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Cruise from Dubrovnik to Split in Luxury

Cruise from Dubrovnik to Split in Luxury

From EUR €1,350

Description

A classic Croatia cruise along the Adriatic Coast of Croatia. Starting in the magical city of Dubrovnik we will explore the coast and islands on our ‘floating boutique hotel’. We will try some of the finest cuisine, starting with the seafood and local wines in Ston before heading to Mljet National Park, nd St Mary’s Monastery set on an island on a lake on an island. We stop in Korcula – a beautiful walled town and birthplace of Marco Polo before visiting the outlying and less visited island of Vis, closed to the outside world until 1989. Finally we visit the lively ‘jetset’ port of Hvar before heading to the fantastic city of Split, dominated by the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s palace.

We spend most morning’s cruising and stopping in small bays for a swim, and most afternoon’s are left for exploring our destination and the evenings for exploring the restaurants and cafes of these lovely ports and towns.

What’s included
Accommodation in double/twin cabin with ensuite bathroom on MS Diamond

8 day cruise from Dubrovnik – Split
Arrival and Departure airport transfer (group)
Welcome reception on day 1
Half Board daily (breakfast and lunch or dinner – 4 course – according to the itinerary)
Complimentary water from dispensers
Captain’s dinner
Fresh fruit available daily
Professional cruise manager (English speaking)
Guided walking tours according to the itinerary (Split, Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik)
Ston oyster tasting experience
Blue Cave entrance fee
One way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing tour
Luggage handling
Daily cabin service
Free WiFi onboard

Trip Name
Cruise from Dubrovnik to Split in Luxury
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Length: 50 m Passenger Capacity: 40 Bulit: 2015 MS Diamond was designed and built specifically to cruise the Croatian coatline - she accommodates up to 40 passengers in 20 cabins. The ship features 20 modern air-conditioned cabins with 11 main deck cabins and 9 lower deck cabins measuring approx 11 to 13 sq meters. All cabins are fully equipped and include a safe deposit box, fire alarm, emergency lights and internal communication for announcements by the cruise director or captain. In addition, each cabin has life jackets, desk and tabouret, wardrobe, a small cupboard and a window (main) or port hole (lower deck). The bathrooms on board the ship are fitted with a toilet, shower, washbasin and hair dryer. MS Diamond Facilities The MS Diamond offers a restaurant and bar area on the upper deck with LCD TV, accompanied by a covered outdoor lounge area with sofas. The sun deck is perfect for sunbathing with plenty of sun-loungers for all passengers, a shaded area and a Jacuzzi. Guests looking to swim from the ship are provided with a platform at the back of the ship with additional ladder access to enter the water. Free WIFI is available on board the ship.

