Discover the Tales of the Dalmatian Coast and Montenegro. Experience a harmonious balance between conventional cruising and private yachting, along with an exciting voyage of discovery, unraveling the wonders of Dalmatia and the Adriatic Sea. Each day you will discover a new port of call, a hidden cove with crystal blue waters to cool you, a glimpse of ancient history to amaze you and rich cultural diversity to intrigue you. Explore the medieval treasures of Dubrovnik and Korcula island in Croatia; the stunning fjord of Kotor Bay in Montenegro; the Palace of Diocletian in Split; the island of Rab just off the northern Croatian coast; and Hvar, covered in pine forests, with vineyards, fruit orchards, and lavender fields.
Note: This cruise is not exclusive to, nor operated by, Wilderness Travel, who acts solely as agent in booking your reservation with the ship operator. The itinerary, lecturers, and all other arrangements are subject to change at the discretion of the cruise line.
Day 1 (Sunday)
Embark between 3 pm and 4 pm. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner and evening sail to Split, Croatia. Overnight at sea.
Day 2 (Monday)
Arrive in Split in the morning. Enjoy a morning optional walking tour to discover the city of Split, the former Imperial Resident of Roman Emperor Diocletian, dating back from the 4th century. After lunch on board, enjoy one more optional afternoon excursion to nearby Trogir, starting with a scenic journey along the Dalmatian Coast to this coastal tow. Late afternoon sailing to Rab.
Day 3 (Tuesday)
Morning arrival in Rab. Enjoy a morning optional walking tour of Rab, a historic town of rare charm founded in Roman times along a narrow tongue of land, so when travelers approached from the sea, they could see it proudly atop the head of the bay. Discover cultural and historical monuments including the Church of Justina, the Church of St. John the Baptist, the Prince’s Palace. Later in the afternoon, sail south passing between the beautiful Kornati Islands to reach Sibenik. Overnight at sea.
Day 4 (Wednesday)
Reach Sibenik through a spectacular fjord. Your optional all-day excursion will take you to the Krka National Park home to abundant indigenous flora and fauna, including over 200 bird species, before exploring the seaside city of Primosten and Sibenik old Town. Overnight in port.
Day 5 (Thursday)
Early morning sailing and arrival in Hvar, the longest of the Croatian isles. Enjoy a morning optional walking tour to discover the island’s Venetian flavor. You'll discover a fascinating array of sights, including the Cathedral of St. Stephens with its treasury and bell tower, or the Arsenal, built in 1611 and housing Europe's oldest theater. Early afternoon leisurely sailing to Korcula. Late evening arrival in Korcula and overnight in port.
Day 6 (Friday)
Enjoy all-day optional excursions in Korcula Town and to Lumbarda Village for wine tasting Guests will have the opportunity to drive and stroll through Milina-Bire family vineyards before reaching their house. Evening sailing and overnight at sea to the coastal town of Kotor in Montenegro.
Day 7 (Saturday)
Kotor, Montenegro / Dubrovnik, Croatia
Early morning navigation in Kotor, the deepest natural fjord in the Mediterranean. Join the optional morning excursion to the well-preserved, fortified medieval Old Town, featuring stunning fortifications including the 10th century city walls, the Baroque church of St Blaise. Leave Kotor after lunch and sail through the stunning fjord of Kotor Bay, before you enjoy a refreshing swim in the stunning Kotor Bay. Late evening arrival in Dubrovnik. Overnight in port.
Day 8 (Sunday)
Dubrovnik, Croatia / Disembark
Disembark at 9 am after breakfast.