Highlights of Croatia with Adriatic Cruise

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Dubrovnik, Split, Trogir, Zadar, Zagreb, Plitvice, Korčula, Hvar, Mljet
ROUTE A308
M/S Princess Aloha, land A104
Guaranteed departures in English/German
15 days, 14 nights

Day 1 DUBROVNIK ARRIVAL, Sunday

As you land in Dubrovnik airport, an organized transfer will wait for you. It will take you to your hotel for you to settle in and relax. In the evening we will have dinner and overnight.

Day 2 DUBROVNIK – SPLIT, Monday

In the early morning we will start with sightseeing tour of pearl of Adriatic, Dubrovnik. Visit to the Franciscan Monastery, with the third oldest functioning pharmacy in the world, dating back to 1315. Next on our schedule is Rector’s Palace, a history museum and the Cathedral, built on the site of several other former cathedrals. Afterwards we will board our coach and head to Split. We will have dinner and spend the night in Split.

Day 3 SPLIT – TROGIR – ZADAR, Tuesday

We will have a sightseeing tour consisting of visits to: Diocletian’s Palace with the Peristyle; a well preserved Roman palace, Jupiter’s Temple; dedicated to the supreme Roman god Jupiter and Cathedral; if you decide to climb on the top of the bell tower you will see the most amazing view of Split. Now, off to town of Trogir. Picturesque medieval town with dominant Cathedral of St. Lawrence is next on our schedule. We will leave for Zadar where we will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 4 ZADAR – ZAGREB, Wednesday

Zadar sightseeing tour consists of visits to Roman Forum, display of some Roman columns, the ruins of temples and colonnades and next St. Donatus Church, must see place – very nice to go up to the bell tower. We will board our coach and go to capital of Croatia, Zagreb. We will have dinner and overnight in Zagreb.

Day 5 ZAGREB – NP PLITVICE, Thursday

Morning tour of Zagreb includes visit to the most popular sights; Upper Town with beautiful architecture, charming atmosphere and fun shops, St Mark’s Church, impressive with the mosaic tiled roof, the Cathedral, which stands mightily in the city, and lastly the Croatian National Theatre. Afterwards we drive to Plitivice region where we will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 6 NP PLITVICE, Friday

National park Plitivice are most popular and largest park in Croatia. If you like lakes and amazing waterfalls this will be the best part of your trip. Sixteen lakes connected in a series of cascading waterfalls. Preserved nature and crystal clear water will win your heart at first sight. Here we will have dinner and spend the night.

Day 7 NP PLITVICE – DUBROVNIK, Saturday

Today it is all about travel. In the morning we will depart to Dubrovnik, our starting point. We will have dinner and spend the night in Dubrovnik.

Day 8 DUBROVNIK Embarkation, Sunday

After breakfast at the hotel, we will pack our things and head by coach to Gruž harbor and embark. You will meet your fellow travelers and enjoy welcome reception followed by a dinner. In the evening you can settle in your cabin and relax or take another walk through Dubrovnik’s most important sights.

Day 9 DUBROVNIK – KORČULA, Monday

Right after breakfast, off we go. Our first destination is island of Korčula. On our way there, we will stop for a swimming stop and have lunch onboard. We will visit town of Korčula on island of Korčula. Town of Korčula is known worldwide for one of its notable citizens – explorer and merchant Marco Polo. However this preserved medieval town has much more to offer which you will discover on your the walking tour of Korčula. Evening is free to explore the town on your own.

Day 10 KORČULA – PUČIŠĆA, Tuesday

Next stop is island of Brač and town called Pučišća. This beautiful town located in pristine and secluded bay has the best artists in stone sculpture. The last stonemason school in Croatia is located here and students make amazing stone sculptures from local stone. Visit is optional, but we strongly recommend it. We will have lunch on board, lateron take a swim in one of Brač’s many bays and spend the night on board.

