Telašćica Nature Park

Northern Dalmatia

Telašćica Bay, south of Sali at the very end of Dugi Otok, is a beautiful natural harbour with islands floating invitingly just offshore. The area is officially uninhabited and popular with yachties and those seeking an escape from civilisation.

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