The impressive diversity of Croatian landscapes guarantees good times for the whole family, irrespective of the age differences between travelers. From pleasant and fun learning experiences, relaxing boat tours and adventures for all generations, to high-powered experiences for lovers of adrenaline sports, the whole tour can be individually tailored exactly to your family.
Relax upon arriving to Croatia’s southernmost town, the Pearl of the Adriatic – Dubrovnik. While its lush history and culture may impress only certain generations, walking its two kilometers long City Walls will entertain the whole family, just like kayaking under the City Walls and to the island of Lokrum. From Dubrovnik, head up the coast to Split, the largest town in Dalmatia.
Split will impress with its glorious retirement Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian – today, Split’s historic core, but also with an exciting and picturesque region. Enjoy an archery class with knights at the sky-high fortress of Klis, as well as an exciting day of touring the islands of Vis and Biševo on a motor boat. After getting well-acquainted with Central Dalmatia, continue to the North Adriatic and its jewel, Zadar. During your private transfer, stop to bathe under waterfalls in the Krka River National Park and to visit a falconry center by Šibenik.
The next days bring more memorable adventures, spelunking in the Modrić cave and touring the moonscapes of the Kornati archipelago on a boat, before heading north to Croatia's capital for the final escapade of your journey.
En route to Zagreb, visit the only Croatian natural site enlisted as UNESCO heritage – Plitvice Lakes. This walk in intact nature, the cascading lakes, waterfalls and fresh air will definitely impress parents and amuse little ones. After arriving to hotel Dubrovnik in Zagreb’s main square, enjoy an evening on your own exploring the lively city center, and getting ready for a day of fun and learning at the Krapina Neanderthal Museum. This in situ museum features an archaeological site where a 125.000 years-old culture was discovered! Depart from Zagreb International airport on day 12, making plans for your future return to Croatia.
Dubrovnik - arrival day! Our chauffeur will meet you at the airport for your private transfer to Hotel Kompas. Located in the scenic Lapad bay, this is a great place for an afternoon swim and some of Dubrovnik's most memorable sunsets over Grebeni lighthouse.
Secrets of Old Town and City Walls
Your morning starts with a private guided walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town, continuing with a walk along Dubrovnik's most iconic feature: the City Walls leave no one indifferent! Finish this day with a cable car visit to the Srđ hill panorama point. Afternoon at leisure to soak up the atmosphere of this eternal jewel.
Sea kayak adventure
Another day in Dubrovnik starts with a private sea kayak adventure under the City Walls. Your guide will pick you up at the hotel for a private transfer to your kayaking starting point. Enjoy this scenic and easy ride to the Old Town and magical Lokrum Island, before paddling back along dramatic shoreline. Afternoon at leisure to enjoy more of this magical place.
Dubrovnik to Split
Enjoy one more morning in Dubrovnik before heading north. Your chauffeur will meet you at the hotel for a private transfer along the scenic Dalmatian coast, combined with a highway ride to avoid the most demanding stretch. Reach Split in afternoon hours, just in time for a quick swim at the hotel pool or a visit to the nearby beach.
Split & Klis; Archery class
Your guide will pick you up from the hotel after breakfast. Explore Split, a fascinating city of 1700 years of history, originally a palace/fortress of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The tour continues with a visit to the dramatic "eagle's nest" fortress of Klis, overlooking Split - the perfect setting for a fun archery class with local knights! Both locations were featured in the Game of Thrones!
Magic of Blue Cave
The best way to explore the Dalmatian coast is by boat! This day is reserved for a very special, private motor boat trip to the islands of Vis and Biševo. A visit to the Blue Cave will linger as a wonderful family memory for a long time, as well as stunning, rugged coasts of Vis, perfect for swimming and snorkeling off the motor boat!
Krka NP and Falconry center
Dalmatian coast is a very special place where mountains are carved by rivers and streams of stunning beauty. What is a visit to the region without enjoying the great beauty of the Krka River National Park? Combined with a visit to the great falconry center nearby, kids of all ages will have another memorable day. End the day arriving to the town of Zadar late in the afternoon.
Zadar & Modrić cave adventure
Zadar is one of the most historic cities of the Adriatic Coast and its surrounding region among the most diverse parts of Croatia! Morning excursion to Modrić cave, just a short drive away, will make your family feel like true explorers. Hard hats, overalls, lamps...provided! Perfectly safe, perfectly fun!
Kornati National Park
Another boat day! This time to the most beautiful part of the Dalmatian coast: Kornati National Park, a true maze of islets, rocks, crystal clear seas, dramatic cliffs rising from the sea. Spend the day swimming and snorkeling: maybe you will find that long-lost galley legends are talking about!
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Leaving Zadar, the landscape changes dramatically! Picturesque mountains of Lika eventually open up for another magical place: Plitvice Lakes National Park is one of those must-see-in-a-lifetime places! A walk by the numerous lakes and waterfalls provides some of the most fascinating views of this rare phenomena. Arrive to Zagreb late in the afternoon.
Zagorje & Krapina Neanderthal cave
Meet your guide at the hotel in the morning to travel to Krapina and see one of the most fascinating in-situ museums in the region! Featuring the remains of Neanderthal people, Krapina now boasts a stunning recreation of their life! After visiting the museum, enjoy a scenic drive through Zagorje region and a local lunch at a traditional estate.
Private transfer to the airport is planned in time for your international flight. Doviđenja - until we see each other again!
As you experience Croatia with your closest ones, enjoy staying in hotels selected to act like a natural extension of your amusement-filled days. Featuring pools, spa & wellness centers and similar activities, these hotels ensure that fun continues throughout your journey. Of course, great, smaller alternatives are available as well!
Hotel Kompas 4*, Dubrovnik
Fully renovated in 2015, hotel Kompas now glows above the bay of Lapad, a popular and vibrant hotel area of Dubrovnik. Its spacious sunbathing terrace boasts views of Lapad Bay glistening in the midday sun, tempting swimmers into the still blue waters of the Adriatic. Open year-round, Kompas is both fun and relaxed, the perfect choice for your beach holiday in Dubrovnik, whichever the season.
Hotel Radisson Blu 4*, Split
Located along the stunning, crystal blue Adriatic Sea, the brand new Radisson Blu Resort enchants with a pebble beach, two pools, three restaurants and four chic bars. This Adriatic seaside hotel in Split counts 250 modern, stylish guest rooms, including 28 suites and two exclusive Presidential Suites. Split’s lively nightlife and a choice of restaurants are also just a stone's throw away.
Hotel Iadera 5*, Zadar
Hotel & Spa Iadera is located in the exclusive resort Falkensteiner Hotels & Residences Punta Skala, on the very peak of Punta Skala peninsula and with impressive views of the Adriatic Sea and islands. In Mediterranean surroundings, with contemporary design and state-of-the-art technology throughout the stylish accommodation, you will find its exceptional service pleasant and memorable.
Hotel Esplanade 5*, Zagreb
Housed in an elegant and distinguished building originally built in 1925 and designed to accommodate passengers from the Orient Express, the Esplanade Hotel is known for its impeccable service and luxurious accommodations. Esplanade is one of the finest hotels in the region and has received numerous awards for the consistent quality.