ADRIATIC CRUISE on M/S ADRIATIC QUEEN - K231

9 Days/ 7 nights - Dubrovnik to Porec


Highlights

Adriatic Cruise K231

An exciting new cruise option from Dubrovnik to Porec on the beautiful M/S Adriatic Queen, visiting exciting and beautiful Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Sibenik, Krka, Zadar, Olib, Susak, Mali Losinj, Pula, Brijuni, Rovinj, Porec, all while cruising in the comfort of your private cabin.

Tour Highlights

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES.
  • Seven (7) night cruise from Porec on board the M/S Adriatic Queen in a cabin with private facilities.
  • Sightseeing includes: Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Sibenik, Krka, Zadar, Olib, Susak, Mali Losinj, Pula, Brijuni, Rovinj, Porec.

Adriatic Cruise K231 Tour Includes

  • Arrival Dubrovnik airport transfer.
  • Welcome reception.
  • Breakfast daily.
  • Six (6) lunches and one (1) dinner aboard and two (2) dinners in local restaurants as per program.
  • One (1) Captain’s dinner with live entertainment, including wine, beer, and soft drinks.
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea.
  • Professional Cruise Manager throughout.
  • Luggage handling.
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring.
  • Service taxes and charges.
  • Free Wi-Fi on board.

About the Ship

The deluxe, stylish MS Adriatic Queen motor yacht offer passengers the opportunity to see Croatia’s coastline among a small group of like-minded travelers. Completely renovated in 2017 with the latest state-of-the-art equipment and comprehensive amenities. Due to its size and limited passenger numbers the ship allows for an intimate cruise to some of the most popular destinations along the spectacular Adriatic Coast. Modern, spacious cabins comprise double or twin beds, private facilities, full air-conditioning, portholes or windows, safe, fridge, LCD TV, sound-proofing, as well as the latest in safety systems. Public areas include an bridge deck air-conditioned restaurant/bar with panoramic windows, swimming platform and sun deck with lounge chairs and a jacuzzi.

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

Upon arrival to Dubrovnik airport, transfer to Dubrovnik port, where embarkation begins at 2pm. Settle in your cabin, before attending a Welcome dinner this evening.

Day 03, Sunday: in Dubrovnik

After breakfast, morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and an UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Return for lunch on board and the rest of the day enjoy at leisure to discover this lovely city at your own pace. Return to your ship for overnight.

Day 04, Monday: Mljet – Korcula

Wake up in the beautiful Mljet Island. Morning visit of the Mljet National Park, featuring five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Big and Small Lake. Continue the cruise to the magical island of Korcula and its fairy-tale like walled town bearing the same name, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy lunch on board, before we discover the walled city with local guide. 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 in the local restaurant. Tonight, we set our compass north.

Day 05, Tuesday: Hvar – Split

Welcome to Hvar, Croatia’s sunniest island. Hvar is a favorite holiday destination for international celebrities and yachters; thus, 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 old Venetian palaces. Board back 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. Tonight, the clear waters of the Adriatic will bring us to our next destination, Sibenik.

Day 06, Wednesday: Sibenik – Krka NP – Zadar

Morning visit of the Krka National Park, with its magnificent waterfalls. Afterwards, coach to Vodice, return to the ship and enjoy lunch, while sailing to Zadar, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. In the late afternoon, set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from 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. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Your evening is at leisure in town. During the night, continue sailing to Olib.

Day 07, Thursday: Olib – Susak – Mali Losinj

Wake-up in the sandy island of Olib, overgrown by black pine. As there are no cars on the island, it is a favorite destination for boaters and sailors. Olib has a lovely little fort, the remains of the monastery and the Church of the Assumption of Mary, where you can see a document written in the Glagolitic script – the alphabet in which Croatian was first written. Our next stop is Susak. Lunch aboard, while continuing our journey towards Mali Losinj, located on the island with the same name. Thanks to its mild climate, pine woods and air, the island of Mali Losinj is an ideal place to recreate your body and spirit. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight.

Day 08, Friday: Pula – NP Brijuni – Rovinj – Porec

Morning 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 Amphitheater. 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 aboard, before we reach a romantic town of Rovinj. Feel its past times as you walk around the Old town’s cobbled narrow streets, winding at the foot of the Church of St. Euphamia, the favorite gathering place of artists from around the world. Conclude your lovely cruise in Porec and say farewell to your new friends at dinner in the local restaurant. Return to your cabin for the last night on board.

Day 09, Saturday: depart Porec

After breakfast it’s time to disembark.

Optionals

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2017Land/Cruise Only
Sep 8; 22   2318
Oct 6   1998

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.

This tour does not include:

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