Explore “Best of Croatia Private Tour”. Traveling to Croatia, discover UNESCO World Heritage sites and get to know the best of Croatia. The country was built on the legacy of Ancient Romans. Together with our driver guide for Croatia in eight days, You will discover seven magnificent destinations. True treasures of the cultural and natural heritage of our amazing country. Discover its iconic cultural and natural heritage, delicious gastronomy, and charming local customs!
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Welcome with our driver guide for Croatia private tour, we start our best of Croatia private tour with a transfer to your accommodation in Zagreb. Depending on your arrival time we will have a short orientational tour of Zagreb “the Capital of Croatia”. In other words, the city tour will give you an insight into two different cities: the modern, urban, and the historic and cultural Zagreb. Start at Zagreb’s main square – Ban Jelačić Square. You will take a ride by Zagreb’s funicular, which is the shortest cable car in the world. From the Upper Town, we will enjoy some of the most beautiful views of the area. We continue our tour passing by Zagreb’s Cathedral and walking through Croatia’s biggest green market ”Dolac”. With many museums, galleries, cafes, open markets, clubs, and pubs, Zagreb is today a city pulsing with life!
This day we continue with our best of Croatia private tour. We will step into the Royal history of the Zagreb and the Zagorje region. On the way to Trakoščan castle, you will learn about the history of the area and about the itinerary for the day. Finally, you will take a step into royal history and visit one of the biggest castles in the area. Explore the museum inside, and imagine how splendid it must have been to live in the castle. Next, enjoy a walk in the park with a lake below the castle. Afterward, we are heading towards Samobor town. There you will enjoy the stunning countryside landscape and local homemade folk-cuisine specialties together with excellent local wines. Returns to Zagreb and the rest of the day free at leisure to enjoy Zagreb streets.
We are continuing our best of Croatia private tour and we proceed towards the Plitvice Lakes National Park. Together with our driver guide for Croatia, we’ll stop at Rastoke – an idyllic watermill village we often like to call “the Small Lakes of Plitvice”. After the time in Rastoke to the next destination, Plitvice. In the National Park will walk along the majestic string of sixteen cascaded lakes connected with beautiful waterfalls. The tour of the National Park will take approximately 3 hours. and will include a boat ride over the big lake and a train ride through the parking area at the end. After the tour, you are going to enjoy a traditional lunch in one of the local restaurants. The drive continues to Split is on local roads seeing the charming Dalmatian countryside. Overnight stay in Split.
Today, discover the old part of the largest Dalmatian town of Split and travel back to the “ancient Roman Empire”. This Split private tour sets off at the main waterfront Riva in front of the south wall of Diocletian’s Palace. Emperor Diocletian lived long enough to retire. He decided to build his own retirement Palace right on the peninsula near the Roman city Salona. We will enter the substructures of the palace, which are prime examples of great Roman architecture. From the Diocletian’s cellars to the grand Peristyle square, Vestibule, and Jupiter’s temple, you will find yourself in the old town surrounded by great examples of ancient architecture. The split will make You feel like a spot-on-time traveler!
Next, we continue to the city of Trogir. We will take you into the past time by retelling the stories and legends of Trogir. Greek, Roman, Venetian history on a small island connected to one, make this one of the most interesting historic oases on the Adriatic Sea. While strolling through this interesting city which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List, this tour will give you the best introduction to its importance and impressive sights. On our return, we will visit the ancient Roman ruins of Salona. Salona dates back to the 2nd century BC. You’ll see the defense walls, aqueducts, basilicas, thermal baths, theater, sarcophagi, amphitheater, and more interesting sights. Seeing Salona puts the whole Roman era into perspective.
Today, we leave Split for a day trip to Hvar island. With driver-guide for Croatia, we start with panoramic views over the Dalmatian islands of Šolta and Brač. At the island, we visit the Lavender fields around the village of Brusje, high up on the old road to Stari Grad. This village has stunning views of the seas and mainland. We walk through Lavender fields. Appreciate the magnificent color and breathe in the hypnotic qualities. Arrival in Hvar and tour of the old town of Hvar. The oldest municipal theatre in Europe (established in 1612), the arsenal and the Franciscan monastery, the fortress Fortica, the Cathedral of Hvar. The city tour ends with time for coffee at the famous Hvar promenade.
Our program continues as we meet the leading Croatian winemaker “Duboković”. You will be invited to step into the family house and winery as well, meet the owner and listen to stories from the firsthand winemaker. Apart from the wines, they produce a wide range of varietal and aromatized olive oils. This trip ends with an authentic island culinary picnic at the picturesque village of Vrisnik. Your meal will be prepared in a “traditional island way” and served by the island’s best olive oil producer Mr. Borivoj Bojanic and his wife Zeljka. The return is scheduled at 17:30 am by a ferry to the mainland – to the city of Split. Overnight stay in Split.
Finally, the Best of Croatia tour is reserved for exploring the old town of Dubrovnik. “Best of Dubrovnik” is a great tour to get to know the history of the town. First, we start at the monumental Pile Gate, located at the top of Stradun. The splendid main promenade street of the Old Town. Dubrovnik is known as ”the Pearl of the Adriatic”. Each corner of this legendary city is its own unique experience. Next, we visit the Franciscan Monastery. A little further is the Cathedral which was built on the ruins of a 12th church. Feel free to climb the stairs to the walls that allow you to walk around the Old town for a stunning view of the famous red tile roofs and the sea. Dubrovnik is yours to discover!
Next, we are taking a coastal drive south by the Konavle Valley. Our next stop to the seaside town of Cavtat. In the 4th Century, it began as a Greek settlement called Epidaurus, then later a Roman colony. You will have time for a city walk. The limestone paved streets, squares, charming seaside promenade. You’ll have the option to do some free time at one of the many outdoor cafes. The tour continues with the panoramic drive back towards Dubrovnik making a slight detour to the Srđ hilltop. The stunning view overlooks Dubrovnik, the Dalmatian Coast & the nearby islands is a perfect way to end the best of Croatia private tour. Free afternoon and overnight stay in Dubrovnik.
Today is the last day of our best of Croatia private tour, the departure day. Your driver will drive You to Dubrovnik Airport with a complimentary transfer to the airport. We Wish You a safe journey back home and We hope that You will have a great memory of these days spent with Us!