Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

Fit Over 50 Adventure Travel

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

Fit Over 50 Adventure Travel

  • Duration: 13 Days
  • Activities: Hike | Sail
  • Activity Level: 1

CROATIA HIGHLIGHTS

  • Dubrovnik
  • Korcula Island
  • Hvar Island
  • Krka National Park
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Split

SLOVENIA HIGHLIGHTS

  • Bled Lake
  • Bled Castle
  • Triglav National Park
  • Ljubljana Castle
  • Postojna Cave

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

13 Days


Dates

  • April 18-30, 2020

Pricing

  • Tour Pricing:
    • Twin sharing: $5,595

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

13 Days


DAY 1: BEGIN YOUR JOURNEY!

Board your international flight to Zagreb Airport (ZAG) – not included.

St. Mark's Church, Zagreb, Croatia | Volant Travel

DAY 2: WELCOME TO ZAGREB

Welcome to Croatia! 

Enjoy a walking tour in the fourth most polite city in the world. Stroll through the quaint network of streets in Upper Town and explore Trg Jlacica (central square). Witness the medieval beauty of Zagreb's Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Taste the scrumptious fruits and vegetables at the Dolac Market. Walk through the bohemian streets of Tkalciceva and discover the Gric tunnel; the once bomb shelter used in WWII. Continue to Lower Town for great shopping opportunities, spacious parks and historic museums. Climb abroad a short tram ride and walk through the oldest park in Croatia; Maksimir. Not only is Zagreb, Croatia's capital but it is also Croatia's largest city and as such it offers an invaluable insight into Croatian culture.

Enjoy a welcome dinner and a leisurely evening in Croatia's captial.

Meals: Dinner

Accommodations: Zagreb, Croatia

Zagreb Cathedral, Zagreb, Croatia | Volant Travel

DAY 3: LJUBLJANA | LAKE BLED, SLOVENIA

Today you'll explore the capital and largest city of Slovenia: Ljubljana.

Spend the day in Old Town which is separated into three squares; town, old, and upper. Explore all three for a holistic view of the historic sights in Ljubljana. Notice the medieval and baroque themes when you view the Opera House, Cathedral, Ljubljana Castle, Navje Memorial Park, Hercules Fountain, Sticna Mansion and National Museum. Cross the winding Ljublijanica River at Triple Bridge to peer into the commercial hub of the city. Be sure to visit the vast Ljubljana Central Market for a taste of the local culture. Stroll through the large green space at Tivoli Park to visit the Tivoli Castle. End your time in Ljubljana with a thorough appreciation of Jože Plečnik, a Ljubljana native whose creative opus had a significant impact on the architecture in the area as well as in Vienna and Prague.

In the evening continue to the magical mountain town at Lake Bled (45m).

Meals: B, D.

Accommodations: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Ljubljana, Slovenia | Volant Travel

DAY 4: TRIGLAV NATIONAL PARK | LAKE BLED, SLOVENIA

Located just south of the Austrian border and in the foothills of the Julian Alps, the town of Bled comes with many incredible natural wonders. Spend the day among the romantic scenery surrounding Lake Bled and explore the wide open spaces of Triglav National Park. Walk through the jaw-dropping Vintgar Gorge. Continue into town and scale the steep staircase at the Pilgrimage Church of the Assumption of Maria to the bell tower. Explore the medieval, Bled Castle. Perched atop a steep cliff above Lake Bled, this castle's history dates back to the early 1000's A.D. Ring the "Wishing Bell" at The Church on the Island and believe, to make your dreams come true. Take the iconic swan photo as these birds grace the lake with their presence. Complete your magical day by watching the sun dip behind the surrounding hills.

Meals: B, D.

Accommodations: Lake Bled, Slovenia

Bled Lake from Bled Castle, Slovenia | Volant Travel

DAY 5: POSTOJNA CAVE | PREDJAMA CASTLE, SLOVENIA | PULA, CROATIA

Once your thirst for Bled has been quenched, rise early and head to the iconic Postojna Cave (1h 15m). Created by the Pivka River this 24,120 m long cave system was first discovered in the 17th century. Though inherently for tourism, the Postojna Cave was also used to store aircraft fuel during WWII.

After exploring nature's underground wonders, explore one of humankind's creative wonders at Predjama Castle (15m). This 15th century Renaissance castle once housed the infamous robber barron Lueg. Secret tunnels and long, bitter seiges plague this castle's rich history.

Transfer to the coastal town of  Pula, once a Roman stronghold of culture and inner expression (2h 15m). Watch the sunset over the turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea as you settle in Pula for the evening.

Meals: B, D.

Accommodations: Pula, Croatia

Postojna Castle, Slovenia | Volant Travel

DAY 6: PULA | PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK, CROATIA

Pula, located on the tip of Croatia's Istrian Peninsula, is known for its protected harbor, gorgeous coastline and roman ruins.

Enjoy a leisure walking tour to explore the iconic roman ruins in the area including: the Arena in Pula, Temple of Augustus and Arco dei Sergi. Built between 27 BC and 68 AD, the Pula Arena is the last remaining Roman amphitheater to have all four side towers and three Roman architectural orders still intact.

After lunch enjoy a scenic road trip through the Istria Peninsula from Pula to Croatia's favorite natural destination: Plitvice National Park (3h 30m).

