Porec & the Istrian Riviera by Air


Visit: Motovun, Croatia


Visit: Ljubljana, Slovenia


Visit: Porec, Croatia


Visit: Pula, Croatia


Visit: Rovinj, Croatia

About the Tour

Fly to Pula from a regional airport and join us on a holiday to Croatia’s golden peninsula. From you base at the 4-star Valamar Crystal, we take you on a tour of some of the country’s most celebrated sights, from amazing architecture, to stunning coastlines. We begin in the town of Porec, where its richness is measured by its historical heritage. With stunning Roman architecture, and famous sites such as the 6th century Basilica to witness, all adding to the beauty of this coastal town. On to Ljubljana, the historic capital of Slovenia, where you can take a tour of the Old Town and visit Triple Bridge. From our base in Porec, we also offer a range of optional excursions, from the beautiful coastal towns of Rovinj and Vrsar, to the Roman ruins in Pula.

Tour Includes

  • 7 nights hotel with continental breakfast
  • 7 evening meals
  • Return flights to/from Pula
  • Airport transfers in Croatia
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Fly to Pula where you will be transferred to your hotel for a seven-night stay.

    • Included meals: Dinner

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Enjoy a day at leisure in resort.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    Transfer to Pula airport for your return journey to the U.K.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Ljubljana - Beautiful historic capital of Slovenia

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Porec Guided Walking Tour - Get an insight into this delightful old town
    • Rovinj & Vrsar - Stunning old walled town and picturesque harbour.
    • Opatija - The 'Nice of the Adriatic'
    • Pula - Best of Istria and home to the historic Roman amphitheatre
    • Ljubljana Walking Tour - See the sights


    Single Room Supplement from £59.00 (8 days).

    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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    You will stay for seven nights at the 4-star Hotel Valamar Crystal, situated just 150 metres from the beach and approximately a 20-minute scenic walk from Porec town centre. 

    The hotel has become a firm favourite with Leger guests and has a restaurant, bar, lift and an outdoor swimming pool. Twin rooms have a balcony, whilst single rooms are without a balcony.

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

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