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Split: Krka Waterfalls Trip with Boat Cruise and Swimming

1. Split: Krka Waterfalls Trip with Boat Cruise and Swimming

Join a tour of Krka Waterfalls from Split by bus or upgrade your experience to include private transport by car. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the cascading natural wonders that are the waterfalls of the Krka National Park and learn about this natural site from your local guide. After a 90-minute journey away from Split in an air-conditioned tour bus, you will discover this fairytale-like and highly sought-after attraction, which is located in the middle of one of the sunniest areas of Croatia. Your first stop is the quaint little town of Skradin, whose origins date back to ancient times. After a 30-minute panoramic cruise through the magical entrance to the park, you will reach Skradinski Buk, the awe-inspiring highlight of the site. Also, learn about the location, including its history, through a guided tour inside the park. Enjoy a total of 3 hours in the park, allowing you to get the most out of this wondrous experience—from picnicking, snapping artsy photos to simply breathing it all in. Continue to the picturesque town of Primosten, where some of Croatia’s finest beaches can be found. Enjoy 2 hours of free time to go swimming, or explore the quaint cobblestone streets of the old town. You have the option to partake in wine tasting.

Dubrovnik: The Ultimate Game of Thrones Tour

2. Dubrovnik: The Ultimate Game of Thrones Tour

Immerse yourself in the city of ‘King’s Landing’ with a guided tour of Dubrovnik’s famous sights, as seen in Game of Thrones. Explore Westeros’ capital city with local guides, who will take you to the most famous filming locations and let you in on the secrets of its production. Instantly recognize where parts of the story played out while your guide shares anecdotes and shows you iconic images from the series. Visit the impressive Lovrijenac Fortress (Red Keep) and admire the seemingly endless fortified walls where Tyrion Lannister and Varys took a stroll. See the Pile Gate where King Joffrey was faced with a citizens’ riot and was pelted with dung or put yourself into the shoes of Cercei as she was taking her walk of shame through the city. Listen to the behind-the-scenes stories and as your guide may well have been a Game of Thrones extra or stand-in and have the opportunity to take a photo on the famous iron throne!

From Split: Krka Waterfalls, Food & Wine Tasting Tour

3. From Split: Krka Waterfalls, Food & Wine Tasting Tour

Visit Krka National Park on a day tour from Split. Travel on an air-conditioned bus, enjoy a relaxing boat ride to Skardin, visit a local winery, and much more. Head to the meeting point in Split and board a comfortable, air-conditioned bus to begin your journey. Upon arrival at the park, walk the wooden path through the park and discover a green oasis with endemic species of birds, fish, and butterflies. Visit the beautiful ethno-village and discover traditional costumes and crafts, the little house dedicated to Nikola Tesla, as well as old watermills. See the Jaruga hydroelectric power plant below the Skradinski buk, the second oldest hydroelectric power plant in the world and the first in Europe. After spending time in the park with your guide, embark on a relaxing boat ride to Skradin. Take a walk through the little town, climb the fortress and enjoy panoramic views, grab a cocktail or lunch at one of the bars and restaurants, or take a swim at a beach nearby, where the Krka River meets the sea. Finally, visit Plastovo village and get to know one of the local winemakers. Sample fine Dalmatian wine, homemade olive oil, cheese, and bread, before returning to Split.

