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Luxury

Croatia & Balkan Peninsula

Dubrovnik to Budapest
13 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: EULC14
  • 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

  • Experiences in 13 destinations
  • APT’s Freedom of Choice Inclusions in 3 locations
  • Locally inspired dining – a total of 23 meals
  • Expert APT Tour Director
  • 13 nights staying in luxurious accommodation
  • Transfers and gratuities
  • EULC14 - 2021 season runs for 14 days

Map & Itinerary

Europe map EULC14 2021
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

View of water through buildings on sunny blue sky day

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 with your Freedom of Choice activity. Afterwards, enjoy lunch on your Signature Experience. The evening is free for you to check out the local dining scene independently.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

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 Stari Most. This beautiful bridge was destroyed during the Croat–Bosniak War in 1993 and was re-built in 2004.

Stay: Two Nights, Hotel Mepas

Daily :
  • 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, enjoy some leisure time.

Stay: Two Nights, Split, Hotel Park

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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


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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore what appears to be endless waterfalls and gorges that rush into the turquoise pools of Krka National Park. The park extends kilometres 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: Plitvice, Hotel Lyra

Daily :
  • 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

Daily :
  • 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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Savour a wine tasting and lunch at one of Croatia’s top vineyards found along the famed Plešivica Wine Road.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Choose between 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. Arrive in the town of Jastrebarsko, a prominent wine region, where you can enjoy your Signature Experience. Back in Zagreb, enjoy a farewell dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Say farewell to Croatia as you travel from Zagreb to the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

Stay: Two nights, Budapest, Kempinski Hotel Corvinus

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Enjoy a morning city tour of Budapest taking in its historic monuments, including Fisherman’s Bastion and Heroes’ Square. The afternoon is at leisure to further explore. Tonight enjoy dinner in a local restaurant.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Buildings along the river promenade illuminated under the night sky

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • 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.

It has been a privilege to welcome so many guests aboard APT’s award-winning journeys, and a joy to see those guests fall in love with each new experience the world presents.