Adriatic Adventure

11 Days Dubrovnik to Venice from $2,440.00

Highlights: Dubrovnik, Kotor, Split, Trogir, Plitvice Lakes, Opatija, Postojna, Bled, Ljubljana, Trieste, Venice

Begin your journey with three nights in Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” and an excursion to Kotor, Montenegro. Continue to Split and then inland for a full-day visit to the magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park. Stop in Opatija for a tour of the seaside resort city. Then head to the Julian Alps in Slovenia for two nights in Bled and an excursion to Ljubljana. Finish your sojourn in the romantic city of Venice.

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Adriatic Adventure Itinerary

DAY 1 ARRIVE IN DUBROVNIK, CROATIA : Arriving in Dubrovnik, you will be transferred to your hotel, where the rest of the day is free to relax or begin exploring on your own. Tonight, gather with your fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.
Hotel Name: Lapad, or Lacroma (D)

DAY 2 DUBROVNIK SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: On a walking tour with a Local Guide, see the sights of Old Dubrovnik: the Rector’s Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace and the Dominican Monastery, and also the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the world’s oldest. The balance of your day is free to amble along the ancient city wall, explore the shops on the limestone-paved Stradun, stroll the water’s edge, or just relax.
Hotel Name: Lapad, or Lacroma (B)

DAY 3 DUBROVNIK & MONTENEGRO EXCURSION: Travel to Montenegro and head to the mouth of the Bay of Kotor, the longest fjord in Southern Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks before visiting the delightful old coastal town of Perast.  Visit the city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik, where your evening is free to spend as you wish.
Hotel Name: Lapad, or Lacroma (B)

DAY 4 DUBROVNIK / SPLIT: Travel north along the Adriatic coast to spectacular Split. Enjoy a city tour with a Local Guide featuring the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See other remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and Cathedral.
Hotel Name: Atrium (B/D)

DAY 5 SPLIT / TROGIR / PLITVICE LAKES: Head to Trogir, the center of Croatian artistic activities, where scholars from around the world gather to study and paint. Then journey on to beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Hotel Name: Jezero (B/D)

DAY 6 PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK: Enjoy a full day at the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park with its awe-inspiring scenery.  Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour and marvel at the 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation.
Hotel Name: Jezero (B/D)

DAY 7 PLITVICE LAKES / OPATIJA / POSTOJNA, SLOVENIA / BLED: Return to the Adriatic coast, stopping at the lovely bay of Kvarner and Opatija, a popular resort. An orientation tour of this former Imperial resort city will show you all the highlights. Then drive into Slovenia to Postojna Cave, one of the largest caves in Europe, and take a miniature electric train to tour this fantastic subterranean world. Afterward, continue to the Julian Alps and the city of Bled. 
Hotel Name: Park, or Golf (B/D)

DAY 8 BLED &  LJUBLJANA EXCURSION: A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, stunning lakeshore, and imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above theAlpine lake. An afternoon tour of vibrant Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia and its largest city, takes in views of the open-air Central Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba’s Fountain, the Three Bridges, and the Parliament.  Return to Bled.
Hotel Name: Park, or Golf (B)

DAY 9 BLED/ TRIESTE, ITALY / VENICE: Leave Bled and drive south to Trieste for an orientation tour and visit to Miramare Castle, built by the Habsburg monarchy on a cliff overlooking the Adriatic Sea. After your visit, continue on to the storied city of Venice.
Hotel Name: Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa (B)

DAY 10 VENICE SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: A walking tour with a Local Guide features St. Mark’s Square, St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. Then see a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by a master artisan. This afternoon, enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or join an optional gondola ride. Tonight, celebrate with a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. 
Hotel Name: Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa (B/D)

DAY 11 DEPART VENICE: After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport where your vacation ends. (B)

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2018 Departures All Departures Guaranteed

  • Tuesday April 17 – $2,440.00
  • Tuesday May 8, 15, 22 & 29 – $2,440.00
  • Tuesday June 12, 19 & 26 – $2,440.00
  • Tuesday July 17 – $2,440.00
  • Tuesday August 7, 21 & 28 – $2,440.00
  • Tuesday September 4, 11, 18 & 25 – $2,440.00
  • Tuesday October 2 – $2,440.00

Additional Information: * Above are Land Start Dates in Dubrovnik. Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date.  Air: Please note that airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats. Single Room Supplement: $974

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Inclusions

  • Airport transfers in Dubrovnik on Day 1 and Venice on Day 11
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling
  • 10 hot breakfasts; 6 dinners including a Welcome Dinner and Farewell Dinner
  • Services of a professional Travel Director
  • Luxury motorcoach with reclining seats, air conditioning and onboard restroom
  • Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Opatija, Bled, Ljubljana, Postojna Cave, Venice
  • Headsets for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary
  • Special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
  • Portfolio of travel documents
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Group Discounts
One traveler qualifies for a 100% discount * off the land portion of the vacation price for every 20 passengers paying in full.

Per person prices are land only and based on two people sharing a room. Above dates represent “land start” date. Air: Please note that International airfares are not included in the prices above. Journeys Connect can quote you the lowest possible GROUP airfare available on the day that you book. Minimum of 10 seats from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: $974. Group discounts cannot be combined with our Triple Room discounts. Not valid on Specialty, Customized Vacations or River Cruises, optional extensions, extra nights, airfares, taxes and fees, flight supplements, or airport transfers. Other restrictions may apply. All passengers’ names must be advised before the discount is applied. *Group discount is on a twin-share basis only.