What are least touristy Croatian islands ?

July and August are peak time and regrettably you couldn’t avoid taking Croatian Holiday at that time!
You are keen for the off the beaten track places away from maddening crowds and love the water, beach, islands etc .
Then you should consider visiting some of the less touristy Croatian island !
These are our suggestions on least touristy  Croatian islands;
5 of less touristy Croatian island

ISLAND OF DUGI OTOK

Dugi Otok Croatian for “Long Island”, is the seventh largest island in the Adriatic Sea. It is located off the northern Dalmatian coast, west of Zadar. It is the largest and easternmost of the Zadarian Islands, and derives its name from its distinctive shape (it is 45 km (28 miles) long by 5 km (3 miles). The beautiful island of Dugi Otok, with a Mediterranean climate and ancient Croatian culture, receives very few visitors. Olive oil, figs, cheese and wine accompany the seafood in the natives’ diet. A definite step back in time, the island boasts an ancient pre-Roman church and some Roman ruins. It is in close proximity to Kornati. Island is covered with vineyards and orchards. This island is great for Wine lovers and romantic Cruise of Croatia.

ISLAND OF SILBA

Silba is an island in Croatia with an area of 15 km2 south-east of Lošinj, between the islands of Premuda and Olib. It has a Mediterranean climate with 2570 hours a year of sunshine. Most summer days are hot, bright and clear with light westerly Maestral wind cooling the island in the afternoons. Silba has an area 15 square kilometres (6 sq mi) in the shape of number 8, with the village of Silba located at the narrowest point in the middle. It takes only around 10 minutes to walk the 600 m from the north-eastern harbour of Mul to the south-western harbour of Žalić (Zhaleech).

ISLAND OF CRES

Cres   is one of the northern island in the Adriatic located in Kvarner bay . Cres and the neighbouring island of Lošinj once used to be one island, but were divided by a channel and connected with a bridge at the town of Osor. Cres is a hilly island, 66 km long and ranging in width from 2 to 12 km. The island’s coastline is indented; its western and southern part have a plenty of bays and pebbly beaches while the northern and eastern part are characterized with steep and rough rocks. The fresh water lake of Vrana deserves attention as an unusual natural phenomenon. It is one of the deepest fresh water lakes in Eastern Europe, going down 76 meters at its deepest point (below sea-level!). Some of the most romantic beaches are located in island of Cres so if you charter a boat and would like and peace and quiet holiday in Croatia you should consider visiting island of Cres.

ISLAND OF MOLAT

Molat is an island covered with maquis and pine forests and is an ideal destination for hermits and those seeking hiking treks with a scent of Mediterranean vegetation. Many bays are a perfect destination for boaters and sailors. King Edward VIII, in the company of Wallis Simpson, visited the island on his Adriatic cruises in 1936. Molat is one of northern Dalmatian islands in the Zadar archipelago of Northern Dalmatia . It is characterized by a diversity of bays, channels, beaches and caves. The island is covered with grove and maquis, leaving an impression of eternal greener. Breathtaking in more ways than one…

ISLAND OF VELI BRIJUN

Veliki Brijun is an uninhabited island located off the west coast of Istria in northern Adriatic and is the largest island in the Brijuni Islands (also known as the Brioni or the Brionian Islands) archipelago. Like most of the archipelago, Veliki Brijun is part of the Brijuni National Park, established in 1983. The island was summer residence of formal Yugoslavian president Tito and was a vacation place where many of former movie starts and political leaders have spend their summee vacation notables such are Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, Sophia Loren, Carlo Ponti, Gina Lollobrigida Indira Gandhi etc.The island have interesting Safari park with deer and mouflons running the fields . The Italian clothing company Brioni is named after the historical name for the islands. When on the Istrian island of Brijuni all the yet unexplored and mostly inaccessible monuments from all ages, from the early periods of the pre-Roman Istria until the 16th century, will be discovered and made accessible to research then this beautiful island will be a unique museum rich in architectonic inventory of high artistic and historic importance. To all the cultures, which settled through history on the northern Adriatic coast, will be possible to ascribe at least one monument of architectonic heritage or some other artifact witnessing its presence. A. Gnirs, 1911.
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