Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, has to be experienced at leisure. The city’s rich culture, music and food festivals throughout the year, beautiful parks and plazas, pop-up markets and thousands of cafés at almost each step, invite travelers to delve deeper.
Personalized Walking Tour of Zagreb Wander through Zagreb’s cobblestone streets while you explore its lovely architecture, cafes and museums! With a local guide by your side, discover the secrets behind the 18th and 19th-century Austro-Hungarian buildings and learn why the Zagrebcani (the locals) hear the Gric Cannon each day at noon. Walk through the charming hidden courtyards of the old town while you listen to ancient stories about the Golden Bull and the struggle of Gradec and the Capitol. Visit Dolac Market and watch people bustling to buy fresh fruits, vegetables and flowers. Pick up a bottle of locally produced honey or a quaint handmade craft for your loved one back home. Take a peaceful ride on the funicular and stroll through the Lenuzzi Green Horseshoe on foot to admire its artistic parks and buildings. Stop over to explore the beautiful tree-lined cemetery of Mirogoj, also called the ‘Westminster Abbey of Croatia.’ Finish the tour with a visit to two more notable landmarks – the elegant 19th-century National Theatre and the reputed Zagreb University. (Half Day; Flexible Timings; Private Activity & No Transfer; Fitness Level: Easy; Meals Not Included; Funicular Ride Included; Please wear casual clothing and comfortable shoes. Don’t forget your camera)
Rovinj is a charming little fishing port on the Istrian peninsula, washed by the Adriatic Sea. The town was originally an island and part of the Rovinj archipelago, which lies just off the mainland.
Personalized Rovinj Walking Tour Discover the picturesque and romantic little town of Rovinj on the Istrian Peninsula! Stroll along the town’s beautiful narrow cobbled streets to the bustling old harbor with a local guide by your side. Take a walk on the Waterfront Promenade and see the numerous fishing boats, small ferries and traditional batana boats. Visit the Church of St. Euphemia, a favorite gathering place for artists from around the world. Wander around in the old town while you explore the hidden alleyways and adorable boutiques. Pop into a cafe for a bite to eat and a cup of coffee or grab a quick drink at a bar on the water’s edge. Weave through the town’s many art galleries, studios and beautiful cultural monuments. Finish your tour of this alluring, sunny town with a scenic walk along the Balota Beach. (Half Day; Flexible Timings; Private Activity & No Transfers; Fitness Level: Easy; Meals Not Included; St. Euphemia Church Entrance Fee Included; Please wear comfortable clothes, shoes, sunhat and sunglasses; Don’t forget your camera.)
Personalized Tour: Truffle Hunting and Winery Visit in Istria Enjoy the best of Istria’s rich culinary history on a truffle hunt and a visit to a winery! Enjoy a scenic drive from Rovinj to Motovun passing valleys and gently rolling hills. At the Motovun forest, hunt for truffles (also called black diamonds) under the guidance of a professional truffle hunter with specially trained dogs. Hear fascinating stories of how truffles were discovered here 80 years ago and their life cycle. Next, head over to the small village of Livade where the largest truffle was found. Continue your journey to the Kabola winery in the village of Momjan owned by the Markezic family. Learn about their winemaking history since 1891 and their processes including the unique method of burying the grapes in clay pots for fermentation. Take in stunning views of the Alps and Dolomites on one side and the greenery and the Adriatic Sea in the distance. Visit the wine cellars and a small wine museum. Relax in the tasting room in the charming farmhouse as you sip a glass of wine and taste virgin olive oil. (Duration: 8 hrs, including the Rovinj-Motovun-Momjan transfer of 1.5 hrs; Private Activity & Transfers; Fitness Level: Easy; Wine and olive Oil tasting included; Please wear casual clothes, walking shoes or boots. Includes an English speaking driver and truffle hunting.)
Split is a vibrant port city, spectacularly wedged between the Adriatic Sea and Croatia’s coastal mountains. The largest city of the Dalmatian region, Split is filled with historical and modern scenery.
Personalized Walking Tour of Split Discover the eclectic mix of modern life and ancient history in the city of Split! Walk the cobblestoned streets of the Old Town with your private guide and learn all about the city’s Roman Heritage. Visit the ancient Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site built in 305 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Admire its impressive architecture, regal pillars, and lofty arches. Explore the Peristyle (center of the palace), the Golden Gate, the St. Domnius Cathedral, the Venetian Palaces, and the many elegant statues in this beautiful citadel which is also known to be a filming location for the Game of Thrones series. Afterward, stroll along the Riva Waterside Promenade with its palm trees, colorful buildings, and views of the Adriatic Sea. Relax with a drink at one of the charming cafes or restaurants for a perfect end to this enjoyable walk. (Half Day; Flexible Timings; Private Activity & No Transfer; Meals Not Included, Diocletian’s Palace Entry Ticket Included; Fitness Level: Easy; Please wear comfortable clothes, shoes, sunglasses and sunhat. Don’t forget your camera.)
