THE BEST OF CROATIA!
Majestic Croatia is an unforgettable travel experience through the stunning landscapes, culture and history of Croatia. Featured in May every year (can be customized for private departures), Majestic Croatia is everything from glorious national parks like the world-famous Plitvice Lakes, and awe-inspiring fairy-tale castles of Zagorje to millennia-old towns like Skradin, Trogir, Split and spectacular Dubrovnik.
This tour of Croatia will not only please your wanderlust, but also indulge you in life´s most exquisite pleasures – from unique wine paired dinners and events, to night strolls under starry skies. Our most popular tour of Croatia combines all the best Croatia has to offer!
PROGRAM IN BRIEF
Classic sights of charming Zagreb
The majestic Plitvice National Park
Private food tasting with a local chef
UNESCO sites of Split and Trogir
Treasures of Hvar Island
Old Town of Dubrovnik
Wine tour of Pelješac…
Maximum 12 guests (minimum 6)
Breakfast daily & meals as listed in the itinerary
English speaking professional tour leader
English speaking chauffeurs
Tickets to all attractions visiting
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If you are looking for breathtaking sceneries, unique and authentic experiences, exquisite service, complete with a stay at some of the country’s best hotels, discover Majestic Croatia!
Majestic Croatia epitomizes the classic travel experience in Croatia and hotels chosen are some of the finest in the country. From the timeless grandeur of Esplande to the charm of Adriana and beautiful hotel Kompas in Lapad bay in Dubrovnik, the selection of hotels will give the traveler the best of locations and services at all times.
Hotel Esplanade 5*, Zagreb
Housed in an elegant and distinguished building, built originally in 1925 and designed to accommodate passengers from the Orient Express, the Hotel Esplanade is known for its impeccable service, high-quality restaurant offer, and luxurious accommodation. Esplanade is one of the finest hotels in the region and has received numerous awards for consistent quality.
Hotel Cornaro 4*, Split
The central city location of Hotel Cornaro, its ancient historic surroundings and interior elegance are complemented by a discreet placement of the latest technology thoughtfully integrated throughout each of the rooms and hotel’s facilities. It’s the combination of personal touch, their remarkable staff, exceptional location and property full of charm that create an authentic experience.
Hotel Adriana 4*, Hvar
Facing the Hvar city center from its prime location on the promenade, the view from the Hotel Adriana combines the Cathedral, the Arsenal, the Venetian piazza and the yacht harbor in one sweeping vista. As diverse as the view it has, Adriana offers great amenities: deluxe guest rooms and suites, a unique sensory spa, and open year-round rooftop swimming pool with stunning views of the sea and the marina.
Hotel Kompas 4*, Dubrovnik
Fully renovated in 2015, the Hotel Kompas now glows above the bay of Lapad, a popular and vibrant hotel area in 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, no matter the season.
Discover Croatia in full splendor in this private itinerary that takes the scenic route from the country’s capital of Zagreb to the furthest south, Dubrovnik. Contrast the continental culture of the north to the easy seaside living on the coast, enjoying many local experiences along the way.
Welcome to Zagreb
Meet your tour leader in the afternoon for a welcome drink at the hotel’s restaurant. The afternoon continues with a walking tour of Zagreb’s beautiful historic center, followed by a dinner at the iconic restaurant “Trilogija”. Toast to the beginning of your Croatian adventure!
Visiting the baroque town of Varaždin is the best way to continue your journey. Close to the capital city, it still preserves the charm of the old times and, combined with traditional cuisine of the region, makes for a fabulous second day, before heading to the shimmering coast of the Croatian Adriatic.
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Leave for Plitvice National Park after breakfast. Walk the planked trails along the lakes and explore the grandeur of this unique region in the company of your tour leader. This is one of the most popular sites in all of Europe! Reach Split in the late afternoon and check into the hotel Judita Palace. Relax by soaking up the atmosphere of the old town as the last rays of sun wrap up the day.
UNESCO heritage of Split and Trogir
Split is one of the most popular destinations in all of Croatia! Originated from the palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, the city still lives within its ancient walls. Continue to the historic Trogir and finish up the daywith an exclusive food tasting at chef Tatjana’s medieval palace home.
Dubrovnik Old Town
The morning starts with a special walking tour of the Old Town, discovering its numerous and very special cultural and historical treasures. Your local guide will take you on a fascinating journey through the shiny streets of a very unique town. The rest of the day is at leisure to further explore on your own.
Wine Tour of Pelješac
Your adventure in the Dubrovnik area continues with a visit to Croatia’s wine empire – Pelješac peninsula. Your host is one of the most passionate young winemakers in all of the country. Learn about wine-making tradition in the area and enjoy a classic Dalmatian dish ‘peka’ as a farewell meal!
Majestic Croatia is our only small group tour of Croatia with a fixed departure and it is well worth considering if you are looking for small group experiences. If interested in a fully private tour – regardless of the number of guests – based on our itinerary, we can offer this program year-round (with some limitations from November to April).
BEFORE YOU GO
A classic introduction to Croatia’s highlights and its most stunning regions; Majestic Croatia travel itinerary is a proper way to be impressed by the treasures of Croatia. From striking waterfalls of the Plitvice Lakes, and the imposing walls of the Diocletian’s Palace in Split, to well-known gems of the Adriatic such as Hvar Island, and the indispensable city of Dubrovnik. The program in its original form is one of our most popular itineraries but it can be further adjusted based on your interests and preferences.
When to Travel
To be part of our small group tour of Croatia, please reserve the month of May. This program is offered only in May as that is usually one of the most beautiful months to travel in Croatia. Another popular period to travel would be from mid-September to mid or late October when the region is not as crowded and the weather still quite nice. Feel free to contact us if you are interested in arranging a private version of this program. However, some limitations may occur due to off-season travel.
A 30% refundable deposit payment is due upon booking of this program. After we have received the payment, you will be sent an official confirmation to your mail. Balance payment is due one month prior to arrival. We accept wire transfer and major credit cards through our secure payment gateway (Visa, Amex, Mastercard). In case of significant changes after finalizing the trip, there will be a 250€ surcharge. For more information on Payments, visit our Terms and Conditions page.
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