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Croatia Island Hopping Cruise from Split

Croatia Island Hopping Cruise from Split

From EUR €890

Description

Island hopping cruise from Dubrovnik with “MS Splendid” is a great-value way to enjoy the comforts of life on board of a modern steel motor cruise ship with its own individual charm.

During this 7 night cruise, you will be able to gain an exciting experience of the Croatian way of life, its past seamlessly blending with the present.

A carefully prepared itinerary will give you enough time to experience historical sites as well to undertake your own explorations of ancient towns located on South Dalmatian islands and the mainland, leaving you enough time to relax and go for a swim.

M/S Splendid has spacious air-conditioned cabins, a comfortable salon, lounge bar, an outdoor covered sitting area as well as a sunny deck with new Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzi. The ship’s carefully selected and experienced crew and cruise manager will make your cruise unforgettable.

Trip Name
Croatia Island Hopping Cruise from Split
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Length: 38.5 m Passenger Capacity: 38 Built: 2014 Small cruise ship M/S SPLENDID is built in Split shipyard for summer 2014 according to new EU standards. With its perfect size, maneuvering abilities and its elegant 19 cabins our newly built, yacht-like ship will satisfy your refined expectations for a comfortable cruise along the Adriatic Coast. This new motor ship built under Croatian flag in 2014, length overall 38,50 meters and 8,00 meters in width,  with two engines + two generators for Air-condition system and 220 Volts with standard cruising speed of 9,00 knots. Construction material is steel with mahogany and iroko wood. She has 19 spacious cabins with private facilities and air-conditioning providing accommodation for up to maximum 38+4 persons. Experienced crew of 6 will make your cruise unforgettable. Passenger cabins are situated on three decks while crew members are accommodated in separate quarters. All guest cabins are very comfortable, fully air conditioned and conveniently designed with modern private en suites, toilet and shower in cabin. Cabins are equipped with beds in size 200×80 cm or 200×170 cm with wooden wallboards, working table, chair, mirror, night lamps, safe deposit box, radio, hair dryer, 220 V electric supply, lifejacket, wardrobe and luggage space under bed, as well as the latest safety and fire alarm. Standard cabins have porthole and dual ventilation system (one in bathroom and one in cabin) while main and upper deck cabins have two windows, smaller in bathroom and larger cabin window.  Cabins are sound-proof and have fire-proof door.

