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Best of Croatia and Slovenia

Operated by: Trafalgar

11 Days from $2,093 per person
Walkway in Plitvice National Park, Croatia

Countries Visited

Croatia, Slovenia, Australia ...more Croatia, Slovenia, Australia

Locations Visited

Zagreb, Bled, Opatija, Pula, Plitvice, Split, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Launceston ...more Zagreb, Bled, Opatija, Pula, Plitvice, Split, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Launceston
  1. Day 1 Welcome to Zagreb

    Embark on an off-the-beaten track discovery of Croatia. The capital city of Zagreb is your springboard to an enchanting journey through what was once a troubled region and is today a land of diverse cultures and traditions. Meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers this evening for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive.

    meals Welcome Reception
    hotel Canopy by Hilton City Centre
  2. Day 2 Journey to Lakeside Bled

    Spend the morning exploring Zagreb with a Local Specialist before travelling through romantic landscapes to the lakeside resort town of Bled, where we'll stay the next two nights.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Park
  3. Day 3 Discover Enchanting Bled

    Spend today exploring this magnificent setting on your terms, but not before sailing on Lake Bled's crystal-clear waters to Bled Island to view its Church of the Assumption. This evening, at our Be My Guest experience, savour local Slovenian flavours as you Connect With Locals at a traditional dinner with a local family.

    meals Breakfast, Be My Guest
  4. Day 4 Onwards to Ljubljana and Opatija

    We leave the beauty of Bled behind for one of Europe's smallest capitals. Embark on an orientation tour of Ljubljana this morning, admiring its Old Town, bridges and castle. We continue to the seaside resort of Opatija.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Amadria Park Royal
  5. Day 5 Enjoy a Day in Pula and Rovinj

    Start your day with a visit to the coastal city of Pula on Croatia's Istrian Peninsula. A visit to the 1st century arena with a Local Specialist will unravel the city's historical role as a strategic location for the Romans, Ostrogoths, Venetians and Allied Forces in World War II. Later, we head to the fishing port of Rovinj, where we wander through the Old Town and witness it's Mediterranean influences. Return to Opatija for some free time. See the statuesque nymph, her hand outstretched to cradle a seagull as a symbol of this region, and admire the belle-époque architecture.

    meals Breakfast
  6. Day 6 Off to Stunning Plitvice

    The extraordinary natural beauty of Plitvice takes centre stage today as we embark on a guided walking tour. Admire the cascade of spectacular waterfalls and crystal-clear waters reflecting green, grey and blue against the lush landscapes. Enjoy dinner at your hotel.

    meals Breakfast, Dinner
    hotel Lyra
  7. Day 7 Admire Historic Trogir and on to Split

    Today, we visit the walled island of Trogir with a Local Specialist. The stone town is connected to the mainland and the island of Čiovo by bridges and will delight lovers of art, and Renaissance, Baroque and Romanesque architecture. We continue our journey to Split, where we'll join a Local Specialist for a sightseeing tour and Dive Into Culture when we visit Diocletian's Palace, built for the emperor's retirement. Spend the evening on your own, or join an Optional Experience to enjoy traditional Dalmatian flavours.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Atrium
  8. Day 8 Split Your Way

    Delve into centuries of heritage on this free day in Split. Consider a full-day Optional Experience to one of the Dalmatian islands. Ascend the bell tower for magnificent views of the sprawling terracotta roofs and white marble façades that edge on to the Adriatic. Or savour the city's delicious gastronomy at cafés tucked away in hidden lanes.

    meals Breakfast
  9. Day 9 Continue to Dubrovnik

    The impressive walls of Dubrovnik beckon, but not before we stop to admire the extraordinary walled city of Ston, with its dramatic views and laid-back fishing village atmosphere. Dive Into Culture and visit Europe's oldest salt pans where you'll hear how salt has been harvested here since ancient times. We continue to Dubrovnik this evening.

    meals Breakfast
    hotel Kompas
  10. Day 10 Explore Iconic Dubrovnik

    Tread in the footsteps of Lord Byron and George Bernard Shaw, who were intoxicated by the allure of Dubrovnik. With your Local Specialist, you'll embark on a Small Group Sightseeing tour past the Rector's Palace, Onofrio's Fountain and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, before spending time on your own. As our journey comes to an end, join your travel companions for a Farewell Dinner.

    meals Breakfast, Farewell Dinner
  11. Day 11 Farewell Dubrovnik

    Our time together comes to an end this morning after breakfast. Find out more about your free airport transfer at trafalgar.com/freetransfers.

    meals Breakfast
Best of Croatia and Slovenia
Price Includes

Dining Highlights

  • 10 breakfasts
  • 4 dinners (including Be My Guest)

First class travel Highlights

  • Audio Headsets for flexible sightseeing
  • Daily breakfast and an average of 50% of evening meals
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WiFi in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • Cherry-picked hotels, all tried and trusted
  • Optional Experiences and free time
  • All porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras
  • An expert Travel Director and professional Driver
  • All hotel tips, charges and local taxes
  • Hand-picked Trip Highlights

Sightseeing Highlights

  • Explore Zagreb, Pula, Rovinj, Trogir, Split and Dubrovnik with a Local Specialist
  • Discover Ljubljana, Bled, Opatija and Ston
  • Visit the arena in Pula, Plitvice National Park, Diocletian's Palace in Split and the salt pans in Ston
  • View the Park of Sv. Jakov in Opatija and the lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice National Park
  • See Zagreb's Ban Jelačić Square, the Triple Bridge and Castle of Ljubljana and the Old City of Dubrovnik

Dates & Prices

Prices shown are per person based on two people sharing a twin room. To request a personalized travel quote, click "Request Quote" and a Travel Specialist will send your custom quote including airfare if requested.

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