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SPLIT (TROGIR) – BRAČ ISLAND – VIS ISLAND – HVAR & PAKLENI ISLANDS – KORČULA ISLAND – JELSA – GOLDEN CAPE – SPLIT (TROGIR)
If you like the idea of active holidays combined with ultimate relaxation and the highest level of comfort then this gulet cruise route might interest you.
You’ll get to explore the most stunning places of Central Dalmatia that are perhaps one of the most beautiful destinations in the world!
Days will be filled with different activities, from enjoying on on the beach, watersports, hiking, town and island exploration and much more!
Experience the culture, traditional and amazing Mediterranean food and have the best holiday of your life!
SATURDAY: Split or Trogir, island Brač / Milna
Your cruise starts can start in cities Split or Trogir port, with check-in at 5:00 p.m. Goolets Representative will welcome you on board and help you get familiar with the crew who will show you around your yacht and introduce you the layout. Before departure time you will be offered traditional welcome drinks and snacks will be served. Your first stop will island Brač at Milna where you will be served with dinner on board once anchored.
Brač is the largest island of Croatia famous in the world for two main things: its white stone used to build Diocletian’s Palace in Split and the White House in Washington, DC. The second thing is the super popular Zlatni Rat, the long pebbly beach at Bol which you will also be visiting later on during the cruise. You will be amazed by the landscape this island offers, clear waters and smell of pine trees in the air are almost therapeutic.
You will anchor at Milna located on the north-west side of the island. Milna is still known as the most beautiful and the safest harbor of the island with the latest equipment. You can stroll around the town and explore stone houses along the beautiful long coastline. Besides historical sights, the charm of a typically Dalmatian “small town” will get under your skin. This day is reserved for resting so overnight will be spent in the peaceful harbor where you can be served with dinner on board and later rest and get ready for tomorrow’s departure to a new charming place!
Brač is a very beautiful island…
ideal for first overnight stay.
SUNDAY: Island Vis Town Vis or Komiža
Vis for a long time wasn’t as popular destinations as the other Croatian Central islands so it is the most perplexing of all Croatian islands, even to locals. This furthest of the main Central Dalmatian has spent most of its recent history serving as a military base for the Yugoslav army. Due to this, you can take part in military tours among many preserved sea tunnels, now open for public. You also can’t afford to miss wonders of nature, Blue Cave and Green Cave! However, if you want to experience this spectacle you have to tell us in advance so we can secure that you will be able to experience this since it has to be at the specific time and specific hour of the day.
Komiža on other hand is a picturesque town located on a bay at the foot of Hum mountain. This small town is very loved by the locals and Croats in general that always say that this town has something unique about it, it has a soul. Here you can enjoy in local beaches excellent for families with kids, go on town exploration of architecture from 17th and 18th century. Both locations offer amazing options for fine dining and many watersport activities so you definitely won’t be bored.
Try out traditional food
Island Vis has a magical charm to it.
Blue cave is a must visit!
MONDAY: Island Hvar; Pakleni islands
Pakleni islands a gorgeous must visit a chain of magical islands which stretch out near of Hvar town. These islands have wonderful beaches everywhere and beyond amazing scenery, we would definitely recommend heading to Palmižana sandy beach and resort. There you can enjoy in watersports, seek refreshment in the clearest aqua blue sea. In the afternoon or in the evening (depending on your preferences) transfer by dinghy will be organized for you to visit a city of Hvar. You will have to take a taxi-boat in the harbor to get back to the yacht, on which you will get additional information from your captain. Unfortunately, due to the fact that harbor in Hvar is super busy, this is the only way for you to arrive there, but it is worth it.
Hvar is a stunning Dalmatian town with numerous activities available. This destination is famous among many even among A-list superstars. Here you don’t expect to find a calm quiet atmosphere because this town is also known as a party town. Those who enjoy the nightlife, city of Hvar absolutely guarantee you’ll have a great time in bars and VIP clubs. There are also more than just party places that this lively town offers…You’ll easily find several good restaurants here, but be prepared for higher prices since this is a super popular destination. Those who are not so keen on nightlife can still find somewhat more relaxing activities since the town has a rich history and amazing architecture, hiking to a hill-fort, or going on wine tours.
Try out traditional food
Pakleni islands a gorgeous must visit a chain of magical islands.
Hvar is a stunning town with numerous activities available.
TUESDAY: Island Korčula; Korčula
Korčula is one of those places that will make you say, “wow…life is good”! This fascinating town with streets ordered in fishbone layout was designed for the safety of its inhabitants in mind. Due to the shape of the streets, you will be protected from strong wind and harsh sun most of the time. This town is also known as the birthplace of Marco Polo so you will easily find themed small shops and even museum that you can visit. Besides that cool fact, Korčula hides away many beautiful locations and gastronomic delights offered all over the Old Town center. What is super impressive about Korčula is the clear sea, and we truly mean it when we say it! If you want to take it to next level you can also visit Proizd island, a true hidden gem with the most fascinating beautiful beaches. Here you may if you please explore the local restaurants because there are many gastronomic delights that this town has to offer. The night will be spent also at the Korčula town in the delightful harbor.
Historic town exploration
Try out traditional food
Spend the night in the calm bay…
and explore the gorgeous town during the day!
