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Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Gems of the Croatian Coast

Visit Croatia’s magnificent coastal cities and towns including Split, Dubrovnik and Hvar to explore the distinctive island culture, magnificent architecture and spectacular beaches on this luxury 7-night cruise from Venice.

Cruise Only
7 nights from £1747pp

Luxury Holiday
  • Diocletian Palace, Split
  • Dubrovnik City Walls
  • Hvar Harbour
  • Rijeka
  • Venice, Italy
  • Waterfall in Krka National Park
  • Zadar

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From the romantic city of Venice, journey to Rijeka to admire the stunning architecture and perhaps savour delicious seafood. In beautiful Zadar, stroll along the quaint cobblestone streets before heading to the Krka National Park to witness the spectacular cascading waterfalls.

Cruise Croatia's Inside Passage which is inaccessible for larger ships and boasts an impressive panorama including mountains, wooded islands and rocky coasts. An overnight stay in Split allows plenty of time to explore this lovely including the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Diocletian’s Palace.

Discover the history of the great walled town of Dubrovik and marvel at the awe-inspiring views before exploring the many amazing sites of Hvar such as the fields of lavender and dozens of vineyards. This luxury cruise comes to an end in Venice.

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Gems of the Croatian Coast

Day 1 - Venice (Italy)

Embark your ship in Venice.

Day 2 - Rijeka (Croatia)

The city of Rijeka showcases marvellous architecture, excellent museums and delicious seafood. Perhaps visit the Governor’s Palace, admire the amazing views of the harbour and climb the 16th century Petar Kruzic Stairway to the top of Trsat hill to visit the Church of Our Lady. Then, hop on a ferry and journey to the islands around the bay, perhaps cycle around Kirk and enjoy a relaxing stop at Baska Beach which boast beautiful sand and crystal-clear water.

Day 3 - Zadar - Split

Beautiful Zadar showcases a combination of old and new. This morning, stroll through charming cobblestone streets that lead to modern architecture before visiting the cascading waterfalls in Krka National Park. Finally, enjoy a tasting of Maraschino, a traditional liqueur made from marasca cherries which has been produced in Zadar since the 16th century. Set sail for Split this afternoon, cruise through Croatia's Inside Passage which features outstanding scenery of mountains, wooded islands and rocky coasts and arrive in the city this evening.

Day 4 - Split

The city of Split boasts beautiful beaches and a fortress-like complex at its centre. Perhaps explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Diocletian’s Palace, which dates back to the 4th century and wander through the quaint cobblestone street. Perhaps enjoy an immersive guided walking tour of the town which visits Split's many historical highlights including the Cathedral of St. Duje and the Temple of Jupiter.

Day 5 - Dubrovnik

Known as the 'the pearl of the Adriatic', the city of Dubrovnik is spread out before the sea at the foot of a range of rugged limestone mountains. The ancient city is famous for its fortified walls, which date from medieval times and surround the old town as well as its array of pre-Romanesque, Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque buildings. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is best explored on foot; explore the charming squares and walk the city walls for excellent views.

Day 6 - Hvar

Hvar is considered to be one of the sunniest places in Europe and its glorious beaches, particularly Dubovica and the Pakleni Islands are perfect for sunbathing. Perhaps discover Hvar's lush olive groves, fruit orchards, fields of lavender, and dozens of vineyards.

Day 7 - Venice (Italy)

Experience the romantic city of Venice with its cobblestone streets and overarching bridges. Perhaps explore the canals by gondola, sample delicious Veneto wines, or relax in Piazza San Marco.

Day 8 - Venice

Disembark ship in Venice.

The itinerary is subject to change due to operational or weather conditions.

Price Includes

  • 7-night full-board cruise
  • Complimentary selected spirits, beers and wine throughout
  • Complimentary bottled water, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas
  • Shuttle service to and from ports
  • Butler service for suite guests

Price Does Not Include

  • Flights - please contact us for a quote
  • Shore excursions

2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

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