Jewels of Dalmatia

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Countries Visited:

  • Hungary
  • Croatia
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Montenegro
  • Slovenia
  • Italy

Description

Discover the treasures of the Balkan states and the spectacular countryside of south-eastern Europe. Experience the romance of Venice and Budapest, visit medieval cities, relax in charming coastal villages and explore stunning national parks.

Explore captivating Hungary

Arrive in Budapest, capital city of Hungary and our new home for two nights. Budapest is a fascinating city split over the Danube River, where the two parts, Buda and Pest, are linked by a series of bridges. Our tour travels through scenic Balatonfured and on to historic Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Here we take a sightseeing tour of the colourful old town. We continue through the scenic landscapes of Bosnia to Sarajevo. Sarajevo has been influenced by a number of cultures and is a fascinating place to visit. The next is stop is Dubrovnik, a real highlight of this tour. Here we have time to relax and get to know this wonderful town. With its ancient city walls, narrow cobblestone streets and colourful shops, being in Dubrovnik is like stepping back in time.

Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of Plitvice Lakes

From Dubrovnik we head to Split and the spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. The park comprises 16 terraced lakes and is surrounded by densely-wooded hills. Here we take some time to enjoy the park and wander around the lower lakes – the scenery is breathtaking.

Be spellbound by Slovenia and fall in love with Venice

Continuing through Europe, we travel to Slovenia. We spend time at picturesque Lake Bled and in the charming town of Ljubljana. With its fairytale streets and colourful open-air markets, Ljubljana is a real jewel of Europe. The last stop on our fantastic tour is the romantic city of Venice. Here there is time to relax and explore as we visit the famous Basilica of San Marco, the Bridge of Sighs and Doge’s Palace.

Itinerary 2016

Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 1. Depart Australia

Day 2. Arrive in Budapest

Welcome to Budapest, the capital of Hungary. On arrival we transfer to our hotel where the rest of the day is at leisure. This evening meet your fellow travellers and tour director for a welcome cocktail.

Day 3. Budapest

Facing each other across the Danube River, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of beautiful bridges. Today we’ll tour the Castle Hill area, the Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, the Heroes’ Square and Gellert Hill with its citadel. This evening we dine in a local Csarda restaurant for our group welcome dinner. [B,D]

Day 4. Budapest - Zagreb

We travel through the Hungarian countryside to Balaton Lake, the ‘Hungarian Sea’, before crossing the border into Croatia, making our way to the capital Zagreb. [B]

Day 5. Zagreb

We enjoy a morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb with its impressive 900-year-old Upper Town. We see the churches of St Mark’s and St Catherine’s and visit the Cathedral, which is the tallest building in Croatia. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the cobblestone streets and cafés of Zagreb. [B]

Day 6. Zagreb - Sarajevo

We cross the border into the heart-shaped land of Bosnia & Herzegovina, stopping in the historic capital Sarajevo, a vibrant city full of history, often called the ‘Jerusalem of Europe’. Here we enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour. [B,D]

Day 7. Sarajevo - Dubrovnik

We travel to historic Mostar, with its famous bridge, before continuing to Dubrovnik. [B]

Day 8. Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is one of the most photographed towns in the Mediterranean. Our walking tour of this historic walled city includes the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column and Sponza Palace. The afternoon is free for you to explore and enjoy the stunning views. [B,D]

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: Enjoy the hospitality of the locals at a special home-hosted dinner.

Day 9. Montenegro

We spend a full-day touring the tiny country of Montenegro and appreciating the beauty of the Dalmatian coast. We drive along the beautiful, rugged Bay of Kotor, dotted with charming little villages. [B]

Day 10. Dubrovnik - Split

We head north today along the spectacular Adriatic coast to Split. The scenery is awe-inspiring as we pass sheer cliff faces and bright turquoise waters. In Split, we tour the historic city centre which is built around the remains of a Roman palace. [B]

Day 11. Split - Trogir - Plitvice Lakes

Our highlight today is the town of Trogir where artists from around the world gather to paint. Our journey continues to the beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park. These 16 terraced lakes are renowned for their distinctive colours, ranging from azure to green, grey and blue. Their appearance constantly changes depending on the minerals in the water and the angle of the sunlight. [B,D]

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: Stay overnight in the national park, only 400m from the highest waterfall.

Day 12. Plitvice Lakes

We explore some of the spectacular lower lakes, at one of the most scenic parks in Europe. [B,D]

Day 13. Plitvice Lakes - Opatija

Today we travel to the former imperial resort town of Opatija, on the beautiful bay of Kvarner. Here we enjoy an orientation tour with the rest of the day at leisure to further explore. [B]

Day 14. Opatija

We enjoy a full-day excursion along the Istrian Peninsula, visiting Eufrasius Basilica at Porec, the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula and the charming fishing port of Rovinj. [B]

Day 15. Opatija - Bled

A big day as we visit the incredible Postojna Caves, which have more than 20kms of passages, galleries and chambers. We continue on for a tour of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, before making our way to the picturesque town of Bled, in the heart of the Slovenian Alps. [B]

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: We’ll see Ljubljana from a difference perspective as we take a boat ride on the Ljubljana River.

Day 16. Bled

The region around Bled is one of the most beautiful in Europe, offering verdant forests, waterfalls and streams set amongst ancient mountain peaks. Here we enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour including Bled Castle before taking a tour of the alpine lake resort, Bohinj. [B]

SPECIAL EXPERIENCE: Visit Bohinj Shepherd Museum and taste the locally produced cheeses.

