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TAILOR-MADE TRAVEL | FROM PARIS TO DUBROVNIK

FROM THE PARIS TO DUBROVNIK


Duration: 11 days / 10 nights

Highlights: Paris, Versailles, Zagreb, Plitvice lakes, Zadar, Sibenik, Split, Ston Peljesac, Cavtat, Dubrovnik

Countries: France & Croatia


Itinerary

 

1. day | ARRIVAL TO PARIS (France)

Your local guide meets you at the airport and accompanies you to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Meals: D

2. day | PARIS – The City of Lights

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, take a morning orientation tour of Paris with your private vehicle and English-speaking guide. Take in the iconic sights of Paris with your driver and guide, including the Eiffel Tower, Arc de Triomphe and the Champs – Elysées. On the Île de la Cité, visit beautiful Notre Dame Cathedral with its famous gargoyles adorning the gutters. France is known for its culinary delights, and you may choose to embark on a walking food tour to experience it first-hand. Alongside a restaurant critic and food expert, spend the morning sampling food from the best suppliers in Paris. Perhaps visit a world-renowned boulangerie to learn about the French art of bread baking from the baker himself, or glimpse the life of a dedicated professional chocolatier.

Meals: B, D

3. day | PARIS Museums & River

Spend today exploring the city museums; visit Louvre or Musee d’Orsey or both; take a trip on river Seine and admire the Paris from the river. Walk through bohemian St Germain district or head up to Sacre Cour for the great view over the rooftops.

Meals: B

4. day | PARIS – VERSAILLES – Folly of Louis XIV

After breakfast, head south of Paris to Louis XIV’s Palace of Versailles. Explore the State Apartments, including the amazing Hall of Mirrors — 357 mirrors that adorn 17 arches opposite the windows. From the Hall of Mirrors, look out onto the Water Parterre and decorative gardens that the king considered as important as the palace itself.

Meals: B

5. day | PARIS – ZAGREB (flight)

Privately transfer to the airport for your early flight to Zagreb (overnight Zagreb) – meet English speaking tour leader; relaxing walk around down town. Guided walking tour of Zagreb, seeing the National Theatre, Mimara Museum, Academy of Arts and Sciences, palaces and public monuments, such as Well of Life by Ivan Mestrovic.

Meals: B, D

6. day | ZAGREB

Zagreb walking tour (Upper town) starts with the funicular to Upper Town known as Gradec. Visit St. Mark’s Church, a symbol of Zagreb, St. Catherine`s Church and the Lotrscak Tower and walk through Stone Gate to visit Kaptol, the ecclesiastical district, pausing to explore the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, open air Zagreb market. Afternoon possible museum visits, Zagreb cemetery. Then, reward yourself at pastry shop Vincek, or with coffee on one of the terraces on vivacious Tkalciceva Street.

Meals: B, D

7. day | ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES – ZADAR

Trip to National park Plitvice (UNESCO) a scenic region with shimmering turquoise lakes, cascading waterfalls,  Old town of Zadar walking tour. Zadar is a few thousand years old town and it was the capital of Dalmatia for many centuries. The Zadar peninsula still preserves very old network of narrow and charming city streets, as well as a Roman forum dating back to the first century AD. (4* hotel)

Meals: B

8. day | ZADAR – SIBENIK – SPLIT

Trip to Šibenik, the oldest Croatian autochthonous town has rich cultural and historical heritage numerous churches, monasteries, palaces and the impressive Cathedral of Sv. Jakov [St. Jacob] that is under UNESCO protection. The Cathedral bears witness to the considerable exchanges in the field of monumental arts between Northern Italy, Dalmatia and Tuscany in the 15th and 16th centuries. The three architects who succeeded each another in the construction of the Cathedral – Francesco di Giacomo, Georgius Mathei Dalmaticus and Niccolò di Giovanni Fiorentino – developed a structure built entirely from stone and using unique construction techniques for the vaulting and the dome of the Cathedral. Stroll through Split’s Old Town and the harbour – front promenade. The remainder of the day is at leisure (4* or small luxury hotel).

Meals: B, D

9. day | SPLIT – STON – PELJESAC – CAVTAT

Walking tour Split starting with the Palace of Diocletian, St. Dominus Cathedral, Palace callers. Split was built around the Roman palace of Emperor Diocletian (293–305 AD), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Diocletian (ruled: 284–1 May 305) commissioned a palace for his retirement and lived in it until he died. The massive structure (38,000 m²) faced the sea on the southern side and was supported by an aqueduct that supplied water for the emperor and up to 10,000 people living in the palace and its surroundings. Visitors enter through the Brass Gate, the ancient Porta Meridionalis, the gateway to the harbour. You can watch the changing of the guard, when “Emperor Diocletian” appears with six Roman guards and greets the masses at Peristyle. Peristyle was designed for worshiping the cult of the living son of Jupiter. Continue the tour towards Ston where you can see a 12 kilometer 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 harbor. The oldest in Europe, the Ston salt plants are still in use, and the salt producing technology has not changed for centuries. Trip continue to Cavtat with a stop in winery (lunch ant wine tasting) on Peljesac (accommodation Cavtat, 5* hotel).

Meals: B, L

10. day | CAVTAT – DUBROVNIK – CAVTAT

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, each step along Stradun is a unique experience par excellence. Late afternoon stroll around Cavtat (5* hotel)

Meals: B, D

11. day | DUBROVNIK departure

departure.

Price from:

  • Price based on min 6 pax: from 2595 euro/per person in double/twin room
  • Price based on min 8 pax:  from 2450 euro/per person in double/twin room
  • Price based on min 10 pax:  from 2295 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 4/5* hotels or boutique hotels

–          Local guides for town walking tours

–          Entrance fees: entrance fees during walking tours

–          6 dinners

–          1 lunch/ wine tasting

–          Airfare Paris – Zagreb

–          V.A.T. and other taxes

–          Porters in every hotel (in/out)

–          Transfer from/to the airport

 

Package price do not includes:

–          International Airfares

–          Tips

–          Drinks and personal consumption


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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