Dubrovnik, Athens & Montenegro Cruise with a stay on Lake Garda

15 days from £1,895 pp.


Old town of Dubrovnik in Croatia

Visit: Old town of Dubrovnik in Croatia, Croatia

About the Tour

Join us as we board the spectacular Norwegian Star and set sail, from Venice, on a luxurious cruise around the shores of Greece, Croatia and Italy. This cruising holiday docks in some of the most breath-taking locations including Athens and Olympia, Dubrovnik - the gem of Croatia, and Kotor in Montenegro. What’s more, as well stopping at some incredible ports of call, this tour also a stay on the stunning shores of Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake.

Tour Includes


  • 7 nights cruising on the Norwegian Star with full board on a Premium All Inclusive basis – see day 3 for details
  • 4 nights hotel on Lake Garda with half board
  • 2 overnight stays in Belgium with continental breakfast
  • 1 overnight stay in Austria with continental breakfast & 1 evening meal
  • Convenient local joining points
  • Travel by Silver Service
Dates & Prices

Once you have booked your tour either online, or by telephone ( 01709 787 463 ), you have the flexibility of how you pay off the remainder of your balance. You can:

  • Use our balance payment facility online to make and track your card payments. You can pay as much as you want up until your final due date or pay it all, the choice is yours.
  • Send payments via online banking.
  • Send payments via cheque.
  • Call us and make a card payment, either a small amount or as lump sum until your final due date.

Our contact and online banking payment details will be on your confirmation invoice to remind you of your choices.

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Your Itinerary

    Local departure by coach or Door-to-Door service, then to Belgium for an overnight stay.

    Continue to Austria for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Norwegian Star

    Norwegian Star

    Journey over the Brenner Pass towards Venice before joining the Norwegian Star. Enjoy seven nights cruising with full board on a Premium All-Inclusive basis (see below).

    Spend the next six days cruising the shores of Greece and Croatia where a range of optional excursions are available at each port of call, bookable onboard ship.

    Premium All-Inclusive Cruises
    In addition to all meals on board ship, you can also enjoy a wide range of premium alcoholic beverages, soft drinks, bottled water and selected speciality coffees during meal times on board, all included in your holiday price. In addition to this, service charges and gratuities on board are also included, providing excellent value on your cruise holiday.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik

    Despite the magnificent 13th century walls that surround the city, Dubrovnik is one of the most welcoming cruise destinations in all of Europe. Dubbed “the pearl of the Adriatic” by the poet, Lord Byron, this Croatian city exudes romantic charm and beautiful scenery with its shimmering marble streets, centuries-old buildings capped by bright orange roofs, and lovely beaches ensconced between awesome rocky ledges. Explore more of Dubrovnik on a European cruise!

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Kotor Bay

    Kotor Bay

    A small fortified town on Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, charming Kotor resides on the water’s edge in an inlet surrounded by magnificent mountains. Its medieval old town is one of the best preserved in the region, with winding streets and squares leading to Roman churches and fortress ruins.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Olympia

    Olympia

    Dock at Katakolon

    Olympia is the site of the first Olympic Games. Even though the temples and monuments have disappeared and only the ruins are left, you can't help but envision the grandeur of the Temple of Zeus, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Acropolis

    Acropolis

    Dock at Piraeus.

    This is the cradle of civilization, the oldest city in Europe. Not only is this city home to the Acropolis and some of the most important architectural structures and archaeological finds in the Western world, It is also a very modern city, an urban amalgam of extraordinary art, culture, cuisine and shopping.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Norwegian Star

    Norwegian Star

    Enjoy the impressive facilities onboard the Norwegian Star.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
    Split

    Split

    An old town on Croatia's Dalmatian coast, Split is becoming ever-popular and understandably so, with its newly renovated Riva (seafront) with galleries, shops and bars dotted along its marble walkways.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

    Disembark and join our transfer coach for the journey to Lake Garda for a four-night stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Lake Garda (General)

    Lake Garda (General)

    A leisurely day to relax and explore Lake Garda at your leisure.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Verona

    Verona

    Enjoy a full-day included visit to the beautiful city of Verona, said to be the setting for Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet Explore the city and see the impressive Arena di Verona, home of the famous Verona Opera festival.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner
    Sirmione

    Sirmione

    Today we offer a full-day optional excursion to Italy's largest lake. See picturesque villages that line the shore, such as Sirmione with its impressive Scaligera Fortress and the bustling town of Riva del Garda.

