From Split to Trogir, np Krka, Stari Grad, Hvar, Vis, Biševo, Korčula, Mljet, Slano, Elaphiti islands and Dubrovnik
DATES AND PRICING
7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom,
air conditioning & LCD TV
Arrival shared transfer from Split airport/hotel to port on the first day
Departure shared transfer from port to Dubrovnik airport/hotel on the 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 Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
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 $16 per person (depending on the season)
Day 1 SPLIT ARRIVAL, Saturday (WR, D)
You will be transferred from Split’s airport or your Split 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.
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 disembark 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. Enjoy sailing towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, swimming stop and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and cheap 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. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Afterwards cruise towards the Korčula the island’s main settlement and is 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 your gourmet experience 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, a peaceful fishermen’s village and the starting point to Ston, another once fortified small village famous for its oysters situated on Pelješac peninsula. 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 swimming stop on one of the secluded bays to spend the morning. Before lunch sail to Dubrovnik, before we moor at Gruž port we cruise alongside the old city walls, while lunch is served. After docking join a guided tour with panoramic ride and transfer included. 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.