Set off on a breathtaking cruise from Split to Opatija prior to the Skål International World Congress 2022. Enjoy the Indian summer on the Adriatic coast and spend five unforgettable days sailing the Adriatic Sea, starting from Split, island hopping to Opatija. Relax and enjoy Croatia's spectacular scenery: small coves where bathers drift on crystal-blue waters, historical towns and sites, the natural beauty of the national parks and so much more!
DAY 1 SATURDAY SPLIT (D)
Check-in from 14.00h onwards. After settling, enjoy the guided tour of the city. Split bustles with modern life amid its ancient Roman setting. In this dynamic port city with medieval Old Town grown around the ancient Diocletian's Palace, Cafés, restaurants, and galleries cram the cobblestone alleyways, the waterfront and the Marjan peninsula, making Croatia's second-largest city one of the Mediterranean's most compelling. Dinner on board, overnight in Split.
DAY 2 SUNDAY SPLIT – NATIONAL PARK KRKA / ŠIBENIK (B, L, WT, D)
Cruise towards Skradin, then get aboard the coach. The first stop is the local winery for wine tasting and light tapas lunch. Back in Skradin, walk through the jaw-droppingly beautiful Krka National Park. It consists of 17 waterfalls with cascades up to 100 m wide, the Krka River tumbles 45.7 meters. The afternoon destination is Šibenik, a town situated in the very central part of Croatia’s Adriatic coast. Explore the glorious old town, the cultural monuments and possibly the most famous, the UNESCO listed Cathedral of St James. Wander and discover the historic core and waterfront. Some good boutique shopping possibilities too. Dinner on board, overnight in Šibenik.
DAY 3 MONDAY ŠIBENIK – NP KORNATI / ZADAR (B, L)
Early morning departure to the Kornati National Park, which consists of around 100 islands, islets and reefs. Enjoy the ruins of the ancient Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, old Christian church of St Mary and medieval fortresses and settlements. The cruise continues towards Zadar, for centuries the capital of Dalmatia and the oldest university town in Croatia. Join a guided tour of the city. Zadar is well known for its rich historical heritage of world importance, visible at every step: the Roman Forum from the 1st century, St Donat church from the 9th century - the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city, mighty city walls with a bow and a representative city gate from the 16th century, the Museum of ancient glass, over 30 churches in the old town, many palaces and villas, as well as the famous, contemporary Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation. Overnight in Zadar.
DAY 4 TUESDAY ZADAR - MALI LOŠINJ (B, L)
Wake early to admire this morning's sunrise over the Adriatic as you enjoy a hearty breakfast. Today's destination is the island of Lošinj, known as the “sunshine island” with an abundance of pines, wildflowers and herbs. Lošinj is one of the most popular islands on the northern Adriatic because of its hidden coves and cool Mediterranean vibe. Lunch onboard. Upon arrival to Mali Lošinj, visit the Museum of Apoxyomenos. The museum is dedicated to the ancient bronze statue of an athlete found in the sea near the island. Time at leisure to explore this fragrant island: walk up to the Lošinj Aromatic Garden or to the smaller town of Veli Lošinj, both easy to reach on foot. Overnight in Mali Lošinj.
DAY 5 WEDNESDAY MALI LOŠINJ - CRES (B, L, CD)
Departure for Cres Island after breakfast and a morning swim. Cres is an unspoiled island, long and narrow, abundant with olive groves, vineyards, forests of oak, beech and remarkable stone walls. Enjoy its tastes, discover its traditions and legends in the afternoon at leisure. In the evening, join the Captain’s Dinner on board, indulge in the delicious flavours of prepared specialities, enjoy live music, dance and have a blast. Overnight in Cres.
DAY 6 THURSDAY OPATIJA (B)
A tasty breakfast before bidding farewell to the crew. Check-out and transfer to the hotel where you can check-in for the congress.
|PRICE PER PERSON IN EUR IN DBL/TWN CABINS||October 8th-13th 2022 Regular price||October 8th-13th 2022 SKAL price|
|Upper/Main deck cabin DELUXE SUPERIOR||1300 EUR||1170 EUR|
|Lower deck cabin DELUXE SUPERIOR||1100 EUR||990 EUR|
SPLIT – NP KRKA WATERFALLS / ŠIBENIK – NP KORNATI / ZADAR – MALI LOŠINJ - CRES - OPATIJA
Check-in from 14h onwards in the Split harbour;
Double cabin for single use (Single supplement): +50%
No additional fees on arrival except gratuities!
From the day of confirmation up till 30 days prior to arrival – advance payment (EUR 100 per person) - non-refundable
Flight details to be provided at least 3 weeks (21 days) prior to cruise departure and latest 10 days in advance in order for Katarina Line to organise the arrival and departure transfers.
Katarina line highly recommends clients take insurance against cancellation of reserved services! Katarina line offers a complete travel insurance package (travel health insurance, personal accident insurance, private liability, luggage insurance & trip cancellation). Additional information about travel insurance packages can be found at: https://www.katarina-line.com/terms-of-service.html
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, Katarina Line ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.
Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruise not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.
Katarina Line and the captain of the vessel reserve the right to change and modify the route due to weather conditions as well as conditions in the ports visited. The order of visits may be different than published in case of ports being overly crowded and too busy and with the intention to give the customer a better experience overall.