ANTIQUITIES OF THE ADRIATIC & GREECE

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Antiquities of the Adriatic & Greece

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Santorini, Greece



4 HRS

Moderate

watersports

dining

boating
Santorini, Catamaran Lagoon
Get ready to set sail on the exquisite Santorini catamaran during this scenic, relaxing ride around the volcanic islands of Nea Kameni, Palea Kameni and Thirassia. You will board the sailing vessel for a 3.5-hour tour. Palea Kameni and Nea Kameni represent the volcano’s most recent activity. Palea Kameni, or Old Burnt Island, is less than 2,000 years old, while Nea Kameni, or Young Burnt Island, began forming just 425 years ago. Your boat will drop anchor into the green sulfur waters where you will enjoy an opportunity to swim in the warm waters of the thermal spring. A delicious Greek lunch  of chicken, pasta, Greek salad, fruit and beverages will be served on board while sailing.

Please note: Bring your swimsuit, a towel, sunscreen, sunglasses and your camera.


price $199
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Santorini, Full Day Private CAR + Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own. 

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests. 


price $1549
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Santorini, Full Day Private VAN + Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests. 


price $1649
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Santorini, Half Day Private CAR + Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests. 


price $999
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Santorini, Half Day Private VAN + Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests. 


price $1099
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4 HRS

Moderate

culture

sightseeing
Santorini, Island Overview and Oia Village
Santorini, in the Cyclades Islands, has one of the most spectacular landscapes in all Greece. Traditional villages built on tall cliffs offer breathtaking views over a former volcanic crater, now submerged by the sea. Your island orientation begins with an ascent of Profitis Ilias (Prophet Elias) Mountain, for unparalleled panoramic views encompassing the whole island. Back aboard the coach, you will admire a range of inspirational views en route to the village of Oia. With its picturesque blue-domed churches, old 2-story mansions, and narrow cobblestone streets, Oia is the perfect place to fully appreciate the beauty of this remarkable island. There is no guided sightseeing during your 1¾-hour stay at Oia, so you are free to admire the picture-perfect views or perhaps browse among the tiny shops selling handmade ceramics, paintings and semi-precious jewelry. Finally, there’s a 30-minute drive to the village of Fira where the tour concludes. Once there, your guide directs you to the cliff road from where you may proceed to the cable car at your leisure to return to the ship.    

Please note:  This tour involves winding roads and high altitude. 

price $99
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4 HRS

Moderate

culture

unesco

sightseeing
Santorini, The Ancient City of Akrotiri & Nomikos Museum
You will be transferred from the ship by local tender boat to Athinios port, where you will join the waiting motor coach. From here you will proceed toward the southern part of the island where you will make a quick photo stop at the ruins of an old windmill that has a panoramic view. You’ll re-board the coach and continue on your short narrated journey to the UNESCO Akrotiri Archaeological Site. There you’ll enjoy a guided tour of the covered excavations of this advanced Bronze Age civilization. You will be taken back in time as these amazing ruins leave you to imagine what life was like before the village was destroyed around 1650 B.C., by the eruption of the volcano.  It remains a question why there were no people left in the village at the time of the eruption, as it was abandoned for reasons unknown.  It is often said in a whimsical way that perhaps Akrotiri is really the lost city of Atlantis. Finally, you will be taken by coach up to the center of the island to Fira where you will visit the Santozeum to see replicas of the wall art found at the Akrotiri site. From there you may decide whether to stay in the town and visit the Museum of Prehistoric Thera that displays artifacts from the Akrotiri dig, or to make your way back to the yacht directly by taking the cable car to the pier below. 

Please note:  This tour involves winding roads and high altitude. 


