Croatia Cruise & Stay Packages

Get ready for an extraordinary Croatia cruise and stay experience, where the allure of the Adriatic beckons you to explore its sun-kissed islands. Set sail on our intimate small ships, accommodating just 38 passengers, for a journey you’ll cherish forever.

Extend your adventure with a bespoke tailor-made package, including visits to inland treasures like Plitvice Lakes National Park and Istria’s culinary delights. Or venture further to neighboring Montenegro and Slovenia, discovering the fjords of Kotor and the charm of Ljubljana.

Our team of Croatian experts is here to craft your most memorable holiday to Croatia and beyond. Get ready for an unforgettable journey.

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I love how a Croatia cruise and stay package blends exploration and relaxation in one holiday. Whether sailing the Adriatic or immersing in the charms of historic towns, each element intertwines to create an unforgettable journey that captures the essence of Croatia’s beauty and hospitality.

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Evelin

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What awaits you

Embarking on an Adriatic adventure with Unforgettable Croatia is truly unparalleled. Prepare to discover captivating islands and enchanting medieval towns, where each moment brings encounters with fascinating individuals and opportunities to indulge in delectable cuisine and wines. This journey promises to craft enduring memories that you’ll cherish forever.

Cruise the Adriatic

Set sail on a luxurious 7-night cruise around the stunning Croatian islands. Whilst on board, you’ll get to experience first-class service with daily swim stops, welcome, and captain’s dinner. In contrast to bigger cruise ships, ours provides a more intimate setting, accommodating a maximum of 38 guests.

Experience a local touch

It’s the little details that make a big difference to your holiday and that’s where our local expertise can take your trip from being good to being unforgettable. As Croatian experts, we have close connections with the best hotels, local guides who know and love their destinations, and other experience providers that you can’t simply Google. If you need assistance on your holiday, we have an in-location support team who are devoted to providing you with a seamless service, looking after you every step of the way.

Built to your desires

The land-based tour side of our cruise and land packages is all tailor-made for you. This means your journey is crafted entirely around your preferences, ensuring every aspect of your experience reflects your unique desires. So whether you want an extra couple of days or additional weeks, our team will meticulously design every detail to create a truly bespoke adventure tailored just for you.

 

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Great destinations to combine with a cruise

Plitvice Lakes & Waterfalls

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Plitvice National Park is a natural wonder and a fantastic addition to one of our cruises. Home to 16 stunning lakes which are all connected by a series of cascading waterfalls that turn the remarkable clear waters from a deep emerald to brilliant turquoise colour. As you explore the breathtaking natural scenery, look out for the indigenous deer, bears, wolves and rare bird species. To fully explore and appreciate the wonderland, it’s recommended that you allow 3-4 hours to get around the landmark attractions on foot.

Plitvice Lakes
Motovun, Istria

Istria

Istria, often referred to as the “Tuscany of Croatia,” is a captivating region known for its picturesque landscapes, medieval hilltop towns, and delectable cuisine infused with truffle delicacies. With its blend of rich history, stunning coastline, and vibrant cultural scene, Istria offers visitors a truly unforgettable experience in the heart of the Adriatic.

Istria
Zagreb

Zagreb

Zagreb, Croatia’s vibrant capital, effortlessly blends its historic charm with a lively modern atmosphere. From its elegant Austro-Hungarian architecture to its bustling street cafes and cultural events, Zagreb offers visitors a dynamic urban experience filled with art, history, and culinary delights.

Zagreb
Bay of Kotor, Montenegro

Montenegro

Nestled within the fjord-like Bay of Kotor, this UNESCO World Heritage Site boasts stunning medieval architecture set against a backdrop of towering mountains. Wander through its labyrinthine streets, visit ancient churches, and ascend to the fortress for panoramic views that will leave you in awe.

Montenegro
Lake Bled, Slovenia

Slovenia

Lake Bled, with its emerald waters and a fairytale island crowned by a medieval castle, is a picture-perfect destination in Slovenia. Embark on a boat ride to the island, explore the charming lakeside promenade, or hike up to Bled Castle for breathtaking views of this enchanting alpine gem.

Slovenia
 

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Croatia Advice from the Experts

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    Split Island Hopping Guide

    Whilst Split boasts numerous impressive attractions, from Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace to the popular Green Market, there are many islands within easy reach of this ancient city, ideal for day trips or for visiting on a cruise. Nature or outdoor adventure lover? You'll find many spectacular isles for everything from snorkelling among crystal-clear blue waters to hiking through lush greenery. Ancient sites and historic landmarks more your thing? You'll find islands with plenty of that too. Of course, foodies and wine enthusiasts will appreciate the mouthwatering cuisine and tasty wines found throughout. If you want to know the best islands to visit from Split and how to make the most of your time, this Split island-hopping guide is a must-read.
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    10 of Croatia’s Most Beautiful Islands

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FAQs

What are the best land destinations to combine with a cruise in Croatia?

Combining a cruise along the Croatian coast with land destinations ensures a well-rounded experience of the country’s diverse attractions. Here are some of the best land destinations to consider:

  • Plitvice Lakes National Park: For nature lovers, a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park is a must. Marvel at the park’s cascading waterfalls, turquoise lakes, and lush forests as you explore its network of trails and wooden boardwalks.
  • Zagreb: Croatia’s capital city offers a blend of historic charm and modern vibrancy. Explore the medieval Upper Town, visit cultural attractions like the Museum of Broken Relationships and St. Mark’s Church, and enjoy the city’s lively cafe culture and gastronomic scene.
  • Rovinj: This picturesque coastal town is a highlight of Istria, known for its colorful buildings, cobblestone streets, and Venetian-style architecture. Explore the historic Old Town, visit landmarks like St. Euphemia’s Basilica, and wander through the lively harbor area lined with cafes and seafood restaurants.

Croatia can also be easily combined with several other countries on one holiday which are only a short distance away. Read more to find out what countries are best combined with Croatia.

How does the land element of the itinerary work?

Our team of travel experts will help craft the best option for you based on your preferences and desires. Whether that includes anything from adding on an extra night stay before or after your cruise to creating a tailormade 7-night package for you to explore Croatia or its neighbouring countries.

Why book with Unforgettable Croatia

  • 100% Financial Protection

    We are a licensed and fully bonded tour operator financially protected by both the Civil Aviation Authority (ATOL) and the Association of Bonded Travel Organisers Trust (ABTOT). All clients that travel with us are fully financially protected.

  • Destination Experts

    Our travel experts live and breathe the destinations they specialise in. This shows in their passionate to create hand crafted trips for our clients. We don’t offer cookie cutter trips, just truly unforgettable journeys unlike any other.

  • The Best Guides

    What makes our trips extraordinary is the unique immersive experiences we include. We pride ourselves in our black book of sought after expert guides, game rangers and local contacts who believe in our philosophy, unforgettable.

  • We Care

    From the moment you book your trip, we are on hand 24/7 to assist you throughout your journey. With regional offices around the world, we have ground logistics teams on hand to help you every step of the way.