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Northern Pearls Deluxe Cruise - Opatija to Split
8 Days / 7 Nights


A fabulous tapestry of blue and green with this departure as you explore the stunning Adriatic coastline and islands. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery, enjoying swimming in the crystal-clear Adriatic Sea and your afternoons and evenings exploring old historical towns or having fun till morning hours. This route departing from Opatija and ending in Split features the city of Zadar and a visit to Krka waterfalls national park. Small Ship Cruising along the charming Croatian coastline on a luxuriously designed, fully A/C vessel MS Admiral (2015) or similar with spacious ensuite cabins.


Opatija - Krk - Rab - Zadar - Kornati NP - Vodice - Krka NP - Zlarin - Primošten - Split

 

DELUXE Cruises Include

• Local transfers Day 1 & Airport transfer Day 8

• 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin

• Welcome Reception & Cocktail (D)

• 7 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches with 1 Drink, 1 Dinner (B, L, D)

• 1 Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment (D)

• Olive Oil & Wine Tasting onboard

• Wine Tasting at Bibich Winery (T)

• Rab Cake Tasting (T)

• Fresh fruit, tea & coffee daily

• Water dispenser

• Cruise Director

• Daily cabin service

• Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)

• Tourist taxes & Port fees

• Porterage


Sightseeing

• Opatija

• Krk

• Rab

• Zadar

• Split

• Krka Waterfalls - National Park

• Kornati - National Park



Cruise Itinerary

 

Day 1, Saturday:  Opatija

Check in from 1400HRS. The famous Opatija Riviera is often compared to the French Riviera and we have magnificent views of it. Royal families, celebrities and musicians have all stayed in Opatija. Our experienced guide will tell you magnificent history of Opatija and show you its most precious monuments during guided walking tour in the afternoon. Welcome dinner on board, a great opportunity to meet your new friends. Overnight in the port of Opatija. (D)

 

Day 2, Sunday:  Opatija - Krk - Rab

During breakfast we cruise towards Krk island for a short stop with guided tour of town Krk. Our next stop is Rab, an island known as the “island of love”. Stroll through the town encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where artists display their works and try famous “Rapska torta“ cake, it is a must. Overnight in town of Rab. (B, L, T)

 

Day 3, Monday:  Rab - Zadar

Morning cruise from Rab towards Zadar along the coast of Pag island with a swimming stop on the tiny MAUN island. Enjoy a guided tour of the city, which was for centuries the metropolis of Dalmatia, and today is the centre of the region. Zadar is rich in cultural heritage of world importance visible on every step. See the Roman forum dating to the 1st century AD, the church of St. Donatus dating to the 9th century AD - the most famous Medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, the mighty city walls with representative Port and Land gates from the 16th century AD, and numerous palaces, villas. The town is full of great restaurants mostly in the centre. Of special interest are the famous Zadar Sea Organ, unique in the world and “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation. (B, L)

 

Day 4, Tuesday:  Zadar - Kornati NP - Vodice

Morning departure through the National Park Kornati, which consists of around 90 islands, islets and rocks. In addition to the many islands, the continental part includes only ¼ of the surface area of the park, while the rest belong to the marine eco-system. Enjoy the ruins of the ancient Ilyrian fortress, Roman villas, old Christian church of St Mary and medieval fortresses and settlements which enrich the islands’ heritage, and the reefs here are sometimes as steep as 100 m deep in the sea. Overnight in Vodice. (B, L)

 

Day 5, Wednesday:  Vodice - Krka NP - Zlarin

During breakfast we continue to Skradin from where we start our visit to National Park Krka Waterfalls. We will walk through the Krka Waterfalls National Park and visit “Skradinski Buk”. Jaw droppingly beautiful, this is the most popular part of the waterfall area. There are 17 waterfalls, with cascades up to 100 m wide, and the Krka river tumbles 45.7 meters. A never to forget experience is swimming under the falls so bring your swimming things and enjoy the crystal-clear fresh water. Our next stop is the famous Bibich winery for light tapas lunch and wine tasting. Afternoon cruise to the island of Zlarin, a tiny island in the Šibenik archipelago where we will enjoy dinner on board. (B, T, D)


Day 6, Thursday:  Zlarin - Primošten

After breakfast we head towards Primošten, a typical small Dalmatian coastal town. An old legend says that when God was creating the Earth, he wanted to rest on the seventh day so he made himself the town of Primošten for just this purpose. Today, this small town is well known for its quality local wines and is a popular destination of those who want to enjoy the harmony of sea, sun and stone. Captains dinner with live entertainment on board. (B, L, D)

 

Day 7, Friday:  Primošten - Split

We continue our cruise to Split, enjoying the breathtaking view of Split Riviera. Split is a city under UNESCO protection, and its historical richness and beauty of this centuries-place reach out to local residents and visitors alike. Upon arrival, enjoy our guided tour through the old city centre, the 1700 years old Diocletian's Palace and other places of interest in this city - Split is Croatia’s second largest city. Overnight in Split. (B, L)

 

Day 8, Saturday:  Split

After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and hope to see you again. (B)


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