Dalmatian Sunshine

Explore Croatia’s sun-washed Dalmatian Coast on this once-in-a-lifetime guided tour!
Begin your journey from timeless Venice and discover the floating city's charming canals and monuments. Continue to Lake Bled, one of the most picturesque spots to visit in Slovenia. Walk through charming Ljubljana, the green city full of artists, and galleries. Travel to Croatia's lively capital, Zagreb, and set off to the country's majestic Plitvice Lakes National Park, where you can gaze upon the lush greenery surrounded by stunning aquamarine waters. Arriving in Split, you'll explore the iconic old city, before ending your journey at the majestic medieval walled city of Dubrovnik!
12 Days from $4789/person CAD
Food & Wine
Guided
Honeymoon & Anniversary
Off The Beaten Path
Premium
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

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Group Size
Embark on a journey through the Adriatic! For your added comfort and safety, travel in a modern coach bus with a maximum group size of 25 passengers.
Stress & Hassle Free
All departures are guaranteed. We take care of all of the planning for you including hotels, meals, and touring, so you can relax and enjoy your trip.
Knowledge Guides
All our Escorted Tours are conducted in English and are managed by an experienced Tour Leader who has intimate and extensive knowledge of the destination.
Premium Accommodation
Stay in selected and inspected centrally located hotels, or charming boutique properties throughout your trip.

Departures

2022 Departures: May 10, May 24, June 7, June 21, July 5, August 2, August 23, September 13, September 27 & October 11

Included:

  • Airport transfer from Venice airport to the hotel
  • Centrally located first-class hotels
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome dinner in Venice (glass of wine, beer, or soft drink)
  • 1 lunch and 4 dinners (coffee or tea included)
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional English-Speaking Tour Director throughout
  • Licensed Local Guides
  • Baggage handling at hotels
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Hotel taxes and service taxes
  • Departure transfer from the hotel to Dubrovnik airport
  • Admissions to St. Mark’s Basilica, and the Doge’s Palace in Venice, Glassblowing Factory in Murano Island, Postojna Cave, Bled Castle, Pletna Boat Ride on Lake Bled, Cathedral of Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Diocletian’s Palace in Split and the Rector’s Palace, and Old Pharmacy - The Franciscan Church and Monastery in Dubrovnik

Not Included:

  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change

Optional Extras:

  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Optional excursions include the Gondola Serenade from Venice, Dinner at a Country Inn and Live Music from Lake Bled, Zagreb Countryside, Hvar Island from Split, and Montenegro from Dubrovnik
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and are based on availability. Optional excursions can be booked with the Tour Director

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour privately, travelling only with people you know.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: WELCOME TO VENICE!

Welcome to Venice! You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Then the day is at leisure to get settled in or begin exploring. Later, gather for a Welcome Dinner with your traveling companions. Meals: D

Accommodation at the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, Venice, or similar

DAY 2: VENICE

We begin our exploration of Venice at St. Mark’s Square with a walking tour which includes visits to the St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. We take in the amazing views of the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. We also take a boat ride to Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. Visit a glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice on your own or join an optional Gondola serenade with Aperol spritz Venetian style drink. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal, Venice, or similar

DAY 3: POSTOJNA CAVE & LAKE BLED

In the morning drive across the border into Slovenia with a stop in Postojna Cave, 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. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Park, Lake Bled, or similar

DAY 4: LAKE BLED

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 a visit to the imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Continue to the small island in the middle of the lake Bled with a Pletna boat. Afternoon free or join optional tour dinner at a country inn and live music. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Park, Lake Bled, or similar

DAY 5: LJUBLJANA & ZAGREB

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. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Sheraton, Zagreb, or similar

DAY 6: ZAGREB

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. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Sheraton, Zagreb, or similar

DAY 7: ZAGREB & PLITVICE LAKES

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. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore more on your own. Later, gather for a dinner served at our hotel and overnight. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Jezero, Plitvice Lakes, or similar

DAY 8: TROGIR & SPLIT

After breakfast, head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Continue traveling along the spectacular Adriatic coast, passing by old fishing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split. A city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Finally, see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Briig Boutique Hotel, Split, or similar

DAY 9: SPLIT

Day at leisure or you can join an optional tour to Hvar Island. Board the ferry in Split and set sail for Hvar. The town of Hvar has a unique cultural and historical heritage, plus a centuries-old tradition in tourism. A walking tour includes views of the 17th-century theatre, the 13th century Arsenal, and the central town square with the Cathedral. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery, famous for its collection of old art masters, including “Ingoli ́s Last Supper ̋. Afterward, we travel to Stari Grad for some wine tasting. A ferry returns us to Split. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Briig Boutique Hotel, Split, or similar

DAY 10: DUBROVNIK

Finally, travel to Dubrovnik, with its picturesque setting on the stunning Adriatic coast. A walking tour shows you the highlights of Old Dubrovnik. See the Rector’s Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, and Sponza Palace. Then it’s on to see the Dominican Monastery and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore on your own, shop, stroll along the water’s edge, or simply relax and delight in your superbly scenic surroundings. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Valamar Argosy Hotel, Dubrovnik, or similar

DAY 11: DUBROVNIK

Today, enjoy the day at leisure or you can join an optional tour to Montenegro. Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Visit the city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Later, gather for a Farewell Dinner. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Valamar Argosy Hotel, Dubrovnik, or similar

DAY 12: DEPARTURE

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


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