10-Night Dubrovnik to Zagreb Cruise-Tour
DUBROVNIK - SLANO (Ston) – MLJET – KORČULA – VIS – Biševo (Blue Cave)/HVAR – (Bol) - TROGIR - SPLIT - PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK - ZAGREB
Cruise from the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic,’ Dubrovnik, sail the spectacular Dalmatian coast, soaking up the scenery and the flavors while experiencing some of the country’s most majestic cities and picturesque islands. Enjoy guided walking tours of Dubrovnik and its ancient City Walls, the enticing maze of streets in Split’s Diocletian’s Palace, fortified Ston and the charming Old Town of densely forested Korcula.
A tour through pretty Trogir and glitzy Hvar are on the agenda too – climb to the top of Hvar’s fortress to gaze out at one of the region’s most stunning vistas.
Enjoy an inspirational journey towards the historic and stunning city of Zagreb, exploring Plitvice Lakes National Park with its famous lakes and waterfalls.
|Private transfer to hotel. Explore at leisure.||Dubrovnik|
|Private transfer to the ship. Explore the remarkable city of Dubrovnik. Welcome Cocktail Evening.||Dubrovnik|
|Guided tour of beautiful city of Dubrovnik & City Walls. Explore fortified Ston, with Oyster Tasting.||Slano|
|Enjoy peaceful Mljet National Park. Guided Walking Tour of charming Korcula.||Korcula|
|Explore quaint & remote Vis Island, known as the 'Mediterranean as it once was.'||Vis|
|Experience the magical Blue Cave. A guided walking tour of Hvar with impressive views from the fortress.||Hvar|
|Visit the famous Zlatni Rat beach in Brac. Guided walking tour of medieval Trogir. Captain's Dinner.||Trogir|
|Guided walking tour of the Roman Diocletian's Palace in Split & sample this vibrant city.||Split|
|Private tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park||Plitvice Lakes|
|Private trip to the elegant capital, Zagreb. Explore this exciting city.||Zagreb|
|Private airport transfer||Opatija|
Board: B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner, T – Tasting Experience
The fun begins with your arrival into Dubrovnik Airport, taking private transfer to your Dubrovnik hotel. You’ll have the afternoon to enjoy at your leisure, perhaps exploring the “Pearl of the Adriatic.” You might start by catching the cable car up to the summit of Mt. Srd where you’ll get a great perspective of the layout of the Old City, and dazzling views that endless those red-tiled roofs, the glistening Adriatic and nearby islands. You might want to take a walk atop the medieval walls that surround the historic center too.
Saturday: Dubrovnik (D)
Your exciting cruise from Dubrovnik to Split begins with transfer from Dubrovnik Airport or hotel to Gruž Harbour, where your new deluxe ship awaits. Boarding is possible throughout the day, with cabins ready from 1 p.m. If you arrive early, you can stow your luggage and head out to explore the city. A meet-and-greet and welcome dinner will be hosted at 7 p.m. providing an opportunity to meet the captain, crew and your fellow passengers.
Sunday: Dubrovnik – Slano/Ston (B, L, T)
After breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour along the cobbled streets of the historic UNESCO-listed Old Town of Dubrovnik. You’ll be mesmerized by the majestic medieval architecture, and afterward, soak up the view from above as you explore the impressive city walls. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch as we set sail for our next destination. Our next stop is the charming village of Slano, a peaceful traditional fishermen’s village and the entrance point to Ston, another small fortified village that is famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s medieval ramparts and famous Ston Walls, we will take you to an oyster farm, where you will have the opportunity to sample delicious fresh oysters and mussels.
Monday: Slano – Mljet – Korcula (B, L)
We’ll venture further north to Mljet Island and its stunning national park this morning. Walk the shores of the two salt lakes at its center and then visit tiny St. Mary Isle which sits in Great Lake and houses a 12th-century Benedictine monastery and historic church. After lunch, we journey to Korcula Island, perhaps best known as the birthplace of one of the world’s most famous explorers, Marco Polo. Your inspirational guide will take you on a tour through fortified Korcula Town. You’ll have the evening to explore on your own, sampling tasty cuisine in the local eateries.
Tuesday: Korcula – Vis (B, L)
An early morning departure for the tranquil island of Vis. Enjoy a refreshing dip in the Adriatic before we arrive to this unspoiled island in the afternoon. For four decades it was closed off to visitors and abandoned by many locals while used as a Yugoslav military based. It’s managed to remain largely undeveloped, offering a step back in time with traditional architecture and pristine beaches. Look forward to exploring Vis Town at your leisure, enjoying the atmospheric vibe as you walk the lovely stone streets lined with fabulous taverns.
