Fiona and Frank Stephens of luxury tours agency Benalla Travel (Victoria) explore the Dalmatian Coast with APT Luxury Mega-Yachts aboard Ponant’s Le Lyrial.
The romance and adventure of sailing into a small port certainly provides a different perspective on travel and a keen understanding of the cultural identity of some of the world’s most beautiful small coastal towns. The larger ports that line the Dalmatian Coast of Croatia and Montenegro are a popular choice for exploration, but sailing past the dramatic limestone cliffs and navigating the tiny inlets amongst the hundreds of islands scattered offshore provides a greater sense of mystery and majesty – and overall sailing pleasure. It is for this reason that the region is referred to as Eastern Europe’s Riviera, a playground for the rich, famous and travel savvy. With kilometres of seafront and a complex network of inlets, coves and tiny pebbly beaches to explore, it’s best navigate...
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