- Rab's medieval old town
Enjoy a guided walk in the town of Rab with its Venetian-influenced architecture.
- The Garden of Fine Scents at Mali
This garden is home to over 250 native, plus 100 exotic, plant species.
- Visiting elegant Opatija
At the beginning of the 20th century, Opatija was popular with artists, politicians and wealthy visitors. Discover its interesting history on a guided walk.
- Visit the Island of Susak
The small population of Susak island have their own dialect and often dress in traditional costume.
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Croatia Island Explorer
Croatia Islandsfrom £999 per person 7 2 Including optional travel insurance or a price reduction of £20 if not required
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- Exclusive to Saga
- All Inclusive
Look forward to exploring the charming islands of Krk, Rab, Losinj and Cres
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.
7 nights on board a ship reserved exclusively for Saga guests
20 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 7 dinners
Local wines, beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinnerFree bar open for 11 hours a day
- Optional travel insurance underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE, UK
- Return flights and transfers
- Welcome drink reception
- Evening entertainment three nights per week
- Saga tour manager
- Porterage aboard ship
Excursions and visits
- Cres island visit and guided walk
- Mali Losinj town guided walk
- Rab old town guided walk
- Goli Otok island visit
- Krk old town guided walk
- Vrbnik winery tour
- Opatija guided walk
Use of audio headsets on selected guided tours
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
Please note: departures in April 2021 fly to Zagreb.
Day 2 Cres to 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 to 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 4 Rab to St Grgur to 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-Rabac
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. Your ship moors overnight in Rabac. B, L, D
Day 8 Rabac-Pula-UK
Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. B
Post-holiday extension - Half board
After your tour enjoy a stay at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Park in Lovran.
Available with 2020 departures only.
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.