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When you fantasize a great holiday, you dream of wide open roads that take you to spectacular corners of the world. You think of sitting by the beach, walking under a clear blue sky and enjoying the vibrant sounds of nature. So, if you already are planning a great holiday this season then you must take notice of this Mediterranean abode named Croatia. Pleasant days by the stretch of azure waters in the guarded colorful environs of ancient walled towns, Croatia is the place to turn your usual vacation to a dreamland experience. Offering the best tourist places in Croatia. A very young Democracy, Croatia has a plethora of breathtaking sights and an unimaginably attractive history to offer.

The Croatian nation has changed hands from one empire to the other, from one political belief to another extreme political inclination. History of this nation is enigmatic and has given birth to a culturally rich economy with Global standards. The main attraction here is of course the coastline and its long white- washed, sandy, pebbly beaches. An island nation which Croatia is, makes it a popular choice amongst the globetrotters of the world. Croatian hospitality is yet another story altogether. You have to try the range of delicious local seafood and the organic products of this wonderland.

A moment of staring at the endless magnificent sea water, there can be chance encounters with the mighty mountains gazing back at you. The Dinaric Alps, stretching from Italy to Albania, surround much of the coastline. The limestone karst has bestowed upon the Croatian land, a wonderland range of rugged peaks, grottos, tiny clear canyons, wild waterfalls, preposterously pretty lakes, huge farmlands and vibrant stretches of flora and fauna. There is something for everyone in Croatia. Right from adventure sports to rejuvenating beach side coziness, this Central European, offers the best tourist places in Croatia. The haven is there to create lingering memories for your travel diary.

