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SmallShips.travel | K230 Adriatic Cruise – Albania Montenegro and Croatia

Adriatic Sea Cruises

MS Adriatic Queen

Adriatic Cruise – Cruise Code K230

8 days from Porec to Dubrovnik
MS Adriatic Queen

Day 1, (Saturday) Arrive Porec (Embarkation Day)

Arrive to Porec port, where embarkation begins at 2:00PM. Settle in your cabin, before attending a Welcome dinner this evening. (WD)

Day 2, (Sunday) Porec – Rovinj – NP Brijuni – Pula

As you sail along the Istrian Peninsula, stop in a romantic town of Rovinj. Feel its past times as you walk around the Old town’s cobbled narrow streets, winding at the foot of the Church of St. Euphamia, the favorite gathering place of artists from around the world. Continue sailing to the Brijuni National Park, once the personal State Summer Residence of President Marshal Josip Broz Tito. Arriving to the island, a part of heaven discloses in front of your eyes in the unique harmony of flora, fauna and heritage. Following the visit, lunch aboard, before we reach Pula, arguably one of the most beautiful of Istrian cities. Your guide will share some exciting stories of antiquity, as you walk the footsteps of the ancients and visit the Amphitheatre. Late at night, depart Pula and overnight cruise towards the island of Mali Losinj. (B, L)

Day 3, (Monday) Mali Losinj – Susak – Olib

Morning visit of Mali Losinj, located in the island with the same name. Thanks to its mild climate, pinewoods and air, the island of Mali Losinj is an ideal place to recreate your body and spirit. Lunch aboard, while continuing our journey towards Susak for time at leisure or swimming. In the afternoon, cruise towards the sandy island of Olib, overgrown by black pine. As there are no cars on the island, it is a favorite destination for boaters and sailors. Olib has a lovely little fort, the remains of the monastery and the Church of the Assumption of Mary where you can see a document written in the Glagolitic script – the alphabet in which Croatian was first written. Enjoy dinner in a local restaurant. Tonight, we set our compass south, to Zadar. (B, L, D)

Day 4, (Tuesday) Zadar – Krka NP – Sibenik

After breakfast, enjoy a sightseeing tour of Zadar, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Zadar historical center is a compact pedestrian zone, perfect to explore on foot. Set out on a walking tour and admire the old walls built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from Turks. You will also see the 16th century Port Gate where the Venetian lion still guards the entrance, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Return to the ship and enjoy your lunch, while sailing to Vodice. Next up is Krka National Park with its magnificent waterfalls. After your visit here, coach to Sibenik where your yacht is anchored. Your evening is at leisure in town. During the night, continue sailing to Split. (B, L)

Day 5, (Wednesday) Split – Hvar

Welcome to Split! Start the day with a walking tour, featuring the historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, an UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Board your ship for lunch, and cruise towards Hvar, Croatia’s sunniest island. Hvar is a favorite holiday destination for international celebrities and yachters; thus, beyond all the glitz and glamour, Hvar town is a charming seaside resort with 8 centuries of architecture waiting to be explored. On a walking tour, breathe in the pine-scented breeze, as you absorb vistas of the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. For the rest of the day, keep this as your point of reference before exploring the labyrinth of backstreets of town, pop into craft shops, cafes and restaurants, tucked into old Venetian palaces. Tonight, the clear waters of the Adriatic will bring us to our next destination: Korcula. (B, L)

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

Day 6, (Thursday) Korcula – Mljet

Wake-up in the magical island of Korcula and its fairy-tale like walled town bearing the same name, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy breakfast on board, before we discover the walled city with local guide. The walking tour takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark, before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park features five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Big and Small Lake. Captain’s dinner with live entertainment aboard our ship tonight. (B, L, D)

Day 7, (Friday) Dubrovnik

This morning, sail into beautiful Dubrovnik. After breakfast, morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Return for lunch on board and the rest of the day enjoy at leisure to discover this lovely city at your own pace. Tonight, say farewell to your new friends at dinner in the local restaurant. Return to your cabin for the last night onboard this lovely cruise. (B, L, D)

Day 8, (Saturday) Dubrovnik (Disembarkation Day)

After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to the airport or your Dubrovnik hotel. (B)

2017 & 2018 Departure Dates and Rates ( USD Rates Per Person Sharing Cabin)
Cruise Code K230 

Start Date

End Date

Double Occupancy (Per Person USD)

Ship

Sep 16, 2017

Sep 23, 2017

$2,318

Adriatic Queen

Sep 30, 2017

Oct 7, 2017

$2,318

Adriatic Queen

Oct 14, 2017

Oct 21, 2017

$1,998

Adriatic Queen

Single Supplement: 80%
Port tax: $ 95 USD per person

Included Features

  • 7-night cruise from Porec on board the M/S Adriatic Queen in a cabin with private facilities
  • Departure Dubrovnik airport transfer
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 1 dinner aboard and 2 dinners in local restaurants as per program
  • 1 Captain’s dinner with live entertainment, including wine, beer, and soft drinks
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea
  • Professional Cruise Manager throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Whisper technology enhanced touring
  • Service taxes and charges

Sightseeing

  • Rovinj
  • Brijuni National Park
  • Pula
  • Mali Losinj
  • Susak
  • Olib
  • Zadar
  • Krka National Park
  • Sibenik
  • Split
  • Hvar
  • Korcula
  • Mljet National

Not included:

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

  • Port taxes
  • Personal expenses
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SmallShips.travel | K200 Adriatic Cruise – Dubrovnik Roundtrip

Adriatic Sea Cruises

MS Princess Aloha

MS Karizma

Adriatic Cruise From Dubrovnik to Zadar
8 days from Dubrovnik, Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Split, Trogir and Zadar
Aboard the MS Aloha or MS Karizma Cruise Code K205DZ 

Day 1, (Sat) arrive Dubrovnik
You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome Reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets. (WR) 

Day 2, (Sun) Dubrovnik – Mljet – Korcula 

Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). After time to enjoy the spectacular scenery, continue cruising to Korcula, believed to be the birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. Dinner tonight is on board. (B,L,D) 

Day 3, (Mon) Korcula – Hvar 

This morning, a walking tour of Korcula takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic Gothic-Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Reboard your boat for lunch and a swimming stop as you cruise. Late this afternoon, arrive in Hvar. On a sightseeing tour, see the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery and much more. Your evening is free in Hvar. You can explore more and dine on your own at one of the many restaurants in town. (B,L) 

Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar. 

