10 days/9 nights
Passionate Dalmatia is an ideal romantic vacation that includes the most romantic places in Croatia such as Split, Hvar, Plitvice Lakes, Vis, Dubrovnik, and a memorable visit to Montenegro. Relax in Split, stroll through its charming, narrow streets and explore the Diocletian Palace. Enjoy the authentic cooking class of traditional delicacies and fine Dalmatian wine. Take a full day trip Plitvice Lakes, enjoy a romantic boat ride around the lakes and admire the amazing waterfalls. Continue to the passionate island of Hvar, and relax on any of the island beaches. Sail to the island of Vis. Delight in the allure of fascinating Dubrovnik.
Arrival to Split airport, followed by private transfer to your hotel. Rest of teh day at leisure. This eternally young city with around 200 thousand inhabitants has lived its urban rhythm for 1700 years with Diocletian’s palace at its heart, which is also the historical center of the city and a UNESCO world heritage site. With many hidden corners it is becoming a romantic destination for the new generation of travelers. Overnight at Le Méridien Lav, Split.
Spend the morning admiring this beautiful city and enjoy the wealth of its architectural and cultural sights. Start by visiting the Diocletian Palace during your organized sightseeing tour. Stroll its narrow cabblestone streets and browse the market, boutique shops, galleries and specialty shops. Work up an appetite and get ready for a unique cooking adventure. Don’t forget to bring the camera to capture every fun moment as the two of you engage in making your first traditional meal during an organized cooking class. Eat, drink and love! Overnight at Le Méridien Lav, Split.
Spend this entire day visiting the spectacular waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park. Due to the natural beauty of the waterfalls, cascades, caves and rocks, which offer a beautiful mosaic of colors, sounds and shapes surrounded by high mountain forest terrain, Plitvice lakes and its surroundings were in 1949 declared a National Park, and since 1979 have been under the UNESCO protection. Hike around the lakes, take a romantic boat ride and don’t forget the picnic basket! Overnight at Le Méridien Lav, Split.
Transfer by catamaran to the romantic island of Hvar. Hvar is ideal for swimming, snorkeling, diving, bike riding, sea kayaking and exploring the scented fields of lavender. Spend the evening in town enjoying a romantic dinner by the sea and a lovely walk around town. Overnight at Hotel Amfora, Hvar.
Today is reserved for a sailing excursion to Vis. The island of Vis is one of the most remote of all Adriatic islands, an island considered to be a jewel already by the ancient Greeks. On the remains of the old Greek settlements we today find the towns of Komiža and Vis. It was closed to visitors as a strategically important point for decades and it slowed the development of tourism on the island down, but protected the island from the uncontrolled construction of tourist facilities that is characteristic of a sudden development of tourism. Enjoy your organized lunch on boat and don’t get too much sun! Overnight at Hotel Amfora, Hvar.
This day is at leisure. Go for swim, bike ride or explore the island on foot, and admire the divine beauty of Hvar surrounded with lavender fields and olive groves. Stop at one of the traditional stone houses for a glass of excellent local wine, cheese, fish or some fresh fruit. In the evening, stroll the cobblestone streets of Hvar city and enjoy a romantic evening, and taste the local specialties in the perfect setting by the sea. Overnight at Hotel Amfora, Hvar.
Catamaran/ferry and a private transfer to Dubrovnik. Afternoon at leisure. Dubrovnik is a city that charms, a city that you fall in love with and always return to like new, to discover more unique experiences. Since 1979 the town has been under UNSECO protection. The city is a living museum and a live stage, and has an ideal connection between its historical past and the modern day. Dubrovnik is mainly a cultural destination, which asides from monuments of interest, offers a series of cultural events and festivals. Overnight at Hotel Rixos, Dubrovnik.
Dubrovnik will leave you breathless! Stroll the narrow streets of the Old Town in a company of a local guide and visit the beautiful cloister at the Franciscan Monastery. Delight in the artistic treasures of the Assumption of the Virgin, and visit the Rector’s Palace, and 14th-century Dominican Monastery. Spend the rest of the day at leisure discovering everything else this magnificent city has to offer. Overnight at Hotel Rixos, Dubrovnik.
This day is reserved for a full day excursion to Montenegro. Experience the beauty of the coast of Montenegro and visit a luxurious resort St. Stefan, continue to Budva, Kotor and few other historical places. This is a perfect way to discover a different country with amazing views that you will cherish for the rest of your lives. Overnight at Hotel Rixos, Dubrovnik.
Private transfer from the hotel to Dubrovnik airport.
Hotel Le Méridien Lav *****, Podstrana, Split
Hotel Amfora ****, Hvar
Hotel Rixos Libertas *****, Dubrovnik