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Luxury

Croatia and Balkan Peninsula

Dubrovnik to Budapest
13 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULC13
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Cruise the Ljubljana River

Cruise down the picturesque curving Ljubljana River with a glass of sparkling wine and enchanting music.

Feast at a Local Farm

Enjoy lunch at a local farm near Dubrokvnik that has been family-owned for over 400 years.

Discover Plitvice Lakes

Immerse yourself in World Heritage-listed Plitvice Lakes National Park during an incredible guided tour.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 11 destinations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 21 meals
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in two locations
  • 12 nights luxury land accommodation

Map & Itinerary

Croatia & The Balkan Peninsula EULC13 Map 2020
Dubrovnik to Budapest

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

Welcome to the walled city of Dubrovnik. We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome reception.

Stay: Two Nights, Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Travel to the Konavle Valley and enjoy a welcome lunch at a family-owned farm. Meet the family that have lived in the region for more than 400 years, and learn about daily life on the farm.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps spend the day exploring the major sights of the Old Town and see its well-preserved baroque, Renaissance and Gothic architecture. Or you may prefer to embark on a tour of the city’s walls, completed in the 16th century.


Today you have a choice as to how you would like to experience Dubrovnik. Then enjoy your Signature Experience in the Konavle Valley. The evening is free for you to check out the local dining scene independently.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Dubrovnik old town pier, croatia

Visit the Maritime Museum of Montenegro, then continue to your luxurious hotel, situated in an unrivalled waterfront position at Porto Montenegro’s super-yacht haven. Here, you’ll have some time to soak up the atmosphere or head out and explore before dinner tonight.

Stay: Regent Porto Montenegro

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Travel to Mostar and learn about the city’s history on a tour. Here, delight in seeing the iconic Stari Most (Old Bridge), originally built between 1557 and 1566.

Stay: Two Nights, Mostar Marriott Hotel or Hotel Mepas

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Sarajevo was nearly destroyed during the war of the 1990s. A local expert who lived through the war will show you the poignant sights, including the Sarajevo War Tunnel. You'll also see Sarajevo's old town, including the Baščaršija, the city's old bazaar and historic city centre dating back to the 15th century when Isa-Beg Isaković founded the town. An array of diverse architecture is also on display at the Gazi Husref Bey's mosque complex.

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  • Breakfast

On your way to Split, stop to visit a traditional mill to sample some of the local produce, followed by lunch in this exquisite setting. Afterwards in Split, you will have some time at leisure to explore on your own.

Stay: Two Nights, Split, Hotel Park

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Tonight, choose to dine at your hotel or at a local restaurant, the Adriatic Graso, which overlooks the ACI marina.


Embark on a guided discovery that takes you to the Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman Square as well as Cardo and Decumanus streets.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore what appears to be endless waterfalls and gorges that rush into turquoise pools of Krka National Park. The park extends 73km along the Krka River, running from the Adriatic all the way to the Croatian inland mountains. Later, arrive at Plitvice and perhaps try the local suckling pig for dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Ljubljana, Grand Hotel Union Executive

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Big tiered waterfall with lots of greenery taken on long exposure

Discover the magic of Plitvice Lakes National Park. Tour the incredible turquoise lakes, before a relaxing cruise within the idyllic surrounds. Afterwards, call in at the tiny village of Rastoke, known for its well-preserved mills, before arriving in Zagreb.

Stay: Three Nights, Esplanade Zagreb Hotel

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Enjoy a guided city discovery of Zagreb, known for its vibrant culture intertwined within its Austro-Hungarian architecture. Tonight, you may like to try the local dining scene for dinner, or relax and unwind at your hotel.

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  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Since you are visiting the Plešivica Wine Road, we couldn’t let you leave without a visit to one of the best local vineyards for a tasting, and also the perfect setting for lunch.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Arrive in the town of Jastrebarsko, where you will have the choice of a bike ride or a gentle walk through the region’s verdant hills and valleys.


Start your day with a drive along the Plešivica Wine Road with about 40 different wineries found along the trail. During your exploration, you will call into a local workshop, as well as a natural local water source. Back in Zagreb, enjoy a farewell dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to Budapest, where you will be transferred to your hotel. Enjoy an evening at leisure.

Stay: Budapest, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Bridge lit up at twilight with buildings all along the river banks

Be transferred to the airport.

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  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Luxurious accommodation

No matter which destination, you will stay in luxurious accommodation throughout your journey.

Incredible Cuisine

Savour the finest dining in amazing venues throughout your journey.

Delve deeper into Europe

With an average group size of 30 on your land journey you can be sure you'll enjoy an immersive experience of Europe.

Our people are passionate about dreaming up once-in-a-lifetime experiences for our guests and making them possible