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Overview

Discover Croatia’s emerging food and wine scene on our exclusive, Deluxe Food & Wine-themed Cruise, from charming Dubrovnik to the medieval city of Split. Explore the magnificent Croatian coastline and tranquil Dalmatian islands on a brand new 38 passenger ship with private balconies. You’ll taste the delicious local wines in traditional wineries on the islands of Vis, Hvar & Korcula and will experience a delectable home-hosted meal with wine.

  • From $1,902 PP
  • 8 Days
  • Breakfast & Lunch
  • Food & Wine Cruise
  • Dubrovnik
  • Split

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Split to Dubrovnik Balcony Cruise

Highlights

  • A unique, Deluxe Wine-Themed Cruise from elegant Dubrovnik to magnificent Split. enjoying a hand-picked selection of charming islands along this spectacular coastline from the comfort of your own private balcony
  • Professional English-speaking wine-expert Cruise Director, with wine lectures on board
  • Inspirational guided walking tours of the medieval old towns of Dubrovnik & Split
  • Guided tour of the breathtaking Krka National Park & Mljet National Park
  • Sumptuous breakfast & 3-course lunch on board, with a choice of great quality wines
  • Welcome Wine-Tasting Evening
  • Various tasting experiences, such as fresh oysters at a unique oyster farm & incredible wine tasting experiences at family wineries
  • Private luxury airport transfers to and from the ship in Dubrovnik & Split

Itinerary

DAY 1 DUBROVNIK

Dubrovnik City Walls

You will be met by your driver and transferred to Gruz Harbour where you will board your ship, check in is from 1400hrs. You can relax in your luxury cabin before joining a guided tour of the UNESCO listed Old Town of Dubrovnik. On route to Dubrovnik, enjoy a panoramic photo stop for breathtaking views of the Old Town and nearby Elaphiti islands. Dubrovnik has an abundance of ancient historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. After admiring the classic Renaissance architecture you will return to the boat and enjoy the evening with a welcome speech from the crew where they will go through the plan for your week on board.

  • Excursions Included: Expert guided tour of Dubrovnik
  • Meals Included: 3 Course welcome dinner with drink

DAY 2 DUBROVNIK – SLANO/ STON

Oyster tasting in Slano

Today we will sail to the charming village of Slano, situated on the mainland. You can relax and enjoy the stunning scenery, as we cruise around Dubrovnik’s city walls before heading in the direction of the Elaphiti islands for a swim stop. 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 which 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 clients favorites! Return to Slano after the oyster tasting for the Captain’s dinner on board the boat.

  • Excursions Included: Oyster farm visit and tasting experience 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 Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning secluded bays on route. We will have a short guided walking tour of the charming Old Town, before setting off for the Lumbarda region of Korcula for a tour of a family winery with the opportunity to sample their wines. In the evening, enjoy a traditional Croatian farm to table dinner experience at a warming and welcoming family restaurant.

  • Excursions Included: Entrance to the Mljet National Park. Expert guided tour of Korcula and family winery visit in Lumbarda
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Traditional Croatian farm to table dinner experience

DAY 4 KORCULA – VIS

Wine tasting

We depart from Korcula and sail on towards the peaceful island of Vis enjoying an extended swim stop on route. Vis was once a strategic Yugoslav naval base and off limits to visitors. Due to the island’s seclusion and isolation, Vis has retained a very unique charm that typifies ‘the Mediterranean as it once was’. Enjoy the afternoon sampling a variety of locally produced wines at the Lipanovic Winery, where you will enjoy a selection of the wineries locally produced wines and snacks in one of the underground war bunkers, a very unique and fitting location in keeping with the islands traditions.

  • Excursions Included: Wine tasting tour at Lipanovic Winery
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 5 VIS – BLUE CAVE – HVAR

Korcula wine tour

Today we continue to the stunning island of Hvar which is renowned for its stunning and fragrant fields of lavender fields. 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.) After exploring the Blue Cave and enjoying a delicious lunch on board, we continue to Hvar. On arrival, enjoy a wine tasting tour at a very sought-after family winery. Return to Hvar and enjoy your evening sampling a large mix of excellent restaurants, bars and cafes which offer alfresco dining and beautiful evening sunsets.

  • Excursions Included: Wine tasting tour on Hvar Island, Guided tour and entrance to the Blue Cave (Subject to weather conditions & payable locally)
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 6 HVAR – 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 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. with 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: Guided tour and entrance to the Krka National Park
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 7 TROGIR – SPLIT

Diocletian Palace, Split

On the final day of your Signature Cruise, we make an early departure from the old medieval town of Trogir and head towards Split. Shortly after lunch you will arrive in Split and set off for a guided walking tour of the beautiful Old Town. Split is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site and boasts an abundance of classic Roman architecture, which includes the splendid Diocletian Palace. Our expert local guide will take you on a fascinating tour of this wonderfully preserved Old Town. After the tour, you will have free time to explore the famous Riva Promenade at your leisure. This evening you can sample the excellent restaurants in the Old Town on your final evening.

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

DAY 8 DEPARTURE

Split's Waterfront

After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to the crew and to all of your new friends. Check out by 09:00 hrs with an onward private transfer.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast

What's Included

  • Brand new 2020 built ship with onboard Jacuzzi and splash pool
  • Private arrival and departure transfers from and to the respective airports
  • 7 Night Deluxe Balcony cruise from Dubrovnik to Split, with a food & wine-theme throughout
  • Half Board including daily buffet breakfast, 3 course set lunch and daily fresh fruit
  • Unlimited filtered water and daily afternoon tea and biscuits
  • A choice of a glass of wine, beer of soft drink with your lunch
  • Three course welcome dinner reception in Dubrovnik
  • 3-Course Captain's Dinner in Ston with Live Entertainment
  • Traditional Village Dinner experience in Korcula
  • Oyster farm visit and tasting experience in Ston
  • Entrance to the Mljet National Park
  • Guided tour and entrance to the Krka National Park
  • Wine tasting tours in Vis, Hvar and Korcula
  • Professional English-speaking cruise director, with on-board lectures
  • Free WiFi on-board
  • Visitors taxes and port fees

Your Ship

Memories - Croatia Small Cruise 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 ships main deck features a spacious air-conditioned dining room and bar area, with an LCD TV, a corner buffet breakfast table and outdoor covered lounge area.

Why Book With Cruise Croatia

Covid Safe

Covid-Safe Procedures

No credit card fees

No Credit Card Fees

Low deposit

Low Deposit & Flexible Cancellation Policy

Small Ship Expert

Croatia's Small Ship Experts

Financial Protection

100% Financial Protection

24 hour support

24/7 Local Ground Support

Departure Dates

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2023

  • Oct

    Oct 14, 2023

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