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Natalie - Croatia Specialist

As a first-generation Canadian born to Croatian and Serbian immigrants, my ties to Europe run deep.  I have extensive experience in luxury travel planning and am dedicated to building the trip that’s uniquely right for you.

Natalie

Croatia Specialist

+44 208 004 2345

Overview

  • from £2,520 PP
  • 7 Nights
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Deluxe Balcony
  • Dubrovnik
  • Opatija

Highlights

Cruising in style from Dubrovnik to Opatija, this enchanting adventure is an experience of a lifetime. Explore Croatia’s magnificent coastline and multiple islands, including Korcula, Hvar, and Rab whilst travelling in a yacht-like vessel with accommodation in a spacious en-suite, air-conditioned cabin. It’s an intimate environment that tends to attract like-minded guests who want to explore the destinations more in-depth through both expert-led guided tours and leisure time. You’ll visit sights of stunning natural beauty too, like Krka National Park renowned for its nearly endless waterfalls, and grand cities, including ancient Split and Zadar. Expect plenty of mouth-watering cuisine too, on and off the ship.

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At a glance

  • Day 1
    • Dubrovnik Arrival & Korcula

      • Welcome Lunch
      • Guided tour of Korcula
  • Day 2
    • Hvar

      • Guided tour of Hvar with wine tasting
  • Day 3
    • Split

      • Guided tour of Split
  • Day 4
    • Sibenik & Krka National Park

      • Guided tour of Krka National Park
  • Day 5
    • Zadar

      • Guided walking tour of Zadar
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 6
    • Rab Island

      • Guided tour of Rab Old Town
  • Day 7
    • Opatija

      • Guided tour of Opatija with chocolate tasting
  • Day 8
    • Opatija Departure

    • Day by Day Itinerary

      DAY 1 Dubrovnik & Korcula

      Dubrovnik, Croatia

      Your deluxe balcony cruise starts in Dubrovnik. Your driver can meet you at your local hotel or upon your arrival at Dubrovnik International Airport for a private transfer to the harbour where you’ll board the ship. We’ll soon depart for Korcula Island, hosting a Welcome Lunch en route. You’ll enjoy your first tour by meeting our local guide just outside Old Town Korcula. Looking like something from a storybook, it’s surrounded by gates, towers, and walls with atmospheric squares and narrow streets, home to eight Renaissance places and impressive churches like St. Mark’s Cathedral. After touring you’ll find many traditional konobas and fine dining restaurants for an authentic dinner.

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Korcula
      • Meals Included Welcome Lunch

      DAY 2 Hvar

      Spanjola Fortress, Hvar

      Saying farewell to Korcula, we continue on to Hvar. It’s renowned for its world-class restaurants and nightlife that draws everyone from young partygoers to international jet setters, including some big-name celebrities, but the island is filled with natural beauty. It’s ringed with idyllic beaches that edge turquoise water whilst the interior is home to lush hills, vineyards, olive groves, lavender fields, and hamlets lost to time. Upon our arrival this afternoon, you’ll take a tour of the island which includes visiting a highly sought-after winery for a tasting. After touring, you’ll return in time for you to sample the thriving gastronomic and nightlife scene in Hvar Town.

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Hvar with wine tasting
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      DAY 3 Split

      Split, Croatia

      Ancient Split is our next destination, a vibrant city with an especially rich history that began in the late 3rd century when Roman Emperor Diocletian built his retirement residence here. His palace still stands, home to some of the most well-preserved Roman buildings in the world, now serving as wine bars, restaurants, boutiques, art galleries, and apartments. You’ll meet our local guide for a tour of the historic centre, nearly half of which includes the palace complex. The remainder of the day is at your leisure – you might climb Marjan Hill for a spectacular view before enjoying dinner at a palace eatery or along the waterfront Riva promenade.

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Split
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      DAY 4 Sibenik & Krka National Park

      Krka National Park, Croatia

      We’ll enjoy a swim stop followed by lunch whilst cruising north to Sibenik. Upon arrival, your Cruise Director and a local guide will bring you on a tour that will take you along the picturesque trails that wind through Krka National Park, renowned for its waterfalls and lush flora and fauna. Conclude with a short boat ride to Skradin, which sits along the Krka River. Afterwards, we’ll make our way back to Sibenik with time for you to explore the meandering streets, charming squares, and historic landmarks like St. James Cathedral, Croatia’s most important Renaissance monument with a remarkable frieze featuring over 70 sculptured faces.

