This one-way cruise from Dubrovnik to Split is a great way to enjoy the beautiful Croatian coastline and islands.
Discover the beauty of Croatian islands and thousand-year-old cities with their rich history, along with the Croatian lifestyle and heritage. The carefully prepared itinerary will give you enough time to experience historical sites like Split and Dubrovnik. There will also be enough time to relax and go for a swim.
During this 7-night cruise, onboard the first class MS Splendid, you will be able to experience the Croatian way of life, its past seamlessly blending with the present.
Route: DUBROVNIK – MLJET – KORČULA – VIS -BIŠEVO BLUE CAVE – HVAR- BRAČ – OMIŠ –SPLIT
Departure dates on Saturdays starting in May 2019.
- 7 nights onboard a first class M/S Splendid
- Guided walking tours of Split, Hvar, Korcula and Dubrovnik
- An abundance of free time to explore these amazing cities
- Sunny Hvar with its lavender fields and vineyards
- Charming Korcula, the reputed birthplace of Marco Polo
Welcome to Dubrovnik! M/S SPLENDID will be docked in Dubrovnik Gruž harbour where you can board during the entire day. Leave your bags on board and explore the city before returning to meet your Captain, crew and fellow passengers and then enjoying a Welcome Dinner.
Today, embark on a panoramic drive with photo ops a plenty as we descend into the historical town of Dubrovnik, a listed UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy a city tour and learn why Dubrovnik is known as the Pearl of the Adriatic followed by some free time. After midday, lunch will be on board as we head towards Mljet.
This morning, explore National Park Mljet with its Great and Small Lake and don’t miss visiting the 12th Century Benedictine Monastery. After a lunch and cruise on board, arrive into Korcula in the afternoon. Enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of this historical town, known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Evening will be spent at your leisure.
In the morning, we’ll continue our cruise to the Island of Vis, with a swim stop en route. Arrival to Vis is scheduled for the afternoon. Enjoy the interesting town of Vis, which has been mainly untouched by tourist development. Vis features unspoilt beaches and beautiful nature, as well as traditional architecture. The rest of the day is spent at your leisure. Overnight in Vis Town.
Enjoy the morning cruising towards the Island of Bisevo and its infamous Blue Cave. Marvel as the sun penetrates through the submarine opening creating aquamarine and silver effects in the water, a truly magical phenomenon to witness. After a swim stop and lunch, cruise towards Hvar, one of Croatia’s most popular destinations. You’ll enjoy a guided sightseeing tour of Hvar, experience its history and culture, including learning how lavender was traditionally farmed here for centuries. Spend the evening at leisure.
Today depart towards Brac with a stop at Bol, known for having one of Europe’s finest beaches, Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape). Enjoy the beach and the charming Dalmatian town. While enjoying lunch, continue cruising towards Pucisca, the biggest village on the Island of Brac. Make sure to enjoy the sights of this rustically ambient village with its Mediterranean architecture during your night stay here.
After breakfast we’ll cruise across the Brač channel to Omiš, an ancient town with city walls, fortresses and stone churches. Omiš is located at the delta of Cetina River, with its wonderful beaches. For centuries, Omiš was for a stronghold of famous pirates, a symbol of retaliation, courage and strength in the long historical fight against The Republic of Venice. After a relaxed walk in Omiš we’ll have lunch. During the afternoon hours we’ll sail on towards Split, our last stop.
Our English speaking guide will do the afternoon Split City tour and walk us through the historical Diocletian’s Palace. Overnight in Split.
After breakfast, say farewell to all your new friends as your Splendid Croatia cruise concludes this morning.