The Season is Here! Jadrolinija Summer Schedule Comes into Effect

There are various signs each year to show the various stages of the tourist season, but few can be as important as the arrival of the Jadrolinija Summer Sailing Schedule.

The state ferry operator, which currently has a ferry monopoly on the Adriatic, operates two schedules throughout the year – the winter schedule, which runs until the beginning of June, and the summer one, which goes until October.

And with the summer timetable come a LOT more ferries, giving our dear guests a lot more choice in their planning to visit the islands.

There have been several improvements in the ferry service in recent years. These include onboard WiFi and the ability to buy tickets online for domestic ferries.

It should be noted that extra ferries are put on due to extra tourists, and if you are taking a car on the ferry, it is advisable to schedule a little extra time for the ferry, as queues can build up and you may find yourself waiting for the next ferry if you do not get there earlier enough.

For information on ferry times and prices – and to book – check out the Jadrolinija website

Adrenaline Dalmatia: Slacklining Over the Red Lake in Imotski!

Cental Dalmatia’s reputation as an adrenaline tourism destination has another string to its bow!

The Red Lake in Imotski is still recovering from the recent achievements of a French diver, who became the first person to ever reach the bottom of the lake, but the latest exploits have taken place high above the lake, with six Austrian tourists setting another first – slacklining across the lake!

The daredevils from Innsbruck walked across polyester roped just 2.5cm in width, barefoot and with just a harness.

Incredible stuff, and the hearts of several onlookers were very much in their mouths until all six successfully managed to complete their feat. Congratulations!

To learn more about Imotski, click here

Nikola Tesla EV Rally Discovers the Beauty of Central Dalmatia

A race of an altogether more unusual kind this week in Central Dalmatia, as the annual Nikola Tesla EV Rally passed through Central Dalmatia for the first time.

More than 50 electric vehicles, including an impressive 47 Teslas, took part in the 8-day rally, from Istria to Zagreb via some of Croatia’s most spectacular scenery. Including Central Dalmatia of course!

The rally, which has included participants from 31 countries in the four years of its existence, spent two nights in Podstrana, where Hotel Le Meridien Lav has its own charging facility, and the rally took in a visit to Split, a trip to the Red and Blue Lakes in Imotski and a trip to Dugopolje, before heading north.

Central Dalmatia is fast becoming an important destination for electric car tourists, hosting two of only three superchargers in all Croatia – at Vrgorac and Dugopolje.

One of the activities the rally undertook was a skills speed test by Poljud stadium, the home of Hajduk Split. Check out the video of the event above.

A Tesla Supercharger for Vrgorac: Central Dalmatia Leading the Way

More good news for the increasing number of electric car drivers visiting Croatia in general and Central Dalmatia in particular.

This week saw the opening of the second Tesla electric supercharger station in the region, with the new facility in Vrgorac now officially open. Some me of the first visitors were the 50 electric cars in the Nikola Tesla EV rally, which passed through the region, visiting the Red and Blue Lakes in Imotski, Split and Dugopolje.

Dugopolje (in the car park of Hotel Katarina) is also home to a supercharging station. There are currently only three in Croatia (the third being in Senj), which means that once more Central Dalmatia is leading the way in tourism in Croatia. The electric car revolution looks set to take hold globally, and Central Dalmatia is busy with preparations to serve this new breed of tourist.

To learn more about Vrgorac, click here