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2021 Zagreb to Venice, Escorted 14 Days

Category: Group Tours

 

 

Escorted Tours, 2021 - 

 

Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dalmatian Coast with Dubrovnik & Split, To Venice, 14 Days

Travel by coach through Adriatic coastline of Croatia, visit Slovenia and the Italian gem city of Venice

 


14 Days from Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Bled, Ljubljana, Venice

 

 

 

 

Included Features:

· First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
· Breakfast daily and 8 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

 

Sightseeing included:

Zagreb

Sarajevo
Dubrovnik
Split
Plitvice Lakes
Opatija
Bled
Ljubljana
Postojna Cave
Venice  

 

 

 

 

Day-By-Day Program: 

 

Day 1   MON       Arrive Zagreb
Welcome to Zagreb, Croatia's Capital. You will be met at 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 (D)

Day 2   TUE      In Zagreb
During your morning sightseeing tour you will see the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and Government Palace. Balance of the day is free for independent activities. Perhaps, you might want to explore city's winding streets, or browse through some shops, or take an optional excursion to see the countryside (B)

Day 3   WED     Zagreb to Sarajevo
Journey south, out of Croatia to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. After checking in at the hotel, free time (B)

 

Day 4    THU     Sarajevo to Dubrovnik
Sarajevo has been influenced by a number of cultures and civilizations during its long history. On your city tour visit the Turkish Bas Carsija bazaar, Husref Bay’s Mosque, the Olympic Stadium, and Gavrilo Princip Museum.

Then continue your trip through the mountains and along the gorge of the Neretva River to Mostar. Here view the remains of the Turkish quarter and the reconstruction efforts on the 16th-century stone bridge. Finally travel to Dubrovnik, with its picturesque setting on the stunning Adriatic coast (B) 
Optional: home-hosted dinner

 

Day 5   FRI     In Dubrovnik
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. We will also visit a local artisan to learn some secrets of local craftsmanship that still thrives here these days.

Balance of the day at leisure to explore on your own, shop, stroll along the water’s edge, or simply delight in your superbly scenic surroundings (B)
Optional: home-hosted dinner

 
Day 6    SAT     In 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.

Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of the 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. We also visit the city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Your evening is free (B). Optional: home-hosted dinner

 
Day 7   SUN      Dubrovnik to Split

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. Enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian'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 Cathedral. After the tour, we enjoy some olive oil tasting. Balance of the day at leisure (B)


Day 8   MON      Split to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes
After breakfast, head to Trogir, a center of artistic activities in Croatia. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. From Trogir we turn inland and journey to Plitvice Lakes National Park (B, D) 

 

Day 9   SUN       In Plitvice Lakes
A full day to enjoy spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation (B, D)


Day 10  WED     Plitvice to Opatija, Postojna & Bled
Returning to the coast, stop at the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort, Opatija. 
Your orientation tour of Opatija will introduce you to the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. From here we drive across the border into Slovenia and to Postojna Cave, one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, a gem beautifully set in the Julian Alps (B) 


Day 11    THU       In Bled, Ljubljana Excursion
An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was discovered by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and also visits the imposing Bled Castle perched on a cliff high above the lake. Afternoon excursion to Ljubljana; the city tour takes in views of the open-air Central Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain, the Three Bridges and the Parliament. Return to Bled for an overnight (B)


Day 12   FRI       Bled, to Trieste & Venice
Leaving Bled, drive south to Trieste in Italy for orientation tour and visit to Miramare Castle and its lovely park. The castle was built by the Habsburg monarchy on a cliff overlooking Adriatic Sea. After the visit, continue on to the romantic city of Venice (B) Optional: traditional dinner at the Country Inn

 
Day 13   SAT      In Venice
Today our walking tour of Venice starts at St. Mark's Square and 
features visits of St. Mark's Basilica and the Doge's Palace. Enjoy the views of the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. During the tour we'll also stop for a tasting of the typical Venetian aperitif called Spritz. Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or take an optional Gondola serenade ride. Tonight celebrate your wonderful vacation with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant (B,D) 


Day 14    SUN       Depart Venice
After breakfast you will be transferred to Venice airport for your flight home (B)

 

 

 

Hotels:

· Zagreb: Westin (DLX)
· Sarajevo: Europe (F) / Holiday (F) 
· Dubrovnik: Lapad (F) 
· Split:        Atrium (F) 
· Plitvice:    Jezero (F) 
· Bled:        Kompas (F) / Park (F) 
· Venice:     Bonvecchiati (F) 

 

 

   

Dates & Prices, 2021: 

 Tour Dates

 Tour Price  Tour Dates Tour Price

April 12-April 25

C$ 4,735 *)

Aug 30-Sept 12

C$ 5,295

June 07-June 20

C$ 5,175 **) 

Sept 13-Sept 26

C$ 5,295

July 05-July 18 

C$ 5,295 ***)

   

 

Above  tour prices are in Canadian dollars, per person, twin/double share 

 

 Seasons' Discounts: 

*)   - Book on/before March 01, 2021 & Receive $ 100 Off published tour price. A non-refundable deposit of $ 400 per person is required to guarantee a discount

**) - Book on/before April 01, 2021 & Receive $ 75 Off published tour price, per person. A non-refundable deposit of $ 350 per person is required to guarantee a discount 


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 - Book on/before August 15, 2021 & Receive $ 95 Off published tour price, per person. A non-refundable $ 350 deposit, per person, is required to guarantee a discount  

 

 

 

 

 
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