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  • An unforgettable experience that will take you on a journey through the gorgeous Istrian Coast
  • Admire the famed Plitvice Lakes, Pula's ancient Roman ruins, Rovinj's cobbled streets and the Postojna Caves speckled with glimmering stalactites and stalagmites.
  • Voyage around discovering the natural beauty of the Istrian Riviera, all the while staying at the beachside Hotel Laguna Materada.

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Your Itinerary

DAY 1 : UK - Pula.

Fly to Pula where you will be met by your representative and transferred to your hotel in Porec for seven nights. Includes Dinner.

DAY 2 : Porec - Plitvice Lakes - Porec.

Croatia's Plitvice Lakes is a UNESCO listed region of undulating hills, deep, wildlife-filled forests, craggy rocks and 16 blue-green lakes and waterfalls that are a wonder to behold. Today is dedicated to experiencing this natural treasure with a guided sightseeing tour. With an expert guide, delve into this spectacular area, walking its trails and crossing bridges that span its magnificent lakes; capturing its enchanting waterfalls on camera and simply soaking up the wondrous scenery. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3 : Porec.

Enjoy a free day to relax or explore under your own steam today. Perhaps see the Roman ruins and the glorious basilica, the charming old quarter and the picturesque harbour. Includes Breakfast, Dinner
DAY 4 : Porec - Brijuni National Park - Porec

Today, your destination is Brijuni National Park. Transfer by bus to Fazana harbour for a memorable boat trip to the Brijuni Islands. Take in these idyllic green islands carpeted in pines, olive groves, pastures and wild meadows grazed by deer and moufon. Next, stop to visit an archaeological museum housed within a 16th century Venetian castle and see the replica frescoes, and exhibitions at the small Gothic Church of St German. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.
DAY 5 : Pula - Rovinj

Today brings a visit to Pula, one of the oldest towns in Istria, whose history dates back some 3,000 years. After a panoramic drive around Austrian Pula, best known for its Marine Cemetery and Marine Church, stroll through the old city to view its highlights, including stunning Roman relics such as its amphitheatre, walls, triumphal arch and forum, as well as its Cathedral of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. Afterwards, head to Rovinj, considered by many to be Istria's most beautiful town. Brimmed full with colourful Venetian-style houses, this island town boasts the lovely Church of St Euphemia, home to an early 4th century sarcophagus. After your tour, enjoy free time to explore at your own pace, delving into the narrow cobbled streets lined with shops, cafes and eateries. En route back to Porec, look out for Lim Fiord, a beautiful river estuary lined by steep, wooded bank that cries out to be captured on camera. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.

"Rovinj is Istria’s showpiece... The natural setting is stunning: a harbour nicknamed ‘the cradle of the sea’ by ancient mariners because the archipelago of islands, stretching from here to Vrsar, ensured calm, untroubled waters."

Justin McDonnell
Online Editor, Time Out Croatia

DAY 6 : Porec - Postojna - Lipica - Porec

Today is dedicated to the awe-inspiring natural beauty of this verdant slice of Europe. Your first stop is the Postojna Caves in Slovenia, Europe's largest natural cave network. Carved through the millennia by the Pivka River, this subterranean maze boasts chambers, tunnels, passages, galleries and echoing halls glittering with stalactites and stalagmites. After your visit and lunch, enjoy time free for souvenir shopping before continuing to Lipica, a famous centre for horse breeding. Visit Lipica Stud Farm, where the celebrated white Lipizzaner horses are bred for the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. Watch a fabulous horse show and take a guided tour around the stables before your return to Porec. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.
DAY 7 : Motovun - Moscenice - Opatija

This morning, travel to Motovun, a medieval, walled hill town above the Mirna River in the midst of one of Istria's most fertile regions. Delve into the old quarter and enjoy the wonderful views over the walls down over the river, whose banks are coated in vineyards and truffle-filled woodlands. Admire the 13th century Gothic bell tower next to the 17th century St Stephen church and a handsome a Romanesque palace in the main town square. Next, visit the elegant town of Opatija, sitting on Croatia's Opatija Riviera. Admire this lovely resort, which lines a seven-mile promenade and is filled with ornate villas, gardens and cafes. Your final stop today is at Moscenice, a medieval fortified village that was once settle by the Illyrian tribe of Liburnia, which lends the region its name. Visit a fascinating museum on Mount Ucka and enjoy a tour of the Moscenice old town and the legendary olive oil press that is now a symbol of the town. If you wish, choose an optional visit to the village of Pican to sample some of the region's wines, olive oils and other produce before heading back to Porec. Includes Breakfast and Dinner.

DAY 8 : Porec - Pula- UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast.

Hotel Laguna Materada 3*

Trip advisorThis hotel won the Travellers' Choice Award, the highest award bestowed by the world’s leading review website. This annual award reflects "the best of the best" for service, quality, and customer satisfaction from hotels & accommodations.


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An ideal base for your stay comes in the form of the newly renovated Hotel Laguna Materada. Situated above a Blue Flag beach close to the historical Poreč, the hotel boasts exquisite views over the bright blue of the Adriatic Sea.

Kick back by the swimming pool, sip on a drink at the al fresco bar, and retreat to your comfortable guestroom - all the while enjoying the attentive service of the staff. End each day with remarkable views of the Istrian sunset over the sea.
The twin rooms (21-24sqm) come with a feature wall and light wooden furniture. Benefits include air-conditioning and satellite TV.

Your Journey

Just for you: A VIP pickup service is included if you live within 50 miles of your departure airport. If you live further than 50 miles away, you can still take advantage of this service by paying £1.70 per mile per vehicle.

Flights: 
Return flights from Stanstead/Manchester to Pula are included with with Jet2 & 32kg of hold baggage

Depart London Stanstead: 07:00 
Arrive in Pula : 10:10

Depart Pula : 10:55
Arrive in London Stanstead: 12:10

OR

Depart Manchester: 07:30
Arrive in Pula: 11:10

Depart Pula: 11:55
Arrive in Manchester: 13:35


All flight times are local

Transfers: Shared transfers are included as per the itinerary.

Please note: flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Flights are non-changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.

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What's Included?

  • Flights
  • Accommodation
  • Meals on tour - 7 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 7 dinners
  • Services of a tour director on tour and local representative at other times
  • Porterage (for one suitcase per person)
  • Transfers between the overseas airports and hotels
  • All local and airport taxes/service charges

Your Contract

The flight inclusive offer(s) shown on this page are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Voyage Privé is acting as agent for Cosmos Tours and Cruises with ATOL number 1082 and your contract is with that company.

Travel Documents

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Your official ATOL receipt and booking confirmation issued by the Tour Operator will follow within 5 days.

We will send all documents out as early as possible (subject to full payment being received) but you should receive all your documentation at least 10 days prior to departure. Generally, travel documents are sent via email however, in some cases they will be sent by post.

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Please note that the location shown on our map is to be used as a guide only and the actual location of the property may differ

Your contact details may be passed on to the hotel so that they can make contact with you to discuss your booking in advance of your arrival.

Please note: you may be asked to provide a credit/debit card deposit on arrival to cover any purchases made in the hotel.

Although we endeavour to provide up to date information we cannot guarantee that all hotel facilities and services will be available during your stay, especially when travelling out of the main holiday periods

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