13 Days: Best of Croatia with Adriatic Cruise (Summer 2020)

13 Days: Best of Croatia with Adriatic Cruise

Italy | Greece | Croatia
Description

This 13-day tour consists of a trip around some of the most scenic sites across Croatia & the Adriatic Sea. We begin our journey in Italy and end in Croatia. Download the full itinerary for full details.

If interested, please email raj@premieregroup.com or call today at 416-216-0107 – Ext. 4107

Hotels

1 nt at UNA Malpensa or similar in Milan.
6 nts at inside Cabin on-board the Costa Luminosa Cruise.
1 nt at Katarina or similar in Split.
2 nts at Porto or similar in Zadar.
2 nts at Rebro or similar in Zagreb.

Meals
  • Enjoy a Continental breakfast Everyday
    Bread, Butter, Jam, Cereal, Milk, Tea, Coffee and Juice.
  • Enjoy Indian / Continental Dinner in Europe
    A Choice of Jain / Vegetarian / Non-Vegetarian Menus.
  • Enjoy Meals on Cruise as per itinerary
Itinerary
Day 1: MILAN, ITALY (D)

Welcome to Milan. You will be transfered to your hotel (Check-in time is after 1500 hrs). Overnight in Milan.

Day 2: VENICE, ITALY (B, D)

Today, drive to Venice, the romantic Italian city, known for its unique architecture. Drive over Mussolini’s Bridge of Liberty and then take a private boat to St. Mark’s Square, the very heart of Venice. Here, see the historic Ducal Palace, the infamous prison, the Bridge of Sighs, the exquisite Clock Tower and the splendor of St. Mark’s Basilica. Later, proceed to the Cruise Terminal and embark on-board the luxurious Costa Luminosa cruise. Overnight on-board the cruise.

Day 3: BARI, ITALY (B, CL, CD)

Today, the ship will sail into Bari – the historic city and especially Matera, designated by UNESCO as the 2019 European Capital of Culture. You have chance to buy shore excursions on-board to explore Bari on your own. Overnight on-board the cruise.

Day 4: CORFU, GREECE (B, CL, CD)

Today, the ship will sail into Corfu – the walled city that lies at the foot of the New Fortress. Roam the narrow streets lined with tourist shops and complete your tour of the island with total immersion in the lush greenery: olive trees, orange trees, cypresses as well as cultural events in the heart of the walled city are the norm. You have chance to buy shore excursions on-board to explore Corfu on your own. Overnight on-board the cruise.

Day 5: SANTORINI, GREECE (B, CL, CD)

Today, the ship will sail into Santorini – arguably Greece’s most beautiful island. Santorini is a mix of towering cliffs, inky waters and whitewashed villages. You have chance to buy shore excursions on-board on your own to explore beautiful Santorini. Overnight on-board the cruise.

Day 6: MYKONOS, GREECE (B, CL, CD)

Today, the ship will sail into Mykonos – the most famous Greek island and one of the world’s most popular holiday resorts. You have chance to buy shore excursions on-board on your own to explore beautiful Mykonos. Overnight onboard the cruise.

Day 7: AT SEA (CRUISING) (B, CL, CD)

Today, the ship will sail towards Croatia. Enjoy various free activities like games and quizzes, tournaments, craft workshops on the swimming pool deck or in the lounges. You can also enjoy the shows in the Main Theatre. Overnight on-board the cruise.

Day 8: DUBROVNIK, CROATIA (B, CD)

Today morning, your cruise sails into Dubrovnik – Pearl of the Adriatic which is on the UNESCO Cultural Heritage. After disembarking from the ship, we proceed on a guided walking tour of Dubrovnik and see this ancient town, surrounded by ramparts and fortresses, is a treasure trove of architectural and cultural master places, scrupulously preserved over the centuries. Later enjoy a cable car ride to Mount Srd to get amazing and breathtaking views of the Old Town and Elaphiti Islands. We then drive to Split. Overnight in Split.

Day 9: SPLIT, ZADAR (B, CD)

Today, proceed on a guided walking tour and explore Split, one of Dalmatia’s liveliest towns and largest shopping centres. Enjoy tour of the oldest part of Split, the 3rd century Diocletian Palace where we will see the cellars, the Peristil, the Golden and Silver Gates, the Cathedral (Mausoleum of Emperor Diocletian), the Temple of Jupiter and other historic and interesting sights. Next, drive to Zadar. On arrival, proceed on a guided city tour of Zadar. It is oldest continuously inhabited city in Croatia. Zadar serves as the seat of Zadar County and the wider northern Dalmatian region. Overnight in Zadar.

Day 10: DAY FREE OR OPT FOR ‘KORNATI ISLANDS EXCURSION’, ZADAR (B, CL, CD)

Today, the day is free OR you can opt for a full day boat excursion to Kornati Islands. Enjoy the beautiful landscapes while cruising through the archipelago of Zadar towards Kornati, pearls of the Adriatic. The Kornati is the most indented group of islands in the Mediterranean. You will be stunned by the extraordinary karst phenomenon, rocks, cliffs and islands. The boat will also pass through the narrow sea strait of Mali Zdrelac under the bridge that connects islands of Ugljan and Pasman and later stop at Lojena – one of the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic which is situated in the sandy, turquoise lagoon and picturesque island of Levrnaka. Later return to Zadar. Overnight in Zadar.

Day 11: PLITVICE & RASTOKE (B, D)

Today, you will be amazed with the magical world of lakes, waterfalls, moss, forests and sunlight in the Plitvice National Park covering an area of 30,000 hectares and visited by over a million nature lovers each year. Enjoy a short boat ride on of the 16 beautiful lakes of crystal blue-green colour that are one below another amidst high forested mountains. Next, we proceed on guided tour of Rastoke – a watermill village known for its extraordinary natural beauties with similar natural phenomena occurring similar to Plitvice Lakes. In the evening, drive to Zagreb – the capital of Croatia which is a remarkable city of many faces. Overnight in Zagreb.

Day 12: ZAGREB (B, D)

Today, on a guided tour, we walk through the various historic parts of Zagreb. In the medieval Upper Town (Gornji Grad) see the Gothic twin-spired Zagreb Cathedral and 13th Century St.Mark’s Church with a colourfully tiled roof. Nearby is pedestrian-friendly Tkalčićeva Street, lined with outdoor cafes. Lower Town (Donji Grad) has the main square, Ban Jelačić, with many shops, museums and parks. Later, you have free time to enjoy the lively pulse of the city. Overnight in Zagreb.

Day 13: RETURN HOME (B)

Today, we check out and drive to the airport for your flight back home. It’s time to say goodbye to all the new friends you have made. We hope you take back many happy memories of your holiday. We would like you to spare a few minutes of your time to write and tell us how you enjoyed your holiday and any suggestions you may have for the future.

Arrival / Departure Transfers will be provided subject to minimum 4 passengers travelling together.


NOTE: Due to operational reasons, the routing of this tour may be changed. However, all the sightseeing will remain the same.


B=Breakfast – L=Lunch – CL=Continental Lunch – D=Dinner – PD=Packed Dinner – CD=Continental Dinner – HPL=Hot Picnic Lunch
Surcharges applicable during Peak and Event periods

Contact Raj Dhingra today to reserve your spot!
Email: raj@premieregroup.com or call 416-216-0107 – ext. 4107