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K226 - Deluxe

Croatia &

Adriatic Cruise

10 days from Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes, Split, Bol, Stari Grad, Hvar, Vis,

Vela Luka, Korcula, Mljet and Dubrovnik

heritage, it’s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the

Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Set sail towards Bol, a small town on

Island Brac, for a swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy the 1740-foot-long

golden pebble beach, said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique in that

it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Afterwards

head to Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a

meeting point for the international jet-set. The “Croatian Madeira” is

also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia.

Spend evening and night at Stari Grad, one of the oldest towns in

Europe. (B, L)

Day 5, Stari Grad – Hvar – Vis, Monday

Quick sail towards town of Hvar for a sightseeing tour featuring

the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre

in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and many more historical

sights. Cruise towards Island of Vis. The town Vis, the antique Issa,

was founded around 397 B.C. Our tour of Vis features the town’s

waterfront. Evening at leisure. (B, L)

Day 6, Vis – Vela Luka, Tuesday

After breakfast set sail for Korcula Island, thought to be the birthplace

of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Our port of call for the day is Vela

Luka (the “big harbor”) town, dating back to pre-historic times. After

lunch onboard, disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon

Day 1, arrive Zagreb, Thursday

You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. The

balance of the day is at leisure. (D)

Day 2, in Zagreb, Friday

A morning sightseeing tour will take you through the historic Upper

Town. See St. Mark’s Church, St. Catherine’s Church,

the Cathedral

,

Parliament, and the Government Palace. The rest of the day is yours

to explore the winding streets of the old town at your own pace or

perhaps take an optional excursion into the countryside. (B)

Day 3, Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Split, Saturday

Head south for a visit to magnificent

Plitvice Lakes National Park

,

a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of

this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested

mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around

several of the lower lakes. On to Split and the port to embark on your

boat. Later, gather with your fellow “sailors” for a Welcome Reception

on board. (B, WR)

Day 4, Split – Bol – Stari Grad, Sunday

Morning guided walking tour of Split shows us 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

split

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