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Overview

An extraordinary Deluxe Balcony Cruise, sailing from Dubrovnik up to Opatija, where you explore the full length of the magnificent Croatian coastline on a state-of-the-art ship, whilst enjoying a high level of personalized service, delicious onboard meals and a selection of guided tours and gastronomic experiences. This magical cruise includes stops in Korcula, Hvar, Split, Sibenik, Zadar and Rab Island with a special tour of the magnificent and spectacular Krka National Park. Enjoy cities overflowing with historical sites, breathtaking nature and pristine coastline.

  • From $1,791 PP
  • 8 Days
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Deluxe Balcony
  • Dubrovnik
  • Opatija

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    Dubrovnik to Opatija

    Highlights

    • 7-night Deluxe Balcony Cruise, sailing along the full length of the Croatian coastline
    • Visit magnificent islands and cities along the spectacular coast, the chic southern Dalmatian & the unspoilt Kvarner islands
    • Enjoy guided walking tours of Rab Island & elegant Opatija as well as the charming medieval centers of Zadar, Split, Hvar & Korcula
    • A fascinating guided tour of the stunning Krka National Park, mother nature's phenomenon with its beautiful lakes and waterfalls
    • Welcome Cocktail Evening & Captain's Dinner with live local entertainment
    • Experience the tasty Rab cakes on the ‘Island of Love’ & the authentic Maraschino liquer in Zadar

    Itinerary

    DAY 1 DUBROVNIK - KORCULA

    Korcula

    We set sail at 1pm towards the striking island of Korčula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning, secluded bays on route and enjoy a swim or snorkel in the crystal-clear Adriatic. We will experience the guided walking tour of the charming Old Town on arrival. The compact, picturesque fortified town, ruled by Venetians in the past, has an ingenious layout in the shape of a fishbone. The central area of this enchanting town has an abundance of good wine bars where you can enjoy an authentic Dalmatian experience.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Korcula
    • Meals Included: Dinner

    DAY 2 KORCULA – HVAR

    Hvar

    We depart from Korcula harbour and continue to the island of Hvar, which is renowned for its stunning and fragrant fields of lavender, olive groves and lush vineyards. Here we will meet our local guide for a walking tour this afternoon, to experience the town’s most popular landmarks, including the Renaissance cathedral and the oldest community theatre in Europe. You will have the opportunity to walk up to the hilltop medieval fortress for the most spectacular panoramic views of the harbour below. Enjoy your evening in one of Hvar’s excellent restaurants, bars or trendy cafes.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Hvar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    DAY 3 HVAR – SPLIT

    Split

    We will set off early for the city of Split, the capital of the Dalmatia region. Listed as a UNESCO World heritage site, Split boasts an abundance of classic Roman architecture. It features one of the best-preserved Roman palaces in the world, inscribed on UNESCO heritage list since 1979. The Diocletian’s Palace makes the core of the Old Town and a symbol of modern-day Split, incorporating an eclectic combination of Roman temples, Gothic palaces and modern Mediterranean-style stone houses. You will enjoy a guided tour of the city on arrival with your evening free to soak up its cosmopolitan atmosphere.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Split
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    DAY 4 SPLIT - KRKA NATIONAL PARK - SIBENIK

    Krka Waterfalls National Park.

    Today is one of the highlights, as you spend the afternoon visiting the stunning Krka Waterfalls National Park, which is mother nature’s phenomenon. Your guided afternoon tour will take you to admire the beautiful waterfalls and lakes as you stroll along pathways winding through the lush flora. Enjoy a traditional Croatian village dinner after the tour, before returning to the medieval city of Sibenik, founded over 1000 years ago. You will have the opportunity to meander through the labyrinth of backstreets and narrow alleyways to discover the hidden gems such as the St John’s.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Krka Waterfalls National Park
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    DAY 5 SIBENIK - ZADAR

    Zadar

    This morning we sail on towards the centre of Dalmatia, the famous town of Zadar with its rich cultural heritage, with an abundance of archaeological sites, monuments and beautiful seaside promenades. You will be met by our local guide for a walking tour of this fascinating and emerging town. You will also get to taste Zadar’s authentic cherry Maraschino liqueur and visit the unique and incredible Sea Organ, an underwater system of pipes and whistles that provides mellifluous tones by the movement of the sea.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Zadar, Maraschino cherry-liquor tasting experience in Zadar
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    DAY 6 ZADAR – RAB ISLAND

    Rab Island

    We set sail for the charming Rab Island, known as the ‘Island of Love.’ Rab is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic and probably one of the most magical, encircled by ancient walls. We have arranged for our local guide to take you on a walking tour of the old town. You’ll visit the imposing stone walls, 16th century monastery of St Justine, the Romanesque church towers, medieval palaces whilst strolling along the stone streets and ancient facades. You will also get to sample the traditional sweet treat which is native to the island: the Rabska Torta or Rab cake.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Rab, Famous Rab cakes tasting
    • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

    DAY 7 RAB ISLAND - OPATIJA

    Opatija

    We make an early departure for the elegant coastal resort of Opatija. You will be met by our local guide for a walking tour of the town, rich in history and culture with well-manicured parks and glamorous villas. You will have a chance to visit the Croatian Walk of Fame and the small harbour known locally as Portić. You will have the opportunity to walk the famous ‘Lungomare’ promenade. After working up an appetite, you will return to the ship for the captain’s farewell evening dinner with live entertainment on board.

    • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Split
    • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain’s dinner with live entertainment

    DAY 8 DEPARTURE

    Opatija

    After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to all the crew and fellow passengers. Check out is by 9am with a private transfer to the airport or to your onward hotel.

    • Excursions Included: N/A
    • Meals Included: Breakfast

    What's Included

    • 7-night deluxe cruise with a choice of lower deck, main deck or VIP upper deck cabin with private balcony
    • Private return transfers from Dubrovnik harbour to the airport
    • Welcome reception dinner and cocktail party, Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
    • Daily buffet breakfast and 4 course set lunch, with fresh fruit and a choice of drink with your daily lunch
    • 1L of bottled water per person daily
    • Guided walking tours of Dubrovnik, Split, Korčula, Zadar, Rab and Hvar
    • Entrance to the Dubrovnik cable car and Mljet National Park
    • Visitors’ taxes, port fees & Wifi included
    • English-speaking cruise director
    • Guided tour of the majestic Krka Waterfalls National Park
    • Maraschino cherry-liquor tasting experience in Zadar
    • Taste the famous Rab cakes in Rab, the ‘Island of Love’

    Your Ship

    MV Memories

    MV MEMORIES

    MV Memories is a 53m (174 ft) long, 8.6m (28 ft) wide ‘Signature’ cruise ship, with a speed of nine nautical miles per hour. The ship is brand-new, was launched in 2020 and features the latest equipment and amenities. The ship has a maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, ensuring exceptional personal service. The ships main deck features a spacious air-conditioned dining room and bar area, with an LCD TV, a corner buffet breakfast table and outdoor covered lounge area.

    MS My Wish

    MS My Wish

    The MS My Wish will be a head-turner with her elegant, luxurious looks while providing affordable comfort for cruising Croatia’s breathtaking coastline and beautiful islands. She accommodates up to 36 passengers in 18 en-suite cabins, providing an intimate and highly personal excursion with plenty of space indoors and out along with numerous desirable facilities like a rooftop hot tub and lounger-filled sundeck. The expert crew works to ensure exceptional, above-and-beyond service to every passenger.

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    Departure Dates

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    2021

    • Jun

      Jun 19, 2021
    • Sep

      Sep 19, 2021

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