SpecialDeluxe Package

Dalmatia Highlights Deluxe Cruise 2020

Split - Krka NP - Šibenik - Galešnjak - Zadar - Sali - Kornati NP - Primošten - Vis - Biševo - Hvar - Stari Grad - Bol - Split

Explore the highlights of Dalmatian islands, the peace and beauty of their secluded coves and crystal clear sea onboard the luxurious MS Arca (2017). Stroll the streets of the medieval towns, enjoy delicious local cuisine and excellent wines.

Check in SPLIT on SATURDAYS from 1300HRS - first night in Split Port
Check out SPLIT on SATURDAYS by 0900HRS


Code: A1

MS Arca

Day by day Itinerary

Day 1
Split

You will be transferred from Split Airport or your Split hotel to Split Port, where embarkation begins at 1300HRS. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome Reception, followed by dinner this evening. (D)

Day 2
Split - Šibenik - Krka - Šibenik

Depart from Split early in the morning towards Šibenik. After lunch, disembark in Šibenik and take the bus to visit Krka Waterfalls National Park. Its magnificent waterfalls, including the famous waterfall Skradinski Buk, are one of Croatia’s most famous sights. After the sightseeing tour, we will return to Šibenik, a town of exceptional history and rich cultural heritage. Set out on a walking tour of Šibenik historical centre and visit one of the most beautiful Renaissance cathedrals on the Adriatic, St James Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Your night is at leisure in town. (B, L)

Day 3
Šibenik - Galešnjak - Zadar

Leaving Šibenik early in the morning, we set sail for Galešnjak, a famous heart-shaped Croatian island, where you can enjoy a swim stop in one of the secluded bays. Enjoy lunch while we cruise into Zadar Port in the afternoon. Set out on a walking tour of Zadar historical centre and admire the old walls and Port Gate built in the 16th century. Visit the Square of the Five Wells, Church of St Donatus, Roman Forum and the largest cathedral in Dalmatia, St Anastasia. If there is a breeze, enjoy at the sea organ, an amazing sound art installation. Overnight in Zadar. (B, L)

Day 4
Zadar - Sali - Kornati Islands - Primošten

Morning departure for Sali, a tourist town on Dugi Otok surrounded by hills, fields, bays and islets. Enjoy swimming in one of the secluded bays. We set sail for Kornati Islands National Park, comprised of 89 unforgettable islands, islets and reefs. The National Park is often referred to as a "nautical paradise” and a rich marine eco-system. Afterwards, we continue to Primošten, built on a small peninsula and dominated by the parish Church of St George, which was built in 1485. Your evening is at leisure in town. (B, L)

Day 5
Primošten - Vis

We will have an early morning cruise towards the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm - “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Upon arrival in town of Vis join the walking tour to visit the remains of the Roman thermal place and views of the beautiful Villae Rusticae situated along the waterfront. Tonight, enjoy Captain’s dinner onboard. (B, L, D)

Day 6
Vis - Biševo - Hvar - Stari Grad

We will have an early morning cruise towards small island of Biševo to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. As sometimes weather conditions can be very unpredictable, the possibility of our visit will depend on those conditions, however you will be notified of this on time. Enjoy a relaxing cruise as we sail towards the island of Hvar, with swim stop in one of the secluded bays. Hvar is a favourite holiday destination for international celebrities, but it’s also a charming seaside town with 8 centuries of architecture. On a walking tour visit the old town with the picturesque little streets and the first public theatre in Europe. We will continue towards Stari Grad on the Hvar Island, the sunniest Adriatic island. The famous Stari Grad Field is the oldest in Croatia and the best preserved example of ancient Greek system of agriculture. It is a part of world heritage protected by UNESCO. Overnight in Stari Grad. (B, L)

Day 7
Stari Grad - Bol - Split

In the morning we will continue towards our final island destination - the island of Brač where swimming is planned at the most famous beach in Dalmatia, Zlatni Rat near Bol, whose pebbles shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change in shape. Join the visit to a Winery where you will have a guided winery tour to learn more about Dalmatian wines and enjoy a Wine tasting. We arrive in Split in the afternoon. This UNESCO World Heritage city bases the city centre in and around the stunning Diocletian’s Palace, the Roman emperor Diocletian’s retirement palace from 295-305 AD. Stroll through the palace basement filled with market stalls and outside experience the historical architecture of this beautiful palace. See the remnants of Split`s Roman heritage, it`s Renaissance and Gothic structures, Jupiter`s temple, the Peristyle and many other unique sites. Overnight in Split.
(B, L, T)

