Korčula (town)

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  • Historic fortified town on the island of Korčula
  • Includes the central Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral of St Mark, built from 1301-1806
  • Contains a 15th century Franciscan monastery with a Venetian Gothic cloister

 

Plitvice Lakes National Park
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  • One of the oldest and largest national parks in Croatia
  • Founded in 1949
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

Dubrovnik

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  • City on the Adriatic Sea
  • Historically based on maritime trade, reaching a high level of development during the 15th-16th centuries, noted for its wealth and diplomacy
  • In 1991, the city was besieged by Serbian and Montenegrin soldiers of the Yugoslav People’s Army for 7 months and suffered significant damage from shelling
  • After repair and restoration works in the 1990s and 2000s, Dubrovnik re-emerged as one of the top tourist destinations in the Mediterranean
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Diocletian’s Palace

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  • Ancient palace built for Roman Emperor Diocletian’s retirement in the 4th century
  • Resembles a large fortress, of which half was used for the military garrison and half personal use by Diocletian
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Euphrasian Basilica

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  • Great example of Byzantine architecture in the Mediterranean region
  • Since it’s the third church to be built on the same site, it conceals previous buildings such as the great floor mosaic of the previous basilica from the 5th century
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Trogir

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  • Historic town and harbor on the Adriatic coast
  • Situated on a small island between the mainland and the island of Čiovo
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site

 

Dubrovnik Cable Car

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  • Cable car offering views of the city
  • Opened in 1969

 

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  • Family farm located in the hills of Vodnjan offering educational tours on the production of olive oil
  • Offers a view of the Brijuni Islands and the olive groves

 

Rovinj

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  • City and fishing port located on the coast of the Istrian peninsula
  • Istriot, a Romance language, one spoken widely on the island, is still spoken by some residents

 

Muzej Apoksiomena

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  • 2,000 year old underwater world discovered accidentally by a diver in 1996
  • On display is a priceless sculpture from the Adriatic underwater world

 


 

Costs

all flights $1,574

food $22/day x 13 days = $286

hotel $31/day x 11 days = $341

tickets (all attractions) $77

TOTAL for whole itinerary $2,278