7-day sailing itinerary from Split
Looking to explore the stunning Croatian coast on a sailing adventure? Here is a itinerary of the best locations to visit on your week-long journey from Split:
- Day 1: Split - Maslinica (island of Solta)
- Day 2: Maslinica - Komiža (island of Vis)
- Day 3: Komiža - Biševo (island near Komiža) - Vis (town)
- Day 4: Vis - Palmižana (island of Hvar) - Hvar (island)
- Day 5: Hvar - Stari Grad (island of Hvar)
- Day 6: Stari Grad - Bol (island of Brač) - Lučice (island of Brač)
- Day 7: Lučice - Milna (island of Brač) - Kaštela (near Split)
Welcome aboard! As your local experts for sailing in Croatia, we're excited to show you the best sailing route from Split, Croatia. With over 1,000 islands, clear blue waters, and picturesque scenery, Croatia is a dream destination for sailors. In this guide, we will take you on a journey through some of the most breathtaking locations along the central part of Dalmatian coast.
Day 1: Split - Maslinica
Maslinica, a little settlement on the island of Solta, is where we first stop. We will savor the stunning Adriatic Sea scenery as we cruise from Split to Maslinica. With its tranquil beaches and clean seas, Maslinica is one of Croatia's best-kept secrets. The area here is ideal for diving, snorkeling, and resting. Visit the lovely Martinis Marchi castle from the 18th century, which looks out over the small village and provides a breathtaking view of the sea. "Croatia is a sailor's paradise with endless hidden treasures, Maslinica being one of them," says a local proverb.
Day 2: Maslinica - Komiža
We'll set sail for Komiža, a charming village on the island of Vis, on the second day. Komiža is renowned for its magnificent beaches and extensive past. Komiža is locally famous for its rich fishing heritage and traditional fishing methods, which have been passed down through generations. This unique aspect of the village makes it stand out from other coastal towns in Croatia. You can visit the local fisherman's market and witness the daily catch being brought in, or even try your hand at fishing yourself. Due to this, culinary scene on Komiža is brilliant and we recommend you to try local seafood dishes.
Day 3: Komiža - Biševo - Vis
Our first destination for the third day will be Biševo, a little island close to Komiža. Biševo is home to the famous Blue Cave, a natural phenomenon that attracts visitors from all over the world. We'll take in the stunning views of the surrounding water as we cruise toward the cave. After exploring the Blue Cave, we'll head towards the town of Vis. Along the way we'll stop at magnificent Stiniva beach, a picturesque cove surrounded by towering cliffs. The town of Vis, located on the northeastern side of the island, is a charming and historic destination with a variety of restaurants, bars, and shops to explore.
A local proverb advises to "sail where the wind takes you and discover the beauty of the sea."
Day 4: Vis - Palmižana - Hvar
We'll follow the wind and set sail towards Palmižana, a stunning harbor on the island of Hvar, on the fourth day. Sailors love to visit Palmižana because of its stunning beaches, crystal-clear seas, and verdant surroundings. At ACI Marina Palmižana, where we'll dock, you may engage in a number of water sports and activities.
After some time at Palmižana, we'll set sail for the lively town of Hvar, which is renowned for having one of thebest nightlife scenes on the Adriatic Sea.
There are several pubs, clubs, and restaurants on the island, each with an own ambience and attitude.
According to a Croatian saying, "Sailing is the closest thing to magic."
Day 5: Hvar - Stari Grad
On the fifth day, we'll sail to Stari Grad, a small town located on the northern side of the island of Hvar. Stari Grad is renowned for its extensive history, lovely surroundings, and serene ambiance. You may stroll through the town's picturesque alleyways, visit nearby art galleries and museums, or go to Tvrdalj Castle, a fortified palace constructed in the sixteenth century by renowned Croatian poet Petar Hektorović. The Stari Grad Plain, a UNESCO-protected agricultural area that date to the ancient Greek, is just one of the many beautiful locations on the island.
Day 6: Stari Grad - Bol - Lučice
On the sixth day, we'll sail to Bol, a small town located on the island of Brač. Bol is renowned for its gorgeous beaches, notably the well-known Zlatni Rat beach, which is regarded as one of the most picturesque beaches in all of Europe. The beach provides many chances for leisure and sunbathing in addition to being a popular location for watersports like windsurfing, kitesurfing, and others. After admiring Bol's pristine seas, we'll set sail towards Lučice, a serene bay on the island of Brač. Lučice is an ideal anchoring destination away from the hustle and bustle of the more crowded tourist spots on the island.
Day 7: Lučice - Milna - Kaštela
On the seventh and final day, we'll sail to Milna, a quaint town on the western side of the island of Brač. After docking at ACI Marina Milna, we'll spend some time in Milna. One of Milna's top draws is its picturesque old town, which is home to a stunning baroque church, winding lanes, and vibrant homes made of the native white stone. After enjoying the beauties of Milna, we'll sail back to Marina Kaštela to close out our trip. We have our port in sight and as Franklin D. Roosevelt once said: "To reach a port, we must sail—sail, not tie at anchor—sail, not drift."
Sailing in Croatia
In conclusion, our sailing itinerary departs from Split in Croatia and provides visitors who charter yachts in Croatia with an outstanding experience. Croatia is a sailors' paradise with its stunning beaches, clean waters, and rich cultural heritage. We visit some of Croatia's most beautiful coastal towns, such as Maslinica, Komiža, Biševo, Vis, Palmižana, Hvar, Stari Grad, Bol, Lučice, and Milna. According to statistics, Croatian yacht charter is growing in popularity as more tourists become aware of the country's stunning coastline. Will you join the trend?
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