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Overview

This 11-day, 10-night tour begins cruising from the ancient city of Split, island-hopping to favorites like Korcula, Brac, Vis, Hvar and Mljet before culminating in medieval Dubrovnik. Your enchanting cruise is followed by a 3-night land tour in magical Montenegro. In between look forward to delicious half-board meals provided by the ship’s onboard chef, entertaining, expert-led tours and refreshing dips in the clear blue waters of the Adriatic.

  • From $3,325 PP
  • 11 Days
  • Deluxe
  • Split
  • Dubrovnik

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Majestic Croatia & Montenegro Cruise and Land Tour

Highlights

  • A luxurious cruise and land tour for 11 days and 10 nights, cruising in your choice of en-suite, air-conditioned cabins and staying in 4+ star hotels
  • Discover historic Old Towns including Split, Korcula, Dubrovnik and Kotor
  • Daily swim stops while on the cruise
  • A visit to the most photographed beach in Croatia, Zlatni Rat
  • Inspiring guided tours through medieval villages with magnificent centuries-old architecture
  • Sample fresh oysters and mussels in a beautiful and unique setting
  • Take in one of the most remarkable natural wonders in the Mediterranean, the Blue Cave, illuminated by the sea and the sun
  • Wine tasting and oyster tasting experiences
  • Discover the emerging region of Montenegro in this two country trip

Itinerary

Day 1 SPLIT

Diocletian Palace, Split

Welcome to Split. Our driver will meet you at the airport for a private transfer to your hotel in the city. Once checked in  you can enjoy the rest of your day at leisure in this breathtaking city of ancient and modern contrasts. Explore the expansive Diocletian’s Palace in more detail, from the underground cellars to the top of the 7th century St Domnius Cathedral’s bell tower. From the tower, enjoy a spectacular 360-degree panoramic view of the city and nearby islands.

  • Hotel Accommodation: Splendida Palace

Day 2 SPLIT

Split

This morning you’ll be met by private transfer at your Split hotel, for the drive to your ship which will be waiting in the port. Your cabin will be ready from 1 pm on. This afternoon you’ll get an in-depth look at the maze of streets and alleyways in Split’s historic center on a guided tour, including magnificent wonders from the Roman era and impressive Gothic and Renaissance architecture. Return to the ship before 7 pm to mingle with your captain, crew, and fellow passengers at the meet-and-greet welcome cocktail reception followed by dinner.

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

Day 3 SPLIT - TROGIR

Trogir

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 tour of Trogir
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Day 4 TROGIR - BOL - HVAR

Wine tasting at Tomic

Our next stop as we cruise this morning will be to Bol Town on Bisevo Island. One of the most famous beaches in Croatia, and Europe, is just steps away, renowned for its striking beauty. You can enjoy a dip in the crystal-clear turquoise waters off its shores or explore the village, relaxing with a cup of coffee as the world goes by. Back onboard the ship, we sail on to picturesque Hvar with its superyacht-filled harbor, vineyards and aromatic lavender fields. Upon our arrival, join a wine tasting tour one of the island’s most popular family-run wineries in the small town of Jelsa.

  • Excursions Included: Wine tasting at a family-run winery
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 5 HVAR - VIS

Vis

Today we sail to the peaceful island of Vis, famed for its seclusion and isolation. To get to Vis we sail through the beautiful Pakleni island archipelago which is known for its stunning secluded bays with crystal clear water. Our captain will dock in one of these bays giving the guests an extended swim stop and time to snorkel or use the various water toys on the yacht. We will arrive in Vis in the mid-afternoon. 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 at leisure exploring the picturesque town of Vis with its charming seafront cafes and labyrinth of quaint streets. If you are feeling energetic take a walk up to Fort George which enjoys breathtaking views over Vis and is a gorgeous spot to enjoy a drink and watch the sunset.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 6 BLUE CAVE - KORCULA

Blue Cave

We have an early start this morning as we set off from Vis and head to the Island of Bisevo, home to the magical Blue Cave. Enjoy a guided tour inside this beautiful natural phenomenon and marvel at the beautiful colors which will leave you mesmerized. Please note that entry to the Blue Cave is subject to weather and sea conditions, which is why it’s listed as an optional tour with a EUR20pp entrance fee payable on the day. 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. This afternoon you will arrive on the island and you 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 to the Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally) & Walking tour of Korcula
  • Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

DAY 7 KORCULA - MLJET - SLANO/STON

Ston

We’ll journey southeast to another one of Croatia’s most captivating islands and its national park. Mljet Island is considered to be the greenest in the country, covered by dense pine forest and home to two emerald-hued saltwater lakes. You’ll be able to enjoy strolling their shorelines before returning to the ship and traveling to our next destination, the small traditional village of Slano on the mainland. The walled village is the gateway to the fortified village of Ston, renowned for its delectable oysters. Head to an oyster farm for a fresh oyster tasting while learning more about the shellfish. Back on board the ship, the Captain’s dinner with live entertainment will be hosted this evening.

