Embark on this stunning exploration of the Adriatic, taking in some of
the world’s most captivating destinations. A string of intriguing cities and
UNESCO-listed sites await – all set in picturesque landscapes. Discover the
ancient history of Malta; sail the fjord-like Bay of Kotor; walk the city walls in
Dubrovnik; and uncover Diocletian’s Palace in Split. Blend in romantic Venice
and the pretty island of Sicily for pure cruising bliss.
After exploring cultural Malaga you’ll head to Valletta
– make sure you’re out on deck for the scenic sailing
into port. Once docked, uncover the island’s epic
history with a horse-drawn carriage ride through the
medieval city of Mdina.
Kotor is located along one of the most beautiful bays
in Montenegro and is surrounded by tall peaks. This
well-preserved town has an intricate network of
narrow streets. Be sure to kayak the tranquil waters of
the bay or tour to the Baroque town of Perast, with its
iconic islets of St George and Our Lady of the Rocks.
An overnight stay in Venice awaits, a city in which
even the briefest encounter will have you
mesmerised. Amongst the waterways, squares and
streets lie the impressive the 14th century Doge’s
Palace and the St Mark’s Basilica; these and a
gondola ride at dusk are a must in this romantic city.
Just a short distance away is Chioggia. This compact
fishing town is located on a small archipelago – a
Venice in miniature. You’ll find the town’s peaceful
atmosphere and sandy resorts of the Sottomarina
area the ideal place to relax.
The following day Split will appear on the horizon.
After sailing into port, passing forested islands and
rugged Adriatic coastline, step ashore and uncover
the Roman ruins of Diocletian’s Palace and the
hotchpotch of buildings that are encased within its
walls. Outside of Split is the historic city of Trogir and
Krka National Park. You’ll next visit Dubrovnik, also
known as the ‘Pearl of the Adriatic’. Stroll along the
iconic city walls for splendid views of the churches,
monasteries, palaces and famous terracotta roofs.
Admire its beauty in depth with a walk along the
Stradun, the heart of the Old Town.
In Trapani, on the island of Sicily, you’ll find a pretty
centre filled with Baroque architecture. From here
you can sample the famous fortified wine in Marsala,
tour to Segesta to seek out the fifth century Doric
Temple, or take a cable car up the mountain to Erice,
a medieval town that overlooks Trapani.
The next day you’ll enjoy time at leisure as Braemar
heads for the south coast of Spain, before your epic
adventure concludes with calls into cultural
Cartagena and handsome Lisbon.
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