11-Day Affordable Croatia & Slovenia Tour from Venice

  • Tour code: 600-5298
  • Available: Thu
  • Depart from: Venice, Italy
  • Duration: 11 Days 9 Nights
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Visit Bled, (Lake Bled, 003), Dubrovnik, , Ljubljana, 061 (Ljubljana Town Hall, 061, Robba Fountain, 061, Triple Bridge, 061), Split, 17, Zadar, 13.

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Single: $1567.80
Double (/Person): $1199
Third Person Adult: $1125.90
Child (Age 8-17): $1125.90
Fourth Person Adult: N/A
Child (Age 8-17): N/A

Note: *Price in USD is based on the lowest price per person per room over the next 30 days. Exact prices are displayed when you select a date.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 Italy
  • Day 2 Venice - Opatija(155 km)
  • Day 3 Opatija
  • Day 4 Opatija - Zadar - Split(507 km)
  • Day 5 Split - Dubrovnik(505 km)
  • Day 6 Dubrovnik
  • Day 7 Dubrovnik
  • Day 8 Dubrovnik - Zagreb(10 km)
  • Day 9 Zagreb - Bled(208 km)
  • Day 10 Bled - Ljubljana - Bled(101 km)
  • Day 11 Bled - Venice(173 km)
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Day 1 Italy

Today we will travel to Italy.

Day 2 Venice - Opatija(155 km)

Today, we will arrive in Venice and transfer to our hotel in the seaside town Opatija, a gem on Croatia's Adriatic coast, nestled along the striking Gulf of Kvarner. In the afternoon, we will explore the town at our own leisure. We can take a stroll along the Lungomare seafront, enjoying beautiful views of the gulf, sheltered by the rising mountains. Tonight, we will enjoy a welcome drink and dinner with our fellow travelers, followed by a briefing from the tour guide to go over the details of the journey that stands in front of house.

Opatija is a town in western Croatia, just southwest of Rijeka on the Adriatic coast. Opatija was included in the territory of the Liburni, a pre-Roman Illyrian people. In Roman times, the area was home to several patrician villas connected to the nearby town of Castrum Laureana, the modern Lovran.

Dulexe Hotel: Grand Hotel Adriatic or similar
Dinner: Included

Day 3 Opatija

We will spend the day at leisure as we explore the pleasures of Opatija on our own, admiring the area's beautiful foliage and magnificent villas that serve as superb examples of Belle Epoque architecture. We will have the option of joining a tour of the Istrian Peninsula. The tour begins at Pula, which has been a strategic port since Roman times and has a well-preserved amphitheater. Known for its unspoiled natural surroundings, the area has a long tradition of winemaking and shipbuilding. Then, we will continue to the beautiful resort of Rovinj, a delightful fishing port with a historic old town. We will enjoy some time here on our own before returning to Opatija. In the evening, we will explore this charming town that holds a wealth of fine seafood restaurants.
Dulexe Hotel: Bristol Hotel/Grand Hotel Adriatic or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 4 Opatija - Zadar - Split(507 km)

Today, we will depart for a long drive along the dramatic Adriatic coastline to Split. On the way, we will stop in the historic old town of Zadar, which contains the ruins of an ancient Roman forum, medieval churches, cosmopolitan cafes and museums. The city has a wonderful mixture of beautiful Roman architecture, Hapsburg elegance and a picture-perfect seafront. We will see St. Donatus Church before driving to Split, a beautiful Croatian seaside town. Upon our arrival in the early evening, we will take a leisurely stroll along the scenic waterfront promenade.

Located along the Adriatic Sea coast, Zadar is the fifth largest city in Croatia . With a rich history dating back to prehistoric times, visitors can experience Roman inspired architectural buildings like the Roman Forum, cathedrals, libraries, and more.

  • Always Visit
    The Church of St. Donatus is a church located in Zadar, Croatia. Its name refers to Donatus of Zadar, who began construction on this church in the 9th century and ended it on the northeastern part of the Roman forum.
Dulexe Hotel: Radission Blu Resort or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 5 Split - Dubrovnik(505 km)

Today, we will walk along the cobbled streets of the Old Town of Split, featuring historic inner city walls built around the astonishing 4th century Palace of Diocletian. This spectacular palace is one of the largest and best preserved Roman palaces in the world. We will also see the remains of the Roman Peristyle, the unusual Cathedral of St. Dominus and the Temple of Jupiter. We will spend some time exploring the old town on our own before continuing along the coast to the spectacular walled city of Dubrovnik, where we will take in magnificent views of the city known as the "Pearl of the Adriatic." Tonight, we will enjoy dinner at the hotel.

Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and lies along the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea. The historic center-an UNESCO world heritage site-offers visitors breathtaking harbor views as well as attractions like the Gallery of Fine Arts, Croatian National Theatre, sporting and music events, and more.

  • Always Visit
    Diocletian's Palace is an ancient palace built by the Roman Emperor Diocletian at the turn of the fourth century AD, that today forms about half the old town and city center of Split, in Croatia. After the Romans abandoned the site, the Palace remained empty for several centuries.
  • Always Visit
    The Cathedral of Saint Domnius, is the Catholic cathedral in Split, Croatia. The Cathedral of St. Domnius is a complex of a church, formed from an Imperial Roman mausoleum, with a bell tower; strictly the church is dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and the bell tower to Saint Domnius.
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    The Temple of Jupiter is a temple in Split, Croatia dedicated to the Jupiter, Ancient Roman God of sky and thunder and king of the Gods. Temple is located in the western part of the Diocletian's palace near the Peristyle, the central square of the imperial complex.
Dulexe Hotel: Lacroma Hotel or similar
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 6 Dubrovnik

Today, we will enjoy the many delights of Dubrovnik. The city's splendid medieval ramparts are considered some of the most grandiose fortifications in Europe, and the magnificent Old Town is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will take a walking tour through the old town, passing local treasures like the Rector's Palace and the monumental Sponza Palace. Under the Bell Tower in Luza Square stands Orlando's Tower, dedicated to a legendary knight that saved the city in the 9th century. We will continue to the Dominican Monastery, which houses a cultural museum, and the Franciscan Monastery, where we can see one of the world's oldest functioning pharmacies. We will be able to spend the rest of the day at our own leisure.

