Explore Adriatic islands and mainland sites with our range of sailing trips, guided or semi-independent tours, and tailor-made holidays.

With a glamorous coastline, thousands of stunning islands, ancient walled ports and pristine interior landscapes, Croatia has much to charm any traveller. One day you could be exploring the medieval fortresses of Dubrovnik and the next, relaxing on the beautiful beaches of Hvar. And whether travelling by land or by sea, it's a country that offers a wealth of sights and experiences.

Top Croatia Travel Deals and Upcoming Tours

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Sailing Split Premium - 8 days Split, Croatia 03 Aug 2019 USD $1,436 was $1,595 10% off Sailing Split Premium - 8 days Map
Jewels of the Adriatic - 8 Days Split, Croatia 03 Aug 2019 USD $2,156 was $2,395 10% off Jewels of the Adriatic - 8 Days Map
Sailing Split - 8 days Split, Croatia 03 Aug 2019 USD $1,166 was $1,295 10% off Sailing Split - 8 days Map
Split Sailing Adventure - 8 days Split 03 Aug 2019 USD $896 was $995 10% off Split Sailing Adventure - 8 days Map
Sailing Split Premium Plus - 8 days Split, Croatia 03 Aug 2019 USD $1,706 was $1,895 10% off Sailing Split Premium Plus - 8 days Map

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Sailing Split

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8 days | FROM USD $795

Setting sail from the ancient port of Split on Croatia's Adriatic...

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Dalmatian Elegance

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 days | FROM USD $2,395

Enjoy a relaxing cruise along the beautiful Croatian coastline,...

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Adriatic Explorer

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 days | FROM USD $1,195

Sail the beautiful Dalmatian Coast in style onboard a premium boat....

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Dubrovnik & the Dalmatian Coast

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 Days | FROM USD $1,795

Explore the dazzling Dalmatian coast with its beautiful secluded bays,...

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Creme de la Croatia

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 days | FROM USD $2,195

Premium Cruise: Setting out from Split enjoy an unforgettable week of...

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Jewels of the Adriatic

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 Days | FROM USD $2,195

Embark on an Adriatic adventure onboard a luxury ship, where each day...

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Split Sailing Adventure

Trip Type : Sailing Holidays
8 days | FROM USD $695

Take in the warm Mediterranean weather, gorgeous beaches, vibrant...

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Highlights of Croatia and Slovenia

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11 days | FROM USD $2,895

COACH AND CRUISE TOUR: Starting in Zagreb, journey into Slovenia...

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Zagreb to Split

Trip Type : Group Tours
4 Days | FROM USD $1,095

Discover the lively capital of Zagreb before exploring the spectacular...

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Venice to Split

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4 Days | FROM USD $1,095

From Venice discover the coastal town of Opatija and the glorious...

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Western Balkans Discovery

Trip Type : Group Tours
7 days | FROM USD $1,695

COACH TOUR: From the Croatian capital of Zagreb, cross the border into...

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Captivating Croatia

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8 Days | FROM USD $2,095

SEMI-INDEPENDENT TOUR: From the capital Zagreb, see stunning Plitvice...

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Croatia Island Hop & Stop

Trip Type : Group Tours
8 Days | FROM USD $1,295

SEMI-INDEPENDENT TOUR: Discover Dubrovnik, Croatia's medieval old...

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Gondolas, Lakes & Split

Trip Type : Group Tours
9 Days | FROM USD $3,395

From the Alps to the Adriatic Sea, discover the natural beauty of this...

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Balkans Odyssey

Trip Type : Group Tours
11 days | FROM USD $2,595

Discover the best of Croatia and Slovenia before exploring the cities...

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Cycle Croatia

Trip Type : Cycling and Walking Holidays
8 days | FROM USD $1,475

Travel from north to south of Croatia’s picturesque Istria Peninsula...

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Croatia Coast & Island Walk

Trip Type : Cycling and Walking Holidays
8 days | FROM USD $1,445

Explore the stunning coastline and idyllic islands of Croatia on this...

Our Croatia Trip Types

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Croatia Sailing Holidays

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A sailing holiday is the ideal way to explore Croatia's sublime stretch of coast on the Adriatic Sea and the many picturesque islands fringed with pristine turquoise waters, beautiful beaches and hidden coves.

