A brand new itinerary for 2018! Explore the hidden wonders of the Kvarner Bay Islands, take in the history of Zadar and enjoy the beauty of the Adriatic coast.
DAY 1 Opatija – Krk
Welcome to Opatija! Depart Opatija at 13.00hrs and cruise to Krk, the largest of the Croatian Islands. After a swim-stop en-route, arrive at Krk and explore its diverse villages, stunning promenades and dramatic rock faces. In the afternoon indulge with a wine tasting in Vrbnik village.
DAY 2 Krk – Rab
After breakfast cruise to Rab, also known as the ‘Island of Love’, On arrivak see the imposing stone walls, Romanesque church towers, stone streets and ancient facades. Many of Rabs streets and squares are ‘open-air galleries’ with artists working outside. Enjoy a tasting of the famous, secret-recipe ‘Rapska torta’ cake and if weather permits, be sure to walk up to Kamenjak hill to watch a spectacular sunset.
DAY 3 Rab – Zadar
This morning cruise to Zadar and embark on a guided city tour. The ancient city is known for the Roman and Venetian ruins of its Old Town and there are many Venetian gates in the city walls. Once the metropolis of Dalmatia, Zadar’s rich cultural heritage is visible at every turn.
DAY 4 Zadar – Kornati
Today you visit the famous Kornati National Park. Made up of 89 islands, the National Park is often referred to as a ‘nautical paradise’. Showcasing some of Croatia’s incredibly scenery, the Kornati Islands are rich in cultural heritage and feature the ruins of an Ilyrian fortress, Roman villas and the Church of St. Mary. Tonight enjoy dinner on board.
DAY 5 Kornati – Mali Losinj
After breakfast and the chance for a morning swim cruise to Mali Losinj where you will embark on a guided city tour followed by a visit to the Museum of Apoxyomenos. Enjoy the remainder of your afternoon at leisure.
DAY 6 Mali Losinj – Cres
Your first stop today is the island of Susak for a morning swim. The largely unspoiled island is dotted with olive groves, vineyards and forests of oak trees. Your next stop is Cres which was once one island with Losinj before the Romans dug a narrow channel to separate them. Your evening is free to discover the medieval town.
DAY 7 Cres – Opatija
After breakfast depart for Opatija and enjoy the magnificent view of the Opatija Riviera. A late afternoon arrival allows for free time to explore the seaside promenade and discover the city. Tonight, enjoy to a Captain’s Dinner on board with live entertainment.
DAY 8 Opatija
Bid farewell to your Captain, crew and new friends as your cruise concludes after breakfast.