Croatia Tours

Croatia Tours

Byzantine streets, white pebble beaches, enigmatic caves. Croatia's cobalt waves blow steady whispers of an ancient past revealed in every centuries-old building, narrow street, and weather-worn smile.

The Walls of Dubrovnik dwarf visitors in shadow as you walk along its base, vying for a peek at the foamy seashore. Interlocking lakes at Plitvice command attention as cascading waterfalls crash against each other. Stroll the ancient streets of Croatia's capital and see Zagreb's Baroque-inspired St. Catherine's church. Hvar tempts visitors with Renaissance manuscripts and harbour views from St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Our small group Croatia tours take you from the 40-foot thick walls of Dubrovnik's St....   Read More
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Visit the must-see highlights then discover little-known attractions most tourists never hear about.

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Escape the beaten path
Visit the must-see highlights then discover little-known attractions most tourists never hear about.
All-inclusive comfort
Get more value with all-inclusive trips featuring top-rated restaurants and hotels.
Expert local guides
Discover the country's true culture with the help of experienced local guides

 

Our Croatia Tour Leaders

Our small group Croatia tours offer personalized attention at a leisurely pace. Enjoy touring Croatia's beautiful seaside with a maximum of 18 people.

Some of our tour leaders who have led these tours.

Martin Charlton
"Don't pack anything that you would be upset to lose, that needs to be ironed, or is encased in glass." - words to live by.
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Jonathan Hodgson
Jonathan has lived much of his life dedicated to the idea that he would rather have a wealth of experiences than a wealth of riches. Having taken up a…
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Victor Romagnoli
I love the excitement of getting up each morning on a tour and not knowing exactly how a day will unfold. It keeps me on my toes so to speak, and adds a…
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Chris Tripodi
I travel because it is the most interesting thing I can think of doing between meals. The magic and the challenge of this job is seeing the world itself…
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Frequently Asked Questions
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Do you need a visa to travel to Croatia?

Most visitors do not need a visa to enter Croatia as long as they have a valid passport. Residents of the U.K., U.S., EU countries, Canada, Australia and New Zealand may remain in Croatia for up to 90 days without a tourist visa. If you're unsure whether your country fits within these guidelines, check your country's government website before travelling.

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Is Croatia safe?

In general, Croatia is safe for all travellers. Violent crimes rates are low, though petty theft and pickpocketing are common in tourist-heavy areas. Taking the same precautions with your purse or wallet as you would at home minimizes your risk of being targeted and allows you to enjoy your stay safely.

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When is the best time to visit Croatia

May-June or September-October are the best times to enjoy all Croatia has to offer. The weather is warm and sunny, outdoor activities are plentiful, and the beaches are open. Visiting in late spring or early fall allows you to avoid heavy crowds, hot weather, and winter storms.

 

Name:
Martin Charlton

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree in Geography; further studies in Archaeology & Anthropology. Life's real education happens outside the classroom.

LANGUAGE:
English and some French & Spanish.

TOURS LED:
Having led tours for Adventures Abroad for almost 25 years, there are few corners of the globe where Martin’s left a stone unturned: everywhere from North Korea to Nauru, Saudi Arabia to Sudan, Guinea-Bissau to French Guiana. With over 200 tours through over 125 countries under his belt, it might be faster to list the regions where he hasn’t led a tour.

FAVOURITE DESTINATION:
"My love of travel and infectious enthusiasm for different cultures has taken me to over 155 countries. The further off the beaten path, the better. For a favourite place: perhaps South Georgia Island, the Canadian Arctic, or Cesky Krumlov in the Czech Republic. World's best city = Istanbul!"

ABOUT:
"Don't pack anything that you would be upset to lose, that needs to be ironed, or is encased in glass." - words to live by.

Name:
Jonathan Hodgson

EDUCATION:
BA in Psychology at McGill University; MBA at the University of British Columbia; self-educated passion for history and culture.

