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Best Places to Visit in Croatia

Jelacic Square in ZagrebJelacic Square in Zagreb

Explore the capital city Zagreb

The city of Zagreb is situated in the northwest part of Croatia and you simply have to visit it when coming to the country. Visit the historical Upper Town with its St Mark’s Church, the Lotrscak Tower and many interesting museums and galleries.

The Ban Jelacic Square is the central point of the city. Close to the Jelacic Square you can find a great choice of shops, restaurants and bars.

Zagreb offers green parks and walkways where one may enjoy nature (the Maksimir Park). The Medvednica Mountain, a favourite destination for hiking or strolling for Zagreb’s citizens and their visitors, is also quite within reach.

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Dubrovnik's Old TownDubrovnik's Old Town

Get to know the historical cities on the Croatian coast

Along the entire Croatian coast there are historical cities that tell the stories of their past to their visitors.

Let us begin in the north with the city of Zadar with its beautiful churches (the Church of St. Donat and the Church of St. Anastasia). In the place where the Krka River flows into the Adriatic sea there is the city of Sibenik with its old churches and fortresses.

Visit Split in the Central Dalmatia where you can find the Diocletian’s Palace – the biggest preserved monument of Roman architecture in the eastern Adriatic.

On the very south there is the city of Dubrovnik, the city that used to be a republic proud of its independence. Any history or culture enthusiast is bound to enjoy its beauty. Dubrovnik is the most famous and the most visited tourist destination in Croatia.

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Sunj beach - the beautiful sandy beach on the island of Lopud near DubrovnikSunj beach - the beautiful sandy beach on the island of Lopud near Dubrovnik

Discover the plentitude of islands

Croatia is a country with a beautiful coastline and a thousand islands that stretch from Kvarner in the north all the way to the south of Dalmatia. In the north there are the islands of Pag, Rab, Krk, Losinj and Cres. They have a rich gastronomic offer and wonderful beaches.

The islands of Brac and Hvar, close to the Split are world-famous summer destinations. Sail to the island of Vis which offers amazing natural beauty. The islands of Korcula and Mljet are the pearls of the southern Adriatic. Korcula is the native island of Marco Polo, while Mljet is an island covered in forests and famous for its two lakes. 

The Elaphite islands in the vicinity of Dubrovnik are small islands that offer true rest and beautiful nature. There are also numerous smaller islands in between the bigger ones, almost uninhabited, like the ones that host lighthouses. Should you choose to spend your time there, you may enjoy true Robinson-style tourism.

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The city of Porec in IstriaThe city of Porec in Istria

Explore Istria – the largest Croatian peninsula

The Istrian peninsula is situated in the north of the Croatian coast and it can easily be reached from Italy, Austria, Slovenia and other European countries. There are smaller tourist towns on its coast that attract visitors from all over the world with their parks, old villas, walkways and beautiful beaches.

Inland Istria is famous for its agro-tourism. This is where you may get to know the local tradition and customs and try the local cuisine and wines. Some of the towns that are especially worth visiting are Opatija, Porec, Rovinj, Umag, Pula, Motovun and Novigrad.

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Plitvice Lakes national park in CroatiaPlitvice Lakes national park in Croatia

Get to know the national parks and nature parks!

Croatia is full of natural beauty. National parks that can be found everywhere in Croatia represent genuine oases of flora and fauna.

Velebit National park is an ideal place for anyone who likes an active vacation in intact nature. There are many hiking treks that lead to the peaks from which there are wonderful views of the sea and the islands.

The Plitvice Lakes consist of 16 cascading lakes ideal for long walks, hiking, rowing or taking photographs of the beautiful landscape.

Krka National park is the Krka river with its spectacular waterfalls. This is the place where tourists may enjoy a breathtaking landscapes.

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Get to know Slavonia

Slavonia is a region in the Eastern Croatia situated between three rivers: Drava in the north, Sava in the south and Danube in the east.

If you prefer hunting, fishing or the country, you simply must come here. This is where you will find ideal places to enjoy the peace and quiet, far away from the noise of the city.