From (AUD)$17,595
Airfares included
Explore the stunning natural beauty of Italy, Slovenia and Croatia. Enjoy the ‘good life’ in northern Italy, breathe the pristine air of the Alps, relax in the Lake District, and feel the romance of Venice. Experience the beauty of Lake Bled and Plitvice Lakes before a seven-night cruise down the sun-drenched Dalmatian coast.
Group Size — Max 20
Tips — Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $670pp pre-paid
Transport — Boat, Bus, Cave train, Chair lift & Yacht
No Hidden Extras

Admire the lush, natural beauty of Lake Bled. You’ll be surrounded by stunning mountain peaks, brimming with forests, waterfalls and streams.

Experience the romance of Venice, admiring the bustling grand canal, strolling over the many bridges and people-watching in picturesque piazzas.

Admire the changing hues of the spectacular Plitvice Lakes, ranging from azure to green, grey or blue.

Cruise in style along the sparkling Croatian coast, visiting picturesque islands, taking in iconic coastlines and revelling in the natural beauty.

Special Experiences

Enjoy a visit to the Gelato Museum dedicated to the history of artisan gelato, with tastings of course!
Take a chairlift up the mountains to the open-air museum of the 5 Torri, which bears the scars of WWI battles fought between the Italians and Austro-Hungarians.
Visit a local cheese producer, learning about the life of herdsmen in an authentic environment and tasting the delicious cheeses.
Spend two nights in stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park, only 400 metres from the highest waterfall.

Itinerary Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia 2025



Inclusions Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia 2025



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La Dolce Vita

  • Take a sightseeing tour of Milan, visiting the Duomo
  • Take a guided tour of idyllic Lake Maggiore
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Como
  • Cruise on Lake Como to Bellagio
  • Taste some of the local delicacies in Parma
  • Visit the Gelato Museum, with a tour and tasting
  • Take a walking food tour of Bologna
  • Stop in the medieval city of Ferrara
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Venice
  • Take in the beautiful views of the Dolomites
  • Explore the open-air war museum of the 5 Torri

 Slovenia, the land of pristine landscape and friendly faces

  • Explore the mountain resort of Bled, including Bled Castle
  • Indulge in a tasting of locally produced cheeses
  • Admire breathtaking views over Lake Bohinj
  • Explore the Postojna Caves
  • Stay in the well-preserved capital city of Ljubljana

Beauty, culture and ancient architecture await in Croatia

  • Stop in the fascinating city of Zagreb
  • Visit the open-air war museum in Karlovac
  • Discover the natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park

Cruise Croatia’s sparkling Adriatic Coastline

  • In Split take a walking of the historic inner city, visiting Diocletians Palace
  • Enjoy a free evening in Pučišća
  • Explore the town of Bol
  • Take a sightseeing tour on the island of Hvar
  • Morning cruise towards Biševo island
  • Enjoy a free evening to explore Vis
  • Take guided walking tour through Korčula
  • Anchor at the beautiful Slano
  • Early morning cruise past Elephiti islands
  • Guided tour of Dubrovnik historical centre



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  • 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 vehicles
  • 7-night Adriatic cruise, including water dispenser, fresh fruit, some shore excursions and WIFI


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  • 13 nights in 3-4 star hotels
  • 2 nights in Ethno houses, Plitvice Lakes
  • Located in the heart of Plitvice Lakes National Park, just 400 metres from the highest waterfall, you’ll find the uniquely beautiful Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo. Made from natural materials including wood and stone, and built to look like a village of times gone by, the resort is now the perfect blend of tradition and modernity. The charming rooms feature handmade, traditional furniture, accompanied by the amenities of a modern hotel room.
  • 7 nights in a Lower Deck cabin on board an Adriatic cruise. Main Deck option available at surcharge.               

Properties include:

  • Starhotels Ritz, Milan
  • Hotel Milan Speranza Au Lac, Lake Maggiore
  • UNAHOTELS Bologna Centro, Bologna
  • Hotel Santa Marina, Venice
  • Hotel Panda, Cortina D'Ampezzo
  • Hotel Astoria, Lake Bled
  • Hotel Exe Lev, Ljubljana
  • Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo, Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Adriatic Cruise

Hotels listed are an indication and are subject to change without notice.

