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UNESCO sites Croatia tour

OverviewOverview

  • • Private tour of Croatia
  • • History, Nature beauties, Architecture, Culture & Cuisine, Relaxation
  • • 12 Days - 11 Nights
  • • 2 nights in Dubrovnik
  • • 2 nights in Hvar
  • • 1 nights in Split
  • • 1 night in Plitvice
  • • 3 nights in Rovinj
  • • 2 night in Zagreb
  • • Our agent at 24/7 disposal throughout your journey if you need assistance
  • • Licensed local guides & private chauffeurs

HighlightsHighlights

  • • Dubrovnik- city walls, old town in jewel of Mediterranean
  • • Hodilje- seafood paradise encapsulated on an oyster farm
  • • Split - 1700 years old Roman emperors palace in Split
  • • Trogir - an island city packed with history
  • • Hvar – sunniest island in Croatia
  • • Plitvice National Park - perfect nature, wooden paths, turquoise lake surface
  • • Rovinj – most Romatic city in Adriatic
  • • Zagreb – capital of Croatia

Day 1

Day 1, DUBROVNIK ARRIVAL

Upon arrival to Dubrovnik Airport you are greeted by the driver, holding your group name on a signboard, and taken to your hotel. After check-in procedure, use the rest of the day to relax and rest for the remainder of the tour. Overnight in Dubrovnik, Hotel Bellevue 5*Meals: Breakfast

Day 2

Day 2, DUBROVNIK SIGHTSEEING TOUR

After the 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 reknowned 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 the Dubrovnik's multi-layered past.The rest of the day is at your leisure. We suggest having a combination of relaxing on Banje beach – half way 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 Bellevue 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 3

Day 3, DUBROVNIK – STON - HVAR

After the 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 would make a stop in Ston, famous for salt production and also as a city which boasts with the longest wall after the Great Wall of China. Your guide would take you on a tour of this small city, which was for ages source of fortune for Dubrovnik republic. After the tour an optional lunch in one of the local seafood restaurants (with vegetarian options as well) your driver will take you to Split to catch the fast public ferry from Split to Hvar. After reaching Hvar, check in in Hotel Adriana 4*, refresh yourselves and get ready for a tour of the city of Hvar. Our half day tour starts with a car transfer to Hvar’s Fortica Castle, which is the best place for the most amazing view of the entire city and island archipelago. After learning more about the castle and its history we’ll begin our gentle stroll down to the city center through lush pine woods until we reach old part of the town called Groda. At Groda we will stop at Benedictine Nun’s museum where you will see their signature works of art: Agava pattern laces, which last year became UNESCO protected. Afterwards we will discover the city square, Arsenal Theatre, cathedral and finish our tour with espresso at Cafe Piazza. After the tour evening at leisure. Overnight in Hvar. Hotel Adriana 4* Meals: Breakfast

Day 4

Day 4, HVAR – THE FORGOTTEN HISTORY

This day is reserved to discover the old Hvar. We'll leave paved roads behind and tool up a dirt road that leads to Malo Grablje, a small village abandoned decades ago. We'll hop out to take a short walk through this picturesque 16th century village. After Malo Grablje it's off to the island's historic lavender growing center of Velo Grablje and then a stop in Vidikovac for a perfect view of the island's deepest bay. It's here where our guide will tell you all about the area and the oldest town in Croatia, founded by ancient Greeks, After a short stop we'll shift into low gear for our climb to the island's highest peak , Saint Nicholas (626 m). Enjoy the unobstructed 360 degree view all the way to the islands of Brac, Korculaand Vis. Below the high point of St. Nicholas, on a sloping sunny hillside, lies Sveta Nedija, a village surrounded with steep vineyards which are very difficult to tend. They are famous far and wide for high quality red wine produced from plavac grapes. Hang on for the downhill ride which will surprise you by its sheer variety of landscapes --vineyard-covered hills, olive groves and undulating fields of rosemary and lavender. Then it's time to enjoy an authentic island lunch. If you wish, we can also stop for a short wine-tasting session at one Croatia's best known winemakers. Our authentic island lunch isin the village of Vrisnik. After lunch we continue along the south coast, thought the island's infamous 1 way Zavala tunnel. Passing the south tunnel at Zavala we will break through to the island's south side, one of Croatia's most well-known, premier steep hill wine-growing areas. Then we'll wind up our day circling back to Hvar town, going off-road to drive along an amazing, cliff track with stupendous views of the entire Hvar island archipelago and south shore islands! Overnight in Hvar,Hotel Adriana 4*, Meals: Breakfast, Authentic island lunch

