Croatia Cruise

Croatia Cruise

Croatia cruise is the best way  to see and appreciate fully the exceptional beauty and natural wonders of this area of the world. Starting in the world famous city of Dubrovnik with its well preserved Renaissance ramparts or from historic Split you will enjoy sailing in the clear blue waters of the Adriatic Sea to visit some of Croatia’s most beautiful islands. Our Croatia cruises cover different Routes such as Dubrovnik, Split, Pula, Zagreb and more. Please call us on 01252 641989 or send an enquiry to holidays@exploretravelandcruises.com about your preferred Croatia Cruise route.

croatia-1 Cruise Itinerary Joining Day is Saturday

Day 01: Saturday: SPLIT – HVAR

Our cruise conveniently embarks in the ancient Split, the largest Dalmatian city. The M/S Arca will be docked in the main Split harbour. During the welcome dinner you will meet the Captain, our friendly crew and your fellow passengers. The cabins will be at your disposal starting from 2:00 pm. In case of your earlier arrival you will be greeted by our staff and welcome to leave your luggage on board.
Overnight stay in Split.
Meals on board: dinner

 

 
croatia-4 Day 02: Sunday: SPLIT – BOL – HVAR

We start our day with a morning departure towards Bol situated on Brac Island. Bol is well known for its pebbled beach called Zlatni Rat, claimed to be the most beautiful beach on the Croatian coast. Bol is also the oldest settlement on the island located in the solitude of the southern landscape, at the foot of Vidova Mountain.
Immerse yourself in a bath of sun and sea water or explore the town of Bol before lunch and continuation of our journey to Hvar where we will arrive in the late afternoon/early evening hours.
Experience the enchanting town of Hvar situated on the island of the same name. Hvar is claimed to be the most popular Croatian island which you may realize while feeling the vibe of its bustling promenade, well-appointed cafes, wine stores, shops and restaurants. Join an evening walking tour to learn on the history and heritage of Hvar followed by presentation of century’s long lavender farming tradition.
Overnight stay in Hvar.
Meals on board: breakfast, lunch

Day 03: Monday:  HVAR – KORCULA                                    

Enjoy another tranquil and relaxing day as we smoothly glide towards Korcula Island having a swim break en route. In the late afternoon hours we arrive in the town of Korcula.
You will find yourself in front of the town walls and the historic town gate, a reminder of glory and power of this little medieval place. It is just down the street that the famous traveller Marco Polo was born in 1254 coming from a noble family of Korcula town. You can savor all the uniqueness of Korcula by strolling its cobbled, narrow and shady lanes where you will find handcraft stores and shops with jewelry made from local coral germs. Learn about Korcula during our walking tour, enjoy rest of the evening in a laid back atmosphere of this jewel town and find a restaurant at your choice.
Overnight stay in Korcula.
Meals on board: breakfast, lunch

croatia-2 Day 04: Tuesday: KORCULA – ELAPHITI ISLANDS – DUBROVNIK  

Today we will sail along the shores of Mljet and Elaphiti islands where we will have a swim stop and lunch before arrival in Dubrovnik in the afternoon hours.
Meet our tour guide and board a coach to begin the city tour of Dubrovnik. Enjoy a panoramic drive offering a breathtaking scenery from a hill above Dubrovnik. We will then arrive in the Old Town Dubrovnik, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site. After the city tour enjoy Dubrovnik on your own pace by exploring additional attractions such as City Walls or a cable car ride to the hill of Srdj. The return coach transfer is scheduled at 18:00 hours. You may also choose to return to the ship on your own.
Overnight stay in Dubrovnik.
Meals on board: breakfast, lunch

Day 05: Wednesday: DUBROVNIK- ELAPHITI ISLANDS – MLJET NATIONAL PARK  

After breakfast we set sail for Mljet National park enjoying again the magnificent shores of the Elaphiti Islands, situated northwest from Dubrovnik.
This will be another great opportunity to dip yourself in the crystal Adriatic or just relax on board. Explore the National park in the afternoon hours strolling around the Great and Small Lake and take a local boat ride to the Islet of St. Mary.
Overnight stay on Mljet Island.
Meals on board: breakfast, lunch

croatia-6 Day 06: Thursday:  MLJET – PUCISCA (BRAC ISLAND)

