Croatian Escape (KCZX)

8 Day Tour from Zagreb to Zagreb

2021 Tour Details

Discover a world of beauty, history, and rich tradition on your escorted tour of Croatia without the higher prices and crowded sites of the busy travel season.

Your vacation begins with welcome dinner in Zagreb. Explore the sights of Croatia’s extraordinary capital with a local guide and see the important monuments of the upper and lower town. Take a scenic drive to Zadar for a first view of Croatia’s stunning coastline, where you’ll enjoy the magical sounds and lights of the Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun installations. You’ll visit the dramatic setting of Dubrovnik, an ancient maritime republic poised above the Adriatic Sea. Explore the impressive ramparts of the walled city, see its Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, and visit the 15th-century Rector’s Palace. In Split—ancient Spalato—tour the Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, and see the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the incredible Temple of Jupiter. A meal of local specialties awaits you at a local restaurant for a taste of Croatia.

Your guided vacation in Croatia ends back in Zagreb with a farewell dinner to celebrate your Croatian Escape, you’ll enjoy it all! This Croatian Escape has it all- film worthy locations and mouthwatering local dishes, all easier to enjoy in the off season!

Headsets throughout the tour.
Free Wi-Fi available on your motorcoach and in most hotel lobbies.
Croatian Escape map
Escapes by Globus

 Photo Highlights

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

  • Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
  • Old city of Dubrovnik


 Meals & Itinerary

Full buffet breakfast daily; 4 three-course dinners: including dinner at a local restaurant in Split


  • Hotels listed may occasionally be substituted with alternative hotels of equivalent standard.



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



Guided sightseeing features important landmarks of the Lower and medieval Upper Town, such as the Parliament, Stone Gate, the Archbishop’s Palace, and the majestic cathedral.

Breakfast Breakfast


A scenic drive will take you to Zadar. A guided walking tour to the main square gives you a good impression of this city with its turbulent history of fighting off the Venetians, crusaders and Turks over the centuries. Don’t miss Nikola Basic’s amazing Sea Organ and the Greeting to the Sun installations.
Today’s Distance: 199 mi / 320 km

Breakfast Breakfast


Arrive in Dubrovnik. Beautifully situated on a promontory jutting into the Adriatic Sea. Enjoy a walking tour with your Local Guide to see the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, and the impressive ramparts, erected during the Crusades to protect the town against land attacks. Also visit the 15th-century RECTOR’S PALACE, built in gothic style, harmoniously combined with renaissance and baroque elements. Balance of the day is at leisure.
Today’s Distance: 217 mi / 350 km

Breakfast Breakfast


Full day at leisure. You may wish to join your Tour Director for an optional excursion to explore this fascinating region.

Breakfast Breakfast


In Split, the ancient Spalato, follow your Local Guide for a walk 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. Also see the Mausoleum, the Cathedral of St. Domnius, and the Temple of Jupiter with its impressive basement halls—a filming location for Game of Thrones. This evening enjoy an included dinner at a local restaurant.
Today’s Distance: 162 mi / 260 km

Breakfast Breakfast


A pleasant drive takes you back to Zagreb. This evening, a farewell dinner awaits at your hotel to celebrate your Croatian tour.
Today’s Distance: 280 mi / 450 km

Breakfast Breakfast


Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast




 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

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). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyGlobus site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

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



Konavle Valley Lunch and Liqueur Tasting

Konavle Valley Lunch and Liqueur Tasting

Discover the bounty and beauty of southern Croatia as you journey into the Golden Valley of Konavle for lunch and a liqueur tasting at a historic agritourism venue.

Price Range: $$

* The "Starting at" or listed price is based on the lowest price available to book. Price is per passenger based on double occupancy and does not include International airfare; additional fees/charges are not included. If a price is crossed out, the new price shown includes a limited time promotional offer(s) – please review current promotions or deals for additional information. Some tours require intra-vacation flights (and in some cases intra-vacation segments must be purchased from Globus).