Croatia

Cycle & Cruise Experience

Description

Exploring amazing coastlines, medieval towns, old villages and picturesque bays. Highlights include great beaches, vineyards, pine woods, cycling across the historic islands and exploring Mljet National Park. Croatia is a land of stunning islands, rich history, Mediterranean vegetation and a mild climate. Without doubt, the best way to explore it is by cruise and cycle.

Itinerary

Day 1

  • TROGIR – OMIS

  • Board your boat in Trogir for your cruise of a lifetime.

  • After welcome drinks and meeting the crew we set sail, stopping to swim in the clear waters of the Adriatic.

  • We arrive in Omis in the late afternoon. Well known as an ancient pirate town, Omiš is a picturesque town surrounded by steep rocky mountain cliffs where the Cetina river flows to the sea.

  • Spend the afternoon exploring the town.

  • Meals: Lunch

 

Day 2

  • OMIŠ – MAKARSKA 

  • Take an optional excursion and experience white water rafting on the Cetina river.

  • Later, continue on the Makarska where you will find beautiful beaches and a beautiful town. Relax and enjoy the town, or enjoy the mountain and follow your guide along one of the many cycling paths around Makarska.

  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

 

Day 3

  • MAKARSKA – MLJET

  • Today we continue on to the island of Mljet and the town of Pomena. Once merely a small pier for fishing boats of the fishermen from Govedari, Pomena is today the tourist centre of the island of Mljet with its 100 square kilometre National Park.

  • Cycle around the national park and visit the saltwater lakes – one warm and the other cold – and spend time exploring this beautiful nature reserve (optional).

  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

 

Day 4

  • MLJET – DUBROVNIK

  • Early in the morning we continue our trip via the Elafiti Islands, with their beautiful scenery and long, sandy beaches to Dubrovnik, arriving in the early afternoon.

  • Here you can join an optional guided tour of the city or enjoy exploring this beautiful city on your own.

  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

 

Day 5

  • DUBROVNIK – KORCULA

  • Today we depart for Korcula, the birthplace of Marco Polo.

  • After enjoying a swim in a peaceful cove along the way (weather permitting) and then lunch on board, we arrive in Korcula in the afternoon.

  • Cycle through the beautiful villages of this island to the final village of Korčula.

  • Spend time wandering the narrow streets.

  • Visit the house where Marco Polo was born.

  • Here you will find more legends, tales and monuments than anywhere else.

  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

 

Day 6

  • KORCULA – HVAR – STARI GRAD

  • During breakfast we set sail for the town of Hvar.

  • Spend the morning exploring the town.

  • Visit the imposing fort on the hilltop with a view over the sea.

  • Cycle from the town of Hvar to the town of Stari Grad on the other side of the island. Dating back to 384BC, Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Croatia and the historical heart of the island of Hvar. 

  • Tonight, Beware of the Pirate's! Enjoy a traditional Croatian dinner and party on board.

  • Meals: Breakfast and dinner.

 

Day 7

  • STARI GRAD – SPLIT - TROGIR

  • Early morning departure today, arriving in Split after breakfast.

  • Here you can discover the old city by wandering through the cobbled streets, or you can join an optional guided tour of Dicoletian's Palace. Alternatively, cycle around Split and up Marjan Hill where you can get a beautiful view of the city of Split.

  • We set sail again during lunch and we will stop to enjoy a last swim in the Adriatic before returning to Trogir port.

  • Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

 

Day 8

  • DEPARTURE

  • Early breakfast after which it is time to say farewell to the crew and all your new friends.  Until we meet again....

  • Meals: Breakfast

Croatia

 

From R 15 140.12 

per person sharing

8 Days / 7 Nights

Validity: Immediately - December 2020

Including

  • 8 days / 7 nights cruise

  • Accommodation in air-conditioned cabin with private, en-suite bathroom facilities

  • Welcome drink 

  • Buffet breakfast 

  • 6 x 4-course lunches 

  • Pirate party with traditional dinner

  • Unlimited drinking water

  • Afternoon tea and coffee

  • Fresh fruit served all day

  • Daily cabin cleaning service

  • Wifi

  • Beach towels

  • Complimentary use of snorkeling equipment and sea kayaks 

  • Rental of bicycle

  • Services of 6 crew members

  • Services of English-speaking cruise director

  • English speaking cycling guide

 

Excluding

  • Flights

  • Beverages

  • Transfers (available on request)

  • Port taxes (R 784.89 per person per week)
    Entrance to Mljet National Park (R 235.47 per person)

  • Gratuities 

  • Optional excursions described in itinerary

Surcharges apply for high season or late bookings. Prices are in ZAR, subject to availability & tax fluctuations.

+27 (010) 035 5205

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