Split & Dubrovnik Twin Centre Holiday

  • Duration7, 10 or 14 Nights
  • StylePrivate
  • When to GoMar - Oct
  • Price GuideFrom £1,700 Per Person
Book this fantastic twin-centre holiday, staying in great hotels in both Split and Dubrovnik.

Explore the wonderfully historic city of Split with its UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace and stunning architecture before moving on to the beautiful and iconic city of Dubrovnik.

Spend a few days in Dubrovnik discovering its UNESCO-listed Old Town, and medieval city walls and see why it’s the most popular city in Croatia. Options of various fantastic day tours can be arranged by our Croatia specialists.
 

At a Glance

  • Days 1-4
    • Split

      • Private transfer to Split hotel
      • Private Split walking tour
      • Days at Leisure. OPTIONAL: Krka National Park & sailing tours
  • Days 5-8
    • Dubrovnik

      • Ferry transfer to Dubrovnik
      • Private Dubrovnik walking tour
      • Day at Leisure. OPTIONAL: Boat trip to Lokrum Island
      • Private transfer to Dubrovnik airport
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    Michela

    Croatia Specialist

    Having grown up in Italy, I was introduced to Croatia over a decade ago and I immediately fell in love. Like Italy its adorned with spectacular coastline, charming Old Towns and warm and welcoming locals at every turn.

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    What’s Included

    • Return flights from UK airports
    • Bed and breakfast accommodation in 4 or 5-star hotels in Dubrovnik and Split
    • Private transfers throughout your trip
    • Private walking tour of Split
    • Private walking tour of Dubrovnik
    • Flexibility – you can select how many nights you would like to spend in Split and Dubrovnik as this holiday will be tailor-made for you
    • ATOL Protection
     

    What's Not Included

    • Gratuities
    • Optional tours mentioned in the itinerary
    • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • Day 1:

      Arrival to Split

      Split CroatiaSplit Croatia

      Welcome to Split! As the second-biggest city in Croatia, Split is the main harbour in the Dalmatia region and a starting point for many holidaymakers.

      UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace makes the core of the Old Town a symbol of modern-day Split, incorporating an eclectic combination of Roman temples, Gothic palaces and modern Mediterranean-style stone houses. Don’t miss Riva, Split’s palm tree-lined promenade, panorama from Marjan Hill or simply walking the cobbled streets of the Old Town, infused with history.

      Meals Included:

      N/A

      Accommodation Options

      • Splendida Palace Split Reception

        Splendida Palace

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      • Marvie Hotel Split

        Hotel Marvie

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      • Cornaro Hotel

        Cornaro Hotel

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    • Day 2:

      Private Walking Tour of Split

      Klis Fortress, SplitSplit Croatia

      Today you’ll join an expert local guide for a comprehensive tour of Split. Begin at the south wall of Diocletian’s Palace, from where you can truly appreciate its scale and grandeur. Learn about the origins and purposes of the Palace, and continue inside to explore hidden basements, central Peristyle Square, and the historic cathedral, originally constructed as Diocletian’s Mausoleum. Continue through to the north entrance – known as the ‘Golden Gate – leaving the palace behind and moving into Split’s medieval Old Town. Walk the maze of cobbled streets and squares, noting architectural influences from the Romanesque, Renaissance, Gothic, and Succession periods. Loop around the Palace and conclude your tour on Split’s lively seaside promenade, known as the Riva, with its many restaurants and bars – perfect for post-tour refreshment.

      Excursions Included:

      Private tour of Split

      Meals Included:

      Breakfast

    • Days 3-4:

      Days at leisure. OPTIONAL: Krka National Park & Blue Cave/Hvar Sailing Tours

      Krka National ParkThe Blue Cave

      The next two days are free to relax and explore at your own leisure.

      Optional Tour: Private Krka National Park
      You will meet your guide and depart from the city of Split and drive to the magnificent Krka National Park. You will have a guided tour around the natural beauty spot and explore the restored stone houses, watermills, exhibits and workshops. The network of forest pathways, trails and wooden bridges will lead you to the discovery of diverse flora and fauna.

      Optional Tour: Blue Cave & Hvar Boat Trip (Small-Group & Private options available)
      Escape to the Blue Cave and the islands of Hvar and Vis on your full-day tour. Bisevo Island is our first destination where you will visit the stunning Blue Cave and observe the natural phenomenon of the azure glow that lights up the entire interior. En route to Hvar, there will be swim stops. Lunch will be taken in cosmopolitan Hvar Town, where you’ll also have free time to explore its shops and cafes.

      Meals Included:

      Breakfast

    • Day 5:

      Arrival to Dubrovnik

      Oyster Tasting, CroatiaDubrovnik

      Today you will be transferred to Dubrovnik by ferry. However, if you prefer a more scenic route, your sales advisor can upgrade your transfer to a private car transfer with wine or oyster tasting en-route.

      Dubrovnik is one of the most beautiful UNESCO- listed cities in the world, and not even severe shelling in 1991 has managed to take its beauty away. It continues brimming with marbled streets, imposing Medieval architecture and a host of awe-inspiring defensive walls, churches and palaces.

      Meals Included:

      Breakfast

      Accommodation Options

      • Hotel More

        Hotel More

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      • Dubrovnik Palace

        Dubrovnik Palace

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      • Hotel Excelsior

        Hotel Excelsior

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    • Day 6:

      Private Dubrovnik Walking Tour

      DubrovnikOld Town Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Learn the secrets behind Dubrovnik’s incredible Old Town on this guided walk. Your knowledgeable guide will regale you with fascinating facts and historical anecdotes from the city’s history whilst strolling the atmospheric streets. Some of the highlights include the 1438 Onofrio’s Fountain which has carried drinking water into the city for nearly 600 years and the Franciscan Monastery which hosts one of Europe’s oldest still-functioning pharmacies, along with the elegant 15th-century clock tower, stunning Rector’s Palace, the baroque Cathedral of the Assumption and the Church of St. Blaise, the city’s patron saint.

      Excursions Included:

      Private tour of Dubrovnik

      Meals Included:

      Breakfast

    • Day 7:

      Day at Leisure: OPTIONAL: Visit to Lokrum Island

      Lokrum IslandLokrum Peacock

      Today is free to relax and explore at your own leisure.

      Optional Tour: Visit Lokrum Island
      For a day surrounded by nature and tranquillity, hop on a ferry for a day trip to Lokrum island nature reserve, offering beautiful wild beaches and remains of a 12th-13th century Benedictine monastery of St Mary and a cloister garden. Enjoy a day of nature, surrounded by Lokrum’s locals: peacocks and wild bunnies. There is a simple cafe offering drinks and quick bites but it’s advisable to bring your own picnic if you plan on staying longer.

      Meals Included:

      Breakfast

    • Day 8:

      Departure from Dubrovnik

      Cable Car, DubrovnikDubrovnik

      Return transfer to Dubrovnik airport after an enjoyable Split & Dubrovnik twin-centre experience.

      Meals Included:

      Breakfast

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