Experience the best of Croatia’s north Dalmatian Coast, home to beautifully preserved historic towns, sleepy offshore islands and some of the country’s most impressive national parks.
On this 7-night holiday, we’ll stay near the gorgeous seaside town of Šibenik, a perfect base for discovering the surrounding area.
On guided day trips to Split, Trogir, and the nearby islands of Zlarin & Krapanj, we will learn about the unique Dalmatian history, culture and traditions that have shaped this region.
This holiday also includes plenty of free time for you to explore or relax based on your own interests, with personalised recommendations from your expert guide.
What You’ll Love
- Immerse yourself in Croatian culture on this 7-night getaway to the Dalmatian Coast
- Stay near the seaside town of Sibenik, known for its beautiful beaches & access to the Kornati Islands (4* Half Board)
- Discover the history of Sibenik on a half day walking tour including a visit to the Cathedral of St. Jacob
- Experience the Dalmatian coast from the water on a boat tour to the nearby islands of Zlarin & Krapanj
- Enjoy a full day excursion to the historic coastal towns of Split & Trogir
- Relax with plenty of leisure time to unwind at the beach, go island hopping, or explore the town of Sibenik
- Return flights and transfers included
Day 1 – Travel to Croatia
Upon arrival in Split, you will be met by our local representative in the airport and transferred to your hotel. Along the way your guide will share tips about the area, suggest activities for you to enjoy and answer any questions you may have. You will have the remainder of the day at leisure to unpack, relax and explore the surroundings of your hotel.
Day 2 – Šibenik
Begin your holiday with a half-day guided walking tour of Šibenik Old Town. Your local guide will take you to highlights including the Šibenik Cathedral of St. Jacob, a three aisled basilica with unique construction and stylistic characteristics. The afternoon will be spent at your leisure.
Day 3 – At Leisure
You will have today to relax and explore at your own pace. Your local guide will be delighted to suggest activities to suit your interests.
Day 4 – Boat Excursion
After breakfast you will be met by your local guide and take a boat trip to two of the nearby islands. The unspoilt ‘golden island’ of Zlarin is your first stop. Discover what life is like for the 300 inhabitants of the island and discover the unique industry of coral harvesting during a visit to a traditional coral jewellery manufacturer. Your next stop is Krapanj, the smallest island in the Šibenik Archipelago. Here you can experience the typical Dalmatian lifestyle as you stroll through the tiny streets admiring the little seaside rock houses. (Note: in the rare case of unsuitable weather, this excursion may be re-scheduled to a different day).
Day 5 – At Leisure
You will have today at leisure. As always, your local guide will be delighted to suggest activities to suit your interests. You might like to further explore one of the neighbouring islands by taking an independent boat trip or visit Sibenik’s pretty pebble beach.
Day 6 – Split & Trogir
After breakfast you will be met by your guide who will take you on a tour of Split and a visit to the historic town of Trogir. Your walking tour of Split starts in the city centre, and includes a visit to the St. Dulmus cathedral and treasury. After free time for lunch, you will continue to the charming town of Trogir. This old medieval city is situated on a small island that connects to the mainland via a small bridge. Enter the walled city and stroll through its narrow lanes lined with stone houses, palaces, churches, and monasteries. View the Town Hall, the Cipiko Palace, St. Lawrence Cathedral, and the 14th century bell tower that stands 47m high and demonstrates three different styles of architecture.
Day 7 – At Leisure
Spend your last day as you wish. Take in some further sightseeing, shopping or just relax and unwind.
Day 8 – Return Home
This morning you will be transferred to the airport with guide assistance for your flight home.