Dalmatian Sunshine

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Julian Alps


Lake Bled

9 Days Dubrovnik to Zagreb from $1,737.00

Highlights: Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lake, Postojna Cave, Bled, Zagreb Visit some of Croatia and Slovenia’s favorite cities, starting with two nights in Dubrovnik. Head north along the coast to Split for a visit to Diocletian’s Palace and an overnight. Travel inland to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park. Stop at one of the largest caves in Europe at Postojna, and on to alpine Bled for two nights. The Slovenian capital, Ljubljana, is next, then end your vacation with a two-night stay in Zagreb. All Departures Guaranteed

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Dalmatian Sunshine Itinerary DAY 1 ARRIVE IN DUBROVNIK, CROATIA: You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join your Travel Director for a Welcome Dinner. Hotel Name: Lacroma (D) DAY 2 DUBROVNIK SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: Take a walking tour with a Local Guide this morning. See the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, and Sponza Palace, and visit the Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The balance of the day is free to continue discovering Dubrovnik at your own pace, shop or stroll along the city walls. Hotel Name: Lacroma (B) DAY 3 DUBROVNIK / SPLIT: Depart Dubrovnik and travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast to the city of Split. A sightseeing tour with a Local Guide features the inner city built around Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the grand Cathedral. Hotel Name: Atrium (B/D) DAY 4 SPLIT / TROGIR / PLITVICE LAKES: Head to Trogir, center for artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then, turn inland and travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready on a guided walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the scenery of this natural wonder of 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Hotel Name: Jezero (B/D) DAY 5 PLITVICE LAKES / OPATIJA / POSTOJNA, SLOVENIA / BLED: Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to its popular resort, Opatija. After some free time, journey north to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour the fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterwards, continue to Bled, set in the Julian Alps. Hotel Name: Park, or Golf (B/D) DAY 6 BLED SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th-century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. A sightseeing tour features the town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a high cliff above the lake. The balance of the day is free. Perhaps take an optional excursion to visit the small island in the middle of the lake, browse through the shops and boutiques, or just relax and enjoy the enchanting scenery. Hotel Name: Park, or Golf (B) DAY 7 BLED / LJUBLJANA / ZAGREB, CROATIA: Leave the mountains and head to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. See the main sights on a walking tour. Visit the the old city center with the open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. Then, continue to Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city. Dinner in hotel. Hotel Name: Westin (B/D) DAY 8 ZAGREB SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: This morning, enjoy a city tour with a Local Guide featuring St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding streets of the Old Town, do some last-minute shopping, sit back in a café and sip a glass of Croatian wine or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. Hotel Name: Westin (B) DAY 9 DEPART ZAGREB: You will be transferred to the airport where your vacation ends. (B)

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2018 Departures All Departures Guaranteed

    • Saturday April 21 & 28 – $1,737.00
    • Saturday May 5, 12, 19, & 26 – $1,737.00
    • Saturday June 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 – $1,737.00
    • Saturday July 7 – $1,737.00
    • Saturday August 4, 11, 18, & 25 – $1,737.00
    • Saturday September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 – $1,737.00
    • Saturday October 6 & 13 – $1,737.00

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: $627.
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  • Airport transfers in Dubrovnik on Day 1 and Zagreb on Day 9
  • Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling
  • 8 hot breakfasts; 5 dinners, including a Welcome Dinner 
  • Services of a professional Travel Director
  • Luxury motorcoach with air conditioning, reclining seats and onboard restroom
  • Sightseeing, special features and scenic highlights as indicated in the itinerary, including admission charges
  • Headsets for sightseeing so you can easily hear your guide’s commentary
  • Portfolio of travel documents
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Group Discounts
In a group of 20 passengers, one traveler qualifies for a 100% discount * off the land portion of the vacation price.

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 from same gateway. Less than 10 air seats will require full payment at time of booking. Single Room Supplement: $627 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.