Dubrovnik City Walls | Croatia
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COACH AND CRUISE TOUR: Starting in Zagreb, journey into Slovenia, visiting the beautiful city of Ljubljana before continuing on to discover the fairy tale beauty of Bled in the Julian Alps. Returning to Croatia you'll explore the stunning Plitvice Lakes before boarding your cruise to sail along the Dalmatian coast. You'll visit the impressive ancient cities of Split and Dubrovnik, swim in turquoise water and visit charming islands.

Inclusions
Itinerary
Prices & Dates
Hotels

Trip Highlights

Zagreb - the city’s historical centre, the fortified Upper Town, St Mark’s Church, Croatian National Theatre and more.
Ljubljana, Slovenia - Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, Robba’s Fountain and colourful central Market
Split – historical port & Diocletian Palace
Dubrovnik - UNESCO listed fortress and old city
Mljet - stunning island covered with verdant vegetation and vineyards
Korcula - coastal citadel rich in Renaissance and Gothic architecture
Plitvice Lakes - a stunning series of lakes, cascading waterfalls and travertines
Bled, Slovenia - one of the most beautiful alpine resorts in the world, famed for its thermal lake
Zadar - old Roman city and fortress
Omis - stunning beauty of the River Cetina canyon and historic pirates
Trogir - UNESCO listed historical town and harbour
Slano - small village located on a 2km-long sandy bay with ancient ruins

Included

Linen and bedding with towels changed every second day and bed linen changed twice a week whilst on the cruise
Services of 9 crew members including a Cruise Manager for days 4 - 11.
3 nights 3 star hotels and 7 nights accommodation onboard the air-conditioned Agape Rose motor boat
Escorted by an English speaking, Croatian tour leader for days 1 - 4
Airport arrival transfer on day 1 from Zagreb Airport.
Complimentary 1/2 litre of water with meals as well as complimentary tea, coffee and fresh fruit whilst onboard the cruise
10 breakfasts, 4 lunch and 6 dinners
Guided walking tour of Zagreb, Ljubljana, Plitvice lakes, Split, Zadar and Dubrovnik. Commentary will be given in English and possibly one other language for other members of your group
Specialist local guides at some sites
All relevant transport and transfers and transportation in private A/C vehicles

Not Included

International flights, visa and transfers to and from the port
Port Taxes - EUR40 per person to be paid on board in cash. Beach towel hire EUR3 per week (optional)
Entrance fees to sites, other than those listed
Tips for the crew are not included and at your own discretion. As a guideline we suggest EUR 3–5 per person per day
Optional excursions

Itinerary

Day 1

Zagreb

Wednesday. Welcome to Zagreb and the start of your holiday. There's an included transfer from the airport to your hotel in the city. The rest of today offers free time for you to head out and explore this beautiful city which marks the crossroad between the Adriatic coast and Central Europe.
Overnight: Zagreb  |  Dinner

Day 2

Zagreb & Bled

Zagreb - Bled. Today begins with a sightseeing tour of Croatia's capital. We make our way to the fortified Upper Town (the city’s historical centre), passing St Mark’s Church with its stunning multi-coloured tiled roof, the Croatian National Theatre, University and Zagreb Cathedral, with its towering Gothic spires.

This afternoon we continue to the beautiful town of Bled in the Julian Alps – famous for its thermal lake. As one of the most picturesque alpine resorts in the world, the beauty of Bled is the stuff of fairytales, with a whimsical church and wishing bell set upon an island in the middle of an emerald glacial lake and surrounded by gorgeous snow-capped peaks.
Overnight: Bled  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3

Ljubljana & Plitvice Lakes

Bled - Ljubljana - Plitvice. After breakfast we drive to Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital. Enjoy a guided tour of the old city to see highlights including the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. Visit the colourful open-air central Market, selling beautifully smoked cheeses, meats and fresh fruit and vegetables. Nibble your way around!

