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Fly-cruises in Croatia are being introduced by Jet2holidays for this summer.

The itineraries are based on sailings from Dubrovnik or Split along the Dalmatian coast, visiting seven destinations in seven days.

Ports of call include the islands Brac, Hvar, Korcula and Mljet (pictured) plus coastal towns and cities including Makarska and Omis.

Flights for Dubrovnik sailings will leave on Sundays from Belfast, East Midlands, Edinburgh, Leeds Bradford, Manchester and Newcastle airports.

Cruise flights to Split depart on Saturdays from Leeds Bradford and Manchester airports.

Prices start at £719 per person based on departures from Split on the three-star-plus vessels MS Eden or MS Ocean. and Jet2holidays chief executive, Steve Heapy, said: “It’s the first time we have offered cruises and we are really excited about the packages available.

“They are tailored to provide the very best value and are a fantastic way of exploring the Croatian coastline and islands.

“We are always looking for innovative new ways to give our customers the best choice of holiday experiences. This latest product is one of several new developments planned for 2016.”