LANGUAGE:
English; conversational French; improving Spanish and Russian. And a decent Scottish accent.

TOURS LED:
I have led tours in over 100 countries over the last 14 years of working for Adventures Abroad on all of the continents except for Antarctica.

FAVOURITE DESTINATION:
Where to begin? Each place has something that makes it a special destination. A few that spring to mind: Kaieteur Falls in Guyana; the snow-covered mountains of Ladakh, India; sipping tea in a chaikhana of the old town of Bukhara, Uzbekistan; and watching the changing colours of Uluru (Ayers Rock) at sunset.

ABOUT:
Jonathan has lived much of his life dedicated to the idea that he would rather have a wealth of experiences than a wealth of riches. Having taken up a nomadic lifestyle shortly after finishing his undergraduate degree, he has been on the move on and off over the last 25+ years. The wanderlust has taken him to basing himself in places such as Scotland, Australia and Uzbekistan, and to visiting many more locations around our planet. Now (sort of) settled in Vancouver with his wonderful (and patient) family, he still loves the idea of having the world as his office and always enjoys trying to capture the essence of the locations he travels and tours in with his photography.

Name:
Victor Romagnoli

EDUCATION:
HBA English BA History

LANGUAGE:
Being able to speak several languages has made travelling an enriching experience; the conversations one can so easily slip into with locals - who come from all walks of life - adds greatly to my feel for a place.

TOURS LED:
Over a span of almost 30 years, I have lead tours virtually all over the globe.

FAVOURITE DESTINATION:
Some of my favourite tours just come into being suddenly as a result of a request; someone will ask me to put together an itinerary that will include the highlights of several countries and the next thing you know we have, for example, a tour to Uruguay, Paraguay & Bolivia, or Lesotho, Namibia & Botswana. Sometimes I will be asked to arrange a detailed itinerary to just one region within a country - like a close up look at Sicily or Crete or the Basque Country or Newfoundland. Without the keen curiosity that so many of you travellers have, none of these "spontaneous" tours would come into being. But they do.

ABOUT:
I love the excitement of getting up each morning on a tour and not knowing exactly how a day will unfold. It keeps me on my toes so to speak, and adds a breath of excitement to each day on tour. With almost 30 years of tour leading under my belt, I thank all of you for being a part of this exciting journey.

Name:
Chris Tripodi

EDUCATION:
University for Mathematics. College for Music. But the greatest education I've received has come from Earth while travelling. "Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you have travelled."

LANGUAGE:
I can ask 'Where is the toilet?' in 57 languages.

COUNTRIES VISITED:
80%. I need a new passport every 20 months.

TOURS LED:
West Africa to South Africa, El Salvador to Argentina, Samoa to Seychelles, Portugal to Romania, Jordan to Japan.

FAVOURITE DESTINATION:
Departures hall.

ABOUT:
I travel because it is the most interesting thing I can think of doing between meals. The magic and the challenge of this job is seeing the world itself as the tour with several smaller journeys along the way. I enjoy that time at the end of one trip, before the start of a new one, where the sadness of leaving one place mixes with the excitement of approaching another.

Byzantine streets, white pebble beaches, enigmatic caves. Croatia's cobalt waves blow steady whispers of an ancient past revealed in every centuries-old building, narrow street, and weather-worn smile.

The Walls of Dubrovnik dwarf visitors in shadow as you walk along its base, vying for a peek at the foamy seashore. Interlocking lakes at Plitvice command attention as cascading waterfalls crash against each other. Stroll the ancient streets of Croatia's capital and see Zagreb's Baroque-inspired St. Catherine's church. Hvar tempts visitors with Renaissance manuscripts and harbour views from St. Stephen's Cathedral.

Our small group Croatia tours take you from the 40-foot thick walls of Dubrovnik's St. Lawrence fortress to the turquoise waters of Hvar, "Queen of the Dalmatian Islands." Island hop across Adriatic waters and discover this mysterious country's beautiful secrets.