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Dalmatia Highlights Deluxe Cruise - Split to Split
8 Days / 7 Nights


Explore the highlights of Dalmatian islands, the peace and beauty of their secluded coves and crystal clear sea onboard the luxurious MS Arca (2017). Stroll the streets of the medieval towns, enjoy delicious local cuisine and excellent wines.


Split - Krka NP - Šibenik - Galešnjak - Zadar - Sali - Kornati NP - Primošten - Vis - Biševo - Hvar - Stari Grad - Bol - Split

 

Deluxe Cruise Includes

• Airport transfers Day 1 & 8
• 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
• 1 Welcome Dinner (D)
• 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches (B, L)
• 1 Captain's Dinner (D)
• Wine Tasting in Bol (T)
• Water dispenser
• Fresh fruit daily
• Cruise Director
• Towel & linen change mid week
• Daily cabin service
• Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
• Headsets
• Porterage


Sightseeing & Entrance

• Krka Waterfalls - National Park
• Šibenik
• Zadar
• Kornati Islands - National Park
• Vis
• Hvar
• Split

 

Cruise Itinerary

 

Day 1, Saturday:  Split

You will be transferred from Split Airport or your Split hotel to Split Port, where embarkation begins at 1300HRS. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception, followed by dinner this evening. (D)

 

Day 2, Sunday:  Split - Šibenik - Krka NP - Šibenik

Depart from Split early in the morning towards Šibenik. After lunch, disembark in Šibenik and take the bus to visit Krka Waterfalls National Park. Its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous waterfall Skradinski Buk, are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. After the sightseeing tour, we will return to Šibenik, a town of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Set out on a walking tour of Šibenik historical centre and visit one of the most beautiful Renaissance cathedrals on the Adriatic, St James Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your night is at leisure in town. (B, L)

 

Day 3, Monday:  Šibenik - Galešnjak - Zadar

Leaving Šibenik early in the morning, we set sail for Galešnjak, a famous heart-shaped Croatian island, where you can enjoy a swim stop in one of the secluded bays. Enjoy lunch while we cruise into Zadar Port in the afternoon. Set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical centre and admire the old walls and Port Gate built in the 16th century. Visit the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St Donatus, Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St Anastasia. If there is a breeze, enjoy at the sea organ, an amazing sound art installation. Overnight in Zadar. (B, L)

 

Day 4, Tuesday:  Zadar - Sali - Kornati NP - Primošten                                                 

Morning departure for Sali, a tourist town on Dugi Otok surrounded by hills, fields, bays and islets. Enjoy swimming in one of the secluded bays. We set sail for Kornati Islands National Park, comprised of 89 unforgettable islands, islets and reefs. The National Park is often referred to as a "nautical paradise” and a rich marine eco-system. Afterwards, we continue to Primošten, built on a small peninsula and dominated by the parish Church of St George, which was built in 1485. Your evening is at leisure in town. (B, L)

 

Day 5, Wednesday:  Primošten - Vis

We will have an early morning cruise towards the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm - “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Upon arrival in town of Vis join the walking tour to visit the remains of the Roman thermal place and views of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the waterfront. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner onboard. (B, L, D)

 

Day 6, Thursday:  Vis - Biševo - Hvar - Stari Grad

We will have an early morning cruise towards small island of Biševo to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Enjoy a relaxing cruise as we sail towards the island of Hvar, with swim stop in one of the secluded bays. Hvar is a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities, but it’s also a charming seaside town with 8 centuries of architecture. On a walking tour visit the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. We will continue towards Stari Grad on the Hvar Island, the sunniest Adriatic island. The famous Stari Grad Field is the oldest in Croatia and the best preserved example of ancient Greek system of agriculture. It is a part of world heritage protected by UNESCO. Overnight in Stari Grad. (B, L)

 

Day 7, Friday:  Stari Grad - Bol - Split

In the morning we will continue towards our final island destination - the island of Bra─Ź where swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia, Zlatni Rat near Bol, whose pebbles shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. Join the visit to a Winery where you will have a guided winery tour to learn more about Dalmatian wines and enjoy a Wine tasting. We arrive in Split in the afternoon. This UNESCO World Heritage city bases the city centre in and around the stunning Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman emperor Diocletian’s retirement palace from 295-305 AD. Stroll through the palace basement filled with market stalls and outside experience the historical architecture of this beautiful palace. See the remnants of Split`s Roman heritage, it`s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter`s temple, the Peristyle and many other unique sites. Overnight in Split.

(B, L, T)

 

Day 8, Saturday:  Split

Disembark after breakfast by 0900HRS. You will be transferred to Split Airport or Split hotel. (B)


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