Zagreb, Samobor, Kumrovec, Dakovo, Osijek, Park of Nature Kopacki Rit, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Nature Park Lonjsko Polje, Krapje, Stankovci, Dubrovnik, Konavle, Cilipi
This 10-day, 9 overnights tour discovers three major Croatian regions; Zagorje, Slavonia and Dalmatia, and passes through others like the mountainous region around Plitvice Lakes. Continental Croatia captivates with rolling green hills, medieval castles and vibrant cities. Start with a tour of Zagreb, Croatia’s buzzing metropolis that offers a unique blend of old and new, and then continue to explore the regional highlights; town of Samobor and castles, vineyards and villages of Zagorje. Moving west, the road goes towards Slavonia region. First stop, Dakovo, holds a few surprises, the St. Peter’s Cathedral and the State Stud Farm of Lipicaner horses. Even more west, Kopacki Rit Nature Park is one of largest natural wetlands in Europe and home to over 300 different bird species and the parks trademark; herds of deer. In this region travelers will also visit the Homeland War Memorial in Vukovar, rolling vineyards in Ilok, Lonjsko Polje Nature Park and Krapje village with beautiful wooden houses. Progressing towards the Adriatic Coast the tour will make the obligatory stop at the Plitvice Lakes National Park. This UNESCO site lures visitors from all corners of the World with the unmatched beauty of its 16 cascading lakes and waterfalls. Driving through Dalmatia, travelers will get to know traditional village life as it used to be in Stankovci village, before reaching Dubrovnik. Among the most recognizable UNESCO sites in the World, the medieval Old Town Dubrovnik fascinates with intriguing history and beautiful surroundings. Exploring Dubrovnik Riviera will deepen travelers understanding of local traditions like production of silk yarn in Cilipi, olive oils in Orasac and shellfish farming in Mali Ston.