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Join this exciting cruise & land holiday, taking you to Croatia’s most beautiful coastal as well as continental destinations!
This exciting tour starts in Dubrovnik, Croatia’s star destination, world-famous for its Medieval Old Town and massive defensive walls.
After Dubrovnik, continue towards the islands of Korčula, Hvar, Vis and Brač, the historic city of Split and beautiful Omiš situated by Cetina river.
Split is famous for the UNESCO-protected Ancient Roman Palace, finished in the beginning of the 4th century AD for Emperor Diocletian’s retirement.
Explore the Medieval town of Trogir and charming Skradin.
Your adventure doesn’t stop here – our driver will pick you up from MS Adriatic Pearl and drive you towards Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.
On your way, make a stop at Plitvice Lakes National Park, protected by UNESCO.
Walk the picturesque medieval town on our Zagreb city tour and visit the most fascinating museums and galleries.
A private guided day trip to charming Istrian peninsula is included in this exciting tour as well – explore Hum, Motovun and elegant Opatija.
Dubrovnik and Zagreb
10 nights/11 days
April 25 | May 09, 16, 23, 30 | June 06, 13, 20, 27 | July 04, 11, 18, 25 | August 01, 08, 15, 22, 29 | September 05, 12, 19, 26 | October 03, 10
Optional excursions are available to purchase on spot.
Additional hotel stays, day trips and activities can be added to your itinerary before or after the cruise.
Due to the specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian harbours, cruise ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore.
In such cases, clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk.
Crew assistance will be given to those requesting it.
Cruise not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.
Welcome to Dubrovnik!
We’ll pick you up from Dubrovnik Airport and transfer you to Dubrovnik Harbour where you will board your cruise ship – the MS Adriatic Pearl.
Dinner on board & overnight in Dubrovnik.
Breakfast on board the ship before joining in an optional guided tour* of Dubrovnik.
This coastal city is famous around the world for the medieval city walls encompassing the historic old town.
Our next destination is the small town of Slano.
Explore this charming seaside town on your own or join our optional tour** to the town of Ston, known for fantastic wines, ancient salt production and succulent oysters and mussels.
*Dubrovnik city tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik harbur to the Old town – optional walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia
After breakfast on board the ship, we’ll depart towards the green island of Mljet.
The national park on the island is the home of two salty lakes connected to the sea via a narrow canal.
Nature lovers enjoy hiking and cycling here.
After a refreshing swim stop along the way, we’ll arive in Korčula.
This charming town boasts wonderful Venetian architecture and is the alleged birthplace of Marco Polo. Join our optional walking tour*.
Overnight in Korčula.
*Korčula walking tour – optional walking tour package
** Optional excursion: Mljet National Park
Breakfast on board the ship.
This morning we sail towards Hvar, the sunniest of all Croatian islands.
Hvar is world-famous for its luxurious hotels, beautiful beaches and picturesque old towns.
Join our optional guided tour* of Hvar to learn more about this extraordinary place.
In the afternoon, hop over to the island of Vis, the most distant from the coast of all inhabited islands in Croatia.
Boasting wonderful nature and secluded beaches, this is one of Croatia’s most relaxing holiday destinations.
Dinner onboard and overnight in Vis.
*Hvar walking tour – optional walking tour package
Breakfast on board the ship.
Enjoy the stunning views over the picturesque Vis Harbour; join our optional guided tour of Vis* to get insight into the tumultuous history of this islands before setting sail towards the mainland.
Arrival in the historic city of Šibenik, followed by an optional walking tour*.
Learn about Renaissance in Šibenik and visit the UNESCO-protected Cathedral of St. James.
Explore Šibenik at leisure in the evening.
Overnight in Šibenik.
*Walking tour of Šibenik – optional walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Vis
A coach trip brings you to the small town of Skradin the small town of Skradin, the guardian of the mouth of River Krka, and the gateway to its National park.
The place where wild waterfalls inspire serene lakes, the park is definitely worth a visit before heading back to the seaside to visit the gem of Trogir, a petite island bridged to the mainland.
Trogir is protected by UNESCO, just like its big neighbour and your next stop, the town of Split.
Explore on your own or join our optional Split walking tour* to learn about the Diocletian’s Palace, once the Roman Emperor’s retirement estate and today a lively city centre.
Dinner on board and overnight in Split.
*Split walking tour – optional walking tour package
As you wave Split and its easy-going spirit goodbye, you’ll be heading to one of the neighbouring islands, Brač, known as the homeland of ‘the Croatian marble’.
You’ve probably seen this ultra-quality limestone already, perhaps on the front of the White House in Washington DC or Bundestag in Berlin, but the optional tour* to the still-operating stone masonry school in Pučišća brings a chance to learn more about shaping this stone for eternity.
Once back at the mainland, get stunned by the dramatic karst rocks backing the lovely settlement of Omiš, right at the mouth of Cetina River.
Consider exploring the Cetina River canyon in a boat excursion*.
Overnight in Omiš.
*Stone masonry School in Pucisca – optional walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Cetina river
Enjoy one last sea view breakfast before disembarking the ship by 9:00 AM.
Your guide will pick you up from your cruise ship and drive you towards Zagreb.
Enjoy a tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park on your way to Croatia’s capital city.
Arrival in Zagreb in the afternoon. Check into Hotel Dubrovnik****.
3-night stay at Hotel Dubrovnik**** in Zagreb centre.
After breakfast, we’ll arrange a private guided walking tour of Zagreb for you.
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel.
Note: the exact time of your tour will be confirmed in your travel pack, but we suggest 10:00.
Walk the cobbled streets of Zagreb Upper Town and the buzzing Lower Town.
On your way, you’ll see the remarkable Medieval Church of St Mark on the Parliament Square, the Zagreb Cathedral, the popular Ban Jelačić Square, the Croatian National Theatre and more.
Free time for lunch and other activities.
In the evening, we’ll reserve a table for you to enjoy a 3-course Tour Croatia complimentary dinner at one of the restaurants in Zagreb centre.
Today, we’ll organize a private guided day trip to Istria for you.
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning. Discover Hum – the smallest town in the World, walk with giants along the walls of Motovun, try the truffles from one of the best truffle regions in the World and enjoy a stroll along the Lungomare promenade in Opatija.
Return to your hotel in the evening.
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Zagreb and drive you to Zagreb Airport for your trip home.
Have a safe flight!
Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.
Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.
Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.
In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.
In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.
If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.
Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.
If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.
These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.
The Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 British Pound (GBP) equals about (at Aug 2019) 8.20 Kuna (HRK).
Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.
Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.
Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.
Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.
Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.
Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.
All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.
A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.
Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.
We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.
You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.
Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.
We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.
Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).
The pack will normally be sent to your home address.
Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).
Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.
Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.
This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.
The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.
The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.
The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.
Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.
If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.
For more information, please see our Useful Links.
We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.