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Dugi otok

Dugi otok One of the most beautiful islands on the Adriatic

Dugi otok(Long Island) – one of the most beautiful islands on the Adriatic. Telašćica Nature Park and Kornati National Park is to be found at one end of the island, while on the other are the picturesque coves of  Soliščica and Pantera with Sakarun sandy beach. Sakarun is included in the association of The Most Beautiful Beaches in the World. The stone lighthouse of Veli Rat is rising over and overlooking the dark blue open sea straight to the Italian mainland.

The island has 11 historical fishermen’s villages of Sali, Zaglav, Žman, Luka, Savar, Brbinj, Dragove and Božava situated on the northeast coast, then Soline, Verunić and Veli Rat on the northwest coast, connected with a breath taking panoramic road. Particularly attractive are the 100-metre-high reefs under Telašćica extending for over 10 kilometres towards the open sea on the southeast part. Mediterranean flora is another attraction that brings numerous fans of the submarine world.  Strašna Cave, open to visitors, will amaze you with its submarine world. Pre-Romanesque small churches, the oldest written testimony of the Croats or the magic of Lavdara Island – island of the famous quarry from the Roman Empire period to the 20th century are only a part of the story waiting to be disclosed. The fishing tradition and island fields will endow you with the unique tastes of recipes as old as time itself.