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Natalie - Croatia Specialist

As a first-generation Canadian born to Croatian and Serbian immigrants, my ties to Europe run deep. I have extensive experience in luxury travel planning and am dedicated to building the trip that’s uniquely right for you.

Natalie

Croatia Specialist

+44 208 004 2345

Overview

  • from £2,345 PP
  • 10, 12 or 14 Nights
  • Private
  • May - Oct
  • Easy
  • 3hrs from London

Highlights

Visit Croatia’s 2nd largest city of Split, home to the magnificent Diocletian Palace. Enjoy 2 days exploring the city and charming surrounding area of Dalmatia, including a visit to the inspiring lakes, waterfalls, and forests of the Krka National Park.

Then board a 7-night deluxe cruise from Split to Dubrovnik with a choice of cabin with an en-suite bathroom and complimentary WiFi, discovering idyllic islands and the UNESCO-listed cities of the Dalmatian coast. Accompanied by our professional Cruise Director, you will visit the tranquil Mljet National Park, enjoy guided walking tours of Dubrovnik, Korcula, Trogir & Split as well as Wine Tasting, an Oyster Farm Visit and much more.

Rounding off your stay with an extra night in Dubrovnik where you can spend more time exploring the city.

Why Book with Us

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    Book your trip with us and pay a reduced deposit with the rest 90 days before your departure

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At a Glance

  • Days 1/3
    • Split & Krka National Park

      • Private transfer from Split airport to hotel
      • Private guided tour of Krka National Park
      • Guided tour of Split
      • Welcome dinner & cocktail reception on-board ship
  • Day 4
    • Trogir

      • Guided tour of Trogir
  • Day 5
    • Bol & Hvar

      • Visit Bol in Brac & Zlatni Rat beach
      • Wine tasting in Hvar
  • Day 6
    • Vis

      • Visit the quaint & beautiful island of Vis
  • Day 7
    • Korcula

      • Optional: Blue Cave tour
      • Guided walking tour of medieval Korcula
  • Day 8
    • Mljet & Slano

      • Visit stunning Mljet National Park
      • Fresh oyster and mussels tasting
      • Captain's dinner and entertainment
  • Days 9/11
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided tour of Dubrovnik
      • Private transfer to Dubrovnik hotel
      • Private transfer to Dubrovnik airport
  • Day by Day Itinerary

    DAY 1 Split

    Split, Croatia, Unforgettable Croatia

    On arrival in Split, you will be met at the airport and transferred to your 4-star hotel in the city. Explore the city at leisure. This city boasts one of the best preserved Roman palaces in the world, inscribed on the UNESCO heritage list since 1979. Diocletian’s Palace makes the core of the Old Town and a symbol of modern-day Split. Split is a city with a wow factor, offering a stunning boulevard and a popular sandy beach within walking distance. Overnight in Split.

    • Excursion Included N/A
    • Meals Included N/A
    • Preferred Hotel Splendida Palace, Split

    DAY 2 Krka National Park

    Krka National Park, Croatia

    Our driver will meet you at your hotel and escort you to the beautiful Krka Waterfalls National park where you will spend the day exploring this area of natural beauty. This is sheer bliss for nature lovers as the park offers stunning lakes, forests and waterfalls which offer some amazing photo opportunities. Our guide will take you on a guided tour through some trails, small bridges and water mills whilst you marvel at the beautiful flora and fauna around you.

    • Excursion Included Private tour of Krka National Park
    • Meals Included Breakfast
    • Preferred Hotel Splendida Palace, Split

    DAY 3 Split

    Diocletian Palace

    You will have the morning at leisure to explore the delights of Split. We will arrange a private transfer from your hotel in Split to the deluxe ship at approximately 13.00hrs. Welcome meet and greet cocktail reception on board. Join our local English-speaking guide for a tour of Old Town Split, stepping back in time to stroll through the 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace built more than 1700 years ago. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is filled with Gothic and Renaissance architecture along with many wonders from the Roman era. Return to the ship for a Welcome Dinner.

