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Captivating Croatia and Montenegro

Captivating Croatia and Montenegro (Insight Vacations Luxury Gold)
 

Summary:

This enchanting journey takes you from iconic landmarks in bustling Adriatic cities to hidden gems known only to the locals. Discover rich heritage on a guided walk through majestic Dubrovnik, see how oysters are harvested on the floating oyster beds of t...

Duration
12 Days
Cities
5
Next Departure
23-May-2021
Starting at
USD 5,350.00
USD 4,815.00
Price per day
USD 401.00

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Insight Vacations Luxury Gold
Tour
Captivating Croatia and Montenegro
Travel Quality
Luxury Tour
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Summary

This enchanting journey takes you from iconic landmarks in bustling Adriatic cities to hidden gems known only to the locals. Discover rich heritage on a guided walk through majestic Dubrovnik, see how oysters are harvested on the floating oyster beds of the Adriatic, and marvel at the stunning cascades of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Along the way, you’ll stay in stately hotels, taste local wines and cuisine, and marvel at the rugged beauty of the coastline.

Short Itinerary

  • Welcome To Dubrovnik.
  • Highlights Of Dubrovnik.
  • Glamorous Tivat And A Local Winery.
  • Day Trip To Romantic Kotor.
  • Day At Leisure In Tivat.
  • Fresh Oysters In Ston, Mediterranean Olive Oil Tasting And On To Split.
  • Seaside Split.
  • On To Petrčane.
  • Petrčane And Zadar.
  • Plitvice Lakes And On To Zagreb.
  • Zagreb.
  • Depart Zagreb.

Visited cities (5): Dubrovnik, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split, Zadar, Zagreb

 

Remarks

Highlights

Exceptional Dining

  • Dubrovnik: Feel the warm hospitality of this ancient city, as you join your travel companions for a delicious Welcome Dinner hosted at an atmospheric local restaurant.
  • Tivat: Relish the finest food and wine of Montenegro at a local winery, where you’ll have the chance to meet the vintner and enjoy a spectacular farm-to-table dinner. Winemaking in Croatia dates back some 2,500 years when the ancient Greeks occupied the southern Dalmatian islands. Today it is a thriving industry with some old-world grape varieties still in use.
  • Ston: Join your captain for a boat ride to the floating oyster beds of the Adriatic, and watch as he brings in the ropes and shucks oysters in front of you. Savour your first mouthful, straight from the sea, served with freshly-squeezed lemon and a chilled glass of local wine.
  • Buje: Discover how olive oil is produced with a visit to family run Winery Franković in the hilltop city of Buje. Enjoy an opportunity to taste home-made products before enjoying a relaxing lunch with wine.
  • Zadar: As the sun sets over the bay, savour delicious regional specialties and sip on local wine.
  • Zagreb: Raise a glass of wine, as you toast to new friends and memories at your finale Celebration Dinner hosted in the heart of the city.
  • Dining Summary: 11 Breakfasts (B), 2 Lunches with Wine (LW) and 4 Dinners with Wine (DW) all with tea or coffee.

Journey Highlights

  • Dubrovnik: Join your Local Expert for a cultural exploration of Dubrovnik’s many wonders. See the 16th century bastions of Old Town, Onofrio's Fountain and explore some of the film locations of the award-winning series, 'Game of Thrones.'
  • Dubrovnik: Embark on a dazzling cruise around the fabled bay of Dubrovnik, gazing out at spectacular vistas of the Adriatic Sea.
  • Kotor: With a Local Expert, visit the enchanting town of Kotor, nestled between dramatic mountains and a spectacular bay.
  • Perast: Enjoy an orientation of this tiny town with your Travelling Concierge before a short boat ride to the legendary Our Lady of the Rocks church.
  • Split: Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Diocletian's Palace where you will explore the winding streets and see the Roman era buildings with your Local Expert. This highlight tour of Split includes stops at St. Duje's, the Temple of Jupiter and the Golden Gate.
  • Zadar: Explore this beautiful city with it's intriguing Sea Organ.
  • Zadar: Learn the fascinating history and rich cultural heritage of Zadar with your Local Expert.
  • Plitvice Lakes: Visit this UNESCO World Heritage Site and marvel at the water wonderland of Plitvice National Park as you walk along stunning cascades, guided by your Local Expert.
  • Zagreb: Join your Local Expert on an orientation city tour showcasing the charming atmosphere of the lower town then travel to the medieval upper town by funicular to see the colourful Church of St. Mark and Lotrščak Tower.

VIP Experiences

  • Dubrovnik: Meet Matija and Giorgio Vierda, master jewellery craftsmen who use ancient goldsmith techniques. Their family’s historic pieces are so famous they can be found amongst the country’s most treasured possessions at the Ethnological Museum.

Your Way

  • Dubrovnik: Explore Dubrovnik Your Way with your included pass to the Dubrovnik City Walls and Friars Minor Franciscan Monastery as well as a selection of major museums.

Travel Package

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Tour Dubrovnik Zagreb

This is an Organised Group Tour: the itinerary has been predefined by the tour operator. The tour destinations, duration, accommodations, departure dates and the price are fix. You can join, enjoy and meet other people.

     

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