Seven magnificent destinations. Seven true treasures of cultural and natural heritage. Don’t miss this unique voyage with the UNESCO wonders of Croatia waiting to be discovered. Book now and embark on a cultural journey filled with stunning landscapes, rich history, and unforgettable experiences!
One of the reasons for this wealth was Croatia’s position on the crossroads of great civilizations from and each of them left its own mark. That’s why our land has such an exceptional diversity of cultural heritage.
On this trip you will see the monuments from ancient Greece and Roman times, early medieval monuments, the Mediterranean Renaissance, Central European Baroque and the New Age Secession heritage.
The world famous segments of the cultural heritage of Croatia: Euphrasius Basilica in Poreč, Diocletian’s Palace in Split, the ancient town Trogir, St. Jacob’s Cathedral in Šibenik, the Stari Grad Plain, the old city of Dubrovnik combined with wonders of Plitvice lakes as a world natural heritage, all enjoy the protection of UNESCO.
The Unesco Treasures of Croatia private tour offers an all-inclusive 11-day exploration, ensuring an enriching experience with the following inclusions:
- Duration: 11-day adventure
- Accommodation: Enjoy 10 overnights with breakfast at premium 4 and 5-star hotels in Zagreb, Porec, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Hvar, and Dubrovnik
- Expert Guide & Driver: Explore with our English-speaking professional, certified in both guiding and first aid/CPR
- Transportation: Travel in comfort with air-conditioned minivan transportation throughout the journey.
- Entrance Tickets: Gain access to iconic attractions, including Plitvice Lakes and the Walls of Dubrovnik.
- Sightseeing: Immerse yourself in the cultural tapestry of Zagreb, Porec, Rovinj, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Sibenik, Trogir, Hvar, Ston, and Dubrovnik.
- Culinary Delights: Savor the local flavors with thoughtfully included meals: Lunch in the Zagreb area, a culinary experience in an Istrian Tavern, a delightful lunch in the Šibenik area, and a satisfying lunch in Ston.
- Wine Tasting: Indulge in the rich wine culture of Hvar Island with a bespoke wine tasting experience.
Embark on the Unesco Treasures of Croatia tour, where every detail is carefully curated to showcase the country's cultural gems and natural wonders. Book your private adventure now and immerse yourself in the beauty of Croatia!
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We can arrange tours for groups of all sizes, even if they are larger than the capacity specified in our price list. We have extensive experience in accommodating large groups, and we will work with you to create a customized tour that meets your needs and budget.
The tour can also be reversed and start in Dubrovnik, if you prefer.
Day 1 ZAGREB
Welcome to Zagreb, the biggest town and capital of Croatia. Your guide will meet you at the Zagreb Airport and transfer you to your hotel. After you accommodate, we will take you for a pleasant walk in the city centre where you will get the first impression of Zagreb. We are also going to have a Welcome dinner with specialties of the local cuisine in one of Zagreb taverns. Overnight in Zagreb.
Accommodation: Hotel Esplanade Zagreb
Day 2 ZAGREB
After breakfast we are taking you to discover Zagreb, Croatian cultural, scientific, economical and political centre. With numerous museums, galleries, theatres, churches, cafes, open markets, clubs and pubs, Zagreb is today a city pulsing with life. A city which owes its beauty and charm to prosperous periods of baroque, classicism and secession.
Spend your afternoon in one of many interesting museums, take a walk in the Botanical garden or Maksimir Park or just enjoy in a friendly atmosphere which Zagreb offers you. Overnight in Zagreb.
Accommodation: Hotel Esplanade Zagreb
Day 3 ZAGREB – POREČ
Today we head towards Istria – the land of god vine and rich history. On our way to Poreč, we will discover the continental part of Istria – the green oasis with many hills, vineyards and quiet medieval towns. Its landscape is often compared to the one of Tuscany or Provence. We will visit Hum – “the smallest town in the world” and try some of the local specialties in the friendly “Hum tavern”. In the picturesque medieval town Motovun, we will look for Veli Joža – one of the giants, who were building this fortified town according to an old legend. We will end our day in Poreč, the two thousand years old town on the blue coast of Adriatic. Overnight in Poreč.
