You will make your own way to the harbour where embarkation for the cruise begins at noon. Tonight there will be a welcome reception and dinner on board.
Overnight: Cruise vessel anchored in Dubrovnik (D)
Sunday: DUBROVNIK – KORCULA
In the morning the boat will immediately get underway cruising to Korcula located on an Island sharing the name. Weather permitting the first of many short stops will be made along the way allowing cruise participants the chance for a quick swim in Croatia’s calm blue waters. Lunch will be served and later the boat will arrive at Korcula said to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. The Old Town features rich medieval architecture with palaces, churches and squares which have earned it the nickname “Little Dubrovnik”
Overnight: Cruise vessel anchored in Korcula (BL)
Monday: KORČULA – BRAC
The boat leaves Korcula first thing in the morning cruising toward the island of Brac. During the cruise another stop for swimming will be made and lunch will be served. A little later the boat will arrive at Pucisca on Brac. Pucisca is known for its stonemasonry and home to a well-known stonemasonry school.
Overnight: Cruise vessel anchored in Pucisca (BL)
Tuesday: BRAC – OMIS – SPLIT
The day’s first destination will be Omis, a former seat of power of the infamous pirates who built fortresses in the area and made their homes and fortunes there. After visiting Omis the boat will continue its journey toward Split. Along the way the boat will again make a swimming stop and later lunch will be served. You will arrive at Split in the afternoon, home to the UNESCO-protected Diocletian’s Palace.
Overnight: Cruise vessel anchored in Split (BL)
Wednesday: SPLIT – HVAR
The cruise continues to Hvar this morning. As usual a stop will be made along the way if the weather is nice so that participants can enjoy a swim in Croatia’s crystal clear waters. You will be served lunch and then later, in the afternoon, the boat will arrive in Hvar, a favourite holiday destination for many. The island is known as the sunniest in Croatia, home to fields of lavender and rosemary, peaceful bays surrounded by a clean sea and numerous gastronomic and entertainment options.
Overnight: Cruise vessel anchored in Hvar (BL)
Thursday: HVAR – MLJET
Exchange civilisation for nature as the cruise makes its way from the sunniest island in Croatia to the greenest. On the way to Mljet another customary swim stop will be made and later lunch will be served. Mljet National Park features 5 different kinds of forests housing many species of birds, and two well-known inland lakes. Here you will be given time at leisure to walk around this unspoiled nature reserve or you could also book a tour to the monastery on St. Mary’s Island (not included). Tonight there will be a special captain’s dinner on board the vessel.
Overnight: Cruise vessel anchored in Mljet (BLD)
Friday: MLJET – DUBROVNIK
Today the cruise returns to civilisation at its starting point in Dubrovnik, the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. You will have one final chance to take a relaxing dip in Croatia’s waters at a stop along the way. Later lunch will be served and the boat will arrive back in Dubrovnik in the early afternoon. You will have time at leisure to explore the Old Town on your own, which has been a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1979. Dubrovnik is truly stunning city where renaissance churches and palaces form a backdrop to outdoor cafes and market squares.
Overnight: Cruise vessel anchored in Dubrovnik (BL)
After breakfast you will disembark make you own way to your next destination. (B)