STAR COLLECTOR: THE BALKANS & THE BLACK SEA

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Star Collector: The Balkans & the Black Sea

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Nessebar, Bulgaria

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4 HRS

Moderate
Nessebar, Ancient Nessebar & Wine Tasting
Join your guide to see some of ancient Nessebar’s finest sites that earned the town’s UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. View the exquisite examples of local medieval architecture, represented by The churches of Christ Pantocrator and St. John the Baptist. Pass by the tiny Blessed Savior and continue to the agora, where the ruins of the Old Metropolitan Church are proudly standing. You will discover the winding cobbled paths and have time to take a moment at the small square, surrounded by wooden houses, dating to the 19th century. Enter the New Metropolitan Church (also known as St. Stefan's Church) and enjoy the colors of its murals. You will leave Nessebar for a 17-mile drive to the Pomorie wine cellar. Being one of the oldest wineries in Bulgaria, it houses 100 oak casks where wines of local and international brands are maturing. After a short guided tour in the winery, leave the casks and join a wine-tasting session, supervised by the winery's experts. Taste two reds and two white wines in the open air restaurant, located on the very rim of the Black Sea. In the end, you will have an opportunity to purchase the wine of your choice if you so desire.

Please note:  This tour includes a considerable amount of walking on uneven and cobblestone lanes. There will be at least 60-90 steps to negotiate at the beginning of the tour.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.  These destinations are not wheelchair accessible.

price $79
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5.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

culture

dining

walking

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Nessebar, Celebrating with the Locals
Come along and take part in the celebrations of one of the most cherished Bulgarian holidays – the 24th of May, day of the Slavonic alphabet, created by the brothers Cyril and Methodius, celebrated by all people engaged in education – scholars, teachers, students. Following a 50-minute drive, you will arrive in Burgas, where preparations are already taking place. Visit the main church in town, bearing the name of the Sts. Cyril and Methodius. Then, follow your guide through the city center, where school children are lining up for the forthcoming procession. Pick your viewing spot and watch the colorful procession. Follow the crowds to the Maritime Park, where traditionally concerts and performances are held in the open-air theater. Walk down to the pier, a symbol of Burgas, and enjoy the wonderful views revealed. After all the excitement and hustle, sit back and relax in one of the best restaurants in town, enjoying a delicious lunch and lovely atmosphere.  

Please note: This tour involves considerable walking on flat paved terrain, with about 30 steps to negotiate throughout. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.


price $115
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5.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

wildlife

walking

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concierge
Nessebar, Concierge Collection: Via Pontica Birdwatching Tour
Depart Nessebar for a 30-mile drive to Burgas and the nearby Nature Conservation Center (Poda), where you will have the unique opportunity to get acquainted with some of the 290 bird species inhabiting the area. There is no other Bulgarian city, surrounded by three lakes of different salinity and the Black Sea, which together form a natural bird habitat all year round. Poda shelters the only mixed colony of the Spoonbill, Glossy Ibis, Black-crowned Night Heron, Grey Heron, Squacco Heron, Little Egret and Purple Heron along the Bulgarian Black Sea Coast. Being the westernmost coastal point of the Black Sea, the area is also part of the Via Pontica migratory route of the birds.  Your visit to the center will begin with an orientation talk about the conservation work of the center, its history and present day activities. Your hosts will introduce the bio-diversity of the local ecosystem and the most interesting and rare birds spotted in this territory. Next, have your cameras and binoculars ready and step outside on the terrace to view some of the 50 bird species that have chosen Poda as their nesting place. Continue with a guided walk along the shore to explore even more birdwatching opportunities.  Reboard your private vehicle, and continue to yet another birdwatching spot, where you may see even more species and enjoy a light picnic style lunch.

Please note: This tour involves walking on flat unpaved terrain, with some gravel and sand and about 20 steps to negotiate. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Birdwatching equipment is provided, but guests are encouraged to bring their own if available.


price $129
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4.5 HRS

Moderate
Nessebar, Taste of Bulgaria
Today’s tour offers you the opportunity to explore some of ancient Nessebar’s finest sites and glimpse into the traditions and customs of the Bulgarian people. Begin with a walk in Old Nessebar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, viewing the exquisite examples of local medieval architecture, represented by the churches of Christ Pantocrator and St. John the Baptist. Pass by the tiny Blessed Savior and continue to the agora, where the ruins of the Old Metropolitan Church are proudly standing. Enter St. Stefan’s Church with its colorful murals, covering an area of 7,535 square feet.  Board your coach and continue inland to reach a complex exhibiting the lifestyle and traditions of the Bulgarian family from the past century. You will see an old watermill whose wheel is still turning after more than a century of operation and a private chapel with beautiful wood carved iconostasis and colorful murals. You will have the opportunity to taste traditional Bulgarian specialties, and to observe a cooking demonstration of the famous Bulgarian banitsa – cheese and egg pastry pie. Round off your Bulgarian experience with a folklore performance by a local ensemble, introducing you to their rhythm, music, dance, traditional costumes, and haunting bagpipe sounds.      

Please note:  This tour includes a considerable amount of walking on uneven and cobblestone lanes. There will be at least 60-90 steps to negotiate at the beginning of the tour.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.
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2 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

unesco

walking

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Nessebar, Town Walk
Replete with narrow, cobblestone lanes, quaint houses, and churches of various styles and architecture, the entire Old Quarter of Nessebar has been declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your sightseeing walk will visit impressive churches, which are the heart of the unique atmosphere of the town.  Step inside the Church of St. Stefan, built at the end of the 10th century. Its exquisite colorful murals cover 7,535 square feet of the walls, and the amazing collection of iconostasis icons reveal its great artistic and archaeological value. Proceed on through the narrow streets of two-storied period houses, with stone-built ground floors and protruding wooden upper floors, small town squares, and quaint shops. See the 4th century Old Metropolitan Church, situated on the highest spot of the peninsula. Enjoy the profusion of sidewalk vendors offering up a wide array of art work and handicrafts.  Stroll down to the main gates of the old town, viewing along the way the churches of Blessed Savior, St. John the Baptist, and Christ Pantocrator. By the main gates the Archaeological Museum is situated, housing chronologically arranged halls displaying jewelry, coins, ceramic pottery, statues, plaques, and a magnificent collection of icons. On completion of your tour you can choose to follow your guide back to the quayside or remain in town. 

