Split and Hvar Twin Centre Holiday - Balkan Escape

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Split and Hvar Twin Centre

These two locations make for a superb holiday, ideal for those looking to combine city and relaxation

Mix city with style on this classic Croatia Two-Centre holiday. This twin-centre holiday combines the stunning city of Split, home to UNESCO protected Roman Diocletian Palace with time to relax and unwind on the chic island of Hvar.

 

What's Included:

► Direct return flights

► Quality assured accommodation

► Airport transfers

► Your holiday is ATOL and TTA Protected for your peace of mind

Fully customisable, your choice of:

► Duration

► Accommodation, room type and board

► Number of nights in each location

 

7 Nights from

£749 per person

Includes Return Flights, Accommodation and Airport Transfers
 
 

 

Your holiday at a glance

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Ideal for:

Day Trips, History & Culture, Relaxing, National Parks

 

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Departure Dates:

Daily between May and October (subject to which airport you fly from)

 

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Fly from:

See "UK Departure Airports" below for details of where you can fly from

 

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Flights:

Fly to Split. Fly back from Split.

 

Destinations

Split

Background to Split:  Famous for its UNESCO heritage protection, the wonderful city of Split is home to the famous palace, bearing the Roman emperor Diocletian's name, It contains a wealth of history and culture. Split is also an excellent base for exploring the wider region. Visit the nearby Krka National Park, a beautiful location with stunning waterfalls. Or visit the the nearby town of Trogir, with its delightful old town dating back to the 13th century.

 

Hvar

Background to Hvar: Hvar boasts a wonderful 13th century renaissance cathedral and a fortress with fantastic views across the bay. Or you could take a day trip to explore the rest of the island, famous for its rolling lavender fields or to the nearby Pakleni islands, perfect for soaking up the sun. By night, eat at one of the many excellent restaurants that serve delicious local dishes.

 

Sample Itinerary

 

Day 1 - Split

Arrive at Split Airport, where a private transfer will meet you in arrivals and take you directly to your chosen Split Hotel. Head out to the Diocletian Palace and explore this fantastic old town

Day 2 - Split: Day Trip Idea - Trogir

Another of Croatia’s UNESCO sites, Trogir is a very picturesque town, not far from Split, offering a rich history, plenty of culture and excellent food. This historic town evolved within its medieval city walls, on a small island connected by bridges to both the mainland and the island of Ciovo. Trogir is very easy to get to from Split. There are regular coach services from the main bus station throughout the day and in summer there’s also a passenger ferry that takes around one hour.

Day 3 - Split: Day Trip Idea - Krka National Park

Covering 142 square metres, this is an area of outstanding natural beauty. It’s famous for its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk, a collection of 17 waterfalls that range in height of 45 metres. Easily accessible by coach or an organised excursion, it's a perfect day trip from Split

Day 4 - Hvar

Check out of your hotel and head to Hvar by catamaran, duration 1 hour.. Check in to your chosen hotel in Hvar and spend the rest of your day relaxing by the pool or beach.

Day 5 - Hvar

Explore Hvar Town - The atmospheric town is steeped in history and sites of interest include the ancient fortress, a Franciscan monastery and St. Stephen’s square, the largest and most beautiful Venetian piazza in Croatia. The bell of St. Stephen’s cathedral rises to four levels, each one more intricate than the last. North-west of the square, lies a labyrinth of charming streets with small palaces, churches and old Dalmatian houses. For superb views of the Adriatic and the Pakleni Islands, climb up to Hvar Fortress.

Day 6 - Hvar: Day Trip Idea - Korcula

Renowned for being the reputed birthplace of Marco Polo, Korcula offers a rich history and excellent beaches. Its fascinating Old Town is of course a little smaller than Dubrovnik’s but is still a wonderful place to explore. You can easily get to Korcula from Hvar Town by fast catamaran. Every day between May and September it departs early morning and returns in the evening making a full day trip perfectly feasible.

Day 7 - Hvar: Day Trip Idea - Pakleni Islands

The islands opposite Hvar are the Pakleni islands, a stunning archipelago of tiny emerald isles, set in the glistening Adriatic. They’re a popular destination for beach goers with some of the best beaches in the area. There's numerous ferries to and from each day, most of which go to Palmizana Bay, where pine forests and heather fields provide the perfect backdrop to pristine waves licking the sandy cove.

Available UK Airport Departures

 

  • London City
  • London Gatwick
  • London Heathrow
  • London Luton
  • London Stansted
  • Belfast
  • Bristol
  • Birmingham
  • East Midlands
  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Leeds Breadford
  • Manchester
  • Newcastle

2019 Pricing

 

Sample itinerary is based upon:

  • 2 people sharing 3 nights in a 4 star hotel in Split, B&B, low season (Early May & October). Other hotels are available.
  • 2 people sharing 4 nights in a 4 star hotel in Hvar, B&B, low season (Early May & October). Other hotels are available.
  • Return flights from London Gatwick, regional departures available
  • Private transfers and catamaran tickets

Price Guide by season:

Please note this is a rough guide based on booking at least 20 weeks in advance. Air fares usually increase considerably nearer to the departure date. Other hotels are available of varying star rating and price. All holidays from Balkan Escape are tailor-made. The itinerary on this page is just a suggestion.

Low Season: 
£749pp
(Early May and October)
Mid Season: 
£1069pp
(Mid May to Early June and late September)
High Season: 
£1419pp
(Mid June to Mid September)
 
 
 
 
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  • Preferred Duration
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