Day 1 - Arrive Split, Croatia
Arrive in Split, where you are met and transferred to your
hotel. This evening, join your Resident Tour Director and
fellow guests for a welcome dinner at the hotel.
Day 2 - Split
Tour Split, starting with the Palace of Diocletian and its
synagogue, and view St. Domnius Cathedral. Stroll Split’s old
town and harbor-front promenade. Visit the daily market,
and then enjoy your afternoon at leisure, before a dinner
with a klapa concert.
Day 3 - Hvar
Ride Like a Local by public ferry along the stunning
Dalmatian coastline to picturesque Hvar, a lush, mountainous
island, where Venetian palaces grace narrow backstreets and
secluded coves beckon. Upon arrival, visit the family-owned
winery of renowned winemaker Andro Tomić for a wine
tasting. Later, on the scenic drive back to Hvar Town, stop to
view the gleaming limestone Spanjol Fortress. Tonight, enjoy fine dining at a local waterfront restaurant.
Day 4 - Hvar
This morning, walk the historic center of Hvar Town, pausing
to take in the Cathedral, the Arsenal and the Benedictine
Nunnery where resident nuns produce the world-famous
agave lace. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.
Day 5 - Dubrovnik
Head to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” stopping en
route in Ston, renowned for its oysters, which you may wish
to sample when you enjoy lunch in a typical Dalmatian
Day 6 - Dubrovnik & Konavle
Stroll through Dubrovnik with your local guide to see the
Dominican Monastery, the Rector’s Palace and Dubrovnik
Cathedral. Mingle with local traders and craftspeople in its
markets. Then, listen as a survivor of the Balkan War shares
memories of the conflict that secured Croatia’s independence from the former Yugoslavia, a victory that cost more than
20,000 Croatian lives. Later, watch silk weavers at work on
a fascinating artisan visit in Konavle. Return to Dubrovnik,
where you embark on a private cruise, enjoying a refreshing
Scenic Sundowner and taking in the fantastic city views.
Day 7 - Dubrovnik
Today, enjoy one of these Design Your Day activities.
Enjoy a Cooking Class with Wine Tasting, and then
savor what you created for lunch.
Embark by Sea Kayak on a refreshing, tranquil paddle
around Dubrovnik’s Old Town and Lokrum Island.
Visit Game of Thrones Shooting Locations on a walking
tour, led by a local who worked as an extra on the series.
Tonight, gather for a farewell dinner in a fine
Day 8 - Depart Dubrovnik
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to depart.