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#839 | 12 Days-Cruise the Adriatic | Foreign Independent Tours - FIT Tours
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12 Days-Cruise the Adriatic
Discover the magnificence of Italy and Croatia

Package #839

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS
  • 7–night cruise from Split on board the M/S prestige or President in a cabin with private facilities

  • 4 nights first class hotel, rooms with private facilities

  • Arrival & departure airport transfers

  • Welcome cruise reception

  • Breakfast Daily

  • 6 lunches on board including wine, beer, and soft drinks

  • 1 captain’s dinner with live entertainment, including wine, and soft drinks

  • 3 dinners as per itinerary

  • Professional Cruise & Tours Manager

  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach

  • Luggage Handling

  • Whisper Technology enhance touring

  • Service taxes and charges

  • HOTELS USED
    Venice, ITALY
    Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal
    Opatija
    Grand Hotel Adriatic
    NOT INCLUDED

    Airfare: International or Domestic unless otherwise indicated.
    We can offer airfare from the airport closest to you. Ask your Destination Specialist.

  • $95 Port Tax
  • OPTIONS FOR YOUR TRIP

  • Pre and post nights available in any city
  • Supplement for category A main deck $192 per person
  • ITINERARY
    This is an Escorted Tour.
    Day 1- SAT-Arrival/Spilt
    You will be transferred from Split’s airport or your Split hotel to Harbor, where embarkation begin at noon. Get settle in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception this evening.

    Day 2- SUN- Split- Bol-Hvar
    Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brac, for a swim at the Golden Horn, Enjoy the 1740-foot-long Golden Pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Return to your boat for lunch, then head to Hvar. Hvar is one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and meeting point for all the international jetsetters. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one if the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. A sighting tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and many more historical sights. Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own. Meals: B,L

    Day 3: MON-Hvar-Korcula
    After breakfast set sail for Korcula, with swimming stop in on of the pristine bays and lunch onboard. Early afternoon arrival to Korcula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour though its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many restaurants. Meals: B. L

    Day 4: TUES- Korcula- Dubrovnik
    In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, the so called “Pearl of the Adriatic,” a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrobnik 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. Meals: B,L

    Day 5: WED- Dubrovnik- Mljet
    Today we turn our compass back north, with plenty of time for a morning swim along sail. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park compasses five different types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek her Ulysses! Your evening is then free in Mljet. Meals: B,L

    Day 6: THURS- Mljet- Pucisca
    Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in Pucisca, a beautiful little town on the island of Brac. Tonight, enjoy a Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment onboard. Meals: B,L,D

    Day 7: FRI- Pucisca- Omis- Split
    As you sail along the coast, stop at the ancient town of Omis. It’s fortresses are silent reminders of the power and the might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. After a short walking tour, board a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area. Continue to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack. Return to Omis and your board, and set sail during lunch. Arriving in Split, take a guided tour of the port, the seafront promenade, and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as UNESCO world heritage site. Your evening is free in Split. Meals: B

    Day 8: SAT- Split- Opatija
    Disembark after breakfast, bidding your crew farewell. Journey north for a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera ready as you are on your walking tour and around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Then continue to Opatija for a walk along the “Lungo Mare” (Seaside Promenade), and see the city’s famous villas and other interesting sights. Dinner is at your hotel. Meals: B, D

    Day 9: SUN- Pula-Rovinj & Porec Excursion
    Head to Pula and take an orientation tour of this strategic port. You’ll also visit the Amphitheater, the sixth largest of it’s kind and still in existence. On to the beautiful resort of Rovinj. There is free time to explore the old town and its narrow lanes before we continue to Porec, for a visit to the Basilica of Euphrasius, an UNESCO World Heritage site. Return to Opatija, where your evening is free. Meals: B

    Day 10- MON- Opatija- Postonja- Venice
    After breakfast travel to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postonja Cave, one of the largest in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Continue to Venice, with its idyllic setting on 119 islands. Meals: B,D

    Day 11: TUES- Venice
    A walking tour of Venice beings in St. Mark’s Square, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and Doge’s Palace. View the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs before visiting a glassblowing factory for a demonstration f this traditional Venetian art. The rest of the day is free to for you to discover Venice at your own pace. Take the time to shop or perhaps take an optional gondola ride. Later gather for a farewell Dinner with your newfound friends. Meals: B, D

    Day 12: THURS- Depart/Venice
    After breakfast your will be transferred to the airport for your outbound flight home. Meals: B


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