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Enjoy this 7 night/8 day cruise holiday that will take you to some of the most beautiful locations along Croatia’s stunning Adriatic coast.
The cruise starts in Split, the second largest and one of the most popular cities in Croatia, home to the glorious Diocletian’s palace.
During your holiday, you will sail to the islands of Hvar, Korčula, Brač and Mljet where you will have the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic sea.
Sailing south, you will arrive in Dubrovnik, a picturesque old town rich with historical attractions.
From Dubrovnik, take exciting day trips to Montenegro and to the Elaphite Islands where you will discover hidden beaches and pristine scenery.
Before your return to Split you will visit a few more remarkable destinations such as Omiš and the Island of Brač, home to the famous Croatian marble.
7 nights/8 days
MAY 7, 14, 21, 28 | JUNE 4, 11, 18, 25 | JULY 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 | AUGUST 6, 13, 20, 27 | SEPTEMBER 3, 10, 17, 24 | OCTOBER 1, 8
Optional excursions are available to purchase on spot.
Additional hotel stays, day trips and activities can be added to your itinerary before or after the cruise.
Due to the specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian harbours, cruise ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore.
In such cases, clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk.
Crew assistance will be given to those requesting it.
Cruise not recommended for clients in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.
Arrival transfer from Split airport to the harbour will be provided, you can board any time after 2:00pm.
Meet the Cruise Director, crew members and other guests and enjoy a welcome drink and snacks after which you will be served dinner on board.
Overnight in Split.
After breakfast, explore Split on your own or with a guide*.
Visit the Diocletian’s Palace, a house to a Roman Emperor that over time grew into a large city.
Then, sail over to Hvar, the sunniest island in Croatia where you will have an opportunity to explore Hvar Town by yourself or by joining our optional guided tour*.
The final stop of the day is Vela Luka on Korčula where you will enjoy Captain’s Dinner on board.
*Split walking tour – optional walking tour package
*Hvar Town – optional walking tour package
After breakfast and a quick dip in a secluded bay the captain will take you to Mljet, Croatia’s southernmost national park where you can opt for an excursion** of the National park or you can explore it by yourself.
The day will end in the small town of Slano where you can spend the evening exploring.
Overnight in Slano.
*Optional excursion: Mljet National Park, free time in the National park
Near Slano you will visit Ston, a small town known for good food, good wine and friendly people.
You can decide to join us on an optional tour Taste of Dalmatia** or you can stay in Slano and relax before sailing to Dubrovnik.
Upon arriving to Dubrovnik you can choose to explore the city by yourself or join an optional guided tour*.
Either way, get ready to be amazed by Dubrovnik’s famous scenery.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
*Dubrovnik town tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik port to the Old town – optional walking tour package
**Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia
In the morning you will head east to cross the border with Montenegro.
Witness changing scenery and steep mountaintops perching from the sea in the Bay of Kotor.
The historic Kotor Old Town boasts formidable city walls and stunning views over the Gulf. It is protected by UNESCO.
Follow the guide and learn more about this centuries-old city and enjoy a few hours’ free time before returning to Dubrovnik.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast you will travel to Elaphite Islands, a group of small islands that were once an oasis to local seamen and shipbuilders.
Visit one out of three inhabited islands for a walk and a swim.
Last stop for the day is Korčula, the alleged birthplace of famous explorer Marco Polo, where you can explore the town by yourself or choose an optional guided walking tour*.
Overnight in Korčula.
*Korčula town walking tour – optional walking tour package.
Have breakfast while enjoying the stunning views of the Korčula archipelago, followed by a scenic sail around Pelješac peninsula and Hvar Island.
Afterwards the cruise will take you to Brač Island, the homeland of Croatian marble where you will be presented with a chance to visit the still-operating stonemasonry school in Pućišća*.
Back on the mainland, you will be taken to Omiš, a small settlement lying under dramatic rocks formations.
Consider exploring Cetina River on a boat excursion**.
* Stonemasonry School in Pućišća – optional walking tour package
**Optional Excursion: Cetina River
Early morning you will head back to Split where we will provide transportation to the airport or to your accommodation for the rest of your stay.
Breakfast varies, although it mostly includes fried or scrambled eggs, a selection of salami, sausages and cheese with bread, rolls or toast and different types of cereal.
Lunch is the main meal in Croatia – it usually starts with soup, which is followed by a cooked meal.
Croatian food is heavily influenced by Austrian and Italian cuisines.
In Dalmatia, seafood, risottos, and pasta are very popular.
In continental parts, you should try schnitzel, roast meat dishes, roast potatoes, different types of pies etc.
If you prefer a lighter lunch, many restaurants offer different salads, soups, sandwiches etc.
Beaches in Croatia are mostly pebbly, some are rocky and there are several sandy beaches, although rare.
If you’re traveling with small children, it might be a good idea to get the beach shoes for them.
These can be purchased at shops and stands situated by or at beaches in Croatia.
The Croatian currency is Kuna. 1 British Pound (GBP) equals about (at Aug 2019) 8.20 Kuna (HRK).
Yes, Croatia entered the European Union in 2013.
Yes. Your travel agent will provide his/her mobile phone number, so you can reach them quickly.
Should you need any assistance before or during the holiday, let them know and they will help as soon as possible.
Give your agent a day’s notice and he/she will book a table at a requested restaurant for you or suggest best restaurants in the area.
Yes. Any additional cost will be added to your remaining balance invoice, which is due 60 days prior to your departure.
Your agent will share their personal mobile phone number with you; you’re welcome to contact them anytime (we recommend Whatsapp to save money!) should you have any questions or need assistance.
All our agents are native Croatians with rich knowledge of their country and the region.
A minimum deposit of 20% is due at the time of booking and the remaining balance is due 60 days before your departure date.
Please note that the deposit and balance due date may vary depending on the nature of the booking.
We accept payment from all major credit/debit cards.
You can pay via an online payment link which will be sent to you upon request or via bank transfer.
Yes, just let your agent know that you’d like to pay in instalments. The full amount needs to be paid 60 days prior to your departure.
We’ll email the confirmation pack to you.
Three weeks before departure, we’ll send you a pack containing all your travel documents (service vouchers).
The pack will normally be sent to your home address.
Alternatively, we can arrange the delivery to another address or to your hotel in Europe (applicable for clients travelling from other continents).
Please see our Terms & Conditions for our cancellation policy.
Since 2007 the Croatian government has levied a tourist tax or otherwise known as a Sojourn tax.
This is a tax imposed on all visitors and is common amongst virtually all the European countries.
The tax is paid to the various tourist boards and used to maintain their tourist facilities.
The amount levied ranges from 10kn to 20kn per person, per day depending on which town/city you are staying in and the season you arrive in.
The tourist tax is calculated by the hotel and added to your final hotel bill when you check out.
Please note it is your responsibility to make sure your travel documents are valid.
If you require a Visa to visit Croatia, please make sure to obtain it on time.
For more information, please see our Useful Links.
We also suggest that you purchase travel health insurance before your trip to Croatia.