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Program #20118RJ
13 Days | 12 Nights
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Itinerary for Oct 10 — Oct 22, 2013

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Day One: Thursday, October 10 - Depart from the US
Depart From: Depart from the US on international flights.

Type: Hotel

Description: The Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort is situated on a seaside promenade a mere 5 minute walk from downtown Herceg-Novi where narrow streets, alleyways, intimate squares and cafés abound. The hotel sits among thick Mediterranean vegetation looking out on a view of the Gulf of Kotor.

Contact info:
ul. Sveta Bubala
Herceg-Novi 85340, Montenegro
phone: +382.31.355 000
web: www.hunguesthotels.hu/en/hotel/herceg_novi/hunguest_hotel_sun_resort/

Room amenities: High speed internet access, satellite TV, air conditioning, telephone, mini bar, shower, hair dryer, in-room safe and iron/ironing board

Facility amenities: Swimming pool, paddling pool, private beach, health & wellness center, 3 restaurants, conference center, wireless internet, 24 hour front desk

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 454-5768 for rates and bookings.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Two: Friday, October 11 - Arrival and Orientation in Herceg Novi
Note: Arrival and transfer to the hotel involves walking approximately 800 yard from where bus stops to the hotel. Luggage will be taken to hotel by mini bus. Any participants who need help will be taken to the hotel by mini bus.

Afternoon: After arrival in Dubrovnik, Croatia, transfer to the hotel in Herceg Novi, Montenegro and take some time to unpack and relax before orientation. In the early evening meet with your Group Leader and fellow participants for introductions and an overview of the program itinerary, logistics and helpful travel information.

Dinner: Welcome dinner at or near the hotel in Herceg Novi.

Lodging: Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: The Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort is situated on a seaside promenade a mere 5 minute walk from downtown Herceg-Novi where narrow streets, alleyways, intimate squares and cafés abound. The hotel sits among thick Mediterranean vegetation looking out on a view of the Gulf of Kotor.

Contact info:
ul. Sveta Bubala
Herceg-Novi 85340, Montenegro
phone: +382.31.355 000
web: www.hunguesthotels.hu/en/hotel/herceg_novi/hunguest_hotel_sun_resort/

Room amenities: High speed internet access, satellite TV, air conditioning, telephone, mini bar, shower, hair dryer, in-room safe and iron/ironing board

Facility amenities: Swimming pool, paddling pool, private beach, health & wellness center, 3 restaurants, conference center, wireless internet, 24 hour front desk

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 454-5768 for rates and bookings.

Check in time: 2:00 PM


Day Three: Saturday, October 12 - Budva and Kotor, Montenegro
Morning: Depart by coach to the coastal town of Budva, known for it's sandy beaches and Mediterranean architecture. Explore the Old Town crossed with narrow streets, squares and important buildings. See the churches of Sveti Trojica, Sv. Ivan, Sv. Bogorodica and Sv. Sava, with many shops, cafes, restaurants and galleries.

Lunch: Lunch on your own in Kotor

Afternoon: Discover the UNESCO World Heritage site of Kotor. Visit the Old Town, Cathedral of St. Tripun and the Maritime Museum.

Dinner: Dinner at the hotel

Lodging: Hunguest Hotel Sun Resort

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Other

Description: This three mast motorized sailing yacht was built in 2006. It has three decks and 16 guest cabins which can accommodate up to 34 guests. Please note that the ship does not have the ability to accept credit cards. All payments (including cabin charges) must be made in cash prior to disembarkation. ATM machines are available in most ports. The currency on board is the Euro and the Croatian Kuna.

