Trace Croatia’s magnificent Dalmatian Coast from one medieval city to the next, delving into history and experiencing modern-day life in Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik, and beyond.    

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Gems of Croatia and the Dalmatian Coast: A Tailor-Made Journey

10 days from $6,730

Trace Croatia’s magnificent Dalmatian Coast from one medieval city to the next, delving into history and experiencing modern-day life in Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik, and beyond.    

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Accommodations

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Hotel Marmont Heritage

Split, Croatia

Hotel Marmont Heritage offers a perfect base for exploring the Old Town of Split. Just a minute’s walk from the World Heritage site of  Diocletian’s Palace, the hotel offers modern amenities and well-appointed rooms with lovely views. The restaurant offers Mediterranean fare with Dalmatian flavors, served in an inviting space within 15th-century walls. Guests can relax in the handsome bar and lounge or a terrace overlooking the cathedral and the rooftops of the Old Town.

Number of nights: 2



Adriana Hvar Spa Hotel

Hvar, Croatia

PPart of the Sunčani Hvar chain, Adriana is a 62-room full-service hotel, ideally situated on the waterfront promenade of Hvar Town with views over the port. Completely refurbished in 2018, the hotel has been designed with both style and relaxation in mind, with fine linens and modern furnishings in each of the guest rooms. There are multiple dining options with both indoor and outdoor seating, as well as a rooftop bar area serving custom cocktails. The indoor spa and fitness area includes a canopied rooftop pool with an outdoor terrace where you can soak up the Mediterranean sunshine.

Number of nights: 3



Hotel Korcula de la Ville

Korčula, Croatia

Built in 1906, this grand, palm tree-lined property overlooking the seaside promenade and the medieval Old Town is the oldest hotel on Korčula. It offers an elegant cafe with chandeliers, velvet armchairs, and bookcases, a stylish white bar, and a restaurant that serves Dalmatian and international specialities. Due to the historic nature of the property, the 20 classically designed rooms and suites are cozy but very comfortable. All feature modern amenities, with some offering wonderful sea views. The hotel’s highlight is the alfresco terrace where you can enjoy generous buffet breakfasts, afternoon cocktails, sunset drinks, and a very relaxed ambience.

Number of nights: 1

Hotel Dubrovnik Palace

Dubrovnik, Croatia

The 308-room resort is located on the western shores of the Lapad peninsula, within easy reach of the historic Old Town and near one of Dubrovnik’s newest residential districts and Mala Pekta Forest Park. The resort offers attractive, contemporary rooms with private balconies and panoramic sea views, as well as indoor and outdoor pool areas, and an award-winning spa.  A variety of bars and restaurants, including a pool bar and a sunset lounge, offer views of the sea and the Elaphite Islands. 

Number of nights: 3

Tailor-Made Benefits

When you travel on a tailor-made journey, you will receive a Friends of the Smithsonian Archivist Circle membership. Benefits include:

  • Recognition in the Friends of the Smithsonian Honor Roll displayed electronically on the National Mall in the Membership Reception Center
  • Invitation to a special welcome tour for new members at a Smithsonian venue
  • A Smithsonian Institution annual engagement calendar with full color images of exceptional art and artifacts
  • A complimentary Smithsonian museum guidebook
  • Subscription to the award-winning magazine Smithsonian
  • 20% discount at Smithsonian Museum Stores, 10% discount at selected dining facilities, at SmithsonianStore.com, and Folkways Recordings
  • Special member rate for tickets to the Smithsonian's IMAX® theaters and Einstein Planetarium
  • Admission to Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in New York City
  • Weekday access to the Friends of the Smithsonian Reception Center

If you are already a member of the Archivist Circle or above, you will receive The Smithsonian's History of America in 101 Objects by Richard Kurin.

Travel Insurance

For the convenience of our travelers, Travel Guard provides an on-tour Insurance Plan. On-tour emergency evacuation insurance (up to $100,000), medical expense coverage (up to $25,000), dental expense coverage (up to $500), travel medical assistance and worldwide travel assistance (U.S. Residents only). It also includes up to $25,000 medical and up to $500 dental expense coverage, and 24-hour worldwide travel and medical assistance. Please click here to view complete coverage details.

Please visit www.TravelGuard.com/SmithsonianJourneys or call Travel Guard at 1-800-208-6142 to learn about additional (optional) coverage.