Day 17. Bled - Venice

We travel to the town of Idrija, a mining town that is also home to a lace-making tradition dating back more than 500 years. This evening we arrive in the ever-romantic city of Venice. [B]

Day 18. Venice

Venice gives us some lasting memories with highlights including St Mark’s Square and Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and a visit to a traditional glass-blowing factory. Tonight we enjoy a group farewell dinner. [B,D]

Day 19. Depart Venice

Today we begin our journey home. [B]

Day 20. In Transit

Day 21. Arrive in Australia

Itinerary 2017

Abbreviation: [B,L,D] Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 1. Depart Australia

Day 2. Arrive in Budapest

Welcome to Budapest. Meet your fellow travellers and tour director tonight for a welcome cocktail.

Day 3. Budapest

Facing each other across the Danube River, the former cities of Buda and Pest are linked by a series of beautiful bridges. Today we’ll tour the Castle Hill area, the Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, the Heroes’ Square and Gellert Hill. This evening we dine in a local Csarda restaurant for a group welcome dinner. [B,D]

Day 4. Budapest - Zagreb

Sit back and enjoy the views over the countryside as we travel south-west to the ‘Hungarian Sea’ and Europe’s largest body of fresh water, Lake Balaton. This afternoon we cross the border into Croatia and make our way to the capital, Zagreb. [B]

Day 5. Zagreb

We take a morning sightseeing tour of the city and its impressive 900-year-old Upper Town. We see the churches of St Mark’s and St Catherine’s and visit the Cathedral, the tallest building in Croatia. The afternoon is at leisure to explore the cobblestone streets at your own pace. [B]

Day 6. Zagreb - Sarajevo

Today we cross the border into Bosnia & Herzegovina and make our way to the historic capital, Sarajevo. A vibrant city full of history, it is often called the ‘Jerusalem of Europe’. Here we enjoy an afternoon sightseeing tour. [B]

Day 7. Sarajevo - Dubrovnik

We venture south to Mostar, where its famous bridge, bustling gold alley and numerous mill house restaurants lining the banks of the river set an enchanting scene. Later this afternoon we continue to Dubrovnik. [B]

Day 8. Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is one of the most photographed towns in the Mediterranean. This morning we enjoy a walking tour of this historic walled city. Sights will include the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery. The afternoon is free for you to explore. [B,D]

Special Experience: Enjoy the hospitality of the locals at a special home-hosted dinner.

Day 9. Kotor Excursion

We spend the day touring the tiny country of Montenegro. Admire the beauty of the Dalmatian coast as we drive along the rugged Bay of Kotor, dotted with charming little villages. [B]

Day 10. Dubrovnik - Split

We head north along the spectacular coast to Split. Enjoy the incredible scenery as we pass sheer cliff faces and bright turquoise waters. In Split, we tour the historic city centre, built around the remains of a Roman palace. [B]

Day 11. Split - Trogir - Plitvice Lakes

Today we stop in the town of Trogir, where artists from around the world gather to paint. This afternoon we travel to stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park. These 16 terraced lakes are renowned for their distinctive colours, ranging from azure to green, grey and blue. [B,D]

Special Experience: Stay overnight in the national park, only 400m from the highest waterfall.

Day 12. Plitvice Lakes

This morning we explore the spectacular lower lake section on a walking tour. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure for you to relax and enjoy the tranquillity. [B,D]

Day 13. Plitvice Lakes - Opatija

We travel to the imperial resort town of Opatija, famous for its grand spa hotels and superb location on the beautiful bay of Kvarner. We’ll take an orientation tour on arrival. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. [B]

Day 14. Opatija

A full-day excursion along the Istrian Peninsula lies ahead. Visit Eufrasius Basilica at Porec, the Roman Amphitheatre in Pula and the charming fishing port of Rovinj. [B]

Day 15. Opatija - Bled

Today we visit the incredible Postojna Caves, with more than 20km of passages, galleries and chambers. On the way to Bled we stop in Idrija, a mining town that is also home to a lace-making tradition that dates back more than 500 years. Here we’ll visit the Gewerkenegg Castle, built in the 1520s to serve as the headquarters for the mercury mine. [B]

Day 16. Bled

The region around Bled is one of the most beautiful in Europe, set amongst stunning mountain peaks and brimming with forests and greenery, waterfalls and streams. Here we enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour including a visit to Bled Castle, before we visit the lake valley of Bohinj. [B]

Special Experience: Visit Bohinj Shepherd Museum and taste the locally produced cheeses.

Day 17. Bled - Venice

Enjoy the morning at leisure before we depart for the Slovenian capital, Ljubljana.

Special Experience: See Ljubljana from a difference angle on a boat ride along the Ljubljanica River.

This evening we make our way to the ever-romantic city of Venice. [B]

Day 18. Venice

A place like no other, a day exploring Venice will leave lasting memories. Today’s highlights include Piazza San Marco and the Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, the Bridge of Sighs and a visit to a traditional glass-blowing factory. Tonight we enjoy a group farewell dinner. [B,D]

Day 19. Depart Venice

Today we begin our journey home. [B]

Day 20. In Transit

Day 21. Arrive in Australia

Inclusions

2016

Travel

  • Return economy class flights from Australia to Europe (taxes included)
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned coaches
  • Pre-paid tips - $215pp

Accommodation & Meals

  • 17 nights in good quality hotels (3 to 4 star)
  • 17 breakfasts and 6 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking, locally-based tour director
  • English-speaking local guides

