From medieval architecture to ethereal waterfalls, coast along the sparkling Adriatic Sea and experience the best of Croatia. Enjoy a memorable 7-night cruise on the Adriatic Sea along Croatia's coast aboard a privately chartered ship. Tour the Old City of Dubrovnik and walk along the picturesque cobblestone streets. Visit the island of Bisevo, home to the mystical Blue Cave. On Brac Island, take in the "Golden Cape" of Bol. Discover the ancient palace of Emperor Diocletian in Split. Stand in awe before the cascading waterfalls of Krka National Park. Get to know Zagreb, the illustrious capital of Croatia. See the country's immaculate beauty as you cruise its vibrant waters and step into its rich history.

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Tour Operator
Collette
Offer
Offer valid through 6/30/2024
Duration
12 Days
DayDestinationDescription
Day 1DubrovnikWander along medieval walls, marvel at enchanting waterfalls, and relax on sunny islands. From Dubrovnik to Zagreb, set out to experience the best of Croatia and the Adriatic Coast.
Day 2DubrovnikWelcome to Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic." This afternoon you'll board a private 4-star ship and revel in all of the luxuries of a small cruise ship. Relax onboard before experiencing a Captain's welcome dinner. Enjoy your meal accompanied by live Klapa music, the traditional Croatian style of singing.
Day 3DubrovnikThis morning, take in the medieval stone walls, iconic Baroque rooftops, and winding cobblestone streets of Dubrovnik. Embrace the unspeakable feeling that you've stepped into another time as you explore the Old City with a local guide. During this walk, be prepared to travel a number of steps and trek carefully across slippery limestone pavements. With free time, perhaps you'll visit the famous City Walls. In the early afternoon, your journey continues to Slano, a port city just outside of Dubrovnik. Enjoy an evening of leisure or consider an optional excursion to Ston, a nearby fortified city known for its decadent oysters and seafood.
Day 4SlanoThis morning, arrive in Mljet National Park. Stroll around the Large and Small lakes before exploring the Islet of St. Mary, home to a Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. On this walk, be prepared to step up some stairs and travel by foot on uneven grounds. Don't miss out on a chance to take a swim in the strikingly blue waters. Then, it's on to Korcula, debated home to one of the world's most famous explorers: Marco Polo. Decide for yourself if he was born in Korcula or Venice as you tour his alleged home and take in the fantastic sea views from its tower. Join a local guide and make your way along the narrow stone streets while you wander among the medieval buildings and vibrant houses in the town known as "Little Dubrovnik." Enjoy the evening at leisure to discover the charms of this age-old city.
Day 5KorculaCruise on to Vis, a small island overflowing with Renaissance architecture and beautiful beaches. With free time this afternoon, relax onboard the ship enjoy evening at leisure.
Day 6VisEmbark on a morning cruise to the island of Bisevo. This island is home to the Blue Cave,* a stunning grotto with a luminous blue glow. Return to the ship and cruise to the sunny island of Hvar. Upon arrival in Hvar, get acquainted with the area when a local guide introduces you to the history, culture, and lifestyle of the city. Discover how lavender was traditionally grown in the region and learn about its uses. Tonight, join your fellow travelers for dinner on board.
Day 7HvarStart your day in the town of Bol, located on the picturesque island of Brac. With free time this morning, perhaps you'll choose to swim along the shore of the "Golden Cape," known to be one of the most popular beaches in Croatia. Return to the ship for lunch, then it's off to Trogir, a coastal gem renowned for its picturesque Venetian architecture. Admire the striking stone houses and towering cathedral as you tour the city with a guide.
Day 8TrogirYour adventure continues! Discover Split, one of the oldest cities in this historic region. In this bustling port, explore Diocletian's Palace where you will visit its famous "imperial apartments". One of Croatia's UNESCO World Heritage sites, Emperor Diocletian chose the palace to be his retirement home because of the incomparable beauty of Split. A guided tour takes you through the mysterious passageways and into the lower levels of this massive structure. When the city tour ends, it's your choice! Visit the Ethnographic Museum of Split, located in the former residential complex of the Diocletian's palace. This captivating museum showcases exhibits on traditional costumes, crafts and culture in Split including surrounding areas from past centuries -OR- explore more of the Diocletian's palace during a visit to its' substructures. Set below the imperial apartments, this represents one of the best-preserved ancient complexes of their kind in the world.
Day 9SplitDisembark your ship in Split and journey towards Sibenik. Join a local guide on a walking tour through the ancient alleyways and roads of this beautiful town where you'll see the Cathedral of St. James - a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy your free time in town for lunch before you head to Vodice. Tonight, embrace the culture of Croatia when you meet the owner of a family farm to learn about prosciutto production and enjoy traditional Dalmatian dinner at the farm restaurant.
Day 10VodiceThis morning, venture to the breathtaking Krka National Park, where waterfalls tumble through dramatic gorges. Meander along the trails that surround the falls before embarking on a boat ride that takes you along the river to Skradin.* Enjoy your free time in Skradin before returning to Vodice.
Day 11VodiceThis morning, travel to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia! Step right into the history and culture of everyday life as you tour the city with a local guide. Become acquainted with the city as you see the main sights of the capital, the Croatian Parliament building, the illustrious Zagreb Cathedral, and the legendary Stone Gate. Tonight, raise a glass and say zivjeli (to life) as you toast your Croatian journey over Continental and Istrian cuisine.
Day 12ZagrebSay goodbye to Croatia as your tour of the Adriatic Coast comes to a close today.
Dates/Pricing

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DateDescriptionQuote
09/07/2024Land OnlyQuote
Lodging
MS San Spirito - Dubrovnik, Croatia
Hotel Olympia Sky - Vodice, Croatia
Hotel Zonar - Zagreb, Croatia
Disclaimer
* NOTE: Tour prices are land only rates based on per person, double occupancy. Some dates may feature various changes in hotels, sightseeing and inclusions. Please confirm your specific itinerary at the time of booking. Government taxes and fees are additional. Land rates are guaranteed at time of deposit. Certain taxes and fees are to be paid upon exiting the country in local currencies.
Airfare is additional and is available through Collette Vacations.

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