Lakes and Islands of Undiscovered Croatia

Resort: Lakes and Islands of Undiscovered Croatia
Operator: Titan Travel
Destination: Croatia
Price From: £2049.00

Overview

Hop between some of the Dalmatian coasts most beautiful spots after visiting one of central Europes most picturesque regions. On this tour we explore the lovely Makarska Riviera, and take a boat along the Cetina River. After a day in pretty Mostar, we travel to Split to board MV Seagull. We then enjoy seven wonderful nights cruising between pebbled coves, waterfalls, pine-clad hills and quaint towns, before witnessing the impressive Ancient Roman Diocletians Palace in Split.

 

Whats Included

  • 3 nights in hotel and 7 nights cruise on MV Seagull (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with British Airways or easyJet from London Heathrow or Gatwick. Supplements may apply for other airports
  • 21 meals: 10 breakfasts (days 2-11) 4 lunches (days 5-6, 8 and 10) 7 dinners (days 1-5, 7 and 9)

 

8 excursions and visits

  • Half-day excursion to Omi with river cruise
  • Full-day excursion to Mostar
  • Sightseeing in Trogir, Zadar, ibenik, Skradin and Split
  • Krka National Park and wine tasting at Bibich Winery

 

Plus

  • 2 evenings of live musical entertainment on board
  • Portable audio headset system on guided tours
  • Titans VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Titan tour manager
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

Itinerary

Day 1 UK – Split – Makarska

Titans VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your flight to Split. On arrival this evening, well transfer to Makarska.

 

Day 2 Omi

This morning well explore Omi, a one-time pirates lair set at the mouth of the Cetina River. Well board a boat to travel up the river, enjoying wonderful views as we glide through the picturesque canyon. The afternoon is at leisure in Makarska, a pretty, modern harbour town with a seafront promenade, pebbly beaches and a large choice of restaurants and ice cream parlours to enjoy.

  • Excursion to Omi with river cruise (morning)

 

Day 3 Mostar

Well cross into Bosnia and Herzegovina today, steeped in history old and new and make our way to the town of Mostar. Experience walking over its star attraction, the Stari Most, a reconstructed medieval stone bridge which arcs over the Neretva River. Therell also be time to wander round the cobbled streets of the small yet charming old town.

  • Excursion to Mostar (all day)

 

Day 4 Makarska – Split – Trogir (overnight)

On our Croatian holidays there is time to relax. This morning is at leisure to enjoy the hotels pool or perhaps go for a wander in Makarska.

Early afternoon, well make our way to Split or Trogir, where we board our ship and our base for the next seven nights. Well dock overnight in Trogir – a small island set within medieval walls.

 

Day 5 Trogir – Zlarin (overnight)

We have a short tour of Trogir this morning, before we sail towards Zlarin, a small, peaceful and vehicle-free island, with only around 270 residents during the winter.

The afternoon is free to explore this unspoilt island. Go for a paddle in the crystal clear waters of one of the pale pebble beaches, visit one of the beautiful churches, or try one of the islands Mediterranean delicacies as you enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Nature lovers can go on a walk up to Klepac – the highest point on the island at over 169 metres and soak up the scenery of the bay below.

  • Tour of Trogir (morning)

 

Day 6 Zadar (overnight)

Our next destination is Zadar, a town with a captivating history and an Italian influence. It also boasts the first sea organ – sit back and listen to the hypnotic sounds of the sea pushing air through its pipes and whistles

 

Day 7 Zadar – Sali (overnight)

Well take a tour of Zadar, before departing early afternoon for Sali.

Situated on the northeast coast of the island, with a thousand years of tradition, Sali is surrounded by natural parks and ancient olive trees. Learn about the rich cultural and religious inheritance from the early centuries of Christianity at one of the museums. Or, simply spend some time browsing the boutiques and sipping a coffee at one of the many cafs, watching the world go by.

  • Tour of Zadar (morning)

 

Day 8 Kornati – ibenik (overnight)

We set sail from Sali towards our next port of call bypassing Kornati National Park, also known as the Stomorski Islands – a group of 140 islands, islets and reefs. Set in an area of about 320 square kilometres, the Kornati are the densest archipelago in the Adriatic Sea and often referred to as a nautical paradise.

Once we have passed the Kornati, we explore ibenik, a charming town with a rich, deep history that spans a thousand years.

  • Tour of ibenik (afternoon)

 

Day 9 Skradin – Krka National Park – Primoten (overnight)

This morning we cruise towards Skradin, a small town situated near Krka National Park. The national park is mostly known for its beautiful waterfalls located on the Krka River; but with the abundance of flora and fauna to be found here, its also a real treasure chest for nature enthusiasts. The most well-known waterfall is the Skradinski buk, named after the nearby town and considered to be one of the most beautiful in Europe.

After weve visited the park by boat, and walked around the atmospheric falls, well visit the Bibich Winery, to enjoy a tasting of their famous upmarket wines.

In the afternoon, we leave Skradin and continue towards the delightful town of Primoten. An old fishing village located on a picturesque peninsula, the best views in the old town are reserved for St Georges church and the cemetery. The town is also renowned for its grapevines grown in stone and therell be some time for individual exploration.

  • Excursion to Skradin, Krka National Park and wine tasting at Bibich Winery (all day)

 

Day 10 Split (overnight)

From Primoten, we set sail towards cosmopolitan Split, dominated by the imposing fortified Roman Palace of Emperor Diocletian, one of the worlds most impressive Roman monuments. We take a guided tour through the old footpaths that grid the heart of this lively city to see the courtyards and temples, before time at leisure to enjoy the atmosphere with a coffee in one of the ancient squares.

  • Tour of Split (afternoon)

 

Day 11 Split – UK

At the end of our Croatia tours, we transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

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