Day 1 (Saturday)
The ship will be docked in Dubrovnik Gruz harbour, you are welcome to board at any time. Cabins will be available from 1pm, however luggage can be left on aboard, giving you the opportunity to explore Dubrovnik.
A welcome meeting will be held by the cruise director at 7pm who will introduce you to the captain, crew and fellow guests. The welcome dinner will follow at 7.30pm.
If you arrive late at night, a dinner will be provided if you have missed the welcome meal.
Overnight onboard in Dubrovnik.
Day 2 (Sunday)
Dubrovnik - Sipan
After breakfast, you will visit the historical city of Dubrovnik, enlisted as an UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your guide will show you around the most interesting sights of the city. After the city tour you’ll be left to explore on your own, with the opportunity to visit the city walls or perhaps take a scenic cable car to the top of Mount Srd with its stunning views.
On this day, you will not have lunch on board, so you can spend more time in Dubrovnik and see why this city was deservedly nicknamed Pearl of the Adriatic. Between 2pm to 4pm (time will be confirmed on the day) you will be transferred by coach back to the ship.
You will then sail out to the Island of Sipan where we’ll anchor in a tranquil fisherman’s village of Sipanska Luka.
In case weather conditions prevent us from anchoring in Sipanska Luka, we’ll cruise to Slano, a village located on the mainland.
This night you will have dinner on board.
Overnight onboard in Sipanska Luka or Slano
Day 3 (Monday)
Sipan - Korcula
Your day starts with a morning departure towards Mljet National Park, where upon arrival you will have time to explore the park and walk around the Great and Small lake, visit the Islet of St Mary with its Benedictine Monastry from the 12th century and of course take a swim in the heart of the National Park. Entrance fees to Mljet National Park are included.
After lunch is served onboard, the ship will set off for the island of Korcula, arriving in the afternoon. The town of Korcula is the island’s main centre and is known as the birthplace of Marco Polo, the world -famous explorer of the 12th century.
Your English- speaking guide will take you on a tour of Korcula Town, through its cobbled and winding streets with its rich history. You will have the rest of the evening free to enjoy dinning at numerous restaurants of your choice.
Overnight on board in Korcula Historical Town
Day 4 (Tuesday)
Korcula - Vis
In the morning you cruise to the Island of Vis, whilst stopping for a swim and lunch along the way. Compared to other Adriatic islands, Vis is rather unique. Being an important strategic military stronghold for centuries, Vis was spared the excessive tourist development and thus retained unspoilt beaches, ecological agriculture and traditional architecture. Enjoy your afternoon exploring the town of Vis with its picturesque stone streets, pristine beaches and fine taverns.
Overnight onboard in Vis Town
Optional late afternoon Vis Island Tour excursion
By coach, we start your tour of Vis, following the old road as its rises above the town, overlooking the bay. Onwards you drop down to lush fields and drive through vineyards and olive groves passing by the former allied airport from World War 2 before descending further down to Komiza. You have free time in Komiza to explore the stunning fisherman’s village and choose from a number of cosy restaurants to have dinner. You then return to the ship.
Reservations and payment for the additional excursion are made on the day.
Day 5 (Wednesday)
Vis - Hvar
Today you cruise to the island of Bisevo and its famous Blue Cave. The Blue Cave is a water-logged cave that can only be accessed by boat.
After a swim stop and lunch you continue cruising along many coves and bays, towards Hvar, described as Croatia’s sunniest island. Hvar is one of Croatia’s popular destinations and is a meeting point for many international jetsetters.
Upon arrival at Hvar, a local English- speaking guide will walk through the unique city, introducing you to its millennia-long history, culture and way of life, along with a few island peculiarities, such as the traditional farming of lavender.
Afterwards, you’ll have an evening on your own to explore and dine in one of numerous family owned restaurants and taverns whilst absorbing the atmosphere of the historical town of Hvar.
Overnight onboard in Hvar Town.
Day 6 (Thursday)
Hvar - Trogir
After breakfast, you cruise towards Bol, on the island of Brac. Bol is best known for its beach, called Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), which regularly is voted as one of the best beaches in Europe.
Once you stop in Bol, you can enjoy simple pleasures such as taking a stroll around this lovely little Dalmatian town, whilst having the opportunity to grab a coffee or going for a swim before lunch is served on board.
After lunch you continue cruising towards Trogir, another Croatian city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. You arrive during the afternoon, giving you time to explore the numerous palaces, churches, monasteries and towers. A guide will take you for a city tour of Trogir. Afterwards, you’ll have some time on your own to explore further.
On this evening you have the Captain’s dinner on board, along with some live music entertainment.
Overnight onboard in Trogir Historical Town.
Day 7 (Friday)
Trogir - Split
In the morning, you sail out for Split, our last stop on this cruise.
After lunch, your English -speaking guide will do an afternoon Split City tour, walking you through the world- famous Diocletian’s Palace. Over 1700 years old, Split is full of cultural and historical sights, lots of them situated within the Splits historical nucleus which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List since 1979.
After the city tour you be left on your own to explore this lively and bustling Mediterranean city and to enjoy an intimate farewell dinner on your own.
Overnight onboard in Split.
Day 8 (Saturday)
Today marks the end of your cruise.