2020: BEAUTIFUL CROATIA – TOUR AND CRUISE

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  • Type: Croatia cruises
  • Departure from: Zagreb
  • Duration: 11 days
    10 nights
  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES DATES

Begin the tour in Zagreb and then continue through Plitvice National park to Trogir, the most conserved roman-gothic city in Central Europe and Diocletian's Split. Start the magical cruise in Split which takes you to islands of Korčula, Mljet and Hvar.

Zagreb, in the heart of Europe, gothic cathedral, picturesque Dolac market, Upper Town with the St Marc's church, the shortest cable car in the world – Uspinjača. Plitvice the oldest and the most known national park, lakes connected by numerous waterfalls and cascades. Beautiful atmosphere with rich flora and fauna. Trogir, the best conserved roman- gothic city in the central Europe with St Laurence’s cathedral with Radovan’s portal, Kamerlengo tower and Cipiko palace. Split, the main cultural and traffic center of Dalmatia, 1700 years old with plenty of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments among which special place belongs to Diocletian’s palace. Hvar, one of the most beautiful islands on the earth with plenty of untouched beaches and bays. Mljet, well known for its national park where you can enjoy the nice walk around the Big and the Small Lake, surrounded by the nature that can rarely be seen. Dubrovnik, city of unique political and cultural history, of centennial Dubrovnik Republic. Protected by Saint Blaise it is one of the most attractive Mediterranean cities. Experience the harmony between man and architecture by visiting one of the oldest European pharmacies, Rector’s palace, Cathedral treasury.
 

sALES TIPS

  • Departure from Zagreb
  • Explore Croatian inland and coast
  • 4* hotel accommodation
     

INCLUDED IN PRICE

  • Arrival transfer from Zagreb Airport to hotel and departure transfer from Split harbor to Split Airport on the first and the last day of the tour 
  • 3-night accommodation in 4* hotels on half board basis (starting with dinner on Day 1 and ending with breakfast on Day 4)
  • Air-conditioned motor coach throughout
  • Tour escort throughout land portions
  • Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager
  • 7-night accommodation on board (comfort boat) in a cabin with private bathroom and air-conditioning
  • Welcome Dinner and Captain’s dinner on board
  • Daily buffet breakfast on board
  • 6 lunches with 3 courses on board
  • Complimentary fresh fruit available daily on board 
  • Free Wi-Fi on bord

Release 30 days prior arrival, afterwards rooms are available on request.

SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED

  • Local guides for sightseeing tours of Zagreb and Split 
  • Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park, Cathedral of St. Lawrence in Trogir, Diocletian`s Palace and Cathedral in Split

NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE

  • Drinks and extra meals
  • All other personal charges
  • Tourist tax + port tax / 35€ per person to be paid onboard in cash

SUPLEMENTS (optional)

  • Entrance to the Mljet National Park: up to 25 € per person – (depending on the season) - to be paid at entrance. Guide free of charge.

PLEASE NOTE

  • In case of unfavorable weather and/or sea conditions, the cruise itinerary may be modified in the interest of passengers' safety.
  • Gulliver travel reserves the right to change the vessel provider in case the contracted services are not supplied according to previously agreed standards.

D1 Wednesday / ZAGREB – Arrival
Upon arrival at Zagreb Airport, transfer to hotel. Meet the tour guide, dinner and overnight.

D2 Thursday / ZAGREB – PLITVICE
Morning city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, the city's historical center, 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.

D3 Friday / 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.

D4 Saturday / SPLIT – Embarkation
We embark in Split (comfort cruise ship), with a welcome reception followed by a dinner that evening. Overnight on board.

D5 Sunday / SPLIT – BRAČ – MAKARSKA
In the morning we set sails for the island of Brač. Enjoy a pleasant sea-front walk and swim, if weather permits, in Pučišča, in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays, where we can visit amazing stonemason school. Lunch on board. Our next destination is Makarska on the mainland, where we will spend the night.

D6 Monday / MAKARSKA – KORČULA
We depart for the island of Korčula in the morning, with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive at Korčula, the most preserved medieval town and best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, to spend the night.

D7 Tuesday / KORČULA – DUBROVNIK
In the morning we start sailing to Dubrovnik, stopping on the way for a swim, if weather permits. Lunch is on board, and in the afternoon we arrive in UNESCO World Heritage listed Dubrovnik – “Pearl of the Adriatic”. We will spend the night in Dubrovnik.

D8 Wednesday / 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 on board. We will spend the night in Mljet.

D9 Thursday / MLJET – HVAR
In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing to the island of Hvar, the sunniest island. We stop along the way for a relaxing swim in one of the secluded coves on along the way (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 super-yachts. With its sunny climate, natural beauty, excellent food, wine and sports offer, Hvar has it all and that’s why it became so popular and wanted during summer time. Enjoy the evening here.
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa.  In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

D10 Friday / 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 arrive in Split, the historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in Split.

D11 Saturday / SPLIT – Departure

Breakfast, disembarkation and transfer to Split Airport.
 

Gulliver reserves the right to amend or cancel any trip without prior notice

BOAT:
M/S AFRODITA or similar

BOAT DESCRIPTION:
The boat is 34 m long, 8,40 m wide with cruising speed of 8 NM. It has 17 cabins and capacity for 38 passengers. It has fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant on the main deck with a bar and LCD TV and sun deck. Electricity on board: 220 V.

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