  • Always Visit
    The Rector's Palace is a palace in the city of Dubrovnik that used to serve as the seat of the Rector of the Republic of Ragusa between the 14th century and 1808. It was also the seat of the Minor Council and the state administration. Furthermore, it housed an armoury, the powder magazine, the watch house and a prison.
  • Always Visit
    The Sponza Palace, is a 16th-century palace in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Its name is derived from the Latin word "spongia", the spot where rainwater was collected. The rectangular building with an inner courtyard was built in a mixed Gothic and Renaissance style between 1516 and 1522 by Paskoje Miličević Mihov.
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    The Church of St. Blaise is a Baroque church in Dubrovnik and one of the city's major sights. Saint Blaise (St. Vlaho), identified by medieval Slavs with the pagan god Veles, is the patron saint of the city of Dubrovnik and formerly the protector of the independent Republic of Ragusa.
Dulexe Hotel: Lacroma Hotel or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 7 Dubrovnik

Today, we will enjoy our time at leisure exploring Dubrovnik on our own. We can visit the Maritime Museum in St. John's Castle, linger in the historic Old Town, or people-watch at a local cafe. Alternatively, we can join a full-day tour to Montenegro, the "Jewel of the Mediterranean." We will drive towards the stunning Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in southern Europe, on our way to the charming coastal town of Perast, where we will take a short boat ride to the 15th century Our Lady of the Rocks Church that is perched on an islet in the bay. We will have some time to admire this fascinating locale before driving to Kotor, a town surrounded by fortress walls. Later, we will return to Dubrovnik, where we will enjoy an evening walk along the cobbled streets.

  • Always Visit
    St. John Fortress is one of the key forts in the Dubrovnik City walls defence complex is most certainly the Fortress of St. John, often called Mulo tower. It is a complex monumental fortress located on the south-eastern side of the old city port, controlling and protecting the entrance of the port.
Dulexe Hotel: Lacroma Hotel or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 8 Dubrovnik - Zagreb(10 km)

We will begin our day traveling through the lush vegetation of wooded mountains as we make our way to Zagreb. En the way, we will stop in Pavoko Selo to enjoy lunch. When we arrive in Zagreb in the evening, we will spend time exploring the local shops and head to a restaurant to enjoy a delicious dinner.
Dulexe Hotel: Hotel Westin or similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included

Day 9 Zagreb - Bled(208 km)

This morning, we will enjoy a walking tour of Zagreb, which concludes in the Old Town. After getting lunch on our own, we will depart for the lovely city of Bled, set among the Julian Alps. Bled is full of rich, natural beauty and renowned for its mild, healing climate and its thermal lake waters. With its emerald-green lake, picture-perfect island church and medieval castle clinging high onto a rocky cliff, Bled is Slovenia's most popular resort. Tonight, we will enjoy an optional dinner at a charming country inn located in the tiny medieval town of Radovlica.

Bled is a small town, situated on the glacial Lake Bled, in the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia. Tourists can enjoy outdoor activities at nearby Triglav National Park and visit Assumption of Mary Pilgrimage Church. Bled is also known for vanilla, cream pastries.

  • Always Visit
    This lake is in the northwestern region of Slovenia and a popular tourist destination. It surrounds a lake of the same name, on which there is a Gothic church and a few other buildings.
Dulexe Hotel: Golf Hotel/Park Hotel or similar
Breakfast: Included

Day 10 Bled - Ljubljana - Bled(101 km)

This morning, we will drive to Ljubljana to take a sightseeing tour that includes views of the city's open-air market, City Hall, Robba Fountain, the Three Bridges and the local Parliament Building. After enjoying some time at leisure, we will return to Bled for a sightseeing tour that includes a visit to Bled Castle. In the evening, we will enjoy a farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Ljubljana is the capital and largest city in Slovenia, known for its green spaces and student population. The Ljubljanica River curves its way through the city and divides it between the old town and the new commercial center.

  • Always Visit
    Originally unveiled in 1751, this fountain stands in front of the the city's Town Hall in central Town Square. On of the city's most recognizable landmarks, the statue on the fountain depicts three male figures with jugs.
  • Always Visit
    Connecting the modern city with the historical medieval town of Ljubljana, this pedestrian limestone bridge gets its name because it is comprised of three walkways across the Ljubljanica River.
  • Always Visit
    The town hall of the city of Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia, is a Gothic building built in 1484, though it does have some baroque renovations.

Bled is a small town, situated on the glacial Lake Bled, in the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia. Tourists can enjoy outdoor activities at nearby Triglav National Park and visit Assumption of Mary Pilgrimage Church. Bled is also known for vanilla, cream pastries.

  • Always Visit
    Bled Castle is a medieval castle built on a precipice above the city of Bled in Slovenia, overlooking Lake Bled. According to written sources, it is the oldest Slovenian castle and is currently one of the most visited tourist attractions in Slovenia.
Dulexe Hotel: Golf Hotel/Park Hotel or similar
Breakfast: IncludedDinner: Included

Day 11 Bled - Venice(173 km)

We will leave Bled and make our way to Venice for departure flights.

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