K808G - DUBROVNIK TO VENICE

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DUBROVNIK TO VENICE

Duration:
11 days
Price From:
$2,440

K808G - DUBROVNIK TO VENICE

11 Days Tour $2,440

General Information

Included Features

- First class hotels, rooms with private facilities
- Breakfast daily and 6 dinners
- Airport arrival and departure transfers
- Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
- Professional Tour Director throughout
- Luggage handling
- Whisper technology enhanced touring
- Service charges and hotel taxes

Sightseeing

- Dubrovnik
- Split
- Plitvice Lakes
- Opatija
- Bled
- Ljubljana
- Postojna Cave
- Venice


Hotels

Dubrovnik: Lapad (F) / Lacroma (F)
Split: Atrium (F)
Plitvice: Jezero (F)
Bled: Park (F) / Golf (F)
Venice: Bauer Paladio Hotel & Spa (DLX)




Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Tuesday

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure to begin exploring or perhaps stroll along the water’s edge. Later, gather for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2, in Dubrovnik, Wednesday

A walking tour shows you the highlights of Old Dubrovnik. You’ll see the Rector's Palace, Bell Tower Clock, Orlando's Column, Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery, and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is free to discover more of the city on your own, browse through the shops, or relax and enjoy your superbly scenic surroundings. (B)

Day 3, in Dubrovnik, excursion to Montenegro, Thursday

Travel to the Republic of Montenegro. Head to the mouth of the beautiful Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in Southern Europe. Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast of Perast. The Roman Catholic Church is the largest building on the islet, with a museum attached to it. Upon return to the coast, we will stop in Perast, an old charming coastal town. Visit city of Kotor before returning to Dubrovnik. Your evening is free to enjoy your way. (B)


Day 4, Dubrovnik to Split, Friday

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to Split. Enjoy a city tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. (B, D)

Day 5, Split to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Saturday

After breakfast, head to Trogir, a center of artistic activities in Croatia. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then, turn inland and journey to Plitvice Lakes National Park. (B, D)

Day 6, in Plitvice Lakes, Sunday

A full day to enjoy spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. (B, D)

Day 7, Plitvice to Opatija, Postojna & Bled, Monday

Returning to the coast, stop at the beautiful bay of Kvarner and its popular resort, Opatija. An orientation tour of Opatija will show off the highlights of this former Imperial resort city. Afterward, drive across the border into Slovenia and to Postojna Cave, one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps. (B, D)

Day 8, in Bled, Ljubljana Excursion, Tuesday

An Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. Afternoon excursion to Ljubljana; the city tour takes in views of the open-air Central Market, Baroque Town Hall, Robba's Fountain, the Three Bridges, and the Parliament. Return to Bled for an overnight. (B)

Day 9, Bled, to Trieste & Venice, Wednesday

Drive south to Italy and Trieste for orientation tour including a visit to Miramare Castle and its lovely park. The castle, built by the Habsburg monarchy, sits on a cliff overlooking Adriatic Sea. After your visit, continue on to the romantic city of Venice. (B)

Day 10, in Venice, Thursday

Today begins with a walking tour of Venice, featuring the major highlights: St. Mark's Square, St. Mark's Basilica, the Doge's Palace, Bell Tower, and Bridge of Sighs. Visit a glassblowing factory where you will watch a master artisan demonstrate this traditional Venetian art. Your afternoon is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or take an optional gondola ride. Celebrate your wonderful vacation tonight with a Farewell Dinner at a favorite restaurant. (B, D)

Day 11, depart Venice, Friday

After breakfast you will be transferred to Venice airport for your flight home. (B)

TOUR K808G
STARTING DATES: TERMINATION DATES:
17-Apr 27-Apr
08-May 18-May
15-May 25-May
22-May 01-Jun
29-May 08-Jun
12-Jun 22-Jun
19-Jun 29-Jun
26-Jun 06-Jul
17-Jul 27-Jul
07-Aug 17-Aug
21-Aug 31-Aug
28-Aug 07-Sep
04-Sep 14-Sep
11-Sep 21-Sep
18-Sep 28-Sep
25-Sep 05-Oct
02-Oct 12-Oct
PRICES:
Per person in twin: $2,440
Single room supplement: $974