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Croatia and the Adriatic Coast

Overview

Travel by Air
8 Optional Excursions
  • Discover Dubrovnik, ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’
  • Explore the beautiful island of Mljet
  • Trogir, UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Spectacular cascading Krka Falls

Boasting a stylish modern design, the MS Belle de l’Adriatique is part of the CroisiEurope fleet. On board this impressive ship you’ll enjoy the atmosphere of an international clientele and discover superb facilities including a lounge bar with a dance floor, gift shop, dining room, bar, library and a spacious sun deck with Jacuzzis.
With 100 stylish and comfortable cabins offering great river views and equipped with air-conditioning, private shower, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio and safe. Delicious food served on board includes an extensive buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner with French inspiration. What’s more you’ll find drinks are included on board too! Just perfect for your coastal river cruise experience.

Please note: Excursions are operated by CroisiEurope

This Holiday is Great For

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Itinerary

Day One: UK to Dubrovnik
Fly to Dubrovnik and transfer to the MS Belle de l’Adriatique. Settle in to your cabin, enjoy a welcome drink and meet the crew. Dinner on board is followed by free time to explore. (D)

Day Two: Dubrovnik to Mljet
Try an optional tour of Dubrovnik. The city spreads out from the sea at the foot of a range of rugged mountains. Return to the ship for lunch then enjoy a free afternoon. We suggest a stroll around the ramparts, which are up to 25 metres high and offer beautiful views over the old town. (B,L,D)

Day Three: Mljet to Korcula
Enjoy breakfast as we cruise to Mljet. Situated between Korcula and Dubrovnik, this is one of the most beautiful islands in the Adriatic. Today there are optional excursions on offer such as a monastery tour. During lunch, we cruise to Korcula where there is an optional tour of St Mark’s Cathedral. You will see its sumptuous doorway flanked by two lions plus the museum housing Greek and Roman artefacts. Dinner on board is followed by traditional ‘sabre dancing’. (B,L,D)

Day Four: Korcula to Sibenik
We depart early, enjoying breakfast as we cruise through an exceptional landscape. We will pass the islands of Hvar, Brac and Split. After lunch, we reach Sibenik where you could enjoy the optional guided tour of the town and Krka Falls. (B,L,D)

Day Five: Sibenik to Trogir to Split
Early morning cruise, arriving in Trogir with an optional tour of the town. Trogir is a little jewel with a labyrinth of narrow streets. The town covers the entire island and has been classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Back on board for lunch to sail to Split along the Dalmatian Coast. Enjoy an optional tour of the city and Diocletian’s Mausoleum. Dinner on board then free time to explore. (B,L,D)

Day Six: Split to Hvar to Vis
We depart early this morning and sail to Hvar. During lunch we cruise to Vis. Vis is the most westerly of the Dalmatian Islands and least known, as it was closed to tourists for a long time. Back on board for the gala dinner, followed by an evening of dancing and overnight sailing for Kotor. (B,L,D)

Day Seven: Kotor to Dubrovnik
The Kotor estuary is quite unique: the sea sweeps in for several kilometres, forming a number of calm bays which were once furrowed by a powerful naval force, making some ports extremely wealthy. You could join an optional guided tour of Kotor exploring the old town on foot. Back on board late afternoon for the cruise to Dubrovnik where you will be free to explore and pick up those last minute souvenirs. (B,L,D)

Day Eight: Dubrovnik to UK
After breakfast on board, we disembark. Transfer to the airport and fly to the UK. (B)

Extras included on this holiday

Free Drinks on Board

FREE drinks on board including beer, fine wines, spirits, mineral bottled water, fruit juice, soft drinks, speciality coffees and teas  

MS Belle de l'Adriatique

Make the most of an amazing cruise along the beautiful Mediterranean and Adriatic coastlines when sailing on-board the MS Belle de l’Adriatique, an impressive four-deck ship with 100 spacious cabins. Enjoy the host of excellent facilities, such as a lounge bar with a dance floor, a gift shop, a spacious dining room, an excellent bar, well-stocked library and a superb Sun Deck with Jacuzzis, as well as wonderful river views to marvel at as we sail.

Boasting a stylish modern design, the MS Belle de l’Adriatique is part of the CroisiEurope fleet. You'll find it easy to enjoy yourself on-board, with its excellent facilities and comfortable cabins.  All cabins offer great river views and come equipped with air conditioning, private shower, hairdryer, satellite TV, radio and safe.


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Cabins


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The Local Area


Optional Excursions

Guided tour of Hvar

The queen of Croatia's Dalmatian Islands, Hvar boasts beautiful scenery and many beautiful views. There is plenty to discover during our guided tour, such as the surrounding vineyards, lavender fields, and the stunning Franciscan monastery.

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Guided tour of Korcula

Covered in Mediterranean vegetation and surrounded by the sapphire-coloured sea, the island of Korcula is a truly magical destination. Join us as we explore this stunning island with our visit and guided tour today. 

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Guided tour of Kotor

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kotor is filled with magnificent historical sights and attractions, such as the Cathedral of Saint Tryphon, Grgurina Palace and the town's fascinating maritime museum. 

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Guided tour of Trogir

Filled with magnificent Roman and Renaissance architecture, the island of Trogir is an amazing place to visit, with something for absolutely everyone. Immerse yourself in the history of this stunning destination during our visit. 

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Monastery Visit, Mljet

The island of Mijet is known as Croatia's greenest, with over 70 per cent of it covered by forest. During our visit to this beautiful island, we'll make our way to the stunning Benedictine monastery situated here, allowing us to explore this ancient 12th-century monastery to learn more about its history. 

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Sibenik and the Krka Falls

Sibenik, situated along the Adriatic Coast, is known for its picturesque vistas, and marks the point at which the Krka River enters the sea. Join us as we explore this beautiful city. 

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Sights of Split

Split is famous for its many historical and cultural sights, many of which we will enjoy the opportunity of discovering during our excursion today. Admire sights such as Diocletian's Palace, the Temple of Jupiter and the Cathedral. 

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Tour of Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik is a truly stunning city, with an exceptional coastline and views out over the Adriatic Sea, plus historical architecture and attractions. In addition to this, the city enjoys a lively culture that makes it a superb place to stay. 

We’ll take a sightseeing tour of the city to find out more about its impressive heritage, and so we’ll be able to see some of its best landmarks. These include the beautifully preserved city walls, which date from the 7th century, as well as the Old Town, Rector's Palace, St. Saviour Church and much more.

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