DAY 1 – ZAGREB
Arrival to Zagreb and check in the hotel. Free time.
DAY 2 – ZAGREB
Breakfast. Zagreb sightseeing in the company of a licenced guide. Duration – approximately 2 hours. You will see some important landmarks such as Zagreb cathedral, the oldest pharmacy in Kamenita street, Kamenita vrata (Stone gate), our market Dolac, the Upper town with the renown church of St Marko, the building of Croatian parliament, the shortest furnicular in the world – Zagreb’s furnicular, Lotršćak tower. The Lower town avaits you with its famous monument of Ban Jelačić, and Manduševac fountain.
Free time. We suggest a visit to some of the numerous museums in the city centre. We can also recommend the best restaurants in the city.
DAY 3 – TRAKOŠĆAN CASTLE, VARAŽDIN
Breakfast. A day trip to Trakošćan and Varaždin.
Trakošćan, surrounded with beautiful nature, a lake, and a well preserved castle from the 16th century above it, is one of the most important historic landmarks in Croatia. Visiting the castle, a walk along the lake and a short rest. Continuing the trip towards the baroque town of Varaždin. Sightseeing in the company of a licenced guide. There, you will see the most important buildings: the cathedral, the theatre, the city hall, Sermage palace, Ursuline church and monastery, ‘Stari grad’ palace, and the town’s cemetery from the 18th century. The duration of the sightseeing – around two hours. We suggest lunch at the restaurant ‘Zlatne gorice’ or a visit to a nearby rural farm or winery. The return to Zagreb in the late afternoon hours. Free time.
DAY 4 – RASTOKE, PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK, ZADAR
Breakfast. Checking out of the hotel.
Departure for a small millers’ village Rastoke, also called ‘The Little Plitvice’. Short stop, sightseeing. Rastoke is situated at the Slunjčica River estuary. Over travertine barriers, Slunjčica dissolves into Korana River creating picturesque waterfalls and small lakes. The most beautiful waterfalls are Vilina kosa, Buk and Hrvoje. The village is also famous for its home-made bread and freshly caught trout.
Departure for Plitvice Lakes National Park, the oldest, biggest, and most visited national park in Croatia. It is world famous for its lakes arranged in cascades. Currently, 16 lakes can be seen from the surface. The lakes are all interconnected and follow the water flow. They are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue. The colors change constantly depending on the quantity of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight.
A walk through the park in the company of a licenced guide, enjoying the boat ride and the shuttle bus ride. The walk lasts approximately 3 hours. Continuing our journey towards Zadar. Arrival at the hotel. Checking in.
DAY 5 – ZADAR, KRKA NATIONAL PARK, ŠIBENIK
Breakfast. Checking out. Zadar sightseeing in the company of a licenced guide – approximately 2 hours. Zadar is a three thousand years old town. Its rich heritage from the Roman period, medieval architecture, Romanesque churches, Renaissance masterpieces and contemporary architecture is something you shouldn’t miss. You’ll see the Roman Forum, the church of St. Donatus from the 9th century – the symbol of the town, the cathedral of St. Anastasia from the 13th century, the People’s Square, the Square of Five Wells, the town walls with the representative Port Gate and Land Gate from the 16th century, The Sea Organ – an unavoidable point in all tourist itineraries of the town of Zadar and its region, GHreetings to the Sun and Kalelarga – the main and most famous street in Zadar, said to be older than the city itself.
Free time for lunch. Departure for Krka National Park. Sightseeing.
Krka National Park, the seventh national park in Croatia, got its name from the Krka River which it encloses. It is rich in different flora and fauna, more specifically eight hundred and sixty species and subspecies of plants, eighteen species of fish, various species of birds etc. One of the most attractive parts of the park is Skradinski buk, a huge, clear, natural pool with wonderful waterfalls at one end and cascades at the other. It is also considered as one of the most beautiful calcium carbonate waterfalls in Europe. Departure for Šibenik. Checking in at hotel in Šibenik. Free time.
DAY 6 – ŠIBENIK, TROGIR, SPLIT
Breakfast. Checking out of the hotel.
Šibenik sightseeing in the company of a licenced guide. Šibenik is a historic town situated in central Dalmatia. An hour drive from Split, it lies on a place where the River Krka flows into the Adriatic Sea. Our guide will take you through the cobbled streets of Šibenik, showing you the most important landmarks including the St Jacob’s cathedral, entirely built of stone (including marble from the island of Brač). Since 2000, the cathedral has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Free time for lunch. Departure for Trogir. Trogir sightseeing in the company of a local guide.
Trogir, a city that holds the title of the best-preserved Romanesque-Gothic town in Central Europe, which is the reason why it was put on the UNESCO World Heritage list, offers a lot of the sights worth visiting.
Among the attractions are: The cathedral of St. Lawrence with the famous Radovan’s portal, the tower Fortress, City Gate, Ćipiko palace, The Town Hall, St. Nicholas church with a collection of works of art ‘Kairos’, City Museum, Art Collection, and many other attractions.
Departure for Split. Checking in at the hotel in Split. Free time.
DAY 7 – SPLIT
Breakfast. Split city sightseeing in the company of a local guide.
Split is a city that is located in the sunniest part of the central Mediterranean, rich in historical and cultural sites. Some of the attractions include Diocletian’s Palace, which is under UNESCO protection, the Cathedral of St. Duje, the patron saint of Split, the Peristyle, Prokurative, the statue of the Gregory of Nin, Golden Gate, Marko Marulić statue, Iron Gate and many others. Free time. Return to the hotel.
DAY 8 – SPLIT, OMIŠ, ZAGREB
Breakfast. Checking out of the hotel. Departure for Omiš.
Omiš is a picturesque town with a true Mediterranean atmosphere at the mouth of the Cetina river. It is surrounded by steep cliffs, the river Cetina and the sea. A short drive through the river canyon from Omiš to Radman mills, lunch and return to Omiš. Sightseeing. Return to Zagreb.
Arrival to Zagreb in the evening. Checking in at the hotel.
DAY 9 – ZAGREB, SAMOBOR
Breakfast. An excursion to Samobor.
Samobor sightseeing in the company of a local guide. A visit to the Samobor museum. Tasting the well-known Samobor’s cream cake ‘kremšnite’.
Samobor is located in the northwestern part of Croatia, only about twenty kilometers from Zagreb. Beautiful walkways in the city, the protected forest surrounding it, and the cultural and historical heritage make this picturesque town special. Samobor is also known for’ bermet’ which is a native Croatian cocktail with rich and noble aroma, a special type of mustard, its crystal, and widely known cream cake ‘kremšnite’.
DAY 10 – ZAGREB
Breakfast. Checking out of the hotel. Transfer to the airport.
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