CROATIA ADRIATIC CRUISE from DUBROVNIK
Departs Saturdays through October 14, 2017
You will be traveling with regular passengers, but at travel agent rate
Day 1 Saturday Dubrovnik WELCOME TO CROATIA !!!
You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon.
Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome Reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets.
Day 2 Sunday Dubrovnik/Korcula
Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Set sail for the island of Korčula around two o’clock, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to cool off, relax and lunch on board.
Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town whose street design is based on a fish bone pattern, to spend the night there.
Day 3 Monday Korcula/Pucisca
This morning, a walking tour of Korcula takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history.
Later in the morning set sails towards the island of Brač, village of the stone sculpture and music culture Pučišća, where you can visit amazing stonemason school (optional).
Lunch on board. Enjoy a swim in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays, if weather permits.
Day 4 Tuesday Pucisca/Omis/Split
Depart for Omiš before breakfast, it’s fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here.
You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack.
After visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board.
In the late afternoon arrive Split. Take a guided tour of the city, the seafront promenade, and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.
Day 5 Wednesday Split/Hvar
Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brac, for a swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy the 530 m long golden pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Return to your boat for lunch.
After lunch head to Hvar. It is one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croati. Sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK) and many more historical sites.
Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own.
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa.
In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.
Day 6 Thursday Hvar/Mljet
Departing from Hvar in the morning, sail to Mljet Island includes a stop for swimming, if weather permits, and lunch on board.
Mljet, Croatian “Greenest Island” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. Arrive in the heart of Mljet National Park which encompasses five types of forests, many species of birds and two deep lakes. If you want to visit Mljet National Park, walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Great Lake and the Small Lake and join the boat ride to St. Mary Island.
Have a Captain’s Dinner on board. Spend the night in Mljet.
Day 7 Friday Mljet/Dubrovnik
In the morning continue our adventure by sailing back to Dubrovnik.
Lunch on board with stop for swimming.
Early in the afternoon we arrive in Dubrovnik.
Day 8 Saturday Depart Dubrovnik
After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.
COSTS PER PERSON – based on double occupancy
Travel Agent from (US)
based on Classic Cabin $1380.00
Companion from $1480.00
Additional superior cabin $ 150.00
• 7 nights cruise in a classic cabin
• Shared transfer from Dubrovnik airport/hotel to Dubrovnik harbour included on day of arrival/departure
• Daily buffet breakfast, 6 lunches and 2 dinners
• Professional English-speaking guide for city tours of Split, Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik with transfers and panoramic photo stop, guiding on Mljet and in Omiš free of charge
• Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager
• Free Wi-Fi on board
• Tourist tax + port tax - EUR 25.00 per person to be paid onboard in cash
• Supplement for Omiš and Cetina River excursion is 20,00 EUR per pax
• Entrance to the Mljet National park, cca 15,00 EUR per person to be paid at entrance if passengers want to enter, guiding free of charge