As one of Europe’s most popular beach destinations and blessed with year-round sun, Croatia’s historic towns and idyllic islands have a wealth of natural attractions to offer. From rolling vineyards to sweeping coastal cliffs, here are 10 of the most beautiful places in Croatia to add to your itinerary.
Whether strolling down its shimmering marble streets or admiring the views from its cliff-top fortress, Dubrovnik is a city that oozes old world romance. Need some inspiration? Here are a few of the most romantic things to do in Dubrovnik.
From all-night beach raves and island-hopping party cruises to sampling local wines at a swish rooftop bar, Croatia’s nightlife is among the best in Eastern Europe. But forget shelling out your annual savings on a private yacht – if you want an unforgettable night out, try partying in a cave bar in Croatia.
For the past 10 years, Viator private guide Matt Dancevic has led visitors through some of the most spectacular sights in Croatia: the Krka waterfalls, Hvar, Plitvice, Rovinj, and Dubrovnik, just to name a few. He also creates custom tours around travelers’ interests that range from a half day to two weeks. His passion is [...]
Croatia’s tourist-centered beach bars might be pumping with chart music and European dance beats, but those looking for something a little more authentic will find Croatia has a rich culture of folk music waiting to be discovered.
Christmas in Croatia isn’t a carbon copy of the western Christmas everyone knows and while there are still plenty of similarities (yes, Santa still puts in the odd appearance!), traditions surrounding Christmas in Croatia come with a twist.
Think of Croatia and you likely imagine lounging on a sandy beach or cruising around the Dalmatian Islands, but the summer holidays aren’t the only time to travel in Eastern Europe. Although many coastal resorts and tourist facilities shut down outside of the main season, visiting Croatia in winter is still a possibility and travelers will benefit from cheaper hotels and fewer crowds.
Think of Croatia and you probably think of lounging on white sand beaches and strolling around sun-soaked vineyards, but the Dalmatian coastal resort of Split is also an ideal spot for an adventure holiday and there are plenty of ways to get your adrenaline flowing.
Far from the idyllic beaches of the Dalmatian coast, the landlocked Croatian capital is all-too-often overlooked by sunseekers, but laid-back Zagreb is worth at least a day on your itinerary. Best of all, exploring the historic city doesn’t have to cost a thing, as there are plenty of free things to do in Zagreb. Here are a few ideas.
As the second largest city in Croatia and one of the most important ports on the Adriatic Sea, Split receives a steady stream of cruise visitors throughout the summer season, as well as making a popular starting point for island hopping cruises along the Dalmatian coast. Whatever your itinerary, if you’re exploring Croatia by cruise ship, you’ll surely find yourself docking in Split for at least a day and there are plenty of sights to cram into your visit.