Cruise and wine tourism in Dalmatia – 8 days

This closed loop cruise will take you from the tip of Dalmatian Coast as you embark on a yacht in Dubrovnik, the pearl of the Adriatic. As in Ulysses’ journey, this charming route will take you to discover the vineyards and the charm of the islands. Enjoy a sun-drenched and carefree itinerary combining cultural visits, relaxation by the sea and gastronomic tastings. Breath in the local life, villages and sceneries on you stopover in unexpected corners of the region.

Next departure will be on the 9th October 2021.

Suggested duration: 8 days

Theme: Food & wine

Difficulty : For all public

Visited countries: Croatia

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Day 1 : Dubrovnik

Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to the Dubrovnik harbour where the vessel will be docked. Check in from 14.00 h onwards. After settling, let’s go to the gate door enjoy the guided tour of the city (not possible for late arrivals). Dubrovnik is a historic town under UNESCO protection and part of the world heritage. The special charm of this ancient town are the buildings that have remained from the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. Many of the monuments belong to the modest Renaissance architecture with some traces of Gothic style. Don’t forget to use the cable car from old town to Srd Mountain to enjoy the panorama from the remparts to Elaphiti islands.

After the tour, return to the ship for a cocktail reception and a welcome dinner to enjoy the meet and greet party on board.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Included: dinner , excursion (shared) , english speaking guide , arrival transfer

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Day 2 : Dubrovnik- Korcula island

In the morning, we will leave this magnificent town and continue our cruise towards the Island of Korčula, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. In this Island, you can find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else while you wander along the herringbone pattern streets. Early afternoon panorama drive through vineyards to visit the famous sandy beach Lumbarda and wine tasting in a well know local winery with grappa and snacks. Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants where you can continue your gourmet experience and there are many bars and clubs for those looking for evening entertainment.

Overnight in Korčula.

Included: breakfast , excursion (shared) , english speaking guide , lunch , wine tasting

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Day 3 : Korcula island

Early departure towards Hvar the longest island in the Adriatic to visit the local farm and enjoy their wine, olive oil and traditional homemade products. See the Lavender museum and distillery with a presentation of a lavender history on the island Hvar. Transfer back to Hvar, for afternoon guided tour. Here one can find the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower; the oldest community theatre in Europe was founded here in 1612. Hvar offers plenty of restaurants, bars and cafes that are open long into the night and is often referred to as the sunshine island.

Overnight in Hvar.

Included: breakfast , excursion (shared) , english speaking guide , lunch , wine tasting

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Day 4 : Vis Island

Early morning cruise towards the small island Biševo to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon (entrances to be paid on the spot – approx. 14 EUR). Continue to the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public for years. Due to this isolation, Vis retains a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Situated on the northern side of the island, Vis has developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban centre in Croatia. Enjoy the wine tasting at a local family owned winery with a long wine making tradition. Dinner on board.

Overnight in the port of Vis.

Included: breakfast , dinner , excursion (shared) , english speaking guide , lunch , wine tasting

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Day 5 : Vis Island- Pelješac Peninsula

Early morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Lunch onboard and early afternoon transfer to famous Korta Katarina winery, for a guided tour of the production followed with wine tasting. Continuation to family owned Boutique Winery Mikulić in Orebić. Get to know the small family owned winery and traditional wine making process and enjoy the wine tasting of award winning Croatian wines followed with dinner. Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight on Pelješac peninsula.

Overnight on Pelješac peninsula.

Included: breakfast , dinner , english speaking guide , lunch , wine tasting

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Day 6 : Pelješac Peninsula- Slano

Departure after breakfast towards Trstenik. Transfer to the Croatian Museum of Viticulture Putniković, where the visitors are introduced to the traditional process of wine making, from vineyards to barrels, the historical development of the vines and finally the wine collection, followed by high-quality wine tasting with snacks. Then on to Ston, small village, once fortified, famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s vast medieval ramparts, heading towards Europe’s oldest saltworks known as the trademark of Ston, a short coastal walk leads us to an oyster farm to learn more about oysters and a special tasting of this delicacy. Transfer to Slano for the Captain’s dinner with live entertainment

Overnight in Slano.

Included: breakfast , dinner , english speaking guide , wine tasting

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Day 7 : Slano- Dubrovnik

Enjoy one more day in the most unique town on the Adriatic, Dubrovnik. However, before mooring at Dubrovnik harbour cruise alongside the old Dubrovnik city walls. Enjoy afternoon in Dubrovnik at leisure. We recommend a walk on top of the 1940 m long city walls.

Overnight in Dubrovnik.

Included: breakfast , english speaking guide , lunch

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Day 8 : Dubrovnik

Breafast on the boat and it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends!

Check out by 9.00 am and a private transfer to Dubrovnik airport.

Included: breakfast , departure transfer

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