Adriatic Coastal Cruise from Split includes everything that you could wish for on a summer holiday, from island hops and snorkelling in glistening bays, to anchoring in vibrant fishing ports and cosmopolitan resorts. Starting from Split, this sailing trip will take you around the islands of Brac, Hvar, Korcula and Mljet and finishes in the "Pearl of the Adriatic" Dubrovnik.
Split Cruise itinerary - MS Prestige
Day 1 Saturday: Split
Arrive from the UK and embark from 12pm onwards. There is time at leisure to settle in before an evening welcome reception - this is an opportunity to meet your Cruise Manger, the Captain and the crew of your cruising vessel. Instructions are given and safety measures explained. Optional evening meal at one of the many local restaurants.
Day 2 Sunday: Split - Bol (Island of Brac) - Stari Grad (Island of Hvar)
Morning guided walking tour of Split shows us the historic inner city, built around the Roman Emperor Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site. After the tour we set sail towards Bol on the Island of Brach, for a swim at Croatia's most famous beach - the Golden Horn. Enjoy nearly 1km of golden pebble beach that uniquely changes its shape and position depending on the winds.Return to our boat for lunch before heading for Hvar, justly reputed as the finest island on the Adriatic. We spend the evening in Stari Grad, one of the oldest towns in Europe. Evening at leisure and an optional evening meal at one of the many local restaurants.
Day 3 Monday: Stari Grad - Hvar (Island of Hvar) - Vis (Island of Vis)
Quick sail towards town of Hvar for a sightseeing tour featuring the first public theatre in Europe (older than the Globe in the UK), the Fransicsan Monastery and many more historical siges. Afterwards we cruise towards the Island of Vis where we will spend the evening in the ancient town of Vis. Evening at leisure and optional evening meal at one of the many local restaurants.
Day 4 Tuesday: Vis - Vela Luka (Island of Korcula)
After breakfast we set sail for the Island of Korcula, thought to be the birthplace of the famous explorer Marko Polo. Our port of call for the day is Vela Luka (the "big harbour") town, dating back to pre-historic times. After lunch onbaord, we disembard in Vela Luka and depart for an afternoon "Korcula Island tour" featuring a visit of the olive oil factory, Barilo ethno museum and local winery to taste some local wine and cheese. Return to the ship for evening at lesiure and optional evening meal at one of the many local restaurants.
Day 5 Wednesday: Vela Luka - Korcula (Island of Korcula)
There will be some time for swimming before we continue our cruise, heading for Korcula town. We atke a walking tour through its narrow, cobbled streets and visti the majestic Gothic Baroque Cathedral of St. Mark. Evening at leisure and optional evening meal at one of the many local restaurants.
Day 6 Thursday: Korcula - Mljet (Island of Mljet)
Today we set sail for Mljet island. Here, the National Park encompasses unusually varied types of woodlands, rare bird species and two deep lakes, so it is no wonder Odysseus stayed here for a while. After time to enjoy the spectacular scenery, we board the ship for a Captains dinner with live entertainment.
Day 7 Friday: Mljet - Dubrovnik
In the morning we sail to Dubrovnik, the so called "Pearl of the Adriatic", a UNESCO World Heritage site. There will be a walking tour of the Old Town and you will visit the Rector's Palace and the Franciscan Monastery's Pharmacy. Rest of the day is at leisure and optional evening meal at one of the many local restaurants.
Day 8 Saturday: Dubrovnik
Disembarkation follows breakfast by 9am after which you transfer to Dubrovnik Airport for your homeward journey or a hotel of your choice for your second week.
Summer 2017 departures
The cruise departs Saturday on the following dates:
May 6, 20 • Jun 03, 17 • Jul 08, 22 • Aug 12 • Sep 16, 30 • Oct 14
Prices are per person in a lower deck cabin with double or twin beds & shower.
18 air-conditioned, sound-proofed double, twin & triple cabins on main or lower deck, all furnished with a cupboard, wardrobe cabinet, a window or porthole & safe. Bathrooms have shower, sink, WC, hairdryer, basic supply of toiletries, bathrobe & slippers.
Half-Board served onboard & consists of 7 buffet breakfasts, 6 buffet lunches & 1 Captains dinner (which includes wine, beer & soft drinks).
Air-conditioned upper deck restaurant with fully stocked bar (drinks at local charge) & LCD TV. Smart sun deck with at least 700m2 of open bathing space with lounge chairs & planters. There is a shaded demi-lune sitting area at the rear of the ship & roomy platform providing easy access to/from the sea. Wi-Fi is available free of charge in public areas.
Vessel length: 38-46 metres
Vessel width: 8-8.5 metres
Cruising speed: 9-10 knots (16-18 kmh)
Power supply: 220 volts (continental plugs)
Supplements (per person per night)
Per person per week:
Main deck cabin £120.00 • Cabin for sole use from £887.40
Please call our Tailor Made department on 020 7543 5569 for all travel options & flight details •
Please note: Cruising route is subject to change depending on weather conditions • The vessel may not be suitable for clients with reduced mobility or guests with disabilities •
Dubrovnik Cruise Extended Stay: we would be happy to offer you the opportunity to select the hotel that appeals to you the most for your extra week in the Dubrovnik Riviera. Please call our Tailor Made department on 020 7543 5569 for prices & further details.
What's included in the price
Welcome reception • Complimentary bottled water, coffee & tea • Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment, including wine, beer & soft drinks • Free onboard Wi-Fi • Services of Cruise Manager • All taxes & charges • Walking tours of Split, Hvar, Vis, Korcula Island tour with olive oil and wine tasting, Korcula city tour, Mljet National park & Dubrovnik
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