Landscape Trekking: 7-Day Croatia Itinerary

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  • Croatia

  • Beaches

  • Boutique Travel

  • Food & Wine

  • Nature Escapes

  • National Parks

  • Multi-Destination

  • Tours

Narrow alleyway and stairway in Dubrovnik with plant pots and street lamps.
Curator’s statement

Looking to become the next king of Westeros? Croatia, known for its many famous scenes in the Game of Thrones, is full of diverse terrain. Consisting of over 1000 islands, eight national parks with amazing waterfalls, beautiful beaches with crystal blue water and vast landscapes with medieval castles, Croatia has it all!

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Where to stay

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Heritage Villa Nobile

Cozy boutique hotel in Dubrovnik with a secluded garden just steps from the city walls.

Heritage Hotel Dea Hvar

Small family-owned luxury hotel close to the Hvar theatre.

Hotel Degenija

Laid-back hotel with modern rooms close to Plitvice National Park.

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Day 1-2: Visit the hidden caves and islands, seen on the Game of Thrones

Aerial view of Dubrovnik against deep blue ocean with boats.

Take a private kayak tour to explore hidden caves and islands surrounding Dubrovnik, visit locations where famous scenes from the Game of Thrones were filmed, and walk around the city walls for some spectacular views of the Adriatic Sea.

In the evening, take the cable car to Mt. Srd for dinner and a view of Dubrovnik at sunset.

Day 3-4: Relax and explore the island of Hvar

City in Hvar in Croatia at night with sun setting and cloudy sky.

Take a ferry to the island of Hvar, one of Croatia's 1000+ islands with crystal blue water. After exploring the town, climb the steps to a medieval fortress for some amazing views, followed by a relaxing afternoon at one of the town's many private beaches and a refreshing dip into the Adriatic Sea. In the evening, choose from over 100 local restaurants for some authentic Croatian food.

Take a private bike ride along the island and explore the lush terrain. As you pass through the small port towns, you will have the option stop for a swim or a local treat, followed by a relaxing afternoon of wine tasting along with a charcuterie board filled with handcrafted meats and cheeses (vegan options also available).

Day 5: Take a hike at the famous Plitvice Lake National Park

Plitvice Lakes in Croatia with clear blue waters and lush green.

Choose from one of eight different hikes in Plitvice Lakes National Park, where you will feel like you are starring in your very own Fairy Tale under the natural beauty of Croatia's most famous national park.

Day 6-7: Sightsee around Zagreb or spend another day out in nature

Winery with dining table setup overlooking mountains and valleys outside of Zagreb.

Either spend some time exploring Croatia's capital of Zagreb or escape the city for another outdoor hike for a view of the city from the mountain tops followed by wine tasting from one of the country's oldest wineries, established in the 18th century.

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