8 days / 7 nightsCruise from Zadar North Coast

from Zadar to Zadar

Day 1: Arrival at Zadar

Passengers arriving in the morning have access to their cabin from 1pm, luggage can be left on board in advance. A guided tour* through the city of Zadar is also organized. The guide will show you the most important sites, such as the Roman Forum, the Sveti Donat Church, the Sveta Stošija Cathedral and the famous and unique hydraulic organ, which sounds and melodies are produced by the waves. Welcome dinner and overnight stay in Zadar.

* Depending on the flight schedule, the city tour can take place on the second to last day.

Day 2: Zadar – Kornati National Park – Sali

In the morning, we head to Kornati National Park, on the way we will enjoy a swim stop.  The Irishman, Bernard Shaw, who won a Nobel Prize for literature, says: « On the last day of his creation, God crowned his work and created the Kornati Islands with tears and stars ». The beauty of nature, the countless small and large islands (commonly known as « one island for every day of the year ») make the Kornati Islands an unequalled paradise. Kornati is the largest group of islands in the Adriatic Sea with 147 islands and reefs spread over 320 km2.  After that we sail to Vodice. Free evening and overnight stay in Vodice.

Day 3: Sali – Mali Losinj

In the morning, we head to Lošinj island. It is known not only for its 300 cloudless days a year, but also for its pine forests, wildflowers and green vegetation. With a little luck, we will be able to see dolphins, as more than 160 live around the island. After a swim stop, we will sail to Mali Lošinj where we spend the evening and night.

Day 4: Mali Losinj – Cres

We then head for the neighbouring island of Cres, which is connected to Lošinj by a swing bridge. The treasures of Cres are the countless olive groves and the many herds of sheep. Therefore, Cres lamb is one of the culinary specialities of the island. After the swim break, we reach the charming city of Cres where we spend the evening and night.

Day 5 : Cres – Opatija / Rijeka*

After breakfast, we leave for Opatija.  The famous Riviera of Opatija is even more beautiful from the sea. The city has many 19th century villas and large hotels, with their neoclassical and baroque architecture.  In the past, it was mainly prestigious guests who spent their holidays there. Today, Opatija has become a popular holiday destination.

Opatija Lungomare is a 12-kilometre walk along the coast that was built when this region was part of what is known as the Danube Monarchy of Austria-Hungary. The promenade has beautiful beaches, impressive villas and fountains. Free evening and overnight stay in Opatija/Rijeka.

* Depending on the weather conditions

Day 6: Opatija/Rijeka- Krk – Rab

After breakfast, we head to Krk Island. The island of Cres and Krk are among the largest islands in the Adriatic Sea. We then sail to a bay to enjoy the beautiful blue Croatian water. Afterwards we sail to Krk, the capital of the island. Followed by a guided tour of the city with its narrow streets, stone houses, numerous cultural monuments and picturesque cobble beaches. Visit the ramparts, the town hall, the city’s main gates, the bell tower of the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the church of Saint Josip, the church of Saint Dunat and many other places.  In the late afternoon we head to Rab, where we spend the evening and night.

Day 7: Rab – Zadar

After breakfast, we will have a guided tour of the old town of Rab. The historic city of Rab and its impressive bell towers extend over a narrow promontory along the coast. Three streets cross the old town: the « Donja Ulica » with its many cafés and pubs, the « Srednja Ulica » with its souvenir shops and ice-cream bars and the « Gornja Ulica » which leads to the four churches and their steeples. In the late afternoon we sail to Zadar. Free evening and night in Zadar.

Day 8: Zadar

Your cruise comes to the end after breakfast. Transfer to Zadar airport.

** In the event of bad weather conditions or other unforeseen circumstances, the captain may decide to change routes for the comfort and safety of passengers.