DAY 8 - wed June 27 : Kotor – Dubrovnik
Arrival in kotor. Guided tour of Kotor. It is estimated that Kotor owns 70% of the historic and cultural monuments of Montenegro. This is why Kotor is classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Founded by the Romans on the Adriatic coast in Montenegro, Kotor developed in to an important commercial and artistic center in the Middle Ages. You will visit the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, which was rebuilt after the earthquake of 1667. Then you will discover the Maritime Museum in the Grgurina Palace.
Afternoon sailing to Dubrovnik
Croatia Cruise Tour
DAYS 1-2 - Wed June 20/Thu June 21 : Depart U.S. / Overnight flight to Dubrovnik, Croatia / Embark MS Belle De L’Adriatique
Your adventure begins with your overnight flight to Dubrovnik, where you’ll settle into your cabin aboard the MS Belle De L'Adriatique. Your Tour Manager, Guide, Captain, and crew welcome you aboard with an informative briefing. Then, get acquainted with your fellow passengers at a Welcome Dinner.
June 20 - 28, 2018
Price : $ 3,470 per person (based on double occupancy)
Includes all breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
and wine, Beer, Juices at Dinners and lunches !!
Accommodations onboard 4* River Cruise M/S Belle De L'Adriatique
All guided excursions, entrance fees, all ground transport and transfers, Meet and greet at the airport in Dubrovnik and porterage in and out of the boat.
Flight not included - Please contact us for flights and single accommodation
DAY 7 - Tue June 26 : Split – Hvar – Vis
Morning in Hvar : On a walking tour, you’ll learn about this port town's history, hear some local legends, and visit the Lace Museum. Following your trek in the city, set out on an island tour that includes a visit to Stari Grad Plain, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The interior of the fertile island is renowned for vast fields of lavender, ancient olive trees, and fruit orchards. Return for lunch on board.
Afternoon in Vis : Optional excursion : Bike tour of the island with your guide or free time in town.
Gala evening. Our ship will cruise towards Kotor
DAY 9 - Thu June 28 : Enjoy one last breakfast buffet on board before disembarking at 9:00 am
Transfer to the airport for your flight home.
DAY 6 - Mon June 25 : Sibenik – Trogir – Split
Morning in Trogir : Guided tour of trogir, long considered one of the best spots to visit on the Dalmatian Coast. Trogir is a treasure trove of delights. Its treasure of Roman and renaissance architecture have led the town to be listed as a World heritage Site by UNESCO. You will be able to discover the magnificent Cathedral of St Lawrence with its surprising interior as well as the Town Hall and the old Town still brimming with fully preserved monuments form the 13th to 15th century.
Afternoon in Split : During your explorations of Split, one of the oldest cities in this ancient region, you'll discover that almost the entire port area is built in and round the remains of Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, built by a simple soldier who became the Emperor.
Your special tour of the palace includes the eerie passageways and vaulted rooms of the basement level. If you’re a Game of Thrones fan, you may recognize this as the lair of Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons.
You will then enjoy a Panoramic tour of Kastela traveling along the scenic coastal road. We will then continue onto the Bedalov Winery in Kastel Kambelovac for a wine tasting.
Fri June 29 : Full day visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Upon your return to Zagreb, join us for dinner at a local restaurant.
Meals B, L, D
DAY 4 - Sat June 23 : Mljet - Korcula
This morning with your local guide, you will discover Mljet, one of the most beautiful islands in the Adriatic. Mljet has kept a wild appearance with 72% of its surface being covered in forest and wine and olive oil are still being traditionally made to this day. One island legend claims that Odysseus spent seven years here on his way home from the Trojan war. After a stroll down a hiking trail with your guide, local boats will take you to the Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century located in the middle of Veliko Jezero, a salt lake in the national park.
This afternoon, as we enter the heart of the Adriatic archipelago, we’ll call at the island of Korčula, one of the greenest in the Adriatic and believed by some to be the birthplace of Marco Polo, the great explorer.
You'll arrive in Korcula and dock near the walls of the Old City. Go ashore with your guide for a walking tour of the cobblestoned center, including a visit to the Korcula City Museum, which occupies a former palace. You will also visit the Cathedral Sveti Marko, whose façade is decorated with beautiful fluted reliefs and statues.
You can stay ashore and do further exploring on your own, including longer walks –
Optional excursion available : Buggy Safari (buggy driving on gravel roads through landscapes of olive groves and vineyards
DAY 5 - Sun June 24 : Korcula – Sibenik
Morning spent sailing
Afternoon : Keep your camera handy today as you explore some of the Adriatic's most stunning landscapes. Your first stop is Krka National Park, where waterfalls tumble through dramatic gorges along the scenic Krka River. Follow the park’s numerous paths and stop at overlooks on a walking tour. Your visit includes a boat ride from roaring Krka Falls to Skradin (weather permitting).
Upon returning to Sibenik, set off on a walking tour among the ancient streets, where you’ll see the Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
Extension to Zagreb :
Thu June 28 : Disembark at 9:00 am
Transfer to the airport for your early afternoon flight to Zagreb
Evening city tour of Zagreb, including The Cathedral, Parliament, St Marks Church, St Catherine's Church.
Meals : B,D
Add an extension to Zagreb - See below
Price : $ 679 per person, includes visits, entrances, domestic flight from Dubrovnik to Zagreb, 2 dinners, 1 lunch and all breakfasts
DAY 3 - Fri June 22 : Dubrovnik
Explore the enchanting medieval streets and squares of Dubrovnik's Old City — a UNESCO World Heritage Site — discovering the most heralded landmarks, such as Onofrio’s fountains, as well as hidden gems. Climb to the top of the mountain with the Dubrovnik Cable Car for an outstanding view over the city.
Following the walking tour, enter a historic, centuries-old church for a classical concert by the Sorkočević Quartet. The talented musicians are members of the Croatian National Philharmonic Orchestra.
Enjoy the afternoon free to explore Dubrovnik on your own. Your Out Of This World Travel experience includes a Dubrovnik One-Day card, which gives you free access to six museums, three art galleries, the walkway on top of the city wall, and free bus transportation. The pass comes with city map and discounts to restaurants, taverns, and shops. Get a completely different perspective on the city and harbor by using your pass for access to the top of the mile-and-a-half-long city wall. The views are ever-changing as you climb stairs and enter the various towers and fortifications on your circuit.
This evening, travel just outside the city to a local village, where you’ll join a Croatian family for dinner. Enjoy tasty local dishes as you discuss life in the region, local customs, and the family’s own experiences.
Sat June 30 : Morning transfer to the airport for your flight back to the USA - Please note that if you decide to add this extension, your international flight must arrive in Dubrovnik and depart from Zagreb (But it is possible to add a one way flight from Zagreb to Dubrovnik if needed)
EVENTS & TRAVEL
Out of this WORLD