What to see in Croatia

Croatia’s location in Middle Europe is ideal for holiday travel from many surrounding nations. The history of Croatia is full of intrigue and character, with many historical landmarks to admire throughout its diverse terrain. Complementing the historical allure of Croatia’s towns and villages is a gorgeous catalog of natural beauty. The plains, lakes, hills and coastlines of Croatia are all picturesque and welcoming for outdoor enthusiasts and leisure travelers.

elaphite-islands

elaphite-islands

Croatia is famous for its parklands and culture. There are eight national parks within the country’s boundaries in addition to seven World Heritage sites. Complementing the beauty on land is a vast network of islands offshore. Visitors are often drawn to places of historical relevance in Croatia, including sites linked to the invention of the necktie, the fountain pen and Croatia’s three Nobel Prize winners. Visitors must make a point to enjoy some of Croatia’s fine cuisine, preferably dining at acclaimed historic restaurants in Dubrovnik. Aside from natural beauty and cuisine there are a number of local events throughout Croatia that would be excellent opportunities for visitors to experience the community and culture. Many tourists take the opportunity to experience life in one of Croatia’s fishing villages or take in a football match with fans of a local team. And ofcourse accommodation in Croatia is very good, with many options suitable for every budget.

Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik

Ancient buildings are common throughout Europe, though some of the finest examples in Middle Europe are located in Croatia. The landscapes of Croatia provide a scenic backdrop to many sites popular with visitors, seasonal residents and locals. Churches and castles are extremely popular with tourists, including the Episcopal Complex of the Euphrasian Basilica, the Cathedral of St. James and Trakošćan Castle. Dubrovnik’s Old City is also vital to the region’s tourism industry, providing excellent amenities to travelers looking for extended stays or shorter day-trips.

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