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Croatian Island Cruise

  • Route:
  • London
  • Split
  • Makarska
  • Korcula
  • Dubrovnik
  • Mljet National Park
  • Hvar
  • Split
  • London
8 DAYS from £745pp

Tour Highlights

  • Visit Dubrovnik, with free time to explore the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Old Town.
  • Explore the ancient streets of Makarska.
  • Evening in Korcula the acclaimed birthplace of Marco Polo
  • Discover Split and the UNESCO World heritage site of Diocletian's Palace.
  • Mljet National Park.
  • Trip to Hvar, famous for its production of Lavendar.
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Croatian Island Cruise

Set sail along one of the most breathtakingly scenic coastlines in the world where rugged mountains cascade down into the crystalline waters.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: UK to Split

Depart London on your scheduled flight to Split, where you will be met and transferred to your boat which is docked in the harbour for the night.

    Day 2: Split to Makarska

    After breakfast set sail along the crystal blue waters for Brac Island, guests are left to explore the island in their own time. In the afternoon depart for Makarska, a small city on the mainland where the boat will anchor for the evening. Wander into the main square to find open-air restaurants and bars or choose the harbour for a view across the bay.

    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Day 3: Makarska to Korcula

    From Makarska head to Korcula stopping en route for a leisurely swim. After lunch, cruise along to Korcula with time to discover the town and acclaimed birthplace of the explorer Marco Polo. With an impressive old fortress and quaint cobbled streets, Korcula is an idyllic place to spend the evening and enjoy dinner in one of the many eateries overlooking the bay.

    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Day 4: Korcula to Dubrovnik

    Depart in the morning for the UNESCO World Heritage recognised city of Dubrovnik, known as the Pearl of the Adriatic. This enchanting seaside city has provided the backdrop to many feature-length films. Upon arrival your crew will direct you to take a short bus journey from the port to the Old Town, where all first-time visitors should begin with a walk around the magnificent medieval city walls.

    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Day 5: Dubrovnik to Mljet National Park

    Your journey to Mljet Island includes a break for swimming and lunch on board. A highlight of the tour, Mljet is known as Croatia's greenest island with the national park making up almost one third of the landmass. Take a local ferry to Islet Melita, a charming island in the middle of the Large Lake to visit the former Benedictine monastery. An optional three course Captain's dinner back on board can be booked locally or alternatively choose one of the local restaurants that line the bay.

    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Day 6: Mljet to Hvar

    In the morning head for the island of Hvar, known to be the longest and sunniest Croatian island and a favourite with sailors for over two thousand years. Weather permitting, the cruise will stop en route for a relaxing swim in one of the Peljesac Peninsula's secluded coves before arriving at the island's hub, Hvar Town. Spend your evening sampling it's hip but laid-back restaurant scene.

    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Day 7: Hvar to Split

    Depart Hvar and enjoy breakfast before stopping for a swim off the Western Coast of Brac Island. This afternoon spend time exploring the UNESCO world heritage site of Diocletian's palace, built by the roman emperor Diocletian as a fortress in the 4th Century, it now forms the centre of a bustling city. Within the centre of the palace you can find many shops, bars and restaurants, a perfect way to spend your final evening before retiring back to the boat.

    • Breakfast & Lunch

    Day 8: Split to the UK

    After breakfast on board the boat, disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK.

    • Breakfast
    Your Meals
    • Included Breakfast will always be served at your accommodation each morning during the tour.
    • Included Lunch and Dinner, where included, will be served in local restaurants or at your accommodation.

    Included in the Price

    • Included Fully Escorted Tour with local English Speaking Guides throughout
    • Included Scheduled Flights from the UK.
    • Included All internal travel including air-conditioned/heated transportation.
    • Included Accommodation, meals as specified and entry fees to all sights.
    • Included All airport taxes and security charges.

