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Croatian Exploration Cruise

10 Days / 10 locations in Croatia

2020 Departures
May 07, 21
June 04, 18
July 02, 16, 30
August 13, 27
September 10, 24
October 08
Prices From$2399 per Person Double
$1696 Single Supplement
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Exciting sights you will visit:

Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Split, Hvar, Vis, Korcula island tour with olive oil and wine tasting, Korcula city tour, Mljet National Park and Dubrovnik

Itinerary

 
Day 1     Zagreb
Accommodation: Westin Hotel
Meals: Dinner

Arrive Zagreb and self transfer to the hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure.

 
Day 2     Zagreb
Accommodation: Westin Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

A morning sightseeing tour will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St. Markā€™s Church, St. Catherineā€™s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is yours to explore the winding streets of the old town at your own pace or perhaps take an optional excursion into the countryside. Overnight at the hotel.

 
Day 3     Zagreb - Split
On Board the M/Y Adriatic Prestige
Meals: Breakfast

Head south for a visit to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. On to Split and the port to embark on your boat. Later, gather with your fellow ā€œsailorsā€ for a Welcome Reception on board.

 
Day 4     Bol - Hvar - Stari Grad
On Board the M/Y Adriatic Prestige
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

Morning guided walking tour of Split shows us the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletianā€™s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Splitā€™s Roman heritage, itā€™s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiterā€™s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Set sail towards Bol, a small town on Island Brac, for a swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy the 1740-foot-long golden pebble beach, said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Afterwards sail on to the island of Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet-set. The ā€œCroatian Madeiraā€ is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. Spend the evening and night at Stari Grad, one of the oldest towns in Croatia.

 
Day 5     Stari Grad - Vis
On Board the M/Y Adriatic Prestige
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

Quick sail towards town of Hvar for a sightseeing tour featuring the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeareā€™s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and many more historical sights. Cruise towards the Island of Vis. The town Vis, the antique Issa, was founded around 397 B.C. Our tour of Vis features the townā€™s waterfront. Evening at leisure.

 
Day 6     Korcula - Vela Luka
On Board the M/Y Adriatic Prestige
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

After breakfast set sail for Korcula Island, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Our port of call for the day is Vela Luka (the ā€œbig harborā€) town, dating back to pre-historic times. After lunch onboard, disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon ā€˜Korcula island tourā€™, featuring the visit of the olive oil factory, Barilo ethno museum and local winery to taste some local wine and cheese. Return to your ship, for evening at leisure.

 
Day 7     Korcula
On Board the M/Y Adriatic Prestige
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

There will be some time for swimming before we continue our cruise, heading for Korcula town. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of many local restaurants.

 
Day 8     Mljet Island
On Board the M/Y Adriatic Prestige
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch / Dinner

Today we set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Captainā€™s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight.

 
Day 9     Dubrovnik
On Board the M/Y Adriatic Prestige
Meals: Breakfast / Lunch

In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so called ā€œPearl of the Adriaticā€, a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the old town and visit the Rectorā€™s Palace and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. Remainder of the day is free; perhaps discover this lovely city on own.

 
Day 10     Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast

After breakfast itā€™s time to disembark. Self transfer to Dubrovnik airport or your hotel.

 

Notes

Port and fuel surcharge: $110 per person

Price Includes
2 Pre-Cruise Nights in a Deluxe Class Hotel
7-Night Cruise in the Cabin Category of Your Choice
Touring by Modern Air-Conditioned Motor Coach
7 Breakfasts and 6 Lunches
1 Dinner at Hotel As Per Itinerary
1 Captainā€™s Dinner , Live Klapa Entertainment, Inc Wine/Beer/Soft Drinks
Bottled Water, Coffee and Tea Onboard
Free Wi-Fi on Board
Luggage Handling at Hotels
Service Taxes and Charges
English-Speaking Tour & Cruise Manager
Whisper Technology Enhanced Touring
Price Does Not Include
 Arrival & Departure Airport Transfers
 Port Fees and Cruise Fuel Surcharges (
 Tips to Crew, Cruise Directors, Local Guides
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