Double for Single Use: Please note the single supplement you pay on our tours entitles you to sole use of a room.  A double for single use room is larger than a traditional single room offered in Europe. Often these rooms will be of the same size as a double/twin room, but in some cases they may be smaller.


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  • 22 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 5 dinners, including group welcome and farewell dinners
  • Meal highlights:
    • Bologna, enjoy a walking food tour, learning more about the town of Bologna and its delicious cuisine
    • Cruise, enjoy a captain’s dinner on board with live music and entertainment


Tour Guides

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  • English-speaking locally based tour directors
  • English-speaking locally based cruise director
  • English-speaking locally based guides


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  • Porterage included where available

Some things to note

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  • The Adratic cruise is not a private charter and is shared with non Bunnik passengers. Due to the limited space for docking along many of the towns we visit, ships bank together when stopped. Therefore, in some cases, you may need to walk through other ships to enter and exit our cruise ship. The Adratic cruise featured on our tour operates between the cities of Split and Dubrovnik. The cruise itinerary can sometimes vary, but inclusions will remain the same. Depending on local conditions the captain reserves the right to change the itinerary. 
  • Make sure you carry small change, as public bathrooms cost anywhere up to a €1.50 to use. All restaurants and cafes will have restrooms, but you will need to purchase something from their menu.
  • Due to fluctuating weather conditions, our sightseeing on day 11 is subject to change.
  • Occasionally rough waves or high tide can obstruct access to the Blue Cave, which is unforeseeable until the morning of our scheduled visit on day 20. For this reason, entrance fees are not included and are to be paid on the spot. 

Information Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia 2025


Let's Talk Fitness

At Bunnik Tours, we pride ourselves on our ability to create unique, once in a lifetime small group tours that are filled with incredible experiences you might not be able to have on your own, or in a larger group. However, that does mean aspects of our itineraries can be challenging for some travellers.

We want to make sure all Bunnik Tours travellers enjoy their trip, not struggle through it, so let’s work together to ensure you’re on the right tour for your fitness level.

Fitness to Travel Requirements

Within seven days of making your booking, you will need to complete a Passenger Registration form, which also includes a fitness to travel declaration.

In this declaration, you must confirm you’re able to do the following:

  • Walk for a minimum of 2-3 hours daily at a group pace, on uneven surfaces without the use of any walking aid
  • Regularly walk up multiple flights of stairs and short, steep hills
  • Stand for extended periods of time without needing to sit down
  • Carry your own luggage
  • Get on and off various modes of transport without assistance, including small boats
  • Drive along very bumpy, dirt and gravel roads for extended period of time

If you do not feel that you can confidently manage all of the requirements set out above, please work with our team of Travel Specialists to find an alternative that is better suited to your current level of fitness.

Please visit our Fitness to Travel page for full details on our fitness policy.


 In the itinerary, this symbol indicates a particularly challenging day, where there will be extended periods of walking time, often across uneven ground and in areas of high altitude or heat and humidity.

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Dates & Prices Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia 2025

Dates & Prices
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*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

*Prices are in AUD, per person twin share.

Start Date End Date Tour Price
Per person
twin share
10 Apr 25
05 May 25
22 May 25
16 Jun 25
14 Aug 25
08 Sep 25
25 Sep 25
20 Oct 25

Additional Information

Valid from
Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth & Adelaide
Other departure cities
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Booking Deposit
$750 per person
Total cost includes - Tipping Made Easy, from $670pp pre-paid
Single Supplement
From $4,600
Visa Information

You may need to obtain visas for this tour. Please check with your travel agent for further details. For Australian passport holders you may wish to visit our Passports and Visas page here for indicative information on what may be required.

Terms & Conditions

All prices shown are per person based on twin share. Prices and itineraries correct at current time but are subject to change. Please call for more details. View our full terms & conditions here.

Total cost includes air taxes and port taxes

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