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Jewels of Croatia Cruise & Land Tour

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

Explore the enchanting wonders of Croatia while traveling its southern coastline and island hopping from Dubrovnik to Split. Not only will you be able to enjoy the stunning scenery from the sun deck with its Jacuzzi and comfy loungers, but you’ll enjoy fascinating guided tours in many destinations. Discover UNESCO-protected Old Towns with their magnificent architecture, beautiful beaches and enticing coves for swimming, and lots of delicious Croatian cuisine. A wine tasting tour and visit to an oyster farm to sample fresh oysters is on the agenda too.

Deluxe Cruise
From
$2,895per person
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Route & Map

  • Days 1-2
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik
      • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 3
    • Slano/Ston

      • Fresh oyster tasting experience at an oyster farm in Ston
      • Captain's Dinner
  • Day 4
    • Korcula

      • Guided walking tour of Korcula
  • Day 5
    • Vis

      • Visit the unspoiled island of Vis
  • Day 6
    • Hvar

      • OPTIONAL Blue Cave tour
      • Wine tasting in Hvar
  • Day 7
    • Trogir

      • Free time to explore Trogir
  • Day 8
    • Split

      • Guided walking tour of Split
  • Day 9
    • Plitvice Lakes National Park

      • Enterance to Plitvice Lakes National Park
  • Day 10
    • Zagreb

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

    • 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

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      • June

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      • July

        Jul 05, 2024Jul 19, 2024
      • August

        Aug 02, 2024Aug 16, 2024Aug 30, 2024
      • September

        Sep 13, 2024Sep 27, 2024
      • October

        Oct 11, 2024

      2025

      • May

        May 02, 2025May 16, 2025May 30, 2025
      • June

        Jun 13, 2025Jun 27, 2025
      • July

        Jul 11, 2025Jul 25, 2025
      • August

        Aug 08, 2025Aug 22, 2025
      • September

        Sep 05, 2025Sep 19, 2025
      • October

        Oct 03, 2025

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      What's Included

      General
      • 7 nights of sailing from Dubrovnik to Split on a deluxe ship in your choice of cabin
      • One-night stays at 4- or 5-star hotel accommodation on a bed-and-breakfast basis in Dubrovnik, the Plitvice Lakes area and Zagreb
      • Transfers included throughout the trip
      • One-way bus transfer from the port in Dubrovnik to the Old City
      • Cabin cleaning service provided each day of the cruise
      • Complimentary Wi-Fi on the ship
      • Dedicated, professional cruise manager throughout
      • Luggage handling
      • Daily swim stops
      Food & Beverages
      • Extensive breakfast buffet provided every morning plus three-course lunches and fresh fruit daily
      • Welcome dinner with three courses on the first cruise night
      • Captain’s Dinner with three courses complemented by live entertainment
      • Coffee, tea and filtered water, provided throughout the cruise
      Excursions
      • Guided walking tours through Dubrovnik, Korcula, Split, Plitvice Lakes National Park, and Zagreb
      • Tour and tasting of fresh oysters and mussels at a Ston oyster farm
      • Wine tasting tour on Hvar Island at one of the most sought-after wineries
      • Entrance fees to Mljet National Park and Plitvice Lakes National Park

      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 DUBROVNIK

      Dubrovnik

      This cruise and land adventure of a lifetime starts with your arrival into Dubrovnik International Airport. Private transfer will bring you to your Dubrovnik hotel where you’ll have the afternoon to leisurely explore on your own. If you want to get a taste of the historic center, this is the perfect time to stroll the cobbled streets and wander through the marble paved squares, popping into the various shops and boutiques, and sampling some of the mouthwatering cuisine. If you want to enjoy a panoramic view, take the cable car up to the summit of Mount Srd or a walk along the top of the city walls.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Kompas

      Day 2 DUBROVNIK

      Dubrovnik

      The cruising part of your enchanting journey begins with another private transfer, this time from your Dubrovnik hotel (or the airport if you arrive later) to Gruz Harbour where your ship will be waiting. This afternoon, you’ll get a more in-depth look at the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” and its medieval center on a guided walking tour. As you wander through cobbled streets, you’ll be able to witness sights like Rector’s Palace, one of the most impressive and important buildings in the old Dubrovnik Republic, and even take in the view from atop the defensive walls of the Old City’s red-tiled roofs, the sea, and nearby Elaphiti Islands. return to the ship for the welcome reception and dinner that will begin at 7 pm.

      • Excursions Included: Walking tour of Dubrovnik
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Welcome Dinner

      Day 3 DUBROVNIK - SLANO/STON

      Ston

      Today we will sail to the charming village of Slano, situated on the mainland. Afternoon arrival in charming Slano, this traditional fisherman’s village was once fortified and is famous for its oysters. From Slano we head towards Ston a sought-after seaside town that is known for its oyster production. You will take a small boat out into the middle of the estuary and enjoy sampling fresh oysters directly from the sea with a dash of lime and some locally produced wine. This very unique experience is one of our client’s favorites! Return to Slano after the oyster tasting for the Captain’s Dinner on board the boat.

