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Want a trip where you can discover the amazing blue waters of the Adriatic Sea? Then Croatia is the travel destination for you!

It’s one of the richest regions in Europe, with amazing scenery, great food, and friendly people you can’t help but want to befriend. But if you’re not exactly interested in spending your time in Croatia with a big group tour, then a small ship island hopping tour is the solution for you. Compare our top Croatia Island Hopping Tours here!

“Compare Our Top Island Hopping Tours”

Why Croatia Cruises are an Amazing Holiday

Croatia lures thousands of visitors to its shores every year. Sitting at the crossroads of Central and Southeast Europe, Croatia shares a maritime border with Italy, boasting a relatively unspoiled coastline against the crystal clear waters of the Adriatic Sea. If you have a desire for island hopping, the Croatian coast offers more than 1,000 islands for visitors to explore, and these cosy hideaways are some of the most exotic islands in the world.

A cruise in Croatia is a great holiday that gives visitors a chance to explore Croatia and visit it’s beautiful coastline. Whether you’re looking for a 7-night round trip cruise, a cruise and tour combo, or you’ve got less than a week to explore Croatia, Discover Croatia has got you covered for the trip of a lifetime.

“Why Croatia Cruises are an Amazing Holiday”

Our Top Picks for Cruise Stops in Croatia

Croatia and its gorgeous islands are best viewed from the vantage point of a cruise ship. 9% of Croatia’s territory is classified as a protected site, so nature lovers and history aficionados will love exploring the ancient cities of Croatia and the country’s unparalleled national parks.

Touring Croatia in a small cruise ship, exploring the beautiful beaches that line the Dalmatian Coast, and visiting the unique Croatia islands that dot the turquoise waters of the Adriatic Sea will make for an unforgettable sailing trip.

Here at Discover Croatia, we offer an array of different cruise and touring combinations for travellers looking for a memorable experience. Whether you’re interested in and island hopping tour, or Croatia walking tour, our sail options will be sure to meet your needs. Travelers who’ve always wanted to explore Croatia may be wondering what the best ports of call and port towns are in this stunning and beautiful country. Below, we offer our top picks for cruise stops in Croatia.

“Our Top Picks for Cruise Stops in Croatia”

Best Time to Go on a Croatia Cruise

Enjoying a popularity boom in recent years, Croatia is a treasure of the Adriatic coast. The small islands surrounding this Eastern European country lend themselves perfectly to an island hopping holiday that is both relaxing and dazzlingly rich with culture. In fact, Croatia claims more than 1,000 islands (though less than 50 of them are actually inhabited) so there’s no shortage of destination options.

With such an abundance of potential courses in the area, it’s no wonder that cruises are a preferred travel method around Croatia as they allow visitors to see as much of the country as possible on a limited schedule.

“Best Time to Go on a Croatia Cruise”

New ferry service in Split

There’s a new ferry service available in the Split area. From June 1 2019, travelers will be transported between  Split Airport and the islands of Brač (Bol) and Hvar (Stari Grad), and the city of Split with a new fast catamaran line branded  “Split Express”.

https://splitexpress.com/en/book-trip

For those heading straight to the islands, the new ferry will be a great way to avoid having to drive to Split to catch the ferry. The ferry will run from 1st June to 15th September 2019.

There’s also some new connections from Zadar to the north, all the way up to Rijeka, with a fast ferry Fast ship line Rijeka-Krk-Lopar(Rab)-Novalja(Pag)-Zadar and backwards

 

Dubrovnik Old Town – when to go..

Predicting visitors. There’s loads of articles online about how Dubrovnik can get overcrowded on certain days when the giant cruise ships pull in (not our small cruise ships that hold only 40 people.. the big cruise liners).

Now there’s an app for predicting the number of visitors that uses machine learning (the branch of artificial intelligence) to predict the number of people in the Old Town on a given day. This data can be useful to both citizens and tourists to help better plan their visits to the Old Town. Give it a try! https://www.dubrovnik-visitors.hr/prediction

The History of Dubrovnik, Croatia

Dubrovnik is a city in southern Croatia fronting the Adriatic Sea. It’s known for its distinctive Old Town, encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century. Its well-preserved buildings range from baroque St. Blaise Church to Renaissance Sponza Palace and Gothic Rector’s Palace “The History of Dubrovnik, Croatia”

Christmas is the perfect time to plan your Croatia cruise holiday!

Buy yourself the best Christmas present ever!

The Dalmatian Coast is famous for its hours of sunshine, friendly locals, great food and cultural heritage. Relax on a 7 night cruise. Unpack your bags once and let our cruise ships gently transport you from island to island while visiting some stunning bays and beaches on the way.

“Christmas is the perfect time to plan your Croatia cruise holiday!”

Plitvice Lakes National Park

This National Park has earned its place on the UNESCO World Heritage List, blessed as it is with the special natural beauty of a string of gorgeous lakes and waterfalls. The opportunity to experience a unique moment in these natural galleries should not be missed. Dive into one of the ecologically best-preserved parts of Europe. Plitvice Lakes, a natural site recognized by UNESCO.
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Just one week yachting in the Adriatic Sea gives you pleasure for a lifetime…

Croatia has an amazing 5,835km of coastline, including the Dalmatian Coast in the south and the Istria region in the north. There are over 1,185 islands in the Adriatic, but only about 50 are populated. The most famous islands are Hvar, Korcula, Brac and Vis on the Dalmatian coast.

“Just one week yachting in the Adriatic Sea gives you pleasure for a lifetime…”