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14 Days History tour itinerary for bosnia-and-herzegovina: Savour The Best Of Both Worlds-Alps And Adriatic Sea

Bled, Bohinj, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Kotor, Ljubljana, Maribor, Mostar, Motovun, Piran, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna, Ptuj, Pula, Rovinj, Šibenik, Split, Trogir, Zadar

Nature
Nature Tour
History
History Tour
Sightseeing
Sightseeing Tour
Savour the best of both worlds-Alps and Adriatic Sea

Pula Arena

Pula-Croatia

Visit the four countries of former Yugoslavia in this comprehensive tour, discovering impressive caves in Slovenia, the best truffles in the world  in Croatian Motovun, the old stone bridge in Mostar, along with many UNESCO sites like the Plitvice lakes. Explore historic, unique cities such as Zadar, Split, Trogir and many more, and enjoy activities such as swimming in the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea.


DAY 01

Ljubljana - Arrival

  • Head to the apartment in Ljubljana

  • Overnight in Ljubljana apartments.

(breakfast included).



DAY 02

Ljubljana sightseeing

  • Take a 3-hour walking tour of the old town between castle hill and the river Ljubljanica.

  • Explore medieval Ljubljana and Ljubljana Castle, discovering its baroque architecture and the works of the architect Joze Plecnik.

  • After the tour, utilize the time for relaxation or to take a panoramic boat tour along the Ljubljanica River.

  • Overnight in Ljubljana apartments.

(breakfast included).

DAY 03

Ljubljana – Bled-Bohinj

  • In the morning, drive to Lake Bled, to admire the beautiful Alpine lake. It stands charming island in the middle and castle 130 meters above the lake.

  • Continue the drive deeper into the Julian Alps to explore another Alpine pearl - Bohinj and Triglav National Park.

  • Go up to the well-known winter ski resort Vogel (1922 m) by cable car and enjoy the panoramic view of untouched nature and the highest mountain peaks in Slovenia.

  • Head back to Ljubljana in the late afternoon.

  • Overnight in Ljubljana apartments.

(breakfast included).

DAY 04

Ljubljana – Ptuj - Maribor

  • After the breakfast,  drive to visit the oldest Slovenian town Ptuj and the second largest Slovenian town Maribor. Both cities are located in eastern Slovenia on the Drava River.

  • In Ptuj, explore treasures dating back to the time of the Celts and Romans.

  • Continue our tour towards Maribor, where you will visit the Old Vine;  holding the Guinness Book of Records - as the certified oldest grape vine in the world, and enjoy a wine-tasting session.

  • We will arrive in Ljubljana in the late afternoon.

  • Overnight in apartment.

(breakfast included).

DAY 05

Postojna/Skocjan caves - Hrastovlje village - Motovun – Rovinj

  • This morning, leave Ljubljana and head towards the caves.

  • You can choose to visit Postojna caves - today the known parts of the Postojna spelaean system comprise 21 km, which means that Postojna Caves is the largest show cave of the Classic Karst in Europe. Or you can visit UNESCO site in Slovenia - Škocjan caves, its biggest underground canyon in the world with Reka River running through it.

  • At 12.00,  depart from caves and stop in a small village Hrastovlje, which is known for its Romanesque church of the Holy Trinity frescoes, listed under the World Heritage List.

  • At 14:00,  stop in a small picturesque town Motovun in Croatian Istria, to taste traditional homemade truffle delicacies, for which the valley of the Mirna River is well known.

  • In the afternoon, arrive in Rovinj - The Old Town is where life started on what used to be an island secured by medieval walls.

  • Visit the largest monument in the city, the Church of St. Euphemia , a Venetian Baroque building restored between the 1725 and 1736. The bell tower was designed by the Milanese architect Alessandro Monopola, a replica of the Church of St. Mark in Venice.

  • At 18:00 late afternoon, walk around the old town and up to the church to admire the great sunset.

  • Overnight in Rovinj at La Casa di Loreto apartments - breakfast not included, but restaurants and bakery are nearby.

DAY 06

Rovinj – Pula – Plitvice lakes

  • In the late morning, depart from Rovinj.

  • At 9.00, arrive in Pula to visit the famous Roman amphitheatre.

  • After a short walk around the amphitheatre and the town (and possible to take time for a coffee break), continue driving towards Plitvice lakes.

  • At 13:00, start your tour around Plitvice lakes - one of the most popular sites in Croatia that is also under UNESCO heritage. 16 big and small lakes and 92 waterfalls form one of the most magnificent sites in the world.

  • Overnight in Ethno apartments Plitvice Selo - breakfast not included, but restaurants and bakery are nearby.

DAY 07

Plitvice – Zadar – Šibenik – Trogir

  • At 10:30, depart from Plitvice towards Dalmatia, with the first stop in Zadar, that used to be capital of the Dalmatia.

  • Admire the Sea Organs and Sun salutation with medieval churches of St. Donatus and St. Anastasia and admire old Roman Forum.

  • Continue to Šibenik that is extremely proud of its UNESCO protected cathedral of St. James and the medieval town surrounding it.

  • At 14:00, arrive in Zadar and start private sightseeing tour with local guide.

  • At 17:00 , arrive in Sibenik and start private sightseeing tour with local guide.

  • Free time for swimming.

  • At 20:00, arrive in Trogir and overnight in Aparthotel Bellevue Trogir – breakfast included.

