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Dreaming of Dalmatia: Dubrovnik to Venice

Example 8 Day Cruise aboard Crystal Esprit
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Embark on the Crystal Esprit and join the exciting 8-day luxury yacht cruise sailing to Croatia, Montenegro, Slovenia, and Italy. Start your adventure at Dubrovnik, one of the most recognizable cities in Europe. Explore the history of Kotor with its old churches, palaces, and Napoleon's Theatre. Travel beyond the walls of one of the most majestic cities on the Croatian Adriatic Coast, Split. Blessed with beautiful natural surroundings, Zadar definitely shouldn't be missed on this cruise. The picturesque landscape as well at Opatija will surely capture your attention. Head to Piran and stroll through the town for a more timeless history. Finally, the great place to end your cruise would be in the enchanting city of Venice.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Dubrovnik, Croatia | Embark
Day 2 : Kotor, Montenegro
Day 3 : Split, Croatia
Day 4 : Split | Zadar, Croatia
Day 5 : Opatija, Croatia
Day 6 : Piran, Slovenia
Day 7 : Venice, Italy
Day 8 : Venice, Italy | Disembark

Highlights

  • Discover the 17th-century Prince’s Palace at Kotor
  • Visit famous museums at Split
  • Explore one of the best sailing areas in the world, Zadar
  • Stroll through spellbinding streets of Slovenia’s most beautiful town Piran

Ship

Crystal Esprit

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Scenic view of Dubrovnik Waterfront promenade in Split at dusk Admire the historic red-roofed city of Dubrovnik City of Split on the waterfront See the famed Rialto bridge in Venice
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Day 1 Dubrovnik, Croatia | Embark

Embark at the port of Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik is one of the most recognizable cities in Europe. Behind the walls, find sleek Venetian-style buildings and rich Slavic culture. Home to lavender, olive oil, and gorgeous beaches, Dubrovnik will leave a lasting impression on all your senses.  

Day 2 Kotor, Montenegro

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Few places in the world boast such clear architectural accounts of their full histories as does UNESCO-listed Kotor and its bay. Roam the city squares and enjoy sweeping ocean views as you follow footsteps through time, including fortifications dating from the 9th century, significant churches and cathedrals from the 12th-15th centuries, the 17th-century Prince’s Palace and the 19th-century Napoleon’s Theatre.

Day 3 Split, Croatia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Travel beyond the walls of one of the most majestic cities on the Croatian Adriatic Coast. Split has a prestigious reputation for impressive architecture, famous museums and cultural constructs that should not be missed.

Day 4 Split | Zadar, Croatia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Sail from Split to Zadar.

Celebrated as one of the best sailing areas in the world, Zadar is blessed with beautiful natural surroundings, mild winters, and warm summers. Bordered by four national parks – the untouched Kornati Islands, the breathtaking Velebit mountains, the winding Krka River and the peaceful Plitvice Lakes - all ideal for hiking, boating, climbing, and even skiing.

Day 5 Opatija, Croatia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Located on the Kvarner Gulf at the foot of the mountains and surrounded by a rocky, picturesque coast, Opatija is known for its natural beauty. Excursions treat you to glimpses of forests dense with bay laurel, hilltops crowned by storybook towns and, of course, verdant hills meeting the waters of the Adriatic. A spell as a chic seaside resort for the Viennese elite has infused the city with regal elegance. Visits to estates turned museums and galleries make for a pleasant afternoon.

Day 6 Piran, Slovenia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Stroll through the spellbinding streets of Slovenia’s most beautiful town. Often called an antidote to Venice, Piran is settled on a narrow peninsula jutting into the Adriatic sea. Find timeless history in locations like the Church of St. George, and Miramare Castle, the oldest in Slovenia.

Day 7 Venice, Italy

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
One of the world's most enchanting cities, Venice is comprised of more than 100 separate islands and a labyrinthine of canals laced together by a string of 400 intricate bridges. A whimsical stroll through the city leads to a hidden world of ornately decorated piazzas and a legacy of Baroque architecture. Admire the richness of St. Mark's Basilica and the lavishness of the Palazzo Ducale. 

Day 8 Venice, Italy | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
After breakfast on board, disembark in Venice.
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Crystal Esprit

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$6,749
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Yacht Suite (S4)
223 Sqft. King-size bed, mini bar/refrigerator, a flat-screen satellite TV, custom carpet, plush sofa with adjustable-height table for dining, and spacious, custom-designed closets.
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Yacht Suite (S3)
280 Sqft. King-size bed, mini bar/refrigerator, a flat-screen satellite TV, custom carpet, plush sofa with adjustable-height table for dining, and spacious, custom-designed closets.
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Yacht Suite (S2)
280 Sqft. King-size bed, mini bar/refrigerator, a flat-screen satellite TV, custom carpet, plush sofa with adjustable-height table for dining, and spacious, custom-designed closets.
suite s1
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Yacht Suite (S1)
280 Sqft. King-size bed, mini bar/refrigerator, a flat-screen satellite TV, custom carpet, plush sofa with adjustable-height table for dining, and spacious, custom-designed closets.
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Owner's Suite (OS)
515 Sqft. King-size bed, Egyptian cotton linens, flat-screen HD TV, custom bench at foot of the bed, stone-clad nightstands with integrated outlets, and interactive bedside iPad. The expansive living and dining area feature a sofa and end chairs, a flat-screen TV, concealed mini-bar and dining table.

Notes

Solo Supplement: A select number of cabins are available for single use. The single supplement varies by cabin type, please contact us for details.
Child Discount: Children age 11 or under receive 50% off when sharing a cabin with two full paying guests. Children, regardless of age pay full rate in a double occupancy cabin.

A wide selection of specially curated and optional shore excursions are available on every itinerary.  There will be complimentary adventures to choose from, other excursions will be available at an additional cost.  ​

Cruise Fares Include:
  • Beverages including fine wines, champagne, premium spirits and all non-alcoholic beverages such as bottled water, soft drinks, and specialty coffees
  • Gratuities for housekeeping, dining and bar staff
  • 24-hour self-service coffee tea, soft drinks, wines
  • 24-hour room service
  • Personal Butler service
  • Daily yoga and fitness classes
  • Onboard entertainment and enrichment programs
  • Complimentary shore excursions
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi for the duration of your voyage. 
  • Complimentary marina and water sports equipment including a wide variety of aquatic toys (water skis, wakeboards, kayaks, jet skis, snorkeling equipment) based on destination's local rules and regulations and the discretion of the Captain due to weather and sea conditions
  • Complimentary transfers between the airport and ship on the day of embarkation and disembarkation, when requested in advance
Cruise Fares Exclude:
  • Airfare
  • Cruise port, security, navigation, berthing, stevedoring, and baggage handling/storage charges 
  • Fuel surcharges, fees or charges imposed by governmental or quasi-governmental authorities, 
  • Optional shore excursions,
  • Sightseeing or meals ashore, taxes, gratuities,
  • Visa fees
  • Laundry or valet service or any item or service whatsoever of a personal nature, such as medical treatment, expenses incurred on board or ashore in connection with medical treatment, medical condition, or medical debark
  • Massage, s­­­­­pa services or hairstyling for which separate charges may be imposed. 
  • Crystal Esprit's submersible equipment
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