Croatia Small Ship Cruise Vacation

Starts in
Dubrovnik
Duration
8 Days
Price from
$2,189
Route
Split, Trogir

Embark on an enchanting small ship cruise from Dubrovnik to Split, Croatia, as you traverse the captivating Adriatic Sea, discovering a mosaic of picturesque destinations. Explore the Elaphiti Islands, Slano, & the natural beauty of Mljet. As your cruise continues venture to Korcula and marvel at the mesmerizing Blue Cave in Bisevo. Visit Hvar and Split, showcasing the unique character of Croatia's coastal treasures. Indulge in the luxury of a small ship cruise, where pesonalized experiences and intimate moments await you at each destination. 


CRUISE PROGRAM - 8-day/7-night cruise visiting Dubrovnik, Elaphiti Islands, Slano, Mljet, Korcula, Bisevo, Hvar, Stari Grad, Krka National Park, Split and Trogir. Includes Private arrival & departure transfers, and a 7-night Adriatic cruise with breakfast daily, 6 lunches, welcome dinner and Captain's dinner, city tours of Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik, entrance fees to the Franciscan Monastery's Pharmacy and Diocletian's Palace, guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National Park, & Oyster tasting.

Includes

  • Meals as per itinerary; breakfast (B), lunch (L), dinner (D)
  • Sightseeing: per itinerary
  • Shore excursions as per itinerary
  • Cruise director throughout the cruise
  • Captain's Gala Dinner
  • Keytours 24-hour emergency assistance

Excludes

  • Items of a personal nature
  • All other items not mentioned as included
  • International flights
  • Travel insurance; please inquire with your Keytours travel consultant

Itinerary

Day

1

Dubrovnik – Arrival – Cruise Embarkation

Cruise Line: MS Desire or similar cruises

You will be met at the airport or your Dubrovnik hotel and transferred to your cruise ship to embark on your 8-day cruise (check-in starts at 1:00 pm). (Night supplements will be charged for early morning/late evening transfers.) Get settled in your cabin before attending a welcome reception followed by dinner in the evening. (D).

Day

2

Dubrovnik – Elaphiti Islands- Slano

Cruise Line: MS Desire or similar cruises

Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic”. Walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik and visit the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. After returning to ship enjoy the magic scenery as the ship cruises around Dubrovnik city walls to continue to one of the Elaphiti islands for a swim stop. Afternoon arrival in Slano, a peaceful fishermen’s village and our starting point to Ston, once fortified small village famous for its oysters situated on Peljesac peninsula. Peljesac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. After exploring the town, we leave to a small nearby village to enjoy the authentic local oyster tasting. Overnight and Captains Dinner in Slano. (B,L,D) 

Day

3

Slano - Mljet – Korcula

Cruise Line: MS Desire or similar cruises

In the morning join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Continue your cruise towards the Korcula island best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Afternoon arrival in Korcula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town surrounded by walls, which is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Overnight in Korcula where you can enjoy a gourmet experience at the multiple restaurants and bars. (B,L)  

Day

4

Korcula – Bisevo- Vis

Cruise Line: MS Desire or similar cruises

Early in the morning, you will sail to small island Biševo to visit the Blue Cave (admission fee is not included), a magnificent natural phenomenon. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Cruise towards the island of Vis once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and restricted to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it interesting to visit. Try some exquisite wine sorts in one of the Vis traditional wineries. If interested, visit the remains of the Roman thermal place, City Museum or simply take a walk enjoying the views. Overnight in the port of Vis.(B,L)

Day

5

Vis - Hvar- Stari Grad

Cruise Line: MS Desire or similar cruises

In the morning head further towards Hvar, the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic, with a swim stop and lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Hvar town followed by a tour of the town - the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, and the oldest community theatre in Europe founded in 1612. After the tour set sail towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, one of the oldest cities in Europe where you will overnight. (B,L)

Day

6

Stari Grad - Trogir

Cruise Line: MS Desire or similar cruises

Early in the morning, you will depart for the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as “miniature Venice” or a “mini-Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, or a floating museum town - as it has a masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. You will discover the beauty of the Krka National Park and the small access port of Skradin where the flora and fauna are exceptional. Overnight in Trogir. (B,L)

Day

7

Trogir – Split

Cruise Line: MS Desire or similar cruises

In the morning join the guided tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon we arrive at Split to spend the night. Arriving in Split, join a guided tour of the city, visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical centre of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is at leisure. (B,L)  

Day

8

Split – Disembarkation – Return

After breakfast, you will be transferred to the Split airport or your Split hotel. (Night supplements will be charged for early morning/late evening transfers.) (B) 

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