DAY 1 SPLIT; OLIVE OIL AND WINE TASTING
Upon arrival at Split airport, take a transfer to your hotel. Freshen up and then enjoy a true introduction to the region: wine and olive oil tasting. The heritage of the ancient Greeks, the two are today essential ingredients of any Croatian meal, and you will savor them with a dash of modern zest, slowly catching on in this otherwise quite traditional area. Enjoy Split in the evening and stay overnight.
DAY 2 SPLIT; SPLIT AND TROGIR WALKING TOUR, EXCLUSIVE DINNER
After breakfast, set out to explore the shorelines surrounding Split. The towns you will visit, Split and Trogir, have both seen the Greeks, the Romans, Venetians, Napoleon, the Habsburgs, yet have, each in their own way, managed to sustain an easy-going seaside mindset. Still, over time, Split flourished into Croatia’s second largest city, while Trogir retained its small-scale charms. Learn about the stunning heritage in their UNESCO-listed historic centers, and visit their Cathedrals, St. Domnius in Split and St. Lawrence in Trogir. Round off your day with a rhapsody of the Mediterranean freshness and flavors at one Split’s favorite fine-dining venues. Overnight in Split.
DAY 3 SPLIT; HVAR ISLAND BY PRIVATE MOTOROBAT; LUNCH ON PAKLENI ISLANDS
A visit to Split would never be complete without hopping over to one of the islands which bulge on its horizon line. After breakfast at the hotel, get on a private motorboat for a transfer to the stunning island of Hvar and its glitzy hotspot, the town of Hvar. Frequented by jet-setters, European royalty and international superstars, Hvar is the birthplace of organized tourism in Croatia and also the home of the oldest European public theater, but outside the town premises, the island still upkeeps its traditions, sloping vineyards and endless lavender groves. Enjoy a lunch in one of the bays over at the neighboring Pakleni islands, and then a well-deserved dip in the crystal clear sea. Heaven on Earth! Return to Split, enjoy you last evening as you please and spend overnight in Split.
DAY 4 DEPARTURE
After enjoying a relaxed breakfast at the hotel, transfer to the airport. End of the tour.