FAMILY HOLIDAYS IN ISTRIA 8 DAYS

The native land of white truffles

One of vacation and leisure areas on the Mediterranean coast, Istria is recognized by its seaside resorts like those of Umag, Porec, Vrsar, Rovinj and Rabac on the edge of the Adriatic Sea. But the discovery of its hinterland few years ago, with its medieval villages generally located atop the green hills, with fieldsand flowery meadows, with its olive groves and hills cultivated vineyards, has brought the northwest peninsula of Croatia refined tastes of travelers and tourists around the world.

OFFER ON REQUEST

From € 600 / person based on 2 people

depends of the season

Organized stays from april to october

PROGRAM OF STAY

DAY 1: ARRIVAL IN CROATIA

Flight from xy airport... arrival on ZAGREB airport – Rent a car and departure towards POREČ, Istria, passing through the picturesque village of FUŽINE (a famous tourist destination in the mountain region of Gorski Kotar, located at 730 meters above sea level, has the immediate vicinity of the highway Rijeka - Zagreb), a stop incl. table reserved in the restaurant Bitoraj - continuation to POREČ, check in the hotel rooms of VALAMAR PICAL*** - dinner and overnight stay (1).

Distances: Zagreb - Fužine = 132 km; Fužine - Hotel VALAMAR PICAL, Poreč = 134km

DAY 2: POREČ AND SURROUNDINGS

After breakfast tour of historic and cultural monuments of POREČ, continuing trip to the CAVE BAREDINE (8 km from Porec, a geomorphological natural monument laid it a few years ago for visits, - on the way back stop in the village of artists Groznjan - return to the hotel VALAMAR PICAL *** Porec to refresh,  dinner and overnight stay. (2)

Distances: Hotel VALAMAR PICAL - Downtown Poreč = 2 km; Porec-Nova Vas / Baredine = 8 km; Nova Vas / Višnjan-Grožnjan-Baredine = 23 km;Grožnjan-Buje -Višnjan- Hotel VALAMAR PICAL = 26 km

 

DAY 3: ARCHIPELAGO BRIONI EXURSION, GUIDED TOUR OF PULA

Breakfast - departure for FAZANA, boarding on the exursion boat to BRIONI ISLANDS, National Park since 1983 – in the afternoon continuation to City of PULA for guided tour of cultural and historical monuments of the largest Istrian town and one of the oldest cities of the eastern Adriatic coast: its foundation is attributed by the Argonauts Callimachus, Greek writer of the third century BC; even today, visit Pula is the effect of time travel, especially to meet up in Roman times - back to the hotel VALAMAR PICAL ***, Poreč, dinner and overnight sleep (3).

Distance: Hotel VALAMAR PICAL, Poreč - Fažana = 52 km; Fažana - Pula = 29 km; Pula - Hotel VALAMAR PICAL, Poreč = 61 km

DAY 4:  FREE TIME FOR ENTERTAINMENT, SWIMMING AND SUNBATH

After breakfast, free time for swimming and sunbathing on beaches next to hotel VALAMAR PICAL ***, Poreč - refresh,  dinner and overnight stay. (4)

DAY 5: BOAT EXCURSION TO LIM FJORD

In the morning depart towards city of ROVINJ, one of the most picturesque towns of Istria, to make a tour round and then to embark in a boat Tour: Limski KANAL (Lim Fjord stretches over 9 km long and 600 meters wide to form one of the prettiest sites in the region) and CELLAR ROMUALD , on the way back to the hotel, visit to the mysterious ruins of an old town called Dvigrad a site that is certainly worth visiting around KANFANARI (see www.inforovinj.com/hrv/rovinj/ dvigrad.asp) - just before returning to the hotel VALAMAR PICAL ***, Poreč,  visit of CELLAR OF FAMILY Matosevic in SVETI LOVREČ / Krunčići to taste the wine of Istrian winemakers - free time, dinner and overnight stay (5).

Distances: Hotel VALAMAR PICAL - Rovinj = 35 km; Rovinj - Dvigrad = 18 km; Dvigrad - Krunčići / St. Lovreč = 15 km; Krunčići / St.Lovreč - Hotel VALAMAR PICAL, Poreč = 19 km;

DAY 6:  ISLAND OF ST ANDRIJA, ROVINJ

After breakfast spending a day swimming and sunbathing on beaches in St Andrée island - back to the hotel VALAMAR PICAL ***, Poreč - refresh,  dinner and overnight stay. (6)

Distances: Hotel VALAMAR PICAL, Poreč - Rovinj A / R = 2 x 36 km = 72 km

 

 

DAY 7: THE PLITVICE LAKES

After breakfast departure from the hotel towards CRIKVENICA, SENJ, PLITVICE to go on a hiking tour of one of the most beautiful natural spectacles, NATIONAL PARK PLITVICE, a UNESCO world heritage for its fauna, flora, and known for his 16 lakes that flowin cascades into each other; water flow through dolomitic rocks forming travertine barriers, natural dams that are at the origin of a series of lakes, caves and beautiful waterfalls waters. The neighboring forests are home to bears, wolves and rare birds - meals served in the traditional national Licka Kuca restaurant before undertaking a tour round the lakes, boat ride on Lake Kozjak and return scenic train - Late in the afternoon continuation towards ZAGREB - arrival to the hotel ARCOTEL ALLEGRA****, Center of Zagreb - check in rooms, free time for dinner  in the restaurant of the hotel and overnight stay (7).

Distances: Hotel VALAMAR PICAL, Poreč - Plitvička jezera = 263 km; Plitvička jezera - Hotel ARCOTEL ALLEGRA Zagreb = 140 km

DAY 8: END OF STAY

After breakfast, free time and according to flight schedules, departure to the AIRPORT ZAGREB, return of a car, flight back home.

Distance: Hotel ARCOTEL ALLEGRA - Zagreb downtown Zagreb Airport = 14.5 km

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ALMA VISIO TOURS
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Office:
Vlaška 66, Zagreb, Croatia
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Ana Mamić
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+385 92 199 3957
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