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Lift anchor on the Adriatic

This dazzling Dalmatian coast cruise packs your days with a sightseeing tour of Zagreb’s historic Gornji Grad district, hikes through the forested mountains and terraced lakes of the protected Plitvice Lakes National Park, swims off of iconic Golden Horn Beach in Bol, sightseeing in the restful resort town of Hvar, and soothing soaks in the thermal baths of Vis. All you need to do is sail effortlessly from gem to gem.
 

Location:

Zagreb, Plitvice, Split, Hvar, Vis, Korcula Island, Dubrovnik

Location:

Zagreb, Croatia (ZAG), Croatia

13  Days | 11  nights
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INCLUSIONS

  • Round-trip flights to Zagreb (if flight and hotel package option is chosen)
  • Local flight from Dubrovnik to Zagreb
  • Private airport transfers in Zagreb
  • 4 nights of hotel accommodation
  • 7 nights of cruise accommodation
  • 11 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 2 dinners (1 welcome reception aboard the ship, 1 captain’s dinner with live music)
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea onboard cruise ship
  • Transportation by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Whisper technology (wireless audio guide) enhanced touring
  • Free WiFi on board (motor coach and cruise ship)
  • 9 More Moments activities included:
    • Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb
    • Walking tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park
    • Morning walking tour of Split
    • Sightseeing tour of Hvar
    • Afternoon sightseeing tour of Vis
    • Afternoon island tour in Vela Luka including a visit to the olive oil factory, Barilo Ethno Museum and a local winery
    • City walking tour of Korčula
    • Visit Mljet National Park
    • Half-day walking tour of Dubrovnik
  • Porterage
  • Earn and redeem Aeroplan® Miles

 

 

ITINERARY

Day 1

Depart Canada

Fly to Zagreb.
 

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Day 2

Welcome to Zagreb

Upon arrival, take a private transfer to your hotel and check in. Spend the rest of the day exploring Zagreb at your own pace

 

Meal(s): Dinner
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Day 3 & 4

Zagreb: Sightseeing

This morning, head out on a guided walking tour of this stunning city. The rest of the day is yours to explore the winding streets of the old town at your own pace. 

 

More Moments Activities Included:
Guided Walking tour:

Enjoy a morning sightseeing that will take you for a stroll  through the historical upper town, Gornji Grad, with its famous 13th century cathedral. See St. Mark’s Church and square, St. Catherine’s Church, the Croatian Parliament and the Presidential Palace.   

 

Meal(s): Breakfasts
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Day 5

Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes National Park – Split (approx. 166 km)

Today, enjoy a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site followed by your transfer to Split port to embark on your Adriatic Cruise.

 

More Moments Activities Included:
Plitvice Lakes National Park:

Enjoy breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder covering over 300 square kilometres of pure natural beauty, and with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes.
 

Meal(s): Breakfast, Welcome reception (dinner)
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Day 6

Adriatic Cruise Tour: Split – Bol – Stari Grad (approx. 99 km)

After breakfast, start your guided visit of Split. Embark on your cruise and sail to the harbour town of Bol and take a swim at the Golden Horn - the iconic beach that changes shape and position depending on the winds. Enjoy the 1740-foot long golden pebble beach, said to be the best in Croatia. Afterwards, head to the island of Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic. Spend the evening in Stari Grad, on Hvar’s north coast and one of the oldest towns in Europe. 

 

More Moments Activities Included:
Split Walking Tour:

Enjoy a morning guided walking tour of Split, where you’ll see the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Here, you’ll see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, it’s Renaissance and Gothic structures, the Temple of Jupiter, the Peristyle and the Cathedral of Saint Domnius. 

 

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch
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Day 7

Adriatic Cruise Tour: Stari Grad - Hvar - Vis (approx. 54 km)

After breakfast, visit Hvar, is best known as a summer resort. Cruise towards the island of Vis and enjoy city tour before spending the evening at leisure. 

