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Cruising in Croatia: 8 day charter itinerary

Cruising in Croatia: The Adriatic coast offers hundreds of islands, immaculate medieval towns, crystal-clear waters and breath-taking landscapes. Not surprisingly it is fast becoming one of the favourite destinations for yacht owners and charterers alike. Follow our journey from Montenegro to Split and enjoy a wonderful exploration of the historical treasures of Croatia.

Day 1
Start your journey in Porto Montenegro setting sail for Budva. En route, spend the day at anchor in St Stefan island, (Sveti Stefan) with its charming red-tiled rooftops, cobbled lanes, and pink-sanded beaches followed by a relaxing evening in one of the many restaurants of the bustling old town of Porto Budva.

Day 2
Set out early on a cruise along the rugged coastline of Croatia. Check in to customs at the picturesque harbour of Cavtat, followed by a day spent at anchor near Dubrovnik, where you can take a walk
along the famous walls, or spend an evening in port just 5 minutes from the old town.

Day 3
Cruising in Croatia, to the island of Mljet. A National Park, Mljet is Croatia’s greenest island, known for its red wine, olives and goats’ cheese. There is also a small lake and 12th Century Benedictine Monastery. Let your crew book you into one of the host of restaurants for your evening meal. Each one has its own lobster cage, so you can choose your own!

Day 4
Cruise to Korcula island, hometown of Marco Polo. Sometimes called ‘little Dubrovnik’, with its mediaeval city walls Korcula is rich in culture, offering an array of artisan shops and small seafood restaurants to lunch in. Take a walk around the city centre, or pay a visit to Marco Polo’s birth place.

Day 5
While you are having breakfast take a morning cruise to Top. It is the place to party in Croatia during the Summer months. You can spend the day in the bay at anchor and the evening in the harbour when it comes alive. The famous club ‘Carpe Diem’ is there. Take your cruise in July, and you could catch Ultra music festival – one of the biggest in Europe!

Day 6
A leisurely morning cruise to the island of Vis, abundant with beautiful beaches of sand and shingle and some super coves to anchor off. Visit two of the island’s natural phenomena – the majestic blue and green caves, before spending an evening in the port of Vis.

Day 7
Cruise to the small island of Drvenik. Spend a day at anchor of one of the many bays. Find time to explore the mediaeval town of Trogir. This UNESCO town is known for its monument Kairos – God of the Lucky Moment – a sentiment that’s bound to resonate as you approach the conclusion of this captivating cruise.

Day 8
Arrive in Split to finish your journey.

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