MS Aria / Route RB

Category: Premium
Port of Rijeka - Kvarner Region
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Category: Premium
Max. 38 Persons
Cabins with Shower/WC
Air condition
Free Wi-Fi

Captain Jure Tomaš and his MS Planka have been an integral part of our fleet since 1998. Since his son Marin has also been a captain for a few years now, Jure and Marin decided to build a new ship in the summer of 2014. The result was impressive, because in June 2016 the MS Aria, a majestic motorized sailing ship, went on its maiden voyage – the height from the waterline to the mast top is 32 m. A 675 hp engine gives the Aria a top speed of 12 knots, while the normal cruising speed is a comfortable 8 to 9 knots – after all, you should be able to enjoy the Adriatic Sea and its islands in peace. After three years, Jure has replaced his son Marin at the helm of the Aria, while Marin is taking care of the family's next ship newbuilding –the "MY Alpha", which will strengthen our fleet from 2020. By the way, the name "Aria" does not come from the aria in the opera or from the Italian word for air, but stands for "weather" in Dalmatian dialect.

General data: Length 43.50 m, built in 2016. 38 beds in 18 cabins with shower/toilet and individually controllable air conditioning.

Lower deck: 2 triple cabins with separate beds and 3rd bed above, 2 twin cabins with separate beds which can be made up to double beds if desired*, 4 double cabins with queen-size bed. The lower deck is provided with an air ventilation system, which ensures fresh air even if the portholes are closed.
Main deck: 6 double cabins with queen-size bed.
Upper deck: 4 twin cabins with separate beds which can be made up to double beds if desired*.

* Please let us know if you prefer two separate beds or a double bed at the time of booking, so that we can make sure that the beds are arranged according to your wishes before you embark.

Other: Sun deck (250 m²) with 36 sun loungers, tables with benches and chairs for 38 people on the covered main deck right behind the saloon, bathing platform with showers at the stern, air conditioned saloon for 38 guests.

Our cruises are not suitable for persons with disabilities or reduced mobility.

Minimum number of participants: 20 persons

Further information about the minimum number of participants you will find here.



