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Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia

Enjoy 20 day adventure discovering Croatia aboard Queen Eleganza. Experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises.

13 May, 2020 to 31 May, 2020 (reverse) Make a booking request for Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia, departing on 13 May, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 1 £ 9769 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Lower Deck - 17m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The cabins on the Lower Deck all have two portholes.
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Category 3 £ 10175 GBP pp
Twin Cabin on the Main Deck - 14.5m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 3 cabins have three portholes.
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Category 4 £ 10419 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Main Deck - 15m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 4 cabins on the Main Deck benefit from a large picture window offering wonderful views.
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02 June, 2020 to 20 June, 2020 (reverse) Make a booking request for Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia, departing on 02 June, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 1 £ 9869 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Lower Deck - 17m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The cabins on the Lower Deck all have two portholes.
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Category 3 £ 10275 GBP pp
Twin Cabin on the Main Deck - 14.5m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 3 cabins have three portholes.
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29 August, 2020 to 16 September, 2020 (reverse) Make a booking request for Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia, departing on 29 August, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 1 £ 9759 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Lower Deck - 17m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The cabins on the Lower Deck all have two portholes.
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15 September, 2020 to 03 October, 2020 (reverse) Make a booking request for Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia, departing on 15 September, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 1 £ 9869 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Lower Deck - 17m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The cabins on the Lower Deck all have two portholes.
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Category 3 £ 10275 GBP pp
Twin Cabin on the Main Deck - 14.5m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 3 cabins have three portholes.
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Category 4 £ 10515 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Main Deck - 15m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 4 cabins on the Main Deck benefit from a large picture window offering wonderful views.
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16 September, 2020 to 05 October, 2020 Make a booking request for Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia, departing on 16 September, 2020

Prices quoted here are often dependent on currency fluctuations. Please check with (01432 507450 or info@small-cruise-ships.com) for the very latest price, which may well be cheaper than the one advertised here.

Category 1 £ 10315 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Lower Deck - 17m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The cabins on the Lower Deck all have two portholes.
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Category 2 £ 10585 GBP pp
Twin Cabin on the Main Deck - 12m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 2 cabins on the Main Deck benefit from a large picture window offering wonderful views.
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Category 3 £ 10719 GBP pp
Twin Cabin on the Main Deck - 14.5m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 3 cabins have three portholes.
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Category 4 £ 10959 GBP pp
Twin/Double cabin on the Main Deck - 15m2. All cabins are finished to the highest standard with sleek lines and neutral colours. All are equipped with an en-suite bathroom with shower, safe, air conditioning/heating, hairdryer and flat screen TV. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The category 4 cabins on the Main Deck benefit from a large picture window offering wonderful views.
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Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia itinerary:

