SOUTH ADRIATIC & JOURNEY INTO BALKANS COMBO TOUR FROM SPLIT/OMIŠ

THIS 14-NIGHT COACH AND SAILING TOUR VISITS THE SIGHTS AND SCENERY ACROSS FOUR COUNTRIES IN THE BALKANS REGION

Duration

14 Nights

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The sailing tour takes in some of the most popular island and coastal destinations in Croatia, including Hvar, Trogir, Korčula and Mljet, before you disembark in the Pearl of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik.

 

From there, you will journey into the Balkans on a coach tour through Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and back into Croatia.

 

You will visit Split, one of Croatia’s most popular tourist destinations, and home to the 4th Century Diocletian Palace.

 

Because of its historical and architectural importance, the whole Old Town is UNESCO listed for world cultural heritage.

 

The tour also includes a visit to Krka national park, known for its stunning lakes and waterfalls, before you sail past the stunning waterfront of Šibenik as you navigate down the narrow channel of St.

 

Anthony out to the open seas.

 

The next stop is the sunny island of Hvar, famous for its endless fields of lavender and rosemary, its beautiful coast and lovely historical towns.

 

Another of Croatia’s national parks is next – Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest.

 

One of the highlights of the tour is the city of Dubrovnik.

 

As the ship approaches the harbour, you will sail right beneath the famous city walls, before joining our guide for a tour of the old town.

 

After the tour you will have free time to explore Dubrovnik on your own – you can take the cable-car to the top of the hill overlooking Dubrovnik, walk along the city walls, or just explore the narrow streets of the old town.

 

From Dubrovnik, the coach leg of your journey begins with a day trip into Montenegro.

 

Next is Bosnia and Herzegovina, where you’ll visit Mostar, known as the city of bridges, and the capital city, Sarajevo, a place of many religions and cultures.

 

It’s the place where the Western and Eastern Roman empire split, and it is also the place where the First World War began.

 

The next country you will visit is Serbia and its capital city, Belgrade.

 

You will also visit Novi Sad, an important historical crossroads with an imposing fortress, as well as numerous museums and art galleries.

 

The tour returns to Croatia, to the city of Osijek in the region of Slavonia which has a flat landscape with numerous rivers flowing through the region.

 

This unique natural landscape makes it one of the most fertile areas in Croatia, and the region is mainly known for agriculture and its delicious cuisines.

 

Osijek is a popular tourist destination known for its Baroque style, open spaces gastronomic delights.

 

The final stop on the tour is Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city.

 

Your tour leader will guide you through the historic city centre, visiting St Mark’s church with its multicoloured roof, as well as the Croatian National Theatre and the University, before leaving you with some free time to explore Zagreb on your own.

 

Omiš – Brač – Split – Trogir – Šibenik – Vis – Hvar – Korčula – Mljet – Slano – Dubrovnik – Kotor – Mostar – Sarajevo – Belgrade – Novi Sad – Osijek – Zagreb

DEPARTURE DATES

MAY 09, 16, 23, 30 | JUNE 06, 13, 20, 27 | JULY 04, 11, 18 | AUGUST 08, 15, 22, 29 | SEPTEMBER 12, 19, 26 | OCTOBER 03

INCLUDED

      • AIRPORT TRANSFERS
         
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        7 NIGHTS HALF BOARD ACCOMMODATION ON LUXURY SHIP WITH PRIVATE CABIN & EN-SUITE FACILITIES
         
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        7 NIGHTS 4* HALF BOARD HOTEL ACCOMMODATION
         
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        FULLY AIR-CONDITIONED TOUR BUS WITH DRIVER
         
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        SIGHTSEEING TOURS WITH GUIDE, IN DUBROVNIK, SARAJEVO, BELGRADE, NOVI SAD, OSIJEK, ZAGREB AND THE DAY EXCURSION TO MONTENEGRO.
         
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        ENTRANCE INTO STARA KAPELA ETHNO VILLAGE
         
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    WINE-TASTING IN ILOK
     
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DAY 1 – All Aboard the ship at Omiš

 

We will collect you from the airport or from your accommodation in Split/Omiš and transfer you to the harbour where you can board the ship anytime after 2:00pm.

 

You will enjoy a welcome drink and snack, and get to meet the Captain, crew and other guests, with dinner on board and the first evening spent overnight on the ship.

 

DAY 2 – Omiš, Pučišća & Split

 

In the morning there is an optional boat excursion up the canyon of the river Cetina, Alternatively you can relax on board the ship.

 

You will then set sail towards Pučišća on the island of Brač, where you will visit stonemasonry school to learn about Brač limestone and their centuries-old traditions.

 

In the afternoon you will continue sailing to Split, Croatia’s second-largest city, where you will take part in a guided walking tour, then spend the evening as you wish.

 

Overnight in Split.

 

DAY 3 – Trogir, Krka NP & Šibenik

 

Today’s first destination is Trogir, a small town listed on UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage, situated on an island between the mainland and the larger island of Ciovo.

