Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia (Flights Included)

26 Day Small Group Tour & Cruise from Milan to Dubrovnik with Bunnik

Read 3 reviews and enjoy exclusive savings on Bunnik's 26 Day Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia (Flights Included). Taste the 'good life' in northern Italy and breathe the pristine air of the beautiful Italian and Slovenian Alps. Relax in the Italian Lake District, taste...read more

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Small Group Tour & Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Milan
Small Group Tour & Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Dubrovnik
Accomodation
Accomodation
3 - 4 Star
20
Max Group Size
20
Cruise
Trip Style
Cruise
Small Group
Trip Style
Small Group
Scenic / Cultural
Trip Style
Scenic / Cultural
Included
Flights
Included
Countries Explored:
Italy, Slovenia, Croatia
Trip Operated By:
Bunnik
Bunnik
66 Reviews
Trip Reviews:
5.0 out of 5
3 Reviews
Trip Code:
BUN50473

Itinerary

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1 Depart Australia
2 Arrive Milan
Welcome to Milan! The world's capital for fashion and design. Meet your fellow travellers and Tour Director this evening for a welcome drink.
3 Milan - Lago Maggiore
Discover the glamorous city of Milan today on a sightseeing tour. We'll admire the intricate Duomo, Sforzesco Castle and visit the Vittorio Emanuele Gallery. Next we travel to Lago Maggiore in the beautiful Lake District. Tonight we'll enjoy a group welcome dinner. (B/D)
4 Lago Maggiore
Spend a perfect day discovering this stunning location. Visit the islands and enjoy the views looking out over the brilliant blue lake, dotted with tiny, flower-filled islets. (B)
5 Lake Como Excursion
Enjoy a walking tour of beautiful Lake Como today. Here we ride the funicular railway to enjoy the views from high above the picturesque city. We'll take a scenic cruise on Lake Como to the beautiful town of Bellagio, enjoying the views of the charming villas adorning the shore. (B)
6 Lago Maggiore - Bologna
On our way to Bologna, we stop in the town of Parma, the birthplace of parmesan cheese and prosciutto. We'll enjoy a tasting and sightseeing tour before continuing to Modena where we will taste some of the balsamic vinegar for which the area is famous. (B)
7 Bologna
Characterised by its red-brick palazzi and lengthy porticoes, the city of Bologna is also famous for its cuisine. We'll discover the sights, and tastes, on a walking food tour. (B/L) Special Experience: We'll also enjoy a visit to the Gelato Museum dedicated to the history of artisan gelato, with tastings of course!
8 Bologna - Venice
Today we make our way to ever-romantic Venice, stopping along the way for a sightseeing tour in the medieval city of Ferrara, one of Italy's hidden treasures best known for its Renaissance buildings. (B)
9 Venice
A place like no other, a day exploring Venice will leave lasting memories. Today's highlights include Piazza San Marco, Doge's Palace, Piombi Prison and the Basilica. The afternoon is free to enjoy at your leisure. (B)
10 Venice - Dolomites
Enjoy the views as we make our way to the Dolomites in the northern Italian Alps, also known as the 'fossil archipelago'. Enjoy some free time here to explore at your own pace. (B)
11 Dolomites
Special Experience: Today we'll make our way up the mountains to the open-air Museum of the 5 Torri, which bears the scars of WWI battles fought between the Italians and the Austro-Hungarians. (B) Optional Walking Discovery: Discover stunning Lake Misurina on a walking tour and enjoy the healing properties of the mountain air. Learn more
12 Dolomites - Lake Bled
We cross the border this morning and make our way into the the heart of the Slovenian Alps to the town of Bled. (B)
13 Lake Bled
The region around Bled is one of the most beautiful in Europe. Here we enjoy a wonderful sightseeing tour including a visit to Bled Castle. (B) Special Experience: We'll visit the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum and taste some of the locally produced cheeses.
14 Postojna & Ljubljana Excursion
Today we explore the incredible Postojna Caves, with more than 20 kilometres of passages, galleries and chambers. We'll also stop in the leafy capital of Ljubljana for a sightseeing tour. (B)
15 Lake Bled - Zagreb - Plitvice Lakes National Park
This morning we cross the border and stop in Zagreb, the Croatian capital, and take a sightseeing tour of this fascinating city. After lunch, we travel to stunning Plitvice Lakes National Park. These 16 terraced lakes are renowned for their distinctive colours, ranging from azure greens to steely greys and blues. (B/D) Special Experience: Stay overnight inside the national park, and only 400 metres from the highest waterfall.
16 Plitvice Lakes National Park
This morning we explore the spectacular lower lake section on a guided walking tour that will showcase its magnificent turquoise lakes, waterfalls and cascades. Optional Walking Discovery: Why not discover more of this natural phenomenon on an extended walk with your guide? Learn moreOr - spend the afternoon at leisure to relax. (B/D)
17 Plitvice Lakes National Park - Split
Embark Cruise: After breakfast we transfer to the port of Split to board our yacht for a cruise along the picturesque Dalmatian coast. Tonight enjoy a welcome dinner on board the ship. (B/D)
18 Cruising: Split - Trogir
Today we'll take a city tour of Split, where we walk through Diocletian's Palace before sailing to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Trogir where we'll discover this historic city centre on a walking tour. This evening is at leisure for you to explore. (B/L)
19 Cruising: Trogir - Bol - Hvar
This morning we anchor in Bol, said to have the best beach in Croatia - the Golden Horn. We continue to the beautiful island of Hvar this afternoon. We'll enjoy a sightseeing tour to see Europe's first public theatre and the Franciscan Monastery. This evening is at your leisure. (B/L)
20 Cruising: Hvar - Vis
We set sail for the beautiful island of Bisevo to explore its famous cave, known for having a striking blue glow. We continue sailing to our final port for the day, Vis. Enjoy time at leisure in this jewel among the Adriatic islands. (B/L)
21 Cruising: Vis - Korčula
We arrive in Korčula in the early afternoon and enjoy a walking tour of its character-filled cobblestone streets. This evening is at your leisure. (B/L)
22 Cruising: Korčula - Šipanska Luka
Today we sail to the lovely island of Mljet and enjoy free time to explore the Great and Small Lakes in the national park. Next, we continue to Šipanska Luka island before enjoying a captain's dinner in the evening, complete with live music for our entertainment. (B/L/D)
23 Cruising: Šipanska Luka - Dubrovnik
We sail into Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic'. Our sightseeing will include Orlando's column and Sponza Palace. (B/L)
24 Dubrovnik
Disembark Cruise: We farewell the crew and begin our journey home. (B)
25 In Transit
26 Arrive In Australia

