Brunella Trip offered by: Brunella

Cabin charter sailing vacation -Croatia, Istria and Dalmatia - Christmas cruise

Sailing holiday in sailing yacht - Cabin charter - Italy, Grado - Yacht: Grand Soleil 46 / Penne Bianche

Map Photogallery

Request a free quote. No obligation to purchase.

Flight excluded


Cruise without flight

Top quality The cruise has met our highest standards

Spend your Christmas holidays sailing the calm waters of the Adriatic Sea. Thanks to its several protected islands, spreading from North to South, it offers sheltered bays also in winter and guarantees a pleasant navigation. A 10-day cabin charter sailing cruise with embarkation and disembarkation in Grado, a beautiful Italian city rich in historical monuments and cultural sights, also called the "Island of the Sun".

You will be sailing on board of Grand Soleil 46/ Penne Bianche and the skipper Brunella will cook all meals, making you taste the real Mediterranean delicacies. During this adventure on the sea you will discover some of the most beautiful islands and places of Istria, including:

  • Rovinj, with its wonderful Cathedral of St. Euphemia, built between 1725 and 1736 and boasting a majestic 60 m high belfry;
  • Porer, a little islet on which  a famous 35 m high lighthouse is located, and Pomer, tourist destination, famous for its historical monuments;
  • Cres, one of the islands belonging to Quarnaro, in Croatia;
  • Arbe, popular for its amazing beaches and its charming historical centre;
  • Pag, located in Northern Dalmatia, it is well-known for its renowned clubs and discos;
  • Lošinj, a picturesque village with stunning bays;
  • Poreč, rich in important architectonical buildings.

Enroute we will find several equipped marinas where we will spend our nights at anchor. What are you wqaiting for? Book your unique cabin charter sailing cruise and holiday!

Visited places


  1. Embark in Grado

    Embark in Grado

    After embarkation and accommodation on board, we will return on the mainland and visit the nice city of Grado and its Venetian historic centre. Dinner on board.

    Visited places

    Day 1
  2. Grado - Rovinj

    Grado - Rovinj

    After breakfast we will sail to Umago, in Istria, in order to apply for the customs formalities. Then we will continue to Rovinj, the most charming city among the old Venetian ones in Istria. Cathedral of St. Euphemia with its bell tower and the historic centre are place not to be missed.

    Visited places

    15 MG
  3. Rovinj - Pomer Marina

    Rovinj - Pomer Marina

    In the morning we will go south towards Brijuni Islands, a natural park. Visiting these natural beauties is really interesting, especially in winter because there are not many people, so it is possible to enjoy these landscapes better. Afterwards, we will navigate to Istria's Southern end crossing Porer lighthouse located on the namesake islet. We will circumvent the little island to reach Pomer Marina where we will spend our night. This calm and tranquil place is perfect to enjoy a walk. Dinner on board.

    Visited places

    25 MG
  4. Pomer Marina - Cres

    Pomer Marina - Cres

    We will move toward Quarnaro to reach Cres, characterized by its sheltered port. Once anchored, we will either visit this beautiful village boasting several Renaissance buildings, a nice Cathedral and the Museum or hike the gentle hills to enjoy a breath-taking panorama. Dinner on board.

    Visited places

    20 MG
  5. Cres - Arbe

    Cres - Arbe

    We will move along the coast, crossing Osor Canal and the namesake village located in front of Cres and Lošinj. Moving toward North-East we will reach Arbe. This latter is the most fertile and verdant island of this zone. Dinner on board.

    Visited places

    35 MG
  6. Arbe - Pag

    Arbe - Pag

    Pag is our next destination. Before reaching it, we will stop in Simuni Marina, from where  we will start our visit of Pag. It is the capital city and the most important village on the island, which still preserves its original urban structure. Dinner in the village.

    Visited places

    20 MG
  7. Pag - Lošinj

    Pag - Lošinj

    Today the route back to Lošinj starts. We will sail in the narrow canal between the islands of Ilovik and Sveti Petar.

    We will arrive at the small city of Lošinj after 3 miles of navigation in its long port. During the 18th and 19th centuries it was one of the biggest and most important maritime hubs of the Adriatic. It is characterized by a picturesque port, with residential palaces on both sides, a romantic seafront and a suggestive square. Dinner on board.

    Visited places

    20 MG
  8. Lošinj - Pola Marina

    Lošinj - Pola Marina

    Today we will cross again the Quarnaro to get anchor at Pola Marina. Near its city centre there is one of the best-preserved amphitheatres in the world. Dinner in the village.

    Visited places

    30 MG
  9. Pola Marina - Poreč

    Pola Marina - Poreč

    We dedicate our last day of navigation in Istria to Poreč. The well-preserved medieval aspect of this city makes it a worth visiting. It also boasts some other artistic masterpieces, as the Euphrasian Basilica. Dinner in the village.

    Visited places

    25 MG
  10. Poreč - Grado

    Poreč - Grado

    We will sail to Grado, where we will disembark, after having completed formalities to leave Croatia.

    Visited places

    25 MG