Day 5

Day 5, HVAR – SPLIT - KRKA NATIONAL PARK –SPLIT

After the breakfast and a check out procedure, you would embark a public catamaran to take you from Hvar to Split where 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 nature wonders which has been created for millenniums as river Krka interacted with karst limestone After NP Krka self tour, scenic road back to Split will take you over small but beautiful places like Primosten, Trogir, where your driver will happily stop for some photos. After reaching Split you would meet guide for the tour of Split. 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 promenade RIVA and its beaches.In the evening hours we suggest having dinner in one of the restaurants in city center. After the dinner, enjoy yourselves in the city center filled with small bars and caffes. Night in Split. Hotel Cornaro 4* Meals: Breakfast

Day 6

Day 6, SPLIT – PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK

This morning, after the breakfast your driver will be waiting for you, ready to take you to National Park Plitvice lakes. We suggest having lunch at the restaurant of VILLA DEGENIJA, within the NP Plitvice. We shall be happy to make the lunch arrangements for you based on typical specialties. After lunch, you shall arrive to your residence at Ethno Houses PLITVICE SELO 4*. After check in, you will a wide choice of activities, such as hiking or bicycle riding (We shall be happy to book in advance the required number of bikes and other equipment; bike rental payment exclusively in cash on the spot), with the required equipment available for rent at the estate. You may also choose to simply enjoy the nature and rest. Overnight in Plitvice. Ethno Houses 4* Meals: Breakfast

Day 7

Day 7, NATIONAL PARK PLITVICE – ROVINJ

After the breakfast, you walk to the entrance of the Plitvice National Park (300 m away from the Ethno house) that spreads across almost 200 km2 and consists of 16 lakes on the Korana river interconnected with the waterfalls. This is also a natural habitat of numerous plants and animal species. Enjoy one of the nature’s wonders of the world. After the selftour your driver will take you to Rovinj. Rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Rovinj. Hotel Monte Mulini 5*

Day 8

Day 8, ROVINJ – MOTOVUN – POREC - ROVINJ

This day is reserved for a full day tour, a trip to Motovun, beautiful small city on top of a hill, surrounded with vineyards, in the middle of truffle land. Here you will join a local hunter and his dog on a truffle hunting presentation. After the hunt we suggest having lunch in one of the restaurants in Motovun. It is hard to make a mistake if you dine in any of the local restaurants, but we suggest trying out restaurant “Mondo” located just in front of the city gate, also presented in NO Reservations episode by Anthony Bourdain. After Motovun tour, you will head to Porec, famous for it’s Euphrasian basilica for a tour of Porec and basilica. After Porec tour you would head back to Rovinj, the capital of romance in the Adriatic.Your guide will take you on sightseeing tour of Rovinj old town. Since then it undertook the transformation from the small fishing village to the tobacco industry capital of Croatia, to the postcard city that is traveller resort, this city with the stunning views in front of St. Euphemia's church as well as an artistic neighbourghood has continuously been at the epicenter of best destinations in croatia. After the tour time at your leisure. Overnight in Rovinj. Hotel Monte Mulini 5* Meals: Breakfast