DAY 08

Trogir – Split – Trogir

  • In the morning , continue with a private guided tour of Trogir (a UNESCO site) -a  charming medieval Renaissance town built on a small island squeezed between the mainland and island of Ciovo.

  • Admire the famous cathedral st. Lawrence and city walls surrounding the old town.

  • In the evening, return to Split for a guided tour of the old town with a visit to the Diocletian’s palace, Cathedral St. Duje, Riva.

  • At 10:00, a private 5-hour sightseeing tour of Trogir and Split.

  • At 15:00, take the free time for lunch or walking around Split.

  • Late afternoon/evening return to Trogir.

  • Overnight in Aparthotel Bellevue Trogir – breakfast included.

DAY 09

Trogir – Stari Grad – Hvar

  • In the morning, take a ferry to Hvar island, which is one of the most famous along Dalmatian coast.

  • Upon arrival to Hvar,  visit Stari Grad, the area that was settled by Greeks in 4C BC and is today protected by UNESCO.

  • In the afternoon, head to Hvar town to visit one of the best-protected towns on Dalmatian islands.

  • Overnight in Hvar private apartments Sea View house – breakfast included.

DAY 10

Hvar

  • Free time in Hvar.

  • Overnight in Hvar private apartments Sea View house – breakfast included.

DAY 11

Hvar – Mostar – Počitelj – Dubrovnik

  • After breakfast, drive through Hvar island towards Bosnia & Herzegovina to visit Mostar.  Admire the town where east meets west along Neretva river,across which beautiful bridge of Mostar was built. Bridge gave Mostar its name (mostari-bridge toll collectors) and is since 2007 protected by UNESCO.

  • In the morning, make short stop at Pocitelj, beautiful "Turkish" looking village also under the protection of UNESCO (together with Mostar) and continue your drive along Neretva river to admire millions of mandarin trees before you reach Dubrovnik late in the evening.


  • Overnight in Dubrovnik private apartments Villa View house (with private terrace and a superb view of the town, but quite a lot of stairs to reach the old town, possible to have a transfer) – breakfast not included, but restaurants and bakery are nearby.

DAY 12

Dubrovnik

  • Take this full day to admire Pearl of Adriatic - UNESCO protected Dubrovnik - surrounded by 2 kilometres long defensive walls and with one of the best preserved old city centres in the world.

  • During the day, go for a 2-hour private sightseeing tour with a local guide - outside visits of the Rector Palace, Cathedral, Franciscan monastery, old port etc.

  • After the tour, use the free time to explore Dubrovnik walls, museums, and have lunch or maybe even to take a tour to nearby Lokrum Island.

  • Overnight in Dubrovnik, private apartments Villa View house (with private terrace and a superb view of the town, but quite a lot of stairs to reach the old town, possible to have a transfer) – breakfast not included, but restaurants and bakery are nearby

DAY 13

Kotor bay – Njegoši – Budva

  • After the breakfast, take a day tour to Montenegro.

  • Visit the biggest fjord in Adriatic - Boka Kotorska with st. George and Lady of the Rocks island, in front of Perast.

  • Continue to Kotor - also UNESCO protected the site, with more than 5km long wall surrounding it.

  • Continue towards Njegoši, for a spectacular panoramic ride and arrive in Budva after that.

  • In the evening return to Dubrovnik.

  • Overnight in Dubrovnik (with private terrace and a superb view of the town, but quite a lot of stairs to reach the old town, possible to have a transfer) – breakfast not included, but restaurants and bakery are nearby.

DAY 14

Dubrovnik – airport Čilipi

  • Depart from Dubrovnik.

  • Arrival to Dubrovnik Airport to catch the flight.

  • 1685 EUR Per Adult (* Group of 8 )
  • 1775 EUR Per Adult (* Group of 7)
  • 1885 EUR Per Adult (* Group of 6)
  • 2095 EUR Per Adult (* Group of 5)
  • 2325 EUR Per Adult (* Group of 4)
  • 2690 EUR Per Adult (* Group of 3)
  • 3485 EUR Per Adult (* Group of 2)
  • 6970 EUR Per Adult (* Solo traveller)
  • 13 overnights in a 3 star- hotel or apartment.  (breakfast in some hotels or apartments breakfast is not included, but bakery and restaurants are nearby)

  • Tourist tax.

  • A professional English speaking tour manager/driver (24/7) with a car (VW Touran, Opel Zafira, Citroen C5, Peugeot Boxer or similar) and including all the expenses for 2700 km.

  • Transport with an English speaking driver - tour manager (24/7), who will drive you to all attractions.

  • Local English speaking guides for city tours in Slovenia, Split, Trogir, Šibenik, Dubrovnik.

  • Return ferry ticket for Hvar.

  • Accident insurance.

  • Prices are per person in double room

  • Lunch, dinner and other meals. (some breakfast are included)

  • Travel personal Insurance.

  • Airfares.

  • Entrances approx. from 150 EUR/person.

  • An individual proposition for tours can be prepared upon agreement as well. We can tailor a programme according to guest’s flight arrangement.

  • In some cases, different prices and general terms and conditions may be agreed upon. 

  • Pursuant to the Slovenian Code of Obligations, TOUR AS reserves the right to cancel the programme in case of force majeure or to slightly modify it but not to the detriment of its content.

Bled, Bohinj, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Kotor, Ljubljana, Maribor, Mostar, Motovun, Piran, Plitvice Lakes, Postojna, Ptuj, Pula, Rovinj, Šibenik, Split, Trogir, Zadar

Nature
Nature Tour
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History Tour
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