• Included Features:

    ■ Arrival shared transfer from Venice Airport to hotel and departure shared transfer from the port to the Airport/hotel in Split on the first and the last days of the program
    ■ Catamaran transfer from Venice to Poreč
    ■ 2 nights in hotel in Venice, 2 nights in hotel in Poreč and 2 nights in hotel in Zagreb
    ■  Hotel taxes
    ■ 7-night accommodation on board (supreme category ship) in a cabin with private bathroom, A/C and TV
    ■ Daily buffet breakfast
    ■ 6 lunches (3 course meal and salad bar) during cruise
    ■ Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Dinner with live music during cruise
    ■ Water dispenser during cruise
    ■ Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruits available daily during cruise
    ■ Professional Cruise Manager
    ■ Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek during cruise
    ■ Luggage handling
    ■ Complimentary Wi-Fi
    ■ 2 dinners at Hotel
    ■ 1 dinner in a local restaurant (Venice)
    ■ air-conditioned motorcoach throughout
    ■ English speaking tour escort throughout for land portion
    ■ Licensed Local Guides
    ■ Whisper technology enhanced touring

    Sightseeing Tours Included:

    ■ Local guides for sightseeing tours of Plitvice National Park, Pula, Postojna, Zagreb, Venice
    ■ Entrance fees to Plitvice lower lakes, Pula Amphitheater, Euphrasian Basilica, Postojna cave, Venice glass factory, St. Mark’s Basilica, Dodge’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy and Diocletian’s Palace
    ■ City tours of Split, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
    ■ Guided tour and entrance to Mljet National Park
    ■ Wine tasting in Korčula


  • Day 1, Sunday, Venice arrival

    Upon arrival to Venice airport, you will be transferred to your hotel. Dinner at hotel and overnight. (D)

    Day 2, Monday, Venice

    After breakfast, we begin exploring Venice with a boat ride to Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. In a glass factory, we observe master craftsmen demonstrate the art of traditional Venetian glassblowing. After we depat for St. Mark’s Square, for a walking tour with visits of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. En route, we take in views of the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is at leisure. Later, we gather for a dinner in a local restaurant. (B, D)

    Day 3, Tuesday, Venice-Poreč

    We embark the catamaran in the afternoon and sail directly to Poreč. After check in at the hotel, explore the city on your own. Overnight in Porec (B) 

    Day 4, Wednesday, Poreč – Pula – Rovinj – Poreč

    After breakfast, we make a short tour of Porec, city of stone streets, ruins of ancient temples, forums and other beautiful buildings preserved from ancient times testify to the number of conquerors. The Euphrasian Basilica from the 6th century is the most valuable historical and cultural monument in Istria, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Then we drive to Pula for an orientation tour of this strategic port city. We also visit the preserved Amphitheater, the sixth largest in the world. Then we continue to Rovinj, the most romantic town in Croatia, a charmingly picturesque old town. One of the most famous attractions is the St. Euphemia Cathedral, the largest baroque building in Istria. Built according to plans by venetian architect Giovanni Dizzi, the bell tower on the church is a copy of the one at St Mark’s Basilica in Venice. Free time in Rovinj. Return and overnight in Poreč. (B)

    Day 5, Thursday, Poreč –Postojna – Ljubjana– Zagreb

    After breakfast, we depart to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Cave, one of the largest in Europe. We tour this wondrous subterranean world by miniature electric train. We continue to Ljubljana. City tour of Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia and a home to one of the oldest Philharmonics in the world. Explore the baroque town buildings and stroll beside majestic Ljubljanica River. Free time on your own then continue to Zagreb. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb.(B, D)

    Day 6, Friday, Zagreb

    After breakfast, city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, historical city center, St. Mark’s Church with its multicolored roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theater and the University. The rest of your day is at leisure. Overnight in Zagreb.(B)

    Day 7, Saturday, Zagreb – Plitvice – Split

    We journey south by motorcoach to visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In Plitvice, we walk around several of the lower lakes. The Park is a natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by wooded mountains and lush vegetation. After our visit, we continue to Split where embarkation starts 2 PM. Welcome Reception followed by a dinner. Overnight onboard in Split. (B, WR, D)

    Day 8, Sunday, Split – Bol – Jelsa

    Morning sail towards Bol on Brač Island, you will discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the entire Mediterranean – “Zlatni Rat” (the Golden Horn), which is constantly changing direction due to the ocean currents with optional swim if weather permits. Return to the ship for lunch and set sail for Jelsa on the island of Hvar. One of the most picturesque towns on the island of Hvar; Jelsa is nestled in amongst hills dense with pine woods. The town quay extends all the way around the harbour with numerous laid moorings. Walk around the town to see old stone streets, squares, churches, and parks. Enjoy a coffee in the main square and soak up the Mediterranean atmosphere of this bustling town. Your evening is free to explore Jelsa on your own. (B, L)

    Day 9, Monday, Jelsa – Korčula (Wine tasting)

    Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korčula, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to relax and lunch on board. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town, birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour of Korčula which takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history and enjoy wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. Evening is free to explore the town on your own. (B, L, T)

    Day 10, Tuesday, Korčula – Dubrovnik

    In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Old Town with a panoramic bus ride above the Old Town. After the panoramic view, we will arrive at the historical centre of Dubrovnik, walk through Stradun – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour, time to explore city on your own, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s second oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace, and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L)

    Day 11, Wednesday, Dubrovnik – Mljet

    In the morning head further north to the Island of Mljet. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of brids and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters, or kayaks to explore the National Park or island on your own. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner on board. (B, L, CD)

    Day 12, Thursday, Mljet – Hvar

    Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in Hvar, a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities. On a walking tour visit the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and more. Your evening is free in Hvar to explore town on your own.(B, L)

    Day 13, Friday, Hvar – Split

    In the morning sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive in Split to take a walking tour of the historic inner city takes us to the Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We see the remnants of Split Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Your evening is free in Split. (B, L)

    Day 14, Saturday, Split – departure

    After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Split airport or your Split hotel. (B)



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  • Hotels

    Venice: Carlton on the Grand Canal or similar
    Poreč: Valamar or similar
    Zagreb: Zonar or similar

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