Best of the Best 2018 - 394
Jewels of the Adriatic
Dubrovnik stirs the imagination, and Adriatic medieval islands sparkle.
Savor spiny lobster, herbinfused steak and other Adriatic
delicacies paired with housemade wines at an estate hidden in
the north Istrian town of Bale. This
11-day, cuisine-focused journey
includes hunting for truffles,
picnicking along the shores of
the Plitvice Lakes and an intimate
dinner in the hills overlooking
Split. Conclude in Dubrovnik for
two days of city exploration.
Behind the Scenes
Clockwise from top:
Medieval town of Korcula;
historic streets of Bale;
looking over the Adriatic
Winter is coming, but it's always
sunny in King's Landing. In this
special Game of Thrones tour of
Dubrovnik, you'll visit sites made
famous by the HBO hit, including
the walls and ramparts of the
Westeros capital and Lokrum
Island, whose Benedictine
monastery was used as the
House of the Undying in Qarth.
Relax in the Trsteno Arboretum,
the gardens of King's Landing,
and dip a toe in Blackwater Bay.
Your guide will offer history
pulled from Croatia as well as
the Seven Kingdoms.
Paddle the deep coves around
the Pakleni Islands, where
white, sandy shores give way
to fragrant pine forests, and
visit Marco Polo's alleged
birthplace in Korcula. This six-day
active adventure is a perfect
introduction to this stunning
strip of Europe, with visits to top
museums and cathedrals, wine
tastings and a cooking class.
Your Virtuoso travel advisor
can arrange these exceptional
experiences and more.