Supreme category ship in a cabin with private facilities, A/C & TV
Arrival shared transfer from Split airport/hotel to port on the first day of the program
Departure shared transfer from port to Dubrovnik airport/hotel on the last day of the program
Daily buffet breakfast
6 lunches (3 course meal and salad bar)
Welcome dinner and Captain’s dinner with live music
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
Complementary Wi-Fi on board
Sightseeing tours included:
City tours of Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
Entrance fees to the Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy and Diocletian’s Palace
Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National Park
Oyster tasting in Ston
Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot – up to $15 per person (depending on the season
Day 1 SPLIT ARRIVAL, Saturday (WR, D)
You will be transferred from Split airport or your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 1 pm. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening.
In the morning join a guided tour of Split, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Set sail to the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as “miniature Venice” or a “mini Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, or a “floating museum town” – as it has a masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. After disembarking in Trogir we will take the bus to visit Krka National Park. You will discover the pristine nature and waterfalls of the Krka National Park, an area extremely rich with flora and fauna. Overnight in Trogir
Day 3 TROGIR – STARI GRAD, Monday (B, L)
Morning guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Afterwards, enjoy sailing towards Stari Grad on the Island of Hvar, swim stop and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and affordable konobas and restaurants in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town centre of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.
Day 4 STARI GRAD – HVAR – VIS, Tuesday (B, L)
Leaving Stari Grad in the morning towards city of Hvar. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe and many more historical sites. Afterwards continue to Vis. The town of Vis is on the northern side of the island and was developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban centre in Croatia, formed by the Greeks in 4th century B.C. Visit the remains of the Roman Baths, Church or Our Lady and City Museum or take a walk enjoying the view of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the coast. Your evening is free in Vis.
Day 5 VIS – BIŠEVO – KORČULA, Wednesday (B, L)
Leaving Vis, we will have an early morning cruise towards Biševo island to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon on the islet Biševo just in front of the town of Komiža. Possibility of our visit will depend on weather conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Afterwards, cruise towards the Korčula, and the island’s main settlement , known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants to enjoy and there are numerous bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.
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. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters, or kayaks to explore the National Park or island on your own. Lunch on board and departure for a small village called Slano on the mainland. Slano is a peaceful fishermen’s village, and the starting point to Ston, situated on Pelješac peninsula , fortified small village famous for its oysters. Pelješac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. After exploring the town, we leave to a small nearby village to enjoy the authentic local oyster tasting. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner and overnight in Slano.
Early morning cruise to Elaphiti islands with swim stop on one of the secluded bays. Continue sail to Dubrovnik, and before we moor at port we cruise alongside the old city walls. After docking, join a guided tour with panoramic ride. After the panoramic view, we will arrive at the historical center of Dubrovnik, walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site. Your guide will show you the most interesting sights of the Old Town and visit the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. After city tour, you will be 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, or 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.