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The Thrillophilia team organized an outstanding trip for my partner and me. Really great suggestions too, this platform had many amazing packages which were interesting and with a good budget... We took with the Exciting 9 days Croatia Holiday Package and this package was very well-organized and well-executed... Stayed, transport, and picked-up and dropped-off were extremely up to the mark... We had a great time in all the sightseeing tours along we get to learn and witness the rich culture, history, architecture, and UNESCO Heritage Sites... This is truly an awesome trip which was worth everything we invested in it...
The team at Thrillophilia was very professional in dealing with the customer and planning any trip whether short or long tours, We took with the Scenic Swiss Austria & Croatia for a span of 15 days. The traveling we had around this place went as seamlessly... We went from one destination to the other like Lucerne, Engelberg, Zurich, Vienna, Zagreb, and Dubrovnik and its attractions were truly WoW... Everything they arranged they were thoughtfully thinking about it and that really made a difference... Each part of the day trips we had was perfectly organized... A worthwhile experience I highly recommend
All we wanted to take a vacation for approx 15-days to relaxed and fresh our mind also to skip our daily routine for sometimes so we thought of visiting a new country this time to experience the culture, people, history, architecture, traditions, and simple words to experience new things in life...the second time we booked with Thrillophilia they were very organized, easy to book & good value...The local staff who assist us with the trip was informative and knowledgable, even we get full support from the Thrillophilia agents through WhatsApp text and call if needed, All the hotels they arranged at different places were nice and well-selected we loved our stay, the transfers they arranged for us was on-time along with a professional driver who knows all the nooks and corners of the place...We enjoyed all the sightseeing we had at each place and every spot arrived was impressed by us. The Rhine Falls, UNESCO heritage sites, the cultures, and all were simply amazing...and lots more...When we plan for a next trip to explore another part of the world, we will trust Thrillophilia to handle everything for us as this is the second time we are impressed with their plan...
Unbelievable trip!!! The trip was well-organized, I am impressed with the execution of the trip, This was my first-time using Thrillophilia and after the experienced, I had with this trip really it won't be my last...The overall planned they plan was perfect. Right from the start, it was exciting with many sightseeing-spots we covered, witness the country village, lifestyle, culture, architecture, traditions, foods, thrilling adventure like windsurfing, Jet-skiing, boat-rides, snorkeling, beaches, I could go-on-and-on the fun and excitement we had was huge...We didn't have to worry about anything like hotels, picked-up and dropped...Services were fantastic from start till the end.
The trip we had for 15-days was magical, the thrillophilia team was helpful and did all their best to accommodate our needs, Everything went smoothly from the booking, price, and the plan. The itinerary was a good one with each detail mentioned in it was interesting...The team has a great taste of choices like tourist spots, hotels, and transfers which we loved it...The local agencies associate with Thrillpphilia on the ground too provides the best service...I would strongly recommend it!
My agent from Thrillophilia was very professional know how to deal with the customer give us many suggestions about the packages within Croatia only and we decided with the Romantic Croatia Tour in 10 days. the agent was able to make all my requests happen and more. The day before the travel date we received a call from the team and informed us about the important information about the trip. We were very excited about this trip. At the airport, the representative already waited for us greeted and guide us which was much appreciated. The arrangements were arranged according to our requirements which was met our expectations. The sightseeing tour in Zagreb was amazing and all the trips we had in Blue cave Islands, Dubrovnik, Croatian Island, and Games of thrones were simply outstanding with unforgettable memories... The team made sure that we were taken care of throughout our trip...
First-time we used Thrillophilia for our recent 9 days trip to Croatia they were very easy to work with and easy to contact with if we have any questions while on planning the trip, during the trip and after the trip plus they were very quick to get back to us with proper solution and sorted out...They are even able to arrange a schedule that fits our logistical requirements and desires...They accommodated each adjustment and modification easily. No doubt their suggestion and planning were superb. The driver was always on time and the vehicle was good and comfortable. It was a nice thing that we covered all the mentioned places listed on the package we booked...we were focused on the trip and learn as much as possible about the people and their culture...The hop-on-hop-off bus tour in Zagreb City was amazing though. All-over we enjoyed every bit of this trip...
Amazing experience right from the beginning of the planning & booking which was so easy and smooth... The trip duration, the selected places, timing, and all were well-planned. The airport pick up was prompt and nice. The hotel they provided to us was neat and clean with the amazing service we get throughout the stay...The day tour in Zadar was wonderful with the popularity of its serene beaches, rich in culture, and the nightlife was absolutely awesome... The UNESCO World Heritage Site was breathtaking, We even covered the largest and oldest national park of Croatia and Rastoke which we witness the different species, Cruise experience was fantastic with the mesmerizing sunset view from there... We get to know the religion, culture, and history of the place. We purchased souvenirs, tried their famous dishes, met nice people and we became friends... Overall this trip was well-organized and the experience was joyous.
We booked this trip for Croatia for 11-Days, the details mentioned in the itinerary were nicely planned which seems interesting for us... The whole trip was safe and our operator and the team were supporting us from time to time during the trip. The trip was hassle-free all the bookings, meals, hotels and tours everything was totally perfect. we were so happy that we missed nothing from the package we booked. The place was truly beautiful with its culture, history, and the place has amazing ancient historical places, and also plentiful of scenics beauty. The experience will be always remembered...
Everything on this tour was beyond expectations. The hotel was well-maintained, comfortable with great service and the staff was responsive and helpful and the daily breakfast during our stay it was really good and served it on time picked up and dropped off were on time in a well-maintained car along with a well-behaved driver, the team always reached out to us through call and WhatsApp text messages to make sure we are fine and get everything mentioned in the package and also they were always ready to help us 24/7, the trip was hassle-free throughout, full-day sightseeing tour at Zagreb was truly a fun-filled experience we were wow with each place we arrived, wonderful historical places, the main part of our trip was the visit to the 5 stunning islands of Croatia we really enjoyed the views, surrounding areas, beautiful beaches, and sea we had various adventure activities really the fun we had there were absolutely amazing... We really appreciated the service they provided since the time we booked until we had the experience with no doubt now will definitely look forward to more trips like this from your team... Big thank you for making our vacation successful.

