We invite you to explore the Dalmatian islands on a luxury cruise from Split to Dubrovnik. Discover the peace and beauty of its bays and crystal clear waters. In addition, during the cruise trip you will get to know the medieval cities, walk through its narrow streets and taste delicious Dalmatian food and local wines. Your cruise vacation starts here!
Day 1 (Saturday): SPLIT (D)
Shared transfer to the port in Split. The cabins will be at your disposal from 13:00. The first day of your luxury cruise from Split to Dubrovnik you will meet the captain, the crew and the security measures. Welcome dinner and night in Split.
Day 2 (Sunday): SPLIT – TROGIR (Krka excursion) (B, L, CD)
After breakfast, guided city tour. The old town of the city was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Diocletian Palace, the retreat house of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, the Cathedral of Saint Domnius and the Temple of Jupiter stand out for their beauty. After the tour, departure to the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as “mini Venice” or a “mini Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, known also as a floating museum town – as it has a masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. From there you will head on with a bus, on an excursion to discover the beauty of the Krka National Park, home to more than a thousand animal and plant species, including amphibians, reptiles and endemic fish. Krka is the only national park in Croatia where bathing is allowed. After the excursion you will enjoy the Captain’s dinner on board with an overnight stay in Trogir..
Day 3 (Monday): TROGIR – STARI GRAD (B, L)
Breakfast on board followed by a guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide where you will get to know this harmonious medieval stone village, situated on an island, which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage with its well-preserved Renaissance and Baroque buildings. After the tour, the boat will set sail towards Stari Grad, with a swim stop on the way. After some relax time lunch will be served on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and cheap konobas (restaurants) in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town center of Stari Grad have been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your afternoon and evening will be free to explore Stari Grad on your own. Night on board in Stari grad.
Explore the Adriatic on our luxury cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
Day 4 (Tuesday): STARI GRAD – HVAR – VIS (B, L)
Breakfast. In the morning we start the day navigating towards Hvar, the longest and the sunniest island in the Adriatic. Arriving in Hvar town, you will get to know the city on a guided tour. You will also be able to see the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower and the oldest community theatre in Europe founded in 1612. Later we continue the cruise towards the island of Vis, which was once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and restricted to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Vis has been developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban center in Croatia. We recommend trying some exquisite local wines in one of the Vis traditional wineries. Optionally you can also visit the remains of the Roman thermal place, City museum or simply take an evening walk and enjoy the views. Overnight in the port of Vis.
Day 5 (Wednesday): VIS – BIŠEVO – KORČULA (B, L)
Leaving Vis in morning and continue the cruise towards Biševo Island to visit the Blue Cave. This magnificent natural phenomenon is located on the islet Biševo just in front of the town of Komiža. But sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable and the possibility of our visit will depend on the conditions. Never the less, you will be notified of this ahead of time. Afterwards the boat will set sail towards Korčula, which is supposedly known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, one of the world’s most famous explorers of all times. On the way, lunch will be served, while enjoying the peace and quiet in one of the secluded bays. An afternoon arrival in Korčula, which is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean, followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town surrounded by walls. Overnight in Korčula where you can enjoy a gourmet experience at the multiple restaurants and bars.
Day 6 (Thursday): KORČULA – MLJET – SLANO (B, L)
Today we continue to the island of Mljet. Arrival in Mljet where you will join the Cruise Manager for a visit to its heart, the Mljet National Park, to enjoy a beautiful walk through the two lakes, the Big Lake and the Little Lake. In addition, on the island you can do different activities, for example, go bike riding, visit the lake and rent canoes or simply enjoy this picturesque and quiet island getting to know the legend of Odysseus and his beloved, the nymph Calypso. Return to the boat for lunch on board. After, you will depart to a small fishing village called Slano. Transfer to Ston situated on Pelješac peninsula, once a fortified small village, famous for its oysters. After exploring the medieval city walls, we leave for the oyster farm and oyster tasting, to learn more about oysters and savor this delicious specialty.
Day 7 (Friday): SLANO – ELAFITI ISLANDS – DUBROVNIK (B, L)
Breakfast and set sail to the Elaphiti Islands with a short stop at one of the islands for swimming. Then, we sail to Dubrovnik, “the Pearl of the Adriatic” which is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. Before we moor at Gruž port we cruise alongside the old city walls, while lunch is served. Upon arrival, you will first see the city on a panoramic bus ride and then join a guided tour of the city with a local guide, who will introduce you to the beauties of this magnificent city listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The rest of the day is free to explore – we recommend visiting the City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with the oldest pharmacy in Europe, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral, followed by dinner at a typical restaurant to sample local food. Night in Dubrovnik.
Day 8 (Saturday): DUBROVNIK – END OF TRIP (B)
After breakfast, disembark and transfer to the airport or hotel in Dubrovnik. End of trip.
* Legend: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner, CD – captain’s dinnerSend inquiry from 1.430,00 € per person