Day 9

Day 9, ROVINJ – PULA – FAZANA – NP BRIJUNI

This day is reserved for a sightseeing tour of Pula, city whose importance was recognized by the Romans, with an amazing amphitheatre, as well as a visit to NP Brijuni. Your guide would explain how from the Romas to Austo-Hungarian monarchy Pula always kept the strategical role and was one of the most important ports on the eastern Adriatic coast. In NP Brijuni you would get to stroll in between roman ruins as well as enjoy the wildlife, which was brought there by Tito, ruler of Yugoslavia. In the afternoon hours you will get back to your Rovinj hotel, having the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight in Rovinj. Hotel Monte Mulini 5*. Meals:Breakfast

Day 10

Day 10, ROVINJ – LIM BAY - ZAGREB

After the breakfast, meet your driver in the lobby of your hotel, ready to take you to Zagreb, the most romantic place in the Mediterranean. On your way there you will make a stop for lunch in Lim bay, one of the locations, which were presented on No Reservations by Bourdain. If you desire to taste some of the seafood you will get to chose a la cart from the restaurant Fjord’s menu. After optional lunch, continue to Zagreb. After check in to your Zagreb hotel, meet your guide for sightseeing tour of capital of Croatia: Your guide will take you to sightseeing tour of the capital of Croatia: Zagreb’s main square – Ban Jelačić Square named after our viceroy/governor from the middle of 19th century. The tour continues with the visit of two historic settlements – Kaptol and Gradec – from which Zagreb, as a capital city, developed. On Kaptol you will not only learn about the biggest Cathedral in Croatia and Croatia’s Catholic Church but you will also get a chance to discover our picturesque farmer’s market Dolac. After crossing the border between the two hills, today the loveliest walking street in Zagreb, we walk up to Gradec, better known as Zagreb’s Upper Town, and enter it through medieval Stone Gate. Within the old walled hill of Gradec you will get a chance to see the seat of our countries administration, Parliament and Government buildings, as well as St. Mark's Church with the famous colored roof, baroque church of St. Catharine's and 16th century Lotrščak tower. There’s an option to use Zagreb's Funicular, originally built in 1890, and known as the shortest ride funicular in Europe. After the sightseeing of the Croatian capital, evening at leisure. Hotel Esplanade 5*. Meals: Breakfast

Day 11

Day 11, ZAGREB – TRAKOŠĆAN – VARAŽDIN

After breakfast, you shall meet your driver and the guide at the hotel lobby for the trip into the Zagreb hinterland – ZAGORJE, picturesque hilly northern region of Croatia, famous for it’s vineyard, medieval, renaissance and baroque castles… One of the best preserved castles is the TRAKOŠĆAN CASTLE dating back from the 1334.last belonging to the Drašković noble family. It is decorated with an artworks collection and is considered to be the best collection of ancient furniture. View from top of the hill across the valley, the lake and the surroundings is priceless… After the Castle sightseeing, we continue to VARAŽDIN, known as the pearl of the baroque in Croatia. In the middle of the town your visit starts with the Varaždin castle – old town, continues through the squares and streets to the mains square with the city hall. We suggest the lunch at the ZLATNA GUSKA (Golden goose) restaurant, medieval style interior and brilliant combo of traditional and modern cuisine with only the finest local produce. Return to Zagreb in the evening. Night in Zagreb. Hotel Esplanade 5*, Meals:Breakfast

Day 12

Day 12, ZAGREB ONWARD

This morning after breakfast,your driver will be waiting for you in the lobby of the hotel, ready to take you to the airport, to board your flight home. Meals: Breakfast

