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Middle Adriatic

Looking for a family atmosphere or a hot beach where you can party from dusk to dawn? The Middle Adriatic sailing area is perfect for you. On the most beautiful islands and clear sea, you will find an ideal destination for yourself! So relax all your senses while sailing along the Middle Adriatic archipelago. Experience Mediterranean scents, tastes, and sounds. Discover and explore untouched nature, meet the local culture and tradition.

Many activities are available on the islands and coastline of the Middle Adriatic. Cycling, hiking, kayaking, wine tasting tours, diving tours, and many, many others.

Dalmatia is easily accessible whether you travel by plane or by car. Two international airports are in Dalmatia, in Zadar and Split. In Dalmatia are located the largest marinas on the Adriatic and the majority of yacht charter vessels.

The sailing area of the Middle Adriatic, known as the Dalmatia region, covers the most significant part of the Croatian Adriatic, and it`s divided into three sailing archipelagos:

Zadar Area

The beautiful Zadar Archipelago comprises almost 300 islands. The biggest islands are Pag, Dugi Otok, Ugljan, Pašman, and the island group National Park Kornati. Untouched nature, escape from crowds, amazing bays perfect for swimming and snorkeling, crystal clear sea, traditional cuisine are just part of the experience to expect.

Zadar airport is only 7 km away from Zadar city center. Several marinas in the area are easily accessible from Zadar airport.

Sailing holidays in Zadar Archipelago, you can start from Marina Zadar and D-Marina Borik, both in the city center. Besides them, you can sail out from Marina Dalmacija in Sukošan and Marina Kornati in Biograd, which are among the biggest marinas in Croatia.

Šibenik Area

Šibenik Archipelago consists of nearly 250 islands, islets, reefs, and cliffs over an area of about 160 km2. Only six islands have permanent inhabitants. Small fisherman villages on the islands are a reminder of the Mediterranean as it once was. This sailing area attracts all those in search of tranquility and beautiful untouched nature.

Bigger islands in this group are Zlarin, Žirje, Prvić, Kaprije, Krapanj, Murter. Unavoidable places to visit on the coastline are Vodice, Skradin, Primošten…and for sure one of the most significant treasures and attractions of Croatia, the world-known National Park Krka.

Šibenik is a recommendable start point for a sailing holiday in Croatia. Vicinity of the motorway and two international airports, Zadar and Split. Top brand sailing yachts, catamarans, and motorboats are available for a charter in Šibenik marinas.

Split Area

Sailing from Split and around the Dalmatian archipelago islands attracts many seafarers with its magical beauty and unspoiled nature. Set sail from Split and visit brilliant island pearls in the area, Mali Drvenik, Veli Drvenik, Šolta, Brač, Hvar, Korčula, Šćedro, Vis and Biševo.

In the area of 50 km around Split, you can sail out from six nautical marinas. ACI marina Split in Split, Marina Kaštela in Kaštel Gomilica. In Trogir are located three marinas: ACI marina Trogir, SCT marina Trogir, Marina Baotić in Seget Donji (2 km from Trogir). Marina Agana is in a small place called Marina, 15 km from Trogir towards Šibenik.

To reach this area both by car and flight is quite easy. The Split airport has flight connections with more than 80 destinations. If you are coming by car, take motorway A1. The Split ferry port has a regular ferry connection with Ancona in Italy.

The nearest islands' distance is not more than 15 NM; this ensures the exploration and sailing through Split archipelago always pleasant and safe. Small towns on the coast and the islands keep traces of the past up to ancient times. Charming and picturesque little fishing villages of the islands exude a traditional way of life.

During the sailing season, from April to October, the archipelago becomes full of life and colors. Electronic music lovers and those who prefer traditional chanson can enjoy numerous summer music festivals along the coast. You can attend local festivities on fisherman evenings in the coastal and island villages. Here you can taste local specialties, which are mostly based on fish meat, and of course, homemade wine.

In secluded bays of pristine nature, away from the daily routine, you can find your oasis of peace.

