The motoring adventure of a lifetime, this Croatian driving tour is an incredible way to kickstart or round off the season. At the Adriatic coast, summer starts early and ends late—the temperatures are idyllic, the roads are empty, and the beaches are spacious, spanning as far as the eye can see. All of the key ingredients required for an epic tour of Croatia's azure coast.

A driving tour for serious drivers as well as cultural connoisseurs, this unforgettable motoring adventure includes two nights in Dubrovnik and one night in Hvar, two of Europe's most revered destinations. Boasting a spectacular mix of coastal and mountain driving, lagoon-like seas, sumptuous Mediterranean food, unspoiled fishing villages, golden beaches, historic cities, rugged Roman ruins and lush islands, Croatia truly is a traveller's paradise.

Adriatic Riviera & Plitvice

Tour overview

Culture:
Roads:
Scenery:
Road description
The whole tour runs on asphalt.
Highlights
Adriatic Coastal Road, Hvar Island, Zadar, Mostar, 3 UNESCO World Heritage Sights: Plitvice Lakes NP, Dubrovnik, Split.
Countries:
Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia
Route
Mileage: 1.600 km (1.000 miles)
Mileage: 200 - 330 km (125 - 210 miles)
Tour starts / ends
Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Rest days
1; Dubrovnik.
Accommodation
Comfortable, very nice hotels, often the best in the area, mostly 4****.

Day by day

Day by day

Day 1: Arrival in Ljubljana

We will pick you up from the airport and take you to your hotel in Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia.

Once you're settled, you will have a chance to explore the town and all it has to offer. Your guides will meet you at the hotel at 2pm for a full driving tour briefing followed by a short drive to help you get accustomed to your convertible. In the evening, we will meet for a special welcome dinner - a chance to chat about the exciting adventure that awaits.

Day 2: Ljubljana - Plitvice National Park

From Ljubljana we head south through the wine growing area of Bela Krajina, "White March" of south-eastern Slovenia.

Bela Krajina gets its name from its endless droves of birch trees and as such, driving through the region is pure joy. Our drive will end at Plitvice National Park, a natural icon and listed UNESCO World Natural Heritage site. We will spend the afternoon on an 18km adventure across wooden footbridges while taking in the park's 16 lakes, wildlife, and many other stunning natural attractions.

Day 3: Plitvice National Park - Mostar

Our driving tour will head southeast as we drive past the historic town of Knin, continuing to Imotski, known for its magical Blue and Red Lakes, connected to the Adriatic Sea through a series of subterranean channels.

In the afternoon, we will arrive at 'the city among the vineyards', Mostar. Founded by the Turks in the 15th Century Mostar boasts an ancient stone bridge that is now one of the world's most famously photographed World Heritage-listed sites. In the evening, we will explore the Old Ottoman quarter and meet its many artisanal heroes before sitting down to a delicious feast.

Day 4: Mostar - Dubrovnik

On day three, our convertible driving adventure will take us to the famous walled city of Dubrovnik.

During our journey, the panoramic Bosnian landscape will make for a memorable lunch stop. We will sit together and taste a mix of popular Bosnian dishes before driving onto Dubrovnik. Based in the heart of Southern Dalmatia, Dubrovnik is rife with rich vegetation, stunning lakes, captivating islands, idyllic pebble beaches and crystal clear sea - pure paradise.

Day 5: Rest day in Dubrovnik

On day four, a pitstop in paradise awaits. Take a stroll on Dubrovnik's thick stone walls and soak up the atmosphere from a café on Placa, and explore the maze of marble-paved squares and climbing cobbled streets.

If you're enticed by the Adriatic islands, you can enjoy a full-day boat trip to Mljet island, a stunning destination which is home to a Benedictine monastery. Or, if you feel like a drive, Montenegro isn't far, and it makes for a scenic cruise. Whatever you decide to do, you will have a day to remember - enjoy.

Day 6: Dubrovnik - Hvar Island

In the morning, we will depart Dubrovnik and cruise the scenic coastal road to the northwest. Along the way, you can stop in Mali Ston, famous for its defensive wall and exquisite seafood.

A short ferry ride will take us to Hvar Island, where we'll drive the most meandering road of the entire trip. Named the "Croatian Medeira", Hvar enjoys more sunshine each year than any other place in Croatia. Green, scenic, lively, hospitable, and boasting plenty of incredible bars and seafood restaurants, Hvar is nothing short of incredible.

