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Drvenik Veli (Drvenik Veliki) (Croatia // Central Dalmatia // Central-Dalmatia islands)

Drvenik Veli (Drvenik Veliki)
Excursions
Cycling: Island of Brač, Supetar-Pucišca-Supetar
The Island of Brač is one of the biggest islands of Croatian archipelago.
The mainstay of its economy is tourism, but it is ...
Cycling: Island of Brač, Supetar - Sutivan
The Island of Brač is one of the biggest islands of Croatian archipelago. The mainstay of its economy is tourism, but it is also i...
Cycling: Island of Brač, Supetar - Skrip - Nerezisca
The Island of Brač is one of the biggest islands of Croatian archipelago.
The mainstay of its economy is tourism, but it is a...
Trip: Island of Hvara Off-Road safari - Sv. Nikola
Have you ever been on an island-safari on one of the most beautiful islands in the Mediterranean – the island of Hvar? We offer you...
Walking tour: Island of Hvar (Grablje - Milna)
Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island is lying between the islands of Brač, Vis and Korčula. The island has typical Mediterranean vege...
Cycling: Island of Hvar, Jelsa-Stari Grad
Hvar, the sunniest Croatian island is lying between the islands of Brač, Vis and Korčula. The island has typical Mediterranean ve...
Fish picnic: Island of Brač - BOL
Bol is a town on the south of the island of Brač in the Split-Dalmatia County of Croatia. Bol (its name derive from the Latin word "vallum...
Cycling: Island of Brač, Supetar - Skrip
The Island of Brač is one of the biggest islands of Croatian archipelago. The mainstay of its economy is tourism, but it is also i...
Total excursions:
13
Beaches
Medena
Medena
Distances: 8.43 km
Pebble, Concrete
Labadusa
Labadusa
Distances: 8.68 km
Rock, Pebble
Labadusa
Labadusa
Distances: 8.68 km
Rock, Pebble
Seget Donji
Seget Donji
Distances: 9.81 km
Pebble
Okrug Gornji
Okrug Gornji
Distances: 10.59 km
Pebble
Nightlife and places for fun
Atrium
Atrium
Distances: 20.53 km
Caffe bar

Position

Drvenik Veli is an island situated in middle-Dalmatian archipelago, northwest of the island of Solta, 1 nm from the mainland. Nearest mainland port is in Vinisce. Drvenik Veli is 7.1 nm far from Trogir and 15 nm far from the Split. Size of island Drvenik Veli is 12 kilometers squared. Drvenik Veli administratively belong to the municipality of Trogir.

Climate is Mediterranean. Winds that blow are bora and scirocco. Average year temperature is 18 °C.



The island was first inhabited in the 15th century. First inhabitants were shepherds and nomads, mostly from Trogir hinterland and Drvenik near Makarska, running away from Turks. Island Drvenik was named by village Drvenik near Makarska. In 1848. it was named Drvenik Veli. Now Inhabitants are mostly directed to agriculture, livestock farming and fishing. Drvenik Veli is also known by carobs.



The main settlement on the island is village Drvenik which has a small fery port. In this port you can arrive with ferry from Trogir and Seget Donji. In Trogir the ferry for Drvenik Veli goes from waterfront (Riva). If you want to go to Drvenik Veli with your car than you must go from Seget Donji which is only 1 kilometer from Trogir. In Drvenik you can find grocery store, restaurants, pizzerias and taverns.



Drvenik Veli is an island of peace, untouched nature, clean sea and beautiful beaches. The coast is rugged and consists of many bays with sandy and pebbly beaches. The most beautiful is beach Krknjasi, located on the south-east coast of this island. From the outside, the bay is protected with two islands, big and small Krknjas. During the summer this beach is full of boats that are anchored in front of the beach. There is one nice restaurant(link na komunu) placed few meters from the beach which offers you an excellent selection of fresh seafood and authentic Dalmatian dishes. This natural beauty you can visit by renting a boat in Trogir or Okrug (referenca na rentu) or you can go with organized excursions (referenca na excursions). If you don’t prefer this way of traveling you can arrive with ferry which will drive you to the main village Drvenik and than you can come to Krknjasi by foot. It will take about 30 minutes.
 
Drvenik Veli: What to do / What to see?
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History

The island was first inhabited in the 15th century. First inhabitants were shepherds and nomads, mostly from Trogir hinterland and Drvenik near Makarska, running away from Turks. Island Drvenik was named by village Drvenik near Makarska. In 1848. it was named Drvenik Veli. Now Inhabitants are mostly directed to agriculture, livestock farming and fishing. Drvenik Veli is also known by carobs.
 
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