The route from ancient Split to the southern islands: Solta, Vis, Hvar and Brac. Includes a visit to Palmizana on one of the Pakleni archipelago.
Day 1: Split - Maslinica (13 NM)
The route starts in wonderful Split. After a short walk over the city, go to the marina in order to discuss all the details of the voyage with the base manager. You’ll have enough time left to check up all equipment and buy any required food.
Day 2: Maslinica - Komiza (26 NM)
Komiža is a small fishermen’s town located at the foot of Mount Hum. Many churches, a Renaissance-era tower, paragliding, diving, riding as well as a well-equipped marina are waiting for tourists in Komiža.
Day 3: Komiza - Vis (15 NM)
Of all the Croatian islands, it seems to tourists and locals alike, the most mysterious of them is the island of Vis. It is the most distant among the islands of Central Dalmatia, and for much of its recent history, up to 1989, Vis served as a military base for the Yugoslavian Army. Many local residents had to vacate the island. Consequently, it was problematic to develop tourist infrastructure for Vis after it was opened for the general public. However, this is exactly what attracts visitors here. Peacefulness, quiet, and serenity have become this virgin region’s trademarks. Guests are also drawn to the naturally lit grotto, Blue Cave, located on the island of Biševo just five kilometers southwest.
Day 4: Vis - Palmizana (14 NM)
The small resort settlement of Palmižana is located on one of the Pakleni Islands archipelago in the Adriatic Sea by the Dalmatian coast. Palmižana owes its appearance on the tourist map of Croatia to the Meneghello family. Jevgen Meneghello brought exotic plants to the botanical gardens of the island, and today they are admired by all who visitors Palmižana. The marina of the settlement is located in the bay of the same name, protected from winds. There are 200 piers, a small shop and tourist information center.
Day 5: Palmizana - Stari Grad (13 NM)
Stari Grad is located in one of the northwestern bays of the island of Hvar. Numerous medieval monuments have been preserved here: the Dominican Monastery, the basilica with a baptistery dedicated to St. Mary and St. John, the Monastery of St. Peter. The palace-fortress of Tvrdal is especially amazing with a swimming pool in the inner yard, paintings on the walls, and high towers. The marina in Stari Grad is small – only 40 places – but it is wonderfully protected from winds by the natural landscape.
Day 6: Stari Grad - Milna (15 NM)
Natural harbours of Milna have been used to seafarers since the time of Emperor Diocletian. Today 200 anchoring berths will meet travelers with open arms. A two-hour stroll through Milna will take you to see the Kirinić family castle, St. Mary Church, St. Josef Church in Gothic style.
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