Join a gay cruise around the Dalmatian coast and explore Croatia, one of Europe’s most popular destinations. Once part of former Yugoslavia, it became independent in 1991. It has emerged as a developed country and EU member state. From the ruins of Diocletian’s Palace to well-preserved Medieval towns, Croatia is packed with history.
Croatian island hopping is becoming more and more popular. Joining a cruise is an ideal way to explore Croatia. If you visit the country once you’ll want to back again and again.
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- 9th August 2019 Friday
Group Trip Breakdown
Day 1: Embarkation
When you arrive in Split you’ll transfer to the port on your own. A private transfer can be set up for you. Embarkation begins at 2 pm. There’ll be a cocktail reception and welcome dinner onboard in the evening. You can take a nighttime walk around Split – it’s very atmospheric at night. Overnight in Split.
Day 2: Bol And Hvar
In the morning we’ll sail for Brač. We’ll swim at the famous Dalmatian beach, Zlatni Rat. On our way to Hvar we’ll have lunch onboard. When we arrive we’ll explore the town. You can hike up to the fort and see the islands below. There’s plenty of nightlife to explore on Hvar. Overnight in the port.
Day 3: Bisevo And Vis
This morning we’ll visit the Blue cave at Biševo. We’ll then proceed to Vis and see the remains of Roman baths. You’ll no doubt want to explore the beautiful Villa Rustica dotted along the waterfront.
Day 4: Korcula
This morning we’ll make an early departure to Korčula, the birthplace of Marco Polo. You can swim in the bays and then have lunch onboard. We’ll then have an afternoon walking tour of Korčula. It’s one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Overnight in Korčula.
Day 5: Mljet
Today we’ll visit Mljet, a setting in Homer’s Odyssey. This is where, according to legend, Odysseus spent a year under the spell of the nymph Calypso. A local guide will show us the sites, including a 12th-century Benedictine monastery. Overnight in Polača.
Day 6: Slano
We’ll explore the small village of Slano on the mainland. When we’ve explored the medieval ramparts we’ll head to an oyster farm. Oysters are a real speciality in these parts. Naturally, we’ll have a tasting session.
Day 7: Dubrovnik
Early morning departure to the beautiful city of Dubrovnik, a pearl of the Adriatic. A setting for much of Game of Thrones, this city may look familiar! Cruising by the city walls is a spectacular experience. Farewell dinner onboard.
Day 8: Departure
After breakfast you’ll say goodbye to the crew and to Croatia – until next time. You’ll be transferred to the airport for your return flight.
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- 7-night cruise on MV Black Swan
- 36 guest capacity
- Three meals served daily onboard
- Wine with lunch and dinner
- Local tour guides