14 Day Slovenia & Croatia with 7 Day Adriatic Island Cruise

$2739
Land Only
$3389*
Air & Land
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2017 Dates & Prices
Dates Embark Air & Land Land Only
Split $5789* $2779
Aug 17  (Sold Out) Dubrovnik $3839* $2899
Sep 21  (Sold Out) Dubrovnik $3499* $2899
Sep 25  (Sold Out) Split $3489* $2669
Dubrovnik $3389* $2739
2017 Dates & Prices
Dates Embark Air & Land Land Only
Split $4199* $2979
Aug 17  (Sold Out) Dubrovnik $4049* $3109
Sep 21  (Sold Out) Dubrovnik $3709* $3109
Sep 25  (Sold Out) Split $3689* $2869
Dubrovnik $3599* $2949

*Not Included:
Optional tours and gratuities.


Additional Information:
Land/Cruise only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include Dubrovnik port to hotel transfer.

Split to Dubrovnik:
Passengers arriving to Venice on Day 2 should select flights that arrive no later than 3:00 pm. Transfers to Bled, Croatia will depart at approximately 11:00 am and 3:00 pm. Opatija is approximately a 4 hour drive from the Venice airport. Please arrive to Venice Airport arrival hall 30 minutes prior to your determined transfer time to meet with local representative.

Dubrovnik to Split:
Passengers returning from Venice on Day 14 should select flights that depart no earlier than 6:30 am. Bled is approximately a 4 hour drive from the Venice airport. For all flights departing Venice between 6:30 am and 8:00 am the pick-up time from hotel will be at 1:30 am. The last transfer to Venice is approximately 7:00am.

All cruise ports are located in the city center, within easy reach of shopping, dining, and attractions.

Cruise itinerary is subject to change.

Small ship cruising offers a more intimate and personalized atmosphere. At the same time, onboard amenities are limited and functional. Cabins are typically compact with lower ceilings, while walkways are narrow, and stairs may be steep. Small ship cruising may not be suitable for some passengers with physical limitations.

Entry Requirements:
Passengers traveling abroad require a passport valid for six months beyond their travel dates. All travelers are responsible to check if a visa is required for all countries on their itinerary. For visa information, check our Visas page.



Is This Trip Right for You?

This program is moderately active and over various surfaces. The pacing is moderate as numerous sites are included, expect two to three hours of walking on touring days. Walking tours will cover uneven surfaces like cobbled streets and some slopes.

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Croatia a
Depart for Croatia

DAY 2, Friday - Arrive in Dubrovnik
Welcome to Croatia! Arrive in the magnificent walled city of Dubrovnik; transfer to your hotel. Balance of the day is at leisure to rest, relax and acclimate to the new time zone
Overnight: Dubrovnik

