Croatia is a magnificent country teeming with culture, history, and amazing sights. As a coastal country, visiting Croatia gets you the best of both worlds with land and sea destinations. Located in the Balkan region, it has a wide assortment of natural wonders that will make any tourist beam with excitement.
The Travel Aspect
Traveling between places can also be part of the experience. Some opt to go by bus or taxi to get around. For backpackers out there, walking or even hitchhiking is perfectly fine as well. These methods can get you to your destinations while also saving a bit on funds.
If you really want your trip to be incredibly memorable, you may want to try renting your own vehicles. Cars, for example is a reliable and still affordable option. It can give you privacy and the mobility to go anywhere you want. For those wanting to traverse through the Adriatic Sea and the islands it has, boarding a gulet cruise (sailing vessel) can also be a great option. There are varieties of gulet cruise packages available that travel to the many islands and coastline destinations in Croatia’s waters.
For people with limited time on their hands, going through all the wonders Croatia offers may prove to be a difficult endeavor. That’s why you may have to plan out every step of your trip. Luckily, we can help you out with the planning phase.
One of the many hotspots in the Adriatic Sea, Krk Island has clear beaches, white sandy shores, and a lot of water for boat rides. It is also the largest island in the Adriatic. If you are looking for a feeling of ‘isolation’ from the rest of the world, this may not be for you. The island is very close to the mainland, only separated by two connecting bridges. What it can provide is history from the many ancient sites it contains.
Plitvice Lakes National Park
For those wanting to get away from the noise of city life, Plitvice Lakes can be a great choice. The park contains a variety of natural sights. These include 16 different lakes, 78 meter high waterfalls, a series of caves, a 295 square kilometer forest, and of course, a lot of hiking trails. For nature seekers, Plitvice Lake is the place to be.
Zadar is Croatia’s oldest inhabited city. It has remnants of both Roman and Venecian societies, making this city a prime destination for those craving historical sites. The city hosts a number of ancient and well-kept sites from a previous era. These include cathedrals, churches, and other ancient city structures.
The second largest city in Croatia, tourists go here for a taste of the country’s city life. If socializing and urban exploring is your thing, Split is for you. It has an estimate of 200,000 people living within the city, so meeting new people will never be a problem here. Its main attraction is the Diocletian’s Palace, built in the early 4th Century for the Roman Emperor Diocletian.