Croatia and Montenegro Cruise

  • 8 Days

  • Mediterranean

A Dalmatian journey through seductive Croatian islands and Montenegro's coastal towns on a striking Adriatic cruise: explore Dubrovnik’s medieval walls and Mljet’s pristine saltwater lakes; marvel at sweeping views from Hvar’s 13th-century hilltop fortress.

Your journey starts here

Highlights

VIP private home pick-up service
Flights
Transfers
Accommodation
Selected meals
All inclusive drinks
All airport and port taxes
VIP private home pick-up
  • Overview

  • Day 1

  • Day 2

  • Day 3

  • Day 4

  • Day 5

  • Day 6

  • Day 7

  • Day 8

of 8 days

Your detailed itinerary

Cruise departing on 05th July 2018

Meals included: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 7 dinners

Overview

A Dalmatian journey through seductive Croatian islands and Montenegro's coastal towns on a striking Adriatic cruise: explore Dubrovnik’s medieval walls and Mljet’s pristine saltwater lakes; marvel at sweeping views from Hvar’s 13th-century hilltop fortress.

At a glance

  • Dubrovnik Discover this beautiful walled city perched above the Adriatic Sea.
  • Mljet An optional excursion to the island’s impressive saltwater lakes.
  • Korcula Wander the romantic churches of this medieval island-town.
  • Sibenik Explore this old Slav settlement before heading to the magnificent Krka Falls.
  • Trogir An optional tour through the vaulted passageways of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Split Home to the ancient Diocletian Palace - charmingly integrated into today’s city.
  • Hvar Renowned for its hilltop fortress and fields of lavender.
  • Kotor A delightful bay framed by a spectacular mountain range.

Extensions

  • 7 nights hotel stay in Dubrovnik

Please call our Travel Specialists to book this holiday with an extension

Day 1

UK - Dubrovnik

Travel to Dubrovnik where you will be met and transferred to your ship, La Belle de l'Adriatique, for embarkation.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 2

Dubrovnik

It’s clear to see why Dubrovnik – overlooking the sparkling Adriatic Sea and stunning Dalmatian Coast - is one of the most beautiful cities on earth. Dubrovnik's Old Town sits protected behind mighty medieval walls measuring almost 2km long. After breakfast, enjoy an optional guided tour of the city centre visiting the highlights of Dubrovnik including from the Dominican monastery to the glorious Rector's Palace. This afternoon take your time to discover the cities hidden gems, stroll along the ramparts or find a spot to sit and admire the views.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 3

Mljet - Korcula

Thought to be one of the most beautiful islands in the Adriatic, Mljet is a tiny, unspoilt paradise fringed with a soft, sandy shoreline, lush forestry and rich Mediterranean flora. This morning, take an optional excursion to the island's impressive saltwater lakes, Veliko Jezero and Malo Jezero. Enjoy a boat trip to an island in the centre of Veliko Jezero for a visit to the impressive 12th century Benedictine monastery. During lunch, set sail for Korcula, a quaint medieval island-town, filled with narrow stone streets and romantic churches. Enjoy an optional guided tour, which takes in St Mark's Cathedral and the town museum, before returning to your ship for dinner and a traditional Sabre dancing show.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 4

Korcula - Sibenik

Enjoy a leisurely morning cruising amidst the beautiful islands of the Adriatic before reaching Sibenik on the Croatian mainland this afternoon. As the oldest Slav settlement on the Adriatic, the town is rich in cultural heritage and natural beauty. Join the optional guided tour of the historic centre, to explore a maze of tiny streets and medieval architecture, before heading into the surrounding countryside for a visit to the magnificent natural cascade of Krka Falls.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 5

Sibenik - Trogir - Split

In the heart of Dalmatia, idyllic Trogir sits on a small islet, nestled amid verdant hills, between the Croatian mainland and the island of Ciovo. The optional tour of the town will guide you through the vaulted passageways and labyrinthine streets of this UNESCO world heritage site. Visit the 13th-century St Laurence Cathedral before returning to your ship for lunch for a leisurely cruise towards Split. As Croatia's second largest city, Split is known as the capital of Dalmatia and famed as the home of the ancient Diocletian Palace. Visit the palace ruins on an optional tour, including the ramparts, mausoleum and Titova Obala walkway, before returning to your ship for dinner.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 6

