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Ally

I first traveled to France as a child for my uncle’s wedding. I’ve been enthralled with Europe’s bustling cities, charming villages, and picturesque landscapes ever since, returning as often as I can. I’d love to help you fall in love, too.

Ally

Croatia Specialist

(+1) 844 879 7838

Overview

  • from $2,690 PP
  • 9 Nights
  • Private Land Tour & Cruise
  • May - Oct
  • Easy
  • 10hrs from NYC

Highlights

Enjoy the ultimate small-ship cruise for history buffs, foodies and nature lovers, which  begins with a fascinating guided tour through 1,700 years of history in the 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace. Sail from this ancient city along the Southern Dalmatian coast, experiencing renowned destinations and lesser-known island jewels, tasting all sorts of mouthwatering gastronomic delights in between.

Visit one of the country’s most beautiful beaches, Zlatni Rat on Bol, go wine tasting on the jet-setting island of Hvar, sample oysters on a medieval tour of Ston and cap off the adventure with a walk atop Dubrovnik’s scenic walls for a view of the endless red-tiled rooms and the turquoise Adriatic beyond.

Why Book with Us

  • Low Deposit

    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

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    From the moment you book your trip, our team is on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey.

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    Your trip with us is fully financially protected by our travel insurers. Peace of mind guaranteed.

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At A Glance

  • Days 1/2
    • Split

      • Private hotel transfer.
      • Private transfer to the ship.
      • Guided tour of Split and Welcome Dinner.
  • Day 3
    • Trogir

      • Free time to explore Trogir.
  • Day 4
    • Bol and Hvar

      • Visit Bol in Brac & Zlatni Rat beach.
      • Wine tasting experience at a family-run winery.
  • Day 5
    • Vis

      • Visit the quaint & beautiful island of Vis.
  • Day 6
    • Korcula

      • OPTIONAL: Experience the magical Blue Cave.
      • Guided walking tour of medieval Korcula.
  • Day 7
    • Mljet National Park and Slano

      • Visit stunning Mljet National Park.
      • Oyster tasting in Ston.
      • Captain's Dinner.
  • Days 8/9
    • Dubrovnik

      • Tour of breathtaking Dubrovnik.
      • OPTIONAL: Montenegro trip.
  • Day 10
    • Departure from Dubrovnik

      • Private transfer to Dubrovnik airport.
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    Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Split

    Split-mediterranean-architecture-square

    Arrival into Split Airport where our private driver will be waiting to drive you to your luxury hotel in Split Old Town.

    Having checked in and freshened up, enjoy the afternoon exploring the beautiful Diocletian Palace at your leisure and enjoy an alfresco dinner soaking up the wonderful old town atmosphere.

      Day 2 Split

      Split, Croatia

      Morning at leisure followed by a transfer to our deluxe ship docked in Split harbor for arrival drinks and snacks. Next, enjoy a fascinating look at what’s within the walls of Split’s historic center. Join our local guide after breakfast for a walk through the labyrinth of streets and alleyways, much of which is covered by Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace which includes some of the most well-preserved Roman monuments and buildings in the world. You’ll also notice influences by the Greeks and Venetians. Return to the ship for a Welcome Dinner onboard.

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Split
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Welcome Dinner

      Day 3 Trogir

      Trogir, Croatia

      We set sail whilst guests are enjoying breakfast towards the beautiful Old Town of Trogir. Before our arrival though it’s time for your first swim stop of this trip in a quiet secluded bay. You will enjoy lunch on board before arriving in Trogir and docking directly in the town’s picturesque harbor. Enjoy the afternoon exploring this wonderful UNESCO-listed town which is often compared to Venice with its medieval streets, magnificently preserved castle, and beautiful marina.

      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 4 Bol and Hvar

      Hvar, Croatia

      As we depart from the charming town of Trogir we cruise to Bol, home of one of Europe’s most beautiful beaches, Zlati Rat, you can wander through town or enjoy a refreshing swim before returning to the ship for lunch. As we journey to Hvar, soak up the sun and the sights that include secluded coves and glistening bays. On arrival, enjoy a wine-tasting tour at a very sought-after family winery in Jelsa, a small and charming town on the island. Overnight in the port.

      • Excursions Included Wine tasting in Hvar
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 5 Pakleni Islands and Vis

      Pakleni

      Early morning we cruise through the beautiful Pakleni Islands which are known for their stunning bays and crystal-clear coves. The captain will dock in one of these coves for an extended swim stop giving guests time to sample some of the water toys on board the boat. After lunch, we continue to sail to Vis to experience the ‘Mediterranean as it once was,’ having been virtually cut off from civilization for four decades as an important Yugoslav military base. Enjoy an afternoon at leisure to meander through its tranquil streets.

      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 6 Blue Cave and Korcula

      Blue Cave, Bisevo

      First, we’ll stop to experience the magical Blue Cave on Bisevo Island, famous for its remarkable natural phenomenon that when conditions are right, illuminates the sea grotto with an almost other-worldly aquamarine glow, thanks to sunlight that reflects from the white sandy bottom. (Weather permitting). We head on to the striking island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays en route. The afternoon arrival in Korcula is followed by a guided walking tour of this charming Old Town.

