Adriatic Allure: Croatia Cruise and the Charms of Italy

Embark on a captivating Land & Cruise tour from Dubrovnik to Rome
Begin your adventure in Dubrovnik, exploring its historic Old Town, before setting sail to the stunning Elaphiti Islands. Cruise to the lush landscapes of Mljet and the medieval charm of Korcula. Continue your nautical journey to the vibrant island of Hvar, then explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Trogir and the historic wonders of Split. Your cruise seamlessly blends cultural exploration with breathtaking coastal scenery, promising an unforgettable voyage through the Adriatic. Concluding in Rome, this journey offers a perfect balance of historical wonders and iconic Italian cities
16 Days from $9169/person CAD
Food & Wine
Honeymoon & Anniversary
Island Hopping
UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Primary Location

Croatia & Italy, Europe


2024 departures: May 18, June 22, July 13, August 17, 31, September 21 & October 5


  • Accommodations in first-class hotels
  • 7-night cruise from Dubrovnik to Split
  • Supreme category ship in a lower deck cabin with private facilities, A/C & TV
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • 6 lunches (3-course meal and salad bar) during cruise
  • Arrival shared transfer from Dubrovnik airport to port on the first day of the tour
  • Departure shared transfer from Rome Hotel to Rome Airport on the last day of the tour
  • Welcome dinner, Captain's dinner, 4 dinners (coffee or tea included)
  • Professional English-speaking guide for sightseeing tours of Plitvice Lakes National Park, Postojna Cave, Venice, Florence, Assisi, Rome
  • Entrance fees to Plitvice Lakes National Park, Postojna Cave, Glassblowing factory Venice, Basilica of St. Francis, Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter’s Basilica
  • City tours of Split, Trogir, Hvar, Korčula and Dubrovnik
  • Entrance fees to the Franciscan Monastery’s Pharmacy and Diocletian’s Palace
  • Guided tour and entrance to Krka National Park and Mljet National
  • Oyster tasting in Ston
  • Water dispenser during cruise
  • Complimentary coffee, tea, and fresh fruits available daily during the cruise
  • Professional English-speaking Cruise Manager throughout
  • Whisper technology
  • Daily cabin servicing, fresh bed linen, and towels midweek during the cruise
  • Luggage handling (1 pc per person)
  • One beach towel per person per week during the cruise
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi on board
  • Service charges and hotel taxes
  • Touring by modern air-conditioned motor coach
  • Professional English-speaking tour Director throughout
  • Licensed Local Guides

Not Included:

  • Port tax of €60 per person (pricing is subject to change and to be paid on board the cruise ship)
  • International or domestic airfare
  • Gratuities to guides and drivers
  • Travel insurance
  • Additional meals when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to monuments or museums when not mentioned on the itinerary
  • Local city tax for overnight stays
  • Visas required for entry into the country as necessary
  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

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  • From price is CAD per person, based on double occupancy, and for travel in low season
  • The final price will vary and is also based on the month of travel
  • Prices are subject to change
  • In the event of unfavorable weather and/or sea conditions, the cruise itinerary may be adjusted in order to prioritize the safety of passengers. The supplier reserves the right to change the vessel provider if deemed necessary
  • Due to the narrow and cobbled streets, walking is the predominant mode of transportation. Make sure to pack comfortable walking shoes for your trip

Optional Extras:

  • Availability for the Main Deck and Upper Cabins are subject to request
  • Pre and Post Accommodation
  • Additional beach towel of €7 per person is on request (price is subject to change)
  • Private car transfers are available on request (vehicle transfers are not available in the pedestrian areas)
  • Entrance to Blue Cave to be paid on the spot
  • All optional excursions are subject to change and are based on availability. Optional excursions can be booked with the Tour Director



You will be transferred from Dubrovnik airport to the port, where embarkation begins at 2 pm. Get settled in your cabin before attending a Welcome reception followed by dinner. Meals: WR, D

Accommodations aboard a Supreme category ship


Start the day with a walking tour of Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of Adriatic”. Walk through Stradun – both a street and a square, the most famous place inside the town walls, enlisted as UNESCO’s World Heritage site, where your guide will show you the most interesting sights of Dubrovnik and visit the Franciscan Monastery with its Pharmacy. After returning to the ship enjoy the magic scenery as the ship cruises around Dubrovnik's city walls to continue to one of the Elaphiti islands for a swim stop.

Afternoon arrival in Slano, a peaceful fishermen’s village and our starting point to Ston, situated on the Peljesac peninsula and once fortified small village famous for its oysters. Peljesac peninsula is known as one of the best wine-producing regions in Croatia. After exploring the town, we leave for a small nearby village to enjoy the authentic local oyster tasting. Overnight and Captain's Dinner on board in Slano. Meals: B, L, T, CD

Accommodations aboard a Supreme category ship


In the morning we head north to the Island of Mljet. Join the Cruise Manager for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park. Continue our cruise towards the Korčula island, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. Afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this enchanting town surrounded by walls, which is one of the best-preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Overnight in Korcula, you can enjoy a gourmet experience at the multiple restaurants and bars. Meals: B, L

Accommodations aboard a Supreme category ship


Early in the morning, we sail to the small island of Bisevo to visit the Blue Cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon. The possibility of our visit will depend on weather conditions, however, you will be notified of this on time. Cruise towards the island of Vis once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and restricted to the public. Due to this isolation, Vis has a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it interesting to visit. Taste some exquisite wine sorts in one of the Vis traditional wineries. If interested, visit the remains of the Roman Thermal Place, and City Museum or simply take a walk to enjoy the views. Overnight in the port of Vis. Meals: B, L

