DUBROVNIK DISCOVERY CRUISE

 

DURATION:
8 days / 7 nights
ROUTE:
Dubrovnik - Mljet - Hvar - Korčula - Trstenik - Šipan - Dubrovnik

  • o Hop on a cable car to Mt Srđ and admire astonishing views of the Pearl of the Adriatic – DUBROVNIK.
    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 Discover HVAR – the sunniest Adriatic island rich with history and magical nature.
    o Enjoy the picture-perfect KORČULA town, surrounded by 14th century walls, where great explorer Marco Polo was born.
    o Taste the greatest home-made wines at PELJEŠAC peninsula.
    o Swim in the bays with crystal clear sea on the ŠIPAN island.

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    DAY 1, SUNDAY | DUBROVNIK Check in from 13.00h onwards (GRUŽ harbour) with dinner as your first meal. Due to the many different flight arrivals the first overnight is planned in Dubrovnik - a unique town on the Adriatic. The special charm of this old town are the buildings that have remained from the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. A larger part of the monuments of history and culture belong to the fine but modest Renaissance architecture with some traces of the Gothic style. Use the afternoon to explore the city walls and plan what to do on your last night of the cruise when we return to this wonderful city. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

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    DAY 2, MONDAY | DUBROVNIK – MLJET After breakfast we continue our journey towards the island and national park Mljet. Lunch on board. The whole afternoon is free to enjoy the salt lakes in the National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National 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 or cars for those wanting to go further. Overnight in port Polača/Pomena.

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    DAY 3, TUESDAY | MLJET – HVAR Early in the morning we depart towards the 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.

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    DAY 4, WEDNESDAY | HVAR - KORČULA During breakfast departure for Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer MARCO POLO. Lunch on board in front of Lumbarda bay. Arrive in Korčula in the afternoon where everyone is free to do their own sightseeing. 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 in port.

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    DAY 5, THURSDAY | KORČULA - TRSTENIK Early morning we continue our cruise towards the little village and harbour Trstenik on Pelješac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. Lunch on board. Chief occupations include farming, viniculture (the famous Plavac Mali wine, the ancestor of the Californian Zinfandel), fishing and tourism. The coastline along the town and the neighbouring islets is covered by pine groves, offering fine ambience for swimming. The famous Grgić winery is situated here – have a walk and taste some of their lovely wine!

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    DAY 6, FRIDAY | TRSTENIK - ŠIPAN Early in the morning we continue our trip towards the Elafiti islands. a group of islands west of Dubrovnik. They include Šipan, Lopud and Koločep (Kalamota). They attract many tourists with their beautiful scenery and sandy beaches. Swimming and lunch is planned at one of the smaller Elafiti islands. ŠIPAN, the largest island of the Elafiti, is also the most distant from Dubrovnik. This is where we will spend the night.

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    DAY 7, SATURDAY | ŠIPAN - DUBROVNIK Early departure for Dubrovnik with breakfast on route. Enjoy the beautiful sights of nature along the way towards “the heaven on earth” - according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Lunch on board and arrival to Dubrovnik early in the afternoon (around 14:00h) and have a whole afternoon free to explore Dubrovnik or go for a swim. You can explore Dubrovnik on your own or join our guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. For those of you with more enthusiasm we recommend a walk on top of the 1940m long city walls or take a cable car ride to top of Srđ mountain. Overnight in the GRUŽ port of this magical town.

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    DAY 8, SUNDAY | DUBROVNIK After an early breakfast say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Optional full day Montenegro coach excursion.

    INCLUDED

    7-night cruise with half board service (breakfast & 3 course lunch), 1 L of water daily, 1 Captain's dinner and guided tour of Dubrovnik, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen.

     

  • 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.

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    MONTENEGRO

    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).
     

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    CABLE CAR DUBROVNIK

    Enjoy the cable car in Dubrovnik to Srđ mountain and enjoy the scenic views of the old city.
     
     
     

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    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.
     