      • Excursions Included Entrance to the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally), Guided tour of Korcula
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 7 Mljet National Park and Slano

      Mljet

      We set sail for the tranquil and stunning Mljet National Park. On arrival, enjoy free time at leisure to stroll to the famous salt lakes, situated in the heart of the park. After lunch, we sail on to the charming village of Slano, situated on the mainland. It is 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. The evening is reserved for the Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board, with live music and entertainment.

      • Excursions Included Entrance to Mljet National Park, Fresh oyster and mussels tasting experience in Ston
      • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner

      Day 8 Dubrovnik

      Dubrovnik old town

      On the final day of your cruise, we will depart early to Dubrovnik. The ancient city boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. We will take a cruise along the walls of the old Dubrovnik city center. You will join a guided walking tour of this magnificent city with an expert local guide with free time to explore the old town at your leisure afterward. Tonight we suggest you enjoy a delicious meal in one of a wonderful array of excellent restaurants available within the city walls.

      • Excursions Included Guided tour of Dubrovnik
      • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 9 Optional Montenegro trip or day of leisure

      Kotor, Montenegro

      You have two great options to choose from, a day of leisure exploring Dubrovnik, perhaps taking a walk atop its ancient walls which brings views of the Old City, the Adriatic, and neighboring islands, or riding the cable car to the top of Mt. Srd for a bird’s-eye view over it all before getting a more closeup look at the sights. Or, take an optional guided tour of Montenegro that visits the medieval Old Town of Kotor, surrounded by centuries-old stone walls that stretch 2.5 miles long, and the famous Our Lady of the rocks in Perast.

      • Optional Excursion Guided tour of Montenegro
      • Meals Included Breakfast

      Day 10 Departure from Dubrovnik

      Dubrovnik Old Town, Croatia

      The tour comes to an end today, so be sure to have your bags ready to take private transfer this morning to Dubrovnik airport for your onward flight home. If you’d prefer to stay longer, contact our travel experts to see about having your hotel stay extended, or perhaps you might want to continue your adventure elsewhere. Either way, they’ll be happy to help with your plans to explore the Mediterranean, or perhaps even beyond. If that’s not an option, we’d be happy to have you on a future trip.

      • Excursions Included N/A
      • Meals Included Breakfast
      • Dubrovnik

        Want to extend your trip?

        If you are looking to extend your stay in Croatia or equally visit another European destination on your trip, then please speak to our travel experts as we can create you a bespoke itinerary to suit your needs.

      Our Cruise Ships

      MS Adris Croatia

      MS Adris

      The MS Adris is a 165ft small ship which was built in 2018. This elegant vessel features 19 very spacious cabins which are all en-suite and individually air-conditioned. The vessel features an expansive sundeck and a Splash pool for guests to relax in. The vessel has a superb captain and excellent crew for very personalized on board service.

      MS Phoenix

      MS Phoenix

      Phoenix 72 is a very modern luxurious yacht, this beauty was built in 2021. This cruise ship offers 18 luxury cabins and accommodates up to 36 guests. You can enjoy the first-class facilities on board the ship, state-of-the-art technology, sun-loungers on the upper deck and a Jacuzzi to relax in. Soak up the scenery as you travel in style to the beautiful islands of Croatia.

      What’s Included

      • 7 Night Deluxe Split to Dubrovnik cruise in a choice of cabin
      • Daily buffet breakfast and three-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, Korcula and Split
      • One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
      • Entrance to Mljet National Park
      • Daily swim stops while on the cruise
      • 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 Split, 1 night in Dubrovnik, on a bed & breakfast basis
      • Private return transfers between the airport, ship and hotels

      What's Not Included

      • Return flights to Croatia
      • Gratuities
      • Port taxes, please refer to your quote
      • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance

      Supplement Free Cabins for Single Travelers

      • We have a limited number of supplement free cabins for single travelers per departure. Once these supplement free cabins have sold out, a single supplement of 80% applies to lower deck cabins.

      Departure Dates

      2024

      • May

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      • June

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      • July

        Jul 05, 2024Jul 12, 2024Jul 19, 2024Jul 26, 2024
      • August

        Aug 02, 2024Aug 09, 2024Aug 16, 2024Aug 23, 2024Aug 30, 2024
      • September

        Sep 06, 2024Sep 13, 2024Sep 20, 2024Sep 27, 2024
      • October

        Oct 04, 2024Oct 11, 2024

      2025

      • May

        May 09, 2025May 23, 2025
      • June

        Jun 06, 2025Jun 20, 2025
      • July

        Jul 04, 2025Jul 18, 2025
      • August

        Aug 01, 2025Aug 15, 2025Aug 29, 2025
      • September

        Sep 12, 2025Sep 26, 2025
      • October

        Oct 10, 2025

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      Why book with Unforgettable Croatia Co.

      • 100% Financial Protection

        We are a licensed and fully bonded tour operator financially protected by both the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) and the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust (ABTOT). All clients that travel with us are fully financially protected.

      • Destination Experts

        Our travel experts live and breathe the destinations they specialise in. This shows in their passionate to create hand crafted trips for our clients. We don’t offer cookie cutter trips, just truly unforgettable journeys unlike any other.

      • The Best Guides

        What makes our trips extraordinary is the unique immersive experiences we include. We pride ourselves in our black book of sought after expert guides, game rangers and local contacts who believe in our philosophy, unforgettable.

      • We Care

        From the moment you book your trip, we are on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey. With regional offices around the world, we have ground logistics teams on hand to help you every step of the way.

       

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