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8 secret islands of Croatia

8 secret islands of Croatia

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Lastovo

Location: Historic hidden archipelago in the Adriatic

Off the radar rating: 5/5

Off limits to foreigners until the late 1980s, Lastovo remains delightfully isolated. An archipelago of 46 islets, it claims just 800 year-round residents. Little wonder that its main island was used as a base for Yugoslav submarines during socialist times. History lovers can drop anchor among the idyllic inlets of Lastovo’s western coast to hunt down the remaining concrete pens, and the brave can go snorkelling with underwater torches.

North of here, translucent waters ripple over a mosaic of multicoloured pebbles and call out for exploration by paddleboard. Stretch your sea legs along the 200 kilometres of paths that meander around the islands. Then, come nightfall, Lastovo’s clear skies make for some of the finest stargazing in Europe.

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