Croatia, Europe

Croatia, Europe

Things to do - general

Croatia, originally part of Yugoslavia is now a very popular tourist destination with the UK market and most of Europe. Over 1500km of coastal area and over 1,100 islands is just a couple of reasons why people want to travel here and explore. The Capital city is Zagreb but the most visited city is the costal resort of Dubrovnik.

Dubrovnik is a city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia within Croatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Its total population is 42,615. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Take a visit to the Istrian Riviera and visit the resorts of Pula, Rovinj, Porec or choose the area of Dubrovnik, Kolocep or Cavtat. Enjoy many walking tours, historic sights, boat rides on lakes or just laze on the beach.

Best time to visit Croatia

The summer months are the best for sunny warm days so consider visiting in the months of mid June to late September where the temperature will be in the late twenties to mid thirties.

Country Croatia
Area 21.35 km
Languages spoken Croatian
Currency Kuna
Visa requirements No Visa required

Sports and nature

Sports and nature Swimming in the clear and warm sea will surely relax and refresh you. For those who wish more, the beaches of Dubrovnik offer additional options. Rent a pedallo or scooter and visit picturesque coves in the vicinity of the beach, take a banana boat ride, water-ski and windsurf.

Nightlife

Refreshed by swimming and sunbathing, you are relaxed and ready to go out. Discover the street players, Dalmatian vocal groups, chamber music ensembles, troubadours and singers of serenades. While taking a walk in the streets you will hear the sounds of music coming under the Sponza Palace arcades. The enchanting ambience of the Rectors Palace is a favourite concert stage of the worlds greatest musicians, and the city squares turn into theatre venues during the Dubrovnik Summer Festival.

Culture and history

As one of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Dubrovnik owes its special charm to the historic monuments which testify to its rich history. The works of the artists, writers and scientists of Dubrovnik have been woven into the texture of the city, whose tourist reputation and attractiveness are based on its culture.

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