Explore the Croatian coastline from Omis to Dubrovnik in First Class style! Visit quaint seaside towns like Slano; sunny islands like Hvar; history riddled towns like Sibenik; places of natural beauty like Mljet. This cruise is sure to impress with many opportunities just waiting to be explored!
DAY 1 OMIS
Welcome to Omis! Embarkation begins at 14.00hrs. Enjoy a welcome reception where you'll meet you Cruise Manager, Captain and crew followed by dinner on board. (D)
DAY 2 OMIS – PUCISCA – SPLIT
This morning, after waking up to the dramatic backdrop of this charming town’s karst rocks, journey on to Pucisca on the Island of Brac, homeland of the Croatian marble, a ultra-quality limestone produced in the area. Join an optional tour to Puciscas Stonemasonry School to learn more about how they produce and shape this stone. Next stop is Split! Explore at your leisure or join an optional guided sightseeing tour where you'll learn about Diocletians Palace, once the Roman Emperor’s retirement estate and today a lively city centre. (B, L)
DAY 3 SPLIT – SKRADIN – KRKA – SIBENIK
Be prepared to marvel at Croatia’s natural beauty as you take a stop at Krka River and its stunning estuary. A quick coach trip will bring you to the small town of Skradin, the guardian of the mouth of Krka River and its beautiful national park, home of wild spectacular waterfalls and inspiring serene lakes. After your explorations, journey to the seaside gem of Trogir, a petite island bridged to the mainland. Protected as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Trogir showcases stunning architecture from its Greek and Roman heritage. Continue on to Sibenik and make sure to get a good spot on deck, as its stone waterfront, nestled beneath the impressive St. Michael fort, is a sight to marvel at. An optional guided sightseeing tour will introduce you to Sibeniks greatest claim to Renaissance - Cathedral of St. James built centuries ago. Make sure to experience this gem of a town and its fantastic cuisine. (B, D)
DAY 4 SIBENIK – VIS
Enjoy the stunning waterfront of Sibenik as you cruise down the channel of St. Anthony out to the open seas, heading towards Vis. Comprised of the newer, 19th century harbour area and the historic medieval corner, Sibenik has an array of heritage. Join an optional guided sightseeing tour and discover this towns tumultuous history and its array of heritage, ranging from Greek cemeteries to Roman bath-houses, English forts to Yugoslav militia tributes. (B, L)
DAY 5 VIS – HVAR – KORCULA
Enjoy breakfast with a view and cruise towards Hvar, one of Croatias sunniest islands. Join an optional guided sightseeing tour and discover why Hvar has the most UNESCO World Heritage listed sites in the world. After lunch, cruise towards Korcula, once a Venetian stronghold with many lion statues along the towns facades and gates to welcome you. Allegedly the birth place of famous explorer Marco Polo, Korcula is bound to charm you whether you explore at your leisure or join the optional guided walking tour. (B, D)
DAY 6 KORCULA – MLJET – SLANO
Enjoy breakfast on board as you cruise towards the green island of Mljet. Join an optional guided sightseeing tour of spectacular Mljet National Park, home of two saltwater lakes, Great Lake with the Isle of St. Mary and Small Lake. A quick boat trip will take you to the 12th century Benedictine Monastery on the Isle of St. Mary or go on a hike or a bike ride and explore this amazing natural wonder. After lunch on board and a refreshing swim stop, cruise to Slano, a quaint seaside town which was once a hotspot of Dubrovnik’s nobility and navy elite and their summer estates. Join an optional guided sightseeing tour to Ston or enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. (B, L)
DAY 7 SLANO – DUBROVNIK
This morning, you will cruise towards Dubrovnik, Croatia’s southernmost gem and hotspot. Sail beneath its mighty city walls, before dropping anchor in the port of Gruz. Join an optional guided sightseeing tour or explore on your own and discover Dubrovnik’s highlights such as its famed city walls, world famous gothic and baroque facades that all give you a feel of eras past. The rest of the evening at your leisure so be sure to enjoy the romance, glitz and glam of this famed city. (B, L)
DAY 8 DUBROVNIK
Say goodbye to your fellow travellers and crew as you disembark in the morning. (B)
Optional Excursions available for Pre-purchase:
I) Excursion Package: Guided sightseeing tours of Dubrovnik, Sibenik, Korcula, Hvar, Split and Pucisca Stonemasonry School.
II) Optional tours available for purchase locally: Mljet Island National Park, Taste of Dalmatia, Cetina River and Island of Vis.
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