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Middle Dalmatian Islands route – Small towns

Middle Dalmatian Islands route – Small towns

Middle Dalmatian Islands sailing route I 7 days

Split – Pučišća – Vrboska – Stari Grad – Komiža – Vis-Stomorska – Split

Sailing route Middle Dalmatia is the perfect way to get to know the traditional way of life on the islands, Brač, Hvar, Vis, Šolta. Small towns included in this route have a rich history and beautiful nature in the surrounding. Along this sailing route, you can book sideways activities, such as cycling, kayaking, diving, wine tasting tours, and many many others. During the summer months archipelago becomes the stage for the Mediterranean way of life. There are many places, bays, and coves where you can also anchor outside the tourist centers on the islands.

For sailing the archipelago of Middle Dalmatia, you can charter a sailboat, catamaran, motor yacht, or gullet from Split and Trogir marinas.

SPLIT

is the center of the Dalmatia region. It is famous for its beaches and the fortress-like complex at its center, Diocletian’s Palace. Modern and lively Mediterranean pearl, a perfect place to start Your vacation.

The split area is a great starting point for cruising the region of Dalmatia and its islands. Here you can find any type of vessel for your yacht charter holiday in Croatia: sailboat, catamaran, luxury motor yacht, or gulet.

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Day 1 SPLIT - BRAČ (Pučišća) 16NM

Pučišća village is one of the prettiest villages in Europe. It is famous for its white limestone and beautiful architecture.

Stonemason's school in Pučišća is the only of that type in Croatia and one of the few in Europe.  It was used in decorating the vestibule of the United Nations building in New York, which makes Brač’s people together with all other Croats very proud. It was said that parts of the White House in Washington were built also of Brač’s stone.

Pučišća is also famous for its old olive-groves, quality olive oil, and excellent wine from Pučišće vineyards.

Before docking your yachts in Pučišća, stop by in a beautiful sandy bay Lovrečina. Lovrečina is a wide, sandy beach, suitable for swimming stop if are sailing with children.

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Day 2 BRAČ (Pučišća) - HVAR (Vrboska) 22NM

Sailing around the east coast of the island of Brac towards the central north coast of Hvar, you will discover the beautiful Vrboska. Along a narrow and curving fjord, surrounded by thick pine forest, lies the smallest but probably the most beautiful town on Hvar island.

Although Vrboska is the smallest town on Hvar, it has the largest marinaACI Marina Vrboska. Her location is at the bottom of the long narrow bay, which is why it is virtually the perfect harbor because of protection from all winds.

From Jelsa, you can take a short trip to the nearby villages, Pitve, Vrbanj, Vrisnik, Svirče. Cycling trails, along with the Starigrad Fields, stretching from Vrboska to Starigrad, are ideal for lovers of active holidays.

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Day 3  HVAR (Vrboska ) - HVAR (Stari Grad)  15NM

The historic, pedestrian-only Stari Grad consists of stone, orange-tiled rooftop dwellings and narrow alleys that cluster around the quaint port.

Stari Grad is one of the oldest towns in Europe and the oldest in Croatia. Because of its central island position, for centuries it has been a refuge for seafarers and today one of the favorite sailing destinations

Stari Grad and its area are perfect for long walks and strolls. Taverns and restaurants with healthy homemade food and traditionally excellent island wines will provide you with a vacation you will not forget.

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Day 4 HVAR (Stari Grad) - VIS (Komiža) 28NM

Komiza town is located in a deep bay on the western side of the island Vis at the foothill of 600 m high mountain Hum. Komiza has always been proud of the fisherman’s history, whose remains can be found in the fisherman’s museum in the old Venetian tower on the promenade, the only one in Croatia.

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Day 5 VIS (Komiža) - VIS (Town) 16NM

Before sailing back towards the town of Vis, we suggest a visit to the island of Biševo and its natural phenomenon, Blue Cave, 5NM SE from Komiža.

Vis Town is on the northeastern part of the island of Vis at the bottom of the deep-drawn and well-protected cove. It is one of the most famous sailing destinations on the Adriatic. Vis is known as the warmest town on the Adriatic. It has a certain underlying charm that’s impossible to resist. It’s the most picturesque fishing settlement in Croatia.

Traditional local delicacies you can try in dozens of restaurants in the city or taverns, within the rural households around the city. Don`t miss trying local specialties of Vis bread and cake and pilchards from the grill.

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Day 6 VIS - ŠOLTA (Stomorska) 21 NM

Stomorska, a village cozily nestled in the north-eastern part of the island of Šolta. It is known for its fishing and maritime tradition and as such has greatly contributed to the development of the island. Although fishing today is more of a hobby than a profession, the love of the sea is felt in all the pores of the everyday life of the inhabitants.

The place is a perfect blend of the old stone houses, sailing boats, and ‘kaići’ (small wooden fishing boats) docked only a few meters away from Dalmatian taverns and modern cafes. Stomorska is a place where you can experience a true Mediterranean way of life, slowly and relaxed.

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