Sailing areas in Croatia

Croatia is one of the favorite charter destinations in the world for many yachtsmen, known also as a sailing paradise. It is famous for its incredible natural beauty, indented coastline, favorable winds and the hospitality of its people. Commonly Croatia is divided into four sailing regions: Kornati area, Split area, Dubrovnik area and Istria and Kvarner area.

Split area

Split charter region is the most popular sailing area in Croatia. Many yachtsmen are running back to Split year after year because it offers ideal combination of beautiful but hidden bays and many lovely smaller as well as bigger places on the islands in the area.
Particularly interesting areas of the region are:
The islands of Hvar, Vis, Brac and Solta as a very attractive tourist destination mainly because of the beautiful beaches and crystal clear sea.
Split, a city famous for the Diocletian’s Palace which is listed on the UNESCO world heritage list as one of the best preserved Roman architectural structures in the world.
Trogir, a beautiful town near Split, whose entire centre is under the protection of UNESCO. Trogir is also known as a city monument.

Kornati area

Kornati charter region is particularly attractive nautical area thanks to its extremely indented coastline and many islands in the vicinity which will enchant you with its quiet coves, bays and anchorages where you will surely be able to take a break from everyday life.
Most attractive destinations in this region are:
Kornati islands as a separate group of 89 islands that has been attracting the attention of many boaters, divers, hikers and other nature lovers; due to the exceptional beauty of its landscape and the indented coastline declared as national park.
Zadar, 3000 years old city, the only place in the world where the sea plays his tune …
Sibenik, historic royal city, known for its cathedral that was listed in the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The islands of Pag, Pasman, Ugljan, Long Island, Ist, Iz, Murter, Zlarin known for its beautiful beaches.

Dubrovnik area

Dubrovnik sailing region is known as an elegant and luxurious destination, attractive for its entertainment offer, historical heritage and beautiful landscapes.
In this region we deeply recommend you to visit:
The city of Dubrovnik, whose town center is listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List; inevitable destination for all who visit the Mediterranean.
Elafiti Islands, a group of mostly uninhabited islands near Dubrovnik, extremely attractive to yachtsmen.
The town of Korcula, on the island with the same name, known for its historical game Moreška and the Peljesac peninsula known for its famous red wines
National Park Mljet fascinates its numerous visitors with colors and smells of untouched nature …
Lastovo archipelago consists of 44 islands, islets and reefs because of its mystical beauty and attractive landscape values declared and protected as a park of nature.

Istra&Kvarner area

This is the area with the longest tradition of tourism in the country thanks to its exceptional natural beautie and rich cultural and entertainment offer.
The most attractive locations of the region are:
Porec, a city known worldwide for its Euphasianian Basilica of, which is listed on UNESCO’s World Heritage List
Pula, the largest city in Istria, known for its extremely valuable remains from the Roman period (Amphitheatre, Triumphal Arch, the city gates, the Temple of Augustus …)
Brijuni Island National Park is located in front of Pula, popular and attractive destination for yachtsmen who are enjoying the rich variety offered.
The islands of Krk, Cres, Losinj and Rab known for its picturesque beaches
The town of Opatija, an exclusive resort known for its architectural beauty and healing properties of the climate

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