Back-Roads - Croatian Islands Sailing 2019

Sail through Central Dalmatia

Cruise across azure seas as our motorised yacht takes you to Croatia’s remotest islands – the naturally beautiful gems of the Adriatic. Explore hidden coves, relax on near-deserted beaches and indulge in rich local wines and produce.

THE BACK-ROADS DIFFERENCE 

  • Take part in an olive oil tasting session in Solta
  • Sample local wine and enjoy a delicious tapas lunch at the famous Bibich winery
  • Explore the lesser known areas of the Dalmatian coast

 

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Itinerary

DAY 1 SPLIT – ROGOZNICA

After meeting in Split, we’ll depart for one of Dalmatia’s prettiest towns, Rogoznica. Here, we’ll have plenty of free time to explore before we climb back on board our vessel for a welcome dinner together. (L,D)

DAY 2 ROGOZNICA – KRKA WATERFALLS – ŠIBENIK

This morning we’ll cruise towards Skradin, where we’ll visit Krka National Park for an opportunity to see its cascading waterfalls. With time for a dip, this experience is truly unforgettable. After building an appetite, we’ll gather for lunch at the famous Bibich Winery, where we’ll be treated to some delicious tapas and a wine tasting experience. In the late afternoon, we’ll sail towards the historic city of Šibenik, located in the heart of the Adriatic coast. Before the day is out, there’s time for a guided tour of this historical town, taking in the nearby palace and the Laurent Church for a taste of baroque architecture. (B,L)

DAY 3 ŠIBENIK – KORNATI – TELAŠĆICA

We’ll enjoy breakfast on board our boat as we cruise to towards Kornati National Park, stopping at the Illyrian Fortress and the Christian Church of St Mary along the way. After lunch, our journey will carry us to Telašćica, which is surrounded by impressive rock formations, jagged cliffs and a natural salt lake. Our evening meal will be a group affair to round off the day. (B,L,D)

DAY 4 TELAŠĆICA – ZADAR

Leaving Telašćica behind us, today we’ll sail towards Zadar, where we’ll have some free time to discover its rich history – which is evident in the architecture and design of the decadent city walls, the medieval basilica and the local villas. After a visit to the Nin Saltworks and a local wine tasting, the evening will be yours to explore.  (B,L)

DAY 5 ZADAR – ZLARIN

Another day in Dalmatian paradise will take us to the island of Zlarin in the Šibenik archipelago, with a free afternoon to explore. Famous for its coral reefs, handcrafted jewellery and local restaurants around the harbour, this island is a treasure trove of delights. (B,L)

DAY 6 ZLARIN – TROGIR

We’ll spend the morning in relax mode, swimming and snorkelling in Zlarin’s tranquil bays before arriving at our next port of call – Trogir, one of Croatia’s oldest and most celebrated cities. Look forward to a feast of churches, palaces, museums, fortresses and towers. (B,L)

DAY 7 TROGIR – SPLIT

This morning we’ll venture to a local olive grove, where we’ll have the chance to try different types of olive oils in the warm sun. As we near the end of our tour, we’ll cruise back to Split for our final stop. Here, we’ll discover an abundance of Roman architecture before coming together for a farewell dinner. (B,L,D)

DAY 8 SPLIT

After a hearty breakfast on board, we’ll say our goodbyes as our tour finishes this morning. (B)

Please note: Prices shown based on low season travel - details on request

Travel Dates:
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*per person share twin

8 days from

$4,829*

Includes

  • 7 nights accommodation on board a motor yacht
  • Experienced Back-Roads Tour Leader
  • Local captain and crew
  • Daily European-style breakfasts (B), 7 lunches (L), 3 evening meals, including a Captain’s Dinner (D)
  • Bath towels, beach towels and linen
  • All local taxes
  • Local guides in Split and Šibenik
  • Olive oil tasting
  • 2 wine tastings
  • Entrance included to all attractions in the itinerary, including: Krka Waterfalls, Kornati National Park and the Bibich Winery

 

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