price $129
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6 HRS

Moderate

wine

culture

sightseeing
Santorini, Wineries of Santorini & Oia Village
You will be transferred from the ship by a local tender to Athinios where you will join the waiting motor coach.  A short journey brings you to one of Santorini’s foremost wineries where you will be able to sample some of the most famous wines of Santorini. Leaving Santo Winery you will travel to Venetsanos Winery, located in a breathtaking location offering incredible vistas over the caldera and volcanic islands.  The winery offers you a chance to walk through and discover the history and tradition of this important wine producer and learn new wine making techniques. Your detailed tour of the winery will include tasting their exceptional wines. Next you will visit the   unique, underground labyrinth Wine Museum of Santorini where you will navigate the history of wine and have the opportunity to try four of the best wines.  Board your coach and travel to the most northern point of the island, Oia Village. This dramatic little village, has many of its dwellings nestled in niches hewn into the volcanic rock.  As you traverse its narrow cobbled streets you will come across many tiny shops which offer an unusual collection of handmade works of ceramic art, paintings and semi-precious jewelry. Coffee shops perched on the edge of the cliffs offer spectacular views of Fira and the volcano. Finally, you will board your coach and go to Fira town where your tour will end after a short walk to the Metropolis Church. From there you may decide whether to stay in the town and do a bit of shopping or to make your way back to the ship directly by taking the cable car to the pier below.

Please note: None of these destinations are wheelchair accessible. 


price $159
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Corfu, Greece



4 HRS

Moderately
easy

culture

walking

sightseeing
Corfu, Achillion Palace & Corfu Town
To begin the tour you will pass through the main part of town before entering the delightful countryside. You will notice that Corfu is more lush and verdant than most Greek islands. This becomes apparent as you pass groves of olive, orange and lemon trees, interfused with tall, graceful cypresses on your way to the village of Gastouri. Here you will visit the Achillion, the mansion built by the Empress Elisabeth of Austria and later owned by Kaiser Wilhelm II. The mansion has been restored by the state and the gardens with their statues have been left intact for visitors to admire. The tour will continue to Kanoni. At this site you will see the old cannon from which the name Kanoni came from. From above you will see the nunnery of Vlacherna and Mouse Island in the far distance. You will return to the town by a different route. There you can enjoy a lovely walk through the narrow, balconied streets of the old district on the way to visiting the beautiful church of St. Spiridon before returning to the quayside.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.  This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

price $89
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6.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

dining

culture

unesco

sightseeing

boating
Corfu, Ancient Butrint & Sarande
You will depart the port of Corfu on a hydrofoil headed for Albania and the port of Sarande. Here, you will switch to a motor coach and travel to the ancient town of Butrint. Ancient Butrint was an important Greco-Roman port city, and is now an impressive UNESCO World Heritage Site. It was inhabited continuously from the 7th century B.C. until it was abandoned in the 18th century A.D. Its impressive walls are reminiscent of ancient Mycenae in Greece, but its most noteworthy excavated remains are early Hellenistic and Roman. Of special interest is the circular baptistery dating from the 6th century A.D., paved with mosaics. The town of Sarande is the commercial port and main town in South Albania. It is build directly over the Roman town ruins in the area. Enjoy lunch in Sarande; then, proceed to the port to embark the hydrofoil for the return trip to Corfu. 

Please note: Travel time to Butrint is approximately 90 minutes each way. Hydrofoil schedule varies, which may affect departure and return time of the tour.

price $159
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Corfu, Full Day Private Car & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.

price $1299
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Corfu, Full Day Private Van & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the  area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.

price $1299
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Corfu, Half Day Private Car & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.

price $999
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Corfu, Half Day Private Van & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the  area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $1000000
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4.25 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

wine

culture

beach

boating
Corfu, Paleokastritsa & Boat Trip
This tour visits Paleokastritsa, the area of unique natural beauty on the northwestern shores of Corfu. It is known as the “Capri of Greece” for its rocky promontories cloaked in pine and cypress trees extending out into the sea, hiding small sandy bays and coves with crystal clear turquoise waters glimmering under the bright sun. In Paleokastritsa, you will take a 30-minute boat ride to the famous grottos of the area, the sea caves of “Nafsika,” “Saint Nikolas,” and the “Blue Eye.” Here, the natural ground formations combined with the minerals in the ground and the natural sunlight give life to amazing forms, colors and optical illusions. Upon your return to the main beach, you have free time to enjoy a refreshing dive in the turquoise waters, sunbathe on the soft sand or beach walk, before boarding the coach for the drive uphill to the traditional village of Lakones. You will be driving up the very same serpentine-like, narrow road where the famous car chase in the James Bond movie “For your Eyes only” was filmed.  In the village of Lakones, you can admire local village architecture more reminiscent of Italy than of typical Greek villages, before enjoying a “meze” (Greek snack) and tasting wines of the island at the local café at the “Bella Vista,” a location known for the spectacular and breathtaking views it commands over Paleokastritsa.

