- Experience the most romantic towns & islands in Croatia
- Admire the views of Zagreb’s upper town & visit boutique wine cellar
- Hike around stunning Plitvice Lakes with a romantic picnic
- Explore Rovinj, Hum and Motovun and engage in truffle hunting
- Cruise, swim and relax under the waterfalls of Krka
- Enjoy the markets in Split & sail to Šolta & Brač
- Celebrate your love at private sunset dinner on Hvar
- Discover Blue and Green Caves, Bisevo, Vis & Pakleni Islands
- Relax on the beautiful island of Korčula
- Visit Dubrovnik, the nearby Lokrum island & capture the magical sunsets
Contact one of Adriatic Luxury Journeys’s honeymoon experts to customize Croatian Love Story itinerary according to all of your preferences (type of hotels, activities, budget, etc).
Croatian Love Story romantic vacation includes Croatia’s most romantic locations; Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Rovinj, Motovun, Krka Waterfalls, Split, Hvar, Korčula & Dubrovnik plus a private sailing trips to the islands of Šolta & Brač, and a memorable visit to Blue and Green Caves, islands of Vis, Biševo, Pakleni Islands & Lokrum.
Start in Zagreb and spend two nights at your luxurious hotel. Walk through the history and culture in the company of your expert local guide, and visit one of the best Zagreb’s wine bars for a memorable wine experience.
Next, depart by private car and chauffer for Rovinj, a lovely seaside resort on the northern part of the Adriatic coast. Stop in Plitvice Lakes National Park for refreshing hiking tour of the Lakes and admire the stunning views of the waterfalls. Break for lunch for a bite of tasteful local specialties and continue to the dreamy Istrian Peninsula.
Spend three nights in Rovinj at your elegant boutique hotel with amazing sea view, and enjoy a taste of best truffles served at a local restaurant of your choice. Spend one morning on a full day flexible private walking tour of Rovinj. You might like to explore the market squares and artisan workshops there. Enjoy plenty of free time for leisurely meals and time to stroll along the sea and shop for local specialties and souvenirs.
Drive to the rolling hills of Istria and discover Hum, the smallest town in the world. Continue to captivating Motovun and try your hand at truffle hunting followed by a succulent lunch of specialties with truffle that pair well with a glass of locally grown Teran.
Continue to the seaside town of Split with a stop at breathtaking Krka Waterfalls for a relaxing walk, swim and great pictures. Spend a day enjoying a private walking tour of Diocletian Palace in Split, browse lively open market, art galleries and local shops and experience this Dalmatian glorious city with all of your senses.
Enjoy one full day on a private sailing excursion to the islands of Šolta and Brač. Swim and snorkel in hidden bays and wait for your meals to be prepared and served by the crew.
Transfer to Hvar, the island of sun, sea, scented lavender fields, olive groves, vineyards, quaint Dalmatian villages, sophisticated towns and unforgettable sunsets. Try to experience it all!
Transfer by catamaran or ferry to the island of Korčula which undoubtedly holds a privileged position among the Croatian islands. Experience the narrow streets, beautiful churches and magnificent palaces in one of the best preserved medieval towns in the Mediterranean.
Your journey concludes in Dubrovnik where you will spend two nights at the luxury hotel with stunning views of the Adriatic. Start slowly with a private walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town and its museums, architectural landmarks, outdoor markets and local specialty shops followed by the visit to the tiny island of Lokrum.> Book
Day 1, Zagreb
Arrival at Zagreb airport followed by a short transfer to your hotel. Enjoy the spectacular views of Zagreb at night from one of the cozy upper town restaurants during a lovely dinner of local specialties. Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb, (B)
Day 2, Zagreb
Spend the morning at leisure. Afternoon is reserved to experience the Croatian capital with all of your senses. Walk through the history and culture in the company of your expert local guide, and visit one of the best Zagreb’s wine bars for a memorable wine experience. Enjoy the authentic traditional specialties prepared for the two of you. Taste the Croatian continental wines produced by boutique, prize winning wineries that are hard to find in stores, accompanied by an introduction to the wines our sommeliers chose for you. Hotel Esplanade, Zagreb, (B)
Day 3, Zagreb/Plitvice Lakes/Rovinj
Transfer to Rovinj by car and driver with a stop at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Spend a few hours exploring the amazing lakes with the stunning crystal clear waterfalls. Take a boat ride or hike around the lakes and build up an appetite for either a romantic picnic by the lakes or a nice lunch of traditional Lika region specialties. Continue to your hotel in Rovinj with a couple of interesting stops along the way. Hotel Monte Mulini, Rovinj, (B)
Day 4, Rovinj
Enjoy a private walking tour of Rovinj, a charming Istrian town that offer some of the region’s best scenery. Explore the narrow streets of the quaintly archaic old town and visit its outdoor market famous for the best selection of truffles in all of Croatia. Don’t miss lunch at any of the nearby restaurants offering delicious Istrian specialties.
