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Sunday Arrival

Detailed Itinerary

On arrival at ZAG airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The balance of the day is free. Meet your fellow travellers tonight at Welcome Dinner.

Meal: Dinner

This morning, enjoy a city tour featuring the historic Upper Town, St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and Government Palace. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore the winding streets of the old town or take an optional excursion to see the countryside.

Meal: Breakfast

After breakfast head towards Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia. See the
most significant sights of the old city center on a walking tour. Highlights
include the picturesque open-air Central Market, the Three Bridges,
Baroque Town Hall, and Robba's Fountain. Then, continue to Bled.

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

An Alpine Lake surrounded by high peaks, Bled was “discovered” by travelers in the middle of the 19th century. Since then, a small town of hotels, villas, and restaurants has developed around the lake, turning Bled into a lively, all-seasons resort. A sightseeing tour features the charming town and the lakeshore, and visits imposing Bled Castle, perched on a cliff high above the lake. The balance of the day is at leisure. Perhaps join an optional excursion visiting the small island in the middle of the lake, browse through the shops and boutiques, or simply relax and enjoy the enchanting scenery.

Meal: Breakfast

Journey continues to Postojna, home to one of the largest caves in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, continue to the coast, have a stop in Opatija. Enjoy the walking tour of this fashionable resort in the 19th century, dotted with Habsburg era villas. After some free time, continue towards Plitvice Lakes.

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

After breakfast, have your camera ready as you take a walking tour around the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder of sixteen terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. After the tour, head to Split. Overnight in Split .

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

Breakfast in your hotel. Check out. You will be transferred to the port.
Embarkation starts at 2pm. Get settled in your cabin before attending a
Welcome Reception followed by dinner.

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

In the morning join a guided tour of Split, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set sail 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. After disembarking in Trogir we take the bus to visit Krka National Park. You will discover the pristine nature and waterfalls of the Krka National Park, an
area extremely rich with flora and fauna. Overnight in Trogir.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Morning guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Afterwards, enjoy sailing towards Stari Grad on the Island of Hvar, swim stop and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and affordable conobas and restaurants in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town centre of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Leaving Stari Grad in the morning towards city of Hvar. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you many historical sites, such as St Stephen’s Square and Cathedral, the Arsenal with the theatre built on its first floor, the first municipal theatre in Europe. Above the town is the impressive fortress Fortica offering magnificent views over the bay and Pakleni islands. Afterwards continue to Vis. The town of Vis is on the northern side of the island and was developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban centre in Croatia, formed by the Greeks in 4th century B.C. Visit the remains of the Roman Baths, Church or Our Lady and City Museum or take a walk enjoying the view of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the coast. Your evening is free in Vis.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Leaving Vis, we will have an early morning cruise towards Biševo island to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon on the islet Biševo just in front of the town of Komiža. Possibility of our visit will depend on weather conditions; however you will be notified of this on time. Afterwards, cruise towards the Korčula, and the island’s main settlement, known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Korčula has variety of different restaurants, bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

In the morning head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters, or kayaks to explore the National Park or island on your own. Lunch on board and departure for a small village called Slano on the mainland. Slano is a peaceful fishermen’s village, and the starting point to Ston, situated on Pelješac peninsula, fortified small village famous for its oysters. Pelješac 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. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner and overnight in Slano.

Meal: Breakfast, lunch and Dinner

Early morning cruise to Elaphiti islands with swim stop on one of the secluded bays. Continue sail to Dubrovnik, and, before we moor at port, we cruise alongside the old city walls. After docking, join a guided tour at the historical center of Dubrovnik, walk through Stradun – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site. Your guide will show you the most interesting sights of the Old Town and visit the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. After city tour, you will be on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe's second oldest pharmacy, the Rector's Palace, and the Cathedral, or take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport.

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions

First class hotels.
Arrival shared transfer from Zagreb airport to hotel and departure shared transfer from port to Dubrovnik Airport on the first and the last day of the tour.
Breakfast daily and 4 dinners.
Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach.
Professional Tour Director throughout.
Luggage handling (1 pc per person).
Whisper technology enhanced touring.
Service charges and hotel taxes.
7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik.
Supreme category ship in a cabin with private facilities, A/C & TV.
Daily buffet breakfast.
6 lunches (3 course meal and salad bar).
Welcome dinner and Captain's dinner with music during cruise.
Water dispenser during cruise.
Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruits available daily during cruise.
Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager throughout.
Whisper technology.
Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek during cruise.
Luggage handling.
One beach towel per person per week.
Complimentary Wi-Fi on board.

sightseeing Tours Included:
Professional English-speaking guide for city tours of Zagreb, Bled, Postojna Cave, Plitvice Lakes Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik.
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.

Exclusions

Drinks, extra meals.
Port tax AUD 145 net per person (to be paid by on board).
All other entrance fees not mentioned in the inclusions.

Notes

HOTELS USED OR SIMILAR
ZAGREB: Zonar (F) or similar
BLED: Kompas (F) / Bled Rose (F) or similar
PLITVICE: Jezero (F) or similar
SPLIT: Hotel Corner (F) or similar

DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (LOWER DECK CABIN ON A SUPREME BOAT).

Supplements (Optional):
Additional beach towel AUD 17 per person on request.
Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot.
Private car transfers available on request (Vehicle transfers are not available in the pedestrian areas).

Program Touring / Guide

Escorted Experience

Trip Highlights

Zagreb, Ljubljana, Bled, Postojna, Opatija, Plitvice, Split to Trogir and Dubrovnik

Fixed Departure
05 May, 2024

Hotel and Cruise
AUD 6,000 P P twin share
AUD 9,063 P P single
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16 Jun, 2024

Hotel and Cruise
AUD 6,514 P P twin share
AUD 9,577 P P single
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28 Jul, 2024

Hotel and Cruise
AUD 6,649 P P twin share
AUD 9,712 P P single
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08 Sep, 2024

Hotel and Cruise
AUD 6,514 P P twin share
AUD 9,577 P P single
AVAILABLE

06 Oct, 2024

Hotel and Cruise
AUD 6,000 P P twin share
AUD 9,063 P P single
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