DAY 3, Saturday - Cruise Embarkation
Today, transfer to the pier to board the M/S Prestige. After time to settle in, meet your Cruise Manager and fellow travelers at a Welcome Reception. Later, perhaps walk through the cobbled streets of Dubrovnik, crown jewel of Croatia
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Sunday - Tour Dubrovnik, Mljet National Park
Begin the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Rector’s Palace, now a museum, and the 14th century Franciscan Monastery that houses one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe. Pass the Onofrio fountains in front of the church of St. Blaise and the ornate Sponza Palace, a mix of Gothic and Renaissance styles. Return to the boat for lunch. In the afternoon, dock on the Island of Mljet with its stunning National Park. View the saltwater lakes of Veliko Jezero and Malo Jezero, connected by a short channel. Return to the ship, for an evening at leisure
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 5, Monday - Korcula Walking Tour
Enjoy the spectacular scenery while cruising to Korcula, believed to be the birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. A walking tour of the picturesque medieval town takes you along narrow, cobbled streets to the majestic Gothic-Renaissance Cathedral of St. Mark with its main door framed by statues of Adam and Eve and figures of lions. Afterwards, time for relaxation and lunch on board. Tonight, explore Korcula independently and perhaps dine at one of the delightful shoreline restaurants
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Tuesday - Korcula, Vela Luka, Wine & Cheese Tasting
An opportunity to swim this morning in the crystal-clear waters along Korcula’s scenic coast. Following lunch, you disembark in Vela Luka, on the other side of Korcula Island, known for its wineries and fine olive oil. After a stop at an olive oil factory, visit the fascinating Barilo Ethno Museum, with its interesting exhibits about daily village life over the generations. View the kitchen, living room and other parts of the house filled with symbolic objects from the past. Continue to a local vineyard and enjoy local wine and cheese tastings. Return to the ship for free time
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Wednesday - Vis Island
Cruise towards Vis Island, the most westerly of the Dalmatian islands with its pristine landscape and rugged coastline sheltering creeks and coves. Explore the town founded by Dionysius of Syracuse in 397 BC under the name of Issa. The island served at one point as the naval headquarters of Tito’s army. Walk along the narrow streets and historic alleyways with its well-preserved architecture that dates back to the early days of the Venetians. Evening is at leisure
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 8, Thursday - Hvar Island, Stari Grad
Arrive today at Hvar, one of the trendiest islands in the Adriatic, playground for the rich and famous and one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. At the main square, view baroque St. Stephen's Cathedral with its distinctive tall, rectangular bell tower. On to the 15th century Franciscan Monastery and the first public theatre in Europe, older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the United Kingdom. The ship sails this evening for Stari Grad on the northern side of the island, one of the oldest towns in Europe. Tonight, enjoy a festive Captain’s Dinner with lively entertainment
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Friday - Sail to Bol, Walking Tour of Split
The ship sails to Bol, home to the Golden Horn, one of the best beaches in Croatia. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. During lunch, you sail to Split, capital of Dalmatia. Here, a walking tour highlights the historic inner city, and Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site, one of the greatest Roman ruins in southeastern Europe. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, the Temple of Jupiter, the Peristyle (central court), and the impressive Cathedral. Enjoy your evening at leisure discovering the bustling waterfront promenade, known as the Riva
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10, Saturday - Disembarkation, Plitvice Lakes National Park, Travel to Zagreb
Morning disembarkation in Split. Then, head north 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. This area, considered a geological and hydrological phenomenon is one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. Afterwards, on to dynamic Zagreb, the capital of Croatia for overnight
Overnight: Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 11, Sunday - Tour of Zagreb
Begin your tour of Zagreb in busy Kaptol Square in the Upper Town, dominated by the monumental Zagreb Cathedral with its soaring twin spires. Walk along the cobblestone streets lined with elegant 19th and 20th century buildings to Kravi Most, a street where medieval battles once took place. View St. Mark's Church with its brightly colored tile roof and the Jesuit Church of St. Catherine. After views of the Parliament building, free time to explore the winding streets of the Old Town and Ban Jelacic, the main square. Or, take a leisurely stroll along pedestrian friendly Tkalciceva Street packed with restaurants, trendy cafes and a vibrant shopping scene
Overnight: Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Monday - Discover Ljubljana, Bled in the Julian Alps
Departing Croatia and travel to Ljubljana, capital city of Slovenia. Here, discover preserved relics of its five millennia of history that includes the Roman city of Emona and the city center with its medieval fortress and buildings with Baroque façades. Pass the city’s picturesque bridges, Parliament and vast Tivoli Park. Stop at the bustling open-air market on your way to Robba Fountain, one of Ljubljana's best known monuments based loosely on the famous fountains of Rome. Enjoy free time before continuing to Bled, magnificently set in the Julian Alps. The remainder of the day is at leisure in the lovely surroundings of this alpine town
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Tuesday - Bled Castle
Depart for the lovely town of Bled, nestled on an emerald-green alpine lake surrounded by high peaks. Bled with its rich natural beauty ranks among the world's most beautiful alpine resorts and is also renowned for its mild healing climate. On the tour, visit the imposing 11th century Bled Castle, perched on a rocky cliff high above the sparkling lake. Enjoy fantastic panoramas of the picture-postcard church on an inlet in the lake and some of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps. The rest of the day is yours to explore Bled on your own. Tonight, say goodbye to your newfound friends at the festive Farewell Dinner
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 14, Wednesday - Depart Italy
Morning transfer to the airport in Venice for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Monday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2,Tuesday - Arrive in Venice, Transfer to Bled