Personalized Tour of Krka National Park Explore Krka National Park, a magical place of gorges and waterfalls to your heart’s content! Visit the Roski Slap Waterfalls and the magnificent Skradinski Buk Waterfall, one of Croatia’s most famous sights. Experience the thrill of the Krka River gushing through a canyon 200m deep. See the tiny island of Visovac which was settled by Franciscan monks in 1445 and houses a well-preserved monastery. Enjoy a lovely walk through the area with your private guide while viewing the small stone houses, workshops, exhibits, and watermills on the way. Take a boat ride across the river, undoubtedly the best way to discover the park’s beauty, and get a chance to stop and wander on the footpaths along the bank. A stopover in the historical town of Sibenik for a cup of coffee or a drink in one of the quaint cafes on the Riva ends your tour. (Full Day; Private Activity & Transfers; Distance to activity: 1 hr each way; Meals Not Included; Park Entry Fee Included; Fitness Level: Easy; Please wear comfortable clothes & shoes. Bring your sunglasses, sunhat, swimsuit, and towel if you would like to swim. Don’t forget your camera.)
Hvar is a beautiful island resort on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea, well known for its hip and happening nightlife. Think a port harbor lined with smart yachts, ferry boats plying between nearby island towns, and the lure of secluded bays and beaches attracting vacationers to the island.
Korčula is a lovely little Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, just off the dramatic Dalmatian coast. The island is home to the centuries old port fort town of Korčula, which is still to be seen today.
Dubrovnik has to be one of the best preserved historical towns standing by the eastern shores of the Adriatic Sea. The Old Town of Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage site, is nothing short of a time capsule, taking you back centuries to its heyday as a great mercantile port.
Personalized Visit of an Oyster Farm at Ston En route to Dubrovnik, stop off to stretch your legs and enjoy the beautiful coastal landscape surrounding the lovely little twin towns of Ston and Mali Ston. This corner of the southern Croatian Adriatic coastline has been famous for its salt production and trade for centuries. Steeped in history and lots of character, remember to take selfies at the town’s old fortifications. Ston is also famous for its seafood, especially its scrumptious Mali Ston Bay mussels, and oysters. Meet your gracious host from a local oyster farm, who will take you along on a boat ride to enjoy a delicious seafood tasting opportunity. Admire the beauty of the Mali Ston Bay as you sail along, learning all about oyster farming from your friendly host. Upon reaching the farm, settle down comfortably on a floating dock and relish the taste of freshly caught oysters. After a leisurely lunch, continue driving up to Dubrovnik in your private vehicle. (Half Day, Private Activity & Transfer; Meals included: Oyster tasting & Lunch; For special dietary requirements, please inform us ahead of the tour; Fitness level: Easy; Please dress comfortably).
Group Tour: Game of Thrones Walking Tour Watch your favorite drama, ‘Game of Thrones’, come alive on this walking tour of ‘King’s Landing’, the fictional capital of Westeros from the series. Explore the ancient fort and medieval streets of the historic Old Town of Dubrovnik with your English speaking guide, and relive the engaging world created by George R. R. Martin. Reach Pile Square, right next to the fountain near the popular Dubravka bar and restaurant, in time to meet your local guide before the walking tour. Once the capital of the erstwhile Republic of Ragusa, Dubrovnik is steeped in history and character fit for the kings and queens of the seven kingdoms. Walk over to the Pile Gate where King Joffrey was faced with a citizens’ riot, and relive the Battle of Blackwater from the ramparts of the Lovrijenac Fort. Pick up fun trivia from your guide, complete with screenshots from the appropriate ‘Thrones’ episodes. (Half Day, from 1015 hrs; Shared Activity; Group size: 12 guests max; Fitness level: Easy; Please wear comfortable walking shoes).
Personalized Trip to Konavle Valley and Dinner with a Local Family Soak up the natural beauty of Konavle Valley in South Croatia, a must-visit destination for lovers of nature and food. Experience the scent of the sea intermingled with lush Mediterranean vegetation as learn about the region’s history from your local guide. Visit the 14th century Fort Sokol, a military fort built at the foot of stone cliffs which offers peaceful surroundings and breathtaking views of the valley filled with cypress, laurel and pine trees. View exhibits of medieval weaponry and learn about its role in the defense of the Dubrovnik Republic. This is also your chance to discover some of the region’s famous olive oil or embroidery work. End your tour with a delicious traditional Croatian Peka Dish dinner in a local family’s home. (Full Day; Morning Departure; Private Activity & Transfers; Distance to Activity: 45 mins; Dinner Included; Sokol Fort Entrance Fee Included; Fitness Level: Easy; Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes.)
You will be transferred from your hotel to Dubrovnik airport in a private vehicle
Price & Inclusions
Option 1 From $ 4,590 /person
Option 2 From $ 5,090 /person
Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.
Accommodation in one double room for 13 days / 12 nights.
Meals as indicated
All activities as listed :
Zagreb: Personalized Walking Tour of Zagreb
Rovinj: Personalized Rovinj Walking Tour
Rovinj: Personalized Tour: Truffle Hunting and Winery Visit in Istria
Split: Personalized Walking Tour of Split
Split: Personalized Tour of Krka National Park
Dubrovnik: Personalized Visit of an Oyster Farm at Ston
Dubrovnik: Group Tour: Game of Thrones Walking Tour
Dubrovnik: Personalized Trip to Konavle Valley and Dinner with a Local Family
Visitor’s tax for your stay in Croatia
All activities as specified in the itinerary
Your Trip Coordinator: a 24/7 point of contact, supporting you during your trip
On request: A printed set of your travel documents by post
All transfers as indicated above
Tips, additional meals and personal expenses
Entrance fees, unless otherwise stated in the activity descriptions
Travel, health and cancellation insurance
International airfare (from your home country to your destination and return), unless specified under the trip inclusions above