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Day 1

Welcome to Dubrovnik, commonly known as “the pearl of the Adriatic Sea”. You will be met at the airport and transferred to our exclusively-chartered boutique yacht, where a warm welcome awaits you from your Captain and crew.

Meals included: Dinner
Day 2
Dubrovnik - Slano

Dubrovnik’s old town’s charm lies on its white limestone streets, baroque buildings and ancient city walls that protected a civilized, sophisticated republic for centuries. A UNESCO World Heritage site, is on the menu today. After the tour, cruise to Slano, and reach the peninsula's wine empire, Ston is a jewel in Adriatic Coast. You will have an included tour of Ston followed by a wine tasting session.
EmeraldPLUS: Guided Tour of Ston with wine tasting

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Slano – Mljet - Korcula

The Island of Korcula is one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic Sea. Like most of the Croatian islands, the Greeks, who gave it the name Korkyra Melaina or 'Black Corfu' for its dark and densely wooded appearance, first settled Korcula. Today you will have a guided tour of the town, passing by the its typical medieval architecture, including towers and cluster of red-roofed houses. Marco Polo the famous world-traveller and writer, as well as a Venetian merchant, is reputed to have been born in Korcula.
DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Mljet (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Korcula- Pucišca - Omiš

Pucišca, a settlement in the middle part of the northern part of the island Brac. The town is known for having a special variety of stones, of which have been used to build part of the “White House” in Washington. For many generations, locals have been making use the stone and as part of your EmeraldPLUS, you will have a change to visit a stonemason-school. Founded in 1909 the school provides educational support for local students, producing quality religious icons, fountains, statues.
EmeraldPLUS: Tour of Pucišca &Visit to a Stone Masonry School
DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Cetina with boat ride and local tasting (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 5
Split - Hvar

Split is the second largest city in Croatia and the largest city on the Adriatic coast. The city has some fantastic sights with both Roman and modern architecture. Enjoy a guided walking tour through the many facades of this beautiful city. After the tour you will cruise to Hvar for a walking tour passing by the town’s cosy harbour, terracotta-roofed villas, Gothic palaces and 13th-century ramparts rising towards an impressive citadel.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6
Šibenik

Your day begins with a guided tour of one of the oldest towns on the Adriatic Cost, Šibenik. This charming town boasts fantastic sights which exist from Venetian times. In particular the marble Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO World Heritage list. The rest of the day is free to enjoy this beautiful town.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7
Šibenik- Trogir

Named after the Krka River, the Krka National Park covers an area of just over 142 square km and includes two thirds of the river itself. The top attraction of the Park are its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk falls which are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. Later, cruise to Trogir, a town designated as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1997. Trogir is home to a number of fascinating historic sights and rich architecture.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8
Trogir Disembarkation - Opatija

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer by coach to the town of Opatija, where you will have free time to explore. Included is a three-night stay in Opatija.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 9
Opatija

Start your day with a tour of Rovinj. The town famous cobbled streets lead to the hilltop church of St. Euphemia. After the tour, visit a winery and enjoy a taste of the local produced specialties. Later, visit Pula, a seafront city on the tip of Croatia’s Istrian Peninsula. Pula is known for its protected harbour, beach-lined coast and Roman ruins. Settled in the prehistoric era and valued for its strategic location, Pula has been occupied, destroyed and rebuilt numerous times.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 10
Opatija

Today is a day at your leisure, and your Tour Director is on hand to help plan your day’s exploring.
DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Istria (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 11
Opatija – Lake Bled

Continue your journey, you will cross into Slovenia, where you will visit the Karst Caves in Postojna. A mini-train will take you underground through a fantastic web of tunnels, passages, galleries and halls. Then, it is a short drive to Lake Bled, an earthly paradise at the foot of the Julian Alps. Included is a two-night stay in Bled.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 12
Lake Bled

