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    Rab's medieval old town
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    The Garden of Fine Scents at Mali
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    Visiting elegant Opatija
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    Visit the Island of Susak

Croatia Island Explorer

Croatia Islands

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Explore the 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.


Hands shaking Included travel insurance

Bed7 nights on board a ship reserved exclusively for Saga guests

Dinner plate7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L) and 7 dinners (D)

CocktailFree bar open for 11 hours a day

PersonSaga tour manager

Plus all this...

  • Local wines, beers and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Waiter service
  • Return flights and transfers
  • Welcome drink reception
  • Evening entertainment three nights per week
  • Porterage aboard ship

MapExcursions 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

HeadphonesUse of audio headsets on selected guided tours

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Day 1 UK-Pula-Rabac-Island of Cres

Old town and harbour of the city Cres, Croatia

Fly to Pula and transfer to the port of Rabac (27 miles, 45 minutes) to board your ship, MV Dalmatia (3 ⚓). 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

Cres Cres Island Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Croatia Europe

Day 2 Cres to Mali Losinj

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

Mali Losinj Losinj Island Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Croatia Europe

Day 3 Mali Losinj-Susak-Rab

Rab Island

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

Rab Town Rab Island Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Croatia Europe

Day 4 Rab

Church of St. John in Rab Croatia

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

Rab Town Rab Island Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Croatia Europe

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

Krk Krk Island Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Croatia Europe

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

Opatija Primorje-Gorski Kotar County Croatia Europe

Day 7 Opatija-Rabac

Pula Amphitheatre

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

Rabac Istria County Croatia Europe

Day 8 Rabac-Pula-UK

Transfer to the airport (27 miles, 45 minutes) for your flight to the UK. B

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 departures will fly from Zagreb.

Croatia Island Explorer

Croatia Islands