Arrive at the airport in Venice. Meet our representatives and transfer to the resort city of Bled in Slovenia, magnificently set in the Julian Alps. Time to rest and relax at the hotel before tonight’s Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Wednesday - Bled Castle
Nestled on an emerald-green Alpine lake surrounded by high peaks. Bled with its rich natural beauty ranks among the world's most beautiful alpine resorts and is also renowned for its mild healing climate. On the tour, a visit to imposing 11th century Bled Castle, perched on a rocky cliff high above the sparkling lake. Enjoy fantastic panoramas of the picture-postcard church on an inlet in the lake and the high peaks of the Julian Alps. The rest of the day is yours to explore Bled on your own
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Thursday - Historic Ljubljana, Travel to Zagreb
Today, head to the historic city of Ljubljana, capital of Slovenia. Here, discover preserved relics of its five millennia of history that includes the Roman city of Emona and the city center with its medieval fortress and buildings with Baroque façades. Pass the city's picturesque bridges, Parliament and vast Tivoli Park. Stop at the bustling open-air market and Robba Fountain, one of Ljubljana's best known monuments based loosely on the famous fountains of Rome, before continuing to the dynamic city of Zagreb in Croatia for overnight
Overnight: Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 5, Friday - Tour of Zagreb
Begin your tour of Zagreb in busy Kaptol Square in the Upper Town, dominated by the monumental Zagreb Cathedral with its soaring twin spires. Walk along the cobblestone streets lined with elegant 19th and 20th century buildings to Kravi Most, a street where medieval battles once took place. View St. Mark's Church with its brightly colored tile roof and the Jesuit Church of St. Catherine. After views of the Parliament building, free time to explore the winding streets of the Old Town and Ban Jelacic, the main square. Or, take a leisurely stroll along pedestrian friendly Tkalciceva Street packed with restaurants, trendy cafes and a vibrant shopping scene
Overnight: Zagreb
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 6, Saturday - Plitvice Lakes, Cruise Embarkation in Split
Heading south, arrive at 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. This area, considered a geological and hydrological phenomenon is one of the most beautiful natural sights in Europe. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. Afterwards, on to the port in Split to embark on the M/S Prestige. After a warm welcome by the crew, gather with your fellow travelers for a Welcome Reception on board
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 7, Sunday - Walking Tour of Split, Bol's Golden Horn, Stari Grad
A morning walking tour in Split highlights the inner city and Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. See the remnants of Split's Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, the Temple of Jupiter, the Peristyle (central court), and the impressive Cathedral. Set sail towards Bol, a small town on Island Brac, for a swim at the beautiful Golden Horn. Enjoy the unique 1,740-foot long golden pebble beach, said to be the best in Croatia, that changes shape and position depending on the winds. Afterwards head to Hvar, one of the trendiest islands in the Adriatic, playground for the rich and famous and one the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. The ship sails this evening to Stari Grad, one of the oldest towns in Europe for overnight
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 8, Monday - Tour Hvar, Discover Vis Island
Today, arrive in Hvar; an orientation tour begins at the main square and continues to baroque St. Stephen's Cathedral with its distinctive tall, rectangular bell tower. On to the 15th century Franciscan Monastery and the first public theatre in Europe, older than Shakespeare's theatre in the United Kingdom. The ship sails towards Vis Island, the most westerly of the Dalmatian islands with its pristine landscape and rugged coastline sheltering creeks and coves. Explore the town, founded by Dionysius of Syracuse in 397 BC under the name of Issa. The island served at one point as the naval headquarters of Tito's army. Walk along the narrow streets and historic alleyways with its well-preserved architecture that dates back to the early days of the Venetians. Balance of the day is at leisure in Vis
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9, Tuesday - Vela Luka, Wine & Cheese Tasting
Set sail today for Korcula Island, believed to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. After lunch on board, disembark in Vela Luka on Korcula Island, known for its wineries and fine olive oil. After a stop at an olive oil factory, visit the fascinating Barilo Ethno Museum, with its interesting exhibits about daily village life over the generations. View the kitchen, living room and other parts of the house filled with symbolic objects from the past. End the day with a visit to a local vineyard and enjoy local wine and cheese tastings. Return to the ship for free time
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10, Wednesday - Korcula Walking Tour
Time for swimming this morning before you sail to the town of Korcula. Here, walk along the narrow cobbled streets of this picturesque medieval town to the majestic Gothic-Renaissance Cathedral of St. Mark with its main door framed by statues of Adam and Eve and figures of lions. Afterwards, time for relaxation and lunch on board. Tonight, opt to stroll through Korcula on your own, pausing to dine at one of the delightful shoreline restaurants
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 11, Thursday - Mljet National Park
The ship docks on the Island of Mljet with its stunning National Park. View the saltwater lakes of Veliko Jezero and Malo Jezero, (Large Lake & Small Lake) connected by a short channel. In the middle of the Large lake, there is a small island with a former Benedictine monastery dating from the 12th century. Tonight, say goodbye to your newfound friends and the friendly crew at the festive Captain's Dinner with live entertainment
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12, Friday - Magnificent Dubrovnik
Morning arrival in the magnificent walled city of Dubrovnik, crown jewel of Croatia. A walking tour acquaints you with this breathtaking city, named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit Rector's Palace, now a museum, and the 14th century Franciscan Monastery that houses one of the oldest pharmacies in Europe. Pass the Onofrio fountains in front of the church of St. Blaise and the ornate Sponza Palace, a mix of Gothic and Renaissance styles. Return to the ship for lunch. The rest of the day is yours to explore this magical city on your own
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 13, Saturday - Cruise Disembarkation, Leisure time in Dubrovnik
isembark your cruise and transfer to your hotel in Dubrovnik. Balance of the day is at leisure to further explore this magical city on your own
Overnight: Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 14, Sunday - Depart Croatia
Transfer to the Dubrovnik airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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