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Natalie

As a first generation Canadian born to Croatian and Serbian immigrants, my ties to Europe run deep.  I have extensive experience in luxury travel planning and am dedicated to building the trip that’s uniquely right for you.

Natalie

Croatia Specialist

(+1) 844 879 7838

Overview

  • from $1,895 PP
  • 7 Nights
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Signature
  • Split
  • Dubrovnik

Highlights

Discover Croatia’s emerging food and wine scene on our exclusive, Signature Food & Wine-themed Cruise, from charming Dubrovnik to the medieval city of Split. Explore the magnificent Croatian coastline and tranquil Dalmatian islands on a brand new 38 passenger ship with private balconies.

You’ll taste the delicious local wines in traditional wineries on the islands of Vis, Hvar & Korcula and will experience a delectable home-hosted meal with wine.

Our Flexi - Promise

  • Low Deposit

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

  • Full Flexibility

    We will not charge you any admin fees to change your travel dates due to Covid-19 travel restrictions in place within 30 days of your departure.

  • ATOL & ABTOT Protected

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

  • Low Change Fees

    Should you wish to cancel outright, we will apply a 10% cancellation fee for all new bookings. The 10% fee will be kept in credit for you to use on your next booking with us.

At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Dubrovnik

      • A guided walking tour of Dubrovnik, followed by a welcome dinner on Board
  • Day 2
    • Ston/Slano

      • Explore the fishing village of Slano & the fortified village of Ston for Oyster tasting.
      • Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment.
  • Day 3
    • Korcula

      • Explore Mljet National Park and visit a local winery in charming, medieval Korcula.
  • Day 4
    • Vis

      • A wine-tasting tour of Vis, 'the Mediterranean as it once was.'
  • Day 5
    • Hvar

      • A wine-tasting tour in the cosmopolitan, jet-set island of Hvar
  • Day 6
    • Trogir

      • Explore the medieval town of Trogir.
      • Marvel at the Krka Waterfalls National Park.
  • Day 7
    • Split

      • A guided walking tour of historic Split.
  • Day 8
    • Departure

      • End of the Food & Wine -themed cruise with a private transfer to Split airport
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    Day by Day Itinerary

    Day 1 Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Your trip begins with private transfer from Dubrovnik’s airport to Gruz Harbour where your ship awaits. Take time to settle in to your luxurious cabin before enjoying a tour of the medieval Old Town with a local guide. Along the way  there will be a stop for photos at a panoramic viewpoint featuring the Old Town, the sea, and nearby islands.  Afterward, you’ll stroll the limestone-paved streets of the UNESCO-listed historic center lined with impressive centuries-old landmarks. This evening, enjoy a three-course welcome dinner and introductions to the captain and crew who will provide an overview of the week that lies ahead.

    • Excursions Included Expert guided tour of Dubrovnik
    • Meals Included Three course Welcome Dinner

    Day 2 Slano and Ston

    Ston Oysters

    Before heading to the first destination of our cruise you’ll enjoy a view of Dubrovnik’s imposing stone walls from the perspective of the water. Sailing toward the Elaphiti islands nearby, look forward to a swim stop in the sparkling blue waters of the Adriatic. Upon arrival to the charming traditional fisherman’s village of Ston on the mainland, you’ll hop into a small boat to the heart of the estuary to enjoy a tasting of its famous oysters straight out of the sea, complemented with some local wine. The high concentration of salt and minerals in the water is said to be what makes them so flavorful.

    • Excursions Included Oyster farm visit and tasting experience in Ston
    • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner

    Day 3 Mljet National Park and Korcula

    Mljet National Park, Croatia

    An early departure this morning takes us to lush Mljet National Park with its magnificent scenery and tranquil atmosphere. Upon arrival, you’ll join your cruise director to visit its famous saltwater lakes. The water ranges from a brilliant shade of turquoise to a deep emerald hue. Continuing to Korcula Island, you’ll enjoy a brief guided walking tour of its fairytale-like Old Town. Complete with stone walls, gates, towers, and bastions, you’ll notice the significant Venetian influence. Afterward, head to the Lumbarda region where you’ll enjoy touring a family-run winery and a tasting of the wines. A traditional Croatian farm-to-table dinner follows this evening.