Ship Information: Type of the boat: motorized sailing yacht with three masts Length: 41 m Year of building: 2006 Flag: Croatia Draft: 3.5 m Wideness: 8.35 m Construction material: stainless steel combined with teak and acajou wood Number of cabins for guests: 16 Capacity for guests: 34 Crew is consisted of: captain, first engineer, cook, 3 sailors and hostess Number of cabins for crew: 5 Engine characteristics: Motor power: Two "MAN" type engines each with 380Hp Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour Capacity of water tanks: 80 cubic meters Capacity of fuel tanks: 10 cubic meters Electricity supply: from public net, or from two aggregates (220 V) without limitations

Contact info:
Poljicka cesta 3, Suhi Potok
Jesenice, 21314 Croatia
phone: +385 (0) 91 5087470
web: www.barbara-cruising.com

Room amenities: Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. Main deck cabins have a small window which opens, and lower deck cabins have a porthole. Each cabin has twin beds (2x 90x180 cm) or double bed (160x180 cm, 180x180 cm) with air-conditioning, working tables, mirror, night lamps, wooden wallboards, chair, electricity supply, safety and fire alarm installations, toilet and shower.

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant with air conditioning. The chef prepares delicious meals with fresh, locally grown food. Sunbathing area and jacuzzi on deck. Valet laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.


Day Four: Sunday, October 13 - Herceg Novi / Embark in Dubrovnik, Croatia
Note: In the morning, the visit to Herceg Novi involves walking up a slope to the Old Town approximately 900 yards, then approximately 800 yards through the Old Town to the main square and first fortification, and then 900 yards back to the bus. In the afternoon, the visit to Dubrovnik involves walking no more than 2 miles in a circular trip and standing for up to 2 hours inside the Old City.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: This morning check out of the hotel and discover the city of Herceg Novi. Visit the old fortified town decorated by buildings dating back to Turkish, Venetian, Spanish and Austro-Hungarian periods.

Lunch: Today you have the opportunity to dine in the home of a local family en route to Dubrovnik. Discuss the realities of daily life along the Adriatic coast and gain insight into the culture and values of modern-day residents.

Afternoon: Explore Dubrovnik, which Lord Byron described as “the Pearl of the Adriatic” while George Bernard Shaw called it “Paradise on Earth”. With such lavish praise heaped on the place, visitors could be forgiven for fearing it might fall short of expectations. Happily, even at first glace, it soon becomes apparent that with its towering stone walls, marble streets and beautiful baroque buildings, Dubrovnik is a city that is not just aesthetically pleasing, but steeped in a rich and fascinating history. We drive to the viewpoint south of town, then cross the stone bridge to walk down the broad, stone-paved main street known as the Stradun. It is the city's main thoroughfare, lined with graceful stone palazzi where people both work and live. Enter the city and visit the amazing courtyard of the Sponza Palace, known for its elaborate stone carvings. Explore the Franciscan monastery, as well as the impressive Rector's Palace and Church of St. Blaise. Late in the afternoon arrive at the 3-mast motorized yacht, Barbara, and take some time to settle into your cabins.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Lodging: MSY Barbara

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: This three mast motorized sailing yacht was built in 2006. It has three decks and 16 guest cabins which can accommodate up to 34 guests. Please note that the ship does not have the ability to accept credit cards. All payments (including cabin charges) must be made in cash prior to disembarkation. ATM machines are available in most ports. The currency on board is the Euro and the Croatian Kuna.

Ship Information: Type of the boat: motorized sailing yacht with three masts Length: 41 m Year of building: 2006 Flag: Croatia Draft: 3.5 m Wideness: 8.35 m Construction material: stainless steel combined with teak and acajou wood Number of cabins for guests: 16 Capacity for guests: 34 Crew is consisted of: captain, first engineer, cook, 3 sailors and hostess Number of cabins for crew: 5 Engine characteristics: Motor power: Two "MAN" type engines each with 380Hp Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour Capacity of water tanks: 80 cubic meters Capacity of fuel tanks: 10 cubic meters Electricity supply: from public net, or from two aggregates (220 V) without limitations

Contact info:
Poljicka cesta 3, Suhi Potok
Jesenice, 21314 Croatia
phone: +385 (0) 91 5087470
web: www.barbara-cruising.com

Room amenities: Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. Main deck cabins have a small window which opens, and lower deck cabins have a porthole. Each cabin has twin beds (2x 90x180 cm) or double bed (160x180 cm, 180x180 cm) with air-conditioning, working tables, mirror, night lamps, wooden wallboards, chair, electricity supply, safety and fire alarm installations, toilet and shower.