Day 4, (Tue) Hvar – Bol – Split 

Sail to Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Over lunch on board, continue sailing to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Your evening is free in Split. (B,L) 

Day 5, (Wed) Split – Trogir – Sibenik 

In the morning sail to the UNESCO-listed city of Trogir. Your time here is free to explore on your own. Back on board, enjoy lunch as you cruise to Sibenik, with stop on the way for a swim. Arriving in Sibenik, a walking tour shows you the highlights, then your evening is at leisure in town. (B,L) 

Day 6, (Thu) Sibenik – Sali 

The Sibenik area is home to two National Parks, Krka, with its breathtaking waterfalls, and Kornati, comprised of more than 140 islands. Your day is devoted to these scenic destinations before you sail to Sali. (B,L) 

Day 7, (Fri) Sali – Zadar 

As you cruise this morning, stop for a swim (weather perimitting). Late this afternoon, arrive in Zadar. A walking tour shows you Zadar’s historical center with the defensive walls built in 16th century, the ancient Port Gate where the Venetian lion still stands guard, the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St. Donat, Roman Forum (1st century BC) and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia. Your evening is free in the city. (B,L) 

Day 8, (Sat) depart Zadar 

Disembark after breakfast, bidding your boat and crew farewell. You will be transferred to Zadar or Split airport for your flight home. (B) 

2017 Departure Dates and Rates (USD/ Per Person Sharing a Cabin)
Cruise Code K205DZ 

 

2018 Departure Dates and Rates (USD/ Per Person Sharing a Cabin)
Cruise Code K205DZ 

Included Features

  • 7 night cruise from Dubrovnik on board M/S Princess Aloha or M/S Karizma in cabin with private facilities
  • Arrival transfer from Dubrovnik airport
  • Departure transfer to Zadar or Split airport/hotel
  • Welcome reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 1 dinner
  • 1 captain;s dinner with live entertainment, including wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Complimentary bottled water, coffee and tea
  • Professional Cruise Director throughout
  • Luggage handling
  • Headsets for included sightseeing tours
  • Service charges and taxes

Sightseeing

  • Dubrovnik
  • Mljet National Park
  • Korcula
  • Hvar
  • Split
  • Krka National Park
  • Kornati National Park
  • Zada

Not included:

  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Gratuities

  • Personal expenses
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SmallShips.travel |Star clipper

Star Clipper

ROMANCE THE WIND ABOARD A TALL SHIP.

See the deck plan

Cruises on the Star Clipper

They are the stars of the sea. Star Clipper and Star Flyer are as fleet as the wind and as graceful as swans.

These are true clipper ships reflecting their proud heritage in every inch of their polished brass and gleaming brightwork. Step aboard these unique vessels and discover a new age of sail, where the traditions of the past are happily married to the comforts and amenities of the present day. Star Clipper and Star Flyer are modern cruise ships in every way, created for luxury-loving passengers who also love the traditions and romance of the legendary era of sailing ships. Star Clipper and Star Flyer are both 360 feet long and each carries just 170 guests in pampered comfort.

Life aboard is blissfully relaxed, much like traveling on a private yacht. You’ll never feel confined on Star Clipper or Star Flyer. Each ship offer spacious accommodations and expansive teak decks with ample space and not one, but two swimming pools. In fact, you’ll find that these ships offer more outdoor space per passenger than most conventional cruise ships.

The décor of Star Clipper and Star Flyer is reminiscent of the grand age of sail. Antique prints and paintings of famous sailing ships please the eye, while teak and gleaming mahogany rails are richly reminiscent of Star Clippers’ proud nautical heritage.

All Star Clippers ships feature open-seating dining in an elegantly appointed dining room, our convivial indoor-outdoor Tropical Bar and Piano Bar, and an Edwardian style library where a Belle Époque fireplace glows with a warmth that reflects the friendliness and enthusiasm of Star Clippers’ hospitable officers and crew.

Water sports are all included.
Enjoy snorkeling, paddle boarding, Sunfish sailing, water skiing & wind surfing all at no charge!

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SmallShips.travel | MY Harmony V

 

  • More on the Harmony “V” 
  • Harmony “V” Deck Plan 
  • Sailing Schedule 

Introducing another yacht to the Small Ships fleet, the Harmony “V”: A modern vessel with a sleek, high-tech look very similar to the private yachts to be found in the famous ports of the world.

The 56 meter long/ 8.4 meter wide Mega-Yacht will be launched in October 2008 and will comply with SOLAS safety regulations while its powerful engines, generators, and state of the art twin stabilizers will allow for safe and comfortable cruising.

A spacious lounge with classy seating and an American Bar leads into a dining area decorated with warm colors. Both areas offer large windows providing for the most beautiful views of all destinations the ship cruises to. The 200 m² sundeck offers a shaded outdoor area for all day dining and a bar as well as sun chairs and loungers.

The swimming platform on Harmony V stern will allow for easy access to the ship and for a wide range of sea related activities.