Destination Overview

Croatia

Croatia has an amazing, diverse, and very long coast of islands, cliffs, and reefs, and one of the sunniest in Europe. Wander the streets of Zagreb, the historical, cultural, artistic, and musical centre of Croatia, and walk around the unique natural wonder of Plitvice Lakes. Explore the streets and main attractions of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia, from the beautiful historical old town to the Government Palace to the Cathedral.

Capital

Zagreb

Time

GMT +1

Currency

Kuna

Language

Croatian

Religion

Christianity

Population

4 Million

International Airports

Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Split

Weather

Croatia is a country in the Balkans on the east side of the Adriatic Sea, to the east of Italy. The climate depends on the distance from the Adriatic Sea, so most places in Croatia have different weather conditions. In general all cities in Croatia offer good weather year around. The city Dubrovnik, a coastal city, offers a typical Mediterranean climate with warm summers and mild winters.

Top Highlights

National Parks

Croatia is a fascinating country teeming with beautiful nature. From the shores of the Adriatic Sea to the highest peak in the country, through swamps filled with wildlife or the Mediterranean richness of the forests, Croatia’s natural beauty never ends. Explore its many Nature Parks among which are the UNESCO recognized Plitvice Lakes. Its sea is pure and its beaches beautiful. Feel the energy in this green paradise with a privileged climate and unique fauna.

Island and Beaches

Whether they’re sandy city beaches or off the beaten track on one of the relaxing or lively Islands, pebble beaches or surf ready, Croatia has them all. Some of them are so spectacular they are even considered among the most beautiful locations in the world. Whether you want some adventures in the wild sailing in search of romantic hidden treasures or to relax under the sun with your family, it’s time to choose your paradise in Croatia.

Arts and Architecture

The crossroads between East and West, Central European and the southern spirit of the Mediterranean, Croatia has developed a wide artistic, literary and musical tradition over the years. A rich cultural heritage that lives beyond museums, churches and cathedrals can be found in local museums housing thousands of exhibits showcasing a truly magnificent calibre of work. Come and experience the colours, sounds, and specialities of Croatia's unique culture.

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Top Places to Visit

Zagreb

Croatia capital, perfect for a short break with numerous sights, a full events calendar, great restaurants, nightlife and even shopping.

Rovinj

An Istrian gem and beach destination, surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. There are many reasons to visit Rovinj, especially if you’re a history and outdoor sports aficionado.

Šibenik

Šibenik along with its Cathedral of St. Jacob, stands as testimony to the historical importance of this part of Europe. The Cathedral is unique on a global scale for many reasons and included in UNESCO’s list of World Heritage Sites.

Zadar

The city monument, surrounded by historical ramparts, a treasury of the archaeological and monumental riches of ancient and medieval times, Renaissance and many contemporary architectural achievements such as the first Sea Organ in the world.

Split

The second largest city in Croatia, and an urban and cultural centre at the crossroads of Dalmatia. Split offers a theatrical and exhibition programme, including the international festival of opera, concerts, drama, dance and street theatre.

Plitvice Lakes National Park

UNESCO site. With sixteen interconnecting lakes, 78-meter high waterfall, and beautiful flora and fauna visiting the Park is a truly unique experience.

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