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Join a small group sailing adventure aboard a skippered yacht, where you can learn the ropes or sit back and relax. Cruise impressive coastlines, explore lush national parks, wander through medieval towns and snorkel in the Adriatic's warm waters.


From £897 (maximum group size 8)

Duration: 8 days
Departures: Every Saturday 10 May to 27 September 2014
Start point: Dubrovnik
End point: Primosten

Sail Croatia: Dubrovnik to Primosten

Day 1 Dubrovnik/Overnight sail

Arrive in the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’ - as designated by Lord Bryon -and take the opportunity to explore this magical destination, particularly the stone walls that frame the city. Then, board the vessel and learn the sailing ropes while heading out across the Mediterranean Sea overnight.

Day 2 Ston/Mljet

Disembark to wander around the charming, red-roofed town of Ston with its jumble of narrow streets, built to confuse invaders in medieval times. While here, be sure to sample a plate of local oysters, plucked fresh from the Ston Channel. Cast away over the turquoise waters of the Adriatic to Mljet. Venture through the national park with a guide to discover inky blue lakes, deep gorges and Roman ruins.

Day 3 Korcula

Put out to sea once again, this time headed via the Peljeski Channel to Korcula, the rumoured hometown of one of history’s most intrepid travellers, Marco Polo. Experience a touch of nostalgia in the Old Town or make the most of Korcula’s lovely beaches.

Day 4 Ploce

Hit the open water, skirting the beaches and jagged cliffs of the peninsula, before reaching the port city of Ploce on the mainland. Perhaps embark on a tour of the Neretva River, trying to spot native bird species in the treetops.

Day 5 Hvar

Experience the much-lauded beauty of Hvar, an island paradise that boasts well-preserved Renaissance buildings, rolling fields of lavender, a bubbly bar and restaurant culture and some of the finest beaches in Croatia.

Day 6 Brac

Travel on to Brac, a dramatic rock-strewn landscape and home to countless olive, fig and almond groves, and a number of wineries. Roll off the boat and snorkel across the jewel-like water spotting brightly coloured sea creatures, lie back on the famous Zlatni Rat Beach or enjoy a meal in the Old Town of Bol.

Day 7 Split/Trogir

Sail away to Split with its picturesque harbour, renowned Diocletian Palace ruins and old-world charm. Then, continue through the Kastela Gulf to Trogir, a walled, medieval city.

Day 8 Primosten

Embark over the Mediterranean sea one last time on a short cruise to Primosten, where this sailing trip comes to an end.

What price includes

  • Experienced skipper - learn the ropes or sit back and relax
  • Includes breakfasts and lunches
  • High-quality yacht
  • Book by the berth
  • Carbon emissions offset 50 kg pp



Plan your journey by train

Meeting point:
Pizzeria Bazen, Dubrovnik Marina

Nearest train station to meeting point:

Transfer to meeting point:
Guests make their own way to meeting point

How to get there:
Eurostar to Paris, the City Night Line sleeper train to Munich and train to Zagreb. Change to the train to Split, take a train from Split to Ploce

Plan your journey by train to Ploce

Plan your journey by train

Finish point:
Kremik Marina Restaurant, Primosten

Nearest train station to finish point:
Split central station

Transfer to finish point:
Guests make their own way to station

How to get back:
Split to Zagreb by train, change to Munich train, on to Paris and back on the Eurostar.

Plan your return train journey from Split