Circle the Adriatic Coast

Romantic
Romantic
19 - 28
days
$ 1592.26 USD
2 adults in 1 room

Tour both sides of the Adriatic sea, from Naples and Sorrento to the preserved city of Matera, classical Rome, Florence and Venice to the Istria peninsula, the nature reserve of Plitvice and along the Croatian coast, villages and Islands to Dubrovnik.

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Trip itinerary

  • 1

    Naples, Italy

  • 2

    Sorrento, Italy

  • 3

    Matera, Italy

  • 4

    Rome, Italy

  • 5

    Florence, Italy

  • 6

    Venice, Italy

  • 7

    Pula, Croatia

  • 8

    Plitvicka Jezera, Croatia

  • 9

    Zadar, Croatia

  • 10

    Hvar, Croatia

  • 11

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Things to do in and around Naples

  • Naples
  • National Museum of Archaeology, Naples
  • Cappella Sansevero
  • catacombe di san gennaro
  • Siena
  • Eén van de 2000 bochten op de Amalfi kustweg
  • Sorrento Fishing Harbour
  • Il Duomo Naples 2
  • Royal Palace of Naples
  • Naples
  • Naples-Cimitero Fontanelle-042
  • Positano
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  • Procida from Vivara
  • Panopticon, carcere borbonico di Santo Stefano
   
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Naples

Italy, Amalfi Coast region

FoodNight lifeHistoricCultureBeaches2 nightsSat. Jun 01 - Mon. Jun 03

Italy's third-largest city is a bustling port rich with history, cultural monuments, various attractions, and great food.

Naples is the capital of Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy, after Rome and Milan. Naples is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. Bronze Age Greek settlements were established in the Naples area in the second millennium BC. Naples' historic city center is the largest in Europe, covering 1,700 hectares (4,200 acres) and enclosing 27 centuries of history, and is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. In the immediate vicinity of Naples are numerous culturally and historically significant sites, including the Palace of Caserta and the Roman ruins of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Culinarily, Naples is synonymous with pizza, which originated in the city.
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Things to do in and around Sorrento

  • Sorrento Fishing Harbour
  • Sorrento
  • Sorrento
  • Eén van de 2000 bochten op de Amalfi kustweg
  • Positano
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  • Procida from Vivara
  • Naples
  • Panopticon, carcere borbonico di Santo Stefano
   
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Sorrento

Italy, Amalfi Coast region

FoodSmall townsNatureActiveNight life2 nightsMon. Jun 03 - Wed. Jun 05

A great spot from which to explore the riches of the Amalfi coast, this picturesque town offers lush views and historic buildings.

Sorrento is a small town in Campania, southern Italy, with some 16,500 inhabitants. It is a popular tourist destination which can be reached easily from Naples and Pompeii, as it lies at the south-eastern end of the Circumvesuviana rail line. The town overlooks the Bay of Naples as the key place of the Sorrentine Peninsula, and many viewpoints allow sight of Naples itself, Vesuvius and the Isle of Capri. Sorrento's sea cliffs and luxury hotels have attracts notable people and celebrities for years.
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Things to do in and around Matera

  • Sasso Barisano - Matera
  • Sassi di Matera
  • Matera
  • Matera - Cathedral
  • Castel del Monte, Andria (Barletta)
  • Basilicata - La ghost town di Craco
  • Lago del Pertusillo
  • Morning walking
  • facciata esterna/2 - Eremo di Vincent
  • Pollino
   
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Matera

Italy, Basilicata region

Small townsCultureHistoric2 nightsWed. Jun 05 - Fri. Jun 07

A most striking town, Matera seems to hail straight from the middle ages, rich in churches, fine buildings, and history.

Matera is a city and a province in the region of Basilicata, in southern Italy. The town lies athwart a small canyon, which has been eroded in the course of years by a small stream, the Gravina. Known as "la Città Sotterranea" (the Subterranean City), Matera is well known for its historical center called "Sassi", considered World Heritage Site by UNESCO since 1993, along with the Park of the Rupestrian Churches. Matera has gained international fame for its ancient town, the "Sassi di Matera" (meaning "stones of Matera"). The Sassi originated in a prehistoric troglodyte settlement, and these dwellings are thought to be among the first ever human settlements in what is now Italy.
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Things to do in and around Rome

