Croatia Cruise: Kvarner Islands Itinerary
(cruising route is subject to change depending on weather conditions)
DAY 1 – OPATIJA – KRK ISLAND (Lunch)
Welcome on board the ship!
We depart at 13:00 with lunch on board.
Those arriving late can join us in Krk.
Krk is the largest Croatian Island (although sharing the title with Cres!), boasting wonderful nature and historic old towns.
Enjoy a short swim stop on our way to Krk.
Upon arrival, you’ll have time to explore the buzzing Krk Town with lively promenade and many bars and restaurants to choose from.
Overnight in Krk Town.
DAY 2 – KRK ISLAND – RAB ISLAND (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, we’ll continue towards the beautiful island of Rab (Arbe in Italian), where you’ll have a chance to join a guided tour of Rab Town.
Explore the centuries-old walls, Romanesque churches, palaces and winding narrow streets.
You shouldn’t miss out on the famous Rab cake. Overnight in town of Rab.
DAY 3 – RAB ISLAND – ZADAR (Breakfast, Lunch)
Enjoy breakfast on board as we sail towards Zadar, our next destination.
We’ll make a swim stop on the small island of Maun.
Join the optional guided tour of Zadar upon arrival, boasting long history and rich culture.
In the 1st century BC Zadar came under Roman rule and became a Roman colony.
Today visitors can see the remains of the Roman forum set in the city centre.
In the early Middle Ages, Zadar came under the Byzantine rule and became the centre of Byzantine administration over the province of Dalmatia.
The symbol of Zadar is the curious 9th century church of St Donatus.
With an unusual round layout, this church is one of the best examples of Pre-Romanesque architecture in Europe.
Zadar is world-known for the remarkable sea organ and the “Greeting to the Sun” installation. Overnight in Zadar.
DAY 4 – ZADAR – MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB (Breakfast, Lunch, Captain’s dinner)
In the morning we’ll leave Zadar and depart for Molat or Olib island (depending on available space in the small harbours) set in the northern part of the Zadar archipelago.
Enjoy absolute peace and quiet during your stay here.
In the evening we’ll host the Capitain’s dinner on board the ship. Overnight on Molat/Olib.
DAY 5 – MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB – ILOVIK – LOŠINJ ISLAND (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast on board the ship, we will cruise towards Ilovik for a short swim stop in crystal clear waters.
Our next destination will be Lošinj Island boasting beautiful nature, hidden coves and breathtaking sceneries.
Enjoy your time in Lošinj, strolling down the seaside promenade or visiting the Aromatic Garden featuring rare herbs and plants.
Overnight in Mali Lošinj.
DAY 6 – LOŠINJ ISLAND – CRES ISLAND (Breakfast, Lunch)
Time for a morning swim on Lošinj before continuing towards Cres Island.
Lošinj and Cres are separated only by a canal and connected by a bridge.
This is a heaven for nature lovers, as Cres islands boasts beautiful scenery, secluded beaches and medieval village unspoiled by mass tourism.
Spend the night in the harbour of Cres Town full of hidden squares and courtyards.
DAY 7 – CRES ISLAND – OPATIJA (Breakfast, Lunch)
After breakfast, we Cres and sail towards Opatija where our adventure has started.
Upon arrival, join a walking tour of Opatija.
This is is the oldest tourist destination in Croatia, at least when it comes to organised tourism.
It was the favourite summer destination among Austrian noble families and their guests.
Stroll the historic Lungomare Promenade and enjoy scenic views over the Adriatic.
Overnight in Opatija.
DAY 8 – OPATIJA (Breakfast)
After breakfast say goodbye to the crew & disembark the ship.
We’ll organise a transfer from your cruise ship to Rijeka, Pula or Zagreb Airport for you.
Have a safe trip home!