ISLANDS of CROATIA
Croatia has more than thousand islands. All of them are dotted along Croatian coast of Adriatic Sea. Some of the islands are larger and inhabited, other are smaller and deserted..Croatian Islands are popular visitor's destination and they are very well connected by various ferries - ideal for island hopping holiday.. At bellow map of Croatian Islands, we pointed to most popular Croatian Islands - please click on appropriate name on the map of Islands of Croatia to find out more info about particular island.
Map of Croatian Islands
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This list of Islands starts from North towards the South of Adriatic:
Brijuni Islands: Brijuni archipelago are attractive group of islands near Istria Peninsula, with the main islands Veli Brijun that is Croatia National Park and open to visitors. In recent history almost every major statesman visited the islands as Brijuni were residence of late President Tito..
Krk Island: Island of Krk is one of the islands in Kvarner archipelago, in the north part of Adriatic sea. KRK is the largest island of the Adriatic Sea covering the area of 409 sq km (38 km lenght, width up to 20 km). It has population of about 16 thousand people...
Cres Island: Cres is the second largest island in the Adriatic. Limestone anddolomite dominate, creating a contrasting littoral karst landscape of occasionally snow-clad peaks and lowland plateaux; gently sloping shorelines and steep cliffs; lush Mediterannean forest and...
Susak: Island of Susak is located south of the Istria in the Kvarner Bay, about 7km west of Island of Losinj. It covers area of about 4 km2 and has about 200 people permanently living on the island.Susak is also called Sansego (in Italian)...
Losinj: Island of Losinj is an island at the very west of Kvarner Gulf. It is one of the smaller island in the archipelago, divided from larger, Cres, by a small passage, connected by bridge. Losinj cover area of about 75 km2, 30 km in length, where about 8 thousands people permanently lives...
Rab Island :Rab is one of the island of the Kvarner Bay archipelago in the north of the Croatian Adriatic Sea. In addition to the ancient town of the same name, there are seven other idyllic places scattered over the island ..
Pag Island : Pag is the island of the North Dalmatian group with surface of 284,5 km2. Larger settlements on the island Pag are: Pag, Novalja, Stara Novalja, Lun and Caska...
The Zadar Archipelago: consist of of hundreds of smaller and larger islands and islets, stretching along the coast :
- Olib : Olib is an island in Zadar archipelago, located just a bit eastern of Silba Island. The island iteslf is a very low and flat , with highest peaks Kalac - only 72 meters and Poljina, 34 m hight ..
- Molat : Molat is an island in north Dalmatia, covered with maquis and pine forests and is the ideal destination for hermits and those seeking hiking treks among a Mediterranean vegetation...
- Dugi Otok: Dugi Otok is well known for it's nature park Telascica , natural extension of Kornati islands - it is a very long bay about 10km, and it’s width stretches from very narrow one ( about 160 m ) to almost 2 km...
- Pasman - is another island in lovely Zadar Archipelago, separated from the mainland by the Pasman channel, located south of Zadar towards Biograd Na Moru..
- Kornati Islands: Kornati Islands is a group of about 130 islands, islets and reefs sprinkled in the deep blue sea of the Adriatic covering an area of about 64 sq km. The Kornati archipelago is in Dalmatia, a coastal region of Croatia just across the cities of Zadar and Sibenik...
- Silba: Silba is another small island in the Adriatic Sea, located in the near vicinity of Kvarner Gulf, just south west of Island of Losinj, in the middle of waters between islands of Premuda and Olib. Administratively, it belongs to Zadar Archipelago, and covers area of about 15 sq kilometers...
The Šibenik Archipelago: The Adriatic aquatorium in vicinity of Šibenik consist of an archipelago of about 250 islands stretching along the coast over the area of about 160 square kilometers. Although this is a pretty large number of islands, only six of them are permanently populated with total of just about 7.5 thousands people: Krapanj Island, Kaprije, Zlarin
Brac Island : Brac is one of the largest islands in Croatia. It is separated from the mainland by the Brac Channel, from the island of Solta and from the island of Hvar by the Hvar Channel. The highest peak of the island is Vidova Gora (780 m) is the highest peak of all Croatian islands...
Hvar Island: Hvar is the Dalmatian island located between Korcula Island and Island of Brac. It is well kown in Croatia for it's pleasant, very specific climate with a lot of sunshine, very few rainy days and almost no snow at all...
