Croatia Travel Guide

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Croatia Highlights

  • Pro
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     Ocean, Islands, Mountains, Cities, Cafes, Seafood, Wine, History 

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     too crowded in summer 

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     One of Europe's most beautiful holiday destinations 

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Dubrovnik

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Dalmatia_Dubrovnik_Region/Dubrovnik-387793/TravelGuide-Dubrovnik.html

1822,4853,163

Split

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Dalmatia_Split_Region/Split-384998/TravelGuide-Split.html

912,2389,117

Zagreb

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1867,4713,69

Hvar

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377,1004,48

Pula

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530,1230,50

Plitvicka Jezera National Park

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380,1127,0

Cavtat

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Dalmatia_Dubrovnik_Region/Cavtat-388254/TravelGuide-Cavtat.html

157,419,31

Rovinj

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329,894,28

Porec

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277,640,44

Zadar

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372,1194,41

Trogir

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198,673,57

Opatija

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184,439,28

Korcula

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165,442,18

Makarska

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52,306,23

Rijeka

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276,556,2

Mljet National Park

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47,125,0

Vis

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71,192,3

Sibenik

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161,540,6

Otok Krk

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188,517,0

Krka National Park

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38,217,0

Osijek

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Slavonia/Osijek-385896/TravelGuide-Osijek.html

104,308,6

Varazdin

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126,378,1

Dugi Otok

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34,67,0

Bol

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75,209,15

Kornati Islands National Park

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70,207,0

Novalja

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15,47,1

Omis

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24,49,1

Solin

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46,59,0

Tucepi

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Tucepi-384606/TravelGuide-Tucepi.html

15,51,10

Supetar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Supetar-384820/TravelGuide-Supetar.html

18,61,10

Otok Brac

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67,244,0

Slunj

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Central_Croatia/Slunj-385055/TravelGuide-Slunj.html

27,190,0

Otok Mljet

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37,95,0

Brijuni National  Park

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Istria/Brijuni_National_Park-388370/TravelGuide-Brijuni_National_Park.html

36,99,0

Rijeka

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Rijeka-389903/TravelGuide-Rijeka.html

51,100,5

Vukovar

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Slavonia/Vukovar-384226/TravelGuide-Vukovar.html

58,122,0

Samobor

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Zagreb_Region/Samobor-385270/TravelGuide-Samobor.html

69,206,4

Umag

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Istria/Umag-384561/TravelGuide-Umag.html

24,66,18

Medvednica

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Central_Croatia/Medvednica-386252/TravelGuide-Medvednica.html

37,51,0

Kastela

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Dalmatia_Split_Region/Kastela-2272022/TravelGuide-Kastela.html

21,47,0

Slavonski Brod

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Slavonia/Slavonski_Brod-385068/TravelGuide-Slavonski_Brod.html

27,57,3

Motovun

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Istria/Motovun-386147/TravelGuide-Motovun.html

89,159,1

Crikvenica

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Kvarner_and_Highlands/Crikvenica-388175/TravelGuide-Crikvenica.html

19,46,15

Novi Vinodolski

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Kvarner_and_Highlands/Novi_Vinodolski-385999/TravelGuide-Novi_Vinodolski.html

36,63,7

Kumrovec

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Central_Croatia/Kumrovec-386721/TravelGuide-Kumrovec.html

31,118,0

Karlovac

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Central_Croatia/Karlovac-387053/TravelGuide-Karlovac.html

36,149,2

Mali Losinj

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Mali_Losinj-386374/TravelGuide-Mali_Losinj.html

31,56,21

Rab

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Kvarner_and_Highlands/Rab-385450/TravelGuide-Rab.html

79,110,15

Orebic

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Dalmatia_Dubrovnik_Region/Orebic-385919/TravelGuide-Orebic.html

20,35,8

Ploce

http://www.virtualtourist.com/travel/Europe/Croatia/Dalmatia_Dubrovnik_Region/Ploce-385706/TravelGuide-Ploce.html

17,28,0

Dubrovnik

See all 1822 Dubrovnik Tips
  • City walls

    Dubrovnik Things to Do

    The (mandatory) walk on the walls of Dubrovnik has two different sides: the ocean side and the land side. Most people cover only the ocean side, from where its possible to see the most beautiful points of the city. It's the easiest section with not much to go up and down. To avoid the long lines, our guide made us enter in the southern...

