8 Day cruises in Deluxe or A+ vessels ex Opatija, Split & Dubrovnik
Aboard: Deluxe Category ‘Futura’ or A+ Category ‘Spalato’ or similar
Departures: Multiple sailings from mid April to end October
Price: 7 night cruise per person twin share from $1,940 Deluxe vessel ex Split only or from $950 A+ vessel ex Opatija, Split & Dubrovnik
Katarina Line is Croatia’s premier specialist cruise line operating a fleet of 40 vessels from the major ports of Opatija, Split and Dubrovnik which cruise the crystal clear seas and white beaches of the Croatian coast and explore the many islands with their little port towns and historic sites.
Katarina Line cruises are an ideal addition for those planning European holidays especially to Slovenia, the Istrian Peninsula, Venice and Italy. All cruises listed here are in Katarina Line ‘Deluxe’ and ‘A+’ category of newly built motor vessels with spacious air-conditioned cabins with twin or double beds, en-suite bathrooms, extensive sun decks and restaurant areas.
Meals are on a half board basis (breakfast and lunch only) except where indicated, so as to allow guests the opportunity to sample the fine wine, seafood and local specialities available at the many and varied restaurants at the ports and towns featured in their cruise itineraries.
Prices for these most popular featured cruises include 8 days sailing along the Croatian coast and among the many famous off shore islands with swimming, snorkelling, sunbathing and sightseeing in the many island towns, villages and historical sites visited.
Katarina Lines cruise programme is extremely extensive including (on request) one way sailings ranging from 2 – 7 nights one way. Also many speciality cruises such as those for the young and fit, cycling and hiking enthusiasts, naturists and alternative life styles.
Northern Dalmatian Cruise | ROUND TRIP OPATIJA – ZADAR – OPATIJA | A+ class vessels only
Day 1: Opatija to Island of Krk | Embark ~1pm and sail to overnight in town of Krk with evening free.
Day 2: Krk to Island of Rab | Morning sail to Rab to overnight in the small town encircled by medieval walls, church towers, churches and palaces and ancient facades. Evening free.
Day 3: Rab to Zadar | Cruise to the island of Pag with a swim stop then to the tiny island of Maun before arriving in Zadar in the afternoon for a guided tour of it’s walls and gates, Roman forum, 9th century church of St. Donatus. Overnight here with evening free.
Day 4: Zadar – Island of Molat or Olib | Early departure to overnight at either Molat or Olib (depending on space availability). Overnight here with dinner on board.
Day 5: Molat/Olib to Island of Mali Losinj | Morning sail to stop at Ilovik, the island of flowers, continuing to overnight at Mali Losinj one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic with pine trees and clear waters. Evening free.
Day 6: Mali Losinj to Island of Cres | A morning swim then sail to the long and narrow island of Cres covered with oak, beach and pine forests, vineyards and olive plantations to overnight in the harbor of the medieval city of Cres. Evening free.
Day 7: Cres to Opatija | On route a beautiful view of famous Opatija Riviera with afternoon arrival for guided tour. Later a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade or Lungo Mare (seaside promenade) and/or visit the fishermen’s village of Volosko. Evening free.
Day 8: Opatija | Your cruise ends after breakfast on board.
Southern Dalmatian Cruise | ROUND TRIP SPLIT – DUBROVNIK – SPLIT | Deluxe & A+ class vessels
Day 1: Split to Makarska | Embark ~1pm and sail to overnight in town of Makarska with evening free. Optional white water rafting or zip lining.
Day 2: Makarska to the Island of Mljet | Morning sail to Miljet to overnight in Polaca. Afternoon free to visit the Mljet National Park where bicycles can be hired with evening free.
Day 3: Mljet to Dubrovnik | Morning sail to Dubrovnik, arriving in the afternoon for the included guided tour and then free to visitStradun pedestrian plaza and the 1,940m long city walls. Overnight Dubrovnik with evening free.
Day 4: Dubrovnik to Sipan or Trstenik | Morning free to further explore Dubrovnik. Aafternoon departure to island of Šipan or Trstenik on Pelješac peninsula. Overnight with free evening.
Day 5: Sipan/Trstenik to Korcula | Morning sail to overnight in Korčula arriving in the afternoon for a guided tour which visits Marco Polo’s house. Evening free.
Day 6: Korcula to the Island of Hvar | Morning sail to Pakleni Islands for lunch then on to Hvar where the city features the Renaissance cathedral and the oldest theatre in Europe founded in 1612. Overnight Hvar with evening free.
Day 7: Hvar to Split | First stop at the island of Brač to visit the Golden Horn, one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia then to Split arriving late afternoon for a guided tour featuring Diocletian’s place. Overnight Split with the evening free.
Day 8: Split | Your cruise ends with your onward transfer after breakfast on board.
Dubrovnik Discovery Cruise | Round trip Dubrovnik-Hvar-Dubrovnik | A+ class vessels only
Day 1: Dubrovnik | Embark until late afternoon to overnight here dinner provided on board.
Day 2: Dubrovnik to the Island of Mljet | Morning sail to visit the island and national park of Mljet and overnight in Polaca. Afternoon free to visit the National Park where bicycles can be hired with the evening free.
Day 3: Mljet to Korcula | Morning sail to overnight in Korčula with afternoon arrival for a guided tour which visits Marco Polo’s house. Evening free.
Day 4: Korcula to the Island of Hvar | Morning sail to Scedro Island for lunch then on to Hvar where the city features the Renaissance Cathedral and the oldest theatre in Europe founded in 1612. Overnight Hvar with evening free.
Day 5: Hvar to Trstenik | Cruise with lunch on board to Trstenik on Pelješac peninsula with the option to walk to the famous Grgić winery and taste their lovely and famous Dingac wine!
Day 6: Trstenik to Sipan | Morning sail to the Elafiti islands with beautiful scenery and sandy beaches. Overnight on Šipan with the evening free. Swimming and lunch at one of the smaller Elafiti islands.
Day 7: Sipan to Dubrovnik | Morning sail to Dubrovnik, arriving in the afternoon for the included guided tour and then free to visit Stradun pedestrian plaza and the 1,940m long city walls. Overnight Dubrovnik with evening free.
Day 8: Dubrovnik | Your cruise ends with your onward transfer after breakfast on board.
●● Breakfasts & lunches when on board
●● Listed guided excursions
●● Meals except as listed
●● Alcoholic beverages
●● Gratuities and all personal expenses
●● Port taxes
●● Optional tours/excursions
Price per person twin share | Based on lead in cabin rising in price according to cabin level and season