Jewels of the Adriatic
Dubrovnik stirs the imagination, and Adriatic medieval islands sparkle.
Savor spiny lobster, herbinfused steak and other Adriatic delicacies paired with housemade wines at an estate hidden in the north Istrian town of Bale. This 11-day, cuisine-focused journey includes hunting for truffles, picnicking along the shores of the Plitvice Lakes and an intimate dinner in the hills overlooking Split. Conclude in Dubrovnik for two days of city exploration.
Behind the Scenes
Winter is coming, but it’s always sunny in King’s Landing. In this special Game of Thrones tour of Dubrovnik, you’ll visit sites made famous by the HBO hit, including the walls and ramparts of the Westeros capital and Lokrum Island, whose Benedictine monastery was used as the House of the Undying in Qarth. Relax in the Trsteno Arboretum, the gardens of King’s Landing, and dip a toe in Blackwater Bay. Your guide will offer history pulled from Croatia as well as the Seven Kingdoms.
Paddle the deep coves around the Pakleni Islands, where white, sandy shores give way to fragrant pine forests, and visit Marco Polo’s alleged birthplace in Korcula. This six-day active adventure is a perfect introduction to this stunning strip of Europe, with visits to top museums and cathedrals, wine tastings and a cooking class.