Adriatic Cruise, Croatia & Italy |12 days

 

Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

You will be met and transferred to Dubrovnik pier for embarkation by 2:00pm. Meet your fellow travelers and your Tour Director at onboard welcome reception. Evening time to relax take walk through Dubrovnik small and vibrant streets. Overnight on board. (WR)

 

Day 2, Dubrovnik – Mljet – Korcula, Sunday

Morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, the pearl of Adriatic, famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage. Inside visit to Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Lunch onboard with sail to National Park on Island Mljet. Arrival to the heart of Mljet National Park, where you cold enjoy a beautiful walk around the Great, and the Small Lake. Late afternoon we continue to Korcula, the acclaimed birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants of your choice. (B,L)

 

Day 3, Korcula – Hvar, Monday

Moring walking tour of Korcula, old town. Afternoon departure to Hvar. En route stop for swimming. Late afternoon arrival to the town of Hvar with unique cultural and historical heritage. Evening in Hvar, dine at one of the many local family owned restaurants. (B,L)

 

Day 4, Hvar – Split, Tuesday

After breakfast sail to Split. Upon arrival afternoon walking tour of 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. (B,L)

 

Day 5, Split – Trogir – Vodice, Wednesday

In the morning sail to UNESCO City Trogir. Free time in Trogir to explore this unique city. Lunch onboard and we continue to Vodice with stop on the way for swim. After we arrive in Vodice, enjoy your walk and dinner at one of many restaurants in Vodice. (B,L)

 

Day 6, Vodice – N. Park Kornati, Thursday

Morning departure to national Kornati with tht have more than 140 islands. Onboard lunch. Afternoon next destination is National Park Kornati, anchorage in Telascica the Nature Park. Dinner on board. (B,L,D)

 

Day 7, NP Kornati – Zadar, Friday

Moring departure to Zadar, middle Dalmatia region. Stop for swimming and “en route” onboard lunch. Late afternoon arrival at Zadar followed by Zadar city tour. (B,L)

 

Day 8, Zadar – Plitvice Lakes – Opatija, Saturday

Disembarkation after breakfast. Journey north, and visit Plitvice Lakes National Park, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have your camera ready and take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by thickly wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Continue to Opatija. Enjoy a walk along the “Lungo Mare” (Seaside Promenade), the city’s famous villas and other major tourist sights. Dinner at your hotel. (B,D)

 

Day 9, Opatija, Sunday

After breakfast enjoy orienttaiton tour of Pula, a strategic port since the times of the ancient Romans with entrances to Amphitheater, the sixth largest of its kind to be preserved in the world today. Proceed with of Porec, see the

 

Basilica of Euphrasius, a UNESCO Heritage sight. Continue to the beautiful resort of Rovinj. Enjoy free time exploring the old town and its narrow lanes before returning to Opatija. (B)

 

Day 10, Opatija – Postojna – Venice, Monday

After breakfast we travel via Slovenia to Venice En-route stop and visit to Postojna Caves. With access to over five kilometers of caves, the Postojna Caves constitues the world’s most extensive system open to the public. Continue toward Venice. Enjoy dinner at your hotel. (B,D)

 

Day 11, Venice, Tuesday

Today begins with a sightseeing tour Venice. Start your walking tour in St. Mark’s Square, visit St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and view the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. Also visit a glass blowing factory where you will see the demonstration of a traditional Venetian glass blowing. Balance of the day is at leisure. Enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop or join an optional gondola ride. Farewell dinner. (B,D)

 

Day 12, depart Venice, Wednesday

Transfer to Venice airport for your flight home. (B)

 
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