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Luxury Small Group Journeys

Treasures of Croatia 2021


8 days from $5,695 per person

Limited to 18 guests

Discover the best of Croatia’s Adriatic coast and the romantic island of Hvar, taking in spectacular scenery and savoring local delicacies, and experience the historic walled city of Dubrovnik, walking its medieval ramparts, meeting with locals and viewing the city from the sea.

A&K Advantages

  • Stroll Split’s lively daily market to experience life as locals do, and ponder history on a visit to the majestic ruins of Diocletian’s Palace
  • On a Chef’s Table culinary experience in Hvar, visit a family-owned winery for a tasting accompanied by a variety of locally produced foods
  • Explore the charming fishing town of Ston and sample some of its famous oysters
  • Soak in the ambiance of historic Dubrovnik, walk the ramparts of its medieval walls and view the city by water on a private cruise
  • Learn about daily life during wartime from a civilian survivor of the siege of Dubrovnik, who shares memories of the costly battle for Croatian independence

Itinerary at a Glance

DAY 1
Arrive Split, Croatia
DAY 2
Split | Palace of Diocletian
DAY 3
Hvar | Wine Tasting at a Family-Owned Winery
DAY 4
Hvar | A Stroll Through Historic Streets
DAY 5
Dubrovnik | Oysters & The Old City
DAY 6
Dubrovnik & Konavle | Walking Tour & Silk Weaving
DAY 7
Dubrovnik | Design Your Day
DAY 8
Depart Dubrovnik

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Travel Privately with A&K | This itinerary is available as a private journey, Signature Croatia. Contact A&K for more details.

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.

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

Explore 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 dinner with a klapa concert.

Hotel Park
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 3
Hvar | Wine Tasting at a Family-Owned Winery

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. Upon arrival, visit the family-owned winery of renowned winemaker Andro Tomic for a Chef ’s Table experience that includes a wine tasting. Later, on the scenic drive back to Hvar Town, stop to view the gleaming limestone Spanjol Fortress. Tonight, enjoy fine dining at a local waterfront restaurant.

Palace Elisabeth
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 4
Hvar | A Stroll Through Historic Streets

This morning, walk the historic center of Hvar Town, pausing to take in the Cathedral, the Arsenal and the Benedictine Nunnery where resident nuns produce the world-famous agave lace.

Palace Elisabeth
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 5
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 Dominican Monastery, the Rector’s Palace and Dubrovnik Cathedral. Mingle with local traders and craftspeople in its markets. Then, listen as a survivor of the Balkan War shares memories of the conflict that secured Croatia’s independence from the former Yugoslavia. Hear about daily life in a city under siege and gain insights into how community members supported one another during their darkest hour. Later, watch silk weavers at work on a fascinating artisan visit in Konavle. Return to Dubrovnik for a private cruise, enjoying a Scenic Sundowner and taking in the fantastic city views.

Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 7
Dubrovnik | Design Your Day

Today, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.

Take Part in a Cooking Class with Wine Tasting, and then savor what you created for lunch.

Embark by Sea Kayak on a refreshing, tranquil paddle around Dubrovnik’s Old Town and Lokrum Island.

Visit Game of Thrones Shooting Locations on a walking tour, led by a local who worked as an extra on the series.

Tonight, gather for a farewell dinner in a fine local restaurant.

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

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to depart.

Meals: Breakfast

Travel Privately with A&K | This itinerary is available as a private journey, Signature Croatia. Contact A&K for more details.

Pre-Tour Extension: Slovenia & Zagreb

Start with a stay in lively Ljubljana and visit St. Mary Island in Lake Bled, set in the stunning Julian Alps of Slovenia, then proceed to Croatia to walk its capital, Zagreb, and view the National Theater, followed by an excursion to the lovely Plitvice Lakes.

Pre-Tour Extension: Lake Bled & Zagreb

5 days from $3,495 per person

Single Supplement from $695 per person

Available to add to all departure dates. 
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DAY 1

Upon arrival in Ljubljana, Slovenia, you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Grand Hotel Union
Meals: Dinner
DAY 2

Depart for picturesque Lake Bled, where you 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 discover the charms of historic Ljubljana's old town.

Grand Hotel Union
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 3

Take the funicular to explore Ljubljana's castle, and then enjoy time at leisure for lunch and independent exploration, before driving to Zagreb, Croatia.

Esplanade Zagreb Hotel
Meals: Breakfast
DAY 4

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

Esplanade Zagreb Hotel
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.

  • 2021
  • May 16 - May 23
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    $5,695
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    $1,695
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  • Jun 06 - Jun 13
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    $5,995
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    $1,995
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  • Aug 29 - Sep 05
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    Single Supplement
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    $6,295
    Single Supplement
    $2,295
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  • Sep 12 - Sep 19
    Limited Availability
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    $6,295
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    $2,295
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  • Sep 19 - Sep 26
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    $5,995
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    $1,995
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  • Oct 03 - Oct 10
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    $5,695
    Single Supplement
    $1,695
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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.

Travel Privately with A&K | This itinerary is available as a private journey, Signature Croatia. Contact A&K for more details.


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