Pride of Croatia Deluxe All-Gay Cruise & Tour 2020
8 days Croatia Gay Cruise from Split to Dubrovnik, Croatia
10 days Croatia Gay Cruise & Tour from Zagreb to Dubrovnik
July 25 August 01, 2020 (Cruise Only)
July 23 August 01, 2020 (Cruise & Land Tour)
Katarina Line M/V Infinity
A unique Croatia cruise and land tour, exclusively created for LGTBIQ+ vacationers. Visit the major highlights of the stunning Dalmatian coast between magnificent Split and Dubrovnik, with our sociable group. Our luxury Pride of Croatia tour is perfect for all LGTBIQ+ holidaymakers to visit new places and meet new people among the camaraderie of our group travel tour.
Enjoy superb, personalized service on board our eco-friendly, deluxe ship. With guided tours, including stunning Krka National Park, a bicycle tour of Mljet National Park and various gourmet tasting experiences, there is no better way to explore this magnificent coastline. We visit the main sites but do not shy from the offbeat, the unusual, and the downright amusing.
Pride of Croatia All-Gay Cruise & Tour Highlights
• A memorable deluxe cruise & land tour for LGTBIQ+ vacationers with just 38 guests, where you will meet amazing people from across the globe
• Land Tour we start in magnificent Zagreb & discover Plitvice Lakes National Park & Krka National Park with its breath-taking waterfalls
• Experience numerous stunning sites in Croatia, on our exclusive adventure along the spectacular coastline
• We visit the main attractions, but do not shy from the offbeat, the unusual, and the downright amusing
• Enjoy guided tours of the medieval centers of Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik's historic Old Towns
• Guided cycling tour of the lush Mljet National Park with the famous salt water lake
• Visit a traditional family winery and sample delicious local wines on the Island of Vis
• Relax on the sundeck and enjoy the open jacuzzi as you sail along this majestic coastline, enjoying the spectacular sunsets
Pride of Croatia All-Gay Cruise & Tour Itinerary
Day 1 - Thursday, July 23, 2020
Arrival in Zagreb, Croatia
Our Pride of Croatia adventure begins with a private luxury transfer from Zagreb airport to your 4-star hotel.
The enlightened city of Zagreb is rich in cultural diversity and a packed arts scene with delightful art galleries, museums, restaurants and cool cafes, and the vibrant city lives and breathes its historic importance. Explore the upper town which dates back to the 11th century, full of red tile roofs and atmospheric cobblestone streets.
Tonight, we have arranged a welcome dinner and drinks for the entire group, with an opportunity to socialize late into the evening. Overnight in Zagreb.
Meals: Welcome Dinner
Day 2 - Friday, July 24, 2020
Zagreb / Plitvice Lakes National Park / Split
After a sumptuous breakfast, your tour will continue to the spectacular UNESCO-listed Plitvice Lakes National Park. This beauty spot boasts a collection of 16 terraced lakes that are inter-linked via waterfalls. During this guided tour, you will explore the wonderland of water on foot by navigating your way around the wooden bridges, pathways and hiking trails that take you up close to the cascades.
You will then be transferred to the coastal city of Split, the capital of the Dalmatia region & will check into your comfortable 4-star hotel. You will have a chance to sample the nightlife in Split, enjoying the delicious Croatian cuisine, before soaking up the cosmopolitan atmosphere along the 'Riva' promenade, with some venues that are open long into the night. Overnight in Split.
Day 3 (1) - Saturday, July 25, 2020
Split, Croatia & Embarkation on Infinity
After breakfast, spend the morning at leisure before you private taxi to board our Deluxe Balcony ship, the MV Infinity.
If you are joining just for the cruise, you will arrive Split this morning and enjoy a private luxury transfer to board your ship in Split, before your Croatia gay adventure begins.
You will enjoy an informative guided tour of the magnificent UNESCO-protected city of Split with its ancient history through the architectural wonders of the Roman era, including the spectacular Diocletian Palace.
We return to the ships for the Pride Cocktail Party on board. You will be introduced to the expert Cruise Director, friendly Captain, crew and fellow passengers on board, all amazing people from cross the globe.
Following the party on the ship, take a stroll with the group to the Old Town of Split and our Cruise Director will direct you to the best night spots in the lively center of Split, for those that wish to continue celebrating late into the night. Overnight in Split.