Price IncludesPrice IncludesPer itinerary

  • - DUBROVNIK AIRPORT – DUBROVNIK HOTEL PRIVATE TRANSFER
  • - DUBROVNIK PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH LICENSED ENHLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
  • - DUBROVNIK – SPLIT PRIVATE TRANSFER WITH STOP IN STON
  • - STON PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
  • - SPLIT – HVAR PUBLIC CATAMARAN TICKETS (TWO WAYS)
  • - HVAR – THE FORGOTTEN HISTORY FULL DAY ISLAND TOUR WITH ENGLISH SPEAKING LICENSED GUIDE AND TRANSFERS
  • - HVAR PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEKING GUIDE AND TRANSFERS
  • - SPLIT – NATIONAL PARK KRKA – SPLIT PRIVATE TRANSFERS
  • - SPLIT PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEKING GUIDE
  • - SPLIT – NATIONAL PARK PLITVICE PRIVATE TRANSFER
  • - NATIONAL PARK PLITVICE – ROVINJ PRIVATE TRANSFER
  • - MOTOVUN, GROZNJAN & ROVINJ PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOURS WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE AND TRANSFERS
  • - TRUFFLE HUNT DEMONSTRATION
  • - PULA & BRIJUNI PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPREAKING GUIDE AND TRANSFERS
  • - ROVINJ-ZAGREB PRIVATE TRANSFER
  • - ZAGREB PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE
  • - VARAZDIN & TRAKOSCAN PRIVATE SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH LICENSED ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDE AND TRANSFERS
  • - ZAGREB HOTEL – ZAGREB AIRPORT PRIVATE TRANSFER
  • - Entrance Fees: PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK, BRIJUNI NATIONAL PARK, ARENA IN PULA, KRKA NATIONAL PARK, DUBROVNIK CABLE CAR, STON CITY WALLS
  • You will have different drivers and guides from destination to destination.
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  • - 2 NIGHTS IN DUBROVNIK, HOTEL BELLEVUE 5*
  • - 2 NIGHTS IN HVAR, HOTEL ADRIANA 4*
  • - 1 NIGHT IN SPLIT, HOTEL CORNARO 4*
  • - 1 NIGHT IN PLITVICE, ETHNO HOUSES PLITVICA SELO 4*
  • - 3 NIGHTS IN ROVINJ, HOTEL MONTE MULINI 5*
  • - 2 NIGHT IN ZAGREB, HOTEL ESPLANDE 5*
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  • Besides breakfast remaining meals which are included in the price:
  • • Authentic island lunch on Hvar
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  • Our agent at 24/7 disposal throughout Your journey if You need assistance.
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  • 30% of deposit is due immediately on booking. The balance is due 30 days prior to arrival.

Price does not IncludePrice does not Include

  • - FLIGHTS
  • - PERSONAL EXPENSE
  • - INSURANCE (we can offer you insurance policy that includes health insurance and risk of cancellation; please advise )
  • - GRATUITES

Important notesImportant notes

Should one of the CLIENTS decide to cancel a booking once it was confirmed, Private Tours Croatia (Private Tours Croatia Ltd. travel AGENCY) shall keep the following amounts from the full package price

70 or more days before the journey20% of the total price
69-40 before the journey30% of the total price
39-28 before the journey75% of the total price
27-0 before the journey100% of the total price

In case of cancellation, the CLIENT (traveling alone) or PARTY LEADER (more than one person) must immediately advise us in writing by recorded delivery mail, e-mail or fax.

The package includes all legal taxes and VAT in Croatia. Mandatory insurance is also included. We strongly suggest you book FULL MEDICAL COVERAGE INSURANCE, LUGGAGE INSURANCE as well as the CANCELATION INSURANCE that protects your paid amount in full for the inability to travel due to the medical condition of the client (all in accordance with the insurance policy rights & regulations). You are welcome to book the insurance at the country of your domicile. As a travel agency, we can offer you travel insurance ( ALLIANZ insurance company ), for the territory of Croatia as well as cancellation insurance for the recovery of 90% of the full amount, in case you have to cancel your trip. For the terms and conditions of the insurances, please refer to the link below:

http://private-tours-croatia.com/pdf/allianz.pdf

The price of cancellation insurance depends on a total price of the private tour and the price of travel health insurance depends on number of days spent in Croatia.

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