Arca – A750 – Adriatic Cruise from Split

UP TO 20% DISCOUNT FOR BOOKINGS MADE UNTIL 1.10.2019.

Itinerary

Day 1 ARRIVAL IN SPLIT, Saturday (WR, D)

We have organized transfer from your hotel or if you just landed, from airport to Split harbor where we embark at 1 pm. You can unpack, relax and settle in your cabin before enjoying welcome reception and tasty dinner.

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

Early in the morning we sail towards Šibenik. After we have had lunch we will disembark in Šibenik and make our way towards Krka National Park. National park Krka is known for its lakes and waterfalls, most beautiful and largest is Skradinski Buk (high waterfalls at one end and cascades at the other ). You will enjoy it here; wide paths to explore numerous points from where you can enjoy sights of the main waterfall. On our return we will take a walk in center of Šibenik, stopping to see The Cathedral of St James, a beautiful and very ornate cathedral admiring the carvings and decor. In Šibenik we will spend the night.

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

Next day we will leave Šibenik sail towards Galešnjak. This small island some call island of love because it is known for its shape (in form of a heart), secluded bay and warm crystal-clear water. After you take a swim, we will have lunch while sailing towards Zadar. Rising star of Croatian tourism, Zadar offers everything you want to have perfect holiday. We will take a tour in historical center and visit largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. We will include visit to Sea Organ and the Sun Salutation, the monument to the Sun. But there is so much more you can see in Zadar and that’s why we will spend the night here so you can explore on your own.

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

In the morning we depart towards Sali. Sali is a fishing village surrounded by old olive plantations known for its secluded bays and pebbly beaches. After we take a swim, we sail towards National park Kornati.  Most indented island group in Mediterranean Sea consists of with eighty nine islands and it’s a one of Croatian most popular hot spots.

People are going to Croatia just to see Kornati and enjoy this remarkable experience. Kornati archipelago consists of with eighty nine islands which makes it a most indented island group in Mediterranean Sea. This nautical paradise attracts tourists from whole world. Afterwards we continue to Primošten, an original Dalmatian town known for its vineyards, olive groves and beautiful beaches. This is where we will spend the night.

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

Not many cruises can pass without a visit to island of Biševo and Blue cave. Island of Biševo is known for its many caves, but mostly for Blue Cave. Whenever you see ppicture of Blue Cave you will see that it is illuminated in a beautiful blue glow thanks to natural sunlight. After a visit to this natural phenomenon we will visit island of Vis. Long fishing tradition and warmth of local people have recently been great surrounding for latest sequel to the movie Mamma Mia! After a day full of events you will enjoy Captain’s dinner onboard.

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

Our next stop is island of Hvar. Number one in Croatian tourism, Hvar is absolutely favorite holiday destination for international tourists thanks to summer club scene, but it must be said that it offers much more. Explore town of Hvar and finish at Hvar Fortress that provides absolutely amazing views from the top. We will continue towards island of Brač where we will take a swim at most famous pebble beach in Croatia – Zlatni rat. Afterwards we will have a guided winery tour to learn more about Dalmatian wines and enjoy a wine tasting. This is where we will spend the night.

Day 7 BOL – SPLIT, Friday (B, L)

We will sail back towards Split but we will make final stop to take a swim in one of hundreds of secluded bays in island of Brač. In afternoon hours we will sail towards Split, where you can explore largest city in Dalmatia. Things to do include visit to Diocletian’s Palace – a massive ancient palace built for the Diocletian, one of Roman emperors, Marjan Park – a very nice place to stroll around and enjoy a peaceful surroundings or you can just walk around harbor full of market stalls selling lots of souvenirs and cafe’s to sit and enjoy a cold drink.

Day 8 SPLIT DEPARTURE, Saturday (B)

After breakfast we will disembark and we will transfer you whether to your hotel or airport.

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

Itinerary

Day 1 SPLIT ARRIVAL, Saturday (WR, D)
You will be transferred from Split’s airport or your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 13:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a welcome reception followed by dinner this evening.

