Touring Itinerary - Highlights of Croatia

Day 1: UK to Zagreb

Fly to Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, where you will be met and transferred to the Hotel Dubrovnik for an overnight stay. The rest of today is at your leisure and dinner will be with our group this evening. (D)

Days 2: Zagreb to Opatija

After breakfast, join our tour guide for an orientation walking tour of the city. Discover the fortified, medieval old town, which has many fine buildings. Later this afternoon, we head to Opatija, located on picturesque Kvarner Bay, where we stay for two nights at the Hotel Remisens Admiral. (B,D)

Day 3: Discover Istria

Enjoy our excursion around the Istria region, as we visit Pula with its magnifi cent Roman Colosseum, before going on to the charming resort of Rovinj, with its wonderful tangles cobbled streets, dominated by the hilltop church. We continue to Livade, for a sample of one of Istria’s treasures, the truffle, before returning to Opatija for an evening at leisure. (B)

Day 4: Opatija to Plitvice

Leaving Opatija, we head into the beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park, where 16 lakes are connected by waterfalls. Our visit here also includes a boat trip across the emerald green lake Kozjak, to enjoy the surrounding scenery. We stay in the Plitvice area tonight at the Hotel Degenija. (B,D)

Day 5: Plitvice to Split

After breakfast we drive through the mountain region of Lika, to reach the historic town of Zadar, where we enjoy an interesting guidedtour, showing us many of the sights, including the Roman Forum. We’ll continue on to visit the Bibich Winery, where we can try some of the local Dalmatian wine accompanied by a Croatian style tapas tasting, then head onwards to Split for our two night stay at the Hotel Cornarro. (B)

Day 6: Split & Trogir

Enjoy our guided tour of Split, where the highlight is the Diocletian Palace, built at the turn of the 4th century. Our journey takes us on to the coastal town of Trogir, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site, where we stop to enjoy a traditional Dalmatian lunch. With its high concentration of historic buildings on this small island, Trogir is often referred to as the ‘floating museum town’. (B,L)

Day 7: Split to Dubrovnik

We make our way southwards along the coast, calling at the quaint town of Ston, where we visit a local winery, to enjoy a presentation and tasting, before continuing to Dubrovnik for two nights at the Hotel Valamar Lacroma. (B)

Day 8: Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is really one of Croatia’s gems and you are sure to enjoy exploring this historic city, encircled by medieval ramparts. After our sightseeing tour this morning, the afternoon will be at your leisure, before our final overnight stay. (B,D)

Day 9: Dubrovnik to UK

Today, you will be transferred to the airport, for your return flight home. (B)

Highlights of Croatia departure dates & prices 2019 - 5% discount all dates

Shearings brochure price in Black from £1439

Travel 55 discount price in Red from  £1368

Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535 and quote Travel 55 ref: S9990 + tour code.

*The prices quoted here are based on Shearings lead in prices and will fluctuate as and when departure dates are taken up. For the latest up to date prices check with Shearings when you book. Don't forget to quote Travel 55 code S9990 to receive your 5% discount. Tel Shearings reservations on 0844 824 3535.

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May 3, 17, 31
September 6, 13, 20, 27
November 1
9 Days by Air includes: Hol. Code: AF005
8 nights, 4 dinners, 1 lunch
• Return flights & resort transfers
• Touring Itinerary
• Departs: Friday

Prices are shown per person based on two people sharing a standard room. B,L,D; breakfast, lunch & dinner. Holiday prices are based on flights with Lufthansa from London Heathrow. Regional departures also available – supplements may apply. Single supplement £226

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Highlights of Croatia

Holidays by Air – 5% Discount

2019 prices from only £1368

Join our journey through beautiful Croatia, as we take in the scenery along the Istrian Peninsula and Dalmatian coast. We’ll explore historic towns, including Dubrovnik, Split and Trogir, plus taste some local delicacies on our way.

To book this Highlights of Croatia holiday by air with Shearings call them direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote the Travel 55 discount code S9990 to receive the 5% discount.

Travel 55 offer you 5% discount on Shearings holidays and tours. To book, call Shearings direct on 0844 824 3535 and quote S9990 for the Travel 55 discount price. 

Holiday Highlights

  • Explore Croatia’s Istrian peninsula, visiting Rovinj and Pula
  • Truffle tasting in Livade
  • Walking tours in Zagreb, Zadar, Split & Dubrovnik
  • Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Dalmatian wine and Croatian tapas tasting
  • Discover Trogir & Ston
  • Stay in popular Opatija & Dubrovnik


Must See

Plitvice Lakes is the largest and oldest National Park in Croatia and home to the country’s highest waterfall.


Tour and Explore

These holidays offer a traditional escorted touring experience, with all elements of your itinerary included, such as all trips and stays at a range of hotels in different locations. Guests can expect authentic handpicked accommodation, from charming family-run hotels to renowned resorts.
Food offers a wonderful way of sampling new cultures, so many tours include a variety of meals, as well as the flexibility to eat where and when you want, giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the places you visit.

This is a Tour & Explore holiday.


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