Itinerary + Map

Day 1 Dubrovnik
Begin with an included transfer from the airport to Gruz Harbour where embarkation begins at 14.00hrs. Embark on a guided city tour where you will be able to take in Croatia’s most beautiful and historic city, virtually unchanged since the 13th century. This evening enjoy a welcome reception onboard with your fellow travellers. (D)

Day 2 Dubrovnik - Korcula
After breakfast you depart for Korcula, the supposed birthplace of famed explorer Marco Polo. Upon arrival, discover the town's medieval core and fishbone-patterned streets. (B, L)

Day 3 Korcula - Split (or Bol for May 8; Jun 5, 12 departures)
For Oct 5 departure only:
Continue South to Split, a UNESCO World Heritage listed city and the capital of Dalmatia. On arrival embark on a guided city tour to discover this 1,700 year old city and its famous Diocletian’s Palace. Construction of the palace took place in 295 AD and today it forms much of Split’s Old Town. This evening, is free for you to explore the sprawling remains of this ancient city. (B, L)

For May 8; Jun 5 ,12 departures only:
Your next stop will be the Island of Brac and the picturesque town of Bol. Be sure to visit the famous beach Zlatni Rat (the Golden Cape), known for it's unusual and everchanging shape due to the wind and waves. After, have lunch on board and then enjoy am afternoon wine tasting in one of the oldest wine cooperatives in Dalmatia (dating back to 1903). Overnight in Bol. (B, L)

Day 4 Split - Bol (or Bol - Split for May 8; Jun 5, 12 departures)
For Oct 5 departure only:
Today your cruise continues to Brac Island. Enjoy lunch on board as you cruise to Bol, a small fishermans village turned tourist desitination thanks, in large part, to the famous Zlatni Rat beach. Also known as the Golden Horn, it is one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia. Enjoy an afternoon wine tasting before a Captain's Dinner on board tonight. (B, L, D)

For May 8; Jun 5 ,12 departures only:
Today, enjoy a short swim stop and lunch aboard as you continue south to Split. Split is Croatia's second largest city where Roman Emperor Diocletian built himself a retirement residence which is now the centrepoint of the city and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of the old town and market. Tonight, enjoy a Captains Dinner and overnight in Split. (B, L, D)

Day 5 Bol - Hvar (or Split - Hvar for May 8; Jun 5, 12 departures)
During breakfast you depart for Hvar. The stunning Pakleni Islands beckon for a refreshing swim in the clear waters and a leisurely lunch on board. On arrival at Hvar Town, join a guided walking tour of this historical town with its labyrinth of streets and famous Renaissance church. In the evening enjoy the lively restaurants, bars and cafes that line the port. (B, L)

Day 6 Hvar - Mljet - Peljesac
Today begins with an early departure toward Mljet, an enchantingly beautiful island half of which is a national park. Explore the salt lakes of the park, or simply relax and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. After lunch on board continue on to Peljesac where you will be transferred inland to explore some of the regions rural areas. While here, visit a local farm and celebrate with a typical village party featuring a dinner of Croatian delicacies. Afterwards transfer back to your ship where you will overnight. (B, L, D)

Day 7 Peljesac - Dubrovnik
After breakfast, depart for Dubrovnik - the highlight of your cruise. Enjoy lunch and the beautiful, natural sights along the way before arriving at the walled city of Dubrovnik. Explore the Old Town of Dubrovnik on your own as the remainder of your day is at leisure. Overnight in Gruz Harbour. (B, L)

Day 8 Dubrovnik
Bid farewell to our captain, crew and fellow passengers a you disembark after breakfast. (B)

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • Visitor Tax and port fees
  • National Park Fees
  • Daily cabin service
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 6 four-course lunches with complimentary drink
  • 2 four-course dinners including Captains dinner
  • Croatian Village Party with dinner
  • Olive Oil and Wine Tasting on board
  • Wine and Appetizer Tasting on Brac Island
  • 1L bottled water per person daily
  • Complimentary tea, coffee and fresh fruit daily
  • Guided sightseeing tours of:
  • Visit:
    Mljet National Park


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Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Markan

  • Launched: 2018
  • Length: 48.5 m
  • Width: 8.8 m
  • Sun Deck: 250m2
  • Crew: 7 – 9
  • Sun Deck
  • 19 guest cabins
  • 9 VIP cabins with private balconies
DeckCabinBeddingSize (sqm)WindowTo Open
Upper DeckStandardDouble/Twin12WindowYes
Main DeckStandardDouble/Twin12WindowYes
Lower DeckStandardDouble/Twin14PortholeNo


  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Safe
  • Balcony