DAY 1: UK - Venice area
DAY 2: Venice area
Enjoy a full day in Venice, starting with a canal boat ride to St. Mark’s Square and then spending the rest of the day discovering this enchanting city at leisure. (B)
DAY 3: Venice - Piran - Portoroz
Depart Venice this morning and cross the border into Slovenia with Portoroz in your sight. En route take a break in Piran, a picturesque fishing village with an enchanting square. (B,D)
DAY 4: Portoroz
Potoroz, a Slovenian Adriatic seaside resort and spa town, is located in the southwest of Slovenia. Enjoy an entire day at leisure to take advantage of the wellness centres, or explore at your own pace. (B)
DAY 5: Portoroz - Opatjia - Zadar
Head for Opatjia, a blend of Renaissance, Venetian, Gothic, Baroque, and Classicism. Buildings of diverse architectural styles have been erected in this popular tourist resort throughout history. Take it all in before continuing to Zadar, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural eritage
surrounded by historical ramparts. Make the most of this visit on the guided city tour. (B,D)
DAY 6: Zadar
ITake in the opportunity to explore Zadar or join an optional full day boat cruise to Kornati Islands National Park, made of 89 unforgettable islands, islets and reef. (B)
DAY 7: Zadar - Krka - Split
After breakfast travel to Krka Waterfalls National Park, where you will immerse yourself in nature and will explore with a local guide, taking in the picture perfect scenery before continuing to Split. (B,D)
DAY 8: Split - Ston - Dubrovnik
Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Split today, a city that started its splendour during the Roman times, when emperor Diocletian decided to build his palace on this beautiful peninsula. The palace and the old city centre are now a UNESCO world heritage site. Leave for Dubrovnik, stopping in Ston, located on the Peljesac peninsula, on the way. (B,D)
Day 9: Dubrovnik
Known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, discover Dubrovnik on a guided city tour and take in all of the highlights of this unique walled city with a rich historical heritage. (B)
Day 10: Dubrovnik - Kotor - Dubrovnik.
Enjoy a guided full day’s excursion to Montenegro. Visit the impressive UNESCO world heritage site of Kotor, a natural harbour on the Adriatic Coast, before taking a short boat ride across
the bay to visit the isle of Our Lady of the Rock. (B)
Day 11: Dubrovnik - UK
Depart Dubrovnik in the morning and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)
Classic escorted tour : Ideal if you want to see it all. Led by an experienced Archers Tour Director, you’ll meet like-minded people and experience must-see sights, with free time to explore on your own or on one of our optional excursions. You’ll stay in comfortable, conveniently-located hotels rated at least 3 stars or above. With flights, hotels and transfers all included, you can rest assured that Archers have taken care of the details.
Steady pace tour
The best - and Archers mean the best - tour directors
You’ll love them, because they love what they do and it shows. They have in-depth knowledge of the places you’ll visit, warm, friendly natures and will be on hand every step of the way with commentary entirely in English. Archers are sure you’ll be thrilled with your Tour Directors ~ 96% of customers rate them ‘excellent’ or ‘good’.
There’s no better way to get to the heart of a place and its people than by way of local introduction. We’ve sought out the most friendly and fascinating people to guide the way and bring you closer to the essence of the local culture.
It’s humbling to be invited to be part of a slightly more intimate display of cultural traditions and treasures, to get up close and watch artisans refine their work or musicians expressing something that captures the spirit of their home. From local Italian chefs to traditional farmers in Myanmar, we’ve met some unforgettable characters with unique skills and have woven them into our holidays so you can meet them too.