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AC106 Deluxe Cruise and Land Tour – Zagreb to Opatija

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12 Day Deluxe Cruise and Private Land Tour

Visiting: ZAGREB – (Optional stop in PLITVICE LAKES) – LJUBLJANA – BLED – POSTOJNA – OPATIJA – KRK – RAB – ZADAR – KORNATI – MALI LOŠINJ – CRES

Guaranteed Departure Dates in “Additional Info”

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Day 1: ZAGREB
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Zagreb-Things-to-do-in-Zagreb-Upper-City-Travel-Croatia-Adventures-Croatia.jpg Itinerary
  • Arrival to Zagreb and a meeting with your driver for a private transfer to your hotel in Zagreb
  • Time at leisure and overnight in Zagreb
OPTIONAL ADD-ON: ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK – ZAGREB croatia island hopping Itinerary
  • Meet your driver/guide and head for a private excursion to a truly amazing and spectacular destination – the Plitvice Lakes National Park. Explore Plitvice Lakes accompanied by a local guide.
  • The first Croatian national park and a UNESCO World Heritage site, Plitvice lakes offer its visitors a blend of vivid colors, sounds and smells that are spectacular and memorable. Its 16 cascading lakes and numerous waterfalls make up one of the greatest wonders of the world. Embraced by high wooded mountains and fed by many small rivers, the lakes are a mesmerizing view of green and blue accompanied by the thundering sounds of the many waterfalls that connect the lakes to create a true paradise on Earth.
  • Lunch highly recommended at Lička kuća restaurant. A unique place with the ambiance of a traditional house in Lika, in which authentic dishes are prepared. In the middle of the restaurant, there is an open-hearth fireplace, where lamb is roasted on a spit, and where other food specialties from Lika are prepared “under iron cover”. Ham, “basa” cottage cheese, lamb under iron cover, grilled meats, baked potatoes, trout, sour milk, the Lika fritters, and the Lika strudels made of cheese, apple or plum, are just some of the specialties of this renowned restaurant (on your own)
  • Return to Zagreb, time at leisure and overnight in Zagreb
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Day 2: ZAGREB – LJUBLJANA
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Ljubljana-Castle-AdventuresCroatia.jpg Itinerary
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Meeting with your guide for a private walking city tour of Zagreb
  • Check out of the hotel and meet your driver for a private transfer from Zagreb (Croatia) to Ljubljana (Slovenia)
  • Check into your hotel
  • Meeting with your guide for a private walking tour of Ljubljana (entrance fees not included)
  • Time at leisure to explore the city on your own, do some shopping or enjoy watching people passing by in one of the many cafes lined next to the river Ljubljanica
  • Time at leisure and overnight in Ljubljana
 
