New Year’s Eve in Croatia

Spend the most exciting time of the year in beautiful surroundings of Croatian vibrant cities Dubrovnik, Split and Zagreb!

from: 1318 €

Departure

Dubrovnik

Basic information

Description

7-day tour 'New Year's Eve in Croatia'


T
our features:

  • Selected class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Breakfast daily
  • Welcome dinner in Dubrovnik: 3 course meal, glass of wine/beer/soft drink included
  • New Years Eve gala dinner in Zagreb: 5 courses, one glass of champagne at midnight, entertainment program
  • Farewell dinner in Zagreb: 3 course meal, glass of wine/beer/soft drink included
  • Assisted arrival and departure airport  transfers
  • All transfers with standard a/c motor-coach as per itinerary
  • Professional tour director throughout
  • Sightseeing tours with local guides: Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb and Ljubljana
  • Entrance fees included where indicated in bold letters
  • Luggage handling at hotels (one piece per person in / out)

Itinerary

Day 01, December 27, 2017 arrive Dubrovnik

Upon arrival to Dubrovnik Airport meet and greet with your Tour Director.

Transfer to your hotel. Tonight gather at the hotel restaurant for a welcome dinner. (D)

 

Day 02, December 28, 2017 in Dubrovnik

After breakfast, discover its old city, included on UNESCO`s World Heritage List, surrounded by mighty walls and fortresses, well preserved over the centuries. Our walking tour takes us to Stradun, the elegant main street with Onofrio`s Fountains, Franciscan Monastery with the Old Pharmacy, Orlando`s Column, Church of St Blaise – the town’s patron saint, Cathedral and other sights. Our tour finishes with a panoramic drive through Dubrovnik surroundings, which offers magnificent view of the old city with Lokrum and the Elaphite Islands in the background. The balance of the day is at leisure, for you to relax, or keep exploring Dubrovnik at your own pace. (B)

 

Day 03, December 29, 2017 Dubrovnik – Mostar – Split    

This morning we will travel to Split the largest Dalmatian city and port and on our way there we will pass thourgh Bosnia and Herzegovina and the city of Mostar, reknown for the Old Bridge. Stop for a short free walk before continuation to Split. 1700 years ago, during the time of Ancient Rome, the city was founded on the Marjan Peninsula surrounded by the historical towns of ancient Salona and Trogir. We will stroll the narrow streets of Diocletian’s Palace, built by the 4th century Roman Emperor, tour its excellently preserved basement galleries and visit the old Temple of Jupiter in the central, ancient Peristyle Square, and the city Cathedral one of the oldest building of its kind in the world. We will also pass the protected Golden and Silver Gates, walk through the historical squares to the lively markets, as well as the popular Riva, the ideal place for strolling, shopping and having a cup of coffee in one of the many cafes. Overnight in hotel in Split (B)

 

Day 04, December 30, 2017 Split – Trogir – Plitvice – Zagreb

Depart Split, and after a short drive, arrive Trogir yet another Croatian town that is part of UNESCO’s World Cultural Heritage List. Trogir was built on site of an ancient Greek settlement, sorrounded by walls, and very rich in history, Trogir will seduce you. You can visit the st. Laurent cathedral, famous for the Master Radovan's work of art portal, 15th century town loggia and the Benedictine Monastery. After the free time in Trogir we head inland toward Zagreb. Weather permetting we will visit the National Park Plitvice along the way. (The Park is closed in periods of heavy snow). Continue to Zagreb. Upon arrival we start a panoramic bus tour of the city. First view the modern Zagreb, see the interesting structure “Arena Centar” a sports hall often used also for concerts, view the Contemporary Art Museum and the National Library. Cross the river Sava, and enter the old city. Zagreb has been voted as best Christmas Market Europe for 2 years in a row, 2016 and 2017. This evening we head together to the city center and dive into the Fairy Tale. (B)

 

Day 05, December 31, 2017 In Zagreb

Zagreb is the capital city of the Republic of Croatia, the city with a rich collection of civilization and cultural heritage, deeply rooted in the European, particularly Central European culture. This morning we explore the city.There’s the Lower Town, full of wide boulevards, huge squares and Secession architecture together with modern buildings. The Upper Town is cosy, intimate and distinctly medieval in ambience. Sightseeing tour consists of two parts: through the Lower Town and the Upper Town. We will visit the Main Square Ban Josip Jelacic, the beautiful Cathedral, we see the popular open market Dolac, admire the colorful roof of St. Mark's Church, view the St. Catherin's Church and the Parliament closebay. Later we head to see one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world – the Mirogoj cemetery. Your afternoon is at leisure for you to prepare for New Year's Eve. We gather for a gala dinner party at the hotel. Prepare to dance the night away, or head to the main sqare to see how the locals celebrate all together on open air. Happy New Year! (B,D)

 

Day 06, January 1st, 2018 Zagreb

Late Breakfast and free time to explore Zagreb Christmass markets. (B)

 

Day 07, January 2nd, 2018 Zagreb – Bled – Ljubljana – Zagreb

Today after breakfast we head across the border to Slovenia and enjoy the drive through the countryside before arriving to Bled, the most popular tourist destination in Slovenia. We admire the beautiful lake and dig in the fresh air. Visit the iconic Bled Castle, and head to Ljubljana, the capital City. Walk across the famous Dragon Bridge, through lively squares and streets. Take the cable railway up to Ljubljana Castle and enjoy great views of the city. Enjoy some free time in the Ljubljana Christmas Market before returning to Zagreb, Croatia. Farewell dinner together this evening. (B,D)

 

Day 08, January 3rd, 2018 Depart Zagreb

Today you will be transfered to the Zagreb International Airport for your flight back home.

Prices & Terms

Price list

Price per person in double: 1318,00 € pp

Single supplement: 242,00 € 

Notes

Notes

Accommodation in hotels: 

 

Dubrovnik: GH Park 4* or similar

Split: Hotel President 4* or similar

ZAGREB: HOTEL WESTIN 5* or similar

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