Today, enjoy a boat ride to the island on the Lake Bled. The rest of the day is at leisure to continue exploring.
DiscoverMORE: Guided Tour of Ljubljana (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 13
Lake Bled - Zagreb

Return to Croatia and venture towards the country’s capital, Zagreb. Your included guided tour will take you the main landmarks such as the Archbishop’s Palace, Opera House and Cathedral of St. Mark’s. Included is a two-night stay in Zagreb.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 14
Zagreb

Enjoy a leisurely day in Zagreb to continue exploring this lively capital.
DiscoverMORE: Excursion to Trakošcan Castle (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 15
Zagreb - Budapest

This morning cross borders with Hungary and arrive in Budapest. Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure in Budapest. Included is a one-night stay in Budapest.

Meals included: Breakfast
Day 16
Budapest

Today, embark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise ship. This evening, join your fellow travellers for a night–time cruise along the Danube, passing under the city’s numerous bridges.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 17
Kalocsa

Early this morning we sail out of Budapest towards Kalocsa, one of the oldest towns in Hungary, famous for the production of paprika. This afternoon, visit a local Puszta Horse Farm and enjoy a performance showcasing the exceptional riding skills of Magyar horseman. Tonight, the Captain will be delighted to host a gala dinner.
EmeraldPLUS: Visit to Puszta Horse Farm

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 18
Osijek

Cruise into the border region of Croatia today, an area that was heavily damaged during the Croatian War of Independence at the end of the communist era. Compare stories back at the ship and enjoy an evening of sailing further down the Danube into Serbia, where remnants of former conflicts can be regularly seen along the river banks.
EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Lunch with a Croatian Family
EmeraldPLUS: Meet students from the local village

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 19
Belgrade

Serbia's vibrant capital awaits today, your city tour includes a visit to Tito's Memorial, the impressive Fortress Kalemegdan and St Sava Church which is the world's largest orthodox cathedral.
EmeraldACTIVE: Guided Biking Tour
EmeraldPLUS: Serbian Folklore Evening Show

DiscoverMORE: National Opera Theatre Tour (extra expense)

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 20
Kostolac

Today you will embark on an incredible journey to the first and biggest architectural archaeological excavation in Eastern Europe, the Viminacium Archaeological Excavation Site and Museum. This site was one of the most important Roman cities and military camps in the period from 1st to 4th centuries. Its exceptional strategic importance was reflected both in the defence of the northern border of the Roman Empire and in turn of communications and commercial transactions. Return to the ship and sail through the narrow gorge between the European Alps and Carpathian Mountains, known as the Iron Gates.

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 21
Vidin

Arrive in Vidin, the most western town in Bulgaria. Your day will begin with an included tour visiting a local vineyard with wine tasting. Later, visit the medieval Baba Vida Fortress. Alternatively, embark on an EmeraldACTIVE hike to Belogradchik rock fortress. Tonight, join your Captain for a farewell reception and dinner.
EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Belogradchik

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 22
Rousse – Veliko Tarnovo & Arbanasi

Today your ship will cruise to Rousse and visit the impressive cliff top town of Veliko Tarnovo, the former capital of the Bulgarian empire known once as the 'city of the Tsars'. Visit the historic town of Arbanasi perched on a high plateau overlooking the Yantra River and lined with traditional houses. The town is known for its 17th and 18th century churches and many examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture.
EmeraldACTIVE: Hike to Ivanovo Church
EmeraldPLUS: Choir Concert in Arbanasi

Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 23
Giurgiu Disembarkation - Bucharest

This morning, disembark your Emerald Waterways luxury river cruise and journey by road to Romania's capital, Bucharest. The city's wide avenues have a distinctly French feel; in fact, the city is often referred to as the Paris of the East. Included is a one-night stay in Bucharest.

Meals included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 24
Bucharest Farewell

Your tour concludes after breakfast when you are transferred to the airport for your onward or home bound flight.

Meals included: Breakfast
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