DAY 1 VIENNA
Arrival in Vienna and transfer to the hotel.
DAY 2 VIENNA
Morning sightseeing tour of Vienna. On a tour around the Ringstrasse we will see the most outstanding buildings of the city, such as the Opera House, the Hofburg Winter Palace, the Museum of Fine Arts and its twin Museum of Natural History, the Parliament, the City Hall or the Votive Church, among others. Afterwards we will continue with a pleasant walking tour through the center that will take us to St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the narrow streets of the Jewish quarter, the house where Mozart lived or the Danube Canal, an area of street artists.
We will finish the visit with one of the most Viennese customs: enjoying a cup of coffee and the famous Sacher cake.
Afternoon at leisure and overnight in Vienna.
DAY 3 VIENNA – LJUBLJANA
We start our trip to Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia. Upon arrival we will enjoy a panoramic tour of the capital, during which we will see the old town, the Town Hall, the Robba Fountain, the Three Bridges, the University and the Cultural Center.
Afternoon at leisure and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 4 LJUBLJANA- BLED – POSTOJNA – LJUBLJANA
Today we go on excursion to the city of Bled and Postojna caves. Located north of Ljubljana, Bled is known for the alpine lake and its island in the center, where we will visit the Church of the Assumption of the Virgin.
To reach the island we will enjoy a boat ride on the “Pletna”, their typical boats. Upon arrival, we will climb the 99 steps to admire the church and its bell, whose legend says that if you make a wish while ringing the bell, it will be fulfilled.
Then we will head to visit the Postojna caves, where we will make a tour aboard a little train to reach the center of the cave where we can appreciate its ghostly formations of stalactites and stalagmites that show us a beautiful spectacle.
Return to Ljubljana and accommodation.
DAY 5 LJUBLJANA – ZAGREB
After breakfast we departure to Zagreb, Croatia. We will have a city tour upon our arrival through the largest city in the country and capital of the Republic of Croatia. It grew from 2 twin cities, Gradec (which was fortified against Tatar attacks in the 13th century and some of its medieval walls and porticoes still exist. It has several beautiful churches, gothic and baroque palaces) and Kaptol (where the capitals of the cathedral, decorated with complicated filigree, and the bishop’s palace stand out). The pastel-painted buildings of Gradec and Kaptol contrast with the gray stone of the radial city center of Zagreb.
Afternoon at leisure.
DAY 6 ZAGREB – KRK – RIJEKA
After breakfast, we will depart to the Croatian coast, where we will have the opportunity to discover one of the most spectacular natural parks in the country, the Krk National Park, which stretches along the Krka River, forming up to 7 natural waterfalls and one of the best preserved natural ecosystems in Europe.
In the afternoon arrival to the town of Rijeka, in the bay of Carnaro and one of the main ports of the Austro-Hungarian Empire until 1918. Rest of the day at leisure and overnight.
DAY 7 RIJEKA – PLITVICE – ZADAR
We head inland to visit the Plitvice National Park, one of the most beautiful natural creations in the world, which has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We will be able to admire the quiet beauty of lakes and waterfalls that will show us an
unforgettable spectacle. In the afternoon departure to Zadar. Arrival and accommodation.
DAY 8 ZADAR– SIBENIK – TROGIR – SPLIT
Breakfast buffet and departure to Sibenik to visit the Cathedral of St. James, and Trogir, the best preserved Romanesque-Gothic complex in the Adriatic area and Central Europe. The medieval center includes the walls of the time, the castle with watchtower and several palaces of Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque styles. Continuation of the trip to Split. Arrival and panoramic tour of the city,
which will be done on foot through the old center, which stands out for its
charm and the famous Diocletian’s Palace.
DAY 9 SPLIT – SARAJEVO
We continue our tour to Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Known for the religious diversity that has coexisted here for centuries (Catholics, Orthodox, Jews and Muslims all have their place in the city), Sarajevo has attracted international attention several times in its history. From being the scene of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria, which led to the outbreak of World War I, to hosting the Winter Olympics in 1984, to being today a city recovered and adapted to the post-war reality of the 1990s. Arrival and accommodation.
DAY 10 SARAJEVO
Today we will visit the amazing capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Renovated after the Balkan War, the historic center once again offers the oriental-Ottoman charm of yesteryear. During the panoramic tour we will see the Bascarsija Bazaar, the Ali Pascha and Gazi-Husrev-Beg mosques, the National Theater, the Academy of Arts, the Roman-Catholic Cathedral, among other monuments.
During the tour we invite you to visit the Tunnel of Life, built during the Balkan War and which served to save thousands of lives. Afternoon free at Leisure and accommodation.
DAY 11 SARAJEVO – MEDJUGORJE – MOSTAR – DUBROVNIK
We return to Croatia visiting on the way the town of Medjugorje, an important Marian center of pilgrimages since 1981 when the image of theVirgin Mary appeared on its hill with her message of peace to those present there; and Mostar, a city that during the Ottoman Empire was a commercial center and that today we can discover visible traces of this empire visiting the old bazaar, the mosque and its famous stone bridge, rebuilt with the collaboration of the military of the Spanish forces under NATO mandate.
Arrival in Dubrovnik and overnight.
DAY 12 DUBROVNIK
After breakfast weNwill take a panoramic walking tour of the old city, protected by the 16th century Revelin fortress located to the east, which is only for pedestrians.
Its double walls of 20 towers and bastions surround the baroque cathedral and exquisite churches, monasteries, palaces, fountains and houses with red or yellow roofs. Dubrovnik acquired fabulous wealth from trade during the Middle Ages and was famous for its art from the 15th to 17th century. The old city of Dubrovnik has, among its many attractions, the following monuments that we will visit: the Onofrio Fountain, the Franciscan and Dominican Monasteries, the Sponza and Rector’s Palaces, and the Cathedral.
Free afternoon and overnight.
DAY 13 DUBROVNIK
Breakfast and at the agreed time, transfer to the airport.
- 12 nights accommodation including buffet breakfast
- Porterage service at the hotels
- Transfers upon arrival and departure
- English speaking tour director
- Deluxe coach
- Visits with licensed guides
- Entrances as per the program
- A surprise invitation to a concert, cultural event or excursion