Splendour of Croatian Adriatic

Combine island hopping with bus overland tour to get the most of your visit to Croatia

Day 1 Sunday ARRIVE DUBROVNIK
You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at noon. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome Reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets.

 

Day 2 Monday DUBROVNIK – KORČULA
Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
We set sail for the island of Korčula around two o’clock, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to cool off, relax and lunch onboard. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town whose street design is based on a fish bone pattern, to spend the night there.

 

Day 3 Tuesday KORČULA – PUČIŠĆA
This morning, a walking tour of Korcula takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history.
Later in the morning we set sails towards the island of Brač, village of the stone sculpture and music culture Pučišća, where you can visit amazing stonemason school (optional). Lunch on board.
Enjoy a swim in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays, if weather permits. Overnight.

 

Day 4 Wednesday PUČIŠĆA – OMIŠ – SPLIT
We depart for Omiš before breakfast, it’s fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack. After visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive at Split to spend the night. Arriving in Split, take a guided tour of the city, the seafront promenade, and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.

 

Day 5 Thursday SPLIT – HVAR
Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brac, for a swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy the 1740-foot-long golden pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Return to your boat for lunch, then head to Hvar. Hvar is one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older
than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK) and many more historical sites. Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own.
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbor (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.

 

Day 6 Friday HVAR – MLJET
Departing from Hvar in the morning, our sail to Mljet Island includes a stop for swimming, if weather permits, and lunch on board. Croatian “Greenest Island” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. We arrive in the heart of Mljet National Park which encompasses five types of forests, many species of birds and two deep lakes. If you want to visit
Mljet National Park, walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Great Lake and the Small Lake and join the boat ride to St. Mary Island. Have a Captain’s Dinner onboard. We will spend the night in Mljet.

 

Day 7 Saturday MLJET – DUBROVNIK
In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing back to Dubrovnik.
Lunch on board with stop for swimming. Early in the afternoon we arrive in Dubrovnik.


Day 8 Sunday DUBROVNIK

After breakfast it’s time to disembark. You will be transferred to hotel; free time at leisure; dinner and overnight. Meeting with the tourguide in the evening.

 

Day 9 Monday DUBROVNIK – SPLIT
Morning free at leisure. Afternoon departure for Split, driving along the Adriatic Coast and the Neretva River Delta.  Dinner and overnight in Split.

 

Day 10 Tuesday SPLIT – TROGIR – ZADAR
Morning sightseeing tour of Split, covering the Diocletian’s Palace on the UNESCO’s List of World Cultural Heritage, with the Peristyle, the Jupiter’s Temple and the Cathedral. Departure for Trogir, a picturesque mediaeval town where we visit the Cathedral of St. Lawrence. Continuation to Zadar, dinner and overnight.

 

Day 11 Wednesday ZADAR – ZAGREB
Morning sightseeing tour of Zadar, including the Roman Forum and St. Donatus Church, magnificent monument of Romanesque architecture. Afternoon departure for Zagreb, the capital of Croatia. Dinner and overnight in Zagreb.

 

Day 12 Thursday ZAGREB – Departure
Morning city tour of Zagreb, including the fortified Upper Town, the city’s historical center, St. Mark’s Church with its multicolored roof, the Cathedral, the Croatian National Theatre and the University.
Transfer to Zagreb Airport for your departure flight.

Highlights

Dubrovnik - Korčula - Pučišća - Omiš - Split - Hvar - Mljet - Dubrovnik - Split - Trogir - Zadar - Zagreb

Route

  1. Dubrovnik
  2. Korčula
  3. Općina Pučišća
  4. Omiš
  5. Split
  6. Hvar
  7. Mljet
  8. Dubrovnik
  9. Split
  10. Trogir
  11. Zadar
  12. Zagreb