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Cruise Croatia
Onboard MS Il Mare 2017

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing:

Dubrovnik – Elaphite Islands – Mljet – Šćedro – Hvar – Split – Pučišća (Brač) or Makarska or Omiš – Korčula – Dubrovnik

 

Deluxe Package Includes

• Airport transfers at start & end of cruise
• 7 nights in A/C cabin with ensuite
• 7 breakfasts, 5 lunches & 1 dinner (B, L, D) (1 drink per meal included) (according to schedule changes lunch can be replaced by dinner)
• 1 Captain’s dinner
• Cruise Tour Guide – English Speaking
• Free WiFi available (restrictions may apply)

Sightseeing

• Split (1.30hrs)
• Hvar (1.30hrs)
• Dubrovnik (1.30hrs)
• Korčula (1.30hrs)

Entrance Fees

• Mljet National Park
• Split – Diocletian’s Palace (without catacombs)

Vessel Description

MS IL MARE is a brand new luxurious ship, which will be launched in 2017. It is exclusively designed for sailing along the picturesque Croatian coast. MS Il Mare features elegant interior with spacious salon and bar stretching to the deck with al fresco tables, large sundeck and 20 fully A/C cabins with ensuite.

Lower Deck (10 cabins) – (CAT B)

2 twin cabins
6 double cabins
2 triple cabins (double + single bed)

Upper Deck (2 cabins) – (CAT A+)

2 double cabins (A+)

Main Deck (8 cabins) – (CAT A, A+)

4 double cabins (A)
4 double cabins (A+)

 

Download MS Il Mare Fact Sheet

Important Information

Check in DUBROVNIK on MONDAYS from 1pm (first night in Port of Gruž)
Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Cruise Operator reserves the right to cancel any departure with less than 10 participants and to change the ship name if need arises. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board. In case of inappropriate behaviour Cruise Operator/Captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark. Cash bar available onboard – drinks cannot be brought onboard. Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon. Times to be advised during cruise.
Group Prices Available – Contact Croatia Times Travel for group prices.

Disclaimer

Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it.

2017 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Cruise Code: 2017-TE-MAR
Lower Deck (B) Main Deck (A) Upper Deck (A+)
May 01, 08, 15, 22
Aug 21, 28
Sep 04, 11, 18
2,5322,6852,861
May 29
Jun 05, 12, 19
2,6262,7802,954
Jun 26
Jul 03
2,6262,8253,049
Jul 10, 17,
Jul 24, 31
2,7042,9193,144
Aug 07, 142,7662,9663,190
Sep 252,2972,4492,626
Oct 022,1542,3072,483
Oct 09, 161,9902,1442,319
Single supplement available on request

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day 1, Monday: Dubrovnik

Coach transfer from Dubrovnik airport or Dubrovnik hotel to “Gruž” Harbor. Embarkation starts at 1300hrs. Welcome by your tour guide. Dinner and overnight on board. In the event of an early arrival, an additional lunch can be booked (with supplement). (D)

Day 2, Tuesday: Dubrovnik – Elaphite Islands – Mljet

Breakfast. 8.00 am departure for a pleasant trip along the shores of the Elaphiti Islands, off the coast off Dubrovnik to discover an idyllic setting of steep coastal cliffs. If the weather permits, stop in the bay for a swim. Trip to Mljet, which is located between the island of Korčula and the city of Dubrovnik. This is an island of marvellous natural beauty whose western part of 30 km2 has been classified as a National Park. Its vegetation is opulent, its woods stretch down to the shores and its fauna is very rich. Lunch on board. Visit of the Mljet National Park which covers the wooded western area of the island: there are five types of forests, many species of birds and eagles nests. The park ist characterized 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 12th century Benedictine monastery. Many tales entwine around the island of Mljet: One of them says it was the favourite holiday destination of the Greek hero Ulysses! Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and overnight. (B, L)

Day 3, Wednesday: Mljet – Hvar

Breakfast on board and departure towards Hvar If time permits, stop on the nearby island of Šćedro for a swim. Lunch on board. Continue to Hvar, also known as Lesina or Pharos, and enjoy a guided tour. Hvar is one of the most popular tourist islands of the Adriatic Sea and one of the trendy places frenquented 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, paradisiacal berths. Back on board and overnight. Dinner at your leisure. (B, L)

Day 4, Thursday: Hvar – Split

Breakfast on board and departure for Split, the capital of Dalmatia. Lunch is served on board on the way to Split and if time permits, stop for a swim. 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 centre 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 overnight. (B, L)

Day 5, Friday: Split – Pučišća (Brač) or Makarska or Omiš

Breakfast and departure for island of Brač. Day of swimming and lunch at your leisure. This evening enjoy a Captain’s Dinner on board. (B, D)

Day 6, Saturday: Pučišća (Brač) or Makarska or Omiš – Korčula

Breakfast then sail to the island of Korčula in central Dalmatia, which stretches from east to west near the continent. Discover a series of bays and coves along the coast. Visit Korčula with its beautiful nature, cultural traditions and rich history. If time permits, stop on the Pelješac Peninsula to swim. Lunch is served on board. Later this afternoon visit the main town of the island Korčula. This is one of the best preseved medieval towns on the Adriatic with its arhitectural and historical heritage. During the visit, you will discover the picturesque streets and see the Town Hall, St Mark’s Cathedral in the Gothic style, museum of All Saints, not to mention the supposed birthplace of Marco Polo (exterior views). Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and overnight. (B, L)

Day 7, Sunday: Korčula – Dubrovnik

Breakfast and departure fo Dubrovnik. Lunch will be served on board. In the afternoon guided tour of Dubrovnik, the undisputed pearl of Croatia, whose centre is listed as a Heritage Site by UNESCO. Impressive ramparts surround the medieval city and the Stradun, around which stands a beautiful architectural esemble that blends the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque. Free time stroll in the city. Dinner at your leisure. Back on board and overnight. Optional evening dinner with traditional Dalmatian music and folklore, including drinks (supplement payable). (B, L)

Day 8, Monday: Dubrovnik

Breakfast, followed by disembarkation by 0900hrs. Transfer to Dubrovnik airport or Dubrovnik hotel. In case of late departure, an additional lunch can be booked (with supplement). (B)

 

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