13 Day Croatia & Slovenia with 7 Day Adriatic Cruise

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    Sale Price $4129* $3159
Porec $4679* $4009
    Sale Price $4149* $3479
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    Sale Price $4229* $3479
Porec $4869* $4009
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    Sale Price $4519* $3579
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    Sale Price $4239* $3579
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Porec $4859* $4009
    Sale Price $4329* $3479
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    Sale Price $4199* $3479
Porec $4899* $3799
    Sale Price $4369* $3269

*Not Included:
Gratuities.


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

Cruise itinerary is subject to change.

Land/Cruise only price does not include arrival/departure transfers, but does include Dubrovnik port to hotel transfer. Airport transfers will not be included if flight schedule does not meet the schedule below:

Passengers arriving to Venice on Day 2 should select flights that arrive no later than 12:00 pm. We cannot confirm the exact departure time of your group transfer further in advance as this time is determined by the arrival times to Venice for the entire group. All passengers will be advised on timing of your group transfer to Porec, Croatia approximately 1-2 weeks prior to departure. Porec is approximately a 3.5 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.

Passengers departing from Venice on Day 13 should select flights that depart no earlier than 6:30 am. Porec is approximately a 3.5 hour drive to the Venice airport.


Accommodation Details:
MS Stella Maris cannot accommodate triples.

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 moderately active trip covers a lot of ground most days. Expect up to three to four hours walking every touring day, where you could encounter some uneven surfaces, cobbled streets, stairs, and steep slopes. Some hiking may be required to access some sites. 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

