Eastern & Western Europe Tour - Globus®

The Croatian (RZ)

11 Day Tour from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

2018 Tour Details

Spectacular scenery, historic sites, and special experiences await you on this fantastic tour concentrating on Croatia. Along the way, you’ll overnight in Zagreb, Opatija, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik in Croatia, and in Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana.

If you’re interested in historical sights and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be thrilled. Visit Dubrovnik’s Rector's Palace, a gothic-renaissance palace dating to the 15th century; the 4th-century Diocletian's Palace in Split, a well-preserved fortress; the majestic cathedral in Zagreb, housed within a medieval fort; the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus in Pula; and the historical city of Trogir.

If you’re interested in beautiful scenery, this Croatia tour will delight. You'll enjoy guided walking tours in Plitvice National Park, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests, and in the pretty coastal city of Zadar. You'll experience the beauty of the Dalmatian Coast, with its dramatic limestone cliffs. You'll also visit the Postojna Caves, with its web of tunnels and stalactites, via mini-train.

These are just a few of the many highlights included on this magnificent guided tour of Croatia. It’s an once-in-a-lifetime vacation!
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 Destinations & Sightseeing

ZAGREB
Welcome dinner; guided sightseeing, visit the cathedral
LJUBLJANA
Guided sightseeing, visit St. Nicholas’ Cathedral
POSTOJNA
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Visit the caves
PULA
Guided visit including the Amphitheater and Temple of Augustus
PLITVICE
Guided walking tour in the national park
ZADAR
Guided walking tour through the Old Town to the main square
TROGIR
Visit the historic city
SPLIT
Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite Dinner at a local restaurant; guided walking tour, visit Diocletian’s Palace
DUBROVNIK
Guided walking tour; visit Rector’s Palace; farewell dinner

Headsets throughout the tour.

Notes:

  • Please check visa requirements with your local consulate(s); responsibility for obtaining visas rests with the traveler.
  • This tour passes through Bosnia-Herzegovina.

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
  • Old Bridge of the old city of Mostar
  • Old city of Dubrovnik
  • Natural and culture-historical region of Kotor

Transportation:

Motorcoach; mini-train. Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 6 three-course dinners with wine, including a welcome dinner in Zagreb, a special dinner in Split and a farewell dinner in Dubrovnik

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA

Welcome to Zagreb! At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and traveling companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.

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Day 2 ZAGREB–LJUBLJANA, SLOVENIA

This morning, guided sightseeing features all important landmarks of the Lower and medieval Upper Town, such as the Parliament, Stone Gate, the Archbishop’s Palace, and more, plus a visit to the majestic CATHEDRAL. Enter Slovenia and arrive in its elegant capital, Ljubljana.

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Day 3 LJUBLJANA

Sightseeing with a Local Guide includes the medieval castle, the impressive City Hall, and a visit to magnificent ST. NICHOLAS’ CATHEDRAL. Balance of the day at leisure.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 4 LJUBLJANA–POSTOJNA–OPATIJA, CROATIA

Enjoy Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite an exciting visit to the spectacular POSTOJNA CAVES by mini-train. The caves were discovered in the 17th century, and opened to the public in 1819. Then, continue to Opatija, a famous seaside resort frequented by tourists from the mid-19th century onwards.

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Day 5 OPATIJA. EXCURSION TO PULA

A scenic drive through the Istrian Peninsula to Pula, where your Local Guide will show you the Triumphal Arch of the Sergi, dating back to the 1st century, then, visit the perfectly preserved AMPHITHEATER and the TEMPLE OF AUGUSTUS. Return to Opatija and immerse yourself in the relaxed atmosphere of the resort. Walk along the lungomare seaside promenade and don’t forget to take pictures of the famous Maiden with the Seagull.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 6 OPATIJA–PLITVICE–ZADAR

Head inland to peaceful Plitvice and enjoy a guided walking tour of the NATIONAL PARK, famous for its lakes, waterfalls, and forests. Back to the coastline, and arrive at your beautifully situated hotel, surrounded by fragrant pine woods.

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Day 7 ZADAR–TROGIR–SPLIT

In the morning, drive into the center of Zadar and meet your Local Guide. A walking tour to the main square gives you a good impression of this city with its turbulent history, fighting off the Venetians, crusaders, and Turks over the centuries. Don’t miss the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun. The next two cities are UNESCO World Heritage Sites: explore picturesque Trogir, founded by Greek colonists and a major port until Roman times, and then continue to Split, the ancient Spalato. This evening, Globus Local FavoriteGlobus Local Favorite enjoy a special dinner at a local restaurant.

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Day 8 SPLIT

Your Local Guide takes you through the labyrinth of medieval streets within the walls of Emperor DIOCLETIAN’S PALACE, a well-preserved fortress and a living part of the Old Town. See the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the Temple of Jupiter with its impressive basement halls—a recent filming location in The Game of Thrones.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 9 SPLIT–BOSNIA-HERZEGOVINA–DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

Follow the Dalmatian coast, heading south to Dubrovnik. Beautifully situated on a promontory jutting into the Adriatic Sea, Dubrovnik was once an independent maritime republic rivaling Venice. Enjoy a walking tour with a Local Guide to see the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, and the impressive ramparts, erected during the Crusades to protect the town against land attacks. Visit the 15th-century RECTOR’S PALACE, built in gothic style, with renaissance and baroque elements, harmoniously combined.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 DUBROVNIK

The day is at leisure. Exciting optional excursions are available. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel to celebrate the success of your Croatian tour.

