8 days / 7 nights
Dubrovnik - Šipan or Slano - Mljet - Korčula - Vis - Hvar - Bol - Makarska - Pučišća - Omiš - Split
o Start the cruise in the pearl of the Adriatic – DUBROVNIK.
o Admire the fantastic sunset of on ŠIPAN island or PELJEŠAC peninsula.
o Spend your day on the most seductive island in the Adriatic – MLJET, renowned for its deep bays, lush and diverse Mediterranean vegetation and rich cultural heritage.
o Enjoy the picture-perfect KORČULA town, surrounded by 14th century walls, where great explorer Marco Polo was born.
o Swim in the turquoise BLUE CAVE and discover mysteries of VIS island - one of the last unspoiled places in the Adriatic.
o Discover HVAR – the sunniest Adriatic island rich with history and magical nature.
o Swim at Golden Horn beach on BRAČ ISLAND.
o Stroll through the streets of MAKARSKA - one of the most famous tourist destinations on the Croatian coast.
o Feel the rush, experiencing zipline across beautiful CETINA CANYON.
o Indulge in the history of Dalmatia's 'capital' SPLIT.
DAY 1, SATURDAY | DUBROVNIK - ŠIPAN or SLANO Departure from Dubrovnik harbor Gruz at 13:00h, lunch is served during a cruise along the Dalmatian coast down to the one of the Elaphite islands - Šipan, or small village Slano on the mainland. Both are peaceful fishermen's villages where you can experience the fantastic sunset. Overnight in the port.
DAY 2, SUNDAY | ŠIPAN or SLANO - MLJET - KORČULA After breakfast we continue our journey towards the national park Mljet. Lunch on board. Free time to enjoy the salt lakes in the park and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the park, one can visit an old abbey and church, or just use a small boat to roam around the National park. Bicycles can also be hired to cycle around the paths that surround the lakes. We continue to Korčula where we arrive in late afternoon. Surrounded by ancient walls and fortified bastions Korčula’s old town is very well preserved with its layout and structure dating back to 13th century. Overnight.
DAY 3, MONDAY | KORČULA - VIS Early in the morning we cruise towards the little Biševo island to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. Entrance to Blue Cave is to be paid on the spot (approx. EUR 9.- per person, entrance depends on the weather conditions). We continue towards the island of Vis. Because of this isolation, Vis has a special charm of ‘the Mediterranean as it once was’ which makes it really interesting to see. Overnight in the town of Vis, situated on the northern side of the island, developed near the remains of the ancient Issa.
DAY 4, TUESDAY | VIS - HVAR Our next destination is little island Šćedro where we will have enough time to relax and refresh in the clean, crystal blue sea. Departure for Hvar after lunch. Hvar is the longest island in the Adriatic. Here we can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower; also the oldest community theatre in Europe was founded here in 1612. City of Hvar offers plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night. Hvar is often referred to as the sunshine and jet-set island.
DAY 5, WEDNESDAY | HVAR - BOL - MAKARSKA Leave Hvar and continue our cruise towards the island of Brač, more precisely to the town of Bol, best known for its famous Zlatni rat beach (Golden horn), a natural phenomenon that with its specific form dominates the other beaches of Croatia. After the swimming break or short walk around the village we continue towards Makarska where strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sites. Overnight in port.
DAY 6, THURSDAY | MAKARSKA - PUČIŠĆA - OMIŠ Early in the morning we continue our trip towards Pučišća, a typical Mediterranean place, situated on the northern side of the Brač island at the bottom of the deep bay. It is cradle of the world’s famous stone of Brač. There is a possibility of visiting a stone-masonry workshop, one of the few stone masonry workshops left in Europe. We continue to Omiš, a picturesque town surrounded with steep rocky mountain cliffs, where the river Cetina flows into the Adriatic sea, ideal for river rafting on the streams of the Cetina river. Overnight in port.
DAY 7, FRIDAY | OMIŠ - SPLIT Departure for our last destination, the town of Split, a city under UNESCO protection famous for its old city center, 1700 year old Diocletian's palace. Upon arrival we recommend to join our guided tour of Split with an English speaking guide. Overnight in Split.
DAY 8, SATURDAY | SPLIT After an early breakfast say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends!
7 night cruise with half board service (breakfast & 3 course lunch), 1 L of water daily, 1 Captain's dinner and guided tour of Split, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed.