Please note: The trip to the caves is subject to sea and weather conditions.

price $119
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Dubrovnik, Croatia



4.5 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

culture

walking

unesco
Dubrovnik, Best of Traditional Dubrovnik
This is an opportunity to explore the beautiful natural setting of the green and fertile Konalve Valley. You will board your motor coach for a scenic drive to the village of Ljuta where you will visit the Old Mill called Mlinica Dvori which is still in function today. Here you will be able to see a demonstration of flour production using traditional methods in a water power stone mill. Enjoy a welcome drink of home-made liqueurs or a soft drink and dried figs. Continue your trip toward Gruda Village where Antonia Ruskovic has kept the tradition of the ancient handcraft of silk production. Silk is one of the oldest textile fibers known to mankind. The silk thread produced here is mostly used for embroidering the beautiful national costume of the Konalve region. You will be able to share in this magnificent cultural endeavor as you produce a silk thread in the age-old, traditional manner. Listen to an explanation of the whole process, from cocoon boiling, to thread reeling, dyeing, plying, reeling, weaving, and embroidering.  You will enjoy the hospitality of a host in the village for a welcome drink and cake. After this very unique experience you will continue your trip toward Dubrovnik for the guided walking tour of the Old Town. 

Please note: The tour scheduled may vary and free time may be included after the walking tour. 


price $129
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3 HRS

Strenuous

culture

unesco

walking

sightseeing
Dubrovnik, City Sights and Cable Car
You will join your guide and walk to the Cable Car Station where you will take a cable car ride and see panoramic views of Dubrovnik, a bird’s- eye-view of the entire city, which you will never forget.  Next, your tour guide will take you on a walking tour to the Old Town of Dubrovnik, one of the largest and most luxurious open-air museum towns in existence. The famous Croatian Tourist Centre awaits you, encircled by its monumental stone ramparts.  Stari Grad - the old city of Dubrovnik and its medieval walls have been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Parts of the walls date from the 13th century. Ascending the stairway at Pile Gate, you will soon reach the top of the wall where your guide will lead you on a walking tour along the southern part of the wall. You will see the gorgeous Minčeta Fortress, St. John`s Fortress, Bokar Fortress, and the Maritime Museum.  Reaching the Stradun, you will be in the very center of the Old Town and will have an opportunity to explore on your own.

Please note: This tour involves strenuous walking activities including a climb to the city walls and approximately 250 steps around the city walls.  Wear comfortable walking shoes. Tour will include headsets and may operate in a different order.


price $119
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4 HRS

Moderate

dining

wine

culture

concierge
Dubrovnik, Concierge Collection: Dinner at a Local Family Village Home
Indulge your senses with the picturesque beauty, romance and flavors of the Dubrovnik countryside. Depart the pier for the scenic 30-minute journey to Cilipi Village and the Novakovic Family Village Estate. It is situated in the fertile Konavle Valley in an old stone block of houses, well-blended with its surroundings. The authentic interior illustrates rural life. The family has lived in their traditional style home for generations, working the land, producing grape brandy, olive oil, and wine the same way their ancestors did. Your gracious host and chef, Mr. Niko Novakovic will introduce and prepare local specialties that will be cooked just for you! The food they will prepare and serve is mainly home-grown, while the olive oil is produced locally. Known from ancient times of Konalve area cuisine the Prsut (smoked ham), is regarded as their most respected food. The best complement to Prsut is cheese, and certainly bread baked under the Peka (iron bell covered with hot coals. One of the most famous meals is veal and potatoes baked under the iron bell. Times have changed, but the recipes and technology of preparing meals has remained the same at Novakovic Family house. The always fresh natural ingredients, and the old fashion ways of preparing them has long been a family secret. With this delicious meal, you will also have a glass of good wine, prepared from grapes grown in their own vineyards, kept for wine fans with special treatment. In a pleasant ambiance, far away from city jams, with your kind hosts, you will feel just like you were at home.

