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Croatia – Cruise 8 Days

MS Mendula – Cruise Croatia

Including: 8 days yacht cruise with half board, guided visits and entries mentioned in the program

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Air-conditioned yacht designed in winter 2011/2012

Day 1: Arrival in Dubrovnik

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Coach transfer from Dubrovnik airport or Dubrovnik hotel to “Gruz” harbour. Embarkation starts at noon. Welcome by your tour guide. Dinner and accommodation on-board.

Day 2: Elafiti Islands – Mljet

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Breakfast. 8.00 am departure for a pleasant trip along the shores of the the Elafiti Islands off Dubrovnik for the discovery of an idyllic setting of steep coastal cliffs. If weather permits, stop in the bay for swimming. Trip to Mljet, an island located between the island of Korcula and the city of Dubrovnik. This is an island of a marvellous natural beauty whose Western part of 30 km2 has been classified as Croatian National Park. Its vegetation is opulent, its woods stretch down to the shores and its fauna is very rich as well. Lunch on board. Visit of the Mljet National Park which covers the Western part, that means the wooded area, of the island: there are five types of forests, many species of birds and eagles’ nests. The park ist characterised by two deep bays that are called “lakes” because of their narrow channel (Veliko jezero and Malo Jezero / “big lake” and “small lake”). A channel connects the small lake with the big lake, on which St Mary’s Island is situated with its Benedictine monastery from the 12th century. Many tales entwine around the island of Mljet: One of them says it was the favorite holiday destination of the Greek hero Ulysses! Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and accommodation.

Day 3: Island of Šcedro – Hvar

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Breakfast. If time permits, stop on the nearby island of Šcedro to bathe. Lunch on-board. Continue to Hvar, Lesina also known as Pharos and enjoy a tour. Hvar, the Dalmatian is one of the most popular tourist islands of the Adriatic Sea and one of the trendy places frequented by the International Jet Set. The “Croatian Madeira” is also one of the longest islands along the Croatian coast. It has many small coves offering discreet, paradisical berths. Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and accommodation.

Day 4: Hvar – Split

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Breakfast on-board and depart for Split, the capital of Dalmatia. Lunch on-board during the trip. On the way to Split and if time permits, stop for swimming. Arriving in Split in the late afternoon and guided tour of the port, the promenade and the Diocletian palace (excluding the catacombs). Inside the historic center of the city, a Unesco cultural heritage Site, nestles a huge Roman palace with its bustling streets, its classical columns and Romanesque bell towers. Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and accommodation.

Day 5: Split – Brac

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Breakfast and depart for Brac. Day of swimming and free lunch. Back on board. Captain’s Dinner and accommodation.

Day 6: Korcula

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Breakfast then sail to the island of Korcula in central Dalmatia, which stretches from east to west near the continent. Discover a series of bays and coves along the coast. Today visit the island of Korcula with its beautiful nature, cultural traditions and rich history. If time permits, stop on the island of Pelješac to bath. Lunch on-board. Late afternoon visit the main town of the island Korcula. This is one of the best preserved medieval cities of the Adriatic with its architectural and historical heritage. During the visit, you will discover the picturesque streets and see the Hotel de Ville, St Mark’s Cathedral in the Gothic style, the museum of All Saints, not to mention the supposed birthplace of Marco Polo (exterior views). Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and accommodation.

Day 7: Dubrovnik

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Breakfast and depart for Dubrovnik. Lunch on-board. Arrival in Dubrovnik around 3.00 pm, afterwards guided tour of Dubrovnik, the undisputed pearl of Croatia, whose center is listed as a Heritage Site by Unesco. Impressive ramparts surround the medieval city and the Stradun, around which stands a beautiful architectural ensemble that blends the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Free time to stroll at your leisure in the city. Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and accommodation. Optional: evening dinner with traditional Dalmatian music and folklore, including drinks (extra cost).

Day 8: Departure from Dubrovnik

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Breakfast, embarkation until noon. Transfer to Dubrovnik airport or Dubrovnik hotel.

MS Mendula

Air-conditioned yacht originally designed in winter 2011/2012 with 16 cabins with private bathroom and air conditioning. Crew of six persons, WLAN connection and satellite TV in the living room and a space on the main deck.

Name of the boat: MS Mendula
Lenght: 36 m
Width: 7.75 m

Cabins:
8 cabins on the under deck (type B):

  • 4 with a a capacity of 3 persons, 1 double bed + 1 single bed
  • 4 with a capacity of 2 persons, 1 double bed

Each cabin has a porthole in the cabin and in the bathroom.

5 cabins on main deck (type A):

  • 2 with a capacity of 2 persons, 2 single beds
  • 2 with a capacity of 2 persons, one double bed
  • 1 with a capacity of one person, one single bed

Each cabin has a porthole in the bathroom and a window in the cabin.
3 cabins on the upper deck (type A +):

  • Each with a capacity of 2 persons, 2 single beds

Each cabin has a porthole in the bathroom and a window in the cabin.

Each cabin is equipped with a dresser, a chair, a hire safe, closet, mirror, a bedside lamp and air conditioning. The bathroom has a shower, toilet, hairdryer, mirror.

Services included:

  • Return transfers Dubrovnik airport / hotel to the boat and ground transportation in air-conditioned luxury coach
  • English-speaking tour escort throughout
  • Yacht cruise from day 1 to day 8 according to the program
  • 7 nights in a double / twin cabin according to the chosen category
  • Half board from dinner day 1 to breakfast day 8: dinner on arrival day, 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches (according to schedule changes, lunch can be replaced by dinner), 1 Captain’s dinner
  • Visits mentioned in the program
  • Guided visits: Split (1h30), Hvar (1h30), Dubrovnik (1h30), Korcula (1h30)
  • Entries to the following sights:
    Mljet: National Park
    Split: Diocletian’s Palace (without catacombs)

 

 

Dubrovnik: dinner with folklore show

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Traditional Dalmatian dinner with folklore show, drinks included