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Dalmatian Coast Luxury Cruise Tour

dalmatian coast luxury cruise

Sail down the Adriatic Sea from Venice to the super-exclusive Dalmatian Coast with this all-inclusive luxury cruise tour. The all-inclusive Dalmatian Coast luxury cruise tour itinerary includes land tours, gourmet meals, and high style luxury accommodations. This Dalmatian coast luxury cruise tour vacation package brings history to you in modern luxury and style. You’ll love visiting Croatia’s famed Dalmatian Coast. Explore medieval castles, ancient forts, and walled cities along the Adriatic and Dalmatian Coast. Journey inside history from the ancient Greeks to the Venetian Republic to today the Jetsetter’s paradise. Tour UNESCO World Heritage Sites on visits to Dubrovnik, Venice, Hvar, Kotor, Sibenik’s Cathedral, and Diocletian’s Palace in Split. To book this Dalmatian Coast luxury cruise and tout submit the form or call 800-227-1577.

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Le Lyrial –

10-Day Dalmatian Coast Luxury Cruise

Sail the Adriatic on the Dalmatian Coast luxury cruise tour. Click date, enter your home airport, and submit form for available staterooms and price.
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Luxury Dalmatian Coast Cruise Daily Itinerary

From the Ancient Greeks and Romans to the Byzantines, Renaissance, and Baroque epochs in history this trip down the Dalmatian Coast has all the best in luxury cruise tour. Enjoy a wine tasting and a Moreska cultural performance. Spend two nights in Venice. The Venetians loved the Dalmatian Coast. Find out why by exploring the rich treasures of Venice and the Dalmatian Coast. Submit form to book or for more information about this all inclusive Dalmatian Coast luxury cruise tour.

Day 1 Arrive in Venice for your Dalmatian Coast Luxury Cruise

Tour begins: 6:00 PM. A transfer from Venice Marco Polo Airport via water taxi to the Hotel Danieli or JW Marriott Venice in the heart of Venice is included upon your arrival. Join us this evening for a welcome reception and dinner at the hotel.

Meals: Dinner

Day 2 Venice

dalmatian coast cruise korculaYou’ll get a taste of how opulent life was for the ruling elite of medieval Venice at the richly decorated Doge’s Palace; it served as the official residence of the Venetian Republic’s rulers through the Renaissance and beyond. There’s nothing quite like getting to know a new destination through the eyes – and the experiences – of a local expert… and you’ll do just that in Venice today when you join a resident guide in this city of canals for a tour of Piazza San Marco (St. Mark’s Square), the center of Venetian life and home to dramatic St. Mark’s Basilica. After some first-class people-watching (not to mention pigeon-watching) in one of the most recognizable public squares on Earth, go inside the Basilica, a magnificent blend of Eastern and Western influences, for a close-up look at its gleaming mosaics and other priceless treasures including statues, icons and its famous horses (day of visit may vary). Spend the afternoon and evening as you wish in Venice.

Meals: Breakfast

Day 3 Venetian Islands

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Diocletian’s Palace

Board a local boat today for an excursion among the picturesque islands of the Venetian Lagoon – part of the region’s UNESCO World Heritage Site designation, along with the city of Venice. Visit Murano, famous for glass production since medieval times, where you’ll see how artisans still craft their signature glass in the traditional way with a demonstration at a glassblowing studio; and Burano, known for its lace and the colorfully painted homes lining its canals, with free time to explore on your own. Return to Venice late this afternoon and embark Le Lyrial to begin your Dalmatian Coast cruise.

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4   Korcula

Sail to Korcula, birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. You have a choice of sightseeing excursions today – a guided walking tour through Old Town that highlights the variety of architectural styles seen in Korcula, including the Rector’s Palace, the City Museum, the Museum of Icons in the church, the Gothic-Renaissance Cathedral of St. Marco, and the House of Marco Polo (viewed from the outside); and “A Taste of Korcula,” where you’ll experience life in a Croatian village with a visit to a 100-year-old family estate to sample local wines and food specialties; enjoy the Korcula village landscapes including orchards and vegetable gardens. Late afternoon, everyone attends a private Moreska dance presentation of a Moroccan folk story, performed only on this island. Enjoy free time this evening to explore on your own, before returning to the ship for the captain’s welcome reception and dinner.

