CROATIA – Cruising from Trogir to Dubrovnik
Sailing the Adriatic Sea and the 1000+ islands of Croatia is one of Europe’s best kept vacation secrets!
There’s so much to do and to see when sailing in Croatia:
- Explore dramatic medieval cities, including Dubrovnik, Split, and Trogir.
- Sample island delights, including world class resorts, outstanding dining & entertainment, and thrilling outdoor activities.
- Lounge on brilliant sand & stone beaches, swim in warm Adriatic waters, and tie up in quaint harbors and hidden coves, surrounded by rugged cliffs and charming villages.
Here is our suggested itinerary from Trogir to Dubrovnik. Cruises run from Saturday to Saturday:
Saturday Marina Seget Donji (Trogir) – Maslinica (Island of Solta) 9 miles
Sunday Island of Solta – Hvar (Island of Hvar) 17 miles
Monday Island of Hvar – Vis (Island of Vis) 13 miles
Tuesday Island of Vis – Pasadur (Island of Lastovo) 35 miles
Wednesday Island of Lesotho – Korcula (Island of Korcula) 25 miles
Thursday Island of Korcula – Polace Island (Island of Mljet) 15 miles
Friday Island of Mljet – ACI Marina, Komolac (Dubrovnik) 30 miles
Day 1, Saturday: Marina Seget Donji (Trogir) – Maslinica (Island of Šolta) (9 NM) swimmingat Krknjaši beach
Maslinica: Surrounded by beautiful nature, traditional stone architecture and crystal-clear sea, Maslinica is the place to be. Not only will you relax on the secluded beaches by the woods, but you will also have a chance to have a more active vacation. Maslinica is the onlyport on the west side of the Island of Šolta, but it still kept its local way of life and a tranquil atmosphere. As it offers clear and calm waters, it is a great location for yachtsmen.
Day 2, Sunday: Island of Šolta – Hvar (Island of Hvar) (17 NM) swimming at Pakleni otoci
Hvar: The inevitable stop in your Croatian adventure is the sunniest island in the Adriatic and its main town of the same name. The island bathes in one of the clearest parts of Adriatic and offers a stunning view from the waterfront, both towards the sea and the old town (Hvar fortress). Apart from the charm this town has and its nightlife, you can find many secluded beaches and rocky coves on the island.
Day 3, Monday: Island of Hvar – Vis (Island of Vis) (13 NM) swimming at the cove Stončica
Island of Vis: Being a perfect blend of local lifestyle and tourist atmosphere, the Island of Viswill not disappoint you! You can enjoy the local architecture (Stiniva, St George’s fortress)and gastronomy, as well as many other activities such as sports or summer events, and all that being situated in a beautiful nature and easy-going atmosphere. Vis is one among manygreat sailor spots. Close to the Island of Vis is located the Island of Biševo, which holds theBlue Cave (Modra špilja) that we certainly recommend visiting.
Day 4, Tuesday: Island of Vis – Pasadur (Island of Lastovo) (35 NM) swimming at Lastovnjaci
Pasadur: Moving from the southern to the western side of the Island of Lastovo, you will come across this small village. There are three beaches nearby and a possibility of accommodation. As for the anchoring and taking a break from sailing, we recommend Jurijeva Luka located a bit more to the west.
Day 5, Wednesday: Island of Lastovo – Korčula (Island of Korčula) (25 NM) swimming at the Lastovnjaci
Korčula (Korkyra): A charming ancient town on the east side of the island of the same name. You will be amazed by the medieval architecture and other attractions Korčula has to offer:traditional restaurants showing off the Croatian cuisine, rich nightlife by the beautiful sea. It is a perfect combination of something old and something new.
Day 6, Thursday: Island of Korčula – Polače (Island of Mljet) (15 NM)
Polače: Being a part of the Mljet National Park (northern Island of Mljet), Polače offers agreat variety of fish to taste, sports to play and sites to see. After enjoying the beautiful azure sea and a secluded sandy beach, you can go on exploring the Mljet National Park’s two saltwater lakes, Large and Small Lake (Veliko i Malo jezero). It is a nice long walk (the lakes stretch for more than 4 km) during which you can also visit a former medieval Benedictine monastery on an islet Melita (Sveta Marija) situated in the middle of the Large Lake.
Day 7, Friday: Island of Mljet – ACI Marina, Komolac (Dubrovnik) (30 NM)
Dubrovnik: A city that needs little introduction. Known as the “jewel of Mediterranean”, itoffers its visitors rich and diverse contents. You can explore the unique city architecture (city walls, Stradun, palaces), as well as the stunning nature around it (Mt. Srđ). You can alsoenjoy in the finest Croatian cuisine and vivid nightlife. As Dubrovnik is one of the main tourist attractions, it is well connected to major European cities.
You can sail a variety of sailing yachts in Croatia from monohulls to catamarans with a crew or bareboat. Let us customize the perfect cruise to fit your needs to have your vacation of a Lifetime!
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