The complete Croatian experience

A relaxed, two-week flotilla holiday on Croatia’s stunning Dalmatian Coast, our Vis flotilla takes you to some of central Dalmatia’s best-known islands, towns and natural marvels.

Enjoy a mix of coastal island hopping and blue water sailing in the calm conditions of the Adriatic, develop your sailing skills and experience the best of Croatian culture. You’ll visit sleepy villages, quiet, secluded beaches and ancient fortified towns, making new friends and sharing new experiences along the way.

Vis itinerary

14
Days

Highlights

  • Delicious local wines
  • Ancient Komiža Town
  • Traditional Croatian peka
  • Seaplane flights over Split
  • Beautiful Krka National Park
  • Discover coastal and island Dalmatia
Day 1

Marina Agana

The day's sailing

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Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Marina Agana, Croatia

Our base is situated at marina Agana in Marina village, just a short taxi ride from the ancient coastal cities of Trogir and Split. Marina is a peaceful Croatian fishing village made up of cosy, terracotta roofed houses built from bright white stone. It’s an impossibly picturesque start to your Croatian flotilla holiday, and ideally situated to reach the coastal and island highlights of Dalmatia. Spend your first day exploring Split (a 40-minute taxi ride away) or kick back with a pivo (beer) in one of Marina’s waterside bars.

Discover Marina Agana

Enjoy a secluded swim

Check out the beaches to the east of the town for a quiet, pre-departure swim.

Day 2

Marina Agana to Rogoznica

The day's sailing

17
Nautical miles
3.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Rogoznica, Croatia

Sail west out of Marina Agana and follow the contours of the alluring Dalmatian Coast. Before long, the narrow bay and spacious marina of Rogoznica will open up before you. Moor in the sheltered harbour and stroll along the town’s long promenade, or kick back with a refreshing drink in a waterside bar.

Discover Rogoznica

Seek out the Dragon's Eye

If you’re feeling adventurous then take a walk inland to the Dragon’s Eye Lake, a steep-sided saltwater lake and a popular cliff jumping spot.

Suggested lunch spots

A narrow, forked bay to the west of Drvenik Veli, Mala Luka is an idyllic swimming spot.

Day 3

Rogoznica to Skradin

The day's sailing

24
Nautical miles
5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Krka National Park, Croatia

One of the highlights of the Vis flotilla holiday, day three sees you sail up the Krka River towards Skradin and the Krka Waterfalls National Park. Soak up the scenery as you guide your yacht from Rogoznica along the coast and into the mouth of the Krka River, passing the picturesque town of Šibenik along the way. Skradin is the gateway to the Krka National Park, so purchase a national park ticket and catch a boat further upriver to view the park’s famous waterfalls. Make sure you go as far as Skradinski Buk—arguably the most beautiful cascade in Krka.

Discover Skradin

peka food

Traditional Croatian Peka

Skradin is a great place to try the traditional Croatian delicacy Peka. Peka involves cooking vegetables, meat and fish under an iron lid heaped with embers.

Suggested lunch spots

Šibenik is a great place to stop for a bite to eat. This pretty riverside town has a number of fine restaurants, or you can explore the abandoned St. Nikola fort.

Day 4

Free sailing day

The day's sailing

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Sailing time

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Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Your first free sailing day couldn’t come at a more perfect time. Choose to spend two or even three nights in the spectacular Krka Waterfalls National Park, kayaking the enchanting Krka River, hiking the forest trails or taking boat trips to the park’s countless waterfalls and lakes.

Day 5

Free sailing day

The day's sailing

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Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

The Krka Waterfalls National Park may be one of the most beautiful spots in Croatia, but there’s even more to explore in the region. Sail south from the Krka River to discover the stunning Kornati Islands National Park, with its spectacular cliffs, deserted beaches and rare wildlife.

Day 6

Zlarin

The day's sailing

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Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Zlarin, Croatia

The flotilla comes together once more in the marina at Zlarin Island, located at the mouth of the Krka River. Zlarin is famous for its red coral jewellery and is entirely pedestrianised for a true olde-worlde feel. Enjoy the sensation of travelling back in time on unspoilt Zlarin.

Discover Zlarin

The Red Coral Ceremony

Visit during summer and witness the coral ceremony, where locals don traditional dress and sing a capella in celebration of their famous red corals.

Day 7

Zlarin to Maslinica, Šolta

The day's sailing

28
Nautical miles
5.5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Maslinica (Šolta) Croatia

Point your bow to the east and sail back along the coast, past Rogoznica and the Drvenik Islands. Keep the Drvenik Islands to your port side as you approach green and lovely Šolta. On Šolta’s western shore you’ll find the small town of Maslinica with its atoll-specked bay. Swim from the town’s beaches and bathing platforms or enjoy a meal in a local konoba with your new flotilla companions.

Discover Maslinica

A meal with a view

Make a reservation at a hillside restaurant for fantastic views while you dine.

