Experience the unique and magnificent Croatian coast and the beautiful islands of Dalmatia from Zadar right through to Dubrovnik in style and comfort. On-board the deluxe MS Karizma enjoy a luxurious and spacious en-suite cabin with gourmet meals, as you explore hidden bays and coves, National Parks of breathtaking natural beauty and picturesque, historic towns and villages. Cruise on board one of the regions most modern, deluxe ships and enjoy comprehensive guided tours of Split, Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik and Zadar and, in addition, sightseeing tours of Mljet, Krka and Kornati National Parks.
Day 1 Zadar
Your cruise commences with an arrival transfer from Zadar or Split airport to your ship. Embarkation is from 1.00pm. After settling in to your cabin, meet your fellow passengers and cruise manager for a welcome dinner. (D)
Day 2 Zadar – Sali
This morning a walking tour of Zadar will introduce you to the historic centre where you will uncover the 16th century walls built by the Venetians, Port Gate, St. Donat’s Church and the 1st century Roman Forum. After lunch, sail to Sali for overnight. (B, L)
Day 3 Sali – Sibenik
Cruise this morning through the entrance to Kornati National Park and travel through almost 140 islands of the archipelago. After lunch continue to the beautiful Krka National Park to admire its lovely waterfalls and cascades before travelling by road to join the ship in Sibenik for overnight. (B, L)
Day 4 Sibenik – Trogir – Split
We cruise this morning towards the coastal town of Trogir where you will have free time to walk around this World Heritage-listed city. In the afternoon continue to Croatia’s second largest city of Split. On arrival, embark on a walking tour of the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, and witness the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage. Your evening in Split is at leisure. (B, L)
Day 5 Split – Bol – Hvar
Today cruise to Bol on the island of Brac to visit the famous beach at Zlatni Rai (Golden Horn) where you will have time for a swim before continuing to the popular island of Hvar. Step ashore for a sightseeing tour of Hvar Town including the oldest public theatre in Europe and Franciscan Monastery. In the evening, dine at one of Hvar’s many seaside restaurants and enjoy its lively nightlife (B, L)
Note: Due to the limited capacity of Hvar habour during the peak season of July & August, the ports of Stari Grad or Jelsa (both on Hvar island) may be substituted as your overnight port with a bus transfer to / from Hvar Town included.
Day 6 Hvar – Korcula – Mljet
After breakfast, depart to Korcula which is considered to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. On arrival take a walking tour of Korcula Town with its narrow, cobblestone streets and baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Continue cruising to the island of Mljet, supposedly the favourite holiday spot of Greek hero Ulysses!. Here you will enjoy a walking tour of Mljet National Park to see the beautiful Great and Small Lakes. Tonight enjoy a Captain’s dinner onboard. (B, L, D)
Day 7 Mljet – Dubrovnik
This morning cruise to Dubrovnik, considered the 'Pearl of the Adriatic.' Join a walking tour of this World Heritage listed city, including visits to Rector’s Palace and the Franciscan Monastery’s pharmacy. The remainder of the afternoon and evening are at leisure for you to explore this charming city. (B, L)
Day 8 Dubrovnik
Your Adriatic Classic cruise concludes with a transfer to the airport for your onward journey. (B)
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