A private tour of Croatia and Slovenia in 12 days
If you want to experience all the natural and historical beauties of Croatia and Slovenia, choose our Croatia and Slovenia private tour. Slovenia is a beautiful country that has much to offer. Lake Blade is one of the most beautiful places in the country and the capital, Ljubljana, is a lovely city on the Ljubljanicariver, steeped in history. Visit the world famous Plitvice waterfalls, a must-see destination on your journey through Croatia. The Krka National Park is no less majestic in its natural beauty. Along the coast, from north to south, city after city holds many historical monuments and sites, most of which are on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Day 1. Zagreb Airport Arrival
Our driver will meet you at the FranjoTuđman Zagreb Airport and transfer you to your accommodation in Zagreb, after which you can take a short orientational tour of the capital city of Croatia. On Your tour you will see the main historical places in Zagreb, the Jelačić Square, the old Zagreb cathedral, Dolac, the lovely green market in the old city centre and enjoy the rest of the day on the streets of the capital city.
Day 2. Tour of Zagorje
In the morning we will pick you up at your place of accommodation and take you the Zagorje region, a picturesque region north of Zagreb. On your tour you will see the beautifulTrakošćan Castle, situated on a small island in the middle of the lake, that is now a museum of the region’s history. On your way back to the capital, you will get to experience the lovely landscape of Zagorje and taste the local cuisine in a local restaurant.
Day 3. A Day in Ljubljana
After a morning departure from Zagreb, we will head to the Slovenian capital Ljubljana, where you will have an orientational tour of the city. You will visit the old Ljubljana cathedral, the Ljubljana Castle, towering over the city, now a history museum. Relaxing next to the Ljubljanica river, looking at the many beautiful bridges connecting its two banks, you will be able to taste the local food. Afterwards, we will continue to Lake Bled and stay there over night.
Day 4. Lake Bled and Bohinj
On this day we will explore Bled, a stunning beautiful lake in western Slovenia, among the majestic Slovenian Alps. During the stay at the lake, a must-do activity is to visit the small island in the middle of the lake on the local pletna traditional boat. After a lunch in one of the local restaurant, we will continue to Lake Bohinj, where a cable car will take you up the Vogel mountain. Following your tour of Bohin, our driver will take you back to your accommodation in Bled.
Day 5. A Day in Rovinj
The town of Rovinj is a small seaside town in Istria and is known as the Romance Capital of the Adriatic. After a morning in the lovely town of Rovinj, we will take you across continental Istria, a green oasis of untouched nature and lovely landscape of hills, valleys and vineyards that is often compared to Provence. In Motovun, a small historic town up on a hill, you will have the opportunity to experience the traditional Istrian lunch. We will stay overnight in Rovinj, before moving on.
Day 6. Plitvice Lakes
On your sixth day of your journey across Croatia you will have the chance to experience the breath-taking beauty of the Plitvice Lakes. We will stop in the Rastoke, know as the Little Plitvice Lakes after which you will have 3 hours to explore the Plitvice National Park, either by boat or by train. We will stay overnight at the Plitvice Lakes.
Day 7. A tour of the authentic Dalmatian countryside
After breakfast, we will continue toward Split, stopping at Plastovo, a small village in the Dalmatian Hinterland, where you will be able to lunch at a traditional family restaurant. Fine organic, home-grown vegetables and authentic Dalmatian vine will surely leave you speechless. Then we will continue to Split, the historic capital of Dalmatia, world-famous for its Diocletian’s Palace in the old city centre, where we will stay overnight.
Day 8. A day amid the ruins of Diocletians palace
On this day we will tour the city of Split and discover the beauty of the old city centre, its substructures and visit the Peristyle and the majestic Split Cathedral. Ancient Roman architecture will surely make a lasting impression on you.
Day 9. A day in Hvar
After a stay in Split, we will leave by ferry to the town of Hvar. There you will see one of the oldest theatres in all of Europe, the arsenal and the fortress Fortica above the city. The Hvar cathedral is no less beautiful, situated on the Pjaca, the largest square in Dalmatia. You will also get to visit the famous Hvar beaches, where you will have free time to swim and relax. If you want, we can visit the Pakleni Islands or the famous Blue Cave across the town. We will stay overnight in Hvar.
Day 10. Pelješac peninsula
After we leave Hvar we will head south down to Dubrovnik, the world-famous city on the Croatian shoreline. After several hours of a pleas net drive southwards, we will stop in the town of Stonand visit its famous walls, the longest stone walls in Europe. Driving further up the Pelješac peninsula, we will discover one of the most famous vine-growing regions in Croatia, well-known for its excellent vines of top quality. We will also stop at one of the local family vineries and try some of the best vines on the peninsula.
Day 11. Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic
Finally, we will stop at Dubrovnik, where you can have a pleasant walk in the old city and explore its old defence walls, from where you will have an excellent view of the old city centre. Every street, corner and building in the old city of Dubrovnik has a story to tell and steeped in both legends and history, spanning over a thousand years.
Day 12. Dubrovnik departure
On the last day of your journey, our driver will take you to the Dubrovnik Airport and wish you a safe journey back home, undoubtedly filled with lasting good impressions of the very best of Croatia and Slovenia.
*** We don’t book accommodation for You, We can only suggest hotel for You, but Your decision is final.*** *** If You want to have some guided tour, please notify us in advance so we can arrange the guide.*** *** This is not a final tour, every tour is customizable and can be personalized according to Your budget, time and preferences.***