Adriatic Cruises

Enjoy a wonderful holiday on our fabulous Adriatic cruise holidays

 

Adriatic Cruises

Wonderful small ship cruises to enjoy the Adriatic in style

K231 - ADRIATIC CRUISE

Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

Upon arrival to Dubrovnik airport, transfer to Dubrovnik port, where embarkation begins at 2pm. Settle in your cabin, before attending a Welcome dinner this evening. (WD)

Day 2, in Dubrovnik, Sunday

After breakfast, morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and an UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Return for lunch on board and the rest of the day enjoy at leisure to discover this lovely city at your own pace. Return to your ship for overnight. (B, L)

Day 3, Mljet – Korcula, Monday

Wake up in the beautiful Mljet Island. Morning visit of the Mljet National Park, featuring five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Big and Small Lake. Continue the cruise to the magical island of Korcula and its fairy-tale like walled town bearing the same name, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy lunch on board, before we discover the walled city with local guide. The walking tour takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Tonight, enjoy dinner in the local restaurant. Tonight, we set our compass north. (B, L, D)

Day 4, Hvar – Split, Tuesday

Welcome to Hvar, Croatia’s sunniest island. Hvar is a favorite holiday destination for international celebrities and yachters; thus, beyond all the glitz and glamour, Hvar town is a charming seaside resort with 8 centuries of architecture waiting to be explored. On a walking tour, breathe in the pine-scented breeze, as you absorb vistas of the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. Enjoy some free time to pop into craft shops or cafes, tucked into old Venetian palaces. Board back your ship in time for lunch, and cruise to Split. Afternoon walking tour, featuring 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 and the Cathedral. Evening is free, to stroll along Riva, try local cuisine and enjoy local vistas. Tonight, the clear waters of the Adriatic will bring us to our next destination, Sibenik. (B, L)

Day 5, Sibenik – Krka NP – Zadar, Wednesday

Morning visit of the Krka National Park, with its magnificent waterfalls. Afterwards, coach to Vodice, return to the ship and enjoy lunch, while sailing to Zadar, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. In the late afternoon, set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from Turks. Also see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Your evening is at leisure in town. During the night, continue sailing to Olib. (B, L)

Day 6, Olib – Susak – Mali Losinj, Thursday

Wake-up in the sandy island of Olib, overgrown by black pine. As there are no cars on the island, it is a favorite destination for boaters and sailors. Olib has a lovely little fort, the remains of the monastery and the Church of the Assumption of Mary, where you can see a document written in the Glagolitic script – the alphabet in which Croatian was first written. Our next stop is Susak. Lunch aboard, while continuing our journey towards Mali Losinj, located on the island with the same name. Thanks to its mild climate, pinewoods and air, the island of Mali Losinj is an ideal place to recreate your body and spirit. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight. (B, L, D)

Day 7, Pula – NP Brijuni – Rovinj – Porec, Friday

Morning visit of Pula, arguably one of the most beautiful of Istrian cities. Your guide will share some exciting stories of antiquity, as you walk the footsteps of the ancients and visit the Amphitheatre. Continue sailing to the Brijuni National Park, once the personal State Summer Residence of President Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Arriving to the island, a part of heaven discloses in front of your eyes in the unique harmony of flora, fauna and heritage. Following the visit, lunch aboard, before we reach a romantic town of Rovinj. Feel its past times as you walk around the Old town’s cobbled narrow streets, winding at the foot of the Church of St. Euphamia, the favorite gathering place of artists from around the world. Conclude your lovely cruise in Porec and say farewell to your new friends at dinner in the local restaurant. Return to your cabin for the last night onboard. (B, L, D)

Day 8, depart Porec, Saturday

After breakfast it’s time to disembark. (B)

Sightseeing Tours Included:

  • Dubrovnik
  • Mljet National Park
  • Korcula
  • Hvar
  • Split
  • Sibenik
  • Krka National Park
  • Zadar
  • Olib
  • Susak
  • Mali Losinj
  • Pula
  • Brijuni National Park
  • Rovinj

Highlights:

  • Explore the most beautiful islands of Croatia
  • Discover bays and coves along the coast
  • Sample delicious local cuisine and wines

Whats Included

  • 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik on board the M/S Adriatic Queen in a cabin with private facilities
  • Arrival Dubrovnik airport transfer
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 1 dinner aboard and 2 dinners in local restaurants as per program
  • 1 Captain’s dinner with live music
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea
  • Professional Cruise Manager throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service taxes and charges
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • * Breakfast Dailly (B), * 6 lunches (L)

Departure dates

 

APRIL: 28
MAY: 12, 26
JUNE: 9, 23

JULY: 7, 21 
AUGUST: 4,18

SEPTEMBER: 1,15

OCTOBER:13

 

Special Offer

Early Booking Discount £50 per person , must booked by  31.3 2018

From £1449

Ships

M/S ADRIATIC QUEEN

The vessel is classified 5* category, completely renovated in 2017 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. It is 115 ft long, 36 ft wide, with cruising speed of 10 NM. Maximum capacity is 30 passengers in 15 cabins, all fully air-conditi one Can you trust your perceptions?
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d, with queen-size (7) or twin beds (8), cupboard, cabinet and window or porthole, bathroom with shower, toilette and wash basin. Cabin size varies between 140 sq ft and 172 sq ft. There is free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi). The ship features fully air-conditi one Can you trust your perceptions?
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d salon-restaurant with bar and LCD TV. Large lounging sun deck has a jacuzzi fitting up to 6 people, and provides sun-shade cover and deck-beds for all passengers. The ship has a rear access platform to the sea as well as ladders for easy access to the water.Electricity on board: 220V.

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