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Croatia & Montenegro Deluxe Balcony Cruise

  • Ship Type:Deluxe Balcony
  • Departs From:Split
  • Duration:7 Nights

A magical 7-night adventure, you’ll explore two countries on one luxurious small-ship cruise, with the option of an en-suite balcony cabin. Look forward to mouthwatering meals both onboard and off, with time to sample the local cuisine while in port and fresh, half-board meals (including a daily breakfast buffet, daily three-course set lunch, and some special dinners) prepared on the ship based on seasonal, local ingredients. You’ll embark on multiple guided tours of Split, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Montenegro, and Hvar, led by locals for expert insight. Enjoy time on one of Europe’s most spectacular beaches, a fresh oyster tasting, and numerous swim stops in secluded bays throughout.

Deluxe Balcony Cruise
$2,580per person
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Route & Map

  • Day 1
    • Split

      • Guided tour of Split
      • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 2
    • Korcula

      • Guided tour of Korcula
  • Day 3
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided tour of Dubrovnik
  • Day 4
    • Kotor, Montenegro

      • Full-day guided tour in Montenegro with traditional lunch
  • Day 5
    • Ston

      • Fresh oyster & mussel tasting
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 6
    • Hvar

      • Guided tour of Hvar Old Town
  • Day 7
    • Bol & Trogir

      • Visit to world-famous Zlatni Rat Beach
  • Day 8
    • Departure from Split

    • What's Included

      • 8-day, 7-night cruise round-trip from Split, Croatia
      • Private transfers to/from the ship
      • Professional English-speaking cruise director
      • Free WiFi on-board
      • Daily cabin service & luggage handling
      • Daily swim stops
      Food & Beverage
      • Half Board including daily buffet breakfast, 3 course set lunch and daily fresh fruit
      • Unlimited filtered water
      • 3-Course welcome dinner with cocktail
      • Captain’s evening dinner with live entertainment
      • Guided tours in Split, Montenegro, Korcula, Dubrovnik, and Hvar
      • Ston oyster & mussel tasting

      What's Not Included

      • International airfare to/from Croatia
      • Gratuities
      • Port taxes of €70 per person
      • We strongly advise all guests to purchase comprehensive travel insurance
      • Additional meals and drinks packages not mentioned in itinerary
      • Price based on double occupancy in a double or twin room. Single supplement in lower deck cabins of 60-80%

      Cruise Ships

      MV Markan


      The newest vessel to sail the shores of Croatia, the MS Markan made her maiden voyage in 2018. Measuring 161 feet by 28 feet, she offers deluxe accommodation in 19 guest cabins including 9 VIP cabins with private balconies. Look forward to relaxing on the spacious sundeck, soaking up the sunshine and the scenery, while attentive crew members help complete the experience for the ultimate cruise of a lifetime.

      Day by Day Itinerary

      Day 1 SPLIT

      Split Bell Tower

      Our driver will be there to welcome you at Split International Airport or your Split hotel to provide a private transfer to the port where your elegant ship awaits. Check-in is available from 2 pm on and once you’ve settled in, you’ll join our local guide for a tour of Split’s historic center. Nearly half is covered by the 4th-century Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, which includes some of the most impeccably preserved Roman architecture in the world. After exploring, return to the ship for a welcome cocktail reception/meet-and-greet where you’ll get to know your fellow passengers, the captain, and crew followed by a delicious, multicourse welcome dinner.

      • Excursions Included: Guided tour of Split
      • Meals Included: Welcome Dinner

      Day 2 SPLIT – KORCULA

      Korcula Old Town

      Departing early this morning from ancient Split, we head toward Korcula Island. Best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, it has a fairytale-like walled Old Town complete with gates, towers, and bastions. Along the way, we’ll stop in a secluded bay to enjoy lunch surrounded by the spectacular scenery. Arriving at Korcula early this afternoon, meet up with our local guide for a walking tour of the enchanting historic center where you’ll notice significant Venetian influence, including the winged lions at St. Mark’s Cathedral. Afterward, explore on your own, enjoying dinner in one of the many traditional tavernas or fine-dining restaurants, some with sea views.

