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Pietro - Travel specialist

Having grown up on the Island of Sicily, I was introduced to Croatia over a decade ago and I immediately fell in love. Like Sicily its adorned with spectacular coastline, charming Old Towns and warm and welcoming locals at every turn.

Pietro

Croatia Specialist

+44 208 004 2345

Overview

  • from £2,545 PP
  • 10, 12 or 14 Nights
  • Private
  • May - Oct
  • Easy
  • 3hrs from London

Highlights

A true Adriatic adventure where you will explore the magnificent Dalmatian coast in style on board a deluxe ship with a maximum of 38 guests on board. A 7-night cruise, taking in a mix of cultural sites and areas of outstanding natural beauty, from Split to Dubrovnik.

Enjoy the services of the professional Tour Director throughout the cruise, with guided tours of the old towns of Dubrovnik, Korcula, Trogir and Split, entrance to Mljet National Park, Wine Tasting, Oyster Farm experiences and more.

Then disembark the small-ship cruise in Dubrovnik and enjoy 3 nights in glorious Montenegro, staying in the UNESCO-listed Old Town of Kotor with free time to explore this emerging region.

Why Book with Us

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At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Split

      • Private transfer to Split harbour
      • Guided tour of Split
      • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 2
    • Trogir

      • Guided tour of Trogir
  • Day 3
    • Bol & Hvar

      • Visit Bol in Brac & Zlatni Rat beach
      • Wine tasting in Hvar
  • Day 4
    • Vis

      • Visit the quaint & beautiful island of Vis
  • Day 5
    • Korcula

      • Optional: Blue Cave tour
      • Guided tour of Korcula
  • Day 6
    • Mljet & Slano

      • Visit stunning Mljet National Park
      • Fresh oyster and mussels tasting
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 7
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided tour of Dubrovnik
  • Days 8/11
    • Montenegro

      • Private transfer to Kotor, Montenegro
      • Private Kotor & Perast Walking Tour
      • Private transfer to Dubrovnik airport
  • Day by Day Itinerary

    DAY 1 Split

    Split Historic View

    We will arrange a private transfer from Split airport to the deluxe ship with check in from approximately 13.00hrs. You can then relax in your cabin or join a guided tour of the beautiful historical town of Split. Split is listed as a UNESCO World heritage site and boasts an abundance of classic Roman architecture, which includes the splendid Diocletian Palace. Welcome meet and greet cocktail reception on board. You will be introduced to the Captain, crew and fellow Croatia island hopping passengers.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour of Split
    • Meals Included Welcome Dinner

    DAY 2 Trogir

    Trogir, Croatia

    After breakfast, we’ll begin our cruise, heading to the medieval town of Trogir for an inspiring city tour through its enticing streets, viewing the magnificently preserved Kamerlengo Castle and one of the finest examples of sacral architecture in the country, the Cathedral of St. Lawrence.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour of Trogir
    • Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch

    DAY 3 Bol & Hvar

    Hvar panorama

    Depart for the charming island of Brac and visit the famous Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape) beach near Bol. The quaint fisherman’s village of Bol offers an authentic Dalmatian welcome. We continue cruising towards the jet-set island of Hvar which is renowned for its stunning and fragrant fields of lavender. On arrival, enjoy a wine-tasting tour at a very sought-after family winery in Jelsa, a small and charming town on the island.

    • Excursions Included Wine tasting in Hvar
    • Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch

    DAY 4 Pakleni Islands & Vis

    Pakleni Islands

    Our adventure takes us to the furthest island from the mainland: Vis. As the public was unable to visit for 40 years while it was used as a strategic military base during the Homeland War, tourism development has been limited, resulting in an unspoiled, tranquil atmosphere. First, we’ll wind through the Pakleni Islands for a swim stop in the archipelago’s crystal-clear turquoise waters, providing the opportunity to use water toys on board. Upon our mid-afternoon arrival at Vis, the remainder of the day is yours.

    • Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch

    DAY 5 Blue Cave & Korcula

    Blue Cave, Bisevo, Croatia

    Head towards the striking island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays en route as well as the chance to visit the Blue Cave. If conditions are right, you’ll enter in a small boat to witness the interior as it’s illuminated in blue, with the sun beaming its rays in through a crack in the roof and reflecting off the white sea bottom. Please note that entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions; therefore, the entry fee of EUR20pp is payable on the day. Afternoon arrival in Korcula is followed by a guided walking tour of this charming Old Town.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour of the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally), Guided tour of Korcula
    • Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch

    DAY 6 Mljet & Slano

    Oyster Tasting, Croatia

    Continue to cruise further south towards the island of Mljet. On arrival, you can join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes, situated in the heart of the stunning Mljet National Park. Next is the enchanting village of Slano, on the mainland. Slano is a peaceful traditional fishermen’s village and the entrance point to Ston, another fortified small village that is famous for its oysters. Head to an oyster farm, where you can sample fresh oysters and learn more about this delicacy. Return to the ship this evening for the Captain’s Dinner.

