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Luxury Small Group Journeys

Treasures of Croatia 2017


8 Days from TBA

Limited to 18 guests

Experience the marvels of Croatia and Montenegro, visiting Dubrovnik and Hvar and enjoying spectacular scenic views and a delectable array of local foods throughout your journey.

A&K Advantages

Discover the best of Croatia and Montenegro, including three nights in Dubrovnik and two in idyllic Hvar

Visit the fishing town of Ston and sample its famous oysters

Stroll Split’s lively daily market to experience life as locals do

Tour a family-owned winery and enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by a variety of locally produced foods on a Chef’s Table culinary experience

Make an authentic artisan visit to a silk-weaving workshop

Boat the Bay of Kotor fjord to visit a lovely church on an island, as part of a day-long sojourn in splendid Montenegro

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1:
Arrive Split, Croatia
DAY 2:
Split | Palace of Diocletian
DAY 3:
Hvar | Historic Waterfront Splendors
DAY 4:
Hvar | Winery Visit & Wine Tasting
DAY 5:
Ston/Dubrovnik | Oysters & the Old City
DAY 6:
Dubrovnik/Konavle | Walking Tour & Silk Weaving
DAY 7:
Kotor, Montenegro/Dubrovnik | Island Church
DAY 8:
Depart Dubrovnik

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Pre-Tour Extension: Lake Bled & Zagreb 5 Days from $2,695 Learn More
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DAY 1:
Arrive Split, Croatia

Arrive in Split, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for a welcome dinner at the hotel.

Hotel Park
Meals: Dinner
DAY 2:
Split | Palace of Diocletian

Tour Split, starting with the Palace of Diocletian and its synagogue, and view St. Domnius Cathedral. Stroll Split’s Old Town and harbor-front promenade. Visit the daily market, and then enjoy your afternoon at leisure, before a dinner with a klapa concert.

Hotel Park
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3:
Hvar | Historic Waterfront Splendors

Ride Like a Local by public ferry along the stunning Dalmatian coastline to picturesque Hvar, a lush, mountainous island, where Venetian palaces grace narrow backstreets and secluded coves beckon. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant, then stroll to view the town’s Cathedral and Arsenal.

Adriana Hvar Spa Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4:
Hvar | Winery Visit & Wine Tasting

Visit a family-owned winery for a wine tasting accompanied by a diverse sampling of products from their farm. Explore Hvar Town’s center and view the gleaming limestone Spanjol Fortress.

Adriana Hvar Spa Hotel
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 5:
Ston/Dubrovnik | Oysters & the Old City

Head to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” stopping en route in Ston, renowned for its oysters, which you may wish to sample when you enjoy lunch in a typical Dalmatian restaurant.

Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 6:
Dubrovnik/Konavle | Walking Tour & Silk Weaving

Stroll through Dubrovnik with your local guide to see the Franciscan monastery, the Rector’s Palace and Dubrovnik Cathedral. Later, watch silk weavers at work on a fascinating artisan visit in Konavle. Return to Dubrovnik, where you ride a cable car up Mount Srd for a Scenic Sundowner, taking in the fantastic city views.

Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 7:
Kotor, Montenegro/Dubrovnik | Island Church

Travel to Montenegro, stopping at the Bay of Kotor fjord for lunch and boating out to Our Lady of the Rocks, a tiny church built on an island. Then, visit Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tonight, gather for a farewell dinner in a fine local restaurant in Dubrovnik.

Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 8:
Depart Dubrovnik

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to depart.

Meals: Breakfast

Pre-Tour Extension: Lake Bled & Zagreb

Pre-Tour Extension: Lake Bled & Zagreb

5 Days from $2,695

DAY 1:

Upon arrival in Ljubljana, Slovenia, you are met and transferred to your hotel on picturesque Lake Bled, with views of the clifftop castle and the Julian Alps.

Grand Hotel Toplice
Meals: Dinner
DAY 2:

Visit Bled Castle to view the large collection of 16th- to 18th-century weaponry in its museum, and then board a boat to tour St. Mary Island. Later, join your local guide to walk Vintgar Gorge.

Grand Hotel Toplice
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 3:

Travel to Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia. View its 18th-century cathedral, Baroque palace and colorful frescoes. Drive to Zagreb, Croatia.

Esplanade Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 4:

Walk Zagreb to view the National Theater and the Well of Life by Ivan Meštrović. Later, visit the Meštrović Atelier to see the artist’s works.

Esplanade Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 5:

Transfer to Split, stopping en route to visit Plitvice Lakes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tour the National Park, followed by lunch. Then, continue to Split.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.

First group event: welcome briefing at 6:30 p.m. on Day 1.

Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 7.

Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.


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