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Croatian Delight with Adriatic Cruise

12 days
11 nights

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PER PERSON:

$ 2,450.00 (double occupancy)
$ 3,920.00 (single occupancy)

Dates:

May 18, 2022 - May 29, 2022 
Sep 14, 2022 - Sep 25, 2022 
Sep 28, 2022 - Oct 09, 2022 

Hotels:

  • Zagreb - International 4* or similar
  • Plitvice - Stara Lika 4* in Gospić or similar in Plitvice region
  • Split - Ora 4*/ Art 4* or similar
  • Dubrovnik - Adria 4*/ Grand Hotel Park 4* or similar

Included:

  • Arrival shared transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and departure shared transfer from Dubrovnik harbor to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last days of the tour
  • Shared transfer from the hotel to Dubrovnik harbor on Day 5
  • 4-night accommodation in hotels 4* on half board basis
  • Air-conditioned motorcoach throughout
  • English/French-speaking tour escort throughout for land portion
  • 7-night accommodation on board (superior category boat) in a cabin with private bathroom, A/C and LCD TV
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 6 lunches all with 3 courses and salad bar during cruise
  • Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Dinner during cruise
  • Water dispenser during cruise
  • Complementary fresh fruits available daily during cruise
  • Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager
  • Fresh bed linen and towels midweek during cruise
  • Luggage handling on boat
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik (English and French), Korčula and Hvar (English only)
  • Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park, Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Trogir, Diocletian’s Palace and Cathedral in Split; Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik

Itinerary:

 

Day 1  : ZAGREB ARRIVAL

Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Meet the tour guide, dinner and overnight.

Day 2  : ZAGREB – PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK

Morning city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St. Mark’s Church with its multicolored roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian national Theatre and the University. After the city tour drive to Plitvice, tour the Plitvice Lakes National Park on the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage. Sixteen lakes, each at a different level, are joined in a series of cascading waterfalls. Surrounded by dense wood Plitvice Lakes are a natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice region.

Day 3  : PLITVICE – TROGIR - SPLIT

Morning departure for Trogir where we visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. Continuation to Split; city tour of Split, including the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with the Peristyle, the Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Split.

Day 4  : SPLIT – DUBROVNIK

After breakfast, departure for Dubrovnik. Sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, included in the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. You will visit Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. After the city tour, transfer to the hotel for dinner and overnight.

Day 5  : DUBROVNIK Embarkation

Breakfast at hotel. Transfer to Gruž harbor and embarkation. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager during the Welcome reception followed by dinner.

Day 6  : DUBROVNIK – KORČULA

Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korčula, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to relax and lunch on board. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. We will spend the night here. Take a walking tour of Korčula which takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history. Evening is free to explore the town on your own.

Day 7  : KORČULA – PUČIŠĆA

Our journey then continues towards Pučišća, situated on the island of Brač, village of the stone sculpture, where you can visit amazing stonemason school (optional). Lunch on board before arrival in Pučišća, enjoy a swim in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays, if weather permits. Enjoy Captain’s dinner on board and overnight in Pučišća.

Day 8  : PUČIŠĆA – SPLIT

After breakfast we set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive at Split to spend the night. Arriving in Split, join a guided tour of the city, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split

Day 9  : SPLIT – STARI GRAD

Morning sail towards Stari Grad, swimming stop and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and affordable konobas and restaurants in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town centre of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.

Day 10  : STARI GRAD – HVAR – MLJET

Departing from Stari Grad in the morning, we sail to Hvar for a sightseeing tour. Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK) and many more historical sites. Afterwards come back for lunch on board and sail towards Mljet. Croatian “Greenest Island” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. We arrive in the heart of Mljet National Park which encompasses five types of forests, many species of birds and two deep lakes. If you want to visit Mljet National Park, walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and the Malo Jezero (Small Lake) and join the boat ride to St. Mary Island. Spend the night in Mljet.

Day 11  : MLJET – DUBROVNIK

In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing back to Dubrovnik with lunch on board with stop for swimming. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Old Town with a panoramic bus ride above the Old Town. After the panoramic view, we will arrive at the historical centre of Dubrovnik, walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour, you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe's second oldest pharmacy, the Rector's Palace and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Day 12  : DUBROVNIK - DEPARTURE

After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik Airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.