     

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    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.

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    MOSTAR

    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.
     
     

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    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.
     
     

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    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.
     
     

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    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

    APRIL 30

    MAY 7, 14, 21, 28

    JUNE 4, 11, 18, 25

    JULY 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

    AUGUST 6, 13, 20, 27

    SEPTEMBER 3, 10, 17, 14

    OCTOBER 1, 8, 15

  • 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.

  • To get a quote, please feel free to contact us through our email info@unlimitedcroatia.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

 

DURATION: 8 days / 7 nights

HIGHLIGHTS:
• Mljet national park
• Discover the silands of Mljet, Hvar, Korčula and Šipan
• Explore "the pearl of the Adriatic" - Dubrovnik

ROUTE: Dubrovnik - Mljet - Hvar - Korčula - Trstenik - Šipan - Dubrovnik

ITINERARY:

caption DAY 1, SUNDAY | DUBROVNIK Check in from 13.00h onwards (GRUŽ harbour) with dinner as your first meal. Due to the many different flight arrivals the first overnight is planned in Dubrovnik - a unique town on the Adriatic. The special charm of this old town are the buildings that have remained from the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. A larger part of the monuments of history and culture belong to the fine but modest Renaissance architecture with some traces of the Gothic style. Use the afternoon to explore the city walls and plan what to do on your last night of the cruise when we return to this wonderful city. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
caption DAY 2, MONDAY | DUBROVNIK – MLJET After breakfast we continue our journey towards the island and national park Mljet. Lunch on board. The whole afternoon is free to enjoy the salt lakes in the National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the middle of the large lake, inside the National 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 or cars for those wanting to go further. Overnight in port Polača/Pomena.
caption DAY 3, TUESDAY | MLJET – HVAR Early in the morning we depart towards the 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.
caption DAY 4, WEDNESDAY | HVAR - KORČULA During breakfast departure for Korčula, the birthplace of famous explorer MARCO POLO. Lunch on board in front of Lumbarda bay. Arrive in Korčula in the afternoon where everyone is free to do their own sightseeing. 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 in port.
caption DAY 5, THURSDAY | KORČULA - TRSTENIK Early morning we continue our cruise towards the little village and harbour Trstenik on Pelješac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. Lunch on board. Chief occupations include farming, viniculture (the famous Plavac Mali wine, the ancestor of the Californian Zinfandel), fishing and tourism. The coastline along the town and the neighbouring islets is covered by pine groves, offering fine ambience for swimming. The famous Grgić winery is situated here – have a walk and taste some of their lovely wine!
caption DAY 6, FRIDAY | TRSTENIK - ŠIPAN Early in the morning we continue our trip towards the Elafiti islands. a group of islands west of Dubrovnik. They include Šipan, Lopud and Koločep (Kalamota). They attract many tourists with their beautiful scenery and sandy beaches. Swimming and lunch is planned at one of the smaller Elafiti islands. ŠIPAN, the largest island of the Elafiti, is also the most distant from Dubrovnik. This is where we will spend the night.
caption DAY 7, SATURDAY | ŠIPAN - DUBROVNIK Early departure for Dubrovnik with breakfast on route. Enjoy the beautiful sights of nature along the way towards “the heaven on earth” - according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Lunch on board and arrival to Dubrovnik early in the afternoon (around 14:00h) and have a whole afternoon free to explore Dubrovnik or go for a swim. You can explore Dubrovnik on your own or join our guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. For those of you with more enthusiasm we recommend a walk on top of the 1940m long city walls or take a cable car ride to top of Srđ mountain. Overnight in the GRUŽ port of this magical town.
caption DAY 8, SUNDAY | DUBROVNIK After an early breakfast say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Optional full day Montenegro coach excursion.

INCLUDED

7-night cruise with half board service (breakfast & 3 course lunch), 1 L of water daily, 1 Captain's dinner and guided tour of Dubrovnik, daily cabin service, mid-week fresh set of towels and bed linen.