Active tourism Brodarica and island Krapanj
Active tourism is a temporary travel and stay, which is the main motive for recreation, outside his residence. Because of the need to participate in physical activities, visits and desires for watching various sporting events or any active or passive involvement in sporting activities on a personal level or the organized tourist destination for tourists prepare a variety of sports and recreational offerings. Thus, the capacity of accommodations are sports fields, gyms, fitness gym and other sports and recreational facilities are increasingly under the control of professional trainers. For lovers of active tourism prepared various adventure specialties such as rafting, kayaking, scuba diving, paragliding, climbing the cliffs of mountains, diving the depths of the sea, the wild nature cycling, caving, air tourism and other ordinary and unusual sports. The nature of man's movement, and accelerated pace of life, stress and more sitting and not moving during the work, on vacation people make up sport.
The island of Krapanj is a small island on the south-eastern side of the Sibenik canal. The island's peak is only 7m above sea level and is only 300m away from the mainland where you will find the town of Brodarica. The island's inhabitants, other than tourism, occupy themselves with digging for coral and sea-sponges out of the sea. The island also has its own sea-sponge refinery.
The Adriatic sea-sponge is highly appreciated for its beauty and quality. The island of Krapanj also has a museum of Adriatic flora and fauna as well as a collection of amphora. The people of the island of Krapanj are concentrating more and more on tourism therefore offer guests accommodation in their private homes.
In medieval times, the island of Krapanj was under the rule of the Sibenik capitulary and then, in the year 1446, the Franciscans built a monastery and church. The island of Krapanj also offers a variety of restaurants where guests can enjoy wonderful seafood freshly caught daily by the townspeople themselves in the beautiful clear-blue Adriatic Sea.