Round Trip Dubrovnik Luxury Wine Cruise – NEW!
From: 1895 USD
The secret love affair between the sea and the wine has been going on since
ancient times, and few can resist it. By joining this very special cruise which
includes the islands Korčula and Hvar, and the city of Dubrovnik, you will
become a part of that unbreakable bond. A tour of the wineries, the cellars and
the local winemakers on the islands and along the mainland coast around
Dubrovnik with the chance to savour wines produced from the indigenous
varieties of grapes, enables one to learn about the tradition of viticulture and
taste the life of the striking part of Croatia. Let yourself relax in the embrace of
the sea and the wine, enjoy pleasant company and give a rest to your body and
at the same time fortify your spirit with this rather unforgettable oenological adventure.
- 7-night cruise in an air-conditioned cabin with en-suite bathroom
- Arrival and departure transfers from and to Dubrovnik airport (on the day of arrival and day of departure)
- Welcome reception & cocktail
- Daily buffet breakfast
- Three-course lunch daily + cheese and salad bar
- Captain’s dinner with live entertainment
- Complimentary water
- Coffee and tea after lunch
- Olive oil and wine tasting on board
- Abundant fresh fruit
- Professional Tour manager
- Visitors’ taxes & port fees
- Luggage handling
- Daily cabin service and towel change
- Midweek bed linen change
- Complimentary wi-fi onboard
- Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula & Ston
- Spectacular cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik
- One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to the Old Town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
- Dubrovnik cable car fee
- Panorama drive through vineyards of Korčula followed by local wine tasting
- Visit the Lavander museum on Hvar & enjoy olive oil tasting and Croatian traditional wine tasting
- Wine tasting in the local family-owned winery in Vis
- Visit the small family-owned winery on Pelješac with wine tasting
- Dinner in a local winery with a glass of high-quality wine
- Visit the first Croatian Museum of Viticulture Putniković & enjoy wine tasting with snack
- Visit the salt farm & great walls of Ston
- Oyster tasting in Mali Ston
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbour for check-in from 14.00h
onwards. After settling in, transfer to the city gates for a guided tour of one of the
world’s most beautifully preserved medieval cities. Meander through the narrow
streets, exploring the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Take the cable
car from the Old Town to the Srđ Mountain to enjoy scenic views of the mighty
ramparts and the Elaphiti Islands. Return transfer to the vessel for a welcome dinner
& cocktail reception.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Departure towards the Korčula island, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo.
While wandering along the herringbone pattern streets, discover legends, tales and
monuments – Korčula treasures more of those than any other place does. Early
afternoon panoramic drive through vineyards to visit the famous sandy beach
Lumbarda and wine tasting in a well-known local winery with grappa and snacks.
Overnight in Korčula.
Early departure towards Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic to visit the local farm
and enjoy their wine, olive oil and traditional homemade products. Visit the
Lavender Museum and distillery with a presentation of lavender history on the
island Hvar. Transfer back to Hvar for the afternoon guided tour. One can find many
historical landmarks in Hvar such as the Renaissance cathedral with its original
tower and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612, to
name a few. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment – many
restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night.
Overnight in Hvar.
Early morning cruise towards the small island Biševo to visit the Blue Cave, a
magnificent natural phenomenon (entrances to be paid on the spot – approx. 18
EUR). Continue to the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed
to the public for years. Due to this isolation, Vis retains a special charm – “the
Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Situated on the
northern side of the island, Vis has developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the
first urban centre in Croatia. Enjoy the wine tasting at a local, family-owned winery
situated in an old tunnel, with a long winemaking tradition.
Overnight in the port of Vis.
Morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine.
Lunch on board and early afternoon transfer to the famous Korta Katarina winery,
for a guided tour of the production, followed by the wine tasting. Continuation to
family-owned Boutique Winery Mikulić in Orebić. Get to know the small family-owned
winery and traditional winemaking process and enjoy the wine tasting of the award-
winning Croatian wines, followed by dinner. Late transfer back to the vessel.
Overnight on the Pelješac peninsula.
Departure after breakfast towards Trstenik. Transfer to the Croatian Museum of
Viticulture Putniković, where the visitors are introduced to the traditional process of
winemaking, from vineyards to barrels, the historical development of the vines and
finally the wine collection, followed by a high-quality wine tasting with snacks. Then
on to Ston, a small village, once fortified, famous for its oysters. After exploring the
town’s vast medieval ramparts, heading towards Europe’s oldest saltworks known as
the trademark of Ston, a short coastal walk that leads to an oyster farm. Learn about
the oysters and enjoy the special tasting of this delicacy. Transfer to Slano for the
Captain’s dinner with live entertainment onboard.
Overnight in Slano.
Cruise towards Dubrovnik with the scenic cruise alongside the old Dubrovnik city
walls. Mooring at the Dubrovnik harbour and then the entire afternoon at leisure to
enjoy and explore the narrow car-free limestone streets – worn smooth under the
soles of centuries of pedestrians, seek out a drink in one of the trendy piazzas or
walk the famous 1.940 m long walls and take a stroll along the famous STRADUN –
both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls.
Overnight in Dubrovnik.
Gather for one last breakfast at the vessel, followed by goodbyes with the crew and all the new friends, before they see you off in Dubrovnik for transfer to the airport.
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