We Love —
- Admire the pine-carpeted islands, secluded bays and stone towns of the Croatian coast on this relaxed small ship cruise, sailing between beautiful Dubrovnik and the hidden gem of Zadar.
- These newly built gulet-style sailing ships are ideally sized for cruising the beautiful Dalmatian Coast and visiting the tiny islands along its shore.
- Enjoy a 7 night cruise in a choice of 2 cabin types, with half board dining.
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Your Destination —
Holidays in Croatia make the most of a stunningly varied coastline. Craggy coves, wooded peninsulas, lush islands and sparkling seas are the backdrop for its fascinating medieval towns and classical ruins.
Destinations on this Croatian Cruise include Dubrovnik - a fairytale medieval city framing a picture-perfect harbour, Hvar's beautiful sandy beaches and Split's palm lined promenade.
Your Itinerary —
Fly to Dubrovnik where you will be met and transferred to your cruise ship for embarkation.
DAY 2 : Dubrovnik - Mljet - Korcula.
This morning 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. After lunch on ship, sail to 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. Later today, arrive on the beautiful island of Korcula, believed to be the birthplace of the legendary explorer Marco Polo. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 3 : Korcula - Pucisca.
Discover Korcula today on a walking tour around its old cobbled streets revealing everything from gleaming stone houses to Renaissance palaces and a majestic cathedral. Late this afternoon, arrive in Pucisca, a beautiful little town on the island of Brac. Dine at a restaurant of your choice again this evening. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 4 : Pucisca - Omis - Split.
Your cruise continues towards Split, the capital of Dalmatia. En-route and weather permitting, your ship will moor at Omis, a mountain-backed town that served as a pirate hideout in the Middle Ages, here enjoy an included 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
DAY 5 : Split - Brac - Hvar.
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
DAY 6 : Hvar - Trstenik.
Relax on the Sun Deck as you cruise to the pretty village of Trstenik, located on the picturesque Peljesac peninsula. Tonight, enjoy a captain's dinner with live entertainment on board. Includes Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
DAY 7 : Trstenik - Dubrovnik.
Admire the stunning views as you cruise along the shore of Mljet on your way back to Dubrovnik. Arrive early afternoon where the rest of the day is at leisure. Includes Breakfast, Lunch
DAY 8 : Dubrovnik - UK.
After breakfast, disembark your ship and transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK. Includes Breakfast
• Guests are reminded to advise in advance of any special requests, dietary requirements and mobility issues
• Tipping is discretionary on-board the cruise
• All included excursions are subject to change
• Embarkation begins around noon – guests will be able to drop their bags off on arrival and will have free time before embarkation. On disembarkation day, guests will be able to leave their baggage on-board and will have free time to explore Dubrovnik.
Your Ship —
Choose from a Lower Deck or Main Deck Cabin on board the Princess Aloha or the Karizma. (Dependent on sailing date)
Princess Aloha: 13/05/2017, 17/06/2017, 24/06/2017, 01/07/2017, 22/07/2017, 29/07/2017, 19/08/2017, 26/08/2017, 02/09/2017, 09/09/2017, 14/10/2017
Karizma: 27/05/2017, 03/06/2017, 10/06/2017, 05/08/2017, 12/08/2017, 16/09/2017, 30/09/2017
Sleeps up to
Air-conditioned throughout, they offer a choice of top quality amenities and accommodation in elegantly-appointed, sound-proofed cabins.
Both boats have a salon-restaurant on the main deck with a bar and TV, and a sun decks where you can soak up the sunshine.
Your Board Basis —
Your cruise includes half board dining (7 breakfasts, 6 lunches and 2 dinners.)
A continental breakfast is served every morning.
Lunch usually includes soup or pasta to start followed by a main dish with side dishes and salads, and a dessert.
Your evenings are free to explore the local area and dine in traditional local restaurants to enjoy authentic Croatian and a choice of international dishes.
Your Journey —
Just for you: A VIP pickup service is included if you live within 50 miles of your departure airport. If you live further than 50 miles away, you can still take advantage of this service by paying £1.70 per mile per vehicle.
Flights: Return flights from London Gatwick to Dubrovnik are included
Luggage: 20kg per person
With Easy Jet
Outbound 16:50 - 20:30
Inbound 10:45 - 12:35
Outbound 06.25 - 10.05
Inbound 10.45 - 12.30
With Norwegian Air
Outbound 06:15 - 09:50
Inbound 10:35 - 12:20
Outbound 06:00 - 09:35
Inbound 10:20 - 12:05
Transfers: Shared airport transfers are included. (22 km / 35 mins)
Flight details are given as a guide only and may change. We will however notify you in advance if flights are more than 2 hours outside the time range given. Specific flights cannot be selected and confirmed timings will be shown on your official documentation from the tour operator. Flights are non changeable and non-refundable at time of booking.