Wonderful Croatia – Land & Cruise

Zagreb, Plitvice, Trogir, Split, Korčula, Mljet, Dubrovnik – Wonderful Croatia – Land & Cruise

Day 1 Wednesday ZAGREB – Arrival
Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Meet the tour guide, dinner and overnight.

Day 2 Thursday ZAGREB – PLITVICE
Morning city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St. Mark’s Church with its multicolored roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre and the University. Aft er the city tour drive to Plitvice, tour the Plitvice Lakes National Park on the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage. Sixteen lakes, each at a diff erent level, are joined in a series of cascading waterfalls. Surrounded by dense wood Plitvice Lakes are a natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice region.

Day 3 Friday PLITVICE – TROGIR – SPLIT
Morning departure for Trogir where we visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. Continuation to Split; city tour of Split, including the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with the Peristyle, the Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Split.

Day 4 Saturday SPLIT – DUBROVNIK
After breakfast, departure for Dubrovnik. Sightseeing tour of Dubrovnik, included in the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. Aft erwards you’ll be transferred to the port for embarkation. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome Reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets.

Day 5 Sunday DUBROVNIK – KORČULA
We set sail for the island of Korčula, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to cool off , relax and lunch onboard. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town whose street design is based on a fi sh bone patt ern, to spend the night there.

Day 6 Monday KORČULA – PUČIŠĆA
In the morning we set sails towards the island of Brač, village of the stone sculpture and music culture Pučišća, where you can visit amazing stonemason school (optional). Lunch on board.Enjoy a swim in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays, if weather permits. Overnight.

Day 7 Tuesday PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ – SPLIT
We depart for Omiš before breakfast, it’s fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack. Aft er visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late aft ernoon we arrive at Split to spend the night, walk the seafront promenade, and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.

Day 8 Wednesday SPLIT – HVAR
Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brac, for a swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy the 530 m-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. Return to your boat for lunch, then head to Hvar. Hvar is 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. You can book sightseeing tour of Hvar town which shows you the fi rst public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK) and many more historical sites. Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own.

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

Day 9 Thursday HVAR – MLJET
Departing from Hvar in the morning, our sail to Mljet Island includes a stop for swimming, if weather permits, and lunch on board. Croatian “Greenest Island” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. We arrive in the heart of Mljet National Park which encompasses fi ve types of forests, many species of birds and two deep lakes. If you want to visit Mljet National Park, walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Great Lake and the Small Lake and join the boat ride to St. Mary Island. Have a Captain’s Dinner onboard. We will spend the night in Mljet.

Day 10 Friday MLJET – DUBROVNIK
In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing back to Dubrovnik. Lunch on board with stop for swimming. Early in the afternoon we arrive in Dubrovnik.

Day 11 Saturday DUBROVNIK – Departure
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.

Rates and departure dates 2018

May 9, 16, 23 – 1340,00 EUR
Jun 6, 13 – 1340,00 EUR
Jun 27 – 1640,00 EUR
Jul 4, 25 – 1640,00 EUR
Aug 1, 8, 22, 29 – 1640,00 EUR
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 – 1640,00 EUR
Single supplement – 490,00 EUR
Main/upper deck suppl. – 200,00 EUR

Price per person. Double occupancy in EUR.

Hotels

– Zagreb- International 4*
– Plitvice- Park 4*
– Split -President 4* or similar

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.

Please note: The cruise provides plenty of time for sunbathing, swimming and exploring the charming Dalmatian towns that we visit. In case of unfavorable weather and/or sea conditions, the cruise itinerary may be modified in the interest of passengers’ safety.

CANCELLATION POLICY:
Upon confirmation of reservation a deposit of EUR 200.00 per person is required – not refundable.

– 29 – 22 days prior to the cruise 35% of the total cruise rate will be charged
– 21 – 15 days prior to the cruise 50% of the total cruise rate will be charged
– 14 – 0 days prior to the cruise 100% of the total cruise rate will be charged

RATES INCLUDE:

– Arrival transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and departure transfer from harbour to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last day of the tour
– Accommodation in 4* hotels on half board basis
– Local guides for sight seeing tours of Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes
– National Park, Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Trogir, Diocletian`s Palace and Cathedral in Split; Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik
– ATLAS air-conditioned motor coach throughout
– ATLAS tour escort throughout
– 7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin with private shower/toilet on 3*plus boat
– Captain’s dinner on board
– Buffet breakfast and 6 lunches with 3 courses, starting with the 3 courses Welcome Dinner on Day 1 and ending with breakfast on Day 8
– Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
– Professional English speaking guide for city tours of Split, guiding on Mljet free of charge
– Professional English speaking Cruise Manager
– Free Wi-Fi on board

RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:

• Tourist tax + port tax – EUR 25,00 per person to be paid onboard in cash
• Supplement for Omiš & Cetina River excursion is EUR 25,00 per pax
• Entrance to the Mljet National park, cca 15,00 EUR per person to be paid at
entrance if clients want to enter, guiding free of charge
• Drinks onboard, extra meals

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

Rates and departure dates 2018

May 9, 16, 23 – 1340,00 EUR
Jun 6, 13 – 1340,00 EUR
Jun 27 – 1640,00 EUR
Jul 4, 25 – 1640,00 EUR
Aug 1, 8, 22, 29 – 1640,00 EUR
Sep 5, 12, 19, 26 – 1640,00 EUR
Single supplement – 490,00 EUR
Main/upper deck suppl. – 200,00 EUR

Price per person. Double occupancy in EUR.