Vranijca is a popular tourist resort, situated close to Croatia’s second largest city, Split. Located along the country’s scenic Dalmatian coastline, Vranijca is a popular holiday destination amongst families and water sports enthusiasts alike, drawn by its numerous sheltered beaches and hidden coves. Combined with the many tourist attractions and amenities of Split being close at hand, it is no surprise that UK visitors have been enjoying their holidays in Vranijca for many years. These tourists will be greeted with a choice of self catering holiday rental accommodation in and around the resort, to include spacious apartments, villas and townhouses - many with private pools and spectacular sea views.
Water sports are of course the biggest attractions for most tourists who have chosen to spend their holidays in Vranijca. Jet skiing, windsailing and scuba diving can be enjoyed in its sheltered waters, whilst a pleasure-boat cruise to explore the region’s rugged and dramatic coastline and off-lying islands can be a less strenuous but equally enjoyable experience. Sun-worshippers may simply wish to soak up the warm rays whilst relaxing on the town’s pebbled beach, whilst those with children may wish to head to the sandy beach of nearby Marina – perfect for building sandcastles! Further inland, many of the region’s numerous vineyards are open to the public, allowing tourists the opportunity to taste the wine from source and to stock-up their wine rack back home.
No holiday spent in Vranijca can be complete without spending time in the historic city of Split. Dating back to AD 305, Split is the oldest city in the region and boasts a wealth of archaeological and historical treasures. This has earned the city the distinction of being designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are numerous fascinating museums and art galleries, reflecting Split’s long history. These include The Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments, The Croatian Maritime Museum and The Ivan Mestrovic Art Museum. Also well worth visiting whilst in Split are The Diocleban Palace, Cathedral Saint Dommios and the city’s combined zoo and science museum.
Visitors spending their holidays in Vranijca will be greeted by a typically Mediterranean climate. This means that summers are generally warm and dry, with temperatures often reaching the high-twenties degrees Celsius. Winters are cooler and wetter, with temperatures averaging around 12 degrees Celsius. Vranijca receives an average annual rainfall of around 29 inches.
Tourists from the UK looking to spend their holidays in Vranijca will first fly to Split-Kastela Airport (SPU). Easyjet and Jet2.com operate regular flights here, departing from London Gatwick (LGW), London Stansted (STN), Manchester (MAN) and Bristol (BRS) airports.