Dalmatian Islands Deluxe Cruise 2019


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    Dubrovnik – Slano – Mljet NP – Korčula – Hvar – Vis – Šibenik – Skradin – Krka NP – Trogir – Split – Pučišća – Omiš – Split

    Dalmatian Islands Deluxe Cruise onboard MS Agape Rose (2017) is a value added deluxe cruise package that takes in the natural beauty and rich cultural heritage of Central & Southern Dalmatia. Its easy to relax, find time to swim, explore medieval towns and natural landscapes.

    Itinerary

    Day 1 – Dubrovnik

    Transfer from Dubrovnik Airport to Gruž Port for embarkation. Dinner onboard and overnight in Dubrovnik. (D)

    Day 2 – Dubrovnik – Slano

    After breakfast, enjoy a guided walking tour of Dubrovnik, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Our local expert will show you around this fascinating world-known landmark, an ancient town protected by 13th century fortifications. Surrounded in immense city walls, as if in a universe of its own, the world famous Gothic and Baroque facades line up as you walk the same streets like the cast and crew of the Game of Thrones, Star Wars and Robin Hood. Dubrovnik was for centuries a standalone Republic and the only power able to compete with the Venetians. Depart for Slano, with free time upon arrival, or join an optional Taste of Dalmatia tour of Ston. Overnight in Slano. (B, L)

    Day 3 – Slano – Mljet – Korčula

    After breakfast onboard we depart for the Island of Mljet, which on its western side houses the National Park Mljet, known for its immense beauty and its two turquoise saltwater lakes surrounded by thick forest. Upon arrival, you will have plenty of free time to explore the park individually, for example, by renting bikes and cycling or jogging on the numerous paths around the lakes or take an optional guided trip to the lakes. Depart for Korčula with lunch and swimming breaks along the way. Arrival to Korčula in the afternoon, where you will enjoy a walking tour. Overnight in Korčula. (B, L)

    Day 4 – Korčula – Hvar – Vis

    Breakfast onboard and early departure to Hvar, the sunniest island in the Adriatic. We will stop for a swim and enjoy the crystal clear sea along the way. Upon arrival, enjoy a guided tour with a local guide. Afternoon departure to Vis, an island famous for its sandy beaches and beautiful bays. Captain’s Dinner and overnight in Vis. (B, D)

    Day 5 – Vis – Šibenik

    Breakfast onboard and an optional Vis Island excursion. Morning departure to Šibenik, a town which successfully combines famous history and natural beauties. Weather permitting, a stop will be made for swimming and relaxing enroute. Arrival to Šibenik is followed by a guided city tour. Your evening is free to dine in a restaurant of your choice. Overnight in Šibenik. (B, L)

    Day 6 – Šibenik – Skradin – Krka – Trogir – Split

    After breakfast you will join an excursion to Skradin and Trogir. Coach will take you through the karst Šibenik hinterland to Skradin, where you will have time to explore one of the most beautiful national parks in Croatia. On our way to Split we will make another quick stop in Trogir, a small town part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Except for the green parks the entire island is filled by spectacular constructions of stone-houses, palaces, churches, monasteries, towers and walls. You will have free time to pay a visit to the main attraction in Trogir, the Cathedral of St Lawrence which is probably the finest example of sacral architecture in Croatia. Finally, we arrive to Split Old Town, where you will enjoy a walking tour with the local guide who will show you monumental Diocletian Palace, which was built over 1700 years ago. Because of its historical and architectural importance, the whole Old Town is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Later, you can join the locals in enjoying a cup of coffee on their much beloved seaside promenade. Dinner onboard and overnight in Split. (B, D)

    Day 7 – Split – Pučišća – Omiš

    Breakfast onboard and early departure to Pučišća on the Island of Brač. Pučišća is nested in a beautiful bay, surrounded by the stone quarries that yield some of the whitest and best quality limestone in the world. Suffice to say that pillars of this snow-white stone decorate the facade of the White House and other landmarks all over the world. After docking at Pučišća, you can join a short visit to the Stonemasonry School nearby, where you will learn of the Brač limestone, centuries-old tradition of stonemasonry and the unconventional tools they use. Depart for Omiš with lunch served onboard. Afternoon arrival to Omiš, a small town built below the steep mountains at the mouth of the Cetina River. Free time to explore on your own or take an optional excursion to the Cetina River Canyon. Overnight in Omiš. (B, L)

    Day 8 – Omiš – Split

    Breakfast and disembarkation in Omiš Port, followed by transfer to Split Airport. (B)