Top 5 places to visit in Croatia after/before your SailWeek

Doing SailWeek is an amazing experience but why not see something else while visiting this stunning country.

Some of these places on the list are part of the standard SailWeek Party or Adventure itinerary. Others are perfect for a relaxing day trip.

Blue Cave, Bisevo, Adriatic sea, Croatia

Here are the Top 5 places to see in Dalmatia.

1. Dubrovnik

Know as the Pearl of the Adriatic. This medieval town encircled with massive stone walls completed in the 16th century is listed as Unesco's World Heritage site and is one of the most popular attractions in Europe. Take a walk along the walls and see the places used as a movie set for Game of Thrones, Star Wars, Robin Hood and many other. Enjoy numerous restaurants, bars and amazing nightlife. Take a cable car or climb the overlooking mount Srd for the best view of the historical old town.

Dubrovnik city walls are among top 10 places to see in Croatia

2. Krka National Park

When you say Croatia and waterfalls that is what you have in mind. Spend your day off in this remarkable place swimming under the unique travertine waterfalls and enjoying breathless landscapes. After your nature spa, relax and try local delicacies and the amazing hand pick wine from the nearby vineyards. If you are for some fine dining, stop in Sibenik or Skradin on your way back and check one of the best restaurants in Croatia. Just an hour drive from Split.

Krka national park waterfalls. Just an hour drive from Split

3. Vis, Stiniva bay and Blue cave

Vis is on our Party route itinerary, but those who do Adventure Sailweek are not going to see the beauties of this remote island.

Many breathtaking places to see on Vis but we are going to single out just two of them. Stiniva bay with its stunning cliffs and amazing hidden beach and the Blue Cave with its ethereal glow on the nearby island of Bisevo. Daily excursions available every day from Split by speedboats.

Stiniva bay, among the best secluded bays and coves in Croatia

4. Plitvice national Park

Plitvice Lakes is the oldest and largest national park and must visit place while in Croatia.

With its 16 lakes, seven different routes to tour the lake system and four hiking trails it has always attracted nature lovers. It takes up to six hours to explore the lakes on foot, the but there is an option to shorten your trip by using park's free boats and buses.

s The highlight of the Park is a 78 meters high waterfall. The wildlife at its best, three hours drive from Split.

Plitvice lakes, amazing nature, Croatia

5. Split and the surrounding area

While in Split, visit the 1700-year-old Roman palace and stroll around the cobbled streets. If you like museums we recommend visiting the Archaeological museum with thousands of artefacts from the Greek and Roman era.

Just 15 minutes drive from Split city centre visit the ruins of the ancient city of Salona with the Roman amphitheatre. Fortress of Klis used to defend Split from the Ottomans, now best known as a film set for the Game of Thrones is also 15 minutes drive.

If you're into nature and need a break from the sun, Vranjaca cave is a perfect pick with its remarkable stalagmites.

Salona, ancient city remains near Split
Vranjaca cave, hidden cave in Dalmatia

If you are interested in any of these daily excursions and trips feel free to contact us at info@sailweek.tours and we can help you organize your Croatia stay.

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