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

    Day 4 Trogir

    Old Town of Trogir

    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 5 Bol & Hvar

    Zlatni rat beach

    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 6 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 an extended 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 – if you have the energy we recommend enjoying the awe-inspiring view from Fort George, perhaps with sundowner cocktails.

    • Meals Included Breakfast & Lunch

    DAY 7 Blue Cave & Korcula

    Blue Cave, Bisevo, Croatia

    Departing early this morning for Korcula, you’ll enjoy another highlight of your trip, a tour of 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. Next, we’ll anchor close to Korcula’s Old Town Gate so you can take a walking tour of the historic centre, surrounded by walls, towers, and bastions. Your guide will reveal the history behind the centuries-old buildings like St. Mark’s Cathedral with their many Venetian influences.

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

    DAY 8 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. The enchanting village of Slano, on the mainland, is our destination this afternoon. 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 9 Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik Panorama

    On the final day of the cruise, 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 10 Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik old town

    Disembark after breakfast for your private transfer to your Dubrovnik hotel. Enjoy a day of leisure exploring Dubrovnik, perhaps taking a walk atop its ancient walls which brings views of the Old City, the Adriatic, and neighbouring islands, or riding the cable car to the top of Mt. Srd for a bird’s-eye view over it all before getting a more closeup look at the sights.

    • Excursions Included N/A
    • Meals Included Breakfast
    • Preferred Hotel Hotel More, Dubrovnik

    Day 11 Departure

    Dubrovnik Old Harbour

    The tour comes to an end today, so be sure to have your bags ready to take private transfer this morning to Dubrovnik airport for your onward flight home. If you’d prefer to stay longer, contact our travel experts to see about having your hotel stay extended, or perhaps you might want to continue your adventure elsewhere. Either way, they’ll be happy to help with your plans to explore the Mediterranean, or perhaps even beyond. If that’s not an option, we’d be happy to have you on a future trip.

    • Excursions Included N/A
    • Meals Included Breakfast

    Deluxe Balcony Cruise Ships

    Aurelia Mobile Image

    MS Aurelia

    The MS Aurelia is a 49m (161 ft) long, 8.8 m (28 ft) wide luxury vessel, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles. Built in 2020 with the latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. Maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 18 twin or double cabins, guaranteeing an intimate setting for all guests.

    Markan, Unforgettable Croatia

    MV Markan

    The MV Markan cruise ship (sister ship to the MV Infinity) is a 48.5 meters long, 8.8 meters wide deluxe ship, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles per hour. She features the latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. The ship’s main deck features a spacious air-conditioned dining room with a bar area with LCD TV, a corner buffet breakfast table, and a covered outdoor lounge area.

    Ave Maria, Unforgettable Croatia

    MV Ave Maria

    MV Ave Maria deluxe cruise ship is a 48,4m (157 ft) long, 8.6m (28 ft) wide deluxe ship, with a cruising speed of nine nautical miles per hour. The ship is due to launch in early 2018 featuring the latest state-of-the-art equipment and amenities. The ship has a maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, ensuring exceptional personal service.

    What’s Included

    • Return flights from UK airports
    • Private return airport transfers in Split and Dubrovnik
    • Private tour of Krka Waterfalls National Park
    • Private transfer from the Split hotel to the cruise ship
    • 2 nights in a 4-star hotel in Split on a bed & breakfast basis
    • Welcome reception & cocktail
    • Daily buffet breakfast with generous fresh fruit selection
    • Daily 3 Course set lunch
    • 3 Evening meals whilst on the cruise
    • Unlimited filtered water on the cruise
    • Captain’s welcome 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, Korcula, Trogir & 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
    • 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

      4 May 11 May18 May 25 May
    • June

      1 June8 June15 June22 June29 June
    • July

      6 July13 July20 July27 July
    • August

      3 Aug10 Aug17 Aug24 Aug31 Aug
    • September

      7 Sept14 Sept21 Sept28 Sept
    • October

      5 Oct12 Oct

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