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Highlights of Croatia and Slovenia

Jun 2, 2021 - Jun 12, 2021


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TAILOR MADE TOUR

HIGHLIGHTS OF CROATIA & SLOVENIA - 11 DAY
June 2 - 12, 2021


Join our very own Dawn Griffith on this 11 day escorted trip of a lifetime tour through Croatia and Slovenia.


COACH AND CRUISE TOUR: Starting in Zagreb, journey into Slovenia, visiting the beautiful city of Ljubljana before continuing on to discover the fairy tale beauty of Bled in the Julian /_uploads/images/branch_tours/CROATIA-SLOVENIA-MAP-250.pngAlps. Returning to Croatia you'll explore the stunning Plitvice Lakes before boarding your cruise to sail along the Dalmatian coast. You'll visit the impressive ancient cities of Split and Dubrovnik, swim in turquoise water and visit charming islands.

TRIP COST:
$5895 CAD per person, double occupancy
Taxes Included
Land & Cruise from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
Airfare extra


TRIP HIGHLIGHTS:

• Zagreb - the city’s historical centre, the fortified Upper Town, St Mark’s Church, Croatian National Theatre and more.
• Ljubljana, Slovenia - Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall, Robba’s Fountain and colourful central Market
• Split – historical port & Diocletian Palace
• Dubrovnik - UNESCO listed fortress and old city
• Mljet - stunning island covered with verdant vegetation and vineyards
• Korcula - coastal citadel rich in Renaissance and Gothic architecture
• Plitvice Lakes - a stunning series of lakes, cascading waterfalls and travertines
• Bled, Slovenia - one of the most beautiful alpine resorts in the world, famed for its thermal lake
• Zadar - old Roman city and fortress
• Omis - stunning beauty of the River Cetina canyon and historic pirates
• Trogir - UNESCO listed historical town and harbour
• Slano - small village located on a 2km-long sandy bay with ancient ruins



FOR RESERVATIONS FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:

 
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Dawn Griffith
Maritime Travel

1130 Lakeshore Road, Sarnia, ON
Phone: 226- 778-4468
Toll-Free: 888-908-4659



BRAND NEW LUXURY CLASS SHIP

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MS Ohana will be launched in 2020, luxury class. The boat is 48.5m long, 8.5m wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. Her capacity is 38 persons. She has 18 en-suite cabins on the main and lower deck, and all are fully air-conditioned with private en-suites.

The Upper Deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat on Upper Deck you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. The Top Deck, also called the “Sun Deck” offers 160 m2 of space and is equipped with sun-loungers and jacuzzi. WiFi is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat. On both the Main Deck and the Upper Deck there is one public bathroom with shower and toilet for convenience when sunbathing or swimming.

Cabin furnishings include a cupboard, a cabinet and a window or a porthole. All cabins are equipped with power plugs, LCD TV, safe. Bathrooms are fully equipped with a shower, toilet, hairdryer and a vanity with a sink.


Price is per person based on double occupancy and is subject to availability at time of booking. Contact Dawn Griffith for full terms and conditions.
Deposit of $500 per person is due at time of booking.  Final payment due April 3, 2021

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Itinerary

Day 1  Zagreb
Wednesday. Welcome to Zagreb and the start of your holiday. There's an included transfer from the airport to your hotel in the city. The rest of today offers free time for you to head out and explore this beautiful city which marks the crossroad between the Adriatic coast and Central Europe.
Overnight: Zagreb  |  Dinner

Day 2  Zagreb & Bled
Zagreb - Bled. Today begins with a sightseeing tour of Croatia's capital. We make our way to the fortified Upper Town (the city’s historical centre), passing St Mark’s Church with its stunning multi-coloured tiled roof, the Croatian National Theatre, University and Zagreb Cathedral, with its towering Gothic spires.

This afternoon we continue to the beautiful town of Bled in the Julian Alps – famous for its thermal lake. As one of the most picturesque alpine resorts in the world, the beauty of Bled is the stuff of fairytales, with a whimsical church and wishing bell set upon an island in the middle of an emerald glacial lake and surrounded by gorgeous snow-capped peaks.
Overnight: Bled  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 3  Ljubljana & Plitvice Lakes
Bled - Ljubljana - Plitvice. After breakfast we drive to Ljubljana, the Slovenian capital. Enjoy a guided tour of the old city to see highlights including the Three Bridges, Baroque Town Hall and Robba’s Fountain. Visit the colourful open-air central Market, selling beautifully smoked cheeses, meats and fresh fruit and vegetables. Nibble your way around!

