A classic round trip cruise showcasing the beauty of Croatia’s islands and rich history and heritage of the region. Cruse on-board the deluxe MS Captain Bota as you explore the medieval towns of Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korcula and Split and enjoy time relaxing in hidden bays and coves and swimming in the crystal blue Adriatic Sea.
DAY 1: SPLIT
Welcome to Split! Embarkation is from 1.00pm. Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner before an evening at leisure to explore Split.
DAY 2: SPLIT - BOL - HVAR
Enjoy a morning of scenic cruising to Bol with an opportunity to swim at Brac’s famous Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn). Afternoon arrival at Hvar, Croatia’s sunniest and most popular islands. Join a guided tour of Hvar Town to learn of its history and culture and attend a short lavender presentation to learn how lavender was traditionally farmed on Hvar for centuries. Evening at leisure.
DAY 3: HVAR - KORČULA
Leave Hvar early and cruise to the island of Korčula, with a stop for a swim and lunch. On arrival in Korčula town, known as the birthplace of Marko Polo, you will explore Korčula's narrow cobblestone streets with a private guide. The rest of the evening is free for you to enjoy dining at one of the restaurants that line the port.
DAY 4: KORČULA - DUBROVNIK
Anchor off one of the Elaphite Island’s beautiful bays for a swim before arriving in Dubrovnik after lunch. Join an afternoon tour of Dubrovnik’s walled Old Town before time at leisure to walk the city walls or take a cable car up Srdj Hill for panoramic views. The evening will be spent in this beautiful city known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic.'
DAY 5: DUBROVNIK - MLJET
After a morning of cruising along the Elaphite Islands, arrive at Mljet. After lunch explore Mljet National Park, including Great and Small Lake and the islet of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery.
DAY 6: MLJET - PUČIŠĆA
Your voyage continues to Pučišća on Brac's northern coast with its authentic Mediterranean architecture and rustic ambiance. Spend the evening in this wonderful village with is famous Stonemasonry school.
DAY 7: PUČIŠĆA - OMIS - SPLIT
After breakfast cruise to ancient Omis, with its city walls and fortress, located on the Cetina River. After a walk around the town and lunch, cruise to Split. On arrival embark on a guided city tour to discover this 1,700 year old World Heritage listed city and its famous Diocletian’s Palace, National Theatre and many archaeological sites. Overnight in Split.
DAY 8: SPLIT
Your Croatian Elegance cruise concludes on disembarkation in Split.
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Our Cruise Director was fantastic, as were all of the crew.Katrina, VIC