Split Airport - Split
Welcome to Split, second biggest city in Croatia and the capital of Dalmatia. Your driver will meet you at the Split Airport and transfer you to your accommodation providing you with the useful tips about the town. After you accommodate, we invite you for a welcome drink with your tour guide where you will get the first impression of the tour. Overnight in Split.
Split - Trogir - Salona
After breakfast, you will meet your guide at your accommodation and have a walking tour of the city. This tour starts in front of the south wall of Diocletian’s Palace in the heart of Split, built as a residential palace, over seventeen hundred years ago by the Roman Emperor Diocletian, and also a priceless monument included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage. You will explore the untouched basements, make your way to the central Peristyle square and visit what was originally Diocletian’s mausoleum and nowadays is the second oldest building structure in the world still used as a cathedral.
Later we will proceed to a city of Trogir, making a stop at ruins of ancient city of Salona. This city dates from the 2nd century BC and as such it had the infrastructure of all other Roman towns and reached its peak in the 3rd & 4th centuries AD, due to the fact that it was the birthplace of Emperor Diocletian. You will see the defense walls, aqueduct, basilicas, thermal baths, theater, sarcophagi, amphitheater and more interesting sights. Seeing Salona puts the whole Roman era into perspective.
Your guide will take you into the past time by retelling the stories and legends of Salona and Trogir. Greek, Roman, Venetian history, connected in one on a small island, makes this one of the most interesting historic oasis on the Adriatic Sea. At the entrance into the St. Lawrence Cathedral, you will see it’s majestic portal of Radovan, the most significant medieval portal in this part of Europe. After this, our tour proceed to Tower of Kamerlengo, which was the Venetian governor’s palace. While strolling through Trogir which is on UNESCO World Heritage List, this tour will give you the best introduction to its importance and impressive sights. It is expected to return to Split in the afternoon where you will have a free evening to enjoy in local cuisine and Split at night.
Split - National Park Plitvice Lakes
After breakfast, we are continue our tour visiting the Plitvice Lakes National Park – which is one of the most known UNESCO World Heritage sites in Croatia. We will walk along the majestic string of sixteen cascaded lakes connected with beautiful waterfalls. The tour of the National Park will take approximately three hours and will include a boat ride over the big lake and a train ride through park area at the end. After the tour, you are going to enjoy a traditional local lunch in one of the local restaurants. You will enjoy the stunning countryside landscape and local homemade folk-cuisine specialties together with excellent local wines. After this tour we return to Split.
Split - Zadar - Sibenik
The next morning we are continuing our journey to Zadar – old Croatian town with a rich Roman history dating back from the 6 century before Christ. We shall take a walk along the Zadar’s waterfront listening to unique sounds of the Sea Organ and there you will see another great installation called the Greeting to the Sun. The old nucleus lies on a small peninsula where once stood the best fortified European city. Venetian city walls of Zadar are among the best examples of Venetian fortification system that was built in the 15th and 16th century during the Ottoman invasions.
The most representative part of the fortification system is the Landward Gate, monumental entrance to the city. After demilitarization of the city, large forts were turned into beautiful green oasis that became favorite gathering places of the locals.
Besides the Venetian fortifications you are going to sightsee: People`s Square, City Market, Sea Gate, St. Donatus Church and the Cathedral of St. Anastasia.
On our way back we will visit the city of Šibenik - the oldest Croatian city on the Adriatic coast. Here we will visit St Jacob Cathedral, one of a kind monument on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Made of stone exclusively, its unique constructions were both bold and unusual for that time. The cathedral, the Renaissance town hall, the Prince’s castle, the neighboring churches, and palaces are a part of a remarkable square, often cited as the most beautiful one in Croatia. It is expected to return to Split in the afternoon.
Split-Krka national park
In the morning at 10:30 it is planned the departure from Split, to begin this exciting day trip to Krka National Park. On the way to Krka, you will hear about the history of the area and about the itinerary of the day. After an hour drive, we will reach Skradin. We will have a short tour of the city where you will embark on the boat that will take you up the river to the entrance to the park. Inside the park you are free to enjoy your time by walking down the educational trails and exploring the park and swimming under waterfalls. After the tour through Krka, the road will take us to the tavern Oaza where you will enjoy authentic Dalmatian meal called Peka and taste homemade vine. The view over Šibenik archipelago will take leave you breathless. We are returning to Split in the evening.
Split - Ston - Dubrovnik
In the morning we are heading towards south part of Dalmatia, to Dubrovnik – the Pearl of Adriatic. We will be driving along the coastal road giving you a chance to capture beautiful landscapes and incredible views of the Adriatic archipelago. On our way to Dubrovnik, our first stop will be at little town Ston at the beginning of the Pelješac Peninsula, which is also called Croatian Empire of Wine. Ston is famous for the longest stone wall in Europe (5.5 km), salt cultivation farming and oyster growing farms, since Roman times. Ston oysters are acknowledged natural aphrodisiac and made this region world famous. Lunch will be served at the restaurant Kapetanova Kuca where you will have the opportunity to taste oysters and some of the best Croatian vines.
Once we reach Dubrovnik you will enjoy a pleasant walk in the city center where you will get the first impression of Dubrovnik, a city called the Pearl of the Adriatic. Each corner of this legendary city is its own unique experience. This memorable tour begins at the monumental Pile gate, located at the top of Stradun, the splendid main promenade street of the Old Town. Feel free to visit the Franciscan Monastery. A bit further is the Cathedral which was built on the ruins of a 12th church. Feel free to climb the stairs to the walls that allow you to walk around the Old town, or take a cable car for a stunning view of the famous red tile roofs and the sea. Dubrovnik is yours to discover!
Split - Split airport
This is the last day of our tour, the departure day. Your driver will drive you to Split Airport with a complimentary transfer to the airport. We wish you a safe journey back home and we hope that you will have a great memory of these days spent with Four Seasons team!
The tour includes
- Complimentary Airport Pick up and Drop off
- Luxury vehicle
- Professional knowledgeable English-speaking driver
- Available Wi-Fi in the vehicle
- Professional guide
- Water and snacks on board
- Tickets to National parks
- Bring your camera to take unforgettable photos
- Wear comfortable shoes and put on sun protection
- Passport required Citizens of some countries need a Visa
The tour can be adjusted based on your plans. We are at your service. Contact us at any time.