Prestige – K226 – Croatia & Adriatic Cruise from Zagreb

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10 days from Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Bol, Stari Grad, Hvar, Vis, Vela Luka, Korcula, Mljet and Dubrovnik

  • 2 nights in deluxe class hotel, rooms with private facilities
  • 7-night cruise from Split on board M/S Prestige in a cabin with private facilities
  • Arrival & departure airport transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 dinner at hotel as per itinerary
  • 6 lunches
  • 1 Captain’s dinner with live music
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea onboard the ship
  • Professional Tour & Cruise Manager
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service taxes and charges
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

WHAT’S INCLUDED:

  • 2 nights in deluxe class hotel, rooms with private facilities
  • 7-night cruise from Split on board M/S Prestige in a cabin with private facilities
  • Arrival & departure airport transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Breakfast daily
  • 1 dinner at hotel as per itinerary
  • 6 lunches
  • 1 Captain’s dinner with live music
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea onboard the ship
  • Professional Tour & Cruise Manager
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service taxes and charges
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

Sightseeing Tours Included:

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

ITINERARY:

Day 1: arrive Zagreb, Thursday
You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is at leisure. (D)

Day 2: in Zagreb, Friday
A morning sightseeing tour will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’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. (B)

Day 3: Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Split, Saturday
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 “sailors” for a Welcome Reception on board. (B, WR)

Day 4: Split – Bol – Stari Grad, Sunday
Morning guided walking tour of Split shows us the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, it’s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’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 head to Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet-set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. Spend evening and night at Stari Grad, one of the oldest towns in Europe. (B, L)

Day 5: Stari Grad – Hvar – Vis, Monday
Quick sail towards town of Hvar for a sightseeing tour featuring the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and many more historical sights. Cruise towards Island of Vis. The town Vis, the antique Issa, was founded around 397 B.C. Our tour of Vis features the town’s waterfront. Evening at leisure.  (B, L)

Day 6: Vis – Vela Luka, Tuesday
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 “big harbor”) town, dating back to pre-historic times. After lunch onboard, disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon ‘Korcula island tour’, 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. (B, L)

Day 7: Vela Luka – Korcula, Wednesday
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. (B, L)

Day 8: Korcula – Mljet, Thursday
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! Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight. (B, L, D)

Day 9: Mljet – Dubrovnik, Friday
In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so called “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the old town and visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. Remainder of the day is free; perhaps discover this lovely city on own. (B, L)

Day 10: depart Dubrovnik, Saturday
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your hotel. (B)

B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception

Hotel:

  • Zagreb: Westin (DLX)

PRE/ POST STAY RATES:
Net price per person, per night in hotel

Westin, Zagreb:

May 1 – Oct 31: 55 EUR in DBL; 93 EUR in SGL

Lacroma, Dubrovnik:

Apr 28 – May 18 & Oct 13 – Nov 2: 66 EUR in DBL; 106 EUR in SGL
May 19 – Jun 15 & Sep 29 – Oct 12: 88 EUR in DBL; 141 EUR in SGL
Jun 16 – Jul 8 & Sep 21 – 28: 100 EUR in DBL; 162 EUR in SGL
Jul 9 – Sep 20: 111 EUR in DBL; 176 EUR in SGL

Carlton on the Grand Canal, Venice:

May 1 – Oct 31: 119 EUR in DBL; 188 EUR in SGL

From 1790 €/person