Croatia's Istrian Riviera

Croatia has never been as popular as it is now, in no small part due to the TV series Game of Thrones, which was filmed there. Fantastic scenery, a lovely climate and good value for money make it easy to see why it's become such an attractive holiday destination.

Croatia's beautiful Istrian Riviera is surrounded by more than 250 kilometres of coastline making it the perfect backdrop for a relaxing holiday.

On this break, we visit some of the highlights of the area including Pula, with its lovely beaches, and fascinating Roman ruins as well as Poreč, an ancient Roman town.

Our included boat cruise gives us the chance to explore the coastline in style too, on what promises to be a wonderful getaway!


Travel Options


10 Days from just £pp

Holiday Highlights

  • Return coach travel and ferry crossings
  • First and last night on a bed and breakfast basis in France (last night with a light evening meal)
  • Additional overnight stay on the outward and return journey in Austria/Italy with dinner & breakfast
  • 5 nights at a selected 4-star hotel in Rabac with dinner & breakfast
  • Excursions to Pula, Rovinj, Vrsar & Poreč
  • Rabac boat cruise
  • Guided walking tour of Pula
  • En-route visits to Udine & Padua
  • Services of local guides on excursions

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Departure Date Pickup Points Hotel from Price Single Supplement  
12/06/2020 £779.00 £N/A Book Now
18/09/2020 £779.00 £N/A Book Now
Selected Hotel

We’ll stay at a selected 4-star hotel in Rabac such as the Narcis, the Hedera or the Mimosa. The comfortable rooms are en suite and facilities include a restaurant and a bar.

Single Supplements Apply

Day 1
Ferry to Calais and overnight stay in France.

Day 2
Continue to our hotel in Austria for our overnight stay.

Day 3 – Udine  
We travel to our hotel in Rabac, Croatia stopping en-route in Udine. A city in north eastern Italy, Udine boasts an impressive hilltop castle while in the central Piazza della Libertà there are beautiful Renaissance buildings to admire including the pink and white marble Loggia del Lionello.

Day 4 – Rabac Boat Cruise
Located on the eastern coast of Istria, Rabac is a small resort town on Kvarner Bay offering plenty of restaurants, bars and cafés. Today we enjoy a relaxing cruise along the town’s coastline before time to explore the area at leisure.  

Day 5 – Day at leisure

Day 6 – Pula
Today we visit the lovely seafront city of Pula on the tip of Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. Known for its protected harbour, attractive beaches and Roman ruins, we learn more about the city on our guided walking tour before time at leisure.

Day 7 – Rovinj, Vrsar & Poreč
We visit some of Istria’s highlights today. A Croatian fishing port, Rovinj is our first point of call with a scenic old town standing proudly on a headland. Explore the cobbled streets and admire the beautiful views, before we continue to Vrsar. Discover the atmospheric old town and the beautiful marina here. The seafront promenade is perfect for a stroll too. Our final stop is Poreč, an ancient Roman town boasting beautiful beaches, restaurants and bars.

Day 8 – Padua
We check out of our hotel and travel to Italy for our overnight stay, stopping en-route in Padua. Located in northern Italy’s Veneto region, this university city’s biggest attraction is the Scrovegni Chapel which boasts impressive frescoes by Giotto.

Day 9
Travel to our overnight hotel in France, with a light evening meal included. 

Day 10
Continue to Calais for our return ferry home.

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