People Also Ask About Croatia

  1. Travel advice:

    • Conduct your research before choosing a stay: One of those factors that should be kept in mind while visiting a holiday destination is to conduct your research regarding that place well. Understand the culture, tradition and how-abouts of the place. Moreover, when it comes to choosing a stay for yourself then it is better advisable to opt for something that is comfortable and convenient to your needs. Choose from a number of resorts, hotels and home-stays and enjoy the culture of Iceland.

    • Enjoy Croatia’s beautiful culture: While the truth about Croatia is that it doesn’t take time for visitors to get used to the culture that prevails in Croatia. In fact, visitors find it extremely easy to understand the culture and work accordingly given how easy-going the place actually is. Enjoy Iceland’s culture for what it truly is.

    • Transportation: The great thing about transportation in Croatia is that one won’t have a difficult time exploring the cities as they are well connected. You need not worry about travelling from places to places. However, hiring a car or bike for your personal need in the place great helps. Don’t miss out on any locations and ensure that you get to see all the primary attractions at your convenience.

    • Carry a map: Croatia is quite expansive in terms of its geographical expansion, however, it is always advisable to carry a map when you’re planning on venturing around the place. The names can get quite confusing and if you lose your way, you may even face a hard time communicating with the locals as there is a high possibility that you may not share the same language with.

    • Drinking laws: Alcohol is quite easily obtainable in this place. The legal drinking age in Croatia is 18 and the night-life is quite sorted as well. Party your heart out while you’re in this place. There are numerous pubs, restaurants and bars that will take care of the wild side in you.

  2. Things to do in Croatia:

    • Visit the most romantic place in Croatia: Dubrovnik ranks as being one of the most romantic places in the world. After Buenos Aires and Bora and Bora – Dubrovnik is the most visited locations in Croatia. This city is filled with stones, lights and great history that can be dated back to the days of Balkan war. Among the finest in the world, you must surely visit this place at least once before you leave Croatia.

    • Chilling on Istria beaches: Located right at the top of Croatia is Istria. This place is filled with beaches and other holiday options that travelers can divulge in. Escape from your boring, mundane life onto this green haven and eat delicious food at the numerous restaurants of this place. You are surely in for a ride at this beautiful location.

    • Relive history at Zadar: Zadar is a historic town in Croatia that is loaded with beautiful locations and has a lot of activities to offer to its visitors. The sight by the shore is the primary highlight of the location as it is something that you may never seen before.

  3. What will you like in Croatia:

    • Croatia’s handcrafted heritage: As heart-warming as it may sound, you won’t be able to find any alternative to the heritage that prevails in Croatia. Located in the North of Zagreb, this place is known for its simplicity as well as admirable cultural heritage. Enjoy the place for what it is.

    • Take a magical ferry trip through Hvar: There is more than one reason as to why you must take a ferry trip through the magical river of Hvar. First and foremost, it is among the most beautiful rides through out Croatia. Secondly, you will get to experience Croatia in a different manner all together. Thirdly, it is so affordable.

    • Shopping in Croatia: Shopping makes up for a very important experience in any given holiday destination. In order to enjoy this perk – visit the local markets of Croatia. You will have the time of your life – needless to say. Discover the cultural heritage, style and fashion which is unique to this place.


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  4. When is the best time to visit Croatia?

    Before you start any of your journey, you must be well prepared for the climatic conditions the land has to offer. Croatia, of course, has a Mediterranean climate for the tourists to savor. The following are the months one can plan to visit this magical country, which is also the place extensively shot in the much talked about series of ‘Game of Thrones’.

     

    May to September: These are the favorable seasons when one must plan their holiday in Croatia. There is beautiful warmth and clear skies. The sea feels great during these months. The beaches are crowded and the peak season demands more price. After all, the surprising landscape makes the trip worth it.

     

    October to April: October marks the advent of winter, which goes on till the month of April. Winters are freezing. The temperature could go as low as below 0 degree Celsius. This is however the time to catch some ‘skiing’ in this region and Christmas brings a lot of action to the streets of Zagreb, the capital of Croatia.