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  • Hilton Imperial Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik Hotels

    We didn't stay here but we entered several times. We had a couple of drinks in the lobby as we were...

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  • Croatian Cuizine

    Dubrovnik Restaurants

    We wish we never had the misfortune of eating at this restaurant. It was horrid, easily the worst meal we had on our holiday, and may well be the worst we've ever had. And it wasn't cheap. It's seems to be run by a group of young kids, and the food is disgusting. We had grilled chicken which was tasteless, and a seafood risotto which was just a...

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Split

See all 912 Split Tips
  • Diocletian's Palace

    Split Things to Do

    The upper side of the palace is... a fabulous mess. A whole town has grown inside it, with some original remains, as the peristyle and Jupiter's temple, side by side with posterior constructions, some classified, as the cathedral built upon Diocletian's mausoleum. To complete the scene, the town lives, in bars, shops and crowds wandering all...

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  • Radisson Blu Resort, Split

    Split Hotels

    The guide told us it was situated so close to the center that we could walk back there, but the bus...

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  • Pizzeria Galija

    Split Restaurants

    Yesterday at lunch we ordered a glass of white wine with water. In menu listed one price, the waiter brought the bill where the price was higher. To the question why, he replied that he had decided to bring us better wine. In fact he simply decided to cheat a little. The difference in bill was small, but this case left a bad feeling and the sense...

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Zagreb

See all 1867 Zagreb Tips
  • Gornji grad - the Upper Town

    Zagreb Things to Do

    The fountain "Fisherman with Snake", by Simeon Roksandic, is situated on the Jezuitski trg (Jesuit Square). For some years already, there is no water in the fountain, I don't know the reason why, and it looks gloomy. This is new update of this fountain, from 2012. and 2013., the water is back and the whole fountain, and the statue including, looks...

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  • Regent Esplanade Hotel

    Zagreb Hotels

    We stayed here from 30 Dec 2011 to 1 January 2012. This is truly an excellent hotel. Staff and...

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  • Traditional

    Zagreb Restaurants

    The crew here believes food is an artform and they apply this philosophy to both its preparation and the way they eat it. You will hear the term slow-food incorporated in these parts often - expect your succulent meal to be at least a spiritual journey. On a beautiful afternoon, the outside seating, woody and gazebo -like in its dark wood decor -...

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Hvar

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Pula

See all 530 Pula Tips
  • Augustus Temple

    Pula Things to Do

    This temple is from around 2nd century BC to before the death of Augustus in 14AD, for which the temple is dedicated. Besides that dedication, it also is a commemoration for Goddess Roma, a deity from the Greek era. The structure was converted into a church during Byzantine times, so it was preserved for centuries. The building was built on a...

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  • Hotel Histria

    Pula Hotels

    57-71 euros per person in a double room, half board -most expensive in Pula -very big (if you like...

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  • the best sea food in Pula!

    Pula Restaurants

    Very fresh and delicious sea food, schrimps,fish,squids,lobster... exelent taste. Great meat, stakes, and pasta. They made garlick bread..so good. All food was really good. Come here and you will not regret. Staff was really nice and service is very good. Nice ambient, beautiful place and so comfortable, everybody are so kind. Prices are totaly ok,...

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Plitvicka Jezera National Park

  • The Big Waterfall (Veliki slap) &...

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Things to Do

    We follow this boardwalk around a cliff right above the rushing waters and come right before the tall and misty "Great or Big Waterfall" also known as Veliki Slap. The water tumbles for 78metres and is quite spectacular! You need to be a little careful here, as it was a bit slippery from the waterfall spray, and if you go too close, you will...