Itinerary



Day 1 - DAY 1: WELCOME TO DUBROVNIK! (WR)
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbor where you will be welcomed by our cruise representative. Check in starts from 13:00h.In case your flight arrives earlier, let us take care of your luggage so you can enjoy the charm of Dubrovnik on your own till the check in time.After settling enjoy welcome reception on board. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 2 - DAY 2: DUBROVNIK– ELAPHITI ISLANDS – SLANO (B, L, T)
Breakfast on board followed by a guided tour of the Old Town. After the tour of this stunningly intact walled city on the Adriatic coast, return to the ship andcontinue towards the Elaphiti Islands with plenty of time for swimming near one of the islands. As we continue our journey towards Slano, lunch will be served on board. From Slano we will start our gastro adventure towards Ston, the gastronomic center of the county. This town with the longest walls in Europe is situated near Dubrovnik and is surrounded by breathtaking scenery which, together with the picturesque city architecture, forms a harmonic entity. Once there we will visit an oyster farm where you will learn how oysters and mussels are cultivated in this region, and why they are so delicious. You will enjoy a rustic oyster and mussel tasting with local wine under the shade of the trees. Overnight in Slano.
Day 3 - DAY 3: SLANO-MLJET (B, L, CD)
Today we sail to Mljet – the most forested island in the Adriatic and one of the most beautiful pearls of the Mediterranean. Mljet is also well known for its two saltwater lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero, located at the north-west end of the island. The Benedictine monastery, situated on the island of St. Mary on the Veliko Jezero, is one of the most beautiful historic localities on the Mediterranean, is also the most visited spots and symbol of the National Park. Here, you can join the cruise manager on an optional tour* of the National Park and find out why the Greek hero Ulysses considered it his favourite holiday spot. Captain’s dinner onboard. Overnight in port Pomena.*National Park entrance fee not included
Day 4 - DAY 4: MLJET-KORČULA (B, L)
Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korčula, rich in vineyards, olive groves and small villages with numerous bays and coves. Swim stop in one of the peaceful bays, perfect to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the unspoiled nature, lush vegetation and crystal clear sea. Lunch on board.Afternoon arrival in Korčula. This medieval ”little Dubrovnik”, said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo, has an ancient atmosphere and we will enjoy getting to know it on an interesting tour along its winding streets. After the tour, make the best of some free time and sip a glass of local wine or coffee at an outdoor cafe, take a dip in the sea or just continue walking the streets. Overnight in Korčula.
Day 5 - DAY 5: KORČULA-VIS (B, L)
We can say that Vis is the most mysterious island in Croatia. For many years it was the military and naval headquarters of Tito’s partisan army and was closed to the public until 1989. This means that it had escaped large commercial development and was able to retain its natural beauty and charm, resist development and become a world-famous destination for real nature lovers and people seeking new adventures, this are but a few reasons we are in love with Vis.Evening is free to explore this charming little town on your own.Overnight in Vis.
Day 6 - DAY 6: VIS-BLUE CAVE-HVAR (B, L)
Early in the morning we set sail to Hvar. But, before Hvar we will make a stop on the island Biševo to see a stunning natural phenomenon – the Blue Cave. The Blue cave is famous all over the world for its extraordinary, magical, indescribable silver-blue light. After this enchanting experience we continue our journey towards Hvar, the longest island in Croatia, the sunniest in all Europe (2724 sunny hours each year) and undeniably among the most beautiful islands in the world. Upon arrival join the guided tour of Hvar and learn why this amazing town is a must see on the historical map of the Croatia. Your evening is free to explore this amazing holiday spot by yourself.Note: port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad because of the limited capacity of Hvar harbour. In that case transfer to and from Hvar will be provided.
Day 7 - DAY 7: HVAR-BOL/MILNA-SPLIT (B, L)
Early in the morning we set sail to Brač where a swimming stop is planned at Zlatni Rat beach, a long, pebbly beach near Bol that protrudes over 500m out into the Adriatic sea and, surrounded by deep blue water, changes shape with the wind, which makes it unique in Croatia.Afterwards we head for our final port – Split. Upon arrival join the walking tour through Split with an expert guide who will bring the past to life and also tell you a lot about Split today. Stroll the streets and learn many interesting facts that make this unique town’s history full of intrigue. Take part of the story of this more than 1700 years old town, founded by the Roman emperor Diocletian who chose this beautiful place as his retirement residence. Let the story of who he was and why he loved Dalmatia so much amaze you!Overnight in Split.
Day 8 - Day 8. Disembark in Split
Disembark after breakfast and transfer to Split Airport.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
15-08-202022-08-2020EUR €1,490Lower Deck Cabin
15-08-202022-08-2020EUR €1,690Main Deck Cabin
29-08-202005-09-2020EUR €1,590Lower Deck Cabin
29-08-202005-09-2020EUR €1,850Main Deck Cabin
12-09-202019-09-2020EUR €1,590Lower Deck Cabin
12-09-202019-09-2020EUR €1,850Main Deck Cabin
26-09-202003-10-2020EUR €1,590Lower Deck Cabin
26-09-202003-10-2020EUR €1,850Main Deck Cabin
10-10-202017-10-2020EUR €1,350Lower Deck Cabin
10-10-202017-10-2020EUR €1,490Main Deck Cabin

Inclusions

    • Dubrovnik Mljet Hvar Korcula Vis Split

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