Escorted Tours 2022

K805 17 days from Zagreb to Bled, Plitvice, Split, Dubrovnik, Tivat, Tirana, Ohrid, Kalambaka, Athens PLITVICE Day 1 - Saturday: Arrive in Zagreb, Croatia On arrival at ZAG airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is free. Meet your fellow travelers tonight at Welcome Dinner (Dinner Included) Day 2 - Sunday: Explore Zagreb This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding streets of the old town or take an optional excursion to see the countryside. (Breakfast Included) Day 3 - Monday: Ljubljana After breakfast head towards Ljubljana, the capital of 6ORYHQLD 6HH WKH PRVW VLJQL¿FDQW VLJKWV RI WKH ROG FLW\ center on a walking tour. Highlights include the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba’s Fountain. Then, continue to Bled. (Breakfast & Dinner Included) Day 4 - Tuesday: Bled An Alpine Lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas, and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. The balance of the day is at leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake, browse through the shops and boutiques, or simply relax and enjoy the enchanting scenery.(Breakfast Included) Day 5 - Wednesday: Explore Postojna, Opatija, and Plitvice, Croatia Journey continues to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to the coast, have a stop in Opatija. Enjoy the walking tour of this fashionable resort in the 19th century, dotted with Habsburg era villas. After some free time, continue towards Plitvice Lakes. (Breakfast & Dinner Included) Itinerary Day 6 - Thursday: Split, Croatia After breakfast, have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of sixteen terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. After the tour, head to Split. Overnight in Split. (Breakfast & Dinner Included) Day 7 - Friday: Explore Split In the morning, enjoy a sightseeing 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. The rest of the day at leisure to stroll through the beautiful streets of Split, or enjoy at the beach. (Breakfast Included) Optional Excursion: Jet Set spot of rich and famous – Island of Hvar. Day 8 - Saturday: Dubrovnik, Croatia After breakfast travel to Dubrovnik. Day at leisure. (Breakfast & Dinner Included) Day 9 - Sunday: Explore Dubrovnik After the breakfast, walking tour of Old Dubrovnik visit the Rector’s Palace, and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, see Dominican Monastery, and with the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. (Breakfast Included). Optional Excursion: Home hosted Dubelj with dinner. Day 10 - Monday: Tivat, Montenegro After breakfast, our journey takes us to Montenegro viewing .RWRU %D\ WKH RQO\ 6RXWK (XURSHDQ ¿RUG DQG WRXU RI ROG WRZQ Kotor, a UNESCO heritage Site. On to Tivat for the night. (Breakfast & Lunch Included) Day 11 - Tuesday: Tirana, Albania After breakfast, we leave Tivat and drive via Budva and Bar towards town of Shkodra, nowadays a major Albanian cultural center. Shkodra was the center of the Illyrian tribe Labeat and was taken by the Romans in the year 168 B.C. We will see the Rozafa Castle PDJQL¿FHQWO\ VLWXDWHG RQ D URFN\ RXWFURS of limestone high above the city. Continue drive to Tirana. (Breakfast & Dinner Included) Exploring The Balkans Tour fromZagreb to Athens 2 3