MV Memories: Croatia Coastal Cruise

With this luxury 7 night cruise you will be able to enjoy all of the wonderful destinations along the Dalmatian while on board the glamorous ship, MV Memories. This island-hopping Croatia cruises will help you to discover magnificent old towns, national parks and pristine coastline in style and exceptional comfort.

The MV Memories is a brand new vessel which will be launched in spring 2020. This deluxe cruise ship offers 19 luxury cabins and accommodates up to 38 guests. The ship features 10 VIP & 1 Superior VIP Deck Cabins with private balconies. You can enjoy the first class facilities on board the ship, state-of-the-art technology, sun-loungers on the upper deck and a Jacuzzi to relax in. Soak up the scenery as you travel in style to the beautiful islands of Croatia.


Day 1: UK to Opatija.
You will fly from the UK to Pula airport. On arrival you will be met by a local representative and transferred by private car to the Opatija Harbour. You will set sail at 1pm from Opatija for the charming Rab Island, known as the ‘Island of Love.’ Rab is truly one of the greenest islands in the Adriatic. Your local guide will take you an inspiring tour of the old town. You’ll visit the imposing stone walls, 16th century monastery of St Justine, the Romanesque church towers, medieval palaces whilst strolling along the stone streets and ancient facades. You will also have the opportunity to sample the traditional sweet treat which is native to the island: the Rabska Torta or Rab cake.

Day 2: Rab Island to Zadar.
You set sail for the centre of Dalmatia, the famous town of Zadar. After stopping for a rejuvenating swim stop close to Pag island with its unique moon-like landscape, you will arrive in Zadar, which is known for the Roman and Venetian ruins within the Old Town. You’ll be met by your local guide for a guided walking tour, which will include a visit to the incredible Sea Organ, an underwater system of pipes and whistles that provides mellifluous tones by the movement of the sea. An opportunity to taste Zadar’s authentic cherry Maraschino liqueur also awaits.

Day 3: Zadar, Krka National park to Sibenik.
Today is one of the highlights, as you take a day trip to the stunning Krka Waterfalls National Park. Your guided tour will take you to admire the beautiful waterfalls and lakes as you stroll along pathways winding through the lush flora. After the tour, enjoy a traditional Croatian dinner before returning to the charming medieval city of Sibenik, founded over 1000 years ago. You will have the opportunity to meander through the labyrinth of steep backstreets and narrow alleyways to discover the hidden gems such as the St John’s Church.

Day 4: Sibenik to Split
You will set off early for the delightful city of Split, the capital of the Dalmatia region. It boasts one of the best-preserved Roman palaces in the world, inscribed on UNESCO heritage list since 1979. The Diocletian’s Palace makes the core of the Old Town and a symbol of modern-day Split, incorporating an eclectic combination of Roman temples, Gothic palaces and modern Mediterranean-style stone houses. You be met by your local guide, who will show you the delights of Croatia’s 2nd largest city. Take a walk tonight along the elegant tree-lined waterfront Riva promenade tonight and soak up the cosmopolitan atmosphere.

Day 5: Split to Hvar
You depart from Split harbour and pass by Brac island and the golden sands of Zlatni Rat beach near Bol, the most photographed beach in Croatia. You will stop in one of the calm bays for a refreshing swim stop before arriving in Hvar Town. On arrival, enjoy a wine tasting tour at a very sought-after family winery in Jelsa, a small and charming town on the island. Visit the Spanjola Fortress on your way back to Hvar and enjoy spectacular views over Hvar and its neighbouring islands. Overnight in the port. Hvar also has a large mix of excellent restaurants, bars and cafes to sample tonight and to try out the excellent local cuisine.

Day 6: Hvar to Korcula
You set sail towards the striking island of Korcula, which is best known as the birthplace of the famous explorer Marco Polo. Relax and admire the stunning, secluded bays on route. On arrival, enjoy a guided walking tour of the charming Old Town with your local guide. The compact, picturesque fortified town, ruled by Venetians in the past, has an ingenious layout in the shape of a fishbone. The central area of this enchanting town has an abundance of good wine bars where you can enjoy an authentic Dalmatian experience. Tonight, you have the Captain’s Dinner on board, with traditional local entertainment.

Day 7: Korcula to Dubrovnik
You set sail towards the stunning city of Dubrovnik. On arrival, we will sail along the imposing city walls, one of the most beautiful UNESCO-listed cities in the world. You will be met by your local guide for the tour of the Old Town, which is literally brimming with marble streets and boasts many historical buildings that date back to the time of the old Dubrovnik Republic. The tour includes entrance to walk the City Walls, to enjoy magnificent, panoramic scenic views of the ancient city and beautiful Elaphiti Islands beyond.

Day 8: Dubrovnik to UK
After breakfast, it is time to say goodbye to all the crew and fellow passengers. Check out is by 9am with a private transfer to Dubrovnik airport for your return flight.

Departures are weekly on Saturdays

Cabin Upgrades

  • VIP Cabin with Balcony upgrade –  £300p per person
  • Superior VIP Cabin with Balcony – £450 per person  

Based on departing 4th July 2020 from Birmingham, Manchester or Edinburgh. London departures may offer a reduction in cost. Ask about other dates and departure airports. Prices are subject to availability, terms and conditions and are subject to change until the trip is confirmed. Please contact us for up to date availability and pricing and keep in mind this is a very popular style of holiday and so early booking is highly recommended in our experience.