Sibenik Islands, Croatia among the 6 best European-island adventures of Islands Magazine
” Šibenik Islands, Croatia: Have you ever been treading water near shore when you saw an island in the distance that seemed just close enough to swim to? Here’s your chance to try it with other swimmers as part of SwimTrek’s Croatia journey.
Your first dip in the ocean will happen on either Prvic or Zlarin (depending on the trip you choose); both are part of the untrodden ibenik archipelago. Wearing a brightly-colored cap so that you are easily spotted by SwimTrek’s escort boats, you’ll stroke approximately two miles per day (you can wear fins if you like) to the next stop on the itinerary.
Days are spent exploring the islands of the Kornati National Park, the Krka National Park and other natural wonders. Water temperatures are warmest in August, at about 79 degrees. If you’re the type who always hears the Jaws soundtrack when in open water, this might not be the adventure for you.
This type of travel not only gives you a sense of accomplishment, but it’s a refreshing way to look at the world. Rates from $1,324 per person for six days with various departures from June through October. www.swimtrek.com ”
Other recommended European-island adventures are on Sicily, Ionian Islands, Azores, Iceland and Arctic Islands in Norway.