Central Europe and Adriatic Cruise 2020

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15 Days and 14 Nights
Availability : May - October
Prague
Dubrovnik

Highlights

Prague – Vienna – Budapest – Zagreb – Plitvice – Zadar – Split – Hvar – Korcula – Mljet – Dubrovnik

Tour Includes

  • 7 nights in first-class hotels, rooms with private facilities
  • 7-night cruise from Zadar on board M/S Premier in a cabin with private facilities
  • Airport arrival and departure transfers
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 4 dinners
  • Welcome reception aboard the ship, followed by dinner
  • 1 captain’s dinner with live music on the ship
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee, and tea on a board cruise ship
  • Professional Tour & Cruise Director
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
Included Sightseeing
  • Prague
  • Vienna
  • Budapest
  • Zagreb
  • Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Zadar
  • Kornati National Park
  • Krka National Park
  • Split
  • Hvar
  • Korcula
  • Mljet National Park
  • Dubrovnik
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Not included

  • Gratuities, drinks, telephone charges and incidentals

Hotels

  • Prague: Angelo by Vienna House (F)
  • Vienna: Hilton Vienna (SF)
  • Budapest: Museum (F)
  • Zagreb: Westin (DLX)

Boat Specifications

7 Nights on board M/S Premier or similar ship

Itinerary

Day 1, arrive Prague, Saturday

You will be met and transferred to your hotel. There’s time to relax before meeting your fellow travelers and Tour Director for a Welcome Dinner. (D)

Day 2, in Prague, Sunday

Built on seven hills and both banks of the Vltava River, Prague is one of the most alluring cities in Europe. Your city tour starts with a panoramic drive to see famous Wenceslas Square, Strahov Stadium and Castle Square. On a walking tour, visit the Royal Castle of Hradcany with the Cathedral of St. Vitus, the Old Royal Palace, St. George’s Basilica and the Golden Lane with the Daliborka Tower. Cross the Charles Bridge and walk through the old quarter of Prague, viewing the Jewish Ghetto, the Town Hall and the world-famous Astronomical Clock. The rest of the day is free. Perhaps attend an optional cultural performance, shop, or just relax. (B)

Day 3, to Vienna, Monday

Head to Vienna, the “City of Waltz.” Your time is free to begin exploring Austria’s lovely capital or perhaps savor a Viennese pastry or two. (B)

Day 4, in Vienna, Tuesday

On a morning sightseeing tour, visit Hofburg Palace, once the center of the Habsburg monarchy, see Belvedere Palace, Prater Amusement Park, the UN Buildings, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and other remnants of the city’s imperial history. The afternoon is at leisure. Tonight, gather for dinner in a local restaurant. (B, D)

Day 5, to Budapest, Wednesday

Today, the journey to Budapest. The afternoon is free to explore the “Paris of the East”, shop along the Vaci Utca, nibble a delicious slice of Dobosz cake, sip an excellent Hungarian wine, or perhaps join one of the optional excursions available. (B)

Day 6, in Budapest, Thursday

In 1873, the twin cities of Buda and Pest joined with ancient Obuda to form a new, unified city, Budapest. Charming and beautiful, the city was declared a World Heritage site in 1987. Your morning sightseeing tour includes views of all the main attractions: The Parliament, Royal Palace, and the Castle Hill area, Fisherman’s Bastion, Matthias Church, Heroes’ Square, and Gellert Hill with its Citadel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explore this exciting city on your own. Tonight, enjoy dinner with entertainment in a typical Csarda restaurant.  (B, D)

Day 7, to Zagreb, Friday

Journey along the banks of the Lake Balaton and cross the border to continue to Zagreb. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Croatian capital will take you through the historic Upper Town. See St. Mark’s Church, the Cathedral, Parliament, and the Government Palace. Diner in your hotel. (B, D)

Day 8, Zagreb – Plitvice Lakes – Zadar, Saturday

Head south for a visit to magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of this natural wonder with its 16 terraced lakes surrounded by forested mountains and lush vegetation. A walking tour takes you around several of the lower lakes. On to Zadar port to embark on the ship. Later, gather with your fellow “sailors” for a Welcome Reception followed by dinner. (B, D)

Day 9, Zadar – Sali, Sunday

Zadar historical center is a pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the 16th-century walls built in by Venetians as a defense from The Turks. On to see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still stands guard over the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum (1st century BC) and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Returning to the boat, enjoy lunch as you sail to Sali. Explore the town tonight, and have dinner on your own in one of the restaurants. (B, L)

Day 10, Sali – Sibenik, Monday

Take in the scenic natural beauty of two National Parks today. Start in the Kornati, home to more than 140 islands with numerous coves and crystal clear waters. Stop for a swim during your lunchtime cruise. Next is Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls. After your visit here, coach to Sibenik where your ship is anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town. (B, L)

Day 11, Sibenik – Trogir – Split, Tuesday

Take a break for a swim during your morning cruise. Sail through lunch, arriving in the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir this afternoon. There’s time on your own before heading to Split. Here, a walking tour of the historic inner city shows off the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. (B, L)

Day 12, Split – Bol – Hvar, Wednesday

Stop in Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This long, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Go for a swim in the clear blue waters before sailing to Hvar. Here, a sightseeing tour includes views of the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and many more historic sights. The evening is free to explore Hvar and to dine on your own at one of the excellent restaurants. (B, L)

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case, transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

Day 13, Hvar – Korcula – Mljet, Thursday

After breakfast set sail for Korcula, with an early afternoon arrival. Korcula town is thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Continue sailing to the island of Mljet, where you will enjoy the afternoon tour of Mljet National Park, as you walk around the Great and Small Lakes. This lovely island was supposedly a favorite holiday spot for the Greek hero Ulysses! Tonight, enjoy the captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board your ship. (B, L, D)

Day 14, Mljet – Dubrovnik, Friday

In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, so-called “Pearl of Adriatic,” a UNESCO World Heritage site. While in Dubrovnik, take a walking tour of the old town and visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. The remainder of the day is free; perhaps discover this lovely city on own or enjoy last minute souvenir shopping. (B, L)

Day 15, depart Dubrovnik, Saturday

Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport for your flight home. (B)

More Information

Cruise is not suitable for persons with restricted mobility.

Cancellation Fees

From Deposit payment – 60 days prior to departure: Deposit
60 – 30 days prior to departure: Deposit + 10% of the tour rate
29 – 9  days prior to departure: Deposit + 25% of the tour rate
8 – 1 days  prior to departure: Deposit + 50% of the tour rate
0 and no show: 100% of the tour rate