Please note:  This tour includes a considerable amount of walking on uneven and cobblestone lanes. There will be at least 60-90 steps to negotiate and none of the buildings are wheelchair accessible.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $49
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Odessa, Ukraine



3.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

walking

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Odessa: Catacombs 
Boarding your coach, you will embark on a scenic drive into Odessa's surrounding countryside, passing small villages, farms and gardens as you journey to the village of Nerubaiskoe. Originally established as a southern Cossack military settlement at the end of the 18th century, it is here where you will gain entrance to the impressive labyrinth of famed underground catacombs that stretch far beneath the local landscape. The catacombs were first made in order to provide the city of Odessa with limestone for its buildings. Odessa and its surrounding environs are considered to have the largest network of underground tunnels in the world. Escorted by your guide, you will take a fascinating walk into the catacombs and stop at the WWII command post that was used by the Soviet Army as part of the resistance effort. Before leaving Nerubaiskoe you will also visit the local museum which includes among its many artifacts, a recreation of the WWII resistance headquarters. Return to Odessa to continue your tour at Shevchenko Park. In the park you will walk along Alley of Glory to view the Unknown Sailor Memorial and the eternal flame to those who fell, defending Odessa - the hero-city during the World War II.

Please note: This tour is not advised for guests with limited mobility or people who suffer from claustrophobia. It is recommended that guests wear comfortable shoes and a light jacket as the temperature in the catacombs is considerably lower than the temperature outside.


price $79
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4.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

walking

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Odessa: Jewish Heritage
This fascinating tour is one of the best ways to become acquainted with Odessa's magnificent historical, architectural and cultural heritage. Starting off from the pier, it's a short drive to the Catherine's Square with a photo stop at the monument to Catherine the Great – the founder of Odessa. Walk to the lovely chestnut tree-lined Primorsky Boulevard, a much revered location for tourists and local Odessans alike. On this guided walking tour, you'll discover the boulevard's allure in its numerous inviting benches and magnificent, panoramic views of the harbor and sea, including the City Hall, the highly cherished monument to the Duc de Richelieu, the fabulous Odessa Opera House. One of the boulevard's most illustrious sights is the renowned Potemkin Steps, originally known as the Boulevard Steps. Built in 1837 and extending 465 feet, the steps are arguably the very best place to view the sparkling waters of the bay and the bustling port. Also seen is the Pushkin Monument which honors the once-exiled famous poet. Rejoining your coach, you'll travel to the Old Main Synagogue. This now active synagogue was revived following the end of the Soviet era. Next, you'll travel to Holocaust Monument for a photo stop. Proceed for a visit to the local Jewish restaurant for refreshments in traditional style. Your final stop before returning to the ship will be the unique Museum of History of Odessa Jews opened in 2002 as a private museum. The exhibition describes a 200-year period of the Jewish community in Odessa (from fragments of tombstones of pre-Odessa time till photos and publications of late 1990-early 2000). Then you will go back to port.

Please note:  This tour is wheelchair accessible.  Foreign currency is accepted, credit cards are not used.  Order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, and bring sunglasses, cap, umbrella, photo and video equipment. Wear modest clothing to enter the synagogue.


price $129
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4.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

wine

walking

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Odessa: Odessa Grand Mansions and Wine-tasting
Your guided walking tour will begin with a short transfer to Catherine's Square with a photo stop at the monument to Catherine the Great – the founder of Odessa. Continue your walk to the lovely chestnut tree-lined Primorsky Boulevard, a much revered location for tourists and local Odessans alike where you will embark on a guided walking tour. One of the Boulevard's most illustrious sights is the renowned Potemkin Steps, originally known as the Boulevard Steps. Built in 1837 and extending 465 feet, the steps are arguably the very best place to view the sparkling waters of the bay and the bustling port. Continue along Primorsky Boulevard and stroll by the 19th century estate of Mikhail Vorontsov before stopping at a small square between the bridge and Gogol Street. You will walk along the so-called Mother-in-Law Bridge via Shakh's Palace which embodies a Medieval fortress. Next, you will visit Scientists' House that was formerly owned by Count M. Tolstoy. This stunning, yet petite mansion, built for Tolstoy in 1832, includes a picture gallery designed by Felmer, one of the architects of the Odessa Opera House. You will visit Odessa Philharmonic, one of the most beautiful buildings in the city. It is considered an outstanding architectural masterpiece that creates the inimitable façade of the Southern Palmira. It is deservedly included to the Top-10 of the most interesting sights in the city. Enjoy the musical performance in the small hall of Odessa Philharmonic. Next, you will have wine tasting of Ukrainian wines in the Odessa famous restaurant Bernardazzi.

Please note:  This tour is not wheelchair accessible and requires walking and climbing steps so is not advised for guests with limited mobility.  Foreign currency is accepted, credit cards are not used.  Order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, and bring sunglasses, cap, umbrella, photo and video equipment.


price $159
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Sochi, Russia



4 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

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Sochi, Panorama & Olympic Park
Enjoy a guided drive around Sochi viewing the Russian Orthodox Church of Michael Archangel, Art Square, and the Winter Theatre before traveling to the renowned Matsesta Spa, one of Sochi's oldest and most popular sulfur-springs spas that’s housed in a palatial building. The word Matsesta literally means "fire water" and was named so by the ancient Adygs. The waters here are said to contain over 27 minerals, including sulfur, iodine, and bromine, and are considered to be therapeutic for the treatment of several medical conditions.  Drive to a local restaurant for refreshments. Then take the astounding journey along the highway—part of the Olympic legacy—that crosses the breathtaking canyons and gorges to the Olympic mountain venues. Upon arrival, hop on an Olympic Park golf-car and ride to see the Olympic venues, including the Fisht Stadium, the Bolshoy Ice Dome, the Iceberg Skating Palace, the Shayba Arena, the Adler Arena Trade and Exhibition Center, the Ice Cube Curling Center, the Main Media Center, and the first circuit hosting the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Russia.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring your sunglasses, umbrella, and photo or video camera. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $99
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5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

