This round cruise Croatia is an extra cost for a Croatia cruise. Its Croatia island-hopping itinerary and program have been meticulously planned to match high personal standards. Our round cruise Split allows you to meet the beauty of Croatian islands and millennia-old cities, as well as the rich history, legacy, and way of life of the locals.
The round cruise Split itinerary allows you to immerse yourself in history or go on your own excursions of medieval cities on the South Dalmatian islands and the mainland. And don’t worry, you’ll have plenty of time to unwind and go swimming.
During this 7-night Croatia cruise, you’ll get an up-close look at the Croatian way of life, with its past and present intertwined.
ITINERARY FOR ROUND CROATIA CRUISE
Day 1 – Saturday: Split
A Croatia cruise ship will be docked in Split harbor for the entire day, and you can board at any time. A welcoming meeting will begin at 7:00 pm, during which our Cruise Director will meet you to the Captain, our crew, and, passengers with whom you will spend the next week on board. At 7:30 pm, a welcome dinner will be served. Passengers arriving in the morning will not be able to enter their cabins until 1:00 pm, but they will be able to leave their bags on board. All passengers arriving late at night will be met by the captain, who will serve meals to them.
Overnight in Split, (D).
Day 2 – Sunday: Split-Bol-Hvar
The second day of the Croatia cruise will begin with a morning departure for Bol, which has the best Croatia swimming beach, Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape). We’ll stop in Bol for a walk or a cup of coffee which will be served on board. We will also swim before lunch. After lunch, we’ll continue cruising towards Croatia’s sunniest island, Hvar, passing through many coves and bays along the route. Hvar is a popular and beautiful tourist resort as well as a meeting place for the international jet set.
Following your arrival in Hvar in the evening, a local English-speaking guide will take you on a walking tour of the town, introducing you to the island’s history, culture, and way of life, as well as explaining how lavender has been produced on the island for centuries. Use an evening in Hvar in the best possible way. Explore and have dinner in one of the many family-owned restaurants.
Overnight in Hvar, (B, L)
Day 3 – Monday: Hvar-National park Mljet
Round cruise Croatia continues. The third day begins with an early departure for Mljet Island, with a swim stop along the route. While cruising to Mljet National Park, lunch will be served on board. After arriving in Mljet National Park, you will have an afternoon break to explore the park (entry fees are not included), walk around the Great and Small Lakes, and visit the Benedictine Monastery on the Islet of St. Mary, which dates from the 12th century. That evening, we’ll have Captain’s dinner on board.
Overnight in Mljet National Park, (B, L, Captain’s dinner)
Day 4 – Tuesday: National park Mljet-Dubrovnik
On the fourth day of round cruise Split, we depart after breakfast for a relaxing cruise along the coasts of Mljet and the Elaphite islands, stopping for a swim and lunch before arriving in Dubrovnik in the afternoon. Our English-speaking guide and coach will wait for us at the pier. We will go to the historical center of Dubrovnik, the famous city which is enlisted as a UNESCO’s World Heritage site. You will see the most fabulous sights of Dubrovnik there. After exploring the city, you will be left on your own to explore the rest of the city, see the City Walls, or ride the cable car to Mount Srđ. You have the option of taking the coach transfer in the evening or returning on your own. After visiting all of these beautiful places, you’ll understand why this city is known as the Pearl of the Adriatic.
Overnight in Dubrovnik, (B,L)
Day 5 – Wednesday: Dubrovnik-Korčula
The fifth day of round cruise Split starts with sailing to Korčula Island with a swim stop after breakfast. We will have lunch on board and arrive in Korčula town, on Korčula Island, in the afternoon. Marko Polo, the great explorer, was born in the city of Korčula. Our English-speaking guide will take us on a walking tour of Korčula, taking us through small, cobblestoned streets. The rest of the evening is yours to spend as you like at one of the local restaurants.
Overnight in Korčula Historical Town, (B, L)
Day 6 – Thursday: Korčula-Makarska
Our journey will continue to Makarska, stopping for a refreshing swim along the way. We will travel by the Pelješac Peninsula and its scenic locations on both sides, olive and pine trees, vineyards, and low bush forests, as well as the Eastern side of Hvar Island. Then, we will have lunch on board and arrive in Makarska in the afternoon. Makarska is known as Dalmatia’s „tourism capital”. Makarska is popular for its beautiful, long beaches and nightlife.
Overnight in Makarska, (B,L)
Day 7 – Friday: Makarska-Pučišća-Split
The seventh day of round cruise Split starts with having breakfast in Makarska. After breakfast, we’ll travel across the Brač Channel to Pučišća, the island of Brač’s second-largest population. Pučišća, which is in the middle of a deep fjord, has a classic Mediterranean architecture with gleaming white stone facades that ascend uphill to form a magnificent amphitheater, exuding a distinct rustic air. Pučišća is famous because its stone was used to build the White House in Washington DC, the Vienna Parliament, and many other well-known buildings around the world. The ancient Stonemasonry School is also located in this small village. Students carve Brač limestone with old traditional and unorthodox equipment.
We will have lunch on board while cruising to Split, our first and last stop, after a relaxing stroll around Pučišća.
Split is Croatia’s second-largest city and the administrative center of Split-Dalmatia County. Split is over 1700 years old. It is mostly famous because of the magnificent Diocletian Palace, which has been on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1979. Our English-speaking guide will take us on a city tour of Split, including a visit to Roman Emperor Diocletian’s ancient residence.
Overnight in Split (B, L)
Optional Farewell excursion on Friday afternoon to Krka National Park or Trogir (Unesco World Cultural Heritage town)
We have an opportunity to organize an optional excursion to Krka National Park, with its longest waterfall, Skradinski Buk. Skradinski Buk is one of Croatia’s most well-known natural wonders. We can also go to Trogir, a wonderful city with 2300 years of tradition, a town museum in the true sense of the word. Its rich culture is developed under the influence of Greeks, Romans, and Venetians.
Reservations and payment on the spot.
Day 8 – Saturday: Split
After breakfast, say goodbye to all of your new acquaintances you met during this round Croatia cruise. (B)
Port of Dubrovnik
Cruise rates for this round cruise per person are in eur based on double occupancy.
|EUR per person/week||Departure dates 2022, Saturdays|
|Cabin type||May 7, 14|
|May 21, 28|
July 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13, 20
|June 4, 11, 18, 25|
July 2, 9
September 3, 10, 17
|Standard cabin||1.900,00 €||1.900,00 €||1.900,00 €|
|Main deck cabin||2.100,00 €||2.100,00 €||2.100,00 €|
|VIP Balcony cabin||2.600,00 €||2.600,00 €||2.600,00 €|
|Child (age 3-11,99 years) in a cabin with 1 adult||-30%|
|Child (age 3-11,99 years) in a cabin with 2 adults||-50%|
English speaking cruise manager on board
7 crew members
7 nights cruise in a preferred category cabin
Complimentary fresh fruit available daily
Welcome reception and welcome dinner with three courses meals
Buffet breakfast daily
6 lunches with three courses
Captain’s dinner with live music
Afternoon tea with cake/biscuits
Water package (2 x ½ liters per day and person)
Towels changed every second day & linen changed in the middle of the week
Daily cabin cleaning service
Free unlimited Wi-Fi on board
CCTV Security Cameras on board
Elegance Rooftop Jacuzzi (Sun deck)
- Not Included
Optional day tours
Port and tourist taxes and fees, € 40,00 per person / per week, to be paid on board in cash
Private car transfers can be organized on request