Croatian Islands


Mali Losinj among ‘Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the World’

Mali Losinj among 'Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the World'

Mali Lošinj , a town in Kvarner bay, on the northern Adriatic island of Lošinj, has received the ‘Top 100 Sustainable Destinations in the World‘ certificate. The prestigious certificate, jointly awarded by Green Destinations, TravelMole, Destination Stewardship Center, Asian Ecotourism Network and the Global Sustainable Tourism Council, was presented to the …

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Traveling by hydroplanes to Croatian Islands

Traveling by hydroplanes to Croatian Islands

The first hydroplanes of European Coastal Airlines (ECA) should start connecting Split, Dubrovnik, Šibenik, Zadar, Rijeka and Pula with all the larger Croatian islands from next summer. This is an Adriatic coastal air traffic project which will enable the islands with the warmest seas in Europe to be connected with …

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Croatia First Regatta

Croatia First Regatta

Croatia First Regatta – Positioned between a grand prix overseas regatta and a cruising rally is a brand new limited entry one design event due to start from the town of Split in Croatia on June 13, 2015. In between Australian offshore seasons and with winter in full swing it …

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New ring-road around the town of Jelsa on the island of Hvar

New ring-road around the town of Jelsa on the island of Hvar

The newly-built ring-road around the town of Jelsa on the island of Hvar and a reconstructed section of the Jelsa-Poljice road were formally opened last week. The price of the 14.5-kilometre-long routes is about 60 million HRK, funds provided by the Hrvatske Ceste road operator. The new road would boost traffic safety and …

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New Trogir – Ciovo bridge soon

New Trogir - Ciovo bridge soon

Representatives of the Hrvatske Ceste (HC) road operator and the Viadukt construction company last week signed a contract to build a bridge connecting the island of Ciovo to Trogir. The contract is worth 129.5 million Kuna. The construction of the bridge and the access roads around Trogir, estimated at HRK 230 …

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Heart-Shaped Croatian Island changed its appearance

Heart-Shaped Croatian Island changed its appearance

According to Slobodna Dalmacija daily, Galesnjak, the popular heart-shaped Croatian Island has recently changed its appearance. Galešnjak, a small island located in Pasman channel between the islands of Pasman and Turanj on the Mainland, known for its heart-shape, has recently changed its distinctive appearance due to the owners decision to …

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Scuba Diving in the most amazing parts of the Mediterranean

Scuba Diving in the most amazing parts of the Mediterranean

Šibenik recently got its first scuba diving guide  titled  Diving in the most amazing parts of the Mediterranean. The guide which was published  through the collaboration of the COAST Program of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Public institution for the management of protected natural areas and the Diving tourism section …

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Cheese from Pag Island among the best in the world

Cheese from Pag Island among the best in the world

Žigljen cheese, produced on Pag Island  has  received an important international award – it is selected among the best cheese in the world, winning the ‘super gold medal’ at the World Cheese Awards 2011 (www.finefoodworld.co.uk/wca) The winning hard cheese, produces in Gligor’s dairy on Pag, is made entirely from locally sourced sheep …

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Reconstruction of the Grand Hotel on Lopud Island

Reconstruction of the Grand Hotel on Lopud Island

The Italian company Marazzi group, which has recently reconstructed the Hotel Lafodia, on Lopud Island is now considering to  invest in the reconstruction of another Lopud hotel – Grand Hotel Lopud, owned by Atlantska Plovidba from Dubrovnik. Grand Hotel Lopud is right now not in use, bought by Atlantska Plovidba few years ago. The plan …

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Holiday in Hvar – Readers’ writing competition 2011

Holiday in Hvar - Readers' writing competition 2011

An article about holidaying on Hvar Island is winner of this year’s The Guardian’s Readers’ writing competition: summer holidays. Subtitled as “Dana Smith thought she had a cove on the island of Hvar, Croatia, to herself – until a naked woman emerged from a cave“, the article was published in travel supplement …

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