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Adriatic Coastal cruise with APT

8-day coastal cruise from £1,495 pp incl. flights

Save up to £1,000 pp

Summary

Short description

An island-hopping adventure in small-ship luxury

Highlights

  • Enjoy an intimate and informal yacht-based Adriatic experience with just 36 guests
  • Discover medieval Old Towns & fascinating history
  • Swim, snorkel & paddleboard on the azure waters of Croatia's beautiful coastline
  • Explore with APT's included 'insider experiences', from road trips to guided city walks
  • Discover the beautiful Krka National Park with an included tour

In Brief

  • 1 Night Opatija
  • 1 Night Rab
  • 1 Night Zadar
  • 1 Night Krka National Park
  • 1 Night Split
  • 1 Night Korčula
  • 1 Night Dubrovnik

About

Recommended for:
History & culture | Natural world | Ocean cruise

Island-hop along Croatia's Adriatic coast, showcasing its most beautiful destinations on this luxury small-ship voyage, from the walled city of Dubrovnik to the dramatic waterfalls of Krka National Park. As well as enjoying a programme of included excursions – think ultra-scenic island road trips and guided city tours – you'll also have plenty of time to relax onboard, paddle boarding, swimming and tucking into delicious barbecue lunches. What's more, it's all enjoyed in the most intimate of settings, aboard either the brand-new MV Lady Eleganza or the more traditional MV Princess Eleganza, both of which are designed especially for sailing the Adriatic coast. Playing host to just 34 or 36 guests in a wonderfully informal atmosphere, you can expect free-flowing, complimentary drinks and superb dining inspired by the region. What's more, the ship will dock each night in ports that larger ships are unable to reach, allowing plenty of opportunities to explore Croatia's most picturesque harbours, pausing for al fresco dinners in seaside restaurants and authentic taverns alike. 

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Zagreb

After included VIP airport lounge access, fly from the UK to Zagreb and transfer to Opatija to board the brand-new MV Lady Eleganza. With a capacity of just 34 guests, expect an intimate, personal experience on board. After settling in to your stylish suite, you'll head to the al fresco dining area for a Captain’s Welcome Dinner with your fellow guests.

Stay: MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza

Meals: D

Day 2
Krk & Rab

Anchor in to the beautiful island of Krk today, where the ship will dock for a few hours, giving you the chance to swim, snorkel and paddleboard on the Adriatic's crystal-clear waters and relax on the ship's sundeck. Then, after a barbecue lunch on board, sail to Rab where you'll have this evening to discover its picturesque Old Town that's packed full of excellent-preserved medieval architecture – the perfect spot for an al fresco dinner.

Stay: MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza

Meals: B L

Day 3
Pag & Zadar

After breakfast, anchor in to the mountainous island of Pag and, later, Zadar, where you'll enjoy an included afternoon walking tour among the atmospheric Old Town's Roman columns, churches, baroque palaces and Renaissance buildings before returning to MV Lady Eleganza for dinner this evening.

Stay: MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Krka National Park

Today is a trip highlight as you explore the awe-inspiring natural beauty of Krka National Park, its dramatic waterfalls the emblematic image of many a Croatian postcard. Head out on an included tour – an APT 'Insider Experience' – along the wooden boardwalks and bridges, with the chance to swim in the azure-blue pools before returning to the MV Lady Eleganza to get ready for dinner. With the ship remaining in Sibenik, choose between staying on board or exploring Sibenik's town squares and cobbled streets for dinner tonight.

Stay: MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Sibenik, Split

After breakfast, step off the ship for a guided walk through Sibenik's historic, well-preserved Old Town, pausing at the Cathedral of St James and St Michael’s Fortress for wonderful vistas of Sibenik Bay and its neighbouring islands. Later, arrive in to Split for another guided walk through the town, with the chance to sample one of the many local restaurants on the picturesque Riva Promenade for dinner this evening.

Stay: MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza

Meals: B L

Day 6
Vis & Korcula

Arrive in to Vis today, which you'll explore with one of APT's 'Insider Experiences' – an ultra-scenic drive around the island. This remote, untouched island is lined with beautiful white-sand beaches and turquoise waters that frame tiny fishing villages on the harbour. Later, sail to Korcula and stroll through its winding medieval streets before sampling one of the local restaurants tonight.

Stay: MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza

Meals: B L

Day 7
Badija, Dubrovnik

Today will see you arrive in to your penultimate stop, the idyllic island of Badija, for swimming and beach relaxation. Then, continue to Dubrovnik for a guided walk through the city's famous medieval Old Town, pausing at the Gothic-Renaissance Rector’s Palace, the Dominican Monasteries, World Heritage-listed fortress and Pile Gate, which has stood guard at the entry of the walled city for centuries. Later, return to the ship for your final dinner on board with new-found friends.

Stay: MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Dubrovnik to UK

After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Prices

Accommodation rating: Superior

8-day coastal cruise from £1,495 pp incl. flights

Save up to £1,000 pp
Book by: 16 August 2022

Special offers:

  • 2022 departures - save up to £1,000 pp on selected dates, prices from £1,495 (selected sailings aboard MV Princess Eleganza)
  • 2023 departures - save up to £500 pp on selected dates, prices from £2,195 pp

Includes: 

  • Return scheduled flights from the UK
  • Transfers to/from ship
  • 7-nights' cruising aboard the MV Lady Eleganza or MV Princess Eleganza depending on departure date
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Onboard water stations, plus tea and coffee, soft drink, beer and local wine during lunch and dinner on your cruise
  • Experience the breath-taking natural beauty of Krka National Park and its dramatic waterfalls
  • Enjoy a scenic drive on the untouched island of Vis
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Cruise Director and local guides

Selected departure dates from August to October 2022 and April to September 2023.

Note: the itinerary is operated in reverse on alternate departure dates.

Terms & Conditions: Prices are per person based on two people sharing a twin/double room; prices are subject to availability and possible change; normal booking conditions apply.

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