Cruising Croatia’s coast: from Dubrovnik to Split [fully booked]

13 September 2020 to 20 September 2020
From £2,895 per person (single room supplement £1,450)
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The hauntingly beautiful Dalmatian coast has been occupied by the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans, and for almost 700 years by the Venetians. During the trip, this incredible architectural, artistic and cultural legacy is explored in comfort aboard the beautiful, privately chartered motor-sailer, MS Barbara, which has just 18 en-suite cabins. You will cruise from Dubrovnik, whose power as a city state once rivalled Venice, to Split, enjoying numerous stunning islands en route, including Mljet, Korčula (the alleged birthplace of Marco Polo), Hvar and Trogir, a gem of a Renaissance town.

Trip scholar

Dr Peter Sarris, Reader in late Roman, Medieval and Byzantine history, University of Cambridge
Peter is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a member of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies.


  • Discover Croatia’s Dalmatian aboard the exclusively chartered MS Barbara
  • Delight in the incredible architecture and artistic and cultural legacy inherited by the Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans and Venetians
  • Stroll through Dubrovnik’s Venetian old town and discover the tiny island of Trogir, a UNESCO Heritage site
  • Explore the unspoilt island of Mljet, considered to be one of the most beautiful Croatian islands with its lovely national park
  • Cruise to Korčula, known to the Knidian Greeks as ‘Black Corcyra’ with its wonderfully preserved medieval city
  • Delight in the island of Hvar, inhabited since pre-historic times and whose small churches are home to paintings by Tintoretto and Bellini
  • Discover Diocletian’s magnificent 4th-century palace in Split

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