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Krka National Park
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      DAY 5 Zadar

      Zadar old city

      Our cruise continues to Zadar with its rich, 3,000-year-old history and numerous modern delights. Take a tour with your Cruise Director and local guide which includes a visit to the waterfront to see its famous pair of art installations created by Nikola Basic. The Greeting to the Sun is filled with 300 glass plates that collect the sun’s energy throughout the day, together with the Sea Organ that harnesses the power of the waves to play haunting tunes, it produces a unique light show meant to simulate the solar system. You’ll be back in time to prepare for the Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment onboard.

      • Excursions Included Guided walking tour of Zadar
      • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner with live entertainment

      DAY 6 Rab Island

      Rab Old Town

      From Zadar we sail on to Rab Island, anchoring outside of enchanting walled Rab Town, with four elegant church bell towers rising from ancient stone streets. It’s home to many Gothic and Renaissance buildings whilst a hilltop row of churches sitting above the Old Town plunges straight down to the sea. Meet up with our local guide for a walking tour of the medieval centre where artists often paint and display their works. Your tour includes a tasting of Rab cake, a traditional Croatian cake with the recipe, which includes Maraschino cherry liqueur and almonds, created by local nuns for a visiting pope. 

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Rab Old Town
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      DAY 7 Opatija

      Opatija, Croatia

      We’ll soon reach our final destination, spectacular Opatija, a famous 19th-century wellness resort town that was a favourite of the Austro-Hungarian aristocracy. You’ll notice that it’s quite a bit different than the other places you’ve visited with architecture that includes various historical neo styles and some fine examples of art nouveau. A locally guided tour will bring you through the streets and a scenic park to learn more about it. A visit to the Chocolate Museum with a tasting is included. The rest of the day is yours, perhaps a celebration dinner in one of the outstanding sea-view restaurants with our cruise ending tomorrow.

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Opatija with chocolate tasting
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      DAY 8 Opatija Departure

      Opatija Promenade

      With a memorable week behind us, your deluxe balcony cruise concludes after breakfast this morning. You might want to rise early to ensure your bags are packed and ready, and to allow time for goodbyes and perhaps to exchange contact information with fellow passengers that are now new friends. The captain and crew will be there to see you off and you’ll have a private driver waiting to provide a transfer to your local hotel or to the airport to catch your flight home or head out on further travels. 

      • Excursions Included N/A
      • Meals Included Breakfast

      Deluxe Balcony Cruise Ship

      MS My Wish Product

      MS My Wish

      Enjoy an intimate sailing experience and exceptional service with a maximum capacity of 36 passengers on the sleek MS My Wish that has the ability to navigate narrow waterways and reach smaller ports on less-visited islands for a well-rounded trip that features Croatia’s highlights and more hidden gems. She boasts high-end amenities and state-of-the-art technology to ensure both safety and comfort.

      What’s Included

      • 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Opatija
      • Return flights from UK airports
      • Private transfers to/from the ship
      • Daily buffet breakfast with generous fresh fruit selection
      • Daily 3 Course set lunch
      • Free unlimited filtered water, coffee, and tea
      • Welcome Lunch and Captain's Dinner with live entertainment
      • Guided tours in Korcula, Hvar, Split, Krka NP, Zadar, Rab, and Opatija
      • Wine tasting on Hvar Island
      • Rab cake tasting
      • Professional Cruise Director throughout
      • Daily swim stops
      • Luggage handling
      • Daily cabin service
      • Free WiFi onboard
      • ATOL Protection

      What's Not Included

      • Gratuities
      • Port taxes which will be advised at the time of quoting
      • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance

      Supplement Free Cabins for Single Travellers

      • We have a limited number of supplement free cabins for single travellers per departure. Once these supplement free cabins have sold out, a single supplement of 80% applies to lower deck cabins.

      Departure Dates

      2024

      • Jun

        Jun 12, 2024
      • Sep

        Sep 04, 2024

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