7 Ways To Properly Enjoy Croatia

What you should have seen in Croatia, one of the most diverse and attractive holiday destinations in the Mediterranean? Clear: the Adriatic Sea with its wonderfully blue and crystal clear water. But what else is there besides the beautiful coast with wonderful pebble and rocky beaches, the fragrant pine trees and the delicious food? To properly enjoy Croatia, here are some of the top 7 interesting places to visit.

1. The Golden Horn – The most famous beach in Croatia?

Sounds like Istanbul, but it is in Croatia: the island of Brač is famous for its remarkable headland with a beautiful fine-grained sandy beach. You take the best pictures from the top of Vidova Gora. The island is top suitable for sporty interested vacationers. You can hike here, play tennis, surf, bike and much more!

2. Island Krk – A linguistic challenge with beautiful nature

Krk is a popular holiday island, which is easily accessible thanks to the bridge to the mainland and the airport. There are beautiful bays with crystal clear water, family-friendly pebble beaches, well-marked trails through the maquis landscape and mountains and the island’s capital Krk with its worth seeing the old town. From the pretty Punat, the excursion boat goes to the monastery island Košljun. On the 2nd Sunday in August there is a fishing festival.

Krk island is a beautiful, big island in the west part of Croatia and it is one of the islands where you can relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery the island provides you with. You can fully appreciate the island since it’s not one of the many party islands that the country has.

3. Rovinj – the most picturesque city in Istria

Rovinj is a must for a holiday in the north of Croatia. Legend has it that the thriving city of Cissa once sank here in the sea. The land fell into many parts, what is now offshore islets such as Sv. Andrija is. The survivors founded Rovinj, situated on a picturesque peninsula with Venetian charm, a pretty harbor, old streets and just amazingly beautiful scenery. The tourists are especially in love with this town and often decide to invest in this city by buying
houses that are for sale in Rovinj.

4. Plitvice Lakes National Park – In the footsteps of Winnetou & Old Shatterhand

In the 1960s, legendary Karl May films were shot here – the wonderful nature inspires with 16 emerald green and turquoise lakes, which are connected by countless waterfalls and cascades. You walk through the park on boardwalks. Our Top 4 is not for nothing Croatia’s interesting places and should definitely be scheduled on your tour. From northern Dalmatia / Zadar region, the park is also feasible as a trip (about 1:30 hrs from Zadar).

5. Kornati – Croatia’s most beautiful island paradise

On the last day of creation, God wanted to crown his work and so he created the Kornati from tears, stars, and breath – as the great poet George Bernard Shaw once wrote. With almost 150 islands and islets, mostly karstic and reminiscent of lunar landscapes, the Kornati National Park in northern Dalmatia is a paradise for sailors and holidaymakers looking for peace and solitude.

Kornati is widely known as one of the top, most beautiful National Parks in Croatia and it is a must see destination for tourists and especially first time visitors.

6. Split – The splendor of Roman times in the former Diocletian’s Palace

In the capital of Central Dalmatia, you will experience the charm of antiquity, because in the old town you move within the walls of a former imperial palace. Today, there are pretty cafes and restaurants, and in the evening, surrounded by ancient ruins and monuments, there is an enchantingly lively atmosphere. From the pretty Riva promenade, you can watch the ferries going up and down – they travel to the beautiful holiday islands like Brac, Hvar or Korcula.

7. The Old Town of Dubrovnik – Beautiful scenery of “Game of Thrones”

No wonder that the serial makers of “Game of Thrones” chose Dubrovnik as the scene: in the former city republic of Ragusa with its mighty defensive towers and the impressive city wall you can breathe history! To explore the pearl of the Adriatic, you can live on the peninsula of Lapad with regular bus connections to the old town.

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