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Tour: 6740 - 2013 (6740) - 2013 / 2014


The Plitvice Lakes consist of sixteen lakes connected by beautiful waterfalls
The Plitvice Lakes consist of sixteen lakes connected by beautiful waterfalls
The original Bridge of Mostar was destroyed in 1993 during the Bosnian-Herzegovian War and has since been rebuilt
Stroll along the coast of Dubrovnik, Croatia
Walk through the historic streets of Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Itinerary

Day 1Arrive in Ljubljana, Slovenia

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to see some of Ljubljana, the Slovenia capital with a strong Alpine/Austrian architectural flavor. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (Dinner)

Day 2Ljubljana–Postojna Caves–Zadar, Croatia

Undoubtedly one of the highlights on this tour is a visit to the Postojna Caves. Your included visit is comprised of a train ride and a walking tour, which will allow you to see what are possibly Europe’s most extensive and best-known caves. Then, into Croatia, traveling southeast along the coast to Zadar for sightseeing and an overnight stay. It was under Venetian domination for centuries, then Austro/Hungarian, was ruled by Italy after WWI, and today belongs to Croatia. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 3Zadar–Split–Dubrovnik

Drive south to Split to visit the former home town of the Roman emperor Diocletian and his palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. More of the lovely Dalmatian Coast before reaching Dubrovnik for two overnights. (Breakfast)

Day 4Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is the best-preserved Croatian medieval city and the liveliest in Dalmatia. The most interesting part of the city is, of course, the Old Town. The Local Guide will give you a full commentary on the history of this beautifully preserved medieval architectural wonder on your included sightseeing tour. Afternoon and evening optional excursions are available. (Breakfast)

Day 5Dubrovnik–Neretva Gorges–Mostar, Bosnia-Herzegovina–Sarajevo

Start the day with a scenic drive into the rugged beauty of the Neretva Valley. Stop in Mostar, where a Local Guide shows you the remains of the Turkish quarter and the reconstructed 16th-century bridge. On to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina and certainly the most Turkish-looking city in the Balkans—famous for its mosques, markets, and bazaars. Your included city sightseeing with a Local Guide will give you a grand opportunity to get acquainted with the city and its architectural highlights. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 6Sarajevo–Plitvice National Park, Croatia

Travel north today back into Croatia to visit the country’s best-known national park—Plitvice. Enjoy a walk with a Local Guide through the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder. Its 16 lakes, wooded hills, waterfalls, and cascades make it one of Europe’s most loved national parks. Overnight in this area. (Breakfast, Dinner)

Day 7Plitvice–Zagreb–Ljubljana, Slovenia

First, stop today for sightseeing in Croatia’s capital, Zagreb. This city is packed with historic buildings, such as the gothic-style Church of St. Marcus. Continue to Ljubljana for more sightseeing and an overnight stay. (Breakfast)

Day 8Ljubljana

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

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