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The islands also offer charming fishing villages, historical marina ports and countryside carpeted with acres of vineyards, all waiting to be discovered. Each of our sailing holidays feature a mix of sailing, swim breaks and plenty of free time to relax on deck and soak up the sunshine or independently explore the islands we dock at.

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Croatia Group Tours

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Departing from Zagreb or Dubrovnik our Croatia tours offer a variety of mainland and island sights from stunning Plitvice National Park to ancient Split with a choice of itineraries that venture into neighbouring Bosnia and Slovenia.

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Depending on your preferred travel style, we offer guided and semi-independent group tours in Croatia and beyond. With airport transfers and transportation included, along with experienced local English-speaking guides for sightseeing excursions and quality hotels used along the way, our group tours are a comfortable way to explore Croatia.

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Croatia Tailor-made Holidays

Plan Your Dream Holiday

Enjoy Croatia your way with a bespoke tailor-made holiday. Explore the historic cities of the mainland from Dubrovnik to Split alongside the stunning natural beauty of the Plitvice Lakes or hop from island to island along the Adriatic sampling charming port towns on the way.

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With a tailor-made holiday you're in full control, choosing where you want to go and how long you want to stay there. Let us know your preferred standard of accommodation and when you want to travel and we'll do the rest.

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Croatia Cycling and Walking Holidays

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Uncover the delights of Croatia on a leisurely cycling holiday or scenic coastal walking tour. Travelling in a small group and escorted by a local tour leader you'll enjoy the rural and coastal landscapes of Croatia with sightseeing and fun local experiences.

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Our easy-paced walking holiday covers between 9-12km a day on a variety of trails from quiet country roads to rugged paths and coastal tracks. Our Croatia cycling holiday is suitable for anyone who has a decent level of fitness and can confidently ride a bike. Vehicle support is available for those feeling tired and in need of a break and bike hire is included.

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Croatia Day Tours

From walking tours in the medieval city Split and capital of Zagreb, to cruising crystal clear waters around the Adriatic islands of Hvar and Korcula, or the full Game of Thrones ultimate experience in Dubrovnik, take a look at our wide range of Croatia day trips and excursions. We've also got day tours to the Plitvice Lakes and Zadar.

Croatia tour reviews

Scoring an average traveller rating of 4.78 out of 5 based on 18 recent reviews — See All Croatia Reviews

We had a splendid time, we loved Croatia and all the islands 'Fantazia' our ship took us. Ivana our tour guide was very organised and always ready to assist us in anything we needed, he gave us a good lecture on the history of Croatia and the neighbouring countries.

When it was needed due to one day of strong winds, the captain diverted us to other beautiful island and The next day we sailed to the places we missed, we saw and enjoyed all the places in out itinerary. The boat was very conformable, clean and we enjoyed all our friendly passengers.”  

Elsie Brown • Submitted 2 Oct 2018

Tour was well organised, interesting and very enjoyable. Good balance between own time and scheduled events. The tour guide and walking tour, tour guides were amazing. All tour guides were informed, passionate, friendly and made every walking tour something special. ”  

Wayne Clancy • Submitted 1 Oct 2018

The tour was AMAZING - the scenery, the boat, the food, the crew, and the other guests made our first ever cruising holiday just so amazing.

The tour captured many of islands around Croatia and really gave us a good overall feel for the country, we were pleased with how much information that Roco gave us each day, very informative and helped that he was local so could point us in directions for specific restaurants if needed.

The crew onboard the recently refurbished "lupus mare" were great, and really tried to go the extra mile for all of us. The food 3 course lunch was stunning, as well as the captains dinner. The cabins were spacious, and glad that we booked the rooms on the higher deck as gave us a beautiful view each morning.

Fabulous and well organised trip - thank you ”  

Jacqui Townley • Submitted 15 Aug 2018

Frequently asked questions about our touring holidays in Croatia

What island-hopping itineraries do you have?

The most popular way to explore Croatia is by boat, sailing between islands to explore picturesque port towns and coastal cities. We offer a number of popular sailing itineraries that start in either Split or Dubrovnik and cover the best-known islands including Hvar, Brac and Mjlet. If you prefer to spend longer on terra firma, we also offer an 8 day itinerary that travels between islands by ferry with nights spent in hotels.

What choice of boats do you offer?

On our Croatia sailing holidays you'll have a choice of standard or comfort boats with some named boats on certain itineraries. Standard boats provide mostly twin bunk cabin accommodation while comfort boats provide more spacious twin or double bedded cabins. Both types of boat come with en suite cabins. On our Creme de la Croatia tour you can cruise on a premium vessel with extra services included in the tour price. For more information on what to expect of our ships, read our page on Choice of Sail Boats in Croatia.

