Dubrovnik and the Adriatic Cruise

Overview

  • DACKO
  • 8 Days
  • Princess Aloha

Cruise Itinerary

  • Dubrovnik
  • Dubrovnik
  • Adriatic

Overview

A classic cruise from Dubrovnik on a delightful small ship. We spend a little time in beautiful Dubrovnik before we set sail to historic Korcula, the birth place of Marco Polo and am amazing old fortified port town. Pucisca is one of the prettiest villages on the Adriatic, being home to a stonemasons school. Split is an amazing city, with most of the centre being built into the remains of DIocletian's Palace, which is now a thriving hub of cafes, restaurants, apartments, museums and houses. We will also stop at Hvar, known as Croatia's jetset island, and the beautiful Mljet National Park. On most days we will cruise for 3-4 hours in the morning, stopping for a swim en-route. We arrive at our destination for the day at about lunchtime, leaving the afternoons free to explore or join a guided walk. In the evenings we are free to try the many restaurants, cafes and bars that nestle around the ports we are moored in. WHAT'S INCLUDED: 7 nights cruise from Dubrovnik to Dubrovnik Captain`s dinner Buffet breakfast daily 6 lunches with 3 courses starting with the 3 course welcome dinner on Day 1 Water 0.5L bottle per person per day Complimentary fresh fruits available daily Professional Cruise Manager throughout Luggage handling Free Wi-Fi on board City tours of Korčula, Split, Hvar, and Dubrovnik (Dubrovnik with transfers and panoramic photo stop) included in the price

Departures


1050

2 Twin cabins 4 Double cabins 2 Triple cabins All cabins include: En-suite shower and WC LCD TV Air conditioning Safe deposit box Hair dryer Sound-proofing Internal communication system with bar


1150

9 Twin cabins 1 Double cabin All cabins include: En-suite shower and WC LCD TV Air conditioning Safe deposit box Hair dryer Sound-proofing Internal communication system with bar

Cruise Itinerary

Embark in Dubrovnik at 13:00h, with a welcome dinner in the evening and a night’s accommodation on board.


We set sail for the island of Korčula early in the morning, with swimming stop, if weather permits, in one of pristine bays, time to cool off, relax and lunch onboard. Continue towards Korčula, the most preserved medieval town whose street design is based on a fish bone pattern, to spend the night there. Take a walking tour of Korcula which takes you through its narrow, cobbled streets full of history. Evening is free to explore the town on Your own.


Our journey than continues towards Pučišća, situated on the island of Brač, village of the stone sculpture, where you can visit a stonemason school (optional). Lunch on board before arrival in Pučišća, enjoy a swim in one of Brač’s many lovely coves and bays.


Depart to Omiš before breakfast, its fortresses are silent stone reminders of the power and might of the infamous pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack. After visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off 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, the seafront promenade, and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split.


Stop in Bol, a small town on Island Brac, for a swim at the Golden Horn. Enjoy the 530 m long golden pebble beach said to be the best in Croatia. It is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Return to your boat for lunch, then head to Hvar. Hvar is one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK) and many more historical sites. Your evening is free to explore Hvar on your own. Note: Due to the limited capacity of the Hvar Harbour (during peak season in July and August) it may be necessary to moor in Stari Grad or Jelsa if requested to by the harbour master. In that case transfer by bus will be organized to and from Hvar.


Departing from Hvar in the morning, our sail to Mljet Island includes a stop for swimming, if weather permits, and lunch on board. Croatian “Greenest Island” will hypnotize you with its beautiful, untouched nature and its cultural heritage. We arrive in the heart of Mljet National Park which encompasses five types of forests, many species of birds and two deep lakes. If you want to visit Mljet National Park, walk to the entrance where you can purchase the ticket to walk around the Great Lake and the Small Lake and join the boat ride to St. Mary Island. Have a Captain’s Dinner onboard. We will spend the night in Mljet.


In the morning we continue our adventure by sailing back to Dubrovnik with lunch on board with stop for swimming. Upon arrival in Dubrovnik after lunch join a guided tour of the magnificent Old town and understand why it`s UNESCO listed and such a unique destination. Your evening is free in Dubrovnik.


Disembark after breakfast.


Princess Aloha

Vessel Type: Small Ship Cruise Length: 125 feet / 38.1 meters Passenger Capacity: 36 Built/ Refurbished : 2013 M/S Princess Aloha is a luxury vessel was built in 2013. Maximum capacity is 36 passengers in 16 twin or double beds cabins and 2 triple cabins. All cabins have been built by up-to-date standards, each, fully equipped with A/C, LCD TV, safe deposit box, fire alarm, internal communication system between rooms. Bathrooms are equipped with toilet, shower, wash basin, also included is hair dryer, slippers, bathrobe and for added convenience cosmetic package. All cabins are sound-proof and each cabin comes with the fire-proof doors, guaranteeing privacy for all guests. The restaurant area is fully air-conditioned for passengers comfort. A portion of the dining area extends outdoors, offering sweeping panoramic views of the surroundings area and it can accommodate all passengers at once. The restaurant includes bar area with LCD TV, there is also a corner table for buffet breakfast. There is also free wireless internet access (Wi-Fi).The lounging sundeck has a total surface of 2,368 square feet, partially offering sun-shade cover and providing deck-beds for all passengers. The ship has a rear access platform to the sea as well as ladders for easy access to the water. In addition, the vessel offers two outdoor showers and four deck lavatories.<br />Electricity on board: 220V.

Highlights

Dubrovnik Split Korcula Hvar Great wine and food

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