Discovery of 3 Adriatic Gems: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy

An exciting new tour featuring three Adriatic Gems; Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. A tour of culture, history and fantastic touring.

Discovery of 3 Adriatic Gems: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy

An exciting new tour featuring three Adriatic Gems; Croatia, Slovenia and Italy. A tour of culture, history and fantastic touring.

Tour Highlights

  • Welcome reception
  • Boat ride on the river Ljubljanica
  • Tasting of Istrain truffles
  • Traditional lunch in a Pazin taverna
  • Tasting of a typical Venetian aperitif spritz
  • Wisper technology enhanced touring
  • See scenic and historic Zagreb, Ljublijana, Rovinj and Venice

Your Discovery of 3 Adriatic Gems Tour Includes

  • Arrival transfer from Zagreb airport to the hotel*.
  • First class hotels, rooms with private facilities.
  • Service charges and hotel taxes.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Welcome reception with hors d'oeuvres and a glass of wine, beer or a soft drink
  • Istrian truffle tasting followed by a traditional lunch in Pazin
  • Farewell dinner
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Professional Tour Director throughout.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Headsets will be provided for included sightseeing tours, so you can easily hear your guide's commentary.
  • Return transfer from Venice Hotel to Venice Airport*
*Note: Transfers are offered on day of arrival and day of departure. If you wish to arrive earlier or stay later, transfers are additional. This tour can easily be extended with our Quintessential Italian Trio tour


Day 1, Sunday: Arrive Zagreb

Welcome to Zagreb! You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The day is at leisure until you gather with your fellow travelers and your tour director for an orientation and welcome reception this evening. (WR)

Day 2, Monday: To Ljubljana

This morning we embark on a city tour in Zagreb featuring the historic Upper Town, St Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament, and the Government Palace. After our tour, we continue our journey to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. (B)

Day 3, Tuesday: In Ljubljana

We visit the most significant sights of the old city center: the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall, and the Robba's Fountain. We conclude our tour with a boat ride on the river Ljubljanica. The remainder of the day is at leisure. (B)

Day 4, Wednesday: To Rovinj

We journey south to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. We tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, we continue to Rovinj and enjoy some free time there. (B)

Day 5, Thursday: In Rovinj

Our full day of touring takes us through Istria where we marvel at the beauty of its rolling hills, silvery olive groves and hillside vineyards. Our first stop is in the town of Groznjan, home to many artist colonies. After our visit, we taste some famous Istrian truffles. Then we continue to the picturesque town of Motovun. After Motovun, we drive to Pazin where we enjoy a traditional lunch. We return to our hotel and the evening is at leisure. (B, L)

Day 6, Friday: To Venice

In the morning, we depart Rovinj and drive south to Trieste in Italy for an orientation tour and visit of Miramare Castle and its grounds. The castle was built by the Habsburg monarchy on a cliff overlooking the Adriatic Sea. After our visit, we continue to the romantic city of Venice. (B)

Day 7, Saturday: In Venice

We begin our exploration of Venice at St. Mark’s Square, for a walking tour which includes visits of the St. Mark’s Basilica, the Doge’s Palace, views of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. During our tour we stop for a tasting of Spritz, a typical Venetian aperitif. The balance of the day is at leisure. In the evening, gather with your fellow travelers and your tour director for our farewell dinner. (B, D)

Day 8, Sunday: Depart Venice

After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight. (B)

Rates & Hotels

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only

Featured Hotels

Discovery of 3 Adriatic Gems: Croatia, Slovenia and Italy- 7 Night Escorted Tour- Zagreb to Ljubljana, Rovinj, and Venice
Sheraton Zagreb Hotel Zagreb
Radisson Blu Ljubljana Ljublijana
Angelo D'Oro Hotel Rovinj
Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal Venice

Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details

Accommodation Details


Sheraton Zagreb

Zagreb -

Located in the very heart of Zagreb, Sheraton Zagreb is the perfect starting location to visit many different attractions in the Croatian capital. Situated only fifteen minutes away from the Josip Jelacic square, the main Zagreb square, our hotel is an excellent choice for business and leisure travelers. Within close vicinity to the tram, bus and main railway station, it will be extremely easy for you to explore Zagreb and its surroundings. [more]

Radisson Blu

Ljublijana -

Explore historical charms from our contemporary Ljubljana hotel. For a sophisticated place to stay in the heart of the city's business and shopping district, look no further than the contemporary Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel in Ljubljana. [more]

Rovinj -


Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Venice -

The Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal with its one hundred views onto the Grand Canal, the romantic stretch of water lined with magnificent palaces and their thousand reflections and colors is located in a truly unique location which makes this elegant hotel the perfect option for an unforgettable holiday discovering Venice – a magic, timeless city! [more]


Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Lunches and dinners (except when noted)
  • Tips to driver/guide


Unfortunately, due to the 2020 pandemic, Celtic Tours will only be offering airfare for groups sizes of 15 or more. Individuals should book directly with airlines. Please make sure you book your flight to arrive and depart on accurate dates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Departures & Transfers

Tour dates are the date you would arrive in Zagreb. Please plan your air accordingly, as most flights overseas are overnight flights and you would depart the US one day earlier. The transfer will be waiting on arrival in Zagreb.