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes. This tour is not wheelchair accessible.


price $199
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4.5 HRS

Strenuous

watersports

snorkeling

refreshments

beach

boating
Dubrovnik, Concierge Collection: Kayaking the City Walls & Lokrum Island
Your half day adventure starts near Fort Lovrjenac in the small port called Pile. Accompanied by instructors, you will set off by kayak to explore the caves and beauty of Lokrum Island where you will have free time for swimming or island exploring.  In the 12th century, Benedictine monks built a monastery on the island, and they occupied it for over 600 years. See the remains of the monastery, a large part of which has been converted into a residence for Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico, who has owned the island since the 19th century.  You will see plants from all over the world growing here by a little lake called Mrtvo More (meaning Dead Sea), situated in the center of the island, which links with the open sea by an underground channel. Just before departing Lokrum Island, enjoy picnic-style snacks and refreshments. Continue your kayaking trip to the hidden cave beach called Betina, where you will have a break for snorkeling and swimming. Upon your return, you’ll agree that this easy paddling in kayaks is a unique way to get acquainted with Dubrovnik from the seaside!

Please note: You will be given a paddle, a life jacket and waterproof compartment for your personal belongings.  Bring your swim suit and towel with you.


price $159
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Dubrovnik, Full Day Private CAR & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $849
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Dubrovnik, Full Day Private VAN & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 8 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $899
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4 HRS

Strenuous

sightseeing
Dubrovnik, Game of Thrones
On this tour, you will be taken through all the parts of the Old City where some of the most memorable scenes from the ongoing cultural phenomenon, Game of Thrones, were filmed, including: The Pile Gate where King Joffrey was faced with a citizens’ riot and pelted with dung, the Lovrijenac Fort where the unsuccessful attack on King's Landing, known as the Battle of Blackwater, took place. The seemingly endless fortified walls will be seen from Lovrijenac where Tyrion Lannister and Varys took a stroll, with Tyrion uttering the immortal words: ''where is the god of tits and wine?” All of the filming locations and commentary  from your local guide will be accompanied by large, A4-sized photos that show the screen-shot from the appropriate episode and what took place. Of course, the people of Dubrovnik are also fiercely proud of their own fascinating history which your guide will also inform you about, alongside the Game of Thrones commentary. Tour will conclude at the Stardun (main city street) and  you will have the opportunity to explore the town on your own.

Please note: The order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable walking shoes, bring a hat and your sunglasses.

price $99
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Dubrovnik, Half Day Private CAR & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.


price $599
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Dubrovnik, Half Day Private VAN & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.

 

price $669
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4 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

wine

culture

unesco

walking
Dubrovnik, Historic Dubrovnik & Wine Tasting
Here you will have the unique opportunity to taste some of the finest wines from the region, and also meet with wine producer Mr. Andro Crvik, who will give a presentation and speech about wines of Croatia and this particular region. Start with a 45-minute scenic coach drive that will take you along the spectacular Adriatic Coast. You will drive south of Dubrovnik Riviera, passing the charming Zupa Dubrovacka with numerous small villages and resorts along the coast. You will arrive at the small village of Komaji and the Crvik family’s renowned vineyards and winery. Here you will have unique opportunity to taste some of the finest wines from this region, but also meet with wine producer Mr. Andro Crvik who will make presentation and speech about wines of Croatia and this particular region.  Back aboard the coach you will return to Dubrovnik’s Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, for a walking tour accompanied by an insightful guide. From Pile Square you will stroll along the Stradun, passing such historical sites as the Franciscan Monastery, St. Blasius Church, Onofriou’s Fountain, and the Sponza Palace. After the guided walking tour enjoy free time in the Old Town before your return to the ship.

Please note:  Tour includes headsets and may operate in a different order. Free time may be included after the walking tour. 



price $99
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Komiza, Croatia



6 HRS

Strenuous

boating

dining

wine

sightseeing
Komiza, A Round Tour of the Vis Island by Speed Boat
You will be provided with a life jacket, board your waiting speed boat and depart from Komiza  to Stiniva Bay,  the most beautiful bay of Vis island. Stiniva Bay has been protected as a Croatian natural monument since 1967. You will take a tour of the famous Green cave which is located on the open-sea side of Ravnik, known for the visible green beam of light that penetrates through the opening on its ceiling and refracts on the sea surface. You can swim here and discover the shimmering green underwater world. Continue to the town of Vis for a short visit and light lunch of traditional Vis Island delicacies including "viska pogaca - pastry with salted fish and tomatoes,"  anchovies in lemon sauce, fish pate and home made bread, accompanied by a glass of wine. You will continue to the Submarine tunnel, built in the early 80's and embedded in a massive rock in the bay called Parja. The tunnel was used as a secondary position for boats and submarines in the defense of Vis. Interesting to see and you will also get a short history lesson! Enjoy travelling around the north part of the island and listen to stories about the famous Battle of Vis (1866) which took place there. 

