SUGGESTED SAILING ROUTES IN CROATIA – SOUTH DALMATIA
- Route No.1: Dubrovnik – Šipan – Polače (island of Mljet) – Korčula – Zaklopatica (island of Lastovo) – Pomena (island of Mljet) – Lopud – Dubrovnik
- Route No.2: Dubrovnik – Ston/Kobaš – Prožura (island of Mljet) – Korčula – Lumbarda (island of Korčula) – Polače (island of Mljet) – Šipan – Dubrovnik
ABOUT SOUTH DALMATIA
Dubrovnik region is one of the most beautiful sailing destinations on Mediterranean. After visiting Dubrovnik, you can go around Elafiti Islands (Koločep, Lopud, Šipan), Mljet, Korčula, Lastovo and other smaller islands in the area. They are all privileged with characteristic lush vegetation and rich cultural and ancient historical heritage. Particularly interesting are lodges and palaces from time of medieval Republic of Dubrovnik.
Sailing in this area represents true delight because of short distances between islands and great choice of destinations. You can choose – to rush and visit as much as possible or to stay all day in one of many lagoons. If you go 50 NM northwest, you will come close to town Korčula which is, besides Dubrovnik, bigger town in this region. It has marina with accompanying facilities, many restaurants and great variety of cultural and amusing contents. Korčula is for many people the most beautiful small town in Croatia so it is known as “small Dubrovnik”. Other islands in this area are well-known for its beautiful nature (national park Kornati), small places and bays (coves). In almost every bay you can find family restaurants which will give you besides great gastronomic offer an anchoring for your boat. That is what altogether making this area safe and pleasant for sailing.