 

More Moments Activities Included:
Hvar Sightseeing Tour:

Highlights of the port town include its 13th-century walls, a hilltop fortress and a main square anchored by the Renaissance-era Hvar Cathedral. Admire the first public theatre in Europe, the Franciscan Monastery and many more historical sights. 

 

Vis City Tour:

Stroll through the charming old town where parts of the ancient city walls still remain, along with a thermae (public bath). Levaman Fortress houses the Archaeological Museum, with exhibits including a 4th-century B.C. bronze head of the goddess Artemis.

 

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch
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Day 8

Adriatic Cruise Tour: Vis - Vela Luka - (approx. 53 km)

After breakfast, set sail for the island of Korčula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Drop anchor in Vela Luka, and head out on afternoon island tour. 

 

More Moments Activities Included:
Vela Luka Island Tour:

 See the pretty sights of this big harbour town, located at the bottom of wide bay with many indented coves. Then visit the olive oil factory, the Barilo Ethno Museum and local winery for a tour and tasting of some local wine and cheese. 

 

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch
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Day 9

Adriatic Cruise Tour: Vela Luka - Korčula (approx. 18 km)

Start the morning with a leisurely swim before embarking to sail to Korčula town. Enjoy a walking tour of town. Your evening is free to roam around and enjoy dinner on your own at one of many local restaurants. 

 

More Moments Activities Included:
Korčula City Walking Tour:

Head out on a guided city tour of Korcula town. Walk through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Ringed by imposing defenses, this coastal citadel is dripping with history, with marble streets rich in Renaissance and Gothic architecture. It’s fascinating fishbone layout was cleverly designed for the comfort and safety of its inhabitants: western streets were built straight in order to open the city to the refreshing summer maestral (strong, steady westerly wind), while the eastern streets were curved to minimise the force of the winter bura (cold, northeasterly wind).

 

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch
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Day 10

Adriatic Cruise Tour: Korčula – Mljet (approx. 82 km)

Today, head to the island of Mljet. This lovely island was supposedly a favourite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Enjoy a visit of Mljet National Park, then revel in Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard the ship in the evening. 

 

More Moments Activities Included:
Mljet National Park:

The park is situated on one of the largest Adriatic  islands of the Dalmatia region and is one of eight national parks in Croatia. Visit this magnificent park that encompasses diverse flora and fauna, many species of birds and two deep (and deep-blue) lakes. 

 

Meal(s): Breakfast; lunch, Captain’s dinner on board
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Day 11

Adriatic Cruise Tour: Mljet - Dubrovnik (approx. 80 km)

Arrive early this morning in Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic, and head out on a guided walking tour of the city. The rest of the day is at leisure. 

 

Meal(s): Breakfast, lunch
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Day 12

Dubrovnik - Zagreb

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight to Zagreb. Then, take a private transfer to your hotel and check-in. 

 

Meal(s): Breakfast
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Day 13

Zagreb - Return to Canada

Take a private transfer to the airport to board your flight home.

 

Meal(s): Breakfast
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ACCOMMODATIONS

WHERE YOU'LL STAY

The hotels listed below are presented as examples for your reference only. Where “or similar” is indicated, guests will stay at a hotel of the same star rating. The hotel accommodations will be communicated to the consumer or travel agent prior to departure.

LOCATION
HOTEL
Zagreb, Croatia (ZAG)
Westin Zagreb (or similar)
Option of lower deck or cat. A Main Deck(or similar)

Room Specifications

Unless otherwise indicated, guests will stay in a standard room at all hotels during the trip.

IMPORTANT INFO

DEPARTURE DATES

Land portion offered on Wednesdays from June 3 to October 7 2020

Packages offered from June 9 to September 22, 2020
 

MORE TO KNOW

Not included

  • Meals, unless noted
  • Transfers, unless noted
  • Additional activities and excursions
  • Personal expenses and insurance

ACTIVITIES

The More Moments activities/excursions mentioned in the itinerary are all included in the package, but may be rescheduled to take place on an earlier or later day, depending on availability and operational day.

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Prices take into account taxes and are rounded to the nearest full dollar. Full details on taxes and fees are on the booking page.