Upon arrival at Dubrovnik Airport, your driver will be waiting for you holding a signboard with your name on it ready to take you via the scenic road to Dubrovnik, to Hotel Villa Dubrovnik 5*. After the check-in procedure rest of the day is at your leisure, to relax after your trip and to explore the city.
Overnight in Dubrovnik. Hotel Villa Dubrovnik 5*
After breakfast, this day is reserved for Discover Dubrovnik an ultimate tour for visitors who wish to take in all the main sights and explore the architecture and history of this famous city. Accompanied by our experienced guide, the story of Dubrovnik's golden age will unfold before your eyes.
The route takes you around the Old Town via Onofrio's Fountain and up Prijeko Street to the Old Port - the key to Dubrovnik's trading and maritime success. Along the way, you will pay a visit to St. Saviour's, the grandiose Franciscan and Dominican church, and see wine-producing vines believed to be more than 100 years old. Ships from Dubrovnik were renowned throughout the Mediterranean and galleons from the Republic could be found in navies across Europe and beyond. These ships were built and loaded in the legendary Arsenal, which is another stop on the tour. Once in the Old Port, your guide will relate the stories of the famous Quarantine and the nearby fortresses of St. Luke and St. John as well as legends about the Church of St Blaise, the Cathedral, the Rector's Palace, Sponza Palace, and Orlando's Column.
The tour lasts two hours and in that time you will be entertained, informed, and leave with a true understanding of Dubrovnik multi-layered past. The rest of the day is at your leisure. We suggest having a combination of relaxing on Banje beach – halfway in between your hotel and old city. Light lunch in one of the restaurants such as restaurant Arsenal and then taking the cable car to Srd Hill overlooking Dubrovnik for an amazing sunset.
Overnight in Dubrovnik. Hotel Villa Dubrovnik 5* Meals: Breakfast
After breakfast and a check out procedure, meet your driver at the lobby of the hotel. He will take you to Split the capital of the historical region of Dalmatia.
On your way there, you will get to visit an oyster farm, as a part of a unique experience. Your host will be waiting for you in Hodilje, just 5 minutes away from the city of Ston by car. Once there you will embark on a boat, which will take you to the oyster and mussels farm, located in Malostonski bay. You will see how the oysters are grown in a short demonstration by your host. After the farm, he will take you to a small privately owned island that has been in his family for generations. Here you will get to taste the oysters from the farm accompanied by some local olive oil, wine, and rakija. To round the experience up the host will prepare Buzara sauce for you. This sauce for centuries is the base of the local cuisine, genuine Comfort food of Dalmatia.
After enjoying oysters, your driver will take you to Split, to catch the afternoon public catamaran to Hvar city. After reaching Hvar, check-in in Hotel Adriana 4*, refresh yourselves and once out of the hotel get to enjoy Hvar. Your hotel is located in the city promenade where everything happens. We suggest visiting Carpe Diem bar for The Blue Hour – chill-out sessions before your dinner in one of the local restaurants (we suggest the restaurant Passarola. After your dinner continue back to Carpe Diem for some clubbing.
Overnight in Hvar, Hotel Adriana 4* Meals: Breakfast, Oyster farm tasting
In the morning after breakfast get ready for a half day sailing tour of Paklinski islands. Feel the wind in your hair, listen to the sound of waves, and breathe in the fresh scent of the sea as you cruise around Paklinski Islands. Sailing is an art and an activity that restores an often misplaced connection with the natural environment. Not to mention, the sensation of traveling under Mother Nature’s wing toward the silhouette of a remote island at sea is absolutely exhilarating.
In the evening we suggest having dinner in one of the restaurants on Paklenski islands, just in front of Hvar. To get there you can get one of numerous taxi boats. We suggest Restaurant Laganini.
Overnight in Hvar, Hotel Adriana 4* Meals: Breakfast
In the morning, after breakfast, a public catamaran ferry will take you to Split. Once there a short walk to your hotel Judita Palace 4* (5 minutes). After the check to the Hotel meet your guide in the lobby of your hotel for a half-day tour of Split and Trogir. Split is one of the living and breathing monuments both to the way people lived in the past and to different styles and influences that have been carved into its narrow streets, Roman temples, and Christian churches. Outside the palace, the story of Split continues as it spreads from its center, the Palace, to beautiful vistas on the hill of Marjan, to the old town, waterfront (Riva), and its beaches. Trogir is a small island town around 30 km from Split. In the past, the town was a bitter enemy of Split, with wars being waged for the land that lies between the two famous cities. After the Trogir tour. We suggest having a drink on the city promenade – RIVA and getting into the Mediterranean mode with a glass of wine or beer in your hand. We also suggest having a walk down the promenade to Sustipan peninsula, one of the most romantic places in Split. On the way back to your hotel have another drink at Split West Coast cafes, with spectacular views of the old city and city harbor. In the evening after optional dinner, enjoy yourselves in the city center filled with small bars and cafes.
Night in Split. Hotel Judita Palace 4* Meals: Breakfast
After breakfast, your driver will take you to Krka National Park, bring your swimming suits as here you will get a chance to swim next to the waterfalls and enjoy the natural wonders which have been created for millenniums as river Krka interacted with karst limestone.
After the tour, you will visit the Bibich winery (also presented on the No Reservations episode with Anthony Bourdain. There you would have a wine tasting accompanied by a carefully chosen finger food in the village of Plastovo – “the headquarters” of Alen Bibich wine production and wine tasting experience. He built a successful private winery in a secluded Dalmatian hinterland, used underrated local varieties to make high-quality labels, and was one of the first exporters of Croatian wine to the USA. After this gastronomic experience, your driver will take you to your hotel in Split for an evening in leisure, to contemplate the previous days.
Night in Split, Hotel Judita Palace 4* Meals: Breakfast, Bibich wine, and food pairing
In the morning your driver will take you to Split International Airport to board your plane.
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