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August 25 – MS Avantura – Split to Dubrovnik Deluxe Cruise

  • Duration7 Nights
  • StyleSmall Ship Cruise
  • When to GoAugust 27th, 2024
  • Price GuideFrom $1,833 Per Person
Explore the Dalmatian coast and some of the most alluring Croatian islands, including everything from popular Hvar and fairytale-like Korcula to lush Mljet and unspoiled Vis, all while sailing from Split to Dubrovnik on an intimate, small-ship cruise. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a stress-free, authentic experience that includes many opportunities to sample local cuisine in port, including some unique tastings, paired with local or regional wines. Days are often spent enjoying memorable swim spots in secluded bays or off the shores of stunning beaches and taking inspiring locally led tours, while a spacious, en-suite, air-conditioned cabin ensures comfortable overnights.

At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Split Arrival

      • Guided walking tour of Split
      • Welcome Cocktail Reception and Dinner
  • Day 2
    • Trogir

      • Free time to explore Trogir
  • Day 3
    • Hvar

      • Swim stop at world-famous Zlatni Rat beach
      • Wine tasting experience at a family-run winery
  • Day 4
    • Vis

      • Swim stop while sailing through the Pakleni Islands
      • Experience a tranquil oasis in Vis
  • Day 5
    • Korcula

      • OPTIONAL: Guided tour of the Blue Cave
      • Guided walking tour of Korcula’s Old Town
  • Day 6
    • Slano/Ston

      • Entrance to Mljet National Park
      • Fresh oyster and mussel tasting in Ston
      • Captain’s Dinner
  • Day 7
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided walking tour of Old City Dubrovnik
  • Day 8
    • Dubrovnik Departure

      • Departure transfer to local Dubrovnik hotel or the airport
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    Our Cruise Ships

    MS Avantura

    The MS Avantura is a 52m (170 ft) long cruise ship, which was built in 2019. The ship features 19 spacious main deck and lower deck cabins which accommodate up to 38 on board the guests. The vessel features a spacious sun deck with a splash pool. It also has an elegant dining area and outdoor lounge area perfect for socializing.

    What's Included

    • Private arrival and departure transfers from and to the respective airports/hotels
    • Daily buffet breakfast with fruit selection
    • 3-Course welcome dinner with cocktail
    • Captain’s evening dinner with live entertainment
    • 3-Course lunch daily with fresh salad bar
    • Unlimited filtered water, tea and coffee throughout the cruise
    • Wine tasting experience at a family vineyard on the Island of Hvar
    • Guided city tours of Dubrovnik, Split and Korcula
    • Entrance to the Mljet National Park
    • Oyster farm visit and tasting experience in Ston
    • Daily swim stops in secluded bays with complimentary use of water toys
    • Free WiFi on-board
    • Professional English-speaking cruise director with on board lectures
    • Whisper headsets to use for each of your excursions
    • Daily cabin service & luggage handling

    What's not Included

    • International flights from your country of origin
    • Gratuities
    • Port taxes - please refer to your quote
    • Any meals, tours, or activities other than those specifically mentioned in itinerary
    • Entrance to the Blue Cave

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • Day 1

      Split Arrival

      D1split panorama itineraryDiocletians Palace Split

      Upon arrival at Split International Airport, you’ll receive a warm welcome from your driver who will provide a private transfer to your luxurious vessel that awaits in the harbor. Join our local guide for a tour of the historic center in Split. This UNESCO-listed site includes the vast 4th-century Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace with its maze of streets and alleyways lined with well-preserved centuries-old buildings with Greek, Roman, and Venetian influence. Return in time for the welcome cocktail reception with a multicourse dinner which will include an overview of the trip and introductions to your fellow passengers, the captain, and the crew.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Split

