Visiting: SPLIT – TROGIR – ŠIBENIK – HVAR – KORČULA – DUBROVNIK
10 Day Private Journey
Available from April through October
Signature Tour – Split to Dubrovnik – 10 Days
This package eliminates drive time and long distances making it perfect for the selective guest. With expert guides and private chauffeurs at your service, the journey from Split to Dubrovnik will be magical. Relax and gaze at the serene water on the short ferry rides from port to port. Walk through the fascinating streets of Split and its incredible seaport, take a tour of historical Salona and its ancient ruins, indulge in a wine tour and private dinner on Hvar and look out over the stunning views of the Dalmatian islands in Korčula. End your journey in gorgeous Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and called “the pearl of the Adriatic” by George Bernard Shaw. Dubrovnik’s Old Town is surrounded by primeval walls encasing marble streets and masterful Baroque architecture that glow in the setting sun. Savor authentic local cuisines and dream the night away in delightful hotels along the way. Adventures Croatia offers a perfectly encapsulated adventure into this fairy tale land.
Arrival to Split
Private transfer to your hotel located in the heart of the city and situated where the emperor’s own sleeping chambers used to be! The hotel was created by merging three palaces from three different periods: Romanic, Gothic and Renaissance with the ancient Roman niches and wall elements still visible. Join our guide in the hotel lobby for a late afternoon walking tour of Split, one of the Adriatic’s most amazing seaports and Croatia’s second-largest city. This 1700-year-old harbor has its share of historic monuments, museums, and galleries. Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, as the ancient heart of Split, is one of the best-preserved Roman royal residences on the planet.
Trogir – Salona
Meet your guide in the morning for a walking tour of historical Trogir and Salona via private transfer. First, visit the city of Trogir, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as the “Jewel of the Adriatic.” Stroll through town and visit the gloriously decorated 13th-century cathedral, the town loggia, and the duke’s palace. Next, visit the ruins of ancient Salona, once the capital of this region and the location of where the story of the area actually started, for a rare glance at a live archeological site. Afternoon at leisure.
After a morning of leisure, your guide will meet you at the hotel for a private transfer to Šibenik for a walking tour of this wonderful city. Situated in the deep natural bay, Šibenik is one of the most naturally protected harbors on the Adriatic coast. Little streets lead to attractive squares where modern shop windows mix nicely with the architecture of centuries gone by. The cathedral of Sveti Jakov, built in 1434, is an important architectural Renaissance building, listed as a Unesco World Heritage Site. A cathedral lies just underneath the fortress walls of the town in the old area of Šibenik. Enjoy dinner on the outdoor terrace of an exclusive local wine pairing restaurant. Return to Split for one last evening in your hotel.
Departure for Hvar town on island Hvar aboard an 11:30 catamaran and arriving at 12:30. Assistance with transfer and tickets. Take your time to get situate into the luxurious Hotel 4*. Called the ‘Croatian Madeira’, as it receives 2724 hours of sunshine each year, island Hvar is a unique experience. Between protective pine-covered slopes and the azure Adriatic, medieval Hvar town exudes more than a whiff of Venice. It was under Venetian rule that Hvar’s citizens developed the fine stone-carving skills that resulted in a profusion of beautifully ornamented buildings. Private walking tour in the late afternoon.
Enjoy the morning in Hvar town watching the sights and sounds of this yachting paradise. Afternoon departure on a wonderful wine tour of Hvar ending with a private dinner in an olive grove. Return to Hvar.
Hvar – Korčula
Morning in Hvar at leisure. Depart for Island Korčula in the afternoon. You will have assistance with transfer, ferry tickets included. The staff of the hotel will wait for you in the harbor. Check into this hotel located in the very center of historic Korčula Old Town. This unique hotel occupies an 18th-century bishop’s palace and five medieval cottages, offering luxurious accommodation in six residences, complete with five-star service, a spa and a restaurant overlooking the breathtaking Dalmatian archipelago. Korčula has a lot to offer its visitors. See and learn its art and history, its culture, traditional crafts, skills of stone masonry and shipbuilding, sword dances, music, writings, and its most famous inhabitant – Marco Polo. Dinner at hotel restaurant.
Morning walking tour of historic Korčula! Afternoon at leisure. Last night in Korčula.
Korčula – Dubrovnik
Private transfer from Korčula to Dubrovnik via picturesque Pelješac peninsula. Stop in historic Ston to tour the walls and ancient salt pans. Arrive in Dubrovnik in the afternoon. Check into the luxurious hotel and then join your guide for a walking tour of this magnificent city. George Bernard Shaw was enchanted by this beautiful city, about which he said “those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik and see Dubrovnik”, as well as, famously, describing it as “the pearl of the Adriatic”. Dubrovnik truly is a stunning city with its amazing Old Town, which became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979. A magnificent curtain of walls surrounds marble streets and Baroque buildings that exude a pearly light in the Adriatic sun. The main pedestrian thoroughfare, Placa, is a mélange of cafés and shops with outstanding monuments at either end. Churches, monasteries, and museums ornamented with finely carved stone recall an eventful history and a vibrant artistic tradition. Beyond the city are a heavenly landscape of beaches, wooded peninsulas, and a sea strewn with lush islands.
Explore Dubrovnik today! Your private guide will take you on a walking tour in the morning within the ancient walled city. Enjoy the walls, museums, and galleries. Rest of the day will be at your leisure, allowing time to browse, swim, explore, getting to know this magical city and all it has to offer. Late afternoon departure for traditional dinner served in the hillside.
Dubrovnik – Departure day!
Private transfer from your hotel to the airport.
This package includes:
- 3 nights hotel 4* – Split –Deluxe bedroom
- 2 nights hotel 4* – Hvar – Superior bedroom, sea view
- 2 nights hotel 4* – Korčula
- 2 nights hotel 5* – Dubrovnik, superior room, sea view with balcony
- Breakfasts daily, all taxes and VAT
- Professional English speaking guides throughout
- Private airport transfers
- Private walking tour of Split
- Private walking tour of Trogir and Salona
- Walking tour of Šibenik and dinner at a local restaurant
- Assistance with catamaran transfer to Hvar Walking tour of Hvar
- Wine tour of Hvar with dinner in an olive grove
- Assistance with transfer to Korčula
- Dinner at Korčula Hotel upon arrival
- Private walking tour of Korčula town
- Private transfer from Korcula to Dubrovnik with a tour of Ston (walls and salt pans)
- Walking tour of Dubrovnik (2 museums, walls)
- Traditional dinner served in the hillside
The package does not include:
- Meals and drinks not included in the cost
- Airfare, Travel Insurance, Gratuities, Personal Expenses
Signature Tour – Split to Dubrovnik – 10 Days
- Available from April through October
- Private Journey for 2 – 8 Persons
- Prices are based on number of passengers traveling and dates of travel
- Hotels are not guaranteed until confirmed