Ancient UNESCO Cities
This wonderful country has no less than seven UNESCO listed sites, including the ancient cities of Split and Dubrovnik. Referred to as the jewel of Dalmatia, Dubrovnik is Croatia’s most popular city as crowds flock to see its baroque themed architecture, medieval city walls and beautiful selection of nearby islands. The historic but lively city of Split too receives its fair share of tourism as the gateway to some of the Mediterranean’s most popular islands, Split also boasts the UNESCO listed Diocletian Palace.
Unspoilt Adriatic Islands
Croatia boasts a spectacular coastline dotted with over a thousand islands, many of which are uninhabited. The inhabited islands all have their own unique identity and charm offering island hoppers the opportunity to see authentic Croatian towns, beautiful beaches, crystal clear water and in the case of Hvar, an island which is rated by many publication as one of the best in the world.
World Class National Parks
There is no shortage of natural beauty in Croatia as it boasts 8 national parks. The most recognised of which being the Plitvice National Park and KRKA National Park boasting unimaginable waterfalls, enchanting forests and sparkling emerald green lakes. The Kornati and Miljet National Parks feature a selection of idyllic unspoilt tropical islands and lakes.
Magical and Medieval Villages
The Istria region to the north offers visitors enchanting cobbled stone medieval villages and picturesque countryside. This captivating wine and truffle growing region of Croatia is growing in popularity, as it offering visitors an escape from the busy Croatian cities and it has good access to Venice and the stunning lakes and Alps in Slovenia.