Split – Hvar – Dubrovnik
If you are looking forward to enjoy sun and sea on the most popular island Hvar and soaking up the fascinating history and architecture of Split and Dubrovnik, this is the tour for you! It is well balanced combination of Adriatic retreats and vibrant atmosphere in towns. There is enough time to slow down, enjoy the environment and indulge in the Croatian warmth and hospitality.
Day 1 - Split – Welcome to Croatia
- Upon arrival to Split airport, our driver will be waiting for you and transfer you to your hotel
Day 2 - Exploring Explore the Diocletians’ Palace
- Meeting with local expert guide who will take you on a city tour, a town listed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Split has risen on the foundation of the palace of Roman Emperor Diocletian built in 305 AD. The Cathedral of St. Domnios, the patron saint of Split, is located in the actual mausoleum of Emperor Diocletian, and its sumptuous interior is a gathering place for many of the faithful and tourists.
- Various cultural monuments are located inside and outside the Diocletian’s Palace walls, as Renaissance Prokurative Square, noble family’s palaces, churches, galleries and museums.
- Visit to beautiful art gallery of the most famous Croatian artist – sculptor Ivan Meštrović. Gallery is set in a beautiful villa surrounded by beautiful garden.
- Continue the walk toward hill Marjan, green lungs of the town, favorite recreational zone of the town which offers magnificent views to town and Dalmatian islands.
Day 3 - Split - Hvar
- In the morning boat ride to town Hvar on the island Hvar, Croatian sunniest island. Town Hvar is a favourite holiday destination for global celebrities and yachts but beyond all the glitz and glamour is a charming seaside town with eight centuries of architecture waiting to be explored.
- Meet the local guide and climb the stairs to the ancient Fortica Fortress above town and take a deep breath of the pine-scented breeze as you absorb the vistas of old town below and the Pakleni archipelago in the distance.
- Visit the Arsenal, home of one of the first public theatres in Europe and keep this as your point of reference before entering the labyrinthine backstreets of town where craft shops and cafes are tucked into ancient palaces.
Day 4 - Hvar
- Enjoy Hvar island tour where you will visit ancient Stari Grad and stopping in small remote inland villages with only a few inhabitants; passing through vineyards and checking out wineries; visiting fisherman harbours; tasting homemade sheep cheese & olive oil here and salted anchovies and enjoy a lunch in an old, family run tavern. Free afternoon to enjoy sun and sea.
Day 5 Hvar-Vis, Blue Cave & Pakleni Islands speedboat tour
- Enjoy sun, sea & swimming on a private or scheduled speedboat tour to visit the Blue & Green Cave and island Vis
- First you will visit the Green Cave where you will get a chance to swim inside and enjoy the emerald light show!
- Then you’ll discover a picturesque hidden inlet called Stiniva, where you can enjoy a delicious swim or just relax and sunbathe.
- Experience the world-renowned Blue Cave, whose ethereal silvery blue color is created by the sun as it bathes the inside of the cave through an opening in the roof and is reflected by the sandy surface below. Widely regarded as one of the world’s most beautiful natural phenomena, this cave is a must-see.
- Trip continues to the legendary island of Vis and the authentic fishing village of Komiža.
- You will finish the trip with a stop in Palmižana, nearby island to Hvar where you will have free time to enjoy the spectacular views and food
Day 6 Hvar– Dubrovnik
- In the morning boat ride to Dubrovnik. Upon arrival, private transfer to your hotel.
- In the afternoon meeting with local expert guide who will take you for a walk through the city among its architectural and cultural masterpieces that will set you back in time: the Franciscan Monastery Gothic cloister with one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe; the Rector’s Palace; the Onofrio fountain and the Bell tower.
Day 7 - Dubrovnik
- One of the things that shouldn’t be missed when travelling to Croatia is walk along Dubrovnik medieval walls. It takes about 2 hours of an easy walk offering fantastic views.
- In the evening we will take a cable car to mountain Srđ offering breath-taking views to the town and islands.
Day 8 Dubrovnik departure
- Free time to explore hidden gems of Dubrovnik until the transfer to the airport.