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DAY 1 Arrive Ljubljana
Be met on arrival in Ljubljana and transfer to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.
DAY 2 Ljubljana
Embark on a guided discovery of Ljubljana today and make sure you have your camera handy to capture views from Ljubljana Castle. You will also delight in a wine tasting, where you will sample fine Slovenian varieties. The evening is yours at leisure.
DAY 3 Ljubljana, Logar Valley
Farewell Ljubljana as you make your way to the Logar Valley, where you’ll be astounded by the stunning scenery that greets you the moment you enter the valley. This rarely visited region is tucked away and offers a harmonious blend of peace and nature. Tonight, enjoy dinner accompanied by local entertainers.
DAY 4 Logar Valley
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing Hike in the valley, take a horse and carriage ride or visit a traditional wooden granary. You can’t make a bad decision when it comes to choosing today’s sightseeing inclusion, as they all perfectly showcase the best that the Logar Valley region has to offer.
DAY 5 Logar Valley, Vogel, Bohinj, Bled
In Slovenia’s Alps, the villages of Vogel and Bohinj offer incredible vistas and evergreen slopes. Continue to Lake Bled and arrive at your hotel, which is part of the esteemed Small Luxury Hotels of the World group. With a history spanning 80 years, your hotel is set on the shores of Lake Bled, which is an idyllic place for dinner this evening.
DAY 6 Bled, Portorož
Board a traditional Pletna boat and enjoy a cruise on Lake Bled to the island. Afterwards, enjoy a guided tour of Bled Castle, whose origins date back to 1004. Later, continue to your hotel in Portorož.
DAY 7 Portorož, Lipica, Piran
Explore the World Heritage-listed Skocjan Caves, which is also the largest known underground canyon in the world. Afterwards, visit a stud farm in Lipica, which is famous for breeding beautiful Lipizzan horses. A national treasure of Slovenia, this is the original farm that was responsible for perpetuating this breed, which are provided to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. This evening, you will enjoy a discovery of beautiful Piran.
DAY 8 Portorož, Bale
Explore the fascinating Salt Pan, which are quite rare as salt is still produced here using centuries-old processes of natural crystallisation. Later, gain an insight into truffle hunting, including a delicious truffle tasting. This evening, be treated to a superb three-course wine pairing dinner, with every ingredient (including the wine and olive oil) sourced on site of the property of your hotel.
DAY 9 Bale, Rovinj
Today, enjoy a private cruise along Lim Fjord, engulfed by stunning steep mountains on either side of you. Disembark your cruise in Rovinj, the jewel in the crown of the Istrian Peninsula and one of the Mediterranean’s last authentic fishing ports. Enjoy a walking tour before a delicious local dinner.
DAY 10 Bale, Rovinj, Embark Ship
Transfer to Rovinj then board your boutique vessel for your cruise along Croatia’s coast.
DAY 11 Rovinj, Brijuni Islands
Explore Rovinj and visit St Euphemia church this morning before sailing on the Brijuni Islands. The 14 Brijuni Islands comprise one of Croatia’s national parks that was once the summer retreat of former Yugoslav leader, Tito. A morning excursion will explore Veliki Brijun, including its Roman Villa, a nine-hectare safari park created by Tito to house the exotic animals gifted to him by world leaders and the Church of St Germain.
DAY 12 Pula
Arrive at the tip of the Istrian Peninsula and visit the former Roman settlement now known as Pula. On an afternoon tour, discover one of the best-preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world, The Arena. Built in the 1st century AD, it was designed to host gladiatorial contests with seating for up to 20,000 spectators.
DAY 13 Pag, Rab
Continue to the beautiful island of Pag, where weather permitting, perhaps enjoy a swim straight off the deck. Later arrive in Rab and meander through the narrow old alley of the picturesque Old Town. Tonight, your ship will moor overnight in Rab.
DAY 14 Zadar, Zrmanja Gorge
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Experience Zrmanja Gorge, an incredible waterway that flows into the Adriatic. At the dramatic entrance to the gorge, board a motor launch for a cruise to Obrovac, including a lunch of local delights. Pass through the archipelago of islands within Kornati National Park on your way to Zadar, where you will enjoy a guided walk. Enjoy your Signature Experience, before your ship overnights in Zadar.
DAY 15 Šibenik, Krka National Park
Visit the spectacular waterfalls of Krka National Park, where you will see Skradinski Buk, teeming with waterfalls and cascades. Walk along the wooden jetties and bridges to admire the falls, flora and fauna.
DAY 16 Split, Trogir, Šibenik
On a tour of Split, discover the fascinating inner city built around the World Heritage-listed Diocletian's Palace. You will also see the remains of Split’s historic structures, including Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and its cathedral. Then sail to World Heritage-listed Trogir for time to explore. Continue to Šibenik, where you will have dinner on board as the ship docks overnight.
DAY 17 Omis, Cetina River, Split
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Board a small boat for a journey along the valley of the emerald green Cetina River. Over centuries, the river has formed a magnificent canyon into the surrounding mountains. Visit Radman’s Mills, which dates back to 1722, where the mill was used to grind cereals for the locals of Omis. Cruise this morning to Omis, where you will enjoy your Signature Experience. Set sail for Split where you will moor overnight. This evening, you have the option to dine in one of the restaurants on the Riva Promenade.
DAY 18 Makarska, Hvar
Arrive in Makarska, a popular coastal town for the locals set to the backdrop of the striking Biokovo mountains range. Discover its historical centre, then re-board your ship and set sail for Hvar, where your ship will moor overnight.
DAY 19 Korčula, Dubrovnik
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Visit Marco Polo’s family home before strolling among olive groves and sampling local wine. Wander the charming cobbled streets of Korčula's Old Town, making a stop to inspect the Cathedral of St Mark. Sail onto Dubrovnik this afternoon and set out for a guided tour of this walled city on arrival.
DAY 20 Disembark Ship, Depart Dubrovnik
Be transferred to the airport.
Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia reverse itinerary:

