Experience the unique and magnificent Croatian coast and the beautiful islands of Kvarner Bay. Explore hidden bays and coves, historic towns and villages while taking in the breathtaking views of the Northern Adriatic.
Day 1 Zadar
Embarkation is from 16.00hrs. This afternoon is at leisure to explore Zadar on your own. 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. (L)
Day 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 Opatija
After an early breakfast it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! (B)
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Authentic and affordable: These cruises offer a great value option if you are seeking an authentic Croatian cruise at a very affordable price. They are popular with a range of travellers. The boats in this category are smaller and generally traditional-style with a wooden hull and air-conditioning in common areas. The exact ship for each cruise is not allocated until approximately one-two weeks prior to departure. The vessels allocated are similar and all cabins have a private en-suite shower/toilet and air conditioning. Expect simple but comfortable cabins and public areas. The images below are representative of various boats used in this category.