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Northern Dalmatia Islands

SPLIT - SPLIT

Split - Rogznica/Primosten - Sibenik - Krka Waterfalls - Zlarin - Kornati/Sali - Zadar - Vodice - Trogir - Split

Exclusive Deluxe Cruises operated by the M/S Prestige on the 15th June & 31st August 2019; and the M/V Black Swan on the 6th July 2019. 

Saturday – Embarkation - Split 

Transfer from Split airport to the Split harbour where your ship will be docked. Check in from 1400 onwards. The rest of the afternoon is spent relaxing on-board, making yourself at home and perhaps enjoying a couple of drinks on the deck. Passengers will be arriving through-out the day and into late evening. A little later on enjoy a welcome cocktail and a short meet and greet introduction. 

Sunday - Rogoznica or Primosten

Early departure from Split harbour.  Lunch on route after which we stop for a swim in a quiet bay. Overnight in Rogoznica or Primošten (depending on situation in the port) - both small villages that offer many restaurants and small cafes with remarkable wine - the famous wine 'Babic'.

Monday - Sibenik - Krka Waterfalls & Zlarin

After breakfast we continue on to Sibenik for morning sightseeing of this historical town. Visit a castle above the town centre and many historical buildings, like the Foscolo palace (gothic style) or St. Laurent church in baroque style. Departure towards Krka Waterfalls with lunch on board while enjoying the views of the Krka Canyon. Afternoon free to enjoy the National park and the waterfalls. Discover the beauty of Krka, and its exceptional flora and fauna. Overnight on island and village Zlarin. 

Tuesday – Kornati - Sali

Today we leave the region of the famous National Park Kornati – rich in fish, and cultural and historic remains. Historic remains of old Ilyrian fortress, Roman villas, old Christian church of St. Mary and medieval fortresses and settlements add to the value of these islands. Kornati consists of 140 islands and reefs. Inlets of some islands descend steeply into the sea, a hundred meters deep in places, and dramatically razor sharp. It is truly something remarkable to see. Overnight in Sali on Long Island (Dugi Otok).

Wednesday - Zadar 

Morning reserved for swimming. Departure for Zadar in the afternoon where we spend the night in the port. Here you have a possibility to join guided tour of the city with English speaking guide. For centuries the metropolis of Dalmatia, and today the centre of the region, Zadar has been a city rich in monumental heritage of world importance visible at every step even today: the Roman forum dated to the 1st century AD, the church of St. Donatus dated to the 9th century AD – the most famous Medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, the mighty city walls with representative Port and Land gates from the 16th century AD, and numerous palaces, villas and other monumental heritage. The town is full of great restaurants packed in the centre and already mentioned historical monuments that can be found in and around the city – of special interest is the famous Zadar Sea Organ and “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation.

Thursday – Vodice

Today we head back along the Dalmatian coast. Stop for a swim in one of the beautiful bays. After the lunch we cruise to a popular lively resort town Vodice, where we spend the night. Here one enjoy the beautiful terraces of local restaurants and cafes or simply walk along wonderful beaches of this typical Dalmatian town.

Friday - Trogir and Split

Depart after breakfast with a swimming stop in one of the bays. After lunch cruise to the old Dalmatian town, Trogir (Greek relief from 4th century was found here). Trogir is sometimes referred to as “miniature Venice” or a floating museum town - as it has a masterful architecture. In the late afternoon we continue toward the last port of call while enjoying the magnificent view of Split Riviera. Join our guided tour of Split with an English speaking guide. Split is a monument city under UNESCO protection that belongs not only to Croatian people, but to you as well because it is in the world heritage. Here we find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian Palace. Overnight in Split.

Saturday - Split

Early breakfast after which it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends!

 


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