Holiday Itinerary Croatia's Opatija Riviera

Day 1 - UK/Zagreb

​Travelsphere’s Private Chauffer Service collects you from home for your flight to Zagreb Airport today, and then transfers you to the sophisticated resort of Opatija, on Kvarner Bay, your base for the next seven nights. Your hotel is beautifully located on Opatija's seven-mile coastal promenade known as the Lungomare. (D)

Day 2 - Opatija and Rijeka

Join your Tour Manager for a walking tour of Opatija today. The resort boasts splendid Austro-Hungarian architecture as well as beautiful gardens and a lovely coastal promenade. During your tour you'll also see a chocolate-making demonstration and tasting. 
This afternoon you'll visit Rijeka, where during a walking tour you'll see Trsat Castle, which looms over the city from its hilltop position. You've time to make your own discoveries before heading back to the hotel. (B, D)

Day 3 - Istrian Peninsula

Travelsphere’s Private Chauffer Service collects you from home for your flight to Zagreb Airport today, and then transfers you to the sophisticated resort of Opatija, on Kvarner Bay, your base for the next seven nights. Your hotel is beautifully located on Opatija's seven-mile coastal promenade known as the Lungomare. (B,L,D)

Day 4 - Lovran and Moscenice

On our included excursion this morning you'll journey along the Lungomare to the picturesque town of Lovran, where a stroll around its town square will reveal Baroque architecture and the 14th century Church of St George. Next you'll head to Moscenice. Overlooking the coast, this medieval fortified town falls steeply towards the sea and boasts narrow, streets dotted with ancient churches and elegant villas. This afternoon is free for you to relax at leisure in your resort. Tonight, why not head out for a stroll on Opatija's promenade and find a restaurant for dinner. (B)

Day 5 - Opatija at leisure

Croatia's Plitvice National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site where 16 lakes spill into each other, forming impressive cascading waterfalls. Today's optional excursion includes a boat trip across Lake Kozjak, the largest in the park, and there will be free time to take lunch and enjoy the glorious scenery.​ (B, D)

Day 6 - Opatija at leisure

​Spend today at leisure or join our optional excursion to neighbouring Slovenia. You'll visit the Postonja Caves, carved by the Pivka River and filled with incredible stalactites and stalagmites. Your tour then moves on to Predjama Castle, which has perched precariously on a cliff for the past 700 years.​ (B)

Day 7 - Opatija at leisure

​Today has been left free for you to spend at leisure. Perhaps spend some time relaxing in the wellness centre and spa at your hotel or take a dip in the large indoor swimming pool.  Alternatively, why not join our optional excursion to the small town of Kastav, which stands on a hill overlooking Opatija. Fortified with a medieval wall and nine towers, it is a delight to explore on foot, especially as we head along its shady forest trail. Tonight, we'll enjoy a special farewell dinner at the hotel. (B, D)

Day 8 - Zagreb/UK

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Travelsphere Provate Chauffer Service will be waiting for the journey home. (B)

Accommodation as specified or similar

The 4 star Hotel Palace Bellevue

The 4-star Hotel Palace Bellevue is housed in a beautiful Empire-style building and was recently renovated in 2016. The Hotel is set along the main street facing the sea with a stone beach just a short 10 minute walk away. Decorated in pastel tones, all rooms are fitted with a flat-screen cable TV and a private bathroom. The Hotel's restaurant serves a buffet breakfast in an elegant setting. During dinner time guests can enjoy thematic dinners and music events at a large terrace. The wellness & spa centre within the Hotel Palace Bellevue includes an indoor pool with heated seawater and a quiet relaxation zone. Guests can enjoy the Finnish and Turkish sauna and there are many treatments on offer. Hotel Guests can use the fitness centre with the latest equipment free of charge.

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

Departure dates and prices 2022 Croatia's Opatija Riviera

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Departure Dates & Airport
Prices from Departure Dates & Airport Prices from
10 May - Bristol £1448 9 July - Manchester £1638

10 May -  Manchester

£1548 9 July - Heathrow £1499
10 May - Birmingham £1578 6 August - Birmingham £1728

10 May - Gatwick

£1349

6 August - Bristol

£1628

4 June - Bristol

£1528

6 August - Manchester

£1638

4 June - Birmingham

£1628 6 August - Heathrow £1499

4 June - Manchester

£1538 10 Sept  - Birmingham £1678

4 June - Heathrow

£1399 10 Sept - Bristol £1578

9 July  - Birmingham

£1728 10 Sept - Heathrow £1449

9 July - Bristol

£1628 10 Sept - Manchester £1588

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

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Croatia's Opatija Riviera

Holidays by Air 8 Days 2022

Prices from £1349

Discover medieval towns, Roman ruins and relax on unspoilt beaches when you embark on this Opatija Riviera tour.

Stay on Opatija’s seven-mile coastal promenade known as the Lungomare, and from here, head out on a variety of excursions starting with a tour of the area, a chance to see a chocolate-making demonstration and enjoy a tasting, and a visit to the looming Trsat Castle. Explore the Istrain Peninsula, where highlights include the impressive Roman amphitheatre at Pula, a visit to a winery for a light lunch and wine-tasting, and a tour of medieval Rovinj, a delightful resort with a charming old town.

You’ll also journey along the Lungomare to the picturesque town of Lovran with its Baroque architecture, and to Moscenice, a medieval fortified town overlooking the coast. There’s also an optional excursion to the stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage that’s site well worth a visit.

Included Holiday Highlights

  • Opatija tour with chocolate-tasting
  • ​Riejka walking tour and Trsat Castle
  • Family-run winery with tastings and light lunch
  • ​Istri​an Peninsula tour and Pula Amphitheatre
  • Picturesque towns of Lovran and Moscenice​

What's Included

  • Travelsphere Private Chauffeur Service
  • Return flights from Gatwick with easyJet
  • 7 nights in a 4-star hotel 
  • 13 meals: 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 5 dinners and welcome drink 
  • Travelsphere Tour Manager
  • 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.

Croatia - UNESCO Plitvice Lakes and National Park from £118

This is a day of truly stunning scenery as we visit Croatia’s Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Situated in a valley between high, forested mountains, sixteen beautiful lakes spill into each other - forming cascades and thundering waterfalls. You will see a sprawling limestone and chalk landscape of blue and green lakes, trickling streams, old mossy caves, and more spectacular waterfalls.

This excursion includes a boat trip across Lake Kozjak, the largest lake in the park, and there will be free time to take lunch. Of all the highlights this week, this is one you will remember for its breath-taking views.

Full Day - Strenuous Walking – Spectacular Scenery

Slovenia - Spectacular Postojna Caves and Predjama Castle from £72

Journey to neighbouring Slovenia and visit the Postojna Caves, with incredible caverns carved over thousands of years by the Pivka River, filled with incredible geological formations it’s like entering a different world in these incredible caves. You will see the breath taking stalagmites, stalactites, as well as an array of unusual wildlife. The caves feature a farfetched concert hall, famous for its unique acoustics. After our visit of these amazing caves, the tour moves on to the nearby Predjama Castle, which is perched precariously on a high cliff for the past 700 years above the beautiful Inner Carniola region.

Full Day - Moderate Walking – Not to be missed!

Croatia - Walking tour of Kastav and its forest trail from £29

You will start with a short sightseeing tour of Kastav, a small town standing on a hill and overlooking Opatija. It is a delight to explore on foot especially as you head along the shady forest trail before returning back to the Kastav Fortica.

Forest walking Trail length: 5 km, tour time approximately 2 -2.5 hours.


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