27th July 2024 from £2800 per person.
Split - Hvar - Trstenik (Peljesac Peninsula) - Mljet & Dubrovnik - Dubrovnik - Korcula - Bol (Island of Brac) - Split
Seven fabulous nights on-board your cruise vessel, sailing in between Split and Dubrovnik. Visit some of the 'must see' destinations along the Dalmatian Coast. This relaxing itinerary takes in perhaps the most famous and iconic sights in Croatia.
Enjoy plenty of sailing plus frequent swim stops in remote locations, and spend time on board either socialising in the bar, relax on the top deck, or cool down in the jacuzzi or plunge pool. Of course there are fully guided walking tours, which mostly take place late afternoon, after which you can explore a little more; before finding your own eatery and enjoying the evening sampling the delights of towns and villages whilst mingling with the locals
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Professional tour manager
Four Guided walking tours
Welcome reception & cocktail
Wine & Gourmet Experiences and excursions
Mljet National Park entrance fee
Captains Dinner with live entertainment
Spectacular cruise along the old town city walls in Dubrovnik
Plenty of time to relax with Swim Stops
Olive oil and wine tasting on-board
Buffet breakfast daily
Three course lunches with cheese and salad bar
Complementary water dispenser
Coffee and tea with lunch
Daily fresh fruit and snacks
Daily cabin service and towel change
Dubrovnik cable car fee
Visitors tax and port fees
Day 1 – Embarkation - Split (D)
Transfer from Split airport to the Split harbour where the vessel will be docked. Check in from 14.00 h onwards. After you get settled in, enjoy our guided tour of the city. Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection and as it is a part of the world heritage. One 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 cocktail and enjoy the meet & greet party on board. Overnight in Split.
Day 2 – Split – Hvar (B,L)
Morning departure towards Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Šćedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. Before disembarking there will be a short presentation of lavender products followed by a tour of the town. Here one can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612. Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbour to get some lovely scenic views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.
Day 3 - Hvar - Trstenik (B,L,D)
Morning departure from this magnificent town to continue our cruise towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short swim-stop and afternoon arrival to Pelješac peninsula. Today, we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer followed by a visit to a local farm to indulge in a typical heritage dinner with Croatian delicacies and local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the vessel. Overnight on Pelješac peninsula.
Day 4 - Trstenik - Mljet - Dubrovnik (B,L,D)
The next morning, head further south to the Mljet Island. 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 to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a church dating from the 12th Century. Return to the vessel for lunch, followed by departure towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbour the captain will arrange an evening dinner cruise alongside the old city walls. Enjoy the spectacular views of the magnificent ancient town. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 5 - Dubrovnik (B)
After breakfast, transfer to the Old Town for the guided walking tour. Don't miss the opportunity to take the best photos of Dubrovnik as taking a cable car ride from the Old Town to the Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and the Elaphiti Islands. Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. Meander through the narrow, car-free limestone streets – worn smooth under the soles of centuries of pedestrians, exploring the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 6 - Dubrovnik - Korcula (B,L)
Early morning departure towards the Korčula island, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop 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, fortified by the walls. Korčula treasures many legends, tales and monuments, discover some while wandering along the herringbone pattern streets. There is an abundant choice of restaurants for gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.
Day 7 - Korcula - Bol / Milna / Pucisca (B,L,CD)
Today's destination is 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. Lunch on board and 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 entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna or Pučišća.
Day 8 - Bol / Milna / Pucisca - Split (B)
Early morning departure towards Split and upon arrival, time to say goodbye to the crew and new friends! Check-out by 9.00 am, followed by a private transfer to the Split airport.
The above itinerary is a typical example. Itineraries and inclusions vary depending on vessel. The exact day to day itinerary will be provided to you with your pre-departure paperwork. City tours are guaranteed.
Optional excursions/activities/village dinners/tastings will/maybe offered to you whilst on-board. UK2 Travel have no liability with regards to pricing nor content.