Porec & the Istrian Riviera

  • 9 & 12 Day Tours
  • 11 Sights Visited
  • 4 Star Rating

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then onward overnight towards Porec.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

Afternoon arrival in Porec for a six-night stay.

  • Included meals: Dinner

Day 3 - Porec Sightseeing

Free time for you to explore your new surroundings or why not discover the sights of Porec on our optional, guided walking tour taking in the 6th century Basilica and the old Roman ruins.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Porec

Day 4 - Ljubljana

Full-day, included excursion to the historic capital of Slovenia. Originally developed by the Romans, the Old Town now is a blend of palecoloured Baroque churches and mansions, overlooked by a medieval castle. Why not join our optional walking tour and take in the highlights, including the Old Town and the Triple Bridge, or perhaps take a stroll along the willow-lined walkways along the Ljubljana river.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Ljubljana

Triple Bridge

Day 5 - Rovinj and Vrsar

Join our optional excursion to the beautiful town of Rovinj, regarded as one of the most photographed on the Croatian coast. In the afternoon we pause at the coastal town of Vrsar with its picturesque harbour front.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Rovinj

Vrsar

Day 6 - Opatija

Join our optional excursion to Opatija. This beautiful resort is often referred to as the ‘Nice of the Adriatic’ on account of its celebrated seaside promenade, the Lungomare.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Opatija

Day 7 - Istrian Mosaic

Join our optional, guided excursion as we explore the best of Istria. We start with a stop in the town of Grožnjan, a favourite haunt for artists, and where you can enjoy truffle tasting. We continue to the beautiful hilltop town of Motovun for free time. Later, we head to Pula, with its 3,000 years of history and heritage. See the stunning Roman amphitheatre, the Temple of Augustus and the Forum, as well as the Franciscan monastery.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Grožnjan

Motovun

Pula

Temple Of Augustus

Istria

Day 8

Free time before leaving for the overnight journey towards home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 9

Return home.

Day 1

Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

On coach holidays of 7 days’ duration or more and Single Traveller coach holidays, you don’t even have to think about getting to your local joining point.

If you live within 20 miles of one of our free joining point, we’ll pick you up from your home and take you to meet your transfer coach, then return you back home at the end of your holiday. On European coach holidays of 7 days' or more, the cost of this is just £30 per booking each way (Up to 4 people per booking).

If you live a little further afield, you can also take advantage of this convenient option for an additional charge

Please note: If you would like to take up the Door-to-Door service, you will need to call our reservations team as it is not possible to book this service online.

Day 2

We continue our journey to Bavaria for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Head to our hotel in Porec for seven nights.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 - Porec Sightseeing

Free time for you to get to know your new surroundings or why not discover the sights of Porec on our optional, guided walking tour taking in the 6th century Basilica and the old Roman ruins.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5 - Ljubljana

Full-day, included excursion to the historic capital of Slovenia. Originally developed by the Romans, the Old Town now is a blend of pale coloured Baroque churches and mansions, overlooked by a medieval castle. Why not join our optional walking tour and take in the highlights including the Old Town and the Triple Bridge, or perhaps take a stroll along the willow-lined walkways along the Ljubljana river.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 - Rovinj and Vrsar

Join our optional excursion to the beautiful town or Rovinj, regarded as one of the most photographed on the Croatian coast. In the afternoon we pause at the coastal town of Vrsar with its picturesque harbour front.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 - Opatija

Join our optional excursion to Opatija. This beautiful resort is often referred to as the 'Nice of the Adriatic' on account of its celebrated seaside promenade, the Lungomare.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 - Istrian Mosaic

Join our optional, guided excursion as we explore the best of Istria. We start with a stop in the town of Grožnjan, a favourite haunt of artists, and where you can enjoy truffle tasting. We continue to the beautiful hilltop town of Motovun for free time. Later we head to Pula, with its 3,000 years of history and heritage. See the stunning Roman amphitheatre, the Temple of Augustus and the Forum as well as the Franciscan monastery.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 - Piran & Portoroz

Included excursion to these neighbouring Slovenian resorts. Piran is a real jewel on the Adriatic Coast, with close links to Venice. Explore the Old Town with its labyrinth of alleyways, covered arches, churches and Venetian influenced architecture. Relax in Tartini Square and watch the world go by, as you look across the charming harbour.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10

Time to say farewell to Croatia and begin our journey home. We travel to the Austrian Tyrol for a overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11

Through Germany to Belgium for an overnight stay.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Day 12

Return home.

  • Included meals: Breakfast

Prices are per person, based on two sharing.

Extras: optional excursions; single room supplement £49 (9 days), £99 (12 days); travel insurance from £47.95 (9 days), £49.95 (12 days). 



FAQ's about our tours

Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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We do have holidays that are suitable for wheelchair users, however the person using the wheelchair will need to be able to get on and off the coach if a coach tour is booked. Our coaches are not suitable for someone who is wheelchair reliant as we can only take folding wheelchairs that are stored in the luggage compartment.

We cannot guarantee that assistance will be available for the disabled person / wheelchair user and such bookings will only be accepted if that person is travelling with an able-bodied person who is fully able to attend to the needs of his/her co-traveller.

Passengers travelling by Eurostar in standard class seats must be able to walk 200 yards (183 metres) unaided. Please note; only collapsible wheelchairs are permitted on board standard class Eurostar coaches, as these must be stored in the luggage storage areas. Any passengers who are wheelchair reliant are required to be allocated in the 'Standard Premier' coaches where wheelchair user spaces are located. As these spaces are limited to 1 per train you must advise us immediately if you require them in order that we can reserve with Eurostar.

Excursions on our tours visit places of interest and public buildings. These may not be able to accommodate people with walking difficulties and wheelchair access may not be available. Excursions which include sightseeing tours may involve walking long distances and sometimes over cobbled or uneven surfaces.

The accommodation we use on our tours may not have ground floor rooms and in some instances lifts will not always be available. Occasionally access to your hotel may involve walking distances from the coach park and some hotels have a flight of steps to the Reception.

It is very important that checks are made with regard to the suitability of a tour for you prior to you make any booking with us.