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Makarska to Dubrovnik Twin Centre Holiday


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    This Makarska to Dubrovnik twin centre holiday allows you to explore two locations – Makarska and Dubrovnik – where you can relax on the beach in Makarska, before a change of pace to the hustle and bustle of Dubrovnik.

    Explore the best of Dalmatia this summer on this Makarska to Dubrovnik twin centre holiday.

    Makarska has been described as one of the best unsung beach destinations, with some of the most beautiful beaches in Croatia.

    The town, at the heart of Croatia’s Riviera, also has plenty of restaurants, bars and nightlife, with something to suit everyone.

    From Makarska, you will travel south along the Dalmatian coast in a catamaran, to the historic town of Dubrovnik, which is renowned worldwide for its beauty and history.

    Now the fifteenth most popular tourist destination worldwide, the majority of visitors head towards the old town to explore the architecture and attractions.

    The city is also hugely popular with fans of the TV series, Game of Thrones, who flock to Dubrovnik to visit some of the filming locations from the series.


    Split & Dubrovnik


    7 nights/8 days

    Departure Months

    April | May | June | July | August | September | October

    Price Includes

    • 7 nights accommodation in 3*/4* hotels
    • 3 nights in Makarska
    • 4 nights in Dubrovnik
    • Guided tours of both destinations
    • Catamaran transfer from Makarska to Dubrovnik
    • All airport transfers included, as well as transport to/from harbours


    • Travel pack delivery to your home address
    • 24/7 customer service
    • Relax on the beach in Croatia's riviera
    • Sail down the dalmatian coast on a catamaran
    • Walk the city walls of Dubrovnik
    • Explore Dubrovnik's historic old town
    • Add a day trip to Mljet national park

    Makarska to Dubrovnik Twin Centre Holiday Itinerary

    Day 1Arrival in Makarska

    Fly into Split airport, where we will collect you and transfer you to your accommodation in Makarska.

    The rest of the day is free to explore on your own.

    Relax on one of the beautiful beaches, or if you’re feeling active there are plenty of water sports to choose from!

    Overnight in Makarska.

    Day 2Makarska guided tour

    After breakfast, you will meet with our tour guide who will show you around some of Makarska’s most popular attractions.

    The town combines attractive beaches and historic buildings with a relaxed cosmopolitan vibe, with plenty of cafes, restaurants and bars, mostly centred around the main square.

    Overnight in Makarska.

    Day 3Additional tour options

    There are plenty of day-trips out of Makarska which we will happily add to your holiday.

    Take a day trip into the historic city of Split, and discover the amazing 4th Century Diocletian Palace.

    Perhaps you would prefer a boat trip to the islands of Hvar or Brač, or to explore the scenery and waterfalls of Krka National Park.

    Overnight in Makarska.

    Day 4Sail to Dubrovnik

    After breakfast, we will collect you from your hotel and transfer you to the harbour, where you will board a catamaran and set sail towards Dubrovnik.

    The journey will take you along some of Dalmatia’s most attractive coastlines, with its beautiful islands and crystal clear waters.

    Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, we will collect you from the harbour and transfer you to your hotel.

    The rest of the day is free to explore on your own.

    Overnight in Dubrovnik.

    Day 5Dubrovnik guided tour

    The old town of Dubrovnik is full of interesting buildings and architecture around every corner, and our expert guide will show you around all the ancient fortresses, palaces and museums.

    The city also boasts a Cathedral featuring a triptych by Titian and other artworks by the Italian masters, as well as a 14th-century Franciscan church and monastery.

    Dubrovnik is also a popular destination for Game of Thrones fans, as it was transformed into the fictional city of Kings Landing for the series.

    The rest of the day is free to explore on your own. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

    Day 6Additional Day Trip options

    You’ll find plenty to keep you occupied in Dubrovnik, but if you fancy getting away from the hustle and bustle, we can organise a day trip to Mljet National Park, or Lokrum Island.

    According to legend, Mljet is the island mentioned in Homer’s Odyssey, where Odysseus was shipwrecked and detained for seven years.

    Visitors to Mljet can visit the Odysseus cave as well as explore the many scenic coves and bays around the island.

    Lokrum island is just a short hop away from Dubrovnik and is an unspoiled paradise which allows you to escape the crowds and explore the forest which covers most of the island.

    There are also historic buildings plus a bar/restaurant overlooking the jetty.

    Overnight in Dubrovnik.

    Day 7Dubrovnik free time or additional tour options

    For the final day of your holiday, we are happy to arrange an additional city tour for you, depending on your preferences.

    Discover the history of Croatian wine, and sample the delicious flavours on our wine discovery tour.

    Visit some of the locations from Game of Thrones in an exciting tour designed for fans of the TV series.

    Or take a boat trip along the coast to discover some of the hidden bays and caves around Dubrovnik.

    For active travellers, there is a sea kayaking option or, alternatively, there are ferry boats if you prefer.

    Overnight in Dubrovnik

    Day 8Homeward Journey

    Check out of your hotel and we will transfer you to Dubrovnik airport for your onward journey.

    Want to add something to your holiday?
    (let us know when enquiring)
    • Day trip to the historic city of Split from Makarska
    • Day trip to Hvar or Brač Islands from Makarska
    • Krka National Park, from Makarska
    • Day trip to Mljet or Lokrum islands from Dubrovnik
    • Choose from Dubrovnik wine tasting tour, boat tour, or Game of Thrones tour
    FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

    What is the food like in Croatia?

    Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.

    Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.

    Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.

    In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.

    In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.

    If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.

    What are the beaches like in Croatia?

    Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.

    If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.

    These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.

    What is the currency in Croatia?

    Since January 2023, the Euro has been adopted as the official currency in Croatia. As of July 2023, 1 Croatian Euro is valued at approximately 0.86 Pound sterling.

    Is Croatia a member of the European Union?

    Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.

    Can my travel agent book restaurants for me while I'm on holiday?

    Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.

    Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.

    Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.

    Can I add extra activities to my itinerary after I've paid the deposit?

    Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.

    What if I need assistance while in Croatia or have further questions?

    Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.

    All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.


    A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.

    Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.

    Payment Methods

    We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.

    You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.

    Is it possible to pay the total price of my holiday in instalments?

    Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.

    What happens after I've paid the deposit?

    We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.

    Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).

    The pack will normally be sent to your home address.

    Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).

    Cancellation Policy

    Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.

    City Tax

    Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.

    This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.

    The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.

    The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.

    The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.

    Health Insurance & Travel Documents

    Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.

    If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.

    For more information, please see our Useful Links.

    We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.

    You can read our full terms and conditions here.

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