Discover Croatia and The Islands of Dalmatia

16 Days
Dubrovnik to Budapest
From (GBP)
£ 3,670
Dates & Pricing

2019 Dubrovnik > Budapest

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EWDL
Duration:
16 days
Departure City:
Dubrovnik
Return City:
Budapest

Selected Itinerary

16 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrival Dubrovnik

    Welcome to Dubrovnik, commonly known as “the pearl of the Adriatic Sea”. You will be met at the airport and transferred to our exclusively-chartered boutique yacht, where a warm welcome awaits you from your Captain and crew.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Dubrovnik - Slano

    Dubrovnik’s old town’s charm lies on its white limestone streets, baroque buildings and ancient city walls that protected a civilized, sophisticated republic for centuries. A UNESCO World Heritage site, is on the menu today. After the tour, cruise to Slano, and reach the peninsula's wine empire, Ston is a jewel in Adriatic Coast. You will have an included tour of Ston followed by a wine tasting session.
    EmeraldPLUS: Guided Tour of Ston with wine tasting

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Slano – Mljet - Korcula

    The Island of Korcula is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic Sea. Like most of the Croatian islands, the Greeks, who gave it the name Korkyra Melaina or 'Black Corfu' for its dark and densely wooded appearance, first settled Korcula. Today you will have a guided tour of the town, passing by the its typical medieval architecture, including towers and cluster of red-roofed houses. Marco Polo the famous world-traveller and writer, as well as a Venetian merchant, is reputed to have been born in Korcula.
    DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Mljet (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  4. Day 4 - Korcula- Pucišca - Omiš

    Pucišca, a settlement in the middle part of the northern part of the island Brac. The town is known for having a special variety of stones, of which have been used to build part of the “White House” in Washington. For many generations, locals have been making use the stone and as part of your EmeraldPLUS, you will have a change to visit a stonemason-school. Founded in 1909 the school provides educational support for local students, producing quality religious icons, fountains, statues.
    EmeraldPLUS: Tour of Pucišca &Visit to a Stone Masonry School
    DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Cetina with boat ride and local tasting (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  5. Day 5 - Split - Hvar

    Split is the second largest city in Croatia and the largest city on the Adriatic coast. The city has some fantastic sights with both Roman and modern architecture. Enjoy a guided walking tour through the many facades of this beautiful city. After the tour you will cruise to Hvar for a walking tour passing by the town’s cosy harbour, terracotta-roofed villas, Gothic palaces and 13th-century ramparts rising towards an impressive citadel.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  6. Day 6 - Šibenik

    Your day begins with a guided tour of one of the oldest towns on the Adriatic Cost, Šibenik. This charming town boasts fantastic sights which exist from Venetian times. In particular the marble Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO World Heritage list. The rest of the day is free to enjoy this beautiful town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  7. Day 7 - Šibenik- Trogir

    Named after the Krka River, the Krka National Park covers an area of just over 142 square km and includes two thirds of the river itself. The top attraction of the Park are its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk falls which are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. Later, cruise to Trogir, a town designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. Trogir is home to a number of fascinating historic sights and rich architecture.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  8. Day 8 - Trogir - Opatija

    Disembark today. From Trogir, you will be transferred to Opatija for your three-night stay in the coastal town.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  9. Day 9 - Opatija

    Start your day with a tour of Rovinj. The town famous cobbled streets lead to the hilltop church of St. Euphemia. After the tour, visit a winery and enjoy a taste of the local produced specialties. Later, visit Pula, a seafront city on the tip of Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. Pula is known for its protected harbour, beach-lined coast and Roman ruins. Settled in the prehistoric era and valued for its strategic location, Pula has been occupied, destroyed and rebuilt numerous times.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  10. Day 10 - Opatija

    Today is a day at your leisure, and your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day’s exploring.
    DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Istria (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  11. Day 11 - Opatija – Lake Bled

    Continue your journey, you will cross into Slovenia, where you will visit the Karst Caves in Postojna. A mini-train will take you underground through a fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls. Then, it is a short drive to Lake Bled, an earthly paradise at the foot of the Julian Alps. Included is a two-night stay in Bled.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  12. Day 12 - Lake Bled

    Today, enjoy a boat ride to the island on the Lake Bled. The rest of the day is at leisure to continue exploring.
    DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Ljubljana (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  13. Day 13 - Lake Bled - Zagreb

    Return to Croatia and venture towards the country’s capital, Zagreb. Your included guided tour will take you the main landmarks such as the Archbishop’s Palace, Opera House and Cathedral of St. Mark’s. Included is a two-night stay in Zagreb.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  14. Day 14 - Zagreb

    Enjoy a leisurely day in Zagreb to continue exploring this lively capital.
    DiscoverMORE: Excursion to Trakošcan Castle (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  15. Day 15 - Zagreb - Budapest

    Today travel to Budapest. Included is an overnight stay.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

  16. Day 16 - Depart Budapest

    After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward or homebound flight.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR TOUR INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on board our exclusively-chartered boutique Yacht and 8 night land tour
  • Airport transfers
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise Director and Tour Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Guided Tour of Trogir
  • Guided Tour of Šibenik
  • Guided Tour of Krka National Park
  • Guided Tour of Hvar
  • Guided Tour of Split
  • Guided Tour of Korcula
  • Guided Tour of Dubrovnik
  • Guided Tour of Rovinj & Pula
  • Guided Tour of Karst Caves in Postojna
  • Guided Tour of Zagreb

EmeraldPLUS
  • Tour of Pucišca & Visit to a Stone Masonry School
  • Guided Tour of Ston with wine tasting

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 26 superb meals including 15 Breakfasts (B), 7 Lunches (L), 4 Dinners (D)
  • 2 drinks per passenger with meals on board

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