Croatia Times Travel |Dalmatian Paradise Deluxe Cruise


Dalmatian Paradise Deluxe Cruise 8 days / 7 nights


Split – Korčula – Mljet – Dubrovnik – Elaphiti Islands – Kućište – Kuna – Kućište -Šćedro – Hvar – Bol or Milna (Brač) – Split


• Airport transfers at start & end days

• 7 nights onboard

• Double or twin A/C cabins with ensuite

• Welcome reception & cocktail

• 7 hot & cold buffet breakfasts (B)

• 5 three-course lunches (L)

• 2 regular dinners (D)

• 1 Captain’s dinner with live music (D)

• Authentic Croatian Village party visit & dinner on Pelješac Peninsula (D)

• Croatian wine tasting in Bol (T)

• 1 drink with lunch

• 1 litre of water per day

• Fresh fruit daily

• Spectacular dinner cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik

• English speaking Cruise Director

• Dubrovnik cable car and one-way bus transfer from Port to Old Town

• Daily cabin service

• Mid-week fresh towels & bed linen

• Luggage handling

• Free Wi Fi (restrictions may apply)

• Visitor taxes & Port fees


• Split

• Korčula

• Dubrovnik

• Hvar

Entrance Fees

• Mljet National Park


Day 1, Saturday: Split

Transfer from Split airport to the Split harbour where the vessel will be docked. Check in from 14.00h onwards. After settling, enjoy the guided tour of the city (not possible for arrivals after 16.00h). Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection and it’s a part of the world heritage. One will find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a welcome reception & cocktail. Overnight in Split. (D)

Day 2, Sunday: Split – Korčula

Early morning departure towards the Korčula island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with fortified walls. On this Island you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula. (B, L)

Day 3, Monday: Korčula – Mljet – Dubrovnik

Next morning, we head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating from the 12th century. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars to roam around the National Park or island on your own. Return to the ship for lunch followed by departure towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbour the captain will take you for an evening cruise alongside the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L, D)

Day 4, Tuesday: Dubrovnik

After breakfast transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take best pictures of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with more enthusiasm, we recommend to walk the famous walls 1,940 m long and take a stroll along the walking street Stradun – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B)

Day 5, Wednesday: Dubrovnik – Elaphiti Islands – Kućište – Kuna – Kućište

Morning departure from this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the little seaside village of Kučišće (or similar) on the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Kučišće. Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer to the village Kuna followed by a visit to a local farm you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies, an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight in Kučišće. (B, L, D)

Day 6, Thursday: Kućište – Šćedro – Hvar

Morning departure towards the jet-set island Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Šćedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. Upon arrival there will be a short presentation of lavender products followed by a tour of the town. One can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612. Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbour to get some lovely scenic views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar. (B, L)

Day 7, Friday: Hvar – Bol or Milna (Brač)

Our final stop will be the Island of Brač and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the Golden cape - known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s town turned into a popular tourist destination. After lunch on board time at leisure until afternoon wine tasting in the facilities of the oldest Dalmatia wine cooperative (dating 1903) followed by the Captain’s farewell dinner with entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna. (B, L, D)

Day 8, Saturday: Bol or Milna (Brač) – Split

Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00am and a private transfer to Split airport. (B)


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