The Islands of Dalmatia & Danube Delights

22 Days
Dubrovnik to Munich
From (USD)
$ 7,720
Dates & Pricing

2019 Dubrovnik > Munich

Tour Map
Tour Code:
EDNB
Duration:
22 days
Departure City:
Dubrovnik
Return City:
Munich

Selected Itinerary

22 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Arrival Dubrovnik

    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 yacht, where a warm welcome awaits you from your Captain and crew.

    Meals Included: Dinner

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Day 15 - Zagreb - Budapest

    This morning cross borders with Hungary and arrive in Budapest. 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, whilst enjoying a traditional Hungarian welcome dinner complete with folk dancing and music.
    EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show & Budapest Evening Cruise

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  16. Day 16 - Budapest

    Budapest is Eastern Europe’s liveliest and most cosmopolitan city. Enjoy a guided tour of the city sights including the Hungarian Parliament Building, the Buda Castle and the Chain Bridge linking Buda and Pest or an exciting hike on the Buda Hill. This afternoon you depart for Bratislava.
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided active walk to Buda Hill

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  17. Day 17 - Bratislava

    This morning we arrive at the city of Bratislava, capital of the Republic of Slovakia. Enjoy a sightseeing tour including the enchanting Old City with its Town Hall, Mirbach Palace and the Gothic Cathedral of St Martin.
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided hike to Bratislava Castle
    EmeraldPLUS: Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  18. Day 18 - Vienna

    Welcome to Vienna, the capital of classical music. Today, you have a choice of either exploring Austria’s capital beginning with a drive along the magnificent Ringstrasse, where we will see the sights of the Vienna’s world-famous attractions such as the Opera House, Burgtheater, Town Hall, St. Stephen’s Cathedral and the Hofburg Imperial Palace. If you feel active, join the guided bike tour instead of the drive around and guided walk.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided bike Tour

    DiscoverMORE: Tastes of Vienna (must be pre-booked) and/or Exclusive Viennese concert with music from Mozart and Strauss (extra expense)

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  19. Day 19 - Dürnstein - Melk

    In the morning you will arrive in Dürnstein, one of the Wachau wine region’s most enchanting villages and home to the medieval castle where Richard the Lionheart was imprisoned after returning from the Crusades in the 12th century. Those feeling more active can join a guided hike to this historic landmark, before returning to the ship to sail through the spectacular Wachau Valley and on to Melk.  Alternatively, join a guided bike tour along the Danube River to Melk, where your Star-Ship will be docked. The 11th century Austrian city is home to an imposing 900–year-old Benedictine Abbey, a fine example of Italian Baroque architecture, with its ornate gold leaf walls, 640ft Imperial corridor and fresco ceilings.
    EmeraldACTIVE: Guided hike to Dürnstein Castle
    OR
    EmeraldACTIVE: A guided biking tour along the Danube River from Dürnstein to Melk

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  20. Day 20 - Passau

    Cruise along the Danube this morning, in the afternoon we reach Passau. Cobblestone streets and graceful arcades welcome you in this beautiful city. On this afternoon’s walking tour, stroll through the old town’s narrow alleys and see the hilltop Oberhaus Fortress from the town below. Visit St. Stephen’s Cathedral, a wonderful example of Baroque architecture and home to Europe’s largest church organ with more than 17,000 pipes.

    DiscoverMORE: Tour to Salzburg (extra expense)

    *** Please note, you can only choose either included tour of Passau or the DiscoverMORE option, as both tours run at the same time.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  21. Day 21 - Regensburg

    After breakfast, we arrive in magnificent Regensburg. On our guided walking tour, you will have the chance to see one of the oldest bridges crossing the Danube and see the city’s architectural highlights including the Old Town Hall.
    EmeraldPLUS: Traditional Bavarian Band on board

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  22. Day 22 - Nuremberg Disembarkation - Munich

    After breakfast, it is time to farewell your fellow passengers and disembark the ship for your transfer from Nuremberg to Munich Airport.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

YOUR TOUR INCLUDES
  • 7 nights on board our exclusively-chartered boutique Yacht, 7 night land tour and 7 nights on board an Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
  • Airport transfers
  • The services of an Emerald Waterways Cruise and Tour Director
  • Port taxes and charges
  • All tipping and gratuities

INCLUDED EXCURSIONS
  • Guided Tour of Dubrovnik
  • Guided Tour of Korcula
  • Guided Tour of Split
  • Guided Tour of Hvar
  • Guided Tour of Šibenik
  • Guided Tour of Krka National Park
  • Guided Tour of Trogir
  • Guided Tour of Rovinj & Pula
  • Guided Tour of Karst Caves in Postojna
  • Guided Tour of Zagreb
  • Guided Tour of Budapest
  • Guided Tour of Bratislava
  • Guided Tour of Vienna
  • Melk Abbey Tour
  • Guided Tour of Passau
  • Guided Tour of Regensburg

EmeraldPLUS
  • Guided Tour of Ston with wine tasting
  • Tour of Pucišca & Visit to a Stone Masonry School
  • Traditional Hungarian Folklore Show
  • Budapest Evening Cruise
  • Home Hosted Coffee and Cake with Slovakians
  • Traditional Bavarian Band on board

EmeraldACTIVE
  • A guided active walk to Buda Hill
  • Guided Hike to Bratislava Castle
  • Guided bike tour in Vienna
  • Guided hike to Durnstein Castle
  • Guided bike tour from Durnstein to Melk

DINING HIGHLIGHTS
  • 45 superb meals including 21 Breakfasts (B), 13 Lunches (L), 11 Dinners (D)
  • Captain’s Welcome & Farewell Gala Dinner on board your Star-Ship
  • Complimentary wine, beer and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner on board your Emerald Waterways Star-Ship
  • 2 drinks per passenger with meals on board your Dalmatia cruise

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