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Day 1: Arrival Dubrovnik
Arrive in Dubrovnik. One of the most recognizable destinations in Europe and the World. You are met at the airport and transferred to your hotel, located near Dubrovnik Old Town. Free evening for rest. Hotel: Villa Dubrovnik 5* Optional: Dinner can be organized in nearby Old Town once you settle and rest in your hotel.
Day 2: Dubrovnik Kayak and tour including Breakfast and Lunch
Explore Dubrovnik from another perspective. After breakfast experience sea kayaking around the Dubrovnik old town. Learn about the “cursed” island of Lokrum, swim in a secluded cave…Later after freshening up in your hotel lunch will be organized followed by private tour of Dubrovnik old town. Irish author George Bernard Shaw wrote, “Those who seek paradise on Earth must come to Dubrovnik.” The Old Town, protected by city walls, fortresses and bastions, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A walk along the ramparts reveals a view of the enchanting Elafiti Islands. Stroll the cobblestone streets with your local guide to admire Onofrio fountain, the city bell tower, and numerous medieval buildings. Free evening Hotel: Villa Dubrovnik 5* Optional: private cooking class can be organized in the morning outside of Dubrovnik in a traditional house followed by afternoon guided tour of Dubrovnik. Pick your ingredients right from the garden and enjoy preparing it with your hosts. Choose wild spices, dug your fingers into the bread mixture, lick some olive oil and blend it all into a rural ambience. Transfer to and from the location of the cooking class will be provided. Price per person 170 euro Min 2 people is required.
Day 3: Dubrovnik-Omiš-Split
Pick up in the morning and 2h transfer to Omiš and surrounding villages or once known as Republic of Poljica, located 30min away from Split. Centuries ago, the autonomous and democratic Republic of Poljica stretched between the rivers Cetina and Žrnovnica. Being fond of good life, its people used everything that nature had to offer. Soparnik, too, is made of several original groceries found in local vegetable patches. It is prepared on an open hearth that every household used to have. At first prepared on church holidays only, over time it became a tradition and a true heritage of the region. The Poljica soparnik is now included in the list of intangible cultural heritage of Croatia, with a protected geographical indication. After demonstration and tasting of Soparnik experience rafting, zip lining or both on the river Cetina and its canyon. By experiencing this demonstration, you will contribute to preservation of this ancient dish and support local community. In the late afternoon transfer to Split, free evening. Hotel: Hotel Park 5*
Day 4: Split includes Breakfast & Lunch
Your day will start with a private walking tour of Split's city center with your guide. The city of Split has evolved over the centuries. Split offers a perfect mix of history and modern influences, amazing ancient Roman architecture infused with modern bars, restaurants, and vibrant life. Visit Diocletian's Palace, UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was originally built as a residential summer palace for the Roman emperor, and Split's open green market. Lunch will be organized in the old town of Split. Free afternoon and evening. Hotel: Hotel Park 5*
-Nearby UNESCO protected town of Trogir can be included in the guided part of the day (30min away from Split) with addition of ancient Roman city of Salona just outside of Split. Lunch can be organized in Split or Trogir depending on the schedule. Trogir is a short 30-minute drive north of Split. A small and quaint medieval town connected by a bridge to the mainland. Founded in the 3rd century BC by the Greeks, later rulers were Rome, Byzantium, Venice, and Austria but the deepest cultural expansion has been left by the Croats. Trogir is still very well preserved and is on the UNESCO"S World Heritage list. The city of Salona was built in the 4th Century BC and is situated 9 km from Split on the mouth of the River Jadro and was the capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia and the birthplace of Roman Emperor Diocletian. 244-311 AD. We will take you on a guided walk through these ancient remains where you will hear about the history of these turbulent times. Price per person 110 euro Price for 1 person 200 euro
Day 5: Island of Hvar Experience -Winery tasting and lunch. Includes Breakfast & Lunch
After breakfast catamaran ride to Hvar(1h15min). World famous island with history dating back to Ancient Greek times and sunniest island of Croatia with amazing food and wine heritage. Private guided tour of Hvar town followed by scenic drive across the island to Hora. "The Stari Grad Plain”, also known as Hora or Ager, is the oldest, continuously farmed agricultural site on the Mediterranean islands. It is such an impressively preserved testament to the Ancient Greek period that it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in 2008. There In local farmhouse wine tasting and lunch will be organized. Ecological, traditional production will be the center piece of the experience. Enjoy relaxing walk throughout the estate and taste their local olive oil, smell the lavender that they grow and of course taste their wine paired with traditional dishes. In the afternoon after some free time take the catamaran back to Split. Hotel: Hotel Park 5*
