Experience an idyllic cruise through sparkling waters along Croatia’s Dalmation Coast to explore glorious old towns and lush forests. Wander the imposing white-stone ruins of Diocletian’s Palace in Split, and Dubrovnik’s Franciscan monastery and shimmering marble streets
Inside visits and special features are shown in UPPERCASE in the tour description, including admission charges where applicable.
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Travel to Split and transfer to the cruise port to embark your ship. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Cruise Manager at an on-board welcome reception. This evening, you can relax on board or take a walk through Split.
After breakfast, sail to Brac, one of the prettiest Adriatic islands and famed for its wonderful 'Golden Horn' beach jutting into the turquoise sea. Following lunch on board, your next stop is Hvar. This jetsetters' favourite is sprinkled with honey-stone towns and gorgeous coves. After a guided walk around lively Hvar town to admire its Franciscan monastery and medieval theatre house, the evening is free to enjoy as you wish. Note: Due to the limited capacity of Hvar harbour (especially during the peak Summer months), the port of call may be substituted for Stari Grad or Jelsa, in which case transfer by bus will be organised to and from Hvar Town.
After breakfast, set sail for Korcula, with a swimming stop in one of pristine bays en-route (weather permitting) and lunch on board. Arrive at the beautiful island of Korcula in the early afternoon. Korcula is thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many local restaurants.
Today, explore medieval Dubrovnik on a guided tour. Standing on an outcrop in the sparkling Adriatic, this UNESCO-listed gem is one of the most beautiful spots on earth, thanks to its sturdy walls, shimmering marbled streets and shining townhouses. Your tour focuses on its highlights, including the exquisite Rector's Palace and 14th century Franciscan Monastery with its old pharmacy, one of the world's oldest. The rest of the day is at leisure.
Today, sail to the stunning island of Mljet. Mljet will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. At the heart of the island is Mljet National Park (entry is approximately €15 per person) and is home to many species of birds and two deep stunning lakes.
Today, leave Mljet and enjoy the scenery as you cruise the Adriatic. Late this afternoon, arrive in Pucisca, a beautiful little town on the island of Brac. Tonight, enjoy a captain's dinner with live entertainment on board.
Your cruise continues towards Split, the capital of Dalmatia. En-route, your ship will moor at Omis, a mountain-backed town that served as a pirate hideout in the Middle Ages, here perhaps take an optional boat trip to Cetina River Canyon before cruising to Split. This afternoon, join our guided walk around Croatia's second city, whose UNESCO-protected centre houses a stunning palace built as a retirement bolthole for the 4th century Roman Emperor Diocletian. This afternoon brings a guided tour of the superb palace complex, which encloses bustling lanes, mighty columns and gates. This evening is at leisure to enjoy dinner at a restaurant of your choice.
After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK.
€25 per person port taxes must be paid on arrival.
Sailing times, itineraries and excursions are subject to change due to the Captain's discretion and weather conditions.
Your holiday price does not include any fees to enter Croatia's National Parks. These fees must be paid locally.
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