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  • Licka kuca

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Restaurants

    Wenn man Gemüse möchte, ist man hier völlig falsch. Dabei stehen auf der Karte Speisen wie "Vegetale Plate", "Bohnen kroatischer Art", Beilagen wie Möhrengemüse oder Erbsen etc. Wir waren ungläubig, als Erbsen, Möhren und Bohnen aus Dosen und Gläsern serviert wurden. Selbst zu einer "Forelle Müllerin Art" wurden Bohnen aus Dosen oder Gläsern...

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  • Buses (coaches)

    Plitvicka Jezera National Park Transportation

    Few years back we drove from Zagreb to Plitivice and onwards to Split. Your own car give you greater freedom, but Buses from Split are regular and a plenty Time of departure Time of arrival Gate number Carrier 08:30 12:52 1 AUTOPRIJEVOZ SINJ -PROMET MAKARSKA 12:00 17:48 1 AP VARAŽDIN d.o.o.-u stečaju 14:00 18:40 1 AP VARAŽDIN d.o.o.-u...

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Cavtat

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  • Great food, service a bit slow …..

    Cavtat Restaurants

    Located on the harbor front with tons of options this might be the best of them all ….. literally next to the ancient monastery. The food is excellent with great prices … the only knock on the place was when we were there …. a huge rain storm was coming down and we were the only ones there on a Tuesday afternoon and the food took forever to get. We...

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  • Apartments Bacan Cavtat

    Cavtat Hotels

    I think this was a VT tip. It was fine - clean, quiet and comfortable, but a typical beach resort...

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  • Excellent selection, great prices,...

    Cavtat Shopping

    Whenever traveling anywhere in the world, the souvenirs seem to repeated themselves … fridge magnets, shirts, hats, shot glasses ….. I tend to stay away from them. I try to buy local crafts or local stuff that I couldn't otherwise find in the US. In Cavtat you will find plenty of those types of stores …. but we walked acrossed this store and we...

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Rovinj

See all 329 Rovinj Tips
  • Fountain on the Main Square

    Rovinj Things to Do

    This cute fountain is a main meeting point, always crowded with the youngs since the early evening hours. It is situated on the Main Square of the town (Trg Maršala Tita), next to the town clock tower. The fountain was built in 1959 and represents a boy with the fish. Although relatively new it soon become one of the city emblems of Rovinj.

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  • Hotel Istra

    Rovinj Hotels

    This excellent hotel is situated on a separate island - Red Island or St. Andrew Island.... The...

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  • Zavicajni muzej

    Rovinj Things to Do

    Zavicajni muzej (the Local Museum) has an archaeological and an ethnographic collection, a gallery of paintings made by old and contemporary masters, a library and an archive. The museum is housed in the 17th century Baroque palace which once belonged to Califfi counts. Besides being museum the palace serves also as a largest town gallery for...

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Porec

See all 277 Porec Tips
  • Wine and Coctail Bar in the old city of...

    Porec Nightlife

    Next to a 2000 old year Roman Temple and at the corner of Trg Marafor (Marafor Plaza) this bar has the best coctails in town. Try Mojito on a summer evening you will understand what I try to say... The best mojito I drink in Croatia were here in Porec and at a bar in Hvar Island... Cant say which was better but if you are around Porec try ST's...

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  • Hotel Neptun

    Porec Hotels

    Can I tell you that there CENTRAL BOOKING telephone number is:: 451 430 ?? Do use it and you will...

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  • lavenda lavenda lavenda!

    Porec Shopping

    Lavender grows everywhere in Istria, and I really love the smell of it. All over the town of Porec you can hear people yelling "lavenda lavenda". they sell lavendar in small fabric bags as souvenirs. They recommend you put a small bag in your panties and they will always smell nice:-)

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Zadar

See all 372 Zadar Tips
  • Kalelarga

    Zadar Things to Do

    Kalelarga is the lifeblood of the city of Zadar, which extends from east to west, right in the central part of the peninsula. The street name is a compound of Italian words for street (calle) and wide (largo), so Kalelarga is wide street. .....

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  • Kolovare Hotel

    Zadar Hotels

    This ** hotel offers you more than only ** hotels, so dont let those stars cheat you. But it is also...

