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Dubrovnik to Split
A classic cruise along Croatia's Adriatic Coast. From the magical city of Dubrovnik we will head to some of Croatia's finest islands and coastal ports on our small cruise ship that doubes as a 'floating boutique hotel'. We can sample some fine Croatian cuisine, including the seafood and local wines in Ston, and the small restaurants and cafes that abound in the ports we will visit mostly feature local wines, cheese, olives and other delicacies. We will visit Mljet and Mljet National Park, where you can walk or cycle around the twin lakes and visit St Mary's Monastery set on an island on a lake on an island. Korcula - a beautiful walled port and birthplace of Marco Polo and the outlying and less visited island of Vis, closed to the outside world until 1989, and the amazing Blue Cave on Bisevo. Before we reach Split we stop in the lively 'jetset' port of Hvar. Split, dominated by the Roman Emperor Diocletian's palace, is a great placce to finish and try some of the many cafes and restaurants. We spend most morning's cruising and stopping in small bays for a swim, and most afternoon's are left for exploring our destination and the evenings for exploring the restaurants and cafes of these lovely ports and towns.
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbor where you will be welcomed by our cruise representative. Check in starts from 13:00h. In case your flight arrives earlier, let us take care of your luggage so you can enjoy the charm of Dubrovnik on your own till the check in time. After settling enjoy welcome reception on board. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Breakfast on board followed by a guided tour of the Old Town. After the tour of this stunningly intact walled city on the Adriatic coast, return to the ship and continuation towards the Elaphiti Islands with plenty of time for swimming near one of the islands. As we continue our journey towards Slano, lunch will be served on board. From Slano we will start our gastro adventure towards Ston, the gastronomic center of the county. This town with the longest walls in Europe is situated near Dubrovnik and is surrounded by breathtaking scenery which, together with the picturesque city architecture, forms a harmonic entity. Once there we will visit an oyster farm where you will learn how oysters and mussels are cultivated in this region, and why they are so delicious. You will enjoy a rustic oyster and mussel tasting with local wine under the shade of the trees. Overnight in Slano.
Today we sail to Mljet -the most forested island in the Adriatic and one of the most beautiful pearls of the Mediterranean. Mljet is also well known for its two salted lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero located at the north end of the island. The Benedictine monastery, situated on the island of St. Mary on Veliko Jezero, one of the most beautiful locations in the area, is also the most visited spot and symbol of the National Park. Join the cruise manager on this magnificent tour and find out why the Greek hero Ulysses considered it his favorite holiday spot. Overnight in port Pomena.
Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korčula, rich in vineyards, olive groves and small villages with numerous bays and coves. Swim stop in one of the peaceful bays, perfect to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the unspoiled nature, lush vegetation and crystal clear sea. Lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Korčula. This medieval ”little Dubrovnik”, said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo, has an ancient atmosphere and we will enjoy getting to know it on an interesting tour along its winding streets. After the tour, make the best of some free time and sip a glass of local wine or coffee at an outdoor cafe, take a dip in the sea or just continue walking the streets. Overnight in Korčula.
We can say that Vis is the most mysterious island in Croatia. For many years it was the military and naval headquarters of Tito’s partisan army and was closed to the public until 1989. This means that it had escaped large commercial development and was able to retain its natural beauty and charm, resist development and become a world-famous destination for real nature lovers and people seeking new adventures, this are but a few reasons we are in love with Vis. Evening is free to explore this charming little town on your own. Tonight enjoy Captain’s dinner on board.
Early in the morning we set sail to Hvar. But, before Hvar we will make a stop on the island Biševo to see a stunning natural phenomenon – the Blue Cave. The Blue cave is famous all over the world for its extraordinary, magical, indescribable silver-blue light. After this enchanting experience we continue our journey towards Hvar, the longest island in Croatia, the sunniest in all Europe (2724 sunny hours each year) and undeniably among the most beautiful islands in the world. Upon arrival join the guided tour of Hvar and learn why this amazing town is a must see on the historical map of the Croatia. Your evening is free to explore this amazing holiday spot by yourself. Note: port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad because of the limited capacity of Hvar harbour. In that case transfer to and from Hvar will be organized.
Early in the morning we set sail to Brač where a swimming stop is planned at Zlatni Rat beach, a long, pebbly beach near Bol that protrudes over 500m out into the Adriatic sea and, surrounded by deep blue water, changes shape with the wind, which makes it unique in Croatia. Afterwards we head for our final port – Split. Upon arrival join the walking tour through Split with an expert guide who will bring the past to life and also tell you a lot about Split today. Stroll the streets and learn many interesting facts that make this unique town’s history full of intrigue. Take part of the story of this more than 1700 years old town, founded by the Roman emperor Diocletian who chose this beautiful place as his retirement residence. Let the story of who he was and why he loved Dalmatia so much amaze you! Overnight in Split.
After breakfast, it’s time to disembark. Transfer to the airport.
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