05 Sep Sailing on the Adriatic sea: route Split – North Adriatic
DAY 1: Split – Primošten
Check in starts in 4 PM in Marina Kaštela a nice small town 10km distant from Split. After a short navigation you come to Primošten where you`re going to spend your first night.
Primošten is a town in Croatia situated in the south, between the cities of Šibenik and Trogir, on the Adriatic coast. Set upon a little island linked by a bridge to the land with stone houses and narrow lanes in Mediterranean style, with many bays, islets and peninsulas, place with extraordinary sea. It is built on a hill and is dominated by the parish church of St. George.
DAY 2: Primošten – Šibenik, Skradin
Šibenik, a gem in the Croatian Adriatic, is situated along the mouth of Krka on the most picturesque part of the eastern Adriatic coast. As the oldest Croatian autochtonous town it was first mentioned in 1066 during the reign of the Croatian King Kresimir IV. The rich cultural and historical heritage of the city is visible in the impressive Cathedral of sv. Jakov , built by the famous architect Juraj Dalmatinac and is under UNESCO protection.
Skradin is very special and unique and it wasn’t accidentally chosen by Bill Gates for his perfect holiday. Visiting picturesque city of Skradin is not where the story ends. It is actually where your gastronomic story begins. The story about Skradin risotto, Skradin delicacies, Skradin wine
DAY 3: Skradin – Biograd na moru
Biograd na Moru is a town, harbour and turistic center which administrativly belongs to Zadar county. It is situated 30km south of Zadar. It lies on peninsula surrounded with marinas looking onto the uforgettable sea strait of the Pašman canal and the islands scattered in it.
The neighbourhood of national parks Kornati, Paklenica, Krka and Plitvica lakes, and also nearness of cultural and historycal cities of Zadar, Šibenik and Knin, and small towns Nin, Skradin and Benkovac, gives to guests of Biograd the possibility of excursions and trips in areas which are included in the most beautifool parts of Croatia.
DAY 4: Biograd na moru – Zadar
Zadar is an ancient Mediterranean port city. The old town, surrounded by walls and towers on a peninsula, with a new, urban part is connected by a bridge, a symbol of the city.
In a city with the most beautiful sunset, in a maritime archipelago facing a multitude of islands and islets, which protect the city from the strong winds, enjoy the symphony of the Sea Organ and magical urban light installation Pozdrav suncu [Greeting the Sun] near the new harbour for cruise ships.
DAY 5: Zadar – Dugi otok, Nature Park “Telašćica”
Telašćica Bay is located in the central part of the eastern coast of the Adriatic Sea, in the south-eastern part of the island of Dugi Otok. For its extreme beauty, richness and importance, this bay surrounded by 13 islands and islets, together with 6 islets inside the bay itself, was proclaimed a Nature Park in 1988. Telašćica acquired the status of a protected area already in 1980 because of its valuable flora and fauna, geological and geomorphological phenomena, versatile sea bottom life, and interesting archaeological heritage.
Three basic phenomena represent the basic characteristics of this area: the unique Telašćica Bay as the safest, most beautiful and largest natural port of the Adriatic with 25 small beaches, the cliffs of Dugi Otok or the so-called “stene” rising up to a height of 161 metres above the sea and reaching down to a depth of 90 metres, and the salt lake “Mir” with its medicinal properties. The most picturesque among the islands is the Katina Island, and the most unusual one is certainly Taljurić.
DAY 6: Nature Park “Telašćica” – National Park Kornati, island Žirje
The Kornati National Park is often mentioned as “nautical paradise” in tourist publications. And really, in “slalom” sailing through the 89 unforgettable islands, islets and reefs in the Kornati National Park, you will test all of your nautical skills.
Geographically the Kornati islands can be divided into two main groups – the Gornji Kornati or Upper Kornati, closer to the mainland, and the Donji Kornati or Lower Kornati, which are mostly facing the open sea in the southwest.
DAY 7: National Park Kornati, island Žirje – island Drvenik
There are two islands Drvenik Veli and Drvenik Mali.
Drvenik veliki is an island in Croatian part of Adriatic Sea. It is situated in middle-Dalmatian archipelago, northwest of Solta, 1.8 km from the mainland. It’s area is 12.07 km², and it has population of 168 (as of 2001). Main industries are agriculture, fishing and tourism. Coast of the island is constituted of many sand and pebble beaches.
Drvenik Mali is an island in Croatian part of Adriatic Sea. It is situated in middle-Dalmatian archipelago, west of Drvenik Veliki, 8 nautical miles (15 km) from Trogir. It’s area is 12.07 km², and it has population of 54 (as of 2001). The coast is well indented and sea around the island is shallow, thus convenient for fishing. Main industries are agriculture (mostly olives), fishing and tourism.
If you want to enjoy in peace and quiet, to have a pure enjoyment in the untouched nature, in lush Mediterranean vegetation and in beautiful beaches, Drvenik is perfect destination for spending your vacations
DAY 8: island Drvenik – home port (Kaštela)
After overnight at island Drvenik, in the morining you are coming back to home port – Marina Kaštela.