“The pearl of Adriatic” is surely one of the most famous and most beautiful towns in the world. It is a medieval town, founded in the 17th century and has many treasures. The entire coastal belt called Dubrovnik Riviera, from southern Cavtat to Peljesac peninsula is full of secluded beaches, small bays and tiny villages. Dubrovnik is a MUST SEE destination.
Discover the baroque old town with its fortress, museums, churches and fine old building and enjoy Croatian specialities and wines in its many fine restaurants. Dubrovnik is ideal for a short stay pre or post tour or cruise and affords easy access to such destinations as Mostar, Kotor, Sarajevo and the islands of Mljet and Korčula.
4 Day Dubrovnik Experience
Day 1: Arrive Dubrovnik
On arrival at Dubrovnik Airport you will be met and transferred to your hotel or, if arriving by car, drive to your hotel and check in with the rest of the day free to get to know Dubrovnik.
Day 2: Dubrovnik
Join the morning walking tour of “Old Dubrovnik” and visit the Franciscan Monastery, housing one of the world’s oldest pharmacies, the old harbour, St. Laurence Fortress, the Sponza and Rector’s Palaces and other points of interest. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Day 3: Montenegro – Full Day Tour
(Departs Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday) Surrounded by high mountains reflected in the blue waters, a fjordshaped Bay of Kotor is one of the most spectacular landscapes in the Mediterranean. After passing Risan, once the seat of the Illyrian Queen Teuta, we arrive in Perast. There we will visit the man-made islet of Our Lady of the Rocks (Gospa od Skrpjela). Our final destination is the town of Kotor where a local guide will take you on a walking tour with the UNESCO World Heritage listed Romanesque Cathedral of St Triphun a highlight. Departure at 8am returning to Dubrovnik at 6.30pm.
Day 4: Dubrovnik
Stay ends this morning after breakfast on hotel check out.
DUBROVNIK – 3 Nights From Extra Night
Value: Hotel Kompas $605 $95
Superior: Hotel Neptun $758 $145
Deluxe: Grand Villa Argentina $1035 $174
Price per person twin share includes 3 nights accommodation at chosen level, breakfast daily, taxes, transfers and sightseeing as listed.
Excursions from Dubrovnik
– in air conditioned coaches with English speaking guides
Game of Thrones Tour (Most days – Duration Full Day)
Game of Thrones fans can now re-live scenes from the show by visiting some of its popular locations. With an expert guide you’ll get to know the fictional city of King’s Landing while exploring the UNESCO listed Old Town of Dubrovnik. Visit Lovrijenac Fortress to learn about the evil exploits of King Joffrey and follow in the footsteps of Ayra Stark. Explore Gradac Park a place where the Purple Wedding between Margaery Tyrell & King Joffrey took place. Includes professional guide and entrance fee to Lovrijenac Fortress.
Mostar, Bosnia Herzegovina (Thursday & Sunday, 10am to 1.15pm)
We drive along the coast to the delta and valley of the river Neretva following the valley to Mostar and its famous bridge. Traces of former Turkish rule can be seen when visiting the old Bazaar, the Mosque or a typical Turkish house. On the return drive there a photo-break in Počitelja a picturesque fortress town rich in oriental architecture. Includes transfers, guidance and entrance fee to Tabacica Mosque.
Medieval Fortresses of Ston and Korčula (Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday, 8.20am to 7.30pm)
Discover the charming town of Ston with its 5km long walls. Ston is renowned for its delicious oysters and the old salt ponds where the salt is still produced the old way. Drive along the Peljesac Peninsula stopping at a local winery to taste famous wines. A sightseeing tour of Korčula then free time to visit the house where Marco Polo was born. Visit a local restaurant and have clam tastings with a glass of local wine. Includes transfers, guide, return boat ticket Orebic/Korčula, tastings.
Karaka Elaphite Islands Cruise (Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9am to 5.15pm)
Cruise with us on Karaka, the magnificent replica of Dubrovnik Republic traditional merchant ship from the 16th century and explore the white-stoned towns of the Elaphite Islands. Sail to Kolocep, Sudurad and Lopud. Take a Lungomare walk to the Franciscan Monastery and Gjorgic-Mayneri Park with free time at one of the sandy beaches. Includes transport, boat cruise, guide, welcome drink, buffet lunch, one drink and live music.