Istria4 days & 3 nights, Spotlight Journey
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Rovinj & Zagreb
Experience the rich history and culture of Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula on this journey off the beaten path. Visit the lovely town of Rovinj, and walk its narrow, cobblestone streets, which offer stunning views of the blue waters of the harbor below. Then, travel into the heartland of Istria to sample Istrian wines and delectable local truffles.
Day 1Arrive Trieste or Zagreb / To Rovinj
Upon arrival in Trieste or Zagreb, your local Cox & Kings representative will welcome you and transfer you to Istria and Rovinj.Hotel Lone - 3 nights
After breakfast this morning, embark on a private sightseeing excursion through the beautiful old city of Rovinj, including a visit to the 17th-century church of St. Euphemia, which was built in Venetian-baroque style. This afternoon, experience the Roman heritage of Croatia in Pula as you discover the 1st-century amphitheater, which overlooks the sparkling waters of the harbor. End your day on a relaxing sunset cruise through Bijuni Islands National Park.Hotel Lone (B, D)
Travel to the interior of the peninsula today. Taste the varietals at a local winery and learn about the famous Istrian truffle harvest. In the pretty town of Motovun, savor lunch at a local konoba (tavern) where the chef features savory Istrian truffles.Hotel Lone (B, L)
Day 4Depart Trieste or Zagreb
After a leisurely morning, take a private transfer to Trieste or Zagreb for your onward flight.(B)