A perfect Croatian cruise will take you along the stunning Dalmatian Coast and further introduce you to the culture and history of a beautiful country. Warm sunshine, incredible food and vibrant nightlife have been drawing travelers from all over the world to Croatia since decades. Now is the right time to visit Croatia, without the pervasive crowds, on this seven-day itinerary from the comforts of your elegant vessel.
SPLIT TO SPLIT RETURN (SOUTH)
Day one - Split
You will be picked up from the airport and taken to the marina. Your trip will begin at the lovely town of Split on the Dalmatian Coast. Founded by the Romans in the fourth century, the town is known for its forts and beaches. The cabins will be ready by 1230pm, however, guests can check in early. Enjoy a welcome reception with your fellow travelers followed by dinner in the evening. Overnight in Split.
Day second - Split to Starigrad
As you set sail early morning to your first port of call Starigrad, a sumptuous breakfast and lunch will be served on board. On arrival, guests have the option to tour the narrow streets network of the Old Town and the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Starigrad Plain. Evening at leisure in Starigrad on your own. Overnight Starigrad.
Day three - Starigrad-Hvar-Korcula
The jet set destination of Hvar is where you head next morning. Enjoy a shore excursion to see the sights of this ancient city. Later set sail and have lunch on board and a short swimming stop enroute, before arriving at Korčula, the birth place of the legendary explorer, Marco Polo. Go on a guided tour of the fortress town and sample some exquisite wines at the local bars. Evening free to explore Korcula. Overnight Korčula.
Day four - Korčula - Dubrovnik
Set sail next morning for Dubrovnik, another UNESCO World Heritage site. On arrival, get a quick guided tour of the Old Town where you will be shown all the important landmarks. The rest of the day, you can explore the city on your own. Overnight Dubrovnik.
Day five - Dubrovnik - Mljet
Head North to Mljet, the home of the famous Mljet National Park which houses five types of forest and is a paradise for birdwatching. Visit the Benedictine Monastery, the two great lakes. Your evening is free to enjoy in Mljet. Overnight Mljet.
Day six - Mljet - Brač Island
The morning cruise includes a scenic swim spot and another hearty lunch before reaching the pretty town of Pučišća on Brac Island and drop anchor at the spectacular steep- sided natural harbour.The place is known for its excellent stone masonry work and is full of fine sculptures. Visit the stone mason school if you desire. Prepare yourself for a gala Captain's dinner on the ship tonight. Overnight Brač Island.
Day seven - Brač Island - Omiš - Split
Your last port on the trip is Omiš, another city of forts and stone, a reminder of power the pirates had in this region in the past. After a brief walking tour, guests are recommended to book a boat ride to explore the Cetina River Canyon protected area. Return to the ship to sail for the trip back to Split, with a relaxed lunch on board and a swim stop on the way. Arrive Split during the afternoon and go for a guided tour of the historic city, which is another UNESCO World Heritage site. Evening free at Split. Overnight Split. Next morning tour ends with a farewell breakfast and transfer to Split airport.
With guaranteed departures from April to mid-October, guests have the option to travel in a unique way by sea to see the breathtaking sights of the Adriatic Coast. Choose a cruise and reward yourself with a holiday of a lifetime.