Ten days AUTOTOUR through Croatia

NATIONAL PARKS and PARKS OF NATURE:

NP Plitvice Lakes – NP Kornati archipelago - Nature park Zrmanja River - NP River / Lake Krka

Organized thematic travels  from may to october

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PROGRAM OF STAY

DAY 1: ARRIVAL TO CROATIA – ZAGREB; capital of Croatia

Flight from France / Belgium / Switzerland / Luxembourg / .... arrival to ZAGREB airport – Rent a car and departure towards hotel ARCOTEL ALLEGRA**** (downtown) – check in rooms, free time to visit the capital -  dinner by choice (we recommend restaurant Kaptolska klet), free time and overnight stay.

DAY 2: NP PLITVICE LAKES, PEARL OF CROATIAN CULTURAL HERITAGE

After breakfast departure towards Plitvice - arrive in the morning at one of the most beautiful natural spectacles, The Plitvice Lakes National Park, ranked World Heritage by UNESCO for its fauna, flora and known for its 16 lakes that flow in cascades into each other.

- check in rooms at hotel DEGENIJA**** - lunch by choice (suggestion: traditional restaurant Lička kuća / Lika Le Foyer / on the entrance to the Park) -

* visiting the lakes - free time – dinner by choice and overnight sleep.

* The Garden of the Devil -the Plitvice Lakes consist of 16 lakes connected to each other in the Lika between the mountains of Mala Kapela and Plješivica. Thanks to its location and its history throughout the region is in some geographical mapes named the Garden drunk Devil. Legend lakes were created after a long drought. People, animals and nature of suffering of thirst, even the Black River had déséchessée. The people began to pray. This is when the Black Queen appeared in the valley with her magnificent suite; then stood strong wind and rain began to fall on the earth. It was raining so long that the lakes were created.

The lake system is divided into Gornja jezera (12 superiors lakes) and Donja jezera (the 4 lower lakes). Among the highest lakes is Lake Proscansko (639 m) and the lowest is Novakovica Brod (503 m). The high lakes, surrounded by forest and linked by numerous waterfalls, lie in a dolomite valley, while the lower lakes, smaller and shallower, surrounded by low vegetation, are located on the limestone rocks. After Sastavci waterfall in the lower lakes water continues until the Korana river and the Plitvice brook, which falls from an elevation of 76 m, forming waterfalls. In the rocks around the lakes and river Korana there a14 caves in limestone and 6 caves field in the travertine formations.

The climate in the lakes region is the alpine type. In summer water temperatures in Proscansko and Kozjak Lakes rises to 24 ° C. Between November and March the entire region is covered with snow; the lakes are frozen in December and January offering a magnificent view of the winter landscape. In the area there are hotels and accommodation. The lakes are located on the main road.

DAY 3: THE PLITVICE LAKES (2)

Breakfast – Second day on Plitvice Lakes* - in the late afternoon departure to Zadar, check in rooms

at hotel KOLOVARE**** - relax,  dinner in the restaurant of hotel or in the city and overnight sleep.(1)

* Two main sources feeding the most upstream part and the southernmost of the hydrological system: the Black River Brook (Crna rijeka), taking its source at 670 meters over a distance of two kilometers. They dovent their names to dark moss lining their beds; the White River stream (Bijela rijeka), which originates at the neck Čudin Klanac, and is named after the white sand of karst origin.

These two rivers form the Matica (a stream of a united previous two) that flow with other perennial although less during high flows in Lake Proscansko. This is the first lake with other all connected and succeeding cascading over a cumulative altitude difference of 158 meters.

DAY 4: ARCHIPELAGO KORNATI

Breakfast - boarding on a boat for a day trip to discover the Kornati Archipelago * with lunch on board (fish or barbeque) Amusette of "barba" (Captain) - Back to Hotel KOLOVARE, Zadar, dinner by choice - free time – overnight sleep.(2)

* "On the last day of Creation God wished to crown his work to create the archipelago of Kornati, tears, stars and breath of wind" George Bernard Shaw

DAY 5: SAFARI CANOYING ALONG THE RIVER ZRMANJA

After breakfast (7:30) departure in the direction of Camp Aventouriste towards the karst river Zrmanja to spend a day canoeing safari accompanied by  * - lunch-snack in nature - opportunity to participate in dinner-kermesse organized by the host of the Muskovci camp with roast lamb / kid to pin following local customs to the divine fragrance of the soil, accompanied by a local band music of the Dalmatian region - Return to Hotel Kolovare, Zadar for dinner and overnight stay(3).

* Descents of the river whose difficulty level is not too high, is within the reach of all and both very playful. Zrmanja like its tributary Krupa have waters are among the clearest of Croatia.

Zrmanja is a river formed grooves over most of its course is seen as a natural monument, with its crystal clear water which flows 200 meters deep, where the river has carved its bed in the Karst Dalmatian hinterland of Zadar, and formed cascades of marvelous beauty.

DAY 6: ŠIBENIK - KRKA FALLS - Jurlinovi DVORI

Breakfast - Departure towards Šibenik, city tour (Cathedral St Jacques, etc ...) - Then head to visit the Falls of the river KRKA, and

meeting with the natural beauty of the National Park Krka (by boat and on foot) – lunch by choice (we suggest  restaurant Panorama, Roški slap) - in the afternoon discovery of an authentic local village Jurlinovi dvori hamlet Draga, real city museum chronicling 150 years of history; visit of a house dating from the nineteenth century still owned today by local farmers, has been restored by a

priest enthusiast vine cultivation; offering a panoramic view of Primosten - Stop for refreshments - continuing the way to the village Primošten on the peninsula of the same name - free time and  towards Omiš, checking in Boutique-hotel *** VILLA DVOR - Free time for dinner in the restaurant of the hotel, overnight sleep.(1)

DAY 7: LAKES OF IMOTSKI

After breakfast tour with multiple activities organized in the locality of 5 Imotski tectonic lakes: Red and Blue Lake, Galipovac lakes, and Mamici Knezovici representing natural phenomena for their unique shape when their dimensions and their very specific color – At noon lunch break with barbecue organized in nature before a walk along the abyss that youby narrow paths lead to the discovery of a beautiful view of the phenomenon of nature - Late afternoon short visit to the town of Imotski before returning to the hotel Villa Dvor for dinner in the restaurant and overnight sleep.(2)

DAY 8: CETINA CANYON TOUR

Breakfast - Multi morning activities: recreational course of forty minutes by boat on the River Cetina - free time - lunch in traditional restaurant Radmanove mlinice - in the afternoon a tour of the town and citadel of Omiš and free time for a drink on the terrace of a cafe in the medieval town remained famous for its local pirates -  dinner at hotel restaurant VILLA DVOR, overnight sleep.(3)

DAY 9: SPLIT - CITY OF ROMAN IMPEREUR DIOCLETIEN

After breakfast departure for a tour of historical and cultural monuments of SPLIT( second largest city in Croatia) - Le Chef town of Dalmatia region (Palace

Diocletian, the Peristyle and the Cathedral - UNESCO World Heritage) – lunch by choice (we reccomend restaurant LE MONDE) - free time and return at Boutique-hotel *** VILLA DVOR, dinner in the restaurant and overnight sleep.(4)

DAY 10: END OF STAY

After breakfast, short city tour with visits to cultural and historical monuments of Trogir - UNESCO World Heritage (splendid country house of greek origin, a real jewel of the Middle Ages: winding streets, Cathedral, ...) - According to flight schedules, free time,  transfer to aéroport Split, return the rental car - flight back to France / Belgium / Switzerland / Luxembourg / ....

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