Meals: B, D.

Accommodations: Plitvice National Park, Croatia

Roman Colosseum, Pula, Croatia

DAY 7: PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK, CROATIA

Wake up surrounded by nature in Croatia's largest and oldest national park. Made a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, Plitvice Lakes National Park is a stunning example of Croatia's natural beauty. Known for its system of sixteen interlinked lakes, lively green forests and stunning waterfalls the wonders in this park are worthy of your desktop's screensaver. Enjoy a day of hiking along dirt and boardwalked trails, surrounded by thousands of waterfalls and dozens of aquamarine mountain lakes.

Meals: B, D.

Accommodations: Plitvice National Park, Croatia

Plitvitce National Park, Croatia

DAY 8: KRKA NATIONAL PARK | SPLIT, CROATIA

Enjoy a relaxed day in Krka National Park for continued exposure to Croatia's natural beauty. Explore the iconic waterfalls within the park, namely, the Skradinski buk, Roski slap and Bilušića buk. Hike along the impressive footbridges and discover some of Croatia's endangered flora and fauna.

Continue into town (Kistanje) and tour the Krka Monastery. Dedicated to the Archangel Michael, this convent is considered to be the most important Serbian Orthodox monastery in Croatia and has been built above ancient Roman catacombs. 

In the evening transfer to the famous retirement palace of the Roman Emperor, Diocletian at Split.

Meals: B, D

Accommodations: Split, Croatia

Krka National Park, Croatia

DAY 9: SPLIT, CROATIA

Enjoy a full day sightseeing tour of Split's highlights. As Croatia's second largest city, this stunning port town provides a fascinating history lesson as well as incredible sights. Stroll along the white sandy beaches or scale the Marjan hill for sweeping views of the city.

Split's most noteworthy sight: The Diocietian's Palace. Made a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979 the ruins of this palace make up over half of Split's Old Town. Visit the temples of Jupiter, Cybele and Venus as well as the Cathdral to St. Domnius.

As the lights dim in the evening watch as the cobbled streets of the palace quickly transform into one of Croatia's most romantic scenes.

Meals: B, D

Accommodations: Split, Croatia

Split, Croatia | Volant Travel

DAY 10: SPLIT - HVAR ISLAND | KORCULA, CROATIA

Begin your cruise to Hvar Island (1h 35m). A walking tour of Hvar's highlights includes: Bishop's Palace, the Hanibal Lucic Summer Residence, Tvdalj Castle, Hvar Cathedral and both the Benedictine & Franciscan Monasteries. Immerse yourself in the cultural and natural beauty this island offers its guests.

Transfer to Vela Luka, Korcula Island then to the small coastal town of Korcula

Meals: B, D.

Accommodations: Korcula, Croatia

Hvar Island, Croatia | Volant Travel

DAY 11: KORCULA ISLAND | DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

Among the Dalmatian islands, the historic fortified town of Korcula is stands out as a quaint and peaceful retreat.

Within Old Town, explore the Town Museum, St. Marks Cathedral and St. Michael's Church. Tour the alleged childhood home of Marco Polo and splash in the turquoise waters along the immaculate beaches.

Continue to Dubrovnik, The Pearl of the Adriatic.

Meals: B, D

Accommodations: Dubrovnik

Korcula Island, Croatia | Volant Travel

DAY 12: DUBROVNIK, CROATIA

Spend a full day sightseeing the "Pearl of the Adriatic." Put on the UNESCO World Heritage list in 1979, Dubrovnik is considered one of the most prominent tourist locations of the Mediterranean.  

Tour the Lovrijenac, a fortress and theater sometimes referred to as "Dubrovnik's Gibraltar. It is this site that was used in several Game of Throne scenes. Walk where Joffery walked and stand where Arya Stark stood in this iconic landmark.  

Explore Old Town for views of the Bell Tower, Roland's Column, palaces and Big Onofrio's Fountain. Examine the damage made to the cobblestone streets from the Yugoslav Wars of the 90s, that has since been heavily repaired. Complete the day with a walk along the Walls of Dubrovnik for dramatic views of the Adriatic Sea and an incredible sunset.

Meals: B, D.

Accommodations: Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik Harbor, Croatia | Volant Travel

DAY 13: TOUR ENDS - DEPART HOME

Our Dalmatian Coast adventure ends after breakfast. Transfer to the Dubrovnik Airport where you will depart for home.

Thank you for choosing Volant and safe travels!

If you are intereseted in adding a few extra days to the tour, ask us about adding excursions to hike in the national parks around Kotor, Montenegro or perhaps a cultural visit to see the high-diving acrobats at Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina.

Meals: Breakfast

Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia

13 Days


Inclusions

  • Scheduled accommodations
  • Scheduled meals
  • Transportation throughout tour
  • Personal guide

Exclusions

  • International airfare
  • Entrance fees to museums and other attractions not listed in ‘Inclusions’
  • Personal items: Laundry, shopping, etc.
  • Traveler’s insurance

Dalmatian Coast, Croatia Tour Map | Volant Travel

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Split, Croatia
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Hvar, Croatia
Hvar, Croatia

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Korcula, Croatia
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Zagreb, Croatia
Zagreb, Croatia

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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Kotor, Montenegro
Kotor, Montenegro

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Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina
Mostar 88000, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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