Croatian Coastal Explorer

Cruising

8 Days from $2,899

Sep 2018 - Oct 2018 Departures

​Sail past secret coves, red-roofed villages and ancient olive groves on this island-hopping cruise across the glorious Adriatic Sea. Along the way, discover chic towns, sparkling waterfalls and secluded beaches, sample delicious local wine and cuisine, and take in magnificent views from the highest point in the Adriatic islands.

Overview

What's included

  • Just You Tour Manager as your host
  • 7 nights on-board the MS Eos
  • 17 meals: 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches, 4 dinners
  • All excursions included
  • Specialist Local Guide
  • Welcome 'Eos' cocktail & farewell heritage dinner
  • Overseas transfers & other transportation
  • Porterage
  • Audio Guide

Included excursions

  • Tour of Trogir & visit to a Croatian tailor
  • Krka National Park
  • Tour of prestigious Bibich Winery
  • Tasting of wine & homemade olive oil on board
  • Tour of Sibenik
  • Tour of Zadar
  • Tour of the sophisticated island of Hvar
  • Visit the island of Brac
  • Enjoy a glass of wine at the top of Vidova Gora - the highest peak of the Adriatic islands
  • Tour of Split & the fascinating Diocletian's Palace
  • Captain's dinner with live music on board
  • Traditional heritage dinner with views over the Adriatic

Itinerary

Fly to Split and transfer to the harbour where your ship, MS Eos, is waiting for you. Gather together with your fellow passengers for an 'Eos' cocktail and a welcome reception, followed by lunch on board.
Today we'll stay in Trogir, a small and lively medieval town boasting a castle and an array of historic buildings. Enjoy a guided tour this afternoon, taking in a local tailor's workshop where a presentation will introduce you to the Croatian 'Gena' suit. Inspired by traditional Croatian urban wear from the 19th century, it can be worn in five different ways. This evening has been left free, so why not visit a local restaurant in the company of your travelling companions. ​

​Krka National Park is a spectacular area home to impressive waterfalls and hundreds of species of plants, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish. After breakfast we'll cruise north past Sibenik and along the Krka River to reach the park. Enjoy a tour before continuing by coach to the prestigious Bibich Winery, where a gourmet experience awaits. We'll taste the Dalmatian Debit white wine along with Shiraz and Merlot, accompanied by a delicious tapas-style lunch. We'll dock at Sibenik this evening, with dinner served on board the ship.​      

​Sibenik is a historical city rich in cultural monuments, including its cathedral – a Gothic-Renaissance building made entirely from stone. Enjoy time to discover the city before we set sail for Zadar after lunch. Here we have free time to explore Roman ruins, medieval churches and vibrant restaurants. Unforgettable sights and sounds await as you discover the famous Sea Organ, a musical organ played by sea waves, and the Sun Salutation light installation, which uses solar energy to create a light show through the night. ​​

​Zadar has a lot to offer, and we will enjoy a walking tour this morning to take in a few more of its highlights. We'll begin with a visit to the famous fish market, before continuing through the mighty city walls and discovering the Roman forum, which dates back to the 1st century AD, and the church of St Donatus – the symbol of the city. Enjoy lunch on board the ship as we sail towards Zlarin, a small island punctuated with cypress trees and fringed by stunning beaches. Once moored, we'll enjoy a tasting of wonderful Croatian wines on board. We'll also enjoy dinner on board the ship this evening.​

​Make sure you are on deck this morning as you sail past ancient olive groves, lush vineyards and fragrant lavender fields during your approach to the island of Hvar. After lunch we'll step ashore in the main town, also called Hvar – one of Croatia's most fashionable resorts, which is dominated by a Renaissance cathedral. We'll enjoy a walking tour of Hvar this afternoon before spending time exploring at leisure. The town has a good selection of bars and restaurants which stay open late into the evening.​

​Brac is a picturesque island boasting Croatia's most stunning beach, Zlatni Rat. We'll set sail for the island this morning, enjoying lunch in one of the pleasant bays en route before arriving in the town of Milna in the early afternoon. The best view of the beach is from the highest peak of all the Adriatic islands, Vidova Gora, and we'll take in the stunning vistas while enjoying a glass of sparkling wine. Back on the ship, we'll be served a wonderful Captain's dinner, complete with entertainment.​

​We'll head back to Split today, pausing at one of the many bays en route where you can enjoy a swim or take in the views from the deck as you top up your tan. In Split, Croatia's second largest city, we'll enjoy a guided tour where our local guide will introduce us to highlights including Diocletian's Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Following the tour, we'll have free time for lunch in the city. Why not seek out a café nestled into the palace walls or a restaurant on the sophisticated Riva promenade before returning to the ship.
Next we'll transfer by road to the remote village of Krilo, where our holiday ends in style with a delicious 'heritage dinner' in a beautiful setting. Using traditional cooking methods, our hosts will treat us to a memorable Croatian meal while we watch the sun set over the Adriatic.​

Your Just You vacation comes to an end today.​

Accommodation

MS Eos is a comfortable vessel exclusively chartered for Just You guests. Your on board chef will prepare fresh food on board. On board facilities include; 20 cabins, a welcoming restaurant and bar as well as a spacious sun deck where you can relax and enjoy the views as we island hop! Cabins are well presented and feature private facilities, safe, air conditioning and porthole in lower deck cabins, and a window in main and top deck cabins.

MS Eos

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Sunday 30 Sep 2018

8 Days

$3,049

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Sunday 07 Oct 2018

8 Days

$2,899

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