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2018 Itinerary

13 Day Itinerary (Budapest > Venice)

  • Tour Code

    EGD

  • Departure City

    Budapest

  • Duration

    13 Day

  • Return City

    Venice

Tour Inclusions

included in your price

  • The services of an Evergreen Tour Director
  • All tipping and gratuities included
  • Airport transfers
  • 12 Day Dalmatian Coast Coach Tour
  • Explore 7 different cities, towns and villages with local guides during our included tours and
  • Visit the Opera House, St. Mark’s Church, Cathedral and the Archbishop’s Palace of Zagreb
  • Take an orientation tour of the Croatian seaside
  • Visit the remains of the Imperial Palace of Diocletian on a guided tour of Split
  • See the medieval ramparts of Dubrovnik
  • See Rector’s Palace, Onofrio’s Fountain and the Franciscan and Dominican monasteries
  • Enjoy a guided visit of Plitvice National Park
  • Visit the Karst Caves at Postojna, Slovenia
  • Visit the Franciscan Church, St. Nicholas Cathedral, the Opera House, the National Museum and Castle on our guided tour of Ljubljana
  • Experience a gondola ride in Venice

dining highlights

  • 19 superb meals including: 12 Full Breakfasts (FB), 1 Lunches (L), 5 Dinners (D) & 1 Highlight Dinners (HD)

you’re invited

  • Home hosted meal at a Croatian farmhouse
  • Day 1 Arrive Budapest

    Welcome to Budapest! On arrival at the airport, you will be met and transferred^ to your centrally located hotel. After check-in the rest of the day and evening is at leisure.
    Overnight Stay: Budapest

  • Day 2 Budapest – Zagreb

    After breakfast this morning, it’s time to meet with your fellow travellers, and travel south through gentle countryside towards central Europe’s largest lake – Balaton. Take in the spectacular views of the lake before we continue our journey through Croatia, arriving in Zagreb.
    Two Night Stay: Zagreb

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 3 Zagreb

    This morning we will take in the sights of the city. Enjoy the architecture of the Archbishop’s Palace, Opera House, Zagreb Cathedral and St. Mark’s Church. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this lively capital.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 4 Zagreb – Dubrovnik

    Our journey this morning takes us to the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic on the north Dalmatian coastline. We hug the coastline with the sparkling sea on our right and majestic mountains on our left as we head to Dubrovnik – commonly known as the Pearl of the Adriatic.
    Three Night Stay: Dubrovnik

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 5 Dubrovnik

    The walled old town of Dubrovnik is a UNESCO World Heritage site, largely unchanged since the middle ages. Enjoy a walk around the medieval ramparts. We will also see Onofrio’s Fountain, the Rector’s Palace and the Fransiscan and Dominican monasteries. You’re Invited: Join a Croatian family for dinner in a typical farmhouse.

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 6 Dubrovnik at leisure

    Today is at leisure to explore the lively market, enjoy lunch in a seaside restaurant or simply relax. Your Tour Director will be happy to advise how best to use your free time.

    Discover More: Montenegro & the Bay of Kotor, one of the most spectacular coastlines in the Adriatic. Kotor, encircled by walls and fortresses, is included on the UNESCO World Heritage List (extra expense)

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 7 Dubrovnik – Split

    We farewell Dubrovnik and begin our spectacular drive to Split, site of the former Palace of the Emperor Diocletian. Today, the Palace constitutes the inner core of this bustling city, and is inhabited with shops and market squares. With a local guide, enjoy an in-depth sightseeing tour of this gracious city by the sea.
    Overnight Stay: Split

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 8 Split – Plitvice Lakes

    We turn inland and traverse the rugged natural scenery of the Balkans as we head towards the unique Plitvice National Park. On arrival, enjoy magnificent sights along meandering pathways in the National Park as we view a series of emerald green lakes.
    Overnight Stay: Plitvice Lakes

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 9 Plitvice Lakes – Lake Bled

    Continuing our journey, we cross into Slovenia.  Visit the country’s greatest tourist site – the Karst Caves at Postojna. A mini-train will take us underground through a series of beautiful halls. Continue on to the captial, Ljubljana for a city tour. It’s a short drive to Lake Bled, an earthly paradise at the foot of the Julian Alps and one of the highlights of this tour.
    Three Night Stay: Lake Bled

    Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch

  • Day 10 Lake Bled

    Take a tour of beautiful Lake Bled. Board a traditional wooden ‘Pletna’ boat operated by your friendly gondolier for a trip out to the 'Church of the Mother of God on the Lake' perched in the middle of the lake. This afternoon is yours to explore the beautiful town.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Day 11 Lake Bled at Leisure

    Today is a day at leisure for you to enjoy beautiful Lake Bled.

    Discover More: Bled Castle and Lake Bohinj tour (extra expense)

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 12 Lake Bled – Venice

    This morning we leave Slovenia and cross the border into Italy. In the afternoon we arrive in the former maritime stronghold of Venice. On arrival in the magical city of Venice you’ll enjoy a gondola ride through the canals. This evening join your Tour Director and fellow travellers for a farewell dinner.
    Overnight Stay: Venice

    Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner

  • Day 13 Depart Venice

    Your tour concludes after breakfast when you are transferred to the airport for your onward or home bound flight.

    Meals included: Breakfast

  • Pricing & Availability

    Pricing and Availability All prices listed are per person