    • Included meals: Breakfast, Dinner

    To Belgium for an overnight stay.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Return home.

    • Included meals: Breakfast

    Your Excursions

    Included Excursions & Visits

    • Verona

    Optional Excursions & Visits

    • Optional excursions are available at each port of call, bookable onboard ship
    • Lake Garda

    Notes

    Stateroom Upgrades (per person)TwinSingle 
    Oceanview Stateroom Cat. OB£150£300
    Balcony Stateroom Cat. BB £450£800 

    Norwegian Cruise Line is now premium All-Inclusive! All bookings made include alcoholic and soft beverages, speciality coffees in restaurants and mineral water in staterooms throughout the cruise in accordance with Norwegian's new premium product model. 


    Please note: your transfer coach on Day 10 will not be Silver Service – you will re-join your tour coach in Lake Garda.

    Travel Insurance from £68.00 (15 days). Single Room Supplement from £900.00 (15 days).

    Certain excursions are included in the price of your holiday. If you choose not to go on an included excursion, for whatever reason, no refunds will be made.
    Yes, you will receive one with your Travel Documents, which are sent 7-10 days before departure.
    We believe that our holidays may not be suitable for children under 8 years old (except for Disneyland Paris bookings) however, we will consider individual requests on application. Customers aged 18 and under at the time of travel must be accompanied by an adult, parent or guardian aged over 18 years old.
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    Accommodation

    You will cruise for seven nights on the Norwegian Star. Recently refurbished, the Norwegian Star is shining brighter than ever. With new dining choices like the popular , 24-hour O'Sheehan's Neighbourhood Bar & Grill, revamped menu in the complimentary Ginza Asian-fusion restaurant and two new watering holes - the 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar and Mojito Sugarcane Bar, you'll be spoilt for choice.

    From traditional fine dining to endless buffets with custom-order action stations, there is a host of delicious choices. Dine in Versailles Main Dining Room where each course is lovingly prepared and presented by our award-winning chefs, members of the world-famous gourmet society the Chaine des Rotisseurs.

    The ship boasts excellent facilities in a relaxing and contemporary environment. There are duty-free shops, nightclubs, award-winning restaurants, relaxing bars, a grand casino, swimming pools, a pampering spa and so much more.

    The ship boasts 1176 cabins in total. All cabins have T.V., telephone, mini-bar and air-conditioning.  

    In Austria and Lake Garda you will stay in 3-star hotels, which will have a restaurant and bar. In Belgium you will stay overnight in a city-style hotel.

    Sea Cruising

    Norwegian Star (Ncl)

    Norwegian Star (Ncl)

    Norwegian Star (Ncl)


    Fresh out of refurbishment, the Norwegian Star is shining brighter then ever. With new dining choices like the popular, 24-hour O'Sheehan's Neighbourhood Bar & Grill, revamped menus in the complimentary Ginza Asian-fusion restaurant and two new watering holes - the 5 O'Clock Somewhere Bar and Mojito Sugarcane Bar, you'll be spoilt for choice. From traditional fine dining to endless buffets with custom-order action stations, there is a host of delicious choices. Dine in Versailles Main Dining Room where each course is lovingly prepared and presented by our award-winning chefs, members of the world-famous gourmet society the Chaine des Rotisseurs. The ship has excellent facilities in a relaxing and contemporary environment. There are duty-free shops, nightclubs, award-winning restaurants, relaxing bars, a grand casino, swimming pools, a pampering spa and so much more. The ship boasts 1176 cabins in total. All cabins have T.V., telephone, mini-bar and air-conditioning.