Itinerary



Day 1 - DAY 1 • SATURDAY SPLIT
M/S SPLENDID will be docked in Split harbour where youcan board during the entire day. Join the welcomemeeting at 7:00 p.m. where our cruise director willintroduce you to the captain, crew and your future fellowpassengers, with whom you will spend a week on board.Welcome dinner will be served at 7:30 p.m.The embarkation will be possible throughout the day.Passengers arriving in the morning cannot enter theircabins before 1:00 p.m. However, they can leave luggageon board. Captain will wait for all the passengers arrivinglate at night and these guests will be provided with adinner.Overnight in Split, (D)
Day 2 - DAY 2 • SUNDAY SPLIT – OMIŠ – PUČIŠĆA ( BRAČ ISLAND)
Our English speaking guide will do the morning Split Citytour and walk us through the historical Diocletian’s Palace.Split boasts 1700 years of history. Since 1979 the historiccentre of Split has been inscribed on the UNESCO WorldHeritage Site List.At 12:00 we’ll start our cruise to Omiš. An ancient townwith city walls, fortresses and stone churches, Omiš islocated at the delta of Cetina River with its wonderfulbeaches. For centuries, Omiš was for a stronghold offamous pirates, a symbol of retaliation, courage andstrength in the long historical fight against The Republic ofVenice.Lunch will be served on board while we continues ourcruise across the Brač Channel, all the way to Pučišća, the biggest village on the island of Brač. The fjord-like inlet ofPučišća meets three narrow valleys that descend from thehills, joining the bay’s quiet and beautiful waters. Pučišćaquarry was exploited by Romans in the antiquity, afterwhich it was abandoned until the reopening in 1455. Stonefrom Pučišća quarry was used to build limestone columnsof the White House in Washington DC, Vienna Parliamentand many other famous buildings around the world.Pučišća is also home to the only Croatian Stonemasonryschool. Its students carve sculptures from Brač limestone,applying traditional and unconventional tools that havebeen used here for centuries.We’ll spend a night in this very quiet town. Enjoy thenightfall, as it unifies the distinct features of Pučišća thathave intrigued us so much in daylight.Overnight in Pučišća, (B,L)
Day 3 - DAY 3 • MONDAY PUČIŠĆA – BOL – HVAR
We'll start our day with a morning departure towards Bolknown for having one of the finest European beaches,called Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape). As we stop in Bol, youcan relax in this charming Dalmatian town. Have a walk, acup of coffee or a swim, until lunch is served on board.After lunch we shall continue cruising along many idylliccoves and bays towards Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island.Hvar is one of the most popular and attractive Croatiantourist destinations and a meeting point of theinternational jet set.Upon your evening arrival in Hvar, a local English speakingguide will walk you through the town, introducing you tothe island’s way of life, its rich history and culture. You'lllearn how lavender was traditionally farmed on Hvar, formany centuries. Afterwards, you'll be free to enjoy yourevening in Hvar, to explore and dine in one of itsnumerous family owned restaurants or taverns.Overnight in Hvar Historical Town, (B,L)
Day 4 - DAY 4 • TUESDAY HVAR-BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE - VIS
We'll start our day with a morning cruise towards Island ofBiševo and its Blue Cave. Originally, the entrance to BlueCave was located below sea level, which required visitorsto dive deeply in order to resurface into the cave’smysterious blue depths. Sunbeams penetrating throughthe cave’s submarine opening get reflected from the whitebottom floor, colouring the cave aquamarine and objectsin the water silver, creating a truly stunning and magicalnatural phenomenon.However, sometimes high waves prevent the entrance toBlue Cave, which is something we shall not know beforethe morning designated for our visit. For this reason,entrance fees are paid on the spot – if we 'all lucky enoughto visit the cave! Afterwards we'll dock in Vis and havelunch.Vis is truly unique in comparison to other Adriatic islands.Due to its strategic location on the open sea it served as amilitary zone for a long time, for which reason it wasuntouched by the usual tourist development.Beautiful beaches, unspoilt nature, ecological agricultureand preserved traditional architecture make up theadvantages of this unique Croatian island. You will haveevening free in Vis, to explore and dine in one of its familyrun taverns.Overnight in Vis Town, (B,L)Optional late afternoon Vis Island Tour excursionWe start our tour of Vis, our coach will follow theold road, rises above the town and overlooks thebay. After that we descend to the fields and drivethrough vineyards and olive groves passing byformer allied airport from WWII and then wedescend us down to Komiža.Free time in Komiža, stunning fishermen's villageto have dinner in one of cosy restaurants. Returnto a boat for overnight.Reservations and payment on the spot.
Day 5 - DAY 5 • WEDNESDAY VIS – KORČULA
We’ll start our day with a morning departure towards theIsland of Korčula, with a swim stop and lunch en route. Inthe afternoon, we’ll arrive to the Korčula Town, on theIsland of Korčula. This town is known as a birthplace ofMarko Polo, one of the most famous world explorers of alltimes. Our English speaking guide will do Korčula City tourand walk us through Korčula’s charming narrow and cobbled streets. You’ll have the rest of the evening free, to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice.Overnight in Korčula Historical Town, (B,L)
Day 6 - DAY 6 • THURSDAY KORČULA – NATIONAL PARK MLJET – SLANO
Morning cruise to Mljet Island, where you’ll befree to explore National Park Mljet (entrance feesare not included), to walk around the Great andSmall Lake, visit The Islet of St. Mary with itsBenedictine Monastery dating from the 12thcentury and, of course, take a swim in the heartof this pristine National Park. Lunch will be servedon board as we continue our cruise to Slano,where we shall arrive in the afternoon.Slano is one of the most picturesque places onthe Dubrovnik Riviera, with a beautiful beach,dense pine forest and olive groves, a long culturaltradition and numerous historical monuments.For all who are interested we can organizeoptional excursion to Ston. Ston is fortified townfamous for 5- kilometre long walls, old saltworkand oysters/mussels farm.Overnight in Slano, (B,L)
Day 7 - DAY 7 • FRIDAY SLANO – DUBROVNIK
In the morning we’ll depart for Dubrovnik, alongthe Elaphite islands, where we’ll have a shortswim stop and lunch.Upon arrival to Dubrovnik, our own Englishspeaking guide and coach will come to the pier.We’ll visit the historical centre of Dubrovnik, thefamous city enlisted as UNESCO World HeritageSite, where our guide will show you the mostinteresting sights of Dubrovnik.Following the city tour you will be left on yourown to explore Dubrovnik, visit famous City Wallsor take a cable car to the top of Mount Srđ.Return coach transfer is scheduled in the evening.You can return on your own if you wish so.Learn why Dubrovnik is known around the worldas “The Pearl of Adriatic”.Overnight in Dubrovnik, (B,L)
Day 8 - DAY 8 • SATURDAY DUBROVNIK
After breakfast, the time has come to say farewell to allyour new friends. (B)

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
30-04-202207-05-2022EUR €890Standard Cabin
30-04-202207-05-2022EUR €1,090Main Deck Cabin
30-04-202207-05-2022EUR €1,190Upper Deck Cabin
14-05-202221-05-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
14-05-202221-05-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
14-05-202221-05-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
28-05-202204-06-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
28-05-202204-06-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
28-05-202204-06-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
11-06-202218-06-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
11-06-202218-06-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
11-06-202218-06-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
25-06-202202-07-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
25-06-202202-07-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
25-06-202202-07-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
09-07-202216-07-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
09-07-202216-07-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
09-07-202216-07-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
23-07-202230-07-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
23-07-202230-07-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
23-07-202230-07-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
06-08-202213-08-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
06-08-202213-08-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
06-08-202213-08-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
20-08-202227-08-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
20-08-202227-08-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
20-08-202227-08-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
03-09-202210-09-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
03-09-202210-09-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
03-09-202210-09-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
17-09-202224-09-2022EUR €990Standard Cabin
17-09-202224-09-2022EUR €1,290Main Deck Cabin
17-09-202224-09-2022EUR €1,390Upper Deck Cabin
01-10-202208-10-2022EUR €890Standard Cabin
01-10-202208-10-2022EUR €1,090Main Deck Cabin
01-10-202208-10-2022EUR €1,190Upper Deck Cabin

Inclusions

    • Split & Dubrovnik Mljet National Park & Bisevo Blue Cave Korcula & Hvar Swimming every day and eating ashore at night

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