Sightseeing

  • Enjoy an extensive tour of Budapest including Castle Hill's beautiful buildings and cobblestone streets, the famous Matthias Church, Fishermen's Bastion, and Heroes Square & Gellert Hill with its Citadel.
  • Get acquainted with the fascinating city of Zagreb and admire its old world graciousness, lively energy and friendly locals.
  • Tour the cosmopolitan capital of Sarajevo with its Turkish heritage and lively café scene. Enjoy exploring the four quarters of the city; each providing endless opportunities for relaxation, sightseeing and unique experiences.
  • Be enchanted by the town of Mostar with its beautiful 16th/17th century mosques, medieval buildings and cobbled streets that survived the war completely. Walk across the most celebrated Ottoman Bridge that links the two sides of the town.
  • Be rewarded with views of the shimmering Adriatic Ocean, beautiful marble streets and baroque buildings as you walk along the ancient city walls of medieval Dubrovnik.
  • Visit the always buzzing, exuberant city of Split and enjoy a tour of the world’s most impressive Roman Monument, the Diocletian’s Palace.
  • Discover the natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park as your guided walking tour showcases its magnificent turquoise lakes, waterfalls and cascades. 
  • Spend two nights in Opatija, often referred to as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. Enjoy an orientation tour of this remarkable seaside resort town and learn all about its splendid past.
  • Take a full day excursion to the heart shaped peninsula of Istra and spend some time exploring the ancient Roman Town of Poreč as well as the fishing village of Rovinj which is considered to be the star attraction of Istria.  
  • Marvel at the two million year old stalagmite and stalactite formations at the Postojna Caves, a series of caverns, halls and passages some 20km long and hallowed out by the Pivka River.
  • Visit the well preserved and pretty capital city of Ljubljana and admire its dazzling hilltop castle, emerald green river, al fresco cafes on the banks of the promenade, youthful vibrancy and cultural creativity.
  • Be mesmerised by the mountain resort of Bled. With its emerald green lake, iconic fairy-tale church steeple perched atop the tiny rock at the middle of the lake and its medieval castle clinging to a cliff top, this is truly a magical place to behold.  
  • Explore the oldest Slovenian mining city of Idrija, located in the green hills of  the Julian Alps and well known for its mercury mine and world famous lace. 
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the most alluring city in the world showcasing St Mark’s Square, St Mark’s Basilica, Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs.
  • See magic in the hands of a master craftsman at a Glass Blowing Factory as they create a piece of art work before your very eyes.

2017

Travel

  • Return economy class flights from Australia to Europe (taxes included)
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring in air-conditioned coaches
  • Pre-paid tips - $220pp

Accommodation & Meals

  • 17 nights in good quality hotels (3 to 4 star)
  • 17 breakfasts and 5 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners

Tour Guides

  • English-speaking, locally-based tour director
  • English-speaking local guides

Sightseeing

  • Enjoy an extensive tour of Budapest including Castle Hill's beautiful buildings and cobblestone streets, the famous Matthias Church, Fishermen's Bastion, and Heroes Square & Gellert Hill with its Citadel.
  • Get acquainted with the fascinating city of Zagreb and admire its old world graciousness, lively energy and friendly locals.
  • Tour the cosmopolitan capital of Sarajevo with its Turkish heritage and lively café scene. Enjoy exploring the four quarters of the city; each providing endless opportunities for relaxation, sightseeing and unique experiences.
  • Be enchanted by the town of Mostar with its beautiful 16th/17th century mosques, medieval buildings and cobbled streets that survived the war completely. Walk across the most celebrated Ottoman Bridge that links the two sides of the town.
  • Be rewarded with views of the shimmering Adriatic Ocean, beautiful marble streets and baroque buildings as you walk along the ancient city walls of medieval Dubrovnik.
  • Visit the always buzzing, exuberant city of Split and enjoy a tour of the world’s most impressive Roman Monument, the Diocletian’s Palace.
  • Discover the natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park as your guided walking tour showcases its magnificent turquoise lakes, waterfalls and cascades. 
  • Spend two nights in Opatija, often referred to as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. Enjoy an orientation tour of this remarkable seaside resort town and learn all about its splendid past.
  • Take a full day excursion to the heart shaped peninsula of Istra and spend some time exploring the ancient Roman Town of Poreč as well as the fishing village of Rovinj which is considered to be the star attraction of Istria.  
  • Marvel at the two million year old stalagmite and stalactite formations at the Postojna Caves, a series of caverns, halls and passages some 20km long and hallowed out by the Pivka River.
  • Visit the well preserved and pretty capital city of Ljubljana and admire its dazzling hilltop castle, emerald green river, al fresco cafes on the banks of the promenade, youthful vibrancy and cultural creativity.
  • Be mesmerised by the mountain resort of Bled. With its emerald green lake, iconic fairy-tale church steeple perched atop the tiny rock at the middle of the lake and its medieval castle clinging to a cliff top, this is truly a magical place to behold.  
  • Explore the oldest Slovenian mining city of Idrija, located in the green hills of  the Julian Alps and well known for its mercury mine and world famous lace. 
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of the most alluring city in the world showcasing St Mark’s Square, St Mark’s Basilica, Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs.
  • See magic in the hands of a master craftsman at a Glass Blowing Factory as they create a piece of art work before your very eyes.

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Optional Excursions

We believe Australian travellers deserve better, which is why we include all the important sights within our itineraries rather than presenting you with a long list of optional tours.

It’s part of our family tradition of giving our travellers genuine value for money and a holiday to remember.

Accommodation

Accommodation

Accommodation is subject to change and every effort is made to avoid this. However if a change does become necessary, accommodation of a similar standard will be used.

Continental Hotel, Budapest

The Hotel Continental opened in 2010 at the former site of Hungaria Bath, a protected Art Nouveau building. All air-conditioned rooms come with free wi-fi, soundproofed windows, LCD satellite TV, hairdryer, minibar and safe. Hotel features include: sauna, infrared cabin, hot tub, fitness room, massage, rooftop garden and pools. Overlooking the grand entrance hall, Gallery Café serves traditional coffee specialities, such as the Kapucíner, with whipped cream and chocolate chips. ARAZ Restaurant serves traditional Austro-Hungarian dishes and includes a cocktail bar. Blaha Lujza Metro Station, on the M2 line, is 250 metres away and the Great Synagogue is 450 metres down the road.