  • Rome
  • Rome - Trevi Fountain
  • Colosseum in Rome
  • Roman Forum and Palatine Hill
  • Santa Maria in Trastevere
  • panoramica giardino all'italiana a Villa Lante
  • Civita di Bagnoregio
  • Vatican Museum
  • 07_ 111 Palatine Hill
  • Tonight at the Pantheon in Rome
  • Everybody's gone @ the Spanish steps, Rome, Italy
  • Gardens of Ninfa (Giardini di Ninfa)
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  • Villa Borghese
  • Roma, Villa Torlonia
  • Spanish Steps (Piazza di Spagna) in Spring
  • Grape Orchards
  • CALCATA
  • view of St. Peter's Basilica...
  • View of Non-Catholic Cemetery
  • St Peter's Basilica
  • Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica, Rome
  • Veii
  • Morning sun on the Gran Sasso
   
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Rome

Italy, Lazio region

CultureFoodHistoricNight life3 nightsFri. Jun 07 - Mon. Jun 10

Italy's eternal capital boasts historic sites, ancient ruins, fine architecture, rich culture, superb food, and vibrant nightlife.

Rome is a city and special commune (named "Roma Capitale") in Italy. Rome is the capital of Italy and also of the homonyms province and of the region of Lazio. Rome is referred to as "The Eternal City", its history spans more than two and a half thousand years. Rome's historic center is listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. Monuments and museums such as the Vatican Museums and the Colosseum are among the world's most visited tourist destinations with both locations receiving millions of tourists a year. The Vatican City is an independent country geographically located within the city boundaries of Rome.
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Things to do in and around Florence

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  • Florence
  • Michelangelos David
  • San Miniato al Monte
  • Uffizi Gallery (Florence)
  • I cipressi di San Quirico d'Orcia
  • Piazza del Campo, Siena
  • Boboli Gardens, Florence
  • Cathedral, Florence
  • Giotto's bell tower from the top of the Florence Cathedral
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Colosso dell'Appennino (1579-1580) Giambologna
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  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Arno, Vasari corridor & Ponte Vecchio, Florence
  • Italy Florence Piazza del Duomo August 2012
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  • Abbey of San Galgano
  • Dream or reality? Sammezzano Castle
   
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Florence

Italy, Tuscany region

CultureHistoricNight lifeFood2 nightsMon. Jun 10 - Wed. Jun 12

Tuscany's capital is full of history, boasting beautiful architecture, great art venues, superb food, and unforgettable atmosphere.

Florence is the capital city of the Italian region of Tuscany. Florence is famous for its history, a center of medieval European trade and finance and one of the wealthiest cities of the time, Florence is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance, and has been called the Athens of the Middle Ages. A turbulent political history includes periods of rule by the powerful Medici family, and numerous religious and republican revolutions. The Historic Center of Florence was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1982. The city is noted for its culture, Renaissance art and architecture and monuments. The city also contains numerous museums and art galleries.
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Things to do in and around Venice

  • Venice
  • Doges Palace
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  • Grand Canal, Venice
  • venice - peggy guggenheim collection
  • Vista delle Tre Tofane - Dolomiti Bellunesi
  • Torcello near basilica
  • Venice Gondolas
  • St. Mark's Clocktower (Torre dell'orologio), Piazza San Marco, Venice
  • Venice
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  • A view of Verona
  • PSIQUE REANIMADA POR EL AMOR / PSIQUE REVIVED BY THE LOVE. Antonio Canova. Musée du Louvre.
  • San Zaccaria
  • San Servolo Island
  • Lido di Venezia
  • Bridge of Sighs, Venice
  • cividale 1
   
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Venice

Italy, Veneto region

HistoricCultureNight lifeFoodNature2 nightsWed. Jun 12 - Fri. Jun 14

Famed worldwide for its romantic canals and gorgeous masks, this thriving city offers its visitors a wealth of cultural attractions.

Venice is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges. Venice is renowned for the beauty of its setting, its architecture and its artworks. The city in its entirety is listed as a World Heritage Site, along with its lagoon. It is also known for its several important artistic movements, especially the Renaissance period. Venice is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world for its celebrated art and architecture. The city has an average of 50,000 tourists a day.
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Things to do in and around Pula

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  • Amphitheater - Arena Pula Croatia
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  • Temple of Augustus, Pula
  • mosaic flooring, nora
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  • Bale
  • Triumphal Gate of the Sergi at Pula, Croatia
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  • Porta d'Hèrcules, Pula (Pola), Ístria, Croàcia
  • Chapel of St. Mary Formosa
  • Roc
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  • Pula The Church of St. Francis
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  • Brijuni Islands
  • Vrbnik Krk Croatia
   
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Pula

Croatia, Istria region

HistoricActiveNatureBeachesFood2 nightsFri. Jun 14 - Sun. Jun 16

Lauded for its comfortable climate and gorgeous bay, this beach city also features a wealth of Roman relics and diverse architecture.