Bunnik Inclusions

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Journey Highlights

La Dolce Vita

  • Take a sightseeing tour of the world's capital for fashion and design, Milan.
  • Take a guided tour of idyllic Lago Maggiore, visiting some of the islets on the lake.
  • Enjoy a walking tour of Como, taking in its many churches, museums, parks and palaces, and ride the funicular railway to enjoy the views from high above the picturesque city.
  • Enjoy a scenic cruise on Lake Como to the beautiful town of Bellagio. Ride the gentle waves as our cruise give us the perfect viewing point to admire the charming villas adorning the shore.
  • Taste some of the local delicacies in Parma, best known as the home of Parmesan cheese and prosciutto.
  • Taste some of the balsamic vinegar for which the Modena region is famous.
  • Explore Modena and its medieval centre, now filled with bustling piazzas, market stalls and a spectacular UNESCO World Heritage-listed cathedral.
  • Take a walking food tour of the city of Bologna, famous for its culinary delights and characterised by its red-brick palazzi, towers and lengthy porticoes.
  • Visit the Gelato Museum - with a tasting so you can pick your favourite!
  • Stop in the medieval city of Ferrara, one of Italy's hidden treasures.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive tour of Venice, the most alluring city in the world, showcasing St Mark's Square, St Mark's Basilica, Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs.
  • Take a chairlift to enjoy a beautiful view of the Dolomites and explore the 5 Torri Open-Air War Museum, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site.
  • Discover stunning Lake Misurina on a walking tour with your guide and enjoy the healing properties of the mountain air.

