ADRIATIC CRUISING

Day1 - SAT I DUBROVNIK
You will be transferred from Dubrovnik’s airport or your Dubrovnik hotel to Gruz Harbor, where embarkation begins at 2:00pm. Meet your fellow travelers and your Cruise Manager later at an on-board Welcome Reception. This evening, you can relax or take a walk through Dubrovnik’s vibrant streets. (WR)
Day2 - SUN I DUBROVNIK I MLJET
Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic” and a UNESCO World Heritage site. You’ll visit the Rector’s Palace and Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy before returning to the boat for lunch. As you dine, set sail for Mljet Island. Mljet National Park features five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Enjoy your evening at leisure. (B,L)
Day3 - MON I MLJET I KORCULA
There will be some time for swimming before we continue our cruise, heading for Korcula town. Take a walking tour through its narrow, cobblestone streets, and visit the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of many local restaurants. (B,L)
Day 4 - TUE I KORCULA I VELA LUKA
After breakfast set sail for Vela Luka, dating back to pre-historic times. After lunch onboard, disembark in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon “Island tour,” featuring a visit of the olive oil factory, Barilo ethno museum, and winery to taste some local wine and cheese. Return to your ship, for an evening at leisure. (B,L)
Day5 - WED I VELA LUKA I VIS
Cruise towards Island of Vis that was founded around 397 B.C. and is known as the antique Issa. Our tour of Vis includes time to explore the town’s waterfront. Enjoy the evening at leisure. (B,L)
Day 6 - THU I VIS I HVAR I STARI GRAD
Continue our cruise towards Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet-set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands stretching along the shores of Croatia. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK), the Franciscan Monastery, and many more historical sights. Sail on to Stari Grad for the night. Share time at the Captain’s dinner featuring live entertainment aboard our ship tonight. (B,L,D)
Day7 - FRI I STARI GRADI BOL I SPLIT
Sail to Bol, home to one of the best beaches in Croatia, the Golden Horn. This vast, golden pebble beach is unique in that it changes shape and position depending on the winds. Over lunch on board, continue sailing to Split. Here, a walking tour shows off the historic city center, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site. See the remnants of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Your evening is free in Split. (B,L)
Day 8 - SAT I SPLIT TO USA (OR EXTEND YOUR STAY)
Following breakfast on board, disembark and transfer to Split airport for your flight home or to your hotel if you opt to extend your stay. (B)