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Highlights of Venice & Croatia Cruise and Land Tour

  • Ship Type:Luxury Balcony
  • Departs From:Split
  • Duration:13 Nights

Covering nearly all the highlights of Croatia while providing the opportunity to explore one of the most romantic cities in the world, Venice, this cruise of a lifetime starts in the Floating City and travels to breathtaking places like famous Plitvice Lakes National Park, ancient Split and its 4th-century Roman Emperor’s palace, the medieval historic center of the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” and multiple island favorites.

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Route & Map

  • Days 1-2
    • Venice, Italy

      • Guided walking tour of Venice
  • Days 3-4
    • Rovinj

      • Private Luxury Wine Tasting tour with snacks
  • Day 5
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park

      • Private Tour of Plitvice Lakes
  • Days 6-7
    • Split

      • Private transfer to Split and free afternoon
      • Guided walking tour of Split
      • Cocktail welcome dinner
  • Day 8
    • Trogir

      • Tour Krka Waterfalls National Park and see its breathtaking Skradinski Buk waterfall.
  • Day 9
    • Vis

      • Visit the unspoiled island of Vis, a former military island closed to the public for 40 years
  • Day 10
    • Hvar

      • Optional Blue Cave Tour
      • Wine tasting at sought after winery
  • Day 11
    • Korcula

      • Scenic sail past the Golden Horn Beach
      • Guided walking tour of Korcula Town
  • Day 12
    • Slano/Ston

      • Entrance to Mljet National Park
      • Fresh oyster tasting experience at an oyster farm in Ston
      • Captains dinner
  • Day 13
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik
  • Day 14
    • Departure from Dubrovnik

    • Our Luxury Cruise Ships

      MV Memories

      MV Memories is a 53m (174 ft) long, 8.6m (28 ft) wide ‘Signature’ cruise ship, with a speed of nine nautical miles per hour. The ship is brand-new, was launched in 2021, and features the latest equipment and amenities. The ship has a maximum capacity of 38 passengers in 19 twin or double cabins, ensuring exceptional personal service. The ship’s main deck features a spacious air-conditioned dining room and bar area, with an LCD TV, a corner buffet breakfast table, and an outdoor covered lounge area.

      Departure Dates

      2025

      • May

        May 04, 2025May 11, 2025May 18, 2025May 25, 2025
      • June

        Jun 01, 2025Jun 08, 2025Jun 15, 2025Jun 22, 2025Jun 29, 2025
      • July

        Jul 06, 2025Jul 13, 2025Jul 20, 2025Jul 27, 2025
      • August

        Aug 03, 2025Aug 10, 2025Aug 17, 2025Aug 24, 2025Aug 31, 2025
      • September

        Sep 07, 2025Sep 14, 2025Sep 21, 2025Sep 28, 2025

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      What's Included

      General
      • Private Venice Airport speedboat transfer
      • Private transfers throughout this trip with English speaking drivers
      • Overnight hotel stays in Venice, Rovinj, Plitvice Lakes, Split and Dubrovnik in 4 star hotels with breakfast
      • 7 nights of luxury cruise on board a balcony ship
      • Cabin service provided daily
      • Wi-Fi available onboard
      • Professional Cruise Director with on board lctures
      • Baggage handling
      • Daily swim stops in secluded bays
      • Complimentary use of water sports including SUP's and Sea Kayaks
      • Full financial trip protection for your guaranteed peace of mind
      Food & Beverages
      • Buffet-style breakfast served throughout the trip
      • Daily three course set lunches with salad and cheese bar on the cruise
      • A choice of drink with lunches and evening meals (wine, beer, soft drink)
      • Three-course welcome dinner reception
      • Three-course captains dinner with live entertainment
      • Wine and olive oil tasting on board
      • Fresh fruit available daily
      • Unlimited filtered water with complimentary reusable bottles
      • Complimentary filtered coffee and tea throughout the cruise
      Excursions
      • Private Venice walking tour
      • Private Luxury Wine Tasting tour with snacks
      • Entrance to the Plitvice Lakes National Park
      • Guided tours led by English-speaking guides in Split, Korcula and Dubrovnik
      • Guided tour of Krka National Park
      • Hvar Island tour with winery visit
      • Oyster and mussel tasting experience in Ston
      • Professional whisper headsets for guided walking tours

      What's Not Included

      • International airfare to Italy/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 VENICE ARRIVAL

