Holiday Itinerary Croatia Uncovered

Day 1 UK/Trogir

Travelsphere’s Private Chauffeur Service collects you from home for your flight to Split today, from where we will transfer to your hotel in Trogir. D

Day 2 Trogir - Krka National Park - Zadar

After breakfast, meet up with your Local Guide for a fascinating walking tour around the historic highlights of Trogir – including the mighty 13th century Trogir Cathedral. Afterwards we'll head off and explore the stunning waterfalls of Krka National Park, then transfer to the medieval walled city of Zadar in the evening. Relax to the soothing sounds of the Sea Organ, an experimental instrument built into marble steps and 'played' by the ocean, and​ gaze out at the sunset. B, D

Day 3 - Zadar

This morning we'll join our Local Guide and embark on a walking tour of the beautiful city of Zadar, which has a history spanning three millennia. You'll love the old frescoes of the Romanesque Zadar Cathedral, while the Church of St Donatus, with its distinctive circular shape, contains columns recycled from the old Roman Forum. After the tour, we'll visit a rural family estate, Mićanovi Dvori, where we'll feast on the popular Croatian delicacy 'peka' – meat and vegetables baked on a fire under a bell-shaped pan. Eating traditional food with a Croatian family is an unbeatable way to get a taste of the local culture. This evening is free to explore Zadar at your own pace. B, L​

Day 4 Zadar - Šibenik - Split

After breakfast we'll head towards Šibenik, a scenic town in a picturesque bay where the Krka River meets the Adriatic Sea. Our Local Guide will lead us to the 16th century St Nicholas' Fortress, and the mighty Cathedral of St James, where we'll marvel at the gorgeous rose windows and ornately-sculpted stone heads. This evening we'll take a bus to Split, where we'll board our chartered cruise ship, our home for the rest of the trip. The MV Katarina is a brand new, hi-spec vessel with plenty of places to relax and features a jacuzzi and sun-loungers. The boat also provides easy access for swimming in the sea, so you are free to enjoy the clear waters of Croatia's Adriatic Coast. B, D ​

Day 5 Split - Korcula

For a small country, Croatia produces a huge amount of olives, and the families of your captain and crew grow them in their home village. As we cruise to Korcula we'll learn about the process of making olive oil, enjoy a tasting, then sit down to lunch onboard. This afternoon is yours to spend as you wish, or you can join an optional walking tour of the island. Korcula's highlights include the Gothic-Renaissance St Mark's Cathedral and the striking old city walls. Tonight there's a chance to further immerse yourself in the local culture with an optional dinner at the village of Zrnovo with a local family. Meet different generations of the family who will welcome you into their home and treat you to a wholesome home-cooked meal served with some local tipple.​ B, L

Day 6 Korcula - Dubrovnik

Today sees us sail to Dubrovnik, the jewel in the crown of the Adriatic. The red roofs, imposing city walls and historic architecture of its medieval Old Town has made Dubrovnik the star of many films and TV series including Game of Thrones, and you can explore it up close as you stroll through its narrow streets, lined with cafés, shops and restaurants. For an inspiring alternative view of this medieval gem try our optional excursion where you can take a kayak trip around the city walls. The evening's yours to explore Dubrovnik as you wish – we recommend trying octopus brudet, a rich seafood stew. B, L

Day 7 Dubrovnik

Today we'll explore Dubrovnik in more depth on a guided tour of the famous Old Town, where you'll pass the oldest pharmacy in Europe, walk the polished main street, see the bullet mark remnants of the Balkan War, as well as marvel at iconic sites such as Rector's Palace, a 15th century Gothic-Renaissance masterpiece, and the Franciscan Monastery. In the afternoon, you're free to explore at your leisure. Maybe stop at one of the many ice cream shops or take a scenic cable-car ride to the top of Srd Hill for fantastic views over the cityBack on the ship we'll attend the Captain's dinner, followed by drinks and dancing with the crew. ​B, D

Day 8 Dubrovnik - Mljet

Today the ship takes us to one of the greenest and most beautiful of the Adriatic Islands, Mljet, where we can explore dense forests and lounge by glittering lakes. Enjoy a tour with a Local Guide at Mljet National Park and have time to explore on your own. Don't miss Mljet's cultural attractions, either – these include a photogenic Benedictine monastery shrouded in dark forest, and a starkly beautiful 12th century church, one of the oldest in the Adriatic. ​​B, L, D

DAY 9 Mljet - Hvar - Solta

You'll want to be up on deck as the ship approaches the stunning island of Hvar. We'll disembark in the main town for an optional walking tour, taking in the 17th century Arsenal and the stately square Trg Sv Stjepana. Next, we head to the tranquil island of Solta, stepping ashore in Stomorska. This fishing village is famed for its fleet of ancient wooden ships, originally used to transport the island's wine and olive oil to the mainland. These traditional ships can still be spotted here, and make a pretty sight bobbing up and down in the harbour beside the modern luxury yachts.​ ​​B, L

Days 10 Solta- Split

Our final port of call is Croatia's second largest city, the vibrant and vivacious Split. A guided walking tour will introduce us to the mighty Diocletian's Palace, one of the world's best-preserved Roman monuments. Its ancient walls are now home to an array of great restaurants, bars and shops, meaning the complex is as buzzing as it ever was. Later, we'll visit a fresh produce market, a great place to get a feel for everyday life in the city, and then the afternoon is yours to explore. We suggest the Cathedral of St Domnius and adjacent Temple of Jupiter, for a fascinating glimpse into Split's many-layered history. B, D

