Croatia Game of Thrones Tour
Visit the impressive real-life locations featured in the popular HBO TV series Game of Thrones. The 8-day private tour explores Croatia’s ancient past and the TV series’ fantasy world. Luxury hotels and VIP transport is provided throughout the tour. As you discover the historic sites and beautiful locations, where the hit series is filmed, it will bring the drama of Game of Thrones to life.
Walk along Dubrovnik’s ancient cobbled streets where Kings Landing and the City of Qarth scenes were filmed. Explore Split’s ancient fortresses that form the northernmost city of Meereen in the series. Admire the tunnels where Khaleesi kept her dragons, and the high-drama between the unsullied and Sons of Harpy took place.
On this private guided tour you will discover Croatia’s most famous UNESCO World Heritage cities and experience the natural beauty of the country. Enjoy the stunning surrounding and cascading waterfalls of Krka National Park, the breathtaking sights of Lokrum Island, and the lively vibe on the cosmopolitan island of Hvar.
- Return UK flights
- 4 Nights in Split staying in a 4-star hotel
- 3 Nights in Dubrovnik staying in a 4- or 5-star hotel
- Private transfers throughout
- Private full-day guided Game of Thrones tour of Split
- Private day out to the Krka National Park including an authentic Croatian lunch
- Private tour of Hvar and Stari Grad
- Private extended VIP tour of Dubrovnik with our Game of Thrones expert
- Private transfer from Split to Dubrovnik with wine-tasting lunch en route
What’s not included:
- Optional gratuities
- Any drinks and meals not included in this itinerary
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DAY 1 SPLIT
Get to know the ancient city of Split on the first day of your luxury tour in Croatia. On arrival at your prestigious 4-star hotel, you can relax before exploring the famous sights of Split at your leisure. This unforgettable city boasts splendid well-preserved remnants of the past. Its rich history dates back to the 4th century BC. Many of Croatia’s oldest buildings and monuments, including the archaeological museum and the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, are situated here. Spend the evening exploring the vibrant bars and restaurants in the heart of the city.
DAY 2 SPLIT & KHALEESI
Your journey into the fantasy world of Game of Thrones begins with a visit to the imposing Fortress of Klis, located in the mountainous terrain that surrounds the city. The fortress served as Daenerys, Princess of House Targaryen’s stronghold. Our English speaking guide will highlight interesting facts about the scenes of the TV fantasy drama. Re-appreciate the intrigue from some of the most important moments in the series, as you visit and admire the historic locations. The majestic Roman Palace of Diocletian was the setting for many climactic moments in the series, including Daenerys’ battles at Meereen and Yunkai.
DAY 3 NATURAL BEAUTY OF CROATIA
We leave the city to explore the tranquil sights and sounds of Croatia’s breathtaking Krka National Park. The park features beautiful waterfall cascades, and an impressive array of flora and fauna, and a number of endangered species. Visit the famous waterfall Skradinski Buk, and the tiny island of Visovac, home to a stunning 14th century monastery. Enjoy lunch at a nearby Croatian farmhouse, before we head to the Dubrava Forest for an art of falconry experience. The ancient tradition is of great importance in Croatia and is recognised as a UNESCO Intangible Cultural Heritage activity.
DAY 4 ISLAND LIFE IN THE ADRIATIC
Split harbour is your destination this morning. Our private guided tour will take a catamaran to the cosmopolitan island of Hvar. Discover the island’s unique history through its incredible collection of architecture. Visit the largest square in all of Dalmatia, for unbeatable views of the 16th century St. Stephen’s Cathedral. At the Benedictine convent you will be able to view fine examples of the region’s artistry, including detailed lace work that is on display in the convent’s lace museum. You will also visit one of Croatia’s oldest towns – Stari Grad.
DAY 5 EXPLORING THE DALMATIAN COAST
The dramatic Dalmatian coastline, to the city of Dubrovnik, is studded with charming villages and towns in the midst of the countryside. After following the coast to the Peljesac peninsula you can enjoy a gourmet lunch and sample fine local wines. You will also learn about the region’s wine making tradition and the oysters that are considered to be amongst the finest in the world. Enjoy a free evening in Dubrovnik to do as you please. A stroll along the old cobbled streets will lead you on an exciting journey of discovery.
DAY 6 DISCOVER KINGS LANDING
On your final day in Croatia we visit the heart of the Game of Thrones world. Our private guided tour explores the setting of the Westeros’ city of Kings Landing, where many famous scenes in the series took place. Trace the city walls (the setting of Battle of the Blackwater) and enter Fort Lovrijenac, where Prince Joffrey’s name day celebration was held. Many well-known scenes from the series were also filmed on the nearby island of Lokrum. This is where Little Finger meets Queen Cersei, and the place that Daenerys called “the greatest city that ever was or will be”.
DAY 7 DAY OF LEISURE (OPTIONAL MONTENEGRO TOUR)
You have an entire free day to further explore the magnificent sights of the Old Town of Dubrovnik at your own pace. You can also take an optional private tour to visit the stunning Kotor Bay in Montenegro, with a boat trip to the Our Lady of the Rocks church, situated on one of its islets. Visit the places of interest that you have yet to explore. In the evening, enjoy authentic Dalmatian hospitality at one of the traditional tavernas. Fine wines and good food are always on the menu.
DAY 8 DEPARTURE
After being immersed in the world of Game of Thrones, and the history of Croatia, it’s time to return home.