MS Providenca Cruise

The MS Providenca was commissioned in 2014 and has undergone a refurbishment in 2018. This elegant cruising vessel is 47 metres long and features only 20 well appointed, en-suite cabins on its main and lower and upper decks as well as a “sun deck” with tanning chairs and a Jacuzzi and a separate shaded lounge area. Starting its journey from Zadar or Dubrovnik, the cruise will explore Šibenik, Trogir, Split, Hvar, Korčula, Mljet and Slano, depending on your choice of itinerary; the Unforgettable Dalmatia or Dalmatian Islands cruise.

Cruise Highlights:

  • 20 en-suite cabins
  • Optional guided excursions at ports of call
  • Complimentary tea & coffee throughout the day
  • Free WiFi on board
  • Half Board (Full board available)

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,009 Per Person
  • Price Based On: 2 adults sharing a Lower Deck Cabin on Half Board, with return flights from London Gatwick, return private taxi transfers, 20kg baggage. See More

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Board Basis:

  • Half Board (Optional Full Board supplement from £215pp)

  • Star Rating:

  • 5 star

  • Cruise Type:

  • Ocean Cruise

  • # of Cabins:

  • 20 en-suite cabins

  • Start / Finish:

  • Unforgettable Dalmatia: Zadar - Dubrovnik
    Dalmatian Islands: Dubrovnik - Omiš

  • Departures 2020:

  • This cruise departs on a Saturday on the following dates in 2020:
    Unforgettable Dalmatia:
    - May 09
    Dalmatian Islands:
    - May 16

    (Subject to availability)

  • Optional Extras:

  • * Walking tour package – Price on request
    - Walking tour of Dubrovnik – including: guide, transfer
    - Walking tour of Korčula – including: guide
    - Walking tour of Split – including: guide
    - Walking tour of Hvar – including: guide
    - Pucisca Stonemasonry School – including: guide, entrance fee

    **Optional Excursions – Price on request:
    - Cetina river – including: guide, small boat transfer, snack
    - Mljet Island National Park – including: guide, entrance fee
    - Taste of Dalmatia – including: guide, transfer, wine tasting

What's Included:

  • Itinerary:
  • Unforgettable Dalmatia Cruise or Dalmatian Islands CruiseView Full Itinerary

  • Meals Included:
  • Welcome drink & snack, 7 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches & 3 Dinners.
    Complimentary 1/2 litre of water with meals, coffee/tea & fresh fruit all day, afternoon snack

  • Guide:
  • 9 crew members including a Cruise Manager

  • Cleaning Services:
  • Daily cabin cleaning service & Towels change every second day.

  • Excursions:
  • Excursion to Skradin and Trogir (Dalmatian Islands Cruise)

  • Flights:
  • Return flights from your chosen UK airport with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Transfers:
  • Private transfer to/from airport on arrival and departure

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection


What's Not Included:

  • Tips:
  • Tips for guides and crew

  • Beverages:
  • Beverages other than included

  • Port Tax:
  • Port Tax of €45pp - payable locally

  • Entrance Fees:
  • Entrance fees to National Parks

  • Beach Towels:
  • Beach towel hire €3 per towel per week

Note: * The cruising route is subject to change at the discretion of the captain depending on weather conditions. Taxes and fees of €45pp are to be paid on board in cash. Entrance fees to the National Park, Cetina river trip, Taste of Dalmatia experience and tips are not included in the cost of your holiday. This cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children.All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally, we are not responsible for the availability, operation or risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Full Itinerary

Embarkation in Dubrovnik

Day 1 | Saturday

Embark onto your cruise any time after 14:00. On board you will be offered a welcome drink and a snack, meet your Cruise Director and crew and get familiar with the guidelines and safety procedures. In the evening, dinner will be served onboard and you will have an overnight stay in in Dubrovnik.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dubrovnik – Slano

Day 2 | Sunday

Enjoy your breakfast before joining the optional guided tour* of Dubrovnik Old Town. The tour will guide you through the city’s landmarks, where you will walk the streets that the cast and crews of Game of Thrones, Star Wars and Robin Hood walked. Dubrovnik nobility and its sea captains admired the quaint town of Slano for their summer homes, which you have the chance to explore on your own or join our optional tour** to the town of Ston, known for its strong wines, ancient salt production and moist oysters and mussels. *Dubrovnik town tour with a coach transfer from Dubrovnik port (Gruz) to the Old town – optional walking tour package **Optional excursion: Taste of Dalmatia


