Thursday 7pm webinar about my trip to Croatia in 2021

Thursday 7pm webinar about my trip to Croatia in 2021

I’ll be hosting a webinar on Thursday at 7 p.m. about the trip I’m taking gardeners on to Croatia in July of 2021. I’ve waited a long time to get this trip on the books as it’s a bucket list location. We’ll be on a beautiful yacht which only holds 36 people during this 12 day tour.

Here’s how to sign up for the webinar- Registration/On-Demand Link:

Here are all the details for the trip.

Croatia & Its Islands
Small Ship Cruising on the Adriatic Coast
Escorted by Doug Oster July 09 — July 20, 2021 • 12 Days • 19 Meals
LOWER DECK OUTSIDE DOUBLE    $5.199 per person
MAIN DECK DOUBLE                          $5,699 per person

* For bookings made after 8/24/2020… call for new rates

Round trip airfare from PITTSBURGH INTL AIRPORT, Air Taxes and Fees/Surcharges, Hotel Transfers
** Not Included: Cancellation Waiver and Insurance of $399 a person **

                                        Highlights Dubrovnik, 7-Night Adriatic Cruise, Slano, Mljet National Park, Korcula, Vis, Biševo Blue Cave, Hvar, Bol, Trogir, Split, Diocletian’s Palace, Choice On Tour, Šibenik, Cathedral of St. James, Krka National Park, Zagreb, Stone Gate
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT DOUG ________ You can catch Doug hosting The Organic Gardener, every Sunday morning at 7 a.m. on Pittsburgh’s KDKA Radio.

“Gardening is fun,” Doug Oster says, “you can truly enjoy every day spent outside when you’re tending vegetables, flowers, shrubs, and trees.”  Whether you’re new to gardening or a seasoned tender to your backyard oasis, Doug Oster has something to offer everyone! Simply put, he loves writing about gardening and highlighting gardeners.

Beyond writing, Doug is also an Emmy Award winning producer and television host. Day-by-Day Itinerary
Day 1 – Jul 09, 2021: Overnight Flight
Wander along medieval walls, marvel at enchanting waterfalls, and relax on sunny islands. From Dubrovnik to Zagreb, set out to experience the best of Croatia and the Adriatic Coast.

Day 2 – Jul 10, 2021: Dubrovnik – Croatia – Tour Begins – Board Ship
Welcome to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic.” This afternoon you’ll board a private 4-star ship and revel in all of the luxuries of a small cruise ship. Relax onboard before experiencing a Captain’s welcome dinner. Enjoy your meal accompanied by live Klapa music, the traditional Croatian style of singing.
Included Meals: Dinner

Day 3 – Jul 11, 2021: Dubrovnik – Slano
This morning, take in the medieval stone walls, iconic Baroque rooftops, and winding cobblestone streets of Dubrovnik. Embrace the unspeakable feeling that you’ve stepped into another time as you explore the Old City with a local guide. With free time in the afternoon, perhaps you’ll visit the famous City Walls or ride a cable car to the top of the Mount Srd for awe-inspiring views of Dubrovnik. Then, your journey continues to Slano, a port city just outside of Dubrovnik. Enjoy an evening of leisure or consider an optional excursion to Ston, a nearby fortified city known for its decadent oysters and seafood.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 4 – Jul 12, 2021: Slano – Mljet National Park – Korcula
This morning, arrive in Mljet National Park. Stroll around the Large and Small lakes before exploring the Islet of St. Mary, home to a Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. Don’t miss out on a chance to take a swim in the strikingly blue waters. Then, it’s on to Korcula, debated home to one of the world’s most famous explorers: Marco Polo. Decide for yourself if he was born in Korcula or Venice as you tour his alleged home and take in the fantastic sea views from its tower. Join a local guide and make your way along the narrow stone streets while you wander among the medieval buildings and vibrant houses in the town known as “Little Dubrovnik.” Enjoy the evening at leisure to discover the charms of this age-old city.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 5 – Jul 13, 2021: Korcula – Vis
Cruise on to Vis, a small island practically untouched by tourism and overflowing with Renaissance architecture and beautiful beaches. With free time this afternoon, relax onboard the ship or choose to go on an optional tour of the island ending with a farm-to-table dinner.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 6 – Jul 14, 2021: Vis – Biševo – Hvar
Embark on a morning cruise to the island of Biševo. This island is home to the Blue Cave,* a stunning grotto with a luminous blue glow. Return to the ship and cruise to the sunny island of Hvar. Upon arrival in Hvar, get acquainted with the area when a local guide introduces you to the history, culture, and lifestyle of the city. Discover how lavender was traditionally grown in the region for centuries and take a closer look at the custom.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 7 – Jul 15, 2021: Hvar – Bol – Trogir
Start your day in the town of Bol, located on the picturesque island of Brac. With free time this morning, perhaps you’ll choose to swim along the shore of the “Golden Cape,” known to be one of the most popular beaches in Croatia. Return to the ship for lunch, then it’s off to Trogir, a coastal gem renowned for its picturesque Venetian architecture. Admire the striking stone houses and towering cathedral as you tour the city with a guide.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 8 – Jul 16, 2021: Trogir – Split
Discover Split, one of the oldest cities in this historic region. In this bustling port, explore Diocletian’s Palace, the city’s famous ancient fortress. One of Croatia’s UNESCO World Heritage sites, Emperor Diocletian chose the palace to be his retirement home because of the incomparable beauty of Split. A guided tour takes you through the mysterious passageways and into the lower levels of this massive structure.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 – Jul 17, 2021: Split -Disembark Ship – Šibenik
Disembark your ship in Split where it’s your choice! Visit the oldest museum institution in Croatia, Split’s Archaeological Museum, founded in 1820; marvel at a diverse range of artifacts from the Paleolithic to the Iron Age -OR- admire the works of 20th-century sculptor, Ivan Meštrovic during a guided tour. The Meštrovic Gallery features an array of the artist’s creations including sculptures, drawings, furniture and architecture. The museum itself is considered an art monument. Enjoy free time in the city for lunch before you journey to Šibenik. Tonight, embrace the culture of Croatia and become captivated by authentic traditional entertainment with dinner.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 10 – Jul 18, 2021: Šibenik – Krka National Park – Šibenik
Set off on a walking tour through the ancient alleyways and roads of Šibenik, where you’ll get a chance to see the Cathedral of St. James, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Then, venture to the breathtaking Krka National Park, where waterfalls tumble through dramatic gorges. Meander along the trails that surround the falls before embarking on a boat ride that takes you along the river to Skradin.*
Included Meals: Breakfast

