Discover the highlights of Croatia and Montenegro on this authentic tall ship cruise from Venice.
Admire the magnificent Roman and Venetian ruins in Zadar's Old Town, before cruising to picturesque Hvar, renowned for its lavender fields dotted around the island. UNESCO-listed Kotor is a beautiful fortified town with a maze of winding streets, while Dubrovnik is known as the 'Pearl of the Adriatic' and its impressive walls are a symbol of its proud history.
See Vis' key sights including the vivid Blue Grotto and ancient city walls, and spend a day exploring the fishing port of Rovinj, overlooked by the striking Baroque hilltop church of St Euphemia.
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Highlights of Croatia and Montenegro Itinerary
Day 1 - Venice (Italy)
Embark Royal Clipper in Venice.
Day 2 - Zadar (Croatia)
The city of Zadar is renowned for its incredible Roman and Venetian ruins found in the charming Old Town. Other sights include the 11th-century St Mary's Convent, the 12th-century St Anastasia's Cathedral, and 9th-century pre-Romanesque Church of St Donatus.
Day 3 - Hvar
The heavenly scent of lavender perfumes the air in the fields and valleys around the island of Hvar. Idyllically located just off the Dalmatian coast, the island and the little port named after it have been a favourite getaway ever since the time of the Romans, the Byzantines, the Venetians and even Austro-Hungarian royalty.
Day 4 - Kotor (Montenegro)
Kotor lies in Montenegro on the Adriatic coast and has been restored into a UNESCO World Heritage Site after it was damaged by an earthquake in 1979. Discover the well-preserved Old City of Kotor with building typical of the Middle Ages and medieval architecture, criss-crossed narrow streets and bustling squares.
Day 5 - Dubrovnik (Croatia)
It was George Bernard Shaw who said, 'Those who seek paradise on earth should come to Dubrovnik.' Indeed, Dubrovnik is a treasure by any measure made more precious by its miraculous restoration. Crowned by the Minceta Tower, the 10th-century city walls are the proud symbol of Dubrovnik's colourful history.
Day 6 - Vis
The island of Vis on the Dalmatian coast is home to the striking Blue Grotto and stunning Stiniva, a beach hidden in a sheltered cove. In the town, parts of the ancient city walls can still be seen along with a public bath. Levaman Fortress houses the Archaeological Museum, while St Jerome's Church is situated on a small peninsula.
Day 7 - Rovinj
Rovinj, a city in Croatia, is an active fishing port on the western coast. The streets are full of shops, restaurants and bars and the coastal area has some small bays.
Day 8 - Venice (Italy)
Disembark Royal Clipper in Venice.
The Captain reserves the right to alter the itinerary to suit wind and weather conditions. Please note: On 3 Jul and 21 Aug 2021 and 13, 20 Aug 2022 departures, Day 4 is spent in Dubrovnik and Day 5 in Kotor.