What are the most popular Croatian islands ?

If you want to explore Croatia this July and August  and are looking for a very beautiful island, rich in natural beauty and wildlife,
good for walking, that has good beaches and diving/snorkeling, and somewhere with an old town with good restaurants and cafes,
then consider this most popular islands in Croatia !
These are our suggestions on most popular Croatian islands;
5 most popular Islands for Cruising and island hopping in Croatia

ISLAND OF HVAR

Hvar , is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, located off the Dalmatian coast, lying between the islands of Brač, Vis and Korčula. Approximately 68 km (42.25 mi) long, the island of Hvar is unusual in the area for having a large fertile coastal plain, and fresh water springs. Its hillsides are covered in pine forests, with vineyards, olive groves, fruit orchards and lavender fields in the agricultural areas. It is and Island with most sunshine days in Adriatic so you almost guaranteed to have the a sunny day . It has been inhabited since pre-historic times. The ancient Greeks founded the colony of Pharos in 384 BC on the site of today’s Stari Grad, making it one of the oldest towns in Europe. Today Hvar is a place for European Jet set.

ISLAND OF PAG

Pag is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea. It is the fifth-largest island of the Croatian coast, and the one with the longest coastline. Pag is the Croatia Equivalent of Spanish Ibiza .Popular Zrče beach is a party headquarters in Croatia Coast. Beside party island of pag has the most popular Croatian Cheese made of sheep milk. Most of the island is rocky; smaller areas are covered with Mediterranean shrubs. Grapes (the authentic žutica), vegetables and fruit are grown in the valleys and fields. The northern area of the Lun peninsula is mostly under olive groves some dating back to prehistoric times and are consider the oldest Olive trees in Croatia.

ISLAND OF KRK

The island of Krk is the biggest island in Croatia and is located in Kvarner region of North Adriatic Coast. It is an pioneer in Croatian Adriatic sailing sport. Marina Punat on Island Krk is the oldest marina in Croatia .Krk is the most populous Adriatic island and has historically been a center of Croatian culture. Various literature in Glagolitic alphabet was created and in part preserved on Krk (notably the Baška tablet, one of the oldest preserved texts in Croatian). A monastery lies on the small island of Košljun in a bay off the coast of Krk. Krk belonged to the Republic of Venice during much of the Middle Ages until its dissolution, when its destinies followed those of Dalmatia. This is an perfect destination for cultural hedonist.

KORNATI

The Kornati archipelago of Croatia, also known as the Stomorski islands, is located in the northern part of Dalmatia, south from Zadar and west from Šibenik, in the Šibenik-Knin county. With 35 kilometres (22 miles) length and 140 islands, some large, some small, in a sea area of about 320 square kilometres (124 sq mi), the Kornati are the densest archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea. From northwest to southeast (from the island of Balabra to Samograd), and from northeast to southwest (from Gangarol to Mana) they stretch for 13 km (8 miles). The name of the archipelago is the plural form of the name of the largest island, called Kornat. If you are looking for romantic place to sail this is a place to be.

ISLAND OF KORČULA

Korčula  is an island in Souther Dalmatia, where According to some sources, Marco Polo famous world traveler , may have been born here. There are many small villages, including Blato, Smokvica, Cara, Pupnat, Zrnovo, Lumbarda and Racisce all worth visiting if you have more time to spend. Korčula is the most populated island on Croatian Adriatic coast. It has very good facilities for cycling with lots of small tracks with spectacular view. Cycling on Korcula is developing fast since the island has a very mild winter therefore all seasons are ideal for cycling. This is ideal for Gulet activity cruising and travelers who want more of an active vacation in Croatia.
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