Jewels of Northern Croatia and Slovenia with Pearls of the Adriatic 19 day Small Ship Cruise aboard Lady Eleganza.
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™
Give your holiday a personal touch with a choice of included sightseeing or dining options
• Visit a private island property and meet the owners, enjoy a traditional home-cooked meal, go for a swim or perhaps enjoy the chance to fish
• Evening champagne reception at the old fort on Lopud island
Be met on arrival in Ljubljana and transfer to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.
Stay: Two Nights, Ljubljana, Hotel Cubo or similar
Embark on a guided discovery of Ljubljana today and make sure you have your camera handy to capture views from Ljubljana Castle. You will also delight in a wine tasting, where you will sample fine Slovenian varieties. The evening is yours at leisure.
Farewell Ljubljana as you make your way to the Logar Valley, where you’ll be astounded by the stunning scenery that greets you the moment you enter the valley. This rarely visited region is tucked away and offers a harmonious blend of peace and nature. Tonight, enjoy dinner accompanied by local entertainers.
Stay: Two Nights, Logar Valley, Hotel Plesnik or similar
FREEDOM OF CHOICE
You can’t make a bad decision when it comes to choosing today’s sightseeing inclusion, as they all perfectly showcase the best that the Logar Valley region has to offer. Perhaps get active and embark on a hike. For a more leisurely option, perhaps take a relaxing horse and carriage ride, or visit a traditional wooden granary.
Today is devoted to exploring the alpine splendour of the Logar Valley, carved by glaciers over countless millennia.
In Slovenia’s alps, the villages of Vogel and Bohinj offer incredible vistas and evergreen slopes. Continue to Lake Bled and arrive at your hotel, which is part of the esteemed Small Luxury Hotels of the World group. With a history spanning 80 years, your hotel is set on the idyllic shores of Lake Bled.
Stay: Bled, Grand Hotel Toplice, Lake View Room or similar
Board a traditional Pletna boat and enjoy a cruise to the island on Lake Bled. Afterwards, tour Bled Castle, whose origins date back to 1004. Then head to your hotel in Portorož.
Stay: Two Nights, Kempinski Palace Portorož in a Superior Sea View Room or similar
Explore the World Heritage-listed Skocjan Caves, also the largest known underground canyon in the world. Afterwards, visit a stud farm famous for breeding Lipizzan horses. This is the original farm responsible for perpetuating this breed, which are provided to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. This evening, you will enjoy a discovery of beautiful Piran.
Explore the fascinating Salt Pan, where salt is still produced using centuries-old processes of natural crystallisation. Later, gain an insight into truffle hunting, including a delicious tasting. Then transfer to Rovinj where you will embark the MV Lady Eleganza.
Stay: 11 Nights, MV Lady Eleganza
Explore Rovinj, which sits on a headland with houses huddled together beneath imposing St Euphemia church, whose steeple dominates the scene. This afternoon sail on to Pula.
Pula’s remarkably preserved Arena, with its echoes of Rome's Colosseum, is the city's highlight. Built in the first century AD, it once housed up to 23,000 spectators for gladiatorial battles. Cruise on to Mali Lošinj.
Lush and green clad, Lošinj Island is fragrant with lavender, sage and rosemary. The main town, Mali Lošinj, is characterised by pastel-coloured ship captains’ villas on its waterfront. This afternoon sail to lively Zadar.
Zadar, located on a small peninsula, is a once-powerful maritime city – historically, it rivalled Venice in importance. Enjoy a morning tour before heading south to Šibenik.
Šibenik is the gateway Krka National Park's waterfalls. Spend the afternoon strolling along wooden boardwalks and crossing bridges to view the spectacle. Later set sail for vibrant Split, and take an evening walk around a city filled with Roman-era landmarks.
Head to a small island to be met with a warm welcome from a local family on their private property. There is time for a swim, and to throw a fishing line into the Adriatic before a sumptuous traditional lunch.
Leaving Split, the ship heads for a small island for an APT Signature Experience, and then on to Vis. This evening, you’ll enjoy a BBQ dinner.
Depart Vis, bound for the island of Korčula, said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo. Arrive in the afternoon for a walking tour.
After a walking tour of Lopud’s Old Town, enjoy the views from the ancient fort at a champagne reception.
From Korčula cruise to stunning Sunj beach on Lopud island. Following a swim, the energetic can take a two-hour walk, while the ship will cruise to meet them.
Sail towards Montenegro and the Bay of Kotor. Cruising into the bay, framed by sheer cliffs that hug the walled town, is a highlight. This evening, enjoy a private tour of the town.
Enjoy free time in Kotor before cruising on Dubrovnik. This afternoon, explore the World Heritage-listed Old Town, before enjoying your last dinner on board this evening.
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Dubrovnik Airport for your onward flight.
Itineraries and inclusions are subject to change.
19 July, 2021 to 06 August, 2021
Vessel Type: Yacht
Length: 49 metres
Passenger Capacity: 34
Savour the all-inclusive lifestyle aboard the MV Lady Eleganza, which has been custom-made for exploring the coastlines of Croatia and Montenegro.
Designed especially for the Adriatic Coast and newly built for the 2021 cruising season - An intimate cruising experience with just 34 guests on board - Dock overnight in every port and step ashore to explore coastal towns - Enjoy complimentary drinks and excellent dining on board - Take in the stunning coastal scenery from up on the sun deck - Be well looked after by a close-knit, experienced crew
An Informal & Intimate Experience
Savour the informal onboard atmosphere and skip the queues while embarking and disembarking. As night falls, choose to dine ashore and experience Croatia's glamorous harbours and towns without the crowds, once the bigger cruise ships have departed. The MV Lady Eleganza is one of the few vessels her size able to sail to Montenegro and its magnificent Bay of Kotor.
Food & Beverage Aboard
From locally inspired meals and al fresco lunches to sumptuous breakfasts and more, experience a range of dining experiences. All meals are included, and a wide range of included beverages are served at your discretion.
Facilities on Board
Whether enjoying the air-conditioned lounge and bar or reclining on a sunbed up on the sun deck, you can relax and unwind anywhere on board. Leap straight into the Adriatic Sea from the spacious swimming deck at the stern of MV Lady Eleganza. The ship also features a state-of-the-art infotainment system, stand-up paddle boards, an outdoor dining area and barbecue.
Your Captain & Crew
The experienced captain and crew are a small, close-knit team with expert knowledge of the Adriatic Coast. Your comfort and security are their first priority at all times.
Voyage on board in selected cabin category
Meals as per the itinerary
Airport transfers on the first and last day of the itinerary
Selected beverages on board
Wi-fi on board (Subject to coverage)
• Experiences in 22 destinations
• 11 nights on the small ship MV Lady Eleganza
• Finest dining – includes meals and onboard beverages on your ship
• Expert tour and cruise directors
• Seven nights authentic land accommodation
• Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities
International and domestic airfares unless otherwise stated
Passport and visa costs where applicable
Meals and beverages ashore unless otherwise stated
Optional shore excursions where applicable
Gratuities for land guides
Any items of a personal nature