Explore Dalmatian coast in 4 nights / 5 days cruise
Split – Hvar
As you arrive to Split, you will be taken to your boat, which will be your home for the next few days. The first day of your tour will be to the amazing island of Hvar, one of the top 10 beautiful islands in the world. You will have lunch there, after which you will explore the island. Hvar is mostly known for its great night life, but it offers much more than that. When you wander around the island, you will see many attractions, such as Fortica fortress, with its rich history, Arsenal, one of the first European public theaters, The Franciscan monastery, Cathedral, etc.
Hvar – Vis
On the second day of your tour your destination will be the island of Vis, one of the most beautiful in Croatia. It offers amazing seafood, wines and many things to do. It has many fascinating buildings that date back to when Venetians ruled. You can see the underground tunnels and caves which were used in the wars for hiding Josip Tito’s soldiers. Also, you will go to the highest point of the island, from where you will have the most amazing view of nearby islands. After exploring Vis, you will visit the magnificent Blue Cave of Biševo, which is one of 26 caves on the Island Biševo, in a bay called Balun. The cave was formed by erosion from the sea, and once you are in, you will see the intense blue shades of the cave, which occur due to the reflection of the sun into the water which then bounce back from the white sandstone bottom. After exploring the cave, you will head back to Vis, where you can relax and listen to the sound of the sea.
Vis – Korčula
The third day, we will leave Vis, and head to the Island of Korčula, which is one of the alleged place where the famous explorer Marco Polo was born, and one of the biggest islands in the Adriatic Sea. As you arrive in Korčula, you will see The Old Town which is a mini version of Dubrovnik’s Old Town, with its city walls that were built for defense by Venetians, and many gates and towers around it. The Island offers lots of attractions, from the famous St. Mark’s Cathedral, Strossmayer Square, and many other baroque and gothic churches, to its countryside filled with oak and pine trees. After sightseeing in Korčula’s Old Town, there will be a lunch break, after which we can continue to Lumbarda, a small village filled with sandy beaches, where one can relax and swim in the crystal-clear sea.
Korčula – Mljet
The forth day of your tour continues to the island of Mljet, which is one of the most beautiful and forested islands in the Adriatic, definitely one of the pearls in the Mediterranean Sea. A lovely boat ride to the island will take around 40 minutes after which you will get to Pomena, from where you start your journey. You will enjoy this island of mystique, untouched nature, vineyards, olive trees and rich history that goes back to 4th century B.C. Discover the beautiful National Park, which covers most of the island, two famous salt lakes, Big and Small Lake, a Benedictine Monastery, church of St. Mary, and many fortresses, preserved graves and ruins from ancient times. The Roman Palace that the island holds is the third largest in Croatia, just behind the Arena in Pula and Diocletian’s Palace in Split. Mljet offers many other activities as well, such as hiking, biking, diving, kayaking, which can be done after a lunch break, as you can take some free time in order to experience the island even better.
Mljet – Elafiti – Dubrovnik
After the wooden island of Mljet, we continue our journey by visiting the Elaphiti islands. This boat tour of the Elaphiti Islands will definitely be an unforgettable experience. You will be able to enjoy the beauty of crystal clear sea and outstanding views of the Croatian coast from the deck of your boat. The tour starts with the island of Šipan, which is the largest of the three. The island is special for its rich historical heritage, which can be seen in through many old churches, villas and countryside, which you will tour through. Some of the sights that you will see when in Šipan are St. Peter’s Church, Church of the Holy Spirit, the castle of family Stijepović-Skočibuha, etc. The next stop on our tour is the island of Lopud, which will amaze with its famous sandy beaches, picturesque landscape, and nice promenades. When on Lopud, you can swim, relax or enjoy the beauty of the island from the shore. It is the perfect getaway from the city’s crowds and noise, as you can relax with sounds of the sea hitting the shore and wind breezing through the trees. Lunch will be served on Lopud, after which we continue to the island of Koločep, where you can wander around and enjoy its breathtaking scenery, cuisine and sea, or enjoy the view from the deck of the boat. After exploring these three islands, you will head back to the boat and enjoy your ride back to Dubrovnik.