UNFORGETTABLE DALMATIA CRUISE

JOIN US ON BOARD THE MS ADRIATIC PEARL FOR A WEEK-LONG LUXURY CRUISE AROUND THE UNFORGETTABLE HIGHLIGHTS OF DALMATIA

Duration

7 Nights

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The Adriatic Pearl was newly refurbished in 2018, with increased cabin size and improved on-board services to give you a luxurious and memorable sailing experience as you discover the wonders of Croatia.

 

The cruise begins in Zadar, a city where the old meets the new.

 

You’ll discover the ancient Roman Forum which dates from the 2nd century BC, as well as some modern art installations, including the famous “sea organ” which plays music using the force of the waves.

 

Setting sail, the first destinations is Šibenik a town with an impressive fortress and cathedral.

 

Next, you’ll sail to the second-largest city, Split, stopping off at Trogir en route.

 

The next destination is Hvar, the sunniest place in Croatia, and also one of the most picturesque towns on the Adriatic.

 

From there, you’ll arrive at the island of Korčula, which was once fought over by the Venetians, with their distinctive architecture styles apparent all over the town.

 

The sailing tour continues to Mljet island, one of Croatia’s national parks, known for it’s stunning beauty, before a stop at Slano on the mainland.

 

The tour ends in the Pearl of the Adriatic, Dubrovnik, a majestic ancient town with UNESCO-protected heritage, and one of the most popular destinations in the world.

 

After discovering the old town, you’ll understand why!

2020 DEPARTURES

APRIL 18 | MAY 02, 16, 30 | JUNE 13, 27 | JULY 11, 25 | AUGUST 08, 22 | SEPTEMBER 05, 19 | OCTOBER 03

INCLUDED

    • 8 DAYS / 7 NIGHTS CRUISE
       
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      AIRPORT TRANSFERS
       
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      HARBOUR TRANSFERS
       
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      PRIVATE CABIN ON BOARD
       
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      9 CREW MEMBERS
       
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      WELCOME DRINK AND SNACK
       
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      LUGGAGE HANDLING
       
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      HALF BOARD CATERING
       
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      COMPLIMENTARY TEA/COFFEE/SNACKS/FRESH FRUIT ON BOARD
       
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      FREE WIFI ON BOARD
       
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(cruising route is subject to change depending on weather conditions)

 

DAY 1 – Board the Ship in Zadar

 

You can board the ship any time after 2pm, and after checking into your luxury cabin you will have the opportunity to meet the captain, crew and other guests over a welcome drink and snack.

 

During the evening you will have dinner on board the ship then you can relax in preparation for sailing in the morning.

 

Overnight in Zadar

 

DAY 2 – Zadar tour, then sail to Šibenik

 

After breakfast you can choose an optional Zadar walking tour, which will include the 2nd century BC Roman Forum, passing by the 9th century pre-Romanesque church of St. Donatus as well as St. Anastasia church.

 

In the early afternoon, you will set sail towards Šibenik, which also has the option of a guided walking tour.

 

Šibenik is fast-becoming one of Croatia’s up and coming gems, with its narrow stone alleys, the remarkable Cathedral of St. James, and excellent cuisine.

 

Overnight in Šibenik.

 

DAY 3 – Split via Trogir

 

Today you will have an exciting day of sailing down the narrow channel of St. Anthony as you sail towards Trogir en route, located on a tiny island which is linked by a bridge to the mainland and also linked to the larger Čiovo island.

 

In the afternoon you can take an optional walking tour or explore on your own, before you board the ship and continue on to the final stop of the day – Split.

 

When you arrive in Split, you can take the optional walking tour, or explore on your own.

 

Either way, you’ll be amazed at the size of Diocletian’s Palace which was built in the 4th Century AD, and is a UNESCO-protected heritage site.

 

Overnight in Split.

 

DAY 4 – Free time then sail to Hvar

 

In the morning you can explore more of the bustling passageways and courtyards of Split, or relax on one of the city’s beaches.

 

Or, if you want to explore even further, there’s an optional trip to Omiš at the mouth of the Cetina River, where you can sail up the canyon on a boat trip.

 

In the afternoon, you will sail to Hvar, officially the sunniest place in Croatia, and one of the most popular tourist destinations.

 

You can choose to take the optional walking tour, or explore Hvar on your own.

 

Overnight in Hvar.

 

DAY 5 – Hvar to Korčula

 

Today you’ll sail to Korčula Island, one of the largest islands in the Adriatic, known for its luscious dark forests and Venetian architecture as well as some very trendy restaurants and cocktail bars.

 

Korčula is also said to be the birthplace of the famous explorer, Marco Polo.

 

You can explore Korčula on your own or take advantage of the optional guided walking tour.

 

Overnight in Korčula.

 

DAY 6 – Mljet National Park & Captain’s Dinner

 

Another one of Croatia’s gorgeous islands is your destination today – the island of Mljet, which is one of Croatia’s protected natural parks.

 

Mljet is home to two salt lakes connected to the sea via a narrow canal where active travellers will get a thrill from hiking, cycling or kayaking.

 

You can also enjoy a refreshing dip in the crystal clear waters before boarding the ship and sailing to Slano on the mainland, where you will be invited for a special Captain’s dinner on the ship.

 

DAY 7 – Slano to Dubrovnik

 

Nearby to Slano, the small town of Ston is known for its locally-produced delicacies, including salt, wine and seafood.

 

For the best opportunity to taste and learn all about the production of these foods, we recommend our optional Taste of Dalmatia tour, or alternatively, you can have free time to relax in Slano.

 

In the early afternoon you will set sail to the final stop on the tour, and Croatia’s most renowned hotspot, Dubrovnik.

 

As you approach, you’ll have a great view of the mighty city walls which were built to protect the town from invaders, with towers and fortifications along its perimeter.

 

The boat will anchor in the port of Gruž, and you’ll have the option to join a guided walking tour through the winding streets of Dubrovnik old town.

 

The evening is free to spend as you choose, whether you prefer a bit of romance and glitz and glam, or if you would rather walk in the footsteps of your favourite Game of Thrones actors around the filming locations throughout the city. You’ll spend a final evening on board the ship in Dubrovnik.

 

DAY 8 – Disembark in Dubrovnik.

 

Enjoy your breakfast before disembarking the ship by 9:00am. Why not add an extra couple of nights’ stay in Dubrovnik to make the most of your trip?

WANT TO ADD SOMETHING TO YOUR HOLIDAY?

 

Additional nights’ stay in Zadar or Dubrovnik.

 

Entry to Mljet Island National Park, including tour guide.

 

Taste of Dalmatia tour, including transfer, tour guide and wine tasting.

 

Optional guided walking tours of the following locations: Zadar, Šibenik, Trogir, Dubrovnik, Korčula, Split, Hvar

from 997.00

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Useful Facts

Capital city: Zagreb
Currency: Croatian Kuna (HRK)
Integrations: Member of the EU since 2013
Language: Croatian
Local Time: Croatia is one hour ahead of GMT/ UK time
Flight duration to Croatia: 2-3 hours from any UK airport
Nearby countries: Slovenia, Italy, Montenegro, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Hungary
Drives on the: right side


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