Highlights of Venice & Croatia Cruise and Land Tour

Venice - Opatija - Postojna Cave - Istria - Plitvice Lakes National Park - Split - Hvar - Korcula - Dubrovnik - Mljet National Park - Pučišća - Omiš - Split

11 nights From: $3,469
MS Desire Shipvenice - split
This enchanting 11-night Croatia cruise and land package begins in romantic Venice and travels to many of Croatia’s top destinations and lesser-known gems on both land and water. You’ll be able to delve into the delicious food and wine scene and experience everything from ancient walled cities to storybook villages and beyond.

Venice gondole
Split panorama


Highlights of Venice & Croatia Cruise and Land Tour

Covering nearly all the highlights of Croatia while providing the opportunity to explore one of the most romantic cities in the world, Venice, this cruise of a lifetime starts in the Floating City and travels to breathtaking places like famous Plitvice Lakes National Park, ancient Split and its 4th-century Roman Emperor’s palace, the medieval historic center of the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” and multiple island favorites.

Hvar old town
Korcula panorama

At a Glance

Highlights of Venice & Croatia Cruise Map
  • Start in the ‘Floating City’ of Venice with a gondola ride across the canals
  • Stop in Slovenia to marvel at the spectacular Postojna Cave, Europe's largest cave network
  • Tour Istria, Croatia’s famous food and wine region with its beautiful hilltop villages
  • Explore the lakes and waterfalls in Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Discover Croatia on a new luxury motor yacht with just 38 like minded passengers
  • Tour the maze of cobbled streets in the 1,700-year-old Diocletian’s Palace in Split
  • Visit one of Europe’s most stunning beaches and enjoy a swim off its shores
  • Wander through the storybook walled town of Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo
  • Enjoy an intimate, personalized sailing experience with delicious, freshly-prepared cuisine on board a luxury small-ship

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What's included

  • 4-star hotel stays on a B&B basis in Opatija (two nights), the Plitvice Lakes area (one night) and Split (one night)
  • Postojna Cave tour
  • Private tour through Istria, including a wine tasting experience
  • All private transfers
  • 7 nights of luxury cruising round-trip from Split in your choice of cabin
  • Buffet-style breakfast served daily plus six 3-course lunches on the cruise
  • Three-course welcome dinner
  • Three-course captains dinner with live entertainment
  • Fresh fruit available daily
  • Complimentary filtered water, tea and coffee on the ship
  • Guided tours led by English-speaking guides in Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik
  • Cabin service provided daily
  • Wi-Fi available onboard
  • Professional cruise manager provided throughout the trip
  • Baggage handling

2021 Departure Dates from Venice

  • April 27
  • May 11, 25
  • June 8, 22
  • July 6, 20
  • August 2, 17, 31
  • September 14, 28

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  • The prices on our website are based on low season departures in May and October. Vacations from June through September will be higher, so please adjust your budget accordingly
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