Say Yes to Croatia & the Dalmatian Coast.

This destination is still a gem.

Just returned from a splendid vacation in Croatia; an 8 day/ 7 NT, RT Split southern Dalmatian Cruise abroad the 38 passenger Avangard, a deluxe ship of the Katarina Line.  The pleasure was all mine!  Port stops included the islands of Korcula, Mljet, Havar & Brac plus Dubrovnik, the Peljesac Peninsula & Split. 

Andre in Dubrovnik

I enjoyed the relaxed paced of this deluxe small ship cruise itinerary. The local food & wine experiences were well done & the tours were interesting.  Our guide Aida, who lived in Dubrovnik through the Croatia War of independence, 1991 – 95, was warm, insightful, knowledgeable & fun.

Do not expect to be entertained onboard ship, however; this is your chance to relax between ports of call.  The Avangard Cruiser is a boutique hotel that floats.  The onboard farm to table cuisine & service are excellent.

If you have more time, I would suggest adding a 7 NT land package into Croatia’s Plitvice Lake region & then perhaps Bosnia & Montenegro.  You can travel via an escorted tour or independently.

While tourism in the summer months has dramatically increased since my last visit, traveling offseason late April to mid May & late Sept - October will be less crowded.

For exciting Croatia travel opportunities give us call.



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