M/S EQUATOR, M/S FREEDOM, M/S BELLA
FROM SPLIT VISITING BOL, VIS, BIŠEVO, HVAR, KORČULA, MLJET, SLANO, ELAFITI ISLANDS AND DUBROVNIK
Day 1 SPLIT Arrival, Saturday (WR, D)
Welcome to our 8 day tour of southern Dalmatia. We will pick you up from your Split hotel or from Split airport to Split’s harbor. Embarkation starts at 13:00h. Find your cabin, unpack and relax before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening.
Day 2 SPLIT – BOL – VIS, Sunday (B, L)
In the morning we join guided walking tour of Split. Our guide will shows us the historic city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, today listed as UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. After a walking tour, we will return to our boat and head towards Bol, a small town on Island Brač. We will stop for a swim at the most famous beach in Croatia, Golden Horn. This pebbly beach is unique in Croatia thanks to its everchanging peak. Afterwards, we will head to Vis, once naval base and today fisherman town of exquisite beauty. Take a walk along the waterfront. We will spend the night in Vis.
Day 3 VIS – BIŠEVO – HVAR, Monday (B, L)
We will have an early morning cruise towards Biševo Island to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. Sunlight penetrates to this cave crating the most beautiful blue glow. Next on our schedule is Hvar. Definitely the most popular island in Croatia thanks to bars and clubs which are known worldwide. However, Hvar is an ancient town with a rich history. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town will show you the first public theatre in Europe and many more historical sites. We will spend evening and night in Hvar.
Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar harbour (during peak season in July and August) port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad/Jelsa. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.
Day 4 HVAR – KORČULA, Tuesday (B, L)
While enjoying breakfast we will continue our cruise towards the Korčula Island. We will stop in one of many pristine bays for swim and to have lunch. After we arrive to Korčula, a guide will take us to walking tour of one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. We will spend the rest of the day and night here so you can explore more on your own. Numerous restaurants, bars and clubs will satisfy every taste.
Day 5 KORČULA – MLJET, Wednesday (B, L, CD)
Today we will visit the greenest island in Croatia – island of Mljet. Our Cruise Manager will take us for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. In the middle of the lake, there is St Mary Isle with Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th Century. If you want to explore national park on your own it is possible to rent bicycles or kayaks. Tonight enjoy Captain’s dinner. We will spend the night in Pomena, situated in the heart of the National park Mljet.
Day 6 MLJET – SLANO (Oyster tasting), Thursday (B, L, T)
In the morning we will head back to mainland, for a small village called Slano. It is a peaceful fishermen’s village and famous for its oysters. After walking around, we will head to an oyster farm to learn more about oysters and tasting this delicious dish. We will have dinner and spend the night in Slano.
Day 7 SLANO – ELAPHITI ISLANDS – DUBROVNIK, Friday (B, L)
Early morning cruise will take us to Elaphiti islands in Dubrovnik immediate surroundings. This archipelago is closely bound to Dubrovnik and its entire past. The islands are called Koločep, Lopud, Šipan, Jakljan and Olip.
We will cruise towards Dubrovnik and have lunch onboard. After we dock in Gruž port, we will join a guided tour with panoramic ride. As you probably know, Dubrovnik is on UNESCO World Heritage List and there is so much you can visit. Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s third oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral are only few sights we will visit. Enjoy last night of our cruise and explore the “Pearl of Adriatic” on your own.
Day 8 DUBROVNIK DEPARTURE, Saturday (B)
After we have had breakfast, we will disembark. It is arranged for you to be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.
B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, CD-Captain’s dinner
- 7 nights cruise from Split to Dubrovnik.
- Supreme category ship in a cabin with private bathroom, air conditioning & LCD TV
- Arrival shared transfer from Split airport/hotel to port
- Departure shared transfer from port to Dubrovnik airport/hotel
- Daily buffet breakfast, 6 lunches, all with 4 courses, Captain`s dinner and Welcome dinner
- Water 0.5 l bottle per person per day
- Complimentary fresh fruits available daily
- Professional Cruise Manager throughout
- Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen and towels midweek
- Luggage handling
- Free Wi-Fi on board
SIGHTSEEING TOURS INCLUDED:
- City tours in Split, Hvar, Korčula & Dubrovnik
- Oyster Tasting in Ston
- Entrance to the Mljet National Park: up to 25 EUR per person (depending on the season) to be paid at the entrance. Guide free of charge
- Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot – up to 13 EUR per person (depending on the season)