Lean in close, because we’re going to let you in on a little secret. What if we told you there was an off-the-beaten-path destination that combined the sun-drenched landscape of the Italian Riviera (including the incredible food and wine!), with the laid-back lifestyle of the Greek Islands, plus UNESCO World Heritage Sites galore? Think it’s too good to be true?

Then maybe it’s time you discovered the Adriatic—a region that’s full of life and free of crowds, where only those truly in the know go. And speaking of insider knowledge, we’ll show you the Adriatic’s greatest hits and hidden gems, because Azamara Club Cruises is the only cruise line that offers such innovations as Cruise Global, Meet Local and Cruise Global, Nights Local. Think of it as travelling with your own Adriatic expert who also happens to be able to get you in to places you never even dreamed of. Like the Adriatic itself.

What Travel Dreams Are Made Of...


  • Explore the historic walled city—a UNESCO World Heritage Site—where hidden shops, restaurants, and galleries line the maze-like cobblestone streets.
  • Find your artistic side with an exclusive Cruise Global, Meet Local tour to renowned artist Antonia Ruskovic’s gallery and discover Croatia’s Silken Artistry.
  • Circumnavigate the city high atop its famous walls, which are also a popular filming site for the fictional setting of King’s Landing in the hit series Game of Thrones.


  • Traverse this storied city the way it’s meant to be travelled: on a romantic gondola ride along one of the 177 canals connecting 117 islands.
  • Discover the aristocratic kitchen traditions and legendary Italian hospitality on an Cruise Global, Meet Local Culinary Arts Lesson with Countess Lelia Passi.
  • Experience the extravagant majesty and Venetian Gothic architecture of one of Venice’s most important landmarks, Doge’s Palace, on an exclusive after-hours <a data-cke-saved-href="/shore-excursions/nights-local" href="/shore-excursions/nights-local" 4"="" target="_blank">Cruise Global, Nights Local tour.


  • Get as close as you can to paradise on the island of Hvar, as you explore its lavender-scented countryside and postcard-perfect seaside villages.
  • Sip and savour the local vintages of Korcula and Hvar, featured in our Destination Immersion blog Top 10 Cruises for Wine Lovers.
  • Cruise along Croatia’s Inside Passage—an exclusive Azamara experience thanks to our smaller ships—and catch a glimpse of the more than 1,000 islands that dot the coastline.

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