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AC103: Deluxe Cruise and Croatia Land Tour – Zagreb to Split

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11 Day Deluxe Cruise and Private Land Tour

Visiting: ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK (optional) – SPLIT – KORCULA – MLJET – DUBROVNIK – PELJEŠAC PENINSULA – HVAR – BOL / MILNA – SPLIT


Small ship cruise along the charming Croatian coastline and islands on a new and lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned vessel with spacious en-suite cabins. The itinerary includes exciting gastronomical and sightseeing experiences with guaranteed weekly departures (May – October) and visits to Split, Korčula, Mljet, Dubrovnik, Trstenik, Hvar and Bol.

HIGHLIGHTS: Mljet national park, Authentic Croatian Village party, Spectacular evening dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik, swimming at Golden Horn beach on Brač island.

 

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DAY 1: Arrive, Zagreb
Zagreb - Upper City - Adventures Croatia Itinerary: Private transfer from Zagreb airport to your 4* Hotel in Zagreb. Relax and enjoy time on your own.
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Day 2: Zagreb (B)
Itinerary:
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Meeting with your guide for a private walking city tour of Zagreb
  • Time at leisure and overnight at the hotel
 
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Day 3: ZAGREB – PLITVICE NATIONAL PARK – SPLIT
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is f1abfe25545670211807a2e145ef4e94_original.jpg Itinerary:
  • Breakfast at the hotel, and check out.
  • Meet your driver for a private transfer from Zagreb to Split with a  stop in Plitvice National Park for a visit on your own
  • Arrival at Split and accommodation in your centrally situated hotel
  • Time at leisure and an overnight in Split
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Day 4: SPLIT (D)
Itinerary:
  • Breakfast at the hotel and morning at leisure
  • Embark Deluxe cruise
  • Enjoy seven unforgettable days cruising on the southern Adriatic Sea from one island to another with the small ship cruiser.
  • Relax and let the captain, the crew and our tour manager, take care of you. Mornings you can relax on spacious decks and sunbathe or refresh yourself in the Adriatic Sea. Afternoons and evenings are carefully planned for you to explore Croatia's finest destinations with local experts.
  • Transfer to the Split harbor where the vessel will be docked. Check-in from 2:00 onwards. After settling in, enjoy the guided tour of the city. Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection and as it is a part of the world heritage. One will find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a welcome reception and cocktail to enjoy the meet and greet party on board. Overnight in Split.
 
