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Central Croatia Luxury Cruise

Central Croatia Luxury Cruise

From EUR €1,850

Description

Starting and finishing in the beautiful city of Split, this cruise visits a few of the less visited islands making this a really interesting cruise. The beautiful walled port of Zadar was built in 16th century by Venetians as a defense from Turks and is a delightful stop. We will also visit Kornati National Park, comprising of more than 140 islands, islets and rocks.
Another highlight will be Vis which has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Weather permitting we will also We will have an early morning cruise towards small island Biševo to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon.
We will cruise for around 4 hours most mornings, stopping for a swim en route. After lunch on board we will have plenty of time to enjoy a guided walk or to explore the towns and ports where we are moored. In the evening you are free to explore to cafes and restaurants of the towns.

Trip Name
Central Croatia Luxury Cruise
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Cruise Length: 48.2 m / 158.1 feet Passenger Capacity: 39 M/S Arca is a modern deluxe vessel refurbished in 2017, with maximum capacity of 39 passengers in 19 twin and double cabins. All cabins are modern and fully equipped with A/C, LCD TV, safe deposit box, fire alarm, internal communication system between room and bar. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin, hair dryer, and for added convenience cosmetic package. All cabins are sound-proof and each cabin comes with the fire-proof doors. A fully air-conditioned upper deck  dining room can accommodate all passengers at once, yet offer a great degree of privacy for each guest. There is free wireless internet (Wi-Fi), loudspeakers, audio-system, and a direct telephone communication cabin-bar on board. The kitchen is made in line with the latest HACCP standards. An extension of the restaurant is outdoors, on the covered part of the upper deck, spacious enough for all passengers and tables, chairs and including one public lavatory. To make the most of every swimming opportunity, there is a platform with a ladder for easy access to the water, as well as small swimming pool at the rear of the ship. Electricity on board: 220V.

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1: Split
You will be transferred from Split’s airport  to the harbour, where embarkation begins at 14:00h. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening. (WR,D)
Day 2 - Day 2: Split – Krka NP National Park – Sibenik
Depart from Split early in the morning towards Šibenik. After lunch disembark in Šibenik and take the bus to visit Krka National Park. It’s magnificent waterfalls, including the famous waterfall Skradinski Buk, are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. After the sightseeing tour, we will return to Šibenik, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Set out on a walking tour of Šibenik historical center and visit one of the most beautiful Renaissance Cathedrals of the Adriatic. Your night is at leisure in town. (B,L)
Day 3 - Day 3: Sibenik-Galesniak- Zadar
Leaving Šibenik early in the morning we set sail for Galešnjak, a typical small Dalmatian island, where you can enjoy a swim stop in one of secluded bays. Enjoy lunch while we cruise into Zadar harbour in the afternoon. Set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical center and admire the old walls and Port Gate built in 16th century. Visit the Square of the Five Wells, the Church of St. Donat, the Roman Forum and the largest Cathedral in Dalmatia, St. Anastasia and enjoy wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. If there is a breeze, enjoy at the “Sea Organ”, an architectural sound art, which plays music by way of sea waives move into the tubes. Overnight in Zadar(B,L,T)
Day 4 - Day 4: Zadar-Sali - Kornati NP - Primosten
Morning departure for Primošten,with a stop along the way to swim and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. Primošten is a small, picturesque town situated between Šibenik and Trogir, in the central part of the Adriatic coast and surrounded by seven other islets, a wonderful sight and an exceptional breathtaking place to explore. Overnight in Primošten.Your evening is at leisure in town. (B,L)
Day 5 - Day 5: Primosten - Stari Grad
In the morning we will continue towards the town of Stari Grad on the island of Hvar we will sail pass by the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Golden Horn (“Zlatni rat”) near Bol – whose pebbles shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. As the weather conditions can sometimes be very unpredictable or there can be crowds during the high season, you will be informed in time if a swim stop near Golden Horn (“Zlatni rat”) is possible. We head off to Hvar Island where we’ll visit Stari Grad. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and affordable 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. (B,L)
Day 6 - Day 6: Stari Grad - Hvar – Vis
Our morning cruise starts with Hvar Town. Hvar is a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities, but it’s also a charming seaside town with 8 centuries of architecture. On a walking tour visit the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. We will continue towards the island of Vis once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it interesting to visit. After lunch disembark in Vis and continue by bus to visit Komiža a charming and lively fishing village located on the southwest side of the island of Vis, where you can walk and enjoy the unique Mediterranean atmosphere and history that is reflected in every stone house, narrow streets, fishing boats that dominate the harbour. After that, we return to the town of Vis, one of the most remote Croatian islands, which remained inaccessible to visitors due to the presence of a military base until 1989.  Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner on board. (B,L,CD)
Day 7 - Day 7: Vis- Bisevo – Split
We will have an early morning cruise towards small island of Biševo to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. 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. We arrive in Split in the afternoon. This UNESCO World Heritage city bases the city centre in and around the stunning Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman emperor Diocletian’s retirement palace from 295–305 AD. Stroll through the palace basement filled with market stalls and outside experience the historical architecture of this beautiful palace. See the remnants of Split`s Roman heritage, it`s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter`s temple, the Peristyle and many other unique Your evening is at leisure in town. (B,L)
Day 8 - Day 8: Split
Disembark after breakfast. You will be transferred to Split airport/hotel. (B)

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
05-07-202512-07-2025EUR €2,080Lower Deck Cabin
05-07-202512-07-2025EUR €2,550Main Deck Cabin
19-07-202526-07-2025EUR €1,850Lower Deck Cabin
19-07-202526-07-2025EUR €2,310Main Deck Cabin
21-07-202528-07-2025EUR €2,080Lower Deck Cabin
21-07-202528-07-2025EUR €2,550Main Deck Cabin
26-07-202502-08-2025EUR €1,850Lower Deck Cabin
26-07-202502-08-2025EUR €2,310Main Deck Cabin
26-07-202502-08-2025EUR €2,550Upper Deck Cabin
02-08-202509-08-2025EUR €2,310Main Deck Cabin
02-08-202509-08-2025EUR €2,550Upper Deck Cabin
02-08-202509-08-2025EUR €1,850Lower Deck Cabin
09-08-202516-08-2025EUR €1,850Lower Deck Cabin
09-08-202516-08-2025EUR €2,310Main Deck Cabin
09-08-202516-08-2025EUR €2,550Upper Deck Cabin

Inclusions

    • Split & Diocletian's Palace Zadar Kornati National Park Swimming every day

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