Excursions, provided by Atlas Travel, Dubrovnik
|Full or Half day trips with English-speaking guides|
|Conference Participants can enjoy these excursions on our Free Day or before or after the conference. These six excursions are only a sampling of many others available from Atlas Travel. Atlas is a highly professional and reliable company. All their tours are well planned and have your comfort and enjoyment in mind. Coaches are air-conditioned and very comfortable.|
|1. Dubrovnik Panorama and City Sight Seeing Tour half day - $18 per person.|
|A morning tour of the city, which is on UNESCO's List of World Cultural Heritage. This ancient town, surrounded by ramparts and fortresses, is a treasure of architectural and cultural masterpieces, beautifully preserved over the centuries. The walking tour will be followed by a coach drive up to the coastal highway for a panoramic view of the city walls, ancient roof-tops and the picturesque surroundings.|
|2. Elaphite Islands Cruise - Full day, $30 per person|
|This cruise takes us to the three largest islands in the Elaphite Islands group: Kolocep, Sipan, and Lopud. Ruins of former patrician summer residences are scattered along the islands' wooded slopes. A short stop will be made on the island of Sipan, followed by a trip to Lopud, where we shall visit the 15th century church of St. Mary. Time at leisure here before our return voyage.|
|3. Neretva River Delta - Full day, $50 per person|
|Neretva River Delta is an area of vast marsh land abundant in flora and fauna and sheltering hundreds of species of bird life. Cruise in small boats - "trupice" - through the canals to enjoy the beauty and variety of the delta. Visit the Ornithological Collection in the town of Metkovic, preserving 229 exhibits of bird species. Lunch is followed by a visit to the excavation of ancient Narona. This site dates from the 1st and 2nd centuries A.D. Ramparts, temples, a forum and sculptures have been covered by the mud from the river for centuries.|
|4. Cruising By Night - Half day, $35 per person|
|Take a boat cruise along the shore and past the old city ramparts. You will see a strand of thousands of glittering lights illuminating the cruise to Zaton, a small town on the Dubrovnik Riviera. Disembark, here for a night of musical entertainment, games and snacks.|
|5. Konavaski Dvori - Half day, $35 per person|
|A unique opportunity to spend an unforgettable day in an idyllic natural setting. Enjoy a drive through the picturesque villages of the Konavle region (Popovici, Radovcici) before we stop above the town of Molunat for a view of the Croatian southernmost region - the Prevlaka peninsula. We re-join our coach to continue through the Konavle Valley to the Konavaski Dvori Restaurant, one of the foremost restaurants on the entire Dalmatian Coast. A traditional welcome of local brandy and dried figs will take place in front of the restaurant situated next to an old mill by the cascading waters of the Ljuta River. Enjoy the romantic charm, exceptional wines and traditional cuisine of the area. A visit to the gallery of naive painter Mijo Sisa-Konavljanin in the village of Mihanici will round off this memorable excursion.|
|6. Medugorje - Full day, $30 per person|
our tour to experience the spirit of Medugorje. Discover and
experience the phenomenon that has made Medugorje one of
the most famous places of pilgrimage throughout
the Catholic world. Since 1981, the Virgin Mary
has been appearing to people who have come to receive Her message of
peace. Millions of pilgrims have made their way to
Medugorje in the past two decades.
After Mass, those who wish may walk up Apparition Hill, where the Virgin Mary first appeared to three Croatian children in 1981.
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