Split to Dubrovnik Itinerary
Split – Makarska – We departure from Split harbour, Saturday at 13:00. After lunch, we sail along the Dalmatian coast down to Makarska Riviera. We spend the afternoon swimming at one of the beautiful beaches on the Riviera. From this beach, those feeling adventurous can join our white water rafting excursion on the Cetina river and meet up with the ship in Makarska in the evening, where we spend the night in port. Makarska is one of the most attractive resorts on the Croatian coast. Strolling along the streets, you will come across numerous churches and other architectural and cultural sights.
Makarska – Mljet – An early morning departure towards Mljet with the first stop on the Peljesac peninsula for a refreshing swim. The whole afternoon is free to look at the salt lakes in Mljet National Park and enjoy the sun and sea on this peaceful island. In the centre of the large lake, inside the National park, we can visit an old abbey and church, or hire a small boat or bikes to roam around. We spend the night in the traditional fishing villages of Pomena or Polace, where you can see the ruins of the 5th century palace.
Mljet – Dubrovnik -After breakfast we depart for Dubrovnik, the highlight of this cruise. En route there will be time just for a short swim. Enjoy the beautiful sights of nature along the way towards “the heaven on earth” – according to the famous writer George Bernard Shaw. Arrive to Dubrovnik in the afternoon when you can explore on your own or join our optional guided tour of Dubrovnik with an English speaking guide. We overnight in the port of this magical town.
Dubrovnik – Sipan/Trstenik – The morning is free to explore Dubrovnik. Discover the beauty of history through numerous monuments, little streets and churches. Around noontime we leave this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the Isle of Sipan or the little town of Trstenik on the Peljesac peninsula, where we will swim in the afternoon and spend the night.
Sipan/Trstenik – Korcula – After breakfast, we depart for Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo. Lunch on the board in front of Lumbarda (part of Korcula). We arrive in Korcula late afternoon where we overnight in port. On this island you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else. Listen to the story of the stone walls, which were built over two centuries ago.
Korcula – Hvar – Early in the morning, we depart for the Pakleni Islands for lunch and swimming. After lunch we sail for Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic, and the location of the oldest community Theatre in Europe, founded in 1612.
Hvar – Split – Our next stop will be the Island of Brac. We stop for a swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat near Bol (the Golden cape – its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape). Bol is a typical fisherman’s town turned into a popular tourist destination.
Split – Disembark after breakfast and transfer to the airport for your return flight, or to your hotel if you’re extending your stay.
Please note: This itinerary is indicative being subject to weather and operating conditions.