Sail along the Adriatic coast and experience the Mediterranean as it once was. Travellers who choose small ships enjoy the intimacy and exceptional personal service. These small ships can go into small ports where big ships cannot approach to and this way keeps you away from the crowds but close to amazing old towns and secluded natural attractions. Luxury modern yachts or traditional wooden gulets for 12-36 passengers are convenient for family and friends gatherings, romantic couple getaways and also for solo travellers.
Mini cruises are suitable for individual and group bookings, every week from April to November with Saturday departures.
Itinerary can be flexible and can be tailored with special interest and client’s requests, the following is just an idea.
The ships are docked in Split harbour where you can board during the entire day. Join the welcome meeting in the evening where the cruise director will introduce you to the captain, crew and your future fellow passengers, with whom you will spend a week on board. Welcome dinner on board. Overnight in Split.
English speaking guide will do the morning Split City tour and walk you through the historical Diocletian’s Palace. The second largest urban centre in Croatia and the seat of the Split-Dalmatia County, Split boasts with 1700 years of history. Since 1979 the historic centre of Split has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Site List. City’s historical and cultural buildings are located inside the walls of the Diocletian’s Palace. Departure to Omiš at noon. An ancient town with city walls, fortresses and stone churches, Omiš is located at the delta of Cetina River with its wonderful beaches. Lunch will be served on board while you continue your cruise across the Brač Channel all the way to Pučišća, the biggest village on the island of Brač. Nowhere in the system of towns and villages in Dalmatia does terrain play such a compelling role as in Pučišća. Its spectacular irregularity of steepsided natural harbour, authentic Mediterranean architecture and rustic ambience are simply unforgettable. The fjord-like inlet of Pučišća meets three narrow valleys that descend from the hills, joining the bay’s quiet and beautiful waters. Pučišća quarry was exploited by Romans in the antiquity, after which it was abandoned until the reopening in 1455. Stone from Pučišća quarry was used to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, Vienna Parliament and many other famous buildings around the world. Pučišća is also home to the only Croatian Stonemasonry School. Overnight in Pučišća.
Morning departure towards Bol known for having one of the finest European beaches called Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape). After lunch you will continue cruising along many idyllic coves and bays towards Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island. Hvar is one of the most popular and attractive Croatian tourist destinations and a meeting point of the international jet set. Upon your evening arrival in Hvar a local English speaking guide will walk you through the town, introducing you to the island’s way of life, its rich history and culture. Afterwards, you’ll be free to explore Hvar and dine in one of its numerous family owned restaurants or taverns. Overnight in Hvar.
A cruise towards Island of Biševo and its Blue Cave. Originally, the entrance to Blue Cave was located below sea level, which required visitors to dive deeply in order to resurface into the cave’s mysterious blue depths. Now there is a hole in the rock big enough for a boat. Afterwards you will dock in Vis and have lunch. Vis is truly unique in comparison to other Adriatic islands. Due to its strategic location on the open sea it served as a military zone for a long time, for for this reason it was untouched by the usual tourist development. Free time in the evening. Overnight in Vis.
Morning departure towards the Island of Korčula with a swim stop and lunch en route. In the afternoon, you will arrive to the Korčula Town on the Island of Korčula. This town is known as a birthplace of Marko Polo, one of the most famous world explorers of all times. English speaking guide will do Korčula City tour. You’ll have the rest of the evening free to enjoy dining at one of the local restaurants of your choice. Overnight in Korčula.
Morning cruise to Mljet Island, where you will be free to explore National Park Mljet and walk around the Great and Small Lake, visit The Island of St. Mary with its Benedictine Monastery dating from the 12th century and, of course, take a swim in the heart of this pristine National Park. Lunch will be served on board as you continue the cruise to Slano where you shall arrive in the afternoon. Overnight in Slano.
Departure for Dubrovnik. Upon arrival to Dubrovnik English speaking guide and coach will wait at the pier. You will visit the historical centre of Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO World Heritage Site, where the guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. Following the city tour you will be left on your own to explore Dubrovnik, visit famous City Walls or take a cable car to the top of Mount Srđ. Return coach transfer is scheduled in the evening. You can return on your own if preferred. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
After breakfast on board the cruise has come to an end. Time for disembarkation.