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Itinerary

DAY 1, Thursday - Depart for Croatia
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 MS Stella Maris. Embarkation will begin at 2:00 pm. Tonight, attend a Welcome Reception where you will meet your cruise manager and travel companions for an orientation meeting followed by a Welcome Dinner
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 4, Sunday - Dubrovnik City Tour, Sail to Korcula
After breakfast, enjoy a morning walking tour of the spectacular walled city of Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic" named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Visit several of the city's treasures within its 800-year old walls including the Rector's Palace, an outstanding blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture. Continue to the Dominican Monastery, whose museum is a major treasury of culture and to the Franciscan Monastery home to a 30,000-volume library and a 14th-century pharmacy. Reboard and enjoy lunch as you set sail for magical Korcula, legendary birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. A walking tour takes you along narrow cobbled streets to the medieval walled city. Here, visit the majestic Cathedral of St. Mark with its ornate façade. Tonight, enjoy dinner in a local restaurant
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 5, Monday - Hvar Town, Diocletian’s Palace in Split
Welcome to enchanting Hvar, an international playground for the rich and famous with its lush vineyards and quaint fishing harbor. Visit the Theatre, built in Renaissance style. Enjoy some free time to pop into craft shops or cafes, tucked into old Venetian palaces. Return to your ship in time for lunch, and cruise to Split, the spirited capital of Dalmatia. A walking tour along the cobbled streets of the Old Town takes you to the historic inner city built around the astonishing 4th Century Palace of Diocletian, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. This spectacular palace, one of the best-preserved and largest in the world is a precious example of Roman architecture. View remains of the Roman Peristyle, the Cathedral of St. Domnius and the Temple of Jupiter with its headless black sphinx. The evening is at leisure. Perhaps take a leisurely stroll along Riva or dine at one of the local family-owned restaurants
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 6, Tuesday - Krka National Park
DAY 6, Tuesday - Krka National Park This morning sail from Split towards Primosten to visit Krka National Park, a magical place of dramatic waterfalls and gorges, with rivers gushing through huge canyons. Travel overland to meet the ship in atmospheric Vodice. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch while surrounded by views of the dramatic Adriatic coast and sailing to the town of Zadar, a perfect blend of Roman architecture, Habsburg elegance, and a picture-perfect seafront. Evening is at leisure in this town, known for its beaches and nightlife
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Wednesday - Tour Historic Zadar, Mali Losinj
A morning tour takes you Zadar’s historical center, dominated by 16th century defensive walls built by the Venetians; a port gate flanked by a Venetian lion still guards the entrance. Visit Five Wells Square with its unique cisterns and the Church of St. Donat, one of the best examples of Byzantine architecture in Dalmatia; an architectural masterpiece! Also visit St. Anastasia, the largest cathedral in Dalmatia. Return to the ship for lunch as you set sail towards Mali Losinj. With its colorful seafront dotted by a string of 19th-century sea captains’ houses and grand residences, this island was once the preferred holiday resort of Franz Josef, Emperor of Austria. Because of the abundance of herbs grown on the island, it’s known as the heart of “wellness and vitality” ringed by centers of aromatherapy, yoga, body scrubs and facial renewals. Tonight, perhaps a walk along the coast, dotted with lively seaside cafes and fabulous seafood restaurants
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 8, Thursday - Pula Roman Amphitheatre
Enjoy a delightful morning sailing with lunch on board before arriving in picturesque Pula, known for its protected harbor, beach-lined coast and its wealth of Roman ruins. Visit the remarkably well preserved Roman amphitheater in the heart of the city often used as a venue for summer concerts and festivals. Return to the ship with time to relax before tonight’s festive dinner on board with the Captain and live entertainment
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 9, Friday - Brijuni National Park, Port of Rovinj, Porec
Continue to Brijuni National Park, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic, once the personal summer retreat of Marshal Tito. World leaders visited this paradise including Nasser of Egypt and Nehru of India. The unique harmony of flora and fauna is indeed a sight to see. As you sail along the Istrian Peninsula, enjoy lunch on board before a stop in the delightful Croatian fishing port of Rovinj. The steep cobbled streets of the Old Town lead to the hilltop church of St. Euphemia, whose towering steeple dominates the skyline, now a gathering place of artists from around the world. Conclude in Porec and say farewell to your lovely cruise with your newfound friends at dinner in a local restaurant. Return to your cabin for your last night on board
Overnight: Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 10, Saturday - Disembarkation in Porec, Plitvice Lakes National Park
After breakfast, disembark and journey inland via motor coach to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of Europe’s greatest natural wonders, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the boundaries of this heavily forested national park lie 16 interconnecting lakes, flanked by thundering waterfalls and a huge primeval forest. You will encounter unending vistas of breathtaking scenery in this wonderland! A guided walk takes you past lush vegetation and along man-made boardwalks to several of the pristine lower lakes. Dinner together is at the hotel
Overnight: Plitvice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 11, Sunday - Historic Zagreb, Ljubljana Old City, Arrive in Bled
Today, travel inland to Zagreb, a vibrant European city with a wealth of historic monuments. Drive via Jelacic Square and busy Ilica Street to the medieval Upper Town with its striking monuments. View the Cathedral, the Parliament, St. Mark’s Church with its brightly colored roof and the 17th century Jesuit Church of St. Catherine before continuing to Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital. It is considered one of the undiscovered gems of Europe. A walking tour in the Old City center reveals the bustling open-air Central Market and the celebrated Triple Bridge that leads to poplar-lined terraces along the Ljubljanica River. View the Venetian-inspired Town Hall and Robba Fountain, inspired by the Four Rivers fountain in Rome. Conclude the day in the lovely city of Bled, exquisitely set amidst the Julian Alps. The rest of the day is at leisure to enjoy the beautiful surroundings
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 12, Monday - Bled City Tour
Bled, with its rich natural beauty ranks among the world's most beautiful alpine resorts, also renowned for its mild, healing climate and its thermal lake water. With its emerald-green lake, picture-postcard church on an islet, a medieval castle clinging to a rocky cliff and some of the highest peaks of the Julian Alps, Bled is Slovenia's most popular resort. The tour begins at the imposing 11th century Bled Castle, the oldest in Slovenia, perched on a steep cliff high above the lake, creating a dramatic backdrop to the city. This is a medieval fortress, with huge towers, ramparts, moats and a terrace offering breathtaking views. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore Bled independently. This evening, celebrate your last night in Slovenia with your travel companions at a Farewell Dinner
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 13, Tuesday - Depart Slovenia
Morning transfer to Venice Airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 1, Tuesday - Depart for Italy
Depart for Italy

