Prague, Vienna, Budapest & the Adriatic

Prague, Vienna, Budapest & the Adriatic

From EUR €3,307

Description

An amazing and really unusual journey seeing the very best of Central Europe before joining a spectacular cruise along Croatia’s beautiful Adriatic coastline. If the great cities of Prague, Vienna, Budapest, Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik aren’t enough, we take a wonderful coastal cruise along Croatia’s stunning Adriatic Coast. Cruising most mornings with time for a swim stop, we will explore the historic towns and ports during the afternoon’s. On most evenings we are free to try some of the many restaurants and cafes that abound in the destinations we visit.

What’s included:
7 nights in first class hotels, rooms with private facilities
7-night cruise from Zadar on board M/S Karizma in a cabin with
private facilities
Airport arrival and departure transfers
Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
Breakfast daily
6 lunches and 4 dinners
Welcome reception aboard the ship, followed by dinner
1 captain’s dinner with live music on the ship
Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea on board cruise ship
Professional Tour & Cruise Director
Luggage handling
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Service charges and hotel taxes
Free Wi-Fi on board
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
Prague
Vienna
Budapest
Zagreb
Plitvice Lakes National Park
Zadar
Kornati National Park
Krka National Park
Split
Hvar
Korcula
Mljet National Park
Dubrovnik

Trip Name
Prague, Vienna, Budapest & the Adriatic
Days
14
Overview
Premier is being launched for the 2020 cruising season. Specifically designed to cruise the coast of Croatia she is small enough to get into all of the small ports along the coast of Croatia but has plenty of space to carry a maximum of 38 passengers in great comfort. A large sun deck, a lounge and dining room  and 38 cabins are tended by 7 staff. There is a swim platform at the rear and a jacuzzi pool on deck. The galley staff are very happy to provide for a range of dietary  requests such as gluten free, vegetarian, pescetarian and others - Pleas elet us know in advance. All cabins have are en-suite and have A/C, LCD TV, safe deposit, fire alarm, bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, bathrobe & slippers, lifejackets, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet. There is free Wi-Fi on board. All cabins are sound-proof, with internal communication system between a room and a bar, and provide fire-proof doors Other features include:+ Air-conditioned upper deck dining room, bar area with LCD TV+ PA system for announcements by the captain or cruise manager+ 2,300 sq ft lounging sundeck with comfortable deck-beds+ Kitchen built up to the latest HACCP standards+ Rear access platform for easy access to/from the sea+ Complete navigation equipment (navigation radar, plotter, GPS, radio, etc.)+ Fire alarm+ Life boat for 50 passengers+ Tender boat for 12 passengers+ Electricity on board: 220 V+ 2 engines (400 HP each) + 2 generators for A/C and lights    

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1. Prague
Arrive Prague - Welcome dinner.Angelo by Vienna House Hotel
Day 2 - Day 2. Prague
City walking tour. Visit the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower.Angelo by Vienna House Hotel
Day 3 - Day 3. Vienna
Head to Vienna. Evening at leisure.Hilton Vienna Hotel.
Day 4 - Day 4. Vienna
Sightseeing tour; visit Hofburg Palace and St. Stephen's Cathedral. Dinner in a local restaurant. Hilton Vienna Hotel.
Day 5 - Day 5. Budapest
Journey to Budapest. Hotel either Radisson Blu or Zara Continental
Day 6 - Day 6. Budapest
Sightseeing tour; visit Fisherman's Bastion, MatthiasChurch. Dinner in a typical Csarda restaurant.Hotel either Radisson Blu or Zara Continental
Day 7 - Day 7. Zagreb
Afternoon sightseeing tour; visit the Cathedral.Hotel Westin.
Day 8 - Day 8. Plitvice Lakes & Zadar
Our land journey is nearing an end but we have time for one of the highlights, the Visit Plitvice Lakes National Park. Plitvice is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and contains a series of 16 lakes connected by a series of waterfalls all set in thick and wildlife rich woodland.We reach the coast at the beautiful walled port of Zadar where we will embark on MS Karizma. We will have a welcome reception hosted by your cruise manager.
Day 9 - Day 9. Zadar & Sali
Zadar historical centre is a compact pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from the Turks. You will also see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum (1st century BC) and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Return to the ship and enjoy your lunch while cruising to Sali. Explore the town tonight, and have dinner on your own in one of the restaurants. (B, L)
Day 10 - Day 10. Sali to Sibenik
Take in the scenic wonderlands of two National Parks today. We will start in Kornati National Park, home to more than 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal clear waters. Stop for a swim during your lunchtime cruise. Next up is Krka National Park, with its magnificent waterfalls. We then take a coach to Sibenik where your vessel is anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town. (B, L)
Day 11 - Day 11. Sibenik, Trogir & Split
Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Continue sailing until lunch, arriving this afternoon in the UNESCO listed city of Trogir. There’s time on your own before heading to Split. Here, a walking tour of the historic inner city takes you to the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. (B, L)
Day 12 - Day 12. Split, Bol & Hvar.
Stop in Bol on Brac Island, said to have the best beach in Croatia, Zlatni Rat - the Golden Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique, as it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Go for a swim in the clear blue waters before cruising to the island of Hvar. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and many more historic sights. The evening is free to explore Hvar and to dine on your own at one of the excellent restaurants. (B, L) Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar Harbour (during peak season in July and August) The harbourmaster msy direct us to moor in nearby Stari Grad or Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.
Day 13 - Day 13. Hvar, Korcula & Mljet
After breakfast we set sail for Korcula, with an early afternoon arrival. Korcula town is thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Continue sailing to the island of Mljet, where you will enjoy the afternoon tour of Mljet National Park, as you walk around the Great and Small Lakes. This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board your ship. (B, L, D)
Day 14 - Day 14. Mljet & Dubrovnik
In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so called “Pearl of Adriatic,” a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the old town and visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. Remainder of the day is free; perhaps discover this lovely city on own or enjoy last minute shopping. (B, L)
Day 15 - Day 15. Disembark in Dubrovnik
Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to your nearby hotel or Dubrovnik Airport for your flight home. (B)

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
16-05-202030-05-2020EUR €3,307Lower Deck Cabin
16-05-202030-05-2020EUR €3,706Upper Deck Cabin
16-05-202030-05-2020EUR €5,389Lower Deck Cabin Solo Use
30-05-202013-06-2020EUR €3,380Lower Deck Cabin
30-05-202013-06-2020EUR €3,779Upper Deck Cabin
30-05-202013-06-2020EUR €5,462Lower Deck Cabin Solo Use
27-06-202011-07-2020EUR €3,380Lower Deck Cabin
27-06-202011-07-2020EUR €3,779Upper Deck Cabin
27-06-202011-07-2020EUR €5,462Lower Deck Cabin Solo Use
11-07-202025-07-2020EUR €3,856Upper Deck Cabin
11-07-202025-07-2020EUR €5,539Lower Deck Cabin Solo Use
11-07-202025-07-2020EUR €3,457Lower Deck Cabin
19-09-202003-10-2020EUR €3,457Lower Deck Cabin
19-09-202003-10-2020EUR €3,856Upper Deck Cabin
19-09-202003-10-2020EUR €5,539Lower Deck Cabin Solo Use

Inclusions

    • Prague Vienna Budapest Zagreb Zadar Split Hvar Korcula Mljet Dubrovnik

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