    • Excursions Included Entrance to the Mljet National Park, Expert guided tour of Korcula and family winery visit in Lumbarda
    • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch and Traditional Croatian farm to table dinner experience

    Day 4 Vis

    Vis, Croatia

    Sailing to Vis this morning, there will be an extended swim stop en-route. Upon arrival to our destination, enjoy its  unspoiled nature and peaceful setting that comes, at least in part, to being closed off for 40 years while used as a strategic military base. It’s also one of the most secluded islands as the farthest inhabited island off the Croatian mainland. Wonderfully unspoiled, it offers lots of charm, known as the “Mediterranean as it once was.” This afternoon you’ll visit Lipanovic Winery to enjoy a unique tasting of a variety of its wines alongside local snacks in an underground war bunker.

    • Excursions Included Wine tasting tour at Lipanovic Winery
    • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 5 Blue Cave and Hvar

    Hvar, Croatia

    On our way to sunny Hvar, we’ll make a stop at Bisevo Island so that you can experience one of Mother Nature’s most incredible phenomena. You’ll enter the Blue Cave by way of a smaller boat to witness a surreal blue glow that occurs with the sun’s rays enter through a crack in the roof’s interior. 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. Next, we’ll continue to Stari Grad in Hvar where you’ll join a wine tasting tour at one of the island’s top family-run wineries. You can choose to return to Stari Grad for some alfresco dining afterward or head to Hvar Town to explore and dine on your own.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour and entrance to the Blue Cave (Payable Locally), Wine tasting tour on Hvar Island
    • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 6 Trogir and Krka National Park

    Krka National Park, Croatia

    Upon our arrival to Trogir, a 2,300-year-old medieval walled town, you’ll enjoy a trip to Krka Waterfalls National Park to take a walk along the winding pathways, admiring the lush flora and spectacular cascading waterfalls. You’ll want to take advantage of the photo-op at Skradinski Buk, a network of incredible karstic falls. Returning to Trogir, enjoy exploring its ancient backstreets, discovering landmarks like the 13 th -century Cathedral of St. Lawrence
    which houses the Renaissance-style Chapel of St. John.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour and entrance to the Krka National Park
    • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 7 Split

    Split

    Departing early from Trogir, as we make our way toward Split you’ll enjoy the final swim stop.  After lunch on board the ship, we’ll reach Split where you’ll enjoy a walking tour of the historic center with a local guide. Marvel at some of the world’s most well-preserved Roman architecture while learning the stories behind them from your guide. After your tour, explore on your own, perhaps strolling the lovely Riva waterfront promenade before dining in one of the many outstanding eateries.

    • Excursions Included Expert guided tour of Split
    • Meals Included Breakfast and Lunch

    Day 8 Departure

    Split, Croatia

    After a full week of making memories during our cruise from Dubrovnik to Split, it’s time to depart. Check out is by 9 am but you’ll enjoy one last breakfast on board and time for goodbyes to the captain, crew, and your fellow passengers, many of whom are likely new friends. Upon disembarkation, you’ll be met by your driver for private transfer to Split International Airport or your onward local hotel.

      • Split

        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 Signature Cruise Ships

      MV Memories

      MV Memories

      The MV Memories is a brand new vessel which will be launched in spring 2020. This signature cruise ship offers 19 luxury cabins and accommodates up to 38 guests. The ship features 10 VIP & 1 Superior VIP Deck Cabins with private balconies. 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

      • Brand new 2020 built ship with onboard Jacuzzi and splash pool - MV Memories
      • Private arrival and departure transfers from and to the respective airports
      • Half-board meals included: daily buffet breakfast and three-course set lunch
      • A choice of a glass of wine, beer of soft drink with your lunch
      • Guided tour of the Krka National Park and waterfalls
      • Welcome dinner in Dubrovnik
      • Captain's three course dinner with live band in Ston
      • Traditional Village Dinner Experience in Korcula
      • Oyster & Mussel tasting experience in Ston
      • Complimentary filtered water, tea and coffee throughout
      • Guided walking tours of Dubrovnik & Split
      • Experienced English-speaking cruise director with on board lectures
      • Wine tasting at family wineries in Hvar, Vis & Korcula
      • Free Wi-Fi on board
      • Visitors taxes and port fees

      What’s Extra

      • Return flights to Croatia
      • Gratuities
      • Entrance to Blue Cave

      Price based in double occupancy in a double or twin room. 70% single person supplement for lower deck cabins.

      Departure Dates

      Please select your year of departure.

      2023

      • Oct

        Oct 14th, 2023

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