Day 11 PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ – SPLIT, Wednesday

In the morning we will have breakfast, but we will already be on our way to mainland, to be precise on our way to town of Omiš. Known for its glorious past filled with stories about pirates who used to live here, you will have opportunity to check for yourself what do you think about Omiš while walking its streets. After visit to Omiš, we will have lunch onboard and head to Split. In late afternoon, we will arrive to Split, largest city in Dalmatia.  Sightseeing tour should include visit to Diocletian palace with its Peristyle, stroll down Split’s Riva and maybe visit to Marjan, greenest part of the city. Evening is free for you to enjoy in Split.

Day 12 SPLIT – HVAR, Thursday

Next two days are intended for visits to Dalmatian islands. First we will visit island of Brač and town of Bol. Bol is known for its unique 530 meters long pebble beach which changes shape and position depending on the wind. We will have a swim here if weather permits and afterwards continue to Hvar. Island of Hvar is the most popular island in the Adriatic thanks to great climate (sunniest island in Croatia), great gastronomy (fresh seafood and local vegetables), exquisite wines and breathtaking nature. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town will show you most important sight, but evening is free for you to understand why so many international jet setters spend their summers here.

Day 13 HVAR – MLJET, Friday

Island of Mljet, Croatian “Greenest Island” will leave you mesmerized with untouched nature and cultural heritage. Mljet National Park encompasses of five types of forests, many species of birds and two deep salty lakes; Great Lake and the Small Lake. In the evening, we will have Captain’s dinner onboard and spend the night in Mljet.

Day 14 MLJET – DUBROVNIK, Saturday

In the morning we are going back to mainland, to Dubrovnik.  We will have lunch onboard with stop for swimming. Early in the afternoon we arrive in Dubrovnik, where we will spend the night.

Day 15 DUBROVNIK DEPARTURE, Sunday
After breakfast we will disembark. Organized transfer will take you to Dubrovnik airport or hotel of your choice. Thank you for travelling with us and we hope you have had a great time!

 WHAT’S INCLUDED:

Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik Airport to hotel and departure transfer from Dubrovnik harbor to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last day of the tour

7-night accommodation in 4* hotels (except in Dubrovnik 3*) on half board basis (starting with dinner on Day 1 and ending with breakfast on Day 8)

Air-conditioned motor coach throughout

Tour escort throughout land (English-German) portion

Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager

7-night accommodation on board (superior boat) in a cabin with private bathroom, air conditioning and LCD TV

Welcome dinner and Captain’s dinner on board

Daily buffet breakfast on board

6 lunches with 4 courses on board

Water 0,5 l bottle per person per day on board

Complimentary fresh fruits available daily on board

Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek

Free Wi-Fi onboard

SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:

Local guides for sightseeing tours of Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar, and Zagreb (English/German); Korčula and Hvar (English)

Entrance fees to Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik; Diocletian’s Palace and Cathedral in Split; Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Trogir; St. Donatus Church in Zadar: Plitvice National Park

SUPPLEMENTS (OPTIONAL):

Omiš & Cetina River Excursion – river boat ride, snack in Radman Mills (prosciutt o, cheese, homemade bread, wine, water) – 25 EUR per person

Entrance to the Mljet National Park: up to 25 EUR per person – (depending on the season)- to be paid at entrance. Guide free of charge

HOTELS:

Dubrovnik – Ivka 3*

Split – President 4*

Zadar – Pinija 4*

Zagreb – Panorama 4*

Plitvice – Park 4*

Hotels listed in this brochure will be used on almost all departures. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those in the brochure.

RATES AND DEPARTURE DATES 2019
Price per person. Double occupancy in € (lower deck cabin on a superior boat)

May 5, 12, 191810 EUR
Jun 2, 9, 161810 EUR
Aug 251810 EUR
Sep 1, 8, 15, 221810  EUR
Single suppl.965 EUR net
Main deck suppl.100 EUR net

Please note:

In case of unfavorable weather and/or sea conditions, the cruise itinerary may be modified in the interest of passengers’ safety.

We reserve the right to change the vessel provider in case the contracted services are not supplied according to previously agreed standards.

RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:

Drinks on board, extra meals.

Tourist tax + Port tax: 35 EUR per person to be paid on board in cash.

Entrance Fees