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant with air conditioning. The chef prepares delicious meals with fresh, locally grown food. Sunbathing area and jacuzzi on deck. Valet laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.


Day Five: Monday, October 14 - Dubrovnik Old Town
Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: Gather with your group for a lecture on board. Then transfer to Dubrovnik Old Town for independent exploration.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: This afternoon is yours to enjoy the sights and sounds of the Adriatic as the ship sails toward Mljet.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Lodging: MSY Barbara

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: This three mast motorized sailing yacht was built in 2006. It has three decks and 16 guest cabins which can accommodate up to 34 guests. Please note that the ship does not have the ability to accept credit cards. All payments (including cabin charges) must be made in cash prior to disembarkation. ATM machines are available in most ports. The currency on board is the Euro and the Croatian Kuna.

Ship Information: Type of the boat: motorized sailing yacht with three masts Length: 41 m Year of building: 2006 Flag: Croatia Draft: 3.5 m Wideness: 8.35 m Construction material: stainless steel combined with teak and acajou wood Number of cabins for guests: 16 Capacity for guests: 34 Crew is consisted of: captain, first engineer, cook, 3 sailors and hostess Number of cabins for crew: 5 Engine characteristics: Motor power: Two "MAN" type engines each with 380Hp Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour Capacity of water tanks: 80 cubic meters Capacity of fuel tanks: 10 cubic meters Electricity supply: from public net, or from two aggregates (220 V) without limitations

Contact info:
Poljicka cesta 3, Suhi Potok
Jesenice, 21314 Croatia
phone: +385 (0) 91 5087470
web: www.barbara-cruising.com

Room amenities: Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. Main deck cabins have a small window which opens, and lower deck cabins have a porthole. Each cabin has twin beds (2x 90x180 cm) or double bed (160x180 cm, 180x180 cm) with air-conditioning, working tables, mirror, night lamps, wooden wallboards, chair, electricity supply, safety and fire alarm installations, toilet and shower.

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant with air conditioning. The chef prepares delicious meals with fresh, locally grown food. Sunbathing area and jacuzzi on deck. Valet laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.


Day Six: Tuesday, October 15 - Mljet National Park / Korcula Island and Town
Note: In the morning, the visit to Mljet National Park involves walking over a small hill to a small lake and around it along to the big lake for approximately 1 mile and 400 yards, then retracing one's steps back to the ship. In the afternoon, the visit to Korcula requires walking and climbing some steps through the coastal gate and through the Old Town of Korcula for approximately 1 mile and 200 yards, then back to the ship for approximately 600 yards.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: Discover Mljet National Park, distinguished by its densely wooded environment and two beautiful saltwater lakes, Veliko Jezero and Malo Jezero. On this excursion, you will take a short boat trip to an island located in the centre of Veliko Jezero and pay a visit to the 12th century Benedictine monastery. Walk over the small hill to the Small Lake and along to the bridge leading to the Large Lake to the point where small boats will take you on the Large Lake to the tiny Island of St Mary with its Benedictine Monastery dating back to the 12th Century.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: This afternoon the ship arrives at the island of Korcula. Explore Korcula Town, which according to legend was founded by the Trojan hero Antenor. Adorned in smooth white stone on a picturesque point, the sights and sounds of Korcula are truly unique and not to be missed. Walk through the coastal gate and down the main street, the spine of the town grooved by a succession of tiny streets that branch out left and right like fish bones. Legend claims this as the birthplace of Marco Polo, the great Venetian trader and explorer. Visit the Cathedral of St Marc and the Town Museum.

Dinner: Dinner on your own to sample local cuisine

Lodging: MSY Barbara

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Other

Description: This three mast motorized sailing yacht was built in 2006. It has three decks and 16 guest cabins which can accommodate up to 34 guests. Please note that the ship does not have the ability to accept credit cards. All payments (including cabin charges) must be made in cash prior to disembarkation. ATM machines are available in most ports. The currency on board is the Euro and the Croatian Kuna.