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Sochi, Panorama, Stalin’s Dacha, Olympic Park
Enjoy a guided drive around Sochi viewing the Russian Orthodox Church of Michael Archangel, Art Square, and the Winter Theatre before traveling to the renowned Matsesta Spa, one of Sochi's oldest and most popular sulfur-springs spas that’s housed in a palatial building. The waters here are said to contain over 27 minerals, including sulfur, iodine, and bromine, and are considered to be therapeutic for the treatment of several medical conditions. Take a short scenic drive around Sochi up into the lush green hills that overlook the city’s pebble-strewn beaches. Here, nestled amongst towering California pine trees, you’ll find the imposing 2-story villa that was once Joseph Stalin's secret dacha. The subdued grey-green color of its imposing façade was intentional, serving to camouflage it from prying eyes, unfriendly visitors, or possible artillery attacks from the sea. Built in 1937, this stately residence with its shaded verandahs is now open to the public and serves as a remarkable and historic hotel for well-connected visitors to Sochi. The villa remains nearly as it was in Stalin's time, with most of its original fixtures still in place. There’s even a life-sized wax image of Stalin, seated at his desk, before a silver inkpot that was presented to him by Mao Zedong. You will appreciate the magnificent views from the roof of the Radisson Blue hotel during refreshment. Hop on an Olympic Park golf-car and ride to see the Olympic venues, including the Fisht Stadium, the Bolshoy Ice Dome, the Iceberg Skating Palace, the Shayba Arena, the Adler Arena Trade and Exhibition Center, the Ice Cube Curling Center, the Main Media Center, and the first circuit hosting the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Russia.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring your sunglasses, umbrella, and photo or video camera. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $129
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8 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

dining

essentials
Sochi: Krasnaya Polyana
The world-famous Krasnaya Polyana settlement lies only 30 miles (50 km) away from the seashore of the warm Black Sea, up in the Caucasus Mountains, in the valley of the beautiful Mzymta River, and on the way to this fantastic place.  You will enjoy the drive along the mesmerizing highway crossing mind-blowing canyons and gorges. You will pass through the city along a scenic highway and make the first stop in the gorge of Ah-Tsu, where the warm air of the coast and fresh mountain air form a healing cocktail. Next, the bus will continue to Rosa Khutor - the heart of the resort of Krasnaya Polyana. There you will transfer to a cable car and, accompanied by a guide, you will rise to a height of  7,612 feet (2320 meters) above sea level. From the panoramic platform at the top, a breathtaking view of the Caucasus Mountains and Olympic infrastructure can be seen. After the descent from the top you will be treated to a delicious lunch in a restaurant. At the end of lunch, you will visit the ethnographic park My Russia. On the territory of 3.3 hectares, 11 thematic pavilions are located, demonstrating the architecture of the Russian regions: the Caucasus, Suzdal, Central Russia, Moscow, Krasnodar Region, St. Petersburg, Russian North, Kazan, the Urals, Siberia and Buryatia. “Russia is in miniature,” our guests affectionately say. Here, at the fair, you can buy unique traditional utensils, haberdashery, souvenirs, art products, jewelry and much more.

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring your sunscreen. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $199
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8 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

dining

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Sochi: Russian Tea Houses, Stalin’s Dacha & Olympic Park
On this tour you will learn about the history of creating, building and developing Sochi as a large balneal resort. Take a 60-minute drive to the Uch-Dere Tea Plantations where you will hear a short talk by the local agronomist about tea growing in Russia.  You will participate in a tea tasting ceremony at the Russian Tea Houses and enjoy a folk show.  You will have a 45-minute drive to the historic city center of Sochi and see the Winter Theatre, the Sea Port, Primorsky Boulevard, and the health resorts resembling magnificent palaces. Next stop will be Joseph Stalin's Dacha, then it’s a 45-minute drive along the picturesque coastal highway to Sochi to discover the Sochi Olympic Park where you will have lunch at a local restaurant. Then board golf-cars for a ride around Olympic Park. You will see the Olympic venues (the Fisht Stadium, the Bolshoy Ice Dome, the Iceberg Skating Palace, the Shayba Arena, the Adler Arena Trade and Exhibition Center, the Ice Cube Curling Center, the Main Media Center) and the first circuit hosting the Formula 1 Grand Prix in Russia. You can take memorable pictures by the Olympic Cauldron on the Medals Plaza Square, the Wall of Champions, the Olympic Rings, and in front of the Olympic venues. You are bound to get unforgettable memories and beautiful photos!

Please note:  Wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring your sunglasses, umbrella, and photo or video camera. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $239
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5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

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Sochi: Stalin’s Dacha & Russian Tea Houses
Among towering California pine trees, you will find the imposing 2-story villa that was once Joseph Stalin's secret dacha. The subdued grey-green color of its imposing facade was intentional, serving to camouflage it from prying eyes, unfriendly visitors or possible artillery attacks from the sea. Built in 1937, this stately residence with its shaded verandahs is now open to the public and serves as a remarkable and historic hotel for well-connected visitors to Sochi. The villa remains nearly as it was in Stalin's time, with most of its original fixtures still in place. There is even a life-sized wax image of Stalin to be found here, seated at his table before a silver inkpot that was presented to him by Mao Zedong.
Leaving the dacha you'll next travel to the Russian Tea Houses in Uch-Dere Village. One of Sochi's renowned tea plantations is your destination today and upon arrival, an agronomist will give a highly informative talk about the history of Russian tea growing. Time will be allotted to capture some memorable photos from this picturesque location before proceeding to the tea chalet for a treat of some delicious Russian tea. As you relax and enjoy your tea and homemade sweets, a troupe will entertain you with a lively folkloric performance. Then you drive back to the seaport.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring your sunglasses, umbrella, and photo or video camera. Order of sites visited may vary.


price $129
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Istanbul, Turkey



4.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

walking

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Istanbul, Bazaars of Istanbul
This is a great opportunity to visit the most famous and unique bazaars of Istanbul. After a short panoramic drive to the old city, your first visit will be the Spice Bazaar, also known as the Egyptian Bazaar. Built in 1663, the Spice Market is still the 2nd-largest covered bazaar in Turkey and it is still the best place to buy Turkish delight, dried fruit, exotic herbs and all the spices of the East including cardamom, turmeric, saffron, rose water and much more. Then, you will continue to the famous Grand Bazaar, where you will explore some of its 64 streets. The Grand Bazaar is the largest and oldest covered bazaar in Turkey, with more than 4,000 shops. A variety of Turkish handicrafts, oriental carpets, rare jewels and inexpensive souvenirs are all sold in its small shops. You may also enjoy a demonstration on the art of carpet weaving. At the conclusion of your tour, you will return to the ship..

