4-Star Hotels (7 days, 6 nights) - Each room includes (1) full or (2) twin beds. Hotel Amenities Include: Air-conditioning, wireless internet, in-room safe, a satellite TV, minibar and tea/coffee making facilities. Twin beds may be in close proximity to one another, but there will be two separate twin beds.
Rome City Tour (Part I) - Today we will visit two of Rome’s most iconic attractions – the Colosseum and the Vatican! The Vatican museum is the most visited Museum in Italy displaying the largest art collection of the world including Michelangelo's fresco that adorn the Sistine Chapel. Of course, no trip to the Vatican is complete without the Sistine Chapel and you’ll get to look up at Michelangelo’s magnificent frescoes including the ‘Creation of Adam’ and the ‘Last Judgment’.
After your time at the Vatican museum we will make our way to the Colosseum. Step back in time in this gruesome wonder that struck fear in the hearts of both pagans and Christians.
Rome City Tour (Part II) - Let the Eternal City enchant you as you stroll through its picturesque cobblestone alleyways and discover some of the world’s most famous sights – all in a single afternoon! We'll see the Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and the Spanish Steps along with many of the city's unsung heroes. Stops Included: Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Emperor Marco Aurelio Column, “Montecitorio” Parliament Palace, Pantheon, Navona Square, Domitian’s Emperor Stadium (outside)
Blue Cave Tour - Visit some of the most beautiful Croatian islands and witness the natural phenomenon of the Blue cave on the Bisevo island. We will visit 4 beautiful islands (Bisevo, Budikovac, Paklinski and Hvar island) in a single day. We will take you to the places where you couldn't go by ferry.
PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK - Plitvice National Park has exceptionally rich and varied flora and fauna. Total of 1,267 types of plants belonging to the 109 species have been identified within the park, including 75 endemic species. This park is home to an amazingly wide variety of animal and bird species such as the European brown bear, wolf, eagle, owl and wild cat.
Round trip domestic flight - from Rome to Split and back. Note: trip ends upon arrival into Rome Airport on the final trip date.
Meals - Meals as listed in the above itinerary.
Tours & Activities - Tours and activities as listed in the trip itinerary
STS Apparel - First time trip attendees will receive a STS bag to include a white STS t-shirt.