UNESCO sites tour Croatia

Duration: 8 Hours (approx.)

UNESCO sites tour Croatia

General Information About Excursion

UNESCO sites tour Croatia

Schedule

Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport private transfer to your hotel in Zagreb.
Enjoy your first day in Croatia and take your time for first impressions of the Croatian capital. Our English speaking driver will be on your disposal for all you may need during your stay in Croatia and he will assist with recommendations and transfers for the best restaurants or shopping areas in the destination.

Overnight stay is at the hotel  5* in Zagreb.




Enjoy your morning on leisure. In the afternoon join your local guide for a private walking tour of Zagreb Old town. A walking tour usually starts from Zagreb’s main square – Ban Jelacic Square and continues with the  visit of two historic settlements – Kaptol and Gradec – from which Zagreb, as a capital city, developed. On Kaptol you will not only learn about the biggest Cathedral in Croatia and Croatia’s Catholic Church but you will also get a chance to discover our picturesque farmer’s market Dolac. After crossing the border between the two hills, today the loveliest walking street in Zagreb, we walk up to Gradec, better known as Zagreb’s Upper Town, and enter it through medieval Stone Gate. Within the old walled hill of Gradec you will get a chance to see the seat of our countries administration, Parliament and Government buildings, as well as St. Mark’s Church with the  famous colored roof, baroque church of St. Catharine’s and 16th century Lotrscak tower. In order to get to the final point of the tour, there’s an option to use Zagreb’s Funicular, originally built in 1890, and known as the shortest funicular in Europe.After the tour our local guide will accompanied you to the charming Cheese & Wine bar near the main square Trg Bana Jelacica. Taste the best Croatian wines and cheese and enjoy the evening atmosphere of the old town.
Overnight stay is at the hotel  5* in Zagreb.






After breakfast transfer from Zagreb to the National Park Plitvice Lakes with en route stop in picturesque Rastoke for coffee break.Upon arrival in Plitvice Lakes check-in at the hotel 4* located just a few minutes drive from the national park. We suggest to taste the local specialties at the hotel restaurant.In the afternon meet your local guide  for a private walking tour of the National Park, one of the most beautiful natural sites in Croatia.Plitvice Lakes are a unique natural phenomenon - 16 picturesques lakes which are connected by a number of cascading waterfalls. Travertine barriers, which are made in the period of about ten thousand years, are one of the fundamental features of the park. The lakes are renowned for their distinctive colors, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue, depending on the quantity of minerals or organisms in the water and the angle of sunlight. The National Park covers an area of 29482 hectares. High forests, which in some places seem almost primeval, contain a wealth and variety of animal and plant life. There are deer, bears, wolves, wild boar, wild cats, small game and many kinds of birds.  About eight km of pathways and wooden walking trails around lakes are accessible to visitors and they have a possibility to see all of the 16 lakes and waterfalls by boat, train or on foot.After sightseeing tour with your local  guide, you will have time on leisure.

Overnight stay is at the hotel  4* in Plitvice.

 



During the morning we proceed to south part of Croatia to discover some of the most interesting cities in this part of Adriatic coast. On the way to Split we will visit a small village Skradin to enjoy local lunch and wine tasting in one of the best wineries in Croatia.

 Overnight stay is at the hotel  5* in Split.



In the morning join your local guide for a private walking tour of Split Old town. Split is the main cultural and economic center of Dalmatia and the second largest city in Croatia. The core of the old town is the famous Diocletian’s Palace constructed by Roman Emperor Diocletian 1700 years ago. Today it is one of the best preserved examples of late ancient architecture. Many remains from the Roman period, as well as from other periods of the past, can be seen in Split.The Emperor Diocletion’s square, or Peristil, the Cathedral of Split, the bell tower of St. Duje, Prokurative, and Mestrovic gallery, are the most famous among them. The narrow passages and small streets of this city are vibrant and alive with the spirit of the Mediterranean and the numerous museums and galleries offer valuable artistic and historical collections. A pleasant walk within Split Old town and a short drive (half an hour) to Trogir, another UNESCO heritage site worth to see.  It is a perfectly preserved medieval town and one of the most attractive cultural and historical destinations of the Croatian Dalmatian Coast. If you want to spend more time in Trogir, our staff will suggest an excellent tavern for your lunch.Drive back to Split. Enjoy your evening walking down the famous Split waterfront called Riva to feel the atmosphere of this beautiful city.

Overnight stay is at the hotel  5* in Split.

 



After breakfast at your hotel in the heart of Split, it is time to explore some more natural and historical  beauties of Unesco. First,  you will  visit  Šibenik -  a town which successfully combines famous history and natural beauties. Renaissance left a significant trace on the face of Šibenik, and St. Jacob cathedral is one of the most significant buildings, which definitely it is worth visiting. Šibenik’s Old Town is a typical Mediterranean medieval city, with a warren of pedestrianized alleyways and piazzas overlooked by green-shuttered stone houses. after the sightseeing of Sibenik and free time , we will take you to another famous national park – National Park Krka.Spend a pleasant afternoon exploring the breathtaking Krka National Park. Drink in sweeping panoramas of the park’s 17 waterfalls as you traverse the gravel pathways and round-loop boardwalk with your expert guide. See the beautiful Krcic, Roski and Risnjak waterfalls and the Franciscan monastery in Lake Visovac. Then, marvel at Skradinski Buk, the park's largest fall. Following your tour, make the most of free time to swim in the fall’s lower lake, explore independently, or visit the historical mill cottages.Drive back to Split.

Overnight stay is at the hotel  5* in Split.

 



Today it is time to leave the beautiful Split to go to the South of Croatia – Dubrovnik, The pearl of Adriatic. On the way we definitely suggest to make a stop in Mali Ston for a lunch with oyster tasting in fine restaurant by the sea. Cities of Ston & Mali Ston sit 50km northwest of Dubrovnik on an isthmus that  connects the Peljesac Peninsula, the second largest Croatian peninsula, with the mainland. Formerly part of the Republic of Dubrovnik, Ston was and is an important salt-producing town. Its economic importance to Dubrovnik led, in 1333, to the construction of a 5.5km wall, one of the longest fortifications in Europe.Enjoy your first day in the Pearl of Adriatic. Late in the afternoon join your local guide for a private walking tour of Dubrovnik Old town. Dubrovnik is among the 10 best medieval walled cities in the world and in 1979, it joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.Dubrovnik is among the 10 best medieval walled cities in the world and in 1979, it joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.The city of Dubrovnik is both a museum and a picturesque stage where cultural heritage and contemporary life meet. Walk down the main street of the Old Town – Stradun - to the statue of Orlando; the keeper of the flag of Liberty. Strolling along the narrow streets of the Old Town Dubrovnik, you will come across numerous sights such as the Rector's Palace, Franciscian Monastery and reveal some of the most fascinating stories hidden behind its stone walls.After the sightseeing we will take you to the top of famous hill Srdj above Dubrovnik to drink some cocktails and enjoy amazing views of Dubrovnik area. It is the most famous viewpoint in the region; on a clear day, you can see up to 60 km (37 miles).Dinner experience at one of the best local restaurants and a pleasant walk along the famous Stradun street.

 Overnight at the luxury hotel 5* inside the Old town.



Spend a pleasant morning before departure. Your vehicle will be ready to take you to Dubrovnik airport anytime when is convenient for you.

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NATIONAL PARK PLITVICE LAKES

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TROGIR

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ZAGREB

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