Croatia is a country rich in history built into amazing architecture, uniquely blend into breathtaking nature, that HBO’s producers of spectacular series Game of Thrones have chosen this country as a crucial filming location. A series that is a world of its own, a fantasy realm with a rich, detailed history and iconography used city of Dubrovnik, Split, Sibenik and National Park Krka as a stage for their story.
Architecture – History – Hollywood – Filming – Local gastronomy – Cultural Activities – Historical Sites – History & Archaeology – Museums & Galleries – Beaches – Islands – Boating – Scenic Drive – Shopping – Small Towns – Ecotourism – National Park – Reserve
Suggested hotels in 5 star category are Hilton and Excelsior in Dubrovnik, Cornaro, Marmont and Park in Split. In 4 star category we recommend Lero and Grand Hotel Park in Dubrovnik, Art and Globo in Split, hotels Adriana, Amfora and Riva in Hvar.
Transfer to the hotel in Split. Welcome dinner.
After breakfast in the hotel, your local guide will take you on the tour of Split. You are going to visit the most interesting location that you’ve seen in GOT – Diocletian’s Palace. The great palace, complex of the Roman emperor Diocletian, holds many mysteries… Maybe those mysteries are captured in scenes of Game of Thrones?! You will have a chance to discover that. 1700-year-old Mediterranean metropolis of Split transforms into Meereen, as you start the final chapter of your tour at Diocletian’s Palace, its ancient basements and narrow streets, where freed slaves sought revenge upon their masters.
After Diocletian’s Palace tour continues to the Klis Fortress near Split famous for the scene of Daenerys planning her return to the power.
Finally, walk the path to the top of Klis Fortress, as it transforms into the Meereen throne, where Daenerys set the slaves free and crucified their wicked owners.
Next location is going to be place Žrnovica, near Split, with the green mill that was used for Missandei’s bathing scene – the perfect spot to rest.
Tour continues to the town’s quarry, where Daario fought Bronn for Danaerys.In the late afternoon tour is going back to Split for overnight stay in the hotel.
After breakfast at the hotel, departure for Šibenik. You are going to enjoy guided tour of the medieval town that served as Braavos. Šibenik appears in the fifth season as one of the Free Cities across the narrow sea.
With its walls and ancient architecture, Šibenik is protected by four fortresses and includes the House of Black and White as well as the Temple of the God of Many Faces. City of Šibenik is listed as a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO. After Sibenik tour continues to Krka National Park to visit one of the world’s most beautiful waterfalls, Skradinski Buk, one of a series of 17 waterfalls appreciated by all true nature lovers. The park, one of eight national parks in Croatia, was used as a natural backdrop for Game of Thrones. Overnight at hotel in Split.
Day to explore town of Hvar through the guided tour of the ancient town of Hvar. Island Hvar is one of the sunniest islands of Europe with over 300 sunny days in a year.
Many people say that Hvar is a town from a fairytales because of its architecture, incredible natural appeal and mild climate. Free time at island. Overnight in the hotel.
Transfer to the pier for ferry ride to Drvenik, ferry stop in the mainland. You are going to enjoy the ride through the incredible Neretva river valley. Next stop is Ston at the peninsula of Peljesac. Ston is famous by its walls featured as the fortifications surrounding the western King’s Landing. A wall is almost 8 miles long and the second largest wall in the world after
China, connects the two fortified cities. Beside the wall this little town has the salt plants, the oldest in Europe, that are still in use. Salt producing technology has not changed for centuries.
Ston is also ideal place to try the world famous mussels and oysters paired with the very unique wine.
In the late afternoon hours arrival in Dubrovnik and check into your hotel for overnight.
The day in front of you is going to be reserve for guided tour of King’s Landing, alias Dubrovnik. It’s no wonder that this monumental city was chosen to pose as one of Westeros’ main landmarks. Dubrovnik is well known for its distinctive Old Town’s, UNESCO- World Heritage Site, surrounded by thick stone walls completed in the 16th century. Old Town is located on a peninsula surrounded by a dramatic stone cliff. You are going to visit Minceta Tower (House of the Undying), Lovrijenac Fortress (The Red Keep) and Lokrum (Quarth). Overnight at hotel.
Departure for Trsteno Arboretum, the popular Green Gardens of King’s Landing. Arboretum is located in Trsteno, a small village along the sea around 10km north of Dubrovnik. The lush garden has an aqueduct leading up to a fountain with a Neptune statue, vine covered pergolas, a belvedere, pavilions and rich flora.The many scenes in which Varys and Tyrion wander through the outdoor parts of the palace to plot and exchange secrets were filmed at the Trsteno Arboretum. Departure to Dubrovnik for overnight.
Transfer to Dubrovnik airport.