Please note: All tours in the Old Town require considerable walking, as it is closed to traffic. Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $39
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4.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

walking

sightseeing

boating

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Istanbul, Bosphorus Cruise & Grand Bazaar
This relaxing tour features a motor yacht cruise along the Bosphorus, during which you can discover the history of this fascinating city.  Take a short scenic drive to embark on your private motor yacht to sail on the famous Bosphorus waterway, from where there are excellent views of the Asiatic and European shores. Magnificent 19th century palaces are dotted along both banks and, as you cruise along, enjoy views of the Dolmabahce Palace, Beylerbeyi Palace, and the few remaining towers of the Anadolu Hisar. Passing beneath the great Bosphorus Bridge, you will be rewarded with the sight of curving domes and rising minarets, wrapped in a hazy veil. Istanbul has one of the loveliest skylines in the world and is without doubt a city built to be appreciated from the water. A refreshment of coffee, tea or a local soft drink will be served during your cruise. Then, you will continue to the famous Grand Bazaar, where you will explore some of its 64 streets, with more than 4,000 shops. A variety of Turkish handicrafts, oriental carpets, rare jewels and inexpensive souvenirs are all sold in its small shops. You may also enjoy a demonstration on the art of carpet weaving. At the conclusion of your tour, you will return to the ship.

Please note: All tours in the Old Town require considerable walking, as it is closed to traffic. Wear comfortable walking shoes. this tour is not suitable for guests using a wheelchair.


price $79
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5 HRS

Moderate

walking

sightseeing

unesco

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Istanbul, Byzantine Treasures of Istanbul
A scenic drive will take you across the Galata Bridge into the heart of Istanbul, where the historic area of Istanbul was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986. Visit the Byzantine Hippodrome, which was one of the largest chariot race grounds of the Byzantine Empire. You will see Egyptian Obelisk, Serpentine Column, and Constantine Column which are remaining from the original Hippodrome. Next, you will visit one of the greatest buildings in the world: St Sophia, the Church of the Divine Wisdom. It was built during the reign of Emperor Justinian (AD 537) and remained the greatest church in Christendom until the conquest of Constantinople in 1453. The great dome, the semi-domes, the north and south tympana and the vaults of the narthex, aisles and gallery were all covered with gold mosaics, many of which are still intact today.  You will visit the Underground Cistern. This amazing underground cavern measures roughly 210 feet wide and 420 feet long, with a capacity of 80,000 cubic meters of water. The 336 beautiful columns that support the cistern were salvaged from pagan temples destroyed during the Roman Empire’s conversion to Christianity. Then, you will continue to the famous Grand Bazaar, where you will explore some of its 64 streets and more than 4,000 shops. A variety of Turkish handicrafts, oriental carpets, rare jewels and inexpensive souvenirs are all sold in its small shops. You may also enjoy a demonstration on the art of carpet weaving.

Please note:  All tours in the Old Town require considerable walking, as it is closed to traffic. The covered section of the Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays; shopping will take place in stores just outside the Grand Bazaar. Professional photography and flash are not allowed.


price $79
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8 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

walking

sightseeing

dining

unesco

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Istanbul, Highlights of Istanbul
A scenic drive will take you across the Galata Bridge into the heart of Istanbul, where the historic area of Istanbul was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986. Visit the Byzantine Hippodrome, once the heart of Constantinople's political and sporting life. Monuments on the site include the Snake Column from Delphi and an Egyptian obelisk taken from the Temple of Karnak at Luxor.  Next, visit Blue Mosque, also known as The Sultan Ahmed Mosque, a true study in color. It displays a multitude of domes and over 20,000 shimmering blue Iznik tiles in more than 50 different tulip designs, and 216 stained glass windows, on the interior. After a short walk, you’ll enter the awe-inspiring Topkapi Palace Museum, a huge walled complex that hugs the Bosphorus and is displaying an extraordinary collection of art, artifacts, and jewels, including the famed Topkapi Diamond. The windows promise breathtaking views of the Bosphorus, the Golden Horn and the Sea of Marmara. A delightful lunch, featuring Turkish specialities and beverages, will be served in a local restaurant. You will taste delicious Turkish cuisine cooked in Ottoman and Turkish styles. Arrive at Hagia Sophia, also known as St. Sophia, the Church of Holy Wisdom with its rich mosaics and marble pillars and coverings. You will continue to the famous Grand Bazaar, where you will explore some of its 64 streets. A variety of Turkish handicrafts, oriental carpets, rare jewels and inexpensive souvenirs are all sold in its small shops. You may also enjoy a demonstration on the art of carpet weaving.

Please note: Modest attire is required; when visiting the Blue Mosque, knees, shoulders and midriffs must be covered and women must cover their head with a scarf, which will be provided at the Mosque. Shoes must be removed to enter mosque(s). Shoe bags will be provided for mosque visits. Blue Mosque is undergoing a major restoration inside and areas may not be open to visit. Lines to enter may also be long. There is ongoing restoration of the Topkapi Palace, which may result in some exhibits being closed. Professional photography and flash are not allowed. All tours in the Old Town require considerable walking, as it is closed to traffic.  


price $169
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8.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

dining

walking

sightseeing

unesco
Istanbul, Istanbul Deluxe Part I
A scenic drive will take you across the Galata Bridge into the heart of Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire. The historic area of Istanbul was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986.  You’ll see the Byzantine Hippodrome, once the heart of Constantinople's political and sporting life, and monuments on the site include the Snake Column from Delphi and an Egyptian obelisk taken from the Temple of Karnak at Luxor. From there it is a short walk to the Blue Mosque. This incredible monument was completed in 1616 and is a triumph of harmony, proportion and elegance. Nearby is the Topkapi Palace, the official residence of the Ottoman Sultans. The palace consists of courts, pavilions, mosques, fountains.  Lunch will be served at Four Seasons Hotel at Sultanahmet. You will eat traditional Turkish cuisine in a lovely atmosphere.  After lunch, you will visit the famous St. Sophia Museum, built during Emperor Justinian’s reign in AD 537. St Sophia’s dome was then the largest in the world and it remained the greatest church in Christendom for centuries. Next, visit the magnificent Underground Cistern, built during the reign of Justinian. This 6th century subterranean water reservoir feature a ceiling supported by 336 Corinthian columns and is known as the Underground Palace. Last, you will visit the world famous Grand Bazaar. You may also enjoy a demonstration on the art of carpet weaving. At the conclusion of your tour, you will return to the ship.

