CroatianJewelsCruise

Croatian Jewels – Adriatic Island Cruise
8 Days / 7 Nights starting at $2,020.00 per person

Croatia, Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik (Gruz), Split, Zagreb
Archeology, Architectural, Arts and Culture, Beach Vacations, Cruise, Historical Travel, Nature-Wildlife, Walking

Sail crystal blue waters in the shadow of charming and historical locales. Delight your senses with Dalmatian delicacies and then stop for a swim in Pucisca’s crystal blue waters. Tiny villages and sophisticated ports of call are a daily experience. The towns of Omis and Split promise Roman palaces and seafront promenades. Bask in the sun at Bols’ golden beaches, said to be the best in Croatia. Stroll along the narrow cobble-stoned streets of Korcula, the acclaimed birthplace of the famous explorer, Marco Polo . A visit to Grgich Vineyards for a taste of paradise completes this delightful cruise along Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast.

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Itinerary

Day 1
SAT: DUBROVNIK

Upon arrival in Dubrovnik, you will be transferred from the airport to the “Gruz” harbor. Embarkation starts at noon. Welcome reception by your tour guide. Welcome reception this evening.

Day 2
SUN: DUBROVNIK / MLJET /KORCULA

Start the day with panoramic sailing around the old city of Dubrovnik. After lunch onboard sail to National Park on Island Mljet. Visit the Mljet National Park which covers the Western wooded area of the island. Dinner on board. (B,L,D)

Day 3
MON: KORCULA / PUCISCA

This morning a walking tour of Korcula takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets and includes a visit to the majestic cathedral of St. Mark. Stop for swimming on the way to the island of Brac. Lunch will be served on board. Late afternoon arrive in Pucisca, a beautiful small town on Brac. The rest of the evening is free. (B,L)

Day 4
TUE: PUCISCA / OMIS / SPLIT

After breakfast sail to Split, a UNESCO World Heritage site and capital of Dalmatia. Lunch on board. On the way to Split stop for a short walking tour at the ancient town of Omis. Sail by a small boat into the Cetina River Canyon. Return to Omis and set sail during lunch. In Split, take a guided visit of the port, the seafront promenade and the Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. Evening at leisure (B,L)

Day 5
WED: SPLIT / BOL / HVAR

After breakfast continue to Bol, said to have the best beach in Croatia, for a swim at Golden Horn. Lunch on board. Then head to the popular island of Hvar* for a guided visit. The evening is free to explore and dine at one of the many local family owned restaurants. Evening at leisure. *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 (B,L)

Day 6
THU: HVAR / TRSTENIK

Relax on the sun deck as you cruise to lovely Trstenik, a small fisherman village on the Peljesac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night. Tonight, enjoy captain’s dinner with live entertainment on board. (B,L,D)

Day 7
FRI: TRSTENIK / DUBROVNIK

After breakfast depart for a pleasant trip along the shores of the Mljet island for the discovery of an idyllic setting of steep coastal cliffs. If weather permits, stop in the bay for swimming. Lunch on board. Arrive in Dubrovnik, the Pearl of Adriatic. Join a walking tour of this famous city enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage. Evening at leisure. (B,L)

Day 8
SAT: DUBROVNIK

After breakfast disembark and transfer to Dubrovnik Airport. (B)

Includes

  • 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik on board M/S Karizma or M/S Desire, cabins on the lower deck with two lower beds
  • Welcome Reception
  • Breakfast daily
  • 6 lunches and 1 dinner as per itinerary including wine, beer and soft drinks
  • Sightseeing tours as per itinerary
  • Arrival and Departure transfers
  • Luggage handling of one piece per person
  • Professional Cruise Manager
  • Service charges and taxes
  • USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program
  • Headsets for included sightseeing tours
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • 1 captain’s dinner with live entertainment including wine, beer and soft drinks