Split/Trogir: Blue Cave, Mamma Mia, and Hvar 5 Islands Tour

4. Split/Trogir: Blue Cave, Mamma Mia, and Hvar 5 Islands Tour

Visit 5 of Croatia’s islands in style with a fun-filled day trip by speedboat. Head on an adventure where you explore caves, swim and snorkel, and discover Dalmatian towns.  Choose either Trogir or Split as your starting point. And best of all, choose from either a small-group or private experience.  Cruise on a 90-minute speedboat journey to reach the island of Biševo where the Blue Cave is located. Hop into a smaller local boat and explore the stunning Cave from the inside and admire its vibrant blue glow.  Then, the Mamma Mia part of the tour starts with the boat ride to the island of Vis. Explore the first Mamma Mia location, village of Komiža with 1 hour of free time. Discover the traditional Dalmatian fishing village with its narrow streets, pebble beaches, and inviting promenade.   Swing by next Mamma Mia location - Stiniva Cove accessing the cove at the sunniest time of the day for a quick 15-minute dip. Passing by Srebrena beach, one of the famous Mamma Mia locations. The skipper will be more than willing to slow down so that you can take some amazing photos. After all the amazing Mamma mia locations, the next stop is Budikovac Island for your next activity: snorkeling and swimming in the Blue Lagoon. Borrow the snorkeling gear onboard to enjoy a relaxing hour-long dip here, or even a refreshment on the beach. Last up is a visit to Hvar, with some free time to eat lunch and do some sightseeing in the picturesque port city. Highlights include the historic town center and the Španjola Fortress’ views of the Pakleni Islands. Relax and enjoy the scenery as you are then transported back to Split or Trogir.

From Dubrovnik: Montenegro Day Trip

5. From Dubrovnik: Montenegro Day Trip

Explore Montenegro on a day trip from Dubrovnik. Enjoy free time in the picturesque towns of Perast and Kotor. Departing from Dubrovnik in the morning enjoy the sights of the Old Town and its surroundings while driving through the beautiful Župa Dubrovačka and the Konavle region. After crossing the Montenegro border, continue along the picturesque Montenegro coast. During the drive through Boka Kotorska Bay, stop at the charming town of Perast. Have the option of visiting the island of Our Lady of the Rocks. During the drive, your host will tell you all about Montenegro's most important cultural monuments, and about the country's history and legends. Upon arrival at Kotor, enjoy 3 hours of free time to explore on your own. The town of Kotor is famous for its nautical tradition, famous commercial fleet, and imposing city walls. After sightseeing, join your tour host at the meeting point for a relaxing drive back to Dubrovnik.

From Dubrovnik: Elaphiti Island-Hopping Trip with Lunch

6. From Dubrovnik: Elaphiti Island-Hopping Trip with Lunch

Set off on an island-hopping cruise to the Elafiti Islands of Lopud, Šipan, and Koločep on a day trip from Dubrovnik. Visit beaches, historical churches, vineyards, and olive groves at your own pace and try Mediterranean delicacies. If you choose the hotel pickup option, be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle that will take you to the harbor. Once at the harbor, climb aboard the boat and settle in for a cruise along Dubrovnik's coastline. Set sail to your first stop, the island of Lopud, where you will have free time to explore the island as you like. Relax on the sunny shores or visit the sandy beach at Šunj Bay. If you feel like stretching your legs, hike along the car-free roads to explore untouched nature or discover the island's famous heritage, including old ruined fortresses and a Saint Mary Franciscan monastery. Next, sail to the largest island in the Elafiti archipelago, Šipan. Disembark to explore the island's scenic vineyards and olive groves. At your final stop, Koločep, relax with a swim in the crystal-clear waters off the coast or take a stroll through the pine forests before returning to Dubrovnik. During the cruise, quench your thirst with unlimited local wine, water, and various soft drinks. Sample homemade olive oil and the best homegrown vegetables for that real Mediterranean experience. For lunch, choose between grilled fish or chicken or a vegetarian menu, all served with potato salad.

Mostar & Kravica Waterfall: Small Group Tour from Dubrovnik

7. Mostar & Kravica Waterfall: Small Group Tour from Dubrovnik

Witness the Kravica Waterfalls, hidden in the forests of Bosnia-Herzegovina on a day tour. Visit the city of Mostar and learn the history of the region with a professional guide. Depart Dubrovnik and journey to the border of Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Continue to the small coastal town of Neum, admiring the pretty scenery of the Adriatic coast along the way. Arrive at the Kravica Waterfalls to see the tufa cascades of the River Trebižat drop 25 meters through the forest. In spring, witness the dramatic falls, while in summer and fall, enjoy a swim in the shallow pools. Drive to the historic city of Mostar to explore the old town and see the famous Old Bridge over the Neretva River. Take a short walking tour with a local guide and learn more about the town before enjoying free time.

