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A Trip of Lifetime to Croatia

Join Br. Ronald and friends of the Ministry of Caring on a Trip of a Lifetime to Croatia

We’re excited to offer you the opportunity to join us on our trip to Croatia, the country of medieval cities and beautiful island beaches. Croatia will dazzle you. The countryside is wondrous, the people are friendly, and the history is rich. Although we’ll be traveling in Croatia’s high season, August 24 to September 7, the round-trip between Philadelphia to Dubrovnik is exceptionally well priced.

The hotels are deluxe and first-class. Breakfast and dinner are included each day, along with three lunches.

The itinerary for this wonderful trip is as follows:

August 24 PHILADELPHIA TO DUBROVNIK ON AMERICAN AIRLINES
On the evening of Monday, August 24, we board an American Airlines direct flight to Dubrovnik and arrive the following day.

August 25 ARRIVAL DUBROVNIK
9:30 am (local time) arrival in Dubrovnik airport. A local guide will wait for you and the group with the driver and transfer you to the city center for a 2 hour walking city tour, which includes a visit to a Franciscan Monastery. Free time until hotel check in. Leisure time and overnight. (D)

August 26 EXCURSION TO MONTENEGRO
After breakfast, enjoy a full day excursion to Montenegro. Visit Perast and the small island of Our Lady of the Rocks with the short boat ride, also visit the Church. After the boat ride, continue to Kotor, free time for lunch, and 1.5 hour guided tour. Transfer back to Dubrovnik and overnight. (B, D)

August 27 DUBROVNIK- TROGIR- SPLIT
Following breakfast, hotel check out and transfer to Trogir (approximately 3 hours driving time), 1 hour walking city tour, visit St. Lawrence Cathedral, free time for lunch. Continue to Split for a check in. Later 2 hours Split walking city tour, visit Cellars of Diocletian’s Palace and St. Domnius Cathedral. Free time and overnight. (B, D)

August 28 SPLIT- SIBENIK- JURLINOVI DVORI- SPLIT
After breakfast, full day excursion to Sibenik (approximately 1.5 hours driving time), one and a half hours guided tour, visit The Cathedral of St. James. Continue to Jurlinovi Dvori for lunch. After transfer back to Split, free time and overnight. (B, L, D)

August 29 SPLIT- HVAR ISLAND- SPLIT
After breakfast, visit Hvar Island. Transfer from hotel to island, via ferry, Hvar guided tour, visit Franciscan Monastery. Free time for lunch. Leisure time. In the evening transfer back to Split via ferry. (B, D)

August 30 SPLIT- ZADAR- OPATIJA
Following breakfast, hotel check out and continue to next destination Opatija, via Zadar. On the route you will visit Zadar with a local guide and visit the Gold and Silver Museum. Free time for lunch and leisure time and continue to Opatija. Hotel check in and overnight. (B, D)

August 31 OPATIJA
After breakfast enjoy a hour guided city tour in the morning and free time. Overnight in hotel in Opatija. (B, D)

September 1 OPATIJA- ISTRIA (PULA, POREC, LOCAL FARM)
After breakfast, transfer to Pula and guided tour. Visit Roman Amphitheatre. Continue to Porec for a guided tour, visit the Euphrasian Basilica, the Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption of Mary, (a UNESCO World Heritage site); proceed to a local farm house for our lunch. Transfer back to Opatija, overnight. (B, L, D)

September 2 OPATIJA- POSTOJNA CAVE- OPATIJA
After breakfast, you will have a half day excursion to Postojna cave in Slovenia 1.5 hours from Opatija. Visit Postojna cave and lunch. Overnight in hotel. (B, L, D)

September 3 OPATIJA- ZAGREB
Following breakfast, leaving Opatija and continue to capital city Zagreb (2 hours driving time). Guided city tour, use cable car to upper town. Hotel check in and leisure time. Overnigh in hotel in Zagreb. (B, D)

September 4 ZAGREB- NATIONAL PARK PLITVICE LAKES- SPLIT
After breakfast, hotel check out and transfer to National Park Plitvice Lakes (approximately 2 hours driving time). Guided tour and free time for lunch. Later, transfer to Split. Leisure time and overnight. (B, D)

September 5 SPLIT- DUBROVNIK
Following breakfast, and after short stop stay in Split, continue to Dubrovnik. Hotel check in and free time.  Overnight in hotel.
(B, D)

September 6 FULL DAY PRIVATE EXCURSION TO ELAPHITI ISLANDS
After your breakfast, visit nearby famous Elaphiti islands with the private boat tour, including lunch on the boat. Discover the Island of Kolocep, a place with dense pine forest and a picturesque fishermen’s village lying along the bay. Visit Suđurad town on the Island of Sipan, an old fisherman’s port. Explore the Island of Lopud, a place known by its rich maritime tradition, famous Sunj beach, and a total of 36 churches and chapels. Enjoy an onboard lunch. Later transfer to hotel from Dubrovnik port. (B, L, D)

September 7 DUBROVNIK DEPARTURE
9:00 am Transfer from hotel to airport and return to Philadelphia on the same day. (B)

The cost for the entire trip is $3,699 per person/double room. The single supplement is $800.

This is a great price, considering that we’re going during high season and that we’ll be staying at centrally-located, deluxe hotels and that many of the meals included.

Please indicate to Debbe Philips that you will be forwarding your deposit of $699 per person. 

For more information, contact Debbe Philips at dphilips@ministryofcaring.org or (302) 516-1061.

To download the reservation form, click here.

 

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