Best Of The Dalmatian Coast

Trip Length

8 Night Tour

Tour Type

Private Land Tour

From: 3239 USD


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Overview

Discover the unforgettable Dalmatian Coast with us! Your coastal journey begins in the charming seaside town of Šibenik before spending a day amongst the majestic waterfalls of Krka National Park. Walk through the medieval cobblestone streets of Split that surround Diocletian’s Palace, then hop on a quick boat ride to indulge in local wine and traditional food on Hvar island. Island hop to Korčula where you can spend your day swimming in the stunning turquoise waters. Your coastal experience peaks in medieval Dubrovnik where you’ll get acquainted with this wondrous town through its delicious culinary delights and rich history.

Included

  • All PRIVATE transfers/experiences in modern, air-conditioned vehicles
  • Professional English-speaking guides and drivers
  • 24-hour concierge assistance
  • Stays in 4-5 Star hotel properties
  • 2 nights in Šibenik
  • Excursion to Krka National Park with entrance fees, lunch and tastings included
  • Orientation tour of Split with luggage assistance
  • Fast ferry transfers to Hvar Town, Korčula and Dubrovnik
  • 3 nights in Hvar Town
  • Island dinner and drinks experience with boat transfers
  • Flavors of Hvar experience with lunch and tastings
  • 1 night in Korčula
  • Boating experience with lunch and drinks
  • 2 nights in Dubrovnik
  • Old Town Dubrovnik Foodie experience
  • Optional Tour Extensions:

  • Montenegro

Itinerary

Welcome to Croatia! Upon arrival at the Split airport, our driver will whisk you away to your local accommodation in the charming seaside town of Šibenik.

The town’s picturesque seaside promenade, stone paved squares, side streets, hilltop fortresses, restaurants, cafes are a build up to the Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Over the centuries it’s been the home to acclaimed inventors, scientists, actors & sportspeople and the relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere adds to its overall charm. Immerse yourself into local life in this magical seaside town.

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A day of natural beauty and culinary delights begins with a scenic drive to Krka National Park. Here you’ll be able to wander the wooden paths that cross over streams, learn how wheat mills once harnessed the power of the waterfalls, and, of course, marvel at the gorgeous waterfalls. Make sure your camera is charged as there are ample photo opportunities here.
You’ll leave Krka National Park via a river boat ride to the riverside village of Skradin. Relax in the outdoor cafes lining the cobblestone streets or walk up to the hilltop fort for sweeping views.
Our full day culminates with a traditional Dalmatian dinner known as “peka” at a local family winery. The peka dinner is complete with homemade prosciutto, cheese, baked bread, dessert, and tasting 6 local varieties of grapes including Babić & Maraština.

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Full day private Krka NP Experience with lunch and tastings

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Head to the famous port city of Split with your new local best friend. Learn about current day life in Croatia as well as what it was like during the Homeland War, which occurred less than thirty years ago. After you arrive in Split, you’ll stash your luggage and go on an orientation walk of the pedestrianized Old Town—also known as Diocletian’s Palace. Our guide will give you the complete 411 on all the best local spots. Savor the rest of the afternoon on your own for lunch and exploring the nooks and crannies of the Palace before your evening departure to the island of Hvar via fast ferry.

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1-hour private Split Insider Experience

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The day is free to explore Hvar Town Hvar town at your leisure. We recommend soaking in the view of the archipelago from the top of the Spanish fortress, finding a chill secret beach or joining in the fun at one of the lively beach clubs. Alternatively spend the afternoon sipping coffee while people-watching in a local cafe.

This evening, we’ll take a boat to a nearby island for a lovely dinner at a small family owned restaurant set in a simple stone building amongst olive trees. Everything is fresh and made to perfection. Be sure to follow the house recommendation. You won’t regret it!

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Dinner experience with drinks and private boat transfers

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Get ready for a day filled with food! Today we’ll be tasting local delicacies (including wine!) at small, family-owned establishments. Our first stop is at an olive grove where we will learn about olives and their importance in Croatian culture. The food journey continues to a honey farm where we’ll have the opportunity to learn about how honey is made, the importance of bees, and try some of the sweets made on the farm.

Up next, we’ll visit a local vineyard to learn about natural wine production before enjoying wine paired with local traditional delicacies. End the day with one final stop to sample some unique sweets exclusive to Hvar.

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Full day private Hvar Island Experience with lunch and tastings

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This morning we’ll take the fast ferry to the island of Korčula. After checking in to your hotel, you’re off on a half day boat adventure complete with swimming, snorkeling, and relishing in the freshest ingredients produced by the sea washed down with some homemade Croatian wine! Your captain will prepare this for you right on the boat for a most unforgettable meal and experience.

Return to Korčula midafternoon and get settled into your room. Your evening is free to indulge in any of the wonderful restaurants in Old Town.

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Half day private Boating Experience with lunch and drinks

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Enjoy a fast ferry ride to Dubrovnik, the Jewel of the Adriatic. Upon arrival, you will be greeted by our driver and taken to your local accommodations. Savor the amenities at your 4-5* accommodations or head to the Old Town to explore.

In the evening, embark on a delicious food journey. With your local guide, you’ll explore the narrow streets of Dubrovnik in search of favorite local eats. Your guide will share Dubrovnik’s rich history with you, along with local secrets and introduce you to the wonderful people who keep Dubrovnik’s culinary traditions alive. Each delectable plate is served from locally owned eateries in historic locations. Your tastebuds will absolutely love it!

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3-hour private Historic tour and Foodie Experience with tastings and drinks

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Enjoy your final full day in Croatia at your leisure. It’s time to seek out any activities, views, or cafes that have caught your eye over the past few days. Walk the ramparts above Old Town, visit Lokrum island, or simply relax with one last final dip in the Adriatic.

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It’s time to say goodbye to Croatia. A private transfer will bring you to the Dubrovnik airport for departure from Croatia.

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