These spectacular shores have endured, undaunted by 20th century strife. They now lie in peaceful serenity, inviting you to surrender to their beckoning call. No place is more beautiful, few locations as welcoming, and none more captivating than the enchanting Dalmatian Coast. Here, you will find a place to lose yourself – and find yourself at the same time. Journey Pace: Active
11 days from $7895
After a festive Welcome Dinner of regional specialties, we look forward to our morning exploration, which includes an exclusive visit to Croatia’s Parliament, arranged especially for Travcoa guests.
Bled, Slovenia (Ljubljana, Lake Bled, Radovljica & Bohinj Lake)
A drive through pristine alpine scenery takes us into Slovenia and its charming capital, Ljubljana. Our guided tour takes us along the riverfront and through the city’s beautiful cultural monuments.
After lunch, we continue to one of Europe’s most fascinating and beautiful cities, Bled, whose cleansing air and healing thermal springs have enticed visitors for centuries. Morning finds us perched high on a cliff above Lake Bled, exploring the oldest castle in Slovenia. Then, closer to earth, we board a traditional pletna boat for a cruise to the tiny island in the center of Lake Bled. A cable car lifts us to the island’s highest point where we rub the church’s wishing bell for good luck.
We lunch in the medieval town of Radovljica, then continue our drive to Bohinj Lake, the deepest and largest lake in Slovenia. We return to Bled to explore at your leisure.
Rovinj, Croatia (Postojna, Slovenia: Porec & Pula, Croatia)
Another day of splendid natural wonders begins with a trip to the caves at Postojna where spectacular limestone shapes form the background for a once-in-a-lifetime event – a private choral concert within the caves, performed exclusively for Travcoa guests.
After lunch, we return to Croatia and the lovely city of Rovinj. A full-day excursion takes us to several scenic spots on the beautiful Istria peninsula. Our excursion includes Porec and its outstanding religious architecture. After exploring the cultural mecca of Rovinj, we drive to Pula and see its stunning 2nd century Roman amphitheater. We return to Rovinj for an evening at your leisure.
We spend this day in stunning Plitvice National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site more than 4,000 years old. The Park features 16 beautiful lakes connected by 32 spectacular cascades and waterfalls.
Split, Croatia (Trogir)
We delight in the beauty of the Adriatic coastline as we travel south to Split, stopping in ancient city of Trogir which boasts stunning beaches and marinas.
Today, we embark on one of the world’s most scenic drives along the Croatian coastline to Dubrovnik.
We stop in the village of Ston on the Peljesac peninsula, among the storied stone houses, for wine and oyster tasting, followed by lunch. We reach Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic,’ where we find a charming city that is a living museum. This evening, we attend a private concert by Dubrovnik's renowned Sorkocevic quartet at St. Saviour Church in the Old Town – a private event for Travcoa guests. A full day of exploring the fascinating walled city takes us through cloisters, ancient streets of worn granite, and along the fabled city wall.
Enjoy your afternoon exploring at your leisure before our festive cocktail party and Farewell Dinner.
Dubrovnik & Home
This morning, we will take you to the airport for your flight home or to your next destination.
Esplanade Zagreb, Zagreb
Dating back to 1925, the Esplanade Zagreb combines art nouveau architecture, 21st century comforts and highly personalized service. It is one of the most famous buildings in Zagreb with a long and distinguished history and impeccably high standards of service. You can enjoy the fitness center and spa, along with other features including a casino. Dine in one of the hotel's three fine restaurants, including Zinfandels with its Mediterranean, Californian and Asian influences; Esplanade 1925 Lounge and Cocktail Bars' intimate space; or Le Bistro for more informal, authentic regional fare. The Esplanade Zagreb offers 209 spacious rooms and suites, each designed to preserve the hotel's heritage. Room features include satellite cable TV, complimentary internet access, in-room safe, hair dyer and bathrobe & slippers. A 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List & Condé Nast Traveler Platinum Circle Hotel
Grand Hotel Toplice, Bled
The hotel is located on the shore of picturesque Lake Bled. It features spectacular views of the island, the medieval cliff-top castle and the Julian Alps. Noted for its traditional, pleasant ambience, the hotel offers a delightful mix of elegance and comfort. Enjoy the thermal swimming pool, private lido, saunas and other services of the Wellness Center, as well as the communal areas of the hotel, including the main hotel lounge, which offers magnificent views and traditional warmth and hospitality. Dine in one of the hotel's fine restaurants and visit the White Lounge, now known as the Presidential Lounge in honor of the ninth Summit of Presidents of Central European States in 2002, which it hosted. All of the 33 air-conditioned rooms are furnished with beautiful, finely crafted, antique furniture and all have beautiful views of the lake. All rooms are equipped with cable TV, a minibar, in-room safe, internet access and a balcony.