Day 11 – Jul 19, 2021: Šibenik – Zagreb
This morning, travel to Zagreb, the capital of Croatia! Step right into the history and culture of everyday life as you tour the city with a local guide. Become acquainted with the city as you see the main sights of the capital, including the Croatian National Theater and Opera House, the Croatian Parliament building, the illustrious Zagreb Cathedral, and the legendary Stone Gate. Tonight, raise a glass and say živjeli (“to life”) as you toast your Croatian journey over Istrian cuisine.
Included Meals: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12 – Jul 20, 2021: Zagreb – Tour Ends
Say goodbye to Croatia as your tour of the Adriatic Coast comes to a close today.
Included Meals: Breakfast Cancellation Waiver Worry-Free Cancellation Our industry-leading cancellation waiver offers travellers a full cash refund for the price of the tour, right up to the day prior to departure, minus the small cost of the waiver. Travel worry-free knowing if anything changes, you’re protected. Plus, you’re covered on tour. Our travel protection plan covers you on tour. If you have to stop your trip or return home early, need medical assistance or evacuation, suffer a baggage loss or delay; or are delayed on tour for 12 hours or more, you’re covered. Travel Protection is just $399 per person.                                    ACCOMMODATIONS At the time of booking, you will be asked what type of room you would like. A double room has either one large bed or two smaller ones. Double rooms are perfect for couples or if you’re travelling with a companion and wish to share a room. There are plenty of double rooms available on our tours. A single or solo room has only one bed and may be smaller in size. These rooms are first come, first-served, as most properties have only a limited number of these rooms available. We will forward your request to the hotel and do our best to accommodate your needs; however, please know that we cannot make any guarantees. On every tour, we look to provide the highest quality accommodations in the best location. If you’re visiting a city, we want you in the heart of it. In certain countries, the hotel rooms may not be as large as standard hotel rooms in North America. Here are a few details to keep in mind: Check in times are set by individual hotels and can vary, but most hotels offer afternoon check-ins. Depending on your arrival time, you may have to wait before you can get into your room. Some hotels may be willing to store your luggage in a secure location until your room is ready. In these instances the hotel will not be responsible for lost or stolen items and there may be a charge for this service. Please observe check out times at all properties. Hotels designate these as well. Some hotels require a credit card imprint or your passport information upon check in in order to activate telephones in the rooms and for potential incidental charges. Most hotels charge an access fee for using phones in hotel rooms. Please check with the front desk personnel at each hotel for specific policies. You will be responsible for all incidental fees occurred during your stay, and these must be paid at time of check out. Hotel membership programs are not applicable. TO SIGN UP, CLICK HERE

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