We will continue our sailing towards the largest coastal village on Brac Island called – Pucisca. This unique place has preserved an authentic Mediterranean architecture and rustic ambiance inside a deep fiord.
Shiny and white stone facades rising amphitheatrically uphill make this place so unique and famous for its quarries from which stone was excavated to build limestone columns of the White House in Washington DC, The Parliament House in Vienna and many other famous buildings all over the world. Pucisca is also known for Stonemasonry School where students learn to carve local limestone with traditional and unconventional tools that have been used for centuries. Capitan’s dinner this evening.
Overnight stay in Pucisca.
Meals on board: breakfast, lunch, captain`s dinner

Day 07: Friday:PUCISCA – OMIS (MAKARSKA RIVIERA) – SPLIT  

Upon crossing Brac channel we reach the medieval Omis, the town which has preserved its city walls, fortresses and stone churches located at the mouth of Cetina River. Explore Omis at your own pace before lunch and continuation of the cruise towards Split where we will arrive during afternoon hours.
Considered to be 1700 year-old Split is the second largest Croatian city. In the historic core of Split inscribed under UNESCO World Heritage – and within a short walk distance from our ship- stands the massive Palace of the Roman Emperor Diocletian, dating back to the 3rd A.D. In the course of time the Old Town of Split developed inside and around the Palace which included three Roman temples and a massive mausoleum.
Join us for a walking tour and explore with our tour guide some of the numerous archaeological, historic and cultural sites of Split. Find your favourite restaurant for dinner, have a sip of wine or latte in one of many cafes on the pedestrian promenade called Riva and explore numerous shops in the city centre.
Overnight stay in Split.
Meals on board: Breakfast, lunch

croatia-8 Day 08: Saturday: SPLIT

Breakfast and disembarkation by 9:00 am. It is time to say farewell to all your new friends, but only for a while.
With your memories, photos and contacts you will keep sailing with us for some more time!
Meals on board: Breakfast

 

*ATTENTION: Depending on sea and weather conditions, captain reserves the right to make changes to the tour itinerary.

 M/S Arca Fiumana With its perfect size, maneuvering abilities and its elegant 20 cabins our newly built, yacht-like Arca  ship will be classified as 5* rating will satisfy your refined expectations for a comfortable cruise along the Adriatic Coast.
Cabin information
Passenger cabins are situated on two decks; the Lower and Main deck. Crew members are accommodated in separate quarters. All guest cabins are fully air conditioned and are equipped with queen-size and twin beds. Each cabin also has a cupboard, cabinet, window or porthole and a private ensuite, LCD TV, safe.
Amenities
Vessels have an air conditioned saloon restaurant with bar and LCD TV, a swimming platform, outdoor showers and toilets, and a sun deck with sun beds. The M/S Arca has a whirlpool on Sun Deck, where offers 150m2 (500 sq ft) of space and is equipped with sun tanning chairs.
Navigation equipment: GPS, radar, log, wind speed, wind station.Safety on board: Life jackets, safety harness with straps, torch, first aid kit, extinguishers, and navigation lights.

Flight details:

Saturday to Saturday

  • Flight carriers that may be used are: Avro, British Airways, EasyJet, Monarch, Jet2, Wizz Air and TUI.
  • One piece of hand luggage and between 15-20kg hold luggage allowance is included (depending on the flight carrier)
  • Outbound flights depart from the UK between 06.00 and 16.00 and inbound flights sees you arriving back in the UK between 12.00 and 22.40

All inclusive 1 week Luxury Croatia cruise on M/S Arca Fiumana

Price from: £1799 per person  Split to Split Route

International airfare: Included
Accommodation: 
“M/S ArcaFiumana”  Luxury Cruise Boat
Meals  & Drinks plan: 
as shown on the Itinerary
Group Size:
Minimum 02 Persons
Tour Duration:
07 nights/ 08 Days
Specialty Categories:
Adriatic Cruise
Cruise Route can be tailored:
Yes 

Price includes:

  • International flight
  • Accommodation in a chosen category cabin.
  • Welcome drink and snack.
  • Half board (breakfast buffet, lunch buffet and some served dinners as shown in itinerary).
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi in the salon and the aft lounge.
  • Beach towel.
  • Weekly sets of linen and towels.
  • Crew Service.
  • Board equipment.

 

 

Price excludes

  • Imported drinks.
  • Transfer from and/or to the ship.
  • All drinks/beverages from the ships bar
  • Tipping.
  • Entrance to National Parks EUR15 per person payable on the spot
  • Any other items of personal nature
  • Taxes and fees €25per person to be paid on board in cash.
  • Laundry service.
  • Travel and cancellation insurance.
  • All not specify in ‘the rates include’.

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