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2022 Adriatic Cruise, Dubrovnik-Zadar, 8 Days

Category: Cruises

 

 

 

A 8-Day Dubrovnik to Zadar Deluxe Balcony Cruise

 

 

Itinerary: 

Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korčula, Hvar, Bol, Split, Trogir, Šibenik, Sali and Zadar 8 Days

 

 

Day-By-Day Program: 

Day 1          DUBROVNIK ARRIVAL, Sunday (WR, D)
You will be transferred from the airport or from your hotel in Dubrovnik to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Later, join your fellow travelers and your cruise manager for an onboard welcome reception with dinner. This evening, you can relax on board, or take a stroll through Dubrovnik’s Old Town

Day 2          DUBROVNIK – MLJET – KORČULA, Monday (B, L, D)
We start the day with breakfast and a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. We visit the Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the ship. While we set sail for Mljet Island, lunch is served. 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). Spectacular scenery accompanies us all the way to Korčula, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Dinner tonight is on board

Day 3          KORČULA – HVAR, Tuesday (B, L)
This morning, after breakfast, we take a walking tour through the narrow, cobble-stone streets of Korčula town. Our visit includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Afterward, we board our ship again and enjoy lunch. We stop for a swim en route to Hvar where we arrive late afternoon. There, during our sightseeing tour, we see the first public theatre in Europe, the Franciscan Monastery and much more. Our evening is free in Hvar so you can explore even more and dine on your own at one of the many restaurants in town.
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) the port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case, transfers by bus will be arranged to and from Hvar

Day 4          HVAR – BOL – SPLIT, Wednesday (B,L)
We sail to Bol, home of the Golden Horn, one of the most breathtaking beaches in Croatia. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the direction of the winds. During lunch on board, we sail to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off the historic inner city, built around the Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. The evening is free to discover more of Split

Day 5          SPLIT – TROGIR – ŠIBENIK, Thursday (B,L)
In the morning, we sail to the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir. Our time here is free to explore on your own. Back on board, enjoy lunch as we cruise to Šibenik, with a stop for a swim on the way. In Šibenik, a walking tour shows us the highlights of the city, then our evening is at leisure

Day 6          ŠIBENIK – SALI, Friday (B,L, CD)
The Šibenik area is home to two National Parks: Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls, and Kornati, comprised of more than 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal-clear water. The day is devoted to tour these scenic destinations before we sail to Sali. Tonight, aboard our ship, enjoy the Captain’s dinner with live entertainment and a glass of wine

Day 7          SALI – ZADAR, Saturday (B, L)
As we cruise this morning, and weather permitting, we stop for a swim. After lunch, we arrive in Zadar. The city’s compact pedestrian zone is perfect to explore on foot. We admire the 16th century walls built by the Venetians as a defense against the Turks. We also see the Port Gate where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum, and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. After the tour, we stop for a tasting of traditional Maraschino liqueur. The evening is free in Zadar

Day 8          DEPART ZADAR, Sunday (B)
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Zadar airport or to your hotel in Zadar

 

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 Split-to-Dubrovnik, Adriatic Cruise, 8 Days

                  

Itinerary, city-by-city: 

Split to Trogir, Krka national park, Stari Grad, Hvar, Vis, Biševo, Korčula, Mljet, Slano, Elaphiti islands and Dubrovnik 

 

Day-by-Day program: 

 

Day 1           SPLIT ARRIVAL, SAT (WR, D)
You will be transferred from Split’s airport or your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 1 pm.
Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening

Day 2           SPLIT – TROGIR (Krka Nat'l Park excursion), SUN (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 disembark in Trogir we will 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           TROGIR – STARI GRAD, MON (B, L)
Morning guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Enjoy sailing towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, swimming stop and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and cheap 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

Day 4           STARI GRAD – HVAR – VIS, TUE (B, L)
Leaving Stari Grad in the morning towards city of Hvar. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe and many more historical sites. 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           VIS – BIŠEVO – KORČULA, WED (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. 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. Afterwards cruise towards the Korčula the island’s main settlement and is 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 an abundant choice of restaurants to enjoy your gourmet experience and there are numerous bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula

Day 6        KORČULA – MLJET – SLANO (Oyster Tasting), THU (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, a peaceful fishermen’s village and the starting point to Ston, another once fortified small village famous for its oysters situated on Pelješac peninsula. 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           SLANO – ELAPHITI ISLANDS – DUBROVNIK, Friday (B, L)
Early morning cruise to Elaphiti islands with swimming stop on one of the secluded bays to spend the morning. Before lunch sail to Dubrovnik, before we moor at Gruž port we cruise alongside the old city walls, while lunch is served. After docking join a guided tour with panoramic ride and transfer included. 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, you will be left 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, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik

Day 8 DEPART DUBROVNIK, Saturday (B)
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel

 

 WHAT’S Included:
• 7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom, air conditioning & LCD TV
• Arrival shared transfer from Split airport/hotel to port on the first day
• Departure shared transfer from port to Dubrovnik airport/hotel on the last day
• Daily buffet breakfast
• 6 lunches, all with 4 courses
• Captain's dinner and Welcome dinner
• Water dispenser
• Complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruits available daily
• Professional Cruise Manager throughout
• Whisper technology enhanced touring
• Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
• Luggage handling
• Free Wi-Fi on board

Sightseeing Tours Included:
• City tours of Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
• Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National Park
• Oyster tasting in Ston

SUPPLEMENTS (optional): Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot – up to $16 per person (depending on the season)

 

 
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