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7:00 departure: Munich – Varaždin 6 h 30 min, 554 km, arrival 16:00 (incl. 2 hour break)
6:00 departure: Stuttgart – Varaždin 8 h 30 min, 759 km, arrival 17:00 (incl. 2 hour break)
7:00 a.m. Departure: Nuremberg – Varaždin 7 h 15 min, 639 km, arrival 3:30 p.m. (incl. 1.5 hour break)
Arrival in Varaždin in the afternoon, accommodation in the hotel, early dinner
Evening Tour of Varaždin, Croatian “Vienna”.
The city of Varaždin is located in the northwestern part of Croatia on the right bank of the Drava River.
Varaždin reveals itself to the guest as a rare urban pearl. To this day, Varaždin has retained some important features of Croatian “Vienna” as a city of baroque, music and flowers.
The biggest attraction of Varaždin is the fortress called “Stari grad” – Old Town.
As the operetta “Countess Mariza” by Emmerich Kálmán says”: “Come to Varaždin”
Breakfast, Varaždin – Lonjsko polje Nature Park, Čigoč, 2 hours, 160 km
In 1994, the village of Čigoč was declared the first European stork village.
In summer, the stork population is larger than the human population of the village.
Lonjsko Polje Nature Park: Get to know the largest Croatian floodplain of the Danube basin and the traditional architecture of this area.
Lunch at “Tradicije Čigoč”, autochthonous ambience with traditional Croatian delicacies.
Transfer Čigoč – Delnice 2 h 20 min, 220 km
Accommodation in the hotel, dinner, overnight.
The town of Delnice covers the central area of mountainous Croatia.
The richness and beauty of the city are most evident in the pristine nature that surrounds it and is an integral part of it.
After breakfast a short drive (10 min) to Lokvarka Cave.
We dive into the mystical world of the karst underground. Paved paths and stairs lead us to three explored cave halls for a total distance of 1200 meters. The path we can go leads to a depth of about 40 meters.
Nearby is the forest park Golubinjak. Beech, fir and spruce trees, sometimes over 35 m high, on the basis of huge limestone rocks, give this area the characteristics of a Special Protection Area of forest vegetation.
Golubinjak is ideal for enjoying and relaxing in nature, active visitors have numerous hiking trails.
Numerous establishments take care of the gastronomic offer, with an enchanting view of the lakes.
After lunch we drive to the nature house “Kotač” which is only 5 minute drive away. Here we treat ourselves with a tasting of homemade medicinal liqueurs made from various plants. There is also a permanent exhibition room mainly related to the history of Luzinska Street, a 200-year-old road connecting Rijeka and Karlovac (continent with the sea).
Return to Delnice, dinner, overnight.
Breakfast, Delnice – Nin 2 h 30 min, 259 km
Nin is a small Dalmatian town rich in history from Roman times to the present day. A royal city from the early Middle Ages, surrounded by mediaeval city walls, will simply enchant you.
However, Nin has more to offer, next to the town is the famous Nin Salt Works, which is over 2000 years old and dates back to Roman times.
We will get to know the production of sea salt and of course taste it.
First a tour of the Saline, then the town of Nin, lunch break (individually) in town and onward journey to Split.
Transfer, Nin – Split 2 h, 165 km
Accommodation in a hotel, dinner, overnight.
Split is the second-largest city in Croatia and the largest Dalmatian city.
The history of Split has lasted for 17 centuries since Roman Emperor Diocletian decided to build a palace on this peninsula where he would spend the last years of his life in peace. The palace has slowly developed into a city that today attracts with its rich tradition, great history, beauty of natural and cultural heritage.
Diocletian’s Palace and the entire historical core of Split have been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979, not only because of the exceptional preservation of the palace itself, but also because the palace and its city continue to live to the fullest. Historical layers from ancient Rome through the Middle Ages to the present day. Strolling through the ancient city you can travel through time, top examples of ancient architecture such as the peristyle, mediaeval Romanesque churches and Gothic palaces, Renaissance portals of noble houses, baroque facades to modern architecture…
It’s no wonder that the people of Split like to describe their city with the words “Nima Splita do Splita” (“There is no Split like Split”).
Split is much more than a magnificent architectural backdrop. It is a city where you can enjoy top gastronomy and wines.
So we explore the city on a walking tour of Split with wine tasting and Dalmatian delicacies.
Free afternoon, dinner, overnight stay.
Breakfast, Split – Šibenik 1 h 20 min, 72 km
The city of Šibenik is located in central Dalmatia, where the Krka River flows into the Adriatic Sea. Šibenik was mentioned in 1066 (under its most important name) in a charter of Croatian king Petar Kresimir IV.
For this reason the city is also “Krešimirov grad” (Kresimir City).
Šibenik is the only city in Croatia with two UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Cathedral of St. James and the Feast of St. Nicholas.
Cathedral of Saint James – an important combination of Gothic & Renaissance styles.
It is the only church in Europe built in stone, without any other material whatsoever. It is also fascinating for the series of 71 realistic sculptural portraits surrounding the apse.
The Fortress of St. Nicholas is at the entrance to the port of Šibenik and was built in the 16th century to prevent Turkish ships from entering the port. Today it is one of the most valuable and best preserved examples of defensive architecture in Dalmatia and part of the UNESCO list since 2017.
Šibenik – Krka National Park 25 min, 20 km
For many, the most beautiful turquoise blue lines of the Dalmatian karst. The beauty of the cascade and the density, rich sound of aquatic life. In many parts of Krk the river is calm and heralds its waterfalls with “silver chains”; an ever thickening ripple of water that takes on the color of silver and the appearance of countless necklaces scattered across the river. All her silver will fall down the falls and beauty will only transform into a new form.
Easy walk, boat ride, lunch break.
In the evening return to Split, dinner and overnight.
After breakfast we leave Dalmatia and drive to Tuheljske Toplice, 4 h 30 min, 443 km.
Accommodation in a hotel.
Terme Tuhelj Spa Hotel is located next to a thermal spring in the mountainous region of Hrvatsko Zagorje, 40 km from Zagreb. Numerous indoor and outdoor pools, saunas and steam baths are available on site.
Just a few meters from the hotel is the “Restaurant Dvorac (Castle) Mihanovć”.
Free afternoon, possibility to swim, dinner, overnight stay.
Breakfast, Tuheljske Toplice – Krapina 30 min, 21 km
Krapina or more precisely Krapina Neanderthal Museum is one of the most modern museum projects in Croatia and in this part of Europe. An interesting story about the life and culture of the Neanderthals in Krapina, a variety of multimedia and other content, and most importantly, special architecture awaits you. The new museum is connected to the site of prehistoric man, Krapina on Hušnjakovo Hill, by well-groomed hiking trails.
Around noon departure to Germany.