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private • 8 days, 7 nights

Private Trip: Croatia’s Abandoned Sites & Ancient Cities

private • 8 days, 7 nights

Private Trip: Croatia’s Abandoned Sites & Ancient Cities

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  • Group Size 6 People Maximum
  • Activity Level
  • Travel Style
    Road Trip
from $3,660 USD per person
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Trip Overview

Experience Croatia’s breathtaking nature, historical gems, and abandoned sites on this privately guided, week-long exploration. With a thoughtful balance of lesser-known haunts paired with iconic spots, as well as a bit of urban exploration sprinkled throughout, you’ll be invited to learn more about the long and complex heritage of this Balkan nation from a variety of perspectives. From towering, seaside fortresses to underground bunkers and countryside memorials, there is so much to take in. But don’t worry—we’ve made sure to also include plenty of time to relax, wander, and dig into local desserts along the way.

  • Privately guided experience
  • Abandoned, unique, and lesser-known locations
  • Private vehicle transfer throughout
  • A perfect combination of nature, history, adventure, and local life


Itineraries and daily schedules are subject to change. We expect to do everything listed in the itinerary, though the order may be rearranged based on weather or other local conditions.

Additional Info


The cost of this trip is $3,660 per person, based on two or more travelers, and double occupancy at three- and four-star hotels during low season. For a single occupancy room, there will be a single supplement (price may vary depending on the season). This trip can also be offered to solo travelers as well as groups that include kids under the age of 18—please inquire for pricing and details.


This trip includes seven nights of accommodation, based on double-accommodation in hotels at a three and four-star level. If you're interested in a different level or style of accommodation, we'd be happy to discuss options and price points.


During these days, you’ll be covering about 800 miles (1,300 km). The driving time has been carefully distributed between each day, and will of course include stops along the way. by days and of course with stops along the way. You’ll have a private vehicle and driver for the duration of the trip. The type of vehicle (car, van, or minibus) will depend on the size of your group.

Activity Level

Travelers should feel comfortable walking two to three miles over the course of each day, and remaining on their feet for longer periods of time. While we can tailor the pace and activity level to your group, a few of the highlights require a short, easy hike and/or walking on dirty trails. As the itinerary covers a range of different locations, you’ll want to pack sturdy walking shoes, and comfortable clothes for the drives.

Arrival & Departure

This trip begins and ends in Zagreb, Croatia. On the first day, your guide and driver will arrange to meet you at an agreed-upon location. We recommend you arrive by late afternoon on Day 1, and depart anytime on Day 8. If you’d like to extend your stay on either end, we’re happy to arrange extra nights and provide suggestions for things to do and see on your own.

  • Private transfer throughout your trip in a comfortable vehicle with an English- speaking driver.
  • Local, professional English-speaking guide and urban exploration specialist accompanying you for the duration of the trip.
  • Seven nights of accommodation in boutique hotels (three-star level).
  • Daily breakfast and four lunches.
  • Entrance fees to all sites and activities included in the itinerary.
  • 24/7 emergency assistance during your trip, provided by Global Rescue.
  • Special access to unique places and extraordinary experiences.
  • Transportation to and from Croatia.
  • Additional meals and drinks outside of Atlas Obscura offerings, including most alcoholic beverages.
  • Tickets for extra activities and attractions not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tips for your guide and driver (optional).
  • Travel insurance (recommended).
  • Pre- and post-trip accommodations.
  • Applying for a Croatian visa, if applicable.
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