Majestic Croatia from Dubrovnik to Plitvice and Zagreb

10 days from Dubrovnik, Elaphiti Islands, Slano, Mljet, Korčula, Biševo, Vis, Hvar, Stari Grad, Trogir, Split, Plitvice, Zagreb 

May 13, 2023
May 27, 2023
Jul 15, 2023
Aug 26, 2023
Sep 9, 2023
Sep 23, 2023

Zagreb: Hotel Academia or similar 

Day 1 Dubrovnik arrival, Saturday
You will be transferred from Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 1PM. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening. (WR, D)

Day 2 Dubrovnik – Elaphiti Islands – Slano (Oyster Tasting), Sunday 
Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic”. Walk through Stradun – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik and visit the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. After returning to ship enjoy the magic scenery as the ship cruises around Dubrovnik city walls to continue to one of the Elaphiti islands for a swim stop. Afternoon arrival in Slano, a peaceful fishermen village and our starting point to Ston, situated on Peljesac peninsula. Peljesac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. After exploring the town, we leave to a small nearby village to enjoy the authentic local oyster tasting. Overnight and Captains Dinner in Slano. (B, L, T, CD)

Day 3 Slano – Mljet – Korčula, Monday 
In the morning continue north to the Island of Mljet. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Continue our cruise towards the Korčula island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town surrounded by walls, which is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Overnight in Korčula where you can enjoy a gourmet experience at the multiple restaurants and bars. (B, L)

Day 4 Korčula – Biševo – Vis, Tuesday 
Early in the morning we sail to small island Biševo 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 on time. Cruise towards the island of Vis once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and restricted to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it interesting to visit. Free time on your own to taste some exquisite wine in one of the Vis traditional wineries or visit the remains of the Roman thermal place, City Museum. Overnight in the port of Vis. (B, L)

Day 5 Vis – Hvar – Stari Grad, Wednesday 
In the morning head further towards Hvar, the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic, with a swim stop and lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Hvar town followed by a tour of the town – the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe founded in 1612. After the tour set sail towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, one of the oldest cities in Europe where you will overnight. (B, L)

Day 6 Stari Grad – Trogir (Krka National Park excursion), Thursday 
Early morning departure to the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as “miniature Venice” or a “mini-Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, or a floating museum town – as it has a masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. You will discover the beauty of the Krka National Park. Overnight in Trogir. (B, L)

Day 7 Trogir – Split, Friday
In the morning join our guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive at Split to spend the night. Arriving in Split, join a guided tour of the city, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split. (B, L)

Day 8 Split – NP Plitvice – Zagreb, Saturday 
After disembarkation, we head north for a visit to the magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. We enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes us around several of the lower lakes. After our visit, we continue to Zagreb. Dinner and overnight in your hotel in Zagreb. (B, D)

Day 9 – Zagreb, Sunday
We enjoy a morning sightseeing tour that takes us through the historic Upper Town. We see St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, the Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore old town or take an optional excursion into the countryside. (B)

Day 10 – Zagreb departure, Monday
After breakfast, time to check out. You will be transferred to Zagreb airport. (B)

• Arrival shared transfer from Dubrovnik Airport or hotel to port and departure shared transfer from Zagreb hotel to Zagreb Airport on the first and the last days of the program
• Air-conditioned motorcoach throughout
• English speaking tour escort throughout for land portion
• 2 nights in Zagreb hotel
• Welcome dinner at hotel in Zagreb
• Licensed Local Guides
• Whisper technology enhanced touring
• Hotel taxes
• 7 nights’ accommodation on board (supreme category boat) in a cabin with private bathroom, A/C and TV
• Daily buffet breakfast
• 6 lunches (3 course meal and salad bar) during cruise
• Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Dinner with live music during cruise
• Water dispenser during cruise
• Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruits available daily during cruise
• Professional Cruise Manager during cruise
• Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek during cruise
• Luggage handling 
• Complementary Wi-Fi 

• City tours of Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Trogir, and Split
• Entrance fees to the Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy and Diocletian’s Palace
• Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National Park
• Oyster tasting in Ston
• Local guide for sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park
• Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park 

• Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot: up to 13 EUR per person (depending on the season)

B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, CD-Captain’s dinner, T-Tasting

In case of unfavorable weather and/or sea conditions, the cruise itinerary may be modified in the interest of passengers’ safety.

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