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Luxury

Croatian Island Discovery

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Trip Code: NOBQOD9
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

An authentic village

Visit the village of Radošić, where you will watch a traditional dance performance and enjoy a cooking demonstration.

The mesmerising Blue Grotto

Board a local boat to visit Biševo's Blue Grotto, a coastal cave whose waters shine an amazing hue of blue.

Uncover historic Hvar

Explore Hvar's Old Town walk, including the iconic main square which is the largest piazza in Dalmatia.

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to 13 destinations
  • Expert APT Cruise Director
  • Finest dining - includes all meals while on board your ship
  • Complimentary beverages served at your discretion on board*
  • Eight nights aboard the intimate MV Queen Eleganza
  • Return airport transfers, porterage and tipping

Map & Itinerary

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Europe Map NOBQOD9 2019

Zagreb to Dubrovnik

Reverse Trip

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

EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT

Indicates ships will stay in port either overnight or until 10pm

EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


Upon arrival into Zagreb, be met at the airport and transfer to your ship in Opatija. Here, enjoy a Welcome Dinner before overnighting in this magnificent town.

Stay: Eight Nights, MV Queen Eleganza

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  • Dinner
EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


Sail to the beautiful island of Krk, where weather permitting, your ship will drop its anchor so you can enjoy a swim straight off the deck. Later arrive in Rab and meander through the narrow old alleys of the picturesque Old Town. Tonight, perhaps sample the local cuisine and dine ashore.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


Continue to Pag, where you will have another chance to swim straight off your deck. Later, continue to Zadar and enjoy a guided walk of its well-preserved Old Town, Roman Columns, Romanesque churches and Renaissance palaces. Your ship will dock here overnight, where perhaps you may like to try one of the local restaurants for dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

This afternoon, dock in Šibenik, and travel to the traditional village of Radošić, where you will enjoy an authentic experience. Sample some of the local brandy and home-made doughnuts on arrival, then watch on as the locals perform a dance that has been passed through generations since the 18th-century. Afterwards, enjoy a cooking demonstration of how the villagers make their bread, before a tour of the village and dinner.

EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


Spend the day amongst the 140 islands that make up the Kornati archipelago, teeming with natural beauty, coves and clear blue waters. Cruise around the islands then perhaps enjoy a swim. Enjoy your Signature Experience this afternoon, then return to your ship in Šibenik.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


This morning, visit the dramatic waterfalls in Krka where you will see Skradinski Buk, a large natural pool with high waterfalls at one end and cascades at the other. Take a walk along wooden jetties and bridges to admire the falls, and the unique flora and fauna. Return to the ship for lunch and spend the afternoon cruising to Hvar where you will enjoy dinner on board as your ship moors overnight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


From your berth in Stari Grad, take a short coach ride across the island to the stunning Old Town of Hvar for a guided walk. Commence in the iconic main square, which is the largest piazza in Dalmatia, then see the cathedral and the Franciscan Monastery. Continue to the Benedictine Nunnery, where we hear about the aloe lace still produced today by the nuns. After some free time, return to the ship and enjoy lunch on board as you set sail for your next destination, Vis. Arrive at this small island this evening and perhaps dine ashore.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Head to the island to the port of Komiža, where you will board a local boat to the neighbouring island of Biševo. Here, visit its spectacular Blue Grotto, a coastal cave whose waters shine an amazing hue of blue when the sun’s rays pass through an underwater opening, while the rocks beneath gleam a silver shimmer.

EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


One of the main Croatian Islands from the coast, Vis was used as a military base for the Yugoslav army and only opened up to tourism in 1989. This isolation and lack of development is the island's main attraction, as it is filled with natural beauty. Enjoy your Signature Experience then return to the ship and sail to Korčula this afternoon, where you will stroll the medieval streets flanked with palaces. Dine on board or ashore tonight.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
EVENING DEPARTURE / OVERNIGHT


Sail to Mljet, one of the few Dalmatian islands that was never ruled by Venice. During a tour to its national park, discover its pristine turquoise lakes. Continue sailing and perhaps stop for a swim on the island of Jakljan, before arriving in Dubrovnik later this afternoon for a guided tour of this walled city. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Be transferred to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

View of ship docked in the water, MV Queen Eleganza
The Boutique MV Queen Eleganza

With just 18 cabins, the boutique MV Queen Eleganza is purpose-built for Croatia and offers an intimate atmosphere.

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Swim straight off the deck

Your small ship comes with its very own activity platform, allowing you to swim in the warm Adriatic waters.

Dine on board or ashore*

Docking in port each evening allows you to either savour fine cuisine on board or perhaps sample the local fare in town.

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