From Split to Šibenik, National Park Krka, Vodice, Zadar, Rab, Mali Lošinj, Sali, Hvar, and return to Split
DATES AND PRICING
7 nights cruise from Split to Rab and back to Split
Supreme category ship in a cabin with private facilities, A/C & TV
Arrival/departure shared transfer from airport/ hotel to Split port and back on the first/ day of the program
Daily buffet breakfast
6 lunches (3 course meal and salad bar)
Welcome dinner and Captain’s dinner
Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruits available daily
Professional Cruise Manager throughout
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
Complementary Wi-Fi on board
Sightseeing tours included:
City tours of Split, Šibenik, Zadar and Rab
Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park
Tasting of traditional cake in Rab
Day 1, Saturday, Split Arrival (WR, D)
You will be transferred from Split airport or your Split hotel to the port, where embarkation begins at 1 pm. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner.
Day 2, Sunday, Split – Šibenik (B, L)
In the morning join a guided tour of Split, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set sail to Šibenik. Upon arrival, a walking tour of Šibenik historical center and visit one of the most beautiful Renaissance Cathedrals of the Adriatic. Your evening is at leisure.
After breakfast, a bus will take you to the Krka National Park. Its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous waterfall Skradinski Buk, are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. After the sightseeing tour, we are heading back to the ship and continue sailing towards Zadar. Swim stop and lunch on board. Set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and admire the old walls and Port Gate built in 16th century. Visit the Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest Cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. If there is a breeze, enjoy the Sea Organ , architectural sound art, which plays music by way of sea waives move into the tubes. Overnight in Zadar.
Day 4, Tuesday, Zadar – Rab (B, L)
Departure towards Rab, known as the “Island of Love”, with an old town of the same name, with swim stop on the way. Guided city tour including the medieval walls and the famous four bell towers (you can climb one of them) along with palaces, churches, and squares where many artists paint and exhibit their works. Legend has it that the local nuns created a special Rab cake for the pope who visited Rab. Stop for a tasting of traditional Rab cake. You can see how it is made, learn about it, taste it, you can even go to a workshop and try to make it by yourself. The recipe for the Rab cake remains a secret kept only by the islanders. Overnight in the town of Rab.
Day 5, Wednesday, Rab – Mali Lošinj (B, L)
Early this morning we set sail for the beautiful and untouched island of Lošinj, known as the “Island of Wellness and Vitality” and the “Island of the Sun”. its lush green vegetation, pine trees, wildflowers, and herbs. After stopping for a swim in the crystal-clear Adriatic, we arrive in the town of Mali Lošinj, which boasts one of the most beautiful harbors on the Adriatic. Upon arrival, take a walk along the beautiful waterfront with nice shops, restaurants, and attractive cafes. The main tourist attraction is the Museum of Apoxyomenos. It is dedicated to the ancient bronze statue of Apoxyomenos, which was found in 1999 on the seabed near the islet of Vela Orjula at a depth of 45 meters (145 feet). If you are interested in art, make sure to visit (on your own) the Fritzi Palace – Lošinj Museum, which houses a rich collection of works by Croatian and European artists. Overnight in Mali Lošinj.
Day 6, Thursday, Mali Lošinj – Sali (B, L, CD)
Departure after breakfast and a stop to swim in one of the quiet bays. After lunch, sailing along the Kornati National Park to the small fishing village of Sali, a tourist town on Dugi Otok (Long Island) with a thousand-year-old history of fishing and the nearest town to the “Telašćica” Nature Park. It is mentioned in the 12th century, having received its name from its salt works, and today it is a favourite destination for divers. Sali is a place of a thousand-year-old fishing tradition, which was confirmed by written documents from the 10th century. Tonight, aboard our ship, enjoy the Captain’s dinner.
Day 7, Friday, Sali – Hvar (B, L)
Take a swim break during the morning cruise. Continue sailing during the lunch, arriving in the afternoon in Hvar, a charming seaside town with 8-century-old architecture and a favourite vacation destination of world celebrities. You can walk through the old town’s picturesque alleys and see the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in Great Britain), the Franciscan monastery and much more. Dine on your own at one of the many restaurants in town. The evening in Hvar is free.
Day 8, Saturday, Hvar – Split Departure (B)
Early morning departure for Split. After a tasty breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to captain, crew and all your new friends as this cruise-of-a-lifetime comes to an end. Shared transfer is provided to Split Airport or your Split Hotel.