GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT CRUISE
Split – Korčula- Mljet & Dubrovnik – Dubrovnik – Pelješac Peninsula – Hvar – Bol – Split
DAY 1 SATURDAY SPLIT (D)
Transfer from Split airport to the Split harbor where the vessel will be docked. Check in from 14.00 h onwards. After settling, enjoy the guided tour of the city (not possible for late arrivals). Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection and part of the world heritage. One will find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor. After the tour of Split, return to the ship for a welcome reception and cocktail to enjoy the meet and greet party on board. Overnight in Split.
DAY 2 SUNDAY SPLIT – KORČULA (B, L)
In the morning, we will leave this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the Island of Korčula, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays en route. Early afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town with fortified walls. On this Island, you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.
DAY 3 MONDAY KORČULA – MLJET & DUBROVNIK (B, L, D)
Next morning we head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the cruise manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating from the 12th Century. Alternatively, you can rent kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars to roam around the National Park on your own. Return to the ship for lunch followed by departure towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruž harbour the captain will take you for an evening cruise along side the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Enjoy the spectacular views of this magnificent old town. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
DAY 4 TUESDAY DUBROVNIK (B)
After breakfast transfer to the old town for the guided walking tour to enjoy this magical town. You will have the opportunity to take best pictures of the town of Dubrovnik as we take the cable car from the Old Town to Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands. Afternoon at leisure to find idyllic spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with more enthusiasm, we recommend to walk the famous walls 1,940 m long and take a stroll along the walking street “STRADUN” – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
DAY 5 WEDNESDAY DUBROVNIK – PELJEŠAC PENINSULA (B, L, D)
Early morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Before lunch a short stop at one of the Elaphiti Islands and afternoon arrival to Pelješac peninsula. Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas. Afternoon transfer to the village followed by a visit to a local farm you will indulge in a typical village party with Croatian delicacies, an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes made from their own produce. Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight on Pelješac peninsula.
DAY 6 THURSDAY PELJEŠAC – HVAR (B, L )
Morning departure towards Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Šćedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. One can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612. Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbour to get some lovely scenic views of your ship and the Pakleni islands. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment – many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.
DAY 7 FRIDAY HVAR – BOL (B, L, T, CD)
Our final stop will be the Island of Brač and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade or swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the Golden cape – known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s town turned into a popular tourist destination. After lunch on board time at leisure until afternoon wine tasting in the facilities of the oldest Dalmatia wine cooperative (dating 1903) followed by the Captain’s farewell dinner with live entertainment on board. Overnight in Bol or nearby Milna.
DAY 8 SATURDAY BOL – SPLIT (B)
Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends! Check out by 9.00 am and transfer to Split airport.
Legend: B- breakfast, L- lunch, D- dinner, T- tasting, CD- captain`s dinner
Please note the last overnight is not in Split port as ship arrives in Split on Saturday morning at 09:00 AM!
|PRICE PER PERSON IN EUR IN DBL/TWN CABINS 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS||Apr 27; May 04*, 11, 18 Sept 28 Oct 05*, 12||May 25 Jun 01, 08, 15*, 22, 29 July 06, 13, 20, 27* Aug 03*, 10*, 17*||Aug 24, 31 Sep 07, 14, 21*|
|VIP upper/main deck cabin DELUXE SUPERIOR||1870||1990||2110|
|Main deck cabin DELUXE SUPERIOR||1755||1875||1995|
|Lower deck cabin DELUXE SUPERIOR||1400||1515||1630|
|Main deck cabin DELUXE||1605||1715||1825|
|Lower deck cabin DELUXE||1275||1380||1485|
CRUISE RATES PER PERSON IN EURO, GUARANTEED DEPARTURES
Korčula village experience 35.-per persone
No additional fees on arrival except gratuities!
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