Cruise Venice-Dubrovnik Suggestions

Sep 4th, 2007, 05:54 PM
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Cruise Venice-Dubrovnik Suggestions

I am looking for a 1 week or 10 day cruise Venice - Dubrovnik and return. Must stop at Korcula. Can't be a windjammer(sailing ship).Have looked at websites and get only four ships - - - Dalmajica (which I understand is an old ship), MS. Arion (starts in Lubljana) m/v Monet (anybody familar with it?) and yacht LeVant (probably "richer" than I want). Back in 1963 (that tells upu something about my age), we took an old coastal steamer (power plant was built during the Austro-Hungarian Empire!) out of Riejeka that stopped along the Dalmatian coat and at the islands along the way to Dubrovnik, and we had great fun. It's a more modern version of vessel for that type of itinerary I'm looking for.

Does anyone have any suggestions or comment on the above mentioned vessels?
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Sep 4th, 2007, 06:12 PM
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Dalmajica shut down and no longer runs.
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Sep 5th, 2007, 01:35 AM
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Have seen the Monet and would opt for
her from the Dalmajica which I would
not recommend if she were still running.

It's a smaller well-run ship that easily docks at the smaller ports.
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Sep 5th, 2007, 02:56 AM
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The DALMACIJA is running again this year (
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Sep 5th, 2007, 02:47 PM
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We did that cruise on the Monet about four years ago. Enjoyed it immensely. I recall Dubrovnik (of course),Split, Korcula and other charming ports my aging mind can't bring up at this moment. It was 7 days..Venice to Venice. We booked thru Elegant Cruises in Port Washington, NY.
(Hey! My husband's first trip thru Europe (by bike) was in 1948 - -
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Sep 29th, 2007, 04:58 PM
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I am looking for the same trip for April 2008. I have decided on the Monet which looks like a great ship used by a lot of colleges and outfits like National Geographic. Now I am looking for a good tour company that uses it. Any ideas?
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Sep 29th, 2007, 06:42 PM
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I believe that Smithsonian Tours uses the Monet, and that National Geographic tours may also use the Monet.
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