8 days / 7 nights
Opatija - Krk island - Rab island - Zadar - Molat island or Olib - Ilovik - Lošinj island - Cres island - Opatija
o Explore KRK island – the cradle of Croatian culture.
o Visit RAB - the island of culture, from antiquity to the present day, with beautiful scenery ideal for long and pleasant walks.
o Witness the most spectacular sunset in ZADAR, listening to song of the Sea Organ.
o Dive into peace and serenity on the islands in Zadar archipelago.
o Discover ILOVIK – the island of flowers and LOŠINJ – the sunshine island with a natural harbour ringed by gently weathered Mediterranean town houses and green surrounding hills.
o Spend a day at CRES island, known as a treasure trove of plant and animal life.
o Enjoy a walk along the famous Franz Joseph promenade in OPATIJA.
DAY 1, SATURDAY | OPATIJA - KRK ISLAND Departure at 13:00h with lunch on board followed by a swim stop in the crystal clear sea on route to Krk island - the largest of the Croatian islands. Krk has immense variety in its villages large and small, gentle green promenades bare rocky wilderness, tiny islands and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. Evening at leisure to enjoy numerous cafes and restaurants alongside the waterfront. Overnight in town of Krk. DAY 2, SUNDAY | KRK ISLAND - RAB ISLAND After breakfast cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. Sightseeing of town encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares and try famous “Rapska torta“ cake, it is a must. If the time allows walk up to Kamenjak hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in town of Rab. DAY 3, MONDAY | RAB ISLAND - ZADAR Morning cruise from Rab towards Zadar along Pag island with a swim stop on the tiny MAUN island. Enjoy optional guided tour of the city, which was for centuries the metropolis of Dalmatia, and today the centre of the region. Zadar is rich in monumental heritage of world importance visible on every step. Here you can see The Roman forum dated to the 1st century AD, the church of St. Donatus dated to the 9th century AD – the most famous Medieval basilica and the symbol of the city. Of special interest are the famous Zadar Sea Organs, one of a kind in the world and “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation. Overnight. DAY 4, TUESDAY | ZADAR - MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB Early departure for Molat or Olib island (depending on available space in the small harbours). Both islands are situated in the northern part of Zadar's archipelago where one can enjoy peace and serenity. Captain's dinner party on board and overnight. DAY 5, WEDNESDAY | MOLAT ISLAND or OLIB - ILOVIK - LOŠINJ ISLAND After breakfast and morning swim, cruise towards Ilovik, the island of flowers for a short stop before departing for Lošinj island, one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic due to the abundance of pine trees and clear waters. Mali Lošinj is known as the “sunshine island”. On arrival take a walk along the harbor or walk up to the Lošinj Aromatic Garden or simply visit nearby, picturesque, town of Veli Lošinj. Overnight in Mali Lošinj. DAY 6, THURSDAY | LOŠINJ ISLAND - CRES ISLAND After a morning swim leave for Cres island, a long and narrow island covered with oak, beech and pine forests as well as wineyards and olive tree plantations. Cres and Mali Lošinj used to be one island but a channel dug by the Romans separated them. Spend the night in the harbour of this typical medieval town Cres. DAY 7, FRIDAY | CRES ISLAND - OPATIJA After breakfast we leave for Opatija. On route we can experience the spectacular views of famous Opatija Riviera. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija for a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare to the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for excellent seafood restaurants, the best in the region, as well as among the best in Croatia. For your last night on board we recommend a farewell party on the ship, a great opportunity for exchanging addresses with other passengers who have by now become your new friends. DAY 8, SATURDAY | OPATIJA After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and hope to see you again aboard Katarina Line cruises.
7 night cruise with half board service (breakfast & 3 course lunch), 1 L of water daily, 1 Captain's dinner and guided tour of Zadar, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen.
These excursions can be added to your booking in the final stage of your reservation. If paying on the spot, only KUNA currency and cash is accepted.
Visit Plitvice Lakes, 16 turquoise colored lakes with crystal clear water connected by magnificent waterfalls. Pure nature, mountain forests and fresh air. One of the most beautiful national parks in Croatia, and a UNESCO site. A full day tour, starting in the morning and returning just before dinner. The tour begins in the morning (7:30 am) while the return is scheduled in the evening (approx 7:00 pm, includes coach transfer, guide, entrance to the park with boat and train ride in the park); comfortable shoes recommended.
Visit Venice, one of the most unique cities in the world. Take a walk along picturesque bridges and a gondola ride or just sip a Bellini cocktail at St. Marks square. Depart from Opatija in the early morning (06:00 am and transfer to Rovinj or Poreč for a 3-hour ship transfer to Venice. Guided sightseeing tour of Venice. Afternoon return by ship to Rovinj or Porec followed by coach transfer to Opatija; includes bus and boat ride, guided sightseeing; passport required.
KRK WINE EXPERIENCE
Visit the unique “Nada” winery in the town of Vrbnik which lies on a cliff above the sea in the famous wine region known for its wine sort Žlahtina grown only on this island. Transfer to the winery for a presentation and tasting of the Žlahtina along with ham, cheese, olives & bread). Min 2 pax required.
WAKEBOARDING & WATERSKIING ON KRK ISLAND
Experience adrenaline rush at Wakeboard Center Cable Krk only 3 km from Krk town and enjoy wakeboarding on 650m long 5 cornered cableway system with 8 carriers. The use of a life jacket, skies or kneeboards and instructions from experienced staff are include in the price. Possibility to rent beginners or pro wakeboards, wake skates, wetsuits and helmets. Transfer is not included in the price.
4-WHEEL DRIVE ADVENTURE ON ISLAND CRES AND TO UČKA MOUNTAIN
To enjoy magnificent views of islands Krk and Cres - additional information on request.
RAB CAKE TASTING
Many coastal places or islands in Croatia have their very own special indigenous dessert, mostly a cake, but none of them can track its history all the way back to 1177! In that year, according to the legend, the recipe for Rab cake was created by nuns in the monastery when catering to the visiting Pope. Listen to the story, enjoy the demonstration of how the cake is made and buy souvenirs to take back home with you.
2017 DEPARTURE DATES
MAY 6, 13, 20, 27
JUNE 3, 10, 17, 24
JULY 1, 8, 15, 22
AUGUST 5, 12, 19, 26
OCTOBER 7, 14
Modern A+ category vessels with air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins (with double or twin beds) – price includes Captain’s dinner and sightseeing of Dubrovnik, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen. Our A+ category boats are all newly built, and offer a fantastic level of modern amenities and accommodation.
Each of the A+ category ship has spacious public areas on-board, including restaurant area. The majority of leisure time on-board is spent on the fantastic ‘Sun Deck’, with relaxed sun chairs/loungers, and to make the most of every swimming opportunity there is a platform with steps and a ladder for easy access to the water.
There are 17 A+ category ships in total. There are differences between ships, however you will always be guaranteed excellent quality and standards on-board.
Other facilities include safety deposit box, internal communication system, lifejackets, cupboard or open shelf, electrical points in each cabin (European adaptor 220 V) - Life boat – Tender.
ALL DECK CABINS ARE SITUATED ON MAIN AND TOP DECK! Under deck cabins are in the hull of the ship below the main deck.
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