  5. How to reach Croatia?

    Tourism in Croatia plays a vital role in the economy of the nation, making it a tourist friendly zone. You can travel to Croatia from any part of the world.

     

    By Air: Major airline services from UK and Ireland operate in this route. You can choose from a detailed list of airlines as per your budget.

     

    By Bus: A bus or a coach service is an extremely reasonable mode of transport to reach Croatia from many neighboring European countries like Slovenia, Italy, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic and Switzerland. The expedition is usually safe and smooth. You will only get more of this endearing landscape on this road trip to Croatia.

     

    By Train: There are several trains plying between major European towns and Croatia. You can choose any from the list below:

    Ljubljana – Zagreb (7 trains per day) – 2 hours 20 minutes

    Ljubljana – Opatija (2 trains) – 2 hours 30 minutes

    Ljubljana – Rijeka (2 trains) – 2 hours 45 minutes

    Budapest – Zagreb (2 trains) – 6 hours 30 minutes

    Belgrade – Zagreb (4 trains) 7 hours 20 minutes

    Sarajevo – Zagreb (1 train) – 9 hours

    Graz – Zagreb (1 train) – 4 hours

    Vienna – Zagreb (2 trains) – 6 hours 35 minutes

    Salzburg – Zagreb (3 trains) – 7 hours

    Innsbruck – Zagreb (1 train) – 10 hours 35 minutes

    Venice Mestre – Zagreb (1 train) – 6 hours 50 minutes

    Munich – Zagreb (3 trains) – 9 hours

    Frankfurt – Zagreb (1 train) – 12 hours 35 minutes

    Stuttgart – Zagreb (1 train) – 11 hours

    Zurich – Zagreb (1 train) – 14 hours

    Budapest – Split (2 trains per week) – 15 hours (operates mid-June to end of August)

    Zagreb, Pula, Rijeka and Split are the busiest stations of Croatia. You can choose to travel further into the mainland from these stations.

  6. Do I need a visa for Croatia? How does one get a Croatia visa?

    If you are a citizen of the following nations you will not need a visa for entering Croatia:

    U.K., European Union countries, the U.S., Canada, Australia and New Zealand. The travelers from these regions can visit Croatia for up to 90 days in any 180 day period.

    Others could apply for their respective Croatian visas at the Embassy in their homeland. You could also look up the official website for more information on how to obtain a Visa and can also download application forms from the website of the Croatian Ministry for Foreign & European Affairs.

  7. What is the currency of Croatia and where can I get my money exchanged?

    The currency of Croatia is Kuna. You can easily exchange money at the offices located in the airport, railway stations, bus stations and ferry stations. Please note, these offices are not open 24*7, so it is advisable that you prepare days before you land Croatia. There are many reliable online options you can check. Also, you can exchange your money at a bank or an ATM.

    However, you must know that the Croatian Kuna cannot be exchanged outside Croatia. You might as well decide to go for last minute shopping to finish off the currency or else get it exchanged back to your home currency at one of the banks there. Euros are widely accepted in Croatia as most of the facilities and items here are tagged in Euros. But this is unofficially done simply to please the many European tourists visiting Croatia every season. Accepting Euros save the travelers time and energy.

  8. Which are the major tourist attractions in Croatia?

    Croatia has a svelte coastline and a diverse list of interesting spots you need to check out. Listed below are few of the stunning tourist attractions, you cannot afford to give a miss.

    • Zadar
    • Dubrovnik
    • Zagreb
    • Danube
    • Plitvice Lakes
    • Split
    • Hvar
    • Pula
    • Trogir
    • Makarska
    • Rab
    • Cres
    • Bol
    • Vis
    • Novalja
    • Rijeka
    • Biograd na Moru
  9. What are the things to do in Croatia?

