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Description

Cruise Mediterranean with Central Holidays brings you the best of land and sea that Croatia has to offer. Begin your 8 day Croatia vacation with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the ''Pearl of the Adriatic'' and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore the beautiful islands of verdant Mljet, rustic Pucisca, and Omis--once pirate territory! Back on land, discover Split on a guided walking tour of the historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's palace, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site; the historic site includes examples of Roman, Gothic, and Renaissance architecture like Jupiter's Temple, the Peristyle, and the Cathedral. Return to the sea for a cruise to the sunniest island in Croatia that is famed for luxurious Mediterranean nature, rich culture and historical heritage-- the island of Hvar. Next, sail to Korcula, the legendary birthplace of Marco Polo. Before leaving this Adriatic dream behind, return to Dubrovnik for a swimming break in one of the many beautiful bays and a wine tasting session from the Grgich Vineyards Estate. This Croatia travel package will be one to remember!!!


Itinerary

Day 1 - DUBROVNIK

Transfer from Dubrovnik Airport or hotel to the harbor. Boarding starts at noon. Time to unpack and settle in before your Welcome Reception hosted by your tour guide.

Day 2 - DUBROVNIK / MLJET / KORCULA

Morning walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Lunch on board before sailing to Mljet Island. Here, we visit the Mljet National Park. The park covers the western part of the island, which many regard as the most alluring in the Adriatic, full of lush and varied Mediterranean vegetation. The park also includes two deep bays: the Great Lake and the Small Lake. Continue cruising to Korcula. A local legend says that a great merchant traveler - Marco Polo - was born in Korcula. Dinner on board. (B,L,D)

Day 3 - KORCULA / PUCISCA

After breakfast join a local guide for a walking tour of Korcula, and a visit of the Cathedral of St. Mark, a marvelous example of Gothic-Baroque architecture. Lunch will be served on board as we resume our sailing towards Pucisca, the biggest village of the island of Brac. Here, authentic Mediterranean architecture, rustic ambiance, shiny white stone facades rising amphitheatrically uphill the hummocks, make this place so unique and worth seeing. Stop for a refreshing swim in one of the bays. The rest of the evening is at leisure to enjoy dinner at one of the many local restaurants. (B,L)

Day 4 - PUCISCA / OMIS / SPLIT

Cruise MediterraneanOn our way to Split today, weather permitting, we will anchor in Omis for a swim break. Omis was known as a settlement from the Roman times, but the heyday came much later. As excellent seamen, Omis citizens, during the 13th to the beginning of the 15th century, controlled the navigation on the Adriatic Sea. Extremely dangerous, at the peak of their power, they were one of the most powerful and fearsome pirates on the whole Mediterranean Sea. Lunch on board before arriving in Split. Enjoy a guided walking tour of Split to discover the historic inner city built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See the remains of Split’s Roman heritage, its Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter’s Temple, the Peristyle and the Cathedral. Evening at leisure. (B,L)

Day 5 - SPLIT / BOL / HVAR

Today we resume sailing after breakfast. Stop in Bol for a swim break. After lunch we continue sailing towards the sunniest island in Croatia – the island of Hvar. Hvar is a unique fusion of luxurious Mediterranean nature, rich culture and historical heritage. The island gained glory and power during the Middle Ages by being an important port within the Venetian naval empire. Today, it is the center of the island’s tourism and one of the favorite destinations in the Dalmatian Riviera. Upon your arrival, a local guide will walk you through the city and introduce you to the history, culture and way of life of this island. The evening in Hvar is free to explore and dine at one of the many local family owned restaurants. (B,L)

Day 6 - HVAR / TRSTENIK

 Cruises MediterraneanAfter breakfast we sail to Trstenik, a small fishermen village. Lunch on board. Tonight enjoy a Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment on board. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - TRSTENIK / DUBROVNIK

Today we sail to Dubrovnik. Weather permitting, we will stop in one of the many beautiful bays for a swim break. Lunch on board before arriving to Dubrovnik. Rest of the day is at leisure

Day 8 - DUBROVNIK

 Croatia vacationDisembarkation starts after breakfast. Transfer back to Dubrovnik Airport or hotel. (B)

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Includes

  • 8 days/7 nights cruise on M/S “Princess Aloha” or M/S "Romantic Star" 
  • 15 included meals consisting of: 
  • - 7 breakfasts
    - 6 lunches
    - 2 dinners

  • Wine, beer, and soft drinks served with lunch and dinner 
  • Welcome Reception on board 
  • All tours as per itinerary 
  • Assistance of a professional Cruise Director 
  • Luggage handling – one piece per person 
  • Arrival and departure transfers 
  • Taxes and service charges
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Excludes

      • Airfare, Airport taxes & Fuel Surcharges 
      • Visa upon arrival (and upon re-entry) if required 
      • Tips and Personal items 
      • Travel Insurance 
      • Optional Tours

Notes

    From price is per person and based on double occupancy. Call us for dates, rates, discounts, promotions, airfares and group rates. Code: K200

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