A few kilometers from the mainland coast near Trogir lies the small Drvenik Veli Island, whose sister island, Drvenik Mali, borders it directly on its west coast. The main town of the same name - also called Veli Porat - sits in a bay in the center of the northern coast and faces the mainland town of Vinisce. The ferry port, which operates connections to Drvenik Mali and Trogir, is located in a sheltered position, which has not gone unnoticed amongst boaters and boat owners. As a consequence, nautical tourism on the island is very profuse, especially as there are numerous coves along the jagged coast of Drvenik Veli to discover.

Off the beaten track and away from mass tourism, Drvenik Veli is a true idyll of Mediterranean nature just waiting to be explored. There are only 150 inhabitants on this island, which is why it is largely forested. The settlements on the island, of which there are a total of five, like to show off their narrow streets that are lined with rustic stone houses and are surrounded by palm, pine and olive trees. In numerous places along the coast of Drvenik Veli, you will see the houses sticking out from the steep cliffs. Around the harbor there are several restaurants, taverns and pubs where you can delight in overlooking the yachts while enjoying the freshly prepared fish and meat dishes inspired by the region.


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Beach Krknjaši

Central Dalmatia, Drvenik Island (Veli, Mali), Drvenik Veli

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Beach Mala Luka

Central Dalmatia, Drvenik Island (Veli, Mali), Drvenik Veli

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