Split to Split
A small-ship cruise sailing round-trip from Split, the ancient city dominated by UNESCO-listed Diocletian’s Palace, will bring you to some of Croatia’s most magnificent destinations. On a 7-night trip, you’ll cruise for several hours each day, enjoying swim stops in the clear blue waters of secluded bays. In the ports moored in, you’ll often enjoy intriguing, locally-led guided tours with time to explore on your own. Evenings are typically spent sampling authentic cuisine in some of the restaurants and bars known for serving local specialties.
Your Dalmatian coast cruise travels on what’s like a floating boutique hotel, with accommodation provided in spacious twin or double cabins, all of which are air-conditioned and en-suite with private bathrooms that have showers. You’ll have a dedicated cruise manager although the entire crew is renowned for exceptional service, ensuring a personal experience for each and every guest. Meals are all prepared fresh on board, often using local ingredients gathered at the destinations visited. With gourmet tastings and visits to award-winning wineries included too, the Split-to-Split cruises provide a very well-rounded experience while getting to know the country through its most delicious flavors.
A Split-to-Split cruise can reveal the unspoiled beauty, rich history, and culture of the Northern Dalmatian coast. It’s a classic Croatian cocktail made up of rugged limestone mountains, brilliant turquoise waters, sun-kissed beaches, island gems, breathtaking historic buildings, and Dalmatian cuisine. Sail between uninhabited islands, enjoy a swim stop at a romantic heart-shaped isle, discover the Mediterranean of old, and wander scenic paths where bears still dwell. You’ll explore three of the most impressive national parks in Croatia, getting off the beaten track to lose yourself in a maze of endless waterfalls and lakes at Plitvice Lakes National Park. Marvel at moon-like landscapes contrasted by an electric blue sea in Kornati National Park and the untouched surroundings of Telascica National Park too.
This Northern Dalmatian coast cruise also visits the thousand-year-old fortified town of Sibenik and its awe-inspiring St. James Cathedral with its 71 sculpted faces, used as the home of the many-faced God in “Game of Thrones.” See a mix of new in the up-and-coming town of Zadar, including its famous pair of art installations powered by nature and its alluring Old Town. There will be countless photo-ops throughout, the Split-to-Split cruise a photographer’s dream, but no matter what type of traveler you are, this is one you’ll want to put on your bucket list.