Code number: VIEZG / Half luxury
Guaranteed departures 2013:
July 14, 28
August 11, 25
September 8, 22
( or similar, in the same category, depending on the city)
Wien: Imperial Renaissance ****(*)
Ljubljana: Lev *****
Opatija: Milenij *****
Split: Atrium *****
Hvar: Amfora ****(*)
Dubrovnik: Grand Hotel Argentina *****
Sarajevo: Europe *****
Zagreb: Sheraton *****
Due to a congress event hold in Wien, the departure from 22 September will have accommodation in the hotel on the suburb, on lower category.
DAY 1 / Sunday / Wien
Arriving on Wienna Airport, transfer to the hotel. Accommodation in Wien.
DAY 2 / Monday / Wien
Breakfast, panoramic tour of the city, walking the ''Ringstrasse'' with its beautiful monuments, such as Opera, Museum of Art & History , the monument of Maria Theresa, the Parliament, City Hall, The National Theater, , The Imperial Palace ''Hofburg''.
We will also visit the Belvedere gardens ( summer palace of Eugene Savoy prince), with splendid view to the city. This view was painted by Canaletto on his Wienna canvas.
The visit will end in center. Free afternoon. Accommodation. Welcome dinner in the famous restaurant Marchfelderhof with drinks included.
DAY 3 / Tuesday / Wien – Ljubljana
Departure in the morning toward Ljubljana, Slovenian capital.
Walking tour of the old city center, where we will visit City Hall, Robba fountain, Three bridges, University and Parliament. Accommodation.
DAY 4 / Wednesday / Ljubljana – Opatija
Breakfast and continuation of the route to Postojna, famous for its caves. The visit will be in small touristic train, along the complex of caves, known as Salon of the dance, or Salon of the paradise. The most famous ''palace'' in this complex is Palace of the concerts. We will continue our journey to Opatija, situated on Istrian peninsula. From the end of 19th century, Opatija was the center of well being for the Austro – Hungarian Empire until First World War. There are still many luxury villas that remind us of glory past. We suggest you to take a walk along the sea side or visit Opatija’s parks with century - old trees and plants.
DAY 05 / Thursday / Opatija – Zadar – Split
Breakfast and departure to Zadar. After arriving to Zadar, panoramic visit of the city. The city was the administrative center of Bizantic Dalmatia, famous in all Europe in the 18th century.
We will visit the archeological ruins on square Forum Romanum and the church of St. Donat from 9th century.
Our journey continues to Split, the capital of Dalmatian region and the 2nd biggest city in Croatia. The old city of Split is architectural pearl, constructed under a 1330 m high hill.
DAY 06 / FRIDAY / SPLIT
Breakfast and visit of historical center of the city. Split is a capital of Dalmatia, with the population of about 190 000 inhabitants, which makes him the second biggest city in Croatia. It is situated on peninsula of the Adriatic Sea. Split has developed around Diocletian Palace, the real city center. The old Cathedral Square was the vestibule of the Palace, the St. Dujam’s Cathedral, Jupiter’s temple, Baptistery, bell tower and the Eusculapy’s temple.
Free afternoon. Accommodation.
DAY 07 / SATURDAY / HVAR
Breakfast and departure to the ferry toward Hvar, one of Croatia’s most beautiful islands. Nowadays, Hvar is a ´must – go’ destination, a kind of Croatia’s French Riviera, where lots of people enjoy crystal blue sea from their yachts. Beauty of Hvar lies in a special mixture of architectural renaissance – gothic style and in the governance that Venetian aristocracy left to this place. Our suggestion is a walk through white narrow stone streets, and a visit to main places of interest, like St. Stephen’s Cathedral, the Main square, Old Renaissance Theater and Spanish fortress.
Accommodation in Hvar.
DAY 08 / SUNDAY / HVAR
Breakfast and transport to the port. We will take a ferry to Dubrovnik, passing between beautiful Dalmatian islands.
Arriving to Dubrovnik. Accommodation.
DAY 09 / MONDAY / DUBROVNIK
Breakfast and visit to the Old City, which was also pronounced as UNESCO World Heritage.
Places of special interest are St. France’s Church from 14th century, Rector's palace, Cathedral and Dominican Monastery. The master – piece of Renaissance is tower Minčeta, the biggest tower in Dubrovnik, and one of the best preserved fortification towers in Europe.
DAY 10 / TUESDAY / DUBROVNIK – MOSTAR – SARAJEVO
Breakfast and departure toward Bosnia and Herzegovina, with stopping in Međugorje, famous pilgrimage place since appearances of Virgin Mary. Journey continues to Mostar, the old capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mostar is emblematic city from recent war ( 1992 – 1995) for destruction of Mostar’s symbols Old Bridge, reconstructed in 2004.
For centuries, Mostar is a meeting place for different cultures and religions, living together.
The old city is the most visited part of the city, with its medieval streets and typical craft shops.
The journey continues to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
City is a religious center for Islamic, Orthodox and Catholic Church. Also, Sarajevo is famous for murder of Francisco Ferdinand. This murder was a cause of escalation of First World War.
Accommodation in Sarajevo.
DAY 11 / WEDNESDAY / SARAJEVO
Breakfast and visit to the city, fascinating for its multi cultural charm. Cultural diversity is visible in every step, especially in famous Husfreg – Beg mosque from 16th century, famous for ornamentation.
We will also visit vivid open air market Baščaršija from 15th century, situated in old historic center, Austria – Hungarian quarter and Olympic Stadium.
Free afternoon for shopping. Accommodation.
DAY 12 / THURSDAY / SARAJEVO – ZAGREB
Breakfast and departure to Zagreb, Croatia’s capital. Arriving and accommodation.
We recommend individual walk through Old city center and visiting places of special interest, like Parliament, Cathedral and church of St. Mark.
DAY 13 / FRIDAY / ZAGREB
Breakfast and transport to the airport.
Information & Reservations:
Incoming Tour Operator UNILINE
Sergia Dobricha Street No. 16
52 100 Pula
Republic of Croatia
Head of Overseas Department
Mr. Robert Sedlar
Gsm: +385 99 2613282