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CROATIA Croatia Island Explorer SMALL SHIP 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £999^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ MV Dalmatia hhh Discover the lovely year-round climate, breathtaking natural beauty and historic heritage of four fascinating islands ­ Krk, Rab, Losinj and Cres ­ and the attractive riviera resort of Opatija. Swim in beautiful bays from the MV Dalmatia ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Pula-Rabac-Island of Cres. Fly to Pula, transfer to your ship and embark MV Dalmatia. Depart for Cres, which was formerly part of Mali Losinj until the Romans dug a channel to separate them! Covered with forests, olive trees and vineyards Cres is home to the rare griffon vulture. Visit the harbour and Roman ruins of the town on an included walking tour. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner. D Day 2: Cres-Mali Losinj. After breakfast sail on to the island of Mali Losinj and join a guided walking tour of the town and visit to the Garden of Fine Scents. B, L, D Day 3: Mali-Losinj-Rab. Cruise to Susak, a small island famous for its yellow sandy beaches. Continue to the island of Rab where you'll moor overnight. B, L, D Day 4: Rab. Join a walking tour of Rab's medieval town where you can admire Venetian architecture and perhaps, after lunch, take an optional island sightseeing tour of Rab and discover a unique and authentic side of this beautiful island. B, L, D Day 5: Rab-St Grgur-Krk. Your cruise continues this morning with lunch on board at St Grgur followed by a short visit to the island and then a brief visit to Goli Otok island. Continue to Krk. B, L, D Day 6: Krk-Opatija. After breakfast join an included walking tour of the old town of Krk. Afterwards transfer by coach to Vrbnik, one of the most famous Croatian villages, to tour a family-run winery and taste the local wine. Cruise to the Opatija Riviera on the mainland which is lined with luxurious villas and beautiful parks. The popular spa resort of Opatija was a favourite with past royals, artists and politicians. Discover more about its illustrious past on a guided walking tour. B, L, D Day 7: Opatija. This morning perhaps take an optional bus tour to the Istrian Peninsula and a boat trip to visit the National Park Brijuni Islands. The 14 islands are home to many rare plants and animals. Your optional excursion includes a visit to the ancient Roman amphitheatre at Pula. Return to the ship for the Captain's farewell dinner. B, L, D Day 8: Opatija-Pula-UK. Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. B Please note: A reasonable level of fitness is needed on this tour: excursions may involve walking on uneven ground and when ships berth side by side, you may need to cross between them and negotiate ladders. The Captain reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary if weather conditions are bad or if ports are very busy. April 2019 departures fly into Zagreb instead. Opatija Croatia Krk Cres St Grgur Goli Otok Rab Town Mali Losinj Rabac Port Pula nights on ship Extend your holiday Vodnjan 7 nights from £359*. Half board. After your tour enjoy a stay at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Villa Letan in Vodnjan. *Price is based on Apr 23, 2019 departures. Please call for details. Susak 148 Please quote EM367 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 300 600 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking