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Northern Croatian Rhapsody Island Hopping Holiday

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Journey to some of the best Croatian islands on this Mediterranean island-hopping tour.

Filled with adventure, enchanting historic discoveries, azure waters and outstanding cuisine, this 8-night island extravaganza will have you coming back for more.

Start the journey off in Krk which is joined to the mainland by an impressive bridge.

As one of Croatia’s busier islands, Krk is well known for water sporting holidays including parasailing, wake boarding and in contrast has a rich and diverse history steeped in eras of Roman and Italian rule.

Its heritage comes to life with sites of Romanesque churches, walled monasteries, vineyards and quaint fishing villages.

After 2 nights in Krk you head off to the island of Rab which comprises a variety of beaches spanning 22 km.

In the western part of the island you will find cliff-lined beaches, in the southern part, gravel shores, and in the northern part of the island magnificent sandy beaches, perfect for family holidays in Croatia.

The rugged coastline provides scenic coves for an extraordinary swimming experience.

The town is also known for its unmistakable clusters of terracotta roofs, soaring church towers and wealth of historical sites with numerous Gothic and Renaissance palaces, churches and characteristic four belfries.

Your last stop is the island of Zadar, full of cultural and historical heritage as one of the oldest settlements in Croatia.

In Zadar you can wander the streets of marble, enjoy cheaper prices than in Dubrovnik, and sail to quieter beaches on remote islands.

Zadar is also a popular party destination with endless festivals to arrange your trip around if summer party nights are what you’re after.

Eight days of dreamy summer living could not be spent better than sailing across the Adriatic to glorious islands of sunshine, sandy shores and unending adventures.

Airport(s)

Krk and Zadar

Duration

7 nights/8 days

Departure Months

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

Price Includes

  • 2 nights in a 3*/4* hotel in Krk, breakfast included
  • 2 nights in a 3*/4* hotel in Rab , breakfast included
  • 3 nights in a 3*/4* hotel in Zadar, breakfast included
  • Private guided tour of Krk medieval old town
  • Private guided tour of Zadar
  • Pre-booked catamaran tickets from Krk to Rab
  • Pre-booked catamaran tickets from Rab to Zadar
  • All airport transfers as per itinerary
Highlights
  • Krk medieval old town
  • Frankopan castle in Krk
  • Zadar Sea Organ
  • Relax on the beach in Croatia's riviera
  • Salutation to the Sun (designed by Nikola Bašić)
  • St Donatus' Church
  • St Simeon’s Church
  • St Anastasia's Cathedral
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Podvrske Beach
  • Optional day trip to National Parks around Zadar

Northern Croatian Rhapsody Island Hopping Holiday Itinerary

Day 1ARRIVAL IN KRK

Your epic Croatia island hopping holiday starts in Krk.

Today we’ll collect you from your point of arrival in Krk for transfer to the tour hotel.

Here you can enjoy free time exploring the city, watching romantic sunsets or enjoying the island nightlife.

Overnight at the hotel in Krk.

Day 2KRK GUIDED TOUR & free time

After breakfast, we’ll organise a guided tour of Krk Town for you.

Krk island has many ancient archaeological remains, old towns and intricate churches.

The Frankopan castle is probably Krk’s biggest attraction, named after the Medieval noble family of Frankopan who ruled this area.

In the afternoon, enjoy your free time relaxing on one of the beaches, water sporting, walking and cycling the farmlands, or exploring the underground caverns of the Biserujka Cave.

Overnight at the hotel in Krk.

Day 3KRK – RAB

Take a catamaran transfer from Krk to Rab, pre-arranged for you. Arrival in Rab and transfer to your hotel.

Life here is unassumingly rustic and to be enjoyed at a leisurely pace. Get swept up in the summer revelries and party atmosphere of festivals.

Overnight at a hotel in Rab.

Day 4RAB free time

Enjoy your free day here strolling through romantic cobbled streets and soaking in the island’s history.

The most beautiful sight is the old town of Rab itself, with its age-old palaces and churches.

The town has a long history that dates back to 360 BC.

This is your perfect opportunity to soak in the sunny beach vibes, revel in the clear waters of the Adriatic and try out tantalising local cuisine.

Overnight at hotel in Rab.

Day 5RAB - ZADAR

Take a catamaran transfer from Rab to Zadar; pre-arranged for you.

Arrival in Zadar and transfer to your hotel.

Overnight at a hotel in Zadar.

Day 6ZADAR

After breakfast, we’ll arrange a guided tour of Zadar for you.

Zadar is full of history and home to the St. Donatus’ Church with its intriguing architecture.

Other sites you’ll visit are the city walls, the Roman Forum, the Romanesque Cathedral of St. Anastasia, the unique Sea Organ and Salutation to the Sun.

Enjoy a free afternoon to relax, shop or discover the island surrounds.

Day 7ZADAR Free time

Enjoy today exploring the city, lying on the beach, or living up the nightlife under the stars.

Request an organised day trip or traverse the island to your heart’s content.

Overnight at a hotel in Zadar.

Day 8ZADAR - YOUR TRIP HOME

Today, we’ll organise a transfer from your hotel to Zadar airport for your journey home.

Want to add something to your holiday?
(let us know when enquiring)
  • Additional nights accommodation in any of the destinations
  • Day trip to Slovenia – Ljubljana, Slovenian lakes or Postojna caves (from Zagreb)
  • Day trip to Trakošćan Castle
  • Day trip to the towns of Rovinj or Pula (from Opatija)
  • Day trip to Košljun or Lošinj islands (from Krk) Murter Island (from Zadar)
  • Kornati National Park (from Zadar)
  • Day trip to Venice, Italy
  • Optional day trip to Pula
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?

The Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 British Pound (GBP) equals about (at Aug 2019) 8.20 Kuna (HRK).

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.

Deposit

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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