The area of Kvarner is a true paradise for navigators, with opportunity to discover not only the hidden bays with virgin beaches, but also small family-run hotels, wine cellars and restaurants, offering local, seasonal specialties and, for some folk, almost forgotten dishes. These are the places where you can experience the Adriatic coast as it once was and as many would like to see it today. This is especially true when talking about the gastronomy, where the folk cuisine is facing more demand and value.

Highlights


• Frutti di mare and fish are a dominant feature in restaurants along the shores

• Even if the famous Kvarner shrimp was the only thing Kvarner gave to the Mediterranean gastro-culture, it would have been enough for its place at the gastronomic map of the world.

• Grobnički sir, or cheese from the Grobnik range. This large cylinder cheese does not come in any uniform shape since it is shaped by hand, without pressing.

• The inhabitants of Krk island take great pride in their indigenous type of pasta, šurlice.

• Famous wine Vrbnička Žlahtina - considered a Croatian native variety with a longhistory in Kvarner are, specially on the Krk island.

Boarding in the Opatija port. After cocktail and welcome speech departure towards island Rab. Our gastronomy program begins with authentic snacks served on the sun deck, followed by lunch and swim stop if weather permits. After the guided tour of Rab island and tasting of famous Rab Cake, we will enjoy the finest traditional Rab island dishes in hotel Barbat restaurant and villa - a harmony of authentic stone architecture enveloped in charmful Mediterranean vegetation just minutes from the sea.
After a healthy breakfast we continue towards island Krk to spend the night in Njivice port. Dinner will be served in the famous Rivica restaurant known for its wide selection of fresh sea food dishes.
Today we will cruise back to Opatija, in time to experience light breeze descending down from mountain Učka. In the evening we will enjoy famous Kvarner delicacies of Kukurin restaurant in small town Kastav nearby Opatija with its soul in a nest made of stone. Final overnight in Opatija port.
Gourmet cruise ends with early morning breakfast. Optional tourist-bus tour of Rijeka and Opatija towns after check out.
Itineraries are subject to change.

Lower Deck

€ 550 EUR pp
Lower Deck
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.

Upper/Main Deck

€ 600 EUR pp
Upper/Main Deck
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.

Lower Deck

€ 400 EUR pp
Lower Deck
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.

Upper/Main Deck

€ 450 EUR pp
Upper/Main Deck
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.

Additional charges:

Port taxes. From: 23 EUR pp

Croatian 'comfort' cruiser

These 'comfort' cruises are run on a small variety of vessels, all of very similar standard, but the actual vessel isn't usually confirmed until 2 weeks before the cruise.

All of the vessels are very comfortable, and the cabins have airconditioning and en-suite bathrooms. All the vessels carry around 40 passengers (maximum).

The images here are examples of these vessels, and their cabins and decks.

Optional tours and excursions are available, please contact us for more details.

Croatian 'comfort' cruiser

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