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Dubrovnik to Venice Tour

11 days
10 nights

Rates

Dates

Rates:

Per person in USD:

$ 2,440.00 (double occupancy)
$ 3,415.00 (single occupancy)

 

Dates:

Apr 18, 2017 - Apr 28, 2017 
May 09, 2017 - May 19, 2017 
May 16, 2017 - May 26, 2017 
May 23, 2017 - Jun 02, 2017 
May 30, 2017 - Jun 09, 2017 
Jun 13, 2017 - Jun 23, 2017 
Jun 20, 2017 - Jun 30, 2017 
Jun 27, 2017 - Jul 07, 2017 
Jul 18, 2017 - Jul 28, 2017 
Aug 08, 2017 - Aug 18, 2017 
Aug 22, 2017 - Sep 01, 2017 
Aug 29, 2017 - Sep 08, 2017 
Sep 05, 2017 - Sep 15, 2017 
Sep 12, 2017 - Sep 22, 2017 
Sep 19, 2017 - Sep 29, 2017 
Sep 26, 2017 - Oct 06, 2017 
Oct 03, 2017 - Oct 13, 2017 

Hotels:

  • Dubrovnik - Lapad
  • Split - Atrium / Corner
  • Plitvice - Jezero
  • Bled - Park / Golf
  • Venice - Bonvecchiati / Bauer Paladio Hotel & Spa

Included:

  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Breakfast daily and 6 dinners
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes

Itinerary:

Dubrovnik - Split - Plitvice Lakes - Ljubljana to Venice

Day 1  : Tuesday : arrive Dubrovnik

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure to begin exploring or perhaps stroll along the water’s edge. Later, gather for a Welcome Dinner.

Day 2  : Wednesday : Dubrovnik

A walking tour shows you the highlights of Old Dubrovnik. You’ll see the Rector’s Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery, and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is free to discover more of the city on your own, browse through the shops, or relax and enjoy your superbly scenic surroundings.

Day 3  : Thursday : Dubrovnik, excursion 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. Visit city of Kotor and proceed with 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 and then view Sveti Stefan and enjoy a short stop in Budva before returning to Dubrovnik. Your evening is free to enjoy your way.

Day 4  : Friday : Dubrovnik to Split

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. A sightseeing tour features the historic inner city, built around the Roman EmperorDiocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the beautiful Cathedral of St. Duje.

Day 5  : Saturday : Split to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes

After breakfast, head to Trogir, one of the oldest cities on the Adriatic coast and a center of artistic activities in Croatia. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then, turn inland and journey to Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Day 6  : Sunday : Plitvice Lakes

A full day to enjoy spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes, and delight in the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation.

Day 7  : Monday : Plitvice Lakes, Opatija, Postojna to Ljubljana

Returning to the coast, stop at the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort, Opatija. An orientation tour of Opatija will show off the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. Then, drive across the border into Slovenia and on to Postojna Cave, one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Finally, continue to vibrant and friendly Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.

Day 8  : Tuesday : Ljubljana, Bled Excursion

A morning sightseeing tour of Ljubljana takes in views of the open-air Central Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba’s Fountain, the Three Bridges, and the Parliament. Then journey to the Alpine city of Bled, where you’ll take in the enticing town, striking lakeshore, and the impressive Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Return to Ljubljana for a free evening.

Day 9  : Wednesday : Ljubljana, to Trieste & Venice

Drive south to Italy and Trieste for orientation tour including a visit to Miramare Castle and its lovely park. The castle, built by the Habsburg monarchy, sits on a cliff overlooking Adriatic Sea. After your visit, continue on to the romantic city of Venice.

Day 10  : Thursday : Venice

A walking tour of Venice shows you the highlights: St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, theDoge’s Palace, Bell Tower, and Bridge of Sighs. Then visit a glassblowing factory and watch a master artisan demonstrate this traditional Venetian art. Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, browse through the shops, or take an optional gondola ride. Celebrate your incomparable vacation tonight with a Farewell Dinner at a popular restaurant.

Day 11  : Friday : depart Venice

After breakfast you will be transferred to Venice airport for your flight home. Ciao!

Notes:

• Departure May 09, May 16, May 23, May 30, Sep 19, Sep 26, Oct 03 accommodation in Venice at Hotel Bonvecchiati
• Departure Sep 19 accommodation in Split at Hotel Corner

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