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Discover Croatia Cruise and Land Tour

  • Ship Type:Deluxe Cruise
  • Departs From:Split
  • Duration:10 Nights

Explore 3,000 years of history in the capital city of Zagreb, immerse yourself in nature at Plitvice Lakes National Park and tour Split’s fascinating 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace before cruising the stunning Southern Dalmatian coast on board a newly built Deluxe cruise ship with up to 38 on board guests. On this island-hopping journey, you’ll visit famous islands like Hvar and Korcula, along with enchanting hidden gems like Trogir and Vis, before concluding in medieval Dubrovnik.

Deluxe Cruise
From
£2,176per person
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Route & Map

  • Day 1
    • Zagreb

      • At your leisure
  • Day 2
    • Zagreb & Plitvice Lakes

      • Guided tour of Zagreb
  • Days 3-4
    • Split

      • Entrance to Plitvice Lakes National Park
      • Guided tour of Split
      • Cocktail welcome dinner
  • Day 5
    • Trogir

      • Guided tour of Trogir
  • Day 6
    • Vis

      • Time at leisure to explore tranquil Vis
  • Day 7
    • Hvar

      • Optional Blue Cave Tour
      • Wine tasting at popular winery
  • Day 8
    • Korcula

      • Scenic sail past the Golden Horn Beach
      • Guided tour of Korcula
  • Day 9
    • Slano/Ston

      • Fresh oyster and mussel tasting
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 10
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided tour of Dubrovnik
  • Day 11
    • Departure from Dubrovnik

    • Our Deluxe Ship

      MS Phoenix 72

      A brand new ship for 2021, the MS Phoenix provides impeccable standards and all the latest up-to-date facilities for its 36 guests to enjoy. The 18 cabins have all been fitted with modern amenities and comfortable, pleasing surroundings. MS Phoenix also has a salon-style restaurant and bar that can be found on the upper deck, where the sundeck houses a jacuzzi and sunbeds to relax on.

       

      Departure Dates

      2024

      • May

        May 05, 2024May 08, 2024May 15, 2024May 19, 2024May 22, 2024
      • June

        Jun 02, 2024Jun 05, 2024Jun 16, 2024Jun 19, 2024Jun 30, 2024
      • July

        Jul 03, 2024Jul 14, 2024Jul 17, 2024Jul 24, 2024Jul 28, 2024
      • August

        Aug 07, 2024Aug 11, 2024Aug 14, 2024Aug 21, 2024Aug 25, 2024Aug 28, 2024
      • September

        Sep 04, 2024Sep 11, 2024Sep 25, 2024
      • October

        Oct 02, 2024Oct 06, 2024Oct 09, 2024

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      What's Included

      General
      • Bed-and-breakfast accommodation at 4- or 5-star hotels in Zagreb, Plitvice Lakes and Split
      • 7-nights of luxury small ship cruising from Split to Dubrovnik in your choice of cabin
      • Private hotel, airport and ship transfers throughout
      • Daily cabin cleaning service and luggage porterage
      • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
      • Professional English-speaking cruise director with on board lectures
      • Complimentary use of water sports including SUP's and Sea Kayaks
      • Daily swim stops
      • Full financial trip protection for your guaranteed peace of mind
      Food & Beverages
      • Daily buffet breakfast throughout the trip
      • Daily three course set lunches on the cruise
      • Fresh fruit available during the cruise
      • 3-course welcome reception dinner on the cruise
      • Three course Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
      • Unlimited filtered water with complimentary reusable bottles
      • Filtered tea and coffee available after lunch
      • Fresh fruit provided daily
      Excursions
      • Guided walking tours of Zagreb, Split, Trogir, Korcula and Dubrovnik
      • Entrance fees to UNESCO listed Plitvice Lakes National Park
      • Wine tasting at a popular family-run winery on Hvar
      • Oyster farm tour in Ston, including a fresh oyster and mussel tasting
      • Entrance fees to Mljet National Park
      • Professional whisper headsets for guided walking tours

      What's Not Included

      • International airfare to/from Croatia
      • Gratuities
      • Port taxes are excluded - Please see your personal quote for the port taxes due
      • We strongly advise all guests to purchase comprehensive travel insurance
      • Additional meals and drinks packages not mentioned in itinerary

      Supplement Free Cabins for Single Travelers

      • We have a limited number of supplement free cabins for single travelers per departure. Once these supplement free cabins have sold out, a single supplement of 80% applies to lower deck cabins.

