Timelapse Brac: Stunning Milky Way and Night Trails

Can a destination be spectacular 24 hours a day?

You come to Central Dalmatia, a region famed for its stunning coastline, idyllic islands, pristine seas, fantastic beaches and endless sun. Central Dalmatia by day is one of the most beautiful places on the planet, and the sunsets are divine.

But once the sun sets, there is not so much to see.

Or is there…

Take a journey with us to the island of Brac. Choose the right time of year, Choose the right photographer. You have already chosen the right island… And then look up at the skies, and lose your breath one more time.

A spectacular timelapse from Bozan Stambuk. Check it out below.

For more information about the island of Brac, click here.

5 Million Reason to Celebrate Ferries to Split in 2017

Having a fantastic destination is one thing, but unless it is accessible, it can be hard to attract visitors.

If there is one thing that Central Dalmatia is not having a problem with, it is attracting new visitors. Split Airport is undergoing a facelift in the form of a new terminal, which is on target to be fully open by July 2019, and whcih will significantly increase capacity for Central Dalmatia after yet another record-breaking year.

And while a record number of airlines are now connected to the Dalmatian capital (more than 100 destinations this summer), the good connectivity news does not stop there. The Port of Split is also breaking records, and on December 18, the passenger number 5 million arrived on the Jadrolinija ferry ‘Marjan’ from Supetar on Brac.

With ever-increasing tourism interest and upgrading and expansion of port services, all the signs are that 2018 could be even busier.

To learn more about why some 5 million people a year are visiting Split, learn more about the destination here. 

Bahrain Merida on Hvar for Winter Cycling Training Camp

What a fantastic promotion for Central Dalmatia and cycling tourism!

One of the world’s top cycling teams, Bahrain Merida, whose 28 riders include world champion Vincenzo Nibali opted for the island of Hvar as the destintion for their 10-day winter training camp of 2017.

The entire Bahrain Merida team of 75 were accommodated at Hvar’s recently renovated cycling hotel, Pharos bayhill hvar, and the team were put through their paces on the deserted roads of Europe’s sunniest island.

A successful trip overall, and one more feather in the cap of Central Dalmatia’s cycling tourism offer. to learn more about cycling on two of Central Dalmatia’s top cycling destinations, the islands of Hvar and Brac, check out the official video below.

Stunning New Video from the ‘Croatian Provence’: Discover Imotski

It has been an outstanding year for tourism in Imotski, an inland Dalmatian destination which is continuing to attract new admirers. Comparisons to Provence and Tuscany keep on coming, and its credentials as an adventure tourism destination were enhanced this year with a Frenchman becoming the first person ever to dive to the bottom of the Red Lake, while six Austrians gave a heart-stopping performance by slacklining over the top. Not to be outdone, the Blue Lake dried out entirely, allowing one of the world’s strangest football matches to take place – the Elves versus the Werewolves at the bottom of the lake.

The magic of Imotksi has been captured in a recent new official promotional video of the town and surroundings. Check it out below, and then learn more on this link about the inland Dalmatian destination which is leading the way.

Sailing the Adriatic 170 Years Ago: Central Dalmatia from the Sea in 1845

Central Dalmatia today is one of the top sailing destinations in Europe, as more and more sailing tourists discover its stunning coastline, fabulous islands and hidden bays.

The region’s sailing history goes back much further of course, but how did it look, sailing the Dalmatian coast in the middle of the 19th century? Thankfully, thanks to the excepetional work of one Giuseppe Rieger, who captured the entire Croatian coast, from Istria to Dubrovnik and beyond, one has a pretty good idea of how things were back then.

Do you recognise Trogir, Split, Hvar and others? A true look at the Mediterranean as It Once Was.

To learn more about sailing in Central Dalmatia, click here.