11 days / 10 nights - Combo
ZAGREB – Dubrovnik – Dubrovnik, Land and Cruise in 11 days
Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Meet the tour guide, dinner and overnight.
Morning city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St. Mark’s Church with its multicoloured roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre and the University. After the city tour, drive to Plitvice the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage.
Sixteen lakes, each at the 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.
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.
After breakfast, departure for Dubrovnik and embarkation. Meet your fellow travellers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome reception followed by a dinner.
This evening you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets.
Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and UNESCO World Heritage site. You will visit the Franciscan Monastery, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. After returning to ship enjoy the magic scenery as the ship cruises around Dubrovnik city walls to continue to one of the Elaphiti islands for a swim stop.
Afternoon arrival in Slano, a peaceful fishermen’s village and our starting point to Ston, once fortified small village famous for its oysters. After exploring the town we leave to a small nearby village to learn more about oyster and tasting this delicious treat. Time at leisure and return transfer to ship. Overnight in Slano.
In the morning we head north to the Island of Mljet. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St. Mary Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine Monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th century.
Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters or kayaks to explore the island on your own. Overnight in port Pomena.
Continue our cruise towards the Korčula Island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays on route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town surrounded by walls, which is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean.
Overnight in Korčula where you can enjoy a gourmet experience at the multiple restaurants and bars.
Cruise towards the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and restricted to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Try some exquisite wine sorts in one of the Vis traditional wineries.
If interested, visit the remains of the Roman thermal place, City museum or simply take a walk enjoying the views. Overnight in the port of Vis and enjoy Captain’s dinner on board.
Early in the morning we sail to small island 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. Continue towards Hvar, the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic, with a swim stop and lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Hvar town followed by a tour of the town – the Renaissance Cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theater in Europe founded in 1612.
Overnight in Hvar where you can enjoy yourself at the numerous restaurants and bars.
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbour (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa.
Early morning departure to Brač island where swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol – whose pebbles shift from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. Continue to Split to enjoy a guided tour of the historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.
See the Renaissance and Gosthic structures, Jupiter’s Temple and the Peristyle. Overnight in Split.
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Split airport or your Split hotel.
• Arrival transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and departure transfer from harbor to Split Airport on the first and the last day of the tour
•3-night accommodation in hotels (2 nts in 5*and 1 night in 4*) on half board basis
• Air-conditioned motor coach throughout
• Tour escort throughout land (English/ French) portion
• Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager
• Whisper technology enhanced touring
sightseeing tours included::
• Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, Korčula and Hvar
• Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park, Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Trogir, Diocletian`s Palace and Cathedral in Split;
• Oyster tasting in Ston
• 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.
• Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot – up to 13 EUR per person (depending on the season)
RATES DO NOT INCLUDE:
- Drinks on board, extra meals.
- Tourist tax + Port tax: 35 EUR per person to be paid on board in cash.
- All other entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions
Tour is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility
ZAGREB: Westin 5*
PLITVICE: Stara Lika 4* Gospić
SPLIT: Atrium 5*
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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