Traditional sailing on Gajeta tour
Croatia has a long history of sailing, after all, it is located next to the sea. The hobby evolving into a business as countless visitors get a chance to either rent or go on a tour to sail to the nearby islands. Experience what true traditional sailing from Split is like!
The original story of Komiža – sail the boat that made history!
Go aboard the Falkusa and experience the local tradition!
HIGH SPEED CATAMARAN “MALA SIRENA”
DEPARTURE DAY: every THURSDAY
MEETING POINT: SPLIT harbour (Gat sv. Petra) at 08:30
09:00 Departure from Split harbour to Komiža
09:35 Short stopover for passenger boarding in Milna on island Brač
11.10 Arrival to Komiža
11.15 – 17.30 time reserved for Traditional sailing on gajeta Falkuša and later free time in Komiža
17:30 Departure from Komiža to Split
19:05 Short stopover due to disembarkation of passengers in Milna on island Brač
19:40 Arrival to Split
adults (age 12+) – 600 HRK/ 80 eur
children (age 8-12) – 300 HRK/ 40 eur
PRICE INCLUDES air-conditioned and comfortable transfer by high speed catamaran (Split – Komiža – Split), traditional sailing on gajeta Falkuša, professional tour guide
WHAT TO BRING Camera, Bathing suits, Towel, Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Hat, Additional clothes for change
Our excursion starts at 09.00 from Split harbour (Gat Sv. Petra). Enjoy the amazing views of Croatian islands Brač, Šolta, Hvar and Vis while cruising to Komiža. After the short stopover for passenger boarding in Milna on island Brač at 9.35, we will arrive to Komiža around 11.10.
The tour guide will explain you all details and the schedule of your tour –Traditional Sailing on gajeta Falkuša.
FALKUŠA is a traditional fishing boat used by fishermen from the town of Komiža on the island of Vis. Falkuša is a subtype of gajeta, a traditional Dalmatian fishing sailboat. Its design was adapted to specific needs of Komiža fishermen, who went to long fishing expeditions in the open seas, providing them sailing speed and practical characteristics for fish transport. This was a unique practice in the Adriatic and Mediterranean.
TRADITIONAL SAILING info
Sailing, history, nature and adventure tour from Komiža
DURATION: 1,5 h (approx.)
GROUP SIZE: 10 pax
NOTE: Tour depends on weather conditions and is not suitable for children under the age of 8
After the sailing you’ll have free time in Komiza to lunch, swimm and stroll around.
KOMIŽA is a typical old Dalmatian fishing town on Vis island. Discover its beautiful beaches, the crystal clear sea and enjoy the seafood in the local restaurants and taverns.
Catamaran departures at 17.30 from Komiža to Split. On the return ride, after the short stopover due to disembarkation of passengers in Milna at 19.05, we will arrive to Split harbour around 19.40.
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