Primošten, Croatia

Suggested lunch spots

Call at the unique island of Primošten for a traditional Dalmatian meal in a waterside konoba.

Day 8

Maslinica to Komiža, Vis

The day's sailing

24
Nautical miles
5 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Komiža (Vis), Croatia

Depart early from Maslinica for an exciting spot of blue water sailing as you strike out for distant Vis. Vis is the most Westerly of the Dalmatian Islands, so hope for a strong wind as you point your bow towards this Adriatic gem. Head for Vis’ western coast, where the historic town of Komiža waits in a broad and sheltered bay. This beautiful, hill-fringed town is home to a unique waterside castle, and is a great spot to try Vis’ famous wine and seafood.

Discover Vis

Suggested lunch spots

Break up your journey through the Adriatic with a visit to picturesque Rogačić. Spread across a wide and scenic waterfront, Rogačić is an idyllic spot for a relaxed restaurant lunch.

Day 9

Komiža to Vis Town, Vis

The day's sailing

11
Nautical miles
2 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Vis, Croatia

Your next port of call is Vis’ capital, Vis Town. Sail around the northern coast of the island for a shorter journey or head south via Rukavac Town and Ravnik Island. Moor in the peaceful, sheltered harbour of Vis Town for a welcome rest stop after your long journey. Treat yourself to a fine Dalmatian meal and some local wines or arrange a wine tasting tour into the island’s interior when you arrive.

Discover Vis Town

A culinary tour of Vis

Rent a car or scooter to explore the many restaurants and wineries of Vis’ fertile interior.

Suggested lunch spots

Leave early to visit Biševo Island and the unmissable Blue Cave, where light and reflection conspire to create entrancing turquoise illuminations.

Day 10

Vis Town to Milna, Hvar

The day's sailing

15
Nautical miles
3 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Sail northeast across the endless blue of the Adriatic towards distant Hvar Island. You’ll pass the Pakleni Islands where you can stop for a scenic lunch break before continuing east to sheltered Milna. Here you can snorkel some of the clearest waters in Croatia, and enjoy hearty Dalmatian cuisine in friendly local restaurants.

Discover Milna

River taxi trips

Leave your yacht securely moored and take a water taxi to the nearby towns of Hvar, Sveta Nedilja or the Pakleni Islands for wine tours and tasting.

Suggested lunch spots

Visit the beautiful island of St. Klement, where you can walk scenic hiking trails to enjoy incredible views of the other Pakleni Islands.

Day 11

Free sailing day

The day's sailing

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Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring

Use your final free sailing day to enjoy the freedom of the Adriatic. Explore the Central Dalmatian Islands of Hvar, Brač, Solta and Korčula, visiting some of the Croatian highlights that haven’t made it into the Vis flotilla itinerary. The nearby island of Sčedro and bustling Hvar Town are in easy reach of Milna, but if you can’t decide where to go then your lead crew can provide expert recommendations and the latest weather reports.

Day 12

Jelsa, Hvar

The day's sailing

0 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Jelsa (Hvar), Croatia

The Vis flotilla reconvenes in the little town of Jelsa, tucked away in a narrow inlet on Hvar’s northern coast. Fall in love with the traditional atmosphere of picturesque Jelsa and tuck into some of the local seafood, said to be among the finest in Dalmatia. Wash it down with some delicious local wine for a truly indulgent evening on shore.

Discover Jelsa

Seaplane trips

Catch the seaplane between Jelsa and Split for unforgettable views of Dalmatia’s ancient capital city.

Day 13

Jelsa to Milna, Brač

The day's sailing

20
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Milna (Brač), Croatia

Another of the large islands dotting the Gulf of Kaštela, Brač is a popular destination for visitors to Split and the city’s permanent residents alike. A short cruise from Jelsa around Brač’s western coast takes you to the town of Milna. Explore Milna’s many excellent shops and restaurants or anchor in one of the numerous small bays to the west of the town for snorkelling or swimming.

Discover Milna

A waterside drink

Soak up the atmosphere with a refreshing cocktail on Milna’s scenic waterfront.

Day 14

Milna to Marina Agana

The day's sailing

19
Nautical miles
4 hr
Sailing time

To be used as a guide only. Based on suggested sailing lanes and average wind speed for area.

Suggested activities

  • Snorkelling Snorkelling
  • Sunbathing Sunbathing
  • Swimming Swimming
  • Exploring Exploring
Marina Agana, Croatia

Make the short journey northwest across the Split Channel to our base at Marina. Soak up the culture and atmosphere of the Dalmatian Coast, dining in a waterside konoba in Marina or taking a short taxi ride to Split. If you didn’t get a chance to visit Split on day one, then don’t miss a trip to the Dalmatian capital.

Discover Marina Agana

Suggested lunch spots

Tucked into a sinuous bay on Šolta’s north coast, the little village of Necujam boasts a number of quiet beaches and friendly konoba ideal for a last Dalmatian lunch break.