Split to Dubrovnik Deluxe Cruise

Trip Length

7 Nights

Tour Type

Cruise


Overview

Split is a World Heritage city that our guests will explore upon arriving. We will explore the old town and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. Guests have the opportunity to swim at the famous Zlatni Rat beach on Brac Island. We will sail between islands, UNESCO World Heritage sites, explore museums, seaside promenades, natural phenomena, turquoise bays, cobblestone streets, and medieval towns.

Guests can savor a traditional dinner surrounded by lavender fields and olive groves, just one of many delicious meals with charming views. If you love beautiful views of nature, we have them all from forests to fields, old towns, saltwater lakes, and island bays.

Do you love oysters? At Slano, oyster farming is a two-thousand-year-old tradition. We can sample these briny delicacies with a local wine before another evening of sailing into the sunset.

This luxury cruise satisfies all your senses and leaves you feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and inspired by the natural beauty of Croatia. No other vacation can take you through so many popular destinations in a leisurely and adventurous manner. Our attentive and knowledgeable staff are always available to answer any questions or direct you to the right place.

Included

  • Cabin with ensuite bathroom on our 8-day cruise from Split to Dubrovnik
  • Private transfers to and from the ship (local accommodations or airport)
  • Welcome Dinner
  • Daily buffet breakfast and 3-course lunch (half board)
  • Unlimited drinking water
  • Captain’s Dinner
  • Fresh fruit available daily
  • Professional English speaking cruise manager
  • Guided walking tours in Split, Korčula, Dubrovnik
  • Stari Grad Plain excursion with traditional peka dinner
  • Ston oyster harvesting experience
  • Blue Cave entrance fee
  • Luggage handling
  • Daily cabin service
  • Free Wi-Fi

Itinerary

Welcome to Split! A transfer awaits to take you from the Split airport or your Split hotel to the harbour for embarkation at 14:00. After settling in, join our local guide for a tour through Split’s old town to Roman Emperor Dioceltian’s Palace and learn about Split’s rich history. Return to the ship for our Welcome Dinner!

Overnight in Split

Enjoy breakfast as we sail to the island of Brač. Along the way there will be time for a swim stop at the world famous Zlatni Rat beach. Lunch will be served on board as we continue our cruise towards the town of Stari Grad on the island of Hvar.

Upon arrival in Stari Grad you’ll have time to relax or explore at your leisure before a guided tour of the UNESCO protected Stari Grad Plain.

Here you’ll enjoy a traditional “peka” dinner surrounded by olive groves and lavender fields at the Hora homestead. If you want to visit the town of Hvar in the evening, it is a short half hour drive from Stari Grad and your cruise manager can help you organize a local transfer to get you there and back.

Overnight in Stari Grad

In the morning we set sail towards the island of Vis. With lunch on board and a swim stop along the way, we arrive in Vis in the early afternoon.

Vis was once an important Yugoslav naval base and was closed to the public for years. Due to this isolation, Vis has a unique charm that is like visiting “the Mediterranean as it once was”, making it one of our favorite stops. In town, feel free to explore Vis at your leisure. We recommend visiting the Archaeological Museum located in the old Austrian fort Gospina Batarija (Batteria della Madonna). Or relax with a wander down the seaside promenade, popping into any bar and restaurant that beckons you in!

Overnight in VIS

Our sail begins early in the morning toward the Blue Cave*. This natural phenomenon is one of the highlights of the entire week and you’ll find out for yourself why! After witnessing the magic of the Blue Cave, we’ll continue on for Korčula, stopping for a swim in the gorgeous turquoise water and lunch along the way.

Upon arrival in Korčula, a guide will take you through the narrow cobblestone streets of this well preserved medieval town that is thought to be the birthplace of the famous world explorer, Marco Polo. Your evening is free to experience the charming atmosphere of Korčula and enjoy dinner at one of the delicious restaurants.

Overnight in Korčula

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Note: *Please note that the Blue Cave is only accessible with small boats through an entrance just 1.5m high so it is unfortunately easily made inaccessible by bad weather and high waves.

In the morning we sail to Mljet, one of the most beautiful and the most densely forested islands of the Adriatic. Spend the morning experiencing the olive groves, vineyards, and natural beauty of Mljet.

We’ll continue our cruise to Pomena, a town with a population of 52! Along the way enjoy lunch and a swim stop.

In Pomena, we’ll visit Mljet National Park for a chance to see two saltwater lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake) and an ancient Benedictine monastery on the Isle of St. Mary. In the evening, enjoy our Captain’s dinner onboard.

Overnight in Pomena

In the morning, we set sail early for Slano. Along the way, enjoy a swim stop and lunch onboard.

In Slano, be prepared to sample the local delicacy: oysters! We’ll visit Ston, known for its Medieval walls and oyster farming tradition that spans over two thousand years. From there, we’ll take a short boat ride to the oyster farm in the middle of the bay to taste these delicacies straight from the sea. Accompanied by a glass of wine, of course.

With full bellies we’ll continue our sail to Šipan island where you have the evening free to relax and enjoy the sunset.

Overnight in Šipan

Our final day together brings us to Dubrovnik, known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. You’ll know why as you join our walking tour through the UNESCO protected old town and get a chance to see the city’s famous medieval walls.

After the guided walking tour of the Old Town, you have the rest of the day to experience Dubrovnik for yourself. When you’ve soaked up all of Dubrovnik’s warm and welcoming atmosphere that you can handle, our ship will be docked at Gruż Harbour. There are plenty of taxis, buses, and Ubers to bring you back.

Overnight in Dubrovnik

Enjoy one final breakfast onboard before disembarking for your transfer to the Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.

You must vacate your cabin by 9 a.m. but note that if your departure transfer is later than this you can leave your luggage onboard until it’s time for your transfer.