Croatia Small Ship Cruises [2018 / 2019]

See the best of Croatia's coastal destinations with us

The Croatian coastline and Adriatic Sea is no secret, but the 1770 kilometres (1100 miles) of coastline and over 1,200 islands are all gems with hidden secrets and treasures for you to discover.

 

With voyages from the Croatian capital to historic places like Split and Dubrovnik—full of fortresses, red-tiled architecture, sandy beaches, ruins, lavender fields and more—you can find a place that makes you sigh wistfully and say, “This is paradise.”

 

Of course, there’s only one way to sample the finest parts of Croatia and the Dalmatian Islands: by boat.

 

We’ve put together two cruises that cover the best of the Adriatic Sea. Come aboard and learn more about why taking a Croatia small ship cruise around the Dalmatian Islands is the ideal vacation for everyone.

Adriatic Cruise: Dalmatia Island Hopping

Croatia Dubrovnik

Cruise

Starting & finishing in Dubrovnik, this Adriatic cruise takes you to Split, Korčula, Hvar & more. Half board, airport transfers and walking tours included.

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Croatia Cruise: The Islands of Dalmatia

Croatia Dubrovnik

Cruise

Discover the most beautiful islands and cities of beautiful Dalmatia on board the MS Agape Rose. Half board, airport transfers & walking tours included.

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About Croatia Small Ship Cruises

 

Mediterranean climate and lifestyle. Layers of history to unearth.

 

Fabulous beaches. Stunning sunsets. These are just some of the things you can enjoy around the Dalmatian Islands.

 

Though Croatia can be quite busy over the summertime, taking a cruise and island hopping is one way to break free from the usual vacation rhythms and dive straight into a marvellous holiday.

 

You can enjoy the open seas, escape the tourism, and interact with other international passengers aboard the ship.

 

Aside from enjoying the cruise itself, which we will go into detail about a little later, the destinations where the ships dock are also top-notch.

 

Describing the beauty of every single island and the cities is impossible, because each stop has its own charm and personality.

 

Throughout the years, Croatia has been influenced by Romans, the Byzantine Empire, Greek colonists, Venetian merchants and tradesmen, Italian and Ottoman Empire sailors, Austro-Hungarian engineers, and French designers.

 

Each interaction with these cultures has left a mark on Croatia, and you can experience this to the fullest effect upon the islands of Split, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Mljet, Vis, Skradin, Trogir, and more.

 

The advantage of all these stops during cruises is that you can make your own itinerary for each island.

 

Do you want to wander amongst the lavender fields in Hvar? Savour the olives of Split? Buy fresh cheese on Pag? Lounge on a beach in Mljet?

 

Seek out the plethora of UNESCO World Heritage Sites around Split, Korcula, and Dubrovnik? You can do whatever your heart desires.

 

Optionally, you can stay aboard the cruise ship and enjoy all the fantastic things to do.

 

Aside from what was already mentioned above, some of the highly recommended attractions and things to do around the Dalmatian Islands include:

 

  • snorkelling and scuba diving off one of the many beaches
  • wine tasting in Split
  • visiting the Krka Waterfalls
  • hiking around Plitvice National Park or Krka National Park
  • exploring the Blue Cave of Hvar
  • visiting Diocletian’s Palace and Rector’s Palace
  • walking the ancient city walls of Dubrovnik
  • riding the Dubrovnik cable car
  • dining at one of the many restaurants and cafes around the harbours

 

Every time you step off at a new harbour, you are making yet another discovery.

 

Taking in something entirely new and incredible.

 

You’re going to see a lot of things you haven’t seen before, and there will always be a tasteful mix of old world history mixed with modernized facilities and amenities.

 

With the increase of tourism, many of the cities and ports have cleaned up their image while preserving the characteristics that give each place its uniqueness.

 

Tour Packages and Details

 

There are currently two Croatia small ship cruises that we offer for you to enjoy.

 

Both provide passengers with comfortable accommodations, meals, and access to the many famous islands of the Adriatic Sea.

 

The first tour package, Dalmatia Island Hopping, is an 8 day, 7 night cruise aboard the MS Adriatic Pearl.

 

You start in Dubrovnik and then spend the next week cruising the Adriatic Sea, engaging in walking tours around Dubrovnik, Korčula, Split, Hvar, and a visit to the Pucisca Stonemasonry School.

 

The second tour package, The Islands of Dalmatia, is another 8 day, 7 night cruise.

 

Board the MS Agape Rose and enjoy a lovely jaunt around the Adriatic while enjoying excursions on Skradin and Trogir as well as walking tours around Dubrovnik, Šibenik, Korčula, Hvar, Split, and a visit to the Pucisca Stonemasonry School.

 

Both small cruise ships have cosy cabins, complimentary snacks and meals throughout the day, cleaning staff, wifi on board, and friendly crew members.

 

The cabins on the MS Adriatic Pearl and MS Agape Rose are air-conditioned, have bathrooms, television, and windows for you to enjoy the view of the Adriatic Sea wherever you are on the ships.

 

Be sure to check the upcoming cruise dates and sample itineraries of the detail pages so you can decide which cruise is best for you. Either way, we are sure you will enjoy you time aboard.

 

With all these experiences awaiting you around the Adriatic Sea, alongside the multitude of opportunities you have to immerse yourself in the relaxed Mediterranean lifestyle, there’s no reason not to go on a Tour Croatia cruise around the Dalmatian Islands.

 

You can be pampered aboard a small but luxury cruise ship, wine and dine on the ship or at one of the many ports, and journey through a chain of islands that with lush natural wonders, incredible people, and an intriguing history.

 

No matter what you love, we’re sure you’re going to love Croatia.

 

It’s time to say, “bon voyage” and book your Tour Croatia small ship cruise today!

Tour Croatia Limited is a tour operator registered in England and Wales under company number 10714470.
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