Day 11 Split/UK

Travelsphere’s Private Chauffeur Service collects you from home for your flight to Split today, from where we will transfer to your hotel in Trogir. B

Meals. B - Breakfast. L - Luch. D - Dinner

Departure dates and prices 2022 Croatia Uncovered

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Departure Dates & Airport
Prices from Departure Dates & Airport Prices from
1 May - Heathrow £1899 26 June - Heathrow £2199
1 May - Birmingham £1998 26 June - Birmingham £2298
29 May - Heathrow £1999 28 August - Heathrow £2199
29 May - Birmingham £2098 28 August - Birmingham £2298
12 June - Heathrow £2099 18 September - Heathrow £2199
12 June - Birmingham £2198 18 September - Birmingham £2298

The holiday price may be subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of booking.  Airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.  Alternative dates may be available but not yet guaranteed, call for details. Prices are based on twin occupancy of a double or twin bedded room. Single occupancy supplements will apply. Travelsphere have made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the hotel images provided on this website and images of room types displayed may vary to those offered on your tour. Therefore due to the possibility of inadvertent errors we do not guarantee their accuracy. Hotels, airlines used and flight times are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents. All holidays subject to Travelsphere Terms & Conditions. Please check tour details with the operator at time of booking as Cennet Ltd cannot be held responsible for any errors showing on it’s website

Croatia - Split

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Croatia Uncovered

Holidays by Air 11 Days 2022

Prices from £1899

Discover the country's delectable cuisine at a rural estate near Zadar and venture into the forests and waterfalls of Krka National Park. The second part of the tour sees you board a chartered cruise ship for a tour of the beautiful Adriatic islands along the Dalmatian Coast.

Visit Korcula with its striking city walls, stop at Mljet with its beautiful combination of saltwater lakes, dense forest and Franciscan Monastery, take in a quiet fishing village on Solta, and enjoy the photogenic beaches and medieval architecture of Hvar.

In between all the excitement, we'll be stopping in secluded bays for leisurely swims and there's plenty of opportunities to soak up the sun or take a dip in the jacuzzi on board your luxury cruise ship.

Croatia Uncovered

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Guided tour of Trogir 
  • Visit to the Krka National Park waterfalls
  • Explore the marble streets of Zadar
  • Enjoy a Croatian lunch with a local family 
  • Taste local wines and sample home-made olive oil on board your ship
  • Guided tour of Dubrovnik's Old Town 
  • Enjoy a Captain's Dinner on board ​
  • Tour of Mljet National Park
  • Discover UNESCO-listed Split
  • Enjoy a farewell dinner on board

What's Included

  • Travelsphere Private Chauffeur Service
  • Return direct flights from Gatwick with British Airways
  • 3 nights in 4-star hotels 
  • 7-night exclusive cruise on board 5-star Deluxe MV Katarina
  • 21 meals: 10 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners and welcome drink 
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager and Specialist Local Guide
  • Overseas transfers, other transportation and porterage
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions

More flight choices are available, see price panel for details. Supplements may apply

Optional Excursions

Experience even more of your destination by adding one or more optional experiences to your holiday before you set off. Take a look below at the extra trips you can enjoy on this tour.

Traditional Croatian Meal in Zrnovo Village. From £39

Zrnovo is a village located just outside of Korcula Old Town and is one of the oldest settlements on the island. You will have guided walking tour of the village, home to just over 1000 inhabitants, before a dinner of local delicacies.

Walking tour of Korcula. From £16

Korcula Island is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic Sea and one of the islands where the Greeks first settled. As well as being the reputed birthplace of the famous adventurer Marco Polo, it boasts atmospheric streets watched over by the majestic St Mark's Cathedral.

Walking tour of Hvar. From £16

Hvar is an ancient town rich steeped in history on Hvar Island. Step ashore for a walking tour of the old town which is marked by elegant old buildings and the majestic St Stephen square. Above lies a striking fortress and on either side a seaside promenade winds around beautiful coves and pebbly beaches.

Kayaking around the walls of Dubrovnik. From £50

See the city of Dubrovnik from a different perspective by taking to the water and kayaking beneath the city walls. Departing from Pile Bay for a 3 hour guided trip (approximate) you will view the city walls from the sea and take the opportunity to swim in its hidden bays. Transfers and experienced guide are included as well as DAG Lagoon sea kayaks, paddles and life jackets.

Please note: A good level of fitness is necessary to participate in this excursion.

Accommodation as specified or similar

Day 1 Hotel Rotondo

Hotel Rotondo has a multitude of great facilities that make it a wonderful property to stay at. There is an in-house restaurant serving local cuisine, a swimming pool, fitness centre and terrace area. Rooms are furnished with air conditioning, private facilities, complimentary toiletries, a safe and minibar. Free WIFI is also available at the hotel.

Hotel Kolovare, Zadar is a 4-star hotel located close to the centre of the historic city of Zadar and right on the coast. The hotel boasts a Mediterranean style adapted to suit this stunning area. The hotel is surrounded by cultural and historical heritage, perfect for exploring and relaxing. Faculties include; a restaurant, bar and pool. Bedrooms feature; en suite facilities, air conditioning, mini-bar, hairdryer and TV.

MV San Antonio

Hotels are subject to change and will be confirmed in your final documents.


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