8-day cruise from Dubrovnik to Split and back to Dubrovnik
DATES AND PRICING
7 nights cruise from Dubrovnik to Split and back to Dubrovnik Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom, air conditioning & LCD TV
Arrival / departure shared transfer from airport or hotel to Dubrovnik port and back on the first and last day
Daily buffet breakfast
6 lunches, all with 4 courses
Captain’s dinner and Welcome dinner
Complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruits available daily Professional Cruise Manager throughout
Whisper technology enhanced touring
Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek Luggage handling
Free Wi-Fi on board
Sightseeing tours included:
City tours of Dubrovnik, Korcula, Hvar and Split
Guided tour and entrance to Mljet National Park
Wine tasting in Korcula
Day 1 DUBROVNIK ARRIVAL, Saturday (WR, D)
You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik’s hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 1:00 PM. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception followed by dinner this evening.
Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korcula, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to relax and lunch on board. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour of Korčula which takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history and enjoy wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. Evening is free to explore the town on your own.
Day 3 KORČULA – MAKARSKA, Monday (B, L, CD)
In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing to town of Makarska, on the mainland, where we will spend the night. Makarska is one of the most popular tourist resort areas on Adriatic due to its long pebbly beaches and scenic mountains in the background, which creates a specific climate and picturesque views. After lunch on board, you will have free time to enjoy the therapeutic benefits of fresh sea air by walking through the green paths of St. Peter peninsula towards west and then further to the beach for a lovely 2 km long walk along the seaside promenade or to explore the streets and squares of Old Town behind the main promenade, which are abundant with galleries, souvenir shops, cafes and restaurants. Tonight enjoy Captain’s dinner and overnight in port of Makarska.
DDay 4 MAKARSKA – PUČIŠĆA – SPLIT, Tuesday (B, L)
Our journey then continues towards Pučišća, situated on the island of Brač, village of the stone sculpture, where you can visit amazing stonemason school (optional). After visiting Pučišća set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive at Split to spend the night. Arriving in Split, join a guided tour of the city, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.
Day 5 SPLIT – HVAR, Wednesday (B, L)
Adriatic. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe and many more historical sites. Spend evening and night in Hvar. Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbour (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.
Day 6 HVAR – MLJET, Thursday (B, L)
In the morning 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 to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th Century. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters or kayaks to explore the National Park or island on your own. Overnight in port of Pomena.
Day 7 MLJET – DUBROVNIK, Friday (B, L)
In the morning sail to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Old Town with a panoramic bus ride above the Old Town. After the panoramic view, we will arrive at the historical centre of Dubrovnik, walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour, you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s second oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 8 DUBROVNIK DEPARTURE, Saturday (B)
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.