The Croatia Trip

​2021 DATES

Use code EB2021cr for

$200 off 

Limited time only!

june 6 - 13, 2021

july 4 - july 11, 2021

Independence Day trip! - Likely to sell out

aug 8 - 15, 2021

sept 5 - 12, 2021

Labor Day trip! - Likely to sell out

8 days/7 nights

from $3,199

P.S. All payments can be broken up into a $500 deposit + 3 additional installments.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

If you’re looking for the perfect summer getaway... this is it!

 

Spend your days overlooking the sparkling, sapphire waters of the Adriatic sea with rosé in hand and a delicious plate of the freshest local seafood. Spend your evenings strolling through the charming centuries-old neighborhoods that make up this popular European destination.

 

Bask in relaxation and unwind with new friends, laughter, cocktails, and water activities as you make your way through three of Croatia’s most iconic cities, including Split, Hvar, and Dubrovnik.

 

*PS- If you loved our Greek Islands trip, you’ll be over the moon for Croatia!

FOR THE LOVE OF

COASTAL VIEWS

SUMMER PARTIES

ISLAND HOPPING

FRESH SEAFOOD

ROSÉ

SUNBATHING

GAME OF THRONES

OLD TOWN WALLS

THE ADRIATIC SEA

CROATIA

Included

  • Accommodations in a shared room with one other person (hotels, not hostels)

  • In-country transportation for included activities and transfers between towns

  • Ferry tickets to Hvar and Dubrovnik

  • 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch, 4 dinners

  • Day trip: White water rafting on the Cetina river

  • Beach club afternoon

  • Day trip: Private boat around the islands, including cave swimming and snorkeling 

  • Cable car ride with amazing views

  • Private walking tour of Dubrovnik

  • Kayaking excursion around Dubrovnik

  • FTLO Trip Leader 

not included

  • Flights to and from Croatia 

  • Airport transfers

  • Mandatory trip insurance (budget approx. $75)

  • Meals not mentioned (budget around $250)

  • Incidental Expenses

  • Optional activities

 
Day 1 - Split, Croatia
Arrive

Arrive to the city of Split by 3 p.m. and meet your new travel crew over some beers and wine.

 

In the evening, you’ll head to a local restaurant to enjoy a delicious three-course Mediterranean dinner. 

 

Kick off your first night in this gorgeous country by wandering the local neighborhood and bars.

Welcome to Croatia!

day by day*

*Itinerary is indicative for 2021 and is subject to change

Day 2 - Split
River adventure

Fuel up on breakfast in preparation for an adventurous day on the water.

 

After breakfast, we’ll head to Cetina River Canyon, where you’ll get to go white water rafting — the Croatian way! Float down the river and tackle some rapids for one of the best ways to experience this country’s natural outdoor beauty.

 

Once we’re back at the hotel, the rest of the day is free to explore as you wish. Make sure to check out Split's many popular restaurants and bars.

 

VIBE

Day 3 - Hvar
Summer vibes

Enjoy an early breakfast at the hotel before jumping onto a ferry to head to the summer resort Island of Hvar, where we’ll spend time exploring and getting to know more about the beautiful island.

 

In the afternoon, we’ll whisk your bags off to the hotel and head to a local beach bar on the outskirts of this medieval town, where you can spend the day tanning, lounging on sun beds, and drinking cocktails surrounded by amazing views of the water.

 

That evening, have dinner with the crew at one of our favorite local taverns.

Jedi! JEDI!

JEDI!

Day 4 - Hvar
I'm on a boat

Wake up and enjoy breakfast at the hotel.

 

We’ll then spend the day zooming around islands on private boat with your travel crew! This is a great way to experience Croatia’s memorable blue waters and sunshine, away from the crowds, while sunbathing, swimming, and hanging out before a lunch stop.

 

We’ll head back to Hvar that evening and the rest of the night is yours.

Image by Jeremy Bishop

PLUNGE

Day 5 - Dubrovnik
history

Fuel up on breakfast before taking a ferry to Dubrovnik. You’ll get settled into your hotel, just outside of Old Town on the Lapad Peninsula.

 

In the afternoon, you’ll get to explore and take a tour of Old Town to witness its immense 16th-century, stone-walled structure and learn about its fascinating history.

 

Just before sunset, you and the group will take a cable car ride up from Old Town to take in the amazing views over the city.

 

Return to Old Town for a night out!

UNWIND

Day 6 - Dubrovnik
BLUE WATERS

Wake up and enjoy breakfast at the hotel before heading out for a day on the water.

 

Today you’ll go kayaking in pairs around the Old Town walls to truly experience just how tremendous this incredible structure is. You’ll kayak to a nearby island to find swimming holes and a prime snorkeling spot to take a dip in the water.

 

Head back to Old Town and the rest of your evening is free.

CRUISE

Day 7 - Dubrovnik
FREE DAY

Today is a free day.

 

We recommend exploring the town, shops and local sites, or turning this free day into a day trip to Mostar in Bosnia! Or, if you’re a GoT fan…we recommend the Game of Thrones tour of Old Town or taking a quick ferry to Lokrum and checking out the GoT Museum.

 

That evening, we’ll regroup for a farewell dinner to celebrate the end of an amazing trip.

Day 8 - Dubrovnik
farewell

Today is our last day in Croatia. We’ll share one final breakfast together before we all go our separate ways.

 

Check-out is at noon, but the hotel will be happy to store your bags should you take a later flight (which we recommend!).

"Most of us live and die in the same corner where we were born and never get to see any of it. I don’t want to be most of us." — Oberyn Martell, Game of Thrones

FAST FACTS

Just for Fun

Dubrovnik was the main filming location for King's Landing in Game of Thrones.

There are more than 1200 islands and inlets in the country.

The necktie was invented in Croatia.

Trip notes

  • Croatia is quickly becoming one of the most popular European summer destinations for travelers around the world! 

  • Single rooms are available on request.

  • Certain locations on this trip are not handicap friendly - if you have mobility issues, please contact us before booking.

  • If you are unable to swim, this many not be the trip for you.

  • If the weather is not on our side, some activities may have to be changed at late notice. 

  • July, August and September are high season months in Croatia, so expect bars and restaurants to be busy. 

About croatia

With days full of sunshine and sparking blue waters, Croatia used to be one of Europe's best kept secrets. However now, it is the place to be with beautiful islands, charming medieval towns, local vineyards and superb seafood cuisine. If you are looking for an adventure with style and relaxation, this is the country for you!

GOOD TO KNOW

  • The national language is Croatian.

  • The national currency is the Croatian Kuna. 

  • The closest arrival airport is in Split.

  • The closest departure airport is in Dubrovnik. 

  • Visas are unnecessary for North American travelers.

  • Double check your passport is valid for 6-months after your return date.

 
 

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