Arrival at Zadar airport, transfer to 4 stars hotel (Hotel Bastion is located in the center of the old town, luxury rooms or apartments with breakfast will welcome you. The hotel has its own restaurant where you can have lunch and dinner a la carte)
You can stay at Villa Portulaca (luxury villa in a very quiet village close to Zadar, here you have the possibility to have your own chef and barman inside the villa.)
Villa Portulaca is an exqusite place representing a perfect base for exploring this part of Croatian coast and Mediterranean warm paradise. It is named after a stunning flower which simply adores the bright sunlight. The remarkable first impression is based on an immaculate spatious garden with trimmed lawns and mature trees, as well as on the attractive large swimming pool and its alluring sun terrace. A special feature of this amazing house is its marvelous organic garden from where guests themselves can choose and pick their own seasonal eco-vegetables for preparing dishes to their own liking. Next to the main villa there is a garden house with another fully-equiped kitchen. Another place to enjoy a spectacular meal is at the end of the garden next to the stone built-in barbecue in the summer dinning area. Considering your own needs and wishes, you can swim in the private pool, just lay in the shadow, exercise in the fitness area or ride one of the three bikes on the premises.)
This enchanting villa is situated in a small village, in its peaceful part surrounded by farms and forests, not far from the ancient Dalmatian city of Zadar. Relax is a must with this surrounding.
Hotel Bastion in center of Zadar
Villa Portulaca in vilage near Zadar
Organized guide tour of Zadar city ( old town, city walls, St. Anastasia Cathedral, Donat baptistery, Museums, all according to our client’s wishes).
Zadar’s old city center offers cultural and historical heritage worth seeing: ancient, medieval and Renaissance monument as The Romans’ town square from the 1st century, the church of Saint Donatus from the 9th century, the church of Saint Mary originally from the 11th and then later rebuilt in the 16th century, the cathedral of Saint Anastasia dating in the 12th-13th century, the parts of defence walls etc. Today it is mostly well-known for its new installations – the Sea Organ that produces wave symphonies and the Greeting to the Sun that creates light shows. Legendary Alfred Hitchcock stated that Zadar has the most beautiful sunset in the whole world, be sure to see it! Apart from the historical sites and famous architecture, Zadar provides numerous beaches and restaurants with Mediterranean cuisine. There are several national and nature parks in the close proximity: Plitvice lakes, Krka waterfalls, Kornati islands, Telašćica and Paklenica. You will not be disappointed if you are looking for some other type of fun either: pleanty of different coffee bars and beach clubs as well as night bars and clubs will be to your liking. To round up your visit to Zadar, please taste the famous local cherry liquor Marascino.
Lunch according to our client’s preferences, local restaurants, local foods or asian type restaurant.
We can suggest a fish restaurant : Foša, a meat restaurant : Dva Ribara and Maguro restaurant for sushi.
Free afternoon , dinner in town according to client’s preferences.
After breakfast excursion to Krka river.
The most beautiful karst river in Croatia.
For two-thirds of its course this virginally pure karstic river, with its seven magical waterfalls and which rises near the town of Knin, flows through canyons. The area is exceptionally rich in endemic flora and fauna, containing 222 types of bird. The watermills along the rivers and above the waterfalls, ruins of fortifications rising above the canyons, the picturesque mouth of the River Čikola above Skradinski buk waterfall – all are specific features of the river landscape. The Krka’s estuary, the 23.5 km-long Lake Pruklja, which reaches up to Skradinski buk is rich in shellfish, freshwater and saltwater fish. Sitting in Lake Visovac, between Roški slap and Skradinski buk (13 km) waterfalls, is a tiny island upon which, set amid a park of sylvan charm, is a Franciscan monastery with a long history. The Krka Monastery (Arhanđelovac) is located in the area of Kistanje, at the point where the canyon widens. The quiet river and lakes are ideal for canoe and kayak tours, but for which it is necessary to obtain a special permit.
In the evening we are returning to the hotel.
After breakfast free time for walking down town or spa relax/ massage at the hotel.
After lunch at the hotel or in a local restaurant in town, transfer to Degarra winery (Winery tour and wine degustation of all the type of grapes.)
“Degarra Winery” is a small boutique winery located in Zadar. The winery is the result of common vision of two friends Dane Šulentića and Mate Pestića, they had all the necessary items in order to achieve their ambition and dream : good will, passion and knowledge.
Degarra Winery produces limited edition wines. Their goal is to produce high quality wines and be part of Zadar wine history.
Degarra name it comes from the French espression „Vin de Garage“ which is synonim in France and around the world for small passionate wine producers. They have only a small production high quality wines.
In the evening we are bringing our guests back to their accomodation.
After breakfast excursion to Kornati islands by boat transfer.
Lunch and swimming at Kornati islands.
Excursion at Kornati islands by boat is a special experience for our visitors. Only by boat you can discover and enjoy the best of Kornati Archipelago marine life and very attactive bays. Swimming stop in a nice bay and then the lunch break will be in a traditional place where the visitors can experience the local fish and sea food flavours. Kornati islands is a real hedonistic experience.
Kornati aquatorium became in 1980 a National Park thanks to the beautiful nature, the several diversity of type of coast and the rich marine flora and fauna. The total surface of the Natural Park is 220 squre kilometers and it counts 89 islands, islets and rocks.
The Kornati National Park is not only famous for the very special natural beauties but also for the cultural heritage. From several viewpoints you can experience stunning panoramas admiring the untouch and unspoiled natural beauties.
Vertical cliffs of the Kornati islands, reseambling to a crown, is the most impressive natural thing to be seen at the Kornati. Those cliffs towards the open sea in many of the islands in the Natural park make this area rarely populated.
Natural Park Telašćica is the place where all the unique natural beauties are preserved, where you can see all the natural contrasts from sharp cliffs, quiet bays and the lake Mir.
At Telašćice you can see three natural phenomenons at the same time: first Telašćica bay is the biggest and safest port in the Adriatic sea, second the so called „klifovi“ (cliffs ) present at Dugi island they are 161 meters above the sea and 90 meters deep into the sea and third is the Mir salty lake with natural curative properties. The rich Mediteranean vegetation counts more than 500 types of different plants. The rich undersea world counts 300 type of plants and 300 type of animal species.
Lunch in a local restaurant with local typical food.
In the evening driving back to the hotel.
Relaxing day according to client wishes, packing and transfer to the airport with Mercedes van.