Explore Croatia & the Dalmatian Coast
Pre-register for this unforgettable experience aboard a 36 passenger luxury yacht with 3 nights in Zagreb Book by Dec 01, 2018
Croatia's history, culture, and natural beauty comes to life over this extraordinary 11-day cruise and tour taking you from the highlights of the Dalmatian coast to the country's bustling and colourful capital—Zagreb.
Cruising the clear blue waters of the Adriatic on-board the elegant MV Adriatic Princess II, you'll encounter Croatia's Roman heritage in Dubrovnik, Split, and Šibenik! Experience the beauty of its islands on Brač, Hvar, and Trogir, and marvel at the architectural triumphs of Zagreb—one of the greatest heritage cities of the eastern Adriatic.
• Pre-night stay in Toronto or $100 transportation credit
• Roundtrip international airfare from Toronto
• Private transportation in deluxe bus
• 26 meals; 10 breakfasts, 6 lunches, and 10 dinners
• All sightseeing, entrance fees, and tours as indicated in the itinerary
Contact for details.
There is a refundable pre-registration deposit of $250 per person.
Day 1—June 11Depart Toronto
Today we meet in Toronto for our flight to Zagreb.
Day 2—June 12Arrive in Zagreb
Welcome to Zagreb; Croatia’s lively capital. Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to the hotel. (D)
Day 3—June 13Zagreb
Today you will have an included guided tour of Zagreb. The tour will take you to all major landmarks including the Archbishop’s Palace, Opera House, and Cathedral of St. Mark’s. (B/D)
Day 4—June 14Zagreb
Spend today at your leisure. The tour director will be on hand to help you plan your day. Opt for the DiscoverMore excursion to Trakošcan Castle (extra expense). (B/D)
Day 5—June 15Zagreb to Trogir
Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1997, Trogir is home to a number of fascinating historic sights. Board your MV Adriatic Princess II, where a warm welcome awaits you from the captain and crew. (B/D)
Day 6—June 16Trogir to Šibenik
Start your day with a guided tour of Trogir. Its small, historic town centre resembles that of an outdoor museum, and medieval streets boast magnificent Romanesque churches, as well as beautiful examples of Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Later, sail towards one of the oldest towns on the Adriatic Coast, Šibenik. Boasting fantastic monuments, dating back to Venetian times, like that of the marble Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (B/L/D)
Day 7—June 17Skradin to Hvar
A short distance from the small town of Skradin, Krka National Park, named after the Krka River, covers an area of just over 142 square km and includes two thirds of the river itself. The top attraction of the park is its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk Falls which are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. You can even swim in some parts of the park, so be sure to pack your swimwear. After the tour, return to the ship for an afternoon cruise. (B/L/D)
Day 8—June 18Hvar to Split
Enjoy a guided tour of Hvar. With its beautiful fields of lavender and carefully cultivated vineyards, the island is considered to be one of the most beautiful islands in the world. Carpeting the hillsides around its cosy harbour are terracotta-roofed villas, Gothic palaces, and 13th-century ramparts rising towards an impressive citadel. Visit the impressive bell towers of the Franciscan Monastery, St. Mark’s Church, and Cathedral of St. Stephen, before returning to your ship for an afternoon of sailing towards Split—Croatia’s second-largest city. (B/L/D)
Day 9—June 19Omiš, Pucišca, & Korcula
Pucisca is a coastal town known for its white limestone, used to build part of the White House in Washington DC. For many generations, locals have been making use of the stone and as part of the EmeraldPlus included excursion, you’ll have the opportunity to visit a stonemason school that was founded in 1909. Or, opt for the DiscoverMore excursion of a guided tour of Centina with a boat ride and local wine tasting (extra expense). (B/L/D)
Day 10—June 20Korcula, Moet, & Slano
The island of Korcula is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic Sea. Begin your day with a guided tour of the town, marveling at its typical medieval architecture, including ancient towers and red-roofed houses. Marco Polo, the famous world traveller and writer, is reputed to have been born in Korcula. Opt for the DiscoverMore excursion; a guided tour
of Mljet. (B/L/D)
Day 11—June 21Slano to Dubrovnik
As the gatekeeper of Pelješac peninsula’s wine empire, Ston is a jewel of the Adriatic Coast. Begin your day with an included guided tour, including a wine-tasting session. Later, cruise to Dubrovnik and witness the beauty of its Old Town, its charm lying on its white limestone streets, Baroque buildings and ancient city walls. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, known as ‘the pearl of the Adriatic’, Dubrovnik will be sure to amaze you. (B/L/D)
Day 12—June 22Depart Dubrovnik
After breakfast, it’s time to say farewell to your fellow passengers as we transfer to the Dubrovnik airport for your flight home. (B)