If the autumn sailing, it's only in Croatia
With more than 1200 islands and four thousand kilometres of coastline, Croatia undoubtedly ranks first on the podium among the countries that offer water sports enthusiasts excellent conditions for sailing. The Croatian part of the Adriatic is an ideal haven for both adventurers and lovers of a more peaceful form of relaxation in the harbor with a glass of well-cooled white Pošip wine. To make your choice easier, we present four places on the map of Croatia, which are definitely worth a visit during a sailing trip.
Kvarner Bay is located in the northern Adriatic Sea and includes 5 islands: Krk, Cres, Pag, Rab and Mali Losinj. The mild climate and light breeze make it possible to sail all year round. An additional tourist advantage of the bay is the landscape dotted with mountain ranges crossed by numerous valleys.
Telašćica Bay Nature Park
Another interesting place is the Telašćica Bay Nature Park in the southeastern part of Dugi Otok Island in Dalmatia. Located within 25 coves and capes and 5 islands, as one of the largest protected bays in the Adriatic Sea, it provides exceptional peace of mind. A characteristic feature of the coastline is the steep cliffs, over 160 m high,
and from the highest in this part of Grpašćak Hill you can admire the landscape of the Bay.
Located in central Dalmatia, the Kornati Archipelago consists of 140 islands and islets that are particularly recommended for sailing enthusiasts. Visiting this unusual place you can experience the famous Croatian hospitality and in several fish taverns on the Kornati islands, Sit and Žut you can taste the local specialties served by the locals: black risotto with cuttlefish or the famous fish goulash Brudet.
Hvar and the Pakleni Islands
Not many places can be compared to Hvar. The island is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the world, which was also appreciated by Forbes magazine. The mountainous island is famous for its breathtaking coastline, beautiful beaches, stunning views and the smell of lavender, which is one of the sources of income for the island. If you are looking for a break, you can relax in the picturesque fishing villages of Sveta Nedilja, Sucuraj, Jelsa or on the secluded beach on the islands of Pakleni.
Croatia, stretching along the Adriatic, directly bordering the countries of Central Europe, is a delightful place with a wealth of cultural heritage. Here, history blends perfectly with youthful spirit and energy, so it is an excellent choice for those seeking diversity. Breathtaking natural beauty, endless coastline, a varied offer of gastronomy, adventure, sports and wellness - you can enjoy all this all year round.
Croatia has something for everyone - from a visit to the charming Dubrovnik (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), to sailing between the islands around Split, to looking for truffles in Istria, Paragliding on Plitvice Lakes and visiting the charming corners of Zagreb, bird watching in the Kopački rit landscape park, partying at night on the Zrće beach in Novalja or relaxing with your family on the Zlatni Rat beach.