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(Photo: Visit Dubrovnik, Croatia)
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ALL IN PRICE: $3,113* CAD
Based on April 19, 26 & October 4, 11, 2020 departure dates. Many other departure dates and itineraries are available.
Featured price is per person, land only, based on double occupancy, on the departure dates indicated and include all taxes and fees and the Globus 10% discount.
(Photo: Map of The Croatian Tour)
HURRY! OFFER ENDS SEPTEMBER 9, 2019!
*Book and deposit a 2020 Globus Europe, South or North America (excluding 2020 Oberammergau and Escapes by Globus) vacation to save 10% per person on the land-only portion of the core tour not including extra night accommodations, extensions, taxes, fees, tips or supplements. Booking must be made and under deposit between February 7, 2018 and December 2, 2019 for travel in 2020. Offer is combinable only with the Welcome Back Credit and any applicable air credits. Not applicable to custom tours. Discount will apply to individual members of groups adding a name and non-refundable per person deposit WITHIN the promo window. Not applicable on TBA space. Applies to new 2020 bookings only. Offer reliant on space availability. Full cancellation penalties will apply. Additional restrictions may apply. May be withdrawn any time.
Day 1: Featured tour - The Croatian - Zagreb
Welcome to Zagreb! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
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.
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.
Day 4: Ljubljana - Postojna - Opatija, Croatia
Visit 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.
(Photo: Opatija, Croatia)
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.
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.
(Photo: Lakes in Plitvice National Park)
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, enjoy a special dinner at a local restaurant.
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.
Day 9: Split - Dosnia - 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.
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.
Day 11: Dubrovnik
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.