Spend the rest of the day lounging on the beach. Or take a bike ride along the coastline and find your perfect spot for the magical sunset. Hotel Monte Mulini, Rovinj, (B)
Day 5, Rovinj/Hum & Motovun/Rovinj
Enjoy this day traveling though the rolling hills of the Istrian Peninsula, and discover Hum, the smallest town in the world. Continue to the captivating town of Motovun surrounded with a medieval wall on the top of a steep hill.
We head to the Motovun forest where you will begin your hunting adventure for black and white truffles. You will be accompanied by the licensed truffle hunters and their specially trained dogs. Regardless of your luck in truffle hunting, you will have an opportunity to taste some of the best specialties made with truffles, such as cheese, biscuits, sausages, and many other interesting delicacies.
Spend the rest of your time in this picturesque town walking around the fortifications and enjoying the striking views of the vineyards and olive groves in the valley. There is no better way to savor the Istrian Peninsula than to enjoy lunch of authentic truffle specialties with a glass of locally grown Muscat of Monjan or the ruby-red Teran. Hotel Monte Mulini, Rovinj, (B)
Day 6, Rovinj/Krka Waterfalls/Split
Today we depart to Split. This will be a relaxing drive along the alluring Dalmatian coast. Our first stop is Krka National Park with fascinating waterfalls and pristine nature. Take a short cruise through the amazing canyons of Krka River. Here you can walk, swim and relax. Or take a boat ride to Skradinski buk for an authentic experience that you will always remember. The water is crystal clear and chilling. Warm up by the old water mill and sample delicious local specialties surrounded by beautiful nature.
Next, we stop at a vista near Primošten that offers the most amazing views of this charming town and the Adriatic coast. Hotel Vestibul, Split, (B)
Day 7, Split
Visit the ancient cellars of the Diocletian’s Palace during your private walking tour of Split. Your expert local guide will take you through the narrow cobblestone streets the insider way. Visit the colorful open marked called Pazar, fish market with the best selection of sea food just caught by the local fishermen, a local butcher, cheese and prosciutto producers, wine and chocolate producers. Learn the stories and myths about the ancient recipes still being prepared in Split. The romantic melodies of the Dalmatian a capella choir coming from one of the small city squares will make you cherish this time for the rest of your lives.
Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure at a nearby town beach. Do not miss the lovely sunset as you stroll down the Riva. Hotel Vestibul, Split, (B)
Day 8, Split
Sail away to the beautiful Dalmatian islands in the company of a professional skipper and the crew and enjoy the panoramic view of Split. Spend this day relaxing, enjoying the sun, sea and each other. Snorkel and swim in the best secluded beaches of Šolta and Brač. Dine on board your private sail boat as the fresh Mediterranean meals are prepared just for the two of you. Hotel Vestibul, Split, (B)
Day 9, Split/Hvar
This morning we take you by catamaran to the most seductive places on the Adriatic, the island of Hvar. Visit some of the trendiest boutiques, souvenir shops and cafes.
