Destinations - What to visit in Croatian Adriatic?

Croatia is situated on the crossroads – it’s part of Central Europe, Southeast Europe and the Mediterranean. It has a lot of different landscapes and many natural beauties. Worldwide, it is the best known by its sea, islands and coast. Coast is 5835 kilometres long – 1777 kilometres of it is mainland seashore, and islands and islets make additional 4058 kilometres of shoreline.

Once you decided to come and explore the Croatian coast question “Where to go?” remains. There are so many possibilities, and each one is appealing. How to decide?

The best solution is to go on a sailing/cruising trip because that gives you a possibility to visit many places. For a start explore Dalmatian islands and towns, then decide which would you love to visit the most and start with the planning of your holiday. If you need some itinerary suggestions check-out our sailing, cruising or diving routes.

Hvar Island

Hvar island, in Croatian middle Adriatic, is the sunniest island of the Adriatic. It has 7,7 hours of sunshine per day! Thanks to it and historical conditions it has beautiful nature and rich cultural history. You can enjoy in the Stari Grad Plain – cultural UNESCO World Heritage Site, beautiful Hvar lavender fields, the oldest Europe’s Public Theatre, parties and vivid life or just in the sea and sun.

Brac Island

Brac Island has authentic Mediterranean nature – karst, olive groves, vineyards and fields of mandarins, old little stony houses and simple rural architecture, famous beaches, safe ports and coves… The Golden Horn (Zlatni Rat) beach in Bol is the largest sandy beach in Croatia and it changes its shape according to the waves and currents of the sea.

Šolta Island

Šolta island is situated close to Split. Despite such proximity of the city, you can find quiet and serenity wherever you are. Today, it’s well-knowen for its olives, honey and wine. Village Maslinica has numerous creeks and inlets. It is a phenomenal seafaring, diving, and underwater fishing heaven. Šešula cove, with its excellent location, safe mooring and gastronomical practice, is the most popular cove.

Lastovo Island

The island of Lastovo is a part of an archipelago called with the same name, which contains of 46 isles and reefs. Its the biggest advantage is primeval nature, original Mediterranean architecture and the omnipresent peace and quiet. The whole island is a Park of nature. Zaklopatica, a creek on the north of the island, is an ideal point to start exploring amazing natural environment.

Mljet Island

Mljet island is the greenest island in Croatia, full of Mediterranean vegetation, clean blue sea, sandy coastline and a beauty of marine life. It is famous for its National Park that includes two salt lakes – Veliko (Big) Lake and Malo (Small) Lake. In the center of Big Lake there is little island with an old monastery. If you like sandy beaches visit Saplunara – amazing sand cove located on the east of Mljet.

Korčula Island

On all sides of the Korčula Island you can take pleasure in swimming and diving. The city Korčula dates back to the Middle Ages and one of the greatest traveler in the history, Marco Polo, was born here. If there, you can visit the house of his birth, and from its tower enjoy in magnificent view. The area of Vela Luka has archaeological signs of human residence dating back to the Old Stone Age – 20,000 B.C.

Vis Island

The island of Vis is the right place for everyone who looks for the unique and real Mediterranean spirit and way of living. There are many remains from the Second World War, and after-coming years, like a military marine tunnel called “Lobster” 100m long in Parja cove, underground tunnels even 70 km long, refuge submarines and military shipwrecks. The most popular event on the island is Fisherman’s night which take place, every year, in Komiža on the first Saturday in August.

Elaphite Islands

The Elaphite island group is composed of eight islands and five islets. It is situated on the west from Dubrovnik. Only Šipan, Lopud and Koločep (Kalamota) islands in the Elaphite archipelago are settled. Šipan is the biggest island of the Elaphite archipelago with humble 15km2. It has authentic Mediterranean vegetation. Lopud island is s the most popular primarily due to the marvelous Sunj beach.

Split Riviera

Split Riviera is a place in which nature set about creating masterpieces; in a relatively small area, a meeting of the impossible has taken place. Here, the vast range of the mountains plunges right down to the crystal sea.

Makarska Riviera

Makarska Riviera is in the heart of Dalmatia. Throughout its towns and villages, you can enjoy in many folk festivals, events, performances, concerts and much more. If you are up for something more active, you can enjoy in nature, especially in Biokovo Nature Park – the mountain with peaks of 1500 m and stunning views.

Dubrovnik Riviera

Dubrovnik Riviera coast is riddled with coves, sandy beaches, steep cliffs and many islands covered with forests. The city of Dubrovnik has a huge cultural and historical legacy in which you can enjoy while walk over the Stradun and City Walls. In small towns Cavtat and Slano you can find safe berths. If you love nature make sure to visit Arboretum Trsteno.

Trogir Riviera

Passing through Trogir riviera you will find richness of Mediterranean vegetation, olive orchards and vineyards, numerous islands and caves, gravelly and sandy beaches. Trogir is a city-museum with its excellently preserved Romanesque-Gothic city center.

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