Hotel Dubrovnik, Zagreb

Hotel Dubrovnik, built in 1929 in the very center of Zagreb, is a mixture of traditional values and modern comfort. Located on Ban Jelačić Square, the main city square, the guests are offered not only superior comfort, but also the opportunity to simply step out into the heart of all Zagreb’s happenings. The hotel offers renovated rooms and suites with classical décor and modern amenities. State-of-the-art IPTV system, business centre, gym, bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi are available. All rooms are air-conditioned and comprise a private bathroom with a shower or a bathtub and a hairdryer. Each features a TV and a minibar.

Hotel Bosnia, Sarajevo

Located in the heart of Sarajevo, this hotel is within walking distance of the Eternal Flame, Serb Orthodox Cathedral, Ali Pasha’s Mosque and the Bosnian History Museum. The lively Baščaršija historic district is 800 metres. The elegant guestrooms feature Wi-Fi, air conditioning, LCD TV, minibar, hairdryer, telephone and desk. Dining is available at one of the hotels 2 restaurants and guests can enjoy a coffee at the café. In addition the hotel offers free Wi-Fi throughout, dry cleaning, limited hours room service, garden, terrace and sun terrace.

Grand Hotel Park, Dubrovnik

Grand Hotel Park is situated in the heart of Dubrovnik overlooking the Lapad Cove Promenade. All rooms are equipped with air conditioning, safety deposit box, mini-bar, LCD Sat/pay TV.  Hotel facilities include: 3 restaurants, 3 bars, Grand Aroma Spa with several types of massage and wellness rituals on offer, swimming pool, room service, currency exchange and souvenir shop. Free wi-fi is available to use in the lobby and pool areas.

Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo

Located in the heart of Plitvička Jezera National Park, about 400 metres from the highest waterfall, Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo is situated in the rural environment, within the forest area and pristine nature of the national park. Ethno Houses are exceptional houses, built in wood and stone, using natural traditional materials, which bring together the past and the present by combining traditional handmade furniture produced of solid oak wood with modern equipment for a unique experience. Made of dark wood, all rooms are elegantly decorated and fitted with a king-size bed, a desk and a seating area. Each unit has a private bathroom with shower and free satellite Wi-Fi.

Hotel Continental, Opatija

Situated in an Austro-Hungarian villa dating back to 1898, this hotel is close to Park Angiolina and Opatija Beach. Also close by is the Lovran Harbour. The hotel consists of 53 comfortable rooms and apartments, each featuring satellite TV, mini bar, air conditioning, telephone, safe, hairdryer and free wired internet access. The ground floor houses a cafe that prepares coffee in 50 different ways, a bar serving select champagnes and freshly squeezed juices, a delicatessen offering high quality produce, a pub with more than 40 domestic and foreign beers and a delicious patisserie. A restaurant is located 50 metres away. There is a swimming pool attached to a neighbouring hotel that guests may use free of charge. Breakfast is also served at the neighbouring hotel each morning. Other services include room service, currency exchange, laundry & dry cleaning and a meeting room.

Milenij Hotel, Opatija

Centrally situated in trendy Opatija, the luxury Hotel Milenij enjoys a seafront location on Lungo Mare promenade. Rooms are air-conditioned and come with a satellite TV and a minibar. Modern-style bathrooms include a hairdryer and free toiletries.

Grand Hotel Adriatic, Opatija

Grand Hotel Adriatic is located close to the centre of Opatija, with a beautiful view over the Kvarner bay and its islands.
The Grand Hotel Adriatic complex consists of two buildings, Adriatic I and Adriatic II, having a joint reception and other hotel facilities. Rooms are comfortable and air-conditioned with cable TV, mini-bar, safe, hairdryer, direct telephone line and free WI FI internet.

Hotel Park, Bled

Slovenian Lake Bled is regularly visited by thousands of tourists wanting to experience for themselves one particular wonder of nature – a unique island on an Alpine lake surrounded by mountains and overlooked by a majestic castle. The Hotel Park is located in the very centre of Bled by the shore of Lake Bled. The hotel's Park Restaurant and Cafe is the home of the original Bled cream cake, the popular dessert that Bled is renowned for far and wide.

Hotel Belle Arti, Venice

Hotel Belle Arti is a new hotel, located in Venice’s historic centre and easily reached from all of the city’s main points of arrival. The hotel is located in Venice’s Dorsoduro quarter 200 metres from Venice's Grand Canal and a 5-minute walk from the Peggy Guggenheim Collection. Rooms at the Belle Arti feature Murano glass chandeliers, are air-conditioned, have satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. Each has a private bathroom with a hairdryer. Set in Venice's artistic quarter, the hotel is just across the Accademia Bridge from the Church of Santo Stefano, and a 15-minute walk from St. Mark's Square.

Weather

Weather

Budapest

With the Alps to the west and the flat, open Great Plain to the east, Budapest's climate is accented with warm summers and bitterly cold winters, with plenty of rain all year round. Winters are fairly short, with the very cold weather arriving in mid-December; it is usually cloudy and damp with the odd bright sunny days and frequent, but light, snow. In summer, from late May to September, Budapest has a high proportion of sunny, warm days with relatively high humidity, the sun shining for about 10 hours a day.

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Dubrovnik has a typical Mediterranean climate with hot, dry summers and mild, wet winters. Summer days can be intensely hot, but humidity is moderate and gentle breezes ensure very cool, pleasant evenings. Summer (June to August) is relatively mild with an average temperature of around 26°C but temperatures can rise to well over 30°C, especially in the southern region. Winters are significantly colder but they are not severe and at the coast snow is unusual. In winter (November to February) temperatures occasionally drop below freezing point along the northern Adriatic, while the southern coastal areas are slightly warmer. The wettest months are October, November and December.