Day 8
Split

Disembark after breakfast by 0900HRS. You will be transferred to Split Airport or Split hotel. (B)

Inclusions

  • Airport transfers Day 1 & 8
  • 7 Nights in A/C ensuite cabin
  • 1 Welcome Dinner (D)
  • 7 Breakfasts, 6 Lunches (B, L)
  • Wine Tasting in Bol (T)
  • 1 Captain's Dinner (D)
  • Water dispenser
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • Cruise Director
  • Daily cabin service
  • Towel & linen change mid week
  • Free WiFi (restrictions may apply)
  • Headsets
  • Porterage

Sightseeing

  • Krka
  • Šibenik 
  • Zadar
  • Kornati
  • Vis
  • Hvar
  • Split

Entrance

  • Krka Waterfalls - National Park
  • Kornati Islands - National Park

Exclusions

Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation

  • Tourist Taxes & Port Fees €35 per person approx
  • Biševo Blue Cave Entrance €7 per person approx

Pricing and Accommodation

Start DateEnd Date
Upper DeckTwinSingle Main DeckTwinSingle Lower DeckTwinSingle
Sat 02 May 20Sat 09 May 20
$3,075$4,920$2,895$4,630$2,530$4,045
Sat 09 May 20Sat 16 May 20
$3,075$4,920$2,895$4,630$2,530$4,045
Sat 16 May 20Sat 23 May 20
$3,075$4,920$2,895$4,630$2,530$4,045
Sat 23 May 20Sat 30 May 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 30 May 20Sat 06 Jun 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 06 Jun 20Sat 13 Jun 20
$3,440$6,190$3,255$5,860$2,895$5,205
Sat 13 Jun 20Sat 20 Jun 20
$3,440$6,190$3,255$5,860$2,895$5,205
Sat 20 Jun 20Sat 27 Jun 20
$3,440$6,190$3,255$5,860$2,895$5,205
Sat 27 Jun 20Sat 04 Jul 20
$3,440$6,190$3,255$5,860$2,895$5,205
Sat 04 Jul 20Sat 11 Jul 20
$3,440$6,190$3,255$5,860$2,895$5,205
Sat 11 Jul 20Sat 18 Jul 20
$3,440$6,190$3,255$5,860$2,895$5,205
Sat 25 Jul 20Sat 01 Aug 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 01 Aug 20Sat 08 Aug 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 08 Aug 20Sat 15 Aug 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 15 Aug 20Sat 22 Aug 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 22 Aug 20Sat 29 Aug 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 19 Sep 20Sat 26 Sep 20
$3,440$6,190$3,255$5,860$2,895$5,205
Sat 26 Sep 20Sat 03 Oct 20
$3,255$5,535$3,075$5,225$2,710$4,610
Sat 03 Oct 20Sat 10 Oct 20
$3,075$4,920$2,895$4,630$2,530$4,045
Sat 10 Oct 20Sat 17 Oct 20
$3,075$4,920$2,895$4,630$2,530$4,045
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Important Notes

Upper Deck Cabins are above the Main Deck
Main Deck Cabins are on the Main Deck
Lower Deck Cabins are in the hull of the ship, below the Main Deck
Upper & Main Deck Cabins are allocated according to availability

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions, crowding or other circumstances out of his control. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Cruise Operator reserves the right to cancel or change the ship name if necessary. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form onboard). Guests are not permitted to bring beverages onboard the vessel that have been purchased onshore. All drinks must be purchased onboard. In the event of inappropriate behaviour the Cruise Operator and Captain reserves the right to disembark guests. Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon.

Port taxes, entrance fees, sightseeing and excursions (if not included in the package) must be paid in local currency upon arrival. EUR currency quoted is converted on the spot to the equivalent in Croatian Kuna.

Disclaimer
Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian Ports, ships are moored side by side. This makes it necessary to cross from one ship to the other where there are gaps in between each ship. Special care must be taken at all times when crossing between the vessels and guests do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it. Cruises are not recommended for those in wheelchairs or with limited mobility.

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