Vis:Vis is remote island in Croatian Adriatic, for centuries been famous for its wine. Visitors to the island will find the two small towns of Vis and Komiza full of history with wild mountain scenery and many donkey tracks that can be used for walking...
Korcula Island: The greenest, most independent and most interesting of Croatia's 1,000 or so islands, Korcula was a favorite Greek holiday spot over 2,000 years ago. Well known for Korcula Old Town and Moreska sword dance as well as for reputation to be a birthplace of Marco Polo...
Island Lastovo: Lastovo is the Adriatic island located in the very cantre of Adriatic sea. It has rich undrwater life as well as lot of wooden covered areas. Lastovo is famouse for it's fishing resources - bluefish, lobsters , John Dory etc.. The island spreads over 50 square kilometers...
Mljet Island: The Island of MLJET is situated couple of hours boat ride east from Island of Korcula towards Dubrovnik. A national park MLJET includes a western part of this green and tranquil island of the Adriatic Coast...
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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
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
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
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
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
Vis Island among the Five Mediterranean islands you’ve (probably) never heard of
The Financial Times has included Vis Island among the five Mediterranean islands you’ve (probably) never heard of. The Dalmatian island of Vis is less visited and almost escapes the crowds of the tourist season, leaving guests of this beautiful place
Mljet Island Video
A lovely 4 minutes video of Mljet Island , one of the Croatian National Parks, is available on Youtube. The video is produced by AdriaTon production company, based in Zagreb. The accompanied music is instrumental version of ‘ La musica di
Jadrolinija’s Coastal Ferries will sail from June to October only
According to Jutarnji.hr , Jadrolinija’s Coastal Ferries that connect Rijeka with Dubrovnik via Split, Hvar, Korcula and Mljet , proceeding further to Bari in Italy, will sail from June to October only. As I said in my previous post, the reason for
Dubrovnik Riviera and Islands – Magnificent Jewels Video
Dubrovnik Riviera and Islands – Magnificent Jewels is 11 minutes promotional video published on YouTube and made by Turistička zajednica Dubrovačko neretvanske županije (Dubrovnik-Neretva County Tourist Board). Beside Dubrovnik , the video shows short clips from variety of places in
Silba Island will get underwater museum
Map of Pocukmarak Bay at Silba Island where new underwater museum is to be opened: View Larger Map Last year the remains of a sarcophagus were found in Pocukmarak bay on Silba Island, as well as the remains of another
Losinj – Island of Vitality – Film
At the 12th International TourFilm Festival, recently held in Split, the promotional film “Losinj – Island of vitality” , made by director Igor Modric of Irs Art Production, was announced as the best tourist film of the festival. The film was made in cooperation with
Video: Ferry Marko Polo Stranded on the Island
Video clip of ferry Marko Polo stranded on the Sit island in Sibenik archipelago, was broadcasted on NOVA TV – Croatian tv station - have a look at this YouTube clip: [youtube ceCX2MIKqEE] More good photos of Marko Polo ferry at Jutanji.hr page
Ferry Marko Polo Stranded on the Island near Sibenik, Croatia
Ferry ‘Marko Polo’, which over the weekend, crashes into Croatian island of Sit is still stranded, despite the efforts of rescue team. The Jadrolinija‘s ferry Marco Polo was on its regular route Rijeka – Split – Dubrovnik – Bari (Italy) when
Rotating Hotel on Solta Island near Split
According to World Architecture News, Šolta Island in near vicinity of Split will be home to Europe’s first rotating hotel (WOW !) This is an excerpt from the article : A rotating hotel is to form the centrepiece of a
Authentic Cuisine from Vis Island
In yesterday’s eddition of Guardian.co.uk, the article about food and drink of Vis Island has been published. There is also a 9 minute video accompanying the article that features some local klapa music and comments of local people about Vis, its
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More info about Croatian Islands:
About Adriatic Sea - part of Mediterranean Sea, where all of Croatian Islands are located..
News Archive and Articles from Croatian Islands - collection of news articles about culture, travel and art of Croatian Islands
Photo Album of Islands of Croatia - 100 photographs of islands of Croatia. + Nature Croatia Photos
Satellite Photo of Croatian Islands
Elafiti Islands Map - map of Elafiti Islands - small group of islands located near Dubrovnik
Map of Croatian Islands - Island Mljet, Island Korcula, Peninsula Peljesac, Dubrovnik ...
Croatian Lighthouses Exhibition - exhibition of lighthouses of are most located at various islands around Croatia.
Camping on Islands of Croatia - variety of info and links to camping on Croatian Islands.