Split to Split | Route 5, Gulet Cruises in Croatia, Sailing Holidays
Split | Milna
Milna is the first destination of the route Split to Split. Milna is the most protected as well the most beautiful port on the island of Brač. Protected from stronger winds and refreshed by the maestral wind of summer afternoons, it is the ideal haven for people and boats alike. Milna is situated at the bottom of a spacious cove at the western coast of Brač. Crystal blue sea, shades of centennial pine forests, sunlit facades built of Brač stone, ideal diving conditions, domestic and healthy food – all the reasons for coming to this beautiful Mediterranean town.
There is a large selection of excellent fish restaurant, pizzerias and many caffe bars in Milna, situated in the immediate vicinity of the sea. ACI marina Milna is located in the southeastern part of the Milna cove, adjacent to the town.
Milna | Komiža | Biševo | Vis
The island of Vis is the destination of choice for those visitors who desire the experience of the unique, today largely lost, true Mediterranean atmosphere and way of life. A unique cultural and historical heritage, crystal clear sea; beautiful, secluded beaches, and many small coves and isles will leave you breathless. The entire history of Vis is linked to fishing, wine growing and wine production. The most renowned authentic white wine is the famous Vugava of Vis, which you can taste in many restaurants and wine cellars here. The town of Vis is situated on the north side of the island, along the beautiful cove of St. Juraj, which appears closed in a ring-like form by the isle of Host. Numerous luxurious restaurants and traditional taverns in the very center of town, will attract you with domestic specialties and a pleasant atmosphere. The port of Vis has low protection against stronger winds.
Komiža, the port and town, is situated on the west coast of the island of Vis, along the northeastern side of the spacious bay of Komiža. The port is protected against the east and northeastern winds, but is exposed to the west and southwestern winds. Komiža is considered the cradle of fishing in the Adriatic, as the Fishermen’s museum in town testifies. Unique in Croatia, it is located in the old Venetian tower at the town riva. The construction of wooden ships over the centuries has given birth to the “falkuša”, a fishing ship endemic to Komiža, unique in the world for its specific build and sails.
Not far from the island of Vis, a small paradise island rises from the sea – Biševo. It is renowned for its beautiful sandy beaches, colorful underwater life and unusual natural phenomena. The coastline of Biševo is dotted with many caves, the most famous of which being the Blue Cave, in the Balun cove. On sunny days, at high noon, the sunlight penetrates the cave through its underwater entrance, is reflected off the white rock bottom and illuminates the cave in astounding shades of blue, and items submerged inside in all the shades of silver. Entry to the Blue Cave is permitted by small rowboat only, and only in quiet, waveless weather.
Vis | Palmižana
Off the southwestern coast of the island of Hvar, a group of around 20 isles and reefs is situated, known as the Pakleni otoci (infernal islands). Pakleni otoci are a unique and the most distinguished natural beauty of Hvar. Forested isles amidst crystal clear blue sea, countless secluded beaches and beautiful desolate inlets, present a far-known sunny Arcadia of Hvar.
The best shelter on Pakleni otoci is the ACI marina Palmižana on the northeastern coast of the isle of St. Klement, which is shielded from all winds. However, in a strong southwestern wind, some tidal waves may occur. Palmižana is the oldest and best known resort on Hvar. It is surrounded by thick pine forests and various other exotic vegetation.
Palmižana | Korčula
The island of Korčula is the jewel of the Adriatic archipelago. The island is indented with a series of isles and inlets, and a special mark is bestowed on it by its lush vegetation. Around it, you can enjoy swimming on many beaches, as well as diving in an underwater world of exciting flora and fauna. The city of Korčula is a historic and tourist center of its island. It is one of the best preserved medieval cities in the Mediterranean. Moreška, danced within Korčula, is one of three chivalric dances that you can witness only on this beautiful island.
The town of Korčula is also considered the birthplace of the world’s greatest traveller, Marco Polo, whose house of birth is located in the center of the old town. ACI Marina Korčula is situated in a small inlet east of town. Its northern side is protected with a breakwater. The town of Korčula is also unforgettable destination of the route Split to Split.
Korčula | Vrboska
Vrboska is the smallest town on the island of Hvar, situated at the end of a deep and narrow cove. Due to the beautiful isle at the center of the cove, connected by many little bridges, it has been named “Little Venice”. Vrboska is distinguished for its pristine nature, cultural monuments and the architecture of its winding alleyways.
One of the attractions Vrboska has to offer is the Fishermen’s museum whose permanent display includes all of the traditional fishermen’s equipment. ACI marina Vrboska is located on the southern coast of the port’s outer section, and provides good protection from all winds.
Vrboska | Bol | Uvala Lučice
Bol is the oldest town on Brač and one of the most renowned tourist destinations on the Adriatic. It is situated in the central part of the southern side of the island, below the Bolska Kruna range and Vidova Gora – the highest peak of the Adriatic islands. The coastline of Bol is God-given for relaxation, for its many niches of peace and comfort. The area is characterized by beautiful beaches, the most famous of which is Zlatni rat. Zlatni rat is the most beautiful beach on the Adriatic and a unique natural attraction. The gravelly cape is a unique natural phenomenon – spanning over half a kilometer into the sea, its shape and angle continuously shift according to the will of the waves and sea currents.
Uvala Lučice is one of the most popular berths in the Adriatic. It resembles a three-leaf clover and is characterized by high sea transparency and lush pine forest. It is construed of several prongs of different orientation, making a good shield from almost any wind, depending on anchor location.
Uvala Lučice | Bobovišća | Split
The last destination of Split route is in Trogir. Trogir is a city-museum in the true sense. In all of Central Europe it is considered as the best preserved Romanesque-Gothic city. The castle and the tower, surrounded by stone walls, contain the old core of Trogir. The most significant cultural monument is the Trogir cathedral. Its western gate Portal, built by master Radovan, stands for the most monumental piece of Romanesque-Gothic sculpture in Croatia.
Trogir thrills its visitors with its many cultural-historic monuments and narrow alleys, and its many art collections with numerous masterpieces. The city of Trogir is situated upon the coast of the Kaštelanski bay, on an island connected to Čiovo and the mainland by stone bridges. ACI marina Trogir is located on the north side of Čiovo, between the Trogir bridge and cape Čubrijan, opposite to the city of Trogir. The Trogir riviera is marked by rich Mediterranean vegetation, olive orchards as vineyards, numerous islands and inlets, gravelly and sandy beaches. Well indented, pristine coastline is very favorable to sailors.