9 or 12 days
Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Dubrovnik, extension to Rome

Since declaring its independence in 1991, Croatia has emerged as a hidden jewel of Southeastern Europe.

This is especially true at Plitvice Lakes National Park, where waterfalls cascade from emerald cliffs into azure pools below, creating a surprising paradise. History abounds in the cities of Zagreb and Split, while Dubrovnik reveals a jet-setting, seaside delight.
  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Croatia

  • Day 2: Zagreb

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Zagreb • Plitvice

    Take a guided tour of Zagreb

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Upper and Lower Town 

    Travel to Plitvice

  • Day 4: Plitvice

    Take a tour of Plitvice National Park

  • Day 5: Split

    Travel via Zadar and Trogir to Split

  • Day 6: Split

    Take a guided tour of Split

    Visit the Diocletian Palace

    Visit the Mestrovic Museum

  • Day 7: Dubrovnik

    Travel to Dubrovnik

    Visit Sponza Palace

    Enjoy a cable car ride

    Visit the War Museum

  • Day 8: Dubrovnik • Split

    Visit Sponza Palace

    Enjoy a cable car ride

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Split • Ferry

    Enjoy free time in Split

    Board a night ferry to Ancona

  • Day 10: Assisi • Rome

    Arrive in Ancona

    Travel to Assisi

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Continue on to Rome

  • Day 11: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 12: Depart for home

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  • Day 1: Fly overnight to Croatia

  • Day 2: Zagreb

    Meet your Tour Director at the airport

  • Day 3: Zagreb • Plitvice

    Take a guided tour of Zagreb

    With your expert local guide you will see:
    • Upper and Lower Town 

    Travel to Plitvice

  • Day 4: Plitvice

    Take a tour of Plitvice National Park

  • Day 5: Split

    Travel via Zadar and Trogir to Split

  • Day 6: Split

    Take a guided tour of Split

    Visit the Diocletian Palace

    Visit the Mestrovic Museum

  • Day 7: Dubrovnik

    Travel to Dubrovnik

    Visit Sponza Palace

    Enjoy a cable car ride

    Visit the War Museum

  • Day 8: Dubrovnik • Split

    Visit Sponza Palace

    Enjoy a cable car ride

  • Day 9: Depart for home

Add 3 more days

  • Day 9: Split • Ferry

    Enjoy free time in Split

    Board a night ferry to Ancona

  • Day 10: Assisi • Rome

    Arrive in Ancona

    Travel to Assisi

    Visit the Basilica of St. Francis

    Continue on to Rome

  • Day 11: Rome

    Take a guided tour of Vatican City

    Visit the Sistine Chapel

    Visit St. Peter’s Basilica

    Take a guided tour of Rome

    Visit the Colosseum

    Visit the Roman Forum

    Take a self-guided walking tour of Rome:

    • Trevi Fountain
    • Pantheon
    • Piazza Navona
    • Spanish Steps
  • Day 12: Depart for home

Interested in learning more about this tour?
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What a wonderful surprise Croatia was. This is a must see country with friendly people , great exchange rates and beautiful scenery . ...
zebras / Adult traveler
Arkansas / Posted on September 14, 2015

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Your experience includes

  • Airfare & transportation

    Round-trip flights on major carriers; Comfortable motorcoach; Night ferry with extension

  • Hotels

    7 overnight stays in hotels with private bathrooms (9 with extension); 1 night cabin accommodation with extension

  • Regional-style meals

    European breakfast and dinner daily

  • Guided sightseeing

    3 sightseeing tours led by expert, licensed local guides (5 with extension); 1 sightseeing tour led by your Tour Director

  • Entrances

    Plitvice National Park; Diocletian Palace; Mestrovic Museum; Sponza Palace; War Museum; Franciscan monastery; Rector's Palace; Dubrovnik Cathedral; With extension: Basilica of St, Francis; Sistine Chapel; St.Peter's Basilica; Colosseum; Roman Forum

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