Treasures of Croatia - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2020)

Celebrate the many delights of Croatia, exploring Dubrovnik, Hvar and Split, enjoying spectacular scenery and delectable local delicacies, and taking in local culture and nature, including a tasting at a family-owned winery.

Journey Overview

Celebrate the many delights of Croatia, exploring Dubrovnik, Hvar and Split, enjoying spectacular scenery and delectable local delicacies, and taking in local culture and nature, including a tasting at a family-owned winery.

Journey Highlights 

  • Discover the best of Croatia, including three nights in Dubrovnik and two in idyllic Hvar
  • Visit the fishing town of Ston and sample its famous oysters
  • Tour a family-owned winery and enjoy a wine tasting accompanied by a variety of locally produced foods on a Chef’s Table culinary experience
  • Stroll Split’s lively daily market to experience life as locals do
  • Make an authentic artisan visit to a silk-weaving workshop
Itinerary

Journey Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Split, Croatia

Arrive in Split, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. This evening, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for a welcome dinner at the hotel. 
Hotel Park | Meals: D

Day 2: Split | Palace of Diocletian

Tour Split, starting with the Palace of Diocletian and its synagogue, and view St. Domnius Cathedral. Stroll Split’s old town and harbor-front promenade. Visit the daily market, and then enjoy your afternoon at leisure, before a dinner with a klapa concert. 
Hotel Park | Meals: BD

Day 3: Hvar | Wine Tasting at a Family-Owned Winery

Ride Like a Local by public ferry along the stunning Dalmatian coastline to picturesque Hvar, a lush, mountainous island, where Venetian palaces grace narrow backstreets and secluded coves beckon. Upon arrival, visit the family-owned winery of renowned winemaker Andro Tomić for a wine tasting. Later, on the scenic drive back to Hvar Town, stop to view the gleaming limestone Spanjol Fortress. Tonight, enjoy fine dining at a local waterfront restaurant. 
Palace Elisabeth | Meals: BLD

Day 4: Hvar | A Stroll Through Historic Streets

This morning, walk the historic centre of Hvar Town, pausing to take in the Cathedral, the Arsenal and the Benedictine Nunnery where resident nuns produce the world-famous agave lace. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure. 
Palace Elisabeth | Meals: B 

Day 5: Dubrovnik | Oysters & the Old City

Head to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” stopping en route in Ston, renowned for its oysters, which you may wish to sample when you enjoy lunch in a typical Dalmatian restaurant.
Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik | Meals: BLD

Day 6: Dubrovnik & Konavle | Walking Tour & Silk Weaving

Stroll through Dubrovnik with your local guide to see the Dominican Monastery, the Rector’s Palace and Dubrovnik Cathedral. Mingle with local traders and craftspeople in its markets. Then, listen as a survivor of the Balkan War shares memories of the conflict that secured Croatia’s independence from the former Yugoslavia, a victory that cost more than 20,000 Croatian lives. Later, watch silk weavers at work on a fascinating artisan visit in Konavle. Return to Dubrovnik, where you embark on a private cruise, enjoying a refreshing Scenic Sundowner and taking in the fantastic city views. 
Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik | Meals: BL

Day 7: Dubrovnik | Design Your Day

Today, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities. 

  • Enjoy a Cooking Class with Wine Tasting, and then savour what you created for lunch.
  • Embark by Sea Kayak on a refreshing, tranquil paddle around Dubrovnik’s Old Town and Lokrum Island. 
  • Visit Game of Thrones Shooting Locations on a walking tour, led by a local who worked as an extra on the series

Tonight, return to Dubrovnik for a farewell dinner in a fine local restaurant.
Hotel Excelsior Dubrovnik | Meals: BD

Day 8: Depart Dubrovnik

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to depart. 
Meals: B

Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.
First group event: welcome briefing at 6:30 p.m. on Day 1.
Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 8.
Departures are guaranteed to operate with a minimum of 2 guests.

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Accommodation/Partners

Accommodation/Partners

Hotel Park, Split

Treasures of Croatia - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2020)

Hotel Park is Split's oldest hotel and dates from 1921. Centrally located and set in gardens with a palm-lined terrace for open-air dinin ... Read more

Hotel Excelsior, Dubrovnik

Treasures of Croatia - A Luxury Small Group Journey (2020)

Hotel Excelsior with its 158 rooms is just a short walk from the heart of the ancient city of Dubrovnik. The rooms and suites are tastefu ... Read more

Dates & Prices

Journey Dates & Prices

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy

May 17, 2020 - May 24, 2020
Price AU$8,255pp Single Supplement AU$2,455 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
May 24, 2020 - May 31, 2020 Special
Price AU$7,530pp was AU$8,255 Single Supplement AU$2,455 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
May 31, 2020 - Jun 7, 2020
Price AU$8,690pp Single Supplement AU$2,890 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Jun 7, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020 Special
Price AU$7,965pp was AU$8,690 Single Supplement AU$2,890 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Jun 14, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020
Price AU$8,690pp Single Supplement AU$2,890 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Jun 28, 2020 - Jul 5, 2020 Special
Price AU$8,400pp was AU$9,125 Single Supplement AU$3,325 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Aug 30, 2020 - Sep 6, 2020
Price AU$9,125pp Single Supplement AU$3,325 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Sep 6, 2020 - Sep 13, 2020
Price AU$9,125pp Single Supplement AU$3,325 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Sep 13, 2020 - Sep 20, 2020
Price AU$9,125pp Single Supplement AU$3,325 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Sep 20, 2020 - Sep 27, 2020
Price AU$8,690pp Single Supplement AU$2,890 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Sep 27, 2020 - Oct 4, 2020
Price AU$8,690pp Single Supplement AU$2,890 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Oct 4, 2020 - Oct 11, 2020
Price AU$8,255pp Single Supplement AU$2,455 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Oct 11, 2020 - Oct 18, 2020
Price AU$7,965pp Single Supplement AU$2,165 Internal Air (From) AU$0 Availability Available Enquire
Notes:

Availability shown here is updated weekly and indicative only. Availability on any product or journey shown here is not specific to a category of travel and may not denote availability at the cheapest ‘From’ price. For real time availability, talk to your travel agent or call Abercrombie & Kent on 1300 851 800.

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