Croatia Ocean Cruise Multi-Adventure Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

From $8,599 - $23,699 /person

8 days

7 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Small Luxury Ships

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

Croatia Ocean Cruise Multi-Adventure Tour

Couples, Friends & Solos

Small Group Adventures for:

Couples, Friends & Solos Adults 18+

Women's Adventures Women 18+

Families with Young Adults 20s & Beyond Best for ages 20+ (min. age 18)

Families with Older Teens & 20s Best for ages 17-23 (min. age 14)

Families with Teens & Kids Best for ages 9-17 (min. age 4)

8 days

7 nights

Activity Levels 2-4

We categorize our trips based on a range of activity levels from leisurely (1) to avid (5) with plenty of options in between.

Small Luxury Ships

Premiere Hotels - From lavish luxury to on-trend boutique, offering experiences as unique as the regions we explore.

Casual Plus Hotels - A step above Casual but not quite Premiere.

Casual Hotels - Known for their character, charm and proximity to outdoor adventures and Backroads activities.

Small Luxury Ships - Unpack once and cover more distance on an intimate ship with spacious staterooms and superb amenities.

2024: Jul-Aug 2025: May-Sep

From $8,599 - $23,699 /person

Biking, Hiking & Cruising along the Adriatic Coast

La Serenissima. The most serene. An ancient title given to the bygone Republic of Venice, and how you'll feel as you explore its former territory. Discover the Istrian Peninsula. Cruise through Croatia from Korčula's stone palaces and vineyards to bustling Split and medieval Dubrovnik. Savor the history, scenery and sensations of a region that will surprise you at every turn. This sun-soaked land has a flavor all its own.

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Walk/Hike
Biking
Kayak

Highlights

  • Island-hop the cities and archipelagos of the Adriatic Sea, which divides Italy from Croatia 
  • Cycle scenic island roads on Korčula and Hvar and sun-soaked wine routes in coastal Konavle
  • Delve into Dubrovnik, a World Heritage site beloved for its exquisite old town, and explore Split's unique core of lived-in Roman remains
  • Traverse this utterly dynamic region on foot, by kayak and via cultural-insider encounters with our local friends

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Venice to Croatia Ocean Cruise Multi-Adventure Tour

Croatia

Start Dubrovnik, Croatia

End Venice, Italy

Airports & Travel details*

* Start/End locations may vary. Do not book flights until your trip details are confirmed.

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Itinerary

Days 1-2

Description

Start in Dubrovnik, a World Heritage site and architectural masterpiece encircled by massive stone walls • A bike ride through the Konavle region provides plentiful views of mountains and the Adriatic coastline • Discover the medieval town of Korčula, a treasure trove of stone palaces and a rumored birthplace of Marco Polo • Awesome island vistas keep you pedaling along Korčula Island's hills past quaint villages and vineyards • Savor fresh regional specialties and sip the local lifeblood made from the vines that line our bike routes.

Accommodations

Nights 1-7

Emerald Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, two lounges and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. (pool, spa) 

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Days 3-4

Description

Drop anchor in lively Split, home to Roman emperor Diocletian's palace • Head to chic Hvar Island and hop on your bike to traverse a narrow ridge lined by lavender and heather • Take the plunge in refreshing waters off beautiful beaches.

Accommodations

Nights 1-7

Emerald Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, two lounges and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. (pool, spa) 

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Days 5-6

Description

Come ashore in Zadar to check out the famous sea organ, a psychedelic sculpture which makes music from the tides • Hike and bike through the rugged Dalmatian hinterland of rocky gorges and pine forests • Try a taste of peka, Croatia's special slow-roast dish cooked in coals under an iron bell • Unwind and let yourself be surprised as every turn reveals cozy mountain huts and remote villages where time moves at a different pace.

Accommodations

Nights 1-7

Emerald Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, two lounges and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. (pool, spa) 

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Days 7-8

Description

Pastoral countryside and traditional villages set the scene on the Istrian Peninsula, a pastiche of Slavic and Italian influences • Kayak turquoise waters and behold brilliant sunsets over the Adriatic in Rovinj • Arrive in Venice, a labyrinth of meandering canals and dazzling old-world monuments • Raise a glass to the grand finale of your two-country adventure.

Accommodations

Nights 1-7

Emerald Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, two lounges and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. (pool, spa) 

View sample deck plans

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From $8,599 - $23,699 /person

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Accommodations

Small Ships, Big Adventures

Our small ships feel more like boutique retreats, offering an experience a world away from the typical large cruise.

Ship may vary based on departure. Any variations will be displayed when selecting a departure under Dates & Prices.

Nights 1-7

Emerald Ship
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These luxurious and sleek vessels have an intimate atmosphere and boast an open-air bar, two lounges and a team of master chefs crafting gourmet dishes. (pool, spa) 

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From $8,599 - $23,699 /person

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Bikes

Choose Your Perfect Bike

Our bikes are designed and built with specific cyclists and riding styles in mind, so we can always offer you a perfect ride. Please note that bike requests are subject to availability and prioritized based on the date they're submitted.

Backroads Performance Road Bike
Performance Road Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Ideal for avid cyclists
  • Responsive, efficient and comfortable
  • Drop handlebars only
Backroads Touring Bike
Backroads Touring Bike

Included in your trip price

  • Suited for a wide range of cyclists
  • Comfortable ergonomic seat
  • Long wheel base adds to the bike's control and stability
  • Upright handlebars only
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike
Backroads Electric-Assist Bike

Included in your trip price

  • One of the lightest e-bikes available
  • Provides plenty of power and more than enough battery
  • Lower top tubes for easier mounting and dismounting
  • Upright handlebars only

Min. age to ride e-bike: 16+

From $8,599 - $23,699 /person

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Note: Your stateroom will be assigned based on availability. Please contact us if you are interested in booking multiple Stateroom Categories for your party, selecting a specific stateroom, or Single Supplement pricing.

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