K220 2020 - ADRIATIC CRUISE, CROATIA & VENICE

7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Zadar on board M/S Premier in a cabin with private facilities then 4 nights in first-class hotels, rooms with private facilities. Cruise Croatia and then motor coach to Venice, enjoying incredible views along the way.

K220 2020 - ADRIATIC CRUISE, CROATIA & VENICE

7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Zadar on board M/S Premier in a cabin with private facilities then 4 nights in first-class hotels, rooms with private facilities. Cruise Croatia and then motor coach to Venice, enjoying incredible views along the way.

Tour Highlights

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES.
  • Welcome Reception.
  • Twenty two (20) meals; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.
  • Sightseeing and tour spotlights include:
    • Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic"
    • Mljet National Park
    • Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo
    • Hvar: the sunniest Croatian island
    • The Golden Horn beach on Bol island
    • Split and Siocletian's Palace
    • Sibenik's medieval Old Town
    • Krka and Kornati National Park
    • Tasting of a traditional Maraschino liqueur in Zadar
    • Plitvice National Park
    • The Amphitheatre in Pula
    • Rovinj, the Adriatic Gem
    • Postojna caves
    • The splendor and romance of Venice
  • Unique small group cruising.

Adriatic Cruise and Touring K220 Tour Includes

  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Seven (7) nights accommodations aboard M/S Premier.
  • Free Wi-Fi on board cruise ship.
  • Four (4) nights first class hotel, rooms with private facilities; two (2) nights in Opatija and two (2) nights in Venice.
  • Breakfast daily, except for morning of arrival.
  • Welcome Reception with dinner.
  • Six (6) lunches
  • Five (5) dinners;
    • Welcome reception with dinner on board
    • One dinner while cruising
    • Captain's dinner with live music and a glass of wine
    • One hotel dinner
    • Farewell dinner in Venice
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee, and tea onboard the cruise ship.
  • Professional cruise manager/tour manager throughout.
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach.
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring.
  • Luggage handling.
  • See Dubrovnik, National Park Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Zadar, Opatija, Postojna, and Venice.
  • Service charges and taxes. (Note: Port charges are not include and are additional)

About the Ship

Premier is one of the most attractive and luxurious ships in Croatia. This vessel accommodates up to 38 passengers in 19 spacious cabins. With its 164 feet in length, Premier is just the perfect size for calling the small island ports and coastal towns of Croatia. Limited to double (one bed) and single occupancy. (twin/two beds and triple rooms not available).


Itinerary

Day 01, Sunday: Arrive Dubrovnik

You are transferred from the airport or from your hotel in Dubrovnik to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Later, join your fellow travelers and your cruise manager for an onboard welcome reception with dinner. This evening, you can relax on board, or take a stroll through Dubrovnik’s Old Town. (WD)

Day 02, Monday: Dubrovnik - Mljet - Korcula

We start the day with breakfast and a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. We visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the ship. While we set sail for Mljet Island, lunch is served. Mljet National Park features five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes: Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Spectacular scenery accompanies us all the way to Korcula, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Dinner tonight is on board. (B, L, D)

Day 03, Tuesday: Korcula - Hvar

This morning, a walking tour of Korcula town takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Board your boat for lunch and a swimming stop as you cruise. Late this afternoon, arrive in Hvar. On a sightseeing tour, see the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare's theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and much more. Your evening is free in Hvar. You can explore more and dine on your own at one of the many restaurants in town. (B,L)

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case, transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

Day 04, Wednesday: Hvar - Bol - Split

We sail to Bol, home of the Golden Horn, one of the most breathtaking beaches in Croatia. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the direction of the winds. During lunch on board, we sail to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off the historic inner city, built around the Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We see the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. The evening is free to discover more of Split. (B, L)

Day 05, Thursday: Split - Trogir - Sibenik

In the morning, we sail to the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir. Our time here is free to explore on your own. Back on board, lunch is served while we cruise to Sibenik. En route, we make a stop for a swim. In Sibenik, a walking tour shows the highlights of the city. The evening is at leisure. (B, L)