      • Excursions Included: Tour and tasting of fresh oysters and mussels at a Ston oyster farm
      • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner

      Day 4 SLANO/STON - MLJET NATIONAL PARK - KORCULA

      Mljet National Park

      Journeying north to Mljet Island this morning, you’ll to get explore its lush national park which covers a third of its landscape. Enjoy time to stroll the paths that wind around the shorelines of the two saltwater lakes in surreal shades of green and blue. The larger lake, known as Great Lake, has an islet in the middle that hosts a 12th-century Benedictine monastery. Cruising on to Korcula Island, named Korkyra Melaina, by the Greeks which translates to “Black Corfu” for its dense, dark forest, you’ll get to enjoy a walking tour with a knowledgeable local guide.

      • Excursions Included: Entrance fees to Mljet National Park, Walking tour of Korcula
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 5 KORCULA - VIS

      Vis

      We’ll leave early this morning for Vis, one of Dalmatia’s most remote islands. Along the way we’ll make a swim stop so that you can enjoy a dip in one of the many secluded bays or hidden coves, literally soaking up the breathtaking Croatian scenery. We’ll arrive on unspoiled Vis Island in the afternoon. As it was shut off to the public for 40 years, and used as a naval base, today it offers visitors the opportunity to experience a slice of the “Mediterranean as it once was.” Look forward to a relaxing stroll along the waterfront and wandering through the peaceful streets lined with tavernas, ideal for unwinding with a drink and enjoying some delicious eats too.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 6 VIS - BISEVO - HVAR

      Blue Cave

      Sailing toward Hvar, the island renowned for its world-class nightlife scene, lavender, and vineyards, along the way we’ll stop to enjoy another highlight on the tour, the world-famous Blue Cave on Bisevo Island. This grotto that was naturally sculptured by the sea over the centuries, developed in what you’ll get to witness today, provided conditions allow. Please note that entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions and therefore the entry fee of EUR20pp is payable on the day. Continuing to Hvar with its yacht-filled harbor, upon our arrival you’ll travel to the small town of Jelsa to visit a family-run winery, one of the most popular on the island, for a wine-tasting tour.

      • Excursions Included: Guided tour of the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally), Wine tasting tour on Hvar Island
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 7 HVAR - BOL - TROGIR

      Trogir

      Our ultimate destination today is Trogir, but we’ll make a stop at the town of Bol on Brac Island so that you can gaze upon one of the world’s most spectacular beaches, with its unique horn shape jutting a third of a mile into the clear waters of the aquamarine Adriatic. You’ll have the chance to swim off its shores or enjoy sipping coffee in town before we return to the ship for lunch and set sail for Trogir, an open-air museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site filled with architectural wonders from medieval towers and palaces to the Romanesque-Gothic Cathedral of St. Lawrence, one of Croatia’s finest examples of sacral architecture.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 8 TROGIR - SPLIT

      Split Bell Tower

      On the last day of the cruise portion of your trip, we’ll visit the ancient city of Split and its 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace which covers nearly half the city center, built as the retirement residence of the Roman Emperor. Follow our guide into the maze of narrow streets for a walk back in time with landmarks that reveal its 1,700-year-old history touched by the Greeks, Romans, and Venetians, including everything from St. Duje Cathedral and the Temple of Jupiter to the palace cellars, which served as the place where Daenerys trained her dragons in the hit TV series “Game of Thrones.”

      • Excursions Included: Walking tour of Split
      • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

      Day 9 SPLIT - PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK

      Plitvice Lakes

      This morning, our driver will pick you up at your vessel to bring you to one of the most popular attractions in the entire country, Plitvice Lakes national Park. While you may have seen it in images that are often splashed across the Internet featuring the world’s most beautiful places, nothing can prepare you for what you’re about to witness in person. This UNESCO-protected site is like a fantasy with its 16 interconnected lakes in colors ranging from deep emerald to bright turquoise. Walk the scenic trails to view them, along with tranquil pools and countless picturesque waterfalls. A boat ride across Kozjak Lake is included, with your finale a panoramic train ride back to the park’s entrance.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Degenija
      • Excursions Included: Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 10 PLITVICE LAKES NATIONAL PARK - ZAGREB

      St. Mark's Church, Zagreb

      Next, a private transfer to your hotel in Croatia’s capital of Zagreb, which dates back 3,000 years. Once you’re settled in, you’ll meet your guide for a private tour of the Old Town and its cobbled streets and landmarks such as St. Mark’s Church, Gothic-style Zagreb Cathedral, and the Lower Town with plenty of restaurants, cafes and parks.

      • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Esplanade
      • Excursions Included: Walking tour of Zagreb
      • Meals Included: Breakfast

      Day 11 DEPARTURE

      Zagreb

      This morning is departure day, so you’ll want to have your bags packed and ready for pickup by private transfer to Zagreb Airport after breakfast for your flight home or further travels. If you aren’t ready to go and there’s no need to return home just yet, contact our travel experts who will be happy to help extend your time here or get to another exciting destination.

      • Meals Included: Breakfast

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