A Taste of Croatia

    A Taste of Croatia - 7 days from Zagreb to Dubrovnik

    What’ll it be? Black risotto made with squid ink? Grilled sardines with garlic and lemon? Lamb and potatoes “under the bell”? This introductory tour of Croatia allows you to sample its local delicacies as well get a taste of the country’s greatest attributes. Modern coastal cities, magnificent medieval towns, and breathtaking natural wonders await at every turn. Get your fill of the lively cobblestone squares in the capital city of Zagreb, the magnificent Diocletian’s Palace in the seaside city of Split, the walled beauty of baroque Dubrovnik, and the magical waterfalls of Krka National Park. Walking tours of Ston, famous for its oyster farms, and Konavle, known for its lush vineyards, are also on the menu of this tasty tour of Croatia.

    This Small-Group Discovery by Globus is limited to an average of just 24 guests per departure. There’s always room to roam with extra space between you and other travelers—while still getting up close and personal to the experiences you’ve been dreaming of. Small-Group Discoveries include all the features of a traditional Globus Europe escorted tour, complete with expert Tour Director, Driver, and Local Guides who ensure that your health and safety is our top priority. A Small-Group Discovery trip is the perfectly sized European tour—without the crowds.


    World Heritage Sites are designated by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance. The sites are judged to contain cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity.

    The following UNESCO World Heritage Sites can be seen or visited on this vacation:

    • Historic Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian
    • Old city of Dubrovnik


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    If you have any questions, concerns or special requests you may contact either of your personal hosts below


    Tel: 343.370.3700

    Email: Chantal@justsayyesdestinations.ca




    Tel: 613.340.5351

    Email: Anita@justsayyesdestinations.ca





    Tour Highlights

    Discover something unexpected and unforgettable in the special way only Globus can share—with sightseeing highlights to off-the-beaten-path surprises to out-of-this world moments you’ll remember for a lifetime!

    Enhanced Free Time

    Explore or relax as you please, or choose exciting options available for purchase at MyGlobus. Get local maps and free time tips on your GlobusGO mobile app. Your Tour Director can suggest the perfect way to design your day!

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    Day 1, Friday September 15th, 2023

    ARRIVE IN ZAGREB, CROATIA

    Welcome to Zagreb!
    At 6 pm, meet your Tour Director and travel companions for a welcome dinner at your hotel.
    (Dinner included)


    Day 2, September 16th, 2023

    ZAGREB
    Landmarks & Legends
    ZAGREB Guided sightseeing includes sights of the Parliament and Stone Gate. Free time this afternoon and evening.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT - History & Mystery: Explore the ancient city of Zagreb where Central Europe, the Mediterranean, and Southeast Europe meet with a magnetic culture amid medieval architecture and offbeat cafes and bars to enjoy. See the historic Croatian Parliament building – its first session recorded in 1273. In the Upper Town of Zagreb, admire the historic Croatian Parliament building and see the Stone Gate, the only fortification entrance that is still standing, and now home to the city’s most important shrine

    (Breakfast included)


    Day 3, September 17th, 2023

    ZAGREB - KRKA - SPLIT

    Cascades in Croatia

    KRKA - Take a guided walking tour in the national park.
    SPLIT - Enjoy dinner with regional specialties at a local restaurant.

    LOCAL FAVOURITE - Wonders of Nature: Take a walk through the waterfalls and wonderful natural beauty of Croatia’s captivating Krka National Park. This expansive preserve is shaped by the Krka River (Croatia’s longest river) which has carved gorges, created waterfalls, and sculpted canyons of remarkable beauty. Seven stunning waterfalls drop into pools below to create a serene sanctuary you don’t want to miss.

    (Breakfast & Dinner included) (267 mi/430 km)


    Day 4, September 18th, 2023

    SPLIT
    The Emperor's Escape
    SPLIT - Your walking tour with a Local Guide includes Diocletian’s Palace. Free time this afternoon and evening.

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT - A Legend Slept Here: 

    Discover one of the world’s best-preserved monuments to Roman architecture with a walking tour in Split. See the spectacular Diocletian Palace that was built for the Roman emperor Diocletian at the turn of the 4th-century AD, and forms nearly half of the Old Town of Split. Having served as the emperor's villa, summer house, and military camp, this ancient palace evokes the power and strength of the Roman Empire.

    (Breakfast included)


    Day 5, September 19th, 2023

    SPLIT - BOSNIA - HERZEGOVINA - STON - DUBROVNIK
    Ston Walls & Salty History

    STON - Guided walking tour includes the walls and the salt pans. Free time before continuing to Dubrovnik.

    LOCAL FAVOURITE - Historic Spots: 

    Explore the 900m fortress walls encircling the city of Ston - the second largest in the world after the Great Wall of China. You’ll also see the Ston salt pans – the oldest in Europe and the largest preserved in Mediterranean history. Here, the tradition of salt harvesting continues in the same way it has for over 4000 years from the resources of the sea, sun, and wind.

    (Breakfast included) (149 mi / 240 km)


    Day 6, September 20th, 2023

    DUBROVONIK - KONALVE - DUBROVONIK
    A King's Landing
    DUBROVONIK - Walking tour with a local guide

    KONAVLE -     Walking tour and farewell dinner at a local restaurant

    TOUR HIGHLIGHT - Art & Architecture:  It isn’t hard to see why the city of Dubrovnik is known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic.” The old town surrounded by its remarkable city walls is protected by UNESCO. Over the centuries this breathtaking city has been an inspiration to many artists. Game of Thrones fans may recognize this formidable setting and the Rector’s Palace as a film location for the epic TV series.

    (Breakfast & Dinner included) (19 mi/30 km)


    Day 7, September 21st, 2023

    DUBROVNIK

    Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning

    (Breakfast included)