Which is best - an on-deck or below deck cabin?

This really depends on your own personal preference. The on-deck cabins have windows that open so you can enjoy the cool breeze and not have to rely on air-conditioning. They also offer better views. However, their location does mean that it's noisier with other passengers and crew walking around the deck. When boats are docked, other ship passengers may also be passing along the deck of your boat. Whereas the below deck cabins are much quieter as there's not the same footfall. These have portholes for natural light but they cannot be opened. Below deck cabins are cheaper so a better option for those on a budget.

I want to get off-the-beaten track in Croatia. What's the best trip for me?

Croatia is a sought-after travel destination and the most popular destinations can get very busy with visitors during the peak summer months. If you're looking to escape the crowds, consider exploring Croatia's northern coastline and islands with our 8 day Onboard at Opatija sailing holiday. There's historic towns and beautiful beaches to discover with an appearance very akin to the highlights of the south. Alternatively, explore the Istria peninsula by bike with our 8 day Cycle Croatia holiday.

I would rather explore Croatia's mainland. What would you suggest?

If sailing isn't your thing, there's plenty to discover away from the water. Croatia's mainland is home to gorgeous old towns and stunning national parks. We have a range of escorted group tours and semi-independent itineraries that cover mainland Croatia as well as neighbouring Slovenia, Montenegro and Bosnia & Herzegovina. Please browse our full range of tours or contact our reservations team.

How big are your Croatia tour groups and what is the age of your travellers?

If you've opted for a sailing holiday in Croatia, the maximum group size is around 36 passengers with 18 cabins generally on each boat. In the shoulder seasons it's likely to be a smaller group size around 20-25. On our mainland tours the average group size is between 10-15 passengers. Croatia sailing trips attract a real range of ages from those in their late 20s to those in their 60s. However, you won't find any 18-30 style cruises here.

I want to make the most of Croatia's islands. What time of year would you recommend I visit?

The sailing season in Croatia officially begins in mid-April and runs through to mid-October. However, April and May sometimes bring harsh, chilly winds, which can bring the temperatures down. It's not always the ideal time for swimming so to really get the most out of an island-hopping adventure, visit between June and September. Though beware - this is peak tourist season so expect crowds.

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Experience Croatia by bike

Croatia has long been considered the perfect sailing destination thanks to the thousands of stunning islands in the Adriatic. But the mainland has just as much natural beauty to offer and one of the best ways to enjoy this scenery is by bike. You can do just that with our new 8 day Cycle Croatia tour which takes in the highlights of the Istria Peninsula, from medieval settlements to wineries and a whole lot more.

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Highlights of our Croatia tours

With historic walled cities, a stunning coastline with hundreds of attractive islands, and a forested interior home to sparkling waterfalls and lakes, Croatia is not short on city and nature-based attractions. Here's some that feature on our sailing holidays and escorted tours:

Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik | Croatia

Start your holiday in Dubrovnik with time to explore the ancient stone walls and historic city centre that remains untouched by the 21st century with gorgeous churches and baroque buildings lining the marble streets.

Split

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Walk around the UNESCO-listed Diocletian Palace - the living heart of the city and an impressive legacy of Croatia's Roman past. People-watch on Split's attractive promenade and pop into the local museums and galleries.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

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Plitvice Lakes | Croatia

On the mainland explore the Plitvice Lakes National Park, Croatia's biggest natural attraction with 16 crystalline lakes coursing their way through pristine forest to create a series of cascades and ever-changing rock formations.

Hvar

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Hvar | Croatia

Island hop to the glitzy island of Hvar and explore 13th century Hvar Town, one of the Adriatic’s best-preserved historic towns. There's also time to enjoy the legendary nightlife, flashy bars and waterfront restaurants.

Mljet Island

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Mljet | Croatia

Soak up Croatia's natural beauty with half a day spent on the forested island of Mljet, one of the Adriatic's most beautiful and a firm favourite on sailing routes. Discover neat vineyards, attractive villages and two gorgeous lakes.

Zagreb

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Begin your mainland adventure in the capital of Zagreb where western and eastern Europe meet. Immerse yourself in the excellent museums, lively cafes and cutting-edge clubs while gazing upon grand architecture.