Discover the medieval city of Dubrovnik, known as the Pearl of the Adriatic, at its most romantic on this 2-hour cruise. Set sail aboard a magnificent, 16th-century ‘karaka’ (carrack) replica. Sip on a glass of Champagne and watch the sun set from one of the galleon’s gleaming decks. Then, gaze out over the red rooftops of Dubrovnik Old Town as you savor tasty Dalmatian dishes from the onboard buffet. Cruise the length of the UNESCO-listed city’s famous walls and see the pretty island of Lokrum, too.
On the evening of your cruise, make your way to the historical port of Dubrovnik Old Town, where you’ll find a magnificent 16th-century karaka replica waiting for you.Board the gleaming ship, with its iconic wooden masts and white sails, and sip on a glass of Champagne as you slip away from the harbor. Mingle with your group and fellow diners, and be sure to have your camera ready as the sun lowers behind the horizon, casting marvelous hues of red, pink and orange across the sky.When the time comes, sit down to enjoy a delicious dinner of regional specialties from the onboard buffet. Feast on traditional delights, such as Dalmatian prosciutto ham and anchovy carpaccio served with arugula (rocket leaves), accompanied by a glass of wine, beer, water or soda. See the Itinerary for a sample menu.As you eat, take in breathtaking views of the UNESCO-listed Dubrovnik and its famous walls twinkling against the dimming sky, a sight made even more magical by the romantic music playing in the background. You’ll also pass by the beautiful island of Lokrum. Legend has it that King Richard the Lionheart was shipwrecked there following his 12th-century crusades. If you'd like to hear more about the sights you see, ask the onboard guide who can be found on deck.After roughly 2 hours, arrive back at Dubrovnik Old Town, where your cruise concludes.