    Divide your trip into two. The first half could include lazing around by the beaches, sipping your poison, enjoying some local delicacies, bonfire, making new friends, living to the fullest, dancing your hearts out in a Croatian night club, shopping and whatever your heart wants you to set on to. And in the second half, post entertaining your guts out, you could follow the adventurous side of your mind and go for the following activities:

    • Watersports, kayaking, tennis, skiing, cycling, sea swimming, snorkeling
    • Cruising
    • Trekking
    • Hiking
    • Walking trails
    • Paying a visit to the National Parks. Get reconnected to life in the most eco-friendly fashion.
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  10. What is the local food of Croatia? Which are the best places to taste this food?

    Croatian cuisine is surely a mixture of traditional Mediterranean and European food. Restaurants here highly recommend the local sea food palate. Ingredients used are usually organically grown and bought from the local markets. Some of the native restaurants popular for their menu are listed below:

    • Zifandel’s Restaurant in Zagreb is known for its contemporary take on Croatian traditional food.
    • Heritage in Zagreb is a pocket friendly, tiny and a happening restaurant. You can find yourself a cozy corner here and devour some tasteful Mediterranean street- style food.
    • Plac in Zagreb is known for its burgers and barbecued European dishes.
    • For a fine dining experience in Dubrovnik, you can head to Nautika Restaurant by the sea. You can enjoy a great range of wines with your meal here.
    • Vita Bella in Dubrovnik, is a casual eating place, popular for its fire wood pizzas and an interesting Italian menu.
    • To Je Tako at Split tosses up some of the scrumptious Mexican, Latin, Central American dishes for the visitors.
    • Kantun Paulina for Croatian Fast food.

    Some of the must try dishes:

    • Fiš paprikaš: A spicy red combination of carp, catfish and pike-perch. The origin of this lies in the villages of Baranja, North of Osijek. You will find some of the best paprikas at Kod Varge in Bilje and Kova? ?arda in Suza.
    • Pršut and paški sir on Pag: This dish is ‘apple of the eye’ for native Croatians. Basically made out of the foundation ingredient of thin slices of butter like ham. It is often served alongside paški sir (a sort of cheese from the region of Pag).
    • Oysters in Ston: Irresistible dishes out of oysters and mussels are found in this island country. These are locally harvested and recipes around these ingredients are traditionally put together in places like Mali Ston. Restaurants like Kapetanova Ku?a serve locally farmed molluscs. One must try the tempura Ston Oysters at Bota Oyster.
    • Marzipan Pie or the Rabska Torta is a sinfully delicious cake. More than a cake, it is a pie and the mystical recipe to this, is a best kept secret of the land.
  11. What is the best public transport to commute around Croatia?

    Bus: This is the best and the cheapest mode of transport in Croatia. The network of well maintained, comfortable buses and coaches, serve the most convenient way to commute from one corner to the other. You can choose from the elaborate list of bus services suiting your preferences. The busiest bus terminals are noted below:

    • Dubrovnik Bus Terminal
    • Split Bus Terminal
    • Varazdin Bus Terminal
    • Zadar Bus Terminal
    • Zagreb Bus Terminal
  12. Do I need to have any vaccinations before the trip to Croatia?

    Vaccinations for hepatitis A and typhoid fever are advisable and one must see a general physician few weeks before the Croatian tour begins. You might as well carry along some medications for travelers' diarrhea.

  13. What is the local language in Croatia and which are the most commonly used greetings?

    • Official language: Croatian
    • Some popular terms:

    Hello = Zdravo

    Thank you= Hvala ti

    No problem= Nema problema

    Bye= Pozdrav

    How much= Koliko

    You are welcome= Nema na ?emu

    Good morning and Good night= Dobro jutro and Laku no? respectively

    How far is= Koliko je daleko

  14. Which are the best shopping places in Croatia and what are they famous for?

    Shopping is inevitable. You must take home some pretty memorabilia from the places you visit. Croatia has several symbolic elements which are only locally found. Like the Licitarsko srce/ Gingerbread heart, ‘Maraschino’ an alcoholic liqueur, ‘Rakija’ a fruit liqueur, Vegeta a seasoning made out of spices and vegetables, Paski sir, a cheese from the island of Pag, are some of the few originally Croatian souvenirs you can take back home. The generally crowded shopping areas are:

