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Delighful Opatija

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Head on an unforgettable 8-day cruise along Croatia's stunning coast, from the historic walls of Dubrovnik to the cultural hub of Opatija. Consider extending your stay in Dubrovnik to fully immerse yourself in its offerings, including day trips to nearby attractions.

Begin your journey by setting sail for Korcula, the legendary birthplace of Marco Polo. Stroll down the charming street...

Itinerary

Day 1

Start Journey from Dubrovnik

  • Lunch
  • Airport To Port
  • Stay Included

Unlock the adventure in the afternoon, setting sail towards Korcula, renowned as the birthplace of the legendary explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy a refreshing swim stop and lunch on board as you cruise.

Discover Korcula Town, often likened to a "miniature Dubrovnik," with its medieval stone ramparts and towers. Join a local guide for a captivating tour through the old town's narrow streets, built in a unique fishbone pattern for a fascinating reason you'll discover along the way!

After sightseeing, unwind at one of the charming konobas, restaurants, or trendy cocktail bars scattered throughout the town. Spend the night immersed in the enchanting ambiance of Korcula.

Day 2

Journey to Metkovic

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Spice up the vacation by heading to discover one of Europe's last remaining wetland deltas.

Cruise to Metkovic, nestled along the banks of the Neretva River delta, where mandarins flourish along the water channels. Take a barge ride to explore the groves, flora, fauna, and traditional way of life of the Neretva people, immersing yourself in a delightful "time warp" feeling unique to this coastal region.

Visit the Narona Archaeological Museum in Vid, inaugurated in 2007 as Croatia's first "in situ" museum, showcasing the remains of a Roman temple known as the Augusteum, featuring 17 marble statues.

Imagine the ancient civilizations of Illyrians, Greeks, and Romans as you sail through these historic waters, where legend has it that the pirates of Neretva once plotted their raids on enemy galleys.

Cap off your day with a Captain's dinner featuring live entertainment on board as you overnight in Metkovic.

Day 3

Sail toward Split

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

From Metkovic, the cruise sails onward to Split, the vibrant capital of the Dalmatia region and the second-largest city in Croatia. Here, you'll encounter the iconic Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO-protected heritage site chosen by Roman Emperor Diocletian for his retirement.

Upon arrival, a knowledgeable local guide leads you on a captivating walk through the historic and bustling old town center. You'll explore the fascinating nooks and crannies of the palace complex and meander through the lively market, soaking in the rich history and vibrant atmosphere of Split.

Day 4

Move toward Sibenik

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Unlock the exciting journey to wine and waterfalls as you cruise towards Skradin, then transfer by coach to your first stop, the renowned Bibich winery. Here, indulge in wine tasting accompanied by a light tapas lunch.

Returning to Skradin, venture into the Krka Waterfalls National Park and marvel at the stunning "Skradinski Buk," the most popular part of the waterfall area. With cascades up to 100 meters wide and the Krka River tumbling 45.7 meters, this experience is truly unforgettable. Don't forget your swimming gear for a refreshing dip under the falls in the crystal-clear fresh water.

Next, explore Sibenik, situated in the heart of Croatia's Adriatic coast. Discover its glorious old town, cultural monuments, and the UNESCO-listed Cathedral of St. James, a highlight of the city. Wander through the historic core and waterfront, and perhaps indulge in some boutique shopping.

Day 5

Step in Zadar

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Depart for Zadar, the oldest university town in Croatia, renowned for its rich historical heritage of global significance.

Immerse yourself in history at every turn. Explore the Roman Forum dating back to the 1st Century, marvel at the St. Donat church from the 9th Century, the most famous medieval basilica and symbol of the city, and admire the mighty city walls enclosing the old town, featuring a representative city gate from the 16th Century.

Discover the “Museum of Ancient Glass” among many museums, along with over 30 churches & royal family palaces & villas.

Experience Zadar's contemporary charm with the award-winning Sea Organ and "Greeting to the Sun" light installations, showcasing the city's vibrant and eclectic character.

Day 6

Way to "Island of Love"

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Head towards Rab, famously known as the "island of love," featuring an old town bearing the same name.

Enjoy a guided city tour, exploring the medieval walls, the renowned four towers (with an option to climb one later!), as well as palaces, churches, and charming squares. Experience a slight Montmartre ambiance with artists painting and exhibiting their work on the streets.

Legend has it that local nuns crafted a special Rab cake for a visiting Pope, and you'll have the chance to sample this delightful treat after the Tour.

Day 7

Tour to Opatija

  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Make your way to the renowned Opatija Riviera, often likened to the French Riviera, boasting magnificent views. Throughout history, royal families, celebrities, and musicians have graced its shores.

With an experienced guide, delve into Opatija's rich history and visit its most treasured monuments. Take a leisurely stroll along the iconic Franz Joseph promenade, known as Lungomare, leading to the charming fishermen's village of Volosko. Indulge in the finest seafood restaurants in Croatia or savor exclusive chocolate cocktails, cakes, or ice cream at Kras Choco Bar, immersed in the vibrant café society atmosphere.

Conclude your journey with a farewell evening dinner on board, featuring live entertainment. It's the perfect opportunity to exchange addresses and reminisce about the unforgettable experiences of your trip on the last evening.

Day 8

Time for Farewell

  • Breakfast
  • Port To Airport

Spend a couple more hours while enjoying a final breakfast on vacation and bid farewell to the crew and your newfound friends as your unforgettable journey comes to an end. From the port, we will transfer you to the Airport.

Have a Safe Journey Ahead!!         

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  • Transfer
  • Dinner as per Itinerary
  • Stay Included
  • Discovering Dubrovnik
  • Walking Tour of Split to historic and bustling old town center
  • Explore "Island of Love"
  • Guided Tours of the Following Cities: Korcula, Split, Zadar, Rab & Opatija

Hotels

Day 1-2-3-4-5-6-7

Korcula

Katarina Line Deluxe Vessel

  • Transfer Facility
  • Accommodation at "Katarina Line Deluxe Vessel": 7 Nights/8 Days
  • Meals & Beverages (As Mentioned)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Airfare & Airfare Taxes 
  • Visa Fees (If Applicable)
  • Meals & Beverages (Not mentioned)
  • Additional Activities

Hotel included in package:

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Opatija Package for 7 nights and 8 days : Frequently asked questions

To explore the top attractions of Opatija, craft an itinerary of around 7-10 days. However, based on your preference, you can tailor the itinerary accordingly.

The average price of the package varies from $ 1,550 to $ 2,000. However, you can further enquire about your package price by connecting with the Trekhops support team.

No. Having travel insurance isn't restricted at all. However, you can add a protection shield by getting travel insurance.

Yes. Travelers are free to modify/customize their vacation package as per their preferences or interests.