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring your swimsuit, towel and sunscreen.


price $189
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1.45 HRS

Moderate

boating

sightseeing
Komiza, Blue Cave of Biservo Island
Biševo Island leaves everyone breathless. The combination of natural phenomena, sandy bays and friendly islanders will remain in your memory forever. The Island of Biševo is 5 nautical miles from the town of Komiža and it is best known for its rare natural phenomenon, the Blue Cave. The interior of the cave and the sea inside it are illuminated with an indescribable silver-blue light. The rays of sun passing into the cave through a small crack in its ceiling are reflected in the sea, creating incredible light effects. When you arrive on Biševo at Mezoporat Bay, you  will get off the boat and the skipper will take you to a small wooden boat ( owned by a concessionaire), which will take you into the cave. The cave entrance is really small, so at a certain point you will need to crouch in the center of the boat while the skipper manages the boat into the cave. Upon visiting Blue Cave, rejoin your speed boat for the scenic ride back to Komiza.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring your swimsuit, towel and sunscreen. A life jacket will be provided.


price $99
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6.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

boating

wine

sightseeing
Komiza, Concierge Collection: Experince the Local Tradition Sailing
A falkusa is a traditional fishing boat  used by fishermen from the town of Komiza and is a subtype of gajeta, a traditional Dalmatian fishing sailboat. Its design was adapted to the specific needs of Komiza fisherman, who went on long fishing expeditions in the open seas, providing them sailing speed and practical characteristics for fish transport. In the 16th  century in Komiza bay more than 100 Falkusas were operating. Komiza was the center of the fishing industry in the Adriatic. On each boat there were 5 crew members and they sailed to the most distant locations using sails and rows  Today, three falkusas remain and only few people known how to operate them. The island of Bisevo is 5 nautical miles away from Komiza. It is known for its wine variety Plavac Mali and for its rare phenomenon, Blue Cave. You will depart Komiza in the morning hours and hear a short presentation about the gajeta falkusa, its design and characteristics followed by interesting and amusing fisherman and pirate stories. Sailing to Bisevo island, you will anchor  and take a short uphill walk to the top of Bisevo island, see the church, local school and taste authentic local food in the family agro-toursim in Poje Village. After lunch continue back downhill to Mezoporat, go swimming if you wish before rejoining the falkusa for a scenic sail back to Komiza.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring your swimsuit, towel, and sunscreen. A life jacket will be provided.


price $249
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4 HRS

Strenuous

boating

sightseeing
Komiza, Mamma Mia Kayaking
In the sequel to the famous blockbuster Mamma Mia 2, the island of Vis represents the Greek island of the made-up name Kalokairi, which actually means summer. Most of the scenes of Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again were filmed in the sheltered bay of Barjoska, on the west side of Vis. Your kayaking trip will take you there to enjoy untouched nature and explore the filming location. You will paddle from Komiza to Vis Island. On the way you will visit three nice beaches, hear the story about Manjarema fort, whose remind us of the well known naval battle, known as the Battle of Vis from 1866. Your last stop is the Mamma Mia filming location -Barjoska Bay where you will have time to swim in the crystal clear sea and if you want to keep away from the sun, natural shade from pine trees will protect you. You can also take a short walk, explore the bay and enjoy the scents of rosemary, lavender and other herbs - as there are over 300 kinds of herbs growing on the island.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring your swimsuit, towel and sunscreen. A life jacket will be provided.


price $99
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3 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

dining

wine

culture
Komiza, Secrets of Komiza
This is a story about the largest fishing industry of the Adriatic, whose center was Komiza. Story about the collective solidarity of the Komizan fishermen in constant danger of pirate attacks and about the unique fishing boat - gajeta falkusa. You will take a walking tour of the most important history sites in the town, hear the best local stories, board a gajeta falkusa - one of the central symbols of  the 1,000-year-old fisheries tradition in Komiza, and  you will get to try the best local delicacies including "viska pogaca - pastry with salted fish and tomatoes," anchovies in lemon sauce, fish pate, and home made bread.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $99
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4.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

dining

wine

culture
Komiza, Vis Island Gastro & History Tour
This gastro and history tour will take you all around Vis island – through the picturesque villages, and important history sites to Mount Hum (panoramic view). You will see hundreds of years old vineyards that have been there since the ancient Greek times and hear interesting history facts. You will see the RAF airfield from WW II, enjoy panoramic views of Vis Town and finally taste excellent Plavac (red) and Vugava (white) wines, home-made grappa and liqueurs made from sage, carob, fennel or myrtle, olive oils and famous local dishes. On the way back to Komiza, relax and enjoy the beautiful panoramas along Vis Island.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $169
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Zadar, Croatia



