K227 - Central Europe Tour & Adriatic Cruise - M/S KARIZMA

An exciting new tour and cruise option from Prague, visiting the beautiful and scenic areas of Central Europe.

K227 - Central Europe Tour & Adriatic Cruise - M/S KARIZMA

An exciting new tour and cruise option from Prague, visiting the beautiful and scenic areas of Central Europe.

Central Europe & Adriatic Cruise - Cruising Croatia - 14 Nights

Tour Highlights

  • GUARANTEED DEPARTURES.
  • Arrival and departure transfers.
  • Fourteen (14) Nights of touring from Prague to Dubrovnik 

K227 Tour Includes

  • Arrival transfer from Prague airport to the hotel.
  • Departure transfer to Dubrovnik hotel to the airport
  • 7 nights in first-class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • 7-night cruise from Zadar on board M/S Karizma in a cabin with private facilities
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach 
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Welcome reception aboard the ship, followed by dinner
  • 1 captain’s dinner with live music on the ship
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee, and tea on board cruise ship
  • Professional Tour & Cruise Director
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Free Wi-Fi on board

 


Itinerary

Day 1, arrive Prague, Saturday

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2, in Prague, Sunday

Built on seven hills and both banks of the Vltava River, Prague is one of the most alluring cities in Europe. Your city tour starts with panoramic drive to see famous Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. On a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George's Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague, viewing the Jewish Ghetto, the Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is free. Perhaps attend an optional cultural performance, shop, or just relax. (B)

Day 3, to Vienna, Monday

Head to Vienna, the "City of Waltz." Your time is free to begin exploring Austria’s lovely capital or perhaps savor a Viennese pastry or two. (B)

Day 4, in Vienna, Tuesday

On a morning sightseeing tour, visit Hofburg Palace, once the center of the Habsburg monarchy, see Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen's Cathedral and other remnants of the city’s imperial history. The afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, gather for a dinner in a local restaurant. (B, D)

Day 5, to Budapest, Wednesday

Today, journey to Budapest. The afternoon is free to explore the “Paris of the East”, shop along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of Dobosz cake, sip an excellent Hungarian wine, or perhaps join one of the optional excursions available. (B)

Day 6, in Budapest, Thursday

In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman's Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes' Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda restaurant. (B, D)

Day 7, to Zagreb, Friday

Journey along the banks of the Lake Balaton and cross the border to continue to Zagreb. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Croatian capital will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St. Mark’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. Diner in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 8, Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Zadar, Saturday

Head south for a visit to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. On to Zadar port to embark on the ship. Later, gather with your fellow “sailors” for a Welcome Reception followed by dinner. (B, D)

Day 9, Zadar – Sali, Sunday

Zadar historical center is a pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the 16th-century walls built in by Venetians as a defense from The Turks. On to see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still stands guard over the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum (1st century BC) and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Returning to the boat, enjoy lunch as you sail to Sali. Explore the town tonight, and have dinner on your own in one of the restaurants. (B, L)

Day 10, Sali – Sibenik, Monday

Take in the scenic natural beauty of two National Parks today. Start in Kornati, home to more than 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal clear waters. Stop for a swim during your lunchtime cruise. Next is Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls. After your visit here, coach to Sibenik where your ship is anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town. (B, L)

Day 11, Sibenik – Trogir – Split, Tuesday

Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Sail through lunch, arriving in the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir this afternoon. There’s time on your own before heading to Split. Here, a walking tour of the historic inner city shows off the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. (B, L)

Day 12, Split – Bol – Hvar, Wednesday

Stop in Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This long, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Go for a swim in the clear blue waters before sailing to Hvar. Here, a sightseeing tour includes views of the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and many more historic sights. The evening is free to explore Hvar and to dine on your own at one of the excellent restaurants. (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 13, Hvar – Korcula – Mljet, Thursday

After breakfast set sail for Korcula, with an early afternoon arrival. Korcula town is thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Continue sailing to the island of Mljet, where you will enjoy the afternoon tour of Mljet National Park, as you walk around the Great and Small Lakes. This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board your ship. (B, L, D)

Day 14, Mljet – Dubrovnik, Friday

In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so called “Pearl of Adriatic,” a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the old town and visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. Remainder of the day is free; perhaps discover this lovely city on own or enjoy last minute souvenir shopping. (B, L)

Day 15, depart Dubrovnik, Saturday

Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport for your flight home. (B)

Rates & Hotels

2019 Dates & Prices (Click Date to Book)
Dates Land Only
Jun 01  (Sold Out) $3969
Jun 29  (Sold Out) $4149
Aug 03  (Please call) $4149
Aug 31  (Please call) $4247

Featured Hotels

Cruising Croatia - 14-Night Central Europe and Adriatic Cruise
Angelo by Vienna House Prague
Hilton Vienna Vienna
Budapest Hotels (or similar) Budapest
The Westin Zagreb Zagreb
M/S Karizma

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

Angelo by Vienna House

Prague -

The trademark of this design hotel is its colourful design concept of black, coral red, yellow and white combined with Far Eastern furniture and select accessories. Rooms are comfortably appointed and come with spacious bathrooms. The suites come with a private terrace offering magical views over the rooftops of Prague. [more]

Hilton Vienna

Vienna -

Home to Vienna's premier conference center, the Hilton Vienna hotel features meeting space for 2 to 840 delegates across a choice of 17 flexible meeting rooms and a business center. Set in the heart of Vienna, [more]

Budapest Hotels (or similar)

Budapest -

This tour utilizes various hotel, depending on the departure date; Radisson Blu or the Zara Continental may be used. [more]

The Westin Zagreb

Zagreb -

The Westin Zagreb is a 5-star landmark hotel centrally located in the very heart of Zagreb. [more]

M/S Karizma

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Karizma is one of the most attractive and most luxurious ships in Croatia. This vessel accommodates up to 41 passengers in 19 spacious cabins. [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. Triple rooms on request, as there is limited availability.

This tour does not include:

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

Airfare

Airfare is additional. Once you select your date, you will be given the opportunity to search our system for the best available airfare from your home city. The dates shown will be the start/end date of your tour. However, you can alter these dates to arrive earlier or extend your stay as needed.

Our system will search for the best possible airfare during your booking process. Note: airfare cannot be booked sooner than eleven (11) month from the date of departure.

Departures & Transfers

Tour date is the date the touring begins in Prague. 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 hotel in Prague. The departure transfer is included at the end of the cruise to the airport.