Ship Information: Type of the boat: motorized sailing yacht with three masts Length: 41 m Year of building: 2006 Flag: Croatia Draft: 3.5 m Wideness: 8.35 m Construction material: stainless steel combined with teak and acajou wood Number of cabins for guests: 16 Capacity for guests: 34 Crew is consisted of: captain, first engineer, cook, 3 sailors and hostess Number of cabins for crew: 5 Engine characteristics: Motor power: Two "MAN" type engines each with 380Hp Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour Capacity of water tanks: 80 cubic meters Capacity of fuel tanks: 10 cubic meters Electricity supply: from public net, or from two aggregates (220 V) without limitations

Contact info:
Poljicka cesta 3, Suhi Potok
Jesenice, 21314 Croatia
phone: +385 (0) 91 5087470
web: www.barbara-cruising.com

Room amenities: Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. Main deck cabins have a small window which opens, and lower deck cabins have a porthole. Each cabin has twin beds (2x 90x180 cm) or double bed (160x180 cm, 180x180 cm) with air-conditioning, working tables, mirror, night lamps, wooden wallboards, chair, electricity supply, safety and fire alarm installations, toilet and shower.

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant with air conditioning. The chef prepares delicious meals with fresh, locally grown food. Sunbathing area and jacuzzi on deck. Valet laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.


Day Seven: Wednesday, October 16 - Hvar Island and Town
Note: The visit to Hvar is mainly flat and no more than 1 mile and 400 yards round trip, then standing for up to 2 hours.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: This morning delve into the history and culture of Croatia during an on-board lecture presented by your Study Leader.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: The island Hvar is the queen of the Croatian Dalmatian islands. It has been famous since the antiquities because of its strategic and nautical position, the richness of the various historical periods, the culture and natural monuments and the literature. Walk to the Arsenal housing the first theatre in the western world open to all classes, then continue across the old town square to St Stephen's Cathedral. After exploring the cathedral and the Franciscan Monastery, enjoy some free time in the historic city center before returning to the ship.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Lodging: MSY Barbara

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: This three mast motorized sailing yacht was built in 2006. It has three decks and 16 guest cabins which can accommodate up to 34 guests. Please note that the ship does not have the ability to accept credit cards. All payments (including cabin charges) must be made in cash prior to disembarkation. ATM machines are available in most ports. The currency on board is the Euro and the Croatian Kuna.

Ship Information: Type of the boat: motorized sailing yacht with three masts Length: 41 m Year of building: 2006 Flag: Croatia Draft: 3.5 m Wideness: 8.35 m Construction material: stainless steel combined with teak and acajou wood Number of cabins for guests: 16 Capacity for guests: 34 Crew is consisted of: captain, first engineer, cook, 3 sailors and hostess Number of cabins for crew: 5 Engine characteristics: Motor power: Two "MAN" type engines each with 380Hp Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour Capacity of water tanks: 80 cubic meters Capacity of fuel tanks: 10 cubic meters Electricity supply: from public net, or from two aggregates (220 V) without limitations

Contact info:
Poljicka cesta 3, Suhi Potok
Jesenice, 21314 Croatia
phone: +385 (0) 91 5087470
web: www.barbara-cruising.com

Room amenities: Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. Main deck cabins have a small window which opens, and lower deck cabins have a porthole. Each cabin has twin beds (2x 90x180 cm) or double bed (160x180 cm, 180x180 cm) with air-conditioning, working tables, mirror, night lamps, wooden wallboards, chair, electricity supply, safety and fire alarm installations, toilet and shower.

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant with air conditioning. The chef prepares delicious meals with fresh, locally grown food. Sunbathing area and jacuzzi on deck. Valet laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.


Day Eight: Thursday, October 17 - Hvar Island and Stari Grad
Note: The visit to Stari Grad is no more than 1 mile round trip of walking on mainly flat ground.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: This morning discover Stari Grad, formerly known as Pharia and Pharos, one of the oldest settlements on the island and the city after which the island was named (Hvar being a derivative of Pharia and Pharos). With roots reaching back to Greek antiquity, the town is adorned with white stone houses and has an atmosphere so special that throughout the years many of Stari Grad’s visitors have become its permanent residents. Walk along to visit the birthplace of poet Petar Hektorovic and the Dominican Monastery and Museum housing "The Mourning of Christ" by Tintoreto.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: Enjoy a group lecture on board given by a professor from Split University.