      • Excursions Included: Guided tour of Korcula Old Town
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


      Panorama of Dubrovnik from the City Walls, Croatia

      Enjoy breakfast as we continue our cruise by sailing along the coast to Dubrovnik. En route, take advantage of a swim stop in one of the beautiful hidden bays. Arriving at the “Pearl of the Adriatic” after lunch, you’ll follow your Cruise Director and local guide for a tour of the city’s UNESCO-listed historic center. Look forward to expert insight while marveling at centuries-old buildings, including Gothic-style Rector’s Palace and the Renaissance Sponza’s Palace. Leisure time follows for exploring the limestone paved streets and perhaps taking a stroll atop the defensive walls that encircle the Old City. You’ll find many enticing spots for dinner on your own afterward.

      • Excursions Included: Guided tour of Dubrovnik's Old City
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch



      A full-day trip will bring you into Montenegro, with the border only about an hour’s drive away. It’s the perfect opportunity to explore some of the most magnificent destinations while enjoying the dramatic mountain and fjord scenery along the way. Our first stop is the small traditional village of Perast. Nestled along the Bay of Kotor, it’s home to many beautifully preserved Venetian Gothic buildings. Enjoy a quick guided tour before continuing to Old Town Kotor for a tour within its walls which include many medieval buildings like cathedrals and palaces. A traditional Montenegrin lunch follows before making our return to Dubrovnik, with leisure time for dinner.

      • Excursions Included: Full-day guided tour in Montenegro with traditional lunch
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch


      Oyster tasting in Slano

      A scenic and tasty day awaits. We’ll cruise to the Peljesac Peninsula. It’s renowned for producing some of the most popular red Croatian wines and its mouthwatering oysters, with the high concentration of salt and minerals in the bay said to be the reason behind the delicious flavor. En route, enjoy a swim stop in a serene bay. Upon arrival at the port, you’ll follow your Cruise Director for a short traditional boat ride to Ston for a memorable tasting of freshly harvested oysters and mussels. We’ll head back to the ship in the early evening providing time to prepare for the Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment.

      • Excursions Included: Fresh oyster & mussel tasting
      • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner with live entertainment



      Winding our way through the magnificent Pakleni Islands, surrounded by crystal-clear turquoise water, we’ll enjoy a swim-stop here before continuing to Hvar, one of the sunniest islands in Croatia, renowned for its striking natural beauty with everything from lavender fields, vineyards, and postcard-perfect beaches. Old Town Hvar is particularly alluring with its many historic landmarks which include Europe’s oldest public theater, dating back to 1612, and the Renaissance St. Stephen’s Cathedral. Perched above is the 16th-century Spanjola Fortress. Enjoy a locally guided tour to learn more about it and then enjoy dinner on your own, perhaps followed by a late-night – Hvar is famous for its buzzing nightlife.

      • Excursions Included: Guided tour of Hvar Old Town
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 7 HVAR – BOL – TROGIR

      Bol Zlatni Rat

      An early morning sail brings us to Brac Island, docking in Bol. Here you can simply enjoy a stroll along the picturesque promenade or join your Cruise Director for a visit to nearby Zlatni Rat, one of the most famously beautiful beaches in all of Europe. Once everyone is back onboard, enjoy lunch as we continue to medieval Trogir, making our last swim stop along the way. We’ll spend the night in Trogir so you’ll have the evening at your leisure to explore its medieval streets. It’s like an open-air museum with significant Venetian influence and you’ll find a wide range of eateries for dinner.

      • Excursions Included: Visit to world-famous Zlatni Rat Beach
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 8 DEPARTURE

      Split Aerial View Diocletian's Palace

      After an unforgettable week of cruising and land tours, we’ll make our way back to Split early this morning. If you have an early flight from Split International Airport, it’s possible to disembark in Trogir which is just a short drive away. Otherwise, continue with us to Split, with disembarkation by 9 am. You’ll have time for one last breakfast onboard and goodbyes to your captain, the crew, and fellow passengers, many of whom are probably new friends. Your driver will be there to provide a private transfer to Split’s airport or your ongoing hotel if you’ve decided to spend more time in this beautiful city.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Departure Dates

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      • Jun

        Jun 12Jun 26
      • Sep

        Sep 18


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