Croatia is one of the most famous and attractive destinations for sailing and yachting holidays on the Mediterranean and in the world. We will try to introduce you with its most know attractions and sailing destinations.
Croatia is a land with a thousand-year history. Has 56 538 km2 of surface on land and 31 900 km2 on the sea, with more than 4 million citizens. The Capital City is Zagreb.
Get to know Croatia means to experience its sunny Adriatic coastline, the dense Dinaric Alps beauty and forests of Gorski Kotar, the rich 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 in the world. Pleasant stay and sailing throughout the year is enabled due to 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. Along the coast you can discover historical museum towns such as Dubrovnik, Split, Zadar, Sibenik, Trogir, Solin and many other. Croatia is proud to have one of the most preserved natures and the seas on the Mediterranean. The biggest treasure of Croatia are its 8 national parks. 4 National Parks are inland and 4 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 Croatian Adriatic and its sailing regions, we determine North, Middle and South Adriatic. More about areas in which you can spend your sailing holidays in Croatia you can check on the following pages.