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Dubrovnik Discovery - Croatia - 7 Nights

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Cruising along the spectacular coast of Croatia
Itinerary
  • Day 1
    • Transport: Dubrovnik Transfers
    • Cruising: Croatia Cruise - KL5 Dubrovnik Discovery
  • Day 2-7
    • Cruising: Croatia Cruise - KL5 Dubrovnik Discovery
  • Day 8
    • Transport: Dubrovnik Transfers
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Croatia Cruise - KL5 Dubrovnik Discovery

Dubrovnik Discovery Cruise - KL5
Departure from Dubrovnik

Cruising with motor ships along the magnificent Dalmatian coastline and islands on route:
KL5: Dubrovnik - Mijet - Hvar - Korcula - Trstenik - Sipan - Dubrovnik

For this trip all you will need is a few T-shirts and a swimming costume to spend seven unforgettable days sailing on the southern Adriatic Sea from one island to another. Relax and let the captain and his crew (especially the cook) take care of you. During the day you can swim, snorkel, sunbathe, and explore the underworld of the Adriatic Sea. The evenings you have free to find a good restaurant or discover old churches or other historical monuments.

Sunday: Dubrovnik
Check in from 1300 onwards (Gruz harbour) with dinner as your first meal. Due to the many different flight arrivals the first overnight is planned in Dubrovnik - a unique town on the Adriatic. The special charm of this old town are the buildings that have remained from the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. A larger part of the monuments of history and culture belong to the fine but modest Renaissance architecture with some traces of the Gothic style. Use the afternoon to explore the city walls and plan what to do on your last night of the cruise when we return to this wonderful city. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Monday: Dubrovnik - Mljet
After breakfast we continue our journey towards the island and national park Mljet. Lunch on board. The whole afternoon is free to enjoy the salt lakes in the National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National park, one can visit an old abbey and church, or just use a small boat to roam around the National park. Bicycles can also be hired to cycle around the paths that surround the lakes or cars for those wanting to go further. Overnight in port Polaca or Pomena.

Tuesday: Mljet - Korcula
During breakfast departure for Korcula, the birthplace of famous explorer Marco Polo. Lunch on board in front of Lumbarda bay. Arrive in Korcula in the afternoon where everyone is free to do their own sightseeing. Surrounded by ancient walls and fortified bastions Korcula's old town is very well preserved with its layout and structure dating back to 13th century. Overnight in port.

Wednesday: Hvar - Korcula
During breakfast departure for Korcula, the birthplace of famous explorer MARCO POLO. Lunch on board in front of Lumbarda bay. Arrive in Korcula in the afternoon where everyone is free to do their own sightseeing. Surrounded by ancient walls and fortified bastions Korcula's old town is very well preserved with its layout and structure dating back to 13th century. Overnight in port.

Thursday: Korcula - Trstenik
Leave Korcula and continue our cruise towards the little village and harbour Trstenik on Peljeac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. Lunch on board. Chief occupations include farming, viniculture (the famous Plavac Mali wine, the ancestor of the Californian Zinfandel), fishing and tourism. The coastline along the town and the neighbouring islets is covered by pine groves, offering fine ambience for swimming. The famous Grgi winery is situated here - have a walk and taste some of their lovely wine!

Friday: Trstenik - Sipan
Early in the morning we continue our trip towards the Elafiti islands. A group of islands west of Dubrovnik. They include Sipan, Lopud and Kolocep (Kalamota). They attract many tourists with their beautiful scenery and sandy beaches. Swimming and lunch is planned at one of the smaller Elafiti islands. Sipan, the largest island of the Elafiti, is also the most distant from Dubrovnik. This is where we will spend the night.

Saturday: Sipan - Dubrovnik
Early departure for Dubrovnik with breakfast on route. Enjoy the beautiful sights of nature along the way towards the heaven on earth - according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Lunch on board and arrival to Dubrovnik early in the afternoon (around 14:00h) and have a whole afternoon free to explore Dubrovnik or go for a swim. You can explore Dubrovnik on your own or join our guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. Take a walk through STRADUN - both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. For those of you with more enthusiasm we recommend a walk on top of the 1940m long city walls or take a cable car ride to top of Sr Mountain to get scenic views of the old city! Overnight in the GRU port of this magical town.

Sunday: Dubrovnik
After an early breakfast say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Optional full day Montenegro coach excursion.

Optional Extra's at additional costs:
Extra Towels (purchased on arrival).
Wedding Renewal Package.
Parking.
Airport Transfers (from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik port - others available on request).
Pre and Post Cruise Accommodation - Available on request.
Ferry Tickets for coastal and international ferry connections.

The Captain reserves the right in changing the route in case of bad weather conditions.
Departures are guaranteed. Katarina line reserves the right in cancelling departures with less than 10 participants and changing ship name if need arises.
Guests are obliged to follow ship rules found in written form on the ship especially with regards to bringing drinks on board.
In case of bad behaviour Katarina Line or the captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark.

Katarina line highly recommends clients to take insurance against cancellation of reserved services! Katarina line offers a complete travel insurance package (travel health insurance, personal accident insurance, private liability, luggage insurance & trip cancellation). Additional information about travel insurance package can be found at http://www.katarina-line.com/terms-of-service.html
Terms & Conditions

Peak season surcharges and block out dates may apply. Prices are per person sharing, unless otherwise specified. All prices are indicative and correct at time of loading onto the Thompsons website and are subject to change due to currency fluctuations, rate increases, airfare increases and availability. For standard terms and conditions refer to www.thompsons.co.za E&OE.

Prices are from a starting price per person sharing, subject to change, airfare increase, currency fluctuations and availability. Taxes are estimated and based on the current exchange rate and are subject to change. Advance purchase, peak season surcharges, block out periods and minimum stay conditions may apply. Please note that airport taxes, fuel levies & surcharges are approximate and subject to change, the exact amount will be confirmed at time of booking. Valid for dates as specified. Group rates available on request. Thompsons Standard Terms and Conditions may apply. E & OE.

Exclusions

All Items of a personal nature. Meals not mentioned. Medical and Travel insurance.


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