Meals: Breakfast, Cocktails & Dinner
Day 4 (2) - Sunday, July 26, 2020
Split / Sibenik / Krka National Park
We set sail for the charming medieval city of Sibenik, founded over 1000 years ago, with its impressive fortifications and towers.
On arrival, we head off to the stunning Krka Waterfalls National Park, mother nature’s phenomenon. During the tour, admire the beautiful waterfalls and lakes and stroll along pathways winding through the lush flora with a refreshing swim opportunity in front of stunning Skradinski Buk waterfall.
Return to Sibenik where you can meander through the labyrinth of steep backstreets and narrow alleyways to discover the hidden gems of this charming town. Overnight in Sibenik where you will be able to sample the local delicacies in this charming medieval town.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 5 (3) - Monday, July 27, 2020
Sibenik / Vis
We sail on towards the peaceful and unique island of Vis, which was once a strategic Yugoslav naval base. Due to the island’s seclusion and isolation, Vis has a unique charm that typifies ‘the Mediterranean as it once was’.
This remote island is also famed as the setting for the hit movie, Mama Mia 2. We have a fantastic wine-tasting experience at the Vidovic Wintery where you will sample some of the delicious local wines.
You can also visit the fascinating City museum or enjoy a leisurely stroll whilst enjoying the views of the elegant Villae Rusticae, situated along the waterfront. Overnight in Vis.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Tasting
Day 6 (4) - Tuesday, July 28, 2020
Vis / Blue Cave / Hvar
We continue cruising towards the cosmopolitan and lively island of Hvar which is renowned for its stunning and fragrant fields of lavender.
On route, we head towards Bisevo to explore the breathtaking Blue Cave. This is truly a natural marvel, a sea grotto of illuminated light. Once we arrive in Hvar, we will take our guided walking tour to experience the town’s most popular landmarks, including the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe.
The town fort overlooks the harbour and offers stunning scenic views of the Pakleni islands. The Old Town also has a large mix of excellent restaurants and cafes to experience tonight as well as very the lively nightlife. Overnight in Hvar
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 7 (5) - Wednesday, July 29, 2020
Hvar / Korcula
We head on to the striking island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays on route.
The afternoon arrival in Korcula is followed by a guided walking tour of this charming Old Town. The small fortified town, ruled by Venetians in the past, has an ingenious layout in the shape of a fishbone, both to prevent the strong winds from chilling the houses in winter, and to increase the air circulation in the summer.
We have arranged a traditional village evening with delicious local dishes and entertainment in the old town. There is also an abundance of good wine bars where you can enjoy an authentic Dalmatian experience. Overnight in Korcula
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Day 8 (6) - Thursday, July 30, 2020
Korcula / Mljet / Slano (Ston)
We set sail early this morning, for the stunning Mljet National Park. On arrival, join our local cycle guide for a relaxed two-wheeled adventure around the famous salt lakes.
We return to the ship and sail on to the village of Slano, on the mainland. It is a peaceful traditional fishermen’s village and the entrance point to Ston, another fortified small village that is famous for its delicious oysters.
We will experience a traditional wooden gulet boat to an oyster farm, where you can sample tasty fresh oysters, washed down with the local wine and brandy liquor. Tonight is the Captain's Dinner, a fun evening, full of surprises, in an extraordinary setting. Overnight in Slano/ Ston
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Tasting & Captain's Dinner
Day 9 (7) - Friday, July 31, 2020
Slano / Dubrovnik
On the final day of our Pride of Croatia tour we make an early departure to visit the iconic city of Dubrovnik. This ancient city boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic.
We will have an extensive walking tour of the Old Town with our expert, where you will explore all of the iconic sites of the city, used as a setting in the 'Game of Thrones' series.
You will have the opportunity to enjoy yet another spectacular sunset at one of the excellent rooftop restaurant venues and possibly experience an evening in a famous & fabulous Jazz Cafe, in the company your new friends.
Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
Day 10 (8) - Saturday, August 01, 2020
Dubrovnik / Disembarkation
After breakfast it is time to bid farewell to all the crew and fellow guests in the group. Check out from the ship is at 9am, with a private transfer to the airport after a fantastic LGTBIQ+ & Gay-themed cruise & Land Tour from Zagreb to Dubrovnik.
Our team will also be able to extend the trip by a few more days stay in Dubrovnik if you wish to explore the area further or even to spend a few days relaxing on a beach in neighboring Montenegro.