Croatia land & KL1 cruise

Description

10 night/11 day program available every Wednesday from April 3rd till October 16th
Guaranteed departures

Itinerary

WEDNESDAY         ARRIVAL ZAGREB (D)

Arrive in Zagreb and transfer to hotel. Evening at leisure.

THURSDAY        ZAGREB WALKING TOUR (B)

Morning city tour of Zagreb includes walk through the historic Upper Town, where, among other sites, you will see St. Mark's Church, the Cathedral, the Government Palace and the Lotrscak tower. Overnight in Zagreb.

FRIDAY            ZAGREB – PLITVICE LAKES – OPATIJA (B)

Morning departure towards the spectacular Plitvice National Park, consisting of 16 lakes, connected with a series of waterfalls. An environment where Karl May movies were made. Walking shoes are essential for our 3 hour walk in this wonderful environment and enjoy a boat ride on the emerald green Kozjak Lake and ride the street train back to the entrance.  Drive to Opatija for overnight.

SATURDAY        OPATIJA – KRK ISLAND (B,L)

Morning guided tour of Opatija, once the summer and winter resort of 19th Century elite Wilhelm II, Franz Josef, Gustav Mahler, and Isadora Duncan. Take a stroll along the seafront, visit the park and the oldest hotel on the Adriatic coast - Kvarner (1884). Transfer to the ship before departure at 13:00 h. Lunch on board followed by a swim stop in the crystal clear sea on route to Krk island - the largest of the Croatian islands. Krk has immense variety in its villages large and small, gentle green promenades bare rocky wilderness, tiny islands and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. Evening at leisure to enjoy numerous cafes and restaurants alongside the waterfront. Overnight in town of Krk.

SUNDAY        KRK ISLAND  - RAB ISLAND (B,L)

After breakfast we cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. Sightseeing of town of Rab, which is encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches and palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. If the time allows walk up to Kamenjak hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in town of Rab.

MONDAY        RAB ISLAND – ZADAR (B,L)

Morning cruise from Rab along the Pag island with a swim stop on the tiny MAUN island when cruising towards Zadar. Enjoy guided tour of the city, which was the metropolis of Dalmatia for centuries, and today the centre of the region, Zadar is rich monumental heritage of world importance visible at every step. Here you can see 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. The town is full of great restaurants packed in the centre. Of special interest are the famous Zadar Sea Organs, one of a kind in the world and “The Greeting to the Sun” installation. Overnight in Zadar.

TUESDAY        ZADAR - MOLAT or OLIB ISLAND (B,L,D)

Early departure for Molat or Olib island (depending on available space in the small harbours of these two islands). Both islands are situated in the northern part of Zadar's archipelago where one can enjoy peace and serenity. Captain's dinner party on board and overnight in ports of Molat or Olib.

WEDNESDAY         MOLAT or OLIB ISLAND -  ILOVIK – LOŠINJ ISLAND (B,L)

After breakfast and morning swim, we cruise towards Ilovik, the island of flowers after which we depart for Mali Lošinj island, one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic due to the abundance of pine trees and clear waters. Mali Lošinj is known as the “sunshine island”. On arrival take a walk along the harbor or dare to take a night swim on the sandy Čikat beach or simply visit nearby, picturesque, town of Veli Lošinj. Overnight in Mali Lošinj.

THURSDAY        LOŠINJ ISLAND - CRES ISLAND (B,L) 

After a morning swim we leave for the Cres island, a long and narrow island covered with oak, beach and pine forests as well as vineyards and olive tree plantations. Cres and Mali Lošinj used to be one island but a channel dug by the Romans separated them. We spend the night in the harbor of this typical medieval town Cres.

FRIDAY        CRES ISLAND – OPATIJA (B,L)

After breakfast we leave for Opatija. On route we can experience the beautiful views of famous Opatija Riviera. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija. But on time to take a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare to the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for excellent seafood restaurants, the best in the region, as well as among the best in Croatia. For your last night on board we recommend a farewell party on the ship, a great opportunity for exchanging addresses with other passengers who have by now become your new friends.

