PREMIUM CRUISE HOLIDAY: Cruise from Split on a wonderful journey around the best of the Adriatic. Discover the nature of Mljet National Park, get lost in the winding alleys of Kotor in Montenegro, marvel at the ancient walled city of Dubrovnik and learn about the famous limestone of Brac, with plenty of swimming breaks and relaxation along the way.
Saturday. Welcome to Croatia! Upon arrival at Split Airport you will be met and transferred to the ship in Split Harbour for embarkation (after 2pm). The remainder of the day is at your leisure before a welcome dinner on board.
Overnight: Split - onboard | Dinner
Split - Hvar - Korcula. After breakfast, you have the opportunity to explore Split independently or join the optional walking tour. The walking tour includes visiting Split's famous Diocletian Palace, the former home of the Roman Emperor. Back on board we depart and cruise to the island of Hvar - well-known for its beautiful lavender and rosemary fields, delicious wines and celebrity visitors. There is another optional walking tour here should you wish. Before arrival into Korcula, we have the opportunity for a refreshing swim at the neighbouring islands of Pakleni. Korcula is our last port of call today and we should arrive here late afternoon. The Captains Dinner is served onboard.
Overnight: Korcula - onboard | Breakfast, Dinner
Korcula - Mljet - Slano. After breakfast the captain chooses a secluded bay for a relaxing morning swim. Korcula is a beautiful area surrounded by green forests and stunning crystal blue waters. The next stop is the island of Mljet. Mljet National Park is home to two salty lakes and the perfect nature lovers paradise. It is possible to walk, cycle or kayak here. It is also home to the 12th century St Mary Monastery. Independently explore or join the optional excursion. After our day on Mljet we head back to Slano on the mainland.
Overnight: Slano - onboard | Breakfast, Lunch
Slano - Ston - Dubrovnik. Near to Slano sits the small town of Ston - famous for its rich wines, ancient salt production, and delicious oysters and mussels. This morning there is an optional tour 'Taste of Dalmatia' which highlights all these delights. Or you can just relax in Slano before we set off again - this time towards Dubrovnik. En route to Dubrovnik we'll stop at stunning Lopud Island. There is an optional guided walk of the Old Town today. This ancient walled medieval city is Croatia’s crowning jewel and has become a very popular filming location for the likes of Star Wars, Game of Thrones and Robin Hood. Independently explore, or join an optional excursion to see the highlights of Dubrovnik. Dinner is not included tonight so you get the opportunity to try some of the many amazing eateries Dubrovnik has on offer.
Overnight: Dubrovnik - onboard | Breakfast, Lunch
Dubrovnik - Kotor - Dubrovnik. Departing Dubrovnik this morning we head east by road passing the tranquil valley of Konalve, as we cross the Montenegro Border. We're likely to begin to see snow-capped mountains, that stand tall over the Adriatic's glistening sea. We’ll drive around Boka Bay and picturesque Perast before arriving into UNESCO Listed Kotor. Your guide will take you on an included walking tour of the maze of alleys and beautiful piazzas. Afterwards, return to Dubrovnik for dinner and overnight on board.
Overnight: Onboard - Dubrovnik | Breakfast, Dinner
Elaphite Islands and Korcula
Dubrovnik - Elaphite Islands - Korcula. Saying goodbye to Dubrovnik this morning we visit Elaphite Islands, for a stroll and swim. These beautiful islands were popular with local sailors who chose to build their ships here. Nowadays its more so a quaint and relaxing location. Lunch is served on board before we continue to Korcula - a former Venetian stronghold famous for its amazing stonework and being the alleged home of Marco Polo. In Korcula, there is an optional walking tour of the town.
Overnight: Onboard - Korcula | Breakfast, Lunch
Korcula - Brac - Omis. Breakfast this morning is served whilst enjoying the beautiful views of the Korcula archipelago, before a scenic cruise past the Peljasac Peninsula and Hvar Island. We'll also stop at Brac Island which is famous for marble and exceptional limestone which today, decorate well-known buildings such as the White House in Washington DC and the Bundestag in Berlin. There is an optional visit to the stonemasonry school in Pucisca (the only school of this kind in Croatia). Returning to the mainland, we explore Omis, at the mouth of the Cetina River - an optional boat tour of the river is available here.
Overnight: Onboard - Omis | Breakfast, Lunch
Saturday. Our last morning on board and we enjoy a farewell breakfast, as we travel from Omis to Split for disembarkation (disembark by 9am).
Upper deck or below deck cabin?
On all of our Croatia cruise holidays, you have the choice of an on deck (upper) or below deck cabin. Below deck cabins are located below the main deck or in the hull of the ships. They do have windows or port holes that allow in natural light but these generally do not open. On deck cabins are either on the main deck or top floor of the boat. These all have opening windows that allow in the breeze. There is a supplement for upgrading to on deck cabins, please see the ‘extra prices’ section located at the bottom of the ‘prices and departures’ tab for details. Choose your option at time of booking to secure your place.
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Prices & Dates
'Twin Share' prices are per person when there are 2 people sharing a cabin. 'Single Room' prices are applicable to those who don’t have anyone to share a cabin with or anyone wanting the privacy of their own cabin.Read More
The hotels listed below are ones which we frequently use on this tour. We reserve the right to substitute these hotels to ones of a similar standard.
M/S Adriatic Princess, Croatia Sailing
MS Adriatic Princess was commissioned in 2017. The luxury class vessel measures luxury 45 m (144 ft) long, 8.5 m (28 ft) wide with a cruising speed of 9 knots. She has 18 ensuite cabins on the main and lower deck, and all are fully air-conditioned. Cabin furnishings include a cupboard, a cabinet and a window or a porthole. All cabins are equipped with power plugs. Bathrooms are fully equipped with a shower, toilet, hairdryer and a vanity with a sink. The Upper deck houses a fully air-conditioned salon-restaurant that sits all guests at the same time with a fully equipped bar and LCD TV. At the rear of the boat you can find a shaded lounge area with club tables and comfortable sofas. Top deck, also called the sun deck offers is equipped with sun tanning chairs, also WIFI is available free of charge in the salon and in the rear part of the boat.