Please note: This excursion can be taken as a standalone tour but for the best experience should be combined with Istanbul Deluxe Part II—an unforgettable combination and by far the best way to fully experience this marvelous city. Modest attire is required; when visiting the Blue Mosque, knees, shoulders and midriffs must be covered and women must cover their head with a scarf, which will be provided at the Mosque. Shoes must be removed to enter mosque(s). Shoe bags will be provided for mosque visits. Blue Mosque is undergoing a major restoration inside and areas may not be open to visit. Lines to enter may also be long. There is ongoing restoration of the Topkapi Palace, which may result in some exhibits being closed. Professional photography and flashes are not allowed. Expect dense traffic conditions in Istanbul. All tours in the Old Town require considerable walking, as it is closed to traffic. Wear comfortable walking shoes.


price $179
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5.5 HRS

Moderate

sightseeing

culture

walking

unesco

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Istanbul, Ottoman Wonders
A scenic drive will take you across the Galata Bridge into the heart of Istanbul, the largest city in Turkey and the capital of the Ottoman Empire. The historic area of Istanbul was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1986. Your first stop on this fascinating tour will be at the Blue Mosque, named for its richly adorned interior of magnificent Iznik tiles. Next, you will visit the magnificent Topkapi Palace - residence of the sultans for almost three centuries. It is located on the promontory between the Bosphorus and the Golden Horn. This setting provides a magnificent view. As the imperial residence of the Sultan and his court, the palace was also the seat of government for the Ottoman Empire. Then, you will continue to the famous Grand Bazaar, where you will explore some of its 64 streets. The Grand Bazaar is the largest and oldest covered bazaar in Turkey, with more than 4,000 shops. A variety of Turkish handicrafts, oriental carpets, rare jewels and inexpensive souvenirs are all sold in its small shops. You may also enjoy a demonstration on the art of carpet weaving. At the conclusion of your tour, you will return to the ship.

Please note: Expect dense traffic conditions in Istanbul. Modest attire is required; when visiting the Blue Mosque, knees, shoulders and midriffs must be covered and women must cover their head with a scarf, which will be provided at the Mosque. Shoes must be removed to enter mosque(s). Shoe bags will be provided. Blue Mosque is undergoing a major restoration inside and areas may not be open to visit. Lines to enter may also be long. There is ongoing restoration of the Topkapi Palace, which may result in some exhibits being closed. Professional photography and flash are not allowed. All tours in the Old Town require considerable walking, as it is closed to traffic. The covered section of the Grand Bazaar is closed on Sundays; shopping will take place in stores just outside the Grand Bazaar.


price $79
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3.5 HRS

Moderate

culture

sightseeing

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Istanbul, Palaces of Istanbul
After boarding your motorcoach at the pier, make the short journey to the beautiful Dolmabahce Palace. Stretching over 1,960 feet on the shore of the Bosphorus Straight, the palace stands as a symbol of glamour and decadence of the Ottoman Empire of the 19th century. Your knowledgeable guide will lead you through the Palace, explaining the many sumptuous and magnificent details. Built for the Sultan Adbulmecit and his family, the Palace is considered the grandest of all the Ottomon imperial palaces and boasts 43 large salons, a 4.5 ton Bohemian crystal chandelier and a glass façade that measures over 3,000 feet long.  Your next destination will be the stunning Beylerbeyi Palace. Built between 1861 and 1865, Beylerbeyi was used by Sultan Abdul Aziz as a summer residence and a place to entertain visiting heads of state. Designed in an ornate Baroque style the palace features 26 rooms, 6 sitting rooms, a valide sultan room (used for the mother of the sultan) and 2 bathing pavilions - one for the men and the other for the sultan's harem. On your tour you'll marvel at the extravagant pool and fountain that resides inside the reception hall, the large Bohemian crystal chandeliers and the intricately woven Turkish carpets.  At the conclusion of your tour, you will return to the ship.

Please note: Not suitable for guests using a wheelchair. Flash photography is not allowed in the Palaces; a fee applies to all video and still cameras. There are approximately 52 steps inside the Beylerbeyi Palace. Protective over-shoes will be provided at Beylerbeyi Palace entrance for use inside.  


price $69
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Istanbul, Private Half Day 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: 1-10 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 $699
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2.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

culture

sightseeing

essentials
Istanbul, Turkish Bath Experience
Your scenic drive will take you through the old town to reach your destination of relaxation, Ayasofya Hurrem Sultan Turkish bath. It was built by Mimar Sinan by order of Hurrem Sultan, wife of Suleyman the Magnificent, near Hagia Sophia in the 16th century (1556 – 1557). The building is in the shape of a classical period Ottoman bath and is a type of double bath. Women and men sections were built on the same axis in this bath for the first time, which was a new idea in Turkish bath architecture. You’ll be welcomed in the Hammam Square and directed to the changing room and provided with takunya (wooden sabots) and pestemal (loincloth). Relax on the marble ‘kurna,’ a marble platform, to help you unwind, before being taken to the heated ‘gobektasi’ for a rub down massage and bubble bath. The steamy atmosphere and relaxing rub down will help your mind and body drift away in the fantastic surroundings of authentic Turkish interiors.

Please note: Minimum age is 6 years. Male and females bathe in separate areas. Towels will be provided and a thin bath towel will be available to wear in the bath over swimwear if you choose. Guests must be physically fit for this tour with no breathing or cardio problems. A Turkish bath is a hot and steamy environment.  


price $229
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Athens, Greece



5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

culture

unesco

sightseeing

essentials
Athens, Acropolis & New Museum Tour & Transfer to Airport
The ancient remains of Athens constitute one of the brightest jewels of the Mediterranean. The Ancient City and the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, have been kept fairly intact. You will see perhaps the most famous temple of the Ancient City, the Parthenon. Walking up a winding path towards the Acropolis, you will pass through the Propylaea, which is the entrance to the Acropolis and see the Erechtheum Temple, built between 421-405 B.C. and famous for its exquisite attention to detail. You will also see the Porch of the Caryatids, (or Porch of the Maidens), in the distance. Reinforced by man, the natural fortress of the Acropolis stands 230 feet above the city. You cannot help but be impressed by the wide-sweeping view below. The intent of the new Acropolis Museum is to house every artifact found on the archaeological site.  You will see the unsurpassed quality of the masterpieces of ancient Athens, including the entire sculpted decoration of the Parthenon as it was on the building. You will see many architectural phases and thousands of finds that provide valuable insight into the everyday activities of ancient Greece.

