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Your 10 night guided tour of Venice and Eastern Europe includes visits to beautiful coastal cities throughout four countries – Italy, Slovenia, Croatia, and Montenegro. You’ll discover natural, historical, architectural, and cultural beauty during your affordable European tour of the Adriatic coast.

You’ll begin in the “floating city” of Venice, Italy – with its iconic landmarks, legendary canals, bridges, and piazzas. Your visit of Venice includes a boat ride along one of the major canals to St. Mark’s Square, time to enjoy cafes and churches, or a gondola ride if you choose.

From Venice, you’ll travel to the picturesque fishing village of Piran, Slovenia, then to the seaside resort of Portorož. Consider a spa treatment, trip to a casino, or an excursion to the beautiful Istrian peninsula.

On to Croatia, you’ll enjoy the stunning Adriatic coast and the bay laurel woods of Opatija. In Zadar, you may choose to join a full-day cruise to Kornati National Park to explore the inlets and reefs of its 89 tiny islands.

Your escorted tour of Croatia includes the Central Dalmatian region to visit KRKA National Park. Discover breathtaking waterfalls, water mills, and more than 200 species of bird – including eagles, osprey, falcons, and owls.

Enjoy your guided tour of the vibrant port city of Split with its 4th-century architecture – including the Emperor’s palace. Next, you’ll venture to the “Pearl of the Adriatic” – Dubrovnik. A historic fortress city, incredible Dubrovnik is also known as a filming location for the TV series, Game of Thrones.

A full day excursion to Montenegro includes the visit to Kotor and a short boat ride to a tiny island with an iconic, world-famous church.

Package Includes
  • Airfare from Canada to Venice and return from Dubrovnik
  • 10 night guided vacation
  • Dining: 10 Buffet breakfasts; 5 dinners
  • Roundtrip airport transfers
  • Touring by private, first-class, air-conditioned motorcoach; canal transfer boat in Venice; boat ride from Kotor to Our Lady of the Rocks
  • Local Guides for city sightseeing in Zadar, Krka National Park, Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor; professional Tour Director while touring
  • Individual headsets
Sightseeing Highlights

VENICE – Orientation and boat ride to St. Mark’s Square
PIRAN – Visit the fishing village
PORTOROŽ – Explore the seaside resort
OPATIJA – Visit
ZADAR – Guided sightseeing
KRKA – National Park guided visit
TROGIR – Visit
SPLIT – Guided sightseeing
STON – Visit
DUBROVNIK – Guided sightseeing
MONTENEGRO – Guided excursion, visit Our Lady of the Rocks and Kotor

 

 

May 23, 2020
Vancouver $3499 + $654 tax
Victoria, Kelowna $3799 + $654  tax
Calgary, Edmonton $3699 + $654 tax
Toronto $2999 + $654 tax
Montreal $2999 + $654 tax
Single Room Supplement add $581
Pre-Pay Gratuities
(Travel Director and Driver)
add $137

Note: Cosmos requires passport and emergency contact information with final payment.
Note: Europe Cosmos motor coaches are not washroom equipped. Inquire about upgrades to Globus tours which offer an emergency washrooms on board.

Globus-Vs-CosmosUpgrade your tour package to a similar First Class Vacation (Globus): The Croatian or Best of the Balkans. For more information or request a quote, please call us at 1-877-523-7823

 

Day 1 ARRIVE IN VENICE AREA, ITALY
Check into your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to make your way to visit the magical “floating city” of Venice. This evening, meet your Tour Director and fellow travelers.
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Poppi (or similar)
Day 2 VENICE
One of the most unique cities on Earth, Venice is a place of unmatched beauty and a feast of fantastic landmarks and iconic sites. View the delightful crisscrossing canals, the gondolas, arched bridges, palaces, and piazzas. Your included orientation features a BOAT RIDE to St. Mark’s Square, and time at leisure for a chance to explore on your own or to join our signature optional excursion. You can also just relax with a cappuccino at one of the many cafés in the center.
Meals: Breakfast
Day 3 VENICE AREA–PIRAN, SLOVENIA–PORTOROŽ
Say arrivederci to Venice and cross into neighboring Slovenia. Discover the picturesque fishing village of Piran, with an enchanting medieval square lined with cafés. Continue to the spa town of Portorož (“Port of Roses”) for an overnight.
Today’s Distance: 127 mi/ 205 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Riviera (or similar)
Day 4 PORTOROŽ
Enjoy a free day to explore the pretty seaside resort on the Adriatic. You could pamper yourself at one of the wellness centers, or try your luck at a casino. Alternatively, we offer an optional excursion to the Istrian Peninsula, home to Porec with its beautiful beaches and Roman temple dedicated to Neptune, and to pretty Rovinj.
Meals:  Breakfast
Day 5 PORTOROŽ–OPATIJA, CROATIA–ZADAR
Cross the border into Croatia, then relax and drink in the natural beauty of Opatija, a town nestled between the sparkling waters of the Adriatic and a lovely forest of bay laurels. Next stop is Zadar. Join your Local Guide and learn all about the historic Old Town with its exceptional cultural heritage, a treasury of archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times.
Today’s Distance: 249 mi/ 400 km
Meals:  Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Porto (or similar)
Day 6 ZADAR
Take the opportunity to explore Zadar at leisure, or maybe join our exciting optional excursion.
Meals:  Breakfast
Day 7 ZADAR–KRKA–TROGIR–SPLIT AREA
Head into central Dalmatia and visit KRKA NATIONAL PARK, renowned for its breathtaking waterfalls and attractive water mills. Join your Local Guide to explore the outstanding natural beauty and home to more than 200 species of birds, be sure to watch for osprey, golden eagles, peregrine falcons, and Eurasian eagle-owls. Visit Trogir with its medieval walls, seaside promenade, and maze-like marble streets. Continue to the vibrant port city of Split.
Today’s Distance: 124 mi/ 200 km
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel Katarina (or similar)
Day 8 SPLIT AREA–STON–DUBROVNIK
The guided tour of Split reveals a city whose splendor dates back to the 4th century when Emperor Diocletian built his phenomenal palace—now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, skirt the dramatic coastline as you make your way south to Dubrovnik. Along the way, stop in Ston, renowned for its defensive walls, a major feat of medieval architecture.
Today’s Distance: 174 mi/ 280 km
Meals:  Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Tirena (or similar)
Day 9 DUBROVNIK
Awaken this morning in the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” one of the world’s most stunning cities, and discover Dubrovnik’s many charms in the company of a Local Guide. Game of Thrones fans should keep watch for filming sites used as King’s Landing and Qarth!
Meals:  Breakfast
Day 10 DUBROVNIK. EXCURSION TO KOTOR, MONTENEGRO
Set off to discover some of the highlights of Montenegro. Kotor, situated in a secluded part of the Gulf of Kotor, is the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Your Local Guide will introduce you to this UNESCO World Heritage Site, including a short boat crossing to visit OUR LADY OF THE ROCKS, one of two islets off the coast. Return to Dubrovnik. Today’s Distance: 115 mi/ 185 km
Meals:  Breakfast
Day 11 DUBROVNIK
Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
Meals: Breakfast

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