DAY 2, Wednesday - Arrive in Venice, Transfer to Bled
Arrive at the airport in Venice, where you’ll be greeted by the Gate I representative. Then, a drive through scenic Slovenia to your hotel in Bled, exquisitely set in the Julian Alps. Time to settle in before tonight’s orientation meeting with your Tour Manager about the beautiful journey that lies ahead, followed by a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travelers
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Dinner

DAY 3, Thursday - Bled Medieval Castle
Bled, with its stunning natural beauty ranks among one of the world's most beautiful alpine resorts. On the tour of the city, views of the emerald-green lakeshore and picture-postcard church set on a tiny islet. Visit the imposing medieval Bled Castle, perched on a rocky cliff high above the city with its huge towers, ramparts moat and terrace boasting breathtaking panoramic views. Spend the rest of the day at leisure exploring this lovely town and enjoying the serenity and fresh mountain air
Overnight: Bled
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 4, Friday - Ljubljana Old City, Historic Zagreb, Plitvice
Descending the mountains, head to Ljubljana, Slovenia’s capital, considered one of the undiscovered gems of Europe. A walking tour in the Old City center reveals the bustling open-air Central Market and the celebrated Triple Bridge that leads to poplar-lined terraces along the Ljubljanica River. View the Venetian-inspired Town Hall and Robba Fountain, inspired by the Four Rivers fountain in Rome. Then, continue to Zagreb, a vibrant European city with a wealth of historic monuments. Drive via Jelacic Square and busy Ilica Street to the medieval Upper Town with its striking monuments. View the Cathedral, St. Mark’s square, the Parliament and Lotrscak Tower before continuing to Plitvice for overnight. Dinner together at the hotel
Overnight: Plitvice
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 5, Saturday - Plitvice Lakes National Park, Embarkation in Porec
An astonishing day lies ahead in magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of Europe’s greatest natural wonders, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Within the boundaries of this heavily forested national park, 16 crystalline lakes tumble into each other via a series of waterfalls and cascades. You will encounter unending vistas of breathtaking scenery in this wonderland! Afterwards, on to the port in Porec, a popular summer resort on the coast of the Istrian Peninsula for embarkation. You’ll be warmly welcomed by the Captain and crew, with time to relax before tonight’s festive dinner on board
Overnight: Adriatic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