    • Jelacic Square (Trg Bana Josipa Jelacica), Zagreb, is a bohemian corner which offers flea market options and lots of junk. This can be your favorite spot for food, cheap shopping and pints of local beer.
    • Dolac Market, Zagreb
    • Vinoteka Bornstein for exclusive wines, Zagreb
    • Arena Centar, Zagreb, is a commercial mall which houses grand stores of supreme brands, a supermarket and a wide range of products.
    • Filigran Split: The historical store to buy some exquisite handmade silver filigree jewelry. This is located in Split. It is the perfect ‘silver lover’s’ paradise.
  15. Which are some famous beaches in Croatia?

    Croatian beaches are winners. Well maintained, offering great services and ensuring tourist safety are some of the reasons why the beaches in this nation are globally recognized. The coastline is long and travels across towns in Croatia. You can sit by the water for hours and enjoy the warmth of the Mediterranean atmosphere. You can ask around and explore hidden local beaches. Many of these are pebbly and the ones which are sandy are over- crowded during the peak season. You take your call and spend some great sunny time by the following beaches.

    • Zlatni Rat Beach, Bol on the island of Brac
    • Bacvice Beach, Split
    • Banje Beach, Dubrovnik
    • Zrce Beach, Novalja, on the island of Pag
    • Cape Kamenjak, near Pula
    • Lake Jarun, Zagreb
  16. How is nightlife in Croatia? Which are the best places to enjoy nightlife?

    You have to understand that Croatia is a quaint island country with a laid back lifestyle. You cannot expect a loud nightlife. There are many clubs, which host a line of music festivals during the top season. If you desire a relaxed, chilled out party scene, then you must visit one of the night clubs mentioned below:

    • Papaya, Zrce Beach, Novalja, island of Pag
    • Aquarius, Zrce Beach, Novalja, island of Pag
    • Santos Beach Club, Rab Town, island of Rab
    • Hacienda, Vodice
    • Club Veneranda, Hvar Town, island of Hvar
    • Culture Club Revelin, Dubrovnik
    • Eastwest Beach Club, Dubrovnik
  17. Which are the best islands to visit in Croatia?

    We will guide through this in the most effective way, so that you can instantly make your choice in terms of which one to visit, from these best islands in Croatia.

    • The Brijuni Islands: Family of 14 islands, which constitute an ideal National Park, located close to the mainland of Pula.
    • Cres: This is Adriatico's second largest island located very close to Rijeka.
    • Losinj: A deep green patch of land right next to Cres makes Losinj, the unkempt beauty with wide range of plantations across this island.
    • Krk: The largest, most commercial and easily accessible Adriatic island is Krk.
    • Rab: This is greener than many islands of Croatia. It boasts of a dense stretch of scented pine forests.
    • Pag: It is the island that gave birth to paški sir (local cheese) and served some of the best dishes made out of this cheese to the world. Pag is also known for its nightlife especially due to the party town of Novalja.
    • Dugi Otok: Enjoy a quiet time with your partner or by yourself on this island. The island literally means long island and is the perfect haven for relaxation.
    • The Kornati Islands: A group of 140 islands; isn’t that a treat already? If you have time, these islands are a must visit.
    • Hvar: The sunniest and the classiest Adriatic beach. Major attention puller.
    • The Elafiti Islands: Virgin, peaceful and secretive islands near Dubrovnik, is the perfect definition for this set of islands.
  18. Which are the best cruise options available in Croatia?

    We have covered some of the mind blowing cruise options in Croatia for you to zero in on.