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Day 11 DUBROVNIK

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Tour Director

With Globus, there’s no better way to get to know your destination than through the eyes of your Tour Director. Averaging over a decade... we’d like you to meet a Tour Director, who is representative of the type of expert that will be with you on your vacation.

ZDENKA MARIC

Escorting tours for more than 15 years

When you join me on a tour of Eastern Europe, you can discover our beautiful medieval towns and great national park, relax on the shores of the blue Adriatic while sipping a glass of wine from our vineyards, spend time with the friendly locals, and learn about our culture, hospitality, folklore, and lively music.

Tour Director - ZDENKA MARIC

 Accommodations

Zagreb
Ljubljana
Opatija
Split
Dubrovnik

Zagreb

The Westin Zagreb

Superior First-Class

The Westin Zagreb Krsnjavoga 1, Zagreb,   Croatia

Krsnjavoga 1
Zagreb, Croatia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Seventeen-story Hotel situated downtown, adjacent to commercial center.

Hotel Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Spa Services
  • Beauty Salon
  • Parking/Valet
  • Fitness Room
  • Elevator
  • Currency Exchange
  • Hot Tub
  • Business Center
  • Concierge desk
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • ATM
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Luggage Storage

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Phone
  • Mini-bar
  • Desk
  • Television
  • Internet Access
  • Alarm Clock
  • Coffee Maker
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Safe
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Voicemail

Ljubljana

Austria Trend

First-Class

Austria Trend Dunajska Cesta, 154, Ljubljana,  Slovenia

Dunajska Cesta, 154
Ljubljana, Slovenia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

The Hotel Austria Trend Ljubljana is known as the prime address for elegant lodging in Ljubljana! The hotel awaits with all the amenities expected from a modern high-end hotel: an inspiring atmosphere, exclusive comfort, state-of-the-art facilities, stunning design, elegant details, professional service, international flair and the most spacious hotel rooms in Ljubljana (measuring from 30 m² minimum to 160 m²)! And don't forget about the spacious wellness area and highly professional conference service.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Free WiFi
  • Business Center
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa Services
  • Concierge desk
  • Elevator

Room Amenities

  • Smoking Rooms
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Mini-bar
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Phone
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Desk
  • Window Opens
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Voicemail
  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Television

Opatija

Agava

First-Class

Agava Marsala Tita 89, Opatija,  Croatia

Marsala Tita 89
Opatija, Croatia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Situated in the centre of Opatija surrounded by stunning gardens, this beautiful 75-room hotel was originally built in 1896. Facilities include an on-site restaurant which serves a wide range of Croatian specialities, café with an outdoor terrace and Free Wi-fi internet access is available throughout the property.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Spa Services
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Currency Exchange
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking/Valet
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Dry Cleaning

Room Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • Climate Control
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Internet Access
  • Phone
  • Hair Dryer
  • Alarm Clock
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning (Seasonal)
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • In-Room Safe
  • Air Conditioning
  • Window Opens
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Desk
  • Cable/Satellite

Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta

First-Class

Grand Hotel 4 Opatijska Cvijeta Viktora Cara Emina 6, Opatija,  Croatia

Viktora Cara Emina 6
Opatija, Croatia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

This 227-room charming hotel is housed in four different villas named after Opatija's best-known flowers and features a spa with indoor and outdoor pools, saunas and hot tubs. It provides an on-site restaurant serving Fresh local cuisine, a renowned patisserie offering homemade cakes and handmade chocolates, and Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the property.

Hotel Amenities

  • Dry Cleaning
  • Luggage Storage
  • Elevator
  • Free WiFi
  • Business Center
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa Services
  • Fitness Room
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Parking/Valet
  • Pool
  • Currency Exchange

Room Amenities

  • Alarm Clock
  • Desk
  • Room Service
  • Mini-bar
  • In-Room Safe
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Internet Access
  • Complimentary Toiletries
  • Phone
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Air Conditioning (Seasonal)
  • Climate Control
  • Television
  • Air Conditioning
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Window Opens

Split

President

Superior First-Class

President Starceviceva 1, Split,   Croatia

Starceviceva 1
Split, Croatia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Comfortable, urban hotel President.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Spa Services

Room Amenities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet Access
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Smoking Rooms
  • Hair Dryer
  • Television
  • In-Room Safe
  • Phone
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Mini-bar
  • Desk

Dubrovnik

Valamar Lacroma Resort

Superior First-Class

Valamar Lacroma Resort Ulica Iva Dulcica 34, Dubrovnik,  Croatia

Ulica Iva Dulcica 34
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Free Wifi

Free Wifi

Renowned for its fusion of nature and state of the art facilities, the hotel offers ultra modern rooms, the largest MICE facilities in the area, memorable gastronomic experiences in its gourmet restaurant.

Hotel Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Fitness Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Elevator
  • Spa Services
  • Concierge desk
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Business Center
  • Pool
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking/Valet
  • Currency Exchange
  • Restaurant On-Site
  • Hot Tub

Room Amenities

  • Coffee Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Cable/Satellite
  • Non-smoking Rooms
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • In-Room Safe
  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Mini-bar
  • Alarm Clock
  • Air Conditioning
  • Television
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Window Opens

 Optional Excursions

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased).

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)

No Excursions are available at this time.

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