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CROATIA Dalmatian Island Explorer SMALL SHIP aboard MV Emanuel hhh, MV Fantazija hhhh or MV Nautilus hhhh+ 7 nights ALL INCLUSIVE from £1079^ Including optional travel insurance or a reduction of £20 if not required§ Voyage aboard a vintage-style ship reserved exclusively for Saga guests. It's a wonderful way to appreciate the natural beauty and rich history of the lovely islands and tiny islets that grace Croatia's Adriatic Sea. Split ACTIVITY LEVEL Day 1: UK-Dubrovnik-Sipan. Fly to the historic city of Dubrovnik and embark your ship. In the afternoon, your voyage begins as you sail north along the stunning coast of the Dubrovnik Riviera to the peaceful island of Sipan, part of the famous Elafiti Islands. You moor in Sipanska Luka overnight, except MV Nautilus which will moor nearby in Slano on the mainland. D Day 2: Sipan-Korcula. This morning, cruise past the Peljesac Peninsula where you can view hilltops clad with vineyards and fruit trees as you journey to the island of Korcula. Berth overnight in the main town, also called Korcula, which is believed to be the birthplace of Marco Polo. B, L, D Day 3: Korcula-Makarska-Pucisca. Your cruise continues north to Makarska, then sails to Pucisca on the island of Brac, the third-largest island on the Adriatic Coast. Pucisca is famed for its stone and masonry. The stone has been used for centuries in the building of palaces and cathedrals across Dalmatia and overseas too. B, L, D Day 4: Pucisca-Split. Continue your voyage north to Split, Croatia's second-biggest city which boasts a charming old town that contains the majestic Diocletian's Palace. Admire this UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most impressive Roman ruins in existence during a guided walking tour of Split. B, L, D Day 5: Split-Hvar. Cruise south today, crossing the Hvar Channel and sailing through the narrow passage that separates the islands of Brac and Solta. You can appreciate stunning panoramas of the two islands from your ship before docking in Hvar town where you can enjoy a brief walking tour. B, L, D Day 6: Hvar-Mljet. Today you cruise from Hvar and further south along the Adriatic coast to Mljet for a guided visit. Much of the island is carpeted by forest and the rest is sprinkled with fields, vineyards and small villages. The western part is a national park featuring Aleppo pine and holm oak. Within the park are two saltwater lakes, Malo Jezero and Veliko Jezero. B, L, D Day 7: Mljet-Dubrovnik. In the morning set sail for your final port of call, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Dubrovnik, passing the Elafiti Islands of Kolocep, Lopud and Sipan en route. Moor within sight of the impressive medieval walls that enclose this magnificent city before enjoying a guided walking tour around its historic streets. B, L, D Day 8: Dubrovnik-UK. Disembark and travel to the airport for your flight to the UK. B Please note: The on-board free bar, open 11 hours daily from 11am-10pm, serves local alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. A reasonable level of fitness is needed on this tour: excursions may involve walking on uneven ground and when ships berth side by side, you may need to cross between them and negotiate ladders. The Captain reserves the right to change the order of the itinerary if weather conditions are bad or if ports are very busy. Croatia Split Brac Pucisca Makarska Hvar Korcula Mljet Peljesac Peninsula Sipan Dubrovnik nights on ship Extend your holiday Dubrovnik Riviera (for cruises aboard, MV Fantazija and MV Nautlius) 7 nights from £299*. All inclusive. See more of the Dubrovnik Riviera after your cruise with a stay at the locally rated 4-star Hotel Albatros . Set in the quaint village of Cavtat, this hotel has a wonderful beachfront location in an area of outstanding natural beauty. *Price based on Oct 14, 2019 departure aboard MV Nautilus. Please note, there are no excursions included. Dubrovnik Riviera (for cruises aboard MV Emanuel) 7 nights from £289*. All inclusive. Enjoy the delightful Dubrovnik Riviera from the locally rated 3-star Hotel Astarea in Mlini. With great views across the Adriatic Sea, this hotel is ideal if you're looking for relaxation ­ and the all-inclusive value is exclusive to Saga guests! *Price based on Oct 17, 2019 departure. Please note, there are no excursions included. Please call for details. 140 Please quote EM367 Questions on an existing booking? Call FREE on 0800 300 600 or visit saga.co.uk/managemybooking