Day 06, Friday: Sibenik - Sali

The Sibenik area is home to two National Parks: Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls, and Kornati, comprised of more than 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal-clear water. Our day is devoted to tour these scenic destinations. Afterward, we sail to Sali. Tonight, aboard our ship, enjoy the Captain’s dinner with live entertainment and a glass of wine. (B, L, D)

Day 07, Saturday: Sali - Zadar

As we cruise, and weather permitting, we stop for a swim in the morning. After lunch, we arrive in Zadar. The city’s compact pedestrian zone is perfect to explore on foot. Admire the 16th century walls built by the Venetians as a defense against the Turks. We see the Port Gate, where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. After the tour, we stop for a tasting of traditional Maraschino liqueur. Our evening is free in Zadar. (B, L)

Day 08, Sunday: Zadar - Opatija

After breakfast, we disembark and bid farewell to our crew. We journey north by motorcoach for a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Here, we enjoy the breathtaking beauty while we walk around several of the lower lakes. The Park is a natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by wooded mountains and lush vegetation. Afterward, we motor on to Opatija where dinner is served at our hotel. (B, D)

Day 09, Monday: Pula & Rovinj Excursion

After breakfast, we drive to Pula for an orientation tour of this strategic port city. We visit the preserved Amphitheater, the sixth largest in the world. Then we continue on to the beautiful resort of Rovinj. There’s free time to explore the old town and its narrow streets before we return to Opatija. (B)

Day 10, Tuesday: Opatija - Postjna - Venice

After breakfast, we travel to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Cave, one of the largest in Europe. We tour this wondrous subterranean world by miniature electric train. Later, we continue to Italy where Venice beckons with its idyllic setting on 119 islands. (B)

Day 11, Wednesday: Venice

We begin our exploration of Venice with a boat ride to Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. In a working glass factory, we see master craftsmen demonstrate the art of traditional Venetian glassblowing. We then depat for St. Mark’s Square, for a walking tour with visits of St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace. We take in views of the Bell Tower and the Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or perhaps join an optional gondola ride. In the evening, we gather for a farewell dinner in a local restauran. (B, D)

Day 12, Thursday: Depart Venice

You will be transferred to Venice's airport for your flight home. (B)

Rates & Hotels

2021 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
Jun 13  (Sold Out)   $3565
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Sep 19  (Sold Out)   $3565
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Featured Hotels

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Tour Details

Your land package begins: / Your land package ends:

(As most International flights are overnight flights - please book air accordingly)

Flight Details


Accommodation Details

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Deluxe Category Adriatic Cruise Ship

Small Cruise Ship -

M/S Premier - Standard Room - Bed & Breakfast - Lower Deck [more]

Grand Hotel Adriatic

Opatija -

Grand Hotel Adriatic, one of the best hotels in Opatija, offers a pleasant environment and a cosy atmosphere. It is a place for enjoyment and relaxation – a perfect choice for your business meetings and events. The hotel is located near the sea, along the beautiful "Lungomare" promenade and after the first stay it will become your favourite choice! [more]

Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal

Venice -

The Hotel Carlton on the Grand Canal with its one hundred views onto the Grand Canal, the romantic stretch of water lined with magnificent palaces and their thousand reflections and colors is located in a truly unique location which makes this elegant hotel the perfect option for an unforgettable holiday discovering Venice – a magic, timeless city! [more]

Pricing

Your tour land price is per person based on two (2) people sharing a twin or double room. When a single room is booked, a single supplement will apply. Twin bedded (two bed) cabins and triple rooms are not available on this cruise.

This tour does not include:

  • Items not noted on itinerary
  • Port Taxes - are an additional $102 per person
  • Tips to cruise and tour staff

Airfare

Unfortunately, due to the 2020 pandemic, Celtic Tours will only be offering airfare for groups sizes of 15 or more. Individuals should book directly with airlines. Please make sure you book your flight to arrive and depart on accurate dates. We apologize for any inconvenience.

Departures & Transfers

Tour date is the date the cruise begins in Croatia. Air should be booked one day prior for an overnight flight.

Arrival transfers are included. If a pre-night is booked independently prior to touring, then the transfer is not included, and client must make their own way to the dock. The departure transfer is included at the end of the cruise to the airport.