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Day 4, Dubrovnik to Split, Friday

Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing

villages and new resorts, to Split. A sightseeing tour features 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 beautiful Cathedral

of St. Duje.

(B, D)

Day 5, Split to Trogir and Plitvice Lakes, Saturday

After breakfast, head to Trogir, one of the oldest cities on the Adriatic

coast and 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. Take a walking tour around several

of the lower lakes, and delight in 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 19

th

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

Leaving Bled, 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

A walking tour of Venice shows you the highlights: St. Mark’s Square,

St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace

, Bell Tower, and Bridge of

Sighs. Then visit a

glassblowing factory

and watch a master artisan

demonstrate this traditional Venetian art. Your afternoon is at leisure

to enjoy Venice at your own pace, browse through the shops, or

take an optional gondola ride. Celebrate your incomparable vacation

tonight with a Farewell Dinner at a popular restaurant.

(B, D)

Day 11, depart Venice, Friday

After breakfast you will be transferred to Venice airport for your flight

home. Ciao!

(B)

Included Features:

ФФ First class hotels, rooms with private facilities

ФФ Airport arrival and departure transfers

ФФ Breakfast daily and 6 dinners

ФФ Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

ФФ Professional Tour Director throughout

ФФ Luggage handling

ФФ Whisper technology enhanced touring

ФФ Service charges and hotel taxes

Sightseeing Tours Included:

ФФ Dubrovnik

ФФ Split

ФФ Plitvice Lakes

ФФ Opatija

ФФ Bled

ФФ Ljubljana

ФФ Postojna Cave

ФФ Venice

Hotels:

ФФ

Dubrovnik:

Hotel Lapad (F)

ФФ

Split:

Hotel Atrium(F)

ФФ

Plitvice:

Hotel Jezero (F)

ФФ

Bled:

Hotel Park (F)/ Hotel Golf (F)

ФФ

Venice:

Bauer Paladio Hotel & Spa (DLX)

TOUR K808G

START DATES:

END DATES:

18-Apr

28-Apr

09-May

19-May

16-May

26-May

23-May

02-Jun

30-May

09-Jun

13-Jun

23-Jun

20-Jun

30-Jun

27-Jun

07-Jul

18-Jul

28-Jul

08-Aug

18-Aug

22-Aug

01-Sep

29-Aug

08-Sep

05-Sep

15-Sep

12-Sep

22-Sep

19-Sep

29-Sep

26-Sep

06-Oct

03-Oct

13-Oct

PRICES:

PER PERSON IN TWIN:

$2,440

SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMENT: $974

SLOVENIA

Opatija

Dubrovnik

Split

ITALY

HUNGARY

AUSTRIA

SERBIA

MONTENEGRO

CROATIA

1

Ljubljana

Venice

Plitvice

Lakes

BOSNIA AND

HERCEGOVINA

3

2

2

2