From Zagreb to Ljubljana and back, enjoy this 8-day odyssey across Europe. On this journey, you will be able to see such historical and cultural monuments as the Dubrovnik Cathedral, Sponza Palace and the Plitvice Lakes National Park.
Once you arrive at Zagreb, you will go to the hotel. Your guide will arrive with the group from Slovenia around lunch time. There will be a sightseeing tour with a local guide. You will have a chance to admire the city's two hills, the upper town and the new neighborhoods of Croatia’s capital city.
Overnight in Zagreb (Dinner).
Zagreb - Sarajevo
You will leave first thing in the morning to travel to Bosnia. We will have a coffee stop in Slavonski Brod, a border town on the bank of Sava River. You will then cross the border to Bosnia. These border regions hold bleak memories of the war in the 1990s. You will then arrive at Maglaj, where you will go on a tour of this Bosnian town. You will then resume your trip to Sarajevo, where you will arrive at the mid-afternoon. Sightseeing tour with local guide of this highly Turk-influenced city, where you will be able to learn about its musks, madrassas and hectic bazaars. You will also visit the Tunnel of Hope which saved the city during the Serbian siege.
Overnight in Sarajevo (Breakfast, Dinner).
Sarajevo – Dubrovnik
Another exciting tour of beautiful landscapes. You will travel to Mostar crossing deep valleys and see its gorgeous historic center and its stone bridge which separates the Orthodox, Muslim and Catholic communities. After lunch, you will stop in Medjugorje, a place visited by thousands of Catholic pilgrims. You will continue your trip to Kravica, where you will stop at its magnificent waterfall. You will resume your journey to Croatia over the border. You will arrive at Dubrovnik by the end of the day, where you will sojourn in a coastal location near the city.
Overnight in Dubrovnik (Breakfast, Dinner).
Sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik in the morning with a local guide. This is, no doubt, one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. The perfectly preserved historic center of this walled city on the Adriatic coastline is a jewel of the world’s architectural heritage. This visit includes a tour of the Franciscan Monastery which holds Europe’s oldest pharmacy; Dubrovnik Cathedral and Sponza Palace. We also include a cable car trip that will allow you to enjoy a wonderful vista of the city and its neighboring islands. Free afternoon. Return to the hotel at the end of the afternoon.
Overnight in Dubrovnik (Breakfast, Dinner).
Dubrovnik - Split
You will depart in the morning and travel along the Croatian coastline, where you will be able to watch amazing seascapes with islands. Arrival in Split at noon. We include a visit with a local guide and entry into the Diocletian’s Palace. You will tour this immense palace from the Roman period, its labyrinth of streets and its sea vistas.
Overnight in Split (Breakfast, Dinner).
Split - Opatija
You will travel to the interior region of Croatia, where you will drive through beautiful hilly landscapes to arrive at Plitvice Lakes National Park, which was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List. Park tickets included (with access to the lakes’ boats and train) which will allow you to admire the park's lakes and waterfalls. You will be able to trek along its trails and take the boats that sail through the waters of these lakes. After lunch, you will travel back to the coast toward the north of Croatia. You will arrive at Opatija. Sojourn in this resort town which offers a charming night life.
Note: In exceptional circumstances, either for meteorological reasons or tourist density, it may not be possible or advisable to use the train or boat in Plitvice
Overnight in Opatija (Breakfast, Dinner).
Opatija - Ljubljana
You will cross the border to Slovenia, where you will arrive at Postojna, one of the world’s largest caves; it can partially be toured by train. Afterwards, you will visit Bled, a gorgeous postcard town on the shore of a lake in the middle of which there is an islet where the bell tower of a monastery stands out at the foot of a medieval castle. We include a boat trip around Bled’s lake and a visit of the monastery on the islet. You will resume your trip to Slovenia’s capital city, Ljubljana. Arrival and tour with a local guide of Slovenia’s beautiful capital city.
Note: During winter, in order to be able to visit Ljubljana during the daylight hours, the visit may take place before departure to Maribor
Overnight in Ljubljana (Breakfast, Dinner).
You will travel to Maribor, Slovenia’s second most important city, highly influenced by Austrian culture, where its cathedral and castle stand out. Afterwards, you will return to Croatia. Arrival in Zagreb around 15:00. End of our services.