Itinerary (cruising route is subject to change depending on weather conditions)
DAY 1 – DUBROVNIK ARRIVAL – BOARDING THE CRUISE SHIP (SAT)
Welcome to Dubrovnik! We’ll pick you up from Dubrovnik Airport and transfer you to Dubrovnik Harbour where you will board your cruise ship – the MS Adriatic Pearl.
Dinner on board & overnight in Dubrovnik.
DAY 2 – DUBROVNIK – SLANO; B, L
Breakfast on board the ship before joining in an optional guided tour* of Dubrovnik.
This coastal city is famous around the world for the medieval city walls encompassing the historic old town.
Our next destination is the small town of Slano.
Explore this charming seaside town on your own or join our optional tour** to the town of Ston, known for fantastic wines, ancient salt production and succulent oysters and mussels.
*Dubrovnik city tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik harbur to the Old town – optional walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia
DAY 3 – MLJET – KORČULA; B, L
After breakfast on board the ship, we’ll depart towards the green island of Mljet.
The national park on the island is the home of two salty lakes connected to the sea via a narrow canal.
Nature lovers enjoy hiking and cycling here.
After a refreshing swim stop along the way, we’ll arive in Korčula.
This charming town boasts wonderful Venetian architecture and is the alleged birthplace of Marco Polo. Join our optional walking tour*.
Overnight in Korčula.
*Korčula walking tour – optional walking tour package
** Optional excursion: Mljet National Park
DAY 4 – KORČULA – HVAR – VIS; B, D (Captains dinner)
Breakfast on board the ship.
This morning we sail towards Hvar, the sunniest of all Croatian islands.
Hvar is world-famous for its luxurious hotels, beautiful beaches and picturesque old towns. Join our optional guided tour* of Hvar to learn more about this extraordinary place.
In the afternoon, hop over to the island of Vis, the most distant from the coast of all inhabited islands in Croatia.
Boasting wonderful nature and secluded beaches, this is one of Croatia’s most relaxing holiday destinations.
Dinner onboard and overnight in Vis.
*Hvar walking tour – optional walking tour package
DAY 5 – VIS – ŠIBENIK; B, L
Breakfast on board the ship.
Enjoy the stunning views over the picturesque Vis Harbour; join our optional guided tour of Vis* to get insight into the tumultuous history of this islands before setting sail towards the mainland.
Arrival in the historic city of Šibenik, followed by an optional walking tour*.
Learn about Renaissance in Šibenik and visit the UNESCO-protected Cathedral of St. James. Explore Šibenik at leisure in the evening.
Overnight in Šibenik.
*Walking tour of Šibenik – optional walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Vis
DAY 6 – ŠIBENIK – KRKA – SKRADIN – SPLIT; B, D
A coach trip brings you to the small town of Skradin the small town of Skradin, the guardian of the mouth of River Krka, and the gateway to its National park.
The place where wild waterfalls inspire serene lakes, the park is definitely worth a visit before heading back to the seaside to visit the gem of Trogir, a petite island bridged to the mainland.
Trogir is protected by UNESCO, just like its big neighbor and your next stop, the town of Split.
Explore on your own or join our optional Split walking tour* to learn about the Diocletian’s Palace, once the Roman Emperor’s retirement estate and today a lively city center.
Dinner on board and overnight in Split.
*Split walking tour – optional walking tour package
DAY 7 – SPLIT – PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ; B, L
As you wave Split and its easy-going spirit goodbye, you’ll be heading to one of the neighboring islands, Brač, known as the homeland of ‘the Croatian marble’.
You’ve probably seen this ultra-quality limestone already, perhaps on the front of the White House in Washington DC or Bundestag in Berlin, but the optional tour* to the still-operating stonemasonry school in Pučišća brings a chance to learn more about shaping this stone for eternity.
Once back at the mainland, get stunned by the dramatic karst rocks backing the lovely settlement of Omiš, right at the mouth of Cetina River.
Consider exploring the Cetina River canyon in a boat excursion*.
Overnight in Omiš.
*Stonemasonry School in Pucisca – optional walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Cetina river
DAY 8 – TRANSFER TO ZAGREB VIA PLITVICE; B
Enjoy one last sea view breakfast before disembarking the ship by 9:00 AM.
Your guide will pick you up from your cruise ship and drive you towards Zagreb.
Enjoy a tour of Plitvice Lakes National Park on your way to Croatia’s capital city.
Arrival in Zagreb in the afternoon. Check into Hotel Dubrovnik****.
3-night stay at Hotel Dubrovnik**** in Zagreb centre.
DAY 9 – ZAGREB PRIVATE GUIDED TOUR; B, D
After breakfast, we’ll arrange a private guided walking tour of Zagreb for you.
Your guide will pick you up from your hotel.
Note: the exact time of your tour will be confirmed in your travel pack, but we suggest 10:00.
Walk the cobbled streets of Zagreb Upper Town and the buzzing Lower Town.
On your way, you’ll see the remarkable Medieval Church of St Mark on the Parliament Square, the Zagreb Cathedral, the popular Ban Jelačić Square, the Croatian National Theatre and more.
Free time for lunch and other activities.
In the evening, we’ll reserve a table for you to enjoy a 3-course Tour Croatia complimentary dinner at one of the restaurants in Zagreb centre.
DAY 10 – DAY TRIP TO ISTRIA; B
Today, we’ll organize a private guided day trip to Istria for you.
Our guide will pick you up from your hotel in the morning. Discover Hum – the smallest town in the World, walk with giants along the walls of Motovun, try the truffles from one of the best truffle regions in the World and enjoy a stroll along the Lungomare promenade in Opatija.
Return to your hotel in the evening.
DAY 11 – YOUR TRIP HOME; B
Our driver will pick you up from your hotel in Zagreb and drive you to Zagreb Airport for your trip home.
Have a safe flight!