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Split, Dubrovnik and a Dalmatian Islands Cruise

7 Night Itinerary from  £1,498

Split, Dubrovnik and a Dalmatian Islands Cruise Tour

A last minute opportunity to cruise from Split to Dubrovnik and explore the beautiful Dalmatian Islands on a well-appointed supreme class small ship

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Travel Highlights

  • Last minute departures available on 25 Sep and 9 Oct 2021
  • Flights in economy from the UK to Split and back
  • Private transfers between the airport and the port
  • Port fees are also included
  • Cruise for 7-nights on the well-appointed and spacious Bella or Freedom 
  • Explore the historical ancient Old Towns of Split and Dubrovnik 
  • Cruise through the most beautiful scenery you will see anywhere in the world
  • Enjoy private swim stops in remote coves
  • Dine al fresco at a local bistro or restaurant enjoying a warm ambiance & local wines 
  • Visit Mljet National Park including a boat trip to an ancient Benedictine Abbey
  • Discover the skills of limestone carvers in Pucisca
  • Meals on the cruise as shown in the itinerary

This itinerary can be tailored to your preferences by our specialist advisors, who can provide a guaranteed price based on your choice of route, duration, flights, hotels, transport and excursions.

Tour Itinerary

Passing stunning scenery

Split - 1 Night

Day 1 - Fly to Split and embark your ship

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Friday, 17 September 2021

Fly to Split and embark your ship

Depart from the UK on your choice of flight options. On arrival, you will be met by our guide and taken on a PRIVATE TRANSFER to your chosen ship. Your guide will show you the port located next to the Old Town and answer any questions you have. Get settled in your cabin before attending a welcome reception followed by dinner this evening.

Freedom

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Bella

Adriatic Small Ship Cruises - First Expedition Ship

Bella at sea
Lovely quaint harbours

Stari Grad, Hvar - 1 Night

Day 2 - Sail to Stari Grad, Hvar

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Saturday, 18 September 2021

Sail to Stari Grad, Hvar

In the morning we sail towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar. Enjoy as stop in a remote cove for swimming and lunch on board. Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe with many friendly and inexpensive konobas and restaurants in the backstreets of the old town. The Stari Grad Plain and the old town centre of Stari Grad have been listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites since 2008. Your evening is free to explore Stari Grad on your own.

Freedom

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Bella

Adriatic Small Ship Cruises - First Expedition Ship

Bella at sea
Hvar Old Town

Hvar Old Town & Korcula - 1 Night

Day 3 - Hvar Old Town & Korcula

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Sunday, 19 September 2021

Hvar Old Town & Korcula

We depart in the morning towards to the town of Hvar on the island of Hvar, the most popular island in the Adriatic and a meeting point for the international jet set. Enjoy an included sightseeing tour of this charming town, with 8 centuries of architecture, and discover the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe (older than Shakespeare’s theatre in the UK). Afterwards we set sail for Korčula, with swimming stop in one of pristine bays and lunch onboard. Early afternoon arrival to Korčula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take an included walking tour through this fortified town which is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean and enjoy wine tasting in one of the local wine bars. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many good restaurants

Freedom

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Bella

Adriatic Small Ship Cruises - First Expedition Ship

Bella at sea
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Sail to Dubrovnik - 1 Night

Day 4 - Sail to Dubrovnik

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Monday, 20 September 2021

Sail to Dubrovnik

In the morning we sail to Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, and UNESCO World Heritage site. On arrival in Dubrovnik, you will enjoy a guided tour of the magnificent Old Town with a panoramic bus ride above the Old Town. After the panoramic view, we continue to the historic centre of Dubrovnik, where your guide will showcase STRADUN (both a street and a square), the most famous UNESCO listed site inside the town walls, as well as other fascinating sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour, you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe's second oldest pharmacy, the Rector's Palace and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Freedom

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Bella

Adriatic Small Ship Cruises - First Expedition Ship

Bella at sea
Al fresco dining in Mijet

Mijet - 1 Night

Day 5 - Dubrovnik to Mljet

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Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Dubrovnik to Milet

Today we turn our compass back north towards Mljet Island, with plenty of time for morning swim as we cruise through the beautiful Dalmatian Islands. On arrival join the Cruise Manager for a visit to the famous salt lakes in Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to St. Mary Isle to visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating back to the 12th Century. Mljet National Park encompasses five types of forest, many species of birds, and two deep lakes, Veliko Jezero (Big Lake) and Malo Jezero (Small Lake). Your evening is free in Mljet where there are some lovely local restaurants looking out to sea.

Freedom

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Bella

Adriatic Small Ship Cruises - First Expedition Ship

Bella at sea
Equator in a small harbour

Pucisca, Brac - 1 Night

Day 6 - Pucisca, Brac

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Wednesday, 22 September 2021

Pucisca, Brac

Enjoy a relaxing swim in a scenic location during your morning cruise. Continue sailing through lunch, arriving this afternoon in Pučišća, a beautiful, quiet little town on island of Brač. Pučišća, village of the stone sculpture, where you can visit amazing stonemason school (optional), features a spectacular steep-sided natural harbour and authentic Mediterranean architecture. Tonight enjoy the Captain’s farewell dinner onboard.

Freedom

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Bella

Adriatic Small Ship Cruises - First Expedition Ship

Bella at sea
Beautiful landscapes

Omis and Split - 1 Night

Day 7 - Omis and Split

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Thursday, 23 September 2021

Omis and Split

Next we head to our final port Omiš with its fortresses which are silent stone reminders of the power of the pirates who once made their homes and fortunes here. You will have a possibility to book a short walking tour, followed by boarding a small boat and sail into Cetina River Canyon, a protected nature area, continuing to Radman Mills for a local specialty snack (optional). After visiting Omiš set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim, cool off and relax, with lunch onboard. In the late afternoon we arrive in Split to take a guided tour of the historical centre of city which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split where there are many good bistros and resturants to choose from - a wonderful way to end your Dalmation Islands adventure.

Freedom

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Bella

Adriatic Small Ship Cruises - First Expedition Ship

Bella at sea
Cruising the Dalmatian Islands

Fly back to the UK or extend your stay - 0 Nights

Day 8 - Fly back to the UK or extend your stay

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Friday, 24 September 2021

Fly back to the UK or extend your stay

Fly back to the UK or extend your stay in Croatia at a choice of hotels and resorts.

Price Guidelines

Season Low Season High Season
Travel Dates 9th October 2021 25th September 2021
Room Arrangement First First
Multiple Travellers - Twin Room £1,498 £1,694

Prices are a guideline and per person. Please request a quote for Special Events, Christmas, New Year's Eve & Easter.


What's Included

  • 8 Days / 7 Nights
  • 7-night cruise on a supreme category ship 
  • Private Airport transfers
  • Daily buffet breakfast, Six 4-course lunches, Captain's welcome and Farewell dinner
  • Water dispenser
  • Complimentary fresh fruits available daily
  • Professional Cruise Manager throughout
  • Whisper headsets on included excursions
  • Free Wi-Fi on board
  • Sightseeing tours of Split, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik, plus guided tour and entrance to Mljet National Park and wine tasting in Korčula
  • Prices per person sharing a twin lower deck cabin
  • Supplements for main deck cabin: £200 per person. Sun deck suite available on 9 October for a supplement of £400. 

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