Croatian Islands Sailing

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    Cruise across azure seas as a motor yacht takes you to Croatia’s remotest islands – the naturally beautiful gems of the Adriatic. Explore hidden coves, relax on near-deserted beaches and indulge in rich local wines and produce.


    Day 1 SPLIT – ROGOZNICA Meeting in Split, depart for one of Dalmatia’s prettiest towns, Rogoznica.  Visit a local farm to learn more of the Mediterranean horticulture before making your way back on board the vessel for a welcome dinner. (L, D)

    This morning cruise towards Skradin, visiting the Krka National Park with an opportunity to see the cascading waterfalls. After building an appetite, it’s time for lunch at the famous Bibich Winery, complete with wine tasting and a light tapas lunch. In the late afternoon, sail towards the historic city of Šibenik, located in the heart of the Adriatic coast. Before the day is out, there is time for a guided tour of this historical town, visiting the nearby palace and the Laurent Church for a taste of baroque architecture. (B, L)

    Enjoy breakfast onboard as you cruise to towards the Kornati National Park, stopping at the Illyrian Fortress and the Christian Church of St. Mary. After lunch, your journey continues to Telašćica where the island is surrounded by impressive rock formations, jagged cliffs and a natural salt lake. The evening meal will be a group affair to round off the day. (B, L, D)

    Leaving Telascica behind, sail towards Zadar for a guided tour and a chance to discover the rich history of the town, evident in the architecture and design of the decadent city walls, the medieval basilica and local villas. After a visit to the Nin Saltworks followed by a local wine tasting, the evening is yours to explore.  (B, L)

    Day 5 ZADAR – ZLARIN
    Another day in Dalmatia paradise carries you to the island of Zlarin in the Šibenik archipelago with the afternoon free to explore. Famous for its coral reefs, handcrafted jewellery and local restaurants around the harbour, this island is a treasure trove of delights. (B, L)

    Spend the morning in relax mode, swimming and snorkelling in the tranquil bays before arriving in the next port of call, Trogir, one of Croatia’s oldest and most celebrated cities. Here, enjoy a guided tour of the city. Look forward to a feast of churches, palaces, museums, fortresses and towers. (B, L)

    Day 7 TROGIR – SPLIT
    As you near the end of the tour, cruise back to Split the final port of call. With a guided tour, discover an abundance of Roman architecture and visit Diocletian’s palace. To complete the day, enjoy an olive oil tasting at a local olive grove to taste different types of olive oils in the warm sun. Later, meet for a farewell dinner. (B, L, D)

    Day 8 SPLIT
    After a hearty breakfast on board, it’s time to say your goodbyes as the tour finishes this morning. (B)


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