Top Deck
Split to Munich
17 days
From $3,999
Tour code: ELOCSU-9

As if going to Oktoberfest - the biggest party in Europe - wasn't enough, on this trip we'll also be taking the time to sail the beautiful Croatian coastline en route. Get your tan on and soak in the chilled vibes before heading back on land. Then it's on to the mighty Oktoberfest. Expect pretzels, bratwurst and more singing and dancing than you can shake a litre-sized beer at. Did we mention there are fairground rides here too? Let's goooo!

What's included?

Meals

16 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners

Transport

Modern air-conditioned coach with free Wi-Fi

Accommodation

7 nights in an en-suite cabin (twin or double) on a motorised boat 9 nights in hotels (twin or double)

Room types: Twin, Twin-Share (Male), Twin-Share (Female), Double

Included activities

Milna, Croatia

Wine tasting: 10 KN

BBQ dinner onboard: 110 KN


Korcula, Croatia

Village dinner experience: €35


Dubrovnik, Croatia

Sea kayaking around the ancient City Walls of Dubrovnik: €30

Game of Thrones tour: €56


Mljet, Croatia

Captain’s dinner onboard: 150 KN

Visit Mljet National Park: 120 KN


Split, Croatia

Ziplining: €60

River rafting: €34


Itinerary

Day 1
Split, Croatia to Milna 

Swap some cash for kuna, put your bags on your bunk and hit the big blue. When we dock at sleepy fishing village Milna, you can choose to chow down on an optional barbecue feast or hang out on deck. You'll all be shipmates in no time.

Optional activities: BBQ dinner onboard

Meals: Lunch

Day 2
Milna to Hvar

Anchors up and motor on this morning, with a few swim stops en route. First stop: Hvar, the self-proclaimed ‘sunniest spot in Europe’ with a supposed 2,715 hours of sunlight in an average year. Lather up the sunscreen – ain’t nobody got time for burn when we have an afternoon at Hula Hula beach bar to get involved with.

Included activities:

  • Visit Hvar Fortress (entrance not included)
  • Night out in Hvar

Meals: BreakfastLunch

Day 3
Hvar to Korcula

Did you pack your sense of adventure? Good. We’re moving on to Korcula, where we’ll be hitting the cobblestone alleys on a walking tour. Later on, there’s plenty of time to climb your way to the top of an old-school cathedral tower to savour a colourful cocktail. Take note: the ladder to the top of Massimo’s cocktail bar is seriously steep, so watch your head! Anyone for an optional village dinner experience afterwards?

Included activities: Walking tour of Korcula Old Town

Optional activities: Village dinner experience

Meals: BreakfastLunch

Day 4
Korcula to Dubrovnik

First today: Dubrovnik. Beyoncé and Jay-Z fell crazy in love with it, and if you’re into Game of Thrones you're sure to find your inner fanboy on an optional tour. Why not soak up Dubrovnik’s unique vibes with a stroll along the top of the 1,940 metre long city walls? Some optional sea kayaking around the city walls will put the cherry on the cake today.

Optional activities:

  • Sea kayaking around the ancient City Walls of Dubrovnik
  • Game of Thrones tour

Meals: BreakfastLunch

Day 5
Dubrovnik to Mljet

If you had 99 problems, Dubrovnik probably took care of a few. Today it’s on to Mljet, which, despite its lack of vowels, is pretty spesh. Opt in to pay a visit to the National Park (and the chance to see St Mary’s Island). This afternoon is on your watch, so feel free to spend it as you wish. Tonight, there’s an optional captain’s dinner aboard the boat to get stuck into.

Optional activities:

  • Visit Mljet National Park
  • Captain’s dinner onboard

Meals: BreakfastLunch

Day 6
Mljet to Makarska

Time to trim the sails again and set course for the Makarska Riviera, one of the best unsung holiday spots in Europe. Today’s all yours to stroll the pretty promenade, indulge in some adventurous activities (think hiking and biking), or simply lounge about on the pebbly beach. You do you.

Meals: BreakfastLunch

Day 7
Makarska to Split 

Seize the chance to zipline across the Cetina Gorge (optional) before we set sail back to Split for the ultimate vacay finale. Yes, it's a UNESCO World Heritage-listed city, and yes, it has an abundance of Roman architecture, so don’t just sit there. Get exploring! You won’t want to miss Diocletian’s Palace – it’s one of the best preserved Roman monuments in the world. Plus, if it’s good enough for an emperor, odds are you’ll rate it too.

Optional activities: Ziplining

Meals: BreakfastLunch

Day 8
Split to Zadar

Hear the sounds of the sea? The Sea Organ is a quirky art installation that sits among Zadar's eclectic mix of Roman ruins and public art. Don’t forget to check it out!

Meals: BreakfastDinner

Day 9
Zadar to Zagreb

Ahhh yeah – you’ve got two whole days to do Zagreb your way! Partial to a bit of architecture, food, culture and music? Good news! Zagreb is too. We reckon you’ll get on great.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 10
Zagreb

Want more today? Check out St Mark’s Church, Zagreb Cathedral and the markets. Not bad hey?

Meals: Breakfast

Day 11
Zagreb to Ljubljana, Slovenia

Onwards to Ljubljana (lyoob-lya-nah). Ljubljana Castle and Old Town have been waiting for you to visit since Celtic times. The nightlife here is also pretty special. Anyone for vino with a side of live music and underground art installations?

Meals: Breakfast

Day 12
Ljubljana

Want more? Dragon Bridge and the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas are worth a visit. Want more? Ask your Trip Leader for some insider info.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 13
Ljubljana to Salzburg, Austria

Go for baroque as you take a wander around the fairytale city where Mozart was born. Hold up – is that a fortress overlooking the city?

Meals: Breakfast Dinner

Day 14
Salzburg to Munich, Germany

Welcome to the city where beer is officially considered a food. Check off the sights on a walking tour, then slide on your lederhosen and get ready for three unforgettable nights at the jolliest festival around: Oktoberfest. You'll be table dancing in no time. Included Activity: -Walking tour of Munich

Meals: Breakfast

Day 15
Munich

Today, we see what all the hype is about. You won't be disappointed. Complete with rides, food stalls and of course beer, you know you’ve made it to Oktoberfest.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 16
Munich

Today is yours to do as you please. Go exploring and set foot in the beer halls you may have missed yesterday (there are loads more than just Hofbräuhaus). The city centre is also pretty close, so feel free to go exploring there too.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 17
Munich

After breakfast we say bye to Oktoberfest for another year. But hey, why not head out for one final drink?

Meals: Breakfast

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