ADRIATIC CRUISE on M/S PRESTIGE and TOURING - K221

Dubrovnik to Split with Venice Touring- 13 Days / 11 Nights - Guaranteed Departures


Highlights

Adriatic Cruise and Touring K221

An exciting new cruise option from Dubrovnik to Split, visiting the beautiful and scenic areas of Mljet, Korcula, Vela Luka, Vis, Hvar, Stari Grad and Bol. Tour this region in the comfort of your cabin aboard the new ships M/S Prestige.

Tour Highlights

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES.
  • Seven (7) night cruise from Split on board M/S Prestige in a cabin with private facilities.
  • Four (4) nights first class hotel rooms with private facilities.

Adriatic Cruise and Touring K221 Tour Includes

  • Airport arrival and departure transfers.
  • Welcome cruise reception.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea on board cruise ship.
  • Six (6) lunches aboard the ship.
  • One (1) captain’s dinner with live entertainment including wine, beer, and soft drinks.
  • Two (2) dinners as per itinerary.
  • Professional Cruise & Tour Director.
  • Free Wi-Fi on board.
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring.
  • Service charges and taxes.

About the Ship

Maximum capacity is 38 passengers in 18 twin or double beds cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests. All cabins have been built by up-to-date standards. Each, fully equipped with A/C, LCD TV, mini bar, safe deposit box, fire alarm, internal communication system between room and bar.

Itinerary

Day 01, Friday: U.S. to Dubrovnik

Overnight flight to Dubrovnik. Celtic Tours World Vacations will be delighted to book your air in conjunction with your tour, or purchase this tour on a land only basis, where your tour would begin on day 02, in Dubrovnik.

Day 02, Saturday: Arrive Dubrovnik

You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk through of Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets.

Day 03, Sunday: Dubrovnik – Mljet

Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park features five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Evening at leisure.

Day 04, Monday: Mljet – Korcula

After morning to enjoy the spectacular scenery, continue cruising to Korcula, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Walking tour of Korcula takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark.

Day 05, Tuesday: Korcula – Vela Luka

Board your boat for lunch and a swimming stop as you cruise. Later this afternoon, arrive in Vela Luka, (the “big harbor”) town, dating back to pre-historic times. We will see a valuable archaeological collection of objects on display in the Culture Centre Museum that have been found in the nearby “Vela spilja”, the cave that has been continuously inhabited from the early Stone Age (about 20,000 BC), through the Iron Age and Copper Age.

Day 06, Wednesday: Vela Luka – Vis

Cruise towards Vis island. Along the way, stop by a small island called Bisevo and visit the Blue cave (weather permitting). The town Vis, the antique Issa, was founded about 397 B.C. Our tour of Vis features the town’s waterfront. Evening at leisure.

Day 07, Thursday: Vis – Hvar

Continue our cruise towards Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet-set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and many more historical sights. Sail on to Stari Grad for the night. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight.

Day 08, Friday: Stari Grad – Bol

Sail to Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Over lunch on board, continue sailing to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off 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, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Your evening is free in Split.

Day 09, Saturday: Split – Plitvice Lakes

Disembark after breakfast, bidding your crew farewell. Journey north for a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Have your camera at the ready as you take a walking tour around several of the lower lakes. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Then continue to Opatija. Dinner is at your hotel.

Day 10: Sunday: Pula & Rovinj

Head to Pula and take an orientation tour of this strategic port since the times of the ancient Romans. You’ll also visit the Amphitheater, the sixth largest of its kind to be preserved in the world today. Continue on to the beautiful resort of Rovinj. There’s free time to explore the old town and its narrow lanes before we return to Opatija.

Day 11: Monday: Opatija – Postojna

After breakfast, travel to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Cave, one of the largest in Europe. Tour this fantastic subterranean world by miniature electric train. Continue to Venice, with its idyllic setting on 119 islands.

Day 12: Tuesday: Venice

We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to the Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. Visit a glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps join an optional gondola ride. Later, gather for a Farewell Dinner with new friends.

Day 13: Wednesday: Depart Venice

You will be transferred to Venice airport for your flight home.

Optionals

Rates & Hotels

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2017Land/Cruise Only
May 12; 26   3388
Jun 9   3533
Jun 23 (Sold Out)   3533
Aug 18   3533
Sep 22   3483
Oct 6   3388

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. Triple rooms on request, as there is limited availability.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Port Taxes - are an additional $99
  • Tips to cruise and tour staff

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start / end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Departure date is the date one would depart from the US. Tour begins in Europe one day later.

Arrival transfers are included on day 02. If a pre-night is booked, but not with Celtic Tours, then transfer is not included, and client must make their own way to the dock. Departure transfer is included at the end of the cruise to the airport.

 
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