Later, continue onto the Plitvice Lakes region for the afternoon. This 20-km long karst cave system with its web of underground passages, galleries and chambers is the largest karst cave open for visitation in all of Europe. Walk around the wooden promenades this evening and enjoy the magnificent views over the waters with its 16 clear blue lakes that cascade into 92 waterfalls.
Overnight: Plitvice Lakes  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Roman Ruins of Zadar

Plitvice - Zadar - Omis. Today we make our way to the Dalmatian Coast, to the city of Zadar. Upon arrival we take a guided tour of the 2nd century BC Roman Forum and see the 9th Century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus. This afternoon we continue to Omis, situated at the mouth of the Cetina river. This dramatic location is where we board the boat for our cruise along the Adriatic coast.
Overnight: Omis - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5

Pucisca & Split

Omis - Pucisca - Split. This morning you have the option to join a boat excursion along the canyon of the River Cetina before the boat sets sail towards Pucisca on the island of Brac. Arriving into Pucisca, you'll enjoy a visit to a stonemasonry school nearby to learn about the centuries old tradition of stonemasonry on this beautiful island.

Later we continue to the stunning port town of Split. There's a walking tour this afternoon to explore the Old Town where you'll be able to admire the incredible Diocletian Palace, built over 1700 years ago.
Overnight: Split - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6

Trogir and Krka

Split - Sibenik. After breakfast we head to the small Dalmatian coastal town of Trogir. This beautiful UNESCO listed town is situated on a small island squeezed in between the mainland and the larger island of Ciovo. The island is occupied by beautiful green parks, palaces, churches and monasteries. Enjoy some free time to explore the town and visit the incredible Cathedral of St Lawrence, arguably one of the best examples of sacral architecture in Croatia. We then continue on to Skradin, situated at the end of the Krka estuary at the entrance to Krka National Park. You'll have some time at leisure here to discover the highlights of the area. Next we visit Sibenik, where there will be a walking tour through the narrow streets, visiting the Gothic Renaissance Cathedral of St James, included on the UNESCO world heritage list since 2001.
Overnight: Sibenik  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7

Vis

Sibenik - Vis. This morning we'll depart Sibenik and head towards Vis. En route you'll get the chance to swim in the beautiful crystal waters of the Adriatic sea. Arrive into Vis this afternoon, an island known for it's beautiful bays and stunning sandy beaches. There's free time to discover this traditional Croatian paradise your way.
Overnight: Vis - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8

Hvar

Vis - Hvar - Korcula. We'll set sail during breakfast this morning as we head to beautiful island of Hvar. Known for it's stunning fields of lavender and rosemary, it's home to a beautiful coastline and charming historical towns. Reaching the town of Hvar, your expert local guide will take you on a tour of the ancient streets. After exploring this mesmerising town, you'll continue sailing to Korcula. Disembarking the boat, there's a walking tour of Korcula town - the birthplace of famed explorer Marco Polo.
Overnight: Korcula - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9

Mljet Island

Korcula - Mljet - Slano. We continue cruising this morning to Mljet Island and the town of Pomena. Half of Mljet is dedicated as a national park, home to two immensely beautiful turqoise salt lakes set amongst green forest. You'll have free time to explore the park at your own pace and can opt to rent bikes or kayaks to paddle on the lakes.

After lunch and a chance to take a swim we continue to Slano. Free time is offered this afternoon to explore the coastal town including the local beach. An optional trip to Ston will be offered, this town is famous for its 5km long city walls and its saltworks.
Overnight: Slano - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10

Dubrovnik

Slano - Dubrovnik. We cruise to Dubrovnik after breakfast this morning. Cruise alongside the city walls before we disembark and enjoy a walking tour of some of the highlights of this fascinating and historically rich city. The 13th century fortifications that mark out the city are imposingly impressive and have born witness to many power struggles over the years. You'll also enjoy some free time to further explore Dubrovnik, you may wish to take the cable car to the top of the hill that overlooks the city or perhaps just wander the beautiful streets with a refreshing ice cream. Fans of the hit TV show Game of Thrones will recognise parts of the city as the filming location for Kings Landing, the fictional capital of Westeros.
Overnight: Dubrovnik - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11

Dubrovnik

Today marks the end of your incredible journey through Croatia and Slovenia as you disembark your boat this morning in the Gruz harbour.
Breakfast

Prices & Dates

Prices shown are per person when there are 2 persons sharing a room / Cabin. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room / Cabin and needs to be added to the per person price.