    • Adriatic Odyssey (Dubrovnik): 8 days cruise starting at $2,350 per person.
    • Island hopping from Dubrovnik: 8 days cruise starting at $1,100 per person.
    • Elegance Cruise from Split: 8 days cruise starting at $1,095 per person.
    • Mediterranean (Dubrovnik to Valletta): 8 days starting at $5,155 per person.
    • A 14-day “Pearl of the Adriatic” voyage sails from Dubrovnik to Venice stopping at some spectacular port towns in between.
    • Islands of Kvarner & Northern Dalmatia is a 7 day cruise passing through Rab, Kornati islands, Cres.
  19. What kind of water sports can be done in Croatia?

    The sea is idyllic for water sports in Croatia. You can go swimming, sailing, snorkeling, kayaking, diving, the water here is warm, friendly and not so fierce, making it a great zone for water sports.

    • Dubrovnik Sea Kayak and snorkeling.
    • Montenegro white water rafting Day Trip.
    • The Cavtat sea Kayaking tour.
    • The Split sunset sea kayaking tour.
    • Tiny- group Sea kayaking from Hvar to Pakleni islands.

    Many group and individual activities can be easily spotted, while you are on search for some adventure in Croatia.

  20. Which are the best hiking trails in Croatia?

    Adventure comes to those who seek it. If you want to explore the wildness of Croatia, you must follow some of the challenging yet calming hiking trails of Croatia:

    • Mount Biokovo (above Makarska)
    • The Velebit mountains (northern Dalmatia)
    • Ucka Mountain trail
    • Paklenica National park trail
    • The hiking trails around Plitvice Lakes
    • Krka National Park trail
    • Brijuni and Mljet
  21. Which are some romantic places in Croatia on your honeymoon?

    With its rich cultural heritage, a hassle-free well-kept coastline, bountiful of natural sights, great local food and shopping experiences, most romantic and extensive cruises, adventurous sports to indulge in; this nation makes for an ultimate lover’s paradise.

    • The classic tour through the ancient royal town of Split
    • The busy streets of Zagreb
    • The blue lagoon in Trogir
    • A boat tour of the lovely port town of Vis
    • A day at the local vineyards of Vis
    • The perfect and modern town of Hvar
    • The vibrant Dubrovnik
  22. Which are some best places for road trips in Croatia?

    The road trips in Croatia can be smooth, if you follow the laws of the land. Many beautiful destinations can be discovered while you are on road. If you have time by your side, you can rent a splendid ride and feel the air of Croatia through and through. Some of the marvelous road trips include:

    • Zagreb to Dubrovnik route
    • Adriatic road (Jadranska magistrala – officially road D8) which connects Rijeka and Dubrovnik
    • The route from Rijeka to Zadar or Split
    • Split to Dubrovnik
    • Zagreb to Rijeka
    • Zagreb to Pula

    Regulations while driving around Croatia:

    • You can drive on the right side of the road in this country and overtake on the left.
    • Seatbelts are a compulsion.
    • You cannot use mobile phones while driving. Hands free is allowed. We suggest to keep your mind free and calm. Let go of your mobile phones.
    • Speed limits: 50 kph for tinier roads and 130 kph on the highway. Please read the sign boards carefully.
    • Do not drink and drive
    • Minimum age limit: 18
    • There are many gas stations across Croatia. Driving in this country is certainly a way to create fond memories. Locals are helpful and resourceful.
  23. Here are the best tips Thrillophilia has to offer for your trip to Croatia:

    • Research before you make decisions. Read online, buy books on Tourism in Croatia and get your doubts cleared.
    • Do not book hotels without reading a considerable number of reviews on the property. You do not want to land yourself in a disastrous vacation.
    • Carry seasonal apparel and do not forget a great pair of shoes and water flip flops.
    • Carry a map to save yourself from getting lost.
    • Follow the rules of Croatia.
    • Transportation within the country is hassle free and you can enjoy long stretches of clear roads.
    • Choose the best time to visit this mesmerizing land for a harmonious trip.

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