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Natalie - Croatia Specialist

As a first-generation Canadian born to Croatian and Serbian immigrants, my ties to Europe run deep. I have extensive experience in luxury travel planning and am dedicated to building the trip that’s uniquely right for you.

Natalie

Croatia Specialist

+44 208 004 2345

Overview

  • from £1,695 PP
  • 7, 10 or 14 Nights
  • Private
  • Jun - Sep
  • Easy
  • 3hrs from London

Highlights

Book a fantastic luxury Croatia multi-centre holiday to Split, the picturesque island of Brac, and the gorgeous island of Hvar. Explore the wonderfully historic city of Split with its UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace and stunning architecture, before sailing over to the chic island of Hvar.

Whilst in Hvar you will get to enjoy gorgeous beaches, fantastic food, and nightlife which is easily comparable to the South of France. Before heading home you stop off on the island of Brac to spend a couple of days visiting the world-famous Zlatni Rat beach and picturesque harbour in Bol.

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At a Glance

  • Days 1/3
    • Split/Brac

      • Transfer from Split airport to harbour & ferry to Bol
      • Transfer to hotel
      • Days at Leisure. OPTIONAL: Exploring Brac & wine tasting tours
  • Days 4/5
    • Hvar

      • Sea crossing to Hvar
      • Small group sunset sailing tour
  • Days 6/8
    • Split

      • Sea crossing to Split
      • Private tour of Split
      • Day at Leisure. OPTIONAL: Private Krka & Sibenik tour
      • Private transfer to Split airport
  • Day by Day Itinerary

    DAY 1 Arrival to Split & transfer to Brac

    Zlatni Rat, Brac

    Welcome to Croatia! Our driver will take you to Split harbour where you will board a ferry to Brac island.

    Check into the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Explore the picturesque town, relax at the beach and enjoy local cuisine, surrounded by lush nature and beautiful sea views. Brac island is very cycle-friendly, so if you wish to explore the inland villages, olive groves, vineyards and coastline further, cycling is one of the best ways to do so.

    • Preferred Hotel Bol Hotel, Brac

    DAYS 2-3 Days at Leisure. OPTIONAL: Explore Brac Island & Wine Tasting tours

    Bol, Brac

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

    Optional Tour: Private Explore Brac Island
    Go on a tour with a private driver, who will drive you up St Vid mountain for stunning panoramic views of Zlatni Rat beach and the island of Hvar in front. Afterwards, visit Blaca Hermitage, an impressive monastery carved into the mountain; followed by Skrip, the oldest village on the island, containing the museum of the island of Brac and the Museum of Olive oil, where you can learn more about the production of ‘liquid gold’ as well as sample the local olive oil.

    Optional Tour: Private Wine Tasting
    There are three well-known wineries on Brac island, Stina winery, Franulic winery and Senjkovic winery. Stina winery is located in Bol, in an old wine co-operative building by the sea, built out of gorgeous stone from Brac quarries (‘stina’ meaning stone, it’s very fitting), while Senjkovic and Franulic are located inland, in villages of Dracevica and Nerezisca, amongst the vineyards and olive groves, a perfect opportunity for a scenic ride.

    • Preferred Hotel Bol Hotel, Brac

    DAY 4 Arrival to Hvar

    Spanjola Fortress, Hvar

    After check-out, our driver will transfer you to the harbour where you will board a catamaran to Hvar island.

    The town of Hvar is set against a backdrop of stone houses and turquoise sea and exudes the Mediterranean charm of yesteryear. Enjoy the rest of the day by walking along the seaside, passing by the tranquil 15th-century Franciscan monastery and a plethora of bars and restaurants offering seafood delicacies. For the best view over the town climb up to 17th-century Fortica Fortress and enjoy a stunning sunset over the Pakleni islands archipelago.

    • Preferred Hotel Amfora Hvar, Hvar

    DAY 5 Small Group Sunset Sailing Tour

    Pakleni Islands

    Enjoy the day exploring Hvar at your own leisure.

    Round off the perfect day of sightseeing in Hvar with 4 hours sailing through the Pakleni Islands, watching the sunset over the water. The islands are renowned for their clear waters, hidden beaches and wooded landscapes. There will be opportunities to swim, snorkel and sunbathe as the boat sails between these beautiful islands. Refreshments are included so you can enjoy a glass of wine as the sun goes down.

    • Preferred Hotel Amfora Hvar, Hvar

    DAY 6 Arrival to Split. Private City Tour

    Diocletian Palace

    Today you will depart for your final destination on this holiday, Split. You will be met and transferred to your hotel for check-in before meeting your guide for a walking tour of Croatia’s second-biggest city.

    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.

    • Preferred Hotel Splendida Palace, Split

    DAY 7 Day at Leisure. OPTIONAL: Private Krka & Sibenik Tour

    Krka National Park

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

    Optional Tour: Private Krka National Park & Sibenik Tour
    Your tour starts with a visit to the beautiful Krka National Park. Your expert guide will fill you in on its history and make a stop in the small town of Skradin at the park’s entrance for a short tour. There you’ll hop on a boat to cruise up the river and into the park to walk the scenic trails. Admire the beautiful waterfalls and lakes and stroll along pathways winding through the lush flora to the stunning Skradinski Buk waterfall. You will then continue your tour to visit the Adriatic coast’s oldest city, Sibenik, discovering landmarks like the Prince’s Palace and the Cathedral of St. James, a spectacular gothic-renaissance basilica.

    • Preferred Hotel Splendida Palace, Split

    DAY 8 Departure from Split

    Split, Croatia

    Time to bid farewell to the friendly hotel staff and others that you may have met during your stay at the wonderful hotel. You will be transferred and to Split Airport for your flight home after a memorable holiday.

      Preferred Hotels

      Hotel Bol, Brac

      Bol Hotel, Brac

      Hotel Bol is situated on the beautiful coastal stretch of Bol, on the island of Brac. The beach is 400m away and the town’s shops, bars and restaurants are all within easy walking distance.

      Amfora Hvar

      Amfora Hvar, Hvar

      Situated in a premium location in a secluded bay, the Hotel Amfora Hvar is a luxurious establishment that offers first class service and everything you could possibly need to enjoy a relaxing and pampering break.

      Splendida Palace

      Splendida Palace, Split

      Sophisticated is probably the best word to describe the Splendida Palace Hotel. Its beautifully designed rooms and public spaces offer a classic modern style, with exclusive furniture, marble bathrooms and large photo wallpapers telling the story of Split.

      What’s Included

      • Return flights from UK airports
      • Bed and breakfast accommodation in 4 or 5-star hotels in Split, Hvar and Brac
      • Private transfers throughout your trip
      • Small group sunset sailing tour
      • Private walking tour of Split
      • Flexibility – you can select how many nights you would like to spend in Split, Hvar and Brac 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

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