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Suggested Self-Drive - Mainland Croatia

7 days car hire from $405 per vehicle*
Flights & accommodation are additional

Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19


7 days car hire from
per vehicle*
Flights & accommodation are additional

Mainland Croatia

In Europe the freewheeling experience becomes more challenging with driving on the right hand side of the road. Don’t be put off, roads and autobahns are well surfaced and clearly signposted. Most major roads do have tolls so it is often cheaper and more scenic to stay on the secondary roads.

Croatia is well known for its pristine coastline and secluded coves with more than 1200 island and islets scattered along the Adriatic. It also has well preserved fortified towns with narrow stone streets, in contrast to its outstanding natural beauty with mountains and vineyards and UNESCO World Heritage lakes.

Choosing your Rental Car

Take into consideration the size of the vehicle you require. We strongly recommend a compact size car for two adults. If the vehicle is to be used for day touring from a central base and not for transporting your luggage, a smaller vehicle may be adequate. We suggest you book your car before leaving home as this will save money and ensure you get the car of your choice.

7 day car hire
From $405 per vehicle*
Travel: 01 Apr-31 May & 01 Oct 18-31 Mar 19
From $465 per vehicle*
Travel: 01 Jun-10 Jul & 26 Aug-30 Sep 18
From $735 per vehicle*
Travel: 11 Jul-25 Aug 18              
*Based on Hertz Group B car hire
Flights are additional 

Day 1: Zagreb – Opatija (174km)
Explore the old town of Zagreb. It’s Gothic, twin-spired Cathedral and 13th century St. Mark’s Church are a historic treasure, the pedestrianised centre is lined with outdoor cafés, shops, museums and parks nearby.
Day 2: Opatija
Many of the grand belle-epoque waterfront villas from the days of the Austro-Hungarian Empire have now been spruced up. The beaches are rocky, some with secluded coves which are great for swimming.
Day 3: Opatija – Porec (83km)
Head to Istria. Stop enroute in the medieval town of Motovun, overlooking the Mirna river valley. Once in Porec, be sure to visit the 6th century UNESCO protected Euphrasius Basilica, with its amazing Byzantine mosaics.
Day 4: Porec – Pula (59km direct)
Take a leisurely drive to Pula stopping at Rovinj, which was once a pretty wee fishing village. The old town is built on an island and the houses are packed tightly together right down to the waterfront.
Day 5: Pula – Opatija (101km)
Visit Pula’s well preserved Roman amphitheatre called The Arena. It was built during the 1st century AD and is the sixth largest in the world.
Day 6: Opatija – Plitvice Lakes National Park (205km)
Head off early for the drive through to the spectacular Plitvice Lakes.
Day 7: Plitvice Lakes – Trogir (241km)
Go walking along the lower lake boardwalk and on through to the upper lakes – there are 16 in total plus 92 stunning waterfalls. Drive onto Trogir, the historic and gorgeous UNESCO protected town.

Continue onto Split & Dubrovnik, take a cruise or go island hopping to discover some of the Adriatic coastline

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Terms and Conditions

Valid for sales until 31 Mar 19 or sold out whatever comes first • Prices are land only per person share twin, in NZ dollars for cash or cheque purchase only • Advertised prices are correct as at 17 Apr 18 but may vary due to exchange rates and include VAT • All prices and products are subject to availability at time of reservation. Specific booking conditions apply to each of the services offered • Price is based on the 7+ day rate. For full details please contact House of Travel. • Surcharges may apply over trade show and special event periods. • Closeouts and Seasonal & Week/Weekend surcharges may also apply. All deals shown exclude airfares which are at an additional cost. • We strongly recommend comprehensive travel insurance be taken at the time of booking, amendment & cancellation fees may apply • Min/Max stays apply − please ask your House of Travel consultant.

Sale Period

Until 31 Mar 19


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