Please note:  There is no shopping stop organized but guests can explore the shops at the Acropolis. The path up to the Acropolis is winding and may be challenging for those with mobility issues.



price $119
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4 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

sightseeing

unesco

essentials
Athens, Acropolis & New Museum Tour & Transfer to Windstar Hotel
The ancient remains of Athens constitute one of the brightest jewels of the Mediterranean. The Ancient City and the Acropolis have been kept fairly intact. You will see perhaps the most famous temple of the Ancient City, the Parthenon. Walking up a winding path towards the Acropolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, you will pass through the Propylaea, which is the entrance to the Acropolis and see the Erechtheum Temple, built between 421-405 B.C. and famous for its exquisite attention to detail. You will also see the Porch of the Caryatids, (or Porch of the Maidens), in the distance. Reinforced by man, the natural fortress of the Acropolis stands 230 feet above the city. You cannot help but be impressed by the wide-sweeping view below. The intent of the new Acropolis Museum is to house every artifact found on the archaeological site.  You will see the unsurpassed quality of the masterpieces of ancient Athens, including the entire sculpted decoration of the Parthenon as it was on the building. You will see many architectural phases and thousands of finds that provide valuable insight into the everyday activities of ancient Greece.

Please note:  There is no shopping stop organized but guests can explore the shops at the Acropolis. The path up to the Acropolis is winding and may be challenging for those with mobility issues.


price $119
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Athens, Full Day Private VAN
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 $999
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Athens, Half Day Private CAR
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 $549
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Athens, Half Day Private VAN
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 $649
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Delphi, Itea, Greece



4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Itea, 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

essentials
Itea, 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 $1199
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4 HRS

Moderate

culture

walking

sightseeing

essentials
Itea, Monastery of Ossios Loukas
Departing from the quayside, your motor coach will proceed along a picturesque and twisting road on a 45-minute drive where you can enjoy the relaxing views of the typical Greek countryside.  Standing impressively on the brow of a peaked hill facing south, the majestic Monastery of Ossios Loukas commands a spectacular view of the adjacent valley. In some ways surpassing the famous Byzantine Church at Daphne, the monastery forms one of the most impressive memorials to the artistic vitality of the empire, during the revival of prosperity under the Macedonian Dynasty (865 – 1059). The monastery bears the name of a local hermit, the Blessed Loukas (Ossios Loukas) of Stiri, who was famed for his austerity, the dignity of his life, his prophecies and the miraculous cures he performed. Departing the monastery your tour will return to the port via the town of Arachova, famous for its handmade woolen carpets. Here you will have some free time to browse the picturesque streets and shops.   

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes.  The monastery is not wheelchair accessible. 


price $99
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4 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

culture

unesco

walking

essentials
Itea, Mythology of Delphi
In antiquity Delphi was one of the world's most important religious centers. The Sanctuary of Apollo attracted a host of pilgrims who came to consult the oracle. Even now an aura of mystery surrounds the ruins of Delphi,a UNESCO World Heritage Site, exposed on a rocky slope. For sheer grandeur of natural beauty combined with ancient ruins, there is probably no other spot on earth that rivals Delphi. Visit the ancient Sanctuary of Apollo, where the celebrated oracle Pythia dwelt. Her ambiguous prophecies were known and respected all over the ancient world. Visit the Temple of Apollo, the Sacred Way, the amphitheater, the best preserved stadium of Greece, and the Castalian spring, where in ancient days the pilgrims had to wash before they were allowed to consult the oracle. In the Delphi museum, see such treasures as the Omphalos, which marked the center of the world, and the magnificent bronze Charioteer, one of the finest pieces surviving from the 5th century BC. 

Please note: As this tour involves walking around the Archaeological Site and in Delphi, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. 

price $119
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Dubrovnik, Croatia



4.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

outdoors

snorkeling

dining

sightseeing

beach
Dubrovnik, Adriatic Sea Adventure
Get ready for an adventure at sea.  You will board a luxurious inflatable zodiac boat in the Old Town Port and cruise along Lokrum Island and the old city walls which look very impressive from the sea side.  You will have the opportunity to admire the old city of Dubrovnik and take pictures. Continue with a cruise along the Lapad Peninsula and pass close by the charming Grebeni Lighthouse as you head toward Kolocep Island.  You will continue to the outer side of Kolocep island for an hour of snorkeling or swimming at the Modra Spilja Cave.  Proceed to the other side of the island of Kolocep, to the settlement  of Donje Celo which has a beautiful and very popular sandy beach. Here you will have free time to relax in the sun and swim or to ride on a tube through the beautiful bay of Donje Celo. Depart from there to beautiful and picturesque Zaton Bay where a light lunch and drinks will be served at Restaurant Orsan before you  return to Dubrovnik.

Please note:  Wear your swim suit under your cover-up and bring a towel from the yacht. 

price $199
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4.5 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

culture

walking

unesco

essentials
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

essentials
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 $129
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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

essentials
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

essentials
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

essentials
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 $115
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
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

essentials
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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Kotor, Montenegro



4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

essentials
Kotor, Half Day Private CAR
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

essentials
Kotor, Half Day Private VAN
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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4.25 HRS

Moderate

refreshments

culture

unesco

walking

essentials
Kotor, Highlights of Kotor Bay & Baroque Village of Perast
Your excursion begins with a 30-minute drive to the small Baroque village of Perast for a walking tour in this pedestrian only village. See the Cathedral of St. Nicholas and other monuments including the Parish Church, the 12th century Sveti Djordje Church, and the Sveti Nikola Church, built between the 15th and 17th centuries . In a local restaurant, you’ll taste some typical sweets, made from an original recipe used during the Baroque period. You will have some free time before boarding a private motor boat to Gospa od Skrpjela, a Baroque-style church situated on one of two islets in the bay of Kotor, across from Perast.  The islet is man made, and its original church was built in 1452.  You'll view the stunning present church,Our Lady of the Rocks, built in 1632, and enlarged in 1722.  You'll see 68 magnificent paintings by Tripo Kokolja, a famous 17th century Baroque artist from Perast whose most important painting, The Death of the Virgin, is nearly 33 feet long.  Rejoin your bus for the return drive back to Kotor for a city walking tour through UNESCO protected Old Kotor.  At the end of guided portion, you will have free time for shopping and the opportunity to explore the town of Kotor on your own before returning independently to the ship.

