Connect your puzzles with this one way departure and explore the stunning Adriatic coastline and islands. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery, enjoying swimming in crystal clear Adriatic sea and your afternoons and evenings exploring old historical towns or having fun till morning hours. This route departing from Opatija and ending in Split features UNESCO protected city of Zadar and visit to Krka waterfalls national park.

Highlights


• Cruising on river Krka & visit to Krka waterfalls

• Swimming at secluded beaches

• Zadar Sea Organs & Greeting To The Sun installation

• Dioceltian's palace in Split

This itinerary is also available in reverse. Click here for additional dates.

Departure at 13:00h with lunch on board followed by a swim stop in the crystal clear sea on route to Krk island - the largest of the Croatian islands. Krk has immense variety in its villages large and small, gentle green promenades bare rocky wilderness, tiny islands and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. Evening at leisure to enjoy numerous cafes and restaurants alongside the waterfront. Overnight in town of Krk.
After breakfast cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. Sightseeing of town encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares and try famous “Rapska torta“ cake, it is a must. If the time allows walk up to Kamenjak hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in town of Rab.
Morning cruise from Rab towards Zadar along Pag island with a swim stop on the tiny MAUN island. Enjoy guided tour of the city, which was for centuries the metropolis of Dalmatia, and today the centre of the region. Zadar is rich in monumental heritage of world importance visible on every step. Here you can see The Roman forum dated to the 1st century AD, the church of St. Donatus dated to the 9th century AD – the most famous Medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, the mighty city walls with representative Port and Land gates from the 16th century AD, and numerous palaces, villas. The town is full of great restaurants packed in the centre. Of special interest are the famous Zadar Sea Organs, one of a kind in the world and “The Greeting to the Sun” light installation. Overnight.
Morning departure for the National Park Kornati, which consists of 89 islands, islets and rocks. In addition to this large number of islands, the continental part includes only ¼ of the surface of the park, while the rest belong to the marine eco-system. Enjoy the ruins of the ancient Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, old Christian church of St Mary and medieval fortresses and settlements add to the value of the islands, and reefs that are sometimes as steep as 100 m deep in the sea. Afterwards we continue to Vodice, a typical small Dalmatian town, where we will overnight. Enjoy your evening at one of the beautiful terraces and abundant restaurants or simply enjoy walking on the beautiful beaches of this typical Dalmatian coastal town.
Enjoy the beautiful view of the Krka River Canyon while cruising towards the town of Primošten. After lunch you will admire the astonishing nature and waterfalls of the National Park during sightseeing. Enjoy your evening in this fascinating, picturesque small town. This is the place to taste the local wines, for which this city is known. Overnight in Primošten.
Today we head for "Little Venice", or the floating museum town as TROGIR is often called. Located on a small island, connected to the mainland and Čiovo peninsula by two bridges, the town is a magical place that offers plenty of cultural and historical monuments, charming small “konobas” – croatian taverns and restaurants that offer a wide range of typical Dalmatian specialties. Overnight in Trogir harbour.
Our final destination is situated near Trogir, givng us ample time for swimming and sunbathing in one of the bays of the Čiovo peninsula or the Šolta island in the little village Stomorska. In the afternoon hours we continue our cruise to Split, enjoying the astonishing view of Split Riviera. Split is a city under UNESCO protection, and its historical richness and beauty does not belong only to people who live near its walls, but are offered for those who want to catch a piece of centuries-old beauty. Upon arrival, we recommend walking throughout the old city center, 1700 years old Diocletian's palace and other places of interest in this city, the second largest in Croatia. Overnight in Split.
After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and hope to see you again aboard Katarina Line cruises.
Itineraries are subject to change.

This itinerary is also available in reverse. Click here for additional dates.

Lower Deck

€ 890 EUR pp
Lower Deck
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.

Upper/Main Deck

€ 960 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: 40 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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