Adriatic Cruise Map
Adriatic Cruise Map – Northern, Central and South Dalmatia regions

The variety of Croatia cruising itineraries with different ports convinced me to add this map of suggested sailing routes in Croatia from Northern Adriatic to South Dalmatia.

  • Northern Adriatic – the stretch from Rijeka to Zadar.
  • Middle Adriatic – Cruising between Zadar and Split is in the most popular part of the Croatian coast.
  • Southern Adriatic – Route from Split to Dubrovnik, is the ‘hot spot’.

Cruising the Adriatic has become a number one hit as more travelers are looking for this unique experience.  With 1185 islands Croatia’s Adriatic coast is the second largest archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea, after Greek islands.

In this article I’ll give you some sample itineraries you can use if you wish to customize your cruise vacation in Croatia. They’re based on most popular cruises starting from Split, Dubrovni, and other Croatian destinations like Rijeka, Zadar, Trogir and more.

Example itineraries – Central and South Dalmatia

Split to Dubrovnik cruise mapStarting from Split – ending in Dubrovnik (one week):

  • Day 1. Split to Milna (island of Brac)
  • Day 2. Hvar
  • Day 3. Komiza (island of Vis)
  • Day 4. Port of Korcula
  • Day 5. Pomena (island of Mljet)
  • Day 6. Island of Sipan
  • Day 7. Dubrovnik

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Dubrovnik to Split cruise map
Dubrovnik to Split cruise map

Starting from Dubrovnik – ending in Split (one week)

  • Day 1. Dubrovnik to Lopud
  • Day 2. Polace (island of Mljet)
  • Day 3. Port of Korcula
  • Day 4. Port of Vis
  • Day 5. Starigrad (Hvar island)
  • Day 6. Supetar (Brac island)
  • Day 7. Split

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8 days from Trogir to Trogir

Trogir to Trogir cruise map

  • Day 1. (Saturday) Trogir –  Makarska
  • Day 2. (Sunday) Pelješac Peninsula – National Park Mljet
  • Day 3. (Monday) Elafiti Islands – Dubrovnik
  • Day 4. (Tuesday) Dubrovnik – Elafiti Islands – Slano
  • Day 5. (Wednesday) Korcula
  • Day 6. (Thursday) Hvar island
  • Day 7. (Friday) Šolta Island – Trogir
  • Day 8. (Saturday) Trogir

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Northern Adriatic Croatia cruising itineraries

Rijeka with Kornati islands cruise mapStarting from/to Rijeka – with Kornati islands

  • Day 1 (Saturday)  Rijeka – Krk Island
  • Day 2 (Sunday)  Rab Island
  • Day 3 (Monday)  Sali
  • Day 4 (Tuesday)  Kornati Islands – Zadar archipelago
  • Day 5 (Wednesday)  Lošinj Island
  • Day 6 (Thursday)  Cres Island
  • Day 7 (Friday)  Rijeka
  • Day 8 (Saturday)  Rijeka

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Split to Dubrovnik cruise map for youngCruising for Young Under 35

  • Day 1 (Saturday) Split – Makarska
  • Day 2 (Sunday) Makarska – Mljet
  • Day 3 (Monday) Mljet – Dubrovnik
  • Day 4 (Tuesday) Dubrovnik – Trstenik
  • Day 5 (Wednesday) Trstenik – Korčula
  • Day 6 (Thursday) Korčula –Hvar
  • Day 7 (Friday) Bol – Split
  • Day 8 (Saturday) Split

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Suggested Cruises

Southern Explorer

Southern Dalmatia explorer cruise route
Southern Dalmatia explorer cruise route – Details & pricing »

Starts in Split, duration 8 days.

  • Day 1: Split to Makarska
  • Day 2: Mljet island and national park
  • Day 3: Dubrovnik
  • Day 4: Šipan island or Trstenik town on Peljesac peninsula
  • Day 5: Korcula island and town
  • Day 6: Hvar town
  • Day 7: Bol on Brac island
  • Day 8: Return to Split

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Dubrovnik Discovery

Dubrovnik discovery cruise route
Dubrovnik discovery cruise route – Details & pricing »

Starts in Dubrovnik, duration is 7 days.

  • Day 1: Dubrovnik
  • Day 2: Mljet island
  • Day 3: Korcula
  • Day 4: Hvar
  • Day 5: Trstenik town (Peljesac peninsula)
  • Day 6: Elaphiti islands
  • Day 7: Dubrovnik, with optional bus tour to Montenegro

More info & pricing »

Rijeka and Kvarner Islands to Kornati

Rijeka and Kvarner to Kornati cruise route
Rijeka and Kvarner to Kornati cruise route – Details & pricing »

Starts in Rijeka, duration is 7 days.

  • Day 1: Rijeka to Krk island
  • Day 2: Rab island
  • Day 3: Sali town (Dugi Otok)
  • Day 4: Kornati islands
  • Day 5: Losinj island
  • Day 6: Cres island
  • Day 7: Rijeka

More info & pricing »

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From Split:

Top rated: Southern Explorer

Split Cruises

Starting and ending in Split, this cruise will take you to Makarska, Mljet, Dubrovnik, Trstenik, Korcula, Hvar and Brac!

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From Dubrovnik:

Top rated: Dubrovnik Discovery

 Dubrovnik Cruises

Depart from Dubrovnik on a week long cruise and explore Mljet, Hvar, Korcula, Trstenik, and Sipan.

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Join a top-rated walking tour of Split's famous monuments and landmarks with a professional tour guide and learn more about our history and heritage.
from 11012h
Visit Komiza village, Blue cave on Bisevo island, Stiniva bay on island Vis, Green cave, Budikovac island, Pakleni islands, and Hvar island and town.
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Paddle around Split and Marjan Hill, discover and snorkel in secluded beaches and enjoy magnificent views.
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Take a break from Split enjoy your coastline drive to Krka National Park and see what it's like to swim in pristine nature, with a visit to old town of Sibenik.
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Swim and snorkel in breathtaking blue lagoon, see small but beautiful Ciovo island, and grab a free lunch in memorable Trogir town.

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Consider cruise holidays!

Cruises are fantastic and inexpensive way to discover multiple destinations in Croatia.

Young & Fun Party Cruise

8 days, 8 destinations

From Split to Makarska, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Mljet, Hvar, Brac (Bol), Omis

€ 370 - 700

(€ 46 - 87 per day)

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Split to Dubrovnik Cruise

8 days, 9 destinations

From Dubrovnik to Sipan or Slano, Mljet, Korcula, Bisevo, Vis, Hvar, Bol (Brac island), Makarska, Pucisca (Brac), Omis, and Split

€ 425 - 890

(€ 53 - 111 per day)

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Dubrovnik Discovery Cruise

8 days, 6 destinations

From Dubrovnik to Mljet, Korcula, Hvar, Trstenik, and Sipan

€ 423 - 700

(€ 52 - 87 per day)

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