Shore Excursions: KORCULA WALKING TOUR or TASTE OF KORCULA

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5 Sibenik, Krka National Park & Split

Le Lyrial arrives in Sibenik, Croatia, where you’ll have an opportunity to choose morning and afternoon sightseeing excursions. Morning choices include a walking tour of Sibenik and a visit to a local Dalmatian village; visits to the medieval town of Trogir (a UNESCO World Heritage Site) and a local Dalmatian village; or a scenic coastal drive along the Adriatic that takes you to Krka National Park for walks and swimming. Everyone arrives in Split, Croatia’s second-largest city, for afternoon exploring that includes a choice between a “Historic Split Walking Tour” showcasing the remains of Diocletian’s Palace, built between the 3rd and 4th centuries; “The Best of Split and a Cetina Rivercruise” featuring the highlights of Split on a guided walk, including Diocletian’s Palace, and a riverboat cruise on one of Croatia’s most scenic rivers; a guided bicycle tour of Split plus a visit to Diocletian’s Palace; a “Taste of Split” countryside tour; and sea kayaking. Board Le Lyrial late afternoon for cocktails and dinner.

Shore Excursions: KRKA NATIONAL PARK or MEDIEVAL PORT OF TROGIR PLUS BURNI

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6 Dubrovnik

Arrive in Dubrovnik; the day begins with a private lecture, by a former officer in the Croatian Army, on the country’s formative war in the 1990s. It’s your choice for exploring Dubrovnik: a guided walking tour of the City Walls of Dubrovnik, including a climb to the top of the walls and a visit to the Maritime Museum; a panoramic drive to visit a pair of typical Croatian villages in the Konavle Valley, followed by a return to Dubrovnik for a walking tour of its historic Old Town; or a drive along the Dubrovnik Rivera with a taste of local specialties, a visit to the seaside resort of Cavtat, and a tour of Dubrovnik’s Old Town. The afternoon is yours to spend as you please in Dubrovnik.

Shore Excursions: DUBROVNIK BY FOOT or CROATIAN TRADITIONS PLUS DUBROVNIK or CAVTAT & WINE TASTING

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7 Kotor

Head to the observation deck as Le Lyrial sails into Montenegro’s Bay of Kotor, Europe’s southernmost fjord – the view is inspiring and unforgettable. Morning shore excursion choices include a guided walking tour of Kotor, a visit to the small village of Perast and a private boat trip on the Bay of Kotor including a visit to Our Lady of the Rocks Church; or a journey to Lovcen Mountain for culinary tasting and a guided walking tour in Kotor.  Everyone spends the afternoon as they please exploring the charming, winding streets of medieval Kotor, returning to the ship for an evening sail for Hvar.

Shore Excursions: KOTOR & OUR LADY OF THE ROCKS or VILLAGE OF NJEGUSI KOTOR WALKING TOUR

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8 Hvar

Experience the island of Hvar; sightseeing here offers a number of choices: traveling to Stari Grad, dating back thousands of years, for a walking tour that includes a visit to the Dominican Monastery followed by a scenic drive to Vrisnik for a special wine tasting; a hiking adventure that takes you through local villages with lunch in a small tavern in the picturesque, hidden village of Malo Grablje; or a sea kayaking excursion. Everyone returns to Hvar midday; spend the afternoon in Hvar Town. Tonight, a private cocktail party for Tauck guests only prior to the Captain’s farewell reception and dinner at leisure.

Shore Excursions: HVAR ISLAND HIGHLIGHTS or HVAR ISLAND HIGHLIGHTS or SEA KAYAKING IN HVAR

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9  Pula & Rovinj

Dock in Pula, where you can choose between a walking tour to visit Pula’s 1st-century Roman amphitheatre (arena) along with other ancient Roman structures; or a tour visiting the Pula amphitheatre and the nearby village of Vodnjan for olive oil tasting at an award-winning family-owned establishment. This afternoon the ship arrives in one of the most picturesque and romantic little towns in the world, Rovinj. Sightseeing opportunities here include a walking tour of Rovinj or an Istrian truffle experience in the village of Livade, with a visit to the ancient hilltop town of Motovun. Back aboard ship, join us for farewell cocktails and dinner as Le Lyrial returns to Venice.

Shore Excursions: HISTORIC PULA WALKING TOUR & AMPHITHEATRE & OLIVE OIL TASTING

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 10  Tour Ends

Extend stay in Italy or Fly home anytime. A transfer is included from Le Lyrial to Marco Polo Airport or the Venice Train Station. Allow 3 hours for check-in at the airport.

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