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Cruise Croatia On MS Mare 8 days / 7 nights


Dubrovnik – Elaphite Islands – Mljet – Šćedro – Hvar - Split – Pučišća (Brač) or Makarska or Omiš – Korčula – Dubrovnik


• Airport transfers at the start & end of cruise

• 7 nights in A/C cabins with ensuite

• 7 buffet breakfasts, 5 lunches & 1 dinner (B, L, D) (1 drink per meal included) (according to schedule changes lunch can be replaced by dinner)

• 1 Captain’s dinner (D)

• Cruise Tour Guide – English speaking

• Free Wi Fi (restrictions may apply)


• Split (1.30hrs)

• Hvar (1.30hrs)

• Dubrovnik (1.30hrs)

• Korčula (1.30hrs)

Entrance Fees

• Mljet National Park

• Split


Day 1, Monday: Dubrovnik

Coach transfer from Dubrovnik airport or Dubrovnik hotel to “Gruž” Harbor. Embarkation starts at 1300hrs. Welcome by your tour guide. Dinner and overnight on board. In the event of an early arrival, an additional lunch can be booked (with supplement). (D)

Day 2, Tuesday: Dubrovnik – Elaphite Islands – Mljet

Breakfast. 8.00 am departure for a pleasant trip along the shores of the Elaphiti Islands, off the coast off Dubrovnik to discover an idyllic setting of steep coastal cliffs. If the weather permits, stop in the bay for a swim. Trip to Mljet, which is located between the island of Korcula and the city of Dubrovnik. This is an island of marvellous natural beauty whose western part of 30 km2 has been classified as a National Park. Its vegetation is opulent, its woods stretch down to the shores and its fauna is very rich. Lunch on board. Visit of the Mljet National Park which covers the wooded western area of the island: there are five types of forests, many species of birds and eagles nests. The park ist 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 12th century Benedictine monastery. Many tales entwine around the island of Mljet: One of them says it was the favourite holiday destination of the Greek hero Ulysses! Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and overnight. (B, L)

Day 3, Wednesday: Mljet – Hvar

Breakfast on board and departure towards Hvar If time permits, stop on the nearby island of Šcedro for a swim. Lunch on board. Continue to Hvar, also known as Lesina or Pharos, and enjoy a guided tour. Hvar is one of the most popular tourist islands of the Adriatic Sea and one of the trendy places frenquented by the International Jet Set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands along the Croatian coast. It has many small coves offering discreet, paradisiacal berths. Back on board and overnight. Dinner at your leisure. (B, L)

Day 4, Thursday: Hvar – Split

Breakfast on board and departure for Split, the capital of Dalmatia. Lunch is served on board on the way to Split and if time permits, stop for a swim. Arriving in Split in the late afternoon and guided tour of the port, the promenade and the Diocletian palace (excluding the catacombs). Inside the historic centre of the city, a UNESCO cultural heritage site, nestles a huge Roman palace with its bustling streets, its classical columns and Romanesque bell towers. Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and overnight. (B, L)

Day 5, Friday: Split – Pučišća (Brač) or Makarska or Omiš

Breakfast and departure for island of Brač. Day of swimming and lunch at your leisure. This evening enjoy a Captain’s Dinner on board. (B, D)

Day 6, Saturday: Pučišća (Brač) or Makarska or Omiš – Korčula

Breakfast then sail to the island of Korčula in central Dalmatia, which stretches from east to west near the continent. Discover a series of bays and coves along the coast. Visit Korčula with its beautiful nature, cultural traditions and rich history. If time permits, stop on the Pelješac Peninsula to swim. Lunch is served on board. Later this afternoon visit the main town of the island Korčula. This is one of the best preseved medieval towns on the Adriatic with its arhitectural and historical heritage. During the visit, you will discover the picturesque streets and see the Town Hall, St Mark’s Cathedral in the Gothic style, museum of All Saints, not to mention the supposed birthplace of Marco Polo (exterior views). Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and overnight. (B, L)

Day 7, Sunday: Korčula – Dubrovnik

Breakfast and departure fo Dubrovnik. Lunch will be served on board. In the afternoon guided tour of Dubrovnik, the undisputed pearl of Croatia, whose centre is listed as a Heritage Site by UNESCO. Impressive ramparts surround the medieval city and the Stradun, around which stands a beautiful architectural esemble that blends the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Free time stroll in the city. Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and overnight. Optional evening dinner with traditional Dalmatian music and folklore, including drinks (supplement payable). (B, L)

Day 8, Monday: Dubrovnik

Breakfast, followed by disembarkation by 0900hrs. Transfer to Dubrovnik airport or Dubrovnik hotel. In case of late departure, an additional lunch can be booked (with supplement). (B)


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