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AUD $5,145
AUD $2,330
AUD $5,545
AUD $5,268

AUD $2,490
03 Jun - 13 Jun Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,545
AUD $2,490
AUD $5,895
AUD $2,640
17 Jun - 27 Jun 5% offPlease note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,895
AUD $5,600

AUD $2,640
AUD $5,895
AUD $2,640
01 Jul - 11 Jul 5% offPlease note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,545
AUD $5,268

AUD $2,490
15 Jul - 25 Jul Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,545
AUD $2,490
12 Aug - 22 Aug Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,545
AUD $2,490
26 Aug - 05 Sep 5% offPlease note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,895
AUD $5,600

AUD $2,640
09 Sep - 19 Sep 5% offPlease note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,895
AUD $5,600

AUD $2,640
AUD $5,895
AUD $2,640
23 Sep - 03 Oct Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,545
AUD $2,490
AUD $5,145
AUD $2,330
07 Oct - 17 Oct 5% offPlease note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
Please note this departure will be on the MS Ohana
AUD $5,145
AUD $4,888

AUD $2,330

Extra Prices

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Person
Single
Supp.
Upgrade to On-Deck Cabin
AUD $340
AUD $160

Hotels

The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.

Hotel International, Zagreb

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

While situated in the capital’s buzzing business centre as part of a large modern complex, Hotel International is just a short walk away from Zagreb’s Old Town, making it ideal for business and leisure travellers alike. This 4-star property boasts spacious newly-refurbished guest rooms, benefiting from air-conditioning, en-suite facilities and complimentary WiFi. Hotel facilities include an in-house restaurant and lounge bar, plus a coffee shop and casino. Travellers that like to keep fit on holiday can take advantage of the hotel’s fitness centre.

Hotel Astoria, Zagreb

Our Category: Superior   |   Regional Category: 4 Star Hotel

Part of Best Western's Premier range, the elegant Hotel Astoria offers a high level of comfort and style, fitting with the brand. Guests can choose from a variety of different sizes of room, each offering plush, attractive furniture and a range of modern amenities, including a minibar and satellite TV. The hotel's Ragusa restaurant has a great ambiance and serves a wonderful selection of local and international dishes. The accommodation is conveniently located just 300m from the train station and offers free parking for guests.

Jezero Hotel , Plitvice Lakes

Our Category: Standard   |   Regional Category: 3 Star Hotel

Nestled in the heart of Plitvice Lakes National Park, Jezero Hotel is the perfect base for any overnight stay in this stunning locale. The property offers a selection of guest rooms and suites, and while the hotel interior is modern in design, the building has been constructed to sit perfectly amongst the natural surroundings. A short walk away is Kozjak – the park’s largest lake. Hotel amenities include an in-house restaurant and lobby bar, a night club and complimentary spa facilities including a gym, whirpool massage and two Finnish saunas. There’s also a small gift shop on site, plus room service and free WiFi.

M/S Agape Rose, Croatia Sailing

Our Category: Deluxe   |   Regional Category: 5 star cruise boat

Built in 2017, the Agape Rose offers passengers total luxury during their Croatian sailing trip. Rooms are all tastefully furnished and include either a window or a porthole as well as ensuite facilities. There is a lounge area on the upper deck that comes complete with club tables, a fully stocked bar and an LCD TV. On the top deck, also known as the sun deck, there is a an open air space equipped with sun loungers for those wishing to soak up some sunshine. Standard rates include a breakfast and lunch buffet.

In Brief

Range
Trip Type
Starts
Zagreb
Ends
Dubrovnik
Departs
Wednesdays
Group Size
Min 10 / Max Boats max 40 and land tours 49
Hotel Rating
4 star and Select Ship
Tour Guide
Yes - escorted by a tour guide
Meals
Breakfast: 10, Lunch: 4, Dinner: 6
Visiting
Countries
Croatia, Slovenia
Sun shining through the cathedral in Zagreb
Boardwalk winding through the Plitvice National Park
Rippling cascade of Skradinski Buk waterfalls at Krka National Park
The island of Hvar stretching out into the sparkling blue sea
Aerial view of Dubrovnik, surrounded by water and filled with terracotta-roofed buildings

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7th October 2019
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