Cosmos Tour sold by Perfect Destinations
Tour ref Tour 6740
If you’re fascinated by beautiful views, this Eastern Europe tour will delight as you surround yourself in the greens and blues of this exhilarating vacation, and, if you’re interested in historical sights and UNESCO World Heritage Sites, you’ll be thrilled on this tour through Eastern Europe.
This tour starts and ends in Ljubljana.
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore some of Ljubljana, Slovenia's capital, with the help of the CosmosGO application. Tonight, meet your Tour Director and fellow travellers. (D)
Undoubtedly, one of the highlights on this tour is a visit to the POSTOJNA CAVES. Your included visit is comprised of a TRAIN RIDE and a walking tour, which will allow you to see what are possibly Europe's most extensive and bestknown caves. Then, into Croatia, travelling along the coast to Zadar. Over the centuries, Zadar was ruled by Venetians, Austro/ Hungarians, by Italy after WWI, and today belongs to Croatia. Find out more during the included guided tour (B,D)
Drive south to Split to visit with a Local Guide the former hometown of Roman Emperor Diocletian, his PALACE, and JUPITER TEMPLE, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See more of the lovely Dalmatian Coast before reaching Dubrovnik. (B)
Dubrovnik is the best-preserved Croatian medieval city and the liveliest in Dalmatia. Visit the FRANCISCAN MONASTERY and the RECTOR'S PALACE, where the Local Guide will give you a full commentary, including the history of this beautifully preserved medieval architectural wonder-a popular filming location for TV and movies, including The Last Jedi, James Bond, and Game of Thrones. Afternoon and evening optional excursions are available. (B)
Enjoy a scenic drive into the rugged beauty of the Neretva Valley. Stop in Mostar, where a Local Guide shows you the Turkish Quarter with the TURKISH HOUSE, the MOSQUE, and the reconstructed 16th-century bridge. On to Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina and certainly the most Turkish-looking city in the Balkans-famous for its mosques, markets, and bazaars. Discover the city with a Local Guide and get acquainted with its architectural highlights, including the GAZI HUSREV-BEG MOSQUE. (B,D)
Travel north today back into Croatia to visit the country's famous PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK. Enjoy a walk with a Local Guide through the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder. Its 16 lakes, wooded hills, waterfalls, and cascades make it one of Europe's most loved national parks. (B,D)
Get to know Croatia's capital on the included city tour. The city is packed with historic buildings, such as the gothic St. Marcus Church. Continue to Ljubljana, where a Local Guide will help you appreciate its imperial beauty. (B)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)