WEDNESDAY: Peninsula Pelješac; Lovište
In the morning you will be served with an astonishing breakfast that will bring your energy up. After that, your experienced Captain will take you to next stunning destination, Pelješac. This is a slender second largest peninsula holds amazing landscapes filled with mountains, sweeping valleys, idyllic coves, and fine beaches. One of the things you must try on this visit is a brilliant red wine called Plavac Mali, delicious oysters and perhaps some other seafood specialties. You will from there head to Lovište, a village on far north-western part of Pelješac peninsula.
The village has only about 300 inhabitants, most of them working in tourism. Lovište is the perfect spot for a peaceful overnight stay but also a nice getaway from crowds before you head to Hvar a party island. Lovište is well known for delicious figs, almonds, and gorgeous small coves and pebbly beaches. The fascinating fact is sea is quite warm but still refreshing so we strongly recommend you to spend your days relaxing on some beach or doing some water sports activities. As the day goes by you will be served by your crew and personal chef a nice delicious dinner that will enchant you with its healthy Mediterranean cuisine abundant in fresh fish, quality olive oil and home-made wines.
Pelješac is filled with mountains, sweeping valleys, idyllic coves, and fine beaches.
Lovište is great for getaways from crowds.
THURSDAY: Island Hvar; Jelsa
On Thursday you will head to Jelsa a small harbor town on the northern part of the island of Hvar. On the way, you will be able to make stops to do some swimming or you can enjoy in onboard activities, read a book, soak up the sun or whatever you please. Once you arrive at Jelsa you will be welcomed by a calm town with thick pine forests and cricket sounds that chipper under the hot summer sun. Jelsa is now an important tourist center with a long tradition in tourism. You will also discover nice bays and beaches perfect for additional summertime fun. As the day goes by you can explore sights and landmarks over islands and wine enthusiasts can enjoy in some tours since Jelsa is known for its high-quality wines like Plavac Barrique, Ivan Dolac, Faros… There are also few bars and nightlife action at Jelsa like in „Tarantela“ bar„Tabu“ lounge bar where you can enjoy in a wide choice of homemade brandy (rakija), cocktails etc.
Jelsa a small harbor town on the northern part of the island of Hvar…
surrounded by crystal clear blue sea.
FRIDAY: Island Brač; Bol – Split or Trogir
After an easy going day at Jelsa, you will head to island Brač at Bol a small town on the southern coast. This is an attractive place full of small traditional stone houses and winding streets that will take a special place at your heart. Town’s major attraction is, however, bach called Zlatni Rat (the Golden Cape)! You perhaps even saw this beach before but didn’t even realized it, since it is used in many touristic commercials, and that comes as no surprise. This seductive pebbly beach draws in a lot of crowds, families, swimmers, windsurfers… Beach is easily recognizable by its characteristic shape, white color of small pebbles that do a super nice contrast to the blues of Adriatic. You will have more than enough time to enjoy in watersports all while being surrounded by lavish pine forest and convenient restaurants and shops conveniently placed near the beach. Although this beach isn’t super peaceful and there will be crowds in high season, you still can find a perfect spot on the beach for yourself and your friends family.
In the afternoon after a day spends on the beach you will go back to gulet and sail to Split or Trogir depending on where you wish for your check-out to be and where you want to spend your last day.
Explore bars and nightlife
Golden Cape is one of the most unique beaches…
and surely one of the most beautiful ones in Croatia!
Town Split is Croatia’s second-largest city with 1700 years-long history. This town has a super lively atmosphere during summer times and offers so many things to see and do from historic sea sighting like for example walk tours inside Diocletian’s Palace and Cellars (Unesco World Heritage site) to entertainment points like dozens of bars, restaurants, and shops. We recommend you to explore the Olt Town and its maze streets that lead to main square Peristil where you will also see a St. Duje’s Cathedral (the patron saint) and live music playing during the night. There are also numerous museums, galleries to visit and for nature lovers, you can head to city park-forest Marjan… For those looking for cool interesting stuff, we recommend you stopping by a statue of Grgur Ninski in city center whose golden big toe whom you must touch and make a wish.
Trogir is very well preserved town that offers various sites that are a mix of Renaissance, Baroque and Romanesque building with sweeping views from its bell tower. Parts of this town remained truly remain intact and are protected by UNESCO Cultural World Heritage site. This town almost as beautiful as Dubrovnik but without the crowds! You can enjoy in a leisurely stroll with a guide around picturesque historical town which shows great character. On summer nights everyone gravitates to the wide seaside promenade – Riva, lined with bars, cafes… Trogir has one advantage that Split doesn’t have, and that is the fact that is closer to the airport and also it makes a good alternative base to the big city and a relaxing place to spend the last day.
Split town of thousand possibilities that never stops surprising!
Trogir, a magical town that will take a special place at your heart.
SATURDAY: Split or Trogir
Check-out is till 09:00 a.m. – after breakfast you will have to say goodbyes to the crew. Your cruise will finish where you have started it 7 days ago – Split or Trogir port. If you haven’t visited the city center or you missed anything else you were interested in se on the first day, we strongly suggest to do it before leaving. Before you check-out, Goolets representative will give you one last visit on board to check how everything went and if you need any further assistance (transfers, suggestions on how to spend the day till your flight and similar).
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