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Luxury

Jewels of Northern Croatia and Slovenia with Pearls of the Adriatic Cruise

Ljubljana to Dubrovnik
19 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: NOBLLD19
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 22 destinations
  • Visit a private island property and meet the owners, enjoy a traditional home-cooked meal, go for a swim or perhaps enjoy the chance to fish
  • Evening champagne reception at the old fort on Lopud island
  • 11 nights on the small ship MV Lady Eleganza
  • Finest dining – includes meals and onboard beverages on your ship
  • Expert tour and cruise directors
  • Seven nights authentic land accommodation
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Europe map NOBLLD19 2021
Ljubljana to Dubrovnik

Designed Exclusively for APT guests

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™

Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options

Be met on arrival in Ljubljana and transfer to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Ljubljana, Hotel Cubo or similar

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  • Dinner

Embark on a guided discovery of Ljubljana today and make sure you have your camera handy to capture views from Ljubljana Castle. You will also delight in a wine tasting, where you will sample fine Slovenian varieties. The evening is yours at leisure.

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  • Breakfast
Aerial view Ljubljana, Slovenia

Farewell Ljubljana as you make your way to the Logar Valley, where you’ll be astounded by the stunning scenery that greets you the moment you enter the valley. This rarely visited region is tucked away and offers a harmonious blend of peace and nature. Tonight, enjoy dinner accompanied by local entertainers.

Stay: Two Nights, Logar Valley, Hotel Plesnik or similar

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  • Breakfast

FREEDOM OF CHOICE

You can’t make a bad decision when it comes to choosing today’s sightseeing inclusion, as they all perfectly showcase the best that the Logar Valley region has to offer. Perhaps get active and embark on a hike. For a more leisurely option, perhaps take a relaxing horse and carriage ride, or visit a traditional wooden granary.


Today is devoted to exploring the alpine splendour of the Logar Valley, carved by glaciers over countless millennia.

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  • Breakfast

In Slovenia’s alps, the villages of Vogel and Bohinj offer incredible vistas and evergreen slopes. Continue to Lake Bled and arrive at your hotel, which is part of the esteemed Small Luxury Hotels of the World group. With a history spanning 80 years, your hotel is set on the idyllic shores of Lake Bled.

Stay: Bled, Grand Hotel Toplice, Lake View Room or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Board a traditional Pletna boat and enjoy a cruise to the island on Lake Bled. Afterwards, tour Bled Castle, whose origins date back to 1004. Then head to your hotel in Portorož.

Stay: Two Nights, Kempinski Palace Portorož in a Superior Sea View Room or similar

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore the World Heritage-listed Skocjan Caves, also the largest known underground canyon in the world. Afterwards, visit a stud farm famous for breeding Lipizzan horses. This is the original farm responsible for perpetuating this breed, which are provided to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. This evening, you will enjoy a discovery of beautiful Piran.

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  • Breakfast

Explore the fascinating Salt Pan, where salt is still produced using centuries-old processes of natural crystallisation. Later, gain an insight into truffle hunting, including a delicious tasting. Then transfer to Rovinj where you will embark the MV Lady Eleganza.

Stay: 11 Nights, MV Lady Eleganza

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Explore Rovinj, which sits on a headland with houses huddled together beneath imposing St Euphemia church, whose steeple dominates the scene. This afternoon sail on to Pula.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Pula’s remarkably preserved Arena, with its echoes of Rome's Colosseum, is the city's highlight. Built in the first century AD, it once housed up to 23,000 spectators for gladiatorial battles. Cruise on to Mali Lošinj.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Lush and green clad, Lošinj Island is fragrant with lavender, sage and rosemary. The main town, Mali Lošinj, is characterised by pastel-coloured ship captains’ villas on its waterfront. This afternoon sail to lively Zadar.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Zadar, located on a small peninsula, is a once-powerful maritime city – historically, it rivalled Venice in importance. Enjoy a morning tour before heading south to Šibenik.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Water with yellow boat on left and buildings

Šibenik is the gateway Krka National Park's waterfalls. Spend the afternoon strolling along wooden boardwalks and crossing bridges to view the spectacle. Later set sail for vibrant Split, and take an evening walk around a city filled with Roman-era landmarks.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head to a small island to be met with a warm welcome from a local family on their private property. There is time for a swim, and to throw a fishing line into the Adriatic before a sumptuous traditional lunch.


Leaving Split, the ship heads for a small island for an APT Signature Experience, and then on to Vis. This evening, you’ll enjoy a BBQ dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Depart Vis, bound for the island of Korčula, said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo. Arrive in the afternoon for a walking tour.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

After a walking tour of Lopud’s Old Town, enjoy the views from the ancient fort at a champagne reception.


From Korčula cruise to stunning Sunj beach on Lopud island. Following a swim, the energetic can take a two-hour walk, while the ship will cruise to meet them.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sail towards Montenegro and the Bay of Kotor. Cruising into the bay, framed by sheer cliffs that hug the walled town, is a highlight. This evening, enjoy a private tour of the town.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
View down over Kotor Bay, in Montenegro.

Enjoy free time in Kotor before cruising on Dubrovnik. This afternoon, explore the World Heritage-listed Old Town, before enjoying your last dinner on board this evening.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Dubrovnik Airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home