Wine Cruise

01.02.2022., Tuesday

Gastro Cruise

Embark on this very special cruise of the islands Korčula, Hvar, and the city of Dubrovnik - tour of the wineries, the cellars and the local winemakers on the islands and along the mainland coast around Dubrovnik with the chance to savor wines produced from the indigenous varieties of grapes.

Wine Cruise South Dalmatia

SATURDAY check in at 14:00 h in the Dubrovnik harbour

DAY 1         DUBROVNIK (D)
Transfer from Dubrovnik airport to Dubrovnik harbour for check-in from 14.00h onwards. After settling in, transfer to the city gates for a guided tour of one of the world's most beautifully preserved medieval cities. Meander through the narrow streets, exploring the Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque architecture. Take the cable car from the Old Town to the Srđ mountain to enjoy scenic views of the mighty ramparts and the Elaphiti Islands. Return transfer to the vessel for a welcome dinner & cocktail reception. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

DAY 2         DUBROVNIK - KORČULA (B, L, WT)
Departure towards the Korčula island, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo. While wandering along the herringbone pattern streets, discover legends, tales and monuments – Korčula treasures more of those than any other place does. Early afternoon panoramic drive through vineyards to visit the famous sandy beach Lumbarda and wine tasting in a well known local winery with grappa and snacks. Overnight in Korčula.

DAY 3         KORČULA – HVAR (B, L, WT)
Early departure towards Hvar, the longest island in the Adriatic to visit the local farm and enjoy their wine, olive oil and traditional homemade products. See the Lavender museum and distillery with a presentation of a lavender history on the island Hvar. Transfer back to Hvar for the afternoon guided tour. One can find many historical landmarks in Hvar: the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower, the oldest community theatre in Europe which was founded in 1612 - to name a few. In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night. Overnight in Hvar.

DAY 4         HVAR – BIŠEVO (BLUE CAVE) / VIS (B, L, WT)
Early morning cruise towards the small island Biševo to visit the Blue cave, a magnificent natural phenomenon (entrances to be paid on the spot – approx. 14 EUR). Continue to the island of Vis, once a strategic naval Yugoslav base and closed to the public for years. Due to this isolation, Vis retains a special charm – “the Mediterranean as it once was” making it really interesting to visit. Situated on the northern side of the island, Vis has developed near the remains of ancient Issa, the first urban centre in Croatia. Enjoy the wine tasting at a local, family-owned winery situated in an old tunnel, with a long winemaking tradition. Overnight in the port of Vis.

DAY 5         VIS – KUĆIŠTE (PELJEŠAC) (B, L, WT, D)
Morning departure towards the Pelješac peninsula, well known for its excellent wine. Lunch on board and early afternoon transfer to the famous Korta Katarina winery, for a guided tour of the production, followed by the wine tasting. Continuation to family-owned Boutique Winery Mikulić in Orebić. Get to know the small family-owned winery and traditional winemaking process and enjoy the wine tasting of the award-winning Croatian wines, followed by dinner. Late transfer back to the vessel. Overnight on the Pelješac peninsula.

DAY 6     KUĆIŠTE (PELJEŠAC) – STON/ MALI STON / SLANO (B, WT, CD)
Departure after breakfast towards Trstenik. Transfer to the Croatian Museum of Viticulture Putniković, where the visitors are introduced to the traditional process of winemaking, from vineyards to barrels, the historical development of the vines and finally the wine collection, followed by a high-quality wine tasting with snacks. Then on to Ston, a small village, once fortified, famous for its oysters. After exploring the town’s vast medieval ramparts, heading towards Europe's oldest saltworks known as the trademark of Ston, a short coastal walk that leads to an oyster farm. Learn about the oysters and enjoy the special tasting of this delicacy. Transfer to Slano for the Captain’s dinner with live entertainment onboard. Overnight in Slano.

DAY 7         SLANO – DUBROVNIK (B, L)
Cruise towards Dubrovnik with the scenic cruise alongside the old Dubrovnik city walls. Mooring at the Dubrovnik harbour and then the entire afternoon at leisure to enjoy and explore the narrow car-free limestone streets – worn smooth under the soles of centuries of pedestrians, seek out a drink in one of the trendy piazzas or walk the famous 1.940 m long walls and take a stroll along the famous STRADUN – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight in Dubrovnik.

DAY 8         DUBROVNIK (B)
Gather for one last breakfast at the vessel, followed by goodbyes with the crew and all the new friends, before they see you off in Dubrovnik for transfer to the airport.

Legend: B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner, CD – Captain`s dinner, WT- Wine tasting

PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON IN 2022

    OCT 8

VIP upper/main deck
DELUXE SUPERIOR

2070 EUR

Upper/main deck
DELUXE SUPERIOR

 1955 EUR

Lower deck
DELUXE SUPERIOR

1600 EUR

INCLUDED:

  • Arrival and departure transfers from Dubrovnik airport and to Dubrovnik airport (on the day of arrival and day of departure)
  • 7-night cruise in a deluxe superior air-conditioned cabin with en-suite bathroom
  • Welcome reception & cocktail
  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Three-course lunch daily + cheese and salad bar
  • Captain's dinner with live entertainment
  • A drink with lunch onboard
  • Complimentary coffee and tea throughout the day
  • Olive oil and wine tasting on board
  • Abundant fresh fruit Professional Tour manager
  • Visitors' taxes & port fees
  • Luggage handling
  • Daily cabin service and towel change
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi onboard
  • Guided walking tours of towns: Dubrovnik, Hvar, Korčula & Ston
  • No additional fees on arrival except gratuities

EXPERIENCES:

MONUMENTAL HERITAGE OF DUBROVNIK:

  • Spectacular cruise along the old town city walls of Dubrovnik
  • Return bus transfer from Dubrovnik port to Old town Dubrovnik for sightseeing
  • Dubrovnik Cable Car fee

EXPLORE THE BEAUTY OF KORČULA

  • Panorama drive through vineyards followed by local wine tasting

DISCOVER HVAR

  • Visit the Lavander museum & enjoy olive oil tasting and Croatian traditional wine tasting
  • VIS WINE TASTING
  • Wine tasting in the local family-owned winery in Vis

FLAVORS OF PELJEŠAC PENINSULA

  • Visit the small family-owned winery with wine tasting
  • Dinner in a local winery with a glass of high-quality wine
  • Visit the first Croatian Museum of Viticulture Putniković & enjoy wine tasting with snack
  • Visit the salt farm & great walls

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