Croatia and Cruising the Dalmatian Coast
Dates: August 20-31, 2024
This exhilarating itinerary introduces you to Croatia's familiar gems, such as Zagreb and Dubrovnik, as well as lesser-known fishing towns and unspoiled islets. After three nights in Zagreb, get a taste of cruising life, where we will pause at various ports where you can hop off and witness centuries of visible history or sip wine in a cafe.
To make a reservation, reserve online at brynma.ahitravel.com or by calling 800-323-7373.
Costs and Inclusions
- 3 nights accommodations at the deluxe Esplanade Zagreb Hotel and 7 nights aboard first-class MV Infinity
- 10 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 4 dinners served with wine
- Transfers with baggage handling
- Tipping of guides and drivers.
- AHI Travel Assurance plan covers Accident and Sickness Medical Expense, Trip Delay and Emergency Evacuation for U.S. residents.
- Engaging excursions and enrichment by expert speakers
No single supplement for solo travelers (space is limited)!
A category rooms feature a private balcony and large window; B category features a large window; C and D category feature a porthole.
|D- Lower Cruise Deck
|C- Lower Cruise Deck
|B- Main Cruise Deck
|A- Upper Cruise Deck
VAT is an additional $395 per person
Please note the itinerary is subject to change.
Depart for Zagreb, Croatia
Arrive in Zagreb and enjoy a convivial Welcome Reception and Dinner.
Enjoy a panoramic tour of the lower town. After a visit to the Mirogoj Cemetery, designed by architect Hermann Bolle, visit the beautifully preserved upper town, including the fantastic St. Mark's Church.
Enjoy free time in the city or join the elective excursion to the Croatian Countryside, where you'll visit the Antun Augustincic Museum and Gallery in Klanject before continuing to Kumrovec.
After breakfast, depart Zagreb for Opatija. En route, visit the Plitvice Lakes National Park, which features 16 crystal-clear terraced lakes linked by a series of waterfalls. On arrival in Opatija, board our ship the MV Infinity and enjoy a Welcome Reception and Dinner.
Begin cruising along the Dalmatian Coast. Soak up the nautical paradise of the Krk and Rab islands- enjoy lunch aboard while docked at Krk Island before exploring Rab Island, where you can spy local artists and taste Rapska torta, or Rab cake.
Enjoying cruising down Zadar- if luck is on your side, you may see dolphins! Zadar is home to an impressive Roman Forum and the Church of St. Donatus. Sample some unique Maraschino cherry liquor and other sweet treats- the first recipes for Maraschino liquor emerged from Zadar in the 16th century.
Sail to Sibenik where you can choose one of two excursions:
Cultural Sibenik: Visit the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of St. James and enjoy a wine, cheese and prosciutto tasting!
Krka National Park: Delight in the waterfalls, walking paths and more of this top-rated park. (Active).
Anchor in Trogir, a well-preserved Romanesque-Gothic town. Then visit Split, including a walk through the courtyards and chambers of Dicoletian's Palace.
Uncover the sights of sunny Hvar, including its Renaissance cathedral and a convent dedicated to Hvar's storied agave lace tradition. Croatian lacemaking is on the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Korcula, the "Emerald Isle" juts into the Peljesac Channel and brims with natural beauty.
Discover the history-steeped city, including the Pile Gate and the Franciscan Monastery's cloister. See the Sponza Palace and perhaps stroll along the Stradun during free time. Cap off the day with a Farewell Dinner.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight home.