Slovenia, the land of pristine landscapes and friendly faces

  • Be mesmerised by the mountain resort of Bled. With its emerald green lake, iconic fairy-tale church steeple perched atop the tiny rock at the middle of the lake and its medieval castle clinging to a cliff top, this is truly a magical place to behold.
  • Indulge in tasting of the locally produced cheeses at the Alpine Dairy Farming Museum.
  • Marvel at the two million year old stalagmite and stalactite formations at the Postojna Caves, a series of caverns, halls and passages some 20km long and hallowed out by the Pivka River.
  • Visit the well preserved and pretty capital city of Ljubljana and admire its dazzling hilltop castle, emerald green river, al fresco cafes on the banks of the promenade, youthful vibrancy and cultural creativity.

Beauty, culture and ancient architecture await in Croatia

  • Stop in the fascinating city of Zagreb and admire its old world graciousness, lively energy and friendly locals.
  • Discover the natural beauty of Plitvice Lakes National Park as your guided walking tour showcases its magnificent turquoise lakes, waterfalls and cascades.
  • Be guided on an extended walk of the spectacular Plitvice Lakes.

Cruise Croatia's sparkling Adriatic coastline

  • In Split take a walking of the historic inner city and see one of the world's most impressive Roman Monumenta, the Diocletian's Palace.
  • Enjoy a city tour and an evening at leisure in the UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Trogir.
  • Cruise to Bol on Brac Island, said to have the best beach in Croatia - the Golden Horn.
  • Take a sightseeing tour on the island of Hvar, renowned for its lavender fields and eternal sun.
  • Enjoy a morning cruise to Bisevo island, home to a striking blue cave.
  • Enjoy a free evening to explore the captivating island of Vis.
  • Take a walking tour through the charming town of Korčula.
  • Explore the beautiful Great and Small Lakes in Mljet National Park.
  • Be rewarded with views of the shimmering Adriatic Ocean, beautiful marble streets and baroque buildings as you walk along the ancient city walls of medieval Dubrovnik.

Please Note: The Adriatic cruise featured within this tour is not privately chartered by Bunnik Tours, and as such, you may also be travelling with other passengers on board and during shore excursions.

Trip Inclusions
  • Return economy-class flights from Australia to Europe. Taxes included
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day of tour
  • All touring conducted in air-conditioned vehicles
  • 7 night Adriatic cruise
  • Tipping Made Easy, $250pp pre-paid
  • Port taxes, $70pp pre-paid
  • Porterage included where available
Accommodation & Meals
  • 13 nights in 3-4 star hotels
  • 2 nights in Ethno houses, Plitvice Lakes
  • 7 nights in a standard cabin on board an Adriatic cruise
  • 22 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 5 dinners, including group welcome and captain's dinner
Your Tour Guides
  • English-speaking locally based tour director (excluding cruising)
  • English-speaking locally based cruise director
  • English-speaking locally based guides
Trip Notes
  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Disruptions to itinerary may occur.

Reviews (3)

26 Day Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia (Flights Included) reviews from past clients of Global Journeys.

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“Northern Italy, Slovenia & Croatia”
- NSW, Australia Aug 2019

The overall tour was brilliant. The organisation was spot on and we had a great time. The Bunnik section was as expected and great while the Rome accommodation and extras were well arranged in a good hotel in the middle of the action.

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“Great vacation”
- SA, Australia Aug 2017 6 Helpful Votes

A very enjoyable holiday. Almost everything was perfect. We were particularly impressed with the smoothness of all transitions - from bus to hotels, to the various sites we visited and so on. Timing was spot on. Our Group was surprisingly small (only 7) and we were looked after extremely well. Our Italian guide for the bus component in Italy was extremely good - knowledgeable, caring and a sense of humour. Local guides were good too. The cruise ship (Celebrity Reflection) was comfortable and...read more

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“Wonderful Bunnik Trip”
- ACT, Australia May 2017 5 Helpful Votes

After many years of being independent travellers this was our first experience with group travel. We loved it for a variety of reasons including the great variety of activities covering both city and rural/parks locations - and varying from visiting churches to a pizza and gelato luncheon. We had an excellent guide for the land based travel and good quality accommodation and coach. Bunnik took all the stress out of travelling between different cities with a great group of fellow travellers...read more

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