Split: Blue Lagoon and 3 Islands Speedboat Tour

8. Split: Blue Lagoon and 3 Islands Speedboat Tour

Set sail on the Adriatic Sea with this half-day speedboat tour from Split. Cruise between beautiful beaches and bays. Enjoy the laid-back atmosphere of Laganini Beach Club. Swim or snorkel in the glittering Blue Lagoon. Explore the historic city of Trogir. Hop onboard a boat and meet your skipper. Discover some of the most fascinating destinations in the middle of the Adriatic. After enjoying a relaxing boat ride and panoramic views of Split, reach your first destination of the day, Laganini Beach Club on Čiovo island. Enjoy white sand, beach bars and pine trees. After exploring this club, take a boat ride to Blue Lagoon. Greet the turquoise sea and sandy beaches. Jump straight into the crystal-clear waters for a refreshing swim. Dive to explore the rich marine life underwater. Hit the sun deck to sunbathe and relax. Head to your final destination, the historic town and harbor of Trogir. This city-island is a cultural UNESCO World Heritage Site. Soak in the breathtaking views of the Central Dalmatian coast and islands while cruising back to Split.

Split: Old Town and Diocletian Palace Walking Tour

9. Split: Old Town and Diocletian Palace Walking Tour

Travel back in time on a guided walking tour of Split and explore 1,700 years of the city’s history, from the construction of the Diocletian Palace in 305 CE, to its place as Croatia's second largest city. Uncover sights like the Saint Domnius Cathedral along the way.  Meet your guide at the Golden Gate of the Diocletian Palace and marvel at the remains of an ancient palace from the Roman Empire which now forms about half the Old Town of Split. Stop to view its open colonnades in the palace's central Peristyle square. Continue to the impressive Saint Domnius Cathedral, which is thought to be the oldest Catholic cathedral in the world that remains in use in its original form. Hear about the story of Gregory of Nin by his statue in Giardin Park. Stroll along the Riva promenade to admire views of Marjan Hill and the Adriatic Sea. Finish your tour where it began at the Golden Gate.

Pula: Arena Entrance Ticket

10. Pula: Arena Entrance Ticket

Visit the ancient amphitheater of Pula, where the inhabitants of the city once gathered to be entertained by gladiators and animal hunts. Beat the crowds and explore this magnificent ancient site with your pre-paid entrance ticket. See an amphitheater that has become the symbol of Pula one of the most popular and beautiful venues in Croatia for events, like concerts, festivals, and even recreation of gladiatorial tournaments in the summer months.  Get access to the permanent exhibition entitled "Istrian Olive and Viticulture in Antiquity" located in the underground area used by the gladiators during their tournaments.  See reproductions of tools and equipment for oil and wine production, such as mills, presses, and sedimentation tanks, as well as amphorae, which were used as packaging for oil and wine transportation.

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What people are saying about Croatia

absolutely fantastic way to see the city 🙂🙂 Ned was a brilliant guide and although it was just me on the tour it didn't seem to phase him. He explained the history of the city really well, was really funny and had excellent suggestions for restaurants and things to do after the tour was over. made sure I knew where I was and how to get to the places I wanted to see before ending the tour. absolutely cannot recommend him highly enough. lovely guy, great city, great tour.

I am really satisfied with this tour and Gabriel, ane Yelena the tourguides of this trip. Gabriel knows and euplained a lot about places and histories. Yelena took after us very carefully and was really kind. Both two are really nice and friendly. Also this tour is really organized and everything went so smoothly. I definitely recomend this tour! Thank you very much, Gabriel and Yelena!

The walking tour was nicely planned. Our guide Robert is very pleasant, conscious of the time and highlights things to see in Zagreb. It is a good introduction to Zagreb, it’s culture, history, food and dining. If done on the first day of visit, it will maximise planning in what else could fit in into your itinerary.

Our guide Antonio was fantastic. He was really cool and informative. The cities are also really cool and beautiful. Be prepared for a lot of the trip to be the drive. It’s a few hours each direction so a lot of the day is on the road.

Very great!! Had the best tour even during the off season. Your guide was so nice and gave us so much information. Was a very enjoyable day!