The evening is reserved for some enchanting moments. We’ll transfer you by private speedboat to the secluded lagoon. On the top of a cliff, overlooking a glorious Adriatic sunset, we’ve set a private table for two. It’s just the beginning of your sunset dinner! An intimate evening of delicious cuisine, great wine and the magic of Hvar. Hotel Adriana, Hvar, (B)
Day 10, Hvar/Biševo, Vis & Pakleni Islands/Hvar
Explore the Green and Blue caves on this unique boat excursion. Swim inside the Green cave and experience the emerald light show. Our boat ride continues to the picturesque hidden inlet where you can swim or just relax and sun bathe. Next, we take you to the world-renowned Blue Cave, whose ethereal silvery blue color is created by the sun as it bathes the inside of the cave through an opening in the roof and is reflected back by the sandy surface below. Our next stop is the island of Vis and the authentic fishing village of Komiža. Then, we head to Pakleni Islands. We’ll stop at one of the archipelago’s most popular bays where you can have a seaside lunch at some of the best restaurants in the Adriatic! After lunch, you can swim, relax or lounge on the beach. Hotel Adriana, Hvar, (B)
Day 11, Hvar/Korčula
This morning transfer to the island of Korčula. This beautiful town is known for its brightly colored red roofs which stand out against the fiercely blue sea. Stroll along the streets of the city and visit the cultural and historical monuments. See the Treasury of the Abbey, the City Museum, the Museum of Icons, as well as other places of interest. Find your favorite restaurants along the sea and relax as you admire the breathtaking views. Lešić-Dimitri Palace, Korčula, (B)
Day 12, Korčula
Spend this day at leisure. Discover the sandy or pebble beaches on the island. Or take an optional trip to Mljet a quiet, fascinating island with historic attractions. According to legend, Odysseus stayed with Calypso on Mljet during his return from the Trojan War. The Green Island has something for everyone, beautiful walk paths and bicycle tracks, hundreds of unrivaled bathing spots, and many beaches including Saplunara beach and many more attractions like the unavoidable Ulysses Cave. Lešić-Dimitri Palace, Korčula, (B)
Day 13, Korčula/Dubrovnik
Transfer to Dubrovnik by car and driver and stop in the small town of Ston on Pelješac Peninsula for wine and oyster tasting. If oysters are not your thing, you can still enjoy the wine and the spectacular views as you drive along this beautiful peninsula. Grand Villa Argentina, Dubrovnik, (B)
Day 14, Dubrovnik
Start slowly with a private walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town and its museums, architectural landmarks, outdoor markets and local specialty shops. Take a cable car ride to take the best photos of Dubrovnik and, at the end of the tour, relax on the Lokrum island while exploring the Benedictine monastery from the 11th century, Botanical garden, Fort Royal, or simply enjoying in crystal clear Adriatic Sea while swimming in the phenomenon created a million years ago – small salt lake called the “Dead Sea”. After you return to the Old town, find your quiet spot atop the city walls, enjoy your cocktail and watch the ships sail into the sunset. Grand Villa Argentina, Dubrovnik, (B)
Day 15, Dubrovnik/USA
Transfer to the airport for your return flights.
YOUR JOURNEY INCLUDES
- Private airport transfer in Zagreb and Dubrovnik
- Private experience of Zagreb with visits to boutique wine cellars including tastings
- Private visit to Pltivice Lakes from Split & entrance tickets to the park
- Private experience of Rovinj and Istrian Peninsula including truffle hunting and tasting
- Private visit to Krka National Park for swimming, hiking and boat ride
- Private experience of Split with visits to markets & shops including tastings
- Private sailing to the islands of Brač and Šolta with lunch & professional skipper
- Boat excursion to Green and Blue Caves, Vis, Biševo and Paklinski Islands (group)
- Private transfer by car & driver from Korčula to Dubrovnik
- Wine and oyster tasting on picturesque Pelješac Peninsula
- Ferry/catamaran tickets
- Breakfast daily
- 24 hour assistance in Croatia if needed
- Zagreb, Hotel Esplanade, deluxe room, 2 nights, breakfast
- Rovinj, Hotel Monte Mulini, deluxe room, 3 nights, breakfast
- Split, Vestibul, superior room, 3 nights, breakfast
- Hvar, Hotel Adriana, superior sea-view room, 2 nights, breakfast
- Korčula, Lešić-Dimitri Palace, Ceylon residence, 2 nights, breakfast
- Dubrovnik, Grand Villa Argentina, deluxe sea-view room, 2 nights, breakfast
- Airfare, tips,
- €1 – €3.5 tourist tax per person per day, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals
- Anything else not mentioned in the inclusion
|SEASON I||December 1, 2016 - April 14, 2017 & November 1 - December 31, 2017|
|SEASON II||April 15 - May 31 & October 1 - October 31, 2017|
|SEASON III||June 1 - September 30, 2017|