Day 1 (Saturday): SPLIT (D)
Boarding in Split and the start of this Dalmatian discovery cruise. The cabins will be at your disposal from 13:00 in the port of Split. The first day you will meet the captain, the crew and get to know the security measures. In case of early arrival in Split, you can leave your bags on board. Welcome dinner tonight and night in Split.
Day 2 (Sunday): SPLIT – OMIS – PUČISĆA (BRAC ISLAND) (B, L)
After breakfast guided tour of Split in English – the old town was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Optionally, you can enter the Diocletian’s Palace, built in the 4th century by the Roman emperor Diocletian as his retirement home. At 12:00 departure to Omis, ancestral town surrounded by walls, the fort and stone churches located on the Cetina River, noted for its beautiful squares. In the past Omis was considered a symbol of strength and courage by pirates who fought against the Venetian Republic. Lunch will be served on board, along with a stop for swimming while sailing. Then we will navigate the Brac Channel towards Pučišća.
Pučišća is the largest town on the Island of Brac. There is no other place like this in Dalmatia. The villages of the island were adapted to the exquisite terrain in a natural way, respecting the ecosystem of the place and the fjords in which it exists. You could see how the valleys descend from the hills, to join between crystal clear waters. The Pučišća quarry used in antiquity by the Roman Empire was reopened in 1455. Its limestone has been used to build the columns of the White House in Washington DC and the Vienna Parliament, amongst many other famous buildings around the world. Night in Pučišća.
Day 3 (Monday): PUČIŠĆA – BOL – HVAR (B, L)
Breakfast. The day begins with the departure to Bol, located on the Island of Brač. Bol is famous for its beach called “Zlatni Rat” or the Golden Horn, also known as the most beautiful beach on the Croatian coast. Time to swim and enjoy the sun and sea or explore the city of Bol before lunch and continue the trip to the Island of Hvar, where we will arrive in the afternoon. Hvar is the sunniest and most popular Croatian island. In the city of Hvar you can take a walk by the sea or visit one of the cafes, wine shops, bars or restaurants. Night in Hvar.
Day 4 (Tuesday): HVAR – BIŠEVO ISLAND (BLUE CAVE) – VIS (B, L)
In the morning, departure to the small Island of Biševo with its famous Blue Cave, which is the most spectacular, among the ten caves on the island. Between 9:00 and 12:00 on a sunny day, the sun’s rays illuminate the cave with the bright blue color, while the objects under the sea are illuminated in silver and pink. The visit of the cave is possible if the weather and sea conditions are favorable.
Dalmatian discovery cruise – discover Croatia differently.
Lunch on board and navigation to the Island of Vis, one of the most mysterious islands and one of the most remote Dalmatian islands on the Balkan Peninsula. The island was closed to tourists for many years due to its Yugoslav military base and remote geographical position. As a result, the island is still quite unspoilt and has a special charm of the “Mediterranean as it once was“. Night on the island of Vis.
Day 5 (Wednesday): VIS – KORČULA (B, L)
After breakfast, navigation to the Island of Korčula. Along the way, time to have lunch and swim in crystal clear waters. In the afternoon arrival to the city of Korčula. City tour on foot with English speaking guide. The city walls and the historic city gate are a reminder of the glory and power of this small medieval place. It is curious that in this small town, the famous traveler Marco Polo was born, in a house of a noble local family. Night in Korčula.
Day 6 (Thursday): KORČULA – MLJET – (B, L)
After breakfast, departure to the Island of Mljet, enjoying magnificent island coasts that belong to the Korčula archipelago. During the trip, we will have lunch on board and have time to swim in the sea. Arrival at the Island of Mljet, where you will have the afternoon free to explore the Mljet National Park (tickets are paid upon arrival on site). In the park you can do various activities, such as cycling, visiting the lake, renting canoes or taking a boat trip to the islet of Saint Mary, with a 12th century monastery. That day you will have several opportunities to dive into the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic. Night in Mljet.
Day 7 (Friday): MLJET – DUBROVNIK (B, L)
Breakfast. Early in the morning continuing the trip to Dubrovnik, passing the Elafiti Islands, known for their beautiful landscape and long sandy beaches. Arrival in Dubrovnik, which is the city considered as “The Pearl of the Adriatic“. Later on, a guided tour of this beautiful city. Let yourself get lost among the narrow alleys, tall buildings, red brick roofs and churches. Dubrovnik is a cultural delight where science, philosophy and literature flourished in the Middle Ages. A bus will be scheduled to take you from the city to the ship. You can also return to the ship on your own. Night in Dubrovnik.
Day 8 (Saturday): DUBROVNIK – END OF TRIP (B)
After breakfast, disembark until 09:00. End of Dalmatian discovery cruise.
* Legend: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner
This cruise can also be done vice versa from Dubrovnik to Split.
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