Dvori, a traditional Dalmatian village that stands as a prime example of traditional stone architecture before continuing to Split. City tour of Split, the Diocletian Palace UNESCO site, and drive to the adorned medieval city of Dubrovnik. Those who seek paradise should come and see Dubrovnik.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 8

    Dubrovnik - Discover the historic old town with the famous city walls

    A guided tour of Dubrovnik's historic Old Town and the famous city walls in the morning hours before the tour departs towards the Konavle region, to the lovely Cilipi village known for their folklore troops. Another local tradition will be explored in the area, the production of silk yarns in Ruskovic's house.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 9

    Dubrovnik - Experience the best oysters in the fisherman’s village, Orasac

    One last view will be had of the famous red roofs of the Dubrovnik Old Town, this time from atop Srdj Mountain. The journey will commence towards fisherman’s village Orasac and continue towards Mali Ston. It is said that some of the best oysters and shellfish are grown here, which will be sampled on a boat ride to a shellfish farm. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

    One important defense point for the mighty Ragusa Republic, today Ston, and Mali Ston are important culinary destinations in Croatia featuring some of the best oysters and mussels on the Adriatic.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 10

    Osijek - Tour of the world-famous Lipicaner horse farm

    Domestic flight to Zagreb and drive to Slavonia region. Fascinating traditions of Dakovo will be discovered during a carriage ride to end with a tour of the world-famous Lipicaner horse farm before continuing to Osijek.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 11

    Osijek - Explore the Kopacki Rit Park of Nature and visit the Vukovar

    A short drive from Osijek travelers will visit the breathtaking bird migration hotspot, Park of Nature Kopacki Rit, and continue the tour of Slavonia visiting Vukovar and the homeland war memorial. Known for its premium wines, a visit to Ilok will delight all the wine lovers and ensure the day ends on a high note.

    One of the largest European wetlands, Kopacki Rit Nature Park hosts almost 300 bird species, 44 different types of fish, and its trademark herds of deer among other animals. The park is located in Slavonia Region in the east of Croatia and covers 238 hectares of land along the crossing of the Danube and Drava rivers.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 12

    Zagreb - Experience the traditional wooden houses back 200 years in Krapje

    Depart Osijek towards Zagreb, with stops at Lonjsko Polje Nature Park, a unique landscape and ecological systems of flooded river plain of the Danubian basin, and Krapje, an ethnos village with unique examples of traditional wooden houses, some of which date back 200 years.

    The Village of Architectural Heritage, Krapje dates back to the beginning of the 18th century and includes rows of traditional wooden houses representing the highlight of rural architecture of this part of continental Croatia.

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Accommodation Accommodation
    • Tour Tour
    • Transfer Transfer
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  • DAY 13

    Depart to Zagreb Airport to fly back home

    There is no planned activity on departure day. After breakfast, private transfer to Dubrovnik International Airport for flight back home.

    Goodbye! for now...

    What's included?

    • Breakfast Breakfast
    • Transfer Transfer
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What’s Included?

  • 12 nights of hotel accommodation  in 4* hotels on a BB basis
  • Private car throughout the tour
  • Private airport transfers
  • Guided walking tour of Zagreb, Samobor, Pula, Split, Dubrovnik, Đakovo, Vukovar
  • Entrances to Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle, Arena in Pula, Plitvice National Park Kopaci Rit, Lonjsko Polje nature park
  • Shuttle bus to visit Motovun
  • Oyster tasting in Ston, silk production presentation, a carriage ride in Đakovo

Sightseeing Highlights Included

  • Walking tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Tour of Postojna Cave, the most visited site in Slovenia, and among the most beautiful caves in the World
  • Visit Euphrasian Basilica in Porec, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the most integrally preserved early Christian cathedral complex in the region
  • Walking tour of Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Split
  • Tour of Dubrovnik Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Visit the oyster farm in Mali Ston
  • Walkthrough the stunning St. Peter’s cathedral in Dakovo
  • Ilok vineyards in Slavonia, known for some of the finest wines in Croatia
  • Park of Nature Kopacki Rit, one of the largest swamp areas in Europe is home to more than 300 types of birds
  • Ethno village Krapje, is a unique example of traditional wooden houses, some of which date back 150 and 200 years

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