There is no better way to see and discover the country than a leisurely tour in the comfort of a modern air-conditioned coach. Accompanied by a competent and knowledgeable guide, not only will you see and learn about countries steeped in history with constantly changing scenic panoramas, but you will also meet people with rich cultural background, history and traditions. You will discover uncluttered and strikingly beautiful scenery, medieval churches, monasteries, palaces and public buildings, all of which have been preserved.
Our programme features: carefully planned itineraries operated by experienced coach operators. Accommodation in 3 star category hotels in rooms with private facilities, half board meals (breakfast and dinner ). Sightseeing and entrance fees as indicated in your itinerary. English speaking tour guide for the duration
Grand Coach Tour Highlights of Croatia - depart from Dubrovnik
GRAND TOUR CROATIA, MOSTAR AND SARAJEVO
Departure from DUBROVNIK
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS: Unesco heritage sites:
Historic City of Trogir (1997) Historical Complex of Split with the Palace of Diocletian (1979)
Old City of Dubrovnik (1979) Plitvice Lakes National Park (1979)
Capital cities: Zagreb (Croatia) Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Ethno & gastro sites: Ethno village Stara Kapela
DAY 1 - Sunday Dubrovnik
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport, Dubrovnik harbour or another hotel in Dubrovnik to the tour hotel. Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik/Dubrovnik area/.
DAY 2 - Monday Dubrovnik – Mostar– Sarajevo
Morning departure to Mostar, city of bridges, where the traveller from the south gets the first glimpse of the continent beyond. Orientational walk with your tour leader in Mostar and free time for lunch. Departure to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Sarajevo is one of the historically most interesting cities in Europe. It is the place where the Western & the Eastern Roman Empire split and where the people of the Orthodox East, the Ottoman south and the Roman Catholic West met, both an example of the clash of civilizations and of historical turbulences and a beacon of hope for peace and tolerance, reached through multi-cultural integration. City tour of Sarajevo upon arrival.
Dinner and overnight in Sarajevo/Sarajevo area/.
DAY 3 - Tuesday Sarajevo – Osijek–Vukovar
Morning departure to Osijek, the largest city in eastern Croatia, beautifully settled on the banks of Drava river. Osijek remains a popular tourist destination for its Baroque style, open spaces and lots of recreational opportunities. Located in one of the most fertile and most certainly the biggest agricultural area of Croatia, the town is its semi-official gastronomic capital.
City tour passes by the Cathedral and the Tvrdja (Old Fort). Departure towards Vukovar. Vukovar is the biggest Croatian river port located at the confluence of Vuka river in the Danube, a town also known as a symbol of the Croatian war for independence, as it arose from the ashes of the '90s into the proud city that it is today. Dinner and overnight in Vukovar/Vukovar area/.
DAY 4 - Wednesday Vukovar – Zagreb
Morning departure towards Zagreb.. On arrival sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, during which you will have the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical centre, St Mark’s church , the Cathedral and the Croatian National Theatre .Overnight in Zagreb / Zagreb area.
DAY 5 - Thursday Zagreb – Plitvice – Trogir – Split
DAY 6 - Friday Split – Dubrovnik
After breakfast a guided tour of Split will uncover the secrets of the UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace from the 3rd/4th century with its charming little streets ; the Peristyle, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Departure for Dubrovnik. Upon arrival, city tour of Dubrovnik, the UNESCO protected ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, with a visit of its Cathedral.Dinner and overnight in Dubrovnik/Dubrovnik area.
DAY 7 - Saturday Dubrovnik
Explore the Old Town . Overnight in Dubrovnik/ Dubrovnik area/.
DAY 8 Sunday Dubrovnik The end of the tour .
Price : from £ 568 per person sharing a double or twin room including :
Air-conditioned vehicle with driver at group's disposal as per itinerary.
Hotels following the itinerary s (4* hotels). Hotel Croatia 5* in Cavtat . Hotel Hollywood 4* or similar in Sarajevo , Hotel Astoria 4* or similar – Zagreb , Hotel Lav 4* - in Vukovar and in Trogir Hotel Palace 4* Snack in Ethno selo Stara Kapela (drinks not included)