Today, Croatia is a key destination in Central Europe and offers a plethora of activities to its visitors. Here is a selection of 10 things to do in the country of the tie.
Dubrovnik will impress you with its architectural masterpieces. This city-museum has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1979.
Enhanced by 1,778km of coastline and more than 1,185 islands, Croatia's maritime basin is a pleasure paradise. Onboard a yacht you will have the chance to stroll in a turquoise sea and to caress island pearls such as Rab, Brač, Lošinj or Mljet.
If you are an enthusiast of photogenic landscapes, the Plitvice Lakes National Park, located on a karstic plateau, between Zagreb and Zadar, will delight you like never before. Its dense forest shelters magnificent lakes and waterfalls with clear waters that communicate with each other to form a magical setting.
Registered as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Diocletian Palace is one of the most famous Roman remains in the world. This is the attraction you should definitely see if you go through Split!
In the County of Istria, Pula is an emblematic city gathering several ancient and medieval wonders. Walking through its narrow streets and admiring its beautiful buildings and especially its Roman amphitheatre remains a unique and exotic experience.
In Croatia, you will be systematically offered the succulent smoked ham called Pršut, as well as the sheep cheese Paški si. But do not miss the delicious typical dishes such as salata od hobotnice (octopus salad), štrukli sa sirom (štrukli with cheese) and punjene paprike (stuffed peppers)!
Poreč-Parenzo invites you to discover its magnificent old town and its beautiful buildings from the first centuries of the Byzantine Empire, including the remarkable Euphrasian Basilica with its episcopal palace.
Holding the role of Croatian capital of art and culture, Varaždin is a city of character that will also captivate you with its architectural and historical heritage.
Renowned for its bars, nightlife and old buildings, the city of Zadar also has a seductive market. You will find excellent handicrafts and specialties of the Balkan region.
Monument to UNESCO since 2000, the Cathedral of Saint James in Sibenik is to be discovered as a matter of urgency. With its style influenced by Gothic art and renaissance, it remains one of the masterpieces of the architect Georges le Dalmate.