Tour Dates & Pricing
  • Price:  Expected to be $2,699 per person, double occupancy.  Have your own room/cabin for $799 more. 
  • Dates:  September, 2018
Important Notes
  • This Croatia tour is perfect for women traveling alone or with a partner.
  • Tour starts in Split for one night at the 4-star Marul Hotel and continues with a week-long Deluxe cruise with on-deck luxury cabins.
  • Limited to 14-20 travelers
  • Airfare is NOT included.  However, The Professor can assist in getting the best air itinerary for travelers.
How to Book
  • Send an email to saying you want to go on the trip.  Include contact info and the name and date of the trip you want to go on.
  • Within 7 days follow up with a $200 per person deposit made to TRAVELING PROFESSOR LLC, and send to TRAVELING PROFESSOR, PO BOX 747, GREAT BARRINGTON MA 01230.
  • Cabin preference is based upon date deposits are received.  With our liberal deposit refund policy, there is no risk to you.
  • Full details of this trip (date, price, final itinerary) are not yet available, therefore deposits are fully refundable until March 1, 2018.  In any case, all payments and deposits are fully refundable upon cancellation if we can fill trip to capacity.
  • Credit cards and PayPal are accepted subject to fees.
Croatia: Small Group Tour for Adults in 2018

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The Traveling Professor Presents

CROATIA: Split Trstenik Mljet/Dubrovnik

Korčula  Hvar Bol

September, 2018

Now Taking Deposits for 2018

This Tour WILL Sell Out

Pack and get ready to enjoy one of the most beautiful, exotic, and popular destinations to be found.   Enjoy a day in Split, Croatia followed by an unforgettable week-long cruise on the southern Adriatic Sea.  Island hop through the best of Croatia on our deluxe small ship cruiser, the MV Admiral.  Relax and let the captain and crew take care of you.  Afternoons and evenings are carefully planned to explore Croatia's finest destinations with local experts.  There is plenty of time to enjoy all the features of a luxury cruiser too.

DAY 1, Friday:  Arrival in SPLIT
Check into the centrally located 4-star Marul Hotel.  Your hosts, Steve and Linda, will treat travelers to a get-to-know-you cocktail hour.

DAY 2, Saturday:  SPLIT (Breakfast and Dinner Included)
Enjoy the morning before checking in at 2pm on our cruise ship.   After settling in, enjoy a guided tour of the city.  Split is a historic town under UNESCO protection. One will find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the magnificent Diocletian palace, once inhabited by the Roman emperor.  Afterwards return to the ship for a welcome reception and cocktail.  Overnight on ship in Split.

DAY 3, Sunday: Departure from SPLIT to TRSTENIK/KUNA (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)
Early morning departure towards the little seaside village of Trstenik on the Peljesac peninsula.  It is well known for excellent wine and beautiful views.   Before lunch a short swimming stop at one of the bays and afternoon arrival to Trstenik.   Today we move away from the shore inland to explore the rural areas.   Afternoon transfer to the village Kuna for a tour of the local church and monastery followed by a visit to a local farm to indulge in a typical village feast with Croatian delicacies.  It’s an all-inclusive dinner with local dishes.   Late transfer back to the ship. Overnight in Trstenik.

DAY 4, Monday:  TRSTENIK - MLJET/DUBROVNIK (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)
Next morning we head further to the Island of Mljet. Join us for a stroll to the famous salt lakes in the Mljet National Park and enjoy the boat ride to the St Mary Isle, where you will visit an ancient Benedictine monastery, an old abbey and a Church dating from the 12th Century. Alternatively, kayaks, bicycles, scooters or convertible cars are available to rent to roam around the National Park on your own. Return to the ship for lunch after which we depart towards Dubrovnik. Late afternoon arrival in Dubrovnik, but before we tie the ropes at Gruz harbor the captain will cruise alongside the old city walls while a buffet dinner is served on deck. Overnight in Dubrovnik.Small Group Tour to Croatia

DAY 5, Tuesday: DUBROVNIK (Breakfast Included)
It’s a day to explore the magical city of Dubrovnik, starting with a guided walk of the old town.  Then it is up, up, and away on the cable car from Old Town to Srđ Mountain.  Enjoy scenic views of the Walls and Elaphiti Islands with great photo ops overlooking Dubrovnik.  Afternoon at leisure to explore on your own and find perfect spots for lunch and dinner. For those of you with enthusiasm, we recommend walking the famous 1,940 m long city wall! Take a stroll along the walking street "STRADUN" – both a street and a square, a promenade inside the city walls. Overnight on the ship in Dubrovnik.

