Venice, Slovenia, Croatia & Montenegro (6700)

11 Day Tour from Venice to Dubrovnik

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Your 11-day guided tour of Venice and Eastern Mediterranean Europe includes visits to beautiful coastal cities throughout four countries – Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, and Montenegro. You’ll discover natural, historical, architectural, and cultural beauty during your affordable European tour of the east Adriatic coast.

You’ll begin in the “floating city” of Venice, Italy – with its iconic landmarks, legendary canals, bridges, and piazzas. Your visit of Venice includes a boat ride along one of the major canals to St. Mark’s Square, time to enjoy cafes and churches, or a gondola ride if you choose.

From Venice, you’ll travel to the picturesque fishing village of Piran, Slovenia, then to the seaside resort of Portorož. Consider a spa treatment, trip to a casino, or an excursion to the beautiful Istrian peninsula.

On to Croatia, you’ll enjoy the stunning east Adriatic coast and the bay laurel woods of Opatija.
Your escorted tour of Croatia includes the visit of KRKA National Park in the Central Dalmatian region. Discover breathtaking waterfalls, water mills, and more than 200 species of birds – including eagles, ospreys, falcons, and owls.

Enjoy your guided tour of the vibrant port city of Split with its 4th-century architecture – including the Emperor’s palace. Next, you’ll venture to the “Pearl of the Adriatic” – Dubrovnik. A historic fortress city, incredible Dubrovnik is also known as a filming location for the TV series, Game of Thrones.

A full day excursion to Montenegro includes the visit to Kotor and a short boat ride to a tiny island with an iconic, tiny, world-famous church.

Your affordable tour of Venice and the Eastern Adriatic coast is a trip you’ll remember for its beauty, history, and hidden gems.
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 Tour Highlights

VENICE
Boat ride to St. Mark’s Square and orientation
PIRAN
Visit the fishing village
PORTOROŽ
Explore the seaside resort
OPATIJA
Visit
ZADAR
Guided sightseeing, St. Donat church visit
KRKA
National Park guided visit
TROGIR
Visit
SPLIT
Guided sightseeing, Cathedral visit
STON
Visit
DUBROVNIK
Guided sightseeing, Rector’s Palace visit
MONTENEGRO
Guided excursion, visit Our Lady of the Rocks and Kotor

Headsets throughout the tour.

The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

  • Historic City of Trogir
  • Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
  • Old city of Dubrovnik
  • Venice and its Lagoon

Transportation:

Transportation:
Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach with free Wi-Fi, canal boat ride in Venice and ferry ride in Kotor

 Meals

 Meals & Itinerary

Buffet breakfasts daily; 5 dinners

 Itinerary

Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.

Day 1 ARRIVE IN VENICE AREA, ITALY

Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to make your way to visit the magical “floating city” of Venice. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.

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Day 2 VENICE

One of the most unique cities on Earth, Venice is a place of unmatched beauty and a feast of fantastic landmarks and iconic sites. View the delightful crisscrossing canals, the gondolas, arched bridges, palaces, and piazzas. Your included orientation features a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark’s Square, and time at leisure for a chance to explore on your own or to join our signature optional excursion. You can also just relax with a cappuccino at one of the many cafés in the center.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 3 VENICE AREA–PIRAN, SLOVENIA–PORTOROŽ

Say arrivederci to Venice and cross into neighboring Slovenia. Discover the picturesque fishing village of Piran, with an enchanting medieval square lined with cafés. Continue to the spa town of Portorož (“Port of Roses”) for an overnight.
Today’s Distance: 127 mi/ 205 km

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Day 4 PORTOROŽ

Enjoy a free day to explore the pretty seaside resort on the Adriatic. You could pamper yourself at one of the wellness centers, or try your luck at a casino. Alternatively, we offer an optional excursion to the Istrian Peninsula, home to Porec with its beautiful beaches and Roman temple dedicated to Neptune, and to pretty Rovinj.

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 5 PORTOROŽ–OPATIJA, CROATIA–ZADAR

Cross the border into Croatia, then relax and drink in the natural beauty of Opatija, a town nestled between the sparkling waters of the Adriatic and a lovely forest of bay laurels. Next stop is Zadar. Join your Local Guide and learn all about the historic Old Town with its exceptional cultural heritage, a treasury of archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times.
Today’s Distance: 249 mi/ 400 km

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Day 6 ZADAR

Take the opportunity to explore Zadar at leisure, or maybe join our exciting optional excursion.

