The direction of this tour alternates each week. The Split to Dubrovnik itinerary is detailed below.
Split to Dubrovnik: Apr 21; May 5, 19*; Jun 2, 16*, 30*; Jul 14, 28; Aug 11, 25*; Sep 8*, 22*; Oct 6*, 20, 2019. Dubrovnik to Split: Apr 28; May 12*, 26*; Jun 9, 23*; Jul 7, 21; Aug 4, 18; Sep 1*, 15*, 29*; Oct 13, 27, 2019. (*indicates fully booked date).
Day 1: Split
Individual arrival to Split. Check-in on board starts between 2:00-2:30pm at Split harbor. About 4:30pm, a guided city tour offers us the chance to see inside the former Palace of Emperor Diocletian and to learn about Split's transformation into the city it has become. The boat will stay the night in Split, offering you an opportunity to experience Split’s nightlife.
Day 2: Split – Island of Brač: Milna – Bol – Island of Hvar: Jelsa (27 miles/43 km)
We cruise to the island of Brač, famous for its radiant marble that was, among others, used for the White House in Washington D.C. and in the construction of the German Reichstag building in Berlin. Today’s cycle tour leads us from the tranquil harbor of Milna to Bol. The boat awaits us here for another crossing by boat to Jelsa on the Island of Hvar.
Day 3: Hvar Island: Jelsa – Stari Grad – Hvar – Korčula Island: Vela Luka (22 miles/35 km)
Today’s cycling tour leads us to Stari Grad and later on to the opposite side of the Island of Hvar. After a short break, we cycle through lavender fields and small villages till we get to the island's capital.
Make use of the time and go for a little stroll through the city of Hvar before boarding the boat. Standing on the magnificent Renaissance Square you can enjoy a view up to the Spanish fortress towering high above the city.
Dinner on board and overnight stay in the sheltered bay of Vela Luka on the Island of Korčula, which is regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in Dalmatia.
Day 4: Korčula Island: Vela Luka – Korčula town (28 miles/45 km)
Today’s cycle tour leads us across the charming island of Korčula all the way to Korčula city. A mild Mediterranean climate and a broad variety of different landscapes await us here. Take your time, and remember to take a break to enjoy the view over the deep blue sea and neighboring islands.
The picturesque town of Korčula competes with Venice for the honor of being the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Use the evening to wander through the fishbone alleyways and soak up the vibes of this stylish town. A guided city tour will give you an overview of the city and its features.
Day 5: Korčula Island: Korčula town – Lastovo Island (16 miles/25 km)
And off we go! A morning crossing takes us to the beautiful Island of Lastovo. The island is one of the smaller inhabited islands in the Adriatic Sea. Emperor Augustus appreciated the mild climate, and in Roman times the island was even named "Augusta Insula" after him. The barely more than 1,000 inhabitants continue to live from fishing the extremely rich waters, agriculture, and viticulture.
Today’s cycle tour takes us in a large circle around the beautiful island. The gold-colored white wine "Marastina," known even beyond Croatia’s borders, is grown here. Dinner is served on board as the sun sets.
Day 6: Lastovo Island – Mljet Island (16 miles/25 km)
We start with a short crossing to the next island: Mljet. Ashore at Pomena on Mljet, we cycle across the green and forested island known as the honey island. With 70% of its landmass covered by woodland, it is the most forested island in the Mediterranean region.
Homer mentioned this lovely island in his epic poem Odyssey. He made it a home for the Nymph Calypso and the legendary Greek king Odysseus, who could not resist Calypso and stayed on Mljet for seven years.
Day 7: Šipan Island – Dubrovnik (14 miles/22 km)
A short crossing in the morning takes us to the island of Šipan, the largest of the Elaphiti Islands. Accompanied by our tour guide, a pleasant cycle trip takes us past villas with exotic gardens and through a fertile valley framed by a range of limestone hills.
Returning to the boat we enjoy our last crossing after an adventurous week. After arrival in Dubrovnik, there is plenty of time to explore the UNESCO World Heritage city and to take part in a guided city tour.
A cheerful evening meal on board the boat gives you time to celebrate the success of the week with fellow travelers and tour guides.
Day 8: Dubrovnik
After breakfast, disembarkation takes place until 9:00am.
We reserve the right to make changes to the planned itinerary due to changing wind and weather conditions as well as organizational requirements.