Croatia boasts 4 major cultures coming together: Western Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire, Mediterranean and the Illyrian movement which was the most significant period of national cultural history. Croatia has a stunning coastline, Medieval castles, and exceptional food and wine experiences. “Game of Thrones” film sites are also accessible in Croatia. Hiking, Cycling, rock-climbing and skiing are world class activities in this amazing country, which allows us to help you create multiple itineraries within one trip.
The Dalmatian coast along the Adriatic Sea is one of the worlds premier sailing and luxury yachting destinations.
Croatia has a mild Mediterranean climate, with 8 UNESCO World Heritage sites.
Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic’, is known as one of the world’s finest and most perfectly preserved medieval cities in the world and is one of the 8 UNESCO world heritage sites in Croatia.
Plitvice Lakes has 16 lakes, waterfalls, mountains, caves and forests and is Croatia’s largest national park. It is paradise for nature-lovers, as well as for sports and adventure travelers. This UNESCO World Heritage Site covers 73,000 acres. Bears, wolves, and many rare bird species live in its woodlands. Most people opt to explore Plitvice Lakes National Park on a day trip.
Mljet Island off the coast of Dubrovnik is said to have hosted Ulysses and the Apostle Paul. It has a beautiful secluded sandy beach area, Sapluna, and two crystal-clear saltwater lakes that today draw nature-loving vacationers and environmental scientists.
There are numerous beaches in Croatia and here is a small sampling: Near Zadar is the famous Queen’s Beach which has rich deposits of peloid mud that is said to relieve sore joints and muscles. Bacvice is Split’s most popular beach and is a sandy social hub within walking distance of the historic town center. Bacvice Beach is popular for playing picigin, a game among locals that is like water volleyball and involves acrobatic leaps. Mlaska Beach, Hvar Island has different sections popular with families and with naturists.
While some beaches are sandy, pebble beaches are far more numerous. Insiders Tip: Bring water shoes!
You can combine Croatia with Italy, Greece or any other European destination.
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