Dinner: Dinner on board.

Lodging: MSY Barbara

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Other

Description: This three mast motorized sailing yacht was built in 2006. It has three decks and 16 guest cabins which can accommodate up to 34 guests. Please note that the ship does not have the ability to accept credit cards. All payments (including cabin charges) must be made in cash prior to disembarkation. ATM machines are available in most ports. The currency on board is the Euro and the Croatian Kuna.

Ship Information: Type of the boat: motorized sailing yacht with three masts Length: 41 m Year of building: 2006 Flag: Croatia Draft: 3.5 m Wideness: 8.35 m Construction material: stainless steel combined with teak and acajou wood Number of cabins for guests: 16 Capacity for guests: 34 Crew is consisted of: captain, first engineer, cook, 3 sailors and hostess Number of cabins for crew: 5 Engine characteristics: Motor power: Two "MAN" type engines each with 380Hp Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour Capacity of water tanks: 80 cubic meters Capacity of fuel tanks: 10 cubic meters Electricity supply: from public net, or from two aggregates (220 V) without limitations

Contact info:
Poljicka cesta 3, Suhi Potok
Jesenice, 21314 Croatia
phone: +385 (0) 91 5087470
web: www.barbara-cruising.com

Room amenities: Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. Main deck cabins have a small window which opens, and lower deck cabins have a porthole. Each cabin has twin beds (2x 90x180 cm) or double bed (160x180 cm, 180x180 cm) with air-conditioning, working tables, mirror, night lamps, wooden wallboards, chair, electricity supply, safety and fire alarm installations, toilet and shower.

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant with air conditioning. The chef prepares delicious meals with fresh, locally grown food. Sunbathing area and jacuzzi on deck. Valet laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.


Day Nine: Friday, October 18 - Trogir
Note: The visit to Trogir involves walking approximately 1 mile and 600 yards round trip.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: Enjoy a group lecture on board presented by your Study Leader.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: This afternoon discover ancient Trogir with your local expert. This beautiful little town was built on the site of the former Greek settlement of Tragurion and abounds with historical monuments that testify to its centuries of rich cultural heritage. These treasures include the Cathedral with its famous portal, a masterpiece of the local artist Radovan, the City Loggia built in the 15th century, the palace of the Cipiko family, the Town Hall and finally the Benedictine Abbey from 1064, which houses a relief of the Greek god Kairos. Walk along the waterfront to South Town Gate to enter this ancient town dating back 4.000 years. Visit St Lawrence Cathedral and walk to St Mark Fort to view the city's defence built by the Venetians.

Dinner: Dinner on your own

Lodging: MSY Barbara

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch
Type: Other

Description: This three mast motorized sailing yacht was built in 2006. It has three decks and 16 guest cabins which can accommodate up to 34 guests. Please note that the ship does not have the ability to accept credit cards. All payments (including cabin charges) must be made in cash prior to disembarkation. ATM machines are available in most ports. The currency on board is the Euro and the Croatian Kuna.

Ship Information: Type of the boat: motorized sailing yacht with three masts Length: 41 m Year of building: 2006 Flag: Croatia Draft: 3.5 m Wideness: 8.35 m Construction material: stainless steel combined with teak and acajou wood Number of cabins for guests: 16 Capacity for guests: 34 Crew is consisted of: captain, first engineer, cook, 3 sailors and hostess Number of cabins for crew: 5 Engine characteristics: Motor power: Two "MAN" type engines each with 380Hp Speed: 12 nautical miles per hour Capacity of water tanks: 80 cubic meters Capacity of fuel tanks: 10 cubic meters Electricity supply: from public net, or from two aggregates (220 V) without limitations

Contact info:
Poljicka cesta 3, Suhi Potok
Jesenice, 21314 Croatia
phone: +385 (0) 91 5087470
web: www.barbara-cruising.com

Room amenities: Cabins are located on the main and lower decks. Main deck cabins have a small window which opens, and lower deck cabins have a porthole. Each cabin has twin beds (2x 90x180 cm) or double bed (160x180 cm, 180x180 cm) with air-conditioning, working tables, mirror, night lamps, wooden wallboards, chair, electricity supply, safety and fire alarm installations, toilet and shower.