DAY 6, Wednesday:  DUBROVNIK to KORČULA (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
In the morning we lift anchor and sail to the Island of Korčula, best known as the birthplace of Marco Polo.   Stop for lunch in one of the secluded bays.   Early afternoon arrival in Korčula followed by a guided walking tour of this lovely town and fortified walls. On this Island more legends, tales and monuments can be found than anywhere else while wandering along the herringbone pattern streets. The guide will complete the tour in a local winery to taste local wines & appetizers.  Korčula has an abundant choice of restaurants to select a gourmet experience.  There are bars and lounges for those looking for evening entertainment. Overnight in Korčula.

DAY 7, Thursday:  KORČULA to HVAR (Breakfast and Lunch Included)
Morning departure towards Hvar. Lunch stop on the small Island of Šćedro followed by a swim stop at the Pakleni Islands. Arrival to Hvar in the afternoon. Hvar is the longest Island in the Adriatic and one of the sunniest; known for lavish lavender fields and breathtaking beauty. Before disembarking there will be a short presentation of lavender products followed by a tour of the town.  Found here are many historical landmarks:  the Renaissance cathedral with its original tower and the oldest community theatre in Europe, founded in 1612.  Hike up to the town fort overlooking the harbor for scenic views of the ship and the Pakleni islands.  In the evening Hvar offers an abundance of entertainment - many restaurants, bars and cafes are open long into the night.  Overnight in Hvar.

DAY 8, Friday: HVAR to BOL (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner Included)
Our final stop will be the Island of Brač and picturesque town of Bol. Walk along the promenade and swim at one of the most famous beaches in Dalmatia – Zlatni Rat (the Golden cape - known for its gravel promontory shifts from side to side as the wind and waves constantly change its shape). Bol is a typical fishermen’s town turned into a popular tourist destination. Lunch on board and more time to explore the resort. The evening is reserved for the Captain’s farewell dinner with entertainment. Overnight in Bol.

DAY 9, Saturday:  BOL to SPLIT (Breakfast Included)
Early morning departure for Split and on arrival it is time to say goodbye to the crew and all your new friends!  Check out by 9.00 am and a private transfer to Split airport.

The Ship: The deluxe MV Admiral has 20 cabins.  8 under deck double/twin cabins, 12 main deck cabins.  43 m in length, 8.65 meters wide.   Built in 2015 with 2x450 HP engines.  For photos, click HERE.  Rooms are all non-smoking rooms, however, there are designated smoking areas on the ship. 

Small Group Tour to Croatia 

How much is it? Expected to be $2,699 per person based upon double occupancy for a premium MAIN DECK cabin.  Add $799 and have your own room.  There are a limited number of single occupancy cabins. This includes all taxes.  UNDER DECK cabins may be available for slightly lower costs.

 Important Notes: 

  • Travelers are strongly encouraged to have health and emergency evacuation insurance while overseas.
  • Travelers are expected to be able to walk 2-5 miles each when on shore and handle their own luggage.
  • To hold your space send a $200 deposit made to TRAVELING PROFESSOR LLC and send to TRAVELING PROFESSOR, PO BOX 747, GREAT BARRINGTON MA 01230.  Since details of this tour are not finalized, deposits are fully refundable until March 1, 2018.  Payment in full is required 60 days from tour date.  All deposits and payments are refunded if trip does not run.
  • The Professor is happy to assist in getting you the best air itinerary.  Do not purchase airfare until the trip is designated as a “go”.  Airfare to/from Split, Croatia is not included in the price of this tour.
  • The Traveling Professor does not accept tips.  However, tips for captain, crew, guides are not included. 
  • As is the case with most cruises, there may be additional charges for beverages on-board.
  • Travelers must be in good health and not have mobility issues.