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Discover the highlights of Croatia in this itinerary taking in the country's key sights
Explore the beautiful coastal cities of Split and Dubrovnik
Visit Croatia's capital, Zagreb, and learn about its fascinating history
Admire Croatia's spectacular scenery, including the beautiful Plitvice Lakes
April, May, June and September are some of the best months to visit Croatia as the temperatures will be pleasant and the most popular sights won't be as crowded with tourists. The warmest months of the year are July and August, during which time the daytime high temperatures will hover around between 20 to 30°C. The coldest months of the year on average are January and February, and rain can also be common at this time of year.
Discover the highlights of Croatia with this classic itinerary, taking in the country’s captivating cities and beautiful scenery. Travel from north to south as you spend a week getting to know the culture and history of this fascinating destination.
Begin your journey in Zagreb, the capital city and hub of Croatian culture. Parts of this historic city date back to the 11th century and several examples of medieval architecture are still standing to this day. Explore Zagreb with your private guide, visiting the landmarks in the historical heart of the city such as Zagreb Cathedral and the unique St Mark’s Church.
The following day, head north with your private guide to explore the picturesque countryside surrounding Zagreb, in the Zagorje region. Visit the majestic Trakoscan Castle, perched on a hilltop overlooking scenic gardens below. Learn about the history of the castle, which dates back to the 13th century, before visiting an authentic Croatian homestead to enjoy a traditional meal surrounded by the hills of Zagorje.
Leaving Zagreb behind, you’ll head south to Split, stopping at the spectacular Plitvice Lakes on the way. Discover the natural beauty of this UNESCO World Heritage Site with your private guide, admiring the captivating emerald green pools and dramatic waterfalls, before continuing your journey to Split.
The next day, explore the Old Town of Split with your guide and learn about the history of this ancient city, once the palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian. Wander through the winding cobbled streets, soaking up the vibrant atmosphere, and visit sights such as the 7th-century St Domnius Cathedral and charming Peristil Square. You’ll also have the chance to discover the nearby city of Trogir, a picturesque town boasting beautiful Romanesque and Renaissance architecture. Here you’ll visit the Benedictine Monastery of St Nicholas and St Lawrence Cathedral, a fantastic monument to Croatian architecture.
Spend your final day on this stunning stretch of coast escaping the city for nearby Hvar, a bustling island home to beautiful scenery. With your private guide you’ll explore buzzing Hvar Town and enjoy the incredible views from Fort Spanjola before heading inland to Stari Grad Plain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site showcasing ancient Greek farming methods dating back to the 4th century BC. Return to the mainland for your final night in Split.
Travelling south, visit the charming island of Korcula, where the fortified town offers magnificent architecture in abundance, and is also thought to be the birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. Leave Korcula behind and drive through the Peljesac peninsula, where you’ll have the chance to stop in Ston and taste delicious oysters, fresh from the sea, before arriving in Dubrovnik.
Visit the charming region of Zagorje, north of Zagreb, home to Baroque castles and Medieval fortresses dotted across picturesque hills. Explore Trakošcan Castle before visiting the family-owned wine estate of Vuglec Breg and enjoying a traditional lunch.
Visit one of Croatia's most popular islands, Hvar, known for also being one of the country's sunniest spots. Explore the old town of Hvar with your private guide before discovering the island's interior and tasting locally produced wines.
Explore the cobbled streets of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, lined with traditional churches and views of the Adriatic Sea. Learn the stories behind this quintessential walled city with your expert guide.
Visit the picturesque town of Trogir with your private guide and discover the beauty of this ancient city. Admire architecture dating back to the 13th century, visit the St Lawrence Cathedral and the Benedictine Monastery of St Nicholas.
Explore the charming island of Korcula, the picturesque Peljesac peninsula and sample local Ston oysters on your journey from Split to Dubrovnik.
Enjoy a private guided walking tour of the Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site home to spectacular lakes and some of the world's most beautiful waterfalls.
Explore the historic old town of Split with your private guide. The original walls of Diocletian’s Palace are still visible today and the buildings inside are home to a fascinating mix of architecture including Roman, Gothic and Renaissance styles.
Explore the beautiful city of Zagreb during a walking tour with your knowledgeable private guide. Learn about the city's history dating back to the Middle Ages and admire its fantastic architecture, including the magnificent cathedral.
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