Day 2 SPLIT – NP KRKA – ŠIBENIK, Sunday (B, L) 
Depart from Split early in the morning towards Šibenik. After lunch disembark in Šibenik and take the bus to visit Krka National Park. It’s magnificent waterfalls, including the famous waterfall Skradinski Buk, are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. After the sightseeing tour, we will return to Šibenik, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Set out on a walking tour of Šibenik historical center and visit one of the most beautiful Renaissance Cathedrals of the Adriatic. Your night is at leisure in town.

Day 3 ŠIBENIK – GALEŠNJAK – ZADAR, Monday (B, L)
Leaving Šibenik early in the morning we set sail for Galešnjak, a typical small Dalmatian island, where you can enjoy a swim stop in one of secluded bays. Enjoy lunch while we cruise into Zadar harbour in the afternoon. Set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and admire the old walls and Port Gate built in 16th century. Visit the Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest Cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. If there is a breeze, enjoy at the sea organ, an amazing art installation. Overnight in Zadar.

Day 4 ZADAR – SALI – NP KORNATI – PRIMOŠTEN, Tuesday (B, L) 
Morning departure for Sali, a tourist town on Dugi Otok surrounded by hills, fields, bays and islets. Enjoy swimming in one of the secluded bays. We set sail for the National Park Kornati, comprised of 89 unforgettable islands, islets and reefs. The Kornati National Park is often mentioned as a “nautical paradise” and a rich marine eco-system. Afterwards we continue to Primošten built on a hill and dominated by the parish Church of St. George which was built in 1485. Your evening is at leisure in town.

Day 5 PRIMOŠTEN – BIŠEVO (BLUE CAVE) – VIS, Wednesday (B, L, CD)
We will have an early morning cruise towards small island of Biševo to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Leaving Biševo we will have an early morning cruise towards the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. 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. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner onboard.

Day 6 VIS – HVAR – BOL (Wine Tasting), Thursday (B, L, T) 
Enjoy a relaxing cruise as we sail towards the island of Hvar, with swim stop in one of the secluded bays. Hvar is a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities, but it’s also a charming seaside town with 8 centuries of architecture. On a walking tour visit the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. We will continue towards our final island destination – the island of Brač where swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol – whose pebbles shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. Join the visit to a Winery where you will have a guided winery tour to learn more about Dalmatian wines and enjoy a Wine tasting. Overnight in Bol.

Day 7 BOL – SPLIT, Friday (B, L) 
Embrace your last morning cruising the Dalmatian coast as we make our way back to Split. Enjoy your final swim stop in one of Brač island`s secluded bays and then have a lunch while we cruise into Split harbour in the afternoon. This UNESCO World Heritage city bases the city centre in and around the stunning Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman emperor Diocletian’s retirement palace from 295-305 AD. Stroll through the palace basement filled with market stalls and outside experience the historical architecture of this beautiful palace. See the remnants of Split`s Roman heritage, it`s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter`s temple, the Peristyle and many other unique sites. Overnight in Split.

Day 8 SPLIT DEPARTURE, Saturday (B)
Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Split airport/hotel.

M/S Arca

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Dates & prices

DEPARTURE DATES 2019 m/s Arca, per person

LS
May 11, 18
Sep 28
Oct 5, 12
LOWER DECK CABIN 1390 EUR
MAIN DECK CABIN 1590 EUR
UPPER DECK CABIN 1690 EUR

MS
Jul 27
Aug 3, 10, 17
LOWER DECK CABIN 1490 EUR
MAIN DECK CABIN 1690 EUR
UPPER DECK CABIN 1790 EUR

HS
May 25
Jun 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Jul 6, 13, 20
Aug 24, 31
Sep 7, 14, 21

LOWER DECK CABIN 1590 EUR
MAIN DECK CABIN 1790 EUR
UPPER DECK CABIN 1890 EUR

EARLY BOOKING DISCOUNT
SUPREME LS – 20% MS – 15% HS – UP
SALES PERIOD: BOOKINGS MADE UNTIL 31.12.2018 WITH DUE PAYMENT UNTIL 15.01.2019

* ATLAS reserves the right to change the vessel provider in case the contracted services are not supplied according to previously agreed standards

LS: LOW SEASON – MS: MID SEASON – HS: HIGH SEASON

Single use cabin supplement 80%

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 7 nights return cruise from Split
  • Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom, A/C & LCD TV
  • Arrival & departure Split airport/hotel – port shared transfer on the first day/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
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • 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)