Croatia is the best multi-centre holiday destination because it offers an unbeatable variety of appealing and exciting things to do, see and sample.
Why Croatia Is The Best Multi-Centre Holiday Destination
Not every holiday resort offers unlimited opportunities to enjoy new and interesting experiences. In Croatia, you can combine traditional sightseeing with excursions, day trips and private guided tours that give you a unique insight into the rich history, heritage and culture of this beautiful country.
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For many people eating the local cuisine, and sampling traditional dishes and regional delicacies, is what really makes a holiday. Foodies will love the vast array of food experiences on offer at the best multi-centre holiday destination in Eastern Europe. In the historic city of Dubrovnik you can eat like royalty, in the local restaurants that are located in the charming Old Town. Head for the eateries where the locals go to tuck into lunch. In the evening, spoil yourself by dining in one of the upscale restaurants that serve modern Croatian cuisine in elegant surroundings.
When visiting a sunny coastal resort, tasting the freshest local produce is a must. An excursion to the picturesque medieval town of Ston will reward you with an opportunity to feast on delicious Catch of the Day Peljesac oysters and mussels fresh from the sea. The oysters of the Peljesac Peninsula are highly regarded as the finest in the world, and you can sample them on an oyster tasting experience.
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Do you appreciate stunning architecture, history and heritage? The ancient seaside cities of Split and Dubrovnik are brimming with treasures for you to admire. Take a wander through the winding cobblestone streets and narrow alleyways on a journey of discovery. In Split, you will find one of the finest examples of Roman architectural remains in the world. The magnificent white stone Diocletian’s Palace is an astonishing landmark attraction that boasts UNESCO World Heritage status. The sprawling complex features elegant courtyards, 200 buildings and a cathedral.
In Dubrovnik, take a leisurely stroll inside the fortified city walls and explore the enchanting Old Town. Visit the majestic Pile City Gate to admire the grand Gothic design by the artist Paskoje Milicevic. Visit the Rector’s Palace, the beautiful churches and monumental museums, and admire the well-preserved buildings that embellish the streets like jewels. With so much history located within walking distance it’s not surprising that Dubrovnik is affectionately known as a ‘living museum’.
Hvar is Croatia’s top summer resort for many good reasons. The sunniest island in Croatia’s archipelago is sometimes referred to as the ‘island of lavender’, due to its abundance of the fragrant plant. Whilst Hvar Town is a hive of activity, it’s possible to escape the crowds by making your way to the northern coastal towns of Stari Grad and Jelsa. On the southern coast there are gorgeous isolated coves where you can relax and swim in crystal clear waters.
From Hvar, you can easily access the pristine islands of Pakleni on a day trip. Hop aboard a taxi boat and sail to the tiny island of Palmizana (also known as St Clement), part of the Pakleni Islands archipelago. The chain of wooded isles is situated directly in front of Hvar Town, and boasts hidden beaches and deserted lagoons for you to discover.
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As Croatia is the best multi-centre holiday destination in Europe, you can expect to stay in accommodation that is comfortable, spacious and luxurious. The coastal cities of Split and Dubrovnik offer a great selection of upscale hotels and stylish boutique establishments that feature elegant décor and fine details. The 5-star hotels also boast stunning landscapes, on-site spa and wellness facilities and a fine dining restaurant.
Chic luxury hotels are also located in other cities and towns in Croatia. If you’re spending time in a picturesque seaside resort like Opatija or Rovinj, upgrade your accommodation to enjoy the best of everything.
Croatian people are friendly, hospitable and sociable. Many locals have even bothered to learn the English language in order to communicate more easily with tourists. On the best multi-centre holiday in Croatia you’ll have ample opportunity to mix and mingle with the locals, and to learn all about their history, heritage and culture. On some of our exclusive excursions you have a chance to enjoy activities in local villages. The villagers will instantly make you feel welcome, and may even entertain you will a traditional song or dance.
Island life in the Croatian archipelago is more of a laidback affair, compared to life in the busy cities. On our private guided tours you will meet a local guide who will happily show you the sights, and will also share interesting stories and folklore tales. If you have an opportunity to join an optional evening dinner excursion, come along and enjoy good homemade food with great friendly company.
Lots of Activities
Aside from the history, heritage and culture that Croatia has in plentiful supply, it also offers lots of recreational activities to keep you entertained and occupied. If you’re an adrenaline junkie you can enjoy zip lining over the canyon of the Cetina River. The aerial adventure delivers an exhilarating experience with breathtaking views. If you prefer to stay grounded, try
white water rafting on a half-day excursion. In your inflatable boat you will navigate the green crystal waters, and grade 2 and grade 3 rapids. Alternatively, take to the shimmering water on a sea kayaking adventure around the exterior of Dubrovnik’s majestic city walls.
If pedal power is more your thing, there are plenty of cycling trails that you can explore at your own pace. Hire a bike and venture into the region, admiring the stunning panoramas on route to your pit stop destination. In the unspoiled oasis of Mljet National Park you can combine your activities and enjoy hiking, biking, canoeing and kayaking. Swimming is also permitted. Twitchers can enjoy their peaceful hobby, observing many species of endemic birds in the natural, rural landscapes.
Visit the Krka National Park, enjoy a wine tasting in Brac and sail around the waters of Milna bay. Our Split, Hvar & Brac 10-Night Multi Centre Holiday is packed full of fun excursions for you to try.
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