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Day 7 ZADAR–KRKA–TROGIR–SPLIT AREA

Head into central Dalmatia and visit KRKA NATIONAL PARK, renowned for its breathtaking waterfalls and attractive water mills. Join your Local Guide to explore the outstanding natural beauty and home to more than 200 species of birds, be sure to watch for osprey, golden eagles, peregrine falcons, and Eurasian eagle-owls. Visit Trogir with its medieval walls, seaside promenade, and maze-like marble streets. Continue to the vibrant port city of Split.
Today’s Distance: 124 mi/ 200 km

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Day 8 SPLIT AREA–STON–DUBROVNIK

The guided tour of Split reveals a city whose splendor dates back to the 4th century when Emperor Diocletian built his phenomenal palace—now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, skirt the dramatic coastline as you make your way south to Dubrovnik. Along the way, stop in Ston, renowned for its defensive walls, a major feat of medieval architecture.
Today’s Distance: 174 mi/ 280 km

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Day 9 DUBROVNIK

Awaken this morning in the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” one of the world’s most stunning cities, and discover Dubrovnik’s many charms in the company of a Local Guide. Game of Thrones fans should keep watch for filming sites used as King’s Landing and Qarth!

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 10 DUBROVNIK. EXCURSION TO KOTOR, MONTENEGRO

Set off to discover some of the highlights of Montenegro. Kotor, situated in a secluded part of the Gulf of Kotor, is the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Your Local Guide will introduce you to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a short boat crossing to visit OUR LADY OF THE ROCKS, one of two islets off the coast. Return to Dubrovnik. Today’s Distance: 115 mi/ 185 km

Breakfast Breakfast

Day 11 DUBROVNIK

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

Breakfast Breakfast

 Accommodations

Venice Area
Portoroz
Zadar
Split
Dubrovnik

 Optional Excursions

No matter what you’re into: food, wine, history, art, music or anything else, we give you the freedom to personalize your vacation with optional excursions that speak to your interests.

When you book your excursions with us, you can be assured that every optional excursion that we offer coordinates with the free time that you'll have in your destination, so you'll never have conflicts between included and optional activities. Our team of travel experts carefully selects each optional excursion that we offer to ensure that you receive the highest quality at a great value. Our tried-and-true partners have a finger on the pulse of the city in which they operate so they deliver the very best experiences. We offer experiences you cannot create on your own and because you’re booking with us, we coordinate all your transportation and timing needs.

The following optional excursions are examples only for this vacation. These may or may not be offered, and availability is subject to days of operation and seasonality. Please select a departure date to view optional excursions and pricing for a specific date (due to currency fluctuation, pricing shown is subject to change until purchased). Optional excursions are available for purchase on our MyCosmos site 90 days prior to the tour start date.

Price Ranges

$ ($50 USD and under)
$$ ($51 - $100 USD)
$$$ ($101 - $150 USD)
$$$$ (Over $150)


Venice Area
Portoroz
Zadar
Dubrovnik

Venice Area

Gondola

Gondola

When in Rome, do as the Romans -- and when in Venice, head right for the gondolas! Hop aboard a traditional gondola for a ride through the magical Venetian canals

Price Range: $

Discover the Venetian Lagoon

Discover the Venetian Lagoon

By private boat cross the lagoon to the picturesque fishing island of Burano with its gaily painted houses.

Price Range: $

Portoroz

Charming Porec and Rovinj

Charming Porec and Rovinj

Discover Croatia's incredible Istria Peninsula with its rolling hills and fertile plains. Visit the ancient Roman town of Porec, explore Istria's star attraction: coastal Rovinj and finally reach the town's iconic St. Euphemia.

Price Range: $

Zadar

Kornati National Park

Kornati National Park

Spend an unforgettable day cruising around Kornati National Park, whose many shaped limestone islands, islets, and reefs make up a nautical paradise.

Price Range: $$

Dubrovnik

Traditions & Treasures of Konavle

Traditions & Treasures of Konavle

Discover the bounty and beauty of southern Croatia as you see the sights in pretty Cavtat and visit an old mill with a snack break featuring locally produced drinks and treats.

Price Range: $

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