Welcome to Zagreb, capital of the Republic of Croatia, is also its largest city and the cultural, economic, cinematic, sporting and governmental hub of the country. It is located on the southern slopes of Medvednica Mountain along the banks of the Sava River. Check in and later Meet the other Zagreb's visitors and join the Zagreb Evening Tour.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Zagreb - Zagreb Local Tour
Upon your arrival at Zagreb you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel. Check-in and relax for some time. Stroll past baroque-style mansions and baronial residences, and admire the beautifully crafted facades. In the company of your local expert, we will visit the symbol of Zagreb, St. Mark's church in the Upper Town, which houses the remarkable works of Ivan Mestrović, its most famous sculptor. Come to the Lotrščak Tower and inhale this most beautiful view of the city. The attractions here are plentiful, the culture, quite mesmerizing. There will be enough time for a delicious fresh baked pastry and a cup of excellent coffee in one of the side walk cafes in Gornji Grad. Afternoon at leisure or savor the architectural and art treasures of the Croatian National Theater, followed by the Mimara Museum, which rivals the finest art galleries in the world. Here you will discover the sculptures, classic paintings and choice works by Ruben, Rembrandt, Monet and Renoir.
Day 2: Zagreb - Zadar - Zadar Walking Tour
After breakfast at the hotel, Check out and depart to Zadar. The departure time is approximately 09:45 and arrival time in Zadar will be approximately 13:30 hrs. Welcome to Zadar! City of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Arrive Zadar and check-in to your hotel. After a while proceed for the Zadar Walking Tour. Your guide will lead you through the city (pedestrian area) to the most important locations and will instruct you in front of all the cultural assets the city has to offer. The guide will also point you to the most important things that you may also like to visit during your stay in the city. First visit the Sea organ and Greetings to the Sun installation, followed by Roman Forum and Temple, St. Mary and Basilica St Donat. You will continue by St. Anastasia Cathedral and later to St. Grisogonus Church toward Noble Square. Next point will be St. Simeon Church and Square of Five Wells which remains within of all three circles of historic city walls. Later precede to the glorious 15th Century City Land Gate.
Travel from Zagreb to Zadar
Bus via Gospic
Day 3: Zadar - Plitvice - Zadar
Private transfers by car and chauffeur to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Discover this oasis of rare natural beauty while strolling around one of Europe‘s most dazzling nature reserve parks. Take a lively walk along the lakes and breathe the fresh mountain air while listening to the captivating sounds of nature. Next, a boat ride across the largest of the lakes, you will experience an unique perspective of nature: the lake is rife with crystal clear emerald water and fringed with bubbly white waterfalls! (self-guided sightseeing). Return back to Zagreb in the evening for overnight stay.
Day 4: Zadar - Split - Split Walking Tour
Post breakfast at the hotel, check out and proceed to Split. Arrive Split and check-in at your hotel. Split has over 1700 years of history and the Split Walking Tour is a great way to familiarize yourself with one of Croatia's largest cities. Learn about history and modern day Split with this one tour. Meet your guide outside Diocletian Palace and then head inside to discover the delights of its incredible ruins. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the palace was originally built as a lavish home for the Roman Emperor Diocletian, but became more like a city in its own right as more buildings were added to it throughout the ages. Start with a tour of the cellars to explore its network of subterranean tunnels, and then head back above ground to visit Peristyle Square as your guide regales you with tales about flamboyant Emperor Diocletian. Walk around, soaking up the square’s hustle and bustle, and admire the beautiful Cathedral of St Duje – named after the city’s patron saint. Visit the Temple of Jupiter, and then finish your morning tour at colorful Split Market, where your guide will give you tips for the best stalls to visit.
Travel from Zadar to Split
Bus Prijevoz Knežević
Day 5: Split - Hvar (Blue Cave Tour) - Split
Visit all the highlights of the Adriatic Sea in one day and let the natural phenomenon of the Blue Cave leave you breathless with its incredible light effects. The island of Hvar is a destination that seems to emanate every possible superlative. Lavender fields set the scene, historical towns provide urban beauty and super yachts lull in the calm aquamarine waters. Conde Nast called it one of the top ten islands in the world, and it is impossible not to be won over. Nature’s indulgence is found on the islands around Hvar. There is the Blue Cave on Bisevo Island with its water a supernatural color that cannot be captured on photos. Ravnik Island has blissful swimming spots, like the Green Cave and a lagoon backed by mesmerizing cliffs. Then Pakleni Islands provides languid beach time along with fresh seafood dining and wonderfully warm waters. You will explore all of these islands on a full-day boat tour from Hvar, returning back to Split towards evening.
Day 6: Split - Driving Along The Makarska Riviera To Dubrovnik
Today morning being your journey along the Makarska Riviera, gradually winding your way between the mountains and the sea as you make your way towards the globally-coveted town of Dubrovnik. After settling into your hotel this afternoon, consider stepping out through the gates to explore the seaside in the afternoon. Search out your perfect rock shelf, where you can soak in some sun before diving into the effervescent Adriatic Sea. Or perhaps consider renting a kayak to catch a glimpse of this walled-city and the surrounding islands from the Mediterranean. Return to the Old Town for the evening.
Travel from Split to Dubrovnik
Day 7: Game Of Thrones Tour
Meet the marvels of the city of Dubrovnik and the fantasy world of the series. Climb Fortress Lovrijenac, the Red Keep and admire the views of the old town but also to see the Kings Landing, the Battle of Blackwater Bay, and the House of the Undying dungeon. Your guide tells you about the marvels of city and fantasy world of the series and how the two live together. Take the boat ride to the exotic Island of Lokrum to hear about its history and its more recent development into the magical town of Quarth.
Day 8: Departure From Dubrovnik
Today morning check-out from your hotel. Later you will be transferred to the airport to catch your return flight back home.