Croatia Times Travel | Discover The Western Balkans & Adriatic Paradise Cruise On MS Adriatic Princess


Discover The Western Balkans & Adriatic Paradise Cruise On MS Adriatic Princess

Zagreb To Split 11 days / 10 nights

Zagreb – Bled – Ljubljana – Plitvice Lakes NP – Zadar – Split – Hvar – Vela Luka (Korčula) – Pomena (Mljet) – Slano – Lopud – Dubrovnik – Montenegro – Dubrovnik – Elaphite Islands – Korčula – Brač – Omiš – Split  


Coach Tour Includes

• Transfer Zagreb Airport – Hotel on Day 1

• 3 nights in 3* - 4* hotels

• 3 breakfasts (B) & 3 dinners (D) in hotels (Day 1 – 4)

• A/C motor coach

• Tour Director – English speaking



Deluxe Cruise Includes

• 7 nights A/C cabin with ensuite

• Welcome drink & snack

• 7 buffet breakfasts (B)

• 5 light buffet lunches (L)

• 1 dinner (D) on Day 5

• ½ litre water during meals

• Coffee/tea all day

• Fresh fruit all day

• Cruise Director – English speaking

• 9 total crew members

• Usage of the ship’s equipment

• Towels change three times per week

• Bed linen changed once a week

• Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)

• Excursion Montenegro


• Zagreb

• Ljubljana       

• Plitvice Lakes          

• Zadar

• Split

• Hvar  

• Dubrovnik

• Korčula 

Entrance Fees

• Split

• Plitvice Lakes          

• Pučišća Stonemasonry School

Optional Excursions

• Cetina River

• Mljet NP       

• Taste of Dalmatia in Ston



Accommodation (or similar)

Zagreb – Hotel International (4*)

Bled – Hotel Park (4*)

Plitvice Lakes – Hotel Jezero (3*)


Day 1, Wednesday:  Zagreb

Transfer on the day of the tour from Zagreb airport, or another hotel in Zagreb to the tour hotel, rest of the day at leisure. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb/Zagreb area. (D)


Day 2, Thursday:  Zagreb – Bled 

Morning sightseeing tour of Zagreb, Croatian capital city, gives you the opportunity to see the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St Mark’s church with its multi-colored roof, the Cathedral, Croatian National Theatre and the University. Early afternoon departure to Bled, small town in the Julian Alps which could be a setting for a classic fairy tale: immense natural beauty with mountains and forest surrounding an emerald glacial lake, an island in the middle of the lake. Bled, together with its surroundings, ranks among the most beautiful alpine resorts and is renowned for its mild, healing climate and thermal lake water. Dinner and overnight in Bled/Bled area. (B, D)

Day 3, Friday:  Bled – Ljubljana – Plitvice Lakes

Morning departure to Ljubljana, Slovenian capital where you will have a guided tour of the most significant sights of its old center: the picturesque Central open air Market and the Three Bridges, the Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. After Ljubljana we continue our journey to Plitvice lakes, a well-known UNESCO World Heritage Site, natural beauty of the 16 crystal, blue lakes cascading into 92 spectacular waterfalls. Walk on the wooden promenades with magnificent views on the waters where every turn leads to a breathtaking scenery and yet another waterfall. Surrounded by dense woods, Plitvice lakes are a natural phenomenon of rare and unique beauty. Dinner and overnight in Plitvice area. (B, D)


Day 4, Saturday:  Plitvice Lakes – Zadar – Split

Morning departure towards Zadar, where upon arrival we’ll be taking you for a guided walking tour through the Roman Forum from the 2nd century BC, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church. Departure to Split. This afternoon our guide will uncover for you the secrets of the UNESCO protected Diocletian’s Palace and its cellars. The original palace was modified by its new inhabitants during the Middle Ages, but making it even more beautiful and what it is today: the city’s living heart. Its narrow streets hide passageways and courtyards, some deserted and eerie, others lively and animated by the music from bars and cafes, or by the everyday life of its residents. Embarkation on Adriatic Paradise Cruise, dinner and overnight Split. (B, D)


