Early Bird Deal Croatia Times Travel | Coastal Heritage Luxury Cruise - Dubrovnik to Poreč

Coastal Heritage Luxury Cruise - Dubrovnik to Poreč
8 Days / 7 Nights


Explore pristine waters of the Adriatic Sea along with picturesque islands & cities of Croatia onboard MS Stella Maris (refurbished 2017). With accommodating crew and helpful Cruise Director, it’s easy to relax, enjoy the cruise, and make the most out of this unforgettable journey.


Dubrovnik - Korčula - Hvar - Split - Primošten - Krka NP - Vodice - Zadar - Mali Lošinj - Pula - Brijuni NP - Rovinj - Poreč


Deluxe Cruises Include

• Airport transfer Day 1
• 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
• Welcome Reception
• 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches, 1 Dinner (B, L, D)
• 2 Restaurant Dinners (D)
• 1 Captain's Dinner with live entertainment (D)
• Bottled water, tea & coffee
• Cruise Director
• Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
• Service charges & port taxes
• Headsets
• Porterage


Sightseeing & Entrance
• Dubrovnik - Rector's Palace, Franciscan Monastery's Pharmacy
• Korčula - Cathedral of St Mark
• Hvar
• Split - Diocletian Palace
• Krka Waterfalls - National Park
• Zadar - Cathedral of St Anastasia
• Mali Lošinj
• Pula - Amphitheatre Arena
• Brijuni - National Park
• Rovinj


Cruise Itinerary

 

Day 1, Saturday: Dubrovnik

Upon arrival to Dubrovnik Airport you will be transferred to Gruž Port, where embarkation begins from 1400HRS. Settle in your cabin, before attending a Welcome Reception & Dinner this evening. (D)

 

Day 2, Sunday:  Dubrovnik - Korčula

After breakfast, morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, "The Pearl of the Adriatic" and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Return for lunch onboard and cruise towards the magical Island of Korčula and it’s fairy-tale like walled town bearing the same name, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. The walking tour takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St Mark. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant. (B, L, D)

 

Day 3, Monday:  Korčula - Hvar - Split

Welcome to Hvar, Croatia’s sunniest island. Hvar is a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities and yachties, but beyond all the glitz and glamour, Hvar Town is a charming seaside resort with 8 centuries of architecture waiting to be explored. On a walking tour, breathe in the pine-scented breeze, as you absorb vistas of the Old Town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. Enjoy some free time to pop into craft shops or cafes, tucked into the old Venetian palaces. Board your ship in time for lunch and cruise to Split. Afternoon walking tour, featuring the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Evening is free to stroll along Riva, try local cuisine and enjoy local vistas. (B, L)


Day 4, Tuesday:  Split - Primošten - Krka NP - Vodice - Zadar

Morning cruise to Primošten, followed by coach transfer to Krka National Park, with its magnificent waterfalls. After the visit of Krka Waterfalls, transfer by coach to Vodice. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch, while cruising to Zadar, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Your evening is at leisure in Zadar. (B, L)

 

Day 5, Wednesday:  Zadar - Mali Lošinj

After breakfast, set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical centre and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defence from the Turks. Also see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St Donatus, the Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St Anastasia. Later on, we set our compass north, with a stop for swimming at one of the small islands. Lunch onboard, while continuing our journey towards Mali Lošinj, located on the island with the same name. Thanks to its mild climate, pinewoods and air, the Island of Lošinj is an ideal place to recreate your body and spirit. (B, L)


Day 6, Thursday:  Mali Lošinj - Pula

Morning sailing with lunch onboard. In the afternoon, visit of Pula, arguably one of the most beautiful of Istrian cities. Your guide will share some exciting stories of antiquity, as you walk the footsteps of the ancients and visit the Amphitheatre Arena. The rest of the day at leisure to discover this Roman town on your own. Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment onboard the ship tonight. (B, L, D)

 

Day 7, Friday:  Pula - Brijuni - Rovinj - Poreč

Continue sailing to the Brijuni National Park, once the personal State Summer Residence of President Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Arriving to the island, a part of heaven discloses in front of your eyes in the unique harmony of flora, fauna and heritage. Following the visit, lunch is served onboard before we reach the romantic town of Rovinj. Feel its past as you walk around the Old Town’s cobbled, narrow streets, winding at the foot of the Church of St Euphemia, the favourite gathering place of artists from around the world. Conclude your cruise in Poreč and say farewell to your new friends at a farewell dinner at a local restaurant. Return to your cabin for the last night onboard. (B, L, D)

 

Day 8, Saturday:  Poreč

Breakfast and disembarkation by 0900HRS. (B)


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