Duration
11 Days/10 Nights
Travel Type
Cruise
 

The Croatian story is not measured in spaciousness but in the beauty and diversity of nature, heritage, culture and gastronomy. Each region bursts with interesting destinations, towns, beautiful nature, exquisite aromas, sounds, and experiences that create memories and yearn to be discovered.

Inclusions

4-night accommodation in hotels 4* on half board basis
7-night accommodation on board (superior category boat) in a cabin with private bathroom, A/C and LCD TV
21 meals: 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 5 dinners
Arrival shared transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and departure shared transfer from Dubrovnik harbor to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last days of the tour; Shared transfer from the hotel to Dubrovnik harbor on Day 5
Air-conditioned motorcoach throughout
English/French-speaking tour escort throughout for land portion
Water dispenser during cruise; complementary fresh fruits available daily during cruise
Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager
Whisper technology enhanced throughout
Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek during cruise
Luggage handling on boat
Free Wi-Fi on board
Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb and Split (English and French), Šibenik, Zadar, Vis, and Hvar (English only)
Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park, Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Trogir, Diocletian’s Palace and Cathedral in Split
Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park

Wine tasting in Vis

Exclusions

Flights – Gratuities – Meals and drinks unless otherwise indicated in the Inclusions – Optional excursions – Personal insurance – All other items not mentioned in Inclusions.

Additional Information

Note

– Groups are made up of international passengers, and presented in bilingual languages, including English
– For technical reasons, the order of the visits could be reversed or modified
– The vehicles used for transportation will be adapted to the size of the group

OPTIONAL EXCURSION (+$)

Entrance to Blue Cave – 13 EUR per person (depending on the season), to be paid locally.

1

DAY 1 ARRIVAL IN ZAGREB (Wednesday)

Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Meet the tour guide, dinner and overnight

Meals : Dinner

Accommodation : Zagreb for 1 night

2

DAY 2 ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK (Thursday)

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. After 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 different 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.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Plitvice region for 1 night

3

DAY 3 PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK – TROGIR – SPLIT (Friday)

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.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Split for 1 night

4

DAY 4 SPLIT – EMBARKATION (Saturday)

You will be transferred from your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 13:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening.

Meals : Breakfast, Dinner

Accommodation : Split on a superior class boat for 1 night

5

DAY 5 SPLIT – KRKA NATIONAL PARK – ŠIBENIK (Sunday)

Depart from Split early in the morning towards Šibenik. After lunch disembark in Šibenik and take the bus to visit Krka National Park. It’s magnificent waterfalls, including the famous waterfall Skradinski Buk, are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. After the sightseeing tour, we will return to Šibenik, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Set out on a walking tour of Šibenik historical center and visit one of the most beautiful Renaissance Cathedrals of the Adriatic. Your night is at leisure in town

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : Šibenik on the boat for 1 night

6

DAY 6 ŠIBENIK – GALEŠNJAK – ZADAR (Monday)

Leaving Šibenik early in the morning we set sail for Galešnjak, a typical small Dalmatian Island, where you can enjoy a swim stop in one of secluded bays. Enjoy lunch while we cruise into Zadar harbour in the afternoon. Set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and admire the old walls and Port Gate built in 16th century. Visit the Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest Cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. If there is a breeze, enjoy at the sea organ, an amazing art installation. Overnight in Zadar.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : Zadar on the boat for 1 night

7

DAY 7 ZADAR – PRIMOŠTEN (Tuesday)

Morning departure for Primošten, sailing through the Kornati National Park, which consists of 89 unforgettable islands, islets, and rocks. Kornati National Park is often called a “nautical paradise” and is a rich marine ecosystem. Enjoy swimming in one of the hidden coves. Afterwards we continue to Primošten built on a hill and dominated by the parish Church of St. George which was built in 1485. Your evening is at leisure in town.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : Primošten on the boat for 1 night

8

DAY 8 PRIMOŠTEN – STARI GRAD (Wednesday)

In the morning we will continue towards the town of Stari Grad on the island of Hvar we will sail pass by the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Golden Horn (“Zlatni rat”) near Bol – whose pebbles shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. As the weather conditions can sometimes be very unpredictable or there can be crowds during the high season, you will be informed in time if a swim stop near Golden Horn (“Zlatni rat”) is possible. We head off to Hvar Island where we’ll visit Stari Grad. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and affordable konobas 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.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : Stari Grad on the boat for 1 night

9

DAY 9 STARI GRAD – HVAR – VIS (Thursday)

Our morning cruise starts with Hvar Town. Hvar is a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities, but it’s also a charming seaside town with 8 centuries of architecture. On a walking tour visit the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. We will continue towards the island of Vis once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it interesting to visit. Upon arrival in town of Vis join the walking tour to visit the remains of the Roman thermal place and views of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the waterfront and enjoy wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner on board.

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Accommodation : Vis on the boat for 1 night

10

DAY 10 VIS – BIŠEVO – SPLIT (Friday)

We will have an early morning cruise towards small island of Biševo to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. We arrive in Split in the afternoon. This UNESCO World Heritage city bases the city centre in and around the stunning Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman emperor Diocletian’s retirement palace from 295–305 AD. Stroll through the palace basement filled with market stalls and outside experience the historical architecture of this beautiful palace. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, it’s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s temple, the Peristyle and many other unique sites. Overnight in Split

Meals : Breakfast, Lunch

Accommodation : Split on the boat for 1 night

11

DAY 11 DEPARTURE FROM SPLIT (Saturday)

Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Split airport/hotel.

Meals : Breakfast

HOTEL OPTIONS OR SIMILAR

Zagreb : Hotel Academia 4* / Zonar 4*
Plitvice : Hotel Stara Lika 4*
Split : Hotel Ora 4* / Art 4*
Dubrovnik : Hotel Adria 4*

Rates in $ CA, per person, starting at, in double occupancy  

Departure Dates – 2023 Land Portion
 
May 10
October 4
3065
May 24 
Septiember 27 
3485
Single Supplement +1950
Main Deck Supplement +280
Upper Deck Supplement +420
Port and Toursit Tax (Payable on site) 35 euros per person

**Prices in this document are for information only; they were issued at press time, for the current year. Please note that due to exchange rates and temporary promotions, they can increase or decrease at any time. Contact your travel agent for the price and promotion of the moment The prices indicated exclude the contribution to the Customer Compensation Fund of $3.50 per $1,000 of tourism product or service purchased from a travel agent in Quebec.