Do not hesitage to give us a call. We are an expert team and we are happy to talk to you.
This wonderful 10-day trip will take you on an unforgettable journey through the medieval cities of Slovenia and Croatia. Venture down the Dalmatian Coast to magnificent cities on the Adriatic Sea where history combines with natural beauty in an unparalleled European adventure.
Taste the local wines of Slovenia’s wine region as you explore the country’s charming towns. Then, make your way down into Croatia, encountering splendid National Parks where enchanting waterfalls flow into beautiful terraced lakes. As the tour brings you to the magnificent Adriatic Sea, discover the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Trogir and legendary Dubrovnik.
Embrace the stunning beauty of this historic region on this well-curated 10-day tour.
Zagreb International Airport
3 Hours Before Flight Time
Upon arrival at Zagreb International Airport, you will be welcomed by your guide and accompanied to your hotel for check-in. Spend some time freshening up in the comfort of your hotel room and then join your guide for a pleasant walk through Croatia’s charming capital city. You will visit Zagreb’s most memorable sights, including the historical old town, the Government Palace, and the Cathedral.
Your tour continues today to the Slovenian wine region. First, we will journey to the picturesque town of Ptuj. Known as Poetovio during Roman times, Ptuj is one of the oldest, most beautiful towns in Slovenia. We will follow historic streets to the medieval castle and the Roman museum before continuing on to Maribor. The second largest city in Slovenia, Maribor is famous for its old town, known as Lent and is said to be the home of the oldest grape vine in the world, which is situated close to the Drava River. For an additional fee, you can enjoy wine tastings in both Ptuj and Maribor.
After breakfast today, we will continue to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. Our adventure begins with a “Top Ljubljana Foods” tour, which will take us through the city’s old town. You will learn about the city’s architecture, history, gastronomy, and the people who live here on a 3-4 hour stroll around the city. Much more than a simple food tour, you will find that “Top Ljubljana Foods” offers an excellent overview of the local cuisine, while delving deeper into the city’s heritage. At the end of the tour, you will have tasted a broad sampling of traditional Slovenian food and drink, and you will know a great deal about the history of the Slovenes. Stay overnight in Ljubljana.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel, then venture to Bled, home to a cliff-top castle and a famous 17th-century church, which sits on a small island in the middle of a lake. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely walk in the Bled Vintgar Gorge Natural Park before continuing on to Bohinj, a glacial lake in Triglav National Park. Take a refreshing swim, enjoy a canoe ride, or simply stroll along the shore. Later, we will visit Skofja Loka, one of the oldest towns in Slovenia. A walk around this charming town reveals a medieval castle and monastery. Transfer back to Ljubljana for overnight at the hotel.
This morning, we head to the Postojna Cave to marvel at its spectacular stone formations, followed by a visit to Predjama Castle set dramatically into the gaping mouth of the mountain. A journey to the Slovenian coast is next on the itinerary. Here, we will set out on a walking tour of Piran, a picturesque fishing village, known as the pearl of the Slovenian coast. Our next destination will be Opatija, a fashionable resort town on the Adriatic Sea. Known for grand villas built by Austro-Hungarian noblemen in the 19th century, Opatija offers an elegant setting for an evening stroll. Stay overnight in Opatija.
Enjoy a leisurely morning in Opatija soaking up the splendor of this breathtaking Adriatic paradise. Once we’ve taken the time to breath in the fresh sea air, we’ll drive inland to Plitvice. Here, we will discover a unique natural wonderland — Plitvice Lakes National Park. Home to 16 terraced lakes and spectacular waterfalls, this stunning oasis offers an enriching afternoon among a vibrant green forest. Stay overnight in Plitvice.
Today we’ll head back to the Adriatic coast to visit the historical center of Dalmatia — Zadar. Get acquainted with this remarkable city on an evening tour that will take you to its most important sights and monuments. Later, continue down the coast of Croatia to Trogir, a UNESCO World Heritage site, situated on a small island. Wander the city’s medieval streets and soak up the serene atmosphere before continuing on to Split where we will check into our next hotel.
Enjoy breakfast at your hotel before joining a walking tour of Croatia’s second largest city, Split. A jewel of the Dalmatian Coast, Split’s historical center is home to beautiful monuments, such as the UNESCO listed Diocletian’s Palace, cathedral, medieval fortifications, and Gothic palaces. Relax over lunch in town before heading to the last stop on our trip, the city of Dubrovnik, on Croatia’s southern tip.
Your last full day in Croatia is dedicated to the most breathtaking and notorious city on the Adriatic Sea. A UNESCO World Heritage site, Dubrovnik is a fortified stone city embraced by stunning blue waters. We will walk along this city’s ancient streets lined with architectural and cultural masterpieces, and stroll along its magnificent walls and fortresses. In the evening, you will have free time for sightseeing, shopping, tasting the local cuisine, and getting a feel for Dubrovnik’s nightlife.
It’s your last morning in Dubrovnik. Spend some relaxing moments in this inspiring destination to finish the tour before departing for Zagreb. Travelers also have the option to fly out of Dubrovnik Airport as well as any of the other airports in the vicinity. We hope you have had an unforgettable journey through this magnificent region, and wish you safe travels.