Fall 2015 & Winter Cruises 2016 – Volume 4 by Senior Tours Canada

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included excursions dubrovnik the adriatic in addition to the following included excursions there will be other excursions offered on an optional basis 1 dubrovnik our panoramic sightseeing tour of dubrovnik and surrounding area begins with a photo opportunity overlooking the coast and the old city which lord byron called the pearl of the adriatic in the 15th century dubrovnik was the only part of the dalmatian coast not under the rule of venice and it remained an independent republic for centuries unesco recently designated the city a world heritage monument we walk through the old town s pedestrian-only streets to visit the gothic and renaissanceera rector s palace the franciscan monastery 1424 the baroque cathedral and the sponza palace where for hundreds of years trade societies and art academics met 2 cavtat konavle we enjoy an orientation tour of cavtat one of the prettiest towns on the adriatic coast we visit the franciscan monastery and church of our lady a renaissance edifice with marvellous works by 16th century croatian artists we continue in to the countryside to konavle a green landscape of rivers and canals that has been cultivated since pre-history we visit the typical konavle village of komaji and try the wine in an old cellar 3 dalmatian village we continue our sightseeing in the countryside with a visit to the village of cilipi where we receive a welcome drink and a presentation of local dance styles in traditional dress there are some shopping opportunities for the embroidery produced in this area and the chance to attend a local mass 4 montenegro we enjoy the region s countryside as we drive to montenegro a small republic tucked in between croatia and serbia the coastal road follows the rugged coastline of the adriatic leading us to kotor bay and the world s southernmost fjord this region is famous for it s breathtaking landscapes of mountains beaches forests hidden coves and diverse flora and fauna 75.