TRIPS

Adriatic Cruise – Dubrovnik to Venice – 12 Days

$ 2,737.00

Discover a nautical paradise of Adriatic! Indulge all your senses while exploring inspiring destinations, charming fishermen’s villages, unique National Parks, picturesque coves for swimming, and tasting local Mediterranean cuisine.

12 days showcases Dubrovnik to Mljet, Korcula, Vela Luka, Vis, Hvar, Stari Grad, Bol, Split, Plitvice Lakes, Opatija, Postojna and Venice

Description

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.  Welcome reception on board.  Overnight on board the ship in Dubrovnik.  This evening, you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets.

Day 2, Dubrovnik – Mljet, Sunday (B, L)
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 forests, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Evening at leisure.

Day 3, Mljet – Korcula, Monday (B, L)
This morning during your breakfast enjoy the spectacular scenery as we  continue cruising to Korcula.  It is  believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo.  Today you will enjoy a walking tour of Korcula which will take you through its narrow cobbled stone streets and  it will include a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark.

Day 4, Korcula – Vela Luka, Tuesday (B, L)
This morning we sail along the beautiful island of Korcula.  You will have  time for swimming in the beautiful crystal clear Adriatic Sea followed by  lunch on board.   Disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon ‘ island tour’, featuring a visit to  the olive oil factory, Barilo ethno museum and local winery to taste some local wine and cheese. Return to your ship, This  evening is  at leisure.

Day 5, Vela Luka – Vis, Wednesday (B, L)
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.

Day 6, Vis – Hvar – Stari Grad, Thursday (B,L,D)
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.

Day 7, Stari Grad – Bol – Split, Friday (B,L)
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.

Lunch on board, continue sailing to Split.  Upon arrival to Split we will disembark for a walking tour . The tour of  Split  unveils  and shows off the historic inner city.  Built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian.  We will visit the  Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site.  See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures.  You will see the  Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. This evening is free for you to explore Split on your own.

Day 8, Split – Plitvice Lakes – Opatija, Saturday(B/D)
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.

Hotel in Opatija: GH Adriatic I

Day 9, Pula & Rovinj Excursion, Sunday (B)
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.

Day 10, Opatija – Postojna – Venice, Monday (B)
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.

Hotel in Venice: Continental

Day 11, Venice, Tuesday (B/D)
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 (B)
You will be transferred to Venice’s airport for your flight home.



MS Prestige
$2737
Cruise only per person based on sharing

  • Lower: $2737 | Shoulder: $2816
  • High: $2896
  • Upgrade to Main Deck: $199
  • Single supplement: $1875
  • Port tax: $98 net per person

 
MS Freedom
$2929
Cruise only per person based on sharing

  • Low: $2816 | Shoulder: $2929
  • High: $2929
  • Upgrade to Main Deck: $199
  • Single supplement: $1875
  • Port tax: $98 net per person

 
MS Adriatic Queen
$2996
Cruise only per person based on sharing

  • Shoulder:N/A
  • High: $2996
  • Upgrade to Main Deck: $199
  • Single supplement: $1875
  • Port tax: $98 net per person

SEASONALITY

Low Season: May 4, Shoulder Season: Oct 12 High Season: May 8, Jun 1, Jul 13, Jul 27, Aug 10, Aug 24
Low Season: Oct 12 Shoulder Season: Sep 28 High Season: Aug 31, Sep 14
High: Season: Jun 8, Jun 22

DEPARTURE CALENDAR 2019

January:
February:
March:
April:
May:
4, 18
June:
1, 8, 22
July:
13, 27
August:
10, 24
September:
14, 21, 28
October
12
November:
December:

Additional information

OVERVIEW

Discover a nautical paradise of Adriatic! Indulge all your senses while exploring inspiring destinations, charming fishermen's villages, unique National Parks, picturesque coves for swimming, and tasting local Mediterranean cuisine.

DEPARTURE

As indicated

SHIP & CABIN

M/S PRESTIGE: Length: 160 feet, Width: 29.5 feet, Speed: 10NM, Cabins: 20, Capacity: 38 persons
MS FREEDOM, Length: 157 feet, Width: 28 feet, Speed: 9 NM, Cabins: 19, Capacity: 38 persons
M/S ADRIATIC QUEEN: Length: 115 feet, Width: 36 feet, Speed: 10NM, Cabins: 15, Capacity: 30 persons

INCLUSIONS

• 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik on board 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 music
• 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

EXCLUSIONS

International Airfare/train ticket, Call 1-888-887-1688 to get a quote from your home city
 Baggage: excess baggage, forwarding of baggage/ souvenirs.
 Insurance
 Visas
 Luggage handling in the airports
 Gratuities: gratuities for Cruise director, ship’s crew members, guides and drivers are not included and are at passenger’s discretion.
 Miscellaneous: Items of a personnel nature such as laundry, bar charges, beauty salon, telephone cable charges and medical services are not included.

QUESTIONS

Should you have any further questions, please call 1888-887-1688 for assistance or chat online with us.

Reviews

There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Adriatic Cruise – Dubrovnik to Venice – 12 Days”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may also like…

Get a Quote