Day 6: Split - Velebit mountain ranch includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
After breakfast transfer to Velebit luxury mountain ranch. Arrival around lunch time and after some settling in the afternoon horseback riding through surrounding nature will be organized. Wranglers at the Ranch are well versed in natural horsemanship and love sharing their passion for horseback riding with guests of all different experience levels. Depending on the weather conditions dinner can be served al fresco. All the food at the ranch is organic, fresh, local, and even 2 beers are produced at the ranch. Commitment to balanced and restorative cuisine has been recognized by Michelin guide by listing the Ranch in their little big book! Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch
Day 7: Free day at the ranch includes Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Ranch offers multitude of optional activities such as additional horseback riding, jeep off-road trail, Canoe expedition, wellness options as yoga, Japanese ofuro hot bath and even bear watching, or you can choose to relax and enjoy your day in the nature. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the price of staying at the ranch. Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch
Day 8: Tour of Plitvice Lakes - Zagreb includes Breakfast
After breakfast private guided tour of the NP Plitvice Lakes(3-4h). Breathtakingly beautiful, Plitvice Lakes is UNESCO World Heritage site and oldest national park in Croatia. The waters flowing over the limestone and chalk have, over thousands of years, deposited travertine barriers, creating natural dams which in turn have created a series of beautiful lakes, caves, and waterfalls. Walk on wooden bridges and drive on electric boats so that you can experience firsthand this nature's wonder. Arrival In Zagreb in the afternoon, free evening. Hotel: Hotel Esplanade 5*
Day 9: Zagreb includes Breakfast
In the morning private guided tour of Croatia’s capital. With your private guide explore rich history of Zagreb and discover many influences that formed todays modern city. Free afternoon/evening for dinner or last-minute shopping. Hotel: Hotel Esplanade 5*
Day 10: Departure day includes Breakfast
After breakfast pick up for your departure flight.
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Villa Dubrovnik - Sophisticated but relaxed, this five-star contemporary retreat is built into a cliff, overlooking the turquoise Adriatic towards Dubrovnik's city walls. The 56 rooms and suites have private sea-view terraces. There is a spa with an indoor pool, a beach with white parasols, and a gourmet restaurant.
Boutique hotel Old Town- Fully renovated in 2013, the original 16th century nobleman‘s house converted into boutique hotel combines Old World atmosphere with sleek lines, residential glamour, jewel tones and colorful patterns to create a collection of eight unique rooms located right in the center of Dubrovnik Old Town, within the pedestrian zone. Hotel Park- Widely regarded as Split's most prestigious hotel – the grande dame, and a city landmark. Split's oldest hotel, by the sea just outside the Old Town, dates from 1921. Set in gardens with a palm-lined terrace for open-air dining and a pool, this elegant five-star hotel has 72 plush rooms and suites (many with wide sea views), a small spa and a gym.
Hotel Luxe- It is hard to imagine that in the same place where a factory was built almost 100 years ago today stands Dalmatia's most exciting and fashionable boutique hotel. Within steps of the ancient city of Split you can now enjoy old world charm and state of the art luxury. Hotel Luxe features comfortable and modern rooms, a cozy wellness area, dining room and lobby bar with a view of the city life of Split. Linden Tree Retreat & Ranch- Europe’s only DK Eyewitness Travel Luxury Ranch. The idea of a guest ranch is that you are a guest, rather than a lodger, visiting a home away from home and taking part in the same adventures and traditions as if you owned it. Ranch offers all gourmet meals, a robust outdoor activities program, experienced staff, and expert guides and top-of-the-the-line gear based on the idea that the mountain will become your playground for the length of your stay. Esplanade- Built in 1925 as a suitably glamorous stopover for passengers on the Orient Express, the five star Esplanade is unquestionably Zagreb’s most upmarket hotel. Restored to its fabulous former glory in 2004, it offers a level of opulence you will find nowhere else in Croatia.