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Henk Witte Founder’s Cruise

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Over the years, Henry (Henk) and his wife Thressa have traveled extensively, hosting groups and traveling on their own. Henk Witte, now retired, continues to fulfill his passion for traveling…especially cruising. To give Henk’s cruises the world-class designation and attention they deserve, each cruise (and tour) personally hosted by Henk and his wife Thressa will be marked with a “Henk Witte Founders Cruise” emblem.  You can be sure that the cruise/tour will be a delightful combination of exciting destinations with new experiences, traditional touring, great food, and fun!

Bon voyage!

Best of Croatia II: The Adriatic’s Infinite Allure

September 13 – 23, 2018

Cruise pricing starting at: $4,899 p.p. Lower Deck, double occupancy, from Grand Rapids

A limited number of staterooms are available per deck.

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Best of Croatia II

Experience the charm of Croatia and the Dalmatian coast.

Our adventure includes the delightful German cities of Munich, Passau, and Regensburg; historic Ceský Krumlov in the Czech Republic; the famous Benedictine Melk Abbey and the musical city of Vienna, Austria; a stop in interesting Bratislava, Slovakia; and concludes with the magnificent Hungarian capital, Budapest. We’ll enjoy the scenery of castles and palaces, medieval monasteries, picturesque villages, and vineyards from our floating hotel, with each day spent exploring the amazing cities and towns of Central Europe. There will also be the option of extending our stay in Croatia and Slovenia.

Henk & Thressa Witte, Tour Hosts

The hosts are Henk Witte, founder of Witte Travel & Tours, and his wife, Thressa. He started Witte Travel in 1975 and today, over four decades later, the company has a staff of 35 travel professionals.

The Wittes have traveled extensively, both with groups and on their own. Their retirement includes plans to see more of the world. Being an avid boater throughout his life and having a natural love for the oceans, lakes, and rivers of the world, he and Thressa have hosted over 20 cruises, including his annual Netherlands Waterway Cruise.

Henk has visited nearly every city, town, and landmark included in this itinerary, and he and Thressa look forward to exploring them further with members of the cruise tour. You can be sure that the Wittes’ fun-loving spirit and cordiality will enhance the tour experience for every one of you. They welcome you aboard!

What’s Included:

  • Roundtrip motorcoach transportation from Grand Rapids to O’Hare Airport in Chicago.
  • Air transportation from Chicago to Dubrovnik, returning Venice to Chicago. A connecting stop is made each way.
  • Motorcoach transfer in Croatia.
  • WiFi in hotels and onboard ship.
  • Accommodations in 4- and 5-star hotels and onboard a deluxe superior yacht.
  • Breakfast daily plus 6 lunches and 6 dinners. All twelve meals include 2 beverages (beer, wine, soft drink and/or bottled water).
  • Sightseeing and entrance fees in accordance with the itinerary, including visits to two National Parks, three UNESCO Sites: Palace of Diocletian, Dubrovnik Old Town, Catherdral of Saint James.
  • Porterage throughout the tour.
  • Tips for the drivers, tour manager, all local guides and the ship’s crew.
  • Onboard the yacht
    • Fresh fruit daily
    • 1 liter bottle water per person, per day, placed in the cabin
    • Welcome reception
    • Afternoon tea or coffee with biscuits
    • Onboard wine tasting
    • Daily cabin service with fresh bed linens midweek, fresh towels daily
    • 1 beach towel per person

Baggage Information

Please note that the airlines may impose baggage fees and that these fees are subject to change without notice. Flights for your tour can not be booked until 11 months prior to departure. For the current baggage allowance and any fees that apply to your itinerary, click on the link below, scroll down and click on the name of your airline.  Click here to view baggage information.

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