Your 11-day guided tour of Venice and Eastern Mediterranean Europe includes visits to beautiful coastal cities throughout four countries-Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, and Montenegro. You'll discover natural, historical, architectural, and cultural beauty during your affordable European tour of the east Adriatic coast. You'll begin in the 'floating city' of Venice, Italy-with its iconic landmarks, legendary canals, bridges, and piazzas. Your visit of Venice includes a boat ride along one of the major canals to St. Mark's Square, time to enjoy cafes and churches, or a gondola ride if you choose. From Venice, you'll travel to the picturesque fishing village of Piran, Slovenia, then to the seaside resort of Portoroz. Consider a spa treatment, trip to a casino, or an excursion to the beautiful Istrian peninsula. On to Croatia, you'll enjoy the stunning east Adriatic coast and the bay laurel woods of Opatija. Your escorted tour of Croatia includes the visit of KRKA National Park in the Central Dalmatian region. Discover breathtaking waterfalls, water mills, and more than 200 species of birds-including eagles, ospreys, falcons, and owls. Enjoy your guided tour of the vibrant port city of Split with its 4th-century architecture - including the Emperor's palace. Next, you'll venture to the 'Pearl of the Adriatic'-Dubrovnik. A historic fortress city, incredible Dubrovnik is also known as a filming location for the TV series, Game of Thrones. A full day excursion to Montenegro includes the visit to Kotor and a short boat ride to a tiny island with an iconic, tiny, world-famous church. Your affordable tour of Venice and the Eastern Adriatic coast is a trip you'll remember for its beauty, history, and hidden gems.
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- Offer valid through 3/31/2022
- 11 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Venice Area||Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to make your way to visit the magical 'floating city' of Venice. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers. (D)|
|Day 2||Venice||One of the most unique cities on Earth, Venice is a place of unmatched beauty and a feast of fantastic landmarks and iconic sites. View the delightful crisscrossing canals, the gondolas, arched bridges, palaces, and piazzas. Your included orientation features a boat ride to St. Mark's Square, and time at leisure for a chance to explore on your own or to join our signature optional excursion. You can also just relax with a cappuccino at one of the many cafes in the center. (B)|
|Day 3||PORTOROZ||Say arrivederci to Venice and cross into neighboring Slovenia. Discover the picturesque fishing village of Piran, with an enchanting medieval square lined with cafes. Continue to the spa town of Portoroz (Port of Roses) for an overnight.Today's Distance: 127 mi/ 205 km (B,D)|
|Day 4||PORTOROZ||Enjoy a free day to explore the pretty seaside resort on the Adriatic. You could pamper yourself at one of the wellness centers, or try your luck at a casino. Alternatively, we offer an optional excursion to the Istrian Peninsula, home to Porec with its beautiful beaches and Roman temple dedicated to Neptune, and to pretty Rovinj. (B)|
|Day 5||Zadar||Cross the border into Croatia, then relax and drink in the natural beauty of Opatija, a town nestled between the sparkling waters of the Adriatic and a lovely forest of bay laurels. Next stop is Zadar. Join your Local Guide and learn all about the historic Old Town with its exceptional cultural heritage, a treasury of archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times.Today's Distance: 249 mi/ 400 km (B,D)|
|Day 6||SPLIT AREA||Head into central Dalmatia and visit Krka National Park, renowned for its breathtaking waterfalls and attractive water mills. Join your Local Guide to explore the outstanding natural beauty and home to more than 200 species of birds, be sure to watch for osprey, golden eagles, peregrine falcons, and Eurasian eagle-owls. Visit Trogir with its medieval walls, seaside promenade, and maze-like marble streets. Continue to the vibrant port city of Split.Today's Distance: 124 mi/ 200 km (B)|
|Day 7||Split||The guided tour of Split reveals a city whose splendor dates back to the 4th century when Emperor Diocletian built his phenomenal palace-now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, take advantage of the exciting optional excursion. (B,D)|
|Day 8||Dubrovnik||Skirt the dramatic coastline as you make your way south to Dubrovnik. Along the way, stop in Ston, renowned for its defensive walls, a major feat of medieval architecture.Today's Distance: 155 mi/ 250 km (B,D)|
|Day 9||Dubrovnik||Awaken this morning in the 'Pearl of the Adriatic,' one of the world's most stunning cities, and discover Dubrovnik's many charms in the company of a Local Guide. Game of Thrones fans should keep watch for filming sites used as King's Landing and Qarth! (B)|
|Day 10||Dubrovnik||Set off to discover some of the highlights of Montenegro. Kotor, situated in a secluded part of the Gulf of Kotor, is the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Your Local Guide will introduce you to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a short boat crossing to visit Our Lady of the Rocks, one of two islets off the coast. Return to Dubrovnik. Today's Distance: 115 mi/ 185 km (B)|
|Day 11||Dubrovnik||Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (B)|
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