Croatia's Dalmatian Coast
- Immerse yourself in Croatian culture on this 7-night getaway to the Dalmatian Coast.
- Stay in the seaside towns of Vodice or Biograd na Moru, known for their beautiful beaches & access to the nearby Islands.
- Discover the history of Sibenik on a half day walking tour including a visit to the Cathedral of St. James.
- Experience the Dalmatian coast from the water on a boat tour to the nearby Croatian islands.
- Enjoy a full day excursion to the historic coastal towns of Split & Trogir or Zadar (date dependent).
- Relax with plenty of leisure time to unwind at the beach, go island hopping, or shop in the local Croatian towns.
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Your Guided Group Holiday to Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast
Travel with us to experience the best of the Dalmatian Coast in north of Croatia, home to beautifully preserved historic towns, sleepy offshore islands and some of the country’s most impressive national parks. On this 7-night holiday, we’ll stay in the gorgeous seaside towns of Vodice or Biograd na Moru, perfect bases for discovering the surrounding area. On guided day trips to Split, Trogir or Zadar, and the nearby Croatian islands, we will learn about the unique Dalmatian history, culture and traditions that have shaped this region. This Croatia holiday also includes plenty of free time for you to explore or relax based on your own interests, with personalised recommendations from your expert guide.
Activity Level: Moderate
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Transfer to Hotel
Upon arrival in Split or Zadar, you will be met by our local representative in the airport and transferred to your hotel. Along the way your guide will share tips about the area, suggest activities for you to enjoy and answer any questions you may have. You will have the remainder of the day at leisure to unpack, relax and explore the surroundings of your hotel.
Sibenik Walking Tour
Begin your holiday with a half-day guided walking tour of Šibenik Old Town. Your local guide will take you to highlights including the famous Cathedral of St. James, a three aisled basilica with unique construction and stylistic characteristics. The afternoon will be spent at your leisure.
Free Time on the Dalmatian Coast
You will have today to relax and explore at your own pace. Your local guide will be delighted to suggest activities to suit your interests.
Based in Vodice- Guided Boat Trip to the Golden Island and Krapanj
For customers staying in hotels in Vodice.
After breakfast you will be met by your local guide and take a boat trip to two of the nearby islands. The unspoilt 'golden island' of Zlarin is your first stop. Discover what life is like for the 300 inhabitants of the island and discover the unique industry of coral harvesting during a visit to a traditional coral jewellery manufacturer. Your next stop is Krapanj, the smallest island in the Šibenik Archipelago. Here you can experience the typical Dalmatian lifestyle as you stroll through the tiny streets admiring the little seaside rock houses. (Note: in the rare case of unsuitable weather, this excursion may be re-scheduled to a different day).
Based in Biograd na Moru- Guided Boat Trip to Vrške Bay & Vrgada
For customers staying in hotels in Biograd na Moru.
Meet your local guide and walk the short distance to the pier to board your boat to explore some of the nearby islands and discover more of the Dalmatian coast. First you will cruise over the Pasman channel known for its sparkling clear waters due to its constant changing currents. You will then see the island of Murter and make a stop in Vrške bay where there will be time for swimming. You will visit the fishermen's island of Vrgada and continue cruising in search of dolphins. You will have lunch on the boat while enjoying the view of the Kornati archipelago.
Explore the Dalmatian Coast at Your Own Pace
You will have today at leisure. As always, your local guide will be delighted to suggest activities to suit your interests. You might like to further explore one of the neighbouring islands by taking an independent boat trip or visit one of the local pretty pebble beaches.
Split & Trogir or Zadar
Based in Vodice - Guided Tour of Split & Trogir
For customers staying in hotels in Vodice
After breakfast you will be met by your guide who will take you on a tour of Split and a visit to the historic town of Trogir. Your walking tour of Split starts in the city centre, and includes a visit to the St. Dulmus cathedral and treasury. After free time for lunch, you will continue to the charming town of Trogir. This old medieval city is situated on a small island that connects to the mainland via a small bridge. Enter the walled city and stroll through its narrow lanes lined with stone houses, palaces, churches, and monasteries. View the Town Hall, the Cipiko Palace, St. Lawrence Cathedral, and the 14th century bell tower that stands 47m high and demonstrates three different styles of architecture.
Based in Biograd- Guided Tour of Zadar
For customers staying in hotels in Biograd na Moru
Today meet your local guide who will take you to the historic seaside town of Zadar. Many cultures have left their mark on Zadar. A walk through Zadar is a walk through time, from the Romans to the Middle Ages to the Venetians to the modern period. Your guide will take you on a walking tour to see the sights such as St Donatus' Church, the St Francis of Assisi monastery, and the city walls. You will also have the chance to admire the views of the sea from the Monument to the Sun and the world’s first Sea Organ. Sit back and listen to its sounds produced by the power of the waves. You will then have the rest of the afternoon free to explore more of this historic town at your own pace.
Free Time on the Dalmatian Coast
Spend your last day as you wish. Take in some further sightseeing, shopping or just relax and unwind.
This morning you will be transferred to the airport with guide assistance for your flight home.
Know before you go
Will I be met at the airport?
You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your Travel Department guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.
Do I need a Visa?
Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements
What if there is an emergency?
We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.
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