Skradin

Sailing Destination Skradin

Historic Town at the River and Entry to the Stunning Krka National Park
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An out-of-the-way place that is located inland on the estuary of the Krka river, Skradin holds a lot of history and a fine gastronomical heritage, which should be enough to entice you for a visit.


General Info
The location of the town of yacht charter Skradin is very fortunate for those with a passion for sailing since it sits on the water, right where the Krka river enters the waters of the Adriatic. It’s also the place that marks the entry point to the famed Krka National Park.

Its precise location is 17km from Sibenik, another importants yacht charter resort on the Adriatic shore and 100km from Split, one of the biggest tourist hubs in the country. The amazing fact is that the town is not on the seashore per se, being located further inland but connected to the Adriatic through the river of Krka.

Travel & Arrival
The entry point on the A1 road, one of the largest roads crossing the country, is just 5.3km to the north, giving any tourist travelling by car easy access. It’s also easy to get here from neighboring resorts such as Vodice or Sibenik which are minutes away by car.

The closest international airport is the one in Split which is 65km to the southeast, right on the coast and which has flights from all major European airlines, including some low cost ones, mostly coming from western Europe but also connecting with Eastern and Northern Europe also.

Avant & Apres Sail
The town of Skradin lays in the Sibenik-Knin County and boast a 6000 year-long history, which is significantly longer than many important metropolises from around the world. As you might expect, there is a lot of history in the region, many sites that constitute attractions, such as Bribirska Glavica, otherwise known as the Croatian City of Troy.

In ancient times this was known as the Roman municipium Varvaria, where the city of Bribir thrived. Nowadays, you can see the ancient Liburnian settlement, where you can find sarcophagi, reservoirs as well as “ceramic coolers”, remnants of the city walls from ancient times, as well as some artifacts from the feudal regions.

Those who travel further, can enjoy the panoramic view of the Dinaric Alps from a neighboring plateaus, as well as some of the Adriatic islands. Then there is the beautiful Krka river which offers some additional sights with its magnificent waterfalls which it carved for centuries in the limestone cliffs. The figures speak for themselves today: 8 waterfalls, 10 lakes, 850 plant species, 18 fish species with an additional 10 endemic species. In fact, this part of the river basin has been turned into a 111 sq km national park.

Wine and olives have been on the local menu since Roman times as archaeological excavations have shown. A large part of that long heritage can be seen today as the hillsides are still covered by vineyards and olive groves.To wine connoisseur, we’re just going to mention that Skradin is the home of the famous Bedrica family of winemakers which was named in 1932 among the 6 best wine makers in the world.

Events & Actions
The host of activities you can enjoy while here is tightly related to the outdoors. There is sailing, rowing (many professional rowers come here to practice), diving and other water related activites in the Krka river estuary and the Prukljansko Lake which both offer large surfaces of calm water, balanced currents, not to mention magnificent sceneries, clean air and a wholesome diet. On land, cycling and horseback riding are very popular and very effective ways to explore the backcountry. 
 

What are some must-visit places for sailors in and around Skradin, Croatia?

Skradin is a gateway to the Krka National Park, known for its stunning waterfalls, especially Skradinski Buk and Roški Slap. Exploring the park is a must for every visitor. The town itself, with its charming old streets, the Church of St. Spirit, and the Skradin City Museum, offers a glimpse into the region's rich history.

Are there any recommended marinas or anchorages in Skradin for yacht charterers?

ACI Marina Skradin is an excellent spot for sailors to moor their yachts. Located on the Krka River, it offers a serene setting and top-notch facilities. The marina is well-protected and provides a great base for exploring the Krka National Park and the nearby towns.

What watersports activities can sailors engage?

Skradin and the surrounding area offer plenty of opportunities for water activities. Sailing along the Krka River, you can explore the beautiful islands and inlets. Kayaking and canoeing are also popular activities, especially in the Krka National Park. And for those who love diving, the clear Adriatic waters near Skradin offer excellent visibility and rich marine life.

What are some local gastronomic specialties which sailors should not miss?

Skradin is renowned for its traditional Dalmatian cuisine. Don't miss "Skradinski rižot", a locally famous risotto that cooks for hours and is a secret recipe of Skradin's chefs. Also try "Drniški pršut", a delicious smoked ham. The region is known for its excellent wines as well, particularly the local white Debit and red Babić.

What special events or festivals can sailors experience in Skradin?

This location hosts several events throughout the year. "Skradinsko kazališno ljeto" is a theatre festival held during the summer. There's also the "Klapa Skradinke" event where traditional acapella groups perform. Every August, the town organizes the "Celebration of the Assumption of Mary" with processions, music, and local food.

What are some exciting day trips for charterers?

From Skradin, sailors can easily reach Šibenik, a historic city with a UNESCO-listed cathedral. Visovac Island, located in the middle of Visovac Lake, is home to a Franciscan Monastery and is worth a visit. A sailing trip to Kornati National Park, a beautiful archipelago with nearly 100 islands, is also a great option for a day trip.

When is the best time to sail in Croatia?

The best time to sail around Skradin is from late spring to early fall, from May to October. During these months, the weather is usually warm and pleasant, perfect for sailing and outdoor activities. July and August can get quite busy due to the high tourist season, so for a more peaceful experience, consider sailing in the shoulder months.

What wildlife can sailors expect to see when cruising?

Skradin, particularly the Krka National Park, is rich in biodiversity. Sailors can spot numerous bird species, including several types of eagles and falcons. The waters of the Krka River and the nearby Adriatic Sea are home to various fish species. If you're lucky, you might even catch a glimpse of an otter.

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