These excursions can be added to your booking in the final stage of your reservation. If paying on the spot, only KUNA currency and cash is accepted.
On Saturday prior to the cruise or Sunday after the cruise - visit Montenegro for a day, a small country but attractive county; with its magnificent mountains rising above the Adriatic Sea, bursting with natural beauty and historic towns like Budva and Kotor – coach excursion/passport required).
CETINA RIVER RAFTING
This is one of the most popular adventure activities in this area. The rapids of Cetina River are not difficult but fun and exciting with breathtaking scenery is breath taking. The tour includes: bus transfer to and from the ship and guide instructor. Life vest and helmets are provided. Duration is approximately 5 hours together with bus transfer.
CETINA CANYON ZIP LINE
Feel the adrenalin rush in the Cetina river canyon! 8 steel lines will make you scream while sliding 150m above the ground in the magnificent canyon.
Saturday after the cruise; experience Bosnia and Herzegovina’s most beautiful city, view the iconic ‘Stari Most’/Old Bridge, discover Ottoman and Turkish history – bus excursion / passport required / minimum 10 persons.
Saturday after the cruise; Do not hesitate to swim at the wonderful Krka waterfalls and visit the historic town Šibenik. After a guided tour of the oldest Croatian town on the Adriatic coast, excursion continues to Krka waterfalls to explore beautiful natural surroundings. Return to Split in late afternoon hours.
Visit Plitvice Lakes, 16 turquoise colored lakes with crystal clear water connected by magnificent waterfalls. Pure nature, mountain forests and fresh air. One of the most beautiful national parks in Croatia, and a UNESCO site. A full day tour, starting in the morning and returning before dinner. Starts in the early morning (7:30 am) while the return is scheduled in the evening (approx 7:00 pm, includes coach transfer, guide, entrance to the park with boat and train ride in the park); comfortable shoes recommended.
KORČULA WINE TASTING
Join our optional wine tasting in Korcula to try some of the famous Dalmatian and Croatian wines. Discover the story behind their perfect taste while enjoying a light snack.
KORČULA VILLAGE DINNER EXPERIENCE
Try a typical Dalmatian dinner in small village near the town of Korcula and find out more about the history and traditional way of living.
CABLE CAR DUBROVNIK
Enjoy the cable car in Dubrovnik to Srđ mountain and enjoy the scenic views of the old city.
SEA KAYAKING AROUND DUBROVNIK CITY WALLS
Join the adventure in a one or two-seater kayak with all your belongings tucked safely inside a waterproof barrel. Departures from the entrance to the old town.
GAME OF THRONES TOUR OF DUBROVNIK
Get to know King's Landing from the popular Game of Thrones series! Our expert guide will take you to discover the location sites in the Old City of Dubrovnik and its surroundings that were used for the scenes in this hit TV-series. Dubrovnik is the official setting for King's Landing – the capital of the Seven Kingdoms realm. While taking this tour, you will also have a chance to explore UNESCO listed heritage site. Explore the historical gardens in Trsteno and see King's Landing palace gardens and incredible exotic plants.
RENT-A-BIKE ON MLJET ISLAND
Most of the island Mljet is a National Park so enjoy the beautiful nature and rent a bike for 2 hours!
2017 DEPARTURE DATES
JUNE 3, 17
JULY 1, 15, 29
AUGUST 12, 19, 26
SEPTEMBER 9, 23, 30
Modern A+ category vessels with air-conditioned, spacious en-suite cabins (with double or twin beds) – price includes Captain’s dinner and sightseeing of Dubrovnik, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen. Our A+ category boats are all newly built, and offer a fantastic level of modern amenities and accommodation.
Each of the A+ category ship has spacious public areas on-board, including restaurant area. The majority of leisure time on-board is spent on the fantastic ‘Sun Deck’, with relaxed sun chairs/loungers, and to make the most of every swimming opportunity there is a platform with steps and a ladder for easy access to the water.
There are 17 A+ category ships in total. There are differences between ships, however you will always be guaranteed excellent quality and standards on-board.
Other facilities include safety deposit box, internal communication system, lifejackets, cupboard or open shelf, electrical points in each cabin (European adaptor 220 V) - Life boat – Tender.
ALL DECK CABINS ARE SITUATED ON MAIN AND TOP DECK! Under deck cabins are in the hull of the ship below the main deck.
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