9 nights | 10 days | $5,395 | Limit 8 women | Minimum 6 women
If your Mediterranean dreams have included the Adriatic coast with beautiful sapphire waters and ancient walled cities, Croatia is the dream trip to turn into reality. If your Mediterranean dreams have included the Adriatic coast, with its beautiful sapphire waters and ancient walled cities, Croatia is the dream trip to turn into reality.
The Republic of Croatia is at the crossroads of Central Europe, the Balkans, and the beautiful Mediterranean. Croatia, with more than a thousand islands off the Adriatic coast, is being discovered as a traveler’s paradise.
Zagreb, Croatia’s capital and largest city, is where we will begin our exclusive women-only tour. From Zagreb, we will spend time discovering the beautiful lakes and waterfalls of Plitvice before we tour ancient Zadar, the Roman ruins of Split and ending our tour in Dubrovnik, a UNESCO world’s heritage site.
This highlights tour of Croatia is nine nights and ten days filled with incredible walks, amazing sites, and knowledgeable guides. We will feast on sumptuous local Croatian delights, Croatian wines and local beers. Ancient times, modern times, walled cities, ruins, breathtaking views, mountains and sea…the best of Croatia. Please join us as we visit the “Jewel” of the Mediterranean!
Day 1 - Welcome to Croatia: The jewel of the Mediterranean
Please plan your morning arrival to Zagreb, Croatia. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your beautiful 4/5 star boutique hotel.
Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, is a beautiful, cosmopolitan city with a rich history dating from Roman times. Zagreb has more museums than any other city in the world! For centuries it has been a focal point of culture and science, and now of commerce and industry.
Located in the northwest of the country, on the southern slopes of the Medvednica mountain range and along the Sava River, we will begin our tour with a welcome dinner at one of Zagreb’s finest restaurants!
Day 2 - Zagreb: Let's explore!
After breakfast, we will join our local guide at the oldest coffee shop of Zagreb, located in the main square overlooking the statue of Ban Jelacic.
Croatians are very sensitive about their coffee, and coffee drinking in a local coffee shops is part of their culture.
Ban Jeliacic, a 17th century square, is located in the heart of the city and a good starting point for exploring. Towers, castles, cathedrals and museums, oh my! Let’s begin!
Day 3 - Plitvice Lakes: And a wishing waterfall
After breakfast, we will depart for the incredible National Park of Plitvice Lakes.
The beauty of this National Park lies in its 16 lakes, inter-connected by a series of waterfalls, and set in deep woodland populated by deer, bears, wolves, boars and rare bird species.
We will walk with a local guide through this heaven-on-earth, enjoying the scenery of beautiful waterfalls and untouched nature. Legend has it that making a wish under the waterfall will make your dreams come true!
After our visit to Plitvice, we will make our way to Zadar, a city voted to be the a top European destination. Museums, monuments, ancient history and medieval times abound! Located on the Dalmatian coast, Zadar is the oldest, continuously inhabited city of Croatia and is walled be spectacular Venetian Gates.
Day 4 - Zadar: And "Alfred's Sunset"
After a leisurely morning breakfast, we will begin our Zadar sightseeing.
Starting at the ancient Forum, we will visit the beautiful church of St. Donat, symbolizing the city of Zadar. Then we're onto St. Anastasia, monuments and palaces, all the while learning all about the rich history of this beautiful old town.