Croatia in Depth
Emerald Waterways reviews clearly demonstrate Emerald Waterways guests prefer sailings of 8 to 17 days. Two of the most popular guest choices are the Rhine river cruise and the Danube river cruise. So many guests of Emerald cruises enjoy the breath of destinations around the World. Of course complimentary wine and beer are chosen for each lunch and dinner. All soft drink beverages are included. Once again Emerald Waterways has won the Cruise Critic Editors pick for the best value river cruise for 2019. Pavlus Travel discounts every Emerald sailing for 2021 though-out the World.

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Destination & Sightseeing


Dubrovnik, Croatia
Your luxurious yacht cruise begins in Dubrovnik, where you’ll transfer to Emerald Azzurra and embark on your discovery of Croatia. DiscoverMORE City tour of Dubrovnik (extra expense)

The sixth-largest island in the Adriatic, Korcula is among the most beloved in Croatia. Its Old Town, referred to by the locals as “Little Dubrovnik”, is a delightful collection of medieval churches, palaces and squares, while the villages of Cara and Smokvica produce the country’s signature dry white wine. Included Excursion A walking tour of Korcula DiscoverMORE Tastes of the Island (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Buggy tour (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Cooking Class (extra expense)

Enjoy a taste of real Dalmatian life in awe-inspiring Split. Croatia’s second-largest city effortlessly brings together the country’s traditional and contemporary elements. Diocletian’s Palace is an extraordinary example of Roman architecture and features a myriad of hideaway bars and cafes.  Included Excursion A walking tour of Split EmeraldPLUS Klapa Performance in the cellars of Diocletian’s Palace EmeraldACTIVE Guided hike to Marjan hill DiscoverMORE Guided tour of Trogir & Salona (extra expense)

Lying neatly off the coast of Split is the island Hvar. Said to be Croatia’s answer to Saint-Tropez, Hvar Town is home to an elegant shoreline bursting with luxurious yachts and is one of the more glamorous settings in the Adriatic. DiscoverMORE Hvar island tour (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Kayaking tour around Hvar and Pakleni Islands (extra expense)

Known for its UNESCO World Heritage-listed St James’ Cathedral and its famous black and orange hat, Šibenik is a city of tradition. The oldest native town in the country, its origins trace back to 1066; you’ll find history at every turn of its medieval streets and Square of the Four Wells. Included Excursion A walking tour of Sibenik DiscoverMORE Visit to Krka National Park (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Visit to Falcon Centre (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Guided bike tour of Vodice countryside (extra expense)

Set on a peninsula, the historic city of Zadar has relics of bygone eras scattered across its landscape. Among the churches and Roman ruins, the Sun Salutation and Sea Organ are two of the city’s more modern, and curious, attractions.  DiscoverMORE A walking tour of Zadar including visit to the gold and silver exhibition and museum of ancient glass (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Tour of Pag Island (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Kayak or Rafting on the Zrmanja River (extra expense)

Krk is the largest island in the Adriatic, and paints a picture of the early days of Croatia. Krk Town is home to the beautiful 12th century St Mary’s Cathedral, and a seafront promenade offering scenic vistas over the rolling countryside. Included Excursion A walking tour of Krk DiscoverMORE Island tour with wine tasting (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Guided bike tour of Krk (extra expense) DiscoverMORE Kayaking Tour in Krk (extra expense)

Venice, Italy
As you arrive in the floating city of Venice, bid farewell to your crew and fellow passengers as you disembark Emerald Azzurra and are transferred to the airport for your return flight home. DiscoverMORE City tour with gondola ride (extra expense) The itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons. As such Emerald Cruises cannot guarantee the cruise will operate unaltered from the itinerary stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further information.

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