After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point we'll step aboard our private speedboat for a thrilling 90 minute ride to Bisevo Island, whos... more
After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point we'll step aboard our private speedboat for a thrilling 90 minute ride to Bisevo Island, whose highlight is the Blue Cave. In order to appreciate its ethereal beauty, we'll arrive exactly at the time of day when the sunlight reflected through the sea floor bathes the entire cave in aquamarine light, while objects in the water are turned into shimmering silver.
Then we'll slice through the Adriatic to explore Komiza, a picture-perfect, authentic fishermans village on the island of Vis. There will be a plenty of time for sightseeing and to have lunch. You can even enjoy fresh lobster here! In the late afternoon we'll cruise around to the southern side of the island to stop briefly in the unique bay of Stiniva to enjoy a wonderful swim there! Afterwards we'll go to the Green Cave on Ravnik Island. When the sun is high, light enters the grotto though a large opening at the top of the cave which creates a dazzling array of silver and green colors. The cave is very spacious and the sea depth is 3 to 5 meters so our boat can get in easily.
Our next destination is the town of Hvar, one of the most beautiful harbors in the world, and a rich cultural heritage as well. Its seven-century old walls still survive, as well as many 15th-17thC Venetian era noble houses and public buildings. The easy walk around the town to discover its many charms is a delight. After enjoying Hvar town and maybe having a drink at one of its famous cafes, it's time to to return to Split via our speedboat. hide
After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point or at your hotel, our excursion to one of the most popular sites in Dalmatia begins by driving al... more
After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point or at your hotel, our excursion to one of the most popular sites in Dalmatia begins by driving along the border between the coast and the hinterland. In less than an hour, you will be greeted with a breathtaking view of the town of Trogir and Split surrounded by the sea and a landscape filled with greenery, village households and life.
Then it's on to Krka National Park and Skradinski buk, one of the best known natural beauties of Croatia. Our professionally-guided tour includes a fascinating walk through an authentically restored ensemble of small stone houses, workshops, exhibits and watermills which show how water was used to make village life possible and sustainable centuries ago. Then we'll begin our nature walk to enjoy the rich diversity of flora and fauna through a network of forest pathways as well over wooden bridges. After about 90 minutes, our minivan will then take you to Roski slap, a beautiful, quiet, untouched natural preserve perfect for swimming and relaxation. After the break you will have the opportunity for an optional lunch in a typical Dalmatian konoba (tavern) where you can taste local delicious traditional food like prosciutto, cheese, hearty bread and wine and local fruits and vegetables. After lunch, we will take a road takes leads us up to one of the most exciting Krka River canyons.
Along the way you will enjoy the same kind of breathtaking views that professional photographers capture to illustrate Croatian tourist brochures—like the panorama of Visovac Island.
Then we say good-bye to the park continue our trip to the seaside city of Sibenik, to see its main attractions - including St Jacob’s Cathedral, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. We will return to Split along the beautiful coastal road, passing by picturesque villages, such as Primosten and Marina, and beautiful offshore islands. hide
After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point or at your hotel, we'll begin our full day experience discovering the fabled walled city of D... more
After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point or at your hotel, we'll begin our full day experience discovering the fabled walled city of Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Our air-conditioned coach takes the scenic route along the winding coast and stops at several overlooks for amazing panoramic views of the Dalmatian islands. We'll also stop in Ston, known worldwide for its famous fresh oysters - with time to enjoy these ocean delicacies (optional).
We will arrive to the “pearl of the Adriatic” before noon. Each corner of this legendary city is its own unique experience. Our professionally guided tour is led by a local resident with years of experience whose passion for the city will be evident as you walk these ancient streets and marvel at the rich architectural ensemble all around you. The guided tour lasts for about an hour and a half and afterward you have enough time to re-visit the main attractions of the Old Town and enjoy a local cafe or the many shops. This memorable excursions through Croatia's most famous medieval city begins at the monumental Pile Gate, located at the top of Stradun, the splendid main promenade street of the Old Town. We keep walking to the Franciscan Monastery, whose cloister is one of the most magnificent sites in the city and then to the house of the oldest pharmacy in Europe opened in 1317. A little further is Sponza Palace, notable for its portico with columns and elaborate stone carvings which today houses the State Archives. Our tour ends with a visit to the Cathedral which was built on the ruins of a 12thC church but then destroyed by the great earthquake of 1667. Having experienced the most important parts of the Old Town, there's time to go back and explore its hidden corners by yourself. Feel free to climb the stairs to the walls that allow you to walk around the Old Town from high up on its ramparts; or take a cable car for a stunning view of the famous red tile roofs and the sea.Dubrovnik is yours to discover! hide
After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point or at your hotel, we'll begin our journey with a drive through the border between the Dalmati... more
After picking you up at the pre-arranged meeting point or at your hotel, we'll begin our journey with a drive through the border between the Dalmatian coast and the hinterland. We'll stop for a visit to enjoy its famous Blue and Red lakes on our way to the ancient Ottoman city of Mostar. Here our local tour guide introduces us to the great history of this city known as “the window to the Orient”. We'll visit the Old Bazaar, full of picturesque shops and craft workshops, and the Mosque. After this, we'll enjoy a walk along the famous Turkish bridge from the 16thC and you'll have lots of free time for exciting shopping and the opportunity to taste authentic Bosnian specialties like cevapi, pita or burek. Then it's off to experience the wild beauty of Bosnia and Herzegovina and the walled town of Pocitel, a UNESCO World Heritage site on our way to our final destination, one of the most-visited pilgrimage centers in all of Europe - Medjugorje. For believers and those who are looking for spiritual renewal, the most compelling site here is the Mount of Appearance where Virgin Mary is reported to have appeared to children in 1981 for the first time. Our tour guide will help you understand and appreciate why this place of peace and compassion has become such a world-wide destination for pilgrims. As an option, you may also enjoy some wonderful swimming in nearby Kravice waterfalls. After this beautiful experience we return home. hide