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2019 Beautiful Croatia, by Land & Sea, Zagreb-Dubrovnik

Category: Group Tours

 

 

 

 

 

 

Zagreb & Dalmatian Coastline Cruise, Escorted, 10 Days: 

 

 Explore Croatian capital Zagreb, medieval walled cities Split and Dubrovnik, enjoy spectacular scenic views of the Dalmatian coast, hop between the magnificent islands of Hvar, Vis, Korcula and Mljet aboard your deluxe MS Prestige boat

 

 


Itinerary:

Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Bol, Stari Grad, Hvar, Vis, Vela Luka, Korcula, Mljet to Dubrovnik

 

 

 

 

Tour Features:

· 2 nights in deluxe class hotel, rooms with private facilities
· 7-night cruise from Split on board the Deluxe MS Prestige in a cabin with private facilities
· Airport arrival and departure 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 entertainment, including wine, beer, and soft drinks
· Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea onboard cruise ship
· Professional Tour & Cruise Manager
· Free Wi-Fi on board
· Luggage handling
· Whisper technology enhanced touring
· Service charges and taxes

 

 

Sightseeing 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

 

 

 

Day-By-Day Program:



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

Day 2     FRI   In Zagreb 
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     SAT   Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Split

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     SUN   Split – Bol – Stari Grad 
Morning guided walking tour of Split takes in 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 the island of Brač, 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, Croatia's most luxurious island and the sunniest place in the country. It is also a meeting point for the international jetset. 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, a popular alternative thanks to its quieter, more discerning charms (B, L)

Day 5     MON   Stari Grad – Hvar – Vis  
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     TUE   Vis – Vela Luka
After breakfast set sail for Korcula Island, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Our port of call for today is the town of Vela Luka, dating back to pre-historic times. Vela Luka is located on the western side of the Korcula island, at the bottom of a wide bay with many indented coves. After lunch onboard, disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon Korcula island tour, featuring the visit to 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     WED   Vela Luka – Korcula 
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     THU   Korcula – Mljet 
Today we set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park features 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      FRI   Mljet – Dubrovnik 
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 your own (B, L)

Day 10     SAT  Depart Dubrovnik 
Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport for your flight home (B)

 

 

 

Hotels:
Zagreb: Westin (Deluxe)

 

 

 

Dates & Prices, 2019: 

 

  Tour Dates:

 Price

 

  Tour Dates:

 Price

    Cruise Boat

April 25-May 04

$ 2,995

 

Aug 15-Aug 24

$ 3,375

deluxe MS Prestige

May 09-May 18

$ 3,315

 

Aug 22-Aug 31

$ 3,375

deluxe M/S Prestige

May 23-June 01

$ 3,345

 

Sept 05-Sept 14

$ 3,375

deluxe M/S Prestige

June 13-June 22

$ 3,375

 

Sept 12-Sept 21

$ 3,375 

 

July 04-July 13  $ 3,375   Sept 19-Sept 28  $ 3,375   
July 18-July 27 $ 3,375    Sept 26-Oct 05 Sold Out    
Aug 01-Aug 10 $ 3,375   

Oct 03-Oct 12

$ 3,325 

 
           

Single Cabin Supplement:    $ 2,375

Upgrade of Category A, Main Deck: $ 345

Port taxes: $ 176


Above prices are in Canadian dollars, per person, based in a lower Deck, twin cabin

 

 

 
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