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9-Day Enlightened Tour
Croatia’s charm and beauty is timeless, from the glittering Adriatic sea, to the striking natural scenery of Hvar Island and the ancient architecture of Trogir and Dubrovnik which is both impressive and enchanting.
So Much is Included in the Price
• Return flights to and from the UK including all UK taxes
• Tours of Split and Dubrovnik will give you a real feel for these beautiful cities, and you’ll see a more relaxed side of Mediterranean life on the stunning island of Hvar
• Sightseeing as specified with transfers and entrance fees included
• Local guides who’ll share their knowledge of the country, its history and culture
• Free time to explore independently
• 8 breakfasts and 1 lunch
Want to Extend Your Holiday?
Historic Zagreb from £295pp
A city throbbing with energy, the country’s capital Zagreb offers an ideal contrast to the coastal resorts. There’s plenty of fashionable restaurants and outdoor cafÃ©s as well as beautiful parks, squares and galleries to explore.
Departs 10 September 2013
Prices From Only £1,525
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Land Only Option:
Day 1 Depart London Heathrow
You’ll arrive in Split in time to explore, and stay at the harbour-front Luxe Hotel for 3 nights.
Day 2 Split
Today’s half day tour takes you to Trogir, a historic port set within medieval walls. After a lunch of local delicacies, you’ll return to Split and embark on a walking tour of the old town, down winding streets to Diocletian’s Palace, the retirement residence of the Roman Emperor, which is one of the only Roman buildings in the world that is still inhabited.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.
Day 3 Split
You have a full day to explore Split at your own pace today, but if the lure of beautiful beaches appeals, we can arrange an optional excursion to the island of Brac.
Day 4 Split to Hvar Island
This morning you’ll board the ferry to Hvar, one of the beautiful islands off the Dalmatian Coast renowned for being one of the sunniest places in the country and famed for its pretty lavender fields. Here you’ll spend 2 nights at the superbly located Palace Hotel.
Day 5 Hvar Island
If you’d like an idea for what to do on your free day, you could take a boat to visit the untouched Palenki Islands.
Day 6 Hvar Island to Dubrovnik
Today you’ll take a short ferry journey to the mainland and continue by road past beautiful scenery before arriving at Dubrovnik. Your home here for 3 nights is the Lero Hotel, located between the old town and the beach area.
Day 7 Dubrovnik
On a half day tour this morning, you’ll see the main sights in the centre of the city, including the Franciscan Monastery, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. In the afternoon, the itinerary is up to you. You’ll have time to explore the charming old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and soak up the atmosphere.
Day 8 Dubrovnik
You have a full free day today to do your own thing. You might want to explore the city more, visit the small beaches, take a cable car up the mountain to see the incredible views or simply relax in a bar. You can also take an optional day excursion to the neighbouring tiny country of Montenegro and revel in the beautiful setting, bordered by the sea and mountains, and visit the enchanting old towns of Kotor and Budva.
Day 9 Arrive London Heathrow
Your return flight lands later today.
The Lero hotel is ideally located within walking distance of the old town and provides a unique Dubrovnik experience. The hotel is also a short walk from the GruÅ¾ harbor and main bus station.
The Palace hotel is the oldest hotel in Hvar and is framed by both gothic and renaissance architecture. This hotel holds a central location with incredible views of ancient plazas, St Stephens Cathedral and the yacht harbour.
Within steps of the ancient city of Split you will enjoy old world charm and state of the art luxury. Hotel Luxe features comfortable and modern rooms, each boasting fine textured linens, white wood tones and natural materials. Relax in your room after a busy day exploring the 1700 year old core of the city from this ideal location.
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