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TAILOR-MADE TRAVEL | FROM ATHENS TO ZAGREB

FROM THE ATHENS TO ZAGREB


Duration: 10 days / 9 nights

Highlights: Athens, Dubrovnik, Ston, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Zagreb


Country: Croatia, Greece


Itinerary

 

1. day | ARRIVAL TO ATHENS

Arrival to Athens. Organized private transfer to the hotel. Hotel accommodation and late dinner. Overnight.

Meals: D

2. day | ATHENS – Iconic Athens

In the company of your private guide, explore the complex of monuments that is the icon of Athens — the Acropolis. See the Parthenon, and visit the new Acropolis museum. You may also be able to see the changing of the guard in Constitution Square. Afterward, walk through the ancient Plaka district; then wander the Benaki Museum to view a fascinating display of eclectic art. Drive past the Panathenaic Stadium or ask your guide to take you to Lycabettus Hill. Board a funicular to the top of the hill to see the little chapel of St. George and a theatre.

Meals: B, D

3. day | ATHENS – Day trip to Cape Sounion

Your morning is at leisure. In the afternoon, drive along the scenic coast to Cape Sounion. Visit the ruined Temple of Poseidon, sitting high on the cliffs. You may wish to be there late in the day; it is one of the best spots in Greece to watch the sunset. Back to the hotel. Overnight.

Meals: D

4. day | ATHENS – DUBROVNIK (flight)

Enjoy your free morning in Athens; flight to Dubrovnik 13:40 arrival 14:10; upon arrival to Dubrovnik, walking tour in a “city museum” protected by UNESCO World Heritage Site, and also called “Pearl of the Adriatic” is surrounded by impressive medieval stone walls and towers.  Dubrovnik is a city of magnificent palaces and impressive walls. Tour starts with the Onofrio’s Fountain to the city Bell Tower, Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, the Rector’s Palace, each step along Stradun is a unique experience. late afternoon sightseeing to see the and old town. Overnight.

Meals: B

5. day | DUBROVNIK – STON – ISLAND KORCULA

Free morning in Dubrovnik (optional: take the cable car to Srđ mountain, visit the museums, walk the city wall). Continue the tour towards Ston where you can see a 12 kilometre long wall (the world’s second longest wall after the Wall of China) connects two fortified cities: the first was built in order to protect the salt plants and the second as the salt export harbour. The oldest in Europe, the Ston salt plants are still in use, and the salt producing technology has not changed for centuries.; arrival to Korčula. Overnight.

Meals: B, L

6. day | ISLAND KORCULA – ISLAND HVAR

On city tour Korčula you’ll visit the spot believed by many historians to have been Marco Polo’s birthplace (only one stone wall of the house remains). You will also get acquainted with Korčula town’s history with a visit to its local museum; take 18:20 – 19:35 catamaran to Hvar /overnight Hvar.

Meals: B

7. day | ISLAND HVAR – SPLIT

Walking tour through picturesque Hvar, a lush, mountainous island with nice palaces, narrow backstreets and smell of lavender. Stroll to view the town’s Cathedral and Arsenal and unique lace made by agave in Benedictine monastery. Take catamaran to Split at 15:50 – 16:55.  Upon arrival walking tour Split includes visit to Diocletian palace (UNESCO), exploring the narrow streets inside the former Emperor palace. Overnight.

Meals: B, D

8. day | SPLIT – ZAGREB

Free morning in Split or visit to Mestrović gallery. Ivan Mestrovic was a great Croatian sculptor who designed also his own house in Split – today the gallery.  Departure for Zagreb. Overnight.

Meals: B, D

9. day | ZAGREB – SAMOBOR – ZAGREB

Walking tour Zagreb includes Upper town and part of Down town. Visit great Zagreb market and get to know capital and Croatian city life. Drive to Zagreb cemetery to see its unique settings and architecture and then drive to Samobor, small town on outskirts of Zagreb. See some countryside and dinner in local restaurant in Samobor.

Meals: B, D

10. day | ZAGREB – departure

Organized transfer for the airport.

Meals: B

Price from:

  • Price based on min 6 pax: from 2490 euro/per person in double/twin room
  • Price based on min 8 pax:  from 2395 euro/per person in double/twin room
  • Price based on min 10 pax:  from 2355 euro/per person in double/twin room

Itinerary also available for individual clients private tour – min. 2 pax – price on request.

Package price includes:

–          Comfortable bus/minivan with the driver and English speaking Tour leader

–          Accommodation in 5* hotels or boutique hotels

–          Local guides for town walking tours

–          Entrance fees: entrance fees during walking tours (Athens – Acropolis and Sounion); Croatian museums

–          5 dinners

–          1 lunch/ wine tasting

–          Local airfare Dubrovnik – Athens

–          V.A.T. and other taxes

–          Porters in every hotel (in/out)

–          Transfer from/to the airport

–          Transfers for the catamarans to Hvar and to Split

 

Package price do not incude:

–          International Airfares

–          Tips

–          Drinks and personal consumption

IMPORTANT NOTES:
Package price: depend on the season, hotels selection and number of the passengers.

Do not hesitate to ask us for a proposal.

Itinerary also available for individual clients private tour – min. 2 pax – price on request.

 

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