Multi-centre holidays offer easy access to a variety of interesting, enthralling and exciting places that you may not have previously thought to combine together and explore. The best Croatia multi-centre holidays visit a trio of beautiful and spectacular locations, to ensure that you enjoy the ultimate travel experience. Visit Croatia’s top historic seaside cities and breathtaking island resorts, to discover the beauty and magic of this popular Eastern European holiday destination for yourself.
The Best Croatia Multi-Centre Holidays
Split, Hvar and Dubrovnik
Famous for being home to one of Croatia’s most outstanding UNESCO World Heritage sites, Split has plenty to offer the discerning traveller. The seaside city boasts the impressive fortress-like complex of Diocletian’s Palace, many museums and art galleries, and the elegant palm tree lined Riva promenade. To witness the historic city truly come alive, visit the vibrant Green Market first thing in the morning.
Croatia’s top summer resort has to be Hvar Island. The island’s port and resort town is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the ambience. The harbour is filled with expensive mega-yachts that belong to the millionaires and celebrities who love to unwind in such a spectacular location. Whilst Hvar flaunts a jet-set vibe it also offers peace and tranquillity, and historic and cultural attractions to keep you occupied.
Dubrovnik is considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful and cosmopolitan UNESCO World Heritage site listed cities. Located within its dramatic and protective ancient walls you will discover elegant marbled streets, medieval architecture, historic churches and palaces, and an array of stylish cafes, bars and restaurants. If you appreciate the beauty of fine Baroque, Renaissance and Gothic styles of architecture, Dubrovnik certainly has it all.
Split, Korcula and Dubrovnik
The city of Split is the perfect place to begin multi-centre holidays in Croatia. The country’s second largest city also happens to be the capital of the region of Dalmatia. Take a tour of the landmark attractions and visit the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site of Diocletian’s Palace – one of the most well preserved palatial structures in the world. Initially designed as a retirement home for the Roman Emperor, the sprawling complex features over 200 buildings, a cathedral, and Gothic and Renaissance palaces and churches.
Believed to be the birthplace of the famous world explorer Marco Polo, Korcula Island is an idyllic escape destination. Get away from the city crowds on an exploration of the island’s charming little villages and its peaceful coves and bays. Take a wander through the fortified town and meander along the unique fishbone design streets. You’ll also discover sun-bleached sandy beaches that are shaded by dark pine forests, which also provide the perfect spot for relaxation.
On our Dubrovnik, Korcula and Split 10 Night Multi Centre Holiday, you will visit the well-preserved medieval city of Dubrovnik, locally known as ‘the Pearl of the Adriatic’. The prime tourist destination offers easy access to everything that any traveller could possibly want to experience, on the best Croatia multi-centre holidays. Visit the cultural hub of the Old Town, enjoy breathtaking views atop the ancient city walls, and explore the multitude of museums, galleries, shops, cafes and restaurants.
Split, Brac and Hvar
Split is a fascinating ancient city that is brimming with treasures that you can explore on the best Croatia multi-centre holidays. In the heart of the charming Old Town is the iconic UNESCO World Heritage site of Diocletian’s Palace, one of the most well preserved Roman palaces in the world. The palm tree lined oceanfront Riva promenade is a vibrant city area that boasts lively cafes, bars and restaurants, and stunning scenic views. After a day of sightseeing, relax with a drink as you observe the arrival and departure of the boats, or enjoy street performer entertainment.
Brac is the largest island in central Dalmatia, and boasts one of the most famous and beautiful beaches in Europe. Zlatni Rat (Golden Horn) is a sun-bleached white pebble beach that has a unique shape that is naturally altered by the ebb and flow of the sparkling turquoise sea. To enjoy the best panoramas, head for the island’s highest peak, Vidova Gora, which measures 778m and overlooks all of Croatia’s archipelago islands.
During peak season an estimated 20,000 visitors per day visit Hvar Island’s medieval Old Town. Well known for having something of a jet-set reputation, Hvar is an idyllic sun-drenched island retreat that allows you to combine sightseeing with first class relaxation. Visit St. Stephan’s Cathedral and the Gothic palaces, before strolling along the pedestrianised marble streets to the elegant Piazza. After dark, Hvar transforms into a lively entertainment zone where you can party all night long.
Pula, Rovinj and Opatija
Situated on the Istria Peninsula, the coastal city of Pula is one of the most charming first destinations, on the best Croatia multi-centre holidays. Famous for its authentic ancient Roman ruins, the city also features a protected harbour and a beautiful beach studded rugged coastline. Take a tour of the narrow cobbled streets, admire the magnificent Romanesque buildings, visit the spectacular amphitheatre, and discover the many reasons why Pula is Croatia’s hidden gem.
On the west coast of the Istria Peninsula lies the picturesque fishing port of Rovinj. The charming city boasts tightly clustered houses that embellish the headland of the Old Town, and lead directly to the seafront. The towering steeple of St Euphemia’s Church dominates Rovinj’s skyline and can be viewed from various locations around the hilltop. Explore the beautiful pebble beaches in Lone Bay, which is just a 15-minute walk away from the city centre, and enjoy the delights of romantic Rovinj at your own pace.
The fashionable yet traditional coastal resort of Opatija is situated in the Kvarner Gulf. The picturesque seaside town is often likened to the famous French Riviera, and features the Lungomare promenade, which winds along the dramatic coastline and is studded with chic cafes, bars and restaurants. Admire the distinctive Austro-Hungarian architecture and unwind in the tranquil atmosphere. You can discover many of Opatija’s treasures in the Croatian Museum of Tourism, and lose yourself in the magnificent fragrant gardens of Villa Angiolina.
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