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Zagreb to Budva
11 days
Tour code: EUTCRACM11

Enjoy an intimate Coastal Cruise along Croatia’s stunning coastline from Zagreb to Dubrovnik then discover the beauty of Montenegro including visits to the atmospheric Old Town of Kotor and the iconic Our Lady of the Rocks

What's included?

  • 3 nights in premium accommodation
  • Seven nights cruising aboard the Princess Eleganza
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director, and local guides
  • 21 meals - 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Daily bottled water, tea and coffee, plus soft drink, beer and local wine during lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Explore 14 towns, villages and cities
  • Airport transfers, port charges and tipping

Accommodation

Princess Eleganza

Room types available

  • Twin - 2 Adults, 2 Beds
  • Single - 1 Adult, 1 Bed
  • Double - 2 Adults, 1 Beds

Itinerary

Day 1
Arrive Zagreb, Embark Ship
Arrive in Zagreb and transfer to Opatija as a group to board your ship. After settling in, meet your fellow travellers and Cruise Director during a Captain’s Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Seven Nights, aboard the Princess Eleganza

Meals: dinner

Day 2
Krk, Rab
Stop at the beautiful island of Krk, where you can take a refreshing swim in the Adriatic. After lunch on board, your ship will arrive at the island of Rab. This evening is free to wander the picturesque Old Town of Rab, a perfectly preserved late medieval Adriatic settlement squeezed into a slender peninsula. This evening is free to wander the white-walled harbour foreshore, enjoying dinner at a local restaurant overlooking the vibrant port marina.

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 3
Pag, Zadar
This morning your ship will drop anchor near the island of Pag, and you might like to go for a swim (weather permitting). Arrive in Zadar this afternoon and enjoy an afternoon walking tour through the atmospheric Old Town. Admire its Roman columns and portals, Romanesque churches and Renaissance and Baroque palaces. Return to your ship for dinner this evening.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 4
Krka National Park
Enjoy a special Insider Experience today. Wander along wooden boardwalks and bridges at Skradinski Buk, an azure natural pool with high waterfalls at one end and serene cascades at the other. Afterwards, return to the Princess Eleganza. Your ship remains in port overnight here in Šibenik so you can enjoy the flexibility to choose between having dinner on board or heading into town to a local restaurant.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 5
Šibenik, Split
After breakfast, enjoy a walk through the historic town of Šibenik. Take a walk through the well-preserved white-walled Old Town with your guide, visiting the Cathedral of St James and the impressive St Michael’s Fortress. Enjoy the expansive views of Šibenik Bay and neighbouring islands from the fortress’s open-air theatre, which has been modernised to host summer plays and concerts. Arrive in Split later this afternoon and set out on a guided walk through the town. Explore the Palace of Diocletian, built by the Emperor in 295-305 as his retirement villa. Your ship will moor close to town in the evening, giving you the chance to enjoy dinner in one of the many restaurants located on the picturesque Riva Promenade.

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 6
Vis, Korčula
After an incredible Insider Experience, return to the ship for lunch before sailing to Korčula. Here, enjoy time at leisure to wander through the winding medieval streets. Your ship moors near to the town overnight, meaning you can enjoy dinner in one of the local restaurants.

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 7
Badija, Dubrovnik
Stop at the idyllic island of Badija for a swim in the warm azure waters of the Adriatic Sea before continuing to Dubrovnik for lunch. Spend the afternoon on a guided walk through the unrivalled ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’, the medieval Old Town of Dubrovnik. A guided tour of Dubrovnik’s World Heritage-listed fortress begins at the impressive Pile Gate, which has stood guard at the entry of this unique walled city for centuries. Within the ancient fortifications, wander through narrow limestone alleys and marble paved boulevards to see the grand Gothic-Renaissance Rector’s Palace, the Dominican and Franciscan Monasteries, and the inspiring Sponza Palace before returning to your ship later this evening for dinner on board.

Meals: breakfastlunchdinner

Day 8
Disembark Ship, Dubrovnik, Montenegro
Disembark your ship today and travel to Montenegro. Enjoy a boat ride to Our Lady of the Rocks, off the coast of Perast in the Bay of Kotor. Then, transfer to your hotel and spend the evening at leisure.

Stay: Three Nights, Budva, Hotel Budva

Meals: breakfastlunch

Day 9
Kotor
Head to Kotor this morning and discover its rich history during a guided walking tour through the atmospheric Old Town. After time to explore, return to Budva, where the rest of the evening is yours to spend as you wish.

Meals: breakfast

Day 10
Budva
A full day has been set aside for you to discover more of Montenegro’s many highlights today. You might like to visit the spectacular Ostrog Monastery, nestled in a cliff face overlooking the Zeta Valley. Alternatively, head inland to Lake Skadar National Park, where towering mountain peaks set the backdrop for floating meadows of water lilies. Dinner is at your leisure this evening. Be sure to try some of the seafood on offer in one of the Riviera’s many restaurants.

Meals: breakfast

Day 11
Depart Montenegro
Your journey comes to an end today with a transfer to Tivat Airport after breakfast.

Meals: breakfast

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