Later, continue onto the Plitvice Lakes region for the afternoon. This 20-km long karst cave system with its web of underground passages, galleries and chambers is the largest karst cave open for visitation in all of Europe. Walk around the wooden promenades this evening and enjoy the magnificent views over the waters with its 16 clear blue lakes that cascade into 92 waterfalls.
Overnight: Plitvice Lakes  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4  Roman Ruins of Zadar
Plitvice - Zadar - Omis. Today we make our way to the Dalmatian Coast, to the city of Zadar. Upon arrival we take a guided tour of the 2nd century BC Roman Forum and see the 9th Century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus. This afternoon we continue to Omis, situated at the mouth of the Cetina river. This dramatic location is where we board the boat for our cruise along the Adriatic coast.
Overnight: Omis - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 5  Pucisca & Split
Omis - Pucisca - Split. This morning you have the option to join a boat excursion along the canyon of the River Cetina before the boat sets sail towards Pucisca on the island of Brac. Arriving into Pucisca, you'll enjoy a visit to a stonemasonry school nearby to learn about the centuries old tradition of stonemasonry on this beautiful island.

Later we continue to the stunning port town of Split. There's a walking tour this afternoon to explore the Old Town where you'll be able to admire the incredible Diocletian Palace, built over 1700 years ago.
Overnight: Split - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6  Trogir and Krka
Split - Sibenik. After breakfast we head to the small Dalmatian coastal town of Trogir. This beautiful UNESCO listed town is situated on a small island squeezed in between the mainland and the larger island of Ciovo. The island is occupied by beautiful green parks, palaces, churches and monasteries. Enjoy some free time to explore the town and visit the incredible Cathedral of St Lawrence, arguably one of the best examples of sacral architecture in Croatia. We then continue on to Skradin, situated at the end of the Krka estuary at the entrance to Krka National Park. You'll have some time at leisure here to discover the highlights of the area. Next we visit Sibenik, where there will be a walking tour through the narrow streets, visiting the Gothic Renaissance Cathedral of St James, included on the UNESCO world heritage list since 2001.
Overnight: Sibenik  |  Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7  Vis
Sibenik - Vis. This morning we'll depart Sibenik and head towards Vis. En route you'll get the chance to swim in the beautiful crystal waters of the Adriatic sea. Arrive into Vis this afternoon, an island known for it's beautiful bays and stunning sandy beaches. There's free time to discover this traditional Croatian paradise your way.
Overnight: Vis - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8  Hvar
Vis - Hvar - Korcula. We'll set sail during breakfast this morning as we head to beautiful island of Hvar. Known for it's stunning fields of lavender and rosemary, it's home to a beautiful coastline and charming historical towns. Reaching the town of Hvar, your expert local guide will take you on a tour of the ancient streets. After exploring this mesmerising town, you'll continue sailing to Korcula. Disembarking the boat, there's a walking tour of Korcula town - the birthplace of famed explorer Marco Polo.
Overnight: Korcula - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Dinner

 Day 9  Mljet Island
Korcula - Mljet - Slano. We continue cruising this morning to Mljet Island and the town of Pomena. Half of Mljet is dedicated as a national park, home to two immensely beautiful turquoise salt lakes set amongst green forest. You'll have free time to explore the park at your own pace and can opt to rent bikes or kayaks to paddle on the lakes.

After lunch and a chance to take a swim we continue to Slano. Free time is offered this afternoon to explore the coastal town including the local beach. An optional trip to Ston will be offered, this town is famous for its 5km long city walls and its saltworks.
Overnight: Slano - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10  Dubrovnik
Slano - Dubrovnik. We cruise to Dubrovnik after breakfast this morning. Cruise alongside the city walls before we disembark and enjoy a walking tour of some of the highlights of this fascinating and historically rich city. The 13th century fortifications that mark out the city are imposingly impressive and have born witness to many power struggles over the years. You'll also enjoy some free time to further explore Dubrovnik, you may wish to take the cable car to the top of the hill that overlooks the city or perhaps just wander the beautiful streets with a refreshing ice cream. Fans of the hit TV show Game of Thrones will recognize parts of the city as the filming location for Kings Landing, the fictional capital of Westeros.
Overnight: Dubrovnik - Onboard  |  Breakfast, Lunch

Day 11  Dubrovnik
Today marks the end of your incredible journey through Croatia and Slovenia as you disembark your boat this morning in the Gruz harbour.
Breakfast