Croatia Land Southern Pearls Cruise 10 nights
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10 night/11 day program.
Starting in Zagreb and ending in Dubrovnik, Land & Cruise package offers a complete experience of true Croatia. Explore Croatia’s capital and enjoy a walking tour of Plitvice lakes, our largest national park, prior to embarking one of our vessels and emerse yourself in stunning views of Croatia from the sea.
Plitvice Lakes National Park, Dubrovnik, island Vis, national park Mljet, optional rafting on Cetina river or Zip line over Cetina river canyon, Diocletian’s Palace
Wednesday ARRIVAL ZAGREB (D)
Arrival in Zagreb, the capital of Croatia – transfer to hotel. Day at leisure. Overnight.
Thursday ZAGREB WALKING TOUR (B)
Morning city tour of Zagreb. Walk through the historic Upper Town, where, among other sites, visit the St. Mark’s Church, the Cathedral, the Government Palace and the Lotrščak tower. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Zagreb.
Friday ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES – SPLIT (B)
Morning departure towards Croatia’s oldest and most beautiful Plitvice Lakes National Park, consisting of 16 lakes, connected with a series of waterfalls. An environment where Karl May movies were made. The guests will walk through the park, enjoy a boat ride on the emerald green Kozjak Lake and ride the street train back to the entrance. Walking shoes are essential for our 3 hour walk in this wonderful environment! Drive to Split for overnight.
Saturday SPLIT – MAKARSKA (B, L)
Morning guided tour of Split, a monumental city under UNESCO protection with abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian palace. The tour will end in the harbour in front of the ship for cruise check in. Luggage transfer will be arranged from the hotel. Departure from Split harbour towards Makarska at 13:00h. Cruise along the Dalmatian coast whilst enjoying your lunch. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. From there, those feeling adventurous can join our optional river rafting excursion or zipline on the Cetina river and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening. Overnight in the port of Makarska where strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sites.
Sunday MAKARSKA – BOL (BRAČ) – STARI GRAD
This morning we continue our cruise towards the next destination – the island of Brač, more precisely to the town of Bol, known for its famous Zlatni Rat beach (Golden horn), a natural phenomenon that dominates the other beaches of Bol with its specific form. After swimming break and lunch we continue our journey towards Stari Grad on the Hvar island, the sunniest Adriatic island. Free afternoon to explore this unique town. The famous Stari Grad Field is the oldest in Croatia and the best preserved example of ancient Greek system of agriculture. Together with the old town it is a part of world heritage protected by UNESCO.
Monday STARI GRAD – HVAR
Our next destination is the town of Hvar, a favorite destination for jet setters from all around the world. After lunch we stop for swimming, relaxing and refreshment in clear, crystal blue sea at nearby Pakleni islands. Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon hours followed by sightseeing of this extraordinary town. Hvar offers many cultural and historical sites (Renaissance cathedral, the oldest communal theater in Europe founded in 1612, Franciscan monastery, the Benedictine convent famous for their lace listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, Spanjola fortress towering high above the town …) and many restaurants and bars open late into the night.
Tuesday HVAR – VIS
Early in the morning we cruise towards the little Biševo island 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 by the crew. Entrance to Blue Cave is to be paid on the spot (approx. EUR 9.- per person). We continue towards Vis, which was a strategic navy harbour due to its unique geographical position and as such closed to the public until recently. Because of its isolation, Vis has a special charm -‘the Mediterranean as it once was’ which makes it really interesting to see. Overnight is in the town of Vis, situated on the northern side of the island, developed near the remains of the ancient Issa, first urban centre in Croatia. If interested, visit the remains of the Roman thermal Place, City museum or simply take a walk enjoying the view of beautiful ”Villae Rusticae” situated along the coast.
Wednesday VIS – KORČULA
During breakfast we depart towards Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer and adventurer Marco Polo. Surrounded by medieval walls, Korcula resembles a miniature Dubrovnik when approaching from the sea. It has more legends, tales and monuments than you will find anywhere else. Today, Korčula is the only place in the world where the Spanish medieval knight’s game – Moreška is still performed. Upon arrival enjoy a guided tour through the streets of the old town built in the shape of a fish bone. Enjoy the numerous konobas /taverns, restaurants, cocktail bars or night-club located within and around the city walls. Overnight in port.
