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The best of the Adriatic
in 14 days Italy

Slovenia – Croatia – Montenegro!

 
1st Day: Venice /Italy
Venice is one of Italy's most sought-after travel destinations. This jewel of the Adriatic is floating on its blue lagoon connected by nearly 400 bridges and with 150 winding canals. The City of Bridges is a myriad of waterways and cobblestone paths, traffic-free streets marked by piazzas and extraordinary Catholic churches. Singing gondoliers in striped jerseys, the Rialto and the Bridge of Sighs, masked balls, golden barges, courtesans in gondolas and crumbling palaces facing streets made of water, no wonder why the Serenissima has been a fabled destination for centuries.
 
2nd Day: Koper /Slovenia
Koper is carved grey Istrian limestone, eight squares situated at the outer edge of the town covered with a carpet of white stone, eleven other squares, remnants of an ancient city wall boasting the largest cathedral in Slovenia. The facades of the buildings and their interiors reveal the millennial history of Koper. The valley of the castles a fortified border that once separated the territory of the Venetian Republic from the Austrian region. Nearby famous stud farm Lipica founded in 1580 offers visitor moments of relaxation in its recreational centre.
 
3rd Day: Umag /Croatia
Umag small town and port on the north-western coast of Istria, presents “Croatia’s gateway to Europe”. The old town of Umag is located on a small peninsula (which was once an island) on the north-western coast of Istria. It was built on the foundations of Roman archaeological ruins and it has preserved its network of narrow streets and a Medieval urban structure. Even the Romans proclaimed Umag for their seaside resort and connected it with the mainland. The magnificence and splendour of those times today is reflected in the many Venetian houses in the old part of Umag.
 
4th Day: Brijuni
Brijuni, are a group of two larger and twelve smaller islets along the West coast of Istria, near Pula. Both archipelago and the surrounding sea are under protection as National Park and open to visitors. The fact that it was visited by the élite of Austrian, Hungarian and German aristocracy when Istria was part of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy speaks of its beauty and charm. In more recent history almost every major statesman visited the islands as Brijuni were residence of late President Tito of Yugoslavia. The islands are rich in natural beauties and sumptuous wildlife (680 different local and exotic plants, 150 bird species brought here from various parts of the world.). On Brijuni there is an attractive archaeological site the Byzantine castrum and luxurious Roman villa, Ethnographic collection, Collection of frescoes, Archaeological Museum and Natural history exhibit.
 
