Itinerary + Map

DAY 1 Dubrovnik
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbour for check in from 14.00hrs onwards. After settling in, transfer to the city gates for a guided walking tour of the Old Town and be charmed by the Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Then, take the cable car from the Old Town to Srd mountain to enjoy scenic views of the mighty ramparts and of the Elaphiti Islands. Return back to the ship for a cocktail reception followed by a welcome dinner.

Meals included: Dinner

DAY 2 Dubrovnik - Korcula
Today cruise to Korcula Island, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. While wandering along the herringbone pattern on this Island on your walking tour, hear stories of legends, tales and monuments of the area. In the afternoon take a panoramic drive through vineyards to visit the famous sandy beach Lumbarda and enjouy wine tasting at a well know local winery with grappa and snacks.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 3 Korcula - Hvar
An early departure sees you head towards Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic, to visit a local farm and enjoy their wine, olive oil and traditional homemade products. Visit the Lavender museum and distillery and learn about the history of lavender production on the island which used to be the main source of income for many. Transfer back to Hvar Town for an afternoon guided walking tour where you will see the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower and the oldest community theatre in Europe. This evening is at leisure. Climb to the Spanish fortress for sunset over the town or perhaps dine at one of Hvar’s many seaside restaurants and enjoy its lively nightlife!

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 4 Hvar - Bisevo - Vis

Depart early in morning and cruise towards the small island Bisevo to visit the Blue cave, a truly magnificent natural phenomenon to see! An underwater entrance creates magical aquamarine light effects in the water that reflects on the walls of the cave. Continue to the island of Vis. Once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public for years, Vis retains a special charm of what the Mediterranean once was like. Enjoy wine tasting at a local family-owned winery with a long winemaking tradition.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

Please note: The ability to visit the Blue Cave is weather dependent and will be determined on the day of the visit by local operators and you will be advised by your Cruise Manager.


DAY 5 Vis - Peljesac
Continue your cruise to the Peljesac peninsula, an area well known for its excellent wine! Enjoy lunch onboard and on arrival in Peljesac, transfer to the famous Korta Katarina winery, for a guided tour of the vineyard followed by wine tasting. Afterwards continue to the Boutique Winery Mikulic in Orebic and learn about the traditional winemaking process employed by this small family-owned winery. Enjoy the wine tasting of award winning Croatian wines followed with dinner before transferring back to the ship.

Meals included: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

DAY 6 Peljesac - Slano
Cruise to Trstenik where your first stop will be the well-regarded Grgic Winery which was founded by the highly awarded and legendary Napa Valley winemaker Mike Grgich. Here, you will have the chance to taste some of their superb wines including Plavac Mali and Posip. Next, visit the Croatian Museum of Viticulture Putnikovic and be introduced to the traditional process of winemaking from vineyards to barrels, the historical development of the vines followed by a high quality wine tasting with snacks. Then continue to Ston, a small village, once fortified, famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s vast medieval ramparts, a short coastal walk leads you to an oyster farm to learn more about oysters and a special tasting of this delicacy. Transfer back to the ship in Slano for a Captain’s dinner with live entertainment.

Meals included: Breakfast and dinner

DAY 7 Slano - Dubrovnik
As you journey back to Dubrovnik, cruise past the old town city walls for a different perspective of the Old Town. Lunch will be served onboard before mooring at Dubrovnik harbour where a transfer will take you to Konavle area to visit the Crvik winery to taste the native Dalmatian wine sort ‘’Marastina''.

Meals included: Breakfast and lunch

DAY 8 Dubrovnik
Farwell crew and new friends as your Dalmatian Wine cruise concludes after breakfast with a departure transfer to the airport.

Meals included: Breakfast

  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer
  • Cruise Manager
  • Port fees and tourist taxes
  • Daily cabin service
  • Fresh towels and bed linen mid week
  • Beach towel hire
  • Luggage handling
  • 8 day cruise in a sea-view cabin
    Exclusions: Gratuities, optional Blue Cave entrance fee (approx. EUR18 per person – to be paid locally)
  • Welcome reception with cocktail
  • 7 breakfasts
  • 5 lunches
  • 3 dinners including Captain’s Dinner with live entertainment
  • Complimentary tea and coffee after lunch
  • Complimentary water from dispenser
  • Fresh fruit daily
  • Olive oil tasting in Hvar
  • Oyster tasting in Ston
  • Various wine tasting
  • Guided tours of:
    Dubrovnik
    Korcula
    Hvar
    Ston
  • Visit:
    The Lavender Museum, Hvar
    Croatian Museum of Viticulture, Putnikovic
    Salt farm and great walls of Ston

Pricing

Prices are per person in ZAR

Date Twin/Double Single
Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck Standard Cabin, Lower Deck Standard Cabin, Main/Upper Deck VIP Cabin, Main/Upper Deck
12 Oct 2024
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Enquiry R44,160 Sold Out R57,960 R66,240 Sold Out R86,940

Ship Information

Boat 1: MS Aurelia

  • Launched: 2020
  • Length: 50m
  • Breadth: 8.6m
  • Speed: TBA
  • Crew: TBA
  • Passengers: 36
  • Cabins: 19
  • Voltage: 220v
  • Sun deck with deck chairs, sunbeds and ample shade
  • Salon restaurant
  • Lounge bar
  • Large screen LCD TV
  • Air-conditioned en-suite cabins
  • Free Wi-Fi
Deck Cabin Bedding Size (sqm) Window To Open
Upper Deck Balcony Twin/Double 16 Window Yes
Main Deck Standard Twin/Double 18-21 Window Yes
Lower Deck Standard Twin/Double 16.5-17.5 Porthole No

 

Amenities

  • En-suite
  • Air-conditioning
  • Toiletries
  • TV
  • Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wardrobe
  • Balcony
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