Day 1, arrive Zadar, Saturday
You will be transferred from the airport or Zadar hotel to the port for embarkation. Get settled, and later join your fellow “sailors” for a Welcome Reception and Dinner.
Day 2, Zadar – Sali, Sunday
Zadar historical center is a compact pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from the Turks. You will also see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells,
hurch of St. Donat
, the Roman Forum (1st century BC) and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia,
. Return to the ship and enjoy your lunch while sailing to Sali. Explore the town tonight, and have dinner on your own in one of the restaurants.
Day 3, Sali – Sibenik, Monday
Take in the scenic wonderlands of two National Parks today. Start in
, home to more than 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal clear waters. Stop for a swim during your lunchtime cruise. Next up is
, with its magnificent waterfalls. After your visit here, coach to Sibenik where your yacht is anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town.
Day 4, Sibenik – Trogir – Split, Tuesday
Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir. There’s time on your own before heading to Split. Here, a walking tour of the historic inner city takes you to the Roman Emperor
, 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.
Day 5, Split – Bol – Hvar, Wednesday
Stop in Bol on Brac Island, said to have the best beach in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique, as it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Go for a swim in the clear blue waters before sailing to the island of Hvar. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and many more historic sights. The evening is free to explore Hvar and to dine on your own at one of the excellent restaurants.
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.
Day 6, Hvar – Korcula – Mljet, Thursday
After breakfast set sail for Korcula, with an early afternoon arrival. Korcula town is thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic-Baroque
Cathedral of St. Mark
. Continue sailing to the island of Mljet, where you will enjoy the afternoon tour of
Mljet National Park
, as you walk around the Great and Small Lakes. This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Tonight, enjoy
with live entertainment on board your ship.
(B, L, D)
Day 7, Mljet – Dubrovnik, Friday
In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so called “Pearl of Adriatic,” a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the old town and visit the
and Franciscan Monastery with its
. Remainder of the day is free; perhaps discover this lovely city on own or enjoy last minute souvenir shopping.
Day 8, depart Dubrovnik, Saturday
Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport for your flight home.
Please note; we can combine small land tours combined with this cruise. You will fly to Zagrep and stay 2 nights in one of the 4 to 5* luxury hotel, and you will have Walking tour of Zagreb, including Visiting the Cathedral. The following day you will leave from Zagrep to Zadar, on the way, you will visit breath taking Plitvice Lakes National Park and spend most day and late afternoon carry on to Zadar for embarkation to MS Karizma, welcome reception with dinner. Please ask for more details, price supplement will be from £290 per person
Sightseeing Tours Included:
Kornati National Park
Krka National Park
Mljet National Park
7-night cruise from Zadar on board M/S Karizma in a cabin with private facilities
Arrival transfer from Zadar or Split airport/ hotel
Departure transfer to Dubrovnik airport/ hotel
6 lunches and 1 dinner
1 Captain’s dinner with live music
Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea
Professional Cruise Manager throughout
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Service charges and taxes
Free Wi-Fi on board
* Breakfast Dailly (B), * 6 lunches (L)