show main itinerary
Itineraries are subject to change.
Be transferred to the airport.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Visit Marco Polo’s family home before strolling among olive groves and sampling local wine. Wander the charming cobbled streets of Korčula's Old Town, making a stop to inspect the Cathedral of St Mark. Sail onto Dubrovnik this afternoon and set out for a guided tour of this walled city on arrival.
Arrive in Makarska, a popular coastal town for the locals set to the backdrop of the striking Biokovo mountains range. Discover its historical centre, then re-board your ship and set sail for Hvar, where your ship will moor overnight.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Board a small boat for a journey along the valley of the emerald green Cetina River. Over centuries, the river has formed a magnificent canyon into the surrounding mountains. Visit Radman’s Mills, which dates back to 1722, where the mill was used to grind cereals for the locals of Omis. Cruise this morning to Omis, where you will enjoy your Signature Experience. Set sail for Split where you will moor overnight. This evening, you have the option to dine in one of the restaurants on the Riva Promenade.
On a tour of Split, discover the fascinating inner city built around the World Heritage-listed Diocletian's Palace. You will also see the remains of Split’s historic structures, including Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and its cathedral. Then sail to World Heritage-listed Trogir for time to explore. Continue to Šibenik, where you will have dinner on board as the ship docks overnight.
Visit the spectacular waterfalls of Krka National Park, where you will see Skradinski Buk, teeming with waterfalls and cascades. Walk along the wooden jetties and bridges to admire the falls, flora and fauna.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Experience Zrmanja Gorge, an incredible waterway that flows into the Adriatic. At the dramatic entrance to the gorge, board a motor launch for a cruise to Obrovac, including a lunch of local delights. Pass through the archipelago of islands within Kornati National Park on your way to Zadar, where you will enjoy a guided walk. Enjoy your Signature Experience, before your ship overnights in Zadar.
Continue to the beautiful island of Pag, where weather permitting, perhaps enjoy a swim straight off the deck. Later arrive in Rab and meander through the narrow old alley of the picturesque Old Town. Tonight, your ship will moor overnight in Rab.
Arrive at the tip of the Istrian Peninsula and visit the former Roman settlement now known as Pula. On an afternoon tour, discover one of the best-preserved Roman amphitheatres in the world, The Arena. Built in the 1st century AD, it was designed to host gladiatorial contests with seating for up to 20,000 spectators.
Explore Rovinj and visit St Euphemia church this morning before sailing on the Brijuni Islands. The 14 Brijuni Islands comprise one of Croatia’s national parks that was once the summer retreat of former Yugoslav leader, Tito. A morning excursion will explore Veliki Brijun, including its Roman Villa, a nine-hectare safari park created by Tito to house the exotic animals gifted to him by world leaders and the Church of St Germain.
Transfer to Rovinj then board your boutique vessel for your cruise along Croatia’s coast.
Today, enjoy a private cruise along Lim Fjord, engulfed by stunning steep mountains on either side of you. Disembark your cruise in Rovinj, the jewel in the crown of the Istrian Peninsula and one of the Mediterranean’s last authentic fishing ports. Enjoy a walking tour before a delicious local dinner.
Explore the fascinating Salt Pan, which are quite rare as salt is still produced here using centuries-old processes of natural crystallisation. Later, gain an insight into truffle hunting, including a delicious truffle tasting. This evening, be treated to a superb three-course wine pairing dinner, with every ingredient (including the wine and olive oil) sourced on site of the property of your hotel.
Explore the World Heritage-listed Skocjan Caves, which is also the largest known underground canyon in the world. Afterwards, visit a stud farm in Lipica, which is famous for breeding beautiful Lipizzan horses. A national treasure of Slovenia, this is the original farm that was responsible for perpetuating this breed, which are provided to the Spanish Riding School in Vienna. This evening, you will enjoy a discovery of beautiful Piran.
Board a traditional Pletna boat and enjoy a cruise on Lake Bled to the island. Afterwards, enjoy a guided tour of Bled Castle, whose origins date back to 1004. Later, continue to your hotel in Portorož.
In Slovenia’s Alps, the villages of Vogel and Bohinj offer incredible vistas and evergreen slopes. Continue to Lake Bled and arrive at your hotel, which is part of the esteemed Small Luxury Hotels of the World group. With a history spanning 80 years, your hotel is set on the shores of Lake Bled, which is an idyllic place for dinner this evening.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing Hike in the valley, take a horse and carriage ride or visit a traditional wooden granary. You can’t make a bad decision when it comes to choosing today’s sightseeing inclusion, as they all perfectly showcase the best that the Logar Valley region has to offer.
Farewell Ljubljana as you make your way to the Logar Valley, where you’ll be astounded by the stunning scenery that greets you the moment you enter the valley. This rarely visited region is tucked away and offers a harmonious blend of peace and nature. Tonight, enjoy dinner accompanied by local entertainers.
Embark on a guided discovery of Ljubljana today and make sure you have your camera handy to capture views from Ljubljana Castle. You will also delight in a wine tasting, where you will sample fine Slovenian varieties. The evening is yours at leisure.
Be met on arrival in Ljubljana and transfer to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy a welcome dinner.
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Queen Eleganza, the ship servicing Croatia In Depth With Jewels Of Northern Croatia & Slovenia

Queen Eleganza

Vessel Type: Small Ship

Length: 49m

Passenger Capacity: 36

Built/Refurbished: 2018

For our cruises along the Adriatic coast, we are delighted to have the newly built Queen Eleganza. This beautifully crafted vessel is one of the finest Croatian flagged vessels of her kind and we believe she is the perfect vessel from which to explore the Croatian coast. Carrying a maximum of just 36 guests, there is the added benefit of a relaxed and intimate atmosphere on board.

