The Croatian (RZ)

11 days from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

2019 Tour Details

Spectacular scenery, historical sights, and special experiences await you on this fantastic tour concentrating on Croatia. Along the way, you’ll overnight in Zagreb, Opatija, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik in Croatia, and in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.

If you’re interested in historical sights and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be thrilled: visit Dubrovnik’s 15th-century Rector's Palace, built in gothic style with renaissance and baroque elements; the 4th-century Diocletian's Palace in Split, a well-preserved fortress; the majestic cathedral in Zagreb; the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus in Pula; and the historical city of Trogir.

If you’re interested in beautiful scenery, this Croatia tour will delight. You'll enjoy guided walking tours in Plitvice National Park, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests, and in the pretty coastal city of Zadar. You'll experience the beauty of the Dalmatian Coast, with its dramatic limestone cliffs. You'll also visit the Postojna Cave, with its web of tunnels and stalactites, via mini-train—another special experience offered by Globus!

These are just a few of the many highlights included on this magnificent Croatia tour. It’s an once-in-a-lifetime vacation!

To know more about the visas for this vacation, click here

To know more about Indian Restaurants, click here

GET A QUOTE

 DESTINATIONS & SIGHTSEEING

Sightseeing:

ZAGREB
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the cathedral

LJUBLJANA
Guided sightseeing, visit the Town Hall’s inner courtyard, see St. Nicholas’ Cathedral

POSTOJNA
[LF] Visit the caves

PULA
Guided visit including the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus

PLITVICE
Guided walking tour in the national park

ZADAR
Guided walking tour through the Old Town to the main square

TROGIR
Visit the historic city

SPLIT
[LF] Dinner at a local restaurant; guided walking tour, visit Diocletian’s Palace

DUBROVNIK
Guided walking tour; visit Rector’s Palace; farewell dinner

Notes:

  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • This tour passes through Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Transportation:

Motorcoach; mini-train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 6 three-course dinners, including a dinner at a local restaurant in Split

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description.

Day 1

ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA. Welcome to Zagreb! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
Dinner Dinner

Day 2

ZAGREB–LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA. Discover the Lower and medieval Upper Town of the capital of Croatia, with a Local Guide, and admire the Austro-Hungarian architecture such as the Parliament, Stone Gate, the Archbishop’s Palace, and more, plus a visit to the majestic CATHEDRAL. Enter Slovenia and arrive in its capital, Ljubljana.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 3

LJUBLJANA. Guided sightseeing features the main sites like the medieval castle, St. Nicholas’ Cathedral, and a visit to the TOWN HALL’S INNER COURTYARD. Balance of the day at leisure to join the locals along the banks of the Ljubljanica River or to just relax.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4

LJUBLJANA–POSTOJNA–OPATIJA, CROATIA. Visit [LF] the spectacular POSTOJNA CAVE by mini-train. The cave was discovered in the 17th century, opened to the public in 1819, and is considered the most beautiful in Slovenia. Continue to Opatija, a famous seaside resort frequented by tourists from the mid-19th century onwards.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 5

OPATIJA. EXCURSION TO PULA. A scenic drive through the Istrian Peninsula to Pula, where your Local Guide will show you the Triumphal Arch of the Sergi, dating back to the 1st century. Then, visit the perfectly preserved AMPHITHEATER and the TEMPLE OF AUGUSTUS. Return to Opatija and immerse yourself in the relaxed atmosphere of the resort. Walk along the lungomare seaside promenade and don’t forget to take pictures of the famous Maiden with the Seagull.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6

OPATIJA–PLITVICE–ZADAR. Head inland to peaceful Plitvice and join your Local Guide for a walking tour of the NATIONAL PARK, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests. Back to the coastline, arrive at your beautifully located hotel, surrounded by fragrant pine woods.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 7

ZADAR–TROGIR–SPLIT. A guided walking tour to the main square gives you a good impression of this city with its turbulent history of fighting off the Venetians, crusaders, and Turks over the centuries. Don’t miss the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun. The next two cities are UNESCO World Heritage Sites: explore picturesque Trogir, founded by Greek colonists and a major port until Roman times, and then continue to Split, the ancient Spalato. This evening, [LF] enjoy a special dinner at a local restaurant.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 8

SPLIT. Walk through the labyrinth of medieval streets within the walls of Emperor DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE, a well-preserved fortress and a living part of the Old Town, with your Local Guide. Also see the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the Temple of Jupiter with its impressive basement halls—a filming location in the Game of Thrones.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 9

SPLIT–BOSNIA–HERZEGOVINA–DUBROVNIK, CROATIA. Follow the Dalmatian coast, heading south to Dubrovnik. Beautifully situated on a promontory jutting into the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik was once an independent maritime republic rivaling Venice. Enjoy a walking tour with a Local Guide to see the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, and the impressive ramparts, erected during the Crusades to protect the town against land attacks. Also visit the 15th-century RECTOR’S PALACE, built in gothic style, with renaissance and baroque elements, harmoniously combined.
Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10

DUBROVNIK. A full day at leisure to relax or to join an exciting optional excursion. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel to celebrate the success of your Croatian tour.
Breakfast Breakfast Dinner Dinner

Day 11

DUBROVNIK. Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

ZDENKA MARIC

Escorting tours for more than 15 years

"When you join me on a tour of Eastern Europe, you can discover our beautiful medieval towns and great national park, relax on the shores of the blue Adriatic while sipping a glass of wine from our vineyards, spend time with the friendly locals, and learn about our culture, hospitality, folklore, and lively music."

Tour Director -  ZDENKA MARIC

 Accommodations

DUBROVNIK

VALAMAR LACROMA RESORT

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

LJUBLJANA

RADISSON BLU PLAZA HOTEL

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

OPATIJA

AMADRIA PARK HOTEL AGAVA

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

SPLIT

PRESIDENT HOTEL

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

ZADAR

PINIJA AT PETRCANE

Hotel as shown or similar
First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

ZAGREB

THE WESTIN ZAGREB

Hotel as shown or similar
Superior First-Class
Free Wifi  Free Wifi

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)



* The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Globus).

Subscribe for Deals

Learn more about travel with Globus!