10 Night Cruise sailing from Split roundtrip aboard Golden Horizon.
The World’s largest square-rigged sailing vessel, Golden Horizon. A near replica of the 1913-built ocean vessel, France II, she retains the charm, adventure and romance of an historic ship.
Golden Horizon attracts like-minded adventure seekers for a sailing experience which allows guests to connect with the elements of the natural world.
The ambience on board is relaxed, casual, elegant and without unnecessary formality. We have created an environment which will encourage our guests to return to time and time again, and to share their stories and experiences.
With grace and beauty, the Golden Horizon is a sailing ship first and foremost, sailing to share adventures with our friends, our guests.
All 140 cabins are outside facing, so guests can enjoy the breath-taking views. Cabins evoke the luxury and facilities expected of a boutique cruise ship, whilst retaining charm, adventure and romance of a truly historic sailing vessel.
Our ship uses the wind and currents and follows the sun to allow adventure seekers to travel the world in a unique way. Our philosophy is to be powered by nature whenever possible and we intend to sail, without using propulsion, for around 70% of each season.
Highlights of this cruise:
Split is not only an urban, cultural and traffic centre of Dalmatia with road and sea connections to Dalmatia's numerous summer resorts, but it is itself often a popular tourist destination. A city with a 1700-year old tradition, there is a variety of archaeological, historical and cultural monuments, among which is the well-known Palace of Diocletian .
Split has a variety of restaurants and wine cellars, offering domestic specialties. There are many beaches and public beaches in the city and its surroundings, the most popular of them being Bacvice, a sand beach almost in the very heart of the town. The cultural and entertainment offer of Split is extremely rich, particularly in the summer, when the city squares, yards and other areas turn into a large open-air stage. The Split Summer, a traditional festival in the middle of the summer season, includes dramas, operas and concerts.
Split has several theatres, among which the Croatian National Theatre, established in 1893, deserves a special mention as a house hosting theatrical festivals, the Split Summer and the Days of Marulic. There is also the Youth Theatre, and the Split Puppet Theatre. If you visit city Split remember it is a city of history, culture, and tradition but it is also a city of fun parties and great night life.
Piran is the most popular town and municipality in southwestern Slovenia, on the Adriatic coast along the Gulf of Piran. The town resembles a large open-air museum, with medieval architecture and a rich cultural heritage. Narrow streets and compact houses give the town its special charm.
Attractions in Piran include the remains of the 15th century town walls, the Maritime Museum, the Town Hall and Court House and the Baroque Cistern that was used in the 18th century to store the town's water. On a ridge above the sea is the Renaissance and Baroque Church of St George boasting beautiful frescoes and marble altars, a free standing bell tower and an octagonal Baptistry dating from the 17th century.
Zadar is a city in Croatia on the Adriatic Sea. It is the centre of modern Croatia's Zadar county and the wider northern Dalmatian region. Zadar is located opposite the islands of Ugljan and Pašman, from which it is separated by the narrow Zadar Strait.
Šibenik is a city and port in northern Dalmatia, not far from the estuary of the Krka river into the Bay of Sibenik, connected by narrow straits with the Sibenik Channel; population. The city is built around the natural harbour and on the surrounding hill slopes. The climate is mild, with around 2,750 hours of sunshine a year.
The city, with the old fortresses of St. Anne, St. John and Subicevac overlooking it, consists of the Old Town, characterized by narrow and steep alleys in the west, and the modern part in the north and south-east. The natural beauty of the region as well as the rich cultural and historical heritage of the city, attract many tourists and excursionists.
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