Please note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.7 mile over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, minor inclines and some steps. Comfortable, non-slip walking shoes, hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen are recommended. Interior visits are made at the Our Lady of the Rocks Church at the Our Lady of the Rocks Islet. Headsets are included for this tour. 


price $99
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5.15 HRS

Moderately
easy

refreshments

culture

unesco

sightseeing

essentials
Kotor, Highlights of Montenegro
From the port of Kotor, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, a motor coach will take you on a panoramic tour. You will ascend steep slopes up the serpentine road with 25 curves to Lovcen Mountain, through an area of beautiful contrasts. The soaring Montenegrin mountains tower on one side, while opposite them is the sublime beauty of one of the world’s most attractive bays. The road will take you to the picturesque village of Njegusi where you will enjoy local snacks that consist of  smoked ham, cheese, homemade bread, and wine.Rejoin the coach and proceed to the town of Cetinje, to visit the Museum of King Nikola. Then follow the scenic route through the popular summer resort of the Budva Riviera, as you head back to Kotor.  Kotor’s Old Quarter was developed within a small triangular area enclosed by town walls. Your experienced guide will direct your attention to the structures that were built by the Venetians from the 15th to mid-18th centuries. They completely enclose the Old Town and form a unique fortification capable of resisting lengthy attacks and sieges. You will then continue to see the exterior of the 12th century Cathedral of St. Triphon, which features a Romanesque basilica whose nave is separated from the aisles by alternating square pillars and antique columns. 

Please note:  There are 40 steps to enter the Museum of King Nikola. Wear comfortable walking shoes as there will be some walking on cobblestones. The drive from Kotor to Njegusi Village includes driving over a narrow mountain road with 24 switchbacks. Guests easily affected by motion sickness will need to take this into consideration.
 

price $115
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1.5 HRS

Moderate

culture

walking

unesco

sightseeing

essentials
Kotor, Historic Kotor on Foot
Old Kotor was developed within a small triangular area enclosed by town walls extending to the Fort of St. John. Your experienced guide will direct your attention to structures that were built by the Venetians from the 15th to the mid-18th centuries. They completely enclose the Old Town and form a unique fortification capable of resisting lengthy attacks and sieges. You then continue to the 12th century Cathedral of St. Triphon, which features a Romanesque basilica whose nave is separated from the aisles by alternating square pillars and antique columns. Next, you’ll visit the Maritime Museum, showcasing the rich maritime heritage of this area. At the conclusion of the guided tour, you will have free time to explore Kotor independently, before returning to the yacht.

Please note:  This tour on foot includes the use of headsets.  Please wear comfortable walking shoes. There are 20 steps to enter the Museum and 20 steps to enter the Cathedral and some walking on cobblestones.


price $49
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3.5 HRS

Moderate

dining

culture

unesco

walking

essentials
Kotor, Taste of Montenegro
A scenic drive will take you into the countryside to the charming village of Tici, and the home of the Moric family. Upon arrival at the Moric Family home, which has been in the family for more than 200 years, you’ll be greeted with a warm welcome by Ilija Moric,University Professor & President of Montenegro Olive Oil Producers Association. You will get a unique opportunity to  discover the secrets behind producing organic olive oil as the Moric family are the only business in the area currently producing organic olive oil. Take a short walk through the olive grove, before visiting their new, modern olive press.  Afterwards, when you see the old olive press, you’ll understand how the new system has made life a lot easier! At the old mill you’ll have the opportunity to sample the olive oil, with Ilija Moric on hand to answer any questions you may have. This is followed by a buffet consisting of a delicious variety of homemade food and drinks such as smoked ham, bacon, sausages, homemade cheese, salad and apple pie.. Upon arrival in Kotor you will have the opportunity to explore charming streets and historical monuments of this Mediterranean jewel with your tour guide.

Please note: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over uneven and cobblestone surfaces, inclines and numerous steps. Participants will need to maneuver over approximately 500 yards of uneven terrain while in the olive grove.  Comfortable walking shoes, hat, sunglasses and plenty of sunscreen are recommended. No shopping stops are made during the tour but guests will have ample time once the tour has concluded. The drive to/from the Kotor is approximately 1 hour each way, dependent upon traffic conditions. 

price $119
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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.



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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 $139
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4.5 HRS

Moderate

walking

essentials
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 $69
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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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4.5 HRS

Moderate

walking

essentials
Zadar, Wine and Salt Stories
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 $119
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Piran, Slovenia



7.5 HRS

Moderately
easy

dining

sightseeing

boating
Piran, Lake Bled with Island
Lake Bled has attracted numerous visitors for centuries, with its immense natural beauty, hot springs and serene climate. Beautiful hotels, walking paths, tennis and golf courses, a casino, rowing regattas and nearby natural and cultural sites are only a few of the reasons that this has become a popular place for both tourists and locals. You will depart the pier for a scenic 2-hour drive towards Bled, where upon arrival you will board a boat for a cruise of the Lake and a visit to its famous island which is situated in the middle. Landing at the island, one of the sites you will visit is the "Wish Bell," certainly the most significant point of interest for visitors since the Middle Ages. The Bell hangs from the tower on top of the chapel roof. According to popular legend, a young widow who lived at Bled Castle mourned her husband who had been killed by brigands and gathered all her gold and silver and had a bell cast for the chapel on Bled Island. When the bell was being transported to the island, a terrible storm caused the boat to overturn, drowning the sailors and sinking the bell to the bottom of the lake. The young widow, now even more devastated, entered a convent. After her death, the Pope donated another bell for the Bled Church. Legend has it that those who ring the bell to honor her and make a wish will see their wish come true. From here you will continue to the lunch venue, where you will enjoy your meal with a nice view over the lake before having some free time to explore Lake Bled on your own. 

Please note: This tour is not wheelchair accessible.  Wear comfortable walking shoes and bring a jacket.


price $169
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4.5 HRS

Easy

culture

unesco
Piran, Salt Spa
It will be a short drive to the Secovlje Salina Nature Park, one of Slovenia’s natural treasures. Salt has been produced in the area for hundreds of years, creating a unique saline landscape. The Lepa Vida Thalasso, set in the middle of the salt fields, extends over 43,000 square feet and has been built to the highest ecological standards using only natural materials. The pool is free of all chemicals, there is sea water in the showers, and all the treatments offered use natural local sea products. Relax and enjoy your traditional thalasso therapy session in an exceptional natural environment; indulge yourself with a salt pan mud wrap and a massage. The swimming and therapy pools are filled with highly concentrated salt water which improves blood circulation and stimulates the body’s natural defenses. The tour will include transportation by boat or minibus, depending on weather conditions, a salt-pan mud wrap followed by a 20-minute massage and a fruit smoothie. Only the three small pools for foot massage can be used without a medical check up. There is open access to the big pool. Your program and arrangements for the massage and wrap will be set up.

