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Thursday Arrival

Detailed Itinerary

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner is on us tonight.

Meal: Dinner

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 the winding streets of the old town or perhaps take an optional excursion into the countryside.

Meal: Breakfast

We head south for a visit to the magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here, 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 our drive to Split harbor, where embarkation begins at 13:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening.

Meal: Breakfast and Dinner

Morning sail towards Bol on Brač Island, where you will discover one of the most beautiful beaches in the entire Mediterranean – “Zlatni Rat” (the Golden Horn), which is constantly changing its shape due to the ocean currents. Swim stop if weather permits. Return to the ship for lunch and set sail for Jelsa on the island of Hvar. One of the most picturesque towns on the island of Hvar; Jelsa is nestled in amongst hills dense with pine woods. The town quay extends all the way around the harbour with numerous laid moorings. Walk around old stone street, squares, see churches, and parks. Enjoy a coffee in the main square and the Mediterranean atmosphere of this bustling town. Your evening is free to explore Jelsa on your own.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korčula, with swim stop, weather permitting, in one of pristine bays, time to relax and lunch on board. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town, and birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour of Korčula which takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history and enjoy wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. Evening is free to explore the town on your own.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a famous
UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the historical centre of Dubrovnik, walk through Stradun – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. 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

In the morning head further north to the Island of Mljet. 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). 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. In the evening enjoy Captain’s dinner on board.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Continue sailing during a lunch, afternoon arriving this afternoon in Hvar, a charming seaside town with 8 centuries of architecture, and a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities. During a walking tour, visit the many historical sights of the town, 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. Your evening is free in Hvar. You can explore more and dine on your own in one of the many restaurants in town.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

In the morning we head to our final port Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, and lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive in Split. Take a walking tour of the historic inner city takes us to the Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Your evening is free in Split.

Meal: Breakfast and Lunch

After breakfast it is time to disembark. You will be transferred to Split
airport.

Meal: Breakfast

Inclusions

First class hotels
Arrival shred transfer from Zagreb airport to hotel and departure shared
transfer from Split port to Split Airport on the first and the last day of
the tour
Breakfast daily and Welcome dinner at Hotel in Zagreb
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
Licensed Local Guides
7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik and back to Split
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 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:
Local guide for sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park
Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park
City tours of Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
Guided tour and entrance to Mljet National Park
Wine tasting in Korčula

Exclusions

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

Notes

HOTELS USED OR SIMILAR
ZAGREB: Hotel Sheraton 5* or similar
DOUBLE OCCUPANCY (LOWER DECK CABIN ON A SUPREME BOAT)

SUPPLEMENTS (OPTIONAL):
Additional beach towel AUD 17 per person on request
Private car transfers available on request (Vehicle transfers are not available in the pedestrian areas).

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

Program Touring / Guide

Escorted Experience

Trip Highlights

Zagreb-Plitvice Lakes, Split, Bol, Jelsa, Korčula, Dubrovnik, Mljet, Hvar, Split

Fixed Departure
20 Jun, 2024

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AUD 7,504 P P single
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11 Jul, 2024

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25 Jul, 2024

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08 Aug, 2024

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22 Aug, 2024

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05 Sep, 2024

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AUD 7,504 P P single
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19 Sep, 2024

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AUD 7,504 P P single
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03 Oct, 2024

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AUD 4,254 P P twin share
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