Published on : Wednesday, March 11, 2020
With a maximum capacity of just 40 passengers, Katarina Line’s small-ship cruisers on the Adriatic provide an excellent way to see the dazzling islands and picturesque port towns of Croatia. Passengers on these small ships enjoy fresh air and swimming in the clear blue waters close to shore, docking daily at seaside towns and exploring the historical architecture and UNESCO national parks.
40% Off Sale
To help launch its 2020 season, Croatia’s small ship cruise specialist Katarina Line is offering fleet-wide specials of up to 40% off on some of the most popular round-trip and one-way cruises sailing the Adriatic out of Split, Opatija and Dubrovnik. Eligible cruises include departures of “Dalmatian Paradise”, a 7-night round-trip journey out of Split that visits Korčula, Mljet, Hvar, and Brač, among other ports. Specials also include 40% off on select departures of the 7-night one-way “Adriatic Explore”, sailing between Dubrovnik and Opatija. A complete list of specials can be found at katarina-line.com.
“Croatia is open for business,” said Daniel Hauptfeld, managing director of Katarina Line. “Small ship cruising is one of the best ways to get to know the majestic beauty of the Dalmatian coastline and its glimmering, crystal clear waters and local attractions. The small passenger numbers allows us to include guided in-land tours that explore Croatia’s rich historical and cultural heritage, as well as the natural charm of its UNESCO World Heritage architecture and national parks.”
Tickets to ‘Paradise’
Katarina Line’s 7-night round-trip “Dalmatian Paradise” sails out of Split, with visits to ports that include the islands of Korčula, Mljet, Hvar, and Brač. Highlights include swimming at Golden Horn beach on the island of Brač, participation in an authentic Croatian village party on the Pelješac peninsula, an evening dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik, a wine tasting excursion, and a Captain’s dinner with live entertainment in the town of Bol. Cruise also includes a visit to Mljet National Park, which offers excellent swimming, stunning natural scenery and great hiking trails.
Dalmatian Paradise cruises offering up to 40% off include the April 25, May 9 and June 27, July 25, August 1, 12, 15, and 27, 2020 departures. Prices start at $939 per person, a saving of $627 off the $1,566 rate, based on double occupancy. All prices include daily buffet breakfasts, most lunches, and some dinners, including the Captain’s Dinner. They also include all admission fees and ground transportation per itinerary, as well as all visitor taxes and port fees. Itinerary is subject to change and all prices are based on current exchange rates for the Euro.
More of the ‘Explorer’
One of Katarina Line’s most popular cruises, the 7-day Adriatic Explorer sails between the trendy resort town of Opatija in the northern-most coast of Croatia and Dubrovnik in the south. In addition to the two cities, ports-of-call include the islands of Rab and Korčula, and the historic coastal towns of Zadar, Šibenik, Split, and Metković. Excursion highlights include a tour of Krka National Park, famous for its breath-taking waterfalls. Guests will also visit the Zadar Sea Organs, a unique architectural attraction that uses sea waves to make music through underground tubes. Excursions also include wine tasting and a light tapas lunch at the Bibich Winery, as well as maraschino liquor tasting in Zadar and Rab cake tasting in Rab.
Adriatic Explorer cruises offering up to 40% off include the April 29, May 6, May 9, July 15, and July 18 departures. Prices start at $999, a saving of $668 off the $1,667per person rate, based on double occupancy. Prices include a deluxe cabin with en suite bathroom, daily buffet breakfast, nine meals (lunch or dinner, depending on itinerary), as well as a Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment. It also includes guided inland tours, visitors’ taxes and port fees.
“If you’ve always dreamed of a holiday in Croatia, our special offers provide the perfect opportunity to explore the country by both land and sea,” said Hauptfeld. “These are some of the best savings we’ve ever offered.”
All prices are per person, based on double occupancy; subject to change and based on exchange rates for the Euro at time of booking.
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