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Sarajevo

Sarajevo has a humid continental climate with warm summers and no dry season. The best time to visit Sarajevo is during May and October when the average temperatures are perhaps a little cooler than preferred but still a pleasant 10°C to 20°C.

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Bled has a sub alpine climate with warm summers and cool to cold winters.

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Ljubljana has a climate influenced by its location with a large basin, surrounded by sub-Alpine and karst mountain regions. Summers are warmed by the mild breezes from the Mediterranean, making the weather usually sunny and hot. During winter temperature inversions cause the foggy air to hang heavy over the city, bringing cold, moist conditions.

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Venice experiences very high humidity, with hot weather in July and August, the height of summer. Temperatures in summer usually range between 30°C to 33°C, dropping in winter to between 0°C to 3°C. Due to its location on the Adriatic coast, Venice often experiences thunderstorms and rain showers which, particularly in spring and autumn, tend to cause flooding. April to October is usually the busiest time in Venice, though it is a popular destination all year round. Christmas, Easter and Carnival (in February), but winter is perhaps the best time to travel to Venice to avoid crowds.

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Currency

Currency

Hungary, Forint

The official currency in Hungary is the Hungarian Forint (HUF; symbol Ft)

  • 1 Forint = 100 Fillér
  • Notes are in denominations of Ft500, 1000, 2000, 5000, 10000 and 20000
  • Coins are in denominations of Ft5, 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200

Please Note: Euro is now accepted at most hotels within Hungary and some of the restaurants and shops. Make sure you check the exchange rate though as most will exchange at unrealistic rates. You can also use major credit cards in major shops and larger restaurants, but never assume without checking first. Smaller establishments cannot afford to handle cards. ATMs are available even in small cities and the coverage is good.

Croatia, Kuna

The official currency in Croatia is the Kuna (HRK; symbol kn)

  • 1 Kuna = 100 Lipa
  • Notes are in denominations of kn1000, 500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5
  • Coins are in denominations of kn25, 4, 2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 lipa

Please Note: ATMs are plentiful throughout Croatia and banks, authorised bureaux de change, post offices or most hotels will exchange foreign currency. Banks are open Monday to Saturday and some banks also open on Sundays in the main cities. Major credit cards are widely accepted at the main hotels and restaurants, and may be used to draw cash from ATMs, which are widely available in Zagreb.

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Convertible Marka

The official currency in Bosnia & Herzegovina is the Convertible Mark (BAM; symbol KM)

  • 1 Convertible Mark = 100 fening
  • Notes are in denominations of KM200, 100, 50, 20 and 10
  • Coins are in denominations of KM5, 2 and 1, and 50, 20, 10 and 5 fening 

Montenegro, Slovenia and Italy, Euro

The official currency in Montenegro, Slovenia & Italy is the Euro (EUR; symbol €)

  • 1 Euro = 100 cents
  • Notes are in denominations of €500, 200, 100, 50, 20, 10 and 5
  • Coins are in denominations of €2, 1, and 50, 20, 10, 5, 2 and 1 cents

Levels of Fitness

Levels of Fitness

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To get the most from your Bunnik tour, you will need a good level of fitness and mobility and an open mind. Many of the best sights can only be accessed on foot. You should be able to walk at least 3.5km or for 2-3 hours on uneven ground with no walking aids and climb several flights of stairs. You should also be able to carry your own bags - porterage is not included in our tipping costs and extra services may not always be available. Passengers who are 70 and over will be required to obtain a doctor’s clearance before travelling.

Reviews for Jewels of Dalmatia

This tour has a rating of 5 stars based on 55 reviews.

