Sailing Italy to Croatia

Marine, Venice to Zadar

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Tour description provided by G Adventures

With so many peaceful coves, hidden inlets, and secluded beaches to visit in the northern Adriatic, this flexible 10-day sailing tour is the best way to discover the region's hidden gems. Begin in Venice then visit the ancient basilicas and eclectic bars of Grado. Voyage through the Gulf of Trieste and hit Koper, Slovenia's oldest and largest coastal city, before sailing along sun-soaked islands and tranquil beaches in the Kvarner Gulf. With the comfort of on-board conveniences and a time-efficient itinerary, this Italy-to-Croatia sailing tour balances moments of relaxation with opportunities to discover the unknown.

What’s included

  • Sailing the Adriatic Coast
  • Fully licensed skipper
  • Snorkelling equipment


  • Taste croatian wine in historic pula
  • Visit the slovenian sister towns of piran and portorož
  • Witness majestic cliffs in the sun-soaked kvarner islands
  • Feast on fresh seafood from the adriatic sea
  • Lounge on secluded beaches in dugi


Day 1 Venice Spend the night in the marina in Venice, then hit the waters the next morning. Additional Notes: On our Italy/Croatia sailing trip the G Adventures Skipper/CEO will help you make a food kitty, where around EUR 75 per person, per week will be added to the kitty for small food items on board to cover breakfasts, lunches and the odd dinner. Breakfasts and lunches are prepared by yourself, and most dinners are taken ashore at local restaurants. Included Activities: Sailing Welcome Meeting Arrival Day Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
Day 2 Venice/Grado Flexible itineraries give your experienced skippers the opportunity to showcase all the hidden gems you’re looking for. We follow the desires of the group and tailor the sailing experience to provide each group a quality journey while on board. As we begin our epic seafaring voyage through the gorgeous Adriatic Sea, keep an eye out for the various ancient villages, towns and ruins that will make up the first part of our trip. Our first stop is the island settlement of Grado, where we can sample the charming Italian culture, before we embark for the seaside towns of Slovenia and Croatia. Included Activities: Grado City Excursion Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
Day 3 Gulf of Trieste & Slovenia The second leg of our voyage takes us along the storied coastline of Slovenia. Depending on weather and desire, visit the seaside towns of Koper, Piran, and Portoroz. Included Activities: Piran and Portorož City Excursion Koper City Excurison Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
Day 5 Istrian Peninsula Glide past the many villages of Croatia's sunny coastline. Depending on weather, visit the fishing village of Rovinj for spectacular fresh seafood, or tour the various architectural styles and Roman ruins of Pula. Included Activities: Rovinj City Excursion Pula City Excursion Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
Day 7 Kvarner Bay Islands With so many islands to visit, talk with your Skipper about the best places to land. Tour the many islands, or relax on the boat as the world drifts by. Included Activities: Lošinj Island Excursion Dugi Island Excursion Molat Island Excursion Transport: 16m (52 ft) Mediterranean Sailing Yacht
Day 10 Zadar If you would like extra time in Zadar after the sailing journey is finished, we recommend asking your CEO about booking accommodations and activities. Included Activities: Departure Day