Pearls of Istria
Itinerary (subject to change)
DAY 1: Departure from Wiesbaden, Washingtonstreet corner J.F. Kennedy Str., bus waiting area (off post) at 6:30 pm. Departure from Ramstein Shell Autohof, bus parking lot (parking fee € 5/day) at 6:00 pm. Departure from Kaiserslautern, Daennerplatz P&R parking lot (opposite Kleber Kaserne) at 6:30 pm. Departure from Böblingen Panzerkaserne, PX parking lot at 9:00 pm. Overnight travel via Austria, Slowenia to Croatia.
DAY 2: Breakfast en route (not included). Afternoon arrival at our 4 star Club Resort near Porec. The resort offers outdoor swimming pool with bar, outdoor jacuzzi, restaurants, bars, fitness room, sauna and more and is located just 100 meters from the beach. After check in, time to relax and to freshen up, we will meet for a welcome drink and for the dinner buffet (included).
DAY 3: After breakfast in the hotel we start our day with a sightseeing tour of Porec with a visit of the Euphrasius Basilika (entrance fee included). In the afternoon we will drive to Rovinj to see the St. Euphemia church (entrance fee included) followed by a panorama boat ride. In the late afternoon we drive back to our hotel. Dinner in the hotel (included).
DAY 4: After breakfast we start with our full day excursion with bus and ferry to the islands of Cres and Mali Losinj. Dinner in the hotel (included).
DAY 5: Today, after breakfast, we will visit the towns of Opatija and Moscenice, where we will pay a visit to an Olive oil mill and have the opportunity to try the local liquor (included). Dinner in the hotel (included).
DAY 6: After breakfast we depart for Pula to see one of the largest Roman Amphitheaters (entrance fee included). We conclude the day with a visit of Vodnjan, where we will try the well-known ham of Istria, the Prsut. Dinner in the hotel.
DAY 7: After an early breakfast and check out we travel back to Germany. Lunch and dinner stop en route (not included). Late night arrival / early morning arrival at points of origin.