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Cruise Through the Adriatic's Ancient Sites and Marvelous Wonders aboard the Panorama

Overview

This seaborne idyll reveals the striking beauty, multi-layered history, and cultural treasures of the enchanting Dalmatian Coast, one of the most spectacular in all the Mediterranean. In Croatia, explore Korcula Island, encircled by medieval walls, and in Montenegro, cruise Kotor Bay, Europe’s southernmost fjord. Taking a swing through the Ionian Sea, you’ll explore legendary Corfu, then discover the World Heritage Site of Butrint in Albania.

Note: This cruise is not exclusive to, nor operated by, Wilderness Travel, who acts solely as agent in booking your reservation with the ship operator. The itinerary, lecturers, and all other arrangements are subject to change at the discretion of the cruise line.

Itinerary

Day 1
Dubrovnik, Croatia

Embarkation betweem 3 pm and 4 pm. Welcome dinner. Overnight in port.  (Meals: D)

Day 2
Dubrovnik / Korcula / Budva, Montenegro

Early morning sailing to Korcula, Croatia. Enjoy a refreshing morning swim stop near Korcula, before arriving at Korcula port in the afternoon. Afternoon optional excursion in Korcula Town or in Korcula Town and to Lumbarda Village for wine tasting. Overnight at sea to Budva, Montenegro.  (Meals: B, L)

Day 3
Budva, Montenegro / Paxos island, Greece

Enjoy a morning swim stop near Budva. Mid day arrival at the well-preserved medieval town of Budva. Afternoon optional sightseeing excursion to Old Budva and to Cetinje, a museum town. Explore Budva’s vast cultural heritage and Venetian architecture. Overnight at sea to Paxos, Greece.  (Meals: B, D)

Day 4
Paxos Island, Greece

Short stop in Corfu for clearance and continue to Paxos. Sail into a nearby bay for a refreshing swim stop and a BBQ lunch on board. This afternoon, arrive in the unique port of Paxos. Overnight in port.  (Meals: B, L)

Day 5
Paxos Island, Greece / Corfu, Greece

Early morning sailing to Corfu, the Grand Lady of the Ionian Islands and the greenest island in Greece. All day optional excursions to explore Corfu’s imperial past, the impressive historic centre declared UNESCO World Heritage site and the byzantine churches, or to take a scenic tour through the lush Corfiot countryside and old high hill villages. Overnight in port.  (Meals: B, D)

Day 6
Corfu, Greece / Saranda, Albania / Kotor, Montenegro

Early morning sailing to the charming town of Saranda, boasting the most attractive waterfront on the Albanian Riviera. Join the optional excursion to the nearby archaeological site of Butrint. Afternoon sailing to Kotor, Montenegro.  (Meals: B, L)

Day 7
Kotor, Montenegro

Early morning navigation in the Bay of Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Take a refreshing swim in the bay or join the optional excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town. Overnight in port.  (Meals: B, D)

Day 8
Kotor, Montenegro / Dubrovnik, Croatia / Depart

Early morning sailing to Dubrovnik. Disembarkation at 9:00 am after breakfast.  (Meals: B)

Highlights

Highlights

Explore photogenic Dubrovnik, a beautifully-preserved medieval masterpiece
Discover dramatic scenery and amazing archaeology in the lesser-visited countries of Montenegro and Albania
Enjoy wonderful amenities on board a small cruising boat

Details

Length: 8 days
Cost From: $2350  
Arrive: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Depart: Dubrovnik, Croatia
Lodging: 7 nights aboard a 49-passenger sail cruiser
Meals: All meals included except 8 lunches or dinners
Activity: Small Ship Cruising
Trip Level:

7-night cruise, cultural explorations and walking tours