      Day by Day Itinerary

      Day 1 ZAGREB

      Zagreb

      Welcome to Zagreb. After arrival into the capital city, you’ll be met by our driver for a private transfer to your hotel. Relax, refresh spend the rest of the day at your leisure in this 3,000-year-old city’s Old Town. You may want to take a walk through the cobbled streets of the Upper Town to witness sights like one of the oldest buildings in Zagreb. St. Mark’s Church and its often-photographed, colorful roof, dated back to the 13th-century. Alternatively, you may want to capture a photo of Zagreb Cathedral, considered the most monumental sacral building built in Gothic style southeast of the Alps, and the country’s tallest with its two soaring twin spires. Also worth visiting are the Lower Town houses, pretty parks, cafes, eateries and shops.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Esplanade Zagreb

      Day 2 ZAGREB - PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK

      Plitvice Lakes

      This morning you’ll meet a local private guide for a comprehensive tour of the Croatian capital. You’ll take in the most significant sights of the capital including Zagreb Cathedral, Dolac farmer’s market, the Houses of Parliament, St. Mark’s Church and many more. During the tour you will break at “La Struk” to sample Croatia’s most well-known delicacy, Strukli. This afternoon your private driver will meet up with you to transfer you to the famous Plitvice Lakes National Park, one of Croatia’s top attractions. This UNESCO-listed site is considered one of the world’s most enchanting natural wonders with 16 lakes in hues that range from brilliant blue to emerald green that has been flowing over the chalk and limestone for thousands of years.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Degenija
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 3 PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK - SPLIT

      Split

      This morning set off after breakfast to explore the magnificent Plitvice Lakes National Park. With entrance fees included, it takes most guests around 3-4 hours to explore the park which is why we suggest setting off in the morning before it gets too hot. You will return to the hotel in the early afternoon, where our private driver will pick you up for your onward transfer to Split. After arriving into Split in the early evening, you’ll have a leisurely time to wander the 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace which covers nearly half the historic center or take a stroll along the Riva promenade, lined with cafes and restaurants, the perfect place for people watching while sipping wine.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Splendida Palace
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 4 SPLIT

      Split

      The cruise portion of your itinerary begins today, with embarkation possible anytime from 1 pm on. Relax in your cabin before joining our expert local guide for a tour of the beautiful historical town of Split. Split is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts an abundance of classic Roman architecture, which includes the splendid Diocletian Palace. After your walking tour, you will return to the boat and enjoy the evening with a 3-course dinner on board as you get to know your crew and fellow passengers.

      • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Split
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner

      Day 5 SPLIT - TROGIR

      trogir old town

      We set sail whilst guests are enjoying breakfast towards the beautiful Old Town of Trogir. Before our arrival though it’s time for your first swim stop of this trip in a quiet secluded bay. You will enjoy lunch on board before arriving in Trogir and docking directly in the town’s picturesque harbor. Enjoy the afternoon exploring this wonderful UNESCO-listed town which is often compared to Venice with its medieval streets, magnificently preserved castle, and beautiful marina. Trogir is full of charming restaurants and quaint bars, the perfect spot for your first dinner off the boat.

      • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Trogir
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 6 TROGIR - VIS

      Vis Town

      Today our yacht departs early from Trogir and sets sail to the off the beaten track island of Vis, famed for its seclusion and isolation. The island was once used as a military base and therefore out of bounds to tourists, so it has maintained a beautiful untouched uniqueness. Upon arrival in Vis, guests will have free time this afternoon to wander through the charming streets of Vis which is full of quaint sea front cafes and stunning marina views. Those who are feeling energetic can take a 25 minute walk up the hill to enjoy sunset drinks at Fort George, which has sublime sunset views over the island.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 7 VIS - (BLUE CAVE) HVAR ISLAND

      Hvar Croatia

      We set off early from the port of Vis for the nearby Island of Bisevo, which is home to the magical Blue Cave. Weather permitting, you will enjoy an optional guided tour inside this beautiful natural phenomenon and admire the beautiful colours, leaving you feeling mesmerized. (Entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions and therefore the entry fee of EUR20pp is payable on the day). We then continue sailing through the beautiful Pakleni island archipelago, with an opportunity to swim in this stunning secluded bay on route. We will arrive on Hvar Island in the afternoon, with a fascinating Hvar Island tour planned. The first stop on this tour is an opportunity for you to sample locally produced wines at a stunning family run winery. We then continue on to the chic town of Hvar, where you will have free time to explore this picturesque town at your leisure.

      • Optional Excursion: Visit the Blue Cave (Subject to Weather)
      • Excursions Included: Wine tasting tour at a sought after family winery
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 8 HVAR ISLAND – KORCULA

      Korcula

      We will set off before breakfast today and make our way to the Island of Korcula. On route, the captain will do a scenic sail past one of Croatia’s most sought after beaches, the Golden Horn Beach, known in Croatia as Zlatni Rat. We will then continue our journey on to Korcula, where we will have a swim stop in the afternoon shortly before arriving in Korcula. Once docked, join our cruise director and our guide who will take you through the narrow, cobbled streets to view the impressive Venetian-gothic architecture and learn more about the alleged birthplace of explorer Marco Polo along with reason for the fishbone layout of the streets. This evening, you have a choice of dinner in one of Korcula’s many superb restaurants or speak to our cruise director about doing our optional Traditional Village Dinner experience.

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

      Day 9 KORCULA - MLJET NATIONAL PARK - SLANO

      Ston

      Continuing our journey to Mljet Island and its lush national park, you’ll have time to wander the scenic paths that wind through the forest and around emerald-hued saltwater lakes, one of which is home to a tiny island with a 12th-century Benedictine monastery. Once everyone is back on board, we’ll cruise to the traditional fishing village of Slano which lies near another fortified village, Ston. You’ll have time to check out the ramparts and defensive walls before enjoying a short walk along the coast to an oyster farm. Look forward to enjoying samples of the fresh oysters and mussels, while learning more about Ston’s famous delicacy. Tonight, the Captain’s dinner will be hosted on board, complete with live entertainment.

      • Excursions Included: Admission fees to Mljet National Park, Oyster farm tour in Ston, including a fresh oyster and mussel tasting
      • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner

      Day 10 SLANO - DUBROVNIK

      Dubrovnik

      Our last full day of the cruise brings us to the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” Dubrovnik. You’ll join a local guide for a walking tour of its medieval center, strolling its cobbled streets and marble-paved squares. Take in the sights like Rector’s Palace, one of the most impressive and important buildings in the old Dubrovnik Republic, before taking a walk right atop the city’s defensive walls for views of the endless red-tiled roofs, the Aegean Sea and the neighboring Elaphiti Islands. Afterward, enjoy time on your own to celebrate your experience by dining in one of the outstanding rooftop eateries while gazing out at one last sunset over the sea.

      • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 11 DEPARTURE

      Dubrovnik

      You’ll want to have your bags packed and ready early this morning – after breakfast and time for farewells to the crew and your fellow shipmates, now new friends, you’ll be met by private transfer for the drive to Dubrovnik Airport or your onward hotel in Dubrovnik if you’ve decided to extend your time here. As so many find it hard to leave, if you haven’t made plans to stay and aren’t ready to say goodbye, contact our travel experts who will be happy to help.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast

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