The lure of Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast continues to seduce travelers. The Adriatic Cruise and Tour, you will experience Croatia’s lush islands, bays and coves along the coast. Sightseeing tours in Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic, famous city listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, stroll through Split visiting the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a unique example of harmony between magnificent nature, cultural tradition and rich history and sightseeing tours in Mljet, Pucisca, Omis, Bol and Hvar.
Coach transfer from Dubrovnik airport or hotel in Dubrovnik to “Gruz” harbor. Embarkation starts at noon. Welcome reception by your tour guide.
Overnight on board
Morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, the pearl of Adriatic, famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage. Inside visit to Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy. Lunch on board with sail to National Park on Island Mljet. Visit of the Mljet National Park which covers the Western wooded area of the island: there are five types of forests, many species of birds and eagles nests. The east end of the park is characterized by two deep bays that are called “lakes” because of their narrow channel (“Veliko Jezero” and “Malo Jezero” / ”Big Lake” and “Small Lake”). A channel connects the small lake with the big lake, on which St. Mary’s Island is situated with its Benedictine Monastery from the 12th century. Many tales involve the island of Mljet. One of them saying it was the favorite holiday destination of the Greek hero Ulysses! Dinner on board. (B,L,D)
After breakfast sail by island of Korcula, in central Dalmatia,that stretches from East to West not far from the mainland. Korcula is a unique example of harmony between magnificent nature, cultural tradition, rich history and modern tourism. Lunch will be served on board. Continue to sail to Pucisca, a beautiful small town on island Brac. Stop for swimming in one of the bays near Pucisca. The rest of the evening is free to enjoy dinner at one of the local restaurants of your choice. (B,L)
After breakfast continue sail to Split, the capital of Dalmatia. On the way to Split, first we will stop at the ancient town of Omis, with its churches and fortresses it is a silent stone reminder of the power and the might of infamous pirates whose ships have been for centuries a symbol of retaliation,courage and strength. Upon arrival you will have short walking tour and then you will board small boats that will take you into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area. You will be sailing upriver to Radman Mills where you will be served a local specialty snack. Return to Omis to depart to the Port of Split with lunch on board. In Split, enjoy a guided visit of the port, the seafront promenade and the Roman Emperor Diocletian‘s Palace. The historical center of the city, listed as the UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy the area of the gigantic Roman palace with its busy alleys, its ancient columns and Roman belfries. Evening and dinner at your leisure. (B,L)
After breakfast continue to Bol, said to have the best beach in Croatia for a swim at Golden Horn. A vast, golden pebble beach some 580 yards long and is unique as it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Lunch on board. Then head to Hvar for a guided visit. Hvar is one of the most popular and developed tourist islands in the Adriatic Sea and a meeting point for the international jet set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. It shelters numerous little coves which offer both, discrete and paradisiacal places to anchor. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of Hvar town with the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s Theatre in the UK), Franciscan Monastery and many more historical sights. Evening in Hvar is free to explore and dine at one of the many local family owned restaurants. Back on board. (B,L)
Relax on the sun deck as you cruise to Trstenik, a small fisherman village. Tonight enjoy a captain’s dinner onboard. (B,L,D)
After breakfast depart for a pleasant trip along the shores of the Mljet Island for the discovery of an idyllic setting of steep coastal cliffs. If weather permits, stop in the bay for swimming. Lunch on board. Arrive in Dubrovnik. Evening at leisure. (B,L)
After breakfast disembarkation until noon. Transfer to Dubrovnik airport or Dubrovnik hotel. (B)
- Service charges and taxes
- Arrival & departure transfers
- Breakfast daily, 6 lunches and 1 dinner
- Welcome reception
- Professional Cruise Manager
- Luggage handling 1pc per person in & out
- 7 nights cruise
- SLT Guaranteed Tour Performance Warranty
- SLT $1Million Liability
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
- National Park Mljet
- Cetina River Canyon
- Port Tax of $95 per person – included upon checkout
Cruise is not recommended for children under the age of 6.