K221 - Cruise & Croatia with Venice

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Location:

Dubrovnik to Venice

Duration:
12 days
Price From:
$3,388

K221 - Cruise & Croatia with Venice

12 Days Tour $3,388

General Information

Included Features

• 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik on board the M/S Prestige in a cabin with private facilities
• 4 nights first class hotels, rooms with private facilities
• Arrival & departure airport transfers
• Welcome cruise reception
• Breakfast daily
• 6 lunches aboard the ship
• 1 captain’s dinner with live entertainment, including wine, beer, and soft drinks
• Two dinners as per itinerary
• Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea onboard the ship
• Professional Cruise & Tour Manager
• Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
• Luggage handling
• Whisper technology enhanced touring
• Service charges and hotel taxes
• Free Wi-Fi on board

Sightseeing

• Dubrovnik
• Mljet National Park
• Korcula city tour
• Korcula island tour with olive oil and wine tasting
• Vis
• Hvar
• Split
• Plitvice National Park
• Pula
• Postojna
• Venice


Hotels

• Opatija: GH Adriatic I. (F)
• Venice: Carlton on the Grand Canal (F)




Day 1, arrive Dubrovnik, Saturday

You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome Reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets. (WR)

Day 2, Dubrovnik – Mljet, Sunday

Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park features five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Evening at leisure. (B, L)

Day 3, Mljet – Korcula, Monday

After morning to enjoy the spectacular scenery, continue cruising to Korcula, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Walking tour of Korcula takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. (B, L)

Day 4, Korcula – Vela Luka, Tuesday

This morning we sail along the beautiful island of Korcula, including time for swimming. After lunch onboard, disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon ‘Korcula tour’, featuring the visit of the olive oil factory, Barilo ethno museum and local winery to taste some local wine and cheese. Return to your ship, for evening at leisure.  (B, L)

Day 5, Vela Luka – Vis, Wednesday

Cruise towards Vis island. The town Vis, the antique Issa, was founded around 397 B.C. Our tour of Vis features the town’s waterfront. Evening at leisure. (B, L)

Day 6, Vis – Hvar – Stari Grad, Thursday

Continue our cruise towards Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet-set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and many more historical sights. Sail on to Stari Grad for the night. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight. (B, L, D)

Day 7, Stari Grad – Bol – Split, Friday

Sail to Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Over lunch on board, continue sailing to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off 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, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Your evening is free in Split. (B, L)

Day 8, Split – Plitvice Lakes - Opatija, Saturday

Disembark after breakfast, bidding your crew farewell. Journey north for a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera at the ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Then continue to Opatija. Dinner is at your hotel. (B, D)

Day 9, Pula & Rovinj Excursion, Sunday

Head to Pula and take an orientation tour of this strategic port since the times of the ancient Romans. You’ll also visit the Amphitheater, the sixth largest of its kind to be preserved in the world today. Continue on to the beautiful resort of Rovinj. There’s free time to explore the old town and its narrow lanes before we return to Opatija. (B)

Day 10, Opatija – Postojna – Venice, Monday

After breakfast, travel to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Cave, one of the largest in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Continue to Venice, with its idyllic setting on 119 islands. (B)

Day 11, Venice, Tuesday

We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to the Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. Visit a glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps join an optional gondola ride. Later, gather for a Farewell Dinner with new friends. (B, D)

Day 12, depart Venice, Wednesday

You will be transferred to Venice’s airport for your flight home. (B)

CRUISE K221

START DATES

END DATES

PRICES

13-May

24-May

$3,388

27-May

07-Jun

$3,388

10-Jun

21 Jun

$3,533

24-Jun

05-Jul

$3,533

19-Aug

30-Aug

$3,533

02-Sep

13-Sep

SOLD OUT

23-Sep

04-Oct

$3,483

07-Oct

18-Oct

$3,388

Single supplement: $ 2,076

Supplement for cat. A, Main Deck: $192 per person

Port tax: $95 net per person

 

PRE/ POST STAY RATES:

Net price per person, per night in hotel

 

Lacroma, Dubrovnik:

Apr 25 – May 18 & Oct 13 – 31:  

$79 in DBL; $127 in SGL

 

May 19 – Jun 15 & Sep 29 – Oct 12:        

$105 in DBL; $169 in SGL

 

Jun 16 – Jul 8 & Sep 21 – 28:      

$120 in DBL; $194 in SGL

 

Jul 9 – Sep 20:               

$133 in DBL; $211 in SGL

 

Carlton on the Grand Canal, Venice:

May 1 – Oct 31:

$143 in DBL; $226 in SGL