Croatia

Croatia hides a secret. A secret that is anxious to be revealed. Hidden in plain sight yet full of sights to behold. If you crave a vacation and are eager to leave behind you the hustle and bustle of the city, you have come to the right place. Whether you seek scenic tours or adventurous activities, Croatia has got your back; on multiple fronts.

Croatia, a jewel on the Adriatic Sea, captivates travelers with its blend of rich history, stunning landscapes, and vibrant culture. From its main cities to hidden gems, the country unfolds a tapestry of experiences waiting to be explored.

Zagreb, the capital, is a delightful mix of history and modernity. Its historic Upper Town boasts medieval architecture and St. Mark’s Square’s colorful tile roof, while the Lower Town pulsates with contemporary energy in its shops, cafes, and cultural spaces.

Journeying southward, Plitvice Lakes National Park reveals nature’s masterpiece. Cascading waterfalls, turquoise lakes, and lush greenery create an enchanting scene. Wooden walkways lead through this UNESCO World Heritage site, inviting you to immerse yourself in the serenity of this natural wonder.

On the Adriatic coast lies the “Pearl of the Adriatic” – Dubrovnik. Its well-preserved Old Town, encircled by robust city walls, transports you to another era. Walking its cobblestone streets, you’ll encounter iconic landmarks like Rector’s Palace and Onofrio’s Fountain.

Split, another coastal gem, is renowned for Diocletian’s Palace. A living testament to Roman architecture, the palace forms the heart of the city. Within its walls, explore the Peristyle and the Cathedral of Saint Domnius, connecting with centuries of history.

Venture north to the Neretva Valley, a hidden gem celebrated for its lush landscapes and picturesque villages. Cruise along the Neretva River, surrounded by fertile fields, and indulge in local delicacies, capturing the essence of authentic Croatian life.

Heading further north, Zadar showcases a unique blend of history and innovation. The Roman Forum and the Church of St. Donatus stand as echoes of the past, while the Sea Organ and Greeting to the Sun add a modern, artistic touch.

The island of Hvar, a hidden paradise in the Adriatic, beckons with its medieval streets and vibrant nightlife. Explore Hvar Town, visit the historic fortress, and bask in the sun on its pristine beaches.

In Croatia, each city tells a story, and hidden gems whisper secrets of a bygone era. Whether you’re strolling through the historic streets of Dubrovnik, cruising the Neretva River, or discovering the natural wonders of Plitvice, Croatia unfolds a captivating tale that lingers in your heart long after the journey ends.

Croatia Destinations

Kornati National Park

Nacionalni park Kornati is an archipelago of 89 gorgeous islands, islets, and reefs in the northern part of Dalmatia, near Dugi Otok, Murter, Zadar, and Šibenik.

Ston

Visiting Ston on the Peljesac Peninsula, near Dubrovnik, in Croatia – an area famous for its town walls, the saltworks and oysters!

Opatija

Often called the Nice of Croatia, Vienna by the Sea, the Pearl of the Adriatic or the Old Lady, Opatija already bears countless affectionate nicknames.

Rovinj

Rovinj is a stunning little city in Croatia filling every inch of a peninsula bordered on three sides by the Adriatic Sea.

Omiš

This small Dalmatian town at the mouth of the Cetina river, some 25 km south of Split, offers a unique blend of the river, the sea and mountains.  

The Makarska riviera

The Makarska Riviera stretches for 60km between the towns of Brela and Gradac with the main town being, of course, Makarska.

Sinj

Sinj plays host to the iconic Sinjska Alka, a traditional knight tournament that happens during the summer, and was inscribed on the UNESCO List.

Salona

Salona was an ancient city, the former capital of the Roman province of Dalmatia and the birthplace of Emperor Diocletian.

Klis

Magnificent Klis Fortress, once home to several Croatian Kings is an easy trip from Split. If you are a Game of Thrones fan this is a must

Trogir

Trogir boasts rich history with its roots going back to the 3rd century BC. It is one of the most well-preserved Romanesque-Gothic complex in Europe. 

The Neretva Valley

Neretva Valley spreads over a large area some 90 minutes’ drive north of Dubrovnik or Split. The Neretva Valley is a real paradise for many visitors.

Šibenik 

Šibenik, one of the oldest Croatian towns on the eastern shores of the Adriatic, is home to two UNESCO Heritage Sites — Sv. Nikola Fort and St. Jacob’s Cathedral.

Zadar

Zadar is a city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times.

Krka National Park

The star of the show at this national park is the Krka River, rushing through canyons, broadening into lakes and splashing over numerous falls and cascades.

Korcula

Like Dubrovnik in miniature, the sweet little seaside town of Korčula has its own set of imposing walls and towers, as well as an extraordinary cathedral, adorned with a downright kooky set of carvings.

Island of Brac

The sea paints with 50 shades of blue in Bol, while the golden sands covering one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.

Island of Mljet

Taking up half of the island of the same name, Mljet National Park is the most important protected area of Southern Dalmatia.

Hvar Island

The town of Hvar is a unique blend of luxurious Mediterranean nature, rich and diverse cultural and historical heritage, and a contemporary world known tourist destination.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

Croatia’s most recognisable UNESCO-listed national park, Plitvice Lakes are comprised of 16 cascading lakes and travertine waterfalls.

Dubrovnik

“The Pearl of the Adriatic,” Dubrovnik is one of the most popular destinations in Croatia.The city of Dubrovnik is a Unesco World Heritage site.

Split

Croatia’s second-largest city, Split is a vibrant destination with the opportunity to get to know authentic daily life and spend time on beautiful beaches.

Zagreb

The capital and biggest city in Croatia, Zagreb is the cultural and economic hub of the country. Take a stroll through Ilica, ride the funicular to the Upper Town.