Take advantage of sailing on a small luxury boat on the enchanting Opatija cruise and visit the secret site of the Bay of Kvarner. Spend an unforgettable week and relax getting to know Northern Croatia, enjoying the beautiful beaches and Mediterranean food.
Day 1 (Saturday): OPATIJA – KRK (L)
This Opatija cruise departures at 14.00 and sails towards Krk. Lunch will be served before we get there. Krk is the largest Croatian island and on the way you will stop to swim in the most crystal clear water you have ever seen. Krk has diverse towns of various sizes, impressive walkways, tiny islands, and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. In the city of Krk enjoy many bars or restaurants and relax. In the afternoon, transfer by bus from Krk to Vrbnik village where you will have a wine tasting. Night in the city of Krk.
Day 2 (Sunday): KRK – RAB (B, L)
After breakfast, our small cruise ship departure to the Island of Rab, also called “the island of love”. You will see magnificent stone walls and Roman towers, churches, palaces, stone streets and old facades. Many streets and squares are like open-air galleries, as if artists had worked outside. Don’t forget to try the famous Rab cake, of which the recipe is still a secret. If time permits, take a walk to the Kamenjak Hill and watch the magnificent sunset. Night in the city of Rab.
Day 3 (Monday): RAB – ZADAR (B, L)
In the morning, you will set sail for Zadar, sailing around the Island of Pag, with its unusual lunar landscape. Stop at the small Maun Island where you will have time to swim. In Zadar you will take a guided tour – today the city is the center of the region, but for many centuries, it was the metropolis of the Dalmatian region. The rich cultural heritage is seen at every turn: the Roman forum from the 1st century AD, the church of St. Donat from the 9th century AD which is the most famous medieval basilica and the symbol of the city. The imposing and powerful city walls, numerous palaces and villas of former noble families, fascinate every visitor. The interesting monuments are the Organ of the Sea, a simple set of holes on several steps and the Salutation to the Sun, a gigantic circle of 22 m in diameter made from glass plate bases representing the Solar System. Night in Zadar.
Day 4 (Tuesday): ZADAR – KORNATI (B, L)
Breakfast. Today you will visit the famous Kornati National Park – rich in fish and cultural and historical remains. The historical remains of the old fortress of Ilyria, the Roman villas, the old Christian church of Saint Mary and the medieval fortresses and settlements contribute to the value of these islands. The Kornati archipelago consists of 140 islands and reefs. The entrances of some islands descend abruptly towards the sea, a hundred meters deep in places. It is really a remarkable thing to see. Overnight in Telašćica on the Island of Dugi Otok.
Explore the Kvarner Bay on this Deluxe Opatija Cruise
Day 5 (Wednesday): KORNATI – MALI LOŠINJ (B, L)
After breakfast and a morning swim, we sail to Lošinj, also known as “the island of the sun” where pines, wildflowers and herbs abound. Lošinj is one of the most popular islands in the northern Adriatic waters, known for its hidden coves and cool Mediterranean atmosphere. Upon arrival in Mali Lošij, join the guided tour and visit the Museum of Apoxyomenos. The museum is dedicated to the ancient bronze statue of an athlete on the seashore. Walk to the Lošinj Aromati Garden or to the small village Veli Lošinj, which are easy to reach and explore on foot. Night in Mali Lošinj.
Day 6 (Thursday): MALI LOŠINJ – CRES (B, L)
Breakfast. After our morning swim, departure to the Island of Cres. If time permits, a possible stop for swimming on Susak Island. This virgin island is a long and narrow island, full of olive groves, vineyards, oak forests etc. Optional dinner in the town of Loznati (with transfer from Cres) where you can try the best traditional lamb specialties. Overnight in the port of Cres, the medieval city with hidden squares and courtyards.
Day 7 (Friday): CRES – OPATIJA (B, L, CD)
After breakfast, navigation to Opatija. The views of the famous Opatija Riviera are best enjoyed from the sea. In the afternoon, arrival in the city. Stroll the longest lungomare in Croatia or stop at Volosko, a traditional fishing village. On your last night, enjoy the Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment on board. This would be a good time to exchange contact details with your new friends and plan your return on another Opatija cruise experience. Night in Opatija.
Day 8 (Saturday): OPATIJA – END OF TRIP (B)
After breakfast, disembark. End of trip.
* Legend: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner, CD – captain’s dinnerSend inquiry from 2.500,00 € per person