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Croatian Island Cruise Dubrovnik


Route:
  • London
  • Dubrovnik
  • Korcula
  • Pucisca
  • Split
  • Hvar
  • Mljet
  • Dubrovnik
  • London
Tour Pace:

8 DAYS from £799pp

Tour Highlights
  • Explore Dubrovnik's Old Town
  • Evening on the beautiful island of Korcula
  • Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site in Split
  • Hvar, famous for producing Lavender
  • Visit Mljet National Park

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Croatian Island Cruise Dubrovnik

Voyage on the Adriatic's emerald waters along Croatia's magnificent Dalmatian coast to experience the region's southern islands.

Tour Itinerary

1
Dubrovnik

Depart London on your direct flight to Dubrovnik, where you will be greeted and transferred to your boat which is docked in the harbour for the night.

  • Dinner
2
Dubrovnik to Korcula

From Dubrovnik, sail to the ancient town of Korcula with a relaxing stop en route to enjoy the glistening Adriatic Sea. Explore narrow walkways that border magnificent Renaissance palaces and discover the alleged birthplace of explorer Marco Polo. In the evening visit the main square of Pjaca to sample local delicacies including black risotto, a dish coloured with cuttlefish ink and savour fine Croatian wine produced from local posip grapes.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
3
Korcula to Pucisca

After breakfast visit Korcula's historic sites including St. Marks Cathedral, which showcases local stonemason Marko Andrijic's magnificent craftsmanship. Depart late-morning to the costal city of Makarska to stroll along palm-shaded promenades that sit between the dramatic Mount Biokovo and tranquil Riviera waters. After lunch on board the ship journey to Pucisca, a picturesque town on the island of Brac, to admire its charming white-stoned Roman houses and the elegant domed tower of St. Jerome's Church. This evening dine at a quaint seafront restaurant of your choice.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
4
Pucisca to Split

Depart after breakfast for Croatia's second largest city, Spilt, with a brief stop en route to the port town of Omis for a relaxing swim in the mouth of the Cetina River. In the afternoon visit the ancient old town, centred round the UNESCO World Heritage site of Diocletian's Palace, built by the ferocious Roman Emperor in the fourth century. Explore the rich mix of Roman and Medieval labyrinthine streets, full of cafes and boutiques, some of which are built into the ancient walls that surround the palace.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
5
Split to Hvar

Depart Split for the verdant island of Hvar, stopping for a swim in one of its many secluded coves. Stroll the winding stone streets to Hvar Town's piazza; outlined with bars, shops and cafes this hub of activity is dominated by the Gothic Cathedral of St. Steven and it's elaborate seventeenth century bell tower. In the evening, explore Croatia's most romantic town to find a restaurant and sample produce from the islands ancient olive trees and exquisite vineyards.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
6
Hvar to Mljet

This morning set sail for Mljet National Park to tour the scenic Veliko and Malo Jezero (large and small lake) that are encircled by a panoramic backdrop of woodlands unfolding over rolling hills. Visit the fascinating 12th century monastery atop a small landmass on the Veliko Jezero, a striking Romanesque feature that was gifted to the Benedictine order by the sympathetic Serbian Prince Desa. In the evening, dine with the captain at a fee or visit a local restaurant.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
7
Mljet to Dubrovnik

Sail from Mljet with lunch on-board and a swimming break before arriving in Dubrovnik. Located at the foot of Srd Mountain, this UNESCO World Heritage Site provides well-preserved examples of Baroque, Renaissance and Medieval monuments including the city walls that have protected the Pearl of the Adriatic since the eighth century. Visit the old town for your final evening meal; fresh seafood caught in the nearby waters is a particular speciality within Dubrovnik.

  • Breakfast & Lunch
8
Dubrovnik to the UK

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

  • Breakfast

Your Meals

Breakfast and lunch each day will be served in the restaurant on the boat. Breakfast served on the boat is continental, and the lunch is a set three course meal. As there is a specialist chef on board, all dietary requirements and dislikes should be made known to our reservations staff at the time of booking.
A welcome dinner is provided on the boat for you on arrival. All other dinners after this are not included and you will have free time each evening where you can choose to sample one of the many restaurants in each city.

