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Croatia

Discover our Croatia tours

Immerse yourself in a world of picture-postcard landscapes with our Croatia trips and adventure vacations. Follow your expert local leader for a tour through the maze of red-roofed medieval buildings, marble-paved squares and narrow cobbled streets of Dubrovnik's Old Town, and join the locals in a game of Picigin in the crystal-clear aquamarine waters of Split’s golden beaches.

For those of you looking for a family adventure in Croatia, jump into the Centin River for a wild white-water rafting and canyoning expedition before exploring the craggy inlets of the Dalmatian Coast in sea-kayaks. And cyclists will love our cycling tour along Croatia’s coastline; pedal past the vast lavender fields of Hvar and sample local cuisine at traditional konoba restaurants along the way.

Considering a trip to Croatia but new to Explore? We've answered some of your most-asked questions about small group travel. 

Our most popular Croatia tours

Cycle the Dalmatian Coast

Croatia Cycling Trip code CCD
Best seller
8 Days From US$1440 without flights

Balkans Rail Adventure

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Kosovo Rail Journeys Trip code YUG
Best seller
16 Days From US$2660 without flights

Walks and Coastal Towns of Croatia

Croatia Walking and Trekking Trip code CO
8 Days From US$1400 without flights

Highlights of Croatia

Croatia Discovery Trip code DD
8 Days From US$1750 without flights

Walking Montenegro and the Croatian Islands

Croatia, Montenegro Walking and Trekking Trip code WCM
8 Days From US$1400 without flights

Journey Through the Balkans

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia Discovery Trip code YD
12 Days From US$2030 without flights
8 Days From US$1600 without flights

Self-Guided Cycle Venice to Porec

Italy, Croatia, Slovenia Cycling Trip code CSIC
8 Days From US$1570 without flights

Highlights of Croatia

 

Whether you choose to explore the historic charm of Dubrovnik and the golden sand beaches of Split or embark on an activity vacation along Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast, our selection of small group vacations to Croatia will create memories to last a lifetime. Here are some of our Croatia tour highlights.
 

Dubrovnik

Also known as the ‘pearl of the Adriatic’ the medieval town of Dubrovnik is a popular highlight on our Croatia tours. Almost completely destroyed by shelling in the Siege of Dubrovnik, UNESCO and the local people gracefully restored this fortified town, and it retains a cheerful atmosphere and authentic charm. Wander around the city’s timeworn stone walls on our Cycle the Dalmatian Coast trip for far-reaching views across a patchwork of red-terracotta roofs encased by the azure-blue ocean and jagged coastline.


Split

Step back in time as you wander through Split’s maze of narrow cobblestone streets on our Croatia Discovery Tour. Discover pre-Romanesque churches, Gothic chapels and alley-ways lined with rustic townhouses adorned with faded emerald-green shutters. Browse eclectic boutiques, delve into hidden galleries and stop for a bite to eat in a hole-in-the-wall cafe. Head to the seafront for a gentle stroll along the Riva Promenade and savour fresh seafood in one of the waterfront restaurants, before relaxing on the golden sand beach lapped by crystal-clear turquoise waters and playing a game of Picigin with the locals.

 

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Follow timber boardwalks around a labyrinth of aquamarine lakes in the Plitvice National Park on our Highlights of Croatia Tour. Sixteen lagoons of shimmering topaz water sit among lush verdant forests and cascade over steep limestones cliffs, as pearly-white spray glistens in the sunshine and rainbows beam over the veils of water pouring into the ethereal plunge pools below. These dams of limestone crystals have formed over many millennia, and new chutes frequently burst through the travertine banks, creating a plethora of over ninety waterfalls to explore in this ever-evolving landscape.

 

Solo travel

 

Our small group trips to Croatia are popular with families, couples, friends and solo travelers alike. Travel with like-minded people and make new friends as you discover all of the must-see sights as well as hidden local gems under the expert guidance of your Explore tour leader.

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