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PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Explore the captivating sites of Zagreb, Split, Hvar with insightful guides
  • Marvel at the 16 terraced lakes Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Enjoy a 7-night cruise from Split on board the fantastic cruiser the M/S Prestige
  • Delve into Vela Luka town, dating back to prehistoric times and savor a private wine tasting in Korcula
  • Swim the tempting Croatian waters in such amazing places as Bol’s Golden Horn and around Korcula Island
  • Take a splendid walking tour of the old center of Dubrovnik “Pearl of the Adriatic”


Itinerary

Day 1 - THU I ZAGREB

Upon arrival in Zagreb, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the balance of the day at leisure. Join us tonight for a welcome dinner at the hotel. (D)

Day 2 - FRI I ZAGREB

A morning sightseeing tour will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is yours to explore the winding streets of the old town at your own pace or perhaps take an optional excursion into the countryside. (B)

Day 3 - SAT I ZAGREB I PLITVICE LAKES I SPLIT

Head south for a visit to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. Drive to the breathtaking Adriatic Coast, and arrive the port town of Split to board the M/S Prestige. Tonight, gather with your fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception on board. (B,WR)

Day 4 - SUN I SPLIT I BOL I STARI GRAD

Take a morning guided walking tour of Split and discover its historic center, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage; it’s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Set sail to a small town on Brac Island called Bol and swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy its 1740-foot-long golden pebble beach, said to be the best in Croatia. Next, head to Hvar, one of the longest islands located along the shores of Croatia and a trendy meeting point for the international jet-set. Spend night at Stari Grad, one of the oldest towns in Europe. (B,L)

Day 5 - MON I STARI GRAD I HVAR I VIS

Embark on a quick sail towards the town of Hvar and join in a sightseeing tour featuring the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and many other intriguing historical sights. Cruise towards Island of Vis that was founded around 397 B.C. and is known as the antique Issa. Our tour of Vis includes time to explore the town’s waterfront. Enjoy the evening at leisure. (B,L)

Day 6 - TUE I VIS I VELA LUKA

After breakfast set sail for Korcula Island, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Our port of call for the day is Vela Luka (the “big harbor”) town, dating back to pre-historic times. After lunch onboard, disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon “Korcula island tour,” featuring a visit of the olive oil factory, Barilo ethno museum, and winery to taste some local wine and cheese. Return to your ship, for an evening at leisure. (B,L)

Day 7 - WED I VELA LUKA I KORCULA

There will be some time for swimming before we continue our cruise, heading for Korcula town. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobblestone streets, and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of many local restaurants. (B,L)

Day 8 - THU I KORCULA I MLJET

Today we set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Share time at the Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - FRI I MLJET I DUBROVNIK

In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so called “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the old town and visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. The remainder of the day is yours to explore at your own pace and discover this lovely city on own. (B,L)

Day 10 - SAT I DUBROVNIK TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)

After breakfast it’s time to disembark and transfer to Dubrovnik airport for your flight home or to your hotel if you opt to extend your stay. (B)

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Includes

  • Accommodation at first class hotels for 2 nights in Zagreb
  • 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Split on board the M/S Prestige
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Welcome Cocktail reception on board the ship
  • 15 included meals:
    - 7 breakfasts and 6 lunches, 1 dinner at the hotel
    - Captain’s Farewell Dinner with live music on board the ship
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea
  • Complete program of sightseeing tours:
    - City tour of Zagreb, Split, Hvar, Vis, Korcula town,and Dubrovik
    - Walking tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park
    - Walking tour of Mljet National Park
    - Korcula island tour with olive oil and wine tasting
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional Tour and Cruise Director throughout the program
  • Personalized audio system to hear your guide from a distance
  • Luggage handling – one piece per person
  • Document holder and luggage tags
  • Service taxes and charges
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

Hotels

Zagreb

THE WESTIN ZAGREB| hotels in Zagreb Croatia

THE WESTIN ZAGREB

2 Nights / First Class
The Westin Zagreb Hotel is centrally located in the very heart of Zagreb. The hotel is situated in a leafy green area...

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Departures & Rates

Single supplement: $1,409
Supplement for cat. A, Main Deck: $179 per person
Port tax: $95 net per person
From price is per person and based on double occupancy. Call us for airfares and group rates. Code: K226

International air will be provided based upon your requested dates .
Best Price starting at $ 1998 (Based on per person in Double Occupancy)

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