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Overview

Hop aboard a luxury small ship for an intimate journey sailing from the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” Dubrovnik after a tour of the UNESCO listed Old City. Along the way, you’ll take in beautiful islands, swim in crystal-clear turquoise waters, explore fascinating history and feast on lots of delicious Dalmatian fare, paired with fine local wines. Just a few of the highlights include a tour through Korcula’s “mini-Dubrovnik” walled Old Town, a refreshing dip under a waterfall at Krka National Park, a wine tour at a highly sought after family winery in Hvar and of course fresh oyster harvesting.

  • From $2,235 PP
  • 8 Days
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Luxury Balcony
  • Dubrovnik
  • Split

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Split to Dubrovnik Balcony Cruise

Highlights

  • Guided tour of Dubrovnik's Old Town
  • Witness the wonder of the renowned Blue Cave on Bisevo Island
  • See Mljet National Park’s two saltwater lakes
  • Head to the jet-setters’ island of Hvar, join a wine tasting
  • Visit the unspoiled island of Vis, a former military island closed to the public for 40 years
  • Tour Korcula's walled Old Town, known as a “mini-Dubrovink” and learn more about the birthplace of Marco Polo
  • Tour Krka Waterfalls National Park and see its breathtaking Skradinski Buk waterfall.
  • Tour the 1,700-year-old Diocletian’s Palace with a local guide in Split
  • Daily swim stops

Itinerary

DAY 1 DUBROVNIK

Dubrovnik

Your grand adventure begins with a transfer from Dubrovnik Airport or your hotel in Dubrovnik. You’ll be met by our welcoming driver for a transfer to your ship that awaits in Gruz Harbour. Check-in is anytime from 2 p.m. if you have an early arrival. Then set off with our expert local guide for a walking tour of Dubrovnik’s beautiful UNESCO-listed fortified Old City. Afterward, get to know your captain, crew, and fellow passengers at the Welcome Reception on board.

  • Excursions Included: Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik
  • Meals Included: Welcome Dinner

DAY 2 DUBROVNIK - SLANO/STON

Ston

The first stop on the journey will be on the mainland with a visit to the fishing village of Slano. It sits at the entrance to another fortified village, Ston. Here you’ll be able to gaze up at its medieval ramparts and take a stroll along the coast to a sought-after family-run oyster farm. Enjoy a short boat ride and shot of grappa en route to the unique oyster harvesting spot. On arrival enjoy fresh oysters, mussels, and wine in this beautiful location. Return to Slano after the oyster tasting for the captain’s dinner.

  • Excursions Included: Fresh oyster tasting experience at an oyster farm in Ston
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain’s Dinner

Day 3 SLANO/STON - MLJET NATIONAL PARK - KORCULA

Mljet National Park

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 the park. We then sail on to the island of Korčula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays en route. We will have a guided walking tour of the charming Old Town. The picturesque fortified town, ruled by Venetians in the past, has an ingenious layout in the shape of a fishbone.

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

DAY 4 KORCULA - VIS

Vis

We’ll make our way toward island known for offering a slice of “the Mediterranean as it once was,” Vis, stopping on route for an extended swim. Vis was once a strategic Yugoslav naval base and off , which was closed down to the public for 40 years as a military base leaving it largely undeveloped, you’ll have free time to explore this charming picturesque town. If you are feeling energetic take a walk up to Fort George which enjoys breath taking views over Vis and is a gorgeous spot to enjoy a drink and watch the sunset.

  • Excursions Included: Wine and olive oil tasting presentation on board
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 5 VIS - BLUE CAVE - HVAR

Blue Cave

Our next stop is the island renowned for attracting international jetsetters with rows of superyachts docked in its harbour. On route, we stop at Bisevo Island to explore the breath-taking Blue Cave. This is truly a natural marvel, a sea grotto of illuminated light. Enjoy a guided boat tour within the cave to experience this beautiful phenomenon. 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.  On arrival in Hvar you’ll get a short tour that will get you familiar with its Old Town, rich in history and impressive architecture before taking off on a wine tasting tour at one of the island’s most popular family-run wineries. Afterward, return to Hvar Town and spend your evening dining alfresco in one of the town’s superb restaurants with idyllic sunset views.

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

DAY 6 HVAR- GOLDEN HORN BEACH - KRKA NATIONAL PARK - TROGIR

Krka Waterfalls National Park.

The charming medieval town of Trogir is our next destination today. This UNESCO-listed gem with its pristine marina is often compared to a mini-Venice. On route though we have a very special swim stop planned at one of the most famous beaches in the world, the gorgeous Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn Beach). On arrival, we will have a fabulous trip to the stunning Krka Waterfalls National Park. 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 where you can explore the labyrinth of backstreets and medieval alleyways and discover the hidden gems.

 

  • Excursions Included: Entrance and guided tour of Krka Waterfalls National Park
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 7 TROGIR - SPLIT

Split

The final destination of our cruise brings us to the stunning UNESCO listed city of Split with its impressive Diocletian Palace. Our local guide will give you a guided walking tour of the palace and its wonderfully preserved Roman built architecture and underground substructures. See where several scenes of the hit series Game of Thrones was filmed and how locals still happily live within the Old Town and Palace.

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

DAY 8 DEPARTURE

Split

Get your bags packed and ready for departure and then join your fellow passengers and crew for breakfast and farewells. Our driver will transfer you to your onward hotel in Split, or to Split Airport for your return flight home.

  • Excursions Included: N/A
  • Meals Included: Breakfast

What's Included

  • Luxury accommodation in en-suite air-conditioned cabins, some with balconies
  • Brand new luxury vessel with both Jacuzzi and on board pool
  • Daily buffet-style breakfasts and three-course set lunches
  • Two evening meals, including a Welcome Reception and Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
  • On board wine and olive oil tasting experience
  • Complimentary filtered water, coffee and tea throughout the cruise
  • Choice of one drink (soft drink, beer or wine) with included lunches and dinners
  • Wine tasting tour at a highly sought after family-run winery in Hvar
  • Fresh oyster tasting experience at an oyster farm in Ston
  • Entrance and guided tour of Krka Waterfalls National Park
  • Entrance fees to the Mljet National Park
  • Walking tours led by local English-speaking guides through Dubrovnik, Korcula, and Split
  • Daily swim stops
  • Professional, attentive cruise manager with on board lectures
  • Free onboard Wi-Fi
  • Daily cabin cleaning service
  • Return transfers included
  • Port fees and visitor taxes

What's Not Included

  • Return flights to Croatia
  • Gratuities
  • We strongly advise all guests purchase comprehensive travel insurance
  • Price based on double occupancy in a double or twin room. Single Supplement in lower deck cabins of 60-80%
  • Meal & Drink packages are unavailable

Your Ship

MV Memories Ship

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 2020, 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.

MS Bellissima ship Croatia

MV BELLISSIMA

MV Bellissima is a 53m (174 ft) long,  deluxe balcony cruise ship, with a speed of nine nautical miles per hour. The ship will be launched in 2020 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.

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