SATURDAY    OPATIJA (B)

After breakfast you will say goodbye to the crew and we hope to see you again aboard Katarina Line cruises. Transfer to the Airport. (breakfast box in case of early flight departure).

Included services

  • 2 overnights Zagreb in 4* hotel (Hotel Dubrovnik, Hotel Palace or similar)
  • 1 overnight Opatija in 4* hotel (Hotel Kristal, Grand, Agava or similar)
  • 1 half board and 2 bed and breakfast services in hotels
    Visitor’s taxes during land part
  • 7 overnights cruise according to KL1 itinerary with half board service (breakfast & lunch) on board of our  A+ category ships (M/S Dalmatia or similar) with Captain’s dinner included
  • All transfers as per itinerary (from airport Zagreb and to airport  Zagreb)
  • Guided tours of Zagreb, Plitvice, Opatija, Rab and Zadar
  • Accommodation in air-conditioned TWIN or DOUBLE cabins on or under deck with daily cabin service
  • Porterage
  • Daily cabin cleaning

Obligatory supplement

VISITOR’S TAX & PORT FEES for the cruise ARE NOT INCLUDED (to be paid on the spot at the ship) – EUR 20. - per person per week

Optional

  • Full board supplement EUR 115.- per person/week (gross), min.10 pax required.
  • Drink supplement: EUR 16.- per week  (netto) – incl. choice of 1 drink-glass of wine, 1 beer or 1 soft drink with lunch
  • WATER SUPPLEMENT : EUR 20.- per person per week – includes 1,5 l of water per person per day- to be paid on the spot
  • English breakfast supplement: EUR 40.- per week (netto) - incl. 2 eggs, bacon, tomato and mushrooms, or fruit & yoghurt, or similar (regular continental breakfast included in price of the cruise includes: coffee, tea, milk, glass of juice, cereal, bread, a variety of spreads- butter, honey, jam, soft cheese; daily additions such as ham and cheese or boiled eggs, frankfurters, salami etc.)
  • Wedding renewal package: EUR 100.- (netto) per couple – includes wedding vows renewal ceremony performed by the captain, certificate, bottle of champagne, small gift
  • 2 towels per week for personal use will be provided and changed midweek,  anyone requiring more towels -additional towels can be rented at the ship for EUR 3.-  & beach towels EUR 5.-  per week
  • Gratuities to crew and local guides

Optional excursions

VENICE   EUR 70.-

After the cruise visit Venice, one of the most unique cities in the world. Take a walk along picturesque bridges and a gondola ride or just sip a Bellini cocktail at St. Marks square. Depart from Opatija in the early morning (06:00 a.m. and transfer to Rovinj or Poreč for a 3 hour ship transfer to Venice. Guided sightseeing tour of Venice. Afternoon return by ship to Rovinj or Porec followed by coach transfer to Opatija; includes bus and boat ride, guided sightseeing; passport required.


KRK ISLAND   EUR 25.-

Visit the unique “Nada” winery in the town of Vrbnik which lies on a cliff above the sea in the famous wine region known for its wine Žlahtina grown only on this island. Transfer to the winery for a presentation and tasting the local wine along with ham, cheese, olives & bread). Min 2 pax required.


4-WHEEL DRIVE ADVENTURE ON ISLAND CRES AND TO UČKA (Price on request)

To enjoy magnificent views of islands Krk and Cres - additional information on request

 

Payment

200 EUR per person upon reservation

Rest of the payment one month prior to arrival

Conditions

  • The Captain reserves the right in changing the route in case of bad weather conditions
  • Departures are guaranteed. Katarina line reserves the right in cancelling departures with less than 10 participants and changing ship name if need arises
  • Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board.
  • In case of bad behavior Katarina Line/captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark

 

Cancellation policy

  • From the day of confirmation up till 30 days prior to arrival – advance payment (EUR 200 per person) - non-refundable
  • 29-22 days – 25% of the remaining balance
  • 21-15 days – 50% of the remaining balance
  • 14-0 days – 100% fee
  • Name change / date change fee – 20 eur per person (valid only if the change is done up till 30 days prior booked departure, otherwise regular cancellation clause will be applied)
Katarina line highly recommends clients to take insurance against cancellation of reserved services!
Croatia land & KL1 cruise

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