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Dalmatian Sunshine - Escorted Tour of Croatia and Slovenia
  • Included Features

    • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
    • Airport arrival and departure transfers
    • Breakfast daily and 5 dinners
    • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
    • Professional Tour Director throughout
    • Luggage handling
    • Whisper technology enhanced touring
    • Service charges and hotel taxes

    Sightseeing

    • Dubrovnik
    • Split
    • Plitvice Lakes
    • Postojna Cave
    • Bled
    • Ljubljana
    • Zagreb
  • Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

    You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather with your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

    Day 2, in Dubrovnik, Sunday

    On a morning walking tour of Old Dubrovnik, visit the Rector’s Palace, and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, and Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure. (B)

    Day 3, to Split, Monday

    Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split. Enjoy a sightseeing tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then, see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. (B,D)

    Day 4, to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Tuesday

    After breakfast, head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then turn inland and travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. (B,D)

    Day 5, to Opatija, Postojna and Bled, Wednesday

    Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to its popular resort, Opatija. After some free time, journey north to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. (B,D)

    Day 6, in Bled, Thursday

    An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas, and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. The balance of the day is at leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake, browse through the shops and boutiques, or simply relax and enjoy the enchanting scenery. (B)

    Day 7, to Ljubljana and Zagreb, Friday

    Leave the mountains and head to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. See the most significant sights of the old city center on a walking tour. Highlights include the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba’s Fountain. Then, continue to Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. (B,D)

    Day 8, in Zagreb, Saturday

    This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament and Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding streets of the old town or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (B)

    Day 9, depart Zagreb, Sunday

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

  • Start DateEnd DatePer Person in Twin
    21 April 201829 April 2018$1,737
    28 April 201806 May 2018$1,737
    05 May 201813 May 2018$1,737
    12 May 201820 May 2018$1,737
    19 May 201827 May 2018$1,737
    26 May 201803 June 2018$1,737
    02 June 201810 June 2018$1,737
    09 June 201817 June 2018$1,737
    16 June 201824 June 2018$1,737
    23 June 201801 July 2018$1,737
    30 June 201808 July 2018$1,737
    07 July 201815 July 2018$1,737
    04 August 201812 August 2018$1,737
    11 August 201819 August 2018$1,737
    18 August 201826 August 2018$1,737
    25 August 201802 September 2018$1,737
    01 September 201809 September 2018$1,737
    08 September 201816 September 2018$1,737
    15 September 201823 September 2018$1,737
    22 September 201830 September 2018$1,737
    29 September 201807 October 2018$1,737
    06 October 201814 October 2018$1,737
    13 October 201821 October 2018$1,737

    Notes:

    • Single room supplement: $627
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