The Pearls of North Dalmatia & Discover Croatia

Resort:The Pearls of North Dalmatia & Discover Croatia
Operator: Emerald Waterways
Price From: £3245.00



Day 1 – Arrive Split Trogir

You will be met at Split airport and comfortably transferred to your luxury yacht in Trogir, where your friendly captain and crew will be waiting for your arrival.

Trogir is the perfect place to start any Croatian adventure, being a world away from the bustling big cities. This small isle town is set within medieval walls. Once you have settled into your sumptuous cabin on board the exclusively chartered MS Lastavica, perhaps enjoy a stroll along the seaside promenade as we dock centrally overnight.

Meals Included: Dinner

Day 2 – Trogir Vodice

This morning one of our knowledgeable local guides will be taking you on a guided walking tour of Trogir, showing you how to navigate the maze-like marble streets and unveiling all of the best authentic cafs, while teaching you about the history of this magnificent town.

This evening, enjoy traditional Klapa singers performing local songs on board with a glass of complimentary wine.

EmeraldPLUS: Klapa performance on board

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 3 – Vodice Zadar

Today, enjoy the enchanting North Dalmatian city of Zadar. In the morning, you will have a guided tour of Zadars old town, where Roman ruins and medieval churches sit snugly between cosmopolitan cafs and contemporary architectural achievements, including the first white marble Sea Organ in the world.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 – Zadar Rab

After a relaxing morning spent admiring the views of the Adriatic coast, you will arrive in Rab. Most famous for its capital-in-miniature Rab Town, where red-roofed medieval buildings stand alongside four beautiful bell towers that spear skywards like masts from the ancient stone streets. After a guided tour of the island, enjoy an authentic tasting of famous Rab cake.

EmeraldPLUS: Rapska cake tasting

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 – Rab Telacica Nature Park

This morning we will sail towards Telacica Nature Park. This beautiful pocket of nature is known for being comprised of thirteen islands, islets and rocks, with a delightful scattering of peaceful bays, rugged cliffs and pre-Romanesque ruins. While one side of the park is covered in rich Mediterranean vegetation, the other is home to cultivated fields of vineyards and olive trees.

This evening, enjoy a local wine tasting on board.

EmeraldPLUS: Wine tasting on board

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 – Telacica Nature Park Kornati ibenik

Croatia is full of awe-inspiring sights, but a cruise through the Kornati Islands, with their stunning uninhabited islets and reefs, will leave you with memories that you will treasure forever. This scenic archipelago has been protected as a national park since 1980.

In the afternoon, we will arrive in ibenik. Join your local guide for a guided tour of the citys medieval heart, including the UNESCO World Heritage-listed St. James Cathedral.

DiscoverMORE: Visit of Krka National Park (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 – ibenik Trogir

In the morning, youll sail back to the beautifully preserved town of Trogir. Once you arrive, enjoy a guided tour of Split, where a fascinating blend of Romanesque and contemporary architecture set alongside dramatic coastal mountain ranges is sure to inspire you.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 – Trogir Disembarkation – Opatija

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer by coach to the town of Opatija, where you will have free time to explore. Included is a three-night stay in Opatija.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 9 – Opatija

Start your day with a tour of Rovinj. The town famous cobbled streets lead to the hilltop church of St. Euphemia. After the tour, visit a winery and enjoy a taste of the local produced specialties. Later, visit Pula, a seafront city on the tip of Croatias Istrian Peninsula. Pula is known for its protected harbour, beach-lined coast and Roman ruins. Settled in the prehistoric era and valued for its strategic location, Pula has been occupied, destroyed and rebuilt numerous times.

EmeraldPLUS: Visit of a local winery with tasting

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 10 – Opatija

Today is a day at your leisure, and your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your days exploring.

DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Istria (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 11 – Opatija Zagreb

This morning, arrive in ancient Zagreb for a two-night stay. Here you will join your local guide for a walking tour showcasing the highlights of the city.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 12 – Zagreb

Today is yours to spend exploring independently. With Zagrebs historic centre on your doorstep, your tour director will be available to fulfil your curiosity. Alternatively, join a guided tour of Romanesque Trakocan Castle.

DiscoverMORE: Excursion to Trakocan Castle (extra expense)

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 13 – Zagreb Lake Bled

Continuing your journey, you will cross into Slovenia and discover its capital beautiful Ljubljana on a guided tour. Included is a two-night stay in Bled.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 14 – Lake Bled

Start your day with a relaxing boat ride to the island in the middle of Lake Bled, passing striking landmarks like the medieval Bled Castle along the way. In the afternoon continue to baroque town of Radovljica for your farewell dinner with your fellow travellers.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 15 – Lake Bled Budapest

Today, drive to the Croatian countryside and cross the border into Hungary. Included is an overnight stay in Budapest.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Day 16 – Budapest Farewell

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward or homebound flight.

Meals Included: Breakfast