PROGRAM FIAT 124 SPIDERS AND ROADSTERS
FROM JUNE 10 TO JUNE 25, 2014
ROUND TRIP ADRIATIC COAST - CROATIA
June 9 - ARRIVAL DATE OF PARTICIPANTS IN SELCE ( BETWEEN RIJEKA AND NOVI VINODOLSKI )
June 10 - SELCE - ISTRIA PININSULA ROUND TRIP - SELCE (330 km)
One day trip over the 1100m high mountain UCKA, through the
National Park, down to visit the ancient city of PULA (Roman
Amphitheater) then visiting one of the most romantic and charming
cities of Istria ROVINJ on the west coast and from there driving away from the coast through the different wine and olive regions, back to Selce along the coast.
June 11 - SELCE - KRK - CRES - LOSINJ - SELCE (250 km)
Driving towards the island of KRK, touring the old cities of KRK,
VRBNIK, stopping to taste the famous local wine Zlahtina at the
Vinery, having the local Proscuito and local cheeses, then visiting
MALINSKA and catching the ferry to transfer to the next island CRES and all along this
island over the bridges to the next island LOSINJ and to the last island also connected by a bridge
towards the island and city of MALI LOSINJ. And if we make it all in time, back to SELCE late in the evening.
June 12 - SELCE - PLITVICE - SELCE (240 km)
Driving towards the 800 m high mountains, visiting in a whole day
trip the National Park Plitvice Lakes, walking over the impressive
wooden gangways over the lakes and having a boat tour. Returning
to SELCE again in time, having a dinner somewhere close to the water, in a nice little
tavern and to the favorite Caffe-Bar-Ice Place, right next to the water line.
June 13 - SELCE - DAY REST
To relax on the beach or (if
someone might need) have little repairs or service on their vehicle.
June 14 - SELCE - PAG - ZADAR - SIBENIK - SPLIT (360 km)
Start to drive towards the South along the coast to the ferry and
transfer to the island of PAG and along the island over several
bridges to the city of ZADAR, sightseeing, listening to the unique and
world-famous 'Sea-Organ', then driving to the city of SIBENIK, sightseeing and further to SPLIT
(the heart of Dalmatia) where a lot is to be seen and visited. Possibly joining a Vintage Car Rally
event with the famous Splitsky Oldtimer Auto Klub.
June 15 - SPLIT
There is a lot to see and taste in the old but charming city
center of Split with the earlier immense palace of Diocletianus
right in the middle of it, one of the largest and best preserved palaces of the Roman era.
June 16 - SPLIT
Another day to relax, browse around or drive to the spectacular
National Park KRKA waterfalls, which is a nice day tour.
June 17 - SPLIT - DUBROVNIK (225 km)
After two days of SPLIT we drive towards DUBROVNIK, a wonderful
drive along the Adriatic coast, with the sea continuously in sight.
June 18 - DUBROVNIK
The city of Dubrovnik is at the farthest south end of Croatia, a beautiful city rich with culture and history and therefore listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List. The old city was built in the 13th century and remained almost untouched to the present day. There are two main entry portals to the old town, Pile and Ploce, both leading to the Stradun, the main boulevard of the city. Tall walls surround Dubrovnik Old Town.
June 19 - DUBROVNIK
Located at the crystal clear water of the Adriatic Sea, there is
so much to explore that three nights are essential to see all of
the city and the region. We will have accomodation right down by the water in a little beautiful bay, just 5 km. in front of Dubrovnik.
June 20 - DUBROVNIK - MOSTAR (145 km)
Driving along the valley of the river Neretva to the old city of Mostar,
crossing the Bosnia- Herzegovina border. Mostar has been most famous for
his beautiful historic Ottoman-style bridge, which spanned the Neretva river in what is considered the historic center of the city.
For centuries a melting pot where East meets West.
June 21 - MOSTAR - ZADAR (265 km)
June 22 - ZADAR
Zadar is a few thousand years old town and it was the capital of Dalmatia for many centuries. The Zadar peninsula still preserves a very old network of narrow and charming city streets, as well as a Roman forum dating back to the first century AD. The town is fortified with medieval walls, distinguished for their pretty and impressive ports - entries in the city all dating back to the sixteenth century. A day to browse around in this beautiful historic city.
June 23 - ZADAR - ZAGREB (285 km)
June 24 - ZAGREB
Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. It lies on the crossroads of important routes between the Adriatic coast and Central Europe. It has Baroque ambience of the Gornji Grad, charming markets, various shopping facilities, as well as choice of various small and larger restaurants and hotels.
The city has a rich historical and cultural heritage that has roots in Central European urban culture, enriched by Mediterrean and Balkan traditions.
Last day of the Croatian round trip for sightseeing, browsing around, shopping or relaxing.
This concludes the Adriatic Coast and Croatia Round Trip 2014.