Description

8 days from Porec to Rovinj, Brijuni, Pula, Mali Losinj, Susak, Olib, Zadar, Krka, Split, Hvar, Korcula, Mljet to Dubrovnik

The bright and airy 30-passenger catamaran is specifically designed for Adriatic cruises to allow guests to enjoy the maximum comfort on board: 360-degree views of the beautiful small islands, swimming in pristine bays, visiting historical towns and UNESCO World Heritage sites. There is nothing like falling asleep to the sounds of waves, as a cool evening breeze drifts over the spacious sun-deck for your night under millions of stars. The M/S Adriatic Queen will be completely refurbished for the 2017 season and ready to take you on an unforgettable voyage along the Croatian Adriatic coast, on an itinerary featuring three National Parks: the Brijuni archipelago, Krka River waterfalls, the island of Mljet, and four UNESCO listed sites: Porec, Dubrovnik, Split and Hvar.


Itinerary

Day 1 - Saturday Arrive Porec

Arrive to Porec port, where embarkation begins at 2pm. Settle in to your cabin before attending a Welcome dinner this evening. (WD)

Description    
POREC
Embarkation begins from 2:00pm.
   

Day 2 - Sunday Porec – Rovinj –BrijuniNational Park – Pula

As you sail along the Istrian Peninsula, stop in the romantic town of Rovinj. Feel its past as you walk around the Old town’s cobbled narrow streets, winding at the foot of the Church of St. Euphamia, the favorite gathering place of artists from around the world. Continue sailing to the Brijuni National Park, once the personal State Summer Residence of President Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Arriving to the island, a part of heaven discloses in front of your eyes in the unique harmony of flora, fauna and heritage. Following the visit, lunch aboard, before we reach Pula, arguably one of the most beautiful of Istrian cities. Your guide will share some exciting stories of antiquity, as you walk the footsteps of the ancients and visit the Amphitheatre. Late at night, depart Pula and overnight cruise towards the island of Mali Losinj. (B, L)

Description Arrive Depart
POREC
ROVINJ
Walking tour around the Old town.
BRIJUNI
Visit Brijuni National Park.
PULA
Sightseeing tour with the visit of Pula Amphitheatre.

8:30am 

11:15am 

2:15pm
7:15am
10:15am

1:15pm

11:35pm

Day 3 - Monday Mali Losinj – Susak – Olib

Morning visit of 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 recreate your body and spirit. Lunch aboard, while continuing our journey towards Susak for time at leisure or swimming. In the afternoon, cruise towards the sandy island of Olib, overgrown by black pine. As there are no cars on the island, it is a favorite destination for boaters and sailors. Olib has a lovely little fort, the remains of the monastery and the Church of the Assumption of Mary, where you can see a document written in the Glagolitic script – the alphabet in which Croatian was first written. Enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. Tonight, we set our compass south, to Zadar. (B, L, D)

Description Arrive Depart
MALI LOSINJ
Visit of Mali Losinj town.
SUSAK
Time at leisure or for swimming
OLIB
Tour with the visit of the church of the Assumption of Mary
Dinner in the local restaurant.
7:15am

2:15pm 

6:15pm

12:15pm

4:15pm

11:15pm

Day 4 - Tuesday Zadar – Krka National Park – Sibenik

After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zadar, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Zadar historical center is a compact pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from Turks. You will also see the 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. Return to the ship and enjoy your lunch, while sailing to Vodice. Next up is Krka National Park, with its magnificent waterfalls. After your visit here, take a coach to Sibenik where your yacht is anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town. During the night, continue sailing to Split. (B, L)

Description Arrive Depart
ZADAR
Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zadar, see the 16th century Port Gate, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia - St. Anastasia.
VODICE
Visit Krka National Park.
SIBENIK
Evening is at leisure in town.
7:15am




3:15pm

6:05pm
12:15pm






11:45pm

Day 5 - Wednesday Split – Hvar

Welcome to Split! Start the day with a walking tour, featuring the historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Board your ship for lunch, and cruise towards Hvar, Croatia’s sunniest island. Hvar is a favorite holiday destination for international celebrities and yachters; thus, beyond all the glitz and glamour, 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 the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. For the rest of the day, keep this as your point of reference before exploring the labyrinth of backstreets of town, pop into craft shops, cafes and restaurants, tucked into old Venetian palaces. Tonight, the clear waters of the Adriatic will bring us to our next destination: Korcula. (B, L)

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (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.

Description Arrive Depart
SPLIT
Enjoy a walking tour, featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace.
HVAR
Sightseeing walking tour of Hvar town with the rest of the day at leisure.
6:45am


3:15pm


12:15pm


11:45pm

Day 6 - Thursday Korcula – Mljet

Wake-up in the magical island of Korcula and its fairy-tale like walled town bearing the same name, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy breakfast on board, before we discover the walled city with local guide. The walking tour takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark, before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park features five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Big and Small Lake. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight. (B, L, D)

Description Arrive Depart
KORCULA
A walking city tour includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark
MLJET
Visit Mljet National Park. Captain’s dinner on board.
7:15am


3:15pm


12:15pm


11:45pm

Day 7 - Friday Dubrovnik

This morning, sail into beautiful Dubrovnik. After breakfast, morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Return for lunch on board and the rest of the day enjoy at leisure to discover this lovely city at your own pace. Tonight, say farewell to your new friends at dinner in the local restaurant. Return to your cabin for the last night onboard this lovely cruise. (B, L, D)

Description Arrive
DUBROVNIK
Walking tour of Dubrovnik. Visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Lunch on board. Time at leisure. Dinner in a local restaurant.
7:15am





Day 8 - Saturday Depart Dubrovnik

After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to the airport or your Dubrovnik hotel. (B)

Description Arrive
DUBROVNIK
Disembark for your flight home or enjoy time in Dubrovnik on your own
9:15am





Print Adriatic Cruise details

Includes

  • 7-night cruise from Porec on board the M/S Adriatic Queen in a cabin with private facilities
  • Departure Dubrovnik airport transfer
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 1 dinner aboard and 2 dinners in local restaurants as per program
  • 1 Captain’s dinner with live entertainment, including wine, beer, and soft drinks
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea
  • Professional Cruise Manager throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service taxes and charges
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

Notes

    Price is per person, land & cruise only based on double occupancy, single supplement available upon request. Offer is valid for new bookings only, Must be booked by May 31, 2017 and not combinable with any other offers/discounts/promotions. Additional restrictions may apply.

Departures & Rates

Port tax: $95 per person

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