4 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

wine

culture

walking

sightseeing
Zadar Highlights & Rural Estate Visit
Discover the Medieval treasures of Zadar during this memorable guided stroll through the city's Old Town. The city walls of Zadar attest to its long history of warding off would-be conquerors and rulers, including the Venetians and the Turks. Upon entering the heart of the Old Town, you will explore the highlights of this magnificent city followed by free time. And then you will take a 30-minute scenic drive to Nadin Village to visit the Odžaković farmhouse there. The farmhouse is surrounded by 360 acres of organic vineyards of  familiar  wine (Merlot, Syrah, Cabernet Sauvignon),along with  various fields of crops, paths for walking surrounded by farm animals, birds, rabbits and other animals found there. You will be amazed by the beauty of the traditional stone architecture of the building, the staircase leading you to the heart of the house - a little museum of the Odžaković family, filled with interesting exhibits from 1835 and valuable traditional artifacts used long time ago by the people in this region. The family will provide a traditional snack giving you a great opportunity to taste some of the finest home made products before rejoining your motor coach for the drive back to Zadar.

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat and sunglasses.



price $119
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6.25 HRS

Moderate

dining

culture

unesco

walking
Zadar, Dalmatian Origins & Sibenik
Sibenik was founded by Croats more than a thousand years ago dating back to 1066. Sibenik has a well-preserved historical core of buildings and numerous architectural monuments. You will see its ancient fortresses and the Gothic – Renaissance Cathedral of St. Jacob, as well as narrow streets known as “kalas,” numerous churches around this town and its surroundings. Your walking tour will include a the old part of the town where you will visit the finest sites including the UNESCO world heritage site Cathedral of St. Jacob, one of the finest sacral monuments in Dalmatia.  You will see the exterior of City Hall, the Baroque Orthodox Church, as well as the historic nucleus with its stone streets, commercial and crafts center. You will board a motor coach and head along the Adriatic Coast toward the village of Stankovci.  You will visit the House of Dalmatian´s smoke house, learn about the method of production and specifics of Dalmatian prosciutto, taste and of course buy the products exactly where they're produced. This  manufacturing facility is equipped with the latest technological solutions, but also whenever possible, they are using natural system of drying using the strong Mediterranean wind - "bura." Enjoy your lunch of smoked meats, cheese, pate, fritaja, vegetables, salad and traditional Dalmatian Dessert. Join your motor coach for your 60-minute return to Zadar.

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat and sunglasses.


price $129
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4.5 HRS

Moderate

walking
Zadar, Flavors & Sights of Zadar
Start off your tour exploring the famous Nin Salt Works and Salt Museum. At the Nin Salt Works the salt is not produced by the machines nor by man. The salt is produced by the sun, sea and wind and is ecological, therapeutic, and biodynamic.  On a small island in the middle of a shallow lagoon the small town of Nin can be found with its old center, connected to the mainland by two stone bridges. Nin has had an exciting past and today a lovely present.  You will continue your day with a visit to the picturesque hills, home to the vineyards established in the extreme conditions, on the rocky soil. Top quality grapes from the stone vineyards and excellent wines are the results of a special microclimate, its position by the sea and a full day of direct sun exposure. Finish your excursion with an orientation tour discovering  the historical and cultural monuments of Zadar. This walking tour will allow you to see the finest example of Romanesque architecture in Zadar, built in 1324 and dedicated to St. Anastasia. Further on your way you will pass by the Church of St. Donatus which is believed to have been built at the beginning of the 9th century. You will also see the 16th century St. Mary Church with a Romanesque bell-tower built at the beginning of the 12th century. Afterwards enjoy some free time before returning to your ship on your own.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $59
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Zadar, Half Day Private Car & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own car. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note:  Capacity: 1-2 guests. Private cars are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private car, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.

price $599
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing
Zadar, Half Day Private Van & Guide
Explore at your leisure with a private vehicle, driver, and English-speaking guide. This exclusive tour will allow you to customize your time ashore and explore the most interesting sites in the comfort and privacy of your own van. With your private vehicle, and the personalized attention of your driver and English-speaking guide, you will have the flexibility and independence to design your itinerary ashore. See the iconic sites of the city, or create your own personal stops to make the experience your own.