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Day 3: LJUBLJANA – BLED – LJUBLJANA
adventures croatia Itinerary
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Meeting with your driver/guide for a private half-day excursion to Bled. Upon arrival, you will take a walking tour of Bled town with a visit to Bled Castle, pletna boat ride and a visit to the Church of the Assumption of Mary that you reach after 99 steps. The wishing bell is another attraction because when you ring the bell, make a wish and it will be granted
  • In the afternoon your return drive to Ljubljana
  • Return to Ljubljana, time at leisure and an overnight
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Day 4: LJUBLJANA – POSTOJNA CAVES – OPATIJA
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is wp-postojna-cave-28.jpg Itinerary
  • Breakfast at the hotel and check out
  • Private transfer from Ljubljana to Opatija with an en-route stop in Postojna and a visit to the world-famous Postojna Caves
  • Onward drive to Opatija and check into your hotel
  • Time at leisure and overnight in Opatija
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Day 5: OPATIJA - KRK
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Adventures-Croatia-Krk-Island-Panarama-from-Krk-Tourist-Board.jpg Departure at 13h with lunch on board. Late arrivals can join in Krk. Krk is the largest Croatian island and en-route, we stop to swim in the most crystal clear water you may ever have seen. Krk has diverse villages of various sizes, stunning promenades, dramatic rock faces with tiny islands and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. There's a buzz along the waterfront of Krk Town. Enjoy the many bars or restaurants there and relax. Afternoon wine tasting in Vrbnik village with a bus transfer from Krk. Overnight in Krk town.
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Day 6: KRK - RAB
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Adventures-Croatia-Island-Rab-sanmarino.jpg After breakfast, we cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. On arrival, there are the imposing stone walls and you'll see Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets, and ancient facades. Many streets and squares are like open-air galleries, as artists work outside. Do not miss and try the famous “Rapska torta“ cake (the recipe is secret). If weather permits, walk up to Kamenjak hill and watch the magnificent sunset. Overnight in town of Rab.
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Day 7: RAB - ZADAR
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Zadar-Best-of-the-Dalmatian-Coast-Adventures-Croatia.jpg Morning cruise from Rab towards Zadar, traveling by Pag island with its unusual moon-like landscape. We stop to swim on tiny MAUN island. After arrival in Zadar enjoy guided tour. The city is today the center of the region and was the metropolis of the Dalmatia region for many centuries. The rich cultural heritage is visible at every turn: The Roman forum which dates to the 1st century AD, the church of St. Donatus dating to the 9th century AD - the most famous Medieval basilica and the symbol of the city. The imposing and mighty city walls with representative Port and Land gates are from the 16th century AD, and there are numerous palaces and villas of former noble families. Great restaurants line part of the waterfront and the center of town. Famous, contemporary creations are the Zadar Sea Organ, one of a kind in the world (listen to the sound) and “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation. Overnight in Zadar.
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Day 8: ZADAR - KORNATI
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Kornati-national-park.jpeg Today we visit the region of the famous National Park Kornati – rich in fish and cultural and historic remains. Historic remains of the old Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, old Christian church of St. Mary and medieval fortresses and settlements add to the value of these islands. The Kornati consists of 140 islands and reefs. Inlets of some islands descend steeply into the sea, a hundred meters deep in places, and dramatically razor sharp. It is truly something remarkable to see. Dinner on board. Overnight in Telašćica Bay on Dugi Otok. Possibility to walk to the white cliffs vertically falling down 90 m into the sea and rising up to 200 m over the sea as well as the salt Lake “Mir”.
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Day 9: KORNATI - MALI LOŠINJ
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Active-Wellness-Croatia-Trip-Adventures-Croatia-Mali-Losinj-4.jpg After breakfast and a morning swim, we cruise towards Losinj known as “sunshine island” and abundance of pines, wildflowers, and herbs. Losinj is one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic waters for its hidden coves and cool Mediterranean vibe. On arrival to Mali Lošinj, enjoy a walking tour followed by a visit to the Museum of Apoxyomenos. The museum is dedicated to the ancient bronze statue of an athlete found in the sea near the island. Walk up to the Lošinj Aromatic Garden or to the smaller town of Veli Lošinj both easy to reach and explore on foot. Overnight in Mali Lošinj.
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Day 10: MALI LOŠINJ - CRES
We leave for Cres island after our morning swim. Possible swim stop on island Susak, if weather permits. This unspoiled island is a long and narrow island with olive groves, vineyards, forests of oak, beech, and some remarkable stone walls. Cres and Mali Lošinj were once one island before the Romans dug a narrow channel to separate them. Optional dinner in village Loznati (with a transfer from Cres) where you can try the best traditional lamb specialties this island has to offer. Spend the night in the harbor of this typical medieval town Cres with hidden squares and courtyards.
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Day 11: CRES - OPATIJA
This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Opatija-Travel-Croatia-Gulf-of-Kvarner-Adventures-Croatia.jpg After breakfast, we leave for Opatija. The famous Opatija Riviera is best seen from the sea. We arrive in the late afternoon. Stroll the longest lungomare (seaside promenade) in Croatia or stop in Volosko, a traditional fishing village. On your last night, enjoy the captain`s dinner with live entertainment on board. This would be a great time to swap contact details with your new friends and plan your return.  
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Day 12: OPATIJA Check out
After breakfast, say goodbye to the crew and hope to see you again!
DELUXE SUPERIOR SHIP - 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, this ship offers 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
  • Cabin size (in square meters) 12-13
  • Windows or Portholes? windows
  • Do they open? Yes
Do the rooms have the following:
  • A/C - yes
  • Toiletries - yes
  • LCD TV - yes
  • Safe - yes
  • Hairdryer - yes
  • Under-bed storage - yes
  • Wardrobe - yes
  • Desk - yes
  • Balcony
  • Towel hire: possible
  • Cabin service: on request
(Ship description and images are for example only, specific ship dependent on dates/routing)
AC106 Deluxe Cruise and Land Tour 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
  • 1 night in a 4* hotel in Zagreb, double room, BB basis
  • English speaking guide for a private walking city tour of Zagreb (entrance fees not included)
  • Private transfer from Zagreb to Ljubljana in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide for a private walking tour of Ljubljana (entrance fees not included)
  • 2 nights in a 4* hotel in Ljubljana, double room, BB basis
  • Private half-day excursion to Bled (English speaking driver/ guide and entrance fees included)
  • Private transfer from Ljubljana to Opatija with en-route stop in Postojna in a modern, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Entrance fees to Postojna Caves
  • 1 night in a 4* hotel in Opatija, double room, BB basis
  • Local transfers in Opatija
  • 7-night cruise in a deluxe cabin with en-suite bathroom
    • Welcome reception & cocktail
    • Daily buffet breakfast and 3-course lunch
    • A drink with lunch
    • A liter of water daily
    • An abundance of fruit daily
    • Captain's dinner with live music
    • English-speaking professional tour manager
    • Sightseeing in Opatija, Lošinj, Zadar, Rab, Krk
    • Apoxiomen museum in Mali Lošinj entrance fee
    • National Park Kornati entrance fees
    • Wine tasting in Vrbnik
    • Rab cake tasting
    • Visitors' tax & port fees
    • Luggage handling
    • Daily cabin service
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
Optional:
  • Dinner in village Loznati (the island of Cres, transfer included)
  • Visit Plitvice Lakes NP
The program does not include:  
  • Meals and drinks not mentioned above
  • Airfare, Travel Insurance
  • Additional excursions and/or services not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses (internet, telephone, mini bar, etc.)
  • Tips and porterage services
Guaranteed Departure Dates 2020 (Subject to availability):
  • 7/22/2020 - 8/1/2020
  • 7/29/2020 - 8/8/2020
  • 8/5/2020 - 8/15/2020
  • 8/12/2020 - 8/22/2020
  • 9/23/2020 - 10/3/2020