Accommodation: Hotel Palazzo
Day 4 POREČ – ROVINJ – PLITVICE LAKES
This morning we are going to discover Euphrasius Basilica from the 6th century, with its magnificent Byzantine influenced mosaics and from the year 1997. included in the UNESCO's list of World Cultural Monument. On our way back from magical Istria we will visit Rovinj, a pleasant old port and a beautiful coastal town. We will enjoy the stroll along its narrow and cobblestone streets and see the unforgettable panorama of the old town with the bell tower rising above the church of St. Euphemia. We will also stop for a lunch in one of old town taverns and enjoy some more Istrian specialties. We continue our drive to the Plitvice lakes national park – the unique gem of world natural heritage. Overnight at the Lakes.
Day 5 PLITVICE LAKES – SPLIT
We will spend this day enjoying the oldest and the biggest national park in Croatia, a world natural heritage site which is under the UNESCO protection since the 1979. We will hike along the sixteen beautiful and crystal clear lakes with numerous cascades and waterfalls. Enchanted with this unique landscapes we continue our journey to Split – the second biggest city in Croatia and the capital of Dalmatia. After we check into our Hotel, we will take a walk through the heart of Split – the famous Split waterfront or Riva where you will feel the friendly and cozy atmosphere of this vibrant city. Overnight in Split.
Day 6 SPLIT – ŠIBENIK – TROGIR – SPLIT
Today we are taking you for a day trip following the paths of old Croatian towns’ Šibenik and Trogir. Following the footsteps of ancient Romans and accompanied by scents of rosemary and cypress we will get to ancient town Trogir. The old heart of the city, surrounded by walls, with a well preserved castle and tower and by numerous other buildings and palaces dating from Romanesque, gothic and baroque periods, has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage. We continue our trip along the path of old Croatian rulers to the place where wonderful Krka River mouths the Adriatic Sea and to the old Croatian town – Šibenik. We will visit there the unique monument of European sacral architecture – St. Jacobs Cathedral, which has been listed as UNESCO's World Cultural Monument. The Šibenik Cathedral, adorned with 72 stone heads, is the most significant architectural creation in Croatia from 15th and 16th century. At the end of this day, we take you to deserved dinner at typical Dalmatian household where we will enjoy the traditional Dalmatian food and taste some of the world famous Dalmatian vines. Overnight in Split.
Day 7 SPLIT – HVAR
Spend this last morning in Split, taking a walk through the „most beautiful city in the world“, how Split if often called by its citizens. Visit the Diocletian Palace in the heart of Split, built as a residential palace seventeen hundred years ago by the Roman Emperor Diocletian and also a priceless monument included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage. In Split harbor, we will board the ferry for the island Hvar and continue our journey on the sunniest island in Croatia. After we reach Hvar Island, we will visit the old town Stari Grad which is one of the oldest towns in Europe, dating all the way back from ancient Greek times. We’ll see the Stari Grad Plain, an agricultural landscape that was set up by the ancient Greek colonists in the 4th century BC, and remains in use today. The Stari Grad Plain is Croatia's youngest location on the UNESCO World Heritage list. We will end our day in the old renaissance town Hvar. Overnight in Hvar.
Day 8 HVAR
Today is the relaxation day in Hvar. Enojy in this island of vineyards, olive groves and lavender. Enjoy the clean sea, beautiful Pakleni islands near the town Hvar and try some fresh seafood in one of many good restaurants. Overnight in Hvar.
Day 9 HVAR – STON – DUBROVNIK
Today we are leaving Hvar and heading back to the mainland. On our way to Dubrovnik, we will stop at little town Ston on the beginning of the Pelješac peninsula, known for the fortification complex dating from the 14th century and quite unique in its length of 3,5 miles. The Ston area is also known for a great seafood especially oysters which are grown in the Little Ston bay. In the evening, we will arrive to Dubrovnik and check into our Hotel. You can spend the rest of your evening getting the first impressions of Dubrovnik. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 10 DUBROVNIK
This whole day is reserved for exploring and enjoying in our Pearl of Adriatic – the old town Dubrovnik. The great George Bernard Shaw wrote: „Those who seek paradise on Earth must come to Dubrovnik“and he was as many others overjoyed by the beauty and rich history of this old town under the UNESCO protection. Its glorious walls, with their fortresses and bastions, offer a unique walk with view of the magical Elafiti islands. From the Onofrio fountain to the City bell tower, along its main street, Stradun and in many other small and quiet cobblestone streets, every step in this town will be an experience par excellence. As this is our last night on this journey we are taking you for a farewell dinner in one of Dubrovnik’s taverns. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 11 DUBROVNIK
Today is the last day of our tour. After breakfast, your guide will drive you to Dubrovnik Airport where you are expecting your flight back home. We wish you a safe journey and we hope that you will always gladly remember Croatia and have great memories of these eleven days spent with us. Goodbye!