Kornati Islands Archipelago & Murter Island - 'Nautical Pearls of the Adriatic Sea'

Kornati Islands Archipelago & Murter Island - 'Nautical Pearls of the Adriatic Sea'

Sailors traversing the northern part of Dalmatia are greeted with a nautical paradise unlike other archipelagos in the world. A maze of islands and islets that gracefully embellish the Adriatic Sea. The densest and largest archipelago in the Adriatic, which even stole the attention of Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw. “On the last day of the Creation God desired to crown His work and thus created Kornati Islands out of tears, stars and breath". Today we are uncovering the beauty of the Kornati Islands archipelago and Murter Island, which can be easily visited on any Zadar or Šibenik sailing route.
Town of Skradin & Krka National Park - Two Standout Destinations You Don't Want to Miss

Town of Skradin & Krka National Park - Two Standout Destinations You Don't Want to Miss

Tucked into Šibenik’s inland hills are two gems you may think of skipping on your next sailing trip, mainly because they don’t stick out for sailors like the imposing UNESCO-protected towns along the coast. And while Krka National Park is widely known to tourists in Croatia thanks to its picturesque waterfalls, the small town of Skradin that sits next to it is often overlooked, even though it is the gateway to one of Croatia’s most sought-after attractions. No sailing trip should end without a visit to either of these two standout destinations, and we’re here to tell you why.
Šibenik - 'A Renaissance Town set on the Adriatic Coast'

Šibenik - 'A Renaissance Town set on the Adriatic Coast'

Šibenik - a pearl of Dalmatia and Renaissance town set on the Adriatic Coast. It was the first city on the Adriatic founded by Croats and the only Croatian city with two monuments registered on the UNESCO list of protected cultural heritage. And it is a dream for travelers who want to explore a mix of Mediterranean nature, history, and nautical tourism. It boasts two national parks nearby, over 2,450 kilometers of groomed trails in the area where you can enjoy its historic fortress around the Krka River, archaeological sites, prehistoric remains, and the outstanding 15th-century St. James Cathedral. This ancient city is one of the most beautiful cities in the Mediterranean, and we’re here to tell you why.
Islands Zlarin & Prvić - 'Hidden Gems Perfect for Day Trips'

Islands Zlarin & Prvić - 'Hidden Gems Perfect for Day Trips'

Two hidden gems for sailors frequenting the Šibenik archipelago are the islands of Zlarin and Prvić. Acting as the perfect day trips no matter where you are on the Šibenik Riviera, be it in Primošten, Tribunj, Vodice, Rogoznica, or the city of Šibenik, Zlarin, and Prvić sit just off the mainland. But what makes these two islands worth visiting, apart from their accessibility? We’re here to entice you.
Primošten, Tribunj, and Vodice - 'Small Seaside Tourist Towns Applauded for their Charm'

Primošten, Tribunj, and Vodice - 'Small Seaside Tourist Towns Applauded for their Charm'

Sailing our way into Šibenik-Knin County are three lesser-known pearls compared to its more famous coastal counterparts - Primošten, Tribunj, and Vodice. Small seaside tourist towns applauded for their charm, Primošten, Tribunj, and Vodice may not have all the bells and whistles of larger tourism destinations on the Dalmatian coast - but that doesn’t mean they should be missed on your next sailing holiday.
Adding Stari Grad to Your Itinerary: What can a Day in Stari Grad Look Like?

Adding Stari Grad to Your Itinerary: What can a Day in Stari Grad Look Like?

Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe, though it is still quite unknown to travelers. Stari Grad was settled by Greeks from the island Paros in 384 BC, the year Greek philosopher Aristotle was born! Due to its position at the end of a long, protected bay, and rich agricultural land, it was the ideal location for settlement. Today, the bay still offers protection to boats and sailors, and the agricultural land is still giving and is even protected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (the Stari Grad Plain).