Preliminary Day by Day Itinerary
Dubrovnik Ston - Korcula Stari Grad on Hvar - Scedro - Vis - Bisevo Brac Split/Trogir
May 10 Dubrovnik
Welcome to Croatia! Plan to arrive this morning and make your way to the port where our own M/Y Gardelin is awaiting our arrival. There is one port in Dubrovnik. We will give you detailed instructions for arriving at the M/Y Gardelin in time for departure. You may wish to arrive early and stay at the nearby Hotel Zoro, or begin with our Precious Stones of Puglia trip and take the ferry across the Adriatic from Bari to Dubrovnik.
Dubrovnik is a city of unique political and cultural history. It has world famous cultural heritage, beauty and is one of the most attractive and famous cities of the Mediterranean. There is a lot to do, such as shopping, quality restaurants, night life, etc.
After getting aboard, the yacht will take us to Ston a town on the Peljesac Peninsula). There is a fortress that is still standing in its almost original shape. You can find a lot of other interesting things there: the longest (3 mile) and the best preserved city wall in Europe, a salt factory existing since Roman times that is still operating, or you can taste fresh shellfish and other sea food. (D)
Overnight on board in Ston
May 11 Korcula
After spending a night in Ston, we will sail towards Korcula island. Before entering Korçula harbor, we will anchorage in front of the small Island of Badija (in the middle of Korcula archipelagos) to enjoy swimming and have lunch. There is an old stone monastery, beautiful beaches, and restaurants. In the afternoon we will moor in the marina in the center of Korcula town. There are perhaps even more legends, tales and monuments on this island than anywhere else. (B-L-D)
Overnight on board in Korcula
May 12 Stari Grad - Hvar, Scedro
When you wake up, we will be on our way to Stari Grad on Hvar Island. Lunch will be served on another quaint and charming island called Scedro near Hvar. You will have time for yourself there, for swimming, scuba diving, Jet Ski or some other activity.
Around 5 pm, we will moor on Hvar Island in a quiet bay. You can go sight seeing on Hvar a beautiful town with a long and rich history. Have dinner in a restaurant or aboard. During summer time Hvar has a rich nightlife. (B-L-D)
Overnight on board in Hvar
May 13 Hvar - Vis
After mooring in Vis harbor, we recommend you to go for a walk or rent a scooter and explore this beautiful island. There is a very good restaurant on the top of the island where you can sense the relaxed domestic atmosphere, taste roasted lamb and vegetables from local green farms. There are plenty of natural pebble beaches on Vis and the sea is extremely clean.
The Island of Bisevo is very close to island of Vis. It has many caves and the most popular one is the Blue Cave (Modra Spilja) with entrances both above and below sea level. When the sea is calm the light diffracts and paints the interior of the cave blue. (B-L-D)
Overnight on board in Vis
May 14 Brac
After having breakfast we will reach Brac island (we will anchor in a hidden bay so that you can have time for yourself). The island of Brac has been known for its high quality stone mines since ancient times. There is a strong masonry tradition there that has lasted for centuries, which you can see from the remarkable traditional architecture. In the evening, we will enter the deep bay of Milna a beautiful, small, Mediterranean town. (B-L-D)
Overnight on board in Milna
May 15 Split/Trogir
The best recipe for relaxation is continuing our sailing journey. In the late afternoon we will sail into Split/Trogir where you can feel the real Mediterranean. The old town of both Split and Trogir are protected by UNESCO. (B-L-D)
Overnight on board in Split
May 16 Split/Trogir
The yacht will spend a night in a Split/Trogir marina. Plan to depart the vessel no later than 10 AM. After disembarking we suggest you stay for a few days on the coast and enjoy the magic Trogir, Split, Omis and the surrounding. (B-L-D)