Transfer from Split airport to Split harbour where you will be welcomed by our cruise representative. Check in starts from 13:00h. In case your flight arrives earlier, let us take care of your luggage so you can enjoy the beautiful Split on your own till the check in time. After settling, join the walking tour through Split with an expert guide who will bring the past to life and tell you a lot about Split today. Stroll the streets and learn many interesting facts that make this unique town’s history full of intrigue. Take part of the story of this more than 1700 years old town, founded by the Roman emperor Diocletian who chose this beautiful place as his retirement residence. Let the story of who he was and why he loved Dalmatia so much amaze you! After the tour, return to the ship for a welcome reception. Overnight in Split.
This morning we will leave Split behind and sail towards Primošten, a small town located between Sibenik and Split. Your bus will be waiting for you to take you to visit Krka National Park, one of Croatia’s most famous national parks. The top attractions of the Park are its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous Skradinski Buk falls which are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. A boat trip through the park is a great way to explore and enjoy beautiful waterfall in a green environment. Best of all, it is possible to swim in some locations in Krka National Park! (To be sure to bring your swimming costume along!) After the sightseeing tour, we will take you to Pakovo village to xperience authentic, interactive and entertaining storytelling, try the famous Drniš “pršut” (smoked ham) and enjoy Croatian specialty “peka”. After this amazing experience we will go to Šibenik, a city of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Your night is free to explore the city by yourself. Overnight Šibenik.
Early in the morning we set sail to Hvar, the longest island in Croatia, the sunniest in all Europe (2724 sunny hours each year) and undeniably among the most beautiful islands in the world. Swim stop along the way. Upon arrival join the guided tour of Hvar and learn why this amazing town is a must see on the historical map of the Croatia. Your evening is free to explore this amazing holiday spot by yourself. We suggest you to take a jeep safari which will take you away from the popular tourist resorts, on an intoxicating voyage of discovery through the aromatic hills of rosemary and lavender, through the various hilltop villages of the island, and along tracks off-limits to most vehicles.
Note: port of call can be substituted for Stari Grad because of the limited capacity of Hvar harbor. In that case transfer to and from Hvar will be organized by Zantium.
Early in the morning we set sail for the island of Korčula, rich in vineyards, olive groves and small villages with numerous bays and coves. Swim stop in one of the peaceful bays, perfect to enjoy the beautiful atmosphere of the unspoiled nature, lush vegetation and crystal clear sea. Lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Korčula. This medieval ”little Dubrovnik”, said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo, has an ancient atmosphere and we will enjoy getting to know it on an interesting tour along its winding streets (only in case you have purchased our excursion package). After the tour, make the best of some free time and sip a glass of local wine or coffee at an outdoor cafe, take a dip in the sea or just continue walking the streets. Overnight in Korčula.
Today we sail to Mljet – the most forested island in the Adriatic and one of the most beautiful pearls of the Mediterranean. Mljet is also well known for its two saltwater lakes – Veliko and Malo Jezero, located at the north-west end of the island. The Benedictine monastery, situated on the island of St. Mary on the Veliko Jezero, is one of the most beautiful historic localities on the Mediterranean, is also the most visited spots and symbol of the National Park. Here, you can join the cruise manager on an optional tour* of the National Park and find out why the Greek hero Ulysses considered it his favourite holiday spot. Captain’s dinner on board. Overnight in port Pomena.
*National Park entrance fee not included
Early in the morning we depart to Slano, a small town indented into a 2km long bay. From here we will start our gastro adventure towards Ston, the gastronomic center of the county. This town with the longest walls in Europe is situated near Dubrovnik and is surrounded by breathtaking scenery which, together with the picturesque city architecture, forms a harmonic entity. Once there we will visit an oyster farm where you will learn how oysters and mussels are cultivated in this region, and why they are so delicious. You will enjoy a rustic oyster and mussel tasting with local wine under the shade of the trees. Overnight in Slano.
Early in the morning we depart to Elaphiti Islands with plenty of time for swimming along the way. As we continue our journey towards Dubrovnik, enjoy the lunch while sailing alongside the old city walls. This is the perfect time for you to make some magnificent photos and memories that will last a lifetime. After docking join a guided tour of the Old Town. After visiting this stunningly intact walled city on the Adriatic Sea coast, you will have the opportunity to experience the best things this town has to offer by yourself. Overnight in Dubrovnik
After breakfast, it’s time to disembark. Transfer to the airport.
WR — Welcome reception
B — Breakfast
L — Lunch
D — Dinner
CD — Captain’s dinner
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