      Meals Included:
      Welcome dinner with cocktail

    • Day 2


      D9Trogir CroatiaTrogir 2

      Today, we’ll make our departure for medieval Trogir. After lunch on board, you will have time to explore the town at your own leisure to see the 15th-century castle/fortress Kamerlengo and other highlights like the Romanesque-Gothic St. Lawrence Cathedral, the Town Gate, Town Hall, Central Square, and more.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 3


      Day7 Zlatni Rat Bol CroatiaD4Tomic Winery Hvar

      While Hvar is our ultimate destination, we’ll cruise to Brac Island first for a swim stop off the shores of world-famous Zlatni Rat, a beach with glistening white pebbles surrounded by transparent blue waters on three sides, jutting into the sea for nearly a third of a mile. After lunch, we’ll continue to sunny Hvar, known for attracting international jet setters and nature lovers with its beautiful beaches, fragrant lavender fields, and vineyard-covered hills. Upon arrival, we’ll head to one of the island’s most popular family-run wineries for a tour and tasting alongside local snacks. Returning to Hvar Town afterward, enjoy the evening at your leisure.

      Excursions Included:
      Wine tasting tour on Hvar Island

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 4


      D4Pakleni Islands 2Vis 2

      Cruising the island gems known as the Paklenis as we make our way toward Vis, enjoy an extended swim stop in one of the hidden coves with crystal-clear blue waters. You’ll have time to use some of the water toys on board too. Once we reach Vis, you can soak up its peaceful atmosphere. Relatively unspoiled by tourism with a location as the furthest island from the Croatian coast as well as having been closed to the public for 40 years while used as a naval base, it offers many unique charms and produces some fabulous wines.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 5

      Blue Cave & Korcula

      Blue Cave 1Korcula Croatia 1

      An early departure this morning brings the opportunity to visit the Blue Cave on the island of Bisevo. You can hop into a small boat to tour its interior, experiencing the magic when the sunlight beams through a crack in the roof, reflecting off the white sea bottom to illuminate it in a surreal blue glow. Continuing to our overnight destination of Korcula Island, you’ll meet our local guide at the gate for a walking tour of the Old Town that is enclosed by stone defensive walls. Afterward, sit down in one of the many eateries to enjoy an authentic traditional meal.

      Optional Excursions:
      Blue Cave (entrance fee payable locally)

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Korcula

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 6

      Mljet & Slano/Ston

      D13Mljet National Park 2Oyster Wine Tour Croatia

      Lush Mljet is next on our agenda, a favorite for its stunning natural beauty, including abundant greenery. You can join your cruise manager for the short walk to the saltwater lakes in the heart of Mljet National Park and even take a boat ride to the tiny islet in Great Lake to visit the ancient monastery, abbey, and church. We’ll continue to the traditional fishing village of Slano, walking along the coast to an oyster farm to sample the delicacies fresh from the sea while learning more about how they’re harvested. The Captain’s Dinner with live music will be hosted on the ship this evening.

      Excursions Included:
      Oyster & Mussel tasting

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast, Lunch & Captain’s Dinner

    • Day 7


      Dubrovnik 2Dubrovnik Game of Thrones

      On our final full day, we’ll depart early for the “Pearl of the Adriatic,” Dubrovnik. Before our arrival into the harbor, enjoy a view of the walled Old City from the water followed by a guided walking tour of the historic center. There are many magnificent buildings that line the limestone-paved streets that date back to the days of the old Dubrovnik Republic. Your guide will provide more insight into their history, and you’ll have free time to explore afterward. This evening is ideal for celebrating your cruise with dinner in one of the rooftop restaurants, ideally with a sea and sunset view.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 8

      Dubrovnik Departure

      D13Dubrovnik DepartureCable Car Dubrovnik

      With departure day here, you’ll want to have your bags packed and ready for a private transfer to Dubrovnik’s airport or your local hotel if you’ve decided to spend more time here. You’ll have time for one last breakfast on the ship and goodbyes to the captain, crew, fellow passengers, and new friends. Should you need assistance with ongoing travels or future trips, our travel experts are always happy to help.

      Meals Included:

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