Day 1 (Saturday)
The ship will be docked in Split 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 Split.
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 Split.
Day 2 (Sunday)
Split - Trogir
Your English-speaking guide will do a morning 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.
At 12pm you sail out for Trogir, another city inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Lunch will be served on board and you will have a chance to swim on route, arriving in Trogir in the afternoon. This town is literally packed with palaces, churches, monasteries and towers, the main attraction being the Cathedral of St Lawrence, probably the finest example of sacral architecture in Croatia.
A guide will take you for a Trogir city tour. Afterwards, you’11 have the evening on your own, free to explore and have a dinner in one of Trogir’s cosy taverns.
Overnight onboard in Trogir.
Day 3 (Monday)
Trogir - Bol - Hvar
After breakfast, you cruise towards Bol, on the island of Brac. Bol is best known for its beach called Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), which is regularly 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 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 you 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 4 (Tuesday)
Hvar - Bisevo Blue Cave - Vis
Today you cruise to the island of Bisevo and its famous Blue Cave, one of the most famous natural attractions in whole of the Adriatic Sea. The Blue Cave is a water-logged cave that can only be accessed by boat. However, at times high waves prevent the entrance to the Blue Cave, which is something you won’t know before the morning designated. After lunch you then cruise to Vis.
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.
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.
Overnight onboard in Vis.
Day 5 (Wednesday)
Vis - Korcula
You start your day with a morning departure towards the island of Korcula. Before lunch, on route you stop for a swim in one of the pristine bays.
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 narrow and cobbled 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 6 (Thursday)
Korcula - Sipan Island or Slano
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, you continue with your cruise to the Island of Sipan where we’ll anchor in a picturesque and peaceful 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.
In the evening you shall have the Captains dinner on board, along with some live music entertainment.
Overnight onboard in Sipanska Luka or Slano.
Day 7 (Friday)
Sipan - Dubrovnik
After breakfast you take a morning departure to Dubrovnik, passing by the Elaphiti Islands until you cruise beside the Dubrovnik City walls and fortifications whilst enjoying lunch and having the opportunity to take numerous photos.
You will disembark directly in the Old Town where our own English-speaking guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. 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 whilst having an intimate farewell dinner. Returned scheduled transfer by coach back to the ship will be organised.
Overnight onboard in Dubrovnik.
Day 8 (Saturday)
After breakfast, the time has come to say farewell to all your new friends.