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- 7-night luxury Croatia cruise with half board
- Return cruise from Split in a main deck cabin
- Private airport transfers
- English-speaking guided tours of Dubrovnik, Hvar & Korcula
- Visit Miljet National Park’s famed salt water lakes
- Admire the famous UNESCO World Heritage Sites
- Enjoy the charms of Omis with its fortresses and gorgeous stone churches
- Take a refreshing swim or snorkel in various secluded coves and bays
- Visit Croatia’s most popular tourist attractions
- Daily cabin service and free WiFi onboard
Day 1: Split
On arrival at Split airport you will transfer to Split’s harbour where our ship is docked. Check in from 2pm and relax in your luxury cabin. If you can’t wait to explore the city, you can join a guided tour of the historic Old Town and admire the stunning Roman architecture of the imposing Diocletian Palace.
In the evening, you are invited to the Welcome reception and cocktail party. You will be introduced to the captain and the crew, and can get to know your fellow guests. Overnight in Split.
Day 2: Split – Bol – Hvar
Cruise towards the quaint town of Bol, 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 popular Croatian tourist 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: Hvar – Korĉula
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: Korcula – Dubrovnik
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 have a free afternoon to do as you please. A leisurely walk along Dubrovnik’s 1,940 m long walls that encircle and protect the Old Town, and the Stradun promenade are highly recommended, as well as the cable car ride to the top of the Mount Srđ.
Day 5: Dubrovnik – Mljet Island National Park
After breakfast we continue to cruise the coastline of the magnificent Elaphiti islands archipelago, situated to the northwest of Dubrovnik. There is a swim stop before lunch is served on board. On arrival at Mjlet National Park, after lunch, you have a free afternoon to explore the park and famous salt lakes.
The Islet of St. Mary, with its Benedictine Monastery dating back to the 12th century, is worth a visit if you appreciate history, heritage and culture. Overnight in Mljet National Park, with an evening free.
Day 6: Mljet National Park – Pučišća (Brac Island)
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: Pučišća – Omis (Makarska Riviera) – Split
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 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: Split
Time to bid farewell to the crew and all of your new friends after breakfast. Private transfer to the airport.
The modern and elegant MS Desire was launched in 2017 and is one of the most sought after in Croatia. This luxury ship has 19 bright and spacious cabins and accommodates up to 38 guests. She has three decks, a hot tub and swimming platform. Delicious meals will be enjoyed in the air-conditioned lounge area.
- 7-night Split luxury return cruise in a modern main deck cabin
- Private return airport transfers
- English speaking professional Cruise Director on board & 7 members of crew
- Tea and Coffee provided
- Daily fresh fruit
- Daily cabin service
- 3-course Welcome Dinner with cocktail
- 3-course Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
- Buffet breakfast daily and 3-course lunches with 1 litre of bottled water
- Professional guide for city tours of Hvar, Korčula, Dubrovnik with transfers and panoramic photo stop
- Entrance to Mljet National Park
- Free Wi-Fi on board
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