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Jewels of Dalmatia Well planned itinerary with so much packed into every day 5
I have been so keen to see eastern Europe and the timing of this tour suited me well, immediately following a meeting I was attending in Budapest (having been to Prague & Vienna en route). We were very lucky with the weather and the crowds were also still manageable, at most places we visited. Without doubt, the local knowledge and extra efforts put in by our guide Blaz and our very competent driver Nevres to make sure that we got the most out of every day, was crucial to the success of this tour. I have great photos & will never forget it! Bruce Robertson - May 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia Great guide, happy company, good accommodation well located, beautiful scenery. 5
Slovenia is a tourist gem, our fellow travellers were friendly and fun. We hadn't realised how picturesque these countries are, so much natural beauty. Loved tiny Kotor, the Postojna Caves and Bled. Val & Trevor Sinclair - July 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia Loved everything, our guide was excellent! 5
We loved Slovenia and Bled which were both hidden jewels. Plitvice Lakes were amazing. All the accommodation was perfect. Sue Robinson - July 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia Great guide,tiny group interesting itinery right pace 5
Tour guides interesting, down to earth, sense of humour, a lot of knowledge without overload. Doug Park - May 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia Highlight were the Postojna Caves 5
Postojna Caves - an unexpected surprise. Loved knowledge friendly main guide Anamaija. Ruth Swinton - May 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia Wonderful places, we learnt so much, excellent tour guides. 5
All the places visited were interesting. We learnt a great deal about the places' histories, and got to understand how they came to be the way they were. Our tour guide and rivers were always helpful, knowledgeable and reliable, and they understood our needs perfectly. The free time opportunities were good, so we could visit other things. Mark Allerton - May 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia I learnt so much, loved everywhere we visited. 5
Sarajevo, Plitvice Lakes, Bled. Our guide knew his history, so I learnt so much. The big bus, beautiful scenery and staying so centrally in all the cities. I have already recommended Bunnik on the strength of this tour and will not hesitate to travel with you again. Margaret Stewart - May 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia It was all good. Loved Dubrovnik. Lake Bled, Plitvice Lakes, Venice, zagreb. 5
Loved everything! Great guide & driver. Excellent itinerary, free time. Our main guide Branko was amazing, knowledgeable & fun. Hard to beat. City guides also good. A really well thought out itinerary with the right amount of free time. I wouldn't change a thing! Lloma Greuter - May 2016
Jewels of Dalmatia Loved the variety of places visited 5
Torrential downpour in Dubrovnik and the fog at the Plitvice Lakes are memorable. The walk around Lake Bled and the visit to the Postojna Caves were great, and of course, Venice. David Forrester - October 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia I loved the itinerary, group size, tour guide and organisational completeness. 5
Fondest memories were the historical aspect of this part of the world and the scenic wonders of Croatia and Slovenia in particular. Malcolm Sargent - October 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Absolutely awesome, exceeded our expectations! 5
Too many highlights to mention. The Balkans and the Dalmatian Coast offered so many wow moments. Incredible places and scenery. Brilliant tour guide so full of stories and knowledge of this region. Garry Bowden - October 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Interesting history, great scenery, well-presented, engaging tour guide 4
Fascinating part of the world to explore, which I wouldn't have done by myself. The history, which you see reflected in the architecture, is complex, but was well covered by our excellent guide, Anamarija. Plitvice Lakes were magic, as was Slovenia, the lakes, the caves and the mercury mine. We experienced a lot in less than three weeks, so I am grateful the tour planners allow two nights in almost all locations. The tour group, delightfully limited to 20, was a nice and interesting group of people. Rhonda Christopher - September 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Great mixture of European architecture and natural elements. 5
Dubrovnik is a gem of this planet! Bernadette Vaughan - September 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia A very well-organised, well-paced small group tour with fabulous destinations 5
The entire tour was excellent. Special highlights for me were the Plitvice Lakes, and Bled and Bohinj, and their exquisite beauty. The tinge of autumn colour added and unexpectedly special touch. Because most of these destinations were new to me, I found the history, especially the recent Balkan history, fascinating and important to learn. Local guides were excellent, our tour leader, Anamarija, was delightful and very efficient, and our expert driver, Vlad, took us safely along major roads and threaded us through tiny villages. A wonderful and very satisfying holiday. Margaret Toolin - September 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia This tour had the itinerary we were looking for. 5
We loved most of the cities visited, mainly Zagreb, Sarajevo, Kotor, Opatija. Our guide Branko was great, giving us valuable information and history of the places we visited. We made friends with our group of travellers very easily due to the small group size. George Paterson - September 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Good group and excellent tour leader. Relaxed pace, great scenery. 5
Highlights were Plitvice Lakes, Postojna Caves, Slovenia, Bled. Fondest memories were walking the walls of Dubrovnik and the town of Opatija. Group of 19 mixed well, and Robert was a very safe driver. John Sommers - September 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Loved the inclusions, with no added options, and the size of the group. 4
The whole tour was very well planned and included the highlights in each place visited. Ray Tan - September 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Small friendly group, large comfortable bus and great accommodation 5
The beautiful scenery was breath-taking. The Dalmatian Coast was magnificent, particularly Dubrovnik and Opatija. The inland areas including Plitvice Lakes and Bled offered diversity and were also spectacular. I was not disappointed with a single day of the tour! A truly lovely experience. Janet Robbins - September 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Well chosen itinerary, good value and good tour group. 5
Highlights included Plitvice Lakes and Lake Bled. Sarajevo was memorable and we really liked Zagreb. Thilo Troschke - August 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Experiencing different cultures in picturesque and historic places. 5
Highlights were walking the walls of Dubrovnik, the seafront in Opatija, around Lake Bled and the Plitvice Lakes. Also, visiting Sarajevo was very special. We always like to be centrally located in the old towns so were particularly pleased with our accommodation when this was the case. John Cuffley - August 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia What amazing scenery that we never knew about before! 5
The tour was great, very well organised and conducted. The coach and driver were excellent - he was very safe and made us feel comfortable. Sightseeing was far beyond our expectations. We are seasoned travellers and never knew how beautiful the places are that we visited. Darrel Cunnington - August 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Locations, fellow travellers and guide all worked perfectly for us 5