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DAY 5: SPLIT - KORCULA (B, L)
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 038337034d8cdb43a35706d161153bfb_original.jpg Early morning departure towards the Korčula island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with fortified walls. On this Island, you can find more legends, tales, and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.
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DAY 6: KORČULA - MLJET/DUBROVNIK (B, L, D)
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 722f40d909b62afddb4821467367feb8_original.jpg The next morning we 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 and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating from the 12th Century. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars to roam around the National Park or island on your own. Return to the ship for lunch followed by departure towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbor the captain will take you for an evening cruise alongside the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
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DAY 7: DUBROVNIK (B)
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 60cda2fd9bdeeddb4854ca991571f8f0_original.jpg After breakfast transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take the best pictures of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and the Elaphiti Islands.  Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with more enthusiasm, we recommend to walk the famous walls 1,940 m long and take a stroll along the walking street "STRADUN" – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight in Dubrovnik. Dubrovnik, Stradun at night
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DAY 8: DUBROVNIK - PELJEŠAC PENINSULA (B,L,D)
Morning departure from this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the little seaside village of Kučišće (or similar) on the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Kučišće. Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer to the village Kuna followed by a visit to a local farm you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies, an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight in Kučišće.
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DAY 9: PELJEŠAC PENINSULA - HVAR (B,L)
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is b01b7c3891a6c9c85d07f41bb89357d1_original.jpg Morning departure towards the jet-set island Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Šćedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands.  Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. Upon arrival, there will be a short presentation of lavender products followed by a tour of the town. One can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612. Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbor to get some lovely scenic views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars, and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar. This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is HVAR-Croatia-Aerial-View-On-City-Harbor-Adventures-Croatia-Custom-Travel-Tours.jpg
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DAY 10: HVAR - BOL / MILNA (B,L,D)
Our final stop will be the Island of Brač and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the Golden cape - known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s town turned into a popular tourist destination. After lunch on board time at leisure until afternoon wine tasting in the facilities of the oldest Dalmatia wine cooperative (dating 1903) followed by the Captain’s farewell dinner with entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna.
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DAY 11: BOL - SPLIT (B)
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is de3ae6303408cc1030f6bc546effbd3e_original.jpg Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and a private transfer to Split airport. * Legend: B - breakfast; L - lunch; D - dinner; T - tasting Please note the last overnight is not in Split port as the ship arrives in Split on Saturday morning at 09:00 AM!
Ship Specifics: New luxury, larger ships, lavishly designed, air-conditioned very spacious en-suite cabins (with double or twin beds). With 19 comfortable cabins, hydromassage pool and all modern amenities, these ships offer the supreme experience of Croatia small ship cruising. Specifications:
  • LENGTH: 48,17 m
  • WIDTH: 8,6 m
  • Speed: 12 M ( new technique - less hull vibration)
  • Max passengers: 36 – 40
  • Voltage: 220V
  • Top sun deck on most ships
  • The upper deck, cabin size (in square meters) 12-13, with windows that open
  • Lower deck, cabin size (in square meters) 12-13, with portholes
  • A/C - yes
  • Toiletries - yes
  • LCD TV - yes
  • Safe - yes
  • Hairdryer - yes
  • Under-bed storage - yes
  • Wardrobe - yes
  • Desk - yes
  • Cabin service: on request
(Ship description and images are for example only, specific ship dependent on dates/routing)
AC103 Deluxe Cruise and Land Package Includes:
  • ALL PRIVATE and ENGLISH SPEAKING GUIDES AND DRIVERS
  • VAT TAX INCLUDED
  • 24hr concierge and in Croatia assistance
  • Private transfer from Zagreb Airport to your hotel in Zagreb in a modern, air-conditioned car
  • 2 nights in Hotel 4*, in Zagreb,  double room,  BB basis
  • English speaking guide for a private walking city tour of Zagreb
  • Private transfer from Zagreb to Split with an optional stop in Plitvice Lakes NP in a modern, air-conditioned car
  • 1 night in Hotel 4* in Split, double room, BB basis
  •  Assistance with your luggage and transfer to the Deluxe cruise
  • 7 nights on Deluxe cruise, includes:
    • Welcome reception & cocktail
    • Buffet breakfast and 3-course lunch daily
    • 1 drink with lunch & 1,5 l water daily
    • An abundance of fruit daily
    • Captain's dinner with entertainment
    • English speaking Tour manager
    • Sightseeing in: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Split
    • An evening dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik
    • One way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik
    • Dubrovnik cable car
    • Mljet National Park entrance fee
    • Croatian wine tasting in Bol
    • Croatian Village party
    • Visitors' tax & port fees
    • Daily cabin service
    • Free wi-fi on board
    • Gratuities are not included
  • Upon disembarkation, transfer to Split Airport
Guaranteed Departure Dates 2020 (subject to availability):
  • 4/29/2020 - 5/9/2020
  • 5/6/2020 - 5/16/2020
  • 5/13/2020 - 5/23/2020
  • 5/20/2020 - 5/30/2020
  • 5/27/2020 - 6/6/2020
  • 6/3/2020 - 6/13/2020
  • 6/10/2020 - 6/20/2020
  • 6/17/2020 - 6/27/2020
  • 6/24/2020 - 7/4/2020
  • 7/1/2020 - 7/11/2020
  • 7/8/2020 - 7/18/2020
  • 7/12/2020 – 7/22/2020
  • 7/15/2020 - 7/25/2020
  • 7/22/2020 - 8/1/2020
  • 7/26/2020 – 8/5/2020
  • 7/29/2020 - 8/8/2020
  • 8/5/2020 - 8/15/2020
  • 8/12/2020 - 8/22/2020
  • 8/19/2020 - 8/29/2020
  • 8/26/2020 - 9/5/2020
  • 9/2/2020 - 9/12/2020
  • 9/9/2020 - 9/19/2020
  • 9/16/2020 - 9/26/2020
  • 9/23/2020 - 10/3/2020
  • 9/30/2020 - 10/10/2020
  • 10/7/2020 - 10/17/2020
  • 10/14/2020 - 10/24/2020