5th Day: Mali Losinj
Mali Losinj known by its sea tradition. Annunziata is a small church of Mary's announcement at the cape of the Cikat bay, a place where women used to wait and prey for their husbands to return safely. in 1892 Veli and Mali Losinj became climatic spas, which opened a new economic realm - tourism. Its special climate, light winters and not too hot summers, which cured the first visitor of the climatic medical center in 1885. The bridge which is placed at the entering to Mali Losinj, above the channel which was ditched through the narrowest part of the island, makes two separated peace's of land that are connected by the movable bridge. It makes possible for smaller boats and yachts to enter the port.
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6th Day: Telascica
Telascica - Thanks to its exceptionally valuable plant and animal life, geological and geomorpho-logical phenomena, valuable colonies of the sea bottom and interesting archaeological heritage this area became protected in 1980 as a Nature Park. Three basic phenomena are certainly the main characteristics of the Nature Park: the unique bay of Telascica as one of the safest, the most beautiful and the largest havens on the Adriatic that includes 25 small bays and 69 km of the well-indented coastline, the cliffs of the island of Dugi otok or so-called "Stene", rising up to 200 m above the sea level and falling down vertically up to 90 m below the sea level, and finally the salt lake called "Mir" with its curative characteristics.
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7th Day: Primosten
Primosten. Sailors called it a "dry point" because of the long lasting dry periods. It is set upon a little island that five centuries ago the inhabitants linked to the land by a causeway so that they could go off to the fieldsthe more easily. Surrounded by seven little islands, Primosten is a special gift from nature that leaves no one indifferent. What a parsimonious nature did not give, the industrious people created themselves, and made Primošten into one of the most attractive places to visit in the whole of the Adriatic. The stone houses, churches and narrow lanes are a perfect harmony of the past and the present.
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7th Day: Skradin
Skradin, the headquarters of Krka National Park (proclaimed in 1985 as the seventh national park in Croatia), a spacious, largely unchanged region of exceptional and multifaceted natural value, and includes one or more preserved or insignificantly altered ecosystems. Skradin is one of the oldest Croatian settlements with the status of a town (2nd c. BC). Situated not far from Skradinski Buk, where the Krka river flows with tranquillity, it represents the centre of life from the early ancient times. Located between two wonderful waterfalls Skradinski Buk and Roski Slap there is Visovac Lake and the Franciscan monastery on the islet.
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8th Day: Split
Split is not only an urban, cultural and traffic centre of Dalmatia with road and sea connections to Dalmatia's numerous summer resorts, but it is itself often a tourist and excursionists destination. A city with a 1700-year old tradition, a variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments, among which the well-known Palace of Diocletian, inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage List, certainly occupies a special position, and the warmth and offer of a modern Mediterranean city.
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9th Day: Hvar
Hvar is the town of a unique cultural and historical heritage but also an important tourist resort with a centuries-old tradition in tourism. Main attractions are pleasant climate, a lot of sunshine, natural beauties, various accommodation facilities, gastronomic offer, sports and recreational opportunities, etc. Hvar is frequented both in the summer and winter months, and its very special climate favoured the development of health tourism. Nowadays Hvar becomes a jet-set destination.
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10th Day: Korčula
Korcula - The town of Korcula, the historical centre of the island, has a very nice location in the Peljesac Channel. It is also known for its outstanding cultural and historical heritage and a long tradition in seafaring, shipbuilding and stone-masonry. It is the birthplace of the adventurer and traveller Marco Polo. Today Korcula is an important tourist centre and after Dubrovnik, most visited cruising destination in Croatia.
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11th Day: Mljet
Polace/Mljet, a village in the bay bearing the same name, in the western part of the northern coast of the island of Mljet. Chief occupations are farming and fishing. The bay is 5.6 km long and up to 3.9 km wide. It is protected by a range of small, almost completely bare and unpopulated islands (Moracnik, Tajnik, Kobrava, Ovrata). Due to the closeness to Veliko and Malo Lakes, Polace is also the harbour of the Mljet lakes.
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12th Day: Dubrovnik
Dubrovnik - the city of a unique political and cultural history (the Dubrovnik Republic, the Statute from 1272), of world-famous cultural heritage and beauty (inscribed on the List of World Heritage Sites by UNESCO) - is one of the most magnificent and well preserved fortified city in the world, its history dates back to the 6th century. The old city is fully encapsulated by its fortified walls stretching 1940 meter's. The walls are at their highest are 25 meters and up to 6 meters thick. The territory of the famous Republic of Dubrovnik (Ragusa), was able to keep balance with great forces, which always had respect for its economic well being and culture, and it remained free due to its numerous diplomatic and economic relations. Dubrovnik was especially flourishing from the 15th to the 18th century.
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13th Day: Herceg Novi /Montenegro
Herceg Novi is recognisable by the abundance of mimosa trees and its numerous flights of stairs. It is a 'city of the sun', thanks to the large number of sunny days all year round. The centre of Herceg Novi is Stari Grad, decorated by buildings dating back to the epochs of Sahat – Kula (1667) and Kanli – Kula (1483). Fortress Spanjola (1538) and Fortress Forte Mare (1687) are only a part of the cultural heritage of this renowned town. Full of thick greenery, Herceg Novi hides numerous kinds of tropical flowers. Towards the end of January the town becomes scented with the subtle fragrance of yellow and green mimosas and the Mimosa Festival is dedicated to this flower.
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14th Day: Kotor
Kotor, a city of traders and famous sailors. The Old City of Kotor is a well preserved urbanisation typical of the Middle Ages, built between the 12th and 14th century. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor an UNESCO listed “World Natural and Historical Heritage Site". Through the entire city the buildings are criss-crossed with narrow streets and squares. Cathedral of Sveti Tripun, a monument of Roman culture and one of the most recognisable symbols of the city, the Church of Sveti Luka (13th cent.), Church Sveta Ana (12th cent.) Church Sveta Marija (13th cent.), Church Gospe od Zdravlja (15th cent.), the Prince’s Palace (17th cent.) and the Napoleon Theatre (19th cent.) are all treasures that are part of the rich heritage of Kotor.
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