    Important Information

    Visas

    A visa is not required for your trip to Croatia. Further advice should be sought from the applicable tourist authority for other nationalities and for general queries. We strongly advise you check your destinations' Tourist Board or Embassy for the most up-to-date guidelines regarding passport validity.

    Insurance

    You must obtain suitable travel insurance prior to departure. Mercury Holidays is partnered with Holiday Extras which offer insurance at the following prices:

    Age in YearsUp to 6465 - 7475 - 85
    Up to 10 days cover£21£42£62


    For all persons 86 years and over, please contact us for insurance prices. Please ensure you provide us with the name of your insurer, policy number and their 24 hour emergency contact number as soon as possible. Mercury Holidays will not be liable for any costs incurred by you due to your failure to take out suitable travel insurance from the date of booking.

    Payment

    If booking more than 10 weeks before departure a deposit of £250pp will need to be paid at the time of booking with the full amount payable at 10 weeks prior to departure. The deposit applies to adults and children. If you are within 10 weeks of travel then the full balance of the holiday will be payable.

    Flight Information

    All flights are operated by Norwegian Airlines. Each passenger is entitled to 20kg of hold luggage plus one item of hand luggage not exceeding 8kg in weight and 23cm x 40cm x 55cm in size. Flight times are for guidance only & subject to change.

    Health and Vaccinations

    It is your responsibility to check any health and vaccination requirements applicable to your booked arrangements. We can only provide general information about this. Health and hygiene facilities and disease risks vary from country to country. You should take health advice about your own needs as early as possible and in good time before your departure. Sources of information include; www.fco.gov.uk, http://travelhealthpro.org.uk/, www.hpa.org.uk, your General Practitioner or a specialist clinic.

    Physical Accessibility

    This tour is accessible to most people with an average level of fitness. It involves some climbing of steep steps, and getting on and off boats. This tour is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.

    Group Size

    The maximum number of passengers on your cruise will be 40 passengers. If in the unlikely event the tour does not go ahead then you may be asked to change to a different date. A full refund will be made available to your should this alternative not be suitable.

    Tour Guide

    An English speaking Tour Director will be on board your cruise with you for any queries that you may have. They will not accompany you on land, this will be your free time to explore each city at your leisure. Airport transfers will be with an English speaking driver.

    Currency Information

    The currency in Croatia is the Croatian Kuna, We recommend that you exchange your currency before you leave the UK, however cash machines are available in all the major cities to withdraw money in the local currency.

    Personal Expenses

    You will need to take some extra money with you to cover any dinners where these are not mentioned on your itinerary and personal purchases, such as souvenirs, extra drinks and snacks. Approximately £200-£300 will be sufficient for the duration of the tour.

    Tour Dates & Prices

    Depart UKArrive UKPriceBook Now
    2017 Dates
    13 May 201720 May 2017£795ppBook
    20 May 201727 May 2017£895ppBook
    27 May 201703 Jun 2017£895ppBook
    03 Jun 201710 Jun 2017£895ppBook
    10 Jun 201717 Jun 2017£895ppBook
    17 Jun 201724 Jun 2017£895ppBook
    24 Jun 201701 Jul 2017£895ppBook
    01 Jul 201708 Jul 2017£895ppBook
    08 Jul 201715 Jul 2017£895ppBook
    15 Jul 201722 Jul 2017£895ppBook
    22 Jul 201729 Jul 2017£995ppBook
    05 Aug 201712 Aug 2017£995ppBook
    12 Aug 201719 Aug 2017£995ppBook
    19 Aug 201726 Aug 2017£995ppBook
    26 Aug 201702 Sep 2017£975ppBook
    02 Sep 201709 Sep 2017£945ppBook
    09 Sep 201716 Sep 2017£895ppBook
    16 Sep 201723 Sep 2017£895ppBook
    23 Sep 201730 Sep 2017£745ppBook

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    Fact File

    • Currency: Kuna
    • Average Flying time: 2 hours
    • Minimum temperature: 9°C
    • Maximum temperature: 34°C
    • Spoken Language(s): Croatian, English

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