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Tour Savings: Explore Austria, Slovenia and Croatia over two amazing weeks!

SAVE up to $1355 per person*

A vibrant Austria, Slovenia and Croatia trip filled with travel adventures in Central Europe. Waltz your way through Vienna, take a rowboat across Slovenia’s fairy-tale Lake Bled and explore the magical walkways, waterfalls and lakes of Plitvice National Park in Croatia. *Book for travel in June 2022 and save up to $1355 per person!

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13 nights
WHAT'S INCLUDED
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About this holiday

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Old Town, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Sightseeing Highlights:

  • Explore Vienna, Ljubljana, Plitvice National Park, Split, Hvar Island, Dubrovnik and Zagreb with a Local Specialist
  • Visit Diocletian's Palace in Split
  • View the Cathedral of Hvar Island
  • See the Hofburg Palace and Imperial Boulevards of Vienna, the Castle of Ljubljana, the Old City of Dubrovnik and the Cathedral of Zagreb
  • Explore with peace of a village where time has stood still and enjoy a Be My Guest lunch cooked in a traditional style under an iron bell using ingredients from the family's farm
  • Admire the irresistible beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO-listed protected area and home to bears, wolves and many rare bird species.
  • See the ancient fortress built in Split as a retirement residence for Roman Emperor Diocletian in the 4th century.

Inclusions

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This 14 day itinerary includes:

  • 13 Nights accommodation
  • 21 Meals - 13 Breakfasts, 4 Dinners, 1 Welcome Reception, 1 Be My Guest, 1 Regional Dinner, 1 Farewell Dinner.
  • Luxury air-conditioned coach with WI-FI in most countries or alternative transportation (such as rail journeys)
  • All Hotel Tips, Charges and Local Taxes
  • An Expert Travel Director and Professional Driver
  • Ferry to the Island of Hvar in the Adriatic Sea
  • Must-see sightseeing and surprise extras.
  • All Porterage and restaurant gratuities
  • Audio headsets for flexible sightseeing

Accommodation

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We have cherry picked the hotels for this journey - all tried and trusted.

  • Renaissance Wien, Vienna (2 nights)
  • Kompas, Lake Bled (2 night)
  • Hotel Jezero, Plitvice Lakes National (1 night)
  • Amfora, Hvar (3 nights)
  • Ariston, Dubrovnik (3 nights)
  • Westin, Zagreb (2 nights)

Travel dates

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Book by 30 November 2021 and Pay by 01 February 2022

Travel 24 Jun - 07 Jul 2022 and PAY $5423.20 per person - SAVING $1355.80 per person Twin Share.

Tour commences in Vienna, Austria and ends in Zagreb, Croatia.

Our experienced travel advisors can assist you with all of our travel needs call us on 1300 414 198

Itinerary

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3 Countries, 8 Cities - 14 Days

Day 1 - Welcome to Vienna

Waltz your way through Vienna, the 'City of Music' – a fitting introduction to an unforgettable At Leisure journey through some of Europe's most enchanting landscapes. This evening, meet your Travel Director and fellow travellers for a Welcome Reception and orientation drive past some of the city's dazzling sights.

  •  Hotel - Renaissance Wien
  •  Included Meals - Welcome Reception
Day 2 - Discover Imperial Vienna

Soak up the elegance and style of this imperial capital. Your Local Specialist will share such iconic sights as the Opera House, Parliament, St. Stephen's Cathedral and the 13th-century Hofburg Palace, at the heart of Vienna. Explore the narrow lanes of ‘Am Hof' before spending time at leisure immersing yourself in the Kaffee culture of the city, or perhaps join an Optional Experience to nearby Bratislava. This evening, you could choose to indulge in Vienna's intoxicating musical scene, attending a classical music concert hosted in one of the city's halls, churches or palaces.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast
Optional Experience:
  • Viennese Dinner with Musical Entertainment
  • Bratislava Discovery
  • Viennese Concert

Day 3 - Journey to Stunning Lake Bled

We journey south via the breath-taking Loibl Pass to Slovenia and the rustic natural retreat of Lake Bled, set against the backdrop of forests and mountains.

  •  Hotel - Kompas
  •  Included Meals - Breakfast
Optional Experience:
  • Traditional Slovenian Village Experience
Day 4 - Lake Bled Your Way

Spend the day at leisure, admiring Lake Bled’s crystal clear waters. Gaze in wonder at the castle clinging dramatically to a cliff, then consider joining an Optional Experience to visit the mystical Bled Island.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
Optional Experience:
  • Postojna Caves Experience
  • Jewels of Slovenian Countryside and Lakes
Day 5 - Onwards to Ljubljana and Plitvice Lakes

A short journey brings us to Ljubljana, where a Local Specialist will share some of the Slovenian capital's most iconic sights, including the Cathedral, Three Bridges Square and Castle. Travel south across the Croatian border to the exquisite Plitvice Lakes National Park, where you will enjoy a MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience and join a Local Specialist for a guided walking tour along the wooden pathways suspended over mesmerising natural landscapes. As you absorb the irresistible beauty of as many as 16 upper and lower lakes and caves that are all magically connected by waterfalls, you’ll see first-hand why this is justifiably one of Croatia’s most beloved places and an important natural treasure that deserves to be preserved for generations to come. Enchanted by the experience, you’ll settle in for your overnight stay at Jezero Hotel, located in the very heart of the Plitvice Lakes National Park, a short stop from Kozjak, Plitvice’s largest lake.

