7 Night Deluxe Cruise from Split

SPLIT-BOL-HVAR- KORĈULA- DUBROVNIK- ELAPHITI ISLANDS – MLJET NATIONAL PARK - PUĈIŠĆA (BRAĈ ISLAND)-OMIŠ (MAKARSKA RIVIERA) – SPLIT

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Deluxe return cruise from Split enjoying overnight stops in Hvar, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Mljet National Park, Pucisca on Brac Island & Split. Including half board with 2 evening meals, 4 guided tours and private transfers.
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Overview

This superb deluxe return cruise from Split is the perfect way to explore the magnificent Dalmatian coast in effortless style and comfort. Enjoy a luxurious and spacious en-suite cabins with gourmet on board dining, as you explore the beautiful islands dotted along the coast from Split to Dubrovnik. This deluxe cruise includes guided tours of Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik including half board, 2 evening meals and a whole host of added extras.

Itinerary

Board: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner

Split Port View

DAY 1 – SATURDAY – SPLIT (D)

 

Private transfer from the airport to Split harbour where the deluxe ship for check at 14.00hrs. You can relax in your deluxe cabin or enjoy a guided tour of the city. Split is a historic old town that is listed on the UNESCO world heritage list and features a wealth of stunning Roman architecture, including the magnificent Diocletian Palace. Enjoy the welcome evening reception, dinner and cocktail party where you will be introduced to the captain and to your fellow passengers.

Hvar panorama

DAY 2 – SUNDAY - SPLIT - BOL - HVAR (B, L)

We set sail towards the picturesque town of Bol on the island of Brac, where you can enjoy swimming on the famous ‘Golden Cape’ beach.  We then continue towards the beautiful island of Hvar, with a swim stop in a one of the many magnificent coves and bays in the area. Hvar is known as the jet set island with its magnificent beauty and charm. We will take an engaging guided tour of the charming town which is on the longest island in the Adriatic Sea and is renowned for its breathtaking beauty. Historical features of interest include the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower and the oldest community theatre in Europe. Take a hike up to the town fort for the spectacular scenic views of the harbour and neighbouring islands. At night, why not sample the chic restaurants and night-scene in this lively spot.

Korcula old town

DAY 3 – MONDAY – HVAR - KORCULA (B, L)

Enjoy breakfast on route to the charming, medieval  island of Korčula, the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. We stop for lunch in one of the stunning secluded bays and arrive in picturesque Korčula by early afternoon. Join the guided walking tour of this enchanting town where you will explore the historical fortified walls and ancient structures and monuments on the island. Korčula also has an abundance of excellent bars, cafes and restaurants and great evening entertainment options.

Dubrovnik old town

DAY 4 – TUESDAY – KORCULA - DUBROVNIK (B, L)

 

Enjoy the scenic delights of the Adriatic before reaching the famous town of Dubrovnik. We head to the old town for a guided walking tour. You will have plenty of photo opportunities to take stunning pictures with scenic views of the Elaphiti Islands that can be enjoyed from various vantage points around the old town, perhaps by taking the cable car to the top of Mount Srd. You can stroll along the famous 1,940m long town walls as well as the Stradun promenade. Stroll the pedestrian-only old town admiring the Baroque churches and striking red roof houses before sipping on a refreshing cocktail in a charming cafe.

Mljet monastery

DAY 5 – WEDNESDAY – DUBROVNIK – MLJET NATIONAL PARK (B, L, D)

We cruise on to the gorgeous island of Mljet and you can then go for a stroll to the famous salt lakes, situated in the National Park. You can also enjoy a boat ride to the St Mary Isle, to visit the ancient Benedictine monastery from the 12th Century. Alternatively, you can rent bicycles, scooters or kayaks to explore the beautiful National Park or island. Overnight in Mljet National Park, where you will have an evening to enjoy one of the waterside restaurants.

Pucisca

DAY 6 – THURSDAY – MLJET NATIONAL PARK - PUCISCA (BRAC ISLAND) (B, L, D)

 

We 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. Tonight is Captain’s Dinner Evening with live local entertainment.

Split, Croatia

DAY 7 – FRIDAY – PUCISCA - OMIS (MAKARSKA RIVIERA) - SPLIT (B, L)

 

We sail across the Brač channel to the charming town of Omiš. As well as beautiful beaches, this historical town boasts ancient city walls, fortresses and quaint stone churches. Continue sailing towards Split, the second largest city in Croatia and 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. Browse the extensive shops and markets for authentic local products and enjoy your final evening on a waterside restaurant whilst admiring another spectacular Adriatic sunset.

Split Harbour

DAY 8 – SATURDAY BOL – SPLIT (B)

 

Time to bid farewell to the crew and to all fellow passengers. Check out is by 09:00 hrs with a private transfer to Split airport.

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What’s Included

  • This 7 Night Deluxe cruise from Split in a choice of lower deck, main deck or upper deck cabin
  • Price includes return flights from airports across the UK.
  • Private return transfers from Split harbour to the airport
  • Welcome reception & cocktail evening
  • Daily buffet breakfast with generous fresh fruit selection
  • Daily 3 Course set lunch
  • 1L of bottled water per person, per day
  • Captain’s welcome dinner with live entertainment
  • Professional Cruise Director
  • Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula, Split
  • One way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
  • Entrance to Mljet National Park
  • Luggage handling
  • Daily cabin service
  • Free WiFi onboard

What’s Extra

  • Optional Gratuities
  • Port taxes of €25 per person per week
  • Price based in double occupancy in a double or twin room. 60% single person supplement.

2020 Departure Dates from Split

  • May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
  • June, 6, 13, 20, 27
  • July 4, 11, 18, 25
  • August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
  • September 5, 12, 19, 26
  • October 3, 10
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  • The prices on our website are based on low season departures in May and October. Trips from June through September will be higher, so please adjust your budget accordingly