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Almost like a fingerprint of old and tired hands, island Bavljenac represents the trace of Dalmatia like it once was. Dalmatia made of olives, grape vine, sardines and sheep. Made of poor, tough and proud people, hardworking and full of soul.

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There are more than 105 registered properties on island Bavljenac

 

Uninhabited island Bavljenac is only half a kilometer long and covers area of 0.14 square km. But if connected together all the stone walls on the island would make as much as 23 km of straight line. All the walls are built by hand, mostly in the 19th century during the golden era of Dalmatian wine production. The grapevine in Dalmatia likes rocky soil with lot of sun and lack of rain. Bavljenac is ideal for that and you can easily imagine how it looked like when it was completely planted with grapevine. There are more than 105 registered properties on the island, basically all of them owned by people from a bigger nearby island Kaprije. There are no piers or safe harbors on Bavljenac.

 

Islands at your fingertips Boat tours from Sibenik to Kornati and Krka. Visit National parks Kornati and Krka. Archipelago Tours operates daily boat tours from Sibenik

Bavljenac is on our route in Kornati experience tour

Today unfortunately there are no vineyards on the island. Only the old stone walls that remind us of a hard work our ancestors did to make a living.

 

Islands at your fingertips Boat tours from Sibenik to Kornati and Krka. Visit National parks Kornati and Krka. Archipelago Tours operates daily boat tours from Sibenik

Grapevine of Dalmatia

 

Islands at your fingertips Boat tours from Sibenik to Kornati and Krka. Visit National parks Kornati and Krka. Archipelago Tours operates daily boat tours from Sibenik

2718 hours of sunshine in a bottle

 

And just recently Bavljenac was nominated as a UNESCO cultural heritage site.

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