May 8, 2019 - May 18, 2019

Ambling Along the Adriatic

Passport Required

3% Cash Discount

Early Booking Discount $150.00 per person

with paid deposit before January 1, 2018

$TBD

Double

$TBD

Single

$TBD

Triple

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Tour Description

Your package includes deluxe transportation and accommodations, all listed tour fees, and 23 meals.

Some of the world’s most beautiful sunny beaches are beckoning to us.  This cruise takes us along the coast of Croatia, stopping at lovely, quaint little town rich in history and hospitality.  But guess what!  This isn’t one of those gigantic floating cities.  On this ocean voyage, you will be experiencing Croatia and The Dalmatian Coast aboard our exclusively chartered ship for a seven-night cruise. What a way to make some amazing memories!!

Day One:


The adventure begins today, sweeping us onboard a plane for our flight across the pond.  Today, we land and spend our first night in one of Europe’s fine, old cities.

Day Two:


Meals: Dinner

We’re back on another plane this morning for a short flight to Dubrovnik, Croatia.  Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, we transfer to our hotel.  The afternoon is yours to relax or explore the city on your own. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner at the hotel.  Be sure to get a good night’s rest because we have a memorable day ahead of us tomorrow!

Day Three:


Meals: Breakfast

This morning, we leave for somewhere quite special as we take a day trip over to Montenegro, where we will be spending the day getting to know this mountainous Balkan country.  While here, we get to check out the Bay of Kotor, the longest and deepest fjord in southern Europe.  A coastal town, a museum, and boat ride are all in store for us as we spend our day here in Montenegro before we head back to Dubrovnik for the night.

Day Four:


Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Today is the day we’ve been waiting for!  We leave our Hotel this morning and make our way to Gruz Harbor where our ship awaits. This afternoon, relax onboard as you become acquainted with the ship and crew. Tonight, we enjoy a Welcome Reception and dinner onboard.

Day Five:


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Before the ship sails, depart on a walking tour of Dubrovnik. During the guided excursion, tour the interior of The Rector\\\'s Palace, a Gothic-Renaissance structure that displays finely carved statues and an ornate staircase. Another historic site on the tour is the pharmacy of the Franciscan Monastery.  Constructed in 1317, this Pharmacy is the third oldest functioning pharmacy in the entire world.  Sailing from Dubrovnik, lunch is served onboard as you make your way to Mljet, the most southerly and easterly of the larger Adriatic Islands of the Dalmatia region of Croatia. On your guided visit of the Mljet National Park, learn about the five types of forests, the island\\\'s geological structure, and the many species of birds’ and eagles’ nests.  Many tales involve the island of Mljet, one even states it was the favorite holiday destination of the Greek hero Ulysses!

Day Six:


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning is spent leisurely sailing along the river and enjoying the remarkable views of the Dalmatian Coast. Following lunch onboard, we arrive in the beautiful small town of Pucisca. With a population of 2,200, the town arose from stone in a deep cover on the north island of Brac. Known for is culture of stone masonry, the nicely built stone houses with paved white roofs give Pucisca its charm. Take a swim in the beautiful blue waters of one of the bays near this quaint town.

Day Seven:


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Today, we see the picturesque, ancient town of Omis, which is surrounded by small fishing villages with beautiful beaches. Numerous monuments from its past, including churches and fortresses, are the witnesses of its long and glorious history. During an included walking tour, stroll through the town that is a silent stone reminder of the power and might of the infamous pirates whose ships were a symbol of retaliation, courage, and strength. The day continues as we board small boats that take us into the magnificent Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area. We sail upriver to Radman Mills where we are treated to a local specialty snack before returning to the ship in Omis. This afternoon, we arrive in Split, the largest Dalmatian city and second largest city of Croatia. Spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings, Split\\\'s greater area includes the neighboring seaside town, and its city center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The guided visit includes the seafront promenade and the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace with its ancient columns and Roman belfries.

Day Eight:


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

This morning, our ship arrives in Bol, known for the best beach in Croatia - the Golden Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is some 580 yards long and is unique as it changes shape and position depending on the winds!  Enjoy free time to swim and explore this beautiful beach. This afternoon, the ship sails on to Hvar, a meeting point for the international jet-set. Known as the Croatian Maderia, Hvar is one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. On the included walking tour, see the first public theater in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theater in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and other historic sights. Afterwards, free time is available for independent exploration as the ship remains in Hvar overnight.

Day Nine:


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Setting sail after breakfast, the ship makes its way to Korcula, the acclaimed birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. As you stroll through its narrow, cobbled streets on the included walking tour, we visit the majestic Cathedral of St. Mark, built in Gothic-Renaissance style and probably the most important building in the Old Town of Korcula. Become immersed in Korcula’s picturesque town and discover adorned palaces and elegant houses. In the evening, follow the fading light to reveal a glorious Adriatic sunset.

Day Ten:


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Enjoy a pleasant trip along the shores of the Mljet Island with a visit to Grgich Hills Winery, owned by the famous American wine producer in Trstenik, for a tasting. The ship arrives in Dubrovnik and the final evening of the cruise is free of planned activities.

Day Eleven:


Meals: Breakfast

Bid a fond farewell to Croatia and The Dalmatian Coast and return home with memories of life enriching experiences from your Croatian adventure.  We are so glad you came and hope you’ll join us the next time we make more memories!