Wednesday: Vis – Bisevo (Blue Cave) – Hvar (B, L)
Weather-permitting, our first stop today is the Blue Cave on Bisevo Island, one of Croatia’s most famous attractions. When conditions are right, we can experience the incredible natural phenomenon that occurs when sunlight streams through, illuminating the cave with an ethereal blue glow. Our next stop is the beautiful sunshine island of Hvar. On arrival, enjoy a wine tasting tour at a very sought after family winery in Jelsa, a small and charming town on the island. Visit the Spanjola Fortress on our way back to Hvar and enjoy spectacular views over Hvar and its neighboring islands. Overnight in the port.
Thursday: Hvar – Bol – Trogir (B, L, D)
We sail towards Trogir, with a stop in Bol, famous as the home of one of Europe’s most photographed beaches, Zlatni Rat. Enjoy a swim off its shores or coffee in town before returning to the ship for lunch. We’ll continue cruising to the UNESCO-listed Trogir, an open-air museum filled with impressive medieval towers, churches, palaces and monasteries. Its Cathedral of St. Lawrence is considered one of the country’s finest examples of sacral architecture. Learn more about it on a guided walking tour, followed by time on your own. The Captain’s dinner with live music is hosted on the ship this evening.
Friday: Trogir – Split (B, L)
The last stop on this deluxe cruise is Croatia’s second largest city, ancient Split. You’ll have the opportunity for another swim stop before arriving in this Roman built city. Join our guide for a tour of its historical center, nearly half of which is made up of the 1,700-year-old Diocletian’s Palace, a maze-like complex with a wealth of magnificent Roman architecture. Split was built in the 4th-century as the retirement home for Roman Emperor Diocletian. After the tour, explore on your own and enjoy dinner in a myriad of restaurants and bars dotted throughout the palace.
Saturday: Plitvice Lakes National Park (B)
An exciting day awaits with a visit to Plitvice National Park. In the morning private transfer will bring you to the park, traveling through rugged mountain areas. In the afternoon, fantasy will come to life as you take a guided tour of the famous lakes and waterfalls in the park. You’ll be mesmerized by the crystal-clear waters that range in shades from turquoise to emerald, flowing over chock and limestone as it has for thousands of years. Barriers were created over time, with the natural dams forming caves as well as the cascading falls and rivers.
Sunday: Private transfer to historic Zagreb (B)
This morning get ready for private transfer to Croatia’s capital, Zagreb. In the afternoon you’ll be able to take a tour with a knowledgeable guide through the Old Town, also known as Upper Town. Perched on the slopes of Medvednica Mountain, the remains of towers and walls that surrounded it in the medieval times are still preserved. It’s filled with historical landmarks, including secrete passages and little museums along with interesting points like 13th-century St. Mark’s Church, the grand cathedral Dolac market and Kamenita Vrata, the stone gate.
Monday: Private Airport Transfer (B)
Get your bags packed and ready for your private transfer which will bring you to Zagreb Airport for your onward flight home or further travels. If you aren’t ready to return home and haven’t made plans, be sure to reach out to our travel experts who can help. Let them know how long you have and the types of things you’d like to see and they can help make it happen – with countless options in this region and beyond, it’s worth sticking around awhile.
Our Deluxe Croatia cruise ships are some of the most sought-after ships in Croatian waters because they are newly built to luxurious specifications with state-of-the-art tech and spacious cabins with brand new en-suite bathrooms.
Cruise Croatia in style and comfort on board one of our superb fleet of Croatia small cruise ships, offering you the opportunity to explore its array of unspoiled islands and historic towns.
- 7 Night Deluxe Dubrovnik to Split cruise in a choice of cabin
- Daily buffet breakfast and four-course lunches with fresh fruit
- 3 Course welcome reception dinner
- 3 Course Captain’s evening dinner with live entertainment
- Complimentary filtered water, tea and coffee throughout
- Oyster farm tour with fresh oyster and mussel tasting experience
- Wine tasting at a highly sought after family winery in Hvar
- Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Split and Ston
- One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
- Free Wi-Fi on boardEntrance to the Blue Cave in Bisevo
- Entrance to Dubrovnik city walls
- Entrance to Mljet National Park
- Professional English-speaking cruise manager
- Luggage handling and daily cabin service
- Free WiFi on board
- 1 night in a 4 or 5 star hotel in Dubrovnik, 1 night in Plitvice Lakes & 1 night in Zagreb, on a bed & breakfast basis.
- Entrance and a private guided tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park
- All return private transfers, to and from the airports, hotels and ships.
- Return flights to Croatia
- Port Taxes of €30 per person
Price based in double occupancy in a double or twin room. 60% single person supplement.
2021 Departure Dates from Dubrovnik
- May 21
- June 4, 18
- July 2, 16, 30
- August 13, 27
- September 4, 10, 24
- October 8
2022 Departure Dates from Dubrovnik
- May 13, 27
- June 10, 24
- July 8, 22
- August 5, 19
- September 2, 16, 30
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