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Dubrovnik to Split Luxury Croatia cruise

Dubrovnik to Split Luxury Croatia cruise

From EUR €1,300

Description

A perfect way to experience the beautiful Croatian islands and coastline an intimate luxury mini cruiser. Spend your mornings on the spacious decks or swimming in the crystal clear Adriatic Sea, and use your evenings to explore small historical towns. This one way cruise from Dubrovnik to Split will bring you the best of the Southern Dalmatia islands with numerous extra services and wine & gourmet experiences included in the package.

During your week in Croatia we will normally cruise for 3-5 hours in the morning, stopping for a swim along the way. We usually arrive in our destination for the day sometime after lunch, giving us plenty of time for a walking tour, to visit the towns or Mljet National Park, or just to explore the cafes and historic buildings that abound in the beautiful towns and ports we visit.

After leaving the splendour of Dubrovnik we cruise to the small port of Ston. Ston has the longest fortified town walls in Europe, but we are here to try the oysters! From Ston we head to Mljet, a national park on an island. Mljet is a beauriful spot, and also a great place to explore on foot, by bike or even by canoe. There is a trail around the lakes for walking and cycling, or you can visit St Mary’s Monastery, dating from the 12th century, set on an island on the lake on the island.

Next to Korcula, the birth place of Marco Polo and a mini Dubrovnik in appearance, before we head to the outer lying island of Vis, and the nearby ‘Blue Cave’. Next to jetset and beautiful Hvar, where the bsutling port sits next to the ancient square with the old fort on th hill above. Finally we cruise via the ‘Golden Horn’ beach to Split, location of the extraordinary Diocletian’s Palace, which now forms the fabric of Central Split. Split is humming with restaurants and bars and a great place to end.

Trip Name
Dubrovnik to Split Luxury Croatia cruise
Days
8
Overview
Vessel Type: Small Ship Lenght: 42.8 meters to 47 meters Passenger Capacity: 34 to 44 Built: 2011 - 2017 Deluxe ships are modern and state of the art ships 42 to 47 meters in length. Spacious sun deck includes a hot tub and sun beds to enjoy wonderful Adriatic scenery. Deluxe vessels feature spacious, lavishly designed, air-conditioned en-suite cabins with double or twin beds, safety deposit box, bathroom toiletries, hair dryer, cupboard & wardrobe cabinet. Cabins are 12 to 17m2 in size. Included services: airport transfers, buffet breakfasts and four course lunches, drink with lunch, Captain's dinner with live music, additional dinner in a typical Croatian setting, sightseeings, English speaking tour manager, various entrance fees, various tastings, Visitors' tax & port fees, luggage handling, daily cabin serviceю Admiral Brand new addition to our fleet is a stunning 43 meters long and almost 9 meters wide Deluxe vessel. Built in 2015 with latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities Admiral offers a maximum capacity of 39 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins and 1 single cabin, hot tub and a salon on the upper deck, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests.  Aquamarin  MV Aquamarin, sister ship of MV Admiral, is a new deluxe vessel with planned maiden voyage in 2017. Fantazija  MV FANTAZIJA is a new DELUXE category vessel 42.8 m long and 8.84 m wide, constructed in 2015. My Way Length - 44,45 m, Width - 8,15 m, Built - 2017 President Newly built luxurious ship, with spacious cabins, twin or double beds. All cabins with own bathrooms, and with air-condition, sundecks and restaurant area. San Antonio Length - 44,70 m, Width - 8,60 m, Built - 2017 Pictures shown below are from various ships in fleet, actual layout of cabins and ship may differ. Please Note: the deckplan below is an example only (Admiral) and may vary from your ship.

