Island Hopping Cruise

Northern Pearls One Way Cruise from Opatija to Split

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Enjoy a fabulous tapestry of blue and green as you explore the stunning Adriatic coastline and islands. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery and swimming in the stunning Adriatic Sea.

Your afternoons and evenings can be spent exploring historical towns or having fun till the morning hours. This route departing from Opatija and ending in Split also features the city of Zadar and a visit to Krka National Park.







Krka Waterfalls




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Northern Pearls One Way Cruise from Opatija to Split

Day 1 - Opatija - Krk


Depart at 1 p.m. (late arrivals can join in Krk) with lunch on board, and a swim stop en route. Krk is the largest of the Croatian islands and has a variety of villages, green promenades, and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. In the evening, enjoy numerous cafés and restaurants alongside the lively waterfront. Overnight in the town of Krk. (L)

Day 2 - Krk - Rab


After breakfast, cruise towards Rab, known as the island of love. Upon arrival, walk through town and explore the many churches, palaces, stone streets, and ancient facades. Enjoy the gallery on the streets where many artists display their works. Don’t forget to try the famous Rapska torta, a traditional cake. If time permits, walk up Kamenjak Hill to watch an amazing sunset. Overnight in the town of Rab. (B, L)

Day 3 - Rab - Zadar


Morning cruise from Rab towards Zadar along the coast of Pag Island with a swim stop on the island of Maun. Enjoy a guided tour of Zadar (included on Premium Superior and Premium vessels). Once the historical center of Dalmatia, Zadar has a rich cultural heritage. Be sure to see the 1st century Roman Forum, the church of St. Donatus, the city’s symbol), and numerous palaces and villas of former noble families. Contemporary creations like the one-of-a-kind Zadar Sea Organ and the “Greetings to the Sun” solar-powered light installation are not to be missed. Overnight in Zadar. (B, L)

Day 4 - Zadar - Kornati - Vodice


Morning departure for Kornati National Park (entrance fee included on Premium Superior and Premium vessels), consisting of 140 islands. These islands are rich in cultural and historical remains. Visit the ruins of an old Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, and medieval fortresses and settlements. In addition to the many islands, the continental part includes only one-quarter of the park’s surface area, while the rest belongs to the marine ecosystem. Afterward, we continue to Vodice, a typical small Dalmatian town, where you can enjoy the evening on the terrace of one of the abundant restaurants and bars. Overnight in Vodice. (B, L)

Day 5 - Vodice - Krka Waterfalls - Primošten


Morning departure towards Skradin, the starting point for the tour of Krka National Park. While cruising, enjoy the beautiful view of Krka River Canyon and marvel at the stunning natural beauty and waterfalls of Krka National Park (entrance fee paid locally). In the afternoon, we cruise to Primošten, a picturesque coastal town known for its high- quality local wines. Overnight in Primošten. (B, L)

Day 6 - Primošten - Trogir


Today’s destination is Trogir, referred to as Little Venice, located on a small island connected to the mainland and Čiovo peninsula by two bridges. Trogir is a magical place with plenty of cultural and historical monuments, charming small konobas, and restaurants offering a wide range of Dalmatian specialties. Find out more on the guided tour of the city (included on Premium Superior vessels). Enjoy a Captain’s dinner on board in the evening. Overnight in the Trogir. (B, L, CD)

Day 7 - Trogir - Split


Our final destination is near Trogir, giving us ample time for swimming and sunbathing in one of the bays of the Čiovo peninsula or on Šolta Island in the little village of Stomorska. In the afternoon, we continue our cruise towards Split, a UNESCO-protected city with historical richness and beauty that appeal to locals and visitors alike. Upon arrival, join the guided tour (included on Premium Superior vessels), admire the 1,700-year-old Diocletian’s Palace, and learn interesting facts about this historic town. Overnight in Split. (B, L)

Day 8 - Split


After early breakfast, it’s time to say goodbye to the crew and new friends. Check out by 9 a.m. (B)

B Breakfast, L Lunch, D Dinner, T Tasting, CD Captain's Dinner

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