I especially enjoyed the Plitvice Lakes and my partner enjoyed Budapest and Slovenia. The room on the bus was a real bonus, enhanced enjoyment and relaxation to the max, and our tour guide was highly professional and knowledgeable. Patricia Weyland - August 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia I loved the scenery and learning the area's history. 5
At Bled, I was amazed by the picture-perfect scene of a beautiful lake with a church on an island in the centre and a castle on the mountain overlooking the lake. While having breakfast, three white swans swam into the picture and then a hot air balloon appeared over the castle. I thought "This is as good as it gets!". Vicki Kelly - July 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Beautiful scenery, good small group and excellent tour guide. 4
Tour highlights were exploring the coastline of Croatia, seeing Plitvice Lakes, Opatija and beautiful Slovenia. Maree Sarsfield - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Saw some great sights, lots of opportunity to explore independently 4
I loved seeing so many bastions and castles and learning all the history of the area. Loved Dubrovnik (all 3 days, including our day trip to Montnegro). Enjoyed the journey along the Adriatic Coast. Loved the big cities (particularly Venice, Zagreb and Budapest), but enjoyed the smaller cities and towns too, particularly Bled, Sarajevo and Idria. Loved Plitvice Lakes, too. Enjoyed everywhere, so hard to pick a highlight. Branco (guide) was excellent, very helpful and keen to give as much information as possible. Alysan Pender - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Positive experience 4
Just returned from the Jewels of Dalmatia tour which we both thoroughly enjoyed, our first Bunniks tour, but probably not our last. We have used Insight many times, but found the smaller number of TRAVELLER'S on Bunniks much easier to take. Tour pace suited us as we are both in our 70's and coped easily. David Braid - June 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Loved the surprising beautiful landscape and scenery of the Adriatic coast 4
The small group meant that there are no pressures on seating and everyone was happy to settle in seats away from the sun or stretch out at the back. The close-knit camaraderie of the small All Australian group was a big factor for an easy-going environment on the bus. This was specially prevalent at the times we had meals together. After a few moments trying to work out his sense of Balkan humour, we cottoned on to Branco's deep and informative knowledge of the history and geography of the region. In addition the local tour guides did not disappoint. They were very knowledgeable and answered all our questions and queries with patience. The Plitvice Lakes must stand out as the tour highlight. The long trek was done at a leisurely pace to savour the delights of Nature with greenery and water. The historical sights of Roman remains in Opatjia and Split were another surprise. This part of European history was a closed book to many until the guides explained the background and significance. Several in the group had travelled with Bunniks before. This was our first. There is a good chance it will not be the last. Thank you for a very well organised journey. George Rupesinghe - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Loved pace of the itinerary allowing for free time and tours. 4
Sightseeing; Excellent, because it did not concentrate just on churches - the mine, caves, lakes and general scenery made it an all round experience. Highlights; Montenegro, Dubrovnik, Opatija and istra, pristine Plitvice park, and the caves at postiojoina. Geoff Pike - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Brilliant, wonderful tour leader and driver 5
Extremely hard to highlight one particular place, just love the entire tour and kept thinking that it couldn't get any better. Wonderful to have only a small group, staying more than one night in one place. Several fellow travellers of the group were on their 3rd & 4th tour so that says how wonderful Bunnik Tours are. Our Tour Leader,Branco, had a wealth of knowledge of the area and just loving sharing it with us. Branco, ensured that every member of the group were his top priority and was always checking up on us to make sure that we were happy and knew our way back to our hotel in each location. Robert, our driver, was excellent and his driving skills were commendable. Would definitely go on another Bunnik Tour. A special thanks to Michelle Edwards for organising the travel arrangement for the tour and going that extra mile when answering numerous e-mails. Colleen Hogan - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Small group with good amount of free time 4
Great bus and FANTASTIC driver - Robert made the difference - he is an asset to the company. He deserves a big thank you. Highlights; Montenegro and Sarajevo - would have loved more time there. Tour leader (Branko) and local guides (Jagoda, Vedrun, Stefanie, Marina, Lena, Sandra) had vast knowledge, were engaging and welcomed questions. Kim Hanrahan - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Every place we went to had highlights 5
Loved guides and whisperers, central accommodation, beautiful scenery. Sightseeing; very good had time to explore on our own. Jillian Deans - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Our guide, Bine, was excellent & we visited fascinating places. 5
Some of the places I hadn't been to before, and Bine's commentary made the places & their history come alive. He attended to our every need and there was plenty of free time to explore on our own. Narelle Macaulay - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Love the diversity, scenery, history 4
All very very good. Highlights; walking the Dubrovnik city walls gazing at the red roofs and the brilliant turquoise Adriatic Sea. Main guide excellent, clever, sense of humour, as were all city guides who were really excellent. Jean McPhee - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Worry free travel, places visited and beautiful scenery 4
Loved the enthusiasm, wit, knowledge, organisation and care of our tour guide, Anamarija Korosec. The scenery and ambience of the cities/towns along the Dalmatian Coast was beautiful and well worth a visit. Dubrovnic and Kotor were great but particularly loved the Plitvice Lakes in Croatia, the Slovenian countryside and Bled. Bosnia Sarajevo's apparent harmonious blend of Jewish, Muslim and Christianity was interesting. Scott Porter - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Great itinerary, good group & fantastic guide 5
Loved Ljubljana, Lake Bled & the Slovenian countryside. The towns on the Dalmatian coast were fascinating & Bosnia an eye opener. Our main guide Bine Avgustin was exceptional. We have travelled in many countries & he is the best we have ever encountered. He was organised, knowledgeable, cheerful, flexible & friendly. Great drivers who were careful & skilful. The large bus gave our group of 20 lots of space & access to windows. Nanette Goodsell - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Loved the history, scenery, small group, the whole package 5
Tour director, Branko was excellent & it was great to hear the history from him due to his being a native of the area, with firsthand information. He was very caring & considerate with a wonderful sense of humour. He made us all feel very welcome & inclusive. Highlights; Learning the history of the old Yugoslavia, with wonderful insights from our caring tour director, Branko and the indepth knowledge of most of the local guides. Laurel Lindsay - May 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia I wasn't expecting the countryside visited to be so beautiful. 5
I knew the cities and towns would be stunning. I wasn't expecting the countryside visited to be so beautiful. Montenegro is such a pleasant surprise, we only spent the day there but it left a lasting impression. Ana Marija was amazing. Very professional and attentive. Very informed on the places visited. Gave just the right amount of information and allowed us to discover for ourselves. Kept us well informed of the following days plan. A huge bus for 18 people, who would not be happy with that. Peter Stevens - April 2015