    • English Speaking Staff
    • Bar
    • Restaurant
    • Lift
    • TV
    • Hairdryer
    • Bath and/or Shower
    • Telephone

    If you prefer, then you can join the tour at the hotel. To do this, we will require a copy of your passport for identification purposes and you must advise us at the time of booking.

    No reduction will be given if you should choose to do this.

    All hotel rooms benefit from private bathroom facilities.
    Some hotels have tea and coffee making facilities. Please check the tour pages for more information or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Most hotels have a lift, please call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 for more information.
    Some hotels have ground floor rooms. Please email for information on individual hotels or call our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333.
    Your hotels will supply towels in your room.

    We are unable to guarantee that the hotel will be able to meet your dietary requirements. We find that the majority of European countries do not generally cater for vegetarians and that the meal supplied may well be what everyone else is having minus the meat.

    We will of course endeavour to arrange for a vegetarian meal at the hotel. We do however suggest that you advise us of your dietary requests at the time of booking and recommend that you speak to the receptionist on arrival with regard to your request.

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    Travel Information

    Departure times given for each region are approximate. Please check your travel documents to confirm the actual timings.

    Front row seats can be reserved for £14pp (up to 6 days' duration), £22pp (7 & 8 days' duration) and £25pp (9 days' duration and over) on all European tours. This offer is only available for bookings of two or four persons on the front row and is subject to availability. In addition to this, seats on the second row can be reserved for £7pp (up to 6 days duration), £14pp (7 & 8 days duration) and £17pp (9 days duration and over). Guaranteed front/second row seats cannot be reserved on transfer journeys to/from the interchange. Children under 15 years cannot occupy a front row seat due to French Law. Central view seats are free.

    Please note: On some coaches the legroom on front seats may be slightly less than that available on other seats due to the presence of a modesty board in front.

    If your tour is cancelled for any reason and front/second row seats are not available on your new tour, you will be refunded the supplement. No other compensation will be payable.

    Alternatively, we can take seating requests on your booking. However, requests are not guaranteed. All seat numbers are confirmed on travel documents approximately 7-10 days prior to departure.

    We guarantee that all passengers on the same booking will be seated together on the main tour coach. Seats on the transfer coaches to and from the interchange are not allocated.
    Hot and cold drinks are served on your main tour coach. Prices are approximately £1 or €1.25 Euro per drink. Prices will be confirmed by your driver.

    Transfer coaches are routed approximately 2-3 weeks before departure. The route taken depends on where paassengers are booked to travel from on any particular date as to which route is taken. If you require further detailed information regarding the route to the port you can contact our Customer Service Department on 01709 830333 two weeks before you are due to travel.

    With regard to the route taken by the main tour coach, this is determined by the driver.

    All main tour coaches have on-board toilets. Transfer vehicles to and from the interchange may not have on-board toilets. When non-British coaches are used on transfers and tours (air holidays only) an on-board toilet may not be available. However, comfort stops will be made during long journeys.
    All coaches feature air-conditioning. Should the air-conditioning system break down for a period exceeding 12 hours, compensation will be awarded up to a maximum of £10 per fare-paying passenger per tour.
    All our coaches and transfer vehicles operate a 'no smoking on board policy'. The use of electronic cigarettes is strictly forbidden.
    In the interest of fellow guests, do not take hot food or ice cream on board.
    alcohol can only be taken on board our vehicles at the discretion of your driver.
    Depending on the location of your pickup point, you may be picked up by coach (not necessarily the on you are touring on), minibus, taxi, National Express or Megabus service. You may then be taken to another centralised pickup location or service station. We operate a passenger interchange at Stop 24 Services, where you will meet the tour coach you are holidaying on and then continue on with your outbound journey. Similarly, on the way home, you may also change transfer vehicles at another location, to take you to your final drop off point.
    Your allowance is one medium sized suitcase per person, which should weigh no more than 20kg when full. We may refuse to carry larger or heavier cases. Hand luggage should be stored in the overhead racks aboard the coach. Nothing should be stored under your seat.

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