  •  Hotel - Jezero
  •  Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6 - Off to Split and Hvar Island

Today, we travel to Croatia's sun-kissed Dalmatian coast to the city of Split. Here, we'll meet our Local Specialist and Dive Into Culture on a tour of the UNESCO-listed Diocletian's Palace, a veritable fortress built as the would-be retreat for the 4th-century Roman Emperor after which it is named. View the Cathedral and Baptistery of Split, once the Temple of Jupiter, before travelling to the glamorous island of Hvar for a relaxing three-night stay.

  •  Hotel - Amfora
  •  Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 7 - Explore Beautiful Hvar Island

Set your watch to island time and enjoy a leisurely guided walking tour with a Local Specialist to Hvar's Old Town. See the 16th-century Cathedral and loggia built by famed Venetian architect, Sanmicheli. Explore the peace of a village where time has stood still and Connect With Locals over lunch cooked in a traditional style under an iron bell at our exclusive Be My Guest experience. Savour the heavenly flavours of locally produced ingredients against the backdrop of the vivid-blue Adriatic before returning to Hvar for an evening at leisure.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast, Be My Guest
Day 8 - Hvar Island Your Way

Restore your spirit, relaxing in beautiful surrounds on this full free day to do as you wish. Explore the gorgeous rocky coastline on foot or join an Optional Experience taking in the island's sights and tastes, with a stop at one of Europe's oldest settlements, Stari Grad.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast
Optional Experience:
  • Sights and Tastes of Hvar
Day 9 - Cross the Water to Dubrovnik

Journey south along the picture-perfect Dalmatian coast, past seaside villages to the medieval city of Dubrovnik – its terracotta rooftops, fortified walls and white limestone façades almost tumble into the waters of the Adriatic.

  •  Hotel - Ariston
  •  Included Meals - Breakfast
Optional Experience:
  • Sunset Cruise And Dinner
Day 10 - Uncover the Picturesque City

Wander within the solid city walls on a Small Group Sightseeing tour. Your Local Specialist unveils the labyrinth of lanes and main sights of this medieval city. Admire the Rector's Palace, Onofrio's Fountain and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries, before spending time on your own, perhaps soaking up intoxicating seafood flavours at a seaside restaurant or enjoying the lively atmosphere of a local market. This evening, we enjoy a Regional Dinner at a local restaurant.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast, Regional Dinner
Optional Experience:
  • Panoramic Cavtat
Day 11 -Dubrovnik Your Way

Spend the day on your terms exploring the 'Pearl of the Adriatic'. Tread in the footsteps of Lord Byron and George Bernard Shaw, who were intoxicated by the allure of Dubrovnik. Climb the medieval ramparts, imagining a time when Dubrovnik fought for its freedom against Ottoman attacks. Later, consider joining an Optional Experience to Montenegro to see the incredible Bay of Kotor.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast
Optional Experience:
  • Montenegro Adventure
Day 12 - On to Colourful Zagreb

We leave the splendour of Dubrovnik behind as we head north to the Croatian capital of Zagreb, our home for the next two nights. This evening we dine at our hotel.

  •  Hotel - Westin
  •  Included Meals - Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13 - Uncover Zagreb’s Treasures

Join a Local Specialist this morning for an exploration of the Upper and Lower Towns of this traditional medieval city. See the majestic Cathedral, the Opera House and St. Mark's Church, with its colourfully tiled roof. The afternoon is yours to stroll through the Old Town, twirling your Šestine umbrella as you ramble along its hidden lanes, or consider an Optional Experience to Kumrovec in the countryside. This evening, we enjoy a Farewell Dinner celebration with our newfound friends and Travel Director.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast, Farewell Dinner

Optional Experience:

  • Kumrovec with Food and Drinks
Day 14 - Journey Home

Our time together has come to an end. Bid your travel companions a fond farewell at the end of a memorable At Leisure holiday together.

Ask your travel advisor about free airport transfers when travelling with Trafalgar.

  •  Included Meals - Breakfast
All optional experiences for this trip
  • Are to be used as a guideline only and are subject to change.
  • Book with your travel director when you travel

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* The Optional experiences listed above are a guideline only and subject to change.

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Fine print

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Travel at 60 and supplier booking conditions apply.

This offer applies to new bookings on selected travel dates only. Prices are per person, twin share. Book by 30 November 2021 and Pay by 01 February 2022. Not combinable with Future Travel Credit carry forward discounts - ask your travel advisor for the full details.

COVID-19 vaccination certificate required (electronic or paper copy showing date and time of vaccination(s)) with final or booster dose received at least 15 days prior to trip departure