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Mljet – Korčula

Day 3 | Monday

You will then continue the bountiful island of Mljet. The national park on the island is home to two salty lakes linked to the sea via a narrow canal. For those who enjoy exploring nature you can take up hiking or cycling, possibly kayaking to the center of the lake, with its 12th-century Monastery of St. Mary. On the other hand, join our optional excursion. Alternatively, you can take part in our optional excursion. From there you will visit Korčula. The supposed home of the world-renowned traveller Marco Polo will thrill you whether you are exploring it on your own or in an optional walking tour*. Overnight stay in Korčula. *Korčula walking tour – optional walking tour package ** Optional excursion: Mljet National Park


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Korčula - Hvar – Vis

Day 4 | Tuesday

Feast on an appetizing breakfast with a view before heading to Hvar, officially the sunniest of Croatia’s islands. The island features the most UNESCO-listed heritage sites, so we recommend joining our optional guided tour*. Encompassed by the new 19th-century harbour area, and the historic, medieval part, Vis’ history spans over two eras, resulting in a mesh of heritages, from a Greek cemetery and Roman baths to an English fort and Yugoslav militia tributes. Join an optional guided tour* to learn about the wonderful Vis. Overnight stay in Vis. *Hvar walking tour – optional walking tour package


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Vis – Sibenik

Day 5 | Wednesday

You will rise in the morning to the Vis town waterfront, comprised of the newer, 19th-century harbour area, and the historic, medieval corner. Spanning over two millennia, the array of heritage in this small settlement might not surprise, ranging from a Greek cemetery and Roman baths to an English fort and Yugoslav militia tributes. Join an optional guided tour* to get insight into the tumultuous history of Vis before setting sail towards the mainland. Arriving in Šibenik, grab a spot on the deck, as its stone waterfront, beneath the remarkable St. Michael fort, continues to be a sight to observe. An optional walking tour* will introduce you to Šibenik’s great claim to Renaissance –when the town’s Cathedral of St. James was built. See its stone alleys and experience its great cuisine in an evening on your own. Overnight in Šibenik. *Walking tour of Šibenik – optional walking tour package ** Optional excursion: Vis


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Sibenik- Krka – Skradin-Split

Day 6 | Thursday

Discover the Krka River and the small town of Skradin via coach tour. From there you will visit Trogir, a small island linked to the mainland. During your time there you will witness the most stunning architecture founded upon Greek and Roman heritage. Later that day you will travel to Split to explore the city on your own or join our optional walking tour*. We strongly recommend you visit the Diocletian Palace. Initially planned as his retirement estate, today it is the dynamic city center of Croatia’s second largest city. Dinner will be served on board and an overnight in Split. *Split walking tour – optional walking tour package


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Split – Pučišća - Omis

Day 7 | Friday

From there you will head to the beautiful island Brač, known as the home of ‘the Croatian marble’. This excellent quality of limestone can be seen on the front of the White House in Washington DC or Bundestag in Berlin, but the optional tour* to the still-operating stonemasonry school in Pučišća offers you the chance to learn more about it. On return to the mainland you will journey to Omiš, right at the mouth of Cetina River. Here you can explore the Cetina River canyon in a boat excursion*. Overnight stay in Omiš. *Stonemasonry School in Pucisca – optional walking tour package **Optional excursion: Cetina river


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Omiš (Disembark)

Day 8 | Saturday

Disembarkation after breakfast. Transfer to airport or hotel for an extended stay.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: * The cruising route is subject to change at the discretion of the captain depending on weather conditions. Taxes and fees of €45pp are to be paid on board in cash. Entrance fees to the National Park, Cetina river trip, Taste of Dalmatia experience and tips are not included in the cost of your holiday. This cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children.All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally, we are not responsible for the availability, operation or risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Cabins

There are 20 en-suite cabins on board this ship, all of which feature air conditioning, LCD TV, cupboard, power plugs, a window or porthole and an en-suite shower and WC. Double and Twin cabins are available. Towels are changed every second day; bed linen is changed twice a week. Additional towels and bed linen are available on request and at a charge (payable locally).


Cuisine

Half board: breakfast buffet, lunch except on Day 1, Day 4 and 5 when dinner is included

Welcome drink and snack

Complimentary ½ litre bottle of water during meals (lunch and dinner)

Complimentary coffee/tea all day long

Complimentary fresh fruit all day long

Complimentary snack during the afternoon


Entertainment

Bar serving local and international drinks with LCD TV


Leisure Facilities

Sun deck with tanning chairs

Shaded lounge area with sofas


Special Facilities

FREE WiFi

Deck showers


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