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

We strongly recommend that you and all members of your party are suitably insured as soon as you book your holiday. It is a condition of booking that you must have suitable travel insurance. It is important that you purchase travel insurance that suitably covers your participation in whatever activities you may undertake at the time that you make your booking. To assist you with this, we have arranged travel insurance in partnership with Holiday Extras. To arrange your travel insurance with Holiday Extras, please call 0800 781 4237 and quote 'WK830' for preferential rates. 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 and normal mobility. It involves climbing of steep stairs and getting on and off boats. This tour is not suitable for anyone with walking difficulties.

Group Size

The minimum number of travellers in your group will be 10, and the maximum will be 40. If in the unlikely event there are less than 10 people booked on your tour date, we will endeavour to reduce any disruption to your holiday and try to operate your tour with lower passenger numbers. If we are not able to operate your departure date then you may be asked to change to a different date and a full refund will be made available to you 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, starting on day 1 in Dubrovnik ending back in Dubrovnik on day 8. They will not accompany you on land, this will be your free time to explore each city at leisure. Airport transfers will be with an English speaking driver.

Currency Information

The currency in Croatia is the Croatian Kuna (KN). We recommend that you exchange you 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 per person should be sufficient for the duration of your tour. Should you wish to pay by card for any onboard purchases, please advise this at the beginning of your cruise. If this is not mentioned, then only payment by cash will be accepted.

Tour Dates & Prices

Depart UKArrive UKPriceBook Now
2018 Dates
25 Aug 201801 Sep 2018£1299SOLD OUT
01 Sep 201808 Sep 2018£1229SOLD OUT
08 Sep 201815 Sep 2018£1199SOLD OUT
15 Sep 201822 Sep 2018£1149SOLD OUT
22 Sep 201829 Sep 2018£899SOLD OUT
29 Sep 201806 Oct 2018£799SOLD OUT
2019 Dates

Included in the Price

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

Additional Expenses

  • Visas
  • Insurance
  • Tips
  • Any meals not specified in your itinerary

What to expect

Fact File
Currency

Kuna

Average Flying time

2 hours

Min/Max temperature

9 °C / 34 °C

Spoken languages

Croatian, English

What to pack
  • Warm Clothes in case of cold weather (Jumper and Jacket)
  • Insect Repellant
  • Suncream and a hat with a big brim for sunny days
  • Comfortable shoes such as trainers
  • Sunglasses and plastic bags
  • Towel and Swimsuit
  • Snorkel, for off shore stops
  • Ruck sack or light bag per person
  • Personal toiletries and first aid kit
  • Travel Plug Adapter
Customer Rating:
10/10
Muriel Holmes
20th Jul 2018

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
E Blackie
22nd Jun 2018

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
7.5/10
Iwan Bradshaw-hughes
18th Jun 2018

Boat was clean and staff friendly.

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Keith Manning
31st Jul 2017

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Claire Ormson
25th May 2017

Very well trained staff,spotless rooms,good selection of well made food

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Mary And Eric Seymour
10th Oct 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed our trip and will definitely come again next year.

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
7.5/10
Stephen Grossman
6th Oct 2016

Lovely cruise, great crew, good times were had by all. May well do this again in 2 or 3 years!

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Melissa Jeacock
6th Oct 2016

A lovely little holiday. The crew could not have been more polite or helpful, lovely food and a spotless boat.

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Robert Brown
6th Oct 2016

Our first cruise holiday and really impressed. We liked the people and the places. The crew were friendly and helpful we couldn't think of any way to improve on the holiday experience.

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Anne Goater
6th Oct 2016

I've had a wonderful holiday and will definitely come back again. Thank you very much.

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Andrew Flux
24th Jul 2016

The hotel was a boat/ship, The cruise guide was 1st class, she could not do enough, the food was very good although we know its customary in Croatia, but 3 course cooked lunches was just too much, be better with just a light lunch

  • Value for money
Customer Rating:
10/10
Sara Dellar
8th May 2016

  • Overall Satisfaction
  • Value for money
Tour Map
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  • Dubrovnik
  • Korcula
  • Pucisca
  • Split
  • Hvar
  • Mljet
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