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K220 - Deluxe

Adriatic Cruise,

Croatia & Venice

12 days from Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Trogir, Zadar, Plitvice Lakes, Opatija, Postojna, Venice

Day 4, Hvar – Bol – Split, Tuesday

Sail to Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden

Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape

and position depending on the winds. Over lunch on board, continue

sailing to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off the historic inner city,

built around the Roman Emperor

Diocletian’s Palace

, a UNESCO

World Cultural Heritage site. 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. (B, L)

Day 5, Split – Trogir – Sibenik, Wednesday

In the morning sail to the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir. Your time

here is free to explore on your own. Back on board, enjoy lunch as

you cruise to Sibenik, with stop on the way for a swim. Arriving in

Sibenik, a walking tour shows you the highlights, then your evening is

at leisure in town. (B, L)

Day 6, Sibenik – Sali, Thursday

The Sibenik area is home to two National Parks,

Krka,

with its

breathtaking waterfalls, and

Kornati

, comprised of more than 140

islands. Your day is devoted to these scenic destinations before you

sail to Sali. Tonight, enjoy

captain’s dinner

on board. (B, L, D)

Day 7, Sali – Zadar, Friday

As you cruise this morning, stop for a swim (weather permitting).

Late this afternoon, arrive in Zadar. A walking tour shows you Zadar

historical center with the defensive walls built in 16

th

century, the

ancient Port Gate where the Venetian lion still stands guard, the

Square of the Five Wells,

Church of St. Donat

, Roman Forum (1

st

century BC) and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia,

St. Anastasia

. Your

evening is free in the city. (B, L)

Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik

hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Meet

your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board

Welcome Reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk

through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets. (WR)

Day 2, Dubrovnik – Mljet – Korcula, Sunday

Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic”

and a UNESCOWorld Heritage site. You’ll visit the

Rector’s Palace

and Franciscan Monastery’s

Pharmacy

before returning to the boat

for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island.

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). After

time to enjoy the spectacular scenery, continue cruising to Korcula,

believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Dinner

tonight is on board. (B, L, D)

Day 3, Korcula – Hvar, Monday

This morning, a walking tour of Korcula takes you through its

narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-

Baroque

Cathedral of St. Mark

. Board your boat for lunch and a

swimming stop as you cruise. Late this afternoon, arrive in Hvar. On

a sightseeing tour, see the first public theatre in Europe (older than

Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and

much more. Your evening is free in Hvar. You can explore more and

dine on your own at one of the many restaurants in town. (B, L)

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak

season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari

Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and

from Hvar.

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