Year of construction: 2016

Length over all (m): 43.50 m

Sun deck: 250 m2

WiFi Internet: Free


Twin / double cabins: 16

Triple cabins: 2

Single cabins: 0

Quadruple cabins: 0

Cabins with ensuite facilities: Yes

Air conditioning: Yes


Shower/toilet: 2




Rijeka – Island of Krk – Island of Rab – Island of Pag – Island of Lošinj – Island of Cres – Rijeka
If you are travelling to Rijeka by your own car, you can go from 09:00 am until 12:00 pm at the latest into the harbour and directly to your boat. Here you will unload your luggage, which will first be placed under our care until the cabins are ready for occupancy at 11:00. Our service team will then escort you to the garage and transfer you back to the port. Our bicycles are waiting in front of the ship to be taken over by you. After you have selected a bike and possibly taken a trial round, our team will take care of the loading onto the ship. Our representative will then welcome you with a welcome drink and introduce you to the crew and the other passengers. During a snack, we lift the anchor and set sail in the direction of Njivice on the island of Krk. The first stage by bicycle starts here – from Njivice we go to Krk, the capital of the island of the same name, and back to Njivice. Dinner on board and overnight stay in the port of Njivice (36.6 km by bike).
After breakfast we lift the anchor and drive to Malinska-Haludovo. First we cycle to Dobrinj, in the interior of the island. We continue to Vrbnik, an old town high on a rock on the east coast of Krk. From the vineyards around Vrbnik comes the famous golden wine "Žlahtina". Opportunity for lunch in a cozy konoba before heading towards the town of Krk. Dinner on board and overnight in the harbour of Krk (32,7 km).
After breakfast, we continue our bike tour across the island of Krk. First we will go to Dobrinj, in the central part of the island. We then continue to Vrbnik, an ancient town, perched on a cliff on the east coast of Krk. The vineyards of Vrbnik are famous for their golden-coloured Žlahtina wine. We will stop for lunch in a cosy tavern (not included in the cruise price), before continuing on to Baška, in the south of the island. The 3 km steep climb to the highest point of the day will be rewarded with a panoramic view over the Baščanska Draga, a fertile valley that stretches all the way to the coast. Dinner and overnight stay at the harbour of Baška (44.3 km). Since in the early and late seasons the mooring and overnight stay in Baška depend on the weather, the route of the cycling tour may change if necessary, and the overnight stay may be in another port. During the high season, the Baška port is sometimes fully occupied by excursion boats. In this case, after the bike tour Lopar on the island of Rab will be called for overnight stay.
Today, the boat will take us to Lopar, located in the north of the island of Rab. Our bike tour leads us from Supetarska Draga to the town of Rab. Our boat will be already waiting for us in the picturesque scenery of the old town with its four unique bell towers. Lunch will be served aboard. After lunch we will go by bike for another tour, crossing the 1,400 hectare Kalifront forest park with its up to 1,000-year-old holm oaks. After a break in the "Bay of Love" we return to Rab. After a guided tour through the historic town, you will have the opportunity to visit a restaurant for dinner. Overnight stay in the port of Rab (19.0 resp. 22.2 km).
Only a good half hour by boat and we will reach Lun, located at the northern tip of the neighbouring island of Pag. The island stands out above all by its extremes – partly meagre, like a lunar landscape, partly covered with lush green mountain fields, where numerous sheep graze, “producing” the famous Pag cheese. First we ride to Novalja, the main town of the northern half of the island, where we take a break to have a coffee or a drink. We then continue by bike to Mandre, where our boat will be waiting in the harbour. Lunch on board, afternoon at leisure, opportunity to go out for dinner. Overnight stay in Mandre (33.8 km).
Today a somewhat longer boat journey lies ahead of us – it takes about four hours to get from Mandre to Mali Lošinj, on the island of Lošinj. Heading north, we anchor for lunch on board in a secluded bay. On arrival at the harbour of Mali Lošinj, we unload our bicycles to discover the unique countryside with its vast pine forests. We ride round the Čikat Bay, along the coast and through the Sunčana Uvala (the Sunny Bay) to the picturesque seaside town of Veli Lošinj, and all the way back. Tonight you can enjoy a nice dinner in one of the restaurants of Mali Lošinj. Overnight stay in Mali Lošinj (18.3 km).
The “2-Islands-Day”. After breakfast, we jump on our bikes and ride from Mali Lošinj to Osor, where the islands of Lošinj and Cres are connected by a swing bridge. We then continue our tour to the Bay of Martinšćica. We load the bikes on the boat, and after the lunch on board, we continue our voyage to Cres, the capital of the homonymous island. Captain's Dinner on board and overnight stay at the port of Cres (45.1 km).
The final bike tour leads us from Cres 14 km north to a vantage point near the village of Predošćica and back. We will have lunch on board in Cres, and then load our bicycles for the last time. Leaving the harbour of Cres, we will sail to a bay in the north of the island, to take a long last swim in the blue Adriatic Sea, before returning to Rijeka. Overnight stay in the port of Rijeka (28.4 km).
After breakfast, disembarkation until 9:00 am.
Itinerary and activities are subject to slight changes due to weather and local conditions. Therefore it might occur that lunch is served on board instead of dinner and vice versa.

Partly, we follow the route in reverse order.
What's included...
* 8-day cruise according to the itinerary
* Half board according to the itinerary
* Welcome snack
* Captain's Dinner
* English and German speaking representatives during embarkation and disembarkation
* English and German speaking guides during the whole cruise (one guide up to 22 persons, two guides for more than 22 persons)
* Rental bike (please advise us at the time of booking if you require a helmet)
* E-bike available at extra charge
* Guided bicycle tours according to the itinerary
* Guided city tour of Rab


Port of Rijeka - Kvarner Region

Port of Rijeka

Rijeka is the third largest city in Croatia and the largest and most important seaport of the country. Rijeka is just a few hours by car from central Europe – public transportation (bus and train) depart from several countries on a daily base. The airport is located 30 kilometres outside Rijeka on the island of Krk. The city centre is close to the harbour and offers fantastic shopping opportunities, plus a number of cultural monuments and many places of interest. There is plenty of evening entertainment along the harbour road, the “Riva”.


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