The Sun Deck, with its comfortable sun loungers, is the perfect place to watch the passing scenery and the team of friendly Croatian crew will provide you with excellent service and hospitality throughout the ship. To enhance your voyage further there is also a Cruise Director on board.

Dining on board is a casual affair and the menus feature locally sourced fresh food including fish. When dining ashore independently, your knowledgeable Cruise Director will recommend popular local restaurants.

AIR-CONDITIONING

All cabins and public rooms have air-conditioning.

BAR/BEVERAGES

Wine, beer and soft drinks at lunch and dinner are included in your holiday price. For other drinks consumed throughout your journey you will receive a final bill to settle at the end of your journey. Complimentary bottles of mineral water will be placed in your cabin daily and near reception before an excursion.

CABINS

The 18 cabins are equipped with air conditioning/heating, a wardrobe, drawers, radio, a flat screen television, a hairdryer and safety deposit box. Most cabins also feature a dressing table and chair. The cabins on the Lower Deck all have two portholes whereas on the Main Deck, the category 3 cabins have three portholes and the category 5 cabin has four portholes. The category 2 and 4 cabins on the Main Deck benefit from a large picture window offering wonderful views. Cabins measure between 12 and 18 square metres, with Category 5 measuring 26 square metres. The cabins have fixed twin or double beds and the configuration cannot be changed. Each cabin also has an en-suite bathroom with shampoo /shower gel dispenser. Please note that the movement of the ship can cause small amounts of water to collect on your bathroom floor. Please note that bathrobes and slippers are not provided.

DINING, DRINKING & DIETARY REQUIREMENTS

Meals on board are either buffet style or served and there is one sitting with an open seating arrangement. When the weather permits, lunch and dinner may be served in the covered outside area of the Sun Deck. Please be advised that, as there is not always a choice at meal times it is imperative that you advise any special dietary requests, such as vegetarian, gluten free, low salt etc. to Noble Caledonia (in writing) in advance. Please also advise if you do not, or cannot, eat fish and shellfish as these feature regularly on the lunch and dinner menus. We regret that the ship is unable to guarantee special requests and is not equipped to prepare or serve kosher or halal cuisine. Complimentary self-service tea and coffee, with fruit and biscuits, are available in the restaurant 24 hours a day. On nights when you are free to dine independently ashore, if instead you wish to stay on board for dinner, this is possible at a rate of €25 per person each time, which will be added to your onboard account. 24 hours advance notice is required.

DISABLED FACILITIES

The ship does not have facilities for disabled or wheelchair dependent passengers. The stairs between decks are steep and there is no lift or chair lift on board.

DOCTOR

There is no doctor on board. Should you be in need of medical assistance, please contact a member of the crew who are first aid trained, or the Cruise Director. 

ELECTRICITY

The cabins feature 220 volt current, with sockets accepting 2 round-pin (European style) sockets. There are no sockets in the bathrooms. We recommend taking a universal adaptor.

INTERNET

The ship offers a free Wi-Fi connection in the public areas, but not in the cabins. Depending on the ship’s location, there may be times when the connection is very slow or is disrupted and the same level of connectivity that you enjoy at home cannot be expected on board.

LANGUAGE

All members of the crew speak English.

LAUNDRY SERVICE

Due to the size of the ship there is no laundry service on board.

PUBLIC AREAS

Main Deck: Reception is located on the Main Deck. Upper Deck: On the Upper Deck you will find the bar, restaurant, lounge, and public restrooms. The lounge has a small library of books, games and DVDs. The tea/coffee station is located in the restaurant here. Sun Deck: The Sun Deck has sun loungers and seating for outdoor dining (weather permitting).

SMOKING

Smoking is restricted to the designated open areas only. Smoking is prohibited in all other areas including cabins and the restaurant.

Cabin layout for Queen Eleganza
• The Stunning Istrian Peninsula. Cruise along Lim Fjord to Rovinj, one of the Mediterranean's last authentic fishing ports.

• Uncover Historic Hvar. Explore Hvar's Old Town walk, including the iconic main square which is the largest piazza in Dalmatia.

• A River Of Emerald Waters. Board a small boat for a journey along the valley of the spectacular emerald green Cetina River.
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