Croatia: Treasure of the Adriatic Coast

Program No. 16636RJ
Croatia’s seaside villages, stunning coast and ancient history make it the perfect destination for exploring traditional Mediterranean life.

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At a Glance

From cliffside fortresses overlooking the turquoise Adriatic Sea to the sweet scent of gardens bursting with blooms of lemon trees, Croatia is a paradise for lovers of history, culture and the sublime beauty of nature. Journey along the breathtaking Adriatic Coast, discovering the marbled streets of medieval towns, exploring UNESCO World Heritage Sites steeped in ancient history and taking in the unparalleled rugged beauty of the exquisite Dalmatian Coast.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
The Activity Level for this program is "Keep the Pace". Participants on this program must be able to climb many flights of stairs, walk on city streets with steep inclines and rough terrain for up to two miles, and use public transportation.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 13 to 24 participants.

What You'll Learn

  • Witness one of the finest examples of Byzantine art from the fifth century at the Euphrasian Basilica in historic Porec.
  • Marvel at the waterfalls, cascades, and crystal lakes of Plitvice Lakes National Park, as you explore the park on foot, and on a short boat ride.
  • Discover the Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery, Onofrio Fountain and St. Blaise’s Church on expert-led excursions through Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Take pleasure in the sounds of folk music, a special treat during your farewell dinner at local family.
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