Deluxe Croatian Islands Cruise from Split
Explore the stunning Dalmatian coast on this relaxed small ship cruise, sailing from the magnificent port city of Split.
8 days from
per person, for 2 people
Based on departing 13/05/2017 from London Gatwick AirportView Dates
Fly to Split and transfer to the cruise port to embark. This evening, meet your fellow travellers and Cruise Manager at a Welcome Reception.
After breakfast, sail to Brac, one of the prettiest Adriatic islands and famed for its wonderful 'Golden Horn' beach jutting into the turquoise sea. Following lunch on board, your next stop is Hvar. This jetsetters' favourite is sprinkled with honey-stone towns and gorgeous coves. After a guided walk around lively Hvar town to admire its Franciscan monastery and medieval theatre house, the evening is free to enjoy as you wish. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
After breakfast set sail for Korcula, with a swimming stop in one of pristine bays and lunch on-board. Early afternoon arrival in Korcula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many local restaurants. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
Today, explore medieval Dubrovnik on a guided tour. Standing on an outcrop in the sparkling Adriatic, this UNESCO-listed gem is one of the most beautiful spots on earth, thanks to its sturdy walls, shimmering marbled streets and shining townhouses. Your tour focuses on its highlights, including the exquisite Rector's Palace and 14th century Franciscan Monastery with its old pharmacy, one of the world's oldest. The rest of the day is at leisure. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
Today, sail to the stunning island of Mljet. Swathed in lush forests, the western third of this island is a National Park and characterised by two lakes, Malo Jezero and Veliko Jezero, the largest encircling an island monastery. Admire this 12th century Benedictine retreat and the idyllic Park, home to a huge variety trees and birds, including eagles. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
Today, leave Mljet and enjoy the scenery as you sail. Late this afternoon, arrive in Pucisca, a beautiful little town on the island of Brac. Tonight, enjoy a captain's dinner with live entertainment on board. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Your cruise continues towards Split, the capital of Dalmatia. En-route, your ship will moor at Omis, a mountain-backed town that served as a pirate hideout in the Middle Ages, here perhaps take an optional boat trip to Cetina River Canyon before cruising to Split. This afternoon, join our guided walk around Croatia's second city, whose UNESCO-protected centre houses a stunning palace built as a retirement bolthole for the 4th century Roman Emperor Diocletian. This afternoon brings a guided tour of the superb palace complex, which encloses bustling lanes, mighty columns and gates. This evening is at leisure to enjoy dinner at a restaurant of your choice. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast
Port taxes of €25 per person must be paid on-board in cash on arrival.