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Adriatic Explorer: Opatija – Dubrovnik (Deluxe Superior Ships)

Adriatic Explorer: Opatija – Dubrovnik (Deluxe Superior Ships)

From EUR €1,700

Description

Small ship cruises along the charming Croatian coastline and islands on newly built and lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned deluxe vessel Futura with spacious en-suite cabins. One way itinerary from Opatija to Dubrovnik includes exciting gastronomic and sightseeing experiences with guaranteed departures (24th June and 19th August) and visits to Opatija, Rab, Zadar, Šibenik, Split, Metković, Korčula and Dubrovnik.

Trip Name
Adriatic Explorer: Opatija - Dubrovnik (Deluxe Superior Ships)
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Lenght: 42.8 meters to 47 meters Passenger Capacity: 34 to 44 Built: 2011 - 2017 Deluxe ships are modern and state of the art ships 42 to 47 meters in length. Spacious sun deck includes a hot tub and sun beds to enjoy wonderful Adriatic scenery. Deluxe vessels feature spacious, lavishly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, safety deposit box, bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet. Cabins are 12 to 17m2 in size. Included services: airport transfers, buffet breakfasts and four course lunches, drink with lunch, Captain's dinner with live music, additional dinner in a typical Croatian setting, sightseeings, English speaking tour manager, various entrance fees, various tastings, Visitors' tax & port fees, luggage handling, daily cabin serviceю Admiral Brand new addition to our fleet is a stunning 43 meters long and almost 9 meters wide Deluxe vessel. Built in 2015 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities Admiral offers a maximum capacity of 39 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins and 1 single cabin, hot tub and a salon on the upper deck, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests.  Aquamarin  MV Aquamarin, sister ship of MV Admiral, is a new deluxe vessel with planned maiden voyage in 2017. Fantazija  MV FANTAZIJA is a new DELUXE category vessel 42.8 m long and 8.84 m wide, constructed in 2015. My Way Length - 44,45 m, Width - 8,15 m, Built - 2017 President Newly built luxurious ship, with spacious cabins, twin or double beds. All cabins with own bathrooms, and with air-condition, sundecks and restaurant area. San Antonio Length - 44,70 m, Width - 8,60 m, Built - 2017 Pictures shown below are from various ships in fleet, actual layout of cabins and ship may differ. Please Note: the deckplan below is an example only (Admiral) and may vary from your ship.

Itinerary



Day 1 - DAY 1 SATURDAY OPATIJA – RAB (L)
Departure at 13h towards Rab, the “island of love”. Sightseeing of the old town, encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. Guided city tour followed by Rab cake demonstration and tasting, as according to the legend, the recipe for Rab cake was created by nuns in the monastery when catering to the visiting Pope.
Day 2 - DAY 2 SUNDAY RAB – ZADAR (B, L, T)
After breakfast we proceed to Zadar, the oldest university town in Croatia, well known for its rich historical heritage, visible on every step: the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St Donat church from the 9th century - the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, mighty city walls with a bow and a representative city gate from 16th century, the Museum of ancient glass, over 30 churches in the old town, many palaces and villas, as well as the famous Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation, both located on the city's waterfront from where the magnificent sunset can be experienced. Guided city tour followed by Maraschino liquor tasting.
Day 3 - DAY 3 MONDAY ZADAR – NP KRKA WATERFALLS – ŠIBENIK (B, T, D)
Cruise towards Skradin from where a coach takes us to the famous Bibich winery for wine tasting and light tapas lunch. On return to Skradin take a walk through the Krka Waterfalls National Park and visit “Skradinski Buk”, the most popular part of the waterfall area, where in 17 falls, with up to 100 m broad cascades, the Krka rushes 45.7 meters down. Bring your bathing suit and take a swim in the clear waters of the River Krka just below the falls, a truly unique experience! Afternoon sail towards Šibenik, situated almost at central part of the Croatian Adriatic coast. Abundance in historical and cultural monuments, most important being the Cathedral of St. James, listed on the UNESCO list of world cultural heritage. Time at leisure to explore Šibenik and overnight. Dinner on board.
Day 4 - DAY 4 TUESDAY ŠIBENIK – SPLIT (B, L)
Cruise continues to Split, the UNESCO protected capital of Dalmatian region and the second largest city in Croatia that was once the palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian. Upon arrival, local guide will take us for a walk through the bustling old town center and market.
Day 5 - DAY 5 WEDNESDAY SPLIT – METKOVIĆ (B, L, CD)
Cruise to Metković, situated on the bank of great river Neretva, followed by a barge ride to explore more of the wonderful scenery known for mandarin plantations. Visit Vid archeological museum Narona formally inaugurated in 2007 as the first „in situ“ museum in Croatia exhibiting the remains of a Roman temple – the Augusteum – and 17 marble statues, both outsized and in natural height. Discover places where the ancient Illyrians, Greeks, Romans once sailed, and the pirates of Neretva planned their raids of enemy galleys. Discover the allure of one of the last swamps on the European continent, its flora and fauna, the diversity of wild birds and the traditional lifestyle of the Neretva people. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board is planned here in the evening.
Day 6 - DAY 6 THURSDAY METKOVIĆ – KORČULA (B, L)
Departure towards Korčula, the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo, also known as „the Black Island“, due to the vast pine forests, that once covered almost the entire island. Surrounded by medieval walls Korčula resembles a miniature Dubrovnik, and is the only place in the world where the Spanish medieval knight's game - Moreška is performed. Enjoy a stroll with the local guide, through the tiny streets of the old town built in the shape of a fish bone, where there are many konobas, restaurants, cocktail bars or night-clubs located.
Day 7 - DAY 7 FRIDAY KORČULA – DUBROVNIK (B, L)
Experience magnificent views on route to our final destination – Dubrovnik - “the heaven on earth” - according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbour cruise alongside the old Dubrovnik city walls while lunch is served on deck. After docking, transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour of this magical town. Take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain for scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. For those with more enthusiasm we recommend a walk on top of the 1940 m long city walls!
Day 8 - DAY 8 SATURDAY DUBROVNIK Check out (B)
After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and your new friends with the hope of meeting again on one of the Katarina line ships.
Day 9 - Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
31-08-202207-09-2022EUR €1,900Deluxe Lower Deck
31-08-202207-09-2022EUR €2,200Deluxe Main/upper Deck
31-08-202207-09-2022EUR €2,500Deluxe Superior VIP Cabin (upper/Main Deck)
14-09-202221-09-2022EUR €1,900Deluxe Lower Deck
14-09-202221-09-2022EUR €2,200Deluxe Main/upper Deck
14-09-202221-09-2022EUR €2,500VIP Cabin (upper/Main Deck)
28-09-202205-10-2022EUR €1,700Deluxe Lower Deck
28-09-202205-10-2022EUR €2,000Deluxe Main/upper Deck
28-09-202205-10-2022EUR €2,300Deluxe Superior VIP Cabin (upper/Main Deck)

Inclusions

    • Swimming at secluded beaches
    • Rab belltowers
    • Zadar Sea Organs & Greeting To The Sun installation
    • Cruising on river Krka & visit to Krka waterfalls
    • Dioceltian's palace in Split
    • Spectacular lunch cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik

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