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Northern Pearls: Split - Opatija (Premium Ships)

Connect your puzzles with this one way departure and explore the stunning Adriatic coastline and islands. Spend your mornings admiring the spectacular scenery, enjoying swimming in crystal clear Adriatic sea and your afternoons and evenings exploring old historical towns or having fun till morning hours. This route departing from Split and ending in Opatija features UNESCO protected city of Zadar and visit to Krka waterfalls national park.
04 August, 2018 to 11 August, 2018 Make a booking request for Northern Pearls: Split - Opatija (Premium Ships), departing on 04 August, 2018

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.

Lower Deck £ 805 GBP pp (+ Port taxes 40 EUR pp)
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.
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Upper/Main Deck £ 865 GBP pp (+ Port taxes 40 EUR pp)
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.
view cabin photo
11 August, 2018 to 18 August, 2018 Make a booking request for Northern Pearls: Split - Opatija (Premium Ships), departing on 11 August, 2018

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.

Lower Deck £ 805 GBP pp (+ Port taxes 40 EUR pp)
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.
view cabin photo
Upper/Main Deck £ 865 GBP pp (+ Port taxes 40 EUR pp)
Air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, hair dryer and safety deposit box.
view cabin photo

Northern Pearls: Split - Opatija (Premium Ships) itinerary:

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Day 1 Saturday SPLIT - TROGIR
Departure from Split harbor at 1 pm towards "Little Venice" or the floating museum town as Trogir is often called. Located on a small island, connected to the mainland and Čiovo peninsula by two bridges, the city of Trogir is a magical place that offers plenty of cultural and historical monuments, charming small konobas and restaurants that offer the wide range of typical Dalmatian specialties. Overnight in Trogir.
Day 2 Sunday TROGIR - PRIMOŠTEN
After breakfast we head towards Primošten, a typical small Dalmatian coastal town. The legend says that God, creating the Earth, wanted to rest on the seventh day from all his work so he made himself the town of Primošten for this purpose. Today, this small town is well known for its quality local wines, and is one of the most favorite destinations of those who want to enjoy the harmony of sea, sun and stone. Overnight in Primošten.
Day 3 Monday PRIMOŠTEN - KRKA WATERFALLS
Morning cruise while enjoying stunning view of the Krka River canyon. After lunch sightseeing and enjoying nature and waterfalls of the National Park, an area extremely rich with flora and fauna. Afternoon arrival in Vodice, one of Croatia's most lively towns. As a small town, it lives night and day, and always offers something new and unusual. The most famous are the Vodice traditional folk festivals, cultural and entertainment events and evenings of Dalmatian a'cappella songs. Overnight in Vodice.
Day 4 Tuesdey VODICE - KORNATI/ZADAR
Early morning departure to the National Park Kornati, which consists of 89 islands, islets and rocks. In addition to this large number of islands, the continental part includes only ¼ of the surface of the park, while the rest belongs to the marine eco-system. Enjoy the ruins of the ancient Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, old Christian church of St Mary and medieval fortresses and settlements add to the value of the islands, and reefs that are sometimes up to 100 m deep in the sea. Afterwards we continue sailing to Zadar, for centuries the capital of Dalmatia, and the oldest university town in Croatia, 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 16th century, the Museum of ancient glass, over 30 churches in the old town, many palaces and villas, as well as the famous Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation, both located on the city's waterfront. Overnight in the port of Zadar.
Day 5 Wednesday ZADAR - RAB ISLAND
After breakfast we cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. Sightseeing of the town, encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches and palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. If time allows walk to Kamenjak hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in Rab town.
Day 6 Thursday RAB ISLAND - KRK ISLAND
The following morning we continue cruising towards Krk island, the largest of the Croatian islands. Krk has immense variety in its villages large and small, gentle green promenades bare rocky wilderness, tiny islands and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. Evening at leisure to enjoy numerous cafes and restaurants alongside the waterfront. Overnight in Krk town.
Day 7 Friday KRK ISLAND - OPATIJA
After breakfast we leave for Opatija. Experience astonishing views of the famous Opatija Riviera on route. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija, but on time to take a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare to the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for excellent seafood restaurants, the best in the region, as well as among the best in Croatia. For last night on board we recommend a farewell party on the ship, a great opportunity for exchanging addresses with other passengers who have by now become your new friends.
Day 8 Saturday OPATIJA
After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and your new friends with the hope of meeting again on one of the Katarina line ships.
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Itineraries are subject to change.

