Legend: B – Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner
Day 1 – Saturday – Split (D)
One of our new luxury ships will be docked in Split harbour, where you can board at any time during the day. Relax in your luxury cabin before attending the Welcome meeting at 1900hrs. The Cruise Director will introduce you to the Captain and crew and you will also meet your fellow passengers and enjoy your sumptuous Welcome Dinner.
Day 2 – Sunday – Split – Bol – Hvar (B,L)
Cruise towards the quaint town of Bol on the island of Brac, where you can enjoy swimming on the beautiful Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) beach. Cruise towards the beautiful island of Hvar, with a swim stop in a one of the many magnificent coves and bays in the area. This is one of the most magnificent Croatian destinations and has become known as the meeting place for the international jet set with its magnificent beauty and charm. The local guide will introduce you to the unique history and culture of this ancient island.
Day 3 – Monday – Hvar – Korčula (B,L)
A relaxing cruise to the glorious island of Korčula with plenty of time for swimming on route. Korčula is the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo and boasts many historical places of interest that you can visit and explore. Join the guide for the inspiring Korĉula City tour, through some of the town’s quaint and charming cobbled streets. Dine at one of the local restaurants, where you can enjoy authentic Croatian hospitality. Overnight in Korĉula Historical Town.
Day 4 – Tuesday – Korčula – Dubrovnik (B,L)
Enjoy the scenic delights of Mjlet and the Elaphite islands before reaching Dubrovnik. We join our guide for a panoramic drive to the historical centre of Dubrovnik. The famous city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and we show you many of the most popular historical and cultural attractions. You will have ample time to explore the city at your own pace. It is recommended that you visit the ancient City Walls and take the cable car ride to the top of the Mount Srđ.
DAY 5 – WEDNESDAY DUBROVNIK- ELAPHITI ISLANDS – NATIONAL PARK MLJET (B,L)
Enjoy breakfast as we cruise towards Mljet Island. For a magical back to nature experience, join our optional excursion to the stunning Mljet National Park. Stroll around the small and large saltwater lakes that dominate the natural beauty spot, and take a boat trip to St. Mary Isle to explore the ancient Benedictine monastery, old abbey and 12th century church that are situated there. To navigate the vast 5400 hectares of the park, and to spot its endemic wildlife and beautiful plants, you can hire a scooter, bicycle or kayak. Enjoy free time exploring Mljet Island at your own pace, before returning to the ship.
Day 6 – Thursday – Mljet – Pučišća (B,L,D)
Cruise on towards Pučišća, on the island of Brac, which is often listed as one of the prettiest villages in Europe. This charming town is positioned in the steep-sided natural harbour and boasts authentic Mediterranean architecture. Stone excavated at Pučišća quarry was used to build the distinctive limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, the Parliament house in Vienna and many other famous landmarks worldwide. The only Stonemasonry school in Croatia can be found in Pučišća. Here students carve sculptures from Brač limestone using traditional tools.
Day 7 – Friday – Pučišća – Omiš – Split (B,L)
Sail across the Brač channel to the charming town of Omiš. As well as stunning beaches, this historical town boasts ancient city walls, fortresses and quaint stone churches. Continue sailing towards Split, the second largest urban centre in Croatia and forms the heart of the Split and Dalmatia County and is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. Experience the most famous cultural buildings which are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. There are also many museums, churches and other archaeological sites of interest to enjoy.
Day 8 – Saturday – Split (B)
Time to bid farewell to the crew and all of your fellow guests after breakfast. Private transfer to the airport.
Our Luxury Ship - MS Desire
The luxury cruise ship, MS Desire boasts 19 spacious en-suite cabins and first-class amenities with state-of-the-art technology. The 38 guest capacity vessel is designed to offer premium comfort and refined, unforgettable travel experience. As you head sail along Croatia’s beautiful coastline, you can relax and unwind on a lounger on the sun deck or take a dip in the Jacuzzi. There is also an elegant air-conditioned lounge and bar area where you can socialise with your fellow exclusive passengers. The scenic views from the MS Desire are always breathtaking and spectacular.
- This 7-night luxury Split return cruise in a choice of either lower deck or main deck cabin
- Price per person based on low season departures in May and October.
- The price includes return flights from airports across the UK.
- Private return airport transfers
- English speaking cruise manager on board
- Buffet breakfast daily with complimentary fresh fruit
- Welcome dinner with three courses
- 3 Course daily lunch with 1L of bottle of water each
- Guided walking tours of Dubrovnik, Hvar and Korcula
- Professional English speaking cruise manager
- Free Wi-Fi on board
- Port taxes and fees of 25 EUR per person
- Entrance to the Mljet National Park, costs 15,00 EUR per person to be paid at entrance if clients want to enter
- On board drinks & beverages
Departure Dates From Split For 2019
- May 4, 11, 18, 25
- June 1, 8, 15 22, 29
- July 6, 13, 20, 27
- August 3, 10, 17, 24, 31
- September 7, 14, 21, 28
- October 5, 12
Cruise & Stay Options
We thoroughly recommend enjoying a few days in Split either before or after your cruise. This often reduces the cost of the pricey weekend flights, but also gives you the opportunity to explore more of this magnificent country.
Enjoy a few nights in Split to relax after your cruise or join our private or small group tours to the beautiful KRKA National Park or historic UNESCO-listed towns of Sibenik and Trogir. Our Croatia travel experts are happy to put together a cruise and stay itinerary for you, simply let us know when you send in your enquiry.
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