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Coastal Croatia — Island hopping in the Adriatic

Coastal Croatia — Island hopping in the Adriatic

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The islands along the Adriatic Coast of the country are less in the limelight than the Greek Islands or the Scottish Islands. There are islands here that are renowned for gourmet cuisine, others for mile upon mile of dunes and undulating white sand beaches, others for forests teaming with wildlife and others for nudism. Below are the best Croatian islands to explore by boat. Vis Island — Best for Adriatic Cuisine According to local folklore, the first grape vine anywhere in Dalmatia (an historical region encompassing much of modern day Croatia and Montenegro) was planted in Vis. To this day, the island has retained a proud tradition of excellent food and wine. Vis Vugava is the top island wine to taste, whilst the culinary reputation has ben further helped along by the importance...