Trogir - 14 days to the south
Day 1. Trogir – Trogir is an ideal place to start your cruise in because this charming Dalmatian town surrounded with medieval walls wlil give you the best first experience of Dalmatian culture, customs and food. ACI marina Trogir is located in the northern part of the island of Ciovo. The marina has 162 berths and 35 boat places on the ground and is open all year round.
Day 2. Milna (island of Brac) – This typical little adriatic town is located in the bottom part of a bay in the west of the island. It's one of the best protected marinas on the Adriatic coast. It is well adorned and open all year round. Marina Milna gives the possibility to enjoy beauties of a unique coast. ACI marina Milna is located in the southeastern part of the Milna bay, opposite to the town of Milna. The marina has 144 berths and 15 boat places on the ground.
Day 3. Komiza (island of Vis) – Located in the deep bay on the western coast of Vis in the foot of the Hum hill, Komiza attracts tourists from all over the world. The sights really worth seeing are the castle from 15th century, St. Nicola´s monastery from the 13th century, better known as Muster, the romanic church from the 13th century and the rich wine cellar Podspilja.
Day 4. Vis (island of Vis) – this charming town on the island with the same name where one culture followed another was known in ancient Greek and Roman times as Issa. Today Vis is a real nautical paradise. For all culture lovers Vis offers numerous concerts during Vis musical evenings at the peak of the season. Archaeological museum located in a 19th century fortress is perfect got those who want to enjoy the treasures of antique Issa. Numerous restaurants and taverns offer some of the best fish specialties in this part of Dalmatia. Enjoy!
Day 5. Vela Luka – Vela Luka is a place on the island of Korcula bulit in the local variant of Mediterranean architecture towards the end of 19th century. Vela Luka gives great protection in its port. While staying in Vela Luka you should visit the chapel of St. Kuzma and Damjan (11th century), chapel of St. John the Baptist (15th century) and a charming chapel of St. Vincenco (16th century). Islets Osjak and Proizd with numerous hidden bays, small beaches and crystal blue sea are an ideal swimming location on your cruise.
Day 6. Lastovo – This island is maybe the last piece of a true Mediterranean with its intact nature, traditional architecture, healthy and fresh food, crystal blue sea and wine that roman emperors used to drink. According to the World Wealth Foundation (WWF), Lastovo is one of ten Mediterranean paradise gardens. Lastovo is in a way a lonely island because of its great distance from the Dalmatian coast. For almost four centuries Lastovo has kept its tradition of a common festival called Poklad which is a veneration of St. Jure, who is supposed to help people of Lastovo defend themselves against the pirates.
Day 7. Pomena (island of Mljet) – Welcome to Pomena, a town and port located in the western part of the island of Mljet (a part of this island is a National Park), surrounded by Alpine pine woods. If you want to enjoy summer happenings in Dubrovnik but still preserve your own piece and quiet, Pomena is an excellent choice.
Day 8. Sipanska luka –Sipan is the largest Elaffiti island with the biggest population. With an area of 16,5 km2 Sipan is a longish island with only two small towns well protected from winds. One of them is Sipanska luka that has only 300 inhabitants. Many bays and crystal blue sea are the most important reason why this island is so attractive to nautics from all around the world.
Day 9. Dubrovnik – city of long-lasting tradition of organized tourism, city of museums, festivities, taverns and restaurants. It is a city of true Mediterranean climate and breath-taking landscapes, culture, monuments and history. As the famous Irish writer Bernard Shaw once said: «Those who are looking for a paradise on Earth, must come to Dubrovnik». ACI marina Dubrovnik is located near Komolac, which is located about 2 nm from the entrance to port Gruz, and only 6 km from the city center. The marina provides 425 berths and 140 boat places on the ground.
Day 10. Polace – Polace is a small place in the bay of the same name in the western part of the northern part of Mljet. The bay is 5,6 km long and 3,9 km wide, well protected by numerous, almost deserted islets (Moracnik, Tajnik, Kobrava, Ovrata). Because of the near-by lakes (Veliko and Malo jezero), Polace is also a port of Mljet lakes with its own natural spring water. Great maritime qualities, cultural and monumental inheritance are an attraction for numerous nautics and antiquarians.
Day 11. Korcula – the town of Korcula was built by constructors, architects and sculptors in 15th, 16th and 17th century from Vrnika stone (Vrnika is an islet near-by Korcula). This famous stone was used to build Aja-Sofija in Istanbul and the White House in Washington. Today, Korcula is a true city-sculpture. ACI marina Korcula is located in a little bay, east from the town of Korcula. It is well protected with dikes on its northern side. The marina provides 159 berths and 16 boat places on the ground, and it is open all year round. All berths are supplied with water and electricity.
Day 12. Palmizana (island of Hvar) – Palmizana is a small island near Hvar in the southern part of the Adriatic sea. This area hides a great wealth of antique ship-wrecks and amphores, and the sea is rich with fish, corals and intact, extremely clean underworld.
ACI marina Palmizana is located in the bay of the same name, in the northeastern coast of St. Clements island. Marina provides 160 berths and is open from April to October.
Day 13. Jelsa – Located in the central part of the island of Hvar, clean, friendly and, most importantly, architecturally beautiful, Jelsa is an important touristic center on the northern coast of the center part of this island. This charming town, surrounded by pines, beautiful beaches, vineyards and olive-yards give Jelsa an attractive power. Jelsa used to be one of the biggest and most important maritime, ship-building and commercial centers on the Adriatic sea. All transatlantic sailing-boats, loaded with best wines, olive-oil and salted fish began their sailing from Jelsa, a harbor of acknowledged sailors (captain Niko Dubokovic). Jelsa is first mentioned in 14th century, but some archaeological discoveries testify that it has a long history.
Day 14. Stari Grad (island of Hvar)– Stari Grad is one of the oldest cities in the world, and definitely the oldest town on the island of Hvar – an island of sun, lavender and wine, an island with 130 years of organized tourism. Because of its great location – coast and fields of lavender and vineyards on the one side, and sea on the other – Stari Grad is one of the most visited summer resorts on the whole Adriatic coast. The thousand year- history of this town has left numerous monuments in the very own city center, which make it a touristic and historical center of the whole island.