Dubrovnik Sailing Region
The old town of Dubrovnik or the "Pearl of the Mediterranean" might be small in size, but is enormous in popularity, especially among cruisers. Some of the world's biggest yachts have stayed overnight here. Dubrovnik is one of the best preserved medieval cities with a rich history. During the Renaissance, it was one of the wealthiest cities at the Adriatic.
Sailing in this area represents true delight because of short distances between islands and great choice of destinations. You can choose - to rush and visit as much as possible or to stay all day in one of many lagoons. If you go 50 NM northwest, you will come close to town Korcula which is, besides Dubrovnik, bigger town in this region. It has marina with accompanying facilities, many restaurants and great variety of cultural and amusing contents. Korcula is for many people the most beautiful small town in Croatia so it is known as "small Dubrovnik". Other islands in this area are well-known for its beautiful nature (national park Kornati), small places and bays (coves). In almost every bay you can find family restaurants which will give you besides great gastronomic offer an anchoring for your boat. That is what altogether making this area safe and pleasant for sailing.