~ One-way sail from Kaštela to Dubrovnik ~

~ Enjoying a week of sailing and exploring the captivating southern Adriatic
~ Experiencing the best of Croatian islands and islands inland

Important notes
~ It is advisable to go 15-20 miles per day (3 to 6 hours of sailing)
~ The proposed route is only valid for ideal weather conditions. If the weather is not good, change the route using nautical charts and guides.

  Day 1: Saturday - Dubrovnik  

Welcome aboard! Begin your journey in the enchanting city of Dubrovnik. Spend the day exploring its ancient walls, wandering through the narrow streets of the Old Town, and soaking up the sun near Banje Beach. In the evening, enjoy a delicious seafood dinner at one of the local restaurants overlooking the Adriatic Sea.

  Day 2: Sunday - Dubrovnik to Mljet  

Set your sail early towards the lush island of Mljet, known for its pristine nature. Drop anchor in one of the secluded bays and take a refreshing swim in the crystal-clear waters. Explore the island's national park.
What you can visit:

  • Mljet National Park:
    - Veliko and Malo Jezero (Great and Small Lakes):
    Take a boat ride or kayak through saltwater lakes, with lush greenery.
    - St. Mary's Island (Sveta Marija):
    Visit the 12th-century Benedictine monastery, surrounded by pine trees and overlooking the Great Lake.
    - Ulysses' Cave (Odysseus Cave):
    Explore this sea cave on the southern coast, which according to legend, was a refuge for Odysseus during his journey home.
  • Outdoor Activities:
    - Hiking and Biking Trails:

    Discover the island's diverse landscapes by following its numerous trails, such as the Mljet National Park trails or paths around the villages.
    - Snorkeling and Diving:
    Explore the underwater world, known for its clear waters, diverse marine life, and underwater caves.
    - Swimming and Sunbathing:
    Enjoy the island's beautiful beaches, such as Saplunara and Blace, offering sandy shores and crystal-clear waters.
  • Cultural Heritage:
    - Roman Palace Ruins:
    Visit the ruins of a Roman palace in Polače, dating back to the 1st century AD, showcasing the island's rich history.
    - Medieval Churches:
    Explore the island's charming villages and discover medieval churches like St. Mary's Church in Goveđari and St. Nicholas' Church in Babino Polje.
    - Local Cuisine and Traditions:
    Taste traditional Dalmatian dishes in local restaurants, and don't miss the opportunity to try Mljet's specialties like octopus salad, fresh fish, and goat cheese.
  • Island Villages:
    - We suggest you to visit Pomena, Polace, and Babino Polje.

  Day 3: Monday - Mljet to Korčula  

On Monday morning head to the charming island of Korčula, famous for its medieval architecture and rich history. Dock in the historic port town.
Korčula's Old Town with its narrow streets, ancient buildings, and the Marco Polo Museum is something to look for. We suggest you relax on Vela Pržina Beach or anchor at Pupnatska Luka Bay for swimming and snorkeling.
You can also try tasting local wines and seafood, biking through vineyards, or hiking up St. Anthony's Hill for stunning views. You can also take a trip to nearby islands like Badija or Šćedro for more adventures, or catch the traditional Moreska Sword Dance in Korčula Town.

  Day 4: Tuesday - Korčula to Hvar  

Sail towards the vibrant island of Hvar, known for its sparkling nightlife and stunning beaches.
What to look for when in Hvar? 
- Exploring Hvar Town's ancient sites, like the 16th-century Hvar Fortress and the Renaissance cathedral.
- Visiting the Pakleni Islands for secluded beaches and crystal-clear waters.
- Enjoying water sports like snorkeling, diving, and jet skiing.
- Tasting local wines at historic vineyards like Tomic or Duboković.
- Anchoring in secluded bays like Palmižana or Stipanska for peaceful relaxation.

  Day 5: Wednesday - Hvar to Vis  

Next stop: the untouched beauty of Vis Island. Explore the charming fishing villages and sample some of the island's delicious local wines.

  • Vis Town:
    - Ancient History: Explore the remains of the ancient Greek and Roman city of Issa, including city walls, a theater, and thermal baths. 
    - Waterfront Promenade: Stroll along the charming waterfront promenade lined with cafes, restaurants, and historic buildings.
  • Beaches and Bays:
    - Stiniva Cove: Anchor in this stunning bay with crystal-clear waters and a unique narrow entrance.
    - Srebrna Beach: Relax on this pebble beach surrounded by pine trees and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere.
  • Blue and Green Caves:
    - Blue Cave (Modra Špilja): Take a boat tour to witness the mesmerizing blue glow caused by sunlight reflecting off the limestone seabed.
    - Green Cave (Zelena Špilja): Explore this cave with its emerald green waters and unique rock formations.

  Day 6: Thursday - Vis to Šolta  

As you sail around Šolta, there are several places worth stopping by to explore. Begin your journey by anchoring in Maslinica, a charming village known for its bay and the historic Martinis Marchi Castle. Next, head to Stomorska, another beautiful Croatian village with a laid-back atmosphere. Take a walk around the harbor and admire the traditional stone houses.
If you're interested in history, we suggest you to visit Grohote, Šolta's main inland town. Don't miss the chance to taste local olive oil and wine at one of the nearby farms.
For nature lovers, we think you would love anchoring in one of Šolta's secluded bays like Šešula or Stračinska.

  Day 7: Friday - Šolta to Marina Kaštela  

As your journey draws to a close, end your trip in Rogač. Take one last swim in the inviting waters of the Adriatic. In the evening, toast to your incredible sailing adventure with a glass of Croatian wine as you watch the sun dip below the horizon in Marina Kaštela.

  Day 8: Saturday - Marina Kaštela  

Check out at Marina Kaštela on Saturday morning with cherished memories of an incredible week exploring the Croatian coast.

If you have some free time left over before your trip back home, we suggest you to visit Split, the second-largest city of Croatia, the largest city in Dalmatia. This city, known as well-known to tourists, has the right balance of modernity and tradition. 

If you're thinking about visiting Dubrovnik and Split during your stay in Croatia, don't hesitate to reach out for advice on booking a boat and maximizing your exploration while also finding affordable flight tickets to/from Dubrovnik or Split. We offer one-way sailing trips during summer season as well, so feel free to get in touch with us.

See you soon!

Contact info:
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