A unique way to discover Croatia’s coastline, set sail on this Deluxe cruise from popular Dubrovnik to historic Porec! See all Croatia has to offer by exploring charming old villages and towns; escaping to stunning islands full of natural beauty; discovering all the pearls of this remarkable country. Visit well known ports of Rovinj, Pula, Split, Hvar and Korcula as well as the lesser visited Mali Losinj and Brijuni National Park – all set to give you the experience of a lifetime!
Day 1 Dubrovnik
Enjoy a complimentary arrival transfer to your cruise where embarkation is from 14.00hrs. After settling in to your cabin, meet your fellow passengers and cruise manager for an on-board welcome dinner. (D)
Day 2 Dubrovnik - Korcula
This morning, enjoy a guided walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will visit the stunning Old Town including the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Enjoy lunch on board as you cruise towards the magical island of Korcula. On arrival you will join a tour to discover the walled city with your local guide. The walking tour takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Remainder of your day is at leisure until dinner this evening. (B, L, D)
Day 3 Korcula - Hvar - Split
Welcome to Hvar, Croa’s sunniest island is. A favourite holiday destination for international celebrities and yachters, Hvar town is a charming seaside resort with 8 centuries of architecture waiting to be explored. On a walking tour, breathe in the pine-scented breeze, as you absorb vistas of the Old Town with it's picturesque streets and the first public theatre in Europe. Return to your ship and enjoy lunch on-board as you cruise to the central Dalmatian city of Split for a walking tour of the historical centre. See the historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site, where remnants of Split’s Roman heritage can be seen including its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. (B, L)
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar Town harbour (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar Town.
Day 4 Split - Krka National Park - Zadar
Morning visit of the Krka National Park, with its magnificent waterfalls and scenic trails. Continue to Vodice and re-join your ship for lunch as you cruise to the mainland town of Zadar, which has an exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Zadar's historical center is a compact pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot as you discover the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defence from Turks. Tonight, enjoy an evening at leisure. (B, L)
Day 5 Zadar - Mali Losinj
This morning embark on a walking tour of Zadar. See 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Next, cruise to Mali Losinj, located on the island with the same name. Thanks to its mild climate, pinewoods and air, the island of Mali Losinj is an ideal place to rejuvenate your body and spirit. (B, L)
Day 6 Mali Losinj - Pula
Marvel at the idyllic surrounds on a relaxing cruise further north towards the Istrian Peninsula. Arrive this afternoon in Pula, arguably one of the most beautiful Istrian cities. Your guide will share some exciting stories of antiquity, as you walk the footsteps of the ancient Romans and visit the Amphitheatre. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure to further explore this lovely seaside city. This evening enjoy a Captain's dinner with live entertainment. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Pula - Brijuni National Park - Rovinj - Porec
Your first stop today will be Brijuni National Park, once the personal State Summer Residence of President Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Explore the national park, a unique harmony of flora, fauna and heritage followed by lunch on board whilst you cruise to the romantic Istrian seaside town of Rovinj. Enjoy a walking tour of the charming Old Town with its narrow cobbled streets, winding to the foot of the Church of St. Euphamia. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers at a local restaurant. (B, L, D)
Day 8 Porec
Your tour concludes on disembarkation after breakfast with a complimentary departure transfer available to Venice, Ljubljana or Pula Airports for your onward journey. (B)
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