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Croatia By Land And Exclusive, Private Ship
 

Tour Features   Top of Page

12 Day/11 Night Tour Features

  • All Transfers
  • 4-Star hotel accommodations including:
    • 3 overnights in Zagreb
    • 1 overnight in Split
  • 7 night stay on a privately chartered yacht
  • Meals as indicated on the itinerary and daily sightseeing, including walking tour of Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes National Park and much more!
  • Wine tasting
  • Visitor's taxes
  • All transfers as per itinerary

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Departure Dates
  • October 4-15, 2017
     
Price Per Person (starting at)
Starting at $3299 per person/do USD
Single supplement starting at $2250
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Land Only. Round-trip airfare quotes available on request.

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Detailed Itinerary   Top of Page

Day 1-Arrive in Zagreb

Arrival in Zagreb and transfer to hotel. Your evening is at leisure. (D)

Day 2-Zagreb Walking Tour

Morning city tour of Zagreb includes walk through the historic Upper Town, where, among other sites, visit the St. Mark's Church, the Cathedral, the Government Palace and the Lotrscak tower. Overnight in Zagreb. (B)

Day 3-Plitvice Lakes-Split

Morning departure towards the spectacular Plitvice National Park, consisting of 16 lakes, connected with a series of waterfalls. 3 hour walk in this wonderful environment enjoying a boat ride on the emerald green Kozjak Lake and the street train back to the entrance. Drive to Split for overnight. (B)

Day 4-Split-Makarska

Morning guided tour of Split and its famous Diocletian palace. Your luggage will be transferred from our hotel to the ship. Board our private yacht, the Fantazia, to begin our stunning cruise through the isles of Croatia. We will depart from Split Harbour towards Makarska. Cruise along the Dalmatian coast whilst enjoying your lunch. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. From there, those feeling adventurous can join our optional river rafting excursion or zip line on the Cetina River and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening. Overnight in the port of Makarska where strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sites. Dinner on own. (B, L)

Day 5-Makarska-Korcula

Early morning departure towards the Korcula Island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korcula 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. Korcula 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 Korcula. Dinner on own. (B, L)

Day 6-Korcula-Mljet/Dubrovnik

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 Gruz harbour 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. (B, L, D)

Day 7-Dubrovnik

After breakfast transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take best pictures of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srd Mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with more enthusiasm, we recommend you 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 with dinner onboard. (B, D)

Day 8-Dubrovnik-Peljesac Peninsula

Morning departure from this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the Peljesac Peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch, a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Peljesac Peninsula. Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer to the village followed by a visit to a local farm where 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 on Peljesa Peninsula. (B, L, D)

Day 9-Peljesac Peninsula-Hvar

Morning departure towards the jet-set island of Hvar. Lunch stop on the small island of Scedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival in 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 harbour 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. (B, L)

Day 10-Hvar-Bol/Milna

Our final stop will be the island of Brac 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 optional live entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna. (B, L, D)

Day 11-Bol-Split-Zagreb

Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Return bus transfer to Zagreb. (B)

Day 12-Zagreb-Home

After breakfast you plane awaits to return you home with many great memories to share or to continue on with your adventure. (B)

(B)= Breakfast (L)= Lunch (D)= Dinner (R)= Reception

 

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