Thursday KORČULA – MLJET – ŠIPAN or SLANO
We continue cruising towards one of the greenest Adriatic islands – the island of Mljet, where on the western part, the National Park is situated. Free time to enjoy the beauties of the National Park (two salt lakes connected by a narrow channel to the sea, a boat ride to the St Mary isle in the Great Lake, where the old church and monastery are situated. Cycling around or swimming in the lakes is permitted. We continue our cruise towards Šipan, part of Elaphite islands near Dubrovnik, or towards Slano on the coastline, both are small fishermen’s villages where we will overnight in the port.
Friday ŠIPAN or SLANO – DUBROVNIK
Early in the morning we depart towards our final destination – a true pearl of the Adriatic. After lunch short swim stop. Sightseeing of Dubrovnik followed by an optional cable car ride up to Srđ mountain for spectacular views of the old town. We recommend a stroll along the city walls, 1940 meters in length with magnificent views of the old town of Dubrovnik and the surrounding islands. Overnight in the harbour Gruž.
After an early breakfast say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends!
CABIN TYPE DESCRIPTIONS:
A + CATEGORY: air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins (with double or twin beds) on newly built ships (price includes Captain’s dinner, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen).
ALL DECK CABINS ARE SITUATED ON MAIN AND TOP DECK! Under deck cabins are in the hull of the ship below the main deck.
Price: from 1673€
REDUCTIONS & SUPPLEMENTS:
single use of cabin +50%
VISITOR’S TAX & PORT FEES ARE NOT INCLUDED (to be paid on the spot) EUR 25.- per person per week
2 overnights Zagreb in 4* hotel (Hotel Dubrovnik, Hotel Palace or similar)
1 overnight Split in 4* hotel (Hotel President, Art, Radisson or similar)
1 half board and 2 bed and breakfast services in hotels
Visitor’s taxes during land part
7 overnights cruise according to KL7 itinerary with half board service (breakfast & lunch) on board of our A+ category ships with Captain’s dinner included
All transfers as per itinerary (from airport Zagreb and to airport Dubrovnik)
Guided tours of Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Dubrovnik, Korčula and Hvar
Accommodation in air-conditioned TWIN or DOUBLE cabins on deck or under deck with daily cabin service
Entrance to Mljet national park: Prices vary from EUR 10. – 15.- per person depending on season and park
Full Board supplement: AAAA EUR 115.- per person/week, min.10 pax required
Drink supplement: EUR 25.- per week – incl. choice of 1 drink – glass of wine, 1 beer or 1 soft drink with lunch
Wedding renewal package: EUR 100,- per couple – includes renewal ceremony performed by the captain, certificate, champagne, gift
Extra towels: On A+ category ships the guests will be provided with two towels for personal use per week. Extra towels can be rented for EUR 3.- & beach towels EUR 5.- per week/towel. Katarina Line beach towel can be purchased on arrival for EUR 10.-
Baby chair or baby cot rental: EUR 50.- per week (to be paid on the spot)
These excursions can be added to your booking in the final stage of your online reservation. If paying on the spot, only KUNA currency and cash is accepted. Prices are informative and subject to change.
MONTENEGRO (EUR 52.- per person)
CETINA RIVER RAFTING (EUR 34.- per person)
CETINA CANYON ZIP LINE (EUR 60.- per person)
MOSTAR (EUR 52.- per person)
KRKA WATERFALLS (EUR 65.- per person)
KORČULA WINE TASTING (EUR 15.- per person)
KORČULA VILLAGE DINNER EXPERIENCE (EUR 30.- per person)
DUBROVNIK CABLE CAR (EUR 14.- per person)
SEA KAYAKING AROUND DUBROVNIK CITY WALLS (EUR 30.- per person)
RENT-A-BIKE on MLJET island (80 Kuna/ 11 EUR per person)
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Croatia Land Southern Pearls Cruise 10 nights