2021 : Quintet of Countries Famed Quarters and Stunning Lakes

14 Days/13 Nights

Discover a wealth of ancient heritage and natural beauty

Architectural wonders, a Turkish bazaar, glories of the Renaissance, and waterfront castle - all yours to discover as you travel through Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, and Italy.

Trip Highlights:

  • Zagreb
  • Sarajevo
  • Gavrilo Princip Museum
  • Dubrovnik
  • Diocletian's Palace
  • Plitvice Lakes

    Hotels:

  • Sheraton Hotel
  • Hotel Europe
  • Lacroma Hotel
  • Atrium Hotel
  • Jezero Hotel
  • Park Hotel
  • Grand Hotel Union
  • Hotel Bonvecchiati Venezia (DO NOT USE)
  • Call (714) 282-1126 for more information or to book today! Mention code 15658431

    Tour Operator
    CIE Tours
    Offer
    Offer valid through 6/30/2021
    Duration
    14 Days
    Escorted
    Escorted - Yes
    DayDestinationDescription
    Day 1ZagrebZagreb : Welcome to Zagreb! You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Your day is at leisure to begin exploring this fascinating city, with its history dating from Roman times, as you please. Later, gather for a welcome reception with your travelling companions and your Tour Director. (WR)
    Day 2ZagrebZagreb City Tour : This morning, enjuoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St Mark's Churgh, St. Catherine's Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is free to explore the winding streets of the Old Town. (B)
    Day 3SarajevoSarajevo : Journey south, out of Croatia to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. After checking in at the hotel, enjoy free time to explore. (B)
    Day 4DubrovnikSarajevo City Tour - Mostar - Dubrovnik : Sarajevo has been influenced by a number of cultures and civilizations during its long history. On your city tour visit the Turkish bazaar "Bas Carsija," Husref Bay's Mosque, the Olympic Stadium, and Gavrilo Princip Museum. Then, continue on through the mountains and along the gorge of the Neretva River to Mostar. Here, view the remains of the Turkish quarter and the reconstructed 16th-century stone bridge. Finally, travel to Dubrovnik, with its picturesque setting on the stunning Adriatic coast. (B)
    Day 5DubrovnikDubrovnik - Local Artisan Visit : After breakfast, take a walking tour of "Old Dubrovnik". See the Rector's Palace, the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column and the Sponza Palace. See also the Dominican Monastery and the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. Next, visit a local artisan to learn about the traditional craftsmanship that still thrives here today. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
    Day 6DubrovnikMontenegro - Kotor - Dubrovnik : Travel to the Republic of Montenegro, more specifically to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotar, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Here, enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet; a museum is attached to the church. While returning to the coast, stop in Perast, an old and charming coastal town. Afterward, visit the city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. The evening is free to enjoy on your own. (B)
    Day 7SplitSplit City Tour - Olive Oil Tasting : Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. There enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian's, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. After the tour enjoy a tasting of olive oil. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)
    Day 8Plitvice LakesTrogir - Plitvice Lakes : After breakfast, head to Trogir, a center of artistic activities in Croatia. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then, turn inland and journey to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Tonight, dinner is in your hotel. (B, D)
    Day 9Plitvice Lakes National ParkPlitvice Lakes National Park : Take a full day to enjoy spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready as we walk around several of the lower lakes. The breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation is second to none. Tonight, dinner is in your hotel. (B, D)
    Day 10BledOpatija Tour - Postojna Caves Train Tour - Bled : Return to the coast and stop at the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort Opatija. An orientation tour of Opatija shows off the highlightsd of this former imperial resort city. Afterward, we drive across the border into Slovenia and to the Postonjna Caves, one of the largest caves in Europe. We tour this fantastic subterranean world by minature electric train. Afterward, we continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. (B)
    Day 11LjubljanaBled Sightseeing - Bled Castle - Ljubljana Tour : An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was "discovered" by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Our sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visit of the imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. In the afternoon, there is an excursion to Ljubljana. Here, in the capital city of Slovenia, our tour takes in views of the open-air Central Market, the Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain, the Three Bridges, and the Parliament. We return to Bled to overnight (B)
    Day 12VeniceTrieste - Miramare Castle - Venice : We leave Bled and drive south to Trieste in Italy for orientation tour and a visit to Miramare Castle and its lovely park. The castle was built by the Habsburg monarchy on a cliff overlooking Adriatic Sea. After our visit, we continue on to the romantic city of Venice. (B)
    Day 13VeniceVenice Tour - Spritz Tasting : We begin our exploration of Venice at St Mark's Basilica and into the Doge's Palace and enjoying views of the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. During our tour we stop for a tasting of the typical venetian aperitif called Spritz. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice on your own. In the evening gather with your fellow travelers and your Tour Director for our farewell dinner. (B, D)
    Day 14VeniceTour ends in Venice : After breakfast you will be transferred to Venice airport for your flight home. (B) B: Breakfast; D: Dinner, WR: Welcome Reception
    Dates/Pricing

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    DatePrice / DescriptionQuote
    06/07/2021$3,750.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Zagreb to VeniceQuote
    07/05/2021$3,750.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Zagreb to VeniceQuote
    08/30/2021$3,750.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Zagreb to VeniceQuote
    09/13/2021$3,750.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Zagreb to VeniceQuote
    11/01/2021$3,750.00* (USD) / 14 Days from Zagreb to VeniceQuote
    Lodging
    Sheraton Hotel
    Hotel Europe
    Lacroma Hotel
    Atrium Hotel
    Jezero Hotel
    Park Hotel
    Grand Hotel Union

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