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Pietro

Having grown up on the Island of Sicily, I was introduced to Croatia over a decade ago and I immediately fell in love. Like Sicily its adorned with spectacular coastline, charming Old Towns and warm and welcoming locals at every turn.

Pietro

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Overview

  • from $1,595 PP
  • 7 Nights
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Deluxe
  • Split
  • Dubrovnik

Highlights

The ultimate small-ship cruise for history buffs, foodies and nature lovers 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 visit to iconic Dubrovnik and admire the endless red-tiled roofs and the turquoise Adriatic beyond

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At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Split

      • Guided tour of Split
      • Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner
  • Day 2
    • Trogir

      • Free time to explore Trogir
  • Day 3
    • Hvar

      • Swim stop at world-famous Zlatni Rat beach
      • Wine tasting experience at a family-run winery
  • Day 4
    • Vis

      • Swim stop in the Pakleni Islands
  • Day 5
    • Korcula

      • OPTIONAL: Experience the magical Blue Cave
      • Guided walking tour of medieval Korcula
  • Day 6
    • Slano

      • Visit stunning Mljet National Park
      • Oyster Tasting in Ston
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 7
    • Dubrovnik

      • Tour of breathtaking Dubrovnik & learn about this historic city
  • Day 8
    • Disembark Dubrovnik

      • Private transfer to Dubrovnik airport/ hotel
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    Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Split

    Split, Croatia

    You’ll be welcomed at Split Airport or your Split hotel with a transfer to our deluxe ship docked in Split harbor for arrival drinks and snacks. 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 Welcome Dinner

    Day 2 Split and 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 3 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 4 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. The cruise then continues to the island of Vis, which was once a strategic Yugoslav naval base. Due to the island’s seclusion and isolation, Vis has a unique charm that typifies ‘the Mediterranean as it once was’.  Overnight in the port of Vis.

    • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 5 Blue Cave and Korcula

    Korcula, Croatia

    We have an early start this morning as we set off from Vis and head to the Island of Bisevo, home to the magical Blue Cave. Enjoy a guided tour inside this beautiful natural phenomenon and marvel at the beautiful colors which will leave you mesmerized. Please note that entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions and therefore the entry fee of EUR20pp is payable on the day. We then sail on to the island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Lunch is served on board so that you can relax and admire the stunning secluded bays en route. Afternoon arrival in Korcula is followed by an English-speaking guided walking tour of this charming Old Town. Korcula has an abundance of good restaurants where you can enjoy an authentic Dalmatian gourmet experience. There are also many lively bars and clubs. Overnight in Korcula.

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

    Day 6 Mljet National Park and Slano

    Mljet aerial

    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. Head 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 Dinner on board, with live music and entertainment.

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

    Day 7 Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik old town

    On the last day of our deluxe Croatian cruise, we make an early departure to Dubrovnik. The ancient city boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. We take a cruise alongside the walls of the old Dubrovnik city center. Join our guided walking tour of this magnificent city and learn all about this historic city.  You may also decide to walk the famous City Walls, to enjoy panoramic scenic views of the ancient city walls and the beautiful Elaphiti Islands. Then enjoy a delicious meal in the Old Town in a rooftop restaurant whilst admiring one last sunset over the Adriatic.

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

    Day 8 Departure

    Dubrovnik City Walls, Croatia

    After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to the crew and to all of your new friends. Check out at 0900hrs and enjoy a transfer to Dubrovnik airport after this memorable Deluxe Split to Dubrovnik Cruise.

    • 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 Deluxe 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 72

    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

    • Arrival and departure transfers
    • 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
    • Includes guided city tours of Dubrovnik, Split and Korcula
    • One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
    • Entrance to Mljet National Park
    • Professional English-speaking cruise manager
    • Luggage handling and daily cabin service
    • Free WiFi on board
    • Daily swim stops

    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

    • June

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    • July

      Jul 06, 2024Jul 13, 2024Jul 20, 2024Jul 27, 2024
    • August

      Aug 03, 2024Aug 10, 2024Aug 17, 2024Aug 24, 2024Aug 31, 2024
    • September

      Sep 07, 2024Sep 14, 2024Sep 21, 2024Sep 28, 2024
    • October

      Oct 05, 2024Oct 12, 2024

    2025

    • May

      May 10, 2025May 24, 2025
    • June

      Jun 07, 2025Jun 21, 2025
    • July

      Jul 05, 2025Jul 19, 2025
    • August

      Aug 02, 2025Aug 16, 2025Aug 30, 2025
    • September

      Sep 13, 2025Sep 27, 2025
    • October

      Oct 11, 2025

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