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Croatia is a Mediterranean country on the eastern side of the Adriatic, a land of exceptional, diverse, and comparatively well-preserved natural beauty. With a thousand slands, one of the most rugged coastlines in the Mediterranean and world, and a mild climate, Croatia is a real paradise for sailing holidays and yacht charter.

Zadar
Zadar

Zadar is an open-air museum, a city where history is felt in every pile. A place where the ancient intertwines...

Island Pag
Island Pag

Pag island is often referred to as “Island of Stone” and “Moonscape Island” because of a rocky and rough look....

National Park Kornati
National Park Kornati

National Park Kornati Islands is known as “nautical paradise,” with its 89 uninhabited islands, islets, and reefs this island group...

Island Dugi Otok
Island Dugi Otok

The most beautiful natural resources of Dugi Otok are its beaches and bays. Where ever you turn, you will find...

Šibenik
Šibenik

Šibenik is a city of culture and rich history, lying in the picturesque and wide bay on the river Krka's...

Zlarin island
Zlarin island

Zlarin island is located only 4 NM sailing off the coastline and city of Šibenik. The red coral island offers...

Obonjan island
Obonjan island

Discover the hidden treasure of the Adriatic. The crystal of the Adriatic Sea immerses its natural beauty. The private island...

Žirje island
Žirje island

Žirje is unique for its numerous coves and a long coastline of 39.2 kilometers, with many beautiful islets in the...

Prvić island
Prvić island

Prvić is the closest to shore among Šibenik archipelago islands. Relatively small, with 2.37 km2 and a population of 400,...

Kaprije island
Kaprije island

The island of Kaprije is located 8 NM SW from Šibenik, in the middle area of the Šibenik archipelago. Far...

Krapanj island
Krapanj island

Krapanj is the smallest inhabited island on the Adriatic sea, covering the surface of only 0,36 km2 and located only...

Murter island
Murter island

The island of Murter is the largest and the nearest to the mainland in Šibenik archipelago, 11 NM N from...

Skradin & National Park Krka
Skradin & National Park Krka

Skradin is the picturesque, charming little town at the entrance to the National Park Krka Waterfalls, 8 NM from Šibenik....

Primošten
Primošten

Primošten is a small town on the coastline between Šibenik and Split. The old settlement is on a small island...

Split
Split

Split is the 2nd largest city in Croatia and the center of the Dalmatia region. Without hiding their pride, the...

Trogir
Trogir

Trogir is one of the most beautiful Croatian small towns. This historical town is just 10 minutes away from Split...

Drvenik Mali & Drvenik Veliki
Drvenik Mali & Drvenik Veliki

Drvenik Mali and Veliki, are smaller, sparsely populated islands belonging under the municipality of Trogir city.

Island Šolta
Island Šolta

Šolta is an island in Split archipelago, 9 NM southwest from Split, west from island Brac, and east of the...

Island Brač
Island Brač

Island Brač is the 3rd largest Croatian island and largest island in the Dalmatia region (Split archipelago) with a surface...

Island Hvar
Island Hvar

Hvar Island - The sunniest and most extended Croatian island, located in Middle Dalmatia. One of the favorite sailing destinations...

Island Vis
Island Vis

Vis is a middle Dalmatian island and belongs to the Split archipelago. The traces of life on the islands date...

Island Biševo
Island Biševo

Biševo is the most remote inhabited Croatian island in the middle of the Split archipelago. Archaeological findings confirm that the...

Island Molat
Island Molat

Molat island is the 5th biggest inhabited island in the Zadar Archipelago, region of North Dalmatia. The NE coast is...

Island Olib
Island Olib

Olib island is part of a group of the island in Zadar Archipelago, northwest of Zadar. The island is a...

Island Premuda
Island Premuda

The island of Premuda is a small island, just 9 km long and up to 1 km wide, and covers...

Island Ugljan
Island Ugljan

The island of Ugljan, known as "green island, "belongs to the Zadar Archipelago. Usually, it's a first stop on the...

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