Hotel Lone, Rovinj
The Hotel Lone is a unique and extraordinarily designed place, located on the waterfront of the Golden Cape Nature Park, and only a pleasant 15-minute stroll from Rovinj's colorful town center. The hotel represents a design-focused synergy of functionality, harmony and elegance, featuring an impeccable blend of beauty, luxury and cultural heritage. Enjoy the extensive Wellness & Spa center, pool, the tennis courts and bowling alley. There is a casual and a fine dining restaurant, as well as a bar with entertainment. The 248 spacious rooms and suites feature a balcony with modern amenities including satellite TV, wireless internet access, a minibar, in-room safe, and a bathroom with heated floor and towel rack and a hair dyer.
Hotel Monte Mulini, Rovinj
Enter the world of comfort, quality and style at Hotel Monte Mulini the beautiful and colorful Mediterranean towns of Rovinj. Exquisite natural beauty and rich cultural and historic heritage characterize Rovinj, a truly unique destination in Croatia's tourism offer. High-end accommodation, excellent service, the best amenities and our experience and expertise create a perfect blend with the surrounding area, turning this fine hotel into an ideal choice for a weekend getaway, holiday, active or Wellness & Spa holiday or a business trip.All rooms and suites have balconies, with panoramic views of the picturesque cove and protected Zlatni rt park forest. High-tech functionality does not detract from style and intimacy, with custom-made furniture and warm colours. Bathrooms are spacious, featuring natural materials, twin basins and walk-in ‘tropical rain’ showers.
Degenija Hotel, Plitvice
Degenija Hotel and Restaurant is a newly built 4-star hotel with 20 accommodation units, a reception, a breakfast hall, lobby, café bar, wireless access on the premises and a parking lot. There is a restaurant next to the hotel with a wide offer of specialties: starters - various soups, local cheese, dalmatian prosciutto and sausage, cold fish platters; pastas & risotto. For main course there is a wide offer of grilled meals: fresh local trout, veal, chicken, turkey and pork with different side dishes. We also have a delicious pizzas that are prepared in wood-fired oven. For dessert we offer various cakes and pancakes. You can have a genuine break in our hotel in our comfortable, well-decorated and modern rooms. The hotel is situated in the midst of idyllic scenery which is a guarantee of relaxation and peace.
Atrium Hotel, Split
Hotel Atrium uses a mixture of marble, wood, glass and metal for its interior decoration, displaying the urbane and sophisticated nature of the hotel. Located downtown, it has a great location, along with a new wellness spa, swimming pool, a sauna, business center and laundry services. There is a Mediterranean restaurant and a cozy coffee shop. The hotel has 126 air-conditioned guestrooms; your Travcoa rooms have satellite TV, high-speed internet access, an in-room safe, bathrobe, slippers and a hairdryer.
Hilton Imperial Hotel, Dubrovnik
Located in beautiful gardens, just a few minutes walk from the historic Old Town, overlooking the ancient city walls and famous fortresses, the Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik links two hotels of great charms, originally built in 1897. Although completely refurbished, the hotel has preserved its original 19th century architectural look and taste of the Mediterranean at its best. The Fitness Club facilities include a modern sauna and steam bath to relax your senses and give you the feeling of tranquility and a fully-equipped gym and a splendid indoor swimming pool with natural daylight. Restaurant Porat offers breakfast, an extensive lunch buffet and an evening a la carte menu featuring local Dalmatian specialties. Designed in contemporary style with Dubrovnik flair, Porat offers a combination of quality international cuisine and Adriatic gourmet specialties prepared with freshly-caught fish and seafood, delighting the senses of every guest. All 139 rooms and 8 suites reflect a unique combination of tradition with modern comfort and amenities.