Sail the incomparable azure waters of the Adriatic coast, immersing yourself in the luxury of your Emerald Cruises yacht in-between spectacular days exploring some of Croatia’s renowned destinations. Walk the cobbles of Rovinj and witness the Roman ruins of Zadar, learn the fascinating history of Šibenik and stop off in Hvar, Croatia’s answer to St. Tropez. Attend a EmeraldPLUS performance in Split’s Diocletian’s Palace and conclude in Dubrovnik.
- Airfare to Venice and return from Dubrovnik (or in reverse)
- 7 nights all-inclusive cruise aboard Emerald Azzurra or Emerald Sakara
- Airport transfers to and from the ship
- Dining Highlights:
- 20 superb meals including 7 Breakfasts (B), 6 Lunches (L), 7 Dinners (D)
- Including a Welcome and Farewell Reception & Dinner
- Complimentary wine, beer, soft drinks & selected cocktails throughout the day
- The services of an Emerald Cruises Tour Manager
- Complimentary WIFI
- Port taxes and charges
- All tipping and gratuities
- Included Excursions
- A walking tour of Rovinj
- A walking tour of Šibenik
- A walking tour of Split
- A walking tour of Korcula
- EmeraldPLUS: Klapa performance in the Cellars of Diocletian’s Palace.
- EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike to Marjan hill
- Book by Dec 31 : FREE Airfare* and save $700 per cabin! (price reflects discount)
|July 19 – August 16, 2024||Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Regina, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Halifax|
|Taxes & Fees||$680|
New Booking only – Based on Double Occupancy – Full Payment is required upon booking
Promotion is subject to change without notice
*Total ticket cost, including taxes, not to exceed $1,250 per person. Tax and ticket surcharges may apply. Flights need to be booked 6 months prior.
Venice to Dubrovnik (or in reverse)
Day 1 Venice, Italy (D)
Your luxurious yacht cruise begins in Venice, where you’ll transfer to embark on your discovery of Croatia.
Please book your flight to arrive into Venice prior to 02:00 PM.
Day 2 Rovinj, Croatia (B,L,D)
Start your day with a tour of Rovinj. The town’s famous cobbled streets lead to the hilltop church of St. Euphemia. Rovinj is also considered to be a ‘living cultural monument’ because of its vibrant frescoes, museums, and galleries spread through the old town.
Included Excursion Walking tour of Rovinj
Pula and Roman Amphitheatre (extra expense, must be pre-booked)
Istrian hilltop towns and truffle tasting (extra expense, must be pre-booked)
Day 3 Zadar (B,L,D)
Set on a peninsula, the historic city of Zadar has relics of bygone eras scattered across its landscape. Among the churches and Roman ruins, the Sun Salutation and Sea Organ are two of the city’s more modern, and curious attractions.
A walking tour of Zadar including visit to the gold and silver exhibition and museum of ancient glass (extra expense, must be pre-booked)
Tour of Pag Island (extra expense, must be pre-booked)
Kayak or Rafting on the Zrmanja River (extra expense, must be pre-booked)
Day 4 Šibenik (B,L,D)
Known for its UNESCO World Heritage-listed St James’ Cathedral and its famous black and orange hat, Šibenik is a city of tradition. The oldest native town in the country, its origins trace back to 1066; you’ll find history at every turn of its medieval streets and Square of the Four Wells.
A walking tour of Sibenik
Visit to Krka National Park (extra expense)
Visit to Falcon Centre (extra expense)
Guided bike tour of Vodice countryside (extra expense)
Day 5 Hvar (B,L,D)
Lying neatly off the coast of Split is the island Hvar. Said to be Croatia’s answer to Saint-Tropez, Hvar Town is home to an elegant shoreline bursting with luxurious yachts and is one of the more glamorous settings in the Adriatic.
Hvar island tour (extra expense)
Kayaking tour around Hvar and Pakleni Islands (extra expense)
Day 6 Split (B,L,D)
Enjoy a taste of real Dalmatian life in awe-inspiring Split. Croatia’s second-largest city effortlessly brings together the country’s traditional and contemporary elements. Diocletian’s Palace is an extraordinary example of Roman architecture and features a myriad of hideaway bars and cafes.
A walking tour of Split
Klapa Performance in the Cellars of Diocletian’s Palace.
Guided hike to Marjan hill
Guided tour of Trogir & Salona (extra expense)
Day 7 Korcula (B,L,D)
The sixth-largest island in the Adriatic, Korcula is among the most beloved in Croatia. Its Old Town, referred to by the locals as “Little Dubrovnik”, is a delightful collection of medieval churches, palaces and squares, while the villages of Cara and Smokvica produce the country’s signature dry white wine.
A walking tour of Korcula
Tastes of the Island (extra expense)
Buggy tour (extra expense)
Cooking Class (extra expense)
Day 8 Dubrovnik, Croatia (B)
As you arrive in Dubrovnik, bid farewell to your crew and fellow passengers as you disembark and are transferred to the airport for your return flight home.
Please book your flight to depart out of Dubrovnik after 12:00 PM.
The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.