Adriatic Cruise from Split to Blue cave, Šibenik, Krka Waterfalls and Zadar

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Itinerary

ROUTE A750

M/S ARCA            

FROM SPLIT TO NP KRKA, ŠIBENIK, ZADAR, NP KORNATI, PRIMOŠTEN, VIS, HVAR, BOL AND RETURN TO SPLIT

Day 1 SPLIT Arrival, Saturday (WR, D)

Transfer to our boat is organized from your Split’s accommodation or Split’s airport. Embarkation begins at 13:00.  Get settled in your cabin, unpack and get ready for a Welcome reception followed by dinner.

Day 2 SPLIT – NP KRKA – ŠIBENIK, Sunday (B, L)

Early in the morning we will depart from Split towards Šibenik. After we have had lunch, we will disembark in Šibenik and take the bus to visit Krka National Park. National park Krka is one of the eight national parks in Croatia. It is named after river Krka and it is the only national park besides Plitvice with lakes and waterfalls. After the sightseeing tour, we will return to Šibenik. Next on our schedule is a walking tour of Šibenik historical center. We will visit its main sights, like the Cathedral of St. James which is a magnificent example of Gothic-Renaissance architecture. We will spend the night here so you can enjoy Šibenik promenade in the evening hours.

Day 3 ŠIBENIK – GALEŠNJAK – ZADAR, Monday (B, L)

We will head to this small island of Galešnjak. It has most amazing shape of a heart which is unique in Adriatiac and therefore it is called island of love. Here we can take a swim in warm crystal-clear water. Enjoy lunch while we cruise into Zadar harbor in the afternoon. Zadar is definitely rising star of Croatian tourism. We will set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and you will find out why. The Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum, the largest Cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia, Sea Organ and the Sun Salutation will make you want to stay longer in Zadar. In the evening enjoy rich night scene in Zadar.

Day 4 ZADAR – SALI – NP KORNATI – PRIMOŠTEN, Tuesday (B, L)

In the morning we will head to Sali, a small picturesque village on Dugi Otok. After we take a swim, we sail towards National park Kornati. One of Croatian most popular hot spots for nautical tourism it consists of with eighty nine islands, islets and reefs. After Kornati, we will head back to mainland, to Primošten. This Dalmatian town is known for its vineyards, olive groves and the most beautiful beaches in Croatia. This is where we will spend the night.

Day 5 PRIMOŠTEN – BIŠEVO (BLUE CAVE) – VIS, Wednesday (B, L, CD)

Today we will visit one of the most talked about natural phenomenon in Croatia.   A small island of Biševo hides the Blue cave, small cave illuminated in most beautiful blue color you have ever seen. Next on our schedule is a visit to Vis. It used to be a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Upon arrival in town of Vis join the walking tour to visit the remains of the Roman thermal place and views of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the waterfront. After exciting day, enjoy in Captain’s dinner onboard.

Day 6 VIS – HVAR – BOL (Wine Tasting), Thursday (B, L, T)

Enjoy a relaxing cruise to our next destination – Hvar. Before we reach Hvar, we will stop for a swim break in one of the pristine secluded bays. It is one of the most popular destinations in the summer thanks to its clubbing scene, but it has so much more to offer. Cobblestoned streets, stunning beaches and ancient history are waiting for you to discover them on a walking tour.

After a walking tour we will get back to our boat and head to our final island destination – the island of Brač. We will stop at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Golden Horn. Its peak shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. We will visit winery where you will have a guided tour to learn more about Dalmatian wines. This is where we will spend the night.

Day 7 BOL – SPLIT, Friday (B, L)

In the morning we will make our way back to Split. Enjoy final swim stop in one of Brač island`s secluded bays. Luch will be served onboard as we cruise into Split harbor. You might have explored Split already, but our guide will show you all sight if you have missed any.  Visit to Diocletian’s Palace, the Jupiter`s temple, the Peristyle and many other unique sites. In the evening you are free to explore more of Split on your own.

Day 8 SPLIT DEPARTURE, Saturday (B)

After breakfast we will take you to Split’s airport or accommodation of your choice.

B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, CD-Captain’s dinner

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 7 nights cruise from Split to Zadar and back to Split
  • Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom,
  • air conditioning & LCD TV
  • Arrival / departure transfer from airport or hotel to Split port and back on the first and last day.
  • Daily buffet breakfast, 6 lunches with 4 courses, Captain`s dinner and Welcome dinner
  • Water 0.5 l bottle per person per day
  • Complimentary fresh fruits available daily
  • Professional Cruise Manager throughout
  • Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
  • Luggage handling
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:

  • City tours at Krka National Park, Šibenik, Zadar, Kornati National Park, Vis, Hvar & Split
  • Wine Tasting in Bol

SUPPLEMENTS (optional):

  • Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot: up to 13 EUR per person (depending on the season)

Itinerary

Day 1 SPLIT Arrival, Saturday (WR, D)

Transfer to our boat is organized from your Split’s accommodation or Split’s airport. Embarkation begins at 13:00.  Get settled in your cabin, unpack and get ready for a Welcome reception followed by dinner.

