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Croatia is a country that people revisit often and remains a popular holiday destination for many Europeans. The country’s pristine coastline with clear water leading into pretty pebble beaches and secluded coves have an alluring charm over visitors. It’s 1,185 islands scattered along a 1,777 km coastline makes it a perfect place for sailing and enjoying the beautiful sea. There is so much more to Croatia than its spectacular view of the sea. A true land of diversity, the country offers culture lovers well-trodden paths while surrounded by grand architecture. Historical buildings, cities, parks, islands, and lakes UNESCO World Heritage has listed under protection line the country just waiting to be explored. If you venture further into the country, you will find olive and fruit groves, vineyards, lavender fields, and small villages with red tile roofs. The beauty of nature shines through the mountains, lakes, forests, and rivers giving it that Mediterranean flavor. Regional cuisine can satisfy every food loving visitor who is passionately hunting for the ultimate palate while shopaholics have their own category for fun. Whether you want to satisfy your wanderlust or have a good time enjoying the history and culture, our sailing holidays in Croatia have it all.
Start your sailing holidays in Dubrovnik, the most southerly city in Croatia. Dubrovnik resembles a medieval city with a beautiful Old Town, which is now considered a UNESCO World heritage site. Start your sailing holidays ashore in Dubrovnik by walking down the cobblestone streets alongside old city walls. Gundulic Square has a vibrant nightlife with cafes but in the morning, enjoy the farmer’s market. About 6 km away from the Old Town, the yacht charter marina is located at Komolac. If you want to extend your holiday time ashore, most hotels are in the Lapad area near the sandy beaches.
UvalaKobaš is a small cove in StonskiKanal. Hidden inside is a small village and a jetty. Many small piers line the cove at which it’s possible to berth up to 18m in depth. The cove itself is well protected from all winds except the north wind.
Spend the day exploring the Mljet National Park or go on a sightseeing tour and explore the wonders that the island has to offer. While exploring one of the most densely wooded Adriatic islands, you’ll be able to enjoy a relaxing boat ride to the small Isle of St. Mary and discover the Benedictine monastery.
The towers and remaining city walls look particularly striking when approached from the sea but the town is filled with history. Explore the city and visit a magnificent 15th century cathedral built in a Gothic-Renaissance style. There are also museums, local shops, and other cultural things that you can explore.
Lastovo gives visitors the opportunity to take cycling tours, swim, and hike. There are tours that cover the entire island even over the highest of hills (over 400m high). If you aren’t into the athletic component, there are great local restaurants where you can try the food and learn about the history of the area at the same time.
If history is where your interests lie, Polače features a number of buildings and historical remains dating back to the 1st through 6th centuries. Come explore the history and walk down the old walls learning more about the architecture and the island’s history.
After a week of sailing holidays Croatia, your cruise ends with a stop in Šipan before returning to Dubrovnik. A nice relaxing day where you can enjoy the view, the food, and the culture. Furthermore, a good place to enjoy the island and reflect on your adventures from the past week.
Closest airport is Dubrovnik Airport, also referred to as Čilipi Airport, DBV
You will need to take a short cab right to the marina.
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