Elegant Cruises & Tours (www.elegantcuises.com) announces $300 per person savings for “Natural Wonders & Artistic Heritage of the Adriatic”, a grand 15-day/14-night roundtrip cruise aboard the m/s Monet with all shore excursions included, departing Venice on November 4, 2009.

“Natural Wonders & Artistic Heritage of the Adriatic” is an extraordinary journey visiting must-see destinations along the splendid Dalmatian Coast between Venice, Italy and Kotor, Montenegro. The itinerary includes an overnight in Venice and three days in Dubrovnik, Croatia. Other highlights include overnights in Koper, Slovenia and Sibenik, Croatia; the islands of Rab, Vis and Korcula; Krkj National Park; the Postojna Caverns, Europe’s largest netherworld; Polce, the gateway for excursions to Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina; the Kornati Archipelago, one of the world’s most beautiful mini-cruises; Zadar, and the historic city of Split dominated by the gargantuan 4th century palace of Emperor Diocletian.

“Our two-week itinerary in the Adriatic provides passengers ample time to experience the remarkable historic sites, enjoy the natural beauty of waterfalls and caves, shop at leisure and still have time relax in the sun and sip coffee at the outdoor cafes,” says Tatjana Stanovic, executive vice-president and co-owner of Elegant Cruises & Tours. “This region is our home, and we show passengers the best at each destination.”

Elegant Cruises & Tours is a U.S.-based, Croatian-owned company. The company’s 62-passenger Monet, staffed by a multi-lingual Croatian captain and crew, offers regional cuisine, local entertainment and first-hand knowledge of each port of call to deliver an unmatched, authentic Croatian experience for cruisers.

Elegant’s 15-day/14-night “Natural Wonders & Artistic Heritage of the Adriatic” cruise departs Venice on November 4, 2009, returning November 18. To qualify for the $300 per person savings, bookings must be made by March 31. This two-week roundtrip Venice itinerary is also available in April with an April 1 departure, returning April 15. All shore excursions are included for both sailing dates. Complimentary house wines and beer at lunch and dinner are included on all Elegant Cruises & Tours cruises.