CROATIA – DALMATIAN ISLANDS LUXURY YACHT CRUISE – JUNE 2017

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Take a stunning Dalmatian Islands Cruise on board the brand new luxurious MS Agape Rose (Launching 2017). This is a value added Deluxe Cruise package that takes in the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Central & Southern Dalmatia with the professional services of an on board Cruise Director. Its easy to relax, find time to swim, explore medieval towns and stunning natural landscapes en-route from Dubrovnik via the Dalmatian Islands to Split.

MS AGAPE ROSE will be commissioned in 2017, luxury class. The boat is 48,5 m (155 ft) long, 8.5 m (28 ft) wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. Her capacity is 38 persons. She has 18 en suite cabins on the main and lower deck, and all are fully air-conditioned.

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CRUISE ITINERARY – 7 Nights – 8 Days

Day 1, Saturday: Dubrovnik

Embarkation starts from 1400hrs in Dubrovnik Gruž Harbour. Rest of the day is at leisure to start exploring this wonderful town on your own. Dinner on board and overnight in Dubrovnik. (D)

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Day 2, Sunday: Dubrovnik – Slano – Mljet

After breakfast enjoy a guided walking tour of Dubrovnik – protected UNESCO heritage site. Our local expert will show you around this fascinating world-known landmark, an ancient town protected by 13th century fortifications. Dubrovnik was for centuries a standalone Republic and the only power able to compete with the Venetians. Departure to Slano. Free time for optional Taste of Dalmatia excursion to Ston. Afternoon departure to Pomena on Mljet Island. Overnight in Pomena. (B, L)

Day 3, Monday: Mljet – Korčula

Early morning breakfast on board. Island of Mljet on its western side houses National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise salty lakes surrounded by thick forests. Upon arrival you will have plenty of free time to explore the park individually, for example, by renting bikes and cycling or jogging on the numerous paths around the lakes or in the forests or take our optional trip to the lakes. Departure to Korčula with lunch and swimming breaks along the way. Arrival to Korčula in the afternoon, followed by walking tour. Overnight in Korčula (B, L)

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Day 4, Tuesday: Korčula – Hvar – Vis

Breakfast on board and early departure to Hvar – the sunniest island on the Adriatic, we’ll make a stop for swimming and enjoying the crystal clear, blue sea enroute. Upon arrival enjoy a guided walking tour with a local guide. Afternoon departure to Vis – island famous for its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. Overnight in Vis. (B, L)

Day 5, Wednesday: Vis – Šibenik

Breakfast on board and optional tour of Vis. Morning departure to Šibenik- a town which successfully combines famous history and natural beauties. Stop will be made for swimming and relaxing (weather dependable). The Dalmatian fried fish will be served for a snack. Arrival to Šibenik followed by a city tour. In the evening find a nice restaurant on the seafront promenade for dinner and relaxing. Overnight in Šibenik. (B, L)

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Day 6, Thursday: Šibenik – Skradin – Krka NP – Skradin – Trogir

Breakfast on board and early morning departure to Skradin, bordering the Krka Waterfalls National Park. Free time for exploring the park on your own (entrance fee not included). Departure from Skradin to Trogir around noon with swimming breaks and lunch along the way. Cakes and coffee will be served for a snack. Upon arrival we join a walking tour of Trogir – protected UNESCO heritage site. Overnight in Trogir. (B, L)

Day 7, Friday: Trogir – Pučišća (Brač) – Omiš – Split

Breakfast on board and early departure to Pučišća, nested in a beautiful bay on the island of Brač, surrounded by stone quarries that yield some of the whitest and finest quality limestone in the world. Suffice to say that pillars of this snow-white stone decorate the facade of the White House and other landmarks all over the world. After docking at Pučišća, you can join a short visit to a stonemasonry school nearby where you will learn of the Brač limestone, their centuries-old tradition of stonemasonry and the unconventional tools they use. Departure to Omiš. Lunch will be served on board. Afternoon arrival to Omiš – small town built below steep mountains at the mouth of Cetina River. Free time to explore on your own or to take an optional excursion to Cetina. Departure to Split with a walking tour upon arrival to explore this beautiful Dalmatian city. Overnight in Split. (B, L)

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Day 8, Saturday: Split

Enjoy your last breakfast on board and disembark by 1200hrs. (B)

Deluxe Package Includes

• 7 nights in A/C cabin with ensuite
• Welcome drink & snack
• 7 buffet breakfasts (B)
• 6 light buffet lunches (L)
• 1 dinners (D)
• 1/2 litre water during meals
• Coffee/tea all day
• Fresh fruit all day
• Cruise Director – English speaking
• 9 total crew members
• Usage of the ship’s equipment
• Towels change three times per week
• Bed linen changed twice a week
• Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)

Sightseeing

• Trogir
• Šibenik
• Dubrovnik
• Korčula
• Split
• Hvar
• Pučišća Stonemasonry School (includes entrance ticket

PRICE From: €1599pp

Your flights from Dublin are included

Departing 17th June 2017

You can book this luxury break on 059 8633 836

IAN WALSH
Travel Counsellors
059 8633 836
ian.walsh@travelcounsellors.com
http://www.travelcounsellors.ie/ian.walsh

Offers are subject to availability at booking stage. Suppliers booking terms and conditions apply. E&OE

Travel Counsellors is Licenced and Bonded with the Commission for Aviation Regulation in Ireland. Licence number: TA0621

Optional Excursions

• Cetina River €20pp
Includes guide, small boat transfer & snack
• Mljet National Park €20pp
Includes guide, entrance fee
• Taste of Dalmatia in Ston €20pp
Includes guide, transfer, wine tasting
• Island of Vis €20pp
Includes guide, transfer, tasting

 

YOUR VESSEL:
MS Agape Rose is 48.5m long, 8.5m wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. A/C salon-restaurant on the Upper Deck (for 38 people) with bar & LCD TV, two sun decks, one of which has sun lounges & tables. It also has two outside toilets with showers. Wireless Internet available free of charge on the upper deck and the open parts of the boat. Capacity for 38 people. A/C cabins with queen-size or twin beds with possibility for an additional bed, power plugs, cupboard, cabinet & window or porthole, bathroom with shower, hairdryer, toilet & vanity with a sink.

On the Main Deck and the Upper Deck there is one bathroom with showers. Upper Deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant that sits all guests at the same time with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. Top Deck, also called the Sun Deck offers 155m2 of space and is equipped with sun tanning chairs, also WIFI is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat.