Old City - Split, Croatia
  • Included Features:

    • Accommodation in first class hotels
    • Arrival shred transfer from Split airport to the port and departure shared transfer from hotel to Zagreb Airport on the first and the last day of the tour
    • Daily buffet breakfast
    • 5 dinners
    • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
    • Professional Tour Director throughout
    • Luggage handling (1 pc per person)
    • Whisper technology enhanced touring
    • Service charges and hotel taxes
    • 7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
    • Supreme category ship in a cabin with private facilities, A/C & TV
    • 6 lunches (3 course meal and salad bar)
    • Welcome dinner and Captain’s dinner with music during cruise
    • Water dispenser during cruise
    • Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruits available daily during cruise
    • Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager throughout
    • Whisper technology
    • Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek during cruise
    • One beach towel per person per week
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board

    Sightseeing Tours Included:

    • Professional English-speaking guide for city tours of Zagreb, Ljubljana, Bled, Postojna Cave, Plitvice Lakes Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
    • Entrance fees to the Rector’s Palace, Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy and Diocletian’s Palace, Plitvice lakes National Park, Postojna Cave, Bled Castle
    • Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National Park Oyster tasting in Ston

     

  • Itinerary:

    Day 1 – Saturday: Split (B,WR, D)

    You will be transferred from Split airport to the port, where embarkation starts at 2pm. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception followed by dinner.

    Day 2  – Sunday: Split – Trogir (Krka National Park excursion) (B, L)

    In the morning join a guided tour of Split, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set sail to the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as “miniature Venice” or a “mini Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, or a “floating museum town” – as it has a masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. After disembarking in Trogir we take the bus to visit Krka National Park. You will discover the pristine nature and waterfalls of the Krka National Park, an area extremely rich with flora and fauna. Overnight in Trogir.

    Day 3 – Monday: Trogir – Stari Grad (B, L)

    Morning guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Afterwards, enjoy sailing towards Stari Grad on the Island of Hvar, swim stop and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and affordable conobas and restaurants in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town centre of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.

    Day 4 – Tuesday: Stari Grad – Hvar – Vis (B, L)

    Leaving Stari Grad in the morning towards city of Hvar. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you many historical sites, such as St Stephen’s Square and Cathedral, the Arsenal with the theatre built on its first floor, the first municipal theatre in Europe. Above the town is the impressive fortress Fortica offering magnificent views over the bay and Pakleni islands. Afterwards continue to Vis. The town of Vis is on the northern side of the island and was developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban centre in Croatia, formed by the Greeks in 4th century B.C. Visit the remains of the Roman Baths, Church or Our Lady and City Museum or take a walk enjoying the view of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the coast. Your evening is free in Vis.

    Day 5  – Wednesday: Vis – Biševo – Korčula (B, L)

    Leaving Vis, we will have an early morning cruise towards Biševo island to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon on the islet Biševo just in front of the town of Komiža. Possibility of our visit will depend on weather conditions; however you will be notified of this on time. Afterwards, cruise towards the Korčula, and the island’s main settlement, known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Korčula has variety of different restaurants, bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.

    Day 6 – Thursday: Korčula – Mljet National Park – Slano (Oyster Tasting) (B, L, T, CD)

    In the morning head further south to the Island of Mljet. 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. Lunch on board and departure for a small village called Slano on the mainland. Slano is a peaceful fishermen’s village, and the starting point to Ston, situated on Pelješac peninsula, fortified small village famous for its oysters. Pelješac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. After exploring the town, we leave to a small nearby village to enjoy the authentic local oyster tasting. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner and overnight in Slano.

    Day 7 – Friday: Slano – Elaphiti Islands – Dubrovnik, Friday (B, L)

    Early morning cruise to Elaphiti islands with swim stop on one of the secluded bays. Continue sail to Dubrovnik, and, before we moor at port, we cruise alongside the old city walls. After docking, join a guided tour at the historical center of Dubrovnik, walk through Stradun – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site. Your guide will show you the most interesting sights of the Old Town and visit the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. After city tour, you will be on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s second oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace, and the Cathedral, or take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

    Day 8 – Saturday: Dubrovnik, Saturday (B, D)

    After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather with your Tour Director and fellow travelers for a Welcome Dinner.

    Day 9 – Sunday: Dubrovnik Sunday (B)

    On a morning walking tour of Old Dubrovnik visit the Rector’s Palace, and see the Bell Tower Clock, Orlando’s Column, Sponza Palace, the Dominican Monastery, and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy, one of the oldest in the world. The rest of the day is free or join us for Optional Excursion home hosted Dubelj with dinner.

    Day 10 – Monday: Split, Monday (B, D)

    Travel north along the spectacular Adriatic coast, past old fishing villages and new resorts, to the city of Split.

    Day 11 – Tuesday: Split (B)

    In the morning, enjoy a sightseeing tour featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. Then see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. The rest of the day at leisure to stroll through the beautiful streets of Split, enjoy at the beach or join us on an Optional Excursion to Jet Set spot of rich and famous – Island of Hvar.

    Day 12 – Wednesday: Trogir – Plitvice Lakes (B, D)

    After breakfast, head to Trogir, the center of artistic activities. Scholars from around the world gather here to study and paint. Then, turn inland and travel to spectacular Plitvice Lakes National Park. Have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of sixteen terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation.

    Day 13 – Thursday: Opatija – Postojna – Bled (B, D)

    Return to the coast and travel along the beautiful bay of Kvarner to its popular resort, Opatija. After a bit of free time, journey continues north to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to Bled, beautifully set in the Julian Alps.

    Day 14 – Friday: Bled (B)

    An Alpine Lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas, and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. The balance of the day is at leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake, browse through the shops and boutiques, or enjoy the enchanting scenery.

    Day 15 – Saturday: Ljubljana – Zagreb (B, D)

    Leave the mountains and head to Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. See the most significant sights of the old city center on a walking tour. Highlights include the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, and Robba’s Fountain. Then, continue to Zagreb, Croatia’s capital city.

    Day 16 – Sunday: Zagreb (B)

    This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding streets of the old town or take an optional excursion to see the countryside.

    Day 17 – Monday: Zagreb – Departure (B)

    After breakfast, you will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight.

     

    B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, CD-Captain’s dinner, T-Tasting

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

     

  • Start DatesEnd DatesPrice per Person in Double OccupancySingle Room SupplementPort Tax (per person) paid on board
    5/18/20247/3/2024$4,105$1,815€60
    6/29/20246/16/2024$4,715$1,815€60
    8/10/20248/27/2024$4,715$1,815€60
    9/21/202410/8/2024$4,105$1,815€60
  • Hotels:

    • Dubrovnik: Lero (F) or similar
    • Split: Hotel Corner (F) or similar
    • Plitvice: Jezero (F) or similar
    • Bled: Kompas (F) / Bled Rose (F) or similar
    • Zagreb: Zonar (F) or similar

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