Facility amenities: Bar and restaurant with air conditioning. The chef prepares delicious meals with fresh, locally grown food. Sunbathing area and jacuzzi on deck. Valet laundry.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: Shower only.


Day Ten: Saturday, October 19 - Split City Discovery
Note: The visit to Split involves walking approximately 2 miles and 600 yards round trip on flat ground and standing for up to 2 hours.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: This morning enjoy a group lecture on board.

Lunch: Lunch on board.

Afternoon: Discover Split with your local expert; the city, one of the main ports for the country serves as a hub for the nearby islands and beyond. Here lies Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was built as a retirement residence for the Roman emperor Diocletian, dating back to the third century. Built as a villa, the palace is more like a city within a city. It features huge watchtowers, gates, private apartments, religious monuments and altars, all crafted in white limestone. At one time it housed as many as 9,000 people. The cobblestone streets and open spaces invite great learning opportunities. Explore the Diocletian Palace, Peristyle Square, Cathedral St. Dominus, Temple of Jupiter, Golden Gate and Statue of Bishop Grgur.

Dinner: Farewell dinner on board.

Lodging: MSY Barbara

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the city center at the foothills of the famous Marjan hill

Contact info:
Starceviceva 1
Split, 21000 Croatia
phone: +385 21 305 222
web: www.hotelpresident.hr

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, laundry & dry cleaning service

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 for rates and bookings.


Day Eleven: Sunday, October 20 - Disembark / Sibenik / Dalmatian Village Experienc...
Note: In the morning, the visit to Sibenik involves walking approximately 1 mile round trip and standing for up to 1 hour. In the afternoon, participants walk approximately 500 yards round trip across uneven terrain through the village.

Breakfast: Breakfast on board.

Morning: This morning disembark and depart for a field trip to Šibenik. Unique because of its fortresses and towers such as Sv. Mihovil [St. Mihovil], Sv. Nikola [St. Nicholas], Sv. Ivan [St. John] and Šubicevac, Šibenik is most famous for the cathedral of Sv. Jakov [St. James] that was built in the 15th century. Constructed by the masterful hands of Juraj Dalmatinac and Nikola Firentinac, and because of its original architecture of large stone slabs, this cathedral was entered on the UNESCO list of world heritage and voted at the same time to be most beautiful sacral building in Croatia. Walk along the sea front to the Cathedral and Town Museum.

Lunch: Home-hosted lunch in a Dalmatian village

Afternoon: Discover an unspoiled Dalmatian village for a glimpse of the culture and traditions of this part of the Mediterranean. Later in the afternoon return to Split and check in at the hotel.

Dinner: Dinner at or near the hotel in Split.

Lodging: Hotel President

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Located in the city center at the foothills of the famous Marjan hill

Contact info:
Starceviceva 1
Split, 21000 Croatia
phone: +385 21 305 222
web: www.hotelpresident.hr

Facility amenities: Restaurant, bar, laundry & dry cleaning service

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Contact Road Scholar Travel Services at (800) 241-1404 for rates and bookings.


Day Twelve: Monday, October 21 - Split Ethnographic Museum
Note: The visit to the Split Ethnographic Museum involves walking up to 2 miles round trip on flat ground.

Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel.

Morning: This morning, deepen your understanding of the folk culture of Dalmatia at the Split Ethnographic Museum.

Lunch: Lunch on your own in Split to discover the flavors of Dalmatia; your Group Leader will be on hand to provide suggestions and directions.

Afternoon: Free time to further explore the city.

Dinner: Dinner at or near the hotel in Split.

Lodging: Hotel President

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Thirteen: Tuesday, October 22 - Departure
Breakfast: Breakfast at the hotel

Morning: Transfer to the airport for return flights to the U.S.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
11 nights of accommodations
27 meals: 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 9 dinners
5 Expert-led lectures
10 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences

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