Accommodations aboard a Supreme category ship


In the morning head further towards Hvar, the longest and sunniest island in the Adriatic, with a swim stop and lunch on board. Afternoon arrival in Hvar town followed by a tour of the town - visit the many historical sights of the town, such as St Stephen’s Square, the largest piazza in Dalmatia and the main town square, see St Stephen’s Cathedral, the first public theatre in Europe, renaissance-style loggia and its clock tower, the Franciscan monastery. Above Hvar Town is the impressive fortress Fortica/ Spanjola offering magnificent views over the bay and Pakleni islands. After the tour set sail towards Stari Grad on the island of Hvar, one of the oldest cities in Europe. Overnight in Stari Grad. Meals: B, L

Accommodations aboard a Supreme category ship


Early morning departure to the old Dalmatian town Trogir. Trogir is sometimes referred to as a “miniature Venice” or a “mini-Dubrovnik” because of its ancient walls, or a “floating museum town” - as it has masterful architecture including some stunning Venetian palaces. Afterward, you will discover the beauty of the Krka National Park and the small access port of Skradin where the flora and fauna are exceptional. Overnight in Trogir. Meals: B, L

Accommodations aboard a Supreme category ship


In the morning join a tour of Trogir with a local tour guide. Set sail to Split with a stop along the way to swim and relax, if weather permits, with lunch on board. In the late afternoon, we arrive at Split to spend the night. Arriving in Split, join a guided tour of the city, and visit the seafront promenade and Roman Emperor Diocletian’s Palace. The historical center of the city is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site. Your evening is free in Split. Meals: B, L

Accommodations aboard a Supreme category ship


After breakfast, it’s time to disembark and bid our crew farewell. We journey north by motorcoach for a visit to Plitvice Lakes National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site. In Plitvice, we walk around several of the lower lakes. The Park is a natural wonder with 16 terraced lakes surrounded by wooded mountains and lush vegetation. After our visit, we drive on to Opatija where dinner is served at the hotel. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the GH Adriatic, Opatija, or similar


After breakfast, we travel to Slovenia and visit the unique and beautiful Postojna Cave, one of the largest in Europe. We tour this wondrous subterranean world by miniature electric train. Afterward, we drive to Venice. You will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure until you gather for a Welcome Dinner with your Tour Director and traveling companions. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the NH Santa Lucia, Venice, or similar


We begin exploring Venice with a boat ride to Murano Island, famous for its artistic glassware. Visit a glassblowing factory, where you will watch a demonstration of traditional Venetian glassblowing by master craftsmen. Then, on to St. Mark’s Square, for the walking tour, visiting St. Mark’s Basilica and the Doge’s Palace, and enjoying views of the Bell Tower and Bridge of Sighs. The balance of the day is at leisure to enjoy Venice at your own pace, shop, or join an optional gondola ride. Meals: B

Accommodation at the NH Santa Lucia, Venice, or similar


Drive to Ferrara, a Renaissance gem in the Emilia-Romagna region, standing on the banks of the Po River. After an orientation tour, continue to Pisa where you’ll view the famous Piazza del Miracoli with its Leaning Tower, Baptistery, and Duomo. Then on to Florence for dinner and a free evening. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Hotel Club, Florence, or similar


This morning begins with a city tour of the majestic Piazza del Duomo to see the Cathedral crowned by Brunelleschi’s awe-inspiring Dome, Giotto’s Bell Tower, and the Baptistery with Ghiberti’s splendid bronze “Gates of Paradise.” Then, visit the Accademia Gallery, where Michelangelo’s David is displayed. The tour ends at the Piazzale Michelangelo with a spectacular view over Florence. The remainder of the day is yours to savor the Renaissance splendor of the Tuscan capital your own way. Meals: B

Accommodation at the Hotel Club, Florence, or similar


Travel through the stunning panorama of Tuscany with its iconic landscapes as you make your way to Assisi, the hometown of St. Francis. Take a walking tour to see the main square and visit the impressive Basilica of St. Francis. Continue to Rome for dinner and an evening at leisure. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Starhotels Metropole, Rome, or similar


A full-day sightseeing tour shows you all the highlights of the incomparable Eternal City. Visit the Vatican Museums with the moving Sistine Chapel and grand St. Peter’s Basilica. Then on to visit the Coliseum, ancient Palatine Hill overlooking Circus Maximus and the Imperial Palace, and the Roman Forum. Meals: B, L

Accommodation at the Starhotels Metropole, Rome, or similar


Your day is free in spectacular Rome! Your Tour Director will have suggestions on how to spend your time. You might want to visit some of the chic shops, galleries, and museums; do some more sightseeing on your own, or relax in a sidewalk cafe with a glass of fine Italian wine, a cold Limoncello, some refreshing gelato, or a hearty dish of pasta. Tonight, a festive farewell dinner with your fellow travelers is the perfect way to celebrate your glimpse of Italy. Meals: B, D

Accommodation at the Starhotels Metropole, Rome, or similar


One last breakfast in Italy before you are transferred to Rome’s airport or extend your trip to the sun-soaked Amalfi Coast! Meals: B

B-Breakfast, L-Lunch, D-Dinner, WR-Welcome Reception, CD-Captain’s dinner, T-Tasting

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