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What You Should Know More About Croatia

  • About the destination

    In a land that was primarily ruled by the English and still is, lies a country that re-defines scenic beauty with every peripheral one can think of with regards to God’s own creation. Croatia – which lies in the Southern hemisphere of Europe is one of the only countries that witnesses warm temperatures accompanying the beauties of islands, mountain ranges, vibrant cultures of a country and more. The colorful cafes on the streets, smooth-sailing boat rides through small rivers, and divulging oneself in the amazing European cuisines are some of the activities one can indulge in while at Croatia.

    Croatia is situated in the Central and South East portion of Europe. The location is bordered by Hungary in the North – East and Serbia in the East. With Bosnia and Herzegovina in the South-East, Croatia is surrounded by the beautiful Montenegro in the South East too. The perfect holiday destination has plenty of blue for itself as well with Adriatic sea located in the South – West and Slovenia in the North West.

    Most of the climate in Croatia is filled with a pleasant, moderate and warm temperature with occasional rains kissing the surface of the beautiful holiday destination. Winters especially in areas like Lika, Groski Kotar among others can get quite unbearable as these regions is situated approximately 1,200 meters above the sea level – making them the coldest parts of the country. At the same time, the warmer regions such as the Adriatic coast represent what they call, a typical Mediterranean climate. This makes it a perfect time to hit the expansive and clean beaches of the location.

    Croatia is considered to be an economically advanced nation. While it flourishes industrially, as far as tourism is considered – there is much more to Croatia than meets the eye. Due to its scenic landscapes and the varied number of activities that the place has to offer, Croatia is among the most visited holiday destinations in Europe.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

    Government websites: Croatia

    Others: Trip Advsor Travel Forum

    Books on Croatia: Croatian tales of long ago

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