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  • Fisheries

    Zadar Local Customs

    Fisheries is an important branch of Zadar economy but also, additional revenue in a home economics of the locals. There are especially skilled and highly prized the fishermen from the village of Kali, which is situated on island of Ugljan. Ugljan is overlooking the city of Zadar and is the closet island to the mainland. In Kali there exist a large...

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Trogir

See all 198 Trogir Tips
  • A Spanish look

    Trogir Local Customs

    Iron is used, her and there, providing a Mediterranean look, but nowhere in Croatia I saw a courtyard so clearly marrying Greek and Spanish look as in Trogir. The world is really small!

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  • Medena

    Trogir Hotels

    A typical Eastern European hotel from the mid 80's. The television was cut for 2 days, there were no...

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  • Riva

    Trogir Things to Do

    The sea front is a pleasant walkway, with esplanades, and relaxing places in the shade. Some stalls with local products align discreetly in the back, giving life to the place. Please don't ask me about prices...

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Opatija

See all 184 Opatija Tips
  • A big restaurant.

    Opatija Restaurants

    Aquarium is a large restaurant located on the main street of Opatija. It is not a nice place, but it isn' t ugly.On the menu there is a selections of local or Italian dishes, as pizza and pasta if I remember correctly. The first time I went there I had grilled squids with boiled potatoes. The second time I choose cevapcici ( = small meat balls)...

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  • Ambasador Hotel

    Opatija Hotels

    A top five-star hotel, the leading business-convention, incentive and resort hotel of the Kvarner...

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  • Hotel Kvarner.

    Opatija Things to Do

    This was the first hotel opened to guests in Opatija. It was built in 1884. At first the hotel was planned as a sanatorium for lung disease patientsVarious events are held in its Crystal Hall; built in 1913.

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Korcula

See all 165 Korcula Tips
  • The sword dance Moreška

    Korcula Things to Do

    A battle over the fate of a veiled young woman- bula is held o n July 29,on St. Theodore's day( Korčula's patron saint). Performers must be native to Korčula. Local families are very pride to participate in it.

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  • Marko Polo Hotel

    Korcula Hotels

    Setaliste F. Krsinica 102, 20260, Croatia

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Old defensive towers

    Korcula Things to Do

    Korcula has several defensive towers that lead into the narrow and very cool old town which is all pedestrian. These towers face the sea and still look very cool. Take time and admire these towers, some are older than the United States of America.

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Makarska

See all 52 Makarska Tips
  • Beach

    Makarska Things to Do

    In a so long and beautiful coast, beaches are a rarity. However, in Makarska coast we have one of the biggest concentration of them, turning the area in a privileged bathing coast. Sorry, something more important was waiting and we didn't try them.

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  • The Maritimo Hotel

    Makarska Hotels

    Put Cvitacke bb, Makarska, 21300, Croatia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • The Coast

    Makarska Things to Do

    In a so long and beautiful coast, beaches are a rarity. However, in Makarska coast we have one of the biggest concentration of them, turning the area in a privileged bathing coast. Sorry, something more important was waiting and we didn't try them.

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Rijeka

See all 276 Rijeka Tips
  • Rock Pubs and Clubs

    Rijeka Nightlife

    MMC "PALACH" -- Rijeka’s main counter-culture hangout is dedicated to Jan Palach, the Czech dissident student who set himself on fire during the Soviet invasion in 1968. DJs, performances and exhibitions bring life to the student scene in this grungy space tucked away behind Korzo.Address : Kružna ulica 6Tel : (+385-51) 215 063 Fax: (+385-51) 320...

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  • Hotel Jadran

    Rijeka Hotels

    The Hotel Jadran is located on the very coast. This is the hotel with long and interesting tradition...

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  • Vela Crikva

    Rijeka Things to Do

    Above the ruins of the thermae a bell tower was erected in the Middle Ages. Its base contains the stone blocks, obviously taken from some antique buildings. This free-standing bell tower is predominatly Gothic. Owing to its inclination of some forty centimetres, it has become known as "Kosi Toranj" (the Leaning Tower).

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The first thing to do on Croatia vacations is select one of the many fine Croatia hotels that suit your pleasure - though times have changed, it's still cheaper than much of Western Europe. Stroll...