Split - Hvar - Vis

Sail the shimmering waters of the Adriatic to the delightful island of Hvar. Rich in history and culture and renowned for its wealth of sunshine, hilltop fortress cultivated vineyards and burgeoning fields of lavender, rosemary, sage, marjoram and thyme. Enjoy an optional guided tour of the Trg Svetog Stjepana main square, St Stephen's Cathedral and the 15th century Franciscan monastery before returning to your ship for lunch. Depart towards the unspoilt landscapes and rugged coastline of Vis. Explore this blissful retreat and then return to your ship for dinner and a gala evening.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 7

Kotor - Dubrovnik

Glide into Montenegro's spectacular Bay of Kotor this morning and soak up the romantic atmosphere. Known locally as the 'Boka Kotorska', the islet is considered to be the only fjord in the Mediterranean and is renowned for its stunning scenery of glassy waters, luxuriant vegetation and soaring mountains. Extending over 4-km, the city walls that have protected Kotor for centuries lead up to the fortress of Saint Ivan. An optional guided tour is available which includes visits to Saint Tryphon Cathedral and the Maritime Museum. This afternoon, set sail for your return to Dubrovnik.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Day 8

Dubrovnik - UK

After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK, or extend your stay in Dubrovnik with seven nights at the Grand Hotel Park.

Meals included
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Notes

The following cruise optional excursion package can be purchased at the time of booking from £200 per person and includes:

Dubrovnik
Day 2: City tour
Mljet
Day 3: Sightseeing tour
Korcula
Day 3: Sightseeing tour
Sibenik
Day 4: Tour and visit to Krka Falls
Trogir
Day 5: Sightseeing tour
Split
Day 5: City tour
Hvar
Day 6: Sightseeing tour
Kotor
Day 7: City tour

Note: All optional excursions are subject to change and a minimum number of participants are required for them to operate.

Please call our Travel Specialists to book this holiday with an optional excursion package.

Your ship

MS La Belle de L'Adriatique

The MS La Belle de l'Adriatique sails along coasts including the Croatian Islands, Montenegro, Cyprus and Greek islands. Built in 2007, she offers 99 luxury cabins and a spacious sundeck, complete with comfortable deckchairs.

Amenities
  • Smoking
  • Adults only
  • Childrens facilities
  • Nursery
Ship facts
  • Style: Premium
  • Class: 5-anchors class
  • Size: Boutique
  • Number of crew: 48
  • Number of cabins: 99
  • Number of wheelchair cabins: 1
  • Number of large cabins: 0
  • Capacity: 198 passengers
  • Main language on board: en
  • Currency on board: EUR
  • Number of decks: 4
  • Gross tonnage: 3500
  • Length (m): 110
  • Width (m): 12.8
  • Speed in knots: 9
  • Launch year: 2007
Available cabins on this cruise
Upper Deck Cabins

The cabins available on the Upper Deck are furnished with optional twin or double beds. All cabins have large fixed windows from which you can enjoy the oceanic views and are equipped with an ensuite shower room, a hair dryer, satellite television, radio and an in-room safe.

Ensuring your comfort air-conditioning is available in the Summer and central heating for the Winter.

Details

  • 151 Square Feet
  • Sleeps 2

Reception Deck Cabins

The cabins available on the Reception Deck are furnished with optional twin or double beds. All cabins have large fixed windows from which you can enjoy the oceanic views and are equipped with an ensuite shower room, a hair dryer, satellite television, radio and an in-room safe.

Ensuring your comfort air-conditioning is available in the Summer and central heating for the Winter.

Details

  • 151 Square Feet
  • Sleeps 2

Main Deck Cabins

The cabins available on the Reception Deck are furnished with optional twin or double beds. All cabins have portholes and are equipped with an ensuite shower room, a hair dryer, satellite television, radio and an in-room safe.

Ensuring your comfort air-conditioning is available in the Summer and central heating for the Winter.

Details

  • 151 Square Feet
  • Sleeps 2

Lower Deck Cabins

The cabins available on the Reception Deck are furnished with optional twin or double beds. All cabins have portholes and are equipped with an ensuite shower room, a hair dryer, satellite television, radio and an in-room safe.

Ensuring your comfort air-conditioning is available in the Summer and central heating for the Winter.

Details

  • 151 Square Feet
  • Sleeps 2

Life onboard

CroisiEurope has a fleet of 47 Prestige category boats with cabins, which ply the most beautiful rivers in Europe. Spacious and light, they offer a welcoming and refined setting.

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