    • Excursions Included Entrance fees to Mljet National Park, Fresh oyster and mussel tasting experience
    • Meals Included Breakfast, Lunch & Captain's Dinner

    DAY 7 Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik harbour view

    On the final day of the luxury island hopping tour, we make an early departure to Dubrovnik. The ancient city boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. We take a cruise alongside the walls of the old Dubrovnik city centre. You can join our guided walking tour of this magnificent city and we recommend that you take the cable car to the top of Mount Srd, to enjoy panoramic scenic views of the ancient city walls and the beautiful Elaphiti Islands.

    • Excursions Included Guided tour of Dubrovnik
    • Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch

    DAY 8 Montenegro

    montenegro

    Disembark after breakfast for your private transfer to your hotel in Kotor, Montenegro. The rest of the day is free to relax at the hotel or explore Kotor at your own pace.

    • Excursions Included N/A
    • Meals Included Breakfast
    • Preferred Hotel Huma Kotor Bay, Kotor

    DAY 9 Private Kotor & Perast Walking Tour & Our Lady of the Rocks

    Perast

    Your first stop today is the small town of Perast with its perfectly preserved baroque architecture. You will walk through the town admiring its 17th and 18th-century buildings. You will then board a boat to visit the island of Our Lady on the Rocks. This man-made Island was built by scuttling old ships and depositing stones around a small crag over many centuries. Your trip ends with your guide taking you on a walking tour of the UNESCO-listed Old Town of Kotor. Your guide will lead you through the maze of cobblestone streets and church-adorned squares showcasing the best of the fortified town’s ancient and picturesque sights.

    • Excursions Included Private Kotor & Perast Walking Tour & Our Lady of the Rocks
    • Meals Included Breakfast
    • Preferred Hotel Huma Kotor Bay, Kotor

    DAY 10 Free Day in Montenegro

    Old Town Budva Montenegro

    A day of leisure to relax in the Kotor area and enjoy the facilities of the hotel.

    • Excursions Included N/A
    • Meals Included Breakfast
    • Preferred Hotel Huma Kotor Bay, Kotor

    DAY 11 Departure

    Kotor - Montenegro

    Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for your return flight, after a truly memorable and enjoyable holiday in Croatia and Montenegro.

    • Excursions Included N/A
    • Meals Included Breakfast

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    What’s Included

    • Return flights from UK airports
    • Private return airport transfers in Split and Montenegro
    • Private transfer from Dubrovnik to your hotel in Montenegro
    • 3 nights in a 4 or 5-star hotel in Montenegro on a bed & breakfast basis
    • Welcome reception & cocktail
    • Daily buffet breakfast with generous fresh fruit selection
    • Daily 3 Course set lunch
    • Unlimited filtered water whilst on the cruise
    • Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
    • Croatian wine tasting tour in Hvar
    • Half day gastronomic tour to an oyster farm in Ston
    • Professional English-speaking tour manager
    • Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Trogir, Korcula, Split
    • Return bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
    • Entrance to Mljet National Park
    • Daily swim stops while on the cruise
    • Private Kotor & Perast Walking Tour & Our Lady of the Rocks
    • Luggage handling
    • Daily cabin service
    • Free WiFi
    • ATOL Protection

    What's Not Included

    • Gratuities
    • Port taxes which will be advised at the time of quoting
    • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance

    Supplement Free Cabins for Single Travellers

    • We have a limited number of supplement free cabins for single travellers per departure. Once these supplement free cabins have sold out, a single supplement of 80% applies to lower deck cabins.

    Departure Dates

    2024

    • May

      May 4May 11May 18May 25
    • June

      Jun 1Jun 8Jun 15Jun 22Jun 29
    • July

      Jul 06Jul 13Jul 20Jul 27
    • Aug

      Aug 03Aug 10Aug 17Aug 24Aug 31
    • September

      Sept 7Sept 14Sept 21Sept 28
    • October

      Oct 05Oct 12

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