Travel 2 Touring 18/19

EUR0PE

Kumrovec

SLOVENIA

Zagreb

2

CROATIA

2

Savudrija

Rovinj

BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

LAND AIR RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

Split

1

2

MONTENEGRO

Ston

2

Tivat

Adriatic Sea

Dubrovnik

LAND NIGHTS STAYED

3

Kotor

1

LAND AIR NIGHTS STAYED

LUXURY ESCORTED TOUR

1

INCLUDED TOUR HIGHLIGHTS

LAND RAIL CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

PRICES FROM £3729pp

1 • Watch master jewellery craftsmen at work creating some of Croatia’s most treasured pieces using ancient goldsmith techniques • Visit the enchanting town of Kotor, nestled between dramatic mountains and a spectacular bay • Enjoy a highlight tour of Split with stops at St. Duje’s, the Temple of Jupiter and the Golden Gate • Take the funicular to Zagreb’s medieval upper town to explore its network of alleyways and vibrant cafés LAND RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1 LAND AIR RAIL NIGHTS STAYED 1

12 day Captivating Croatia and Montenegro Dubrovnik • Montenegro • Split • Savudrija • Zagreb

Day 1: Arrive Dubrovnik On arrival at Dubrovnik airport, meet your Travelling Concierge and transfer to your centrally-located hotel. At 18:00 join your Travelling Concierge and fellow travellers for a Welcome Dinner hosted at an atmospheric local restaurant in the heart of Dubrovnik. (D) Sun Gardens Dubrovnik/Imperial Dubrovnik (2 nights) Day 2: Dubrovnik Join your Local Expert for an orientation of the city’s many treasures. Be mesmerized by the 16th Century bastions of the famous Old Town, walk past Onofrio’s Fountain and see the old Jewish quarter. Meet Matija and Giorgio Vierda, master jewellery craftsmen who use Enjoy a relaxed start and leisurely breakfast, before travelling along the coast to the diverse and tiny nation of Montenegro. Flanked by mountains and a stunning coastline, Montenegro is a melting pot of exotic cultures, warm people and spectacular scenery. Your port of call is Tivat, a glamorous seaside village characterised by bopping super-yachts, traditional homes and a sunny disposition. (BD) Regent Porto Montenegro (3 nights) Day 4: Day Trip to Romantic Kotor Embark on a day trip to the enchanting bayside town of Kotor, nestled alongside dramatic mountains and known for its centuries-old buildings. Join your Local Expert for a walk through its romantic Old Town, exploring ancient alleyways and passing chic boutiques. (B) Day 5: Day at Leisure in Tivat Considered the best 5-star hotel in Montenegro, the Regent Porto Montenegro is the ideal base for your day at leisure. (B) Day 6: Montenegro - Split Travel along the beautiful Adriatic coastline towards Split, stopping en route for an unforgettable culinary experience in the picturesque fishing village of Ston. On arrival, join your Captain for a boat ride to the floating oyster beds of the Adriatic. Watch as an oyster farmer brings in the ropes and shucks oysters in front of you. Savour your first mouthful, straight from the sea, served with freshly-squeezed lemon and a chilled glass of local wine. (BL) Le Méridien Lav, Split/Hotel Park (2 nights) ancient goldsmith techniques. (B) Day 3: Dubrovnik - Montenegro

Day 7: Split Nestled between mountains and sea, Split beautifully blends antiquity with modernity. Its vibrant streets are filled with locals going about their daily lives. With the turquoise Adriatic as backdrop, Split encapsulates modern Croatian life. (BD) Day 8: Savudrija Your journey continues to Istria, the largest peninsula in the Adriatic Sea. Gaze out over historic hilltop villages, farmhouses and rugged coastline, arriving in the countryside retreat of Savudrija. Check into your luxurious, seaside, golf-and-spa resort and enjoy dinner that evening at leisure, perhaps savouring seasonal cuisine at one of the hotel’s renowned restaurants. (B) Hotel Adriatic Istria Croatia, Savudrija (2 nights) Day 9: Savudrija Enjoy a leisurely breakfast, overlooking the sparkling sea, and perhaps head out for a round of golf on the glamorous course surrounded by sea, olive groves and vineyards. In the afternoon, enjoy a visit to nearby Rovinj, a majestic Mediterranean fishing port known for its steep cobbled streets, romantic piazzas and surrounding islands. (BD) Day 10: Zagreb Travel inland past inspiring vine-clad hills and lush farmlands towards Kumrovec, the birthplace of former Yugoslavian president, Marshall Josip Broz Tito. On arrival, enjoy a freshly-prepared lunch at a popular family-owned eatery, where you’ll savour local specialties made from seasonal ingredients. Your journey continues to Zagreb where you’re free to spend the evening at your leisure. (BL) Esplanade Zagreb After enjoying breakfast at your iconic Zagreb hotel, join your Local Expert for an orientation of the city’s highlights. Appreciate the grandeur, green spaces and historic squares of lower town, before embarking on a dazzling funicular ride to the medieval upper town with its network of alleyways and vibrant cafes. (BD) Day 12: Depart Zagreb After breakfast, bid farewell to your fellow travellers and transfer to Zagreb airport for your onward journey. On arrival at your home airport, your driver will greet and escort you to your waiting car for your private transfer home. (B) Hotel (2 nights) Day 11: Zagreb

LAND CRUISE NIGHTS STAYED

1

TOUR DETAILS

£3729 per person

PRICES FROM:

PRICES INCLUDE • 11 nights’ accommodation in named hotels or similar • Meals as specified: 11 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 5 dinners • Travelling by air-conditioned motorcoach with business class legroom and free wi-fi Internet • Passionate and expertly-trained Travel Directors • Airport transfers and sightseeing as per itinerary • Private VIP door-to-door UK airport transfers on arrival and departure DEPARTURES Various departures throughout the year, please call for details

TOUR STYLE: Luxury Escorted

GROUP SIZE: 40 max

PHYSICAL DEMAND:

ACCOMMODATION LEVEL: 5 stars Overnight hotels are subject to change. Should they vary from those shown in the itinerary, the alternative accommodation provided will always be of a similar standard.

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