  • Excursions Included: Admission fees to Mljet National Park & Visit to an oyster farm for a mussel and oyster tasting
  • Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Captain's Dinner

DAY 8 SLANO/STON - DUBROVNIK

Dubrovnik

You’ll want lots of time to enjoy the final destination of your cruise, Dubrovnik, so we’ll depart early, and a spot to say around the exterior of its grand city walls before docking in Gruz Harbour. Once on land, you’ll take an inspiring tour with a local guide to marvel at the ancient buildings, still nearly all intact just as they were during the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. We’ve also arranged for your admission to the Dubrovnik City Walls, so you’ll be able to stroll atop their 6,365-foot-long expanse, circling the historic center too. You may want to celebrate the end of your cruise with dinner in one of the rooftop eateries afterward.

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

DAY 9 DUBROVNIK - KOTOR, MONTENEGRO

Kotor

Your cruise officially comes to an end after breakfast this morning, with time for farewells to your fellow shipmates, now new friends, along with goodbyes to the captain and crew. The next portion of this exciting trip starts with private transfer to Croatia’s eastern neighbor, Montenegro. You’ll enjoy a scenic drive to the Old City of Kotor that was founded by the Romans, a magnificent walled UNESCO-protected site. Along the way, a stop will be made so that you can taste delicious red and white wines paired with light snacks at the Savina family winery, all while surrounded by spectacular views of lush greenery and the bay below.

  • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Forza Terra
  • Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 10 SAINT STEFAN & BUDVA, MONTENEGRO

Sveti Stefan Island, Montenegro

This morning will start with a boat trip to Saint Stefan, a luxurious resort that once used to be a small fishing village, first mentioned in the middle of 15th century. Next, you will drive to the ancient town of Budva which is the most famous resort in Montenegro and is considered to be one of the oldest settlements on the Balkan Peninsula. After a walking tour in Budva you have free time for lunch and to do some shopping or self-exploration before returning to Kotor. Upon arrival you will be treated to a further walking tour taking you through the maze of Kotor’s medieval quarter, its bustling market and among its beautiful Renaissance buildings. Once your Kotor walking tour has come to an end you will have the option of either being transferred back to your hotel or spending a little more time in this fascinating city at your leisure and making your own way back to your hotel.

  • Hotel Accommodation: Hotel Forza Terra
  • Excursions Included: Private Tour of Kotor, Budva & Saint Stefan Island
  • Meals Included: Breakfast

DAY 11 DEPARTURE

Dubrovnik

This magical adventure through Croatia and Montenegro comes to an end this morning, with private transfer to Dubrovnik Airport for further travels or your return flight home. While it’s always hard to say goodbye to this fabulous region of the world, you’ll get to bring back memories of a lifetime.

  • Meals Included: Breakfast

What's Included

  • 1 night B&B style accommodation in a four-star or better hotel in Split
  • 7-night cruise from Split to Dubrovnik in your choice of cabin
  • Private transfers to and from airports, hotels and the ship
  • 2 nights B&B style accommodation in a four-star or better hotel in Kotor, Montenegro
  • Daily buffet breakfast and three course set lunch on board the cruise
  • 3-course Welcome Dinner of the first night of the cruise
  • 3-course Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment on one night
  • Daily fresh fruit
  • Complimentary coffee, tea and filtered water available throughout the cruise
  • Wine tasting at a family-run winery on Hvar
  • Visit to an oyster farm for a mussel and oyster tasting
  • Admission fees to Mljet National Park
  • Expert-led tours through Split, Trogir, Korcula and Dubrovnik
  • Daily swim stops while on the cruise
  • One-way bus transfer from Dubrovnik Port for sightseeing in the Old City
  • Wine tasting en-route to Montenegro
  • Guided tour of Kotor, Saint Stefan & Budvar in Montenegro
  • Dedicated English-speaking cruise manager throughout
  • Complimentary onboard Wi-Fi
  • Daily cabin service
  • Baggage handling

What's Not Included

  • Return flights to Croatia
  • Gratuities
  • Port taxes of €60 per person
  • 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

MS Phoenix 72 sHIP

MS PHOENIX 72

Phoenix 72 is a very modern luxurious yacht, this beauty is newly built-in 2021. This cruise ship offers 18 luxury cabins and accommodates up to 36 guests. You can enjoy the first-class facilities on board the ship, state-of-the-art technology, sun-loungers on the upper deck and a Jacuzzi to relax in. Soak up the scenery as you travel in style to the beautiful islands of Croatia.

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Departure Dates

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2023

  • May

    May 05, 2023May 12, 2023May 19, 2023May 26, 2023
  • Jun

    Jun 02, 2023Jun 09, 2023Jun 16, 2023Jun 23, 2023Jun 30, 2023
  • Jul

    Jul 07, 2023Jul 14, 2023Jul 21, 2023Jul 28, 2023
  • Aug

    Aug 04, 2023Aug 11, 2023Aug 18, 2023Aug 25, 2023
  • Sep

    Sep 01, 2023Sep 08, 2023Sep 15, 2023Sep 22, 2023Sep 29, 2023
  • Oct

    Oct 06, 2023Oct 13, 2023

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