If you prefer a peaceful life at sea and a casual, laid back ambience you may choose to spend your time aboard on the spacious Sun Deck on a comfortable lounge, or to relax in the seated outdoor area. This is the best way to enjoy the views of magnificent island and cities surrounded by the idyllic scenery of different sunsets every day.
This vessels’ capability to dock in small ports or to drop anchor in many ports, together with an experienced Captain and his crew trained according to the highest safety standards, will enrich your overall enjoyment of small ship cruising providing to you a feeling of safety and welcome.
The Monet, is a gracious old beautiful yacht with ample seating space for moments of relaxation and modern AV equipment for presentations. The mini library offers a variety of books and magazines, located on the Lumiere deck. The glass enclosed dining room seats up to 65 passengers and allows for views around you. Opener Bar and Lounge with open deck in the back offers shaded seating, an ideal spot for reading, relaxing or dancing under the stars following the sounds of beautiful music. The gym offers fitness equipment enough to keep you in shape during your cruise days.
M/S Monet is 223ft/68m long and it can accommodate up to 60 guests in 30 double bedded or twin cabins, located on the Camille, Parisian and Lumiere decks. Cabins on the Camille and Parisian decks feature two oversized portholes and cabins on the Lumiere deck feature large windows. All cabins have central A/C and ventilation, minibar, flat screen satellite TV’s, phone system and hairdryer. For passengers’ enjoyment M/S Monet is equipped with and offers free of charge WI-FI internet connection.
When Mother Nature shaped the earth thousands of years ago, it left behind a fabulous legacy: the Adriatic Sea. Over the years, this pristine sea, which contains more than thousand islands has fascinated travelers from all over the globe.
As you explore this hidden gem of the Adriatic Coast and visit cities that have been around for thousands of years it will fascinate you as well. From the magnificent spectacle of small charming cities, to blazing sunsets that turn the watery horizon to flame, the journey awaits. Globetrotters have all been drawn to the timeless beauty of the region for decades.
On behalf of our company, I invite you to experience a magnificent Adriatic Coast cruise with its islands. We offer unforgettable adventures on these legendary waters. Each distinctive port of calls offers a relaxing and friendly atmosphere, while delightful accommodations and impeccable service aboard M/S Monet stay at your disposal. Carefully selected enrichment lecturers and expert tour guides will add to your enjoyment, as you explore fascinating ports and absorb the breathtaking scenery.
We look forward to having you aboard M/S Monet cruise!
Chairman of the Board, DIV Group & DIV Cruises
DAY 1 | SATURDAY VENICE
Upon arrival to Venice make your own way to Venice’s San Basilio Port to board m/s Monet cruise ship, your home for next eight days. Enjoy a late afternoon champagne welcome where you will meet your Cruise Director and the crew who will take care of your needs during your cruise. Start your evening with dinner and mingle with fellow cruise mates, followed by an evening at the salon and evening cordials.
DAY 2 | SUNDAY ZADAR
After a good night’s rest and energizing breakfast your day will start with city tour of Zadar. Explore the rich history of Zadar as you tour the city walls and gates such as the Gate of St. Rok, the only remains of the ancient Roman and early medieval fortifications. For sure a trip to Zadar will not be complete without experiencing its unique attraction, the Sea Organ. It’s a musical marvel you have to see to believe as this experimental instrument plays music by way of the sea waves. Relax and take a seat on its marble steps and watch nearby islands as you listen to the harmonic sounds that travel through a resonating cavity and tubes underneath water. Upon return to ship, enjoy a high–tea prepared for you at the salon. Captain’s dinner will be served this evening. Calling it a night with a glass of port or cognac is always good idea.
DAY 3 | MONDAY KORCULA
After breakfast you will start your morning Korcula walking on a sightseeing tour. Korčula Island is one of the largest islands in the Adriatic and it’s one of those destinations that have something for everybody. Korcula is the birthplace to famous world explorer Marco Polo where his house is open to tourists. Famous for its vineyards, olive groves and its spectacular Old Town, Korčula is the perfect holiday destination for food and wine connoisseurs, island lovers and culture vultures alike.
DAY 4 | TUESDAY DUBROVNIK
After early breakfast morning tour of the old city of Dubrovnik. The Old City has been designated a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Portions of the wall date back to the 13th century. The ramparts are intact and encircle the old city with a circumference of more than 1.5 miles. Don’t miss the chance to take a walking tour along its length for a spectacular view of the city it surrounds. We recommend that you try to make a trip and enjoy a cable car ride to Srd Hill for spectacular views of Dubrovnik Old Town and its entire Riviera. Dinner on board.
DAY 5 | WEDNESDAY SPLIT
Enjoy your breakfast knowing you are in Split, Croatia’s grand 1,700-year-old city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a home to Diocletian’s Palace which is one of the best-preserved Roman royal residences on the planet. Built on the seacoast of Split around 295 AD, the structure is more like a city housing sixteen towers, three temples and an emperor’s mausoleum. Split, Croatia’s grand 1,700-yearold city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On a walking tour, marvel at its rich culture Renaissance and Gothic architecture. Admire its lovely peristyle courtyard, Cathedral of St. Domnius, and Roman temples. Dinner on board.
DAY 6 | THURSDAY SIBENIK
One of the oldest Croatian towns on the Adriatic, Sibenik is famous for the Cathedral of St James which is a UNESCO World Heritage site. Sibenik is also famous for two nearby National Parks. One of Croatia’s fantastic National Parks, Paklenica has wonderful geological features and is popular with hikers and climbers. Another one, Krka National Park lies only 6 Miles/10km inland from Sibenik. Named after the Krka River, the Park covers an area of just over 85 square miles/142 square km and includes two thirds of the river itself. The top attraction of the Park is its magnificent waterfalls.
DAY 7 | FRIDAY PULA
The most famous sight in Pula – of course – is the Roman amphitheater, which is called The Arena. Built during the 1st century AD and completed under the reign of Emperor Flavius, this amphitheater is the sixth largest in the world (of those that still exist). The three-story structure held 23,000 spectators in Roman times and today hosts numerous concerts and events throughout the year. This evening, gather with your fellow travelers for a delightful Farewell dinner before sailing away to Italy.
DAY 8 | SATURDAY VENICE
Upon arrival to Venice and morning breakfast your journey will come to an end, but you will carry with you long lasting memories to treasure forever. Make your own transfer to Venice airport or explore further this amazing part of Europe.
LIFE ON BOARD INCLUSIONS
• Eight days, seven night cruise as per itinerary starting and ending in Venice, Italy
• Half board daily including daily breakfast and dinner
• Wine, beer and beverage service with each meal daily
• Complimentary bottled water and snacks available in every cabin
• Daily afternoon high-tea served with assorted finger food, cookies and snacks
• Evening open bar at the salon or on the open deck offering wine, beer, mixed drinks and liquors
• Daily evening entertainment
• Service of English speaking Cruise Director during the entire cruise
• Daily city sightseeing tours as indicated in itinerary with licensed local guide
• Daily cabin maid service
• Baggage handling of one bag per person in and out
• Free WI-FI
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