Croatia and Slovenia Adriatic Self Drive Explorer

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10 Days
Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice, Ljubljana, Zagreb

Embark on a personalized journey through Croatia and Slovenia during this self-drive exploration. Stroll through the charming cobblestone streets of Dubrovnik, delve into the rich history and stunning architecture of Diocletian's Palace in Split, and be captivated by the breathtaking beauty of Plitvice Lakes with its captivating waterfalls. Discover Ljubljana, Europe's "Green Capital," and savor the vibrant culture of Zagreb. 

SELF DRIVE JOURNEY – Departs Daily. 10-Day /9-night self-drive program visiting Dubrovnik, Split, Plitvice, Ljubljana and Zagreb. Includes accommodation at a hotel of your choice, private arrival transfer, rental car for 6-days, sightseeing as indicated in itinerary, and suggested sightseeing tours of your choice.


  • Sightseeing: per itinerary
  • Rental vehicle with outlined inclusions
  • Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance
  • Accommodations of your choice
  • Sightseeing tours and/or activites of your choice


  • Rental vehicle with outlined inclusions
  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • Rental vehicle gas, parking, tolls, and all other items not listed as included
  • Transfers not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Select local taxes where applicable
  • One-way fee for rental car
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant





Welcome to Dubrovnik! Upon arrival at the Dubrovnik Airport, you will be greeted and privately transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is yours to enjoy at leisure.




Today, explore Dubrovnik during a Private 3-Hour Old Town Walking Tour. After your tour, enjoy the rest of the day at your own pace. With its cobblestone streets, marble pavements, renowned medieval city walls, and charming cafes and shops tucked into every corner, Dubrovnik is a true explorer's delight.



Explore Dubrovnik

Enjoy your leisure time exploring the 'Pearl of the Adriatic.' Alternatively, you may choose an optional full-day excursion to Montenegro, Korcula, or Mali Ston and Peljesac.



Dubrovnik - Split

In the morning pick up your rental vehicle and start your journey across Croatia. Drive for approximately 3 hours along the Adriatic coast, taking in stunning views of the sparkling sea. Upon arrival in Split, check into your hotel and spend the rest of the day exploring this beautiful and historic city.




Discover Split, a city with over 17 centuries of history on a Half-Day Best of Split Private Tour. Join your driver and guide as you embark on a panoramic journey through the city's most iconic landmarks, including the renowned Poljud football stadium, the inviting Bacvice beach, and the picturesque Marjan hill, among many others. Stop at the Mestrovic Gallery, which houses the masterpieces of Ivan Mestrovic, a Croatian sculptor of global acclaim.



Split - Plitvice

In the morning, depart for Plitvice Lakes National Park, a drive of approximately 3 hours. Upon arrival, consider taking a sightseeing tour of this stunning natural wonder. Stroll along wooden promenades overlooking 16 crystal-clear blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Every turn reveals breathtaking views of waterfalls and lush forests. The afternoon is yours to savor the beauty of Plitvice at your leisure.



Plitvice - Postojna Cave - Ljubljana

Depart for Ljubljana with a stop at Postojna Cave, a drive of approximately 4 hours. Postojna Cave, over 24 kilometers long and 2 million years old, is one of the most famous caves in the world. Visitors can consider taking an optional 90-minute tour by train to see its incredible tunnels, halls, and caverns, while learning about its history and geology. After exploring the cave, continue to Ljubljana and check into your hotel.




Enjoy your day at leisure exploring Slovenia's charming capital, Ljubljana. Wander the delightful medieval streets of Old Town, stroll across the iconic Triple Bridge, or take a funicular ride up to Ljubljana Castle for breathtaking views. Alternatively, consider an excursion to Lake Bled, just 45 minutes away from Ljubljana.



Ljubljana - Zagreb

Embark on a 2-hour morning drive to Zagreb, Croatia. As Croatia's capital, Zagreb embodies both continental and Mediterranean influences, serving as a hub for culture, science, politics, and economy. Its history is a blend of diverse European cultures, evident in its architecture, streets, and squares. Wander the charming streets at your own pace or opt for a sightseeing tour to delve deeper into this vibrant city.



Zagreb - Departure

Say “Dovidenja!” to Croatia and drive approximately 20-minutes to Zagreb Airport where you will return your rental vehicle, before departing onto your next destination.

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