The city is best known for its many surviving ancient Roman buildings, the most famous of which is its 1st-century amphitheatre, which is among the six largest surviving Roman arenas in the world, and locally known as the Arena. This is one of the best-preserved amphitheatres from antiquity and is still in use today during summer film festivals. During the World War II Italian fascist administration, there were attempts to disassemble the arena and move it to mainland Italy, which were quickly abandoned due to the costs involved.
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Things to do in and around Plitvicka Jezera

  • Reflections of Bliss
  • Curving downward path.
  • Autumn in Croatia
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  • Vrbnik Krk Croatia
  • Jablanac
  • Tentacles
  • Tesla
   
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Plitvicka Jezera

Croatia, Lika region

NatureActiveSmall towns2 nightsSun. Jun 16 - Tue. Jun 18

A small town, mostly known for being a sleeping destination for travelers who want to explore the Plitvice Lakes Park more thoroughly.

Plitvicka Jezera is a municipality in central Croatia, in the eastern part of the Lika-Senj county, that lies in and near the eponymous Plitvice Lakes National Park.
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Things to do in and around Zadar

  • Zadar
  • Zadar
  • Church of St. Donatus, Zadar
  • Church and Monastery of St Mary
  • Beach of Zadar
  • Autumn in Croatia
  • Telascica Park, Dugi Otok
  • City walls
  • Zadar, Croatia
  • Zadar Market 10
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  • this is my church
   
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Zadar

Croatia, Zadar region

HistoricCultureNight lifeBeachesFood1 nightTue. Jun 18 - Wed. Jun 19

Rich with fascinating history, architectural diversity, great beaches, and a superb atmosphere, this city is a must for any traveler.

Zadar gained its urban structure in Roman times; during the time of Julius Caesar and Emperor Augustus, the town was fortified and the city walls with towers and gates were built. On the western side of the town were the forum, the basilica and the temple, while outside the town were the amphitheatre and cemeteries. The aqueduct which supplied the town with water is partially preserved. Inside the ancient town, a medieval town had developed with a series of churches and monasteries being built.
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Things to do in and around Hvar

  • Hvar
  • Hvar Centre
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  • Franciscan Monastery
  • Old Venetian Loggia, Hvar Town
  • Blue grotto
  • Split
  • Acque cristalline
  • Bucht von Dubovica
  • Hvar Town and the Cathedral of St. Stephen
  • Hvar Croatia
  • Lastovo Island
  • Hvar Island
  • View of Omiš from inland
  • Korcula island0
   
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Hvar

Croatia, Split-Dalmatia region

NatureSmall townsBeachesActiveHistoric2 nightsWed. Jun 19 - Fri. Jun 21

A beautiful resort, this vibrant city is home to stunning architecture, picturesque beaches, and an array of historic monuments.

Hvar’s location at the center of the Adriatic sailing routes has long made this island an important base for commanding. It has been inhabited since prehistoric times, originally by a Neolithic people whose distinctive pottery gave rise to the term Hvar culture, and later by the Illyrians. The ancient Greeks founded the colony of Pharos in 384 BC on the site of today’s Stari Grad, making it one of the oldest towns in Europe. They were also responsible for setting out the agricultural field divisions of the Stari Grad Plain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Prosperity brought culture and the arts, with one of the first public theatres in Europe, nobles’ palaces and many fine communal buildings.
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Things to do in and around Dubrovnik

  • Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik City Walls
  • Lovrijenac Fort
  • Velika Onofrijeva fontana (Onofrio's Big Fountain)
  • Mali Ston
  • The monastery and harbour at Lopud
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  • Croatia-01619 - Rector's Palace
  • Morning market at Gundulić Square
  • Saint Blaise Church
  • War Photo Limited, Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik Cathedral
  • Pile Gate, Old City of Dubrovnik
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  • 027 City wall walk - Across to St Ivan's Tower and the Maritime Museum
  • Honeymoon Cruise: Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • Synagogue in Old Town Dubrovnik, Croatia
  • 1408211016 - Croatia Dubrovnik Old Town Church of Saint Blaise & Orlando’s Column
   
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Dubrovnik

Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva region

HistoricSmall townsCultureFoodNight life3 nightsFri. Jun 21 - Mon. Jun 24

With its dramatic scenery, a wealth of historic sites, quaint streets, and marvelous beaches, this vibrant city is a superb destination.

Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites. According to CNNGo, Dubrovnik is among the 10 best preserved medieval walled cities in the world.
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