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With over 1,000 islands, sailing in Croatia can provide an excellent and unforgettable experience. Croatian sailing holidays generally consist of a bareboat or skippered bareboat charter, this means chartering a boat, with or without a skipper.
Croatia has the largest charter fleet worldwide and is roughly divided into four wonderful sailing areas:
You can charter yachts from Split, Dubrovnik, Trogir, Biograd, Sukosan, Rogoznica, Primosten, Zadar, Pula and many other marinas in Croatia.
Istria’s largest city, Pula brims with historical sights, the grandest of which is certainly the Roman amphitheater. Locally known as the Arena, it is one of the best-preserved Roman Imperial buildings in the world, testifying to the turbulent and millennia-long history of this region. The enormous natural harbor has been used since early Antiquity, and it served as the main naval harbor of the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Originally a small fishing village, it has grown into a sophisticated center for yachting and combines a wonderful traditional ambience with a modern marina, excellent restaurants, bars and good shopping.
As the third-largest city in Dalmatia, Šibenik is a strongly recommended destination on the spectacular stretch of Adriatic coastline. Šibenik is a city of sun, sea and stone, making it an unforgettable place to visit or begin your sailing journey in. The “Mandalina” Marina is located within close proximity of the town center, which is halfway between two international Airports, Zadar and Split. It only takes around 45 to 55 minutes to reach Sibenik’s Marina from either one of these airports. It only takes around 45 to 55 minutes to reach Sibenik’s Marina from either one of these airports.
In 293 AD Roman Emperor Diocletian ordered the construction – on the ruins of the Greek city of Aspalathos and near Salona, an ancient urban center – of a magnificent palace in which he would spend his final years. The town of Split as we know it today expanded from Diocletian’s Palace, the world’s best-preserved palace from late antiquity. Split is now the capital of Dalmatia, captivating visitors with its Mediterranean charm and majestic architecture. According to recent theories, Diocletian’s Palace was more than just a place of leisure, but housed a wool -processing facility that funded the former Emperor’s court.
In the south of Dalmatia, where the string of Adriatic islands ends and the open sea begins, at the foothills of Srđ hill lies the pearl of the Adriatic, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that dates back to the 7th century. The city of Dubrovnik, which offers a surpassingly rich cultural heritage and a bewildering array of visitor services.
The coastal area of the Dubrovnik region, comprising the islands of Korčula, Mljet, Lastovo and the Elaphite archipelago, as well as the Pelješac peninsula makes Dubrovnik an ideal starting point for a complete boating adventure.
CROATIA SPECIAL: JUNE 2018.
Have a look and enjoy this special video here: