Cruise from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik with Ave Maria
We've got something special for all Dubrovnik lovers over there: the beauty of this famous historic city leaves every one breathless, moreover, the area near Dubrovnik includes many places that can also be considered as real jewels of the entire Mediterranean region. All this makes Dubrovnik a perfect base port for your sea adventure: Southern Dalmatia is literally filled with history, culture, unique architecture and gorgeous nature. Explore Croatia's top spots like Hvar, Split, Brač, Korčula. The vibrant town of Makarska is a popular resort, known for its sandy beaches and attractive summer night life. A visit to Mljet National Park on the other hand will make you fully immersed in the stunning nature of Croatia's south and its bucolic lifestyle.
Check-in from 13.00 h at the Gruž harbour (late arrivals can join in Slano), departure at 14.00 h for the small village of Slano on the mainland, a peaceful fishermen's village. Enjoy authentic village dinner in Smokovljani and taste all the specialties this rural area has to offer. As part of their property, there is a ranch with animals and the old stone threshing floor surrounded by olive trees, figs and other autochthonic plants in all the beauty of nature, where you can hear the voice of crickets and birds chirping
Morning departure towards the island and National Park of Mljet. Lunch on board. Free time to enjoy the salt lakes in the National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this tranquil island. The large lake is situated inside the Mljet National Park (entrance included), and in the middle one can visit an old abbey and church, or just use a canoe to roam around the lakes in the National Park. Bicycles can also be rented to cycle around the paths surrounding the lakes.
Early morning departure towards Makarska, the famous tourist destination with many restaurants and bars and a beautiful promenade along the famous beach. Enjoy the magic of Makarska Riviera and be sure to take a walk along the city streets – there's an abundance of churches and other cultural sites. Afternoon swim at one of the wonderful beaches. In the evening, Captains dinner with live entertainment on board.
After breakfast, cruise towards Pučišća, a typical Mediterranean place, situated on the northern side of Brač island at the bottom of a deep bay. This village is home to the world-famous white stone of Brač. Visit one of the few stone masonry workshops left in Europe. Afterwards, cruise towards Split and arrive in the afternoon. Split is, a busy university and maritime town and the capital of the Dalmatia region. Its old town is under UNESCO protection, Join a guided tour of the city upon arrival. This historical town under UNESCO world heritage protection will knock you off your feet with its abundance of things to see and do and with its unique lively atmosphere.
Early morning departure towards the island of Brač and the town Bol, best known for its famous Zlatni rat beach (Golden horn), a natural phenomenon that with its distinct shape and form dominates other beaches of Croatia. Directional winds and waves cause the shape of the beach to often change. Afterwards, the next destination is Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic. While joining the guided tour, visit the magnificent Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded here in 1612 and other sites. Hvar offers plenty of restaurants, bars cafes and clubs, open long into the night. Hvar is often referred to as the sunshine and jet-set island.
The journey continues 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 the enchanting town fortified by walls. Korčula treasures more legends, tales and monuments than any other place, discover some wandering along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants for a great gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment.
Departure towards Dubrovnik with breakfast en route. Enjoy the unforgettable natural beauty along the coast towards Dubrovnik which was referred to as “heaven on earth” by the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Lunch on board and arrival in Dubrovnik in the early afternoon. Join the guided tour of the city. Meander through the narrow, car-free limestone streets – worn smooth under the soles of centuries of pedestrians, exploring the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Take the cable car from the Old Town to the Srđ Mountain to enjoy scenic views of the mighty ramparts and of the Elaphiti Islands (ticket included). In the evening enjoy the traditional and authentic Croatian song and dance performance by the Linđo Folklore Ensemble.
One last breakfast onboard followed by goodbyes with the crew and new friends, before they see you off. Transfer to the airport
7-night cruise in a deluxe air-conditioned cabin with en-suite bathroom
Complimentary wi-fi onboard
Daily buffet breakfast
Three-course lunch daily + cheese and salad bar
Captain's dinner with live entertainment
Coffee and tea after lunch
Olive oil and wine tasting on board
Abundant fresh fruit
Visitors' taxes & port fees
Daily cabin service and towel change
Midweek bed linen change
One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to the Old Town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
Dubrovnik cable car fee
Linđo - traditional and authentic Croatian Folklore Ensemble with return transfer
Heritage dinner in Smokovljani with transfer
Stonemasonry workshop entrance fee
Mljet National Park entrance fee
OPTIONAL SUPPLEMENT: Korčula village dinner experience: EUR 40.- per person / peka option EUR 55 per person
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Supplements and reductions
- single use supplement is 50%
- 3rd person sharing a cabin -30%
- Child (age 1 - 9,99) in cabin with 1 adult - 30%
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Travelling still remains slightly uncertain even in 2022, therefore, our key priority is to provide more booking flexibility to our hesitating customers. Why deprive yourself of your dream holidays in 2022, when you know you can rearrange in case you are unable to travel due to Covid-19 related restrictions*?
In order to increase the consumer confidence, we at My Croatia Cruise offer free cruise reschedule** within 24 months if your travel is affected by Covid-19 related restrictions.
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- If you test positive for COVID-19 within 30 days before the departure date and can provide medical evidence (certificate/statement) to support this.
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