Split and Dubrovnik are two of the most beautiful, charming and popular cities on the Adriatic coast. This sailing route will not only take you to both of these towns, but also to the most beautiful islands of Central and South Dalmatia within 14 days: Brac, Hvar, Vis, Korcula, Lastovo, Mljet, Peljesac. Take full advantage of your sailing holiday and let yourself be becharmed by the beauty of Dalmatia!
Sailing route Part 1: Island-hopping from Split to Korcula in seven days
You start your sailing trip in Split, the largest city of Dalmatia, which enchants with its historic old town. The city of Korcula (island of Korcula) is reached on the seventh day via Milna (island of Brac), Hvar (island of Hvar), Vis and Komiza (Island of Vis), Vela Luka (island of Korcula) and Zaklopatica (island of Lastovo).
The harbor in Milna is considered to be the most beautiful harbor on Brac and also offers protection from all stronger winds. In the town itself, there are many restaurants and cafes, and the beaches lure with crystal clear water and best diving conditions.
The city of Hvar
The city of Hvar, with its historical palaces, churches, statues and works of art, is the most historic city on the Adriatic islands and one of the most visited tourist destinations.
On the island of Vis you can immerse yourself in the traditional Mediterranean lifestyle and enjoy the local delicacies in restaurants and tavernas. The beautiful beaches and small coves of the island invite you to linger, dive and swim. You can also visit the fishery museum in the Venetian castle "Komuna" on the seaside promenade of Komiza. There you will get an insight into the long fishing tradition of the island.
Island of Korcula
Vela Luka and its immediate surroundings are an absolute must see for friends of archeology. There are traces of the Illyrians, Romans and Slavs as well as archaeological finds dating back to the Old Stone Age.
The bay of Zaklopatica is only two kilometers away from the town of Lastovo. With smaller boats you are even able to berth at the promenade.
The city of Korcula is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. It is assumed that Marco Polo was born in the city - a visit to his birth house is highly recommended. Enjoy the crystal-clear waters around the town, and let yourself be enchanted by its underwater flora and fauna.
Sailing route Part 2: Along the islands and mainland coast from Korcula to Dubrovnik
Within the next seven days, you will sail from Korcula to Dubrovnik via Pomena and Saplunara (island of Mljet), Kobas (Peljesac Island) as well as Slano and Cavtat on the mainland coast.
Pomena is a small harbor town on the island of Mljet. There are a variety of recreation facilities and accommodations in the city.
Saplunara enchants with a beautiful sandy beach in a bay. The small town also offers several private accommodations as well as protection from almost all stronger winds.
Island of Mljet
The island of Mljet itself is a national park and the untouched nature invites you to hike.
The bay of Kobas provides shelter from almost all stronger winds except the Bora.
The small town of Slano offers several archaeological sites, historical churches and monasteries. The bay itself offers plenty of space and a depth of 43 meters.
Cavtat is a small town situated near Dubrovnik and on the hill of the wooded peninsula Rat. The village offers a variety of cultural-historical monuments and churches. In recent years, Cavtat has become one of the most popular holiday resorts due to its luxury resorts, sandy beaches, bays and clear waters.
City of Dubrovnik
The destination of your sailing trip is Dubrovnik, the Pearl of the Adriatic. It is one of the most important historical cities on the Adriatic. Stroll along the main street of the old town, the Stradun, and discover the small restaurants, cafes and shops in the narrow alleys and streets in the old town. During a walk along the old city wall, you can admire the historical splendor of Dubrovnik.