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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

      • Private transfer from Split airport.
      • Explore this iconic city before the Welcome Cocktail Evening on board.
  • Day 2
    • Trogir

      • Guided tour of Split (Diocletian's Palace).
      • Tour of Trogir.
  • Day 3
    • Hvar

      • Visit Bol in Brac & Zlatni Rat beach. Explore jet-set Hvar, fortress & Wine Tasting.
  • Day 4
    • Vis

      • OPTIONAL: Experience the magical Blue Cave.
      • Visit the quaint & beautiful island of Vis.
  • Day 5
    • Korčula

      • Guided walking tour of medieval Korcula.
      • OPTIONAL: Croatian Village Party.
  • Day 6
    • Slano

      • Visit stunning Mljet National Park.
      • Tour of medieval Ston with Oyster Tasting.
      • 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. If you arrive early, you can drop off your bags and go exploring, returning to enjoy your cabin any time after 1 p.m. with embarkation possible throughout the day. Enjoy a welcome meeting and 3 course cocktail reception dinner at 7 p.m. which will give you a chance to meet your captain, crew and fellow guests.

    • Excursions Included N/A
    • Meals Included Welcome dinner with cocktail

    Day 2 Split and Trogir

    Trogir, Croatia

    After breakfast, join our local English-speaking guide for a tour of Old Town Split, stepping back in time to stroll through the 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace built more than 1700 years ago. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is filled with Gothic and Renaissance architecture along with many wonders from the Roman era. We’ll begin our cruise at noon, heading to the medieval town of Trogir for an inspiring city tour through its enticing streets, viewing the magnificently preserved Kamerlengo Castle and one of the finest examples of sacral architecture in the country, the Cathedral of St. Lawrence.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour of Split and Trogir
    • 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. Visit the Spanjola Fortress on our way back to Hvar and enjoy spectacular views over Hvar and its neighboring islands. Overnight in the port.

    • Excursions Included Wine tasting
    • Meals Included Breakfast and lunch

    Day 4 Blue Cave and Vis

    Blue Cave, Croatia

    With an early departure from Hvar we set sail to the island of Vis. First we’ll stop to experience the magical Blue Cave on Bisevo Island, famous for its remarkable natural phenomenon that when conditions are right, illuminate the sea grotto with an almost other-worldly aquamarine glow, thanks to sunlight that reflects from the white sandy bottom. (Weather permitting). 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.

    • Excursions Included Entrance to the Blue Cave
    • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 5 Korčula

    Korcula, Croatia

    We head on to the striking island of Korčula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays on route. The afternoon arrival in Korčula is followed by a guided walking tour of this charming Old Town. The small fortified town, ruled by Venetians in the past, has an ingenious layout in the shape of a fishbone, both to prevent the strong winds from chilling the houses in winter, and to increase the air circulation in the summer. Tonight we have an optional traditional Croatian village party arranged with authentic local entertainment.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour of Korčula
    • Meals Included Breakfast, lunch and optional traditional Croatian dinner

    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. 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 Fresh oyster and mussels tasting
    • 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 centre. 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 beautiful Elaphiti Islands. Then enjoy a delicious meal in the Old Town in a roof top 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.

      • Dubrovnik

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      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, Hvar, Korčula, Split and Ston
      • 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
      • Arrival and departure transfers

      What’s Extra

      • Return flights to Croatia
      • Port Taxes of €40 per person
      • Gratuities

      Price based in double occupancy in a double or twin room. Single person supplement from 60%.

      Departure Dates

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        May 07, 2022May 14, 2022May 21, 2022May 28, 2022
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        Sep 03, 2022Sep 10, 2022Sep 17, 2022Sep 24, 2022
      • Oct

        Oct 01, 2022Oct 08, 2022

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      2023

      • May

        May 06, 2023May 13, 2023May 20, 2023May 27, 2023
      • Jun

        Jun 03, 2023Jun 10, 2023Jun 17, 2023Jun 24, 2023
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        Sep 02, 2022Sep 10, 2023Sep 16, 2023Sep 23, 2023Sep 30 2023
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        Oct 07, 2023Oct 14, 2023

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