You will be transferred from Split airport or your Split hotel to harbour, where embarkation begins at 13:00h. Get settled in your cabin before going on a walking tour of Split and visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical centre of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. After returning to ship enjoy a Welcome reception followed by dinner this evening
Experience the magnificent town of Kotor and the immaculate beauty of port of Montenegro.
DAY 2. (Sunday)
SPLIT – VIS – HVAR
Early in the morning we sail to small island Biševo to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Cruise towards the island of Vis. Once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and restricted to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it interesting to visit. If interested, visit the remains of the Roman thermal place, City museum or simply take a walk enjoying the views. Set sail to Hvar, one of the most popular islands in the Adriatic. A sightseeing tour of Hvar town shows you the first public theatre in Europe and many more historical sites. Spend evening and night in Hvar.
DAY 3. (Monday)
HVAR – PLOČE (MOSTAR EXCURSION)
Early in the morning sail to Ploče and take the coach for an excursion to Mostar with lunch included. Mostar is the city were east and west meet. Built alongside the Neretva River is known by all thanks to the image of its beautiful “Old Bridge” (Stari Most) which is the heart and symbol of the city. Since 2005 the “Old Bridge”, as well as the old city of Mostar have been inscribed as a World Heritage by UNESCO. Walkthrough the streets, visit the Turkish house and the mosque. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner and overnight in Ploče.
DAY 4. (Tuesday)
PLOČE – TRPANJ (PELJEŠAC) – KORČULA
Leave Ploče and head to Pelješac peninsula. Trpanj is a hidden jewel with a long history and rich cultural heritage, a home of fishermen and seamen, and a landscape featuring numerous vineyards and centuries-old olive orchards. Enjoy the beautiful landscape of Pelješac vineyards and join the visit to a Winery where you will have a guided winery tour to learn more about Dalmatian wines and enjoy a Wine tasting. After visiting Trpanj set sail to Korčula, with swimming stop in one of pristine bays and lunch on board. In the afternoon arrival to Korčula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Take a walking tour through this fortified town which is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Your evening is free to discover the town and enjoy dinner on your own at one of the many good restaurants. Overnight in Korčula.
DAY 5. (Wednesday)
KORČULA – MLJET – CAVTAT
In the morning head further south to the Island of Mljet. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Continue our cruise towards the Cavtat. Cavtat is a town located in the south of Dubrovnik, encircled by two peninsulas, making it a safe harbour, frequented by numerous sailors and yacht enthusiasts. You will be taken the coach for an excursion and dinner in local authentic restaurant “Konavoski dvori”. Overnight in Cavtat.
DAY 6. (Thrusday)
CAVTAT – KOTOR
In the morning we set sail to Kotor. After lunch on board, you will have a possibility to book Excursion to Lovćen Mountain, Njegoši Village and Budva. Encounter Montenegro’s rich culture, historical heritage and natural beauty as you travel by motor coach up the serpentine Lovcen Hills. A beautiful view of Kotor Bay and lovely mountain scenery accompany you en route to Njegusi, where you will visit the village smokehouse. Stop for a snack of smoked ham and cheese, brandy and wine—all local specialties. Then, head down the mountains towards the city of Budva—believed to be one of the oldest settlements on the Adriatic coast. It is more than 2,000 years old. After panoramic stop above Budva you will drive back to Kotor to explore the city that is known as the jewel of Montenegro. Your guide will take you on a walking tour that will include a visit to St Triphon’s Cathedral and you will see the Orthodox Church of St Luka from the outside. Your evening is free in Kotor.
DAY 7. (Friday)
KOTOR – CAVTAT – DUBROVNIK
In the morning after breakfast, we head to Cavtat. As we are traveling from one country to another, there will be some formalities at the border. Continue our cruise towards the Dubrovnik the “Pearl of the Adriatic”. After docking join a guided tour with panoramic ride and transfer included. After the panoramic view, we will arrive at the historical centre of Dubrovnik, walk through STRADUN – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, the famous city enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik. After city tour, you will be left on your own to explore the city, visit City Walls, the Franciscan Monastery with Europe’s second oldest pharmacy, the Rector’s Palace and the Cathedral, take a boat ride to Lokrum island or take the cable car to the top of the Mount Srđ. Overnight in Dubrovnik.
DAY 8. (Saturday)
8 DUBROVNIK DEPARTURE
After breakfast it is time to disembark. You will be transferred to Dubrovnik airport or your Dubrovnik hotel.