Florence 2 Croatia Ultra - Bus2alps

Florence 2 Croatia Ultra

Welcome to Europe’s best-kept secret! Tap into your inner adventurer as we head to Croatia’s pristine Dalmatian Coast. Untouched sandy beaches, the magnificent wonder of the Krka Waterfalls and white water rafting on the emerald green Cetina River will make this your favorite coastal getaway. Relax on the beach, cruise the crystal blue Adriatic Sea, and explore the medieval port town of Split. Plus, this weekend coincides with the legendary Ultra Europe music festival, with headliners including Afrojack David Guetta, and DeadMau5. Croatia may be Europe’s best-kept secret, but your Croatian adventure won't be.

If you are interested in purchasing a ticket for Croatia Ultra you can purchase a 3 Day Ticket HERE

Included:

  • Round trip luxury coach transport (with A/C, DVD, & bathroom)
  • Accommodation with your friends at top rated hostel
  • Transport and entrance to Krka Waterfalls National Park
  • Exclusive Bus2alps Activity discounts
  • A Bus2alps trip leader

 

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Detailed Itinerary

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Day 1

The trip departs Florence from the Santa Maria Novella train station. The meeting point is in the International Ticketing Hall opposite tracks 8 and 9. Please meet your trip leader 20 minutes prior to departure. Make sure to bring your passport and have it with you on the bus, as we will be driving through border control. Travel to Croatia is by private luxury coach with A/C, DVD, and bathroom. We make one 45 minute stop. Upon arrival to Split, we will check into our accommodation.

Day 2

Friday you have all day to explore Split and its surrounding areas. Bus2alps will organize a white-water rafting trip on the Cetina River (not included). Rafting the Cetina is an adventurous and scenic experience on one of Croatia’s great natural landmarks. The rafting trip will depart at approximately 11:00*. If you choose to not join the white-water rafting adventure, you can spend your day laying out on one of Split’s beaches, join a tour of the Split city center, visit the Diocletian Palace, rent a bike and ride up Marjan Hill, or take a day trip to local surrounding towns, like Omis. You can hop on the local bus to the town of Omiš. which is located 25 kilometers from Split and is where the Cetina River meets the sea.

Friday night is the first night of the festival. Your trip leader will show you how to get to the stadium where the festival is being held. Make sure to have your confirmation papers and ID with you to collect your ticket at the entrance.

If you are not attending the festival, you can take advantage of the many great restaurants, bars and nightlife options that downtown Split has to offer. 

Day 3

Saturday you have all day to explore the second largest city in Croatia and largest on the Dalmatian Coast. For those interested, Bus2alps will organize a private island cruise tour that heads to the island of Brač (not included) Brač is known for its rolling hills, isolated bays, clear waters, and its views. Once on Brač you will have time to explore the medieval buildings, and secluded winding alleys. You will climb back on board our private boat to enjoy lunch while we sail to our second stop where you will have a few hours to relax on a beach and swim before sailing home in the early evening.

If you stay in Split, you can spend your day laying out on one of Split’s beautiful beaches, join a tour of the Diocletian Palace, go to Marjan Hill, or take a day trip to local surrounding towns.

Saturday night is the second night of the festival. Your trip leader will show you how to get to the stadium where the festival is being held. Make sure to have your confirmation papers and ID with you to collect your ticket at the entrance.

If you are not attending the festival, you can take advantage of the many great restaurants, bars and nightlife options that downtown Split has to offer. 

Day 4

Sunday morning we will depart for Krka. There you will have a few hours to swim and explore Mother Nature’s incredible waterfalls of this Croatian National Park. We will make one stop en route for dinner. 

Optional Activities

Rafting the Cetina River: Experience an adventurous ride down Croatia’s natural beauty, the emerald green Cetina River. Duck through lush overgrown trees expanding over the river and find yourself in large scenic expanses as you rush down the Cetina. When we’re all finished and off the river, a traditional Croatian late lunch will be included.

Private Island Tour: Spend your day cruising around the coastline on a private boat and visiting the island of Brač. Cruise includes a grilled seafood, veggie or chicken lunch with bread, wine and soft drinks. Brač is known for its rolling hills, isolated bays, clear waters, and its views. Once on Brač you will have time to explore the medieval buildings, and secluded winding alleys then climb back on board our private boat to enjoy lunch while we sail to our second stop where you will have a few hours to relax on a beach and swim before sailing home in the early evening.

ULTRA Music Festival: Enjoy the world's top DJs perform on Friday and Saturday night!  

Walking tours: There are numerous walking tours throughout Split that you can organize through the hostel reception or your trip leader. The most popular ones feature the Dicoletian Palace.

Highlights

Highlights include:

  • Ultra Music Festival
  • Krka National Park
  • Diocletian's Palace
  • Whitewater rafting
  • Pristine beaches
  • and more!

Route

  1. Florence
  2. Split