Explore northern Croatia with us! This Northern Dalmatia cruise starts in Split, the historical city and very similar to the French Riviera, continues exploring the famous waterfalls of Krka NP, the Blue Cave and the city of Zadar located in the Roman ruins, ending the trip in Split.
Day 1 (Saturday): SPLIT – PRIMOŠTEN (D)
The cabins for this Northern Dalmatia cruise will be at your disposal from 11:00 in the port of Split with departure at 14:00. Enjoy a welcome cocktail and amazing views of the surrounding area as we sail to Primošten with a stop in a quiet secluded bay on the way, for a refreshing afternoon swim. Primošten is a small picturesque town located between Šibenik and Trogir, surrounded by seven other islets, a wonderful sight and an exceptional place to explore. Taste the famous local Babich wines of the area. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 2 (Sunday): PRIMOŠTEN – TELAŠČICA (B,L,D)
After breakfast, cruise to Dugi Otok and a morning stop for swimming, followed by a visit to Telašćica Nature Park which, due to its intense beauty, richness and importance, is surrounded by 13 islands and islets, along with 6 islets within the bay of Telašćica itself and was proclaimed a nature park in 1988. Free time to explore the white cliffs and the lake. Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3 (Monday): TELAŠČICA – MALI LOŠINJ (B, L)
After breakfast and a morning swim you sail to the Island of Lošinj, known as the island of the sun. The abundance of pine trees, wildflowers and herbs, its excellent climate, hidden coves and cool Mediterranean atmosphere – all that makes Lošinj one of the most popular islands on the Northern Dalmatia cruise. Join a guided walking tour, followed by a visit to the Museum of Apoxyomenos. The museum is dedicated to the athlete’s ancient bronze statue, found in the sea near the island. Walk to the Aromatic Garden of Lošinj or to the small town of Veli Lošinj, which can be reached and explored on foot. The night is spent in Mali Lošinj.
Day 4 (Tuesday): MALI LOŠINJ – ZADAR (B, L)
Sailing in the morning to Zadar, passing the Island of Pag with its unusual lunar landscape. Upon arrival in Zadar, you will join a guided tour to explore the rich cultural heritage: the Roman Forum from the first century A.D., the church of St. Donatus from the 9th century A.D., the most famous medieval basilica and symbol of the city, the imposing and mighty walls with the representative harbor and the 16th century A.D. Land Gates, and numerous palaces and villas of ancient noble families. Great restaurants line part of the promenade and the center. Visit the famous contemporary attractions: the Sea Organ, unique in the world, and the “Sun Salutation”. Overnight in Zadar.
Day 5 (Wednesday): ZADAR – KRKA NATIONAL PARK – ŠIBENIK (B, L, CD)
Wake up and admire the panoramic views as the cruise moves south, enjoying a wonderful breakfast. Upon arrival in Skradin, visit Bibich Winery (or similar) for wine tasting and a light tapas lunch. Back to Skradin, with a visit of the Krka National Park. There are 17 waterfalls, with cascades up to 100 m wide, and the Krka River cascades 45.7 meters. The afternoon destination is Šibenik a town located in the central part of the Adriatic coast of Croatia. Join the guided tour to explore the town’s glorious old town, cultural monuments and possibly the most famous, the UNESCO-listed St. James Cathedral. Stroll around the surrounding area and discover the historic center and promenade. Return to the ship for the captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board. Overnight in Šibenik.
North Dalmatia cruise is a great alternative to the busy southern islands
Day 6 (Thursday): ŠIBENIK – STARI GRAD (B, L)
Set sail early morning for Hvar Island, renowned as the sunniest spot in the Adriatic and a favorite among the elite. Enjoy a lunch onboard followed by a swim in a tranquil bay. Upon reaching Hvar, take your time to discover Croatia’s oldest town, originally founded by Greek settlers from Paros in the Aegean Sea in 384 B.C., who named it Pharos. Stroll along the polished cobblestone streets, savor an aperitif, and choose a delightful spot for dinner. Your night will be spent in the charming Stari Grad.
Day 7 (Friday): STARI GRAD – BOL – SPLIT (B, L)
Embark on a morning cruise to the iconic Zlatni Rat beach in Dalmatia, also known as the Golden Horn. Famous for its unique gravel spit that shifts with the winds and waves, altering its shape constantly. Relish lunch onboard as we set off towards Split, offering spectacular views of the sea and the stunning Split Riviera. Arrive in Split by early afternoon and participate in a guided tour of the city. Explore Split, a bustling port city with a medieval Old Town encircling the 1700-year-old Diocletian’s Palace, part of UNESCO. This ancient Roman backdrop is infused with modern vitality. The city’s narrow streets, brimming with cafés, restaurants, and art galleries, alongside its vibrant waterfront and Marjan peninsula, render Croatia’s second-largest city a captivating destination in the Mediterranean. Spend the night in Split.
Day 8 (Saturday): SPLIT – END OF TRIP (B)
After breakfast, time to say goodbye to the crew and new friends as we have come to the end of our Northern Dalmatia Cruise. Disembarkation. End of trip.
* Legend: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner, CD – captain’s dinner
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