Croatia Cruise

Overview

This small ship cruises along the charming Croatian coastline and islands on the new and lavishly designed, fully air-conditioned vessels with spacious en-suite cabins. Itinerary includes exciting gastronomical and sightseeing experiences and visits Split, Korčula, Mljet, Dubrovnik, Trstenik, Hvar and Bol.

Tour Duration: 7 days

Tour Highlights:

  • Mljet National Park
  • Authentic Croatian Village party
  • Spectacular evening dnner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik
  • Swimming at Golden Horn Beach on Brač Island
  • Split
  • Korčula
  • Trstenik
  • Hvar 
  • Bol
Itinerary

Depending on your flight time from the UK you may need to have a night in a Split hotel before the start of your cruise or you may just want to choose that option.

Day 1: Transfer to Split harbor where the vessel will be docked. Check in from 14.00 onwards. After settling in, enjoy a guided tour of the city (not possible for late arrivals). Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection and part of the world heritage. You will find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a welcome reception and cocktail to enjoy the meet and greet party on board. Overnight in Split.

Day 2: In the morning, we will leave this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the Island of Korčula, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, stopping for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with fortified walls. On this Island, you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight on the boat in Korčula.

Day 3: Next morning, we head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating from the 12th Century.

Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars to roam around the National Park on your own. Return to the ship for lunch followed by departure towards Dubrovnik.

Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbour the captain will take you for an evening cruise alongside the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent old town. Overnighton the boat  in Dubrovnik.

Day 4: After breakfast transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take best pictures of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. 

Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with more enthusiasm, we recommend a walk on the the famous walls 1,940 m long or taking a stroll along the walking street "STRADUN" – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight on the boat in Dubrovnik.

Day 5: Early morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Pelješac peninsula. Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas.

Afternoon transfer to the village followed by a visit to a local farm you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies and an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer and overnight on board the boat.

Day 6: Early morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Pelješac peninsula.

Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas and taste local wines, mussels and cheeses. Afternoon transfer to the village followed by a visit to a local farm you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies, an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the ship and overnight moored on the Pelješac peninsula.

Day 7: Our final stop will be the Island of Brač and the picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the Golden cape - known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s town turned into a popular tourist destination.

After lunch on board, time at leisure until afternoon wine tasting in the facilities of the oldest Dalmatia wine cooperative (dating 1903,) followed by the Captain’s farewell dinner with live entertainment on board. Overnight on board in Bol or nearby Milna.

Day 8: Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and a private transfer to Split airport or your Split hotel.

Want to spend more time in Croatia? Visit Plitvice National Park? Opatija – the coastal resort visited by European Royalty throughout the ages? Pula and the Istrian Peninsula or maybe catch the train to the Capital City Zagreb? The choices are yours, your wish is our command!

Dates & Inclusions

Tour dates: Various travel dates for this Tour are available including some specifically Police orientated dates, contact us on 01422 847 847 or through our Holiday Request Form for more details. 

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