Day 5, Sunday:  Split – Hvar – Vela Luka (Korčula)  

After breakfast there is an optional Split walking tour with the local guide who will show you monumental Diocletian Palace which was built over 1700 years ago. During the centuries the Old Town has grown into the palace and around it, creating a unique urban landscape. Because of its historical and architectural importance, the whole Old Town is part of the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage. Late morning we will set sails towards Hvar, known as the sunniest island in Croatia, famous for its endless fields of lavender and rosemary, its beautiful coast and lovely historical towns. Upon arrival, our expert local guide will take you for a walk around the ancient streets of Hvar. After the guided walking tour of Hvar we will set sail to Korčula Island. Along the way we will stop for a swim near beautiful islands (Pakleni otoci), known by very warm sea. After the swimming break the Dalmatian fried fish will be served for a snack. Arrival in Vela Luka (Korčula) in the late afternoon. Overnight in Vela Luka (Korčula). (B, L)


Day 6, Monday:  Vela Luka (Korčula) – Pomena (Mljet) – Slano   

Monday morning after leaving the stunning beauty of Vela Luka your Captain will hand-pick a bay for you where he will drop the anchor. You can hop into your swimsuit and have a swim in the crystal-blue Adriatic, surrounded by pine trees and the sound of crickets. After the swim break you will continue sailing to Pomena on the island of Mljet. Island of Mljet on its western side houses National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forest. Upon arrival you will have plenty of free time to explore the park individually. If you feel like just relaxing you can hop onto the small boat that will take you to a tiny island on one of the lakes, where you can discover a monastery and a church of St. Mary’s built in the 12th century and enjoy a cup of coffee with the view and the quiet. In the late afternoon we will depart towards Slano. Overnight in Slano. (B, L)


Day 7, Tuesday:  Slano – Dubrovnik     

After breakfast you are free to take optional guided tour Taste of Dalmatia – you will visit Ston, a small town famous of its 5 km long city walls (the longest one in Europe) and visit local vinery where you will have opportunity to taste some of the finest Dalmatian wines. Later, we set sail to Lopud island for a short swim, continue to Dubrovnik and cruise beneath Dubrovnik City Walls and then to port Gruž. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L)


Day 8, Wednesday:  Dubrovnik – Excursion To Montenegro

Excursion to Montenegro after breakfast. Located less than an hour’s drive from Dubrovnik, Montenegro offers an unforgettable experience; exceptional natural beauty in combination with a rich history and culture. Mild beaches, clear waters and gorgeous mountains that plunge into the sea will greet you upon your arrival to the Gulf of Kotor. Encircled in the mountains, the innermost bays of the Gulf, Risan and Kotor, are the earliest inhabited areas with evidences of civilization dating from Illyrian, Roman and early Christian periods. This is a land where the mountains descend almost directly into the sea creating a surreal atmosphere. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, D)

Day 9, Thursday:  Dubrovnik – Elaphite Islands – Korčula

Morning departure from Dubrovnik to Korčula. On the way to Korčula we will have a short stop for swimming and relaxing on one of the beautiful Elaphite Islands. Lunch will be served on board before the late afternoon arrival to Korčula, the alleged birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. After arrival guide will take you for a walk around the town of Korčula. Overnight Korčula. (B, L)


Day 10, Friday:  Korčula – Pučišća (Brač) – Omiš  

Sail towards Brač. Captain will anchor on the way for a refreshing swim in a secluded bay, after which you will continue your journey towards Pučišca. After docking at Pučišca, you can join a short visit to a stonemasonry school nearby where you will learn of the Brač limestone and their centuries-old tradition of stonemasonry and the unconventional tools they use before we continue our journey to Omiš (a town known for two things: stunning beauty of river Cetina canyon that and its historic pirates). Upon arrival you are free to take an optional Cetina river trip. Dinner is taken at a restaurant of your choice. Overnight in Omiš. (B, L)

Day 11, Saturday:  Omiš – Split 

Early morning departure from Omiš towards Split. Disembarkation after breakfast. (B)


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