Italy to Croatia Highlights

Classic, Venice to Dubrovnik

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Spend an unforgettable 14 days among some of the most beautiful cities and landscapes anywhere. Begin in Italy with loads of free time for walking the perfectly old-world streets of Florence and drinking espresso in Venice's Piazza San Marco. Explore the stately ruins, temples, and churches of times past in Rome, before catching a ferry to the stunning Dalmatian Coast. Enjoy a boat trip and some much-needed beach time before heading on to Split and Dubrovnik. All this and some of the finest food you'll ever eat, too!

What’s included

  • Orientation walk in Florence
  • Wine tasting
  • Traditional meal (Rome)
  • Pakleni Islands boat trip (Hvar)
  • Diocletian's Palace guided tour (Split)
  • Orientation walk in Dubrovnik
  • All transport to/from included activities and between destinations

Highlights

  • Explore gorgeous italian cities
  • Savour a florentine wine tasting
  • Sail the sparkling waters off hvar
  • Wander the bright red rooftops of dubrovnik.

Itinerary

Day 1 Venice There are no included activities until an evening welcome meeting. Included Activities: Arrival Day and Welcome Meeting
Day 2 Venice/Florence (1B) Enjoy a free morning in this enchanting city before catching a train to Tuscany. Take an evening walk through Florence and get a feel for this Renaissance city.
Day 3 Florence (1B) Enjoy a free day to explore the city or venture out further afield. Opt to visit the world-famous museums, the Ponte Vecchio, shop at the leather markets or travel to nearby Siena or Pisa.
Day 4 Florence (1B) Enjoy another free day in the city with options like a bike tour in the Chianti region. Later, enjoy an included wine tasting. Included Activities: Wine Tasting in Chianti
Day 5 Florence/Rome (1B, 1D) Continue on to the eternal city, Rome with a free afternoon to start exploring. Enjoy a traditional Roman meal for dinner.
Day 6 Rome (1B) Use a free day to explore. Opt to visit Vatican City, Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain or Colosseum.
Day 7 Rome/Split (1B) Travel by train to the seaside town of Ancona. Enjoy some time here before boarding an overnight ferry to Croatia. Transport: Local train Ferry
Day 8 Split Opt to visit the local market and gobble up some Croatian delicacies. For a little more activity, visit Marjan Hill with gorgeous views over the city or hit up some of the hiking and biking trails in the area. Included Activities: Diocletian's Palace Guided Walk
Day 9 Split (1B) Spend a free day exploring Split.
Day 10 Split/Hvar (1B) 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. Transport: Ferry (1.00 hour(s))
Day 11 Hvar (1B) Soak in the scenery and relish the calm on a boat ride around the Pakleni Islands. Included Activities: Pakleni Islands Boat Cruise
Day 12 Hvar/Dubrovnik (1B) Travel by ferry to Dubrovnik. Take a CEO-led orientation walk to get the lay of the land. Opt for a fresh seafood dinner. Included Activities: Orientation Walk Transport: Ferry
Day 13 Dubrovnik (1B) Spend a free day exploring Dubrovnik. Opt to walk the city walls or head out to Lopud Island.
Day 14 Dubrovnik (1B) Depart at any time.
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