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Northern Croatia premium cruise from Opatija

Northern Croatia premium cruise from Opatija

From EUR €925

Description

Cruise aboard a very comfortable small ship to explore Croatia’s coastline. You’ll visit picturesque islands, charming cities, lovely small ports and a few hidden gems on this very relaxing cruise. You will explore stunning Kvarner Bay and its islands as well as the beautiful city of Zadar. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery, enjoying swimming in crystal clear Adriatic sea and your afternoons and evenings exploring old historical towns or indulging in late nights in some of these beautiful port towns.

Embark in Opatija at the foot of Učka mountain. Built at the turn of the 20th century, Opatija has been a popular destination for tourists for 100 years. Well-maintained public gardens, the illuminated 12-km-long coastal promenade, cafes, villas, hotels and plenty of opportunities for shopping and excursions make Opatija an ideal destination.

We will also spend a night in beautiful Mali Losinj. Due to excellent climate Lošinj was proclaimed as a climatic health resort by a decree of the Ministry of Health of the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy in 1892. Soon it became a popular holiday destination of the Austrian-Hungarian aristocracy, who built numerous villas and summer residences on the island. Losinj archipelago is famous for dolphins, which you will probably see during your cruise.

Single use of cabin +50%

Trip Name
Northern Croatia premium cruise from Opatija
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Lenght: from 38 meters to 41 meters Passenger Capacity: 32 to 42 Premium superior vessels are recently built mini deluxe vessels featuring similar comfort, but are smaller in size – 38 to 41m in length. Air-conditioned cabins are 8 to 14m2 in size with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box. Included services: buffet breakfasts, three course lunches, Captain’s dinner, English speaking tour manager on board, three guided tours, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen, luggage handling. Spalato Lenght - 36.7m, Width - 7.6m, Built in 2011/2012. Boat is equipped with swim platform (stairs leading from sitting area at the backof the boat on main deck). Total 19 cabins. Amalia Length - 37.4m, Width - 8.2m, Built in 2013. All cabins are airconditioned. Total 18 cabins Seagull Length - 35m, Width - 7m, Built in 1983, refurbushed in 2014. Total 16 cabins Majestic Length - 37m, Width - 7.6m. Launched in 2015 with a total of 18 cabins Moonlight Length - 37.4m, Width - 8.2m, built in 2017. All cabins are airconditioned with a total of 18 cabins. Dream Length - 40.1m, Width - 8m, built in 2017. TOP DECK - total 1 cabin (double/twin beds). MAIN DECK - total 11 cabins (2 cabins with double bed, 8 cabins with doble/twin beds, 1 cabin can be triple) + 1 additional cabin available for guide only. UNDER DECK- total 8 cabins (with doble/twin beds) Lupus Mare Length - 42.5m, Width - 8.9m, built in 2011 with 20 cabins Paradis Length -41m , Width - 8,50 built in 2014 with 19 guest cabins 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 and may vary from your ship.

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1: Opatija to Krk Island
Your vessel will leave at 13:00 - Lunch will be provided on board and we will stop for a swim in the crystal clear sea en route to Krk Island - Croatia's largest island. Krk has immense variety in its villages large and small, mixing gentle green promenades with bare rocky wilderness, tiny islands and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. Evening at leisure to enjoy numerous cafes and restaurants alongside the waterfront. Overnight in town of Krk.
Day 2 - Day 2: Krk Island to Rab Island
We cruise to Rab Island, known as the “island of love”. There will be time for sightseeing of the old town with its medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares and try famous “Rapska torta“ cake, it is a must. If the time allows walk up to Kamenjak Hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in town of Rab.
Day 3 - Day 3: Rab Island to Zadar
Cruise from Rab towards Zadar along Pag Island with a swim stop on tiny Maun island. Take an optional guided tour of the Zadar, which was for centuries the metropolis of Dalmatia, and today is the centre of the region. Zadar is rich in monumental heritage of world importance. You can see the Roman forum, built in the 1st century AD, the 9th century church of St. Donatus – the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, the mighty city walls with representative Port and Land gates from the 16th century AD, and numerous palaces & villas. The town is full of great restaurants. Of special interest are the famous Zadar Sea Organs, one of a kind in the world and “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation. Overnight in Zadar.
Day 4 - Day 4: Zadar to Molat Island or Olib
We will leave Zadar quite early to cruise to Molat or Olib island (depending on available space in the small harbours). Both islands are situated in the northern part of Zadar's archipelago, more peaceful and serene that Zadar. Captain's dinner party on board and overnight.
Day 5 - Day 5: Molat Island or Olib to Losinj Island
After breakfast and a morning swim, cruise towards Ilovik, the island of flowers, for a short stop before departing for Lošinj Island, one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic due to the abundance of pine trees and clear waters, and its endangered population of bottlenose dolphins. Mali Lošinj, known as the “sunshine island”, has spectacularly good ice cream. On arrival take a walk along the harbour or walk up to the Lošinj Aromatic Garden or simply visit nearby, picturesque, town of Veli Lošinj. Overnight in Mali Lošinj.
Day 6 - Day 6: Losinj Island to Cres Island
After a morning swim leave for Cres Island, a long and narrow island covered with oak, beech and pine forests as well as vineyards and olive tree plantations. Cres and Mali Lošinj used to be one island but a channel dug by the Romans separated them. Spend the night in the harbour of this typical medieval town Cres. Cres is also home to a tiny population of Griffon vultures.
Day 7 - Day 7: Cres Island to Opatija
Cruise to Opatija enjoying spectacular views of famous Opatija Riviera as we go. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija for a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare - to the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for excellent seafood restaurants, the best in the region, as well as among the best in Croatia.
Day 8 - Day 8: Opatija
Disembark in Opatija

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
04-09-202111-09-2021EUR €995Lower Deck
04-09-202111-09-2021EUR €1,095Main Deck
11-09-202118-09-2021EUR €925Lower Deck
11-09-202118-09-2021EUR €995Main Deck
18-09-202125-09-2021EUR €925Lower Deck
18-09-202125-09-2021EUR €995Upper/Main Deck

Inclusions

    • The Venetian architecture of Mali Losinj and other ports Zadar
    • Rich in monumental heritage Opatija Riviera Medieval Cres town Very relaxed travel around these beautiful islands Swimming at secluded beaches

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