Jewels of Dalmatia Small group (11) excellent accommodation, nice people, careful driver, different foods 5
The drive along the Adriatic coast was so spectaculer...The Cave system at Postojna was amazing and Venice is always hard to believe with the many canals and scores of people .. Janice Wilson - October 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia From the mountains to the sea the scenery was fantastic. 4
The weather was very kind to us, the scenery, the history, all the places we visited, our tour guide and driver who took us to 6 countries safely and lots of commentary from Anamarija. Anamarija was excellent and we would be pleased to have her as our tour guide on any future tour. Rod Kemp - October 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia Everyday was a new, beautiful, adventure. 5
Lake Bled was beautiful, being in Venice for the Regatta Storico was a huge surprise and a wonderful experience. The Plitvice Lakes were also spectacular and glad I was able to explore them at my own pace. Dubrovnik was as amazing as I had expected. Suzanne Hilditch - August 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia Everything I saw and did. Amazing. Thank you. 4
There are so many highlights. Budapest is such a classically beautiful city, the Plitvice Lakes were wonderful, staying on the lake in Bled and being rowed over to the island - magical. All the walled cities and little lane ways. The first sight of Venice. You probably get the picture that my husband and I really enjoyed the tour. Thank you again. Janet Glastonbury - August 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia The Plitvice Lakes were spectacular 5
Another wonderful trip Wayne and I have had with Bunniks. A well paced tour with only a few early mornings, plenty of free time and guided by a very knowledgeable fellow named Bine. All the way from Budapest to Venice was a wonderful experience - just looking at the brochures to see what tour we will do next! Marilyn Hovey - June 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia Thanks Bunniks for another great holiday! 5
These were our fifth and sixth tours with Bunniks because we have loved all our previous experiences with you. Brian & Gayle Dalvean - May 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia Lake Bled, Plitvice Lakes, Dubrovnik walls, what's not to love! 5
Being rowed across Lake Bled to the island and climbing the 99 steps. Walking around Lake Bled and the stunning Plitvice Lakes. Walking the walls of Dubrovnik. Diocletian's Palace in Split. The narrow streets of just about everywhere! Might have taken a photo or two!! Learning so much of 2000+ years of history. We had a great and easy going group of people and a fantastic guide and driver. All stunning, with a mix of sightseeing and free time for us to explore on our own. Pam & Peter Oxlade - May 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia New region for us, great landscapes and fascinating history 5
The Bunnik philosophy of giving you a introductory tour of a new location and then giving you time to explore the location yourself works very well for us. This was an excellent and most enjoyable tour. The whole group of travellers got on really well which added to the enjoyment. Jeff Rowe - May 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia The scenery, towns, historic buildings, fellow travellers. 4
There were lots of highlight, too many to mention. All countries had great things to visit and look at. Some places appealed more than others but they were all of interest. Amelia, and other staff, were very easy to contact and to work with re all aspects of our booking. Robyn Compton - April 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia Great itinerary and spectacular scenery. 5
The spectacular colours of the water and the drive along the coast; the old city in Dubrovnik - very interesting history and great views from 'the wall'; the beautiful scenery, and clean, crisp air at Plitvice Lakes; the fabulous caves; and of course, the superb beauty of Lake Bled - a 'magical' place. A great itinerary - something for everyone. Jill Homberg - May 2014
Jewels of Dalmatia A great mix of history and natural beauty. 4
We thoroughly enjoyed our tour experience with Bunnik and will definitely look at other tours you offer. Thanks for excellent service and a great and memorable holiday. Carol Bacon - October 2013
Jewels of Dalmatia Bled. It really is a fairyland. 4
The tour was a combination of superb tour guide, magnificent locations and cultural and historical stimulation. The contrast between the rugged beauty of the inland and the spectacular scenery along the Adriatic was a wonderful juxtaposition. G & P Valentine - June 2013
Jewels of Dalmatia We cannot express how much we enjoyed our tour. 4
I feel we were treated to a great insight into the places we visited because of the timing of the days' activities. We particularly liked Plitvice Lakes and were very fortunate to have a full day there. Again would love to return to Kotor and Budva, perhaps on a cruise. I think perhaps a definite highlight was our stay in Bled, Slovenia has a lot to offer. Valerie Coupland - May 2013
Jewels of Dalmatia I was constantly amazed at the beautiful scenery... 4
...it seemed like every moment was a 'photo opportunity'. The drive up the 'Serpentine Road' above the Bay of Kotor in Montenegro was truly amazing and a wonderful and unique experience - something I will always remember. Christine Hawke - June 2013
Jewels of Dalmatia I think this is a fabulous tour and I enjoyed every destination 4
Anamaria who was our guide for the whole trip was wonderful. She is a really nice person and is very knowledgeable and professional and cool-headed when problems arise. The local guides who joined us in each location were excellent, especially Split and Trogir and Montenegro. Clare Bosman - May 2013
Jewels of Dalmatia Meeting and travelling with the Bunnik boys - truly an honour and highlight!! 5
Well guided, included a good mix of history, culture & fabulous scenery. Plitvice Lakes were a wonderful surprise. Evening cruise & dinner in Dubrovnic a definite highlight. We'd definitely recommend Bunniks. Helen Thomson - April 2013
Jewels of Dalmatia Loved it. 5
It was a fantastic tour with a great bunch of people who were all very well travelled and were all respectful of each other. Dubrovnik and Plitvice Lakes were just stunning at every turn with picture postcard views. Just loved it all. This was a great tour and would thoroughly recommend it to others. Teresa Dakiniwicz - September 2012
Jewels of Dalmatia AnaMarija was an outstanding tour guide 4
AnaMarija was an outstanding tour guide; professional, warm, very well-organised, great sense of humour and well versed on the history of each country that we visited. Cheryl Noble - June 2013

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Special Experiences!

  • Enjoy the hospitality of the locals at a special home-hosted dinner in Dubrovnik
  • Stay overnight in Plitvice Lakes National Park, only 400m from the highest waterfall.
  • Visit Bohinj Shepherd Museum and taste the locally produced cheeses.
  • See Ljubljana from a difference angle on a boat ride along the Ljubljanica River.

Trip Info

Group Size

Max: 20

Transportation

Coach

Tips

Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy amount of $220pp

Tour Highlights

• Visit the imposing castle district of Budapest • Discover cosmopolitan Sarajevo and its interesting Turkish heritage • Stroll along beautiful Dubrovnik’s cobblestone streets • Drive along the sparkling Bay of Kotor • Marvel at the natural wonder of the Postojna Caves • Admire the changing colours of the spectacular Plitvice Lakes • Visit stunning Lake Bled • Experience the romance of Venice

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This tour has a rating of 5 stars based on 55 reviews.