Please note: Bring your swim suit and a towel. Tour can be wheelchair accessible if arrangements are made in advance.


price $259
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4.5 HRS

Moderate to
strenuous

refreshments

unesco

walking
Piran, Skocjan Cave - UNESCO
Enjoy your day exploring the UNESCO site of Skocjan Caves, rich in importance for the region and powerful in their beauty. You will take a 45-minute drive  to the caves where there will be time to  use the restroom before entering the caves. The walk in the caves will take 2 hours, during which you will admire the beautiful Reka River and limestone formations. The Skocjan Caves are a unique natural phenomenon, the creation of the Reka River. The Reka River springs from below the Snežnik plateau and flows some 34 miles on the surface. After reaching the Karst, the limestone surface, the river not only deepens its riverbed through erosion, but also by means of corrosion – it dissolves the limestone. After the visit you will be take a short drive to an organic tourist farm and be  treated to traditional homemade local and seasonal produce, dry cuts, organic juice and dessert..  You will then have a 45-minute drive back to the pier.

Please note:  The visit of the cave involves 2 hours of walking over uneven surface, with spots of high altitude. Wear comfortable walking shoes and a jacket due to the temperature in the cave.


price $159
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4 HRS

Easy

refreshments

walking

sightseeing
Piran, Slovenian Coast & Farmers Market
This tour is all about traditional ways of life, and giving something back to the community.  Not only will you be mixing with the locals but you’ll be helping them maintain their way of life.  You will board your motor coach for the  15-minute drive to the lovely seafront town of  Izola – an old fishing town on the Adriatic Coast. Your guide will take you on a 60-minute tour of the town before continuing on to head inland  on a panoramic 30-minute drive to a small Istrian village. Your guide will take you on a walking tour and at the weekly market the farmers will be on hand to show you their traditional recipes and home-made products.  At the market, you’ll be given a booklet with 5 vouchers and you will have 45 minutes to exchange these vouchers with the vendors to taste their goods.  Everything from fruit juice to wine, cakes to cookies are there for you to try.  There’s even some locally made ceramics, perfect to buy as a souvenir.  The vouchers you use in exchange for tastings are like a payment and go towards maintaining the village life.

Please note: Wear comfortable walking shoes. Wheelchairs can only be accommodated if arrangements are made in advance. There are 20 steps at the Farmer's Market.


price $119
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Venice, Italy



5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

essentials
Venice Orientation Lagoon Tour with Transfer to Airport
Disembark, meet your tour guide and drop off your luggage at their storage facility to start the tour. Venice is composed of more than 100 tiny islets, packed closely together around canals. Venice city is in a lagoon, protected from the sea by a long strip of land called the Lido. You will visit two islands—Murano and  Burano. Nearly half of the lagoon’s islands are deserted but the main islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello are well worth a visit. In 1291, when furnaces were banned from Venice as a fire precaution, the manufacturers of fine glassware were transferred to Murano. Glassware was one of the few Venetian exports and as such, the secrets of this skillful craft were tightly guarded. Glassmaking was considered a privileged occupation, and glass artisans were allowed to marry into the nobility. Today, the Murano products of blown-glass mirrors, chandeliers, goblets, and intricate works of art are renowned worldwide. There will be time for a visit to one of the many workshops and for shopping. The island of Burano will be next. Brightly painted houses decorate this small and cheerful fishing village. Burano is well known for its lace-making. In the 16th century, the lace industry was at its peak, and Burano was cited throughout Europe for producing the finest lace. You will have the chance to admire these beautiful works that require hours of labor, and maybe even purchase some, if you like. At the end, motor launch will transfer you back to the port where your luggage will be ready to be re-collected, you will then board your private vehicle to the airport.

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


price $149
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5 HRS

Moderately
easy

sightseeing

essentials
Venice Orientation Lagoon Tour with Transfer to Windstar Hotel
Disembark, meet your tour guide and drop off your luggage at their storage facility to start the tour. Your luggage will be transported to your Windstar Hotel. Venice is composed of more than 100 tiny islets, packed closely together around canals. Venice city is in a lagoon, protected from the sea by a long strip of land called the Lido. You will visit two islands—Murano and  Burano. Nearly half of the lagoon’s islands are deserted but the main islands of Burano, Murano and Torcello are well worth a visit. In 1291, when furnaces were banned from Venice as a fire precaution, the manufacturers of fine glassware were transferred to Murano. Glassware was one of the few Venetian exports and as such, the secrets of this skillful craft were tightly guarded. Glassmaking was considered a privileged occupation, and glass artisans were allowed to marry into the nobility. Today, the Murano products of blown-glass mirrors, chandeliers, goblets, and intricate works of art are renowned worldwide. There will be time for a visit to one of the many workshops and for shopping. The island of Burano will be next. Brightly painted houses decorate this small and cheerful fishing village. Burano is well known for its lace-making. In the 16th century, the lace industry was at its peak, and Burano was cited throughout Europe for producing the finest lace. You will have the chance to admire these beautiful works that require hours of labor, and maybe even purchase some, if you like. At the end, motorlaunch will transfer you back to the Cornoldi pier (in St. Mark's Square) where you will walk with the tour leader up to your Windstar Hotel.

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


price $149
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8 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

boating

essentials
Venice, Full Day Private Motor Launch and Guide
Tour the waters of Venice and the private lagoon with a tour guide and see Venice from the water. Build your own itinerary and have the freedom and independence to linger where you want.  The motor launch is available for cruising the city center and the islands of Murano and Burano. 

Please note: Guests must be able to board a small Venetian motor-launch independently. Guests with mobility problems can have difficulties in boarding the boat. The tour leader is not a tour guide, and cannot give any tour lectures. 


price $1899
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4 HRS

Easy

sightseeing

boating
Venice, Half Day Private Motor Launch and Guide
Tour the waters of Venice and the private lagoon with a tour guide and see Venice from the water. Build your own itinerary and have the freedom and independence to linger where you want.  

Please note: Guests must be able to board a small Venetian motor-launch independently. Guests with mobility problems can have difficulties in boarding the boat. Please note that  the tour leader is not a tour guide, and cannot give any tour lectures. 


price $999
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