Dalmatian Pearls & Adriatic Gems


• This ‘relaxed’ 6 day tour includes staying in a 4* coastal hotel in the heart of the Dalmatian coast
• Guided tours of the most beautiful art cities of the Dalmatian Coast: Split, Trogir, Šibenik and Zadar
• Highlights include: Superb coastal visits, the nature of the Krka Natural Park and the unusual island of Pag

6 days / 5 nights - Departing 14th or 21st September 2022
5 nights bed & breakfast 4* Ilirija Hotel in Biograd na Moru
4 hotel dinners + 1 Dalmatian special dinner

HIGHLIGHTS
Guided Tour Trogir
Guided Tour Split + the Diocletian’s Palace
Guided Tour Zadar & Carolingian Rotunda
Pag Island & Cheese Tasting
Biograd Archipelago Cruise
Krka Falls National Park
Dalmatian Suckling Pig Dinner
Pre- bookable full day optional excursion
● Guided Tour Sibenik + Babic Vineyard Wine Tasting & Lunch

PRICES & SUPPLEMENTS
Price from £899pp Twin / Double
Sole use supplement £99pp
LOW deposit £100pp *conditions apply
(See booking form for more details)
Pre-bookable Excursion £50pp tbc
Balance due in full by the 24.06.22
Optional Travel Insurance £60pp includes COVID cancellation cover
No upper age limit (conditions apply) Includes Insurance Premium Tax (IPT) @ 20%.

Sample Itinerary
Day 1: On arrival you will be met by our local representative for the coach transfer to Biograd na Moru your base for 5 nights. The 4* Ilirija hotel is located on the seafront and close to the centre of this lively Dalmatian town. Included is a welcome drink and buffet dinner.

Day 2: Trogir and Split
Breakfast included before a short transfer via the coastal road to the picturesque town of Trogir, where accompanied by your guide you will explore this jewel of the Middle Ages, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. This included walking tour will take you through narrow and atmospheric streets lined with Gothic palaces as you make your way to the main square to visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. There will be free time afterwards to further explore at your leisure before this afternoon’s visit to Split, whose history began 1700 years ago inside the walls of the former palace of Emperor Diocletian. A guided tour is included during which you will visit the Diocletian's Palace with its cellars and temple dedicated to Jupiter, as well as its Mausoleum which became the Saint Domnius Cathedral. There will be free time afterwards to enjoy this vibrant and engaging town before returning to the hotel for dinner.

Day 3: Breakfast included before choosing either a day at leisure to explore your local surroundings & relax on the beach, or join our *pre-bookable optional full day excursion to Sibenik and traditional Dalmatia
*Accompanied by a local guide we journey to Šibenik, unique amongst Croatia’s Adriatic towns. Although small, you will discover a selection of stunning sights dating back to Venetian times. Explore the town on foot visiting the Cathedral of St. Jacob renowned for its beautiful decorations and baptistery. There will be free time before an included wine tasting and local speciality lunch at a wine estate located in the heart of the Babić vineyard.
We conclude today by descending to Primošten where you can relax in this picture postcard village before returning to the hotel for dinner.

Day 4: Breakfast included after which we travel to nearby historic Zadar. An included guided walking tour of the town will introduce the history and highlights to you during which, you will visit the Carolingian Rotunda of St Donatus, the Roman Forum, the Romanesque Cathedral and the mesmerizing Marine Organ, the only one in the world!
There will be some free time afterwards to purchase lunch before continuing on to the Island of Pag, accessed by a bridge. Here we will explore some of the island with its original landscapes and also take a walk in the pretty Renaissance capital. Continuing to the heart of the island, we reach the village of Kolan the home of the most famous cheese in Croatia, where a cheese-tasting is included. You will be returned to the hotel - dinner included.

Day 5: Breakfast included before boarding a relaxing cruise along the Biograd archipelago cruising between Pasman island and navigating through a labyrinth of green islets where you can admire the coves, known for their crystal clear Adriatic waters. This afternoon it is a short transfer to Skradin to board a ferry on a 30 minute journey to the grandiose Krka Falls, one of the most beautiful National parks in Croatia, with its scenic waterfalls and abundant flora. With 17 separate falls and a set of walkways alongside the Krka River there are a variety of different viewpoints and lookouts to explore. After enjoying this unique natural phenomenon we continue on to a traditional Dalmatian village where a Suckling pig dinner is included, a memorable finale to this Dalmatian experience. This replaces dinner at the hotel, which you will be returned to later this evening.

Day 6: Breakfast included + check-out late morning for your transfer to Split. 

Simply Groups reserve the right to make minor changes to this itinerary due to circumstances beyond our control.



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