Day 2 SPLIT – NP KRKA – ŠIBENIK, Sunday (B, L)

Early in the morning we will depart from Split towards Šibenik. After we have had lunch, we will disembark in Šibenik and take the bus to visit Krka National Park. National park Krka is one of the eight national parks in Croatia. It is named after river Krka and it is the only national park besides Plitvice with lakes and waterfalls. After the sightseeing tour, we will return to Šibenik. Next on our schedule is a walking tour of Šibenik historical center. We will visit its main sights, like the Cathedral of St. James which is a magnificent example of Gothic-Renaissance architecture. We will spend the night here so you can enjoy Šibenik promenade in the evening hours.

Day 3 ŠIBENIK – GALEŠNJAK – ZADAR, Monday (B, L)

We will head to this small island of Galešnjak. It has most amazing shape of a heart which is unique in Adriatiac and therefore it is called island of love. Here we can take a swim in warm crystal-clear water. Enjoy lunch while we cruise into Zadar harbor in the afternoon. Zadar is definitely rising star of Croatian tourism. We will set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and you will find out why. The Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum, the largest Cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia, Sea Organ and the Sun Salutation will make you want to stay longer in Zadar. In the evening enjoy rich night scene in Zadar.

Day 4 ZADAR – SALI – NP KORNATI – PRIMOŠTEN, Tuesday (B, L)

In the morning we will head to Sali, a small picturesque village on Dugi Otok. After we take a swim, we sail towards National park Kornati. One of Croatian most popular hot spots for nautical tourism it consists of with eighty nine islands, islets and reefs. After Kornati, we will head back to mainland, to Primošten. This Dalmatian town is known for its vineyards, olive groves and the most beautiful beaches in Croatia. This is where we will spend the night.

Day 5 PRIMOŠTEN – BIŠEVO (BLUE CAVE) – VIS, Wednesday (B, L, CD)

Today we will visit one of the most talked about natural phenomenon in Croatia.   A small island of Biševo hides the Blue cave, small cave illuminated in most beautiful blue color you have ever seen. Next on our schedule is a visit to Vis. It used to be a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Upon arrival in town of Vis join the walking tour to visit the remains of the Roman thermal place and views of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the waterfront. After exciting day, enjoy in Captain’s dinner onboard.

Day 6 VIS – HVAR – BOL (Wine Tasting), Thursday (B, L, T)

Enjoy a relaxing cruise to our next destination – Hvar. Before we reach Hvar, we will stop for a swim break in one of the pristine secluded bays. It is one of the most popular destinations in the summer thanks to its clubbing scene, but it has so much more to offer. Cobblestoned streets, stunning beaches and ancient history are waiting for you to discover them on a walking tour.

After a walking tour we will get back to our boat and head to our final island destination – the island of Brač. We will stop at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Golden Horn. Its peak shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. We will visit winery where you will have a guided tour to learn more about Dalmatian wines. This is where we will spend the night.

Day 7 BOL – SPLIT, Friday (B, L)

In the morning we will make our way back to Split. Enjoy final swim stop in one of Brač island`s secluded bays. Luch will be served onboard as we cruise into Split harbor. You might have explored Split already, but our guide will show you all sight if you have missed any.  Visit to Diocletian’s Palace, the Jupiter`s temple, the Peristyle and many other unique sites. In the evening you are free to explore more of Split on your own.

Day 8 SPLIT DEPARTURE, Saturday (B)

After breakfast we will take you to Split’s airport or accommodation of your choice.

B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, CD-Captain’s dinner

WHAT’S INCLUDED

  • 7 nights cruise from Split to Zadar and back to Split
  • Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom,
  • air conditioning & LCD TV
  • Arrival / departure transfer from airport or hotel to Split port and back on the first and last day.
  • Daily buffet breakfast, 6 lunches with 4 courses, Captain`s dinner and Welcome dinner
  • Water 0.5 l bottle per person per day
  • Complimentary fresh fruits available daily
  • Professional Cruise Manager throughout
  • Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
  • Luggage handling
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:

  • City tours at Krka National Park, Šibenik, Zadar, Kornati National Park, Vis, Hvar & Split
  • Wine Tasting in Bol

SUPPLEMENTS (optional):

  • Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot: up to 13 EUR per person (depending on the season)

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