Sailing Holidays in Sali

Sali is the municipal and administrative centre of the island of Dugi otok and the place with the largest population. It is located on the north-eastern coast of the island and has a very well established excursion, nautical and sports tourism. In Sali guests have a medical and dental clinic, a post office, an ATM, a Harbour branch office and an arranged mooring for ships at their service. In the reading-room in Sali one can read or borrow books in several languages, and the reading- room was the organizer of many interesting events such as Sali's presentation of traditional dishes and classical music concerts. Sali is a place of a thousand-years-old fishing tradition, which was confirmed by written documents from the 10th century and ancient olive groves surrounding the village witness the intensive agricultural activities throughout the centuries. The cultural heritage of Sali is represented by sacred buildings such as the parish church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary with a gorgeous wooden altar from the 17th century and inscriptions written in Glagolitic, as well as the churches of St. Roch and St. Nicholas. There are also remains of layouts of other Christian churches in the fields of Sali. One of the most interesting events is the Sali Festival called Saljske užance, a three-day festival with the famous Tovareća mužika (donkey music) performing at the festival. With its tourist facilities, the vicinity of the Nature Park Telašćica and the National Park Kornati, Sali is an ideal place to relax. All those fans of active vacation can rent a boat, a bicycle or a scooter in Sali and experience the beauty of the place and the whole island. There is a taxi service that offers a driving tour around the island for those who are interested.