Northern Pearls: Split - Opatija (Premium Ships) reverse itinerary:

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Please Note: *
Itineraries are subject to change.
Day 8 Saturday OPATIJA *
After breakfast say goodbye to the crew and your new friends with the hope of meeting again on one of the Katarina line ships.
Day 7 Friday KRK ISLAND - OPATIJA *
After breakfast we leave for Opatija. Experience astonishing views of the famous Opatija Riviera on route. Late afternoon arrival to Opatija, but on time to take a stroll along the famous Franz Joseph promenade – Lungo Mare to the numerous cafes and restaurants in Opatija or nearby fishermen's village Volosko – well known for excellent seafood restaurants, the best in the region, as well as among the best in Croatia. For last night on board we recommend a farewell party on the ship, a great opportunity for exchanging addresses with other passengers who have by now become your new friends.
Day 6 Thursday RAB ISLAND - KRK ISLAND *
The following morning we continue cruising towards Krk island, the largest of the Croatian islands. Krk has immense variety in its villages large and small, gentle green promenades bare rocky wilderness, tiny islands and hundreds of hidden bays and beaches. Evening at leisure to enjoy numerous cafes and restaurants alongside the waterfront. Overnight in Krk town.
Day 5 Wednesday ZADAR - RAB ISLAND *
After breakfast we cruise towards Rab island known as the “island of love”. Sightseeing of the town, encircled by medieval walls, Romanesque church towers, churches and palaces, stone streets and ancient facades. Enjoy the “gallery” on the streets and squares where many painters and artists exhibit their works. If time allows walk to Kamenjak hill to enjoy the magnificent sunset. Overnight in Rab town.
Day 4 Tuesdey VODICE - KORNATI/ZADAR *
Early morning departure to the National Park Kornati, which consists of 89 islands, islets and rocks. In addition to this large number of islands, the continental part includes only ¼ of the surface of the park, while the rest belongs to the marine eco-system. Enjoy the ruins of the ancient Illyrian fortress, Roman villas, old Christian church of St Mary and medieval fortresses and settlements add to the value of the islands, and reefs that are sometimes up to 100 m deep in the sea. Afterwards we continue sailing to Zadar, for centuries the capital of Dalmatia, and the oldest university town in Croatia, 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 16th century, the Museum of ancient glass, over 30 churches in the old town, many palaces and villas, as well as the famous Sea Organs and “Greeting to the Sun” light installation, both located on the city's waterfront. Overnight in the port of Zadar.
Day 3 Monday PRIMOŠTEN - KRKA WATERFALLS *
Morning cruise while enjoying stunning view of the Krka River canyon. After lunch sightseeing and enjoying nature and waterfalls of the National Park, an area extremely rich with flora and fauna. Afternoon arrival in Vodice, one of Croatia's most lively towns. As a small town, it lives night and day, and always offers something new and unusual. The most famous are the Vodice traditional folk festivals, cultural and entertainment events and evenings of Dalmatian a'cappella songs. Overnight in Vodice.
Day 2 Sunday TROGIR - PRIMOŠTEN *
After breakfast we head towards Primošten, a typical small Dalmatian coastal town. The legend says that God, creating the Earth, wanted to rest on the seventh day from all his work so he made himself the town of Primošten for this purpose. Today, this small town is well known for its quality local wines, and is one of the most favorite destinations of those who want to enjoy the harmony of sea, sun and stone. Overnight in Primošten.
Day 1 Saturday SPLIT - TROGIR *
Departure from Split harbor at 1 pm towards "Little Venice" or the floating museum town as Trogir is often called. Located on a small island, connected to the mainland and Čiovo peninsula by two bridges, the city of Trogir is a magical place that offers plenty of cultural and historical monuments, charming small konobas and restaurants that offer the wide range of typical Dalmatian specialties. Overnight in Trogir.
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Croatian 'comfort class' cruiser, the ship servicing Northern Pearls: Split - Opatija (Premium Ships)

Croatian 'comfort class' cruiser

These 'comfort' cruises are run on a small variety of vessels, all of very similar standard, but the actual vessel isn't usually confirmed until 2 weeks before the cruise.

All of the vessels are very comfortable, and the cabins have airconditioning and en-suite bathrooms. All the vessels carry around 40 passengers (maximum).

The images here are examples of these vessels, and their cabins and decks.

• Cruising on river Krka & visit to Krka waterfalls

• Swimming at secluded beaches

• Zadar Sea Organs & Greeting To The Sun installation

• Dioceltian's palace in Split
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