Croatia Cruise: Adriatic Paradise Itinerary
DAY 1 – Embark the Ship in Split
We will transfer you from the airport or hotel to the harbour, where you can board anytime after 2:00pm.
You will meet with your cruise director, crew and other guests, and enjoy a welcome drink and snack before dinner on board the ship.
Overnight in Split.
DAY 2 – Split tour, Hvar, Korčula & Captain’s Dinner
After breakfast, you will take a guided walking tour around Split’s famous Diocletian Palace, built in the 4th Century AD.
Then, hop over to the island of Hvar, for a guided tour of the old town.
Your final stop of the day is Vela Luka on Korčula Island, spend the rest of the afternoon and evening, enjoying a Captain’s Dinner on board the ship.
DAY 3 – Mljet & Slano
Your captain will choose a secluded bay where you can begin the day with a swim, before you head to Mljet island, home to one of Croatia’s National Parks, where you can explore on your own for the day, or take an optional tour.
You will spend the evening in the small settlement of Slano on the mainland.
DAY 4 – Beautiful Dubrovnik
The first stop of the day is the tiny town of Ston famed for its strong wines, ancient salt production and succulent oysters and mussels.
This is the ideal location to take the additional Taste of Dalmatia tour, or you can remain in Slano exploring on your own, before sailing to Dubrovnik.
In the afternoon you will enjoy a guided tour of Dubrovnik, before having some free time in the evening to enjoy the glitz and glam of the old town.
DAY 5 – Excursion to Montenegro
In the morning you will venture East, cross the border with Montenegro.
The scenery turns more dramatic, with snow-capped mountains looming over the turquoise Adriatic Sea in the breathtaking bay of Kotor.
Your guide will show you around, then you’ll have the rest of the day to explore on your own before returning to Dubrovnik.
DAY 6 – Elaphite Islands to Korčula
Today you’ll visit the Elaphite archipelago, a group of islands famed for their pristine beauty and quaint ambiance.
You will stop at one of the three inhabited ones for a stroll and a swim, before a lunch on board en route to Korčula, the alleged birthplace of explorer Marco Polo.
DAY 7 Friday KORČULA – BRAČ – OMIŠ; B, L
You’ll enjoy breakfast in Korčula, followed by a scenic sail around the tips of Pelješac peninsula and Hvar Island, stopping at the island of Brač en route.
Here, you’ll take a tour of the Pučišća stonemasonry, learning all about the significance of Brač marble.
Back on the mainland, there’s an optional tour to the Cetina river canyon, before heading to Omiš for the night.
DAY 8 – Return to Split
You will arrive early back in Split, where we will transfer you to the airport, or to your accommodation for the rest of your stay.