 

You will have free time to explore the town, and visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence.

 

You will then board a coach and journey towards Skradin, situated at the entrance to Krka National Park, where you will have free time to explore on your own.

 

Your final destination of the day will be Šibenik, where you will spend the rest of the evening.

 

DAY 4 – Šibenik to Vis

 

Today you will sail to the island of Vis, where you can join an optional guided tour to learn all about the tumultuous history of Vis.

 

The rest of the evening is free to spend as you choose.

 

Overnight in Vis.

 

DAY 5 – Hvar, Korčula & Captain’s Dinner

 

Your day will begin with a sail towards Hvar island and a walking tour of Hvar town.

 

In the afternoon, you will set sail towards the picturesque Korčula island, where you will enjoy a special Captain’s Dinner on board the ship.

 

Overnight in Korčula

 

DAY 6 – Thursday KORČULA – MLJET – SLANO; B, L

 

Today you will travel to Pomena on the island of Mljet, then in the early afternoon you will head to Slano, where you can take our optional Taste of Dalmatia tour, where you will get to taste some delicious Dalmatian wines.
Overnight in Slano.

 

DAY 7 – Friday SLANO – DUBROVNIK; B, L

 

After breakfast, you will sail to Dubrovnik, where you will spend the final evening on board the ship.

 

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

 

DAY 8 – Disembark in Dubrovnik

 

After breakfast you will disembark the ship in Dubrovnik, and we will transfer you to your hotel.

 

The rest of the day is free to spend as you choose.

 

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

 

DAY 9 – Excursion to Montenegro

 

From Dubrovnik, you will take a day-trip to the small state of Montenegro, where you’ll enjoy the amazing scenery of the UNESCO-World Heritage-listed Bay of Kotor.

 

You’ll have free time to explore the bay, the seaside town of Budva and the city of Kotor, before enjoying a relaxing ferry ride back across the bay of Kotor on the way back to Dubrovnik.

 

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

 

DAY 10 – Free time or Korčula Tour

 

Free time to spend the day in Dubrovnik, or you can take our Optional excursion to the island of Korčula, with sightseeing, swimming, and a stop at one of the well-known wine cellars of the Pelješac peninsula to sample some of the excellent local wine.

 

Overnight in Dubrovnik

 

DAY 11 – Mostar & Sarajevo

 

After breakfast, the tour bus will depart for Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina, known as the city of bridges.

 

Your tour guide will take you on an orientational walk, before you have some free time for lunch.

 

In the afternoon you will continue on to the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo.

 

Overnight in Sarajevo

 

DAY 12 – Journey into Serbia

 

Today you will journey into Serbia, stopping briefly at Zvornik, a charming little town in northeastern Bosnia en route.

 

You will continue to Serbia’s capital, Belgrade,where the river Sava joins the Danube.

 

You will have a guided tour of the city, which is famous for its sunsets, and will have the evening free to spend as you choose.

 

Overnight in Belgrade.

 

DAY 13 – Novi Sad & Osijek

 

The tour bus will depart early towards Novi Sad, Serbia’s second largest city where your tour leader will guide you through the main sights, before you travel back across the border into Croatia, to the town of Ilok.

 

You will have opportunity to taste wines in one of the famous Croatia wine cellars, Iločki Podrumi, followed by a traditional lunch.

 

You will make a quick stop in Vukovar which is the biggest Croatian river port located where the Vuka river meets the Danube, before heading to your accommodation in Osijek.

 

Overnight in Osijek.

 

DAY 14 – Visit Zagreb

 

The morning will begin with a tour of the city of Osijek, located in the Slavonia region of Eastern Croatia, At lunchtime you will stop at the Stara Kapela Ethno village where you will have a lunch made from the local produce.

 

You will then continue on to Zagreb, the capital city of Croatia, and your final destination on the tour.

 

Overnight in Zagreb.

 

DAY 15 – Onward journey

 

We will transfer you to the airport in Zagreb for your onward journey, or why not stay for an extra few days to explore more?

WANT TO ADD SOMETHING TO YOUR HOLIDAY?

 

Additional nights accommodation in Omis, Split or Zagreb

 

Historic Montenegro tour

 

Walking tour package, including a guided tour of Šibenik, Dubrovnik, Korčula, Split, Hvar and Pucisca Stonemasonry School

 

Excursion to Krka National Park

 

Cetina river cruise, with small boat transfer, snack

 

Mljet National Park

 

Taste of Dalmatia tour with wine tasting

 

Island of Vis tour

from 2297.00

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Useful Facts

Capital city: Zagreb
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)
Integrations: Member of the EU since 2013
Language: Croatian
Local Time: Croatia is one hour ahead of GMT/ UK time
Flight duration to Croatia: 2-3 hours from any UK airport
Nearby countries: Slovenia, Italy, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungary
Drives on the: right side


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