Explore hidden bays and coves, historic towns and villages, spectacular coastline and the beauty of Croatia and the islands of Kvarner Bay. Visit the quaint villages on the Island of Krk; explore Rab, known as the ‘Island of Love’; swim in crystal clear waters in Mali Losinj; try the mouth-watering cuisine in Zadar. These, plus many more, are sure to give you an incredible experience of Croatia!
Day 1 Opatija - Island Of Krk
Please be on-board at 12.30hrs for departure from Opatija harbour at 13.00hrs. After lunch you stop for a swim in the crystal clear sea before continuing to the Island of Krk. This large diverse Island has a variety of quaint villages, rocky wilderness and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. You will spend the night in the town of Krk where you are free to explore on your own. (L)
Day 2 Island Of Krk - Island Of Rab
This morning sail to the Island of Rab, which is known as the "island of love". The small town of Rab, where you will spend the night in the harbour, is encircled by medieval walls. You can explore its stone streets and ancient facades or enjoy the “gallery" on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. You will have the opportunity to join an optional guided city tour. (B, L)
Day 3 Island Of Rab – Zadar
Cruise from Rab along the island of Pag with a stop to swim on the small Island of Maun. In the afternoon you continue to Zadar where we will spend the night in port. You may like to join an optional guided tour of the city (included on board Category A+ vessels) with English speaking guide. For centuries the metropolis of Dalmatia, and today the centre of the region, Zadar has been a city of rich monumental heritage. The church of St Donatus dated to the 9th century AD is the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city. There is also the Roman forum dated to the 1st century AD, the mighty city walls, as well as numerous palaces and villas. Of special interest is the famous Zadar Sea Organ. Zadar has many great restaurants where you can relax and enjoy the atmosphere. (B, L)
Day 4 Zadar – Island Of Molat or Olib
You depart early for the Island of Molat or Olib (depending on available space in the islands small harbours). Molat Island is situated in the Northern part of Zadar's archipelago. The peace and serenity of this island, untouched by tourism and with minimal infrastructure, is a great place to relax. The island of Olib has numerous beautiful beaches which you will notice as soon as you come ashore. For those who explore the tiny village, you will come across the parish church dating back to the 17th century. Inside the church are many Glagolitic codices from the 16th-19th century. (B, L)
Day 5 Island Of Molat or Olib – Ilovik – Island Of Losinj
After breakfast and a morning swim, you cruise to the peaceful island of flowers, called Ilovik. After a short stay, depart for the island of Mali Losinj, which is one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic due to the abundance of pine trees and clear waters. Walk along the harbour or take a night swim on the sandy Cikat beach. You may like to visit the nearby picturesque town of Veli Losinj (only 5 km away). Overnight in Mali Losinj. (B, L)
Day 6 Island Of Losinj – Island Of Cres
After a morning swim you leave for the island of Cres. This long and narrow island is covered with oak and pine forests as well as vineyards and olive tree plantations. Cres and Mali Losinj used to be one island, but a channel dug by the Romans separates them. You spend the night in the harbour of the typical medieval city of Cres. (B, L)
Day 7 Island Of Cres – Opatija
This morning, sail towards Opatija. Enjoy the beautiful view of the famous Opatija Riviera before arriving in the late afternoon. On arrival in port you will have the possibility to join an optional tour of Opatija. You could take a stroll along the famous Lungo Mare pathway to the fishing village of Volosko, which is well known for good seafood restaurants, or perhaps enjoy a farewell party on the ship. (B, L)
Day 8 Opatija
After an early breakfast it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! (B)
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Affordable comfort and value: A great option if you seek a great value comfortable Croatian cruise. These cruises are popular with a range of travellers from for young to old, couples, friends and families. The boats in this category are steel hulled, and all the cabins have a private en-suite. Air conditioning is available in the public areas at a minimum. In this category the exact ship for each cruise is not allocated until approximately one to two weeks prior to departure. The vessels allocated are all similar and usually launched 12-15 years ago or refurbished. Expect simple but very comfortable cabins and public areas and a relaxed atmosphere on-board. The images below are representative of various boats used in this category.