The sea water of IST is clear, there is sunshine and shade, as well as a landward breeze - mistral if you feel like wind rider, there is plenty of fish, home made wine and cheese and local inns with excellent cooking! The place has sandy beach, as well as many coves and small refs to give you a Robinsonean feeling of the environment.
The Croatian Climbing Society (HPD) was founded in 1874, which puts the Croats among the first seven nations in the world with a climbing organization. It is of interest that at the beginning climbing in Croatia was directed towards scientific research into the natural features of the mountains, and less towards the conquest of peaks. Read