Itinerary



Day 1 - Day 1 - Join in Dubrovnik (D)
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik Gruž harbor for check in from 14.00h onwards. After settling in, transfer to city gates for a guided tour of the city. The special charm of this ancient town are the buildings that have remained from the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. Many of the monuments belong to the modest Renaissance architecture with some traces of Gothic style. Take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the mighty ramparts and of the Elaphiti Islands. After the tour, return transfer to the ship for a welcome meet & greet cocktail reception on board. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Day 2 - Day 2 - Dubrovnik - Slano & Ston (B, L, T, D)
Departure to the small village of Slano on the mainland. Enjoy the magical scenery as the ship cruises around Dubrovnik city walls before continuing to one of the Elaphiti islands for a swimming stop. Afternoon arrival in Slano, a peaceful fishermen's village and our starting point to Ston, once fortified small village and famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s long medieval ramparts, we head for a small village nearby to learn more about oysters and a special tasting of this delicacy. Time at leisure and return transfer to ship, Captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board.
Day 3 - Day 3 - Slano to Mljet (B, L)
Next morning, we cruise a little further north to the Island of Mljet. The legend says Greek hero Odysseus spent years on this island when he was captured by the nymph Calypso. Join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to St Mary Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th Century. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars to roam around the National Park or island on your own, but beware of the nymphs! Overnight in port Polača or Pomena, dinner on board.
Day 4 - Day 4 - Mljet - Korcula (B, L)
Early morning departure towards the island of Korčula best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korčula Town followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting place surrounded by walls and one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Fish bone street pattern was used in the design of Korcula Old Town for a natural cooling effect and it provides citizens with sheltered and comfortable accommodation. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants to enjoy a gourmet experience and numerous bars for those looking for evening entertainment. Optional excursion to small village near Korčula Town for typical Dalmatian dinner and to learn about the history and traditional way of living. Overnight in Korčula.
Day 5 - Day 5 - Korcula to Vis (B, L, T)
Continue to the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public for years. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Vis town, situated on the northern side of the island, has developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban center in Croatia. Try some exquisite local wines. If interested, visit the remains of the Roman thermal place, City museum or simply take a walk enjoying the views of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the waterfront. Overnight in the port of Vis.
Day 6 - Day 6 - Vis to Biševo (Blue Cave)/Hvar (B, L)
Early in the morning we cruise towards the small island of Biševo to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon (entrances to be paid on the spot – approx. 10-14 EUR). 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. Continue towards the jet-set island of Hvar with a swimming stop and lunch on board at the Pakleni Islands. Hvar, the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic is known for glorious lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. We arrive in the afternoon on the tour of the town - the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe founded in 1612. Hike up the zig-zag path to the town fort overlooking the harbour for lovely scenic views of your ship and the Paklinski Islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - numerous restaurants, bars and clubs, many open long into the night. Overnight in the port.
Day 7 - Day 7 - Hvar to Split via Bol (B, L, D)
Morning departure to Brač island where swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol – whose shingle promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly cause the shape to change. Bol is a typical fishermen’s village converted into a popular tourist destination yet retaining its charm. Continue to Split to enjoy a guided tour of the city upon arrival, a historical town under UNESCO world heritage protection. Here there is an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian Palace, once inhabited by the Roman Emperor. Overnight in Split.
Day 8 - Day 8 - Disembark in Split (B)
Breakfast and time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and transfer to Split airport.

Trip Dates

StartEndPrice FromRoom Type
16-04-202223-04-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
16-04-202223-04-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
23-04-202230-04-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
23-04-202230-04-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
30-04-202207-05-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
30-04-202207-05-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
07-05-202214-05-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
07-05-202214-05-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
14-05-202221-05-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
14-05-202221-05-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
14-05-202221-05-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
14-05-202221-05-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
21-05-202228-05-2022EUR €1,400Lower Deck Cabin
21-05-202228-05-2022EUR €1,700Main Deck Cabin
28-05-202204-06-2022EUR €1,400Lower Deck Cabin
28-05-202204-06-2022EUR €1,700Main Deck Cabin
04-06-202211-06-2022EUR €1,400Lower Deck Cabin
04-06-202211-06-2022EUR €1,700Main Deck Cabin
11-06-202218-06-2022EUR €1,500Lower Deck Cabin
11-06-202218-06-2022EUR €1,800Main Deck Cabin
18-06-202225-06-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
18-06-202225-06-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
25-06-202202-07-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
25-06-202202-07-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
02-07-202209-07-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
02-07-202209-07-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
09-07-202216-07-2022EUR €1,500Lower Deck Cabin
09-07-202216-07-2022EUR €1,800Main Deck Cabin
16-07-202223-07-2022EUR €1,500Lower Deck Cabin
16-07-202223-07-2022EUR €1,800Main Deck Cabin
23-07-202230-07-2022EUR €1,500Lower Deck Cabin
23-07-202230-07-2022EUR €1,800Main Deck Cabin
30-07-202206-08-2022EUR €1,500Lower Deck Cabin
30-07-202206-08-2022EUR €1,800Main Deck Cabin
06-08-202213-08-2022EUR €1,400Lower Deck Cabin
06-08-202213-08-2022EUR €1,700Main Deck Cabin
13-08-202220-08-2022EUR €1,400Lower Deck Cabin
13-08-202220-08-2022EUR €1,700Main Deck Cabin
20-08-202227-08-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
20-08-202227-08-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
27-08-202203-09-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
27-08-202203-09-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
03-09-202210-09-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
03-09-202210-09-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
10-09-202217-09-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
10-09-202217-09-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
17-09-202224-09-2022EUR €1,700Lower Deck Cabin
17-09-202224-09-2022EUR €2,000Main Deck Cabin
24-09-202201-10-2022EUR €1,500Lower Deck Cabin
24-09-202201-10-2022EUR €1,800Main Deck Cabin
01-10-202208-10-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
01-10-202208-10-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
08-10-202215-10-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
08-10-202215-10-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin
15-10-202222-10-2022EUR €1,300Lower Deck Cabin
15-10-202222-10-2022EUR €1,600Main Deck Cabin

Inclusions

    • Diocletian's Palace
    • The heart of Split Majestic walled city of Dubrovnik Mljet National Park St Mary Isle Benedictine Monastery Korčula Island
    • the birthplace of Marco Polo Blue Cave
    • Bisevo Island Mediaeval fortified village of Ston

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