DAY 6, Sunday - Port of Rovinj, Brijuni National Park, Pula Roman Amphitheatre
As you sail along the Istrian Peninsula, a stop in the delightful Croatian fishing port of Rovinj. The steep cobbled streets of the Old Town lead to the hilltop church of St. Euphemia, whose towering steeple dominates the skyline, now a gathering place of artists from around the world. Next, on to Brijuni National Park, undoubtedly one of the most beautiful places in the Adriatic, once the personal summer retreat of Marshal Tito. World leaders visited this paradise including Nasser of Egypt and Nehru of India. The unique harmony of flora and fauna is indeed a sight to see. Return to the ship for lunch before reaching picturesque Pula, known for its protected harbor, beach-lined coast and its wealth of Roman architecture. View the remarkably well preserved amphitheater in the heart of the city often used as a venue for summer concerts and festivals. Tonight, perhaps a walk along the coast, dotted with lively seaside cafes and fabulous seafood restaurants.
Overnight: Adriatic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 7, Monday - Mali Losinj
In the morning, dock at Mali Losinj with its colorful seafront dotted by a string of 19th century sea captains’ houses and grand residences, once the preferred holiday resort of Franz Josef, Emperor of Austria. Because of the abundance of herbs grown on the island it’s known as the heart of “wellness and vitality” ringed by centers of aromatherapy, yoga, body scrubs and facial renewals. Lunch on board, while continuing your journey towards Zadar, with a swimming stop at one of the small islands along the way. Tonight, enjoy dinner on board
Overnight: Adriatic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 8, Tuesday - Historic Zadar, Waterfalls at Krka National Park, Primosten
Awaken this morning surrounded by views of the dramatic Adriatic coast and the town of Zadar. A morning walking tour takes you to Zadar’s historic center dominated by 16th century Venetian walls and a gate guarded by a Venetian lion. Visit Five Wells Square with its unique cisterns, the Church of St. Donat, a fine example of Byzantine architecture and St. Anastasia, Dalmatia’s largest cathedral. Zadar is a perfect blend of Roman architecture, Habsburg elegance and a picture-perfect seafront. Lunch on board as you set sail. Later, arrive at Krka National Park, a magical place of dramatic waterfalls and gorges, with rivers gushing through huge canyons. Travel overland to meet the ship in atmospheric Primosten. Balance of the day is at leisure in this town, known for its beaches and nightlife. Tonight, discover some of the Adriatic’s best regional cuisine and popular red wine from the local Babic vine. Later, the ship sails to Split.
Overnight: Adriatic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 9, Wednesday - Diocletian’s Palace in Split, Hvar Town
Welcome to Split, the spirited capital of Dalmatia. A walking tour along the cobbled streets of the Old Town takes you to the historic inner city built around the astonishing 4th Century Palace of Diocletian, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. This spectacular palace, one of the best-preserved and largest in the world is a precious example of Roman architecture. View remains of the Roman Peristyle, the Cathedral of St. Domnius and the Temple of Jupiter with its headless black sphinx. Afterwards, lunch on board while sailing to enchanting Hvar*, an international playground for the rich and famous with its lush vineyards and quaint fishing harbor. In Hvar, visit the Theatre, built in Renaissance style and St. Stephen's Cathedral, with its massive four story bell tower. Evening is at leisure. Perhaps dine at one of the family-owned restaurants in Hvar. Tonight, the clear waters of the Adriatic will bring you to your next destination: Korcula.
*Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during the peak season of July & August), the port of call may be substituted with Stari Grad/Jelsa. In this case, transfer by bus transfer will be arranged to and from Hvar.
Overnight: Adriatic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

DAY 10, Thursday - Magical Korcula, Mljet National Park
Arrive in magical Korcula, legendary birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. A walking tour takes you along narrow cobbled streets to the medieval walled city and the Cathedral of St. Mark with its ornate façade. Reboard and enjoy lunch as you set sail for Mljet, Croatia’s greenest island with lush Mediterranean vegetation, a gentle sandy shoreline and a wealth of underwater sea life. Tour the island and the National Park with its two inland salt-water lakes connected by a narrow canal. In the middle lies the tiny islet of Sv. Marija, with a former Benedictine monastery, dating from the 12th century. Return to the ship. Tonight, a festive captain’s dinner with live entertainment -- bid farewell to the captain and crew and to newfound friends.
Overnight: Adriatic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 11, Friday - Spectacular Dubrovnik, “Pearl of the Adriatic”
Morning sail along the coast to the spectacular walled city of Dubrovnik, the "Pearl of the Adriatic" named a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival, a walking tour of Old Dubrovnik highlights the city's treasures within its 800-year old walls including the Rector's Palace, an outstanding blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture. Continue to the Dominican Monastery, whose museum is a major treasury of culture and to the Franciscan Monastery home to a 30,000-volume library and a 14th-century pharmacy. Linger on your own, or, return to the ship for lunch. The rest of the day is at leisure to discover all of the delights of this magnificent city on your own. Tonight, dinner at one of Dubrovnik’s popular restaurants on the last night of your journey in the captivating Adriatic.
Overnight: Adriatic Cruise
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

DAY 12, Saturday - Disembark in Dubrovnik
Disembark your cruise in Dubrovnik after breakfast and transfer to your hotel. A full day at leisure to explore Dubrovnik independently. Perhaps visit the Maritime Museum in St. John's Castle, linger in the historic Old City, stroll along the impressive ramparts overlooking the shimmering Adriatic Sea or, people-watch at a charming cafe
Overnight: Dubrovnik
Meals: Breakfast

DAY 13, Sunday - Depart Croatia
Transfer to the airport for your departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

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