During this tour you will discover the charm and gastronomic layering that is Croatia, from North to South. Various landscapes, different cultures and the varied cuisine of this small country. The variety stems from the different influencing factors over the centuries. You will learn all the secrets of Dalmatian cuisine with our chef during a one day cooking class in Trogir! Also, you will visit historical sites, coastal towns and of course enjoy the sea and sun!
DAY 1 – arrival to Pula
Upon arrival at the Pula airport, you will pick up your rental car. Upon delivery of your car you will make your way to the city of Pula.
Pula is a nice town at the tip of the Istrian peninsula, which has come to be known as ’the new Tuscany’ for its bright medieval hilltop towns and ancient ruins, Pula boasts a rich and varied cultural heritage.The star of the show is the remarkably well-preserved Roman amphitheatre, in the heart of the city, which dominates the streetscape and doubles as a venue for summer concerts and festivals.A guided tour of Pula in the afternoon.Our local guide you will help you discover all the secrets of the city as well as it’s gastronomic secrets.
DAY 2 – Visit Istria – picturesque medieval villages
This magic piece of land, a place of mixing cultures and hospitality combines the most contrasting features. On one hand, a coastline of crystal clear water and small picturesque fishing ports, with its wonderful boats and charming narrow little streets which are so a part of the Mediterranean charm. On the other hand, picturesque medieval towns scattered in the mountainous hinterland of this gorgeous heart-shaped peninsula.
DAY 3 – Plitvice lakes National Park - Zadar
Day 3 brings us to Plitvice National Park. The Plitvice Lakes National Park is the most visited among the eight national parks in Croatia. Set in deep woodland, 16 crystal-blue lakes descend for more than 8 km and form countless spectacular waterfalls. Enjoy breathtaking scenery while walking along numerous promenades through the woods in the biggest National Park in Croatia. UNECO World Heritage status was granted in 1979, among the first in the world. At the end of the day you depart to Zadar.
DAY 4- Town of Zadar – Trogir
A guided tour of the city of Zadar, a city of ancient origins with the largest excavated Roman forum on the eastern part of the Adriatic and beautiful Romanesque churches. Apart from the medieval churches, Roman ruins and other ancient monuments, two of Zadar’s most popular attractions are modern artistic installations: the Sea Organ and Sun Salutation. These artistic structures utilize the power of nature so that you may enjoy, as Alfred Hitchcock said, ‘the most beautiful sunsets in the world’.. End of the day,departure to Trogir.
DAY 5 – Dalmatian Cuisine One-day Cooking Class in Trogir
You will meet up with our culinary chef at the market in Trogir where you will choose the ingredients you want for the meal you will prepare.On our hosts shaded terrace you will prepare a traditional Dalmatian dish and later eat together in a friendly atmosphere. In the afternoon we will visit Split. enjoy the promenade in this amazing city. After seeing a peristyle worthy of the Caesars, the Mausoleum of a Roman emperor and a sphinx imported from Egypt, you can drink your coffee in an ancient temple …
DAY 6 – Dubrovnik
On day 6 you will discover the splendid Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The city with a unique political and cultural history, Dubrovnik is famous for its beauty and is one of the most attractive cities in the Mediterranean.
DAY 7 – Dubrovnik –a guided tour of Dubrovnik and the isle of Lokrum
Day 7, a guided tour of Dubrovnik, with our local guide. In the afternoon, you can visit the isle and island of Lokrum, just a breath away from Dubrovnik it stands like a guardian spirit. The island of Lokrum, has a Special Reserve of Forest Vegetation, under the strict protection of UNESCO. You can take a walk in the Botanical Garden, swim in crystal clear water and enjoy a little peace of heaven. Besides the Botanical Garden, there are a few locations you should visit on Lokrum: Mrtvo More (Dead Sea), a unique lake linked with the sea and the fortress called Fort Royal, built by the French in 1806 at the highest elevated point of Lokrum.
DAY 8 – Departure
You will drop your rental car at the Dubrovnik airport and depart from there.
|Price per person/flight not included 2020
||Based on 2 persons||Based on 3 persons||Based on 4 persons|
|Price low season||1329||1017||1031|
|Price high season||1512||1201||1271|
Included in price
• Hotel accommodation **** in the region of Pula – double room/private bathroom /breakfast included – 1 night
• Hotel accommodation **** in the region of Opatija – double room/private bathroom /breakfast included – 1 night
• Hotel accommodation **** in the region of Zadar – double room/private bathroom /breakfast included – 1 night
• Hotel accommodation **** in Trogir – double room/private bathroom /breakfast included – 2 nights
• Hotel accommodation **** in Dubrovnik – double room/private bathroom /breakfast included – 2 nights
• Rental car from Day 1 to Day 8 – Zagreb – Dubrovnik – basic insurance and one way rental included
• Dalmatian Cuisine One-day Cooking Class, professional leadership (English)
• Guided tour of Pula
• Guided tour of Zadar
• Guided tour of Dubrovnik
• Detailed program documentation
• Assistance by phone 24/7 during your stay in Croatia
Not included in price
• Plane ticket
• Gas (rental car)
• Meals that are not mentioned
• Local boats, boat excursions