A brief taster of what the stunning islands and coastline of Croatia have to offer. Cruise between Split and Dubrovnik on-board a traditional vintage sailing ship. Your days are filled admiring the spectacular scenery with regular stops to swim in the Adriatic’s crystal clear water. Your evenings will be spent exploring the vibrant resort town of Makarska and the beauty and nature of Mljet National Park.
Day 1 Split – Makarska
Depart Split harbour at 1pm, cruising through Brac Strait to the Makarska Riviera. Enjoy lunch onboard and spend the afternoon meeting your fellow passengers. Tonight, discover the charming coastal town of Makarska, a popular seaside resort. (L)
Day 2 Makarska – Mljet
Your first stop this morning is in one of the picturesque bays on the Pelajesac Peninsula. After a swim, enjoy lunch and head towards the island of Mljet. According to Greek legend, Odysseus believed Mljet to be the most seductive of the Adriatic islands which has been enchanting visitors ever since. On arrival, you will have an opportunity to explore beautiful Mljet National Park or discover the island at your leisure. (B, L)
Day 3 Mljet – Dubrovnik
After breakfast, continue your cruise to the jewel of the Adriatic. Few cities conjure stronger images of history, beauty and survival than the walled city of Dubrovnik. Farewell your fellow passengers as you disembark on arrival. (B)
Vessels are smaller and generally of an older-style with a wooden hull and air-conditioning in the common areas only. All cabins have private facilities and these cruises offer a great value option for those on a budget.