Šolta – Green Island

Olynthia – Island of olive oil and red wine This lovely, wooded island (59 sq km) is a popular getaway for Split inhabitants escaping the sultry summer heat. The Romans called it Solentia (The Sun), but it first entered written history in the 4th century BC under its Greek name, Olynthia. The island’s main entry […]

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Vis Archipelago

Vis Archipelago Nominated for UNESCO Geopark Status An application for the ‘Vis Archipelago’ to become a protected UNESCO geopark has been made with UNESCO by the Croatian Ministry of Environmental Protection and Energy. The Vis archipelago also covers seven areas protected by Croatia’s Nature Protection Act. Brusnik and Jabuka Islands are protected in the category […]

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