      View of Venices Grand Canal

      Begin your luxury cruise and land adventure in the romantic city of Venice. Our private driver will meet you at Venice airport and he will transfer you by private speedboat to your hotel in Venice. You will have the afternoon at leisure to explore Venice. You might want to wander through Dorsoduro, an ideal neighbourhood on the south-west side of town, filled with canals and art museums while offering the chance to experience the authentic side of Venice away from the tourist crowds. You might shop at Calle Sant’Agnese and browse the art at Gallerie dell’Accademia.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Sina Palazzo Sant'Angelo
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 2 EXPLORE VENICE

      Venice

      Today you’ll meet our expert local guide at iconic St. Mark’s Square for this tour that will give you a taste of what Venice has to offer. As you explore the sights, you’ll learn more about the history and other interesting tidbits about what you’re seeing from your guide. Start by admiring the impressive gothic-style Doge’s Palace and then visit the famous Bridge of Sighs which connects the place to what once was a prison. Continue your tour by marveling at the clock and bell towers that are part of the cathedral adjacent to the Loggetta, and the Marciana Library. Next, your guide will lead you on a stroll through the narrow, winding streets of the city to the Grand Canal and the Rialto area known for its bustling markets and the monumental bridge that crosses the canal.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Sina Palazzo Sant'Angelo
      • Excursion Included: Private Venice walking tour with Dodges Palace entry
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 3 VENICE - ROVINJ

      Rovinj

      Today you will enjoy a private transfer from Venice to the magical town of Rovinj on the Istrian Peninsula. You will arrive in Rovinj in the early afternoon, giving you the opportunity to check in and then spend the rest of the afternoon exploring the charming town of Rovinj. The town is fully pedestrianized and full of narrow cobbled streets, colorful houses, gorgeous town squares, art galleries and charming bars and restaurants which overlook the sea front. Spend the afternoon soaking up the towns wonderful atmosphere before enjoying dinner on your own. We suggest trying La Puntulina which offers delicious meals and stunning sunset views.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Adriatic
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 4 ROVINJ: PRIVATE LUXURY WINE TASTING TOUR

      Istria wine tasting

      Discover the delights of the spectacular Istrian region of Croatia on this fascinating gastronomy adventure. You will visit two of the most idyllic and ancient hill top communities in Croatia. First, Groznjan with its breath-taking panoramic vistas, enjoy time to savor the views and walk between numerous galleries and shops. Continue to Motovun, arguably Istria’s most beautiful hill top town. During the tour you will be welcomed to two high-end wineries, enjoying tastings in each accompanied by delectable local snacks.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Adriatic
      • Excursions Included: Private Luxury Wine Tasting tour
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and snacks on the tour

      Day 5 ROVINJ - PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK

      Plitvice Lakes

      An exciting day awaits as you’ll travel to one of the most popular attractions in Croatia today. Say goodbye to the Istrian Peninsula behind and say hello to Plitvice Lakes National Park. Our private driver will pick you up shortly after an early breakfast and he will drive you to the Plitvice Lakes. You will have time to check in and grab a bite to eat before heading out to explore this magnificent national park. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, its 16 linked lakes in a myriad of shades ranging from brilliant turquoise to deep emerald and countless magnificent waterfalls, have frequently been splashed across the Internet as “viral images.” You’ll get to walk across the wooden bridges and along the scenic paths surrounded by lush greenery for an up-close look at its grandeur.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Degenija
      • Excursions Included: Entrance tickets to the Plitvice Lakes
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 6 PLITVICE LAKES - SPLIT

      Split Croatia

      After breakfast our private driver will pick you up from your hotel in the lakes and he drive you to the city of Split. You will arrive in Split around midday. You may want to enjoy lunch on your own on Split’s picturesque promenade before exploring the city at your leisure.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Villa Split Heritage Hotel
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 7 SPLIT: BOARDING YOUR VESSEL

      Split

      You will be picked up from your hotel today and transferred to your ship to begin your cruise. With check in from 2pm onwards, you will have time to relax in your cabin or meet your fellow guests before joining a guided 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 tour, you will return to the boat and enjoy the evening with a three course welcome dinner and welcome speech from the crew where they will go through the plan for your week on board.

