Cruise from Split to Dubrovnik with Stella Maris
This one way trip from Split to Dubrovnik combines cultural attractions of 3 countries! Visit some of the most popular Croatian gems like Dubrovnik, Korčula and Hvar, enjoy the cracking coastline of Monetenegro with its picturesque Bay of Kotor, take a day tour to the captivating city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Unlock history, culture and utterly enchanting scenery of the region while cruising the gorgeous Adriatic Sea and stopping off at pristine bays for swim-stops.
You will be transferred from Split’s airport to harbour, where embarkation begins at 14:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening
Morning guided walking tour of Split shows us the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, it’s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Set sail towards the town of Hvar, a favourite vacation destination of many world celebrities,. Hvar is a charming seaside town with 8th century architecture. Before lunch, there is time for a swim stop in the clear blue sea. Upon arrival in Hvar, enjoy visiting many historical sights of the town, such as St Stephen’s Square and Cathedral, the Arsenal with its theatre built on its first floor: the first municipal theatre in Europe. Above Hvar Town there is an impressive looking fortress called Fortica, offering magnificent views over the bay and Pakleni islands. Enjoy your evening in Hvar.
Early your morning sail to Ploče with a stop along the way to swim and relax, with lunch served on board. Today we will take a coach tour to Mostar with dinner included. Mostar is a unique city were east and west meet. Built alongside the Neretva River, it is well-known all over the world all thanks to the image of its beautiful “Old Bridge" (Stari Most), which is the heart and the symbol of the area. Since 2005 the “Old Bridge", as well as the old city of Mostar have been inscribed as a World Heritage by UNESCO. Walk through the narrow cobbled streets of Mostar, visit the Turkish house and the mosque.
Leaving Ploče, we will have an early morning cruise towards the island of Korčula, with a swim stop in one of pristine bays, time to relax and have your lunch on board. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Enjoy your walking tour of Korčula, which will take you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history, and have a wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of many local restaurants.
In the morning head further south to the Island of Mljet, with a swim stop in one of lovely bays. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous lakes with salt water in the Mljet National Park. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters, or kayaks to explore the National Park or other parts of the island on your own. Lunch on board and departure for a small village on the mainland called Slano. Slano is a peaceful fishermen’s settlement, our starting point to Ston, situated on the Pelješac peninsula, a fortified town famous for its oysters. The Pelješac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner and your evening in Slano.
In the morning we set sail to Kotor in the neighbouring country of Montenegro. After lunch on board, we are going to visit Lovćen Mountain, Njeguši Village and Budva. Encounter Montenegro’s rich culture, historical heritage and natural beauty as you travel by bus up the serpentine Lovćen Hills. A beautiful view of the Kotor Bay and lovely mountain scenery accompany you en route to Njeguši, where you will visit the village smokehouse. Stop for a light snack with delicious smoked ham and cheese, paired with brandy and wine—all local specialties. Then, head down the mountains towards the city of Budva, believed to be one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic coast. It is more than 2,000 years old. After panoramic stop above Budva's skyline you will drive back to Kotor to explore this historical city that is known as the jewel of Montenegro. Your guide will take you on a walking tour that will include a visit to St Tryphon’s Cathedral, and you will see the Orthodox Church of St Lukas from the outside. Enjoy the atmosphere of the evening Kotor.
Morning departure for Dubrovnik with lunch on board. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik the “Pearl of Adriatic”, you will enjoy a guided tour of the historical centre of Dubrovnik, walk through STRADUN – the main street and the most famous place inside the CIty Walls, enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site. Your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik and you will visit the Franciscan Monastery with the second oldest pharmacy in Europe. After city tour, explore the city o your own, visit the City Walls, the Rector's Palace and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to the island of Lokrum or experience the cable car, which will take you to the top of Mount Srđ.
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to the Dubrovnik airport.
Arrival shared transfer from the Split airport to the harbor on embarkation day
Departure shared transfer from the harbor to the Dubrovnik airport on the last day
Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
6 lunches, all with 3 courses and a salad bar
Captain's dinner with live music
Complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruits available daily
Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
One beach towel per person/week
Mljet National Park entrance fee
Entrance fees to the Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy and St Tryphon’s Cathedral
Dinner in Mostar
Wine tasting in Korčula
Lovćen/Njeguši/Budva excursion – ride by bus, snack in Njeguši (smoked ham and cheese, brandy and wine)
Port tax + Tourist tax 70€ net per person/week (to be paid on board in cash).
Entrance Fees not mentioned in the program
Extra beach towels 7€ per person, on request
Private car transfers available on request
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In order to confirm your booking, a deposit payment of 400 Eur per person must be paid at the time of making your booking (non-refundable). The balance payment due date is 60 days prior to departure.
*Group bookings 5+ cabins may differ
Cancellations must be advised to MyCroatiaCruise in writing. Per person cancellation charges apply as follows:
- From the day of confirmation up till 30 days before the date of travel: Full deposit 400 EUR per person
- 29 – 15 days: 50% of the total
- 14 – 0 days, no show: 100% of the total
*Payment conditions for early booking deal can be different
It is possible to do the name change until 30 days before departure at 30 EUR fee per passenger. Extra costs will be applied in case of a different date/ cruise /cabin type. Within 30 days before departure standard cancellation fees will be applied.
The operator and the captain of the vessel reserve the right to change and modify the route due to weather conditions as well as conditions in the ports visited. The order of visits may be different than published in case of ports being overly crowded and too busy and with the intention to give the customer a better experience overall.
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruise not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with restricted mobilit.
Supplements and reductions
- Single use supplement (on request) from 60% to 80%
- Third bed reduction - 30% (on request only)
- Child (0-11,99 y.o.) in cabin with 1 adult - 30%
Flexible Booking Conditions
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.
*With Covid-19 related restrictions, one of the following must apply:
- If you test positive for COVID-19 within 30 days before the departure date and can provide medical evidence (certificate/statement) to support this.
- If government policies of the destination country prevent you from entering due to their restrictions on your country of residence.
- If government policies of the country of your residence force holiday cancellation and prevent you from travelling due to their guidelines and restrictions.
Should you prefer to cancel completely due to the reasons mentioned above, most of our cruises are 90% refundable up to 30 days before the departure date. ***
** Rescheduling is subject to availability.
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