Delightful Croatia – Land and Cruise M/S Afodita
2019 depart: May 09, 115,22. Jun 05,12,26. Jul 03,24,31. Aug,07,21,28. Sept 04,11,18,25
Cost from: $1599 pp twin share
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day 01 Zagreb Arrival
Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Meet the tour guide, dinner and overnight.
day 02 Zagreb-Plitvice
Morning city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical centre, St. Mark’s Church with its multicolored roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre and the University. After the city tour drive to Plitvice, tour the Plitvice Lakes National Park on the UNESCO’s List of World Natural Heritage. Sixteen lakes, each at a different level, are joined in a series of cascading waterfalls. Surrounded by dense wood, Plitvice Lakes are a natural phenomenon of a rare and unique beauty. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice.
day 03 Plitvice-Trogir-Split
Morning departure for Trogir where we visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. Continuation to Split; city tour of Split, including the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage with the Peristyle, the Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Dinner and overnight in Split.
day 04 Split
We embark in Split, with a welcome dinner that evening and overnight on board.
day 05 Split-Brac-Makarska
After breakfast on board we set sails for the island of Brac. Enjoy a pleasant sea-front walk and swim in one of Brac’s many lovely coves and bays, and lunch on board. Our next destination is Makarska on the mainland, where we will spend the night. Dine at a local restaurant of your choice and have a taste of local gastronomy.
day 06 Makarska-Korcula
We depart for the island of Korcula after breakfast, with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive at Korcula, acclaimed birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo, to spend the night. Enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants of your choice.
day 07 Korcula-Dubrovnik
In the morning we start sailing to Dubrovnik, stopping on the way for a swim. Lunch is on board, and in the afternoon we arrive in UNESCO World Heritage listed Dubrovnik – “Pearl of the Adriatic”. Enjoy dinner at one of the numerous local restaurants of your choice; we will spend the night in Dubrovnik.
day 08 Dubrovnik-Mljet
Departing from Dubrovnik in the morning, our sail to Mljet Island includes a stop for swimming, if weather permits, and lunch on board. Croatian “Greenest Island” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. We arrive in the heart of National Park. If you want to visit it, you’ll just walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Great Lake and the Small Lake and join the boat ride to St. Mary Island. This evening you can join the Captain’s dinner onboard. We will spend the night in Mljet
day 09 Mljet-Hvar
In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing to the island of Hvar, a destination for sailors for over two thousand years. We stop along the way for a relaxing swim in one of the secluded coves on Peljesac peninsula (weather permitting). Lunch on board and in the afternoon we arrive in the town of Hvar. Apart from its unique cultural heritage, Hvar is celebrated destination for singles and families, sailboats and superyachts. With its sunny climate, natural beauty, excellent food, wine and sports offer, Hvar is unforgettable. Dine at a local restaurant of your choice and enjoy the evening here.
day 10 Hvar-Split
In the morning we depart for Split, stopping along the way for a relaxing swim at Bobovišća bay on Brač Island, if weather permits. After lunch on board, we will spend the evening in Split.
day 11 Split-departure
We disembark after breakfast and transfer to Split Airport.
Inclusions: twin share in 4* hotels, 7 nights twin share on cruise, arrival and departure transfers, English speaking tour director, deluxe coach, local tour guides in Dubrovnik, Split, and Zagreb, breakfast daily on board, fresh fruit available on board, free wifi on board, service charges,.
Exclusions: tax, drinks on board, Port tax €35pp, entrance fees
Entrance: Plitvice Lakes National Park, Cathedral of St. Lawrence, Diocletian’s Palace an Cathedral,
Hotels: Zagreb-International, Otacac- Park Hotel , Split-President (or similar)
Boat description: The boat is 34 m long, 7,60 m wide and has 2 masts, with cruising speed of 8.5 NM. Capacity: 38 persons.
It has 19 cabins (all fully air-conditioned) with queen-size bed or twin beds (with possibility for an additional bed), a cupboard, a cabinet and a window or porthole, bathroom with shower, toilet and wash basin. It has fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant on the main deck (for 40 persons) with a bar and a LCDTV, two sun decks, one of which has sun beds and tables. It also has two outside toilet with showers.
Tour is in English & French