Croatia is one of the most famous and attractive destinations for sailing and yachting holidays in the Mediterranean and the world. We will try to introduce you to its most know attractions and sailing destinations.
Croatia is a land with a thousand-year history. Croatia has 56 538 km2 of the surface on land and 31 900 km2 on the sea, with more than 4 million citizens. The Capital City is Zagreb.
To get to know Croatia means to experience its sunny Adriatic coastline, the dense Dinaric Alps beauty, and forests of Gorski Kotar, the fertile Pannonian plain, Lika, the picturesque hills of Croatian Zagorje.
What attracts many visitors from all over the world is the Adriatic coast. Croatian coastline is known as the coastline of a thousand islands. The Croatian coast is one of the most rugged coastlines in the Mediterranean and the world. Pleasant stay and sailing throughout the year is enabled due to a mild Mediterranean climate with many sunny days.
Many cultural and historical monuments are located throughout the Croatian coast. Among the most famous are the Roman Amphitheater in Pula, Euphrasius Basilica in Poreč, Diocletian Palace, Dubrovnik city walls. Along the coast, you can discover historical museum towns such as Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar, Sibenik, Trogir, Solin, and many others.
Croatia is proud to have one of the most preserved natures and the seas on the Mediterranean. The biggest treasure of Croatia is its eight national parks. Four National Parks are inland and four at the sea and coastline. North Velebit, Risnjak, Paklenica, and Plitvice Lakes are located inland. National park Krka is in the vicinity of Šibenik and Brijuni, Mljet and Kornati are on the Adriatic sea.
When we talk about the Croatian Adriatic and its sailing regions, we determine North, Middle, and South Adriatic. More about sailing areas and which one would be ideal for your holidays in Croatia, you can find here.