14 Day Dalmatian Isles, Croatia & Slovenia

3 Dubrovnik, 1 Korcula Island, 2 Hvar, 1 Split, 2 Opatija, 2 Ljubljana, 1 Venice
Round trip airfare from NYC, 12 nights accommodation, all transfers, most meals and sightseeing
Price Includes
  • Small groups of maximum 22 travelers guaranteed
  • Flights New York-Dubrovnik, Venice-New York
    Other departure cities available. Click on date of departure for selection and prices
  • Airline taxes & fuel surcharges
  • 12 nights accommodations
    • 3 nights Dubrovnik
    • 1 night Korcula Island
    • 2 nights Hvar
    • 1 night Split
    • 2 nights Opatija
    • 2 nights Bled
    • 1 night Venice
  • Hotel taxes, fees & service charges including Italian city hotel taxes
  • Hotel porterage
  • All transfers included only with airfare purchase on package arrival & departure dates†
  • 24 meals: 12 breakfasts, 4 lunches & 8 dinners (including a home hosted dinner)
  • Sightseeing per itinerary in modern air-conditioned vehicles
  • Services of local English-speaking tour manager throughout
  • Comprehensive, guided sightseeing and entrance fees per itinerary
  • Active itinerary with unique cultural features
  • Comfortable wireless earphones for enhanced touring

Tour Highlights

Thanks to our small group size, we can get to the heart of our destination, visit places that other tours miss, and get to know the locals.

  • Share a meal with a Dubrovnik family as guests in their home
  • Stop for wine tasting at a local winery in Peljesac Peninsula, famous for its wines
  • Explore the magnificent Dalmatian Islands of Korcula and Hvar
  • Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Hvar and view the first public theatre in Europe, one of the great cultural treasures of Croatia
  • Tour magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a network of 16 terraced basins
  • Board an authentic pletna on Lake Bled, a unique rowing boat used for generations
  • Visit the medieval Church of St. John the Baptist, over 700 years old

†Transfers are available for purchase for land only or on alternative flight dates

Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1, Saturday - Depart for Croatia
Depart for Dubrovnik, Croatia

DAY 2, Sunday - Arrive in Dubrovnik
Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, transfer to the hotel. You'll have the balance of the day at leisure. This evening, attend an orientation meeting with your Tour Manager at approximately 7 PM, followed by a light dinner. We recommend that you select flights which arrive no later than 5 PM
Overnight: Dubrovnik
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Monday - Explore Dubrovnik
Spend the morning exploring Dubrovnik. Visit the Rector's Palace and the Franciscan Monastery and its 14th-century pharmacy. Enjoy panoramic views of the Old Town and the Adriatic when you walk along the city's fortress wall. Later, visit a local artisan to learn about the traditional craftsmanship that still thrives today. After a light lunch at a local restaurant, browse a leather and jewelry store before spending the afternoon at leisure. Tonight, drive to a homestead, just outside Dubrovnik for dinner consisting of traditional dishes
Overnight: Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 4, Tuesday - Full Day in Dubrovnik
Today is at leisure to explore Dubrovnik on your own or, join the optional full day tour to Montenegro. Drive towards the Bay of Kotor. In Perast, a short boat ride takes you to the 15th century "Our Lady of the Rocks" Church. After visiting the church, proceed to the city of Kotor for a guided walking tour. View the Cathedral of St. Tryphon, Maritime Museum, numerous Palaces, and Old Square before enjoying the scenic drive back to Dubrovnik*
*Due to the new EU regulations, expect significant delays during border crossings between Croatia and Montenegro.
Optional: Full Day Montenegro Tour (AM)
Overnight: Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Wednesday - Ferry to Korcula
After breakfast, drive along the narrow fingerlike peninsula of Peljesac. Stop at a local winery for wine tasting, before taking the ferry to the Dalmatian Island of Korcula, birthplace of the legendary explorer Marco Polo. Arrive in time for lunch, then walk to its Romanesque-Gothic cathedral. The rest of the day is free
Overnight: Korcula Island
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Thursday - Ferry to Hvar
This morning, travel back to Korcula town and sail by ferry to the mainland. Drive north along the Adriatic coast to the small town of Drvenik for lunch at a local restaurant. Board a ferry to the island of Hvar, and drive to the main town. Balance of the day is at leisure
Overnight: Hvar
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Friday - Explore Hvar
This morning, take a sightseeing tour of Hvar and view the public theatre, the Franciscan Monastery and much more. The remainder of the day is at leisure. Perhaps you'll relax on one of the island's beaches or board a boat to the Pakleni Islands, just off Hvar's coast, for snorkeling and swimming. In the evening, savor dinner in a local restaurant
Overnight: Hvar
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 8, Saturday - Ferry to Split & Discover Diocletian's Palace
Today, ferry back to the mainland to explore Split, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On a walking tour, view the Renaissance and Gothic architecture. At the heart of its waterfront is the 3rd-century Diocletian's Palace. See the peristyle courtyard, Cathedral of St. Domnius, and Roman temples. Remainder of the day is at leisure. Tonight, dinner is at the hotel
Overnight: Split
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 9, Sunday - Browse Morning Market, Tour Plitvice Lakes & Transfer to Istrian Peninsula
Greet the day among Croatian vendors setting up shop at Split's market and browse through the stalls. Later, drive to the Plitvice Lakes National Park*, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. These 16 terraced lakes descend 300 feet in 4 miles down a wooded hillside via a series of waterfalls. After time to explore, continue to the seaside town of Opatija on the Istrian Peninsula. Tonight, dinner is at the hotel
*This a very active day with a walk down to the Plitvice Lakes, that requires good walking shoes
Overnight: Opatija
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 10, Monday - Full Day in Opatija
Spend a full day at leisure in the seaside town of Opatija. Alternatively, join the optional tour to the Istrian Peninsula that begins in Pula. Afterward, the tour continues to the resort town of Rovinj where you will spend free time exploring the old town and its narrow lanes before returning to Opatija
Optional: Full Day Istrian Peninsula (AM)
Overnight: Opatija
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Tuesday - Tour Ljubljana & Travel to Bled, Slovenia
Cross into Slovenia this morning and stop for a tour of its capital, Ljubljana. View its open-air market; the Baroque Venetian inspired City Hall; Robba Fountain, the Triple Bridge, which connects the old and new cities; and the Parliament. Tonight, savor dinner at a restaurant, located on the estate of the restored 14th century Podvin Castle
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 12, Wednesday - Visit Bled Island & Countryside Drive to Bohinj
This morning, visit Bled, and explore Bled Castle, perched on a cliff overlooking the lake. Continue your day on Bled's lake aboard a pletna, a traditional rowing boat for a visit to Bled Island and its church, home to a wonderful art collection. Savor lunch at a local restaurant. Later, drive to Bohinj, an alpine resort town. Visit the medieval Church of St. John the Baptist, over 700 years old. After, return back to Bled. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Slovenian dinner with live entertainment
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 13, Thursday - Explore Venice
Transfer to Venice this morning. Upon arrival, travel by boat to your hotel. After lunch on your own, enjoy a walking tour of Piazza San Marco, view the golden Basilica of San Marco, Doge's Palace, Bridge of Sighs, and the Campanile (bell tower). This evening at dinner, bid farewell to your Tour Manager
Overnight: Venice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14, Friday - Depart Italy
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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Notes :
  • Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates.
  • All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary.
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Not Included
  • Land only price does not include arrival/departure transfers
  • Optional tours and gratuities

All prices are per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability at the time of booking. The from price reflects the lowest available price at time of publication, which is valid for a specific start date or dates and also based on availability at the time of booking.