Please note: Capacity: 3 - 6 guests. Private vans are ordered per vehicle (not per person). This tour includes transport in a private van, driver and English Speaking Guide. Itinerary can be adjusted with tour guide as long as it’s in the area and does not exceed the duration of 4 hours. Recommended for physically challenged guests.

price $669
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6.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

dining

sightseeing

beach

boating
Zadar, Sailing Zadar Archipelago
Departing from Zadar you will enjoy a scenic sail through Zadar Channel and Mali Zdrelas Passage toward Sabusa Beach. Here you will have time to enjoy the crystal clear Adriatic Sea. Sail towards Kukljica, a small village on the island of Ugljan. Kukljica is situated near the Strait of Ždrelac and it has been called the door to Telaščica Nature Park and Kornati National Park. A stop will be made at Kostanj Bay and Sabusa Beach for swimming, sunbathing and snorkeling. Then sail toward the Island of Oslja.,A light lunch of cold dishes (cheese, ham, salad, fresh fruit) will be served on board. The island of Ošljak is the smallest permanently inhabited island on the Adriatic. It has a protected landscape where olives, pinewoods and cypress give shade to the rocky beaches. The old fishing port with a church from the 5th century is one of the most colorful places in the whole Adriatic. You will leave Osljak Village to head for Preko Village, where their old center consists of typical Dalmatian architecture and numerous patrician family summer houses. The best way to feel the Mediterranean atmosphere is by walking along the quay or sipping a favorite drink on one of the terraces with a view of the Zadar Channel. Here you will have time for swimming or strolling through the Village. Rejoin your sailing boat and continue back to Zadar.

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a hat and sunglasses, your swimsuit, towel, sunscreen and extra clothing.


price $199
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Venice, Italy



3.25 HRS

Moderate

culture

sightseeing
Venice Orientation Tour with Transfer to Airport
Here’s your opportunity to see St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), the heart and soul of Venice, with palatial arcades and charming cafés. You will transfer by motor-launch from the pier to St. Mark’s Square, where your guided walking tour begins. Your guide will point out the major landmarks, which include the Campanile (bell tower), the 15th century Clock Tower, and St. Mark’s Cathedral. The Byzantine façade of St. Mark’s Cathedral, one of the world’s most magnificent churches, will immediately attract your attention. Your tour continues, passing by the exquisite Doge’s Palace, the former residence of the Duke of Venice. Crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, you will arrive at the prison across from the Rio De Palazzo to view the cells. In the square there are small workshops of glass manufacturers and you will stop here to browse. Upon completion of the tour, you will proceed to the airport. No entrance fees are included.

Please note:  This tour will end at the airport. This tour is available only to guests whose flights leave at 3:00 p.m. or later. You can pre-purchase a Windstar transfer prior to sailing with Windstar Vacation Planners at 800-258-7245 or on board during your cruise. 

price $199
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2.75 HRS

Moderate

culture

sightseeing
Venice Orientation Tour with Transfer to Hotel
Here’s your opportunity to see St. Mark’s Square (Piazza San Marco), the heart and soul of Venice, with palatial arcades and charming cafés. You will transfer by motor-launch from the pier to St. Mark’s Square, where your guided walking tour begins. Your guide will point out the major landmarks, which include the Campanile (bell tower), the 15th century Clock Tower, and St. Mark’s Cathedral. The Byzantine façade of St. Mark’s Cathedral, one of the world’s most magnificent churches, will immediately attract your attention. Your tour continues, passing by the exquisite Doge’s Palace, the former residence of the Duke of Venice. Crossing the famous Bridge of Sighs, you will arrive at the prison across from the Rio De Palazzo to view the cells. In the square there are small workshops of glass manufacturers and you will stop here to browse. Upon completion of the tour, you will proceed to your hotel No entrance fees are included.  

Please note: This tour will end at your Windstar hotel. 

price $179
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