Day 7: Hvar Island - Zadar

We will start the day with a hearty breakfast before getting a ferry back to the mainland.

Next, we will cruise by the stunning islands of Brac and Solta and pass through Split, famous for Diocletian's Palace. Venturing further north, we will stop in the historic towns of Trogir, Primosten or Sibenik. Finally, we will reach Zadar - an ancient city with a rich cultural heritage and little something to offer everyone.

Day 8: Zadar - Ljubljana

Our seaside roller coaster like drive will continue as we wind along a narrow strip of land framed by epic mountain tops and rugged coastline.

The scenery here is awe-inspiring, with the Adriatic Sea on one side and the dramatic Velebit mountain range on the other - a sight that will linger in the memory for years to come. Driving through the pristine forests of Lika, we'll cruise back to Slovenia before reaching Ljubljana in the afternoon. During your last night in Ljubljana, you will have the chance to eat, drink, and reflect on the adventure of a lifetime.

Day 9: Ljubljana, flight home

In the morning you can enjoy the old part of the city. Take time to explore its colourful market and the charming, narrow streets that line the right bank of the Ljubljanica River, with medieval bridges that are reminiscent of Prague - but, without the crowds.

Depending on the time of your return flight, you might have time to ascend the staircase to Ljubljana Castle's 16th-Century fortification before heading to the airport. The adventure of a lifetime.

Pricing

Convertible car Price for the DRIVER
Based on sharing a double / twin room
3.330 €
3.850 €
Your own convertible car 2.900 €
Passenger 2.300 €
490 €

Book a single room with your tour.

7.50 %

Purchasing trip cancellation insurance allows customers to receive a refund for a tour when a customer must cancel a tour for reasons covered by this insurance. Trip cancellation insurance costs 7,5% of the total listed price of the tour, including supplements like motorcycle upgrades, single room requests, and passenger costs. 

140 €

VIP & Super VIP insurance

For a fixed cost of 20 EUR per day VIP Insurance lowers your security deposit for the car, while Super VIP Insurance reduces your security deposit to zero (0 EUR) and costs 35 EUR per day. VIP insurance is available on all our tours and rentals of 7 days or more. Drivers must have at least 2 years of driving experiences and must be at least 25 years old to obtain VIP Insurance. See the chart below:

Car Models
Standard
Security deposit (deductable)
VIP
Security deposit (deductable)
Super VIP
Security deposit (deductable)
MAZDA  MX-5 Miata 1.800 EUR 500 EUR  0 EUR
MINI Cooper Convertible 2.100 EUR 600 EUR  0 EUR
BMW 4 Series Convertible 2.600 EUR 700 EUR  0 EUR
       
245 €

VIP & Super VIP insurance

For a fixed cost of 20 EUR per day VIP Insurance lowers your security deposit for the car, while Super VIP Insurance reduces your security deposit to zero (0 EUR) and costs 35 EUR per day. VIP insurance is available on all our tours and rentals of 7 days or more. Drivers must have at least 2 years of driving experiences and must be at least 25 years old to obtain VIP Insurance. See the chart below:

Car Models
Standard Security deposit (deductable)
VIP Security deposit (deductable)
Super VIP Security deposit (deductable)
MAZDA MX-5 1.800 EUR 500 EUR  0 EUR
MINI Cooper Convertible 2.100 EUR 600 EUR  0 EUR
BMW 4 Series Convertible 2.600 EUR 700 EUR  0 EUR
       
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Adriatic Riviera & Plitvice includes:
  • Late model convertible car with a Third party liability insurance and Comprehensive vehicle insurance.
  • Experienced guide.
  • Support van for luggage, souvenir purchases and 1 or 2 passengers.
  • 8 nights' accommodation in quality, mostly 4**** hotels.
  • 8 complete buffet breakfasts in the hotel.
  • 7 dinners, mostly in traditional local restaurants.
  • 3 ferry rides (according to tour program) and tolls.
  • All entrance fees for national parks and museums (according to tour program).
  • Airport transfers up to 5 days prior to the tour start, on the last day of the tour and one day after the tour. 
  • All maps with marked routes for the region being toured.
  • Extensive tour booklet.
  • GPS with all the routes uploaded.
Not included in the price:

Air ticket, dinners on rest days, most lunches, drinks, gasoline, personal spending, and tips.

Tour Cancellation Insurance: more information HERE.

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Adriatic Convertible Tours

SMTours d.o.o., Trpinčeva 37a 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija, EU

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