Combine your passion for each other with a passion for beautiful landscapes, rich history, fine food and wine on this magical trip
Ideal for honeymooners, “Passion on the Adriatic” will bring you to many of Croatia’s highlights from ancient coastal cities to beautiful islands surrounded by crystal-clear turquoise water, with plenty of opportunities for enjoying delicious Dalmatian cuisine and local wines. Explore 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace in Split, discover stunning waterfalls in Krka National Park and delve into the charms of sunny Hvar. Walk through Korcula’s Old Town with imposing gates, towers, ramparts and walls, before concluding in romantic Dubrovnik with a tour through its atmospheric marble paved streets.
|Arrival into Split with afternoon city tour||Split|
|Krka National Park and Sibenik tour||Split|
|Transfer to Hvar with afternoon at leisure||Hvar|
|Speedboat tour of Pakleni Islands & Blue Cave||Hvar|
|Day of leisure to relax in Hvar||Hvar|
|Transfer to Korcula with afternoon at leisure||Korcula|
|A day out visiting the Lumbarda food and wine region||Korcula|
|Transfer to Dubrovnik with oyster tasting in Ston en-route||Dubrovnik|
|Private Dubrovnik Old City tour||Dubrovnik|
|Day of leisure in Dubrovnik||Dubrovnik|
|Private transfer to Dubrovnik airport|
Split (Arrival into Split with remainder of the day at leisure)
Begin your adventure in the ancient city of Split, birthed when Roman emperor Diocletian decided to build his retirement residence here around the turn of the 4th-century. Upon your arrival to Split International Airport, you’ll be met by your private driver for transfer to your hotel in the city. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure, perhaps strolling through the narrow streets of the palace complex with well-preserved Roman architecture now home to unique shops, galleries, cafes, and wine bars.
Split (Krka National Park and Sibenik Tour)
Traveling with your driver/guide, you’ll visit Krka National Park, renowned for its waterfalls, including Skradinski Buk, the longest along the Krka River. Along the way learn about its history and stop en-route for a quick tour of the small town of Skradin. From there, hop in boat, cruising the river to the park’s picturesque trails and walking to a calm pool beneath the falls for a swim. Afterward, tour the thousand-year-old city of Sibenik, including one of the largest gothic-Renaissance cathedrals in the region.
Hvar (Transfer to Hvar Island with afternoon at leisure)
Leaving Split behind, you will be transferred to the beautiful island of Hvar. The island and town are famous as one of Croatia’s swankiest destinations, a magnet for the rich and famous with mega-yachts filling the harbor. Hvar Town enjoys a lovely backdrop of glistening white homes while surrounded by clear turquoise water, with its maze of streets lined with interest shops, cafes, restaurants, and historic landmarks. After checking into your hotel, hike to the top of Fortica Fortress for a fabulous view over it all.
Hvar (speedboat tour of Pakleni Islands & Blue Cave)
A thrilling day awaits with a speedboat tour to the Pakleni Islands and spectacular Blue Cave. Get your camera ready to capture a shot of Hvar as it fades away and you’re surrounded by the beauty of these emerald island jewels that are home to idyllic beaches edged by crystal-clear secluded bays in shades of brilliant blue and green. As your skipper searches for the best hidden cove for swimming, sip a glass of wine under the Mediterranean sun and then leap into the enticing water.
Hvar (Day at leisure)
After a busy few days exploring both Split and Hvar we have included a day of pure relaxation. Spend the day at the Bonj Les Bains beach club topping up your tan and enjoying an occasional dip in the crystal clear bay. Alternatively speak to our travel experts about booking our secrets of Hvar tour which takes you on a tour of the island visiting beautiful seaside towns, secluded beaches and a couple of our favorite family wineries – a perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of Hvar Town.
Korcula (transfer to Korcula with afternoon at leisure)
After breakfast check out of your hotel as we transfer you to your next island. Korcula may be small, but it packs a punch with its lush green forests, pristine beaches, vineyards, olive groves and charming villages, all surrounded by the brilliant blue of the Adriatic. It also hosts a storybook Old Town surrounded by stone walls, towers, rampart and gates. After settling into your accommodation, walk the maze of narrow streets, following in the footsteps of international explorer Marco Polo while taking note of the strong Venetian influence.
Korcula (Lumbarda food and wine tour)
Join a food and wine tour that will take you to Lumbarda for an introduction to the top Croatian wines, visiting three different family-run wineries. You’ll get to try the island’s own Grk, made only in Lumbarda, and then enjoy a traditional feast at one of the popular restaurants in the village. The tour is capped off with a scenic stroll through the countryside where you’ll be able to taste olive oils and homemade preserves followed by a crepe-style dessert with locally made liqueur.
Dubrovnik (Transfer to Dubrovnik stopping for an oyster tasting in Ston)
Traveling to the final destination on your itinerary, Dubrovnik, the romantic “Pearl of the Adriatic,” a stop will be made for an oyster tasting in Ston along the way. Ston has become internationally known for its mouthwatering oysters, with their tasty flavor derived from the high salt and mineral content in Mali Ston Bay. Continue on to Dubrovnik along the beautiful coastal road with an early afternoon arrival. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a dip in the sea and an alfresco evening dinner in the Old Town.
Dubrovnik (Private Dubrovnik Old City Tour)
Discover Dubrovnik’s Old City on a private walking tour through the marble paved streets with aristocratic palazzi and elegant baroque churches, following in the footsteps of Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor who once enjoyed romantic liaisons here. Following the tour, enjoy a trip up the Dubrovnik cable car and marvel at the spectacular views of the beautiful Old Town and glistening Adriatic.
Dubrovnik (Day of Leisure & Farewell Dinner)
You’ll have a full day to enjoy the delights of Dubrovnik, doing whatever you wish, whether you want to just relax and enjoy the scenery from your hotel or explore more of the Old City, perhaps with a walk atop its 1.2-mile-long walls that encircle the historic center.
This evening we have organised a special farewell dinner for the two of you. Dine under the stars at one of our favorite restaurants.
Before checking out of your hotel, enjoy breakfast and savor those last moments in Dubrovnik. Your private driver will meet you for the transfer to Dubrovnik Airport to catch your flight home.
- Private guided tours of Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
- Private tour of Dubrovnik Old Town with cable car entrance
- Private tour of Krka Waterfalls National Park & Šibenik
- 2 nights in Split in a 4-star hotel with breakfast
- Speedboat tour of Pakleni Islands and Blue Cave
- Taste of Korcula food and wine tour
- Oyster & Mussel-tasting Experience in Ston
- 3 Nights in Hvar in a 4-star hotel with breakfast
- 2 Nights in Korcula in a 4-star hotel with breakfast
- 3 Nights in Dubrovnik in a 4- or 5-star hotel with breakfast
- Private luxury transfers throughout
What’s not Included
- Return airfares
- Optional gratuities
- Any drinks and meals not included in this itinerary
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