Slovenia & Croatia

Pictures: 1) Lake Bled, 2) Ljubljana, 3) Motovun, 4) Plitvice Lakes, 5) Dubrovnik.  

Slovenia & Croatia private tour – sample itinerary – 11 nights

 
Day 1: Venice airport (or alternatively Zagreb airport or Ljubljana airport) to Smartno, optional wine tasting, rest of the day at leisure. 

Overnight in Smartno.

Day 2: Full day tour – Goriska Brda, Kobarid, Soca Valley, Kozjak waterfall, Boka waterfall, Julian Alps, Lake Bled. 

Overnight in Bled.

Day 3: Full day tour – Bled Castle, Vintgar Gorge, Bohinj Valley, Lake Bohinj, Mt.Vogel cable car, Radovljica.

Overnight in Bled.


Day 4: Half day tour – Radovljica, Ljubljana, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Ljubljana.

Day 5: Full day tour – Postojna Caves, Predjama Castle, Buzet (Istria), rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Buzet. 

Day 6: Full day tour – Istria (Croatia) including Motovun, Groznjan and Rovinj.

Overnight in Buzet.

Day 7: Full day tour – Hum, Senj, Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Overnight in Plitvice. 

Day 8: Full day walking tour and return transfers – Plitvice Lakes National Park.

Overnight in Plitvice.

 

Day 9: Half day tour – Plitvice to Split including a sightseeing & lunch break in Trogir, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Split. 


Day 10: Full day tour – Split to Cavtat including Ston, Mali Ston and the Dubrovnik riviera.

Overnight in Cavtat.

Day 11: Half day walking tour and return boat trips – Dubrovnik old town and the city walls, rest of the day at leisure.

Overnight in Cavtat. 


Day 12: Cavtat to nearby Dubrovnik airport.

Hotels:

Our hotel selections have been cherry picked over many years of experience, and we continuously review and refresh our first choices for the most attractive properties offering the best value.

Your hotel accommodation will provide you with an optimum balance of hotel comfort, friendly service and great value for money. Here are our first choice hotel selections at each overnight location.

Smartno Hotel San Martin or similar
Lake Bled Hotel Penzion Mayer or similar
Ljubljana Hotel Adora or similar
Buzet Hotel Vela Vrata or similar
Plitvice Hotel Degenija or similar
Split Hotel Marul or similar
Cavtat Hotel Cavtat or similar

In the event that we are unable to secure the rooms at our first choice hotel properties, we will arrange the closest possible alternatives in consideration of the hotel star rating, the style of the hotel and the room rates.

Entrance fees at visitor attractions:

We realise that our clients have different interests and preferences and therefore the choice of what is included in your itinerary is completely yours. The most popular visitor attractions of choice include many famous castles, museums, religious monuments and national parks across the region. At the time of presenting our first draft proposals to you, we will offer you some recommendations and different options to help you make your choices.

Our first class service:

Graeme or one of his experienced colleagues will be your personal driver/guide for the full duration of your private tour, guaranteeing you a seamless tour experience. 

On your first day, you will be met in the airport arrivals hall with a personalised ” meet & greet”. We will provide you with a local insight and many handy tips at all of the locations you visit, including food, wine and dining recommendations. We also provide 24/7 contact in the event of any emergency situations. For more detailed and specialist knowledge of local history, culture and the arts, locally based city/park guides can be arranged. In some locations, these are a mandatory requirement of the local authorities and we will advise you about this at the time of drafting your custom made tour proposals.

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