14 Days Zagreb to Venice from $2,789.00
Highlights: Zagreb, Sarajevo, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes and Ljubljana to Venice
Begin your fascinating vacation in Zagreb with a two night stay. From here, travel south to Sarajevo for a night. On to the Adriatic coast and lovely Dubrovnik, for a relaxing three night stay and an excursion to Montenegro. Next is Split, with Diocletian’s Palace and more, and Plitvice Lakes National Park for two nights. During your two night stay in Bled, see the highlights including Bled Castle and visit Ljubljana. Finally, head to Venice for two nights.
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DAY 1 ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA: Welcome to Zagreb! Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure until a Welcome Dinner with your traveling companions. Hotel Name: Westin (D)
DAY 2 ZAGREB SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: On a morning city tour with a Local Guide, see the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, the Parliament and the Government Palace, and visit the Cathedral. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own.
Hotel Name: Westin (B)
DAY 3 ZAGREB / SARAJEVO, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA: Journey out of Croatia and into Bosnia and Herzegovina. On to its capital, Sarajevo.
Hotel Name: Europe, or Holiday (B/D)
DAY 4 SARAJEVO / DUBROVNIK, CROATIA: Sarajevo has been influenced by a number of cultures and civilizations over its long history. On your city tour, see the Olympic Stadium, and visit the Turkish bazaar, Husref Bay’s Mosque and the Gavrilo Princip Museum. Then, on through the mountains to Mostar. See the remains of the Turkish quarter and the 16th-century stone bridge. End the day in Dubrovnik, on the Adriatic coast.
Hotel Name: Lapad, or Lacroma (B/D)
DAY 5 DUBROVNIK SIGHTSEEING & FREE TIME: On a walking tour with a Local Guide, see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column and Sponza Palace. Then, visit the Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. The rest of the day is free to explore on your own.
Hotel Name: Lapad, or Lacroma (B)
DAY 6 MONTENEGRO EXCURSION: Travel to Montenegro. Head to the mouth of the Bay of Kotor, the longest fjord in Southern Europe. Take a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, an islet off the coast of Perast. See the town of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik, where your evening is free.
Hotel Name: Lapad, or Lacroma (B)
DAY 7 DUBROVNIK / SPLIT: Travel north along the Adriatic coast to Split. Enjoy a city tour with a Local Guide featuring the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and more.
Hotel Name: Atrium (B/D)
DAY 8 SPLIT / TROGIR / PLITVICE LAKES: Head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Then journey on to beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park.
Hotel Name: Jezero (B/D)
DAY 9 PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK: A full day to enjoy spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation.
Hotel Name: Jezero (B/D)
DAY 10 PLITVICE LAKES / OPATIJA / POSTOJNA / BLED: Returning to the coast, stop at the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort, Opatija. An orientation tour of Opatija will show off the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. Afterward, drive across the border into Slovenia and to Postojna Cave, one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to the Alpine city of Bled.
Hotel Name: Park, or Golf (B/D)
DAY 11 BLED / LJUBLJANA EXCURSION: A sightseeing tour of Bled features the charming town, stunning lakeshore, and imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. An afternoon tour of the vibrant and friendly 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 12 BLED/ TRIESTE / VENICE, ITALY: Leaving Bled, drive south to Trieste in Italy for orientation tour and visit to Miramare Castle and its lovely park. The castle was built by the Habsburg monarchy on a cliff overlooking the Adriatic Sea. After your visit, continue on to the romantic city of Venice.
Hotel Name: Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa (B)
DAY 13 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, a Local Specialty. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or join an optional gondola ride. Tonight, savor a Farewell Dinner.
Hotel Name: Bauer Palladio Hotel & Spa (B/D)
DAY 14 DEPART VENICE: You will be transferred to airport where your vacation ends. (B)
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- Saturday April 14 – $2,789.00
- Saturday May 5, 12, 19, & 26 – $2,789.00
- Saturday June 9, 16, & 23 – $2,789.00
- Saturday July 14 – $2,789.00
- Saturday August 4, 18, & 25 – $2,789.00
- Saturday September 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 – $2,789.00
Additional Information: * Above are Land Start Dates in Zagreb. 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 supplement: $1,168.
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- Airport transfers in Zagreb on Day 1 and Venice on Day 14
- Twin-bedded rooms in hotels listed or similar; hotel taxes, service charges and tips for baggage handling
- Breakfast daily and 8 dinners
- Services of a professional Travel Director
- Luxury motorcoach with reclining seats, air conditioning and onboard restroom
- Sightseeing with a Local Guide: Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice Lakes, 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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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: $1,168. 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.