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Tour style – Culture & History

7 days

A trip from Zagreb to Dubrovnik is not your backpacker’s typical European tour—it’s way better. In one week, scramble from historic Zagreb along the Adriatic Coast to stunning Dubrovnik. Along the way you’ll hit the highlights—did we mention Pag and Hvar, along the coastline? But you’ll also discover a Europe too often ignored by travellers. Party in exclusive clubs and wander historic and picture-perfect old lanes. Come away from Europe with more than just great photographs—travel with young and fun travellers and you’ve got friends for life.
  • Day 1 Zagreb

    Arrive at any time to this capital city. Check into our hotel and enjoy the city. Please try to arrive before 6pm for an important group meeting where you can meet the Chief Experience Officer (CEO) and the other group members. Zagreb is the capital of Croatia and has a very charming old city complete with cobblestone streets and medieval buildings. Check out both the upper town and the lower town to explore the city’s culture and sample some of the local food and drink. There are also a number of museums to explore focusing on art, history and archaeology. If you’d like to explore this city, consider booking a night or two of pre-accommodation.

  • Day 2-3 Pag

    Travel to the island of Pag for a couple of days of relaxation on the beach. Head out hiking, hire a bike, take in many water sports, and taste some great wine and cheese. At night, hit up Zrce beach with the group and experience Croatia’s biggest party beach. During the summer, some of the beach clubs never close. For those in the know, Pag has a growing reputation as the new Ibiza. Estimated travel time: 5 hours

  • Day 4 Split

    Croatia’s second-largest city, Split is an attractive place famed for the Roman Palace of the Emperor Diocletian. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the palace is basically a city within a city as Split has been built around these impressive Roman ruins. Enjoy a guided tour around the site. Also worth a visit, St. Duje’s cathedral is said to be the oldest cathedral in the world, built around 305 AD. A climb up the bell tower provides excellent views of Split and the surrounding port area. For other spectacular views of the city, make sure to visit Marjan’s peak. The area has nice hiking and biking trails for those that want to embrace nature and escape the port town. Estimated travel time: 5 hours

  • Day 5-6 Hvar

    Located in the Adriatic Sea off of the Dalmatian coast, the island of Hvar is one of Croatia’s most populated and scenic islands. Filled with sunshine, the beautiful island is known for its lavender fields and vineyards in the interior and detailed Venetian-inspired architecture in the towns. By night, hit the Carpe Diem Beach night club as a group to experience Croatian nightlife at its finest. Take a water taxi to get over to the beautiful island where it’s located, complete with beaches and lush woodland. Famous DJs play at this club during the day and through the night. Activities abound on this beautiful island—hiking, sea kayaking, sailing, snorkelling or a hike to a unique underwater cellar with submarine window view. Popular day trips include visiting the Pakleni Islands, easily accessible by boat; these islands offer a great escape for those wanting to spend a day relaxing on the beach. Estimated travel time: 1 hour by catamaran

  • Day 7 Dubrovnik

    Depart upon arrival in the afternoon. If you wish to stay extra time in Dubrovnik to explore this fasinating town, our sales team will be happy to assist you with extra accommodation. Known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ on the Dalmatian coast, Dubrovnik has been an important maritime town in the region for centuries. Surrounded by medieval walls, Dubrovnik is rich in history and an attractive city to explore filled with stunning architecture, museums and fountains. The best starting point for exploration is the Old Town, passing by Roland’s Column, the Bell Tower and Sponza Palace. Stroll the Placa Stradun to get a feel for cosmopolitan life in the city. Make a stop at Big Onofrio´s Fountain where locals and tourists gather together at the well-known city meeting spot. A trip to Dubrovnik isn’t complete without walking the city walls, 2km long, you can choose to take a tour or explore on your own. HIghlights along the city walls include Fort Minceta, Fort St. John, Fort Lawrence, Fort Revelin, and St. Luke’s Tower. There are 3 main entrances to the city walls, the principal one is located by the Inner Pile Gates. Escape the city on a ferry ride to Lopud Island, part of the Elafiti Islands and home to one of Croatia’s most stunning beaches, Plaza Sunj. For some hedonism, relaxation and great music, check out the East/West Beach Club. It’s one of the best nighttime party spots by night and attracts a good crowd during the day as well. Estimated travel time: 5 hours by bus and ferry

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