      • Excursions Included: Expert guided tour of Split
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner

      Day 8 SPLIT - KRKA NATIONAL PARK - TROGIR

      Krka National Park

      We’ll set sail this morning, heading toward charming medieval town of Trogir. This UNESCO listed gem with its pristine marina is often compared to a mini-Venice. On route to Trogir the captain will find a secluded spot for you to enjoy the first swim stop of your cruise from the back of the boat. On arrival, we have a fabulous trip to the stunning Krka Waterfalls National Park planned. Enjoy the afternoon admiring the beautiful waterfalls and lakes and stroll along pathways winding through the lush flora. Enjoy a picturesque photo stop in front of the stunning Skradinski Buk waterfall. Return to Trogir in the early evening where you will have free time to enjoy dinner on your own and explore the labyrinth of backstreets and medieval alleyways in this hidden gem.

      • Excursions Included: Guided tour and entrance to the Krka National Park
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 9 TROGIR - VIS

      Vis Town

      This morning as guests are enjoying breakfast, our boat will set off from Trogir and head to the gorgeous island of Vus. On route the captain will find a quiet bay so guests can enjoy a refreshing swim stop. We will arrive into Vis in the mid-afternoon. We don’t have any excursions scheduled for today, so it gives on board guests the opportunity to explore Vis at their leisure. The island was once used as a military base and for many years it was out of bounds to tourists, so it has maintained a beautiful off the beaten track feel about it. We suggest taking a walk up to Fort George which offers incredible sunset views and the perfect spot for a cocktail or two.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 10 VIS - (BLUE CAVE) HVAR ISLAND

      Hvar

      This morning we depart early from Vis so we can reach the nearby Island of Bisevo, which is home to the magical Blue Cave. Weather permitting, guests will enjoy an optional guided tour inside this beautiful natural cave which emits beautiful colors and is very special. (Entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions and therefore the entry fee of EUR20pp is payable on the day). After the Blue Cave, we will continue our journey through the beautiful Pakleni island archipelago, with a  swim in this stunning secluded bay on route. We will arrive on Hvar Island in the afternoon, with an afternoon Hvar Island tour planned. The first stop on this interesting tour is a family winery where guests will get to sample a variety of locally produced wines and snacks. 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 11 HVAR ISLAND – KORCULA

      Korcula

      We will set off during breakfast today and make our way to the Island of Korcula. On route, our 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 the medieval town of Korcula, where we will have a swim stop in the afternoon before we arrive. Once docked, join our cruise director and our experienced local guide who will take you through the narrow, cobbled streets to discover the stunning Venetian-gothic architecture and where you will get to learn more about the alleged birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. You will also get to understand the unique fishbone layout of the streets. This evening, you have a choice of dinner in one of Korcula’s many delicious restaurants or speak to our cruise director about doing our optional Traditional Village Dinner experience.

      • Excursions Included: Expert guided tour of Korcula
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 12 KORCULA - MLJET NATIONAL PARK - SLANO/STON

      Ston

      Today we depart early to visit the tranquil and stunning Mljet National Park. On arrival, our cruise director will take you for a stroll to visit the famous salt lakes, situated in the heart of this tranquil national park. We sail on to the charming village of Slano, situated on the mainland. It is a peaceful traditional fishermen’s village and the entrance point to Ston, another small fortified village that is famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s medieval ramparts, we will take you to an oyster farm, where you will have the opportunity to sample delicious fresh oysters. The evening is reserved for the Captain’s Farewell Dinner on board, with live music and entertainment.

      • Excursions Included: Entrance to the Mljet National Park, Oyster farm visit and tasting experience in Ston
      • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain’s Dinner with Live Entertainment

      Day 13 SLANO/STON - DUBROVNIK

      Dubrovnik Old Town

      On the final day of your cruise, we will depart early to Dubrovnik. The ancient city boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. We will take a cruise along the walls of the old Dubrovnik city centre. You will join a guided walking tour of this magnificent city with an expert local guide with free time to explore the old town at your leisure afterwards. Tonight we suggest you enjoy a delicious meal in one of a wonderful array of excellent restaurants available within the city walls.

      • Excursions Included: Guided tour led by English-speaking guide of Dubrovnik
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 14 DUBROVNIK: DEPARTURE

      Dubrovnik Old Town and Beach

      Saying goodbye is never easy, especially when sharing so many memorable experiences, but after breakfast it will be time for farewells to the captain, crew and new friends made as you take private transfer to your onward hotel or Dubrovnik Airport.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast

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