Early Bird Deal Croatia Times Travel | Island Highlights Deluxe Cruise - Split to Split

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


Enjoy cruising the stunning Dalmatian coastline onboard the lovely MS Adriatic Queen (completely renovated in 2017). Along the way enjoy free time to swim, relax and enjoy the fine Dalmatian food and wines with the added comfort of an onboard Cruise Director.


Split - Bol - Stari Grad - Hvar - Korčula - Dubrovnik - Mljet - Pučišća - Omiš - 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)
• Water dispenser
• Fresh fruit daily
• Cruise Director
• Towel & linen change mid week
• Daily cabin service
• Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
• Headsets
• Porterage

 

Sightseeing & Entrance

• Hvar
• Korčula
• Dubrovnik
• Mljet - National Park
• Split

 

Cruise Itinerary

 

Day 1, Wednesday:  Split

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

 

Day 2, Thursday:  Split - Bol - Stari Grad

Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brač, with optional swim at the Golden Horn if weather permits, enjoy the 530 m long golden pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique since it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Return to the boat for lunch and then head to Hvar island, the city of Stari Grad one of the oldest cities in Europe. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own. (B, L)

 

Day 3, Friday:  Stari Grad - Hvar - Korčula

Morning departure towards Hvar, the most popular island in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. A sightseeing tour of this charming town, with 8 centuries of architecture, will show you the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK). Afterwards cruise to Korčula, with swimming stop in one of pristine bays and lunch onboard. Early afternoon arrival to Korčula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through this fortified town which is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Your evening is free to discover. (B, L)

 

Day 4, Saturday:  Korčula - Dubrovnik                                                

In the morning cruise to Dubrovnik, “The Pearl of the Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Old Town with a panoramic bus ride above the town. Visit the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral. Rest of the day is at leisure to explore the Old Town, take the cable car to Mount Srđ, or a boat ride to Lokrum Island. Overnight in Dubrovnik. (B, L)

 

Day 5, Sunday:  Dubrovnik - Mljet

Today we turn our compass back north towards Mljet Island, with plenty of time for a morning swim along the cruise. Upon arrival, join the Cruise Director for a visit to the famous saltwater lakes in the National Park and enjoy the boat ride to St Mary’s Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine Monastery, an old abbey and a church dating back to the 12th century (entrance fees not included). Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Your evening is free in Mljet. (B, L)

 

Day 6, Monday:  Mljet - Pučišća

Take a swim break during your morning cruise. Continue cruising through lunch and in the afternoon, arrive to Pučišća, a beautiful little town on the Island of Brač. Pučišća features a spectacular steep-sided natural harbour and authentic Mediterranean architecture. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s Dinner onboard. (B, L, D)

 

Day 7, Tuesday:  Pučišća - Omiš - Split

We depart for Omiš before breakfast, its 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’s Mill for a local specialty snack. After the visit set sail to Split and if weather permits, a swim stop enroute, allowing you to cool off and relax, lunch is served onboard. In the late afternoon, we arrive in Split and join a guided tour of the historical city centre, listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your evening is free in Split. (B, L)

 

Day 8, Wednesday:  Split

After breakfast, it’s time to disembark by 0900HRS. You will be transferred to Split Airport. (B)


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