Rovinj, The Istrian Peninsula
Opatija and the Istrian Peninsula
Croatia's Istrian Peninsula offers stunning scenery, a striking coastline and great excursion possibilities. Our 4 star hotel is centrally located in Opatija, on the Bay of Kvarner, which has one of the longest tourist traditions in the eastern Adriatic. Opatija is an elegant resort with many period buildings, a favourable climate, lush gardens, stylish restaurants and cafés and a long coastal promenade. This tour normally departs on Friday but variations can be arranged on request.
Stunning coastline • Opatija • Historic Pula • Rovinj • Krk Island
Day 1 Short Channel crossing. Overnight in Saarbrücken.
Day 2 Travel through Germany and into Austria for dinner and an overnight stay near Innsbruck.
Day 3 Traverse the Brenner Pass and then through Italy and Slovenia to arrive in Croatia for a 5 night stay.
Day 4 A day to relax in Opatija. This charming and elegant town has many period buildings, wonderful gardens and the Lungomare, a 12km coastal promenade.
Day 5 A full day excursion into Slovenia and to the scenic Karst area for a visit to the awesome Postojna Caves. Visitors are carried into these world class caves on a train to see the unusual rock formations (cost approx. £10 per person).
Day 6 Explore the Istrian Peninsula. We recommend stops in Pula, an ancient town with an impressive Roman Amphitheatre, and Rovinj, one of the areas most stunning coastal towns.
Day 7 Only a short hop from Opatija is Krk Island. Here visit Krk town, with its historic ramparts, and Vrbnik, famous for its wine production. Return to Opatija in the afternoon.
Day 8 Depart Croatia and travel around Trieste and Venice before branching north into Austria, for dinner and an overnight stay near Innsbruck.
Day 9 Travel through the Alps into Germany and on to Saarbrücken for dinner and an overnight stay.
Day 10 To Calais for a Channel crossing to Dover and home.
All tours are tailored to your requirements
Hotel Bristol, Opatija
An elegant 4 star hotel located in the centre of Opatija, near the Jakova Park. Rooms are comfortable, stylish and with air-conditioning. The hotel has a lift, restaurant, bar, terrace, spa and café.
• 4 star • 78 bedrooms • Lift
• Rooms with air conditioning
• Nearby coach parking (local charge)
Your tour includes:
• Return short Channel crossings
• 2 nights half board on the outbound journey
• 5 nights half board in Opatija with:
Buffet breakfast and buffet dinner
After dinner tea/coffee each night
• 2 nights half board on the inbound journey
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