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  • Kornati, Croatia
  • Kornati, Croatia
"On the last day of Creation, God wished to crown his work and made the Kornati islands out of his tears, the stars and his breath." (George Bernard Shaw)
In the central part of the Croatian part of the Adriatic sea, almost parallel to the coastline, a unique archipelago of the Kornati islands is scattered. The archipelago covers an area of 300km2 with 148 islands and islets in total surface of 62km2. Because of its unique natural beauty, numerous bays and coves, preserved nature and extremely rich sea ecosystem, bigger part of these island comprise a National Park founded in 1980. This Park cover an area of 220km2 and comprises 89 islands and islets and the coastal length parallel to it is 185km. The islands were named after the biggest of the islands - island Kornat.
The archipelago was inhabited in prehistoric times which can be proved by numerous archeological remains. The remnants of the Illyrian buildings are present, the rests from the Iron age, some parts of the Roman buildings, ...
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"On the last day of Creation, God wished to crown his work and made the Kornati islands out of his tears, the stars and his breath." (George Bernard Shaw)
In the central part of the Croatian part of the Adriatic sea, almost parallel to the coastline, a unique archipelago of the Kornati islands is scattered. The archipelago covers an area of 300km2 with 148 islands and islets in total surface of 62km2. Because of its unique natural beauty, numerous bays and coves, preserved nature and extremely rich sea ecosystem, bigger part of these island comprise a National Park founded in 1980. This Park cover an area of 220km2 and comprises 89 islands and islets and the coastal length parallel to it is 185km. The islands were named after the biggest of the islands - island Kornat.
The archipelago was inhabited in prehistoric times which can be proved by numerous archeological remains. The remnants of the Illyrian buildings are present, the rests from the Iron age, some parts of the Roman buildings, Venetian forts from the Middle Ages and from the Byzantine times from the 4th to the 10th ct., on the island Kornat a early Christian church was built at the foot of the Tarac hill. During their long history Kornati islands were often taken as conquerors' and thieves' aim and they changed owners many times beginning with the local rulers to the Venetians and Zadar noblemen, to the peasants from Murter and Betina.
From the 17th ct. on the inhabitants of the Kornati live on some of the islands bringing there their sheep herds, they coltivate the land and go fishing. Nowadays these islands aren't permanently inhabited although some inhabitants spend here several months a year. There is no electricity or drinkable water and the land is mostly barren although long ago they were covered with the Mediterranean oak forrests. People from Murter island cultivate small fields in lime stone valleys where they grow olives, figs and wine grapes. Besides the agriculture. On the island sheep can be found as well as the bee hives.
The Adriatic sea belongs to the bluest seas in the world. The colour of this sea is almost unbelievable. Crystal clearness of the sea enables you to see the sea bottom with its various shapes: crevices, holes, caves, red coral, shells and many sorts of fish.
This National Park is unavoidable destination for all the sailors who can found safe haven in marinas on the islands of Zut and Piskera. For all the other guests tourist agencies offer guided trips, cruising, fishing boat and fishing equipment hire. On the island of Zakan you can find excellent restaurant for all those who prefer sea food and fresh fish specialities.
More on this destination (Kornati) you can find by searching texts written in columns Did you know, News Archive, as well as in the descriptions of particular accommodations (Kornati apartments). In the column FAQ/Help you can find some extra advice on possibilities of page searching as well as the other answers on many other questions.
Further, if you wish to spend your holiday in one of 30 destinations that we describe, among whom there are original Adriatic pearls, you can search our base of accommodation. It is placed in the end of any destination (Kornati apartments; unless there are no registered capacities for that destination). However, the search is possible according to other criteria. To make it easier, in the column Search Box we have predefined several types of offer as the criteria for search.
After you read the descriptions of all chosen accommodation and look at the photos that go with them, the next step is a direct contact with the property owners, and after that - summer vacation more favourable than ever. And that's not all. You can be sure that the mild Mediterranean climate will suit you even in spring and in autumn :-)

Accommodation in NP Kornati, house rentals, holiday apartments Kornati

Apartments Maria
Apartments Maria are placed in the National Park Kornati in the bay Koromacna (called after an once prevailing spice Fennel). Passionate adventurers will leave their car in Murter and by boat accross ...
Address: Kornatska 28, 22243 Murter, Croatia


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