15 days / 14 nights - Combo
Dubrovnik – Dubrovnik – Zagreb, Land and Cruise in 12 days
You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruž Harbor, where embarkation begins at 13:00 hrs. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager at an onboard Welcome reception Followed by a dinner.
This evening you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets.
We set sail for the island of Korčula early in the morning, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to cool off, relax and lunch onboard. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town and best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, to spend the night there.
Take the walking tour of Korčula which takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history. Evening is free to explore the town on your own.
Our journey then continues towards Pučišća, situated on the island of Brač, village of the stone sculpture and music culture Pučišća, where you can visit amazing stonemason school (optional).
Lunch onboard. Enjoy a swim in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays, if weather permits. Overnight on board.
We depart for Omiš before breakfast, it’s fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack.
After visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, with lunch onboard. In the late afternoon we arrive at Split to spend the night. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.
Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brač, for a swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy the 530 m 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. Return to your boat for lunch, then head to Hvar. Hvar is one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK) and many more historical sites.
Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own.
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa.
Departing from Hvar in the morning, our sail to Mljet Island includes a stop for swimming, if weather permits, and lunch onboard. Croatian “Greenest Island” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. We arrive in the heart of Mljet National Park which encompasses five types of forests, many species of birds and two deep lakes.
If you want to visit Mljet National Park, walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Great Lake and the Small Lake and join the boat ride to St. Mary Island. Have Captain’s dinner onboard. We will spend the night in Mljet.
In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing back to Dubrovnik with lunch onboard with stop for swimming.
Early in the afternoon we arrive in Dubrovnik, where we will spend the night.
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.
Morning free at leisure. Early afternoon departure for Split, driving along the Adriatic Coast and the Neretva River Delta.
Dinner and overnight in Split.
Morning sightseeing tour of Split, covering the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage, with the Peristyle, the Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral.
Departure for Trogir, a picturesque mediaeval town where we visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. Continuation to Zadar, dinner and overnight.
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.
Transfer to Zagreb Airport for your departure flight
• Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik Airport to hotel and departure transfer from Zagreb to Zagreb Airport on the first and the last day of the tour
• 4-night accommodation in 4* hotels on half board basis (except in Dubrovnik 3*)
• Air-conditioned motor coach throughout
• Tour escort throughout land (English/ French) portion
• Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager
sightseeing tours included::
• Local guides for sightseeing tours of Korčula, Hvar (English); Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar and Zagreb (English/German)
• Entrance fees to Franciscan Monastery and Rector’s Palace in Dubrovnik; Diocletian’s Palace and Cathedral in Split; St. Lawrence Cathedral in Trogir; St. Donatus Church in Zadar
• Entrance to the Mljet National Park: up to 25 EUR per person – (depending on the season) - to be paid at entrance. Guide free of charge.
• Omiš & Cetina River Excursion - river boat ride, snack in Radman Mills (prosciutt o, cheese, homemade bread, wine, water) - 25 EUR per person
RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:
- Drinks on board, extra meals.
- Tourist tax + Port tax: 35 EUR per person to be paid on board in cash.
- Entrance Fees during cruise
Tour is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility.
DUBROVNIK: Ivka 3*
SPLIT: President 4*
ZADAR: Pinija 4*
ZAGREB: Panorama 4*
Note: Hotels listed in this brochure will be used on almost all departures. If changes become necessary for any reason, substitute hotels will be similar to those in the brochure
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