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Croatia & Montenegro Deluxe Balcony Cruise

  • Duration7 Nights
  • StyleSmall Ship Cuise
  • When to GoMay - Oct
  • Price GuideFrom $2,617 Per Person
This 7-night journey sails round-trip from Split, exploring many of Croatia’s highlights, with accommodation provided in a spacious cabin, some with balconies. Before departure, explore 4th-century Diocletian’s Palace and more in Split’s historic center with an expert local guide. Look forward to soaking up the Mediterranean sun and salty sea breeze as we cruise to gems Korcula, Dubrovnik, and Hvar with locally guided tours provided in each. A day trip will bring you to magnificent Montenegro for tours in Perast and Kotor as well. A fresh oyster and mussel tasting provides a unique experience in Mali Ston Bay and you’ll spend time on stunning Zlatni Rat beach.

At a Glance

  • Day 1
    • Split Arrival

      • Guided walking tour of Split
      • Welcome Dinner
  • Day 2
    • Korcula

      • Guided walking tour of Korcula
  • Day 3
    • Dubrovnik

      • Guided walking tour of Dubrovnik Old Town
  • Day 4
    • Kotor, Montenegro

      • Full-day guided tour in Montenegro with traditional lunch
  • Day 5
    • Ston

      • Fresh oyster & mussel tasting
      • Captain's Dinner with live entertainment
  • Day 6
    • Hvar

      • Guided walking tour of Hvar Old Town
  • Day 7
    • Bol & Trogir

      • Visit to world-famous Zlatni Rat Beach
  • Day 8
    • Split Departure

      • Departure transfer to the airport or onward to local hotel
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    Our Cruise Ship

    MS Markan

    Making her maiden voyage in 2018, the MS Markan has been impressing guests and onlookers ever since. She provides deluxe accommodation in 19 cabins, including 9 VIP cabins that feature private balconies. With a maximum capacity for just 38 guests, she guarantees a more intimate cruise along with a more authentic experience with the ability to reach smaller harbors and out-of-the-way ports.

    Departure Dates


    • June

      Jun 12, 2024Jun 26, 2024
    • September

      Sep 18, 2024

    What's Included

    • 7-night cruise round-trip from Split on a deluxe balcony ship
    • Private transfers to and from the ship
    • Welcome Dinner and Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
    • Half-board meals: a breakfast buffet and multicourse lunches served daily
    • Split, Montenegro, Korcula, Dubrovnik, and Hvar guided tours
    • Fresh tasting of oysters and mussels in Ston
    • Complimentary WiFi on-board
    • Complimentary filtered water, coffee and tea throughout the cruise
    • Daily swim stops
    • Dedicated English-speaking cruise director throughout

    What's not Included

    • International flights from your country of origin
    • Gratuities
    • Any meals, tours, or activities other than those specifically mentioned in itinerary
    • Incidental local expenses - souvenirs, laundry, taxis, etc
    • Visas for Croatia. Your consultant will advise of any required visas and how to obtain them
    • Travel insurance - we strongly recommend you purchase travel insurance as soon as you have booked your trip
    • Port taxes - please refer to your quote
    • Price based on double occupancy in a double or twin room. Single Supplement in lower deck cabins of 60-80%

    Day by Day Itinerary

    • Day 1

      Split Arrival

      D7Split Waterfront 2Diocletians Palace Split

      Your memorable cruise starts with a warm welcome from your driver who will meet you at Split International Airport or your Split hotel, providing a private transfer to the ship that waits in the harbor. After checking in, you’ll have time to settle in before joining our local guide for a stroll through the maze of streets and alleyways in Split’s historic center. Much of it includes the 4th-century Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace, renowned for its incredibly well-preserved Roman architecture. Back onboard, prepare for our Welcome Dinner this evening which includes introductions to the captain and crew, a three-course meal, and time to get to know your fellow passengers.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Split

      Meals Included:
      Welcome Dinner

    • Day 2


      Korcula Croatia 1Korcula Town

      Our cruise gets underway by sailing toward Korcula Island with its fairytale-like Old Town, densely forested landscapes, and postcard-perfect beaches. Along the way, enjoy lunch in a hidden bay. Upon arrival, we anchor near the gate of Korcula’s walled Old Town. Our local guide will meet you for a tour of this “mini-Dubrovnik” with its labyrinth of streets and alleyways. Learn more about the many historic buildings that have significant Venetian influence, like the Cathedral of St. Mark with its winged lions. Enjoy the evening at your leisure to explore more and enjoy dinner independently, perhaps at one of the many alluring traditional tavernas.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Korcula

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 3


      Dubrovnik 1Dubrovnik 2

      Our next journey takes us to Dubrovnik. Enjoy your breakfast among the incredible scenery before we stop for a swim in a secluded turquoise bay. Upon arrival, you’ll join your Cruise Director for an enchanting tour of Old City Dubrovnik. This UNESCO World Heritage Site was frequently used in scenes for the popular series “Game of Thrones.” As you stroll the limestone-paved streets, learn more about its past and the history behind the many Gothic- and Renaissance-style buildings. The remainder of the day is yours – perhaps take a walk atop the city walls before dining in one of the rooftop eateries with sunset and sea views.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Korcula

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 4

      Perast & Old Town Kotor, Montenegro

      Day4 Kotor MontenegroPerast Montenegro 1

      With the border of Montenegro just a short drive away, look forward to a full day trip out that begins early this morning, with breakfast boxes provided to bring with you. Your first stop, the small traditional village of Perast, will be reached in a little over an hour and a half, where you’ll see many magnificently preserved Venetian Gothic buildings. Enjoy a quick guided tour before heading to Old Town Kotor for another locally guided tour and a traditional Montenegrin lunch. You’ll be back in Dubrovnik in time to enjoy dinner on your own in another one of the many outstanding sea-view restaurants.

      Excursions Included:
      Full-day guided tour in Montenegro

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Traditional Lunch

    • Day 5


      Oyster Wine Tour CroatiaSton Croatia

      We continue our cruise to the Peljesac Peninsula, an enchanting region long known for its dry red wines and delicious shellfish. Follow your Cruise Director for a short boat ride to Mali Ston Bay where some of the world’s tastiest oysters are harvested, with the delectable flavors said to be derived from the high concentration of minerals in the seawater. You’ll enjoy a tasting of fresh oysters and mussels as you learn more about them before returning to the ship to prepare for the Captain’s Dinner. A highlight of the trip, it’s a fun night that includes a multicourse feast and live entertainment.

      Excursions Included:
      Fresh oyster & mussel tasting

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast, Lunch & Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment

    • Day 6


      D4Pakleni Islands 2Hvar 2

      You have plenty to look forward to, including a swim stop in the strikingly clear blue waters that surround the Pakleni Islands. Afterward, we’ll continue to our overnight destination, Hvar. Meet our local guide in Old Town Hvar with its many historic landmarks, including Europe’s oldest community theater which opened its doors in 1612, and St. Stephen’s Cathedral which was built in 1605. The rest of the day is yours, perhaps climb Spanjola Fortress for a breathtaking view before sampling one of the many world-class restaurants for dinner. With Hvar famous for its buzzing nightlife, this is the perfect spot for a late night out.

      Excursions Included:
      Guided walking tour of Hvar

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 7

      Bol & Trogir

      Day7 Zlatni Rat Bol CroatiaTrogir 2

      Leaving early this morning for Brac Island, we’ll anchor just outside Bol town. You can enjoy a relaxed walk along its picturesque promenade or join your Cruise Director for a visit to nearby Zlatni Rat, one of the most photogenic beaches in Europe. A swim stop will be enjoyed as we make our way to medieval Trogir with its UNESCO-listed Old Town filled with spectacular Romanesque churches complemented by beautiful baroque and Renaissance buildings that date to the Venetian period, including 13th-century St. Lawrence Cathedral. Enjoy time to explore on your own before having dinner independently in one of the many mouthwatering eateries.

      Meals Included:
      Breakfast & Lunch

    • Day 8

      Split Departure

      Day8 Split Cafe 2Split Waterfront Croatia

      This morning in Trogir, if you have an early flight out of Split, you can disembark here for the short transfer to Split’s airport. Otherwise, continue with us as we make our return to the harbor in Split. You’ll enjoy one last breakfast on board, with disembarkation by 